Duck NYC Reviews and Tickets

72%
(27 Reviews)
Positive
82%
Mixed
7%
Negative
11%
Members say
Great acting, Ambitious, Confusing, Absorbing, Clever

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"Duck" follows the internal struggle of a CIA statistician who learns that 1% can be the difference between life and death.

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942 Reviews | 225 Followers
71
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if If you like a hallucination vision play ( strinberg) this is a good play. Dreams morf into other scenes. Done well. Good acting.

Don't see it if If you like linear plays that are move grounded.

764 Reviews | 212 Followers
79
Confusing, Quirky, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you appreciate good acting, sound and staging on an interesting topic, presented with strong writing and delivered clearly.

Don't see it if you have difficulty with non-linear plays - I found this a bit choppy and that was intensified by some actors playing multiple roles.

741 Reviews | 121 Followers
61
Well intended, Resonant, Indulgent, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you enjoy overlays and digressions in exploring the philosophical value of events that only might be what's happening.

Don't see it if you require a clear plot with logical character development.

MJK
677 Reviews | 186 Followers
77
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Relevant, Clever

See it if you want to see a unique, timely memory play that explores the human impact of reducing people to mere statistics.

Don't see it if you are not interested in political theater; you prefer linear, straightforward, spoon-fed storytelling. Read more

668 Reviews | 155 Followers
74
Occasionally clumsy, Dreamlike, Chewy, Ethical, Ambitious

See it if you might want to see interlocking non-realistic parables about personal responsibility in our era.

Don't see it if you can’t handle obscurity in the theater: Here there are lots of gaps. Read more

597 Reviews | 121 Followers
70
Great staging, Confusing, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Story about going thru past to present.

Don't see it if you want a clear story and want to know the character. Read more

567 Reviews | 147 Followers
74
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if CIA cipher w/ codename "Duck" is compatible in code & in the field, like a duck on land & in water, has misgivings."I'm the will of country"

Don't see it if Time shifts and multiple characters and an amorphous lead character and limited lighting cues make it rather incoherent: "Chronic analysis" Read more

383 Reviews | 103 Followers
91
Should see, Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a show exploring accepting responsibility for endorsed but repulsive actions

Don't see it if you believe "pleasing" is always better than conflict, no matter the costs Read more

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