Abigail’s Party
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Abigail’s Party
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Abigail’s Party NYC Reviews and Tickets

90%
(16 Reviews)
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Great acting, Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Great staging

About the Show

The Barrow Group and the Pond Theatre Company revive Mike Leigh's 1977 satire about the aspirations and tastes of Britain's then emerging middle class.

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Member Reviews (16)

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117 Reviews | 27 Followers
75
Great acting, Great direction

See it if Appreciate excellent actors on a tiny stage .

Don't see it if You want a play to be relevant . I expected more from Mike Leigh.

109 Reviews | 19 Followers
90
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if you like a fun "Mad Men" type of play, with a lot of drinking, dancing and wonderful acting and direction.

Don't see it if you like plot, profound revelation or character growth. It is basically a long drunken party with predictable consequences....BUT FUN!

96 Reviews | 71 Followers
98
Great acting, Hilarious, Thought-provoking, British comedy

See it if you enjoy brilliantly acted small cast character studies. That 70s Show without the teenagers.

Don't see it if you are interested in stories with big complicated plots. You don't like plays which ask you to form your own ideas about the unanswered.

78 Reviews | 13 Followers
90
Funny, Great acting

See it if you enjoy excellent acting, and a keenly observed production.

Don't see it if you are not interested in biting satire and edgy comedy. Read more

65 Reviews | 28 Followers
100
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You love to laugh. Hilarious British comedy - incredible performances by this extremely talented cast! The audience was in stiches!!

Don't see it if You don't like British humor or have trouble with accents.

54 Reviews | 38 Followers
90
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Relevant

See it if For the laughs one derives from watching how people conduct themselves in socially awkward situations while trying being polite.

Don't see it if Play has already closed.

46 Reviews | 10 Followers
75
Entertaining, Clever, Cliched, Dated, Funny

See it if You're a fan of Mike Leigh's work

Don't see it if You didn't dig the 70's.

39 Reviews | 14 Followers
96
Fine acting, directing, fun, engaging

See it if You like British theatre and comedy with a punch in the gut. Fine acting, directing and design with great attention to detail.

Don't see it if You don't like Mike Leigh films or if you prefer splashy and expensive B'way shows. Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

The New York Times
November 20th, 2016

"'Abigail’s Party' may be the most uncomfortable comedy in New York right now, and I’d sit through it again in a second. Here, humor and unpleasantness are intertwined, and that leads to laughs — many, many laughs — that are part gleeful and part appalled...Though the script is candy for actors, at its core, 'Abigail’s Party' is merely a tale of a gathering gone wrong. Yet while you may have seen much of this before, this one’s still a must-see."
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