Phoebe Waller-Bridge's comic solo play went on to inspire a hit television series, now she brings the original show stateside for its NYC debut. 'Fleabag' is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life. More…
Fleabag may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose.
See it if you like warts-n-all confessions. PWB is engrossing. What's the point: sex can destroy lives? No matter, you'll enjoy the wild ride.
Don't see it if you condemn immorality. But if you like to laugh/want to root for a lost soul, go to see PWB's performance. Then (re)watch the gr TV series.
See it if you want insight into millennials.The promiscuity is unsettling for me, but it is fascinating to see into her mind.Incredible performance
Don't see it if you are easily offended by language or tales of sexual exploits.She is so brilliant that you find yourself drawn in against your will.
See it if you like intelligent humor from a woman's perspective, particularly from a woman who has no need to please anyone and tells it like it is.
Don't see it if you don't like one woman shows particularly from strong outspoken women.
See it if You enjoy one person shows. You liked the series, it’s fascinating to see the original and see what it took to adapt the piece.
Don't see it if You dislike characters that are self-indulgent. You need action to be interested in a story or production.
See it if you want a master class in storytelling and painting a picture with words
Don't see it if you don't relate to a terrible, self-destructive person or are going to be put off by highly sexual material
See it if You like edgy, ribald, often moving, in your face monologues about mesmerizing self-destructive women.
Don't see it if Dirty words, lots of sex talk, cruelty to hamsters your basic hilarious train-wreck of a show.
See it if You enjoy Waller-Bridge's performances & writing (on stage & in the tv show). You are hungry for works about complicated female characters.
Don't see it if You do not enjoy discussions of explicit sex, or find brief descriptions of animal suffering troubling.
See it if The tightest 65 minute piece you will see this season (or not—run is sro—sorry!). PW-B brilliantly straddles the comic/tragic razor’s edge.
Don't see it if This is R to X-rated material so it’s not for prudes, but she doesn’t use it gratuitously. Perfect companion piece to the Bezos Prime show.
See it if You can get a ticket. If you have seen the Amazon/BBC show & enjoy Waller-Bridge. She commands the stage & is a masterful storyteller live.
Don't see it if You can't get a ticket. Not the end of the world. See the Amazon/BBC show which is almost as good. She'll be around again.
See it if you want a terrifically performed hour of storytelling. An extremely conventional, but rarely heard, perspective given beautiful life.
Don't see it if you've bought into the hype. This is truly excellent storytelling but it's not nearly as remarkable as it's been built up to be.
See it if you like seeing a thoroughly messy character do thoroughly messed up things. Phoebe Waller-Bridge is flawless.
Don't see it if you can't handle crude jokes and lots of implied sex - you don't like an anti-hero
See it if A must see if you love the tv show Fleabag.Great writing and story telling.
Don't see it if Don't see if your expecting any great staging,set or costumes.
See it if A well observed 60 minute one woman show about sex, love, sex, self-destructive tendencies, sex and guinea pigs sounds like fun.
Don't see it if You don’t have $100 to throw away for a 60 minute one woman show.
See it if you can handle amazing acting and a politically incorrect character. It is real, messy. Actress is excellent. Funny to depressing and back.
Don't see it if you need a set, costumes, lighting pizazz, etc. This is all about the intense, and humorous monologue. Or if you hate tight seating.
See it if you'll enjoy a one-woman tour de force that eases you into the life of a damaged woman, all while remaining truly hilarious. She's a genius.
Don't see it if you're easily offput by extremely frank sexual comedy, or are only looking for a lighthearted evening. By the end, this piece goes dark.
See it if you can get a ticket! This sold out show is hysterical and poignant - totally a masterclass in storytelling comedy.
Don't see it if Slightly crude and rude humour turns you off. Fleabag is definitely sure of what it is - and it delivers on its promise in spades.
See it if you haven't seen the TV show. I loved it but wondered if I would have liked it even more had I not been so familiar with the TV show.
Don't see it if you are easily offended.
See it if you are a fan or Phoebe Waller-Bridge, you enjoy well written, tight solo shows.
Don't see it if you're offended by frank sex talk or prefer bells and whistles and big productions.
See it if The show is Raunchy . See if you are a fan of her television show . If sex doesn't offend you make you uncomfortable .
Don't see it if If you are Prudish . Don't like the dry humor of the Brits .
See it if you like something refreshing and different, a one-woman marvel about feminism and self, delivered in typical British humor and sass.
Don't see it if you're conservative and easily offended by strong explicit language and raw honesty, or if you dislike one-person shows and indirectness.
See it if You haven't seen the tv show on Amazon or BBC. Heart wrenching look at a confused woman seeking acceptance all the wrong ways.
Don't see it if You are embarrassed by frank sexual discussion. You dont want a one woman show on a bare stage with no props or "cover".
See it if You’d enjoy a unique one woman show that brings you from laughter to tears over and over. Phoebe W-B is a brilliant writer and performer.
Don't see it if You’re uncomfortable with graphic talk about sex; you don’t like one person shows; you want straightforward narrative