Closed 1h 45m
Ludwig and Bertie
East Village
77

Ludwig and Bertie NYC Reviews and Tickets

77%
(28 Reviews)
Positive
89%
Mixed
11%
Negative
0%
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Intelligent, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Clever

About the Show

This world premiere takes on the forty-year love/hate relationship between Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell, two leading twentieth-century philosophers.

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Member Reviews (28)

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Clumsy, Confusing, Intelligent, Absorbing, Slow

See it if You like historical dramas. This is interesting, well acted and given a lot of energy trying to make it come to life.

Don't see it if You have no interest in learning anything about either of the two principles. They spend way too much time moving set pieces around.

70
Thought-provoking, Clever, Profound, Intelligent

See it if You like these two philosophers or knowing a little about them. Good acting and directing. About two completley different people.

Don't see it if If you need something that requires less attention or something like. It helps to know who these people are before you go to see it.

Critic Reviews (1)

October 3rd, 2019

"'Ludwig and Bertie' gives us insight into the relationship of two of our greatest twentieth century philosophers...Bertie, played smartly by Stan Buturla, is the wise old professor at Cambridge when he meets the almost half his age young student Ludwig, poignant, headstrong and hungry..."
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