The Baby Dance
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The Baby Dance

The Baby Dance NYC Reviews and Tickets

(30 Reviews)
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Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Relevant, Great acting, Great writing

About the Show

Occasionally funny but never easy, this 1991 drama explores class, motherhood, prejudice, loss, and the ways that our dreams and expectations serve both to bring us together and tear us apart.

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716 Reviews | 219 Followers
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Sad, Disturbing, Insightful

See it if Affluent L.A. couple goes to southern trailer park to adopt. Conflicts arise due to class, values, & culture. Good characters, well acted.

Don't see it if You want an uplifting experience. The first 2/3 of the play is better than the last 1/3. The weighty issues keep piling on.

670 Reviews | 156 Followers
Great acting, Absorbing, Resonant, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you love strong acting, or impeccable directing, or productions that create a maximal theater experience with a minimum of means.

Don't see it if you don't want to be confronted with the common humanity of people who live very differently than you, people you might even look down upon. Read more

520 Reviews | 107 Followers
This needs to be cleaned up a bit

See it if You want to see a play that deals with a struggling family looking to give up their unborn child to make money.

Don't see it if You are looking for even an off Broadway caliber production Read more

480 Reviews | 134 Followers
Great acting, Timely, Heart-wrenching, Absorbing, Intelligent

See it if A story about the haves and the have nots, except in this play those definitions swing back and forth between the couples !

Don't see it if You have no interest in domestic drama. The title might make you think this is a rollicking comedy. It most definitely is not that ! Read more

391 Reviews | 133 Followers
Slow start, eventually engrossing, Thought-provoking, Cliche character types but honest actions

See it if you think people want kids for the wrong reasons; admit if you could choose your kids your choices would reveal unflattering things about u

Don't see it if you want a really fresh play—this one (circa 90’s) isn’t exactly dated but the social arguments in act 1 sound predictable Read more

332 Reviews | 43 Followers
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a play about what can happen when you are thinking about adopting and you interact with the birth parents

Don't see it if You are not interested in motherhood, adoption, those that have and those that do not and what can happen during an adoption process. Read more

304 Reviews | 105 Followers

See it if You have a friend in the show.

Don't see it if You want something beyond a scene study performance.

302 Reviews | 34 Followers
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Resonant, Entertaining

See it if You like serious drama about complicated moral situations in an intimate theater setting

Don't see it if Adoption, economic stereotypes , and tough choices trigger you