Halcyon Days
Midtown W
75

Halcyon Days NYC Reviews and Tickets

75%
(37 Reviews)
Positive
81%
Mixed
16%
Negative
3%
Members say
Relevant, Absorbing, Intelligent, Great acting, Thought-provoking

About the Show

How do you make something go viral in the days before social media? This satire by Steven Dietz explores what it took​ to get America behind the 1983 invasion of the western hemisphere's smallest country​, Grenada.

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74
Entertaining, Slow, Cliched, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy historical stories that are told with today’s sensibilities rather than those of the time.

Don't see it if You want historical accuracy. Emphasis seems to be on style rather than details. Read more

83
Absorbing, Ambitious, Intelligent, Clever

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Critic Reviews (1)

March 12th, 2018

"Ronald Reagan’s life-size, cardboard cut-out is the most successful thing in this frantic production of the political satire 'Halcyon Days'...One sits there for two hours numbed by the experience of watching the talented cast often vigorously playing for laughs that aren’t there...Director Alexander Dinelaris’ energetic physical staging does contribute momentum, precision and pacing that all visually holds interest."
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