Men in Towels
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Men in Towels
69

Men in Towels NYC Reviews and Tickets

69%
(47 Reviews)
Positive
62%
Mixed
23%
Negative
15%
Members say
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Absorbing, Clever

About the Show

Duo Multicultural Arts Center presents a history-inspired musical about '70s gay liberation and how the rise of AIDS impacted the community.

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Member Reviews (47)

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796 Reviews | 219 Followers
78
Thought-provoking, Clever, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you would like the perspective of a good storyteller who cleverly brings you through his experiences and relates a strong message.

Don't see it if you cannot appreciate a one-person'view of a multi-decade piece of life in a bare-bone production.

MJK
677 Reviews | 188 Followers
76
Evocative, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if you want to see a very personal story of gay-male-bonding in pre-to-post-AIDS NYC, told with fervor, sensitivity & fun (incl original music)

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with gay themes, as this is the story of 6 unabashedly gay men & their connection via the Continental Bathhouse.

470 Reviews | 112 Followers
92
Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if You'll enjoy the songs, the "men in towels" and the history of NYC and gay rights through the years. Poignant about AIDS discussion.

Don't see it if Everyone should really see this who lives in NYC and/or knows someone who is gay.

456 Reviews | 127 Followers
59
Musical confessional, Attempted titilation, Attempted history lesson, Attempted soul baring, Attempted political message

See it if want 2 support an evolving theatre event done with the best intentions, great heart & the very specific eye candy of Facundo Rodriguez

Don't see it if want 2 wait for this theatre event 2 edit/re-invent/re-birth itself & find a better means of telling its story

335 Reviews | 87 Followers
71
Ambitious, Relevant, Slow, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a work in progress, an ultimately touching musical that examines what it was like to be gay in New York before AIDS & after.

Don't see it if you've no interest in gay baths, New York in the 70's or remembering the first ignored wave of young men that died in their prime from AIDS. Read more

209 Reviews | 39 Followers
68
Cliched, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if If anything about the history of gay life in NYC, however amateurish, is a must-see for you.

Don't see it if You demand high New York standards of acting, singing and professional production values when you go to the theater. Read more

205 Reviews | 43 Followers
75
Clever, Quirky, Indulgent, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if you want a look at 70s gay life in NYC, enjoy a personal gay story from 70s into the AIDS era, enjoy quirky shows developing in East Village

Don't see it if you want a well written play, looking for exciting music, want a fully produced show Read more

174 Reviews | 20 Followers
50
Confessional, Well-intentioned, But unfortunately not well-executed

See it if you're interested in hearing a personal account of growing up gay at the dawn of the AIDs crisis in NYC and don't mind low production values

Don't see it if you want quality music or staging -- the production values are poor and the performances are wanting.

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