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Billie, Malcolm & Yusuf
Midtown W
72

Billie, Malcolm & Yusuf NYC Reviews and Tickets

72%
(28 Reviews)
Positive
68%
Mixed
25%
Negative
7%
Members say
Ambitious, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Disappointing, Entertaining

About the Show

"Billie, Malcolm & Yusuf" opens at a funeral. Among the guests mourning are Malcolm X, Billie Holiday, and a black teenager, Yusuf Hawkins, who was brutally murdered by a white mob in 1989.

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Member Reviews (28)

78
Quirky, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Relevant, Disappointing

See it if You want to see something different. Mostly good...Sometimes great, but with a few major flaws you’re going to have to overlook.

Don't see it if You expect all the “t”’s crossed and the”i”’s dotted. Some weird moments. Some just plain bad moments in an otherwise interesting fun ride. Read more

64
Banal, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if If you want to see a show about malcolm x or Billie holiday.

Don't see it if Show was disappointing in direction. Acting wasnt bad. Story was so so

Critic Reviews (1)

February 20th, 2019

"At a time in which discrimination and violence continue to plague Americans-particularly, African-Americans-'Billie, Malcolm & Yusuf' reminds us that artists' responses to tragedy need not keep audiences steeped in despair. A lighter artistic touch can sometimes engender hope and keep people energized in a way that harrowing dramas cannot."
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