Already closed | 1h 20m | West Village

Jacqueline Novak: Get On Your Knees

From 83 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Raunchy, Hilarious

About the show

Comedian Jacqueline Novak’s "Get On Your Knees," the most high-brow show about blow jobs you’ll ever see, returns for an encore presentation. More…

From the show:

Novak spins her material on the femininity of the penis and the stoicism of the vulva into an unexpectedly philosophical show that’s part feminist outcry, part coming-of-age tale of triumph. Ira Glass calls it a “nearly Talmudic dissection of a subject. Really funny and just really like nothing else.” 

1h 20m | Already closed | Lucille Lortel Theatre (West Village)

Member Reviews (83)


Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Raunchy, Hilarious
Avg Score

Funny, Entertaining

See it if A little naughty. She is very entertaining.

Don't see it if If you are a prude

Funny, Raunchy, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if you're interested in funny, edgy, raunchy work. It's as much stand up comedy as one woman show, but it definitely works.

Don't see it if if you're at all prudish. The title tells you everything you need to know.

Clever, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy honest stories about sex. Its incredibly well written and had my laughing non-stop the entire show. Very relatable and bold.

Don't see it if You aren’t comfortable hearing about sex.

Intelligent, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if appreciate overthinking contextualized and made humorous through physicality.

Don't see it if don't like to think or talk about sexuality. Or you're a dude who says you love women, but actually you don't really like women.

Also Novak was ill the evening I saw her show. I appreciate that she didn't... Read more Read less

Unique, Authoritative, Edgy, Clever

See it if if you think being called a BJ queen is a complement not an insult JN will show you why you have the power and the man is at your mercy

Don't see it if If you think being called a BJ queen is an insult or If you think the penis is only for making babies you won't like this bj positive show

During previews
Edgy, Clever, Funny

See it if you like stand-up comics. An extended comedy club routine is expertly delivered and often funny. Some of the ideas can be hard to parse.

Don't see it if you are squeamish about sexual content. However, during the course of the show, the words/ideas loose any shock value.

During previews
Intelligent, Clever, Funny

See it if see a very funny show about the relationships between men and women and how they see them differently

Don't see it if A show about sex, blow jobs and penis's bothers you.

Also this show def is geared for young women although plenty of guys in aud... Read more Read less

During previews
Intelligent, Great writing, Entertaining, Clever, Great acting

See it if you're interested in a metaphoric and wildly intelligent look at men and women genitalia and their relationship to the various sexual acts.

Don't see it if if you're not interested in an intellectual and hysterically funny metaphoric discussion of men and women and their genitalia.

July 22nd, 2019
for a previous production "In ‘Get on Your Knees,’ a Comedian Goes There. Jacqueline Novak’s show, a stand-up comedy set that inclines toward theater, offers a personal and intellectual history of oral sex."
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July 22nd, 2019
for a previous production ★★★★ "It's possible that you think you've already had your fill of dick jokes. If so, the sly, digressive comedian Jacqueline Novak might be able to turn you around. In her languid one-woman stage special 'Get On Your Knees,' Novak talks for nearly 90 minutes about blow jobs, discussing men's str...
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July 27th, 2019
for a previous production “Jacqueline Novak’s comedy is an overthinker’s delight, and a reminder that a woman’s humor can cut as deeply as her rage.”
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July 22nd, 2019
for a previous production "The comedian tells you everything you ever wanted to know about oral sex in her one-woman show, presented by Natasha Lyonne, directed by John Early and executive produced by Mike Birbiglia."
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