John Guare's critically acclaimed drama returns to Broadway starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney, Tony winner John Benjamin Hickey, and Corey Hawkins ('Straight Outta Compton'). More…
Inspired by a true story, this play follows the trail of Paul, a mysterious young con man who insinuates himself into the lives of a wealthy New York couple, claiming he’s the son of actor Sidney Poitier. After a shocking surprise, the couple tries to piece together the connections that brought him into their world.
See it if you like great acting, enjoy funny yet intriguing plays, you like relevant topics
Don't see it if you offended by nudity, you can't follow talky plays easily, you are looking for a fluff play
See it if you want a surprisingly funny and intelligent look at engagement and connection. great acting by Janney
Don't see it if male nudity bothers you. and you don't like a too talky play
See it if You can get discounted tickets. Acting is really good. It's 90 minutes straight through.
Don't see it if You have something better to do. Nothing great, but entertaining.
See it if Great Acting in this dated but relevant revival. Cast is stunning. Guare's play is well written and stands the test of time. no intermission
Don't see it if if nudity or LGBTQ theme is not for you. Dated but can translate today. If you saw it before, no need to see it again.
See it if you want to see amazing actors tell a complicated story about belonging and connectedness.
Don't see it if you are going to be offended by seeing a penis.
See it if you want a well-crafted piece of theater that's provocative & surprisingly still relevant despite it being 'dated' in an oddly good way.
Don't see it if you're looking for light entertainment.
See it if You want to see superb acting in a play that makes you think. Simple staging which is great to help focus on the story.
Don't see it if You do not like shows that are thought provoking, shows with gay themes, or plays without an intermission.
See it if you like comedic-dramatic takes on family, race, socio-economic class conflicts, the cult of celebrity; & Allison Janney's droll portrayal.
Don't see it if you're tired of plays that excuse fraud and law-breaking to make points about race/class; don't care about problems of upper middle-class.
See it if you want to see a really well-balanced dramedy with some really solid acting
Don't see it if you don't like characters narrating the story to the audience. you are uncomfortable with full frontal male nudity
See it if You are a fan of the 3 leads- great acting. You like melodramatic plays w humor where the narrative exposition is told to you thru 4th wall.
Don't see it if Full frontal male nudity/gay themes/people scamming people bothers you. You don't like plays that are slow getting to the point. Very dated.
See it if you did not see it the first time around. If you want to see Allison Janney at her best, this is the show for you. The entire cast shines.
Don't see it if you lack a sense of humor or do not like seeing others bamboozled!
See it if for the updated version if you've seen it before (or not) and for the spot on acting; especially Janney
Don't see it if sophisticates being duped and deceived is unrealistic to you
See it if you want to see Allison Janney onstage. She is superb, making her pauses count as much as her lines.
Don't see it if you would prefer to see her in a better play. What seemed fresh and insightful in 1990 now seems glib and shallow.
See it if Are a fan of the film and want to see how this production mixes it up a bit and makes it very funny and new again.
Don't see it if Are uncomfortable with (nice) full nudity and homosexual content. Don't enjoy simple staging.
See it if you want to experience a gripping story, with some wonderful acting
Don't see it if you need to have your stories nicely tied up with a bow - or brief nudity would be an issue
See it if You appreciate family-oriented stories that deal closely with human character. See it just for Allison Janney's brilliance!
Don't see it if You are bored by the 'plight' of rich white people's anxiety crises.
See it if Terrific writing that could have been written today. Terrific performances. Fact is, we live on the UES and it made us uncomfortable
Don't see it if If being made to feel uncomfortable by a writer upsets you, and if you might see yourself in this story
See it if Trip Cullman's sleek and riveting production is a must see. Incredible acting from the entire ensemble in a play that still resonates.
Don't see it if you're looking a more traditional production of the show. This is a stylish production of the play that breaths new life into it.