Edward Albee's 1994 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama comes to Broadway for the first time, starring two-time Oscar winner Glenda Jackson, Tony and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf, and Tony nominee Alison Pill. More…
'Three Tall Women' is a startling and provocative portrayal of a wealthy widow looking back on her life in an attempt to solve its riddles. A journey that transports her to a landscape of reflection where generations collide and time vanishes. Directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello.
See it if You want to see a great play performed brilliantly. It will make you look at life perhaps as you’ve never done before.
Don't see it if The only reason I can think of to not see this play would be if you wanted to see a light fluffy show or a musical instead. This is great.
See it if Age 25, 55 & 90 year old women discuss life. Insight into the human condition, delivered with humor and flair. Wonderful staging.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy philosophical talk about stages of life. You don't want to hear explicit sexual talk.
See it if you want to see 2 towering women (Jackson, Metcalf) mesmerize in a perfectly reimagined production of Albee's classic that feels fresh & new
Don't see it if you want to miss the best revival of the season & the long-overdue return of Glenda Jackson to Bway in a masterful performance.
See it if Incandescent! A production that will be referred to as "legendary" years hence Jackson, Metcalf & Pill dazzle in Albee's late career gem...
Don't see it if Mantello's crystalline staging highlights the mordant humor & bleak existentialism while Buether's 'hall of mirrors' set nails the absurdity
See it if you want to see fantastic acting, delicious humor, in a slyly mysterious but rewarding plot, precision staging, a beautiful set and Glenda!
Don't see it if you're not an Albee fan, you don't like plays that have slightly unusual plots or 1 hour 40 minute intermissionless shows
See it if you enjoy shows featuring strong female characters.
Don't see it if you prefer a narrative. This show is a reflection on one woman’s life. The dialogue meanders as she jumps from one story to another.
See it if you can! Breathtaking drama beautifully written and performed.
Don't see it if you have extreme issues with aging, illness or death.
See it if About one women up and down of life. About life for everyone, we see life different as we age.
Don't see it if Some of language may bother you. Deals with death. All in all it's a great show.
See it if The most exquisite play in NY is on your Must See list. Albee’s work fascinates you. I have seen all of Albee’s plays. This is his best work
Don't see it if You’re looking for light entertainment and don’t like plays that force you to think and get involved to enjoy the experience !
See it if Woman in 90s (Albee's mother) reflects w/o sentimentality, w/ assist by 2 women, on her life leading up to a stroke. Jackson is revelatory.
Don't see it if Curtain held for settled house. Monologues and reflections w/ acid exchanges w/o intermission make for challenging evening. 2nd act blended.
See it if You are an Albee fan & want to delve into the minds of women as they progress in age - their thoughts, dreams, ideas positive & negative.
Don't see it if You like action, musicals, linear plots. You cannot follow intricate thought processes.
See it if Want 2 have quintessential theater experience w well-written play, magical set, fine acting, meticulous direction. If only 1, make it this.
Don't see it if Don't like plays re death, dying, awareness of one's mortality, memory, relationships, or need more action. U must pay attention here.
See it if you enjoy superb acting, an unusual plot; "old pros" in a sometimes funny, sometimes sad, play about aging and women's lives & loves
Don't see it if you do not enjoy talky plays about the male/female issue, the "joys" of aging and old fashioned relationships; you need excitement and music
See it if your reason for going to theater is to experience exceptional acting and a beautifully written play. Tony award performance from Jackson.
Don't see it if you're looking for fantasy. This is a real life story about a person's experiences, disappointments, regrets, likes and dislikes.
See it if EdwardAlbee, GlendaJackson, LaurieMetcalf, AlisonPill, JoeMantello, MiriamBuether/SetDesign are names that make U sit up straight in theatre
Don't see it if Albee terrifies U, 3 women talking for several hours with only ghostly man passing thru scares U, if past present future longings frighten U
See it if Quite an event, Thurs May 17 Actors Fund benefit. Hundreds of actors took advantage of the late hour to attend. Cast was invigorated
Don't see it if The cast of "Boys is the Band" was supposed to "host," but they were nowhere to be seen.
See it if you can get a ticket.This is the best version of this magnificent play that I have seen.Mecalf & Jackson are as good as it gets.GO!
Don't see it if you are an idiot! Seriously, even if Mama Mia is your idea of great theatre, expand your horizons and see this master class in great acting
See it if You want to see the masterful Glenda Jackson totally overshadow everyone else on stage. A perfectly decorated set, and costume design.
Don't see it if You don't like Albee's obsessions. You are not interested in watching a play of one woman at 3 ages spoken in a roundrobin.
See it if Albee at his best, beautifully produced. This is an ensemble for theatre history. Do not miss .
Don't see it if Do not see if you are not a fan of Edward Albee or an intense drama.
See it if a play about looking back at one's life & our different views of life's expectations as we get older; wonderful performance by Ms. Jackson
Don't see it if don't like Albee's work, want a linear plot & would not want the differences between the 2 acts (see below)
See it if you relish dense, dark, and depressing plays that nonetheless make you feel connected to the world and yourself; savor magnificent acting.
Don't see it if uninterested in a heavy play that will leave you feeling worried or pessimistic; seek hopeful works; dislike Edward Albee's semi-surrealism.
See it if you are a fan of any of the actresses or Albee--it doesn't get better than this for any of them. Also, if you enjoy intellectual engagement.
Don't see it if You are looking for solid entertainment without doing any of the mental legwork required to have a truly remarkable experience in theatre.
See it if you enjoy an Albee masterpiece with fabulous acting including the great Glenda Jackson, telling the story of a woman in 3 stages of life.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy plays that are not action packed with numerous plots, but delve into the makings of a woman in her long life.
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