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 A good revival of an excellent play by Master playwright John Guare. Allison Janney's performance alone is worth the ticket price.
Don't see it if You don't like thought-provoking drama or prefer lighter fare.
See it if you want to see Janney, Hawkins, and cast deliver expert performances. The production is wonderful, but something didn't quite work for me.
Don't see it if you're not in the mood to take a look into the lives of privileged, rich white people. The current climate made the play seem ill-timed.
See it if you want to see Allison Janney at her best. Also, it features a tightly knit staging and the most striking set palette on Broadway.
Don't see it if you like Will Smith in the movie. There's something distinctly missing from Corey Hawkins' performance and this revival in general.
See it if A peek at the mores of 5th Ave life appeals. Pursuit of the cushy life leaves the Kittridges open to Paul's persuasive con. Gripping & funny
Don't see it if Full nudity offends. The whiny rich kids are a bit over the top. Otherwise, it's worth an evening. It's closing soon.
See it if You like Alison Janney or the rest of this good cast! If you want to think about white anxiety and race. Good show to talk about later
Don't see it if You want to see a new take on the show. Not much new in this revival.
See it if You're a fan of the movie, You aren't looking for anything too intense and thought provoking. It's a nice afternoon's entertainment.
Don't see it if You only want to see big musicals.
See it if You are a fan of Allison Janney.
Don't see it if You don't like "talky" plays, unpleasant characters, or unrealistic plot lines (even though the play is based on a true story).
See it if You want to see why Allison Janney should win a Tony. Funny, thought-provoking, profound, alarming. Just go.
Don't see it if You need everything tied up with a neat bow at the end. Or if you need things to be black or white with no shades of grey.
See it if You like engaging, offbeat works about serious themes (racism, classicism, etc). Or if you're an Allison Janney fan.
Don't see it if You don't like thinkpieces, or are looking for something quicker and more action-packed.
See it if You appreciate great acting, dark humor, and a profound thoughtful play.
Don't see it if You don't like straight plays, and don't want to have to face personal questions following the play.
See it if You enjoy well acted, thought provoking and intelligent plays. Throughly interesting and absorbing. Both funny and intense.
Don't see it if The concept of all of us being connected does not intrigue you. You're looking for light hearted or musical. You want something linear.
See it if You want to see an actress soar with a part. Well paced and the play comes through. Really smart play.
Don't see it if You're unforgiving about directors who like you to notice their directorial hand. The younger actors miss the pain behind the lines.
See it if You love Alison Janney, John Benjamin Hickey and/or Corey Hawkins and high brow/fast paced humour.
Don't see it if you can't handle full frontal male nudity
See it if you want a evening of theatre that moves with very good casting and a story that keeps you engaged. Plus Janney and Hickey are terrific.
Don't see it if male nudity offends you.
See it if you like your dramas with some great comedy mixed in. The cast is fantastic. The show is very well written.
Don't see it if you don't want to see nudity. Spoiler: there is a nude dude throughout one scene. Or if you're offended by simulated gay sex.
See it if If you want a modern classic with great acting. Very good production.
Don't see it if You've seen Six Degrees before and didn't like it. Or you want a musical.
See it if You want a relevant play with strong performances. Their chemistry is amazing and really is a powerful story. I left the theatre moved.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with race or homophobic. Hawkins works his way into a rich white couples lives and shows a few homosexual scenes.
See it if you want to be sparked with existential thoughts and questions
Don't see it if you don't enjoy plays that poke fun at young people and have dark themes; you're bothered by full-frontal nudity and sex