MTC presents a new comedy by the author of the rollicking, award-winning Broadway comedy 'One Man, Two Guvnors,' which offers a comic look at the world of snooker – the British version of pool. More…
Dylan Spokes, a fast-rising young star, arrives for a championship tournament only to be confronted by the authorities warning him of the repercussions of match fixing. Before he knows it, Dylan is forced into underhanded dealings with a cast of wildly colorful characters that include his ex-convict dad, saucy mum, quick-tongued manager, and a renowned gangster, to boot. It’s a fast-paced comedy thriller where, in an exciting twist, the tournament unfolds live on stage.
See it if you like fast paced shows (esp about sports), great acting, and dark comedies
Don't see it if you can't understand English accents that aren't RP or London, you want something more serious, or don't like British humour
See it if Clever farce, that's well staged an acted. Not a home run, but an entertaining evening.
Don't see it if You can't follow English accents (especially heavy dialect). First act drags a bit, so be patient as payoff comes in the second act.
See it if you enjoy British rom-coms, unusual characters and quirky dialogue. An upbeat show with talented actors.
Don't see it if you're looking for high art, this is a low-brow type of play, easy to follow, clever and rather like a panto.
See it if It challenging to understand at time. Both the plot and the dialect. But ultimately rewarding.
Don't see it if If you don’t want a challenge stay away.
See it if you like zany characters and fun, light, shows that don’t require too much thinking
Don't see it if Your concept of British humor is as an oxymoron or you simply have trouble with British accents
See it if are looking for an entertaining comedy with several solid comedic performances. Game of snooker yields more laughs than you would think.
Don't see it if are expecting the gut-busting laughs of One Man Two Gouvners. This isn't in that league at all. The live snooker playing is cool, but slow.
See it if If you want 2 laugh, c great performances, solve a plot full of twists & turns in a witty, clever script.
Don't see it if If you have difficulty understanding British accents or you want to see a musical.
See it if You like English humor and unfamiliar situations brought to life with a comical twist. Add 10 points if you are a snooker player ...
Don't see it if You are expecting a bigger than life play with a message.
See it if You like British comedy, if you're dead set on seeing a play but can't get into/have already seen The Play That Goes Wrong.
Don't see it if You have to spend more than $50 for a seat.
See it if You enjoy a British farce with humor and some good acting.
Don't see it if you sometimes have trouble understanding spoken British dialects, are looking for a fast paced show.
See it if you like British farce and humor. This was a fun ensemble with a wacky, way-out-there sense of hilarity, The snooker scenes were fabulous
Don't see it if you have a hard time following British accents. It took me several minutes to figure out what they were saying.
See it if You like farces with a good twist. Very impressed they were easily understood with their accents. Very enjoyable and funny.
Don't see it if If you want something new. Just a mashup of all the old bag of tricks. Hated the ending.
See it if you want a light two plus hours in the theatre with LOTS of laughs, fine acting and great set changes. Knowing/liking snooker not necessary.
Don't see it if you don't like farce
See it if you love the world of snooker. It was entertaining, but pointless. See it if you love snarky commentary on snooker playing.
Don't see it if you are expecting the hilarity of 'One Man, Two Guvnors' because it does not live up to that. The plot completely fizzles out.