Patience NYC Reviews and Tickets

69%
(12 Ratings)
Positive
66%
Mixed
17%
Negative
17%
Members say
Great acting, Slow, Ambitious, Intelligent, Relevant

About the Show

Part of the Corkscrew Festival, "Patience" offers a portrait of a young black man struggling to build a life with other people when all he’s learned so far is how to be alone.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (12)

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183 Reviews | 36 Followers
86
Relevant, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you enjoy character driven plays about the struggle to understand what you really want and accepting when change is needed.

Don't see it if you prefer elaborate staging and complex plots.

712 Reviews | 401 Followers
86
Intelligent, Refreshing, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Very strong performances by all actors. Interesting script with a twist. With some tailoring of the script, this drama could go to Broadway.

Don't see it if If you don’t like simplistic plays then this one is not for you .

683 Reviews | 161 Followers
80
Smarrt, Electric supporting performance, Fine lead performance, Plot problems, Low-key

See it if the world of gaming or the lives of contemporary black characters interest you.

Don't see it if you are in the mood for a high-octane, high-decibel drama. Read more

1166 Reviews | 464 Followers
80
Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Interesting

See it if You want to see some great actors in a sometimes great play. Moments of genius elevate the entirety of this show.

Don't see it if You can’t look at it with a “workshop eye”. This one definitely has some rough edges but there is a true gem in there. Read more

287 Reviews | 32 Followers
75
Relevant, Intelligent, Ambitious

See it if you like well acted stories and can follow some fast paced monologues.

Don't see it if simple plays don't appeal to you

201 Reviews | 21 Followers
75
Slow, Ambitious, Good writing, Good acting

See it if You want to see a well-acted drama with an all black cast with a simple set

Don't see it if You are expecting to see a lavish production, a musical or comedy or if you are homophobic or offended by profanity.

1122 Reviews | 324 Followers
71
Relevant, Great acting, Quirky, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you want to see the tug between work and relationships with interesting actors: Gitta's dour Daniel; Crawley's great stage presence; con't,

Don't see it if you want a snappy play - lots of scene changes, done well, still break up the flow. Low budget set works well with good lighting but shreds. Read more

1312 Reviews | 354 Followers
64
Disappointing, Fluffy, Overrated, Slow

See it if If you want to see a show that needs more work to it. Some good acting. Show is good at times.

Don't see it if If you want a fast paced production or a quality storyline. Plot is not solid with this one.

Critic Reviews (1)

TheaterScene.net
July 30th, 2019

“Unfortunately, Daniel's ambivalence proves to be an impediment to the success of ‘Patience.’ It would be one thing if he were a strong character, torn about which path he'll take moving forward. Rather, he seems to be a customarily wishy-washy guy, who avoids making choices (or ‘decisions’).”
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