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"This is not just a story of evil and revenge. It is a social/ethical call for empathy and compassion for our fellow man – a quality greatly in demand these days but, sadly, in little evidence. 'The Poor of New York' is exquisitely portrayed by a fine cast. Don’t miss it! I promise you a smile at the end." Full Review
“This is a deeply moving production that never succumbs to melancholy. Gerroll as Lewis is absolutely spot on – understated yet conveying the intense trauma of loss. His brother, Warnie, played by Vennema is the delightful and sweet – and at times – bumbling Englishman. The one misstep is when Abramson mistakes Yankee enthusiasm for a character oblivious of her surroundings. Then she is more the British idea of a crass American than a convincing spirit.” Full Review
“A revival of the 1945 play...The timing is perfect...This behind-the-scenes look at the political contrivances employed to attract votes from each block is powerful. One of the most rewarding aspects of Metropolitan Playhouse productions is the ephiphianic promise. In ‘State of the Union’, the playwrights have succeeded beautifully. After seeing the self-and-party-serving contortions, one craves some honest revelation...The cast is well-rounded.” Full Review
“This is the story of a woman in love, no ordinary woman and no ordinary affair’...This play is mesmerizing in its many now-familiar aspects...The casting is perfect, making the story ever so plausible.” Full Review