The Independents
Midtown W

The Independents NYC Reviews and Tickets

(14 Reviews)
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Slow, Intelligent, Disappointing, Great acting, Entertaining

About the Show

Sparks fly when the young American artist Mary Cassatt meets the great French master Edgar Degas. Few could tolerate the difficult and elitist Degas, but he met his match with the strong willed American. 

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Intelligent, Artistic, Quirky, Slow, Fluffy

See it if Passionate artistic discourse motivates young femme USA artist to defend her choices to older French impressionist arbiter.

Don't see it if Like a lackadaisical mill through an art gallery, the enjoyment depends upon set pace and prior knowledge. Just a pleasant passage of time. Read more

Historically inaccurate, Dreadful script, Dreadful acting

See it if You want to see some reproductions of Cassatt's paintings.

Don't see it if You want to learn much of anything about these artists, or the independents. The acceptance of Americans in Paris. The acceptance of women Read more

Critic Reviews (2)

October 28th, 2019

Score: 92 "'The Independents' casts a spell. In the guise of artistic inspiration Ward has written the story of two people, and in the guise of quiet drama he has invoked the magic of artistic inspiration. It will make you crave an afternoon at the Metropolitan museum."
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November 26th, 2019

Score: 80% "Natasa Babic as ground-breaking American artist Mary Cassatt and André Herzegovitch as the renowned Edgar Degas presented a delightful biopic of their relationship and artistic travails set in late nineteenth century Paris."
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