MCC Theater presents Neil LaBute's new drama, a solo play about love, hard choices, and the cost of fulfilling an all-consuming desire. Starring two-time Tony winner Judith Light. More…
Mrs. Johnson is a high-school English teacher and guidance counselor in a loving marriage. As she recounts her experiences with a favored student from her past, Mrs. Johnson slowly reveals the truth that is hidden just beneath the surface details of her life. Directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman.
See it if you like Light or LaBute. You get plenty of both here. The play is unambitious. As a character study (with a punchline ending) it succeeds.
Don't see it if Not much insight, just a strong performance. Why is Light sharing her story?Not sure what the moral is. Very short for ticket price!
See it if Amazing performance. Simple staging, great lighting. Great writing and clever storytelling.
Don't see it if Themes of child abuse/statutory rape bother you. In a 55 min play, there was plenty of room to develop a few of the threads a bit more.
See it if You are a fan of Light or enjoy watching masterful performances. Light is excellent & has you hanging on to her every word.
Don't see it if Running at 55 mins, it's a little short. Felt there could have been more to the story and would have liked to have seen it play out.
See it if God bless the incomparable Judith Light doing heavy lifting for this light- weight piece; if your're a die hard LaBute fan its tolerable
Don't see it if On the shelf with LaBute's work....it's one of his worse pieces....even at 1 hour feels deadly
See it if You love Judith Light, who gives a powerhouse performance as a conflicted teacher. Beautiful set design set in a school room.
Don't see it if You are offended by the talk of adultery.
See it if you want a well acted play.
Don't see it if you want something of importance. The show is narrow in scope and unimportant. The flow of the play is predictable with its ebbs and flows
See it if You want to fall asleep, but thank God its only a short nap as the play is under and hr. I loved everything Neil did until now, what a
Don't see it if disappointment. Everyone knows if Light wasn't it in no one would care. This is how the theater steals money from people.
See it if you're a J. Light fan - she's amazing & had the audience enthralled, which is quite a feat for such an unlikeable "heroine."
Don't see it if you're bothered by trivializing statutory rape. I left impressed with the performance but feeling like I needed a shower.
See it if You want to see a varyingly absorbing one man show about living with a lie and its consequences. Simple set, interesting lighting.
Don't see it if You dont like monologues, you are disturbed by the subject matter of a teacher having an affair with a student.
See it if you enjoy well acted one-woman plays about the flaws and life mistakes of her life.
Don't see it if you would be offended by deep deceit told from the perpetrator as victim or by innapropriate behavior, specially by a teacher.
See it if You like Judith Light. She is wonderful. One woman play and she is powerful.
Don't see it if If you want a new exciting story this is not it. Simple old story that is thin and kinda silly in the end. Very short. Not even one hour.
See it if You enjoy seeing Judith Light in probably the best role of her career. An emotionally charged solo performance.
Don't see it if Do you not see this if you are sensitive concerning sexual issues. Do you not see this if you are ultra conservative .
See it if Enjoy great acting making the most out of a trivial script.
Don't see it if Wish to dialogue or anything theatrical - something that you couldn't just read on the page.
See it if You like Judith Light--she's the reason to go; show is good, her performance is great.
Don't see it if want your show to be more than an hour long, don't like Neil Lobule's writing
See it if You want to see an excellent Judith Light give an absorbing monologue that makes you consider a long standing lie from her perspective
Don't see it if You don't like a solo show and justifications for very bad behavior
See it if you want to see a magnificent performance by Judith Light. Whatever weaknesses in the script, Ms. Light holds court and never lets up
Don't see it if one person plays are not your thing. A very emotional monologue, one can wonder: Who is she talking to?
See it if you want to see the amazing Judith Light span her vast emotional range
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with sex spanning different generations within a relationship.
See it if You want to see a master at her craft. Judith Light is incredible. She presents herself raw onstage to portray every depth of emotion.
Don't see it if You aren't willing to invest personally in concentration & emotion for 60 minutes. The play was very spendy $$ for the length.
See it if you're okay with an uncomfortable subject of student-teacher affair and enjoy Judith Light's subtlety on stage
Don't see it if you're expecting a powerful plot and seamless problems addressing throughout the monologue