The Nuclear Plays
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The Nuclear Plays
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The Nuclear Plays NYC Reviews and Tickets

66%
(16 Reviews)
Positive
81%
Mixed
0%
Negative
19%
Members say
Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Ambitious, Clever, Funny

About the Show

This new drama explores nuclear conflict and its aftermath through a series of short pieces that mix tragic, comedic, and documentary styles. Part of the 2018 Planet Connections Festivity.

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Member Reviews (16)

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74
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Funny, Ambitious

See it if you want young adults view of the seriousness of the nuclear situation - local, nationally and world-wide. Lots of message here, some humor.

Don't see it if you want a complete review of the subject. As indicated this is a series of short skits, some related, some not, by an energetic cast.

72
Earnest, Political, Informative, Limited

See it if you'd like to see a sometimes effective piece of info-theater on the ongoing dangers of nuclear weapons.

Don't see it if you have an allergy to theater that earnestly espouses a cause. Read more

3
Excruciating, Fluffy

See it if You want to see six young actors playing multiple roles

Don't see it if You are expecting a play that focuses on one story involving a nuclear attack Read more

86
Ambitious, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You like a piece that takes a diverse approach - comic, serious - to a difficult subject.

Don't see it if The theater is uncomfortable (folding chairs).

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if good acting and a period, classical peice.

Don't see it if classical is not your cup of tea!

93
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a show with deep emotional portrayals of a wide variety of characters, as well as refreshing comedic moments.

Don't see it if You dislike small theatres. Read more

70
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if you want to support young actors making a point about nuclear annihilation

Don't see it if you are not comfortable with seeing a satirical view about the end of the human race Read more

29
Cliched, Disappointing

See it if You enjoy an amateur production on the theme of nuclear war that tries to do a lot an achieves very little

Don't see it if You expect a high caliber of writing or acting and expect to be moved or gain some new insight.

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