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Angels Among Us (2017)

From 31 member  reviews
Members say: Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

About the show

This new drama centers on nine characters living through the worst days of their lives. Little do they realize that everything happens for a reason. More…

Sometimes you have to survive absolute devastation in order to experience divinity and joy. Presented in a series of four connected vignettes, 'Angels Among Us' is about overcoming fears and letting go of what you can't control in order to find understanding, peace, and happiness.


Member Reviews (31)

MEMBERS SAY:

Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent
80
Avg Score

50
Excruciating, Disappointing, Banal, Slow, Ambitious

See it if You want to see a group try really hard, they don't succeed but you can tell they all are very earnest about what's going on.

Don't see it if You expect a good play. The story is predictable. The acting is bad. The sets & lighting are so wrong. I wanted to like it-I just couldn't.

66
Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if You want to see a bad play with bad acting.

Don't see it if You like good theatre.

78
Ambitious, Intelligent, Profound, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You like shows which attempt to answer big questions and have a spiritual perspective-I would like more of these even when not perfect.

Don't see it if You are sure "other dimensions" don't exist and aren't interested in the idea that "there are no accidents." and that there is a plan...

Also Very good writing in that the various individual stories are interwove... Read more Read less

61
Thought-provoking, Cliched, Good-hearted, Earnest, Unpolished

See it if Divinity is the driving message with a distinct closure that ties everything up nicely. Limited seating allows very close up experience

Don't see it if Acting feels unpolished. Very budget-friendly production value. Strong religious undertone

Also Arguably easy to hate due to the play feeling like a project executed ... Read more Read less

70
Absorbing, Disappointing, Spiritual

See it if Interesting concept with characters engaged in anachronistic timing. Thought provoking.

Don't see it if acting was fair. Loved the narrator but just didn't quite get that he was coming totally from his heart. It was too long & drawn out

60
Ambitious, Overrated, Thought-provoking

See it if You like off off Broadway productions

Don't see it if You can see something else.

85
Plot twister, moving, spiritual

See it if you want to see impactful theater that has true meaning and eloquent writing, actors did awesome, loved the pregnant mom.

Don't see it if you are afraid to think about your own life and face your own soul search, lotsssss to think about here

93
Uplifting, Inspirational, Tight, Excellent acting!

See it if exceptional play. the characters were mesmerizing. aurora was fantastic as was the baby daddy. i hope this show comes back!

Don't see it if you don't like to see works in excellent progress

91
Enchanting, Intelligent, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a really GREAT work in progress, a GREAT beginning for a super solid, strong show. The vignettes are uplifting & moving.

Don't see it if you don't want to think deeply about everything we face as people

93
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Must see

See it if WOW. If you want to be blown away by a small production with a HUGE impact! Brilliantly written, impeccable dialogue, GREAT story A MUST SEE

Don't see it if You don't like a feel-good twist at the end that will leave you thinking about your life and mortality :)

97
Entertaining, Enchanting, Intelligent, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy a tight, full circled, plot line which brilliantly connects everyone and everything with incredible dialogue and great acting.

Don't see it if You don't like plays with a spiritual aspect. I hope this little show goes much further ... excellent job for small theater

88
Entertaining, Intense, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if i would give this show a higher score if the theater was upkept a little better. really good actors ..and they had a solid script. 5 stars

Don't see it if you only like fancy Broadway theaters. the theater is old and small but that's not producers fault. this show would do great in bigger venue

100
Epic, Intense, Must see, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You love someone from the lgb community.

Don't see it if If you're too religious to accept differences.

91
Absorbing, Great writing, Relevant

See it if THe little show that could and did. Honest, intense, yet light hearted . Awesome birthing scene! Wow

Don't see it if You don’t like a spiritual twist on things

90
Absorbing, Intense, Masterful

See it if ive never seen a birthing scene on stage, this company did it great! the rest of the story was intence and satisfying

Don't see it if you dont like small older theaters with charm

89
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if REALLY GREAT WRITING HERE AND THE ACTING SO ORGANIC AND REAL. UNIQUE STORY. CHARMING NARRATOR AND COOL PROPS

Don't see it if YOU DONT LIKE A MEANING OF LIFE THEME

91
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging, Profound

See it if you want to really get involved with really good character developement; this show was excellently written/acted: loved how it all Came tog

Don't see it if Great

89
Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if This show hits u right in the heart strings and plays with them from beginning to end: Broadway material here

Don't see it if You don't like a longer show\ 2 hours flew by and worth every minute

94
Ambitious, Great writing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy pieces layered in depth, honesty, and authenticity . One of my favorite Off OFf shows this year - loved the characters and story

Don't see it if U can't look past a medium budget to enjoy a small theater production

95
Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if phenomenal, great twist great dialogue, GREAT acting

Don't see it if 1234

99
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if This is one amazing play. One of the best smaller venue plays I have seen in a long time. Really wonderful messages, everything came tog A+

Don't see it if I only gave it a 99 (not 100) because this amazing play deserves a bigger and better theater ... not the plays fault ...

89
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Masterful, Great writing

See it if u like deep writing and solid messages about the human condition

Don't see it if you can't see past your own existence

87
Must see, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you need a feel good, story with tidbits of wisdom and great actors who tell a beautiful story

Don't see it if U don't believe in angels or heaven or kindness!!!!!!!!

90
Spiritual, vignette style, excellent, riveting

See it if SEE IT IF YOU ALPRECIATE ORIGINAL NEW WORKS IN A SMALL THEATER. REALLY GREAT CAST AND WRITING~A UNIQUE CONCEPT, no questions left unanswered

Don't see it if YOU DONT LIKE SMALL THEATER SPACES - the WINE WAS AS GREAT AS THE SHOW LOL.

Also THE NARRATOR WAS AN EXTRA NICE TOUCH, but the play OVERALL WAS REALLY ... Read more Read less

97
Enchanting, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Refreshing

See it if You like the idea that life is a series of both choices and moments that are spontaneous and created by the random help of others. Well done

Don't see it if You haven’t thought that maybe on the other side of life there are forces that help guide us - and this idea would turn you off


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