On the heels of a sold out, twice-extended world premiere produced by Vineyard Theatre, Tony winner Billy Crudup returns to this one-man, comic thriller about a shy midwestern man leading an outrageous double life. More…
Moving to New York City and presenting himself as an Englishman, he charms his way into a wealthy family’s life as the seductive and precocious Harry, whose increasingly risky and dangerous behavior threatens to undo more than his persona.
See it if Superb acting from Crudup. Captivating story that holds your attention start to finish. Lots of juicy drama with dark comedy woven in.
Don't see it if You dislike solo shows. Although the performance and story should easily keep you engrossed for the 80min run-time.
See it if You want to see one of the best one person shows ever! Billy Crudup is sensational handling all the characters. The story is exciting.
Don't see it if You want to see the typical one person show that feels more like someone’s therapy session rather than theatre. This is a complete story.
See it if Billy Crudup is astounding. A tour-de-force performance of a masterful script. Probably the best solo performance of the year. A masterclass
Don't see it if You don’t like one person shows or want elaborate staging. It’s all acting...
See it if Timid beaten-down gay man adopts a devilish alter-ego. Does anyone really have a stable identity? Great acting & story that keeps u guessing
Don't see it if You don't enjoy dark comedy. You don't enjoy one-man shows. You prefer to avoid explicit sexual content.
See it if An acting tour-de-force & Crudup delivers in full measure Cale's mono-drama slowly becomes a darker look at identity, self deception & fate
Don't see it if Story-line drags in midsection due to psychology of Harry's upbringing but Crudup navigates with aplomb Silverman's minimal touch wonderful
See it if ...you are a fan of Cale's solo work & want to see how it holds up without him, or a fan of Crudup & his formidable acting chops.
Don't see it if ...you think a play needs 2 or more actors to interact: Crudup is very strong switching between characters & identities, but he's just 1 guy
See it if you like: Crudup who's at the top of his talents, 1 person shows, unusual gripping plots, accents, fantasize about becoming someone new
Don't see it if you don't like 1 person shows-though this one holds attention, not a fan of Crudup, don't like plots with deceitful, yet charming character
See it if you want to see masterful, energetic acting of the highest caliber while immersing yourself into the antics of one crazy character.
Don't see it if you are not willing to listen intently for 90 minutes, including some fast talking and a British accent.
See it if you ever seriously imagined being someone eles. Billy Crudup snaps in & out of characters in a wild tale of impersonation gone too far.
Don't see it if you dislike one person show or find flexible morality distressing.
See it if Solo show with multiple characters performed on a barren stage. Pat Highsmith-style absorbing thriller. Immoral actor finds same material.
Don't see it if Amoral Tom Ripley sort triumphs despite consuming and then discarding those in his way to an undeserving life. Monochome lights and stage.
See it if you enjoy solo shows or vivid storytelling told solely through dialogue. Crudup is astounding, effortlessly gliding between voices/accents.
Don't see it if you require visual stimulation to get into a story. As is the case with many solo shows, you’ll need to use your imagination with this one.
See it if you enjoy a powerful one man show about a guy who pretends to be something he's not. He cleverly takes on several characters roles.
Don't see it if you do not like one person shows or if you have trouble with British accents. I sometimes had a problem understanding his dialogue.
See it if Bravura performance by Crudup; plays the roles of men and women with equal fun, passion and devotion; I was engrossed from start to finish.
Don't see it if Only reason not to see it is if you hate one man shows, though this felt like there were many characters on stage. Crudup having fun.
See it if you want to see Billy Crudup give what is possibly the performance of his career. Also, be on the look out for any new work by David Cale.
Don't see it if you don't like one-person shows or if you have difficulty focusing on one actor playing a variety of roles.
See it if You'd enjoy a tour de force 90 mins w Crudup - he grabs your attention & never lets go. Sharply funny & a little sinister, sad, surprising..
Don't see it if Don't like solo shows (even if story's fiction), amoral characters, explicit language. Also, the ending is is a bit anti-climatic.
Also Saw this at Minetta Lane, early March 2018.
See it if You’d like to see Billy Crudup tell a wild, shaggy tale in an assumed British accent.
Don't see it if You are bothered by a less than perfect British accent or you don’t like a one man show.
See it if you like plays that make you think.Crudup is absolutely flawless.He seamlessly plays 13-14 different roles without losing a beat.
Don't see it if you want something upbeat and frothy. Play should be trimmed by about 4-8 minutes, but that is its only flaw. SEE IT NOW!!!
See it if high energy solo show about a con man who can be charming or creepy; various other characters who come in contact with him are portrayed
Don't see it if don't like solo shows or want elaborate sets; would have a problem with different British accents or sexual content