The Nuclear Plays
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The Nuclear Plays

The Nuclear Plays NYC Reviews and Tickets

(16 Ratings)
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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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Show-Score Member Reviews (16)

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52 Reviews | 8 Followers
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!

138 Reviews | 86 Followers
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).

1063 Reviews | 311 Followers
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.

679 Reviews | 160 Followers
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

629 Reviews | 115 Followers
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

45 Reviews | 6 Followers
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

37 Reviews | 25 Followers
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

42 Reviews | 11 Followers
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.