Isaac's Eye
94

Isaac's Eye NYC Reviews and Tickets

94%
(18 Ratings)
Positive
100%
Mixed
0%
Negative
0%
Members say
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful

About the Show

Lucas Hnath's play reimagines young Isaac Newton's risky pursuits in a plague-ridden world.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (18)

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519 Reviews | 121 Followers
80
Intelligent, Great staging, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if You like plays that take liberties with historical source material in all the right ways. You enjoy unique, dark comedies.

Don't see it if You dislike pieces that play fast and loose with history, even when done to good effect. Read more

23 Reviews | 0 Followers
91
Great staging, Clever

See it if You have any interest in truth, religion, science, or unique theatrical conventions

Don't see it if Eyeball stuff makes you queasy

21 Reviews | 1 Follower
90
Funny, Intimate, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you could go for a clever, intimate play with thoughtful, engaging dialogue and crisp, disciplined acting.

Don't see it if you want something high-budget, visually spectacular, action-packed, or otherwise "big". Read more

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Clever, Ambitious

See it if You want to see a lot done with a little bit of set, an incredible script, and talented actors

Don't see it if You hate good theatre

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Funny, Cerebral, Absorbing

See it if you want to ponder, laugh, squeal

Don't see it if you have the bubonic plague

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Moving, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Excellent staging, vulnerable and moving acting, both funny and heartbreaking

Don't see it if You’re scared of stuff going into eyes… but even then you should maybe see it anyway

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You love historical fiction, dark humor, passionate actors, and neighborhood venues.

Don't see it if You’re looking for something that is light and frivolous. Read more

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Delightful, Ambitious, Entertaining, Absorbing, Clever

See it if you want to laugh, learn, be moved and hold your breath all in a couple of hours.

Don't see it if you’re expecting 100% accurate biographical detail for the characters involved.