Already closed | 2h 15m | Midtown W

You Can't Take it With You

From 75 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Hilarious

About the show

James Earl Jones stars in this comedy about a freethinking family and the mayhem that ensues when their daughter's fiancé brings his straight-laced parents over. More…

The Sycamore family is a happily eccentric gang of snake collectors, cunning revolutionaries, ballet dancers and skyrocket makers. But when the youngest daughter brings her fiancé and his buttoned-up parents over for dinner, that’s when the real fireworks start to fly.

2h 15m | Already closed | Longacre Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (75)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Hilarious
82
Avg Score

70
Clever, Disappointing, Dated, Great staging, Insipid

See it if you love revisiting an old chestnut. Still funny moments, but the premise is creeky (we can't all leave reality) and the acting disappoints.

Don't see it if you expect great performances from JEJones and EAshley. I found Ashford too broad. Great set and costumes. Good brisk pace. Flat ending.

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60
Insipid, Great acting, Dated, Boring, Irrelevant

See it if you like great actors in nonsensical stories.

Don't see it if you like a plot that makes sense and enthrall you. Too much physical comedy.

51
Disappointing, Odd, Too long, Overrated

See it if You like stories about eccentric families or are a fan of the actors

Don't see it if You want to be entertained.

87
Clever, Funny, Riveting

See it if love a revival!

Don't see it if classic comedies aren't your thing.

75
Clever, Funny, Quirky, Hilarious, Fluffy

See it if although not as good as when I saw it in the 80 s , this was a good production. It was not as raucous as the first time I saw it, nontheless

Don't see it if good. If you really enjoyed the 80's version, you will not like this one as much.

100
Hilarious, Profound, Quirky, Great staging, Must see

See it if you love a comedy with a lot of heart and a lot of meaning.

Don't see it if you don't like to have a good time and enjoy kicking puppies.

84
Dated, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Original

See it if You love classic American comedies.

Don't see it if You don't like lighthearted, dated fare.

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if You want to see a lighthearted show with excellent acting and a nice set.

Don't see it if You want something serious.

61
Funny, Great acting, Dated, Delightful, Quirky

See it if you like an old fashion show

Don't see it if you want something more masterful to see.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Intelligent, Fluffy

See it if Wonderful ensemble cast, beautiful staging, fascinating family members. All their quirks and flaws. Lots of laughter. Julie Halston

Don't see it if You only like cutting edge new humor, fast paced, wise cracking.

90
Hilarious, Fluffy, Quirky, Refreshing, Funny

See it if You want to see a big and talented cast being ridiculous and having fun as the most dysfunctional of families.

Don't see it if You want serious theatre. This is just a good time.

90
Hilarious, Great writing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Delightful

See it if great comedy in the hands of a masterful cast leaves you wanting more. Still relevant and touching today as when it was written.

Don't see it if zany comedies that make you rethink life aren't for you.

68
Dated, Dizzying, Cliched, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if you want to see a stodgy old fashioned play.

Don't see it if you have better things to do.

80
Enchanting, Delightful, Great staging, Hilarious, Must see

See it if You love quirky family comedies and hilarious plots.

Don't see it if You hate to laugh.

70
Funny, Dated, Overrated

See it if you're looking for a good light hearted laugh, Annaleigh Ashford is amazing!

Don't see it if you're looking for something deeper and with more substance

74
Delightful, Entertaining, Dated, Great acting, Great writing

See it if Delightful ensemble cast, funny and charming, with a classic story. Go for the epitome of classic drawing room romance, stay for the comedy.

Don't see it if You want something much more modern. This wasn't trying to be anything it wasn't. Nice to see a prof. take on this much performed classic.

82
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You want to have a light, fluffy, and funny evening at the theatre. It's a funny family all can connect to.

Don't see it if You don't like plays.

93
Enchanting, Great staging, Hilarious, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if you want to see a great ensemble cast, a charming story, and an exquisite set

Don't see it if you don't want to feel the warm fuzzies

70
Intelligent, Slow, Quirky, Funny

See it if You like humanistic stories of transforming from clutching their pearls into becoming more "real"

Don't see it if You need to be entertained every single second of the show.

80
Entertaining, Adorable, Funny, Refreshing, Cute

See it if it was all about Annaliegh Ashford as far as I was concerned. Hilarious and talented woman.

Don't see it if you don't like a farce.

78
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Fluffy, Overrated

See it if You like comedies with good casts.

Don't see it if you are more of a musical or intense drama person.

65
Dated, Funny, Quirky

See it if you feel some nostalgia for the show.

Don't see it if you're in the mood for something a little more timely and relevant.

75
Entertaining, Fluffy, Great acting, Romantic, Quirky

See it if you love quick-witted farcical plays. The cast is impressively fantastic.

Don't see it if You prefer more profound and serious dramas. The story is a bit dated but still enjoyable.

100
Great writing, Great acting, Masterful, Hilarious, Delightful

See it if You love a large old fashion comedy. You want to see some awesome actors unleashed with awesome writing.

Don't see it if You only like drama.

81
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You come from a dysfunctional but loving family.

Don't see it if You come from a dysfunctional but unloving family


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