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 want to see a light and funny show, enjoy British humor, like to laugh
Don't see it if Have a hard time understanding accents, not a fan of humor and laughs, want a serious, dramatic play
See it if You enjoy light hearted entertainment delivered by competent actors. If you enjoy british humor. It is about snooker, very original subject.
Don't see it if You are looking for a thought-provoking piece of theater or if you can’t understand british accents.
See it if You like British comedy, you like plays, you’re looking for something light and entertaining
Don't see it if You are looking for a deeper, more complex story, you don’t like British comedy or British accents
See it if You like learning about snooker which I only knew about from English novels-if you like quirky characters adn elements of farce
Don't see it if you don't like unpredictable predictable endings.- if you don't like plays that finish with the denouement of a sporting match.
See it if You liked "One Man, Two Guvnors" (since it's the same author), and if you like fast-paced, twisty comedies.
Don't see it if You don't like British comedies or farces.
See it if you like British comedies -- it was fun and doesn't require a lot of thinking.
Don't see it if you have trouble with thick dialects or want a story with depth. It is a *longish* 2+ hour comedy.
See it if you enjoy British humor and don't mind a veeeery slow (not very funny) first act. Don't leave at intermission....the 2nd act is very good!
Don't see it if you want to laugh hard from the beginning. This show takes some time to develop.
See it if You love a good con acted out with perscision. The cast was amazing and the snooker is great too.
Don't see it if You need large musical numbers and movie actors.
Also The play was well acted and a great story.
See it if You enjoy accents, mystery and thrillers.
Don't see it if You cannot understand accents, it was hard to pick up on. If your uncomfortable with topics of transgenders.
See it if You don't mind spending 2+ hours simply laughing at one-liners and silly jokes even at a sacrifice of a real drama.
Don't see it if You are looking for a real theater or something equivalent to "One Man, Two Guvnors."
See it if you want to see a play about deception, self deception and love centering on young snooker player. The Waxy Bush character is terrific.
Don't see it if you dislike northern British accents. Want something topical and political or a musical.
See it if you like a twist at the end that is in the tradition of British farce.
Don't see it if if you like a serious drama. This play is aimed at audiences that just want to be entertained.
See it if The dialogue is very very clever. The story is constantly surprising, really keeps you on your toes. Character development is delightful.
Don't see it if If you don't like comedy or fanciful stories