All The Devils Are Here
Ends Feb 2024 1h 30m
All The Devils Are Here
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All The Devils Are Here NYC Reviews and Tickets

94%
(319 Ratings)
Positive
99%
Mixed
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Negative
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Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Clever, Entertaining

About the Show

Patrick Page explores Shakespeare's villains, revealing human nature's complexity.

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78 Reviews | 27 Followers
100
Relevant, Masterful, Great acting, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You love Shakespeare and classical theater. Patrick Page is fantastic! The show is a Masterclass!

Don't see it if You don’t like one-actor shows. Read more

738 Reviews | 144 Followers
100
Absorbing, Great staging, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if Enjoy this show Patrick Page is excellent/Great to watch him performance.

Don't see it if No intermission

263 Reviews | 180 Followers
100
Riveting, Masterful, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You want to see a master class actor. I was not a fan of Shakespeare. He has changed my mind. Was amazing. And there was a talk back!!!

Don't see it if You don't want to see one of the best actors in the world.

62 Reviews | 11 Followers
100
Masterful, Profound, Great acting, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate extraordinary acting talent showcased in a very intimate environment. Fascinating, clever, cerebral play, a required viewing.

Don't see it if You hate Shakespeare regardless of who performs. Read more

530 Reviews | 155 Followers
100
Brilliant acting, Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if What I loved about this show is quite simply EVERYTHING ! Patrick is fascinating to watch. He inhabits the Shakesperian villains perfectly !

Don't see it if Only reason NOT to see this is because you have no knowledge or interest in Shakespeare. If that is you do not go you won’t understand this Read more

81 Reviews | 27 Followers
98
Riveting, Masterful, Must see, Great acting, Exquisite

See it if Run as fast as you can to see it. Patrick Page is amazing portraying multiple Shakespeare villains. Very innovative show that is a must see.

Don't see it if See it now. Even people who loathe Shakespeare more than anything will enjoy this show. His perspective on the characters are fascinating. Read more

460 Reviews | 238 Followers
98
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if A charming Page takes u on a journey2explore how the Bard crafted his villains. Each has a different face of humanity&its own diagnosable*

Don't see it if The Bard's language! Although Page's explanations make it much easier. Read more

50 Reviews | 7 Followers
98
Simply brilliant

See it if The pairing of Patrick Page and William Shakespeare is truly a match made in theatrical heaven.

Don't see it if You cannot sit through a show that is 80+ minutes long without an intermission. Read more

Critic Reviews (14)

The Wall Street Journal
October 19th, 2023

“Mr. Page is a consummately skilled classical actor—one of the country’s finest...and the show, which whips by at 80 minutes, is virtually all highlights...Annotating his portraits in wickedness with anecdotes and historical context both erudite and accessible, Mr. Page brings us into discomfiting intimacy with the characters he evokes.”
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TheaterScene.net
October 25th, 2023

The subtitle of Patrick Page’s absorbing and informative one-man show "All the Devils Are Here," “How Shakespeare Invented the Villain” is an actuate description of the content of his presentation. In a kind of lecture-performance, it is Page’s credible contention that Shakespeare took the Vice character (the villain from the Middle Ages’ Morality plays through Christopher Marlowe) and added psychological realism. Eventually in his last play, "The Tempest," Shakespeare was dealing with a character with a very worthy justification for revenge who finds compassion and empathy instead.
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Front Row Center
October 20th, 2023

“Mr. Page carries the mantel of Shakespeare with a devotion that is both logical and passionate. Within minutes of his entrance, we have caught the bug as well. We accept the invitation to board Page’s wagon train and head off for parts unknown. We are powerless to resist – and that is kind of the point of theatre, is it not?...ANYONE thinking about mounting Shakepeare should be required to see this show. ANYONE.”
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Stage Buddy
October 19th, 2023

“I know many people who won’t willingly attend a performance of a Shakespeare play, people whose only exposure was reading 'Romeo and Juliet' aloud in junior high school. These folks wouldn’t consider an evening of Shakespeare as entertainment, but in skipping Page’s wonderful performance, they would certainly be missing out.”
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This Week in New York
November 7th, 2023

With his deep, resonant voice and buff body, Page is a mesmerizing performer; it’s easy to be carried away by his imposing stage presence. Director Simon Godwin expertly lets him strut his stuff as Page delivers a master class in villainy.
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Off Off Online
October 22nd, 2023

“In addition to being deeply entertaining and a triumph of craft, the show is genuinely informative: Page makes Shakespeare so approachable and alluring that both a novice and an expert could enjoy it and come away emotionally and intellectually gratified. ‘All the Devils Are Here’ is a must-see theatrical experience.”
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The New York Times
October 17th, 2023

“Rest assured, though, that most of ‘All the Devils’ is much less fraught, and a lot of it is fun...Page is a friendlier guide, charmingly unintimidating and even a little dishy about Shakespeare, tracing the playwright’s game-changing development as a writer of psychologically complex evildoers.”
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New York Theatre Guide
October 17th, 2023

“It’s required watching for anyone interested in Shakespeare, psychology, worldbuilding, and performance. Shakespeare may have invented the villain, but Page sure has perfected it.”
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