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GRIEF HOTEL NYC Reviews and Tickets

(67 Ratings)
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Confusing, Funny, Quirky, Great acting, Absorbing

About the Show

Grief Hotel explores loss, memory, and absurdity in a surreal setting, navigating emotions with wit.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (30)

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79 Reviews | 13 Followers
Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You want to see boundary pushing writing and direction

Don't see it if You dont like offbeat Offbway plays

119 Reviews | 48 Followers
Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you want a heightened reality that sparks enormous joy. Hilarious, incredibly real moments honed and shaped so sharply, brilliant work!

Don't see it if you want a traditionally structured play, something linear that you can easily follow. You have to let this reveal itself.

177 Reviews | 19 Followers
Great staging, Funny, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if quirky and inventive writing and staging, great view of relationships and view of dealing with day to day tragedies. cozy and intense.

Don't see it if maybe a little too quirky direction? but it meets the writing in the middle. ending a little slapdash, but nothing wrong with uplift, right?

60 Reviews | 22 Followers
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Funny, Quirky

See it if You like indie film vibes and slightly experimental theater.

Don't see it if You prefer more mainstream type musicals.

55 Reviews | 12 Followers
Clever, Interesting, Thought-provoking, Funny, Absorbing

See it if Engaging show. Very well done. Not what I expected at all which made it a much more interesting play.

Don't see it if You don’t like to be challenged and just want to sit back and be entertained.

429 Reviews | 86 Followers
Dizzying, Great acting, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if Birkenmeier's quirky, elliptical dramedy slowly draws us into a world of profound grief leavened w/an absurdly humorous slant Dazzling cast

Don't see it if Plotting is slow & a little confusing (esp around relationships) but its always intriguing enough for us to work through its emotional kinks

568 Reviews | 360 Followers
Quirky, Original, Great acting, Funny, Confusing

See it if In the mood for a surreal dark comedy that at times is laugh out loud funny, at times touching, sometimes both at the same time. Great cast

Don't see it if You need everything to make perfect sense and don't mind being occasionally confused about relationships... Read more

404 Reviews | 42 Followers
Quirky, Confusing, Funny, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if A somewhat confusing, albeit entertaining/funny play with a Hard-working cast.

Don't see it if You want to understand everything- you need a piece with a definite beginning, middle, and end.

Critic Reviews (9)

The New York Times
March 27th, 2024

"Liza Birkenmeier takes audiences on a tour of human desire and loss."
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New York Magazine / Vulture
March 28th, 2024

"this particular show is a sneaky marvel."
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Lighting & Sound America
April 10th, 2024

“…recalls several recent plays that traffic in a kind of absurdism lite…”
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New York Stage Review
March 27th, 2024

"The 'grief hotel" is an exclusive luxury bespoke experience.”
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New York Stage Review
March 27th, 2024

"Loss is fast, and grief is slow…. At the 'grief hotel', you get to stop time.”
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Exeunt Magazine
March 27th, 2024

'The performances here are as bespoke as Aunt Bobbi’s vision of the 'Grief Hotel'."
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This Week in New York
April 19th, 2024

"...darkly funny exploration of how humans deal with loneliness and loss."
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March 27th, 2024

"The characters in this 21st-century ‘La Ronde’ can be funny"
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