Already closed | 1h 40m | Midtown W

Cut Throat

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Members say: Insipid, Disappointing, Banal, Dated, Cliched

About the show

Abingdon Theatre Company presents the world premiere of a new play about a couple whose marriage is threatened by the New York City private school system. More…

Amy and Ben are happily married...until they decide to send their 3-year-old boy to preschool. 'Cut Throat' examines the meaning of children, parenthood, marriage, and New York City private school admissions.

1h 40m | Already closed | Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (1)


Insipid, Disappointing, Banal, Dated, Cliched

Banal, Cliched, Dated, Insipid, Disappointing

See it if You've really have never heard about how difficult it is to find a school for your kid in NYC or you're friends of one of the actors.

Don't see it if You want a play that is written well about a subject of interest.

October 13th, 2015
"'Cut Throat' features game actors expending a lot of energy to put across mostly familiar barbs...Mr. Reich stuffs the play with easy targets but then shifts gears near the end by throwing in marital discord, mother-daughter tension and child-rearing insights that aren’t very insightful...Probab...
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October 11th, 2015
"If you just can't get enough of the angst-ridden travails of New York City's one percent, 'Cut Throat' is a highly entertaining comedy...Reich's dialogue is sharp and witty, with a natural comedic rhythm. Under the zippy direction of Mark Waldrop, it feels a lot like a sitcom...Reich can't quite...
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October 13th, 2015
"The text is infused with comedy at every turn. The dialogue is spot-on. While the banter can be biting at times, the majority of the cast smartly chooses to accentuate the humor and downplay the bite...Overall, 'Cut Throat' is a very enjoyable evening of theatre with strong performances and a be...
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October 13th, 2015
"The writing in this play is good, revealing deeper and deeper issues as it moves forward. The playwright, JB Reich, is insightful and funny but what really puts this production over the top is the actors and the direction by Mark Waldrop...'Cut Throat' just knocks the socks off the parental pre-...
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