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88%
(38 Ratings)
Positive
95%
Mixed
5%
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Members say
Great acting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Must see

About the Show

Barrow Street Theatre presents David Cromer's critically-acclaimed version of Thornton Wilder's classic story of an average American town during the earlier twentieth century.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (38)

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175 Reviews | 20 Followers
98
Absorbing, Classic, Great staging, Masterful, Must see

See it if you want to see a perfect production of a classic play with timeless themes.

Don't see it if you are grieving the loss of a loved one.

509 Reviews | 336 Followers
97
Absorbing, Great acting, Classic, So sad..., Must see

See it if To see a classic play incredibly well done. Helen Hunt memorable as the stage manager. Intimate staging, you could smell the food cooking..

Don't see it if you don't want to feel so sad. That said, it is an poignant, classic play that should be known to everyone. You will never forget it Read more

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448 Reviews | 88 Followers
95
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great staging, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if Love this play and are drawn to inventive productions.

Don't see it if You need a stock production of classics.

722 Reviews | 253 Followers
95
Absorbing, Great staging, Epic, Masterful, Great writing

See it if You're interested in seeing one of the greatest American plays in one of its greatest stagings.

Don't see it if You're by no means a fan of this play or can't fathom a show without a set.

197 Reviews | 224 Followers
91
Brilliant, Absorbing, Great acting, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a master production of an American masterwork. Virtually flawless in every way.

Don't see it if you don't like plays.

146 Reviews | 34 Followers
90
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You enjoy realistic human stories

Don't see it if You get bored with longer plays

113 Reviews | 20 Followers
87
Emotional, Clever, Intense, Must see, Masterful

See it if You enjoy a show that absorbs you fully

Don't see it if You are highly emotional or do not want an emotional show

1109 Reviews | 378 Followers
85
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Intense, Brilliant staging, Moving

See it if you want to see an excellent production of an outstanding play. The bacon scene (altho I keep veggie) was ingenious (hence Cromer's award).

Don't see it if it hurts too much to think of the loss of loved ones. OT made me miss my mother terribly. A reminder of how fragile and precious ea day is. Read more

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