Round House Theatre's comedy for 59E59 imagines what the world’s most powerful women talk about behind closed palace doors. More…
The Iron Lady. The Queen. Born six months apart, each woman had a destiny that would change the world. But when the stiff upper lip softened and the gloves came off, which one had the upper hand?
See it if you're an Anglophile/history buff. MT's right-wing bent is countered by E2's humanity. Mostly well-acted; Hylton stands out. Often funny.
Don't see it if you're a conservative. Play freqly refers to being a play; interrupts flow. Still, charts rise of racism/anti-union/law & order/wealth gap..
See it if Great acting and writing. Funny and irreverent. Very enjoyable.
Don't see it if Some references can be very unfamiliar to younger and obscure to most American audiences.
See it if You are interested in The Royals or British politics. The show is informative but also very entertaining with great performances.
Don't see it if The subject matter doesn't interest you than you will probably not enjoy.
See it if You are interested in British history told in a clever and funny way. This was very entertaining and well performed. A smart play.
Don't see it if You don’t like plays about history.
See it if Maggie Thatcher & Queen Elizabeth square off -literally- in this razor-sharp meta-theatrical fantasia A delightful verbal gymnastic Cast A+
Don't see it if Energy dims as 2nd act grows serious- IRA bombings, Diana's rebellion & Thatcher's upheaval but this rondelay of destiny still shines bright
See it if you enjoy watching the meeting of great powers. Very cleverly done with a double cast for the women and two men who play the other rolls.
Don't see it if plays that break the 4th wall to reflect on actors and theater are not for you.
See it if you enjoy a clever and well written story about meetings between 2 very famous women. There are 2 sets of T's and Q's. Simple set.
Don't see it if you want an unbiased view of Thatcher's politics. The playwright tries to show T's good side but clearly not a fan of T.
See it if you lived through the Thatcher years or are interested in that period or if you are a fan of the Queen.
Don't see it if history doesn't interest you or if you don't like plays that break the fourth wall.
See it if Interested/have some knowledge in Brit history & would like to see an imagined version of relationship betw the Queen & Thatcher. It's fun.
Don't see it if It's ALL talk w little action & virtually no set. Actors tell/don't show what might've passed betw them. To some, this could be dull theater
See it if you enjoy British history & humor. The play is well performed w/interaction between the 2 Queen Elizabeths & the 2 Thatchers. Funny premise
Don't see it if you have no interest in the Thatcher era or you take your politics very seriously. Presented w/non fiction, fiction & embellishments. Enjoy
See it if you're interested in British history/politics with a lot of creative license for entertainment's sake, funny portrayal of rivalry.
Don't see it if you're expecting it to be very similar to The Audience (it has a lighter tone and isn't as good), you don't like breaking fourth wall
See it if you like political stories.This is about the Queen's relationship with Thatcher.Very fast paced and fun.
Don't see it if you want something where you understand every political reference.This is a British show;some of the issues aren't ones we followed closely.
See it if You are interested in or have memories of this socially troubled time in the UK. Beautifully written and realized.
Don't see it if You dont care about history. Lived through it and dont want to be reminded.
See it if interesting imaginary dialogue between Queen Elizabeth II & Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher set during their weekly meetings (in 1980s)
Don't see it if don't like history dramas, don't want each main character played by 2 different people at the same time* & other actors in multiple roles
See it if you would like a quick history--fair for the most part--of the Thatcher years. This piece was well conceived and executed and worth seeing.
Don't see it if you don't care about politics, particularly British goings on, or is you don't care about history in general. One SHOULD know about her.
See it if you are interested in behind the scenes politics that occurred between Queen Elizabeth and Margaret Thatcher during their weekly meetings.
Don't see it if British politics and gossip are not of interest to you.
See it if you are fascinated by 1973-late 1980s British history and politics, esp. relationship between Thatcher and Queen Elizabeth/R. Reagan/GHWBush
Don't see it if you don’t understand rapidly spoken London, Scottish, Irish, North African dialect English or care about modern British history or politics
See it if you enjoy historical plays & all things British
Don't see it if you dislike plays of the "Wikipedia come alive" genre; dislike plays in which characters interact more w/ the audience than each other.
See it if you want to learn more about Thatcher's years as Prime Minister, both the highs and many many lows in a humorous way.
Don't see it if you're a Thatcher policy supporter. Or you don't like history.
See it if you want to see an enlightening play about the Queen vs. Prime Minister Thatcher that's actually fun; you love a good story with good acting
Don't see it if you don't care a bit about British history or interactions between the Queen vs. her Prime Minister
See it if You are a fan of Margaret Thatcher & the Queen /British politics and narrative non action theater Good lighting, staging and acting
Don't see it if Wordy renditions of history is boring to you or you seek flashy sets, and Action. These are serial monologues like skimming the newspaper
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