Topdog/Underdog (Broadway)
Opens Oct 20 2h 10m
Topdog/Underdog (Broadway)
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Topdog/Underdog (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

87%
(60 Reviews)
Positive
98%
Mixed
2%
Negative
0%
Members say
Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Intense, Thought-provoking

About the Show

The 20th Anniversary revival of Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

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Member Reviews (60)

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962 Reviews | 391 Followers
During previews
94
Edgy, Riveting, Profound, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You like current dramas that feel like they take you on a trip through some serious issues of family, race, class, gender & more. Must see!

Don't see it if You’re looking for fluffy or a light evening of theatre. This is serious stuff presented by two fantastic actors with phenomenal direction! Read more

827 Reviews | 222 Followers
During previews
93
Funny, Intense, Edgy, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you'd like the tug and pull between two brothers doing what they have to do to live while revealing all they have been through previously.

Don't see it if you don't like looking at the difficulties of life that continue from childhood through adulthood or the methods and language that accompany

668 Reviews | 101 Followers
During previews
85
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you wish to see a very thought provoking, well acted drama. Two actors own the stage for 2 1/2 hours and there are several changes in mood.

Don't see it if you do not like violence portrayed on stage. Some scenes are disturbing to say the least. Read more

485 Reviews | 719 Followers
During previews
88
Slow, Edgy, Profound, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you like two-handers featuring smart dialogue and themes of broken individuals navigating an unjust world.

Don't see it if you need action, movement, and big set changes. The minimalism of this show made it feel long to me.

391 Reviews | 235 Followers
During previews
89
Slow (1st act), Intense, Great writing, Great acting, Disturbing

See it if Complicated relationship between 2 brothers who have to deal with what life has unfairly thrown at them. Great acting.

Don't see it if Looking for something light; can't handle rough language; have no compassion. Read more

402 Reviews | 207 Followers
During previews
96
Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Moving & provocative production of poverty, family & survival. A Broadway Must See!

Don't see it if I have no negative comments. However if you prefer a light topic, then skip this one.

413 Reviews | 103 Followers
During previews
90
Resonant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you are willing to see a play about a dysfunctional family - excellent story, well directed and acted

Don't see it if you are triggered by violence, (especially familial violence), child abuse, inherent dishonesty Read more

338 Reviews | 103 Followers
During previews
90
Riveting, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see two excellent actors in a heartbreaking story of two brothers who strive to overcome their start in life.

Don't see it if You like more action. This is a dialogue driven play, and, there is a lot to think about afterwards.