The Metropolitan Playhouse presents two early, rarely performed plays by Eugene O'Neill: 'Recklessness' and 'Now I Ask You.' More…
'Recklessness' tells the story of a husband who learns his wife is having an affair with the chauffeur, and sets out to exact his revenge. The light comedy 'Now I Ask You' addresses the intellectual elite's views on marriage and freedom at the dawn of the 20th century.
See it if You're an O'Neill fan. Well done on a tiny budget. So worth it.
Don't see it if You can't appreciate a lesser known work done in a small no frills way.
See it if You want to see 2 early works from O'Neill. You want to see work that's been rarely performed in New York.
Don't see it if You dislike O'Neill. You prefer more contemporary theatre.
See it if You enjoy O'Neill and want to see some of his early work. The first play is short, sweet, and tragic. Play #2 is quirky and well acted.
Don't see it if You are easily bored. Play #2 drags long, and while funny at times, it gets exhausting fast. However the actors are a tour-de-force in it.
See it if you'd enjoy seeing two rarely performed early O'Neill plays;which are of historical interest. They aren't O'Neill's best plays, but good.
Don't see it if ..you mind an uneven cast. Some actors were genuinely outstanding, but a couple....were not. On balance, though, well acted,
See it if you enjoy dark comedies and/or rarely done O'Neill plays
Don't see it if you have ever thought to yourself, "I'm not sure I have the attention span for this play" (the second play drags a bit).
See it if You want to see (seriously) unexpected ONeill. Theyre terrifically well done & any ONeill fan should catch these 2 plays. Dark & then funny!
Don't see it if This American master doesn't interest you or you only want to see the ONeill you're familiar with. Two of his earliest plays rarely done.
See it if if you do not expect the O'Neill 's genus of later plays such as The Iceman Cometh; but you want to enjoy great acting, and directing.
Don't see it if if you do not like comedies.
See it if you are curious about unknown plays by a masterful playwright beautifully staged & acted with some lovely costumes.
Don't see it if If you do not like small intimate theatre.
See it if You like O'Neill and want to see his earlier work (particularly to see his comedic style). If you want an intimate evening of theatre.
Don't see it if You don't care about O'Neill. If you're looking for great performances. The actors aren't bad, but nothing to write home about
See it if You're an O'Neil fan. See it to see the marvelous cast and their top-notch performances.
Don't see it if You're uncomfortable in tiny theaters. If you don't enjoy O'neil. If you have any issues with unexpected loud noises or suicide scenes.
See it if you're interested in a lighter side of O'Neill -- this is no Long Day's Journey Into Night
Don't see it if You're bored by stuff that's not flashy or in-your-face, I thought it was great but there were a couple people in the audience dozing off
See it if you enjoy simple quality plays. You can see the expressions and nuances on the actor's faces due to intimacy of theater.
Don't see it if you need 21st century bells and whistles. Also, if you can't get past the slight dragging of the second play.
See it if you appreciate intimate, small theater experiences, and nice sets and costumes. Of these two comedies, I preferred the shorter first one.
Don't see it if you want something more substantial, or is having gunshots in both plays is a "no go" for you.
See it if you'd like to see the early work of a master. you enjoy seeing two works perfectly juxtaposed in a single evening
Don't see it if you don't like period drama
See it if you find early works of great writers fascinating. Well acted & directed. 2 short plays on a tiny stage. A bit uneven but well worth seeing.
Don't see it if small plays in small theatres are not for you; if you're looking for spectacle, high tech or something more contemporary.
See it if you enjoy Eugene O'Neill and want to see some of his early plays, which differ significantly from the majority of his works.
Don't see it if you don't like Eugene O'Neill.
See it if You like plays in style of Ibsen, Shaw, or realism. It was a tiny theater with excellent actors.
Don't see it if you are looking for something big. It's early O'Neill by a small troupe.
See it if Go see this play if you like thought provoking situations. If you like getting deep into the characters, you will enjoy this play.
Don't see it if You don't like drama.
See it if You like Victorian drama, yearn for bygone American ideals. Enjoy good acting.
Don't see it if You do not like historical plays, are a philosophy major (some of the philosophical references are not relevant)