Maz and Bricks
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Maz and Bricks
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Maz and Bricks NYC Reviews and Tickets

76%
(59 Reviews)
Positive
83%
Mixed
17%
Negative
0%
Members say
Great acting, Intelligent, Absorbing, Relevant, Great writing

About the Show

In Fishamble's new show, Maz is planning to attend a pro-choice demonstration. Bricks is planning to take his daughter to the zoo. But, as the day unfolds, nothing goes to plan and the two become unlikely friends.

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Member Reviews (59)

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70
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great acting

See it if A well acted play that has some good writing points in it.

Don't see it if Thick accents make this at times difficult to follow and enjoy. Political message in it not for everyone.

80
Deep, Interesting, Great writing

See it if Thoughtful character study in verse. Simple staging and movement, but well written and complex. I liked it. It improves as it goes.

Don't see it if You don't understand thick Irish accents.

Critic Reviews (9)

The New York Times
January 12th, 2020

"Marching for Rights, With Signs of Romance: Set in Dublin during the run-up to Ireland’s vote to repeal its abortion ban, this play by Eva O’Connor too easily pairs up two damaged souls."
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BroadwayWorld
January 13th, 2020

"'MAZ & BRICKS' at 59E59 Theaters Captivates-Two Individuals Meet in the Midst of Social Change"
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Lighting & Sound America
January 13th, 2020

"For a long time, before it takes a darker, more melodramatic turn, 'Maz and Bricks' appears to be a romantic comedy that unfolds en route to an abortion-rights demonstration; I'm guessing you haven't seen that one before."
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Talkin' Broadway
January 12th, 2020

"A quirky yet moving story about the vulnerability of the human heart and the universal need for connection."
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New York Stage Review
January 13th, 2020

3/5 Stars. "Eva O'Connor and Ciaran O'Brien pull off a flawed work as if it were a valentine merrily posted through the mails."
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TheaterScene.net
January 15th, 2020

"When it comes to the long, fraught history of the Irish, it's not always England's fault. Sometimes the wounds are self-inflicted. That's the knotty premise underlying playwright Eva O'Connor's 'Maz and Bricks,' a smart, if overly ambitious, 80-minute two-hander that blends the political with the personal."
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Theater Pizzazz
January 12th, 2020

"Regrettably, neither the situation, the language, the plotting, the flashes of humor, the performances, the direction, the 80-minute running time, nor even the provocative abortion-related theme can save the play from flat-lining."
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Front Row Center
January 14th, 2020

Score: 70%. "This is a sort of romantic travelogue with a touch of politics, a touch of self-doubt, shame, and of course hope. What it was lacking was a large dose of character and action to balance out the touches."
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Off Off Online
January 14th, 2020

"The drama depends on two people who might ordinarily never have met each other, and their personalities are like oil and water. But, as in shows from 'Twentieth Century' to 'Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune,' the skirmishes … constitute the drama."
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