In Previews: Opens Dec 09 | Chelsea

Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven

From 3 member  reviews
Members say: Slow, Too long, Good writing, Too long and undisciplined, Needs editing

About the show

Atlantic and LAByrinth Theater Company present the latest from Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis, a comic drama exploring the inner workings of a women’s halfway house in New York City. More…

From the show:

Atlantic is thrilled to partner with LAByrinth Theater Company to present Guirgis’ first new play since Atlantic Theater Company’s 2014 award-winning production of Between Riverside and Crazy.

Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis takes his style to another level in this world premiere play about the harrowing, humorous, and heartbreaking inner workings of a women’s halfway house in New York City, helmed by John Ortiz (LAByrinth Artistic Director) in his Off-Broadway directing debut.


Member Reviews (3)

MEMBERS SAY:

Slow, Too long, Good writing, Too long and undisciplined, Needs editing
70
Avg Score

During previews
55
Slow, Disappointing, Too long, Well written dialogue, Cliched

See it if You would see any play written by Guirgis even one that is not ready for the stage.

Don't see it if Well written dialogue does not compensate for lack of a compelling drama.

During previews
79
Needs editing, Good writing, Indulgent, Too long and undisciplined

See it if Excellent ideas, but it was like attending a workshop. Much too long at 3-1/2 hours. Difficult material handled well but needs work. Preview

Don't see it if Saw its second performance in previews. The material is well written but much of it is extraneous and does not serve what small plot exists.

Also The subject matter is difficult, the writing and acting are strong, bu... Read more Read less

During previews
75
Slow, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you can spend 3+ hours on a play that has some of the best dialogue I've ever heard in a play, But isn't fast moving nor plot driven.

Don't see it if if heavy dramas are not to your liking.

Also The dialogue is brilliant. But the story is not. And what story there ... Read more Read less


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