Fran 9006

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Reviews (21)
89
Quirky, Great writing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You enjoy unique takes on the classics. This was so much fun. If you don't know Chekov just read a synopsis so it makes more sense.

Don't see it if If you want something spoonfed.

Also This is one of the best things I've seen in a long time. Really funny ... Read more Read less

82
During previews
Confusing, Great staging, Entertaining, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You like Shakespeare done in different setting/dress. This is one of the most unusual I have seen. Heathers meets Macbeth.

Don't see it if You like your Shakespeare traditional and very serious.

Also It was very helpful to read a synopsis beforehand (we read Sparknotes)... Read more Read less

80
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Intense, Ambitious

See it if You like one-person shows about real events in a small theater environment. You want to be challenged to find forgiveness in the horror.

Don't see it if It's a heavy topic. So if you want a light night, this isn't it.

93
Must see, Intelligent, Hilarious, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You want to see a show that deals with race in a hilarious but still meaningful way. Posley is really funny. He deserves an HBO special!

Don't see it if You are easily offended. Or think that there are some things we shouldn’t laugh at. If you don’t like one man shows this is not for you.

82
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Intense, Quirky, Absorbing

See it if You are a fan of classical theater. You don’t mind allowing the first half to be a set up to a big payoff.

Don't see it if If you don’t like old English plays or theater with sex and violence.

72
Expected much more

See it if You really love community theater. You don't need an audience to laugh.

Don't see it if You don't like women portrayed as stereotypes.

Also I am so surprised that this got such stellar reviews. I wanted to see ... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Period piece

See it if You like period piece theater. This is a small production. And it's tackling ethics but it was really absorbing and made me think.

Don't see it if You want comedy and light entertainment. (It's not heavy but you do have to think to appreciate it.)

97
Entertaining, Must see, Great singing, Great staging, Epic

See it if Anyone who loves musicals.

Don't see it if You want to see something small and intimate.

79
Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You want to see Elaine May give an amazing performance! Otherwise it’s okay but she takes it over the top.

Don't see it if You want something for pure entertainment

73
Dated, Overrated, Entertaining

See it if You want a night of fluffy entertainment.

Don't see it if You want a musical that will touch your soul. The current actor who plays price is a Pop singer who doesn’t make the stage come alive.

86
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Edgy, Intelligent

See it if Women of all ages interested in the history of the women’s movement and seeing how much one life can hold.

Don't see it if You are turned off by feminism.

81
Ambitious, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if If you like science explained in entertaining ways. If you enjoy seeing theater delivered in unexpected or unusual ways. Very different!

Don't see it if You really don't like rap. Otherwise, it's a fun, absorbing evening.

82
During previews
Intelligent, Intense, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if See it if you like Sam Shepard plays Very well acted. Great Set! Explores dysfunctional families dealing with addiction and poverty.

Don't see it if You want to see something uplifting. You will not leave feeling hopeful about the human condition.

78
Quirky, Great acting, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if You just want to see Glenda Jackson as anything. You like seeing Shakespeare in modern dress.

Don't see it if I could understand every word, but the production choices confused me. Staging was too chaotic and distracted from outstanding performances

75
Absorbing, Relevant, Indulgent, Cliched

See it if If liked Orphans and want to see what this playwright has been up to. The play moves and I was absorbed. But...

Don't see it if You want some realism. You don't like preachy characters. Predicable charactiers.

82
Confusing, Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if If Irish accents are easy for you to understand. If you like big family dramas set against a historical backdrop.

Don't see it if If you don't understand thick Irish accents. The writing I could understand was great, but I really had trouble.

75
During previews
Absorbing, Riveting, Intense

See it if It’s an intense story with a lot of violence. I found myself really absorbed in the plot and it moved quickly.

Don't see it if Gender studies mystifies you and stage violence or blood is too much for you. The acting is uneven.

81
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if You like theater that is off the beaten path. Strong performances. Appreciate a story that is not purely linear.

Don't see it if You want to relax and be entertained. This is an exciting piece of theater, well staged. But it’s intense.

95
Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Profound

See it if You like a show with societal implications. Aren’t afraid of a think piece.

Don't see it if You don’t like human drama. This one made me think. And was very well acted.

95
Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Absorbing, Intelligent

See it if You want to see amazing acting. And a thoughtful piece of theater.

Don't see it if You want a night of fluff.

69
During previews
Disappointing

See it if you love Ethan Hawks.

Don't see it if You want to see a great play all around. Dano is missing something.