Hoppla! We're Alive
Closed 1h 45m
Hoppla! We're Alive

Hoppla! We're Alive NYC Reviews and Tickets

(8 Reviews)
Members say
Ambitious, Resonant, Relevant, Absorbing, Slow

About the Show

Politics, friendship, and conscience collide in Random Access Theatre's revival of this 1927 German drama about the lives of former revolutionaries.

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Member Reviews (8)

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304 Reviews | 105 Followers
Ambitious, Relevant

See it if You have a friend in the cast.

Don't see it if You dislike clunky translations where the director does nothing to draw out the comedy or the interesting in the text.

302 Reviews | 87 Followers
Ambitious, Excruciating, Confusing, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if historical theatre, esp. Toller's German self-critical realism between the world wars in the formative years of the Third Reich, intrigues

Don't see it if you cannot focus for continuous 105 minutes in uncomfortable seats on clunky, Germanic construction, clumsily spoken dialog with no surprise

120 Reviews | 12 Followers
Disappointing, Intense, Overrated

See it if You like shows that take you back to the German era.

Don't see it if You like musicals and upbeat shows.

82 Reviews | 41 Followers
Excruciating, Slow, Relevant

See it if You can sit through a 1:45 no intermission play that requires concentration. It is dark and can be redundant.

Don't see it if If you want something light if you are not able to listen to a lot of yelling Read more

17 Reviews | 6 Followers
Ambitious, Disappointing, Slow

See it if ... can't really come up with any compelling reason to see it. It does get E for effort, but unfortunately it doesn't rise above that.

Don't see it if there's something better you'd rather do. Read more

2 Reviews | 0 Followers
Absorbing, Ambitious, Intense, Resonant, Relevant

See it if You like to be challenged by active political theatre.

Don't see it if you're only interested in big budget broadway productions.

1 Review | 0 Followers
Absorbing, Clever, Exquisite, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You're looking for a thought-provoking performance and incredible directing. Acting and storyline were incredibly compelling.

Don't see it if You're looking for a terrible show.

1 Review | 0 Followers
Great staging, Intelligent, Resonant, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You like human drama mixed w political angst and history.

Don't see it if You're looking for a feel-good piece