The Real Thing
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The Real Thing
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The Real Thing NYC Reviews and Tickets

62%
(32 Ratings)
Positive
44%
Mixed
37%
Negative
19%
Members say
Slow, Disappointing, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing

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162 Reviews | 72 Followers
83
Great writing

See it if You love this absolutely brilliant play. The production has faults and Maggie Gyllenhaal is miscast - but the play is just beautiful.

Don't see it if You can't get over some quirks in the production to appreciate this wonderful play by Tom Stoppard.

68 Reviews | 63 Followers
79
Intelligent, Great acting, Resonant, Entertaining

See it if You want to see as many stars as possible packed into a solid play from a star playwright, and an honest and cynical take on sex and romance

Don't see it if you're romantic to a fault or uncomfortable with so much unflinching focus on relationships and not much else.

166 Reviews | 42 Followers
75
Great acting, Great writing

See it if You love Ewan McGregor and love triangles/quads

Don't see it if Hate Tom Stoppard plays

94 Reviews | 28 Followers
73
Intelligent, Great acting, Original, Entertaining

See it if you like an interesting story and Great acting.

Don't see it if you don't like straight theatre.

52 Reviews | 4 Followers
70
Refreshing, Profound, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if Star power, great acting

Don't see it if Dramas

184 Reviews | 377 Followers
70
Original, Great staging, Disappointing, Slow, Overrated

See it if there is an outstanding cast performing and you enjoy Stoppard's drama.

Don't see it if you are looking for a easy going, straight forward drama or something light.

710 Reviews | 252 Followers
70
Excruciating, Slow, Romantic, Overrated, Edgy

See it if You love Stoppard no matter how iffy the production.

Don't see it if You're hoping for something as good as The Coast of Utopia.

995 Reviews | 946 Followers
70
Dated, Great acting, Slow

See it if It's a slow a bit dated story. It's a great demi-stars studded cast. Nice staging and directing. Not juicy material.

Don't see it if You want any real adrenaline.

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