Closed 1h 30m
Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water
East Village
61

Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water NYC Reviews and Tickets

61%
(21 Reviews)
Positive
38%
Mixed
48%
Negative
14%
Members say
Disappointing, Ambitious, Slow, Entertaining, Confusing

About the Show

The Negro Ensemble Company presents this world premiere drama: a story about the of displacement of Black families and the forces that lead to it in modern America.

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Member Reviews (21)

60
Heartfelt, Human, Slow, Not yet ready, Confusing

See it if for you several sharply observed moments of oh-so-human drama make a play worth seeing.

Don't see it if you do not have the patience to sit through a production that is not ready for presentation. Read more

31
Excruciating scene changes

See it if You want to see a new play at it’s very very very early stages

Don't see it if You want to see something that is polished and ready for an audience Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

May 21st, 2018

"With his earthy, expressive and humorous dialogue, Mr. Jones renders each character with depth and feeling...As the play’s centerpiece Tupelo, SJ Hannah is a commanding whirlwind of comedic flourishes and soulfulness...Charles Weldon’s fine direction aids these sensitive performances...Michael A. Jones’ passionate eloquence and the strong performances compensate for the production’s limited presentational values."
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