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 This was a wonderful surprise to me! It’s about “ snooker”. Really! Very funny with fun twists!
Don't see it if The title throws people. Doesn’t give any indication what it’s about (I do NOW). Not many negatives I can say about this.
See it if You have nothing better to do. Be careful to stay awake. If you ALWAYS concur with a NY Times Review instead of your own opinions.
Don't see it if You have something else worth doing
See it if you are interested in learning about snooker. want to see some individual good acting. great staging
Don't see it if are not patient--first act is very slow. want to see good ensemble acting, good direction and pacing.
See it if Youi want to know more about snooker, like British humor and accents, and want to know more about a gangster named Waxy Bush.
Don't see it if You can't appreciate someone named Waxy Bush or are not into British humor.
See it if If you enjoy silly comedies with fun characters. You enjoy shows with transgender characters.
Don't see it if You don't like not so original comedies with characters you've seen before.
See it if You want to see something light and funny
Don't see it if You want to see something more thought-provoking
Also Fairly low-brow but I enjoyed it
See it if you are not in need of something heavy and enjoy unforced comedy. This is light, feel-good entertainment.
Don't see it if you need quick pacing. The show takes its time, but we are likely to be smiling at its feel-good climax as long as we don't think too hard.
See it if you have an interest in snooker.
Don't see it if you dislike such poor direction that one character seems to just wander through the space, or if you want to care about the story.
See it if you would like a pleasant afternoon of British humor, this show is for you! Smiled through it all.
Don't see it if you don't like British humor or have a hard time understanding British accents.
See it if you enjoy a fun British farce about attempts to fix a snooker match by a rising phenom's family and friends. Snooker knowledge not require
Don't see it if you are expecting it to be as humorous as One Man Two Guvnors
See it if You like British farce with a dark side and with a witty script.
Don't see it if You aren't into accents, don't like witty banter, or like dark dramas.
See it if If you like to laugh, this show has its moments. It's a simple romantic comedy with predictable twists.
Don't see it if If you like rich fully developed characters, these will disappoint. Because the characters do not have enough at stake it moves slowly.