Three Musketeers: 1941
Three Musketeers: 1941

Three Musketeers: 1941 NYC Reviews and Tickets

(8 Reviews)
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Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Riveting, Intelligent

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Inspired by characters from Alexandre Dumas’ classic adventure novel, Project Y's new play is set in the occupied Paris of World War II. 

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Clever, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if Good acting and direction based on wwii occupied France..

Don't see it if If you do not like three musketeers story or what its plot is about.

Diffuse, Screenplay onstage, Old fashioned, Neat premise

See it if you have a particular interest in the occupied France of WWII.

Don't see it if you don’t like film scripts that masquerade as plays. Read more

Riveting, Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Lady spies plot demise. Nazi Brit infiltrates femme French Resistance cell, imperilling all. Great femme ensemble of six.

Don't see it if Espionage takes time unraveling.Lady torture.Bombs.No Musketeers,just code:"One for all--when one of us is caught, can't identify the rest." Read more

Female heros, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if Set in occupied Paris, France during WWII.

Don't see it if if you dislike time period and want modern story. Read more

Riveting, Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a new take on a classic. This production takes place in occupied Paris during the war. All actors were excellent

Don't see it if You prefer only light hearted plays

Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You like a redo of a classic.

Don't see it if You like comedies

Must-see, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like a wonderful, absorbing play with stellar acting. Message: a few determined people can achieve big upsets of/during dictatorships!

Don't see it if you are not interested in plays about the Nazi occupation of France or inspiration how a few can risk their lives to save many others.


See it if A fictional account of the Nazi occupation of Paris. Bit of history. Very quick moving.

Don't see it if Sorry, did not enjoy this one at all for many reasons. One being a lot of muffled dialogue.

Critic Reviews (4)

June 9th, 2019

“An evocative, thought-provoking new work that is imperative in today's political climate...An evening of strength, empowerment, and emotion...The script is very poignant, and the characters were far from clichés...It wasn't just the writing that helped bring these characters to life; it's the incredibly talented young women who portray them...With a fast-paced plot and empowering message, ‘Three Musketeers: 1941’ is a must-see.”
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June 16th, 2019

"Megan Monaghan Rivas' gender-bending take on the popular, much-adapted Dumas 1844 novel, The Three Musketeers, moves the action from the 17th century to Paris during World War II. A very dedicated group of brave women take part in the Underground fighting behind enemy lines to sabotage the Nazis…Written for the Women in Theatre Festival (WIT) and staged at the beautiful A.R.T./New York Theatres, 'Three Musketeers: 1941' is a brave expression of the power of women."
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June 10th, 2019

"Compromised codes and a pair of arrests mean trouble for the quintet and their mentor, and courage and commitments are tested on the way to an explosive climax. The production creates a palpable sense of constant tension, danger, and surveillance...The play's central position, that collective action should be used to help others rather than to harm one's enemies is anyway relatively timeless, and it delivers -- or rather, dead drops -- this message in a suspenseful and entertaining package."
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June 8th, 2019

“Nerve-wracking and inspirational, this is a timely piece...Struggles with pacing problems...Results from ineffective villains...Our heroes fare much better...All compellingly written...that lead to significant emotional payoff. The actresses have great chemistry and are individually excellent as well. Their performances make this play one to see despite the unevenness of the plot. Above all, the decision to portray the famous musketeers as women is powerful but understated.”
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