Modern Swimwear
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Modern Swimwear
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Modern Swimwear NYC Reviews and Tickets

61%
(24 Reviews)
Positive
38%
Mixed
37%
Negative
25%
Members say
Disappointing, Great acting, Intense, Absorbing, Ambitious

A provocative new play about swimwear designer Sylvie Cachay's life and the cost of women's ambition.

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Member Reviews (24)

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1082 Reviews | 265 Followers
49
Excruciating, Dizzying, Disappointing, Banal

See it if If you want a poly written, poorly constructed play.

Don't see it if Direction ans writing are awful.

715 Reviews | 108 Followers
81
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want a drama that is very relevant, well written and extremely thought provoking. This play is very disturbing and based on real events.

Don't see it if you don't like sexual talk or verbal or physical abuse of women portrayed on stage. Some scenes are very disturbing. Read more

466 Reviews | 237 Followers
88
Great staging, Riveting, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if A well-acted, beautiful set & disturbing portrayal of a youth couple with their complicated relationship.

Don't see it if Some sexual scenes might disturb some audience attendees.

480 Reviews | 134 Followers
30
Sad, Strange, Horrific, Boring, Slow

See it if No reason to see this unless you are obligated cause you know someone in the cast or crew.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy boring plays that suddenly turn into a horrific scene ! The most horrifying aspect of this is that it is a true story !

458 Reviews | 116 Followers
53
Lacks writing focus, Inconsistent, Great lighting

See it if you enjoy any play about codependency, no matter how poorly constructed.

Don't see it if you want a well constructed play not relying on an absurdist "gimmick" to show very human dysfunction. Read more

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277 Reviews | 75 Followers
69
Disappointing, Edgy, Great acting

See it if into a couple with severe intimacy issues trying to get intimate. 80 minutes of real-time natural acting, mostly funny and absorbing.

Don't see it if well... come for the journey, because the destination is not there. Read more

241 Reviews | 25 Followers
34
Insipid, Excruciating, Dizzying, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if You want to be confuse for an hour and a half

Don't see it if If you want to be entertained

208 Reviews | 29 Followers
66
Depressing, Repetitive, Too long, Ambitious, Disappointing

See it if You want to see two needy weak people in a toxic depressing relationship-that never improves for a long hour and a half.

Don't see it if You like plays that make you feel good. Read more

Critic Reviews (2)

Theatermania
January 24th, 2023

"Even if your husband is a shiftless idiot, you can still find some consolation in his material benefits, right? 'Modern Swimwear' is the story of that bet gone horribly wrong."
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Lighting & Sound America
January 24th, 2023

"The stage is populated with straw people, ripe for easy condemnation; by the time the action reached its horrible conclusion, I was ready for early checkout."
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