Bent NYC Reviews and Tickets

(25 Reviews)
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Great acting, Absorbing, Intense, Great writing, Relevant

About the Show

A tragic love story set in Nazi Germany, Bent follows the journey of Max, a young gay man from Berlin, who learns to accept himself and to love in the face of horrific and impossible odds. Intended for mature audiences.

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387 Reviews | 97 Followers
Must see, Well-conceived and mounted, Moving, disturbing, Intelligent, ambitious, relevant, Powerful, resonant, intense

See it if You're up for a tight, deeply felt, powerfully acted, sensitive, stripped-down production, with a beautifully cast ensemble.

Don't see it if You're homophobic, dislike Holocaust stories (however important), nudity, violence, torture—or stories with all those plus humor and love. Read more

113 Reviews | 61 Followers
Relevant, Riveting, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Splendid work. Run! I was so impressed, l donated money on the way out! Great, tight acting.

Don't see it if It closes tomorrow. ;(

88 Reviews | 30 Followers
Relevant, Absorbing, Riveting, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you like a well written Holocaust drama that is, at its heart, a tragic love story of two gay men in a concentration camp in Nazi Germany.

Don't see it if you do not like nudity, violence, LGBT, holocaust, theater in general... I don’t know - this is a beautifully acted play- give it a chance!

470 Reviews | 113 Followers
Intense, Resonant, Great acting

See it if Powerful revival of gay men, love, despair and extreme violence in 1930s Germany. See life inside concentration camp and the horrid Hat Game

Don't see it if The terror of watching what happens is too much for you. Beatings, murders, screams and chilling final moment. 2hr10min.

1013 Reviews | 302 Followers
Great acting, Relevant, Great writing, Intense, Romantic

See it if you want to immerse yourself into 1930's Germany with Nazism on the rise with Jews and gays being persecuted with a young, athletic cast.

Don't see it if you want to isolate yourself from the horror and the truth of the mistreatment of people, then and now. Read more

567 Reviews | 149 Followers
Great staging, Romantic, Intense, Great writing, Great acting

See it if Persecuted fluffs are snuffed out of Berlin and sent to Dachau. Great "Max" by Bethmann. "You can be arrested for having fluff thoughts"

Don't see it if No effort re-creating 1935. Nine blocks from metro. "He's not bent, make him a Jew/Remember cocaine?/You should be wearing a pink triangle" Read more

435 Reviews | 60 Followers
Great writing, Resonant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You’re interested in Nazi insanity and a view of Gay life in 1930’s Berlin.

Don't see it if If you’re not looking for a hauntingly painful experience.

89 Reviews | 8 Followers
Thought-provoking, Intense, Intelligent, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy plays that address man's inhumanity to man.

Don't see it if you are anti-gay.