The Revenger's Tragedy
Lower E Side
69

The Revenger's Tragedy NYC Reviews and Tickets

69%
(7 Reviews)
Positive
57%
Mixed
14%
Negative
29%
Members say
Disappointing, Ambitious, Confusing, Funny, Excruciating

About the Show

Spicy Witch Productions presents Thomas Middleton's classic Jacobean revenge drama.

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Member Reviews (7)

77
Classical camp, Funny, Uneven acting, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if You like classical theatre.You like camp.You don't mind gender-swapped casting.You're OK w/stage violence.You want a rare classical play.

Don't see it if You don't like classical theatre. You want more traditional casting. You want a more well known classical playwright. You dislike violence.

35
Confusing, Dizzying, Excruciating, Disappointing, Amature

See it if you want stage lights in our eyes and inaudible dialogue.

Don't see it if you something better to do.

Critic Reviews (2)

May 25th, 2016

"This strong cast poignantly shows their characters’ varied faults and questionable sensibilities...The set up offers the audience an immersive experience. We don’t just get to watch a bloodbath on stage, we’re in the splash zone...Still, I do wonder if there were more opportunities to use the round to draw the audience even closer to the story...If you are a lover of classics then you should definitely check out 'The Revenger’s Tragedy.'"
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May 18th, 2016

"Weiss never quite solidified the tone in her production as moments that should likely not garner uproarious laughter did…The lights by Yi-Chung Chen were striking. That is when you could see...There were a couple of side light units that blinded the audience. And it’s unfortunately unforgivable…Of the two plays in Spicy Witch's season, this is not the winner...With various liberties and ideas taking over, 'The Revenger’s Tragedy' had a lot more than the blood stained floor to clean up."
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