Oh, Mary!
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Oh, Mary! NYC Reviews and Tickets

91%
(493 Ratings)
Positive
95%
Mixed
3%
Negative
2%
Members say
Entertaining, Clever, Hilarious, Funny, Delightful

About the Show

Cole Escola stars as a troubled Mary Todd Lincoln, just days before Abraham Lincoln's assassination.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (163)

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105 Reviews | 20 Followers
100
Great staging, Funny, Clever, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you can attend the Broadway production. Not to be missed.

Don't see it if Do not miss this.

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97 Reviews | 12 Followers
100
Raunchy, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy absurdist queer humor

Don't see it if You’re expecting a historical civil war drama

559 Reviews | 286 Followers
100
Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if youn want to laugh non-stop for 80 minutes. Keep your eyes on Cole Escola, a delightful performer and great writer. Try to snag a ticket!

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with LBGTQ humor. But just go! This show is a real treat!

296 Reviews | 86 Followers
100
Masterful, Hilarious, Great writing, Great acting, Funny

See it if You want to see the absolute highest form of camp performed exquisitely by this stellar cast! Cole Escola deserves every bit of praise! A+++

Don't see it if Everyone and their brother is seeing this hilarious play so why wouldn’t you? You don’t want to miss it! Will it move into the Booth next?!

245 Reviews | 54 Followers
100
Relentless, Great acting, Funny, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if You want to have an incredible laugh. I loved every second.

Don't see it if You can’t get a ticket. They are hard to score! But if you can… GO!

75 Reviews | 36 Followers
98
Funny, Raunchy, Must see, Intelligent, Hilarious

See it if You want to laugh so hard you may temporarily stop breathing. What an amazingly funny, smart show.

Don't see it if You can't handle raunchy plot points or you are only looking for highbrow humor.

64 Reviews | 10 Followers
98
Masterful, Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You want to see a campy, silly, laugh out loud play. It is modern slapstick with a historical revisionist play in the best way.

Don't see it if You don't like explicit language.

50 Reviews | 2 Followers
98
Excruciatingly funny, Masterful, You'll laugh, you'll cry, Powerful, Hot

See it if You liked Book of Mormon, Titanique, and a Strange Loop.

Don't see it if You like Moulin Rouge, Shucked, and the TV show Friends. Read more

Critic Reviews (18)

The New York Times
February 27th, 2024

"...an 80-minute extreme that’s silly, nasty, tasteless and, in the end, good theater"
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Time Out New York
February 8th, 2024

"Cole Escola's gleefully irreverent comedy is the funniest play in years."
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New York Theatre Guide
February 8th, 2024

"Cole Escola's wacky new comedy also has heart"
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New York Magazine / Vulture
February 8th, 2024

" 'Oh, Mary!' ends by combusting into, yes, glorious cabaret."
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New York Post
February 8th, 2024

“Oh, Mary! is too busy daring your lungs to stay full of air for more than a few seconds."
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Theatermania
February 8th, 2024

"If you’re like me, you’ll laugh until there are tears in your eyes."
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Lighting & Sound America
February 22nd, 2024

“If you're looking for an evening of riotous running around, you can't do better than Oh, Mary!”
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Talkin' Broadway
February 8th, 2024

"The cast overall is terrific, with design elements that raise the production above"
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