Opens Nov 25

Indians

Members say: Intelligent, Thought-provoking, A conscience awakening journey!, Great staging, Very well done revival and very timely.
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Metropolitan Playhouse presents this highly theatrical 1968 drama from Arthur Kopit, which explores America's mistreatment of the indigenous tribes.

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'Indians' tells the story of 19th century European Americans’ settlement of western North America and displacement and confinement of the Native American population, as well as its subsequent mythologizing of that time, all told as a Wild West Show starring none other than Buffalo Bill Cody! Written as a protesting inquiry into the Vietnam War, Indians resonates anew with today’s confrontations between cultures foreign and domestic.

 
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77
During previews
Very well done revival and very timely.

See it if You like a good provocative story.

Don't see it if You don't like to see plays about social issues.

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During previews
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great staging, A conscience awakening journey!

See it if U are interested in the history of American West expansion told by Buffalo Bill Cody in a mythologized show with Indian ghosts giving facts.

Don't see it if U eschew subjects of American greed/arrogant power/violation of human rights causing tragic tolls & fail to see metaphor to present crisis.

Also Bravo to Director Alex Roe for reviving the ever resonant & relevant p... Read more Read less

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During previews
Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You want a provocative history lesson that’s not a polemic

Don't see it if You’re just looking for fluff.