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 inventive physical reimagining of the story.
Don't see it if you like to identify with the character. Alex is inaccessible. He's a punk, arrested, therapized and a mess. You never see HIM.
See it if High concept, very theatrical work appeal to you. Oh yeah, nice looking guys too.
Don't see it if You have can't understand accents or need everything put before you literally. You have no idea of the story or what you are getting into.
See it if you are a fan of the novel and the story, enjoying new takes on classic stories. Very innovative in its staging and writing and choreography
Don't see it if you don't like hinted violence or gay undertones. If you don't know the original story, the ensemble casting might also be a bit confusing.
See it if You like good looking men showing off their bodies
Don't see it if For any reason other than the lead male. He gives an amazing performance but everything else pales in comparison
See it if You enjoy Beethoven, seriously.
Don't see it if You value your time, enjoy understanding the dialogue, like milk, or the color orange, because they will forever be soiled by this turd.
See it if You want to see something different or like to see good looking guys on stage. Fine acting.
Don't see it if You have a problem understanding British accents. IF you want to see hot girls in a show.
See it if If you're a fan it's a different take. It's adult themed the music & choreography were very entertaining. The lead was incredible!
Don't see it if If you're gonna compare it to the film. If you don't like violence! If you don't follow you'll get lost the actors play multiple characters.
See it if you're familiar with the Anthony Burgess book/the movie with Malcolm McDowell. (I was very impressed with the choreography on a small stage.
Don't see it if you like traditional performances.
See it if You're a fan of the film and can piece together what they're doing on stage. Newbies will probably find it confusing, as I did.
Don't see it if You prefer something more straight-froward in its storytelling.
See it if You love deep British accents, hunky men without shirts, and a very confusing plot.
Don't see it if You have absolutely anything better to do for 90 minutes.
See it if you like a twist on a movie you remember from youth and want to see some young men in various states of undress
Don't see it if you don't like loud aggressive music and scenes, was concerned for some of the blue hairs in the group
See it if you enjoy Clockwork Orange and want to see a fresh look at the show. It was intense and at times very engaging.
Don't see it if you aren't a fan of lots of attractive men onstage
See it if you're looking for something a little dangerous that will make you think about good and evil in different, gray area, ways.
Don't see it if you are sensitive to violence or adult content. Nothing is graphic, but very suggestive in movement.
See it if You are a big fan of the book or movie. You are a dance fan and would like a dance heavy off broadway show
Don't see it if You don't like the book/movie or aren't familiar with the plot at all; it's very confusing. You don't like ultra-violence.
See it if You're a fan of theatre that pushes the envelope, you don't mind looking at sexy mean
Don't see it if You're have a weak stomach, you have gender hang ups
See it if You're a fan of loud, violent, in-your-face shows. The performances (especially Jonno Davies) are great, and the music is very fitting.
Don't see it if You don't like depictions of rape and torture. Or mostly naked men. The droog's fictional language can also be very difficult to understand.