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Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Intelligent
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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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This three act play,travels through 1901 to 1913 in the fictional town of Grover's Corner. Throughout this play, the stage manager leads the audience through the journey of this town as they become familiar with the town and the people who live there.

 

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Reviews (36)

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81
Absorbing, Clever, Edgy, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if If you like Thornton Wilder at his best. Wonderful direction, really good plot and fantastic acting. This is a classic stage story for the a

Don't see it if If you don't like Wilder, or if you do not like a classic like this type of show is.

85
Ambitious, Intense, Thought-provoking, Moving, Brilliant staging

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.

Also Altho I usually dislike theater-in-the-round, I loved this production.... Read more Read less

98
Absorbing, Masterful, Must see, Classic, Great staging

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.

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

82
Disappointing, Dated

See it if you like a book coming to life

Don't see it if no comment

95
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Great staging

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

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

87
Clever, Intense, Masterful, Must see, Emotional

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

91
Brilliant, Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Must see

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.

95
Absorbing, Epic, Masterful, Great writing, Great staging

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.

92
Absorbing, Intelligent, Masterful, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if you want to see classic material in a brand new way.

Don't see it if this style of writing just isn't for you. This staging is fresh and original, but if you are that opposed to the script you won't care.

89
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Entertaining

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

Don't see it if unclutured

97
Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Great writing, Great staging

See it if You want to see a beautifully directed and staged touching and thought provoking masterpiece

Don't see it if If you prefer big brassy over the top fluffy theater

100
Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You are intellectual plays.

Don't see it if You do not like minimal sets.

79
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Slow, Dated

See it if You like a slower pace show.

Don't see it if You like action packed shows

100
Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Profound, Great writing

See it if You want to be deeply impacted. Wilder's profound insights are not easily forgotten.

Don't see it if You dislike simplicity. This show is built on miming and improvisational acting.

57
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Confusing, Dated

See it if You appreciate the classic plays based on minimal themes

Don't see it if You can't follow subtle plots.

81
Absorbing, Intense, Must see, Riveting, Great writing

See it if You enjoy a good love story

Don't see it if You can't handle sad things.

91
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Profound, Relevant, Slow

See it if you enjoy stories that are about life at it's simplest and most honest

Don't see it if if you need action

78
Original, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Overrated

See it if you love this timeless classic or are looking for a good cry

Don't see it if you're not looking for the ugliest cry of your life...this show is incredibly sad and will break even the most stoic people..

85
Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Profound, Great writing

See it if For not having much on the stage with them the acting really digs in deep to thoughts..

Don't see it if If you want big sets

85
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Confusing, Dated, Great staging

See it if You enjoy a thought provoking show.

Don't see it if You like fast paced modern shows.

70
Delightful, Intense, Romantic, Cliched, Dated

See it if You wish to witness a simple love story, in a simple town, where everyone knows your name and game.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy a simple plot. Not for those who need action or heavy drama.

100
Ambitious, Intense, Must see, Romantic, Confusing

See it if You love seeing a play that is old school and very little props

Don't see it if If you don't like older plays

72
Depressing, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Classic, Timeless

See it if You are expanding your theatre education. If you're looking into drama, you should probably know what this is.

Don't see it if You've had someone pass recently, or if you want to avoiding crying.

100
Must see, Intresting

See it if you like long shows

Don't see it if u are under the age of 10