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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (St. Barts Players)

From 30 member  reviews
Members say: Disappointing, Ambitious, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

About the show

St. Bart's Players presents the play based on Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel about a rebellious psychiatric ward patient who struggles against social conformity and the authority of a tyrannical nurse. More…

'One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest' follows criminal Randle McMurphy, who has gotten himself into trouble once again and been sentenced to hard labor. To escape the punishment, McMurphy pleads insanity and is sent to a ward for the mentally unstable. Once there, he locks horns with the oppressive Nurse Ratched, who abuses and degrades the inmates.


Member Reviews (30)

MEMBERS SAY:

Disappointing, Ambitious, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

60
Ambitious, Dated, Indulgent, Non-professional, Enthusiastic

See it if You want to support a non-professional theatre company. You know someone in the cast and/or production team.

Don't see it if You're expecting trained actors & production team. You want a contemporary play.

Also It's unfair to critique this production by the same criteria as profes... Read more Read less

51
True amateur theater, Disappointing, Worthy script

See it if you want to support St Barts Players & see a well purposed set

Don't see it if want to see a professionally produced & acted production

57
Indulgent, Quirky, Disappointing, Dated, Confusing

See it if I have no words

Don't see it if Unless you want to see a massacre of an important work

60
Confusing, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if You want to see a fresh take on the characters of, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Don't see it if You haven't seen the movie or read the book. Or if you're expecting something great. The show is okay, and the climax was.. anticlimactic.

50
Dated, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if you want to support community theater smaller productions

Don't see it if you are looking for professional quality acting

Also the staging was pretty good, however they went unnecessarily over the ... Read more Read less

60
Ambitious, Disappointing, Slow

See it if You enjoy supporting small local theater

Don't see it if You are looking to see professionals. The leads overacted and the chief monologues were overdone.

During previews
65
Great writing, Disappointing, Ambitious, Uneven acting, Great lighting

See it if , like me you've somehow managed to make it all these years without ever seeing the play or the movie. Well written play not done very well.

Don't see it if You want a good play. There are good PARTS of this, (lighting, some of the actors) but overall it would be hard to recommend.

During previews
68
Over acted, Disappointing, Indulgent, Cliched

See it if Youre dying to see the play ('63) based on the novel ('62) right now-otherwise wait for better production. V forced; where was the reality?

Don't see it if Entire cast over-acts (even small parts) which speaks to direction; uncomfortable to watch. U just want 2 advise "Stop" & actually BE them~


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