See it if Great writing and acting. Non-linear slowly revealing, mirroring the confusion of mental decline.
Don't see it if can be confusing and requires a lot of attention. The payoff is worth it. Read more
See it if You want to see great performances and are interested in a story about dementia and loss. Set was really nice.
Don't see it if You are easily confused or do not want to actively pay attention. Slower paced play.
See it if Two great actors. Pryce gives unbelievable performance. About marriage and family. Funny, sad it hits all the senses. superior direction.
Don't see it if Must watch closely or it will be confusing. If you do not like plays that waffle back and forth. Story is not great but goid
See it if Puzzle play about fragmented fears, memories & delusions of an old man who deeply needs & loves his wife. Beautiful heartfelt ending.
Don't see it if You won't like being confused through most of the play, as several non-linear alternate timelines seem to coexist. Read more
See it if a complex drama addressing real issues intrigues you. Family expectations, effects of aging, survival, responsibility, gorgeous script!
Don't see it if having to think and rethink bothers you. The play makes you work to understand what you are seeing.
See it if You follow Zeller’s work, like Atkins & Pryce, enjoy time-jumping, dream-like & ethereal plots, appreciate being left with mystery
Don't see it if You expect linear straight-forward plots, don’t enjoy more questions than answers, need complete explanations, don’t like being perplexed
See it if poetic rumination on long-term marriage, & problems after death of partner; Pryce raging, Atkins flinty are masterful
Don't see it if some may be off put by the fractured & ambiguous plotting of play; scenes w exasperated children are flat Read more
See it if you are a fan of Pryce or Atkins. Wonderful performances by both. The story is a bit confusing, going back and forth in time.
Don't see it if you like a staightforward plot that you can easily follow. Read more
"In ‘The Height of the Storm,’ Two Stars and an Enigma: Florian Zeller’s tiresome new play features Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins as a long-married couple, one of whom may be dead."
4/5 stars "Translated from the original French by Christopher Hampton and staged with commendable directness by Jonathan Kent, 'The Height of the Storm' might seem merely a clever exercise were it not for its highly distinguished stars."
"Slight Drama and a Great Performance in 'The Height of the Storm.'"
"Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins star in Florian Zeller's meditation on marriage, memory, grief and the unraveling mind, adapted into English by Christopher Hampton."
"Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins play an elderly husband and wife, one of whom might be dead."
"Weathering It as Best They Can: Veteran actors Eileen Atkins and Jonathan Pryce are in fine form, despite being given lackluster material, in Florian Zeller’s play."
"Broadway’s ‘The Height of the Storm’ Is Enigmatic Gibberish"
"‘The Height Of The Storm’ Broadway Review: Jonathan Pryce & Eileen Atkins, Haunted And Haunting"