It's Only a Play (NJ)
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It's Only a Play (NJ) NJ Reviews and Tickets

69%
(13 Reviews)
Positive
69%
Mixed
23%
Negative
8%
Members say
Great staging, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Quirky

George Street Playhouse revives Terrence McNally's comedic love letter to live theatre. 

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Member Reviews (13)

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83 Reviews | 30 Followers
79
Great acting, Great staging, Quirky, Entertaining, Funny

See it if If you enjoy British comedy and want to see a light farce about opening night angst.

Don't see it if If you don't like British comedy.

85 Reviews | 21 Followers
70
Slow, Quirky, Ambitious, Funny, Clever

See it if If you are a Terrance McNally fan and enjoy a bickering dialogue.

Don't see it if If you want to see a serious drama Read more

78 Reviews | 16 Followers
70
Give it a chance!, Great staging, Great acting, Funny

See it if You enjoy farce.

Don't see it if you only like serious drama Read more

31 Reviews | 6 Followers
78
Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Enjoyed the show. Characters were hard to figure out in first act. Were however had there moments of subtle humor.. The young wannabe good

Don't see it if It took till the second act to show plays comedy side. First act too long Needed to do more with the wannabe actor. Could have been funnier

27 Reviews | 1 Follower
50
Cliched, Disappointing

See it if you want to get a look at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Also, the set for It's Only a Play is magnificent.

Don't see it if you want to see actors with hilarious comic delivery. Sadly, that seemed to be missing in this production. The jokes kind of fell flat.

27 Reviews | 1 Follower
68
Ambitious, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like British type farce. And enjoy timely Broadway references and puns

Don't see it if You don't enjoy farce or frenetic acting

20 Reviews | 1 Follower
87
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if if you love theater you will really enjoy this show

Don't see it if If you don't like theater you probably will not enjoy this show

16 Reviews | 1 Follower
70
Cliched, Great staging, Great acting, Delightful

See it if You are very familiar with theater people & personalities

Don't see it if You don't know a thing about the theater.

Critic Reviews (3)

BroadwayWorld
December 8th, 2021

"This uniquely clever comedy is excellently co-directed by Kevin Cahoon and Colin Hanlon. Don't miss it! You'll laugh, and laugh some more at zany, yet relatable happenings...The cast is so convincing in their roles, you'll believe that the opening night party is unfolding in real time. The troupe's comedic timing is nothing less than perfect as they deliver the fast paced dialogue with zingers galore."
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Out in Jersey
December 11th, 2021

"It’s Only a Play is fast and funny. It is a show to lift one’s spirits and revel in the misfortunes of others, no matter how much those misfortunes are of their own making. It is a marvelous, glittery, spinning top of a play, and I urge you to see it. Kudos to the George Street Playhouse for bringing this lively comedy back to the stage!"
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New Jersey Stage
December 7th, 2021

"A fine line separates farce from chaos. If you have seen an amateur production of Noises Off, you may have seen chaos. If you see the George Street Playhouse production of It’s Only a Play, you will see farce, and farce well done."
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