Already closed | 1h 15m | Gramercy

Danny and the Deep Blue Sea (Sea Dog Theater)

From 4 member  reviews
Members say: Thought-provoking, Great staging, Profound, Intense, Absorbing

About the show

Sea Dog Theater presents a new production of John Patrick Shanley's comic drama, an explosive, affecting study of alienation and the redemptive power of love. More…

The setting is a rundown bar in the Bronx, where two of society's rejects, Danny and Roberta, strike up a halting conversation over their beer. He is a brooding, self-loathing young man who resorts more to violence than reason; she is a divorced, guilt-ridden young woman whose troubled teenage son is now being cared for by her parents. Danny, whose fellow truck drivers call him "the animal," seems incapable of tender emotion, while Roberta is distrustful of men in general. And yet, as their initial reserve begins to melt, and they decide to spend the night together, the possibility of a genuine and meaningful relationship begins to emerge—the first for both of them.

1h 15m | Already closed | The Olmsted Salon (Gramercy)

Member Reviews (4)


Thought-provoking, Great staging, Profound, Intense, Absorbing
Avg Score

Intense, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You like well-acted intense drama by the playwright who wrote Doubt.

Don't see it if The two scenes are in different parts of the building--a problem if mobility is an issue.

Also This is an intense two-person play. Although the plot of two burnt-out... Read more Read less

Great staging, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if - you want a full theatrical experience - you like unique settings - you appreciate hospitality & community - you want to be engaged

Don't see it if - you only like proscenium theatre - you prefer to pay a lot for a quality theatrical experience (here only $20 with drinks and more)

Also This new theater company, Sea Dog, addresses questions of alienation a... Read more Read less

Masterful, Intense, Profound, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if Intersection of great storytelling and heartbreaks and redemption

Don't see it if you're looking for something light

Profound, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Resonant

See it if You want to be moved by a powerful, beautiful story

Don't see it if You want a hearty laugh

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