The Hunt
Closed 2h 10m
The Hunt
90

The Hunt NYC Reviews and Tickets

90%
(250 Ratings)
Positive
95%
Mixed
3%
Negative
2%
Members say
Great acting, Absorbing, Great staging, Intense, Riveting

About the Show

A teacher faces false accusations in a rural hunting community, challenging the truth's limits.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (73)

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132 Reviews | 41 Followers
100
Masterful, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite

See it if This show is perfection. There is unity and harmony between every storytelling element. The suspense, the fear, is breathtaking.

Don't see it if The story might be triggering. Even if I knew the story because I watched the movie years ago, I was sitting on the edge of my chair. Read more

123 Reviews | 21 Followers
100
Moody and atmospheric, Intense, Great staging, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy Nordic noir themes and moody parables. Simple but ingenious set design by Es Devlin. Wonderful acting by all. Do not miss this!

Don't see it if You want an elaborate set or are triggered by the topic of child molestation. There are some jump scares and animal abuse as well. Read more

154 Reviews | 12 Followers
95
Riveting, Great writing, Great singing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if An amazing show that has a creepy theme, with fantastic staging and heart racing acting and plot. Not for the faint of heart.

Don't see it if You don’t like children discussing adult behavior. Like, it skin crawling. If you don’t want to sit on the edge of your seat for 80%.

124 Reviews | 15 Followers
95
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Must see, Intense

See it if You want a story that shows you how a small, rural community unravels due to fear while holding up a mirror as a parable for human society.

Don't see it if Child sexual abuse, whether or not substantiated, is a trigger. Warnings also for guns and off-stage animal cruelty. Read more

700 Reviews | 130 Followers
93
Intense, Profound, Must see, Masterful, Exquisite

See it if you want to see a play that is as well rounded in every aspect. They took an incredible play and perfected it on stage

Don't see it if You are looking for something with a light subject matter. This is very intense. Read more

115 Reviews | 23 Followers
92
Disturbing, Great direction, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like tense psychological thrillers

Don't see it if You can’t be exposed traumatic events onstage

54 Reviews | 9 Followers
92
Absorbing, Intense, Riveting, Great acting

See it if you like suspenseful dramas supported by great acting.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with stories centered around child molestation.

370 Reviews | 110 Followers
91
Who will come out of that glass house next?

See it if you're not expecting a comedy.

Don't see it if you're in the mood for something light. Read more

Critic Reviews (10)

The New York Times
February 25th, 2024

"tragedy that feels ripped from the headlines is deployed with fable-like horror stylings"
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Time Out New York
February 26th, 2024

"Menzies is a remote, reserved performer, and Goold plays smartly upon that blankness."
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New York Theatre Guide
February 25th, 2024

"It was truly the most exhilarating production I’ve seen in a while."
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New York Magazine / Vulture
February 25th, 2024

" 'The Hunt’s' final movement plays more compellingly than the rest of the production."
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Theatermania
February 25th, 2024

"An actor of incredible restraint, Menzies movingly portrays Lucas’s lonely struggle."
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Lighting & Sound America
February 26th, 2024

"...a production that moves with the relentlessness of a bullet."
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Exeunt Magazine
February 25th, 2024

"Visually striking, emotionally ambiguous...suspenseful and narratively unbalanced."
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New York Theater
February 25th, 2024

"...makes for uncomfortable viewing, but not just in the ways the adapters intend."
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