In MCC's unpredictable new comedy, five women collide at the intersection of rage, love, and the “thea-tah,” provoking each other to take a look in the mirror and face the person they didn’t know they could be. More…
Meet five different women named Betty: one rich, one lonely, one charismatic, one lovelorn, and one who keeps working on her truck. Oh, and one has decided to stage a production of that play-within-a-play by…that old English guy, what's his name? This New York premiere invites us all to be a little braver, live a little louder, laugh a little harder, and unleash our inner Betty.
See it if You like quirky, raw, HONEST storytelling with some fierce actors all hitting every note. Very timely, topical and sincere.
Don't see it if You’re homophobic or misogynistic...I mean...you’re exactly who SHOULD see this...but you’d hate it.
See it if Betty Betty Betty Betty & Betty seek their identities while developing an absurd play. Much talk of pussy. Creative and fun. Made me happy.
Don't see it if You won’t like a crazy chick relationship play about growth, love & self esteem. You won’t enjoy a mix of straight, lesbian & bi Betties.
See it if Vulgar, profane & gender outrageous, Silverman's black comedy about second-wave feminism calls up its triumphs & missteps Fine ensemble work
Don't see it if Raunchy & explicit sexual sitauations may put-off (or bore) some Repetitious structure slows plot momentum but Donahue's staging covers well
See it if series of short, explosive often hilarious scenes; outrageous set; creative rethinking Midsummer Night's Dream as lesbian-based tale
Don't see it if all over the place; characters by design cartoon-like; you don't find vagina-centric play amusing/I do
See it if OK w 5 diverse women "exploring" their identities (literally, for 1) & finding their voice. Avant-garde, occasionally touching, gender-fluid
Don't see it if Feminist manifesto w repeated use of word "pussy" not your thing. Some interesting ideas re loneliness/love, some good actors, but it's odd.
See it if you like quirky plays.This is a fun look at gay issues.However,it never really explores them or moves you.It's cute &fun, but didn't teach
Don't see it if you are homophobic.Or if you are looking for a show about lesbian issues that will move you or help you understand. It's fun and cute, but.
See it if you haven't had enough of the feminist rant depicted on stage in the last few years, or if you are a fan of Lea De Laria.
Don't see it if you expect some takeaway from time spent in the theatre other than a headache and leg cramps.
See it if You want to ponder the complexity of being a woman today, through the insights of 5 masterful actresses
Don't see it if You are a misogynist or looking for a play to escape reality
See it if You are in for a funny investigation of female angst of several varieties. It may play like fluff, but it is not fluff.
Don't see it if You are immune to the charms of a serious look at contemporary anomie, presented with surprise and fun.
See it if there ever wasn't a reason to see Dana Delany on stage. She is at her best in this role.
Don't see it if you were hoping to see Lea Delaria play something other and a big old butch lesbian.
See it if you want to see five excellent actors and great staging in a play examining women's roles (sexual and societal) in today's society.
Don't see it if you are put off by a frank discussion of genitalia (meow!) and LGBTQ issues.
See it if you want a really good laugh. The actors are great!
Don't see it if you don't like raunchy productions - this is really raunchy, but very funny
See it if new writers with insightful points of view on complex interpersonal and political topics are exciting for you. Great acting and direction.
Don't see it if brazen, sexy, demanding women are more than you can cope with
See it if you like absurdist plays. Some good points made in between the craziness. Add 10 points if you are a in tune with women's issues.
Don't see it if wan't a play to make it's points in a more traditional way.
See it if you want to see 5 extraordinary women in a fast paced piece that deals with sexuality uniquely
Don't see it if you don't like plays written about lesbians; you are offended by the colloquial word for the female genitalia repeated countless times
See it if You like Great acting and slapstick comedy about women’s sexuality and queer identity with a bittersweet edge
Don't see it if You want an insightful layered nuanced perspective
See it if Quirky enjoyable show that leaves you thinking, as the 5 betties do, about what they really want to change. Strong acting, unusual vignettes
Don't see it if You don’t like female empowerment in non traditional ways or don’t enjoy a play within a play, but it’s so fun. Lots to ponder.
See it if Are open to an unexpected journey in this innovative and unique theatrical experience.
Don't see it if You easily get offended by cursing, and you are uncomfortable with sexual subjects or lesbian scenes.
See it if you want to laugh. Dialogue and action are often outrageous but clever.
Don't see it if unless you are prepared to hear 'locker room talk' throughout the play.
See it if you are in the mood for a quirky, but relevant play that is both hilarious and poignant.
Don't see it if you are easily offended but some explicit language or you are not in the mood for boundary pushing theatre.
See it if You want a feminist play with a very talented cast.
Don't see it if You want something straightforward or one that tells a story that’s been told before.
See it if you want to check out something edgy/stylized but not too avant garde. Solid performances by all five actresses. Some very funny lines.
Don't see it if all five women being named Betty will be way too confusing for you. Or if you are sensitive to explicit language and sexual discussions.
See it if You want to see great performances by actors you know, like comedies that push limits without following a traditional plot
Don't see it if Uncomfortable with gender and sexual fluidity, get offended by the word p*ssy, it's used a lot.
Also While ALL the actors bring their A game, Ana Vllafañe is Hilarious
See it if You would like to see a play performed in a very interesting manner by talented individuals.
Don't see it if Like your plays performed on a regularly decorated stage.
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