Director Alexandra Spencer-Jones’ adaptation of Anthony Burgess’ landmark 1962 novel comes from London to New World Stages with its original star Jonno Davies as Alex. More…
'A Clockwork Orange' lures audiences into a glass-edged, testosterone-filled underworld of a dystopian future. The explosive story of little Alex and his rebellious gang of Droogs is a groundbreaking classic of orgiastic ultra-violence and sexuality. As hauntingly relevant today as when Burgess’ book was first published, 'A Clockwork Orange' is an unapologetic celebration of the human condition.
See it if you want to see an intense, fast-paced, imaginative, highly stylized, well-choreographed staging of Burgess' groundbreaking dystopian novel.
Don't see it if you'll be disturbed by the violence & harsh language of the British gangs and the disturbing treatment of the protagonist by the authorities
See it if you like the novel and curious about its staging, enjoy athletic dancing with homoerotic overtones, like bright lighting & loud music
Don't see it if don't like shows like Tap Dogs even with more plot, loud noisy music & dancing, difficult to follow if unfamiliar with source, bright lights
See it if you’d enjoy excellent performances, and the play’s relevance to today’s loss of societal humanity and the search to regain it.
Don't see it if you would be upset by the pointless cruelty of the characters, or you need a lovable protagonist. Every character here is deeply troubled.
See it if you are familiar with the book, or at least the movie, and would like to see a highly stylized, high octane, intense version.
Don't see it if you have not done your reading assignment. Without understanding of the original work, it is hard to follow the story and social relevance.
See it if everything I wrote above is cool w/you. If you know the movie or book you'll appreciate how the violence is toned-down, freeing the message.
Don't see it if you don't study & prepare. Only a fool will miss these guys go at it intensely, physically, verbally, musically AND erotically for 90min.
See it if You want to see this story told in a new, inventive way. The music choices and choreography were effective.
Don't see it if You are expecting the intensity of the movie. I found this version less disturbing which may not satisfy fans of the movie.
See it if You like edgy, provocative shows, with adult subject matter. The choreography was astonishing. I’ve never seen a show quite like it.
Don't see it if You’re put off by even implied violence, are easily confused (every actor except the lead plays multiple characters), or want a lighter show
See it if you are familiar with the book or movie. If not familiar with it, you maybe lost and shocked on the content of the show. Cast is great!
Don't see it if you don't like violent situations played out on stage. If you don't have an open mind stay home.
See it if you want to see 10 gorgeous, fit men dancing and putting their all into the show.
Don't see it if you expect a faithful interpretation of the film. This is not. It is dance-y and somewhat jumbled. Hard to understand if you don't know film
See it if you are gay or a woman that wants to see good looking half naked men, and also you like the story.
Don't see it if you are expecting a Kubriesque adaptation with a sci fi retro look or great music.
See it if you enjoy stylish visuals. The movements and colors are a pleaser. The show means to challenge and shock, but it is thought-provoking too.
Don't see it if you have a strong aversion towards violent and disturbing content. It is also intensily palyed, and might be unpleasant to some.
See it if Sexy Shakesperean and intense just the way clockwork should be. Jonno Davies is a new star. Go see it
Don't see it if Mature themes and edgy material bothers you
See it if You like very fit actors and don't need to understand what they are saying.
Don't see it if You want to be able to follow the story. The acting was fine. Perhaps it was bad directing? It was just so confusing!
See it if You want to be fully indulged in a great story that makes you think. Beautiful staging, choreography and movement. Jonno Davis is incredible
Don't see it if Homophobia turns you off. Cannot handle one act plays with a lot of story all at once.
See it if You liked the movie. You like dystopian tales that are also very edgy. Music is hard hitting and enjoyable
Don't see it if You don't like violence.
See it if You like experimental theatre and the world Burgess creates.
Don't see it if You are triggered by violence or aren't willing to open your mind to new and unique theatre.
See it if you want to see great acting by JONNO DAVIES who played Alex DeLarge He is what makes it worth seeing
Don't see it if you want more than just one bright light in a mismash otherwise
See it if you enjoy dynamic plays with absorbing dancing that is an integral part of the drama
Don't see it if you would be put off by the stylized violence and sex that are at the core of this drama.
See it if Quite provocative with plenty of skin exposure. Acting from the main lead, Jonno, is just pure power - very very intense and dynamic
Don't see it if You will be lost if you are not familiar with the source. Transition is instead replaced by homoerotic acrobatics. Hard to understand accent
See it if You are prepared for a full -on assault of your senses.
Don't see it if You are expecting the story to be told with any restraint. This is raw, relentless, and almost campy
See it if you were able to stomach 1984... this was a slightly less intense feeling...
Don't see it if you don't like gritty, in your face kind of theatre...
See it if You enjoy dark and dystopic stories, great direction, movement is precise and dynamic. Jonno Davies is great as Alex.
Don't see it if The all male cast suggests themes that are not inherent in the text. Don't see if violence and the 'eggy wegg' language are not your thing.