Two's a Crowd
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Two's a Crowd
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Two's a Crowd NYC Reviews and Tickets

74%
(103 Reviews)
Positive
73%
Mixed
21%
Negative
6%
Members say
Funny, Entertaining, Fluffy, Delightful, Cliched

About the Show

A new musical comedy about risk, reconciliation, and room service starring world-renowned comedian and actress Rita Rudner.


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Member Reviews (103)

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60
Long, Achieves its limited goals, Dinner theater quality, Fluffy

See it if you like mild, uninspiring entertainment. Very accessible material. Most songs are merely fine, guitar interludes better. Some gd lines.

Don't see it if you like sophisticated theater. TAC is simple, frothy.Classic meet-cute plays out predictably. TAC doesn't belong in NYC. Needs cuts!

40
Romcom miss, Fluffy, Disappointing, Laughable, Cliched

See it if you find that laughing AT a show is just as satisfying as laughing WITH a show. You are a Rudner fan.

Don't see it if You can't abide by poor acting, poor singing, cliched text bad songs and useless music interludes. You are a Rudner fan. Read more

30
"so bad it's good", Stiff, Cringeworthy

See it if If you are a Rita Rudner fan.

Don't see it if This was not a good show. Embarrassing choreography, bad jokes, off key singing, stiff performances, the list goes on. Read more

87
Dated, Funny, Fluffy, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You like sitcom TV...this felt like watching an old comedy on TV. If you’re a fan of Rita Rudner comedy you will like this.

Don't see it if You’re looking for great depth or strong vocal talent. This is a fun fluffy show, a great distraction. Read more

72
Fluffy, Romantic, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if If you like a sit- com type of show. Not sure about the music in it,however. If you want lite, fun show.

Don't see it if About 15 minutes to long. No need for the music. An okay story with a lot of laughs.

70
Unpretentious, Familiar, Amusing, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if you're looking for some good-natured, good-humored, blithesome escapist fun courtesy of a cast of spirited late middle-agers led by Rudner.

Don't see it if ur a millennial who can't relate to "old people problems"; u seek something more challenging than a merely pleasant, sitcom-style rom-com. Read more

84
Weightless, Dated, Fluffy, Funny, Delightful

See it if Something's going down in the Keno lounge. Double-booked odd-coupled middle-life crisis meet-cute musical comedy. Husband/wife writing team.

Don't see it if Her relevance foregone, Rudner's weightless stamp of Polly Purebred clipped comic timing lifts this Vegas Strip punchline unforgettably. Read more

73
Entertaining, Fluffy, Funny, Dated, Delightful

See it if You're a fan of Rita Rudner. You enjoy light rom-coms. You want to see a like-able cast in a cute, non-offensive musical comedy.

Don't see it if You prefer your rom-coms less predictable. You prefer dramas. You prefer musical numbers that match the action onstage & forward the plot.

Critic Reviews (10)

The New York Times
July 31st, 2019

"Rita Rudner in a Sitcom With Songs. This new 'comedy musical' is lesser material than she deserves, but Ms. Rudner delivers an innocuously pleasant evening."
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Time Out New York
July 22nd, 2019

★★ "The nearly two-hour musical reminds us why sitcoms are under 30 minutes long...Most of the show is so obvious and inoffensive that it rarely induces smiles, let alone laughs. The underrehearsed cast struggles to sell hoary shtick and telegraphed punch lines in between country-tinged songs."
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BroadwayWorld
July 23rd, 2019

"The New Musical Comedy 'Two's a Crowd' at 59E59 Theaters is a Charmer"
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Lighting & Sound America
July 22nd, 2019

"…this one rolls snake eyes…a tsunami of gags sorely in need of a laugh track."
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New York Stage Review
July 21st, 2019

★★ "'Rita Rudner's Vegas-Themed Show.' The comedian's innumerable comic gifts are squandered in this musical misfire."
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Theater News Online
July 22nd, 2019

"Even when Rudner is delivering lines (to Tom or, oddly enough, the audience) that seem to come straight from one of her stand-up routines, her skill with this kind of observational humor is hard to resist."
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TheaterScene.net
August 2nd, 2019

"The play's set-up is about as familiar as room service when two total strangers in their 60's are assigned the same hotel room in a Vegas hotel and no other rooms prove available in Sin City. What happens proves as predictable--and gooey, sentimental--after the first few minutes."
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Theater Pizzazz
July 21st, 2019

"...charmer of a musical comedy, at 59e59 Theaters, where laughter is the name of the game, written by Ms. Rudner and hubby Martin Bergman who also directs....It's a wacky Wendy world and you will have some good fun in this humor-filled production."
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CurtainUp
July 22nd, 2019

"With astute veteran comedian Rita Rudner as writer and co-star, you get a laugh-filled couple of hours but a predictable rollout of familiar one-liners and a sit-com plot."
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Theatre's Leiter Side
July 21st, 2019

"A pleasantly mediocre, nearly two-hour, time-passer…The score may easily be the best feature of this sappy, cliched, senior-citizen romcom…Tailor-made for the dinner theatre crowd…Rudner's…natural humor, however, hasn't translated well to this standard musical comedy."
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