Molly Ringwald stars in a stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning movie. 59E59's production is the US debut of this play based on both Larry McMurtry's novel and James L. Brooks' screenplay. More…
'Terms of Endearment' traces the complicated relationship between a challenging mother, Aurora Greenway (Ringwald), and her equally stubborn daughter, Emma. A funny and heartbreaking story about love in the face of life's challenges, both large and small, this show examines the delicate and sometimes fractured bonds between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, and lovers, both new and old.
See it if you feel like you have to (like I did)... but try to resist. I'm not sure if they're bad actors or were directed poorly, but it's bad.
Don't see it if ...just don't see it.
See it if you liked the movie. Molly Ringwald terrific as is her costar who plays the Jack Nicholson role with charm, warmth and humor. Sweet play.
Don't see it if you don't want to sit through a second act of a dying woman writing to her children. A bit long. But overall, worthwhile.
See it if you want to see a copy of the original movie performed on stage in a scaled down version with not the punch of the movie.
Don't see it if the movie is a favorite and you don't want to make comparisons and be disappointed.
See it if You LOVED the movie, and want to see it rehashed, with lesser performances, and choppy blocking and staging.
Don't see it if You really want to like it. I really wanted to like it. It seemed like the actors watched the movie and just mimicked what they saw.
See it if you enjoy drama with a twist of humor and want to see an actress of film & movie fame
Don't see it if you don't enjoy movies brought to the stage. You don't want to see a show involving real life tragedies
See it if You liked the movie, you like tear jerkers. I thouoght Molly Ringwald was great in the Shirley McLaine role and Jeb Brown was great in the
Don't see it if Jack Nicholson role. The play was more about them than the daughter. I saw many people with tissues crying.
See it if If you are curious to see a live staged version of the movie & retain your worship of Molly Ringwald from the 1980's John Hughes movie era
Don't see it if You expect to be as moved by the sadder plot elements and heartwrenching performances as those in the movie version.. does not translate.
See it if you were a fan of Molly Ringwald or the movie, Terms of Endearment. If you like emotional stories regarding mother-daughter relationships
Don't see it if you are expecting anything new of a play based on a famous movie. If you like big extravaganzas instead of intimate plays.
See it if Your a fan of Molly Ringwald. She does a fine job as Aurora Greenway.
Don't see it if The film opened the story up more, which made for a better story. The play seemed to condensed and rushed from scene to scene.
See it if To see Molly Ringwald do her best at recreating a role made famous by Shirley MacLaine. You go with the expectation of setting the bar low.
Don't see it if You are better off saving the money and renting the film. I only lasted till intermission and decided that I'd had enough. It was so stale.
See it if Absolutely terrific acting, directing, and score; a great mother and daughter story, the space made it intimate.
Don't see it if if you did not have a good realation with your mother, or if you do not like sentimental stories.
See it if you like typical 59 east 59th Street - interesting but missing pazaaz
Don't see it if you aren't patient and into coasting through the moments.
See it if Really loved the movie and want to see a pretty good interpretation of it. The actor who plays the Jack Nicholson character is hysterical.
Don't see it if Did not enjoy and movie and do not like shows with sad endings.
See it if You enjoy dramatic presentation of classic movies. See it if you can grasp Molly Ringwald as a grandmother. Hannah Dunne is upcoming star
Don't see it if You have the mindset that Molly Ringwald is only a sweet sixteen year old coming of age.
See it if you like stories about mothers and daughters. The actors were great and molly ringwald did an amazing job making Auroura her own.
Don't see it if You don't like plays about a mother losing a daughter to cancer...Hope that was not a spoiler alert.
See it if you liked the movie and are curious to see it staged. Doesn't quite make it. The acting is good and for the stage size, the set works.
Don't see it if you want to be disappointed that the emotions of the movie do not carry through this stage version.
See it if you're a fan of the movie. This is a scaled down version but includes all of the most memorable scenes/lines. Great job by Molly Ringwald.
Don't see it if you've never seen the movie.
See it if You want to see Molly Ringwald up close in a small theater. She does a solid acting job. Entertaining 2 hrs but cant compare to movie
Don't see it if You loved the movie & expect the same depth. Seemed abbreviated. Hard to recreate story that was told so well on screen.
See it if You want to see your favorite actors up close, you like family dramas, you don't have expectations of how the story should be presented
Don't see it if You have certain expectations especially after being a fan of the movie