Already closed | 1h 35m | West Village

Lost Girls

From 38 member  reviews
Members say: Absorbing, Great acting, Clever, Intense, Riveting

About the show

MCC presents a gritty drama about the reunion of a stressed-out retail clerk and her recovering alcoholic ex-husband after their teenage daughter goes missing, starring Piper Perabo. More…

When their seventeen-year-old daughter goes missing during a winter storm, Maggie and Lou - former high school sweethearts, now divorced - are forced to confront the legacy of their past decisions. 'Lost Girls' is a hard-hitting drama about a blue-collar family in New Hampshire struggling to rise above their limited prospects to prevent history from repeating itself.

1h 35m | Already closed | Lucille Lortel Theatre (West Village)

Member Reviews (38)

MEMBERS SAY:

Absorbing, Great acting, Clever, Intense, Riveting
84
Avg Score

80
Absorbing, Surprising, Intelligent, Intense, Original

See it if you like funny, smart dramas about struggling (emotionally and financially) families. Strong writing, acting and direction. A solid evening.

Don't see it if you're put off by strong language. This play has a delightful punchline which took me by surprise.

85
Surprising, Fun, Great acting, Clever, Endearing

See it if you like a great plot twist, characters written in a way you will recognize them in your life. Believable story.

Don't see it if Can't think why not like it.

60
Cliched, Indulgent, Eh, Banal

See it if you like stories about families and relationships.

Don't see it if you're in the mood for something original.

88
Clever, Edgy, Great writing, Must see, Refreshing

See it if you want to think, guess and be on the edge of your seat. Lots of great eye opening moments that you don't expect.

Don't see it if you don't like dramas and having to think, they play will challenge you and you will like it

85
Great acting, Absorbing, Intelligent, Poignant

See it if you enjoy shows about families having problems.

Don't see it if you prefer upbeat shows about likable characters.

85
Resonant, Great acting, Absorbing, Slice-of-life, Small-town american

See it if enjoy realistic dramas (with deftly leavening humor) about family life amid modern stress. Spiky-yet-sympathetic characters, neat plot twist

Don't see it if You are offended by f-bombs sprinkled realistically by every character, sexual simulations, but nothing you wouldn't get on HBO.

82
Absorbing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if You like plays with an unexpected twist, great acting and family dramas.

Don't see it if You are offended by curse words, don't like too much exposition or some overwritten dialogue. At time a one act that felt stretched.

80
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if you want a surprise ending.

Don't see it if you don;'t like family dynamics.

100
Outstanding, Gritty, Great writing, Amazing acting, Must see

See it if you want an incredible cast performing a twisty story about loss and struggle. perfect balance between humor and darkness. JUST GO.

Don't see it if there is literally no reason not to see this. it was unbelievable. i didn't want it to be over, i was lost in the story. this is theater.

76
Entertaining

See it if you like family dramas.

Don't see it if your ear bleeds at the sound of New Hampshire accents.

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy family dramas. Great performances especially by Piper Perabo, Meghann Fahy and Ebon Moss-Bachrach.

Don't see it if you're not ready to engage in this family drama

78
Absorbing, Great acting, Funny, Resonant, Intense

See it if You enjoy gritty family dramas that seem just a little too real and stories that have plot twists you will never see coming

Don't see it if you are offended by foul language and/or simulated sex/nudity onstage

95
Absorbing, Clever, Intelligent, Refreshing, Riveting

See it if you love a good plot twist or if you want a new take on family dramas

Don't see it if you're offended by foul language or simulated sex on stage

85
Absorbing, Edgy, Intense

See it if you like edgy, intense shows with great acting

Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with strong language/situations, addiction issues

92
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Original, Funny

See it if You like original, insightful drama.

Don't see it if You're looking for light, fluffy entertainment.

78
Profound, Relevant, Resonant, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if You get the chance, it was good and had great characters who are very relatable.

Don't see it if You don't like profanity, otherwise no other reason.

Also I saw it in October of 2015. I enjoyed it and thought it was very well... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Clever, Hilarious, Intense, Riveting

See it if you love a good family drama, dark plot twists, aggressively working class ambiance, women who swear, sassy mothers, gritty dramas, suspense

Don't see it if you are offended by swearing, onstage sex, onstage teen sex, occasionally forced accent work, intensely dark and gritty backstories.

85
Great acting, Edgy, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

See it if Looking for a little darker of a show. It starts off nice but gets much darker in the end

Don't see it if you are unable to handle difficult subjects especially concerning young children.

79
Absorbing, Edgy, Resonant

See it if you like serious stories about messed up families that also incorporate humor. monologues are very resonant!

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with nudity/sex/excessive profanity.

89
Great acting, Riveting, Entertaining, Must see, Intense

See it if You like Off Broadway theatre

Don't see it if You are offended by strong language.

79
Funny, Edgy, Intense, Quirky, Relevant

See it if you want to see realistic people in a thought provoking story that makes you feel for the characters.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with sex on stage.

95
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Must see

See it if you appreciate great performances, believable characters.

Don't see it if you are concerned about offensive language (e.g. use of the word "retarded" was both offensive and gratuitous, but it was used repeatedly).

80
Clever, Moving, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if great story and acting. Funny and moving.

Don't see it if you don't like smaller sets.

81
Clever, Enchanting, Delightful, Must see, Original

See it if You are with your girlfriends for a Broadway show night

Don't see it if You should still see it, the tickets aren't too much and it's a good show

80
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting

See it if If you like sci-fi shows.

Don't see it if If you are looking for a very deep story.


November 9th, 2015
"Ambling and ultimately quite moving comic drama...Theatergoers can become impatient with expositional setups for reveals they may not know are coming. And the long opening scene is entertaining enough but hardly grips the attention...Nothing in Mr. Pollono’s script adds much that’s new to what b...
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November 9th, 2015
"See enough plays and you might start to feel pretty smug about your ability to spot an impending plot twist, but this one is far from flagrant and, in any case, Pollono keeps us so hooked on the vectors of tension sparking between the various characters (Maggie and Lou, in particular, share a sc...
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November 9th, 2015
"The play works well both as a tense family drama and a moving portrayal of burgeoning teenage romance, and is further elevated by a wickedly clever narrative twist that completely upends our perceptions...Under the excellent direction of Jo Bonney, the ensemble shines, with all the actors delive...
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November 9th, 2015
"A story that — when it doesn't take shortcuts paved with sugar — poetically blends the grit of reality with a haunting lust for the past...the conclusion is disappointingly neat. Teen pregnancy, financial hardship, and domestic abuse is often a self-perpetuating cycle. A momentary happy ending i...
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