Permission to Speak with Paul Mercurio
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Permission to Speak with Paul Mercurio
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Permission to Speak with Paul Mercurio NYC Reviews and Tickets

79%
(38 Reviews)
Positive
82%
Mixed
13%
Negative
5%
Members say
Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Refreshing

About the Show

In his new Off-Broadway show, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian Paul Mecurio improvises with audience members by randomly bringing them on stage and talking with them about their beliefs.

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Member Reviews (38)

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928 Reviews | 379 Followers
90
Absorbing, Ambitious, Refreshing, Intelligent, Funny

See it if You enjoy smart, quick witted stand up. Also if you like people watching, this show takes that silent pastime to the next level. Well done.

Don't see it if You’re looking for a show with a plot or a traditional storyline. Paul does a great job of coaxing information out of the audience gently. Read more

567 Reviews | 147 Followers
74
Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny, Banal, Intelligent

See it if Quick-witted comedian enlivens random stories from audience. Mission is apparent to provide more than just comedy with connectedness plan.

Don't see it if Like therapy or watching a podcast or eavesdropping on a partyline.Success rates vary dependent upon audience participation.Prepare to share

377 Reviews | 52 Followers
78
Clever, Ambitious, Funny, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a skilled interviewer get audience members to spill their guts on stage.

Don't see it if you want a plot or music. Read more

289 Reviews | 91 Followers
100
Absorbing, Clever, Must see, Thought-provoking, Refreshing

See it if You want to be part of a once in a life time experience created by Paul and each audience. Wonderful way to connect and touch people. Bravo

Don't see it if If want to see a play that’s doesn’t depend on the audiences involvement. This is a fresh theatrical format.

250 Reviews | 75 Followers
94
Entertaining, Intelligent, Must see, Refreshing, Absorbing

See it if you are looking for something that will make you think. This is not a broadway show, but a life lesson. Walk out learning something! See it.

Don't see it if you are looking for a musical, or play. This is an unscripted discussion with the audience members. Every show will be different. See It. Read more

214 Reviews | 42 Followers
72
Absorbing, Entertaining, Edgy, Fluffy, Thought-provoking

See it if You like experimental shows with a high level of consistency. Enjoy watching people tell stories while a comedian finds punchlines in them

Don't see it if you want structure and for a show to be consistent. Some of the interviews are not interesting and it can become a test. Read more

195 Reviews | 20 Followers
79
Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if You enjoy comedy and a different theater experience. I think it achieves what the show intended, people meeting & learning about each other.

Don't see it if You like musicals and dramas

176 Reviews | 20 Followers
69
Ambitious, Banal, Disappointing

See it if If you want to get to know more about your fellow audience members and you are not expecting a play.

Don't see it if You want to see a scripted show that may be either comic, tragic or musical.

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