New York Theatre Workshop presents a musical about how Abigail and Shaun of the folk-rock duo the Bengsons met and fell in love, and how that unleashed their fear of mortality. Previously seen at the Under the Radar. More…
A folk-punk dream like you've never experienced. Shaun and Abigail Bengson's 'Hundred Days' unleashes an exhilarating and raw story about embracing uncertainty, taking a leap, and loving as if you only had a hundred days to live.
See it if Couple presents the loss of control of falling deeply in love, accompanied by fear of death/loss. Creative emotional music.
Don't see it if You're not interested in a pair of insecure late 20 year olds seeking their way. There were a few slow moments but overall it was touching
See it if you like to see a really beautiful story told in a very unconventional way that will alternately make you laugh and wreck you.
Don't see it if you're expecting a fully staged play. It's a concert. A concert that tells a story, but a concert nonetheless.
See it if you want to her Abigail's glorious voice! very well produced, heartfelt and entertaining with a great ensemble.
Don't see it if might find it a bit self-indulgent . story of 20-somethings falling in love and thinking they are the first/only people to feel that way
See it if absolutely fabulous, soul stirring, foot-stomping, music performed by a talented and likable group of actor/musicians. Beautifully designed
Don't see it if if you're expecting a traditional musical or play. The show is a hybrid concert/cabaret/musical...and it works wonderfully.
See it if you love folk music! Also the design/choreography/presence of the performers is beautiful and so well done.
Don't see it if you are looking for a more concrete play. It is very much cabaret/concert style, though still consisting of theatrical elements.
See it if you like folk music, stories about husbands and wives, or want a more direct storytelling experience than you're used to
Don't see it if you hate folk music or if shows that deal with mortality and what it means to be alive
See it if you enjoy watching two people visibly in love talking about the beginning of their relationship; you like new styles of musical theater
Don't see it if you don't enjoy The Bengsons; you prefer standard musical theater more than concerts
See it if You want part theater, part concert, like love stories that are quirky and intense and are willing to share someone else's reality.
Don't see it if You are wedded to the theatrical format and want a straight linear story and musical theater experience.
See it if you have an open mind to performance art and music. Open yourself to the emotion and beauty the Bengsons put into their story.
Don't see it if You're expecting a cookie cutter musical with typical music.
See it if You love folk music, story telling, raw emotion, and are open to existential questions.
Don't see it if You're seeking a traditional play or musical.
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