Comfort Women (2015)
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Comfort Women (2015)
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Comfort Women (2015) NYC Reviews and Tickets

68%
(25 Reviews)
Positive
52%
Mixed
36%
Negative
12%
Members say
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great singing, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

About the Show

Set in Seoul during World War II, this Off-Broadway drama follows a young widow looking for work who is kidnapped and made a sex slave, or so-called Comfort Woman, for the Japanese Imperial Army.

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Member Reviews (25)

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187 Reviews | 143 Followers
93
Great acting, Must see, Riveting, Great staging, Great singing

See it if U want to C a brillant show about a true story that captivates your heart. A beautiful story of heroism, love & relationships & hatred

Don't see it if Don't like seeing the horrors of war Read more

357 Reviews | 81 Followers
85
Ambitious, Entertaining, Absorbing, Epic, Relevant

See it if want to see a wonderful and moving depiction of a complicated aspect of history, with a huge and talented cast--odd and unexpected.

Don't see it if don't like a large cast with many interwoven characters and plots.

274 Reviews | 40 Followers
78
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You would like to see a show about how the Japanese used women as sex slaves for their military.

Don't see it if You are not interested in historical events against the Japanese and their treatment of some women.

269 Reviews | 61 Followers
75
Absorbing, Ambitious, Intense, Thought-provoking, Riveting

See it if you want to learn about a little known part of history

Don't see it if you are looking for a happy ending

120 Reviews | 12 Followers
75
Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if Historic story that sadly still goes on in some areas where women are used as sex slaves

Don't see it if Show is 110 mins, without an intermission. Theater was FREEZING cold, bring a sweater!

169 Reviews | 71 Followers
72
Absorbing, Great singing, Profound, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if You’d like to see a musical about Japanese Royal Imperial Army’s using Korean women as sex slaves (comfort women) and man as soldier in army

Don't see it if You do not want to see a musical based on a true story aboutwt historical facts in a theatrical setting, wt young Asian cast. Small theatre. Read more

160 Reviews | 59 Followers
70
Resonant, Intense, Great staging, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if Talented young Asian-American actors tell an important, true story of WWII. Korean women under Japanese occupation are lied to and told

Don't see it if Varying degrees of talent do not spoil the story but it is obvious many amateur performers are involved. Read more

127 Reviews | 44 Followers
69
Entertaining, Good story, Needs bit more work

See it if Posted in wrong place. saw the new version ignore review

Don't see it if If you want a fully polished show Read more

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