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Mary, Mary

From 4 critic and 10 member reviews
Members say: Great acting, Dated, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

About the show

Retro Productions kicks off its 2019 season with one of the longest running Broadway comedies of the 1960’s, about a divorced couple who are reunited, in the hopes that they can avert an audit by the IRS. More…

Mary is a compulsively wise-cracking magazine editor who uses her sense of humor to shield her insecurities, while Bob is an infuriatingly sensible publisher. Their marriage ended in divorce and they haven't seen each other in 9 months, but now Mary has been called back to Bob's apartment by their mutual friend and lawyer, Oscar. Throw in Bob's young fiancée Tiffany; his old war buddy, the handsome and single film hero whose star is in decline, Dirk Winston; and one major snow storm--and we begin to wonder, will Mary and Bob recognize that they are soul mates in time to get back together before they each end up in the arms of another? 




55
Manhattan Digest

"Yet for all the funny lines in this romantic comedy, this production of 'Mary, Mary' garners few laughs. It isn’t that the actors aren’t trying; more adept direction would have guided them toward better comic timing and tighter humorous synapses. Furthermore, 'Mary, Mary' is by no means the best in its 'rom com' class...Kudos to the cast for giving it their best go, and to Retro Productions for their charitable fundraising efforts and for keeping classic American theater alive." Full Review


60
Disappointing, Dated

See it if you want to relive the early 1960's and think it was an interesting time culturally.

Don't see it if you were hoping for an interesting production of a very very dated play.

Also I was really looking forward to seeing this play. I still remember eno... Read more Read less

50
Poorly cast, Disappointing, Dated

See it if If you want to see a dated Rom Com

Don't see it if Your time would be better spent seeing the movie [which is not that good either but I remember from my childhood] or any Doris Day comedy.

62
Dizzying, Disappointing, Dated

See it if You're interested in seeing a throwback to the rom-coms of the 50s.it's definitely of its time and has a place in theater history

Don't see it if The Miscasting of the leading lady is going to bother you .it was very distracting and through the whole thing off kilter


Cast & Creatives (3)