The Baby Dance
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The Baby Dance
76

The Baby Dance NYC Reviews and Tickets

76%
(30 Ratings)
Positive
73%
Mixed
23%
Negative
4%
Members say
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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683 Reviews | 161 Followers
95
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

536 Reviews | 157 Followers
88
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

56 Reviews | 58 Followers
85
Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You enjoy thought provoking dramas that delve into issues surrounding adoption and class differences.

Don't see it if You prefer light entertainment that doesn't make you think.

168 Reviews | 24 Followers
85
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you enjoy a play that makes you think about your own prejudices and differences of class.

Don't see it if you aren't interested in exploring the hidden prejudices that we all harbor. Read more

110 Reviews | 16 Followers
85
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if Like the idea, of being a surrogate mother. Carrying some else child.

Don't see it if Can't stand the mistreatment of a child, if they don't add up to your standards.

334 Reviews | 37 Followers
83
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

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146 Reviews | 28 Followers
82
Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Honest

See it if You like supporting theatre and enjoy good writing and acting.

Don't see it if You're bothered by truthful dilemmas between classes involving babies. You don't like tiny theatres. You're expecting big and lavish B'way Read more

332 Reviews | 41 Followers
82
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