An Octoroon
Closed 2h 30m
An Octoroon
96

An Octoroon NYC Reviews and Tickets

96%
(19 Reviews)
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100%
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Members say
Absorbing, Intelligent, Ambitious, Profound, Great staging

About the Show

This show, which won the 2014 Obie for Best New American Play, is a modern adaptation of Dion Boucicault’s 'The Octoroon', first presented in New York in 1859,

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Member Reviews (19)

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228 Reviews | 57 Followers
95
Clever, Must see, Masterful, Relevant, Great staging

See it if You want to be challenged and entertained at the same time You want to see a reinterpretation done right

Don't see it if You avoid thinking and talking about race Read more

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162 Reviews | 73 Followers
96
Entertaining, Ambitious, Great staging, Great writing, Original

See it if You want to see a truly great new American play adaptation - a totally insightful, extremely entertaining piece of theater.

Don't see it if You don't love theater.

135 Reviews | 123 Followers
95
Masterful, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Profound

See it if You appreciate novelty of staging and whimsy, and can excuse a bit of slowness.

Don't see it if You don't see much theater, and so something being "different" isn't all that important to you.

119 Reviews | 21 Followers
95
Masterful, Original, Profound

See it if You can!

Don't see it if See it if you can!

95 Reviews | 28 Followers
100
Ambitious, Delightful, Must see, Profound, Great writing

See it if you want just about the most astonishing, enlivening, soul-expanding, and challenging experience you could possibly have from a play

Don't see it if that sounds scary to you (actually, you should definitely see it if that sounds scary to you)

68 Reviews | 35 Followers
97
Absorbing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you'd like a provocative treatment of race staged in a fascinating way.

Don't see it if you only want to see fluff.

33 Reviews | 7 Followers
84
Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you like modern adaptations

Don't see it if you don't like to think about race or like a show that will stay with you.

22 Reviews | 2 Followers
95
Resonant, Relevant, Must see, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you'd like an inventive and insightful play on race relations - managing to be both heartbreakingly true and funny at the same time.

Don't see it if don't like 4th wall breaks.