The Elephant Man
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The Elephant Man
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The Elephant Man NYC Reviews and Tickets

87%
(106 Ratings)
Positive
94%
Mixed
4%
Negative
2%
Members say
Great acting, Absorbing, Intense, Entertaining, Intelligent

About the Show

Bradley Cooper, Alessandro Nivola, and Patricia Clarkson star in this Broadway production about a man in a traveling freak show in the 19th century.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (106)

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70 Reviews | 1 Follower
100
Intense, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Bowie

See it if Saw David Bowie in the lead roll as John Merrick. what a treat on so many levels. Who is the real monsters of the world.

Don't see it if intense drama

66 Reviews | 11 Followers
100
Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to learn how people treat each other. Bradley Cooper was superb

Don't see it if if you do not like deep dramas.

88 Reviews | 37 Followers
95
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Riveting

See it if You'd enjoy a masterfully acted play about an intelligent and sensitive man, trapped in a diseased body.

Don't see it if The idea of a "star" transforming into a crippled, disfigured character or a show about an incurable disease would be upsetting to you.

509 Reviews | 336 Followers
94
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense

See it if Fantastic acting. Especially Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola. Interesting story. Impressive play.

Don't see it if It's an intense, sad play so it may not be what you feel like seeing.

123 Reviews | 57 Followers
93
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Resonant

See it if You look for great acting and thought provoking historical plays. Very moving performances.

Don't see it if You're looking for light fare or something easily digested.

266 Reviews | 299 Followers
92
Delightful, Great acting, Epic, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if you like Bradley cooper! He was not the actor you see at the movies.

Don't see it if you don't want to see great acting.

78 Reviews | 20 Followers
90
Great acting, Profound, Absorbing

See it if you like dramas and love Bradley Cooper.

Don't see it if you're looking for something lighter.

137 Reviews | 122 Followers
90
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Intense, Riveting

See it if you like seeing transformative acting

Don't see it if you don't like intensity or someone with a disability onstage makes you uncomfortable

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