Already closed | 2h 15m | Gramercy

La Fiaca

From 8 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Delightful, Intense

About the show

Repertorio Español presents this classic 1967 Argentine comedy about a man who abandons his responsibilities and begins living the way he wants to. More…

Néstor wakes up on a Monday without a desire to go to work. Spending his day in bed, making love, and playing childhood games become his goals. But what started as a day of playing hooky turns into a cause célèbre. Performed in Spanish with English subtitles via Simultext® In-Seat Captioning System.

2h 15m | Already closed | Repertorio Espanol (Gramercy)

Member Reviews (8)


Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Delightful, Intense
Avg Score

Delightful, Dated, Fluffy

See it if You enjoy silly comedies about relationships (romantic, familial, and workplace) and people's relationships with the office.

Don't see it if You seek more highbrow comedy or like more of a message.

Also Excellent performance by the wife and the colleague. Theater has subti... Read more Read less

Entertaining, Slapsick, One note

See it if you like physical comedy. Good performances. It felt like an extended SNL skit.

Don't see it if you want some depth to your theater. I kept trying to figure out the point the playwright was trying to make. I'm still not sure.

Also Play is entirely in Spanish with subtitles available in English or Spa... Read more Read less

Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if a man decides to quit the daily grind, stress, and competitive live carefree, and just have fun! The result is priceless,funny

Don't see it if you are not ready to find your inner child.

Also The entire cast was fantastic! Zulema Clares, as the suffering wife wa... Read more Read less

Great acting, Great writing, Witty, Funny, Intelligent

See it if you want to see an amazing adaptation of a classic Argentine comedy. Very wittily acted with subtle humor.

Don't see it if you don't like to read English subtitles. THIS PLAY IS IN SPANISH!

Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Intense, Refreshing

See it if appreciate a fun romp on the wild side of what happens if one day you just decide to stay home. We all have thought this at least once, no?

Don't see it if you prefer more serious and developed storylines. This was essentially a one joke premise, but as premises go, it's a good one.

Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Intense

See it if you speak Spanish and enjoy Argentine humour.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of international shows. There are a lot of cultural references that are only funny if you know the culture.

Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if If you are tired of the Rat Race and want to buck the system.

Don't see it if You're looking for drama, don't enjoy comedies.

Entertaining, Great acting, Quirky, Fluffy, Clever

See it if you just want to see some lighthearted entertainment and you enjoy listening to a show spoken in clear Spanish.

Don't see it if you'd like to see a drama or a show with serious subject matter.

Also The show is well acted in a small, comfortable theater. Subtitles are ... Read more Read less

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