Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Closed 2h 30m
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
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Cat On A Hot Tin Roof NYC Reviews and Tickets

89%
(36 Reviews)
Positive
97%
Mixed
0%
Negative
3%
Members say
Great acting, Absorbing, Great staging, Entertaining, Great writing

About the Show

The Gallery Players presents a new staging of this classic from Tennessee Williams. Winner of the 1955 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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706 Reviews | 200 Followers
93
Ambitious, Absorbing, Great staging, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you would like a wonderful production all around-direction, acting (adults and children), sound, lights, staging, singing, tension, laughs.

Don't see it if you do not like the great writing of Tennessee Williams exposing the flaws of a dysfunctional family including, greed, alcoholism, sexuality

691 Reviews | 212 Followers
85
Deep, Dated, Witty, Intense, Great writing

See it if Great characters. Witty dialog. Themes that were edgy in their time. Slow, intense buildup to a satisfying climax.

Don't see it if You won’t appreciate a classic with somewhat dated themes. Maggie was less convincing than the male leads.

687 Reviews | 113 Followers
79
Well acted, Indulgent, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if Clark's Brick & Pruitt's Big Daddy take command of William's gothic soap opera McCallum's Maggie is competent but lacks needed desperation

Don't see it if William's prose can get deliciously purple yet the lengthy, dramatic rants give the play its drive leaving only the ugly, needed self-truths

668 Reviews | 156 Followers
86
Well-paced, Long, 4 strong leads, Strong construction, Biting dialog

See it if you’re interested in seeing a well-played production of 1 of Tennessee Williams’ most biting, best constructed plays.

Don't see it if you’re not interested in revisiting the sexual (& other) repressions of the white mid-1950s South. Read more

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506 Reviews | 1002 Followers
98
Thought-provoking, Romantic, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Super acting. Super play. Super directing. Great set. So needed after the film which could not fight censorship. more

Don't see it if No Elizabeth Taylor nor Paul Newman. Rain kept some away., 3 Acts nearly 3 hours. Read more

461 Reviews | 710 Followers
82
Riveting, Epic, Masterful, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you enjoy dramas about dysfunctional families with complex characters.

Don't see it if you prefer something light or short (this is 2 hours 40 minutes with 2 intermissions).

563 Reviews | 195 Followers
82
Intense, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Dated, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy mid-20th century plays. You want a classic play performed by a great cast in an atmospheric setting.

Don't see it if You'd prefer a play w/more modern ideas about women, homosexuality & race: while in context w/the play's time, they're uncomfortable to hear

369 Reviews | 51 Followers
88
Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Riveting

See it if you are a fan of Tennessee Williams and would like to see a very well acted performance in a tiny Brooklyn theater.

Don't see it if you don't like Tennessee Williams or Brooklyn.

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