Project X
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Project X
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Project X NYC Reviews and Tickets

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(17 Reviews)
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Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Profound

About the Show

Set in 1944, this new drama centers around a high school science teacher who responds to a newspaper ad reading, “Physicists Needed for Project X: a Project that will Win the War.”

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Entertaining, Profound, Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you'd like to become familiar with this small family, well portrayed, dealing with the non-combat challenges of war time work and life.

Don't see it if you do not care to learn about the past - mistakes, hardships, love and loss, these all set in WW2 providing another look at our history.

82
Wwii memoir, Informative, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting

See it if A family’s story of civilian service purifying Uranium for the A-bomb and the cancers caused by working without radiation protection.

Don't see it if A short subway ride out of Manhattan is too far. Hard to believe the inadequacy of safety measures.

83
Riveting, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intense, Absorbing

See it if You're interested in WWII. You're interested in ethics in science.

Don't see it if You want a happy go lucky show.

91
Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing, Intelligent

See it if you want a different angle on the story of Oak Ridge & the Manhattan Project

Don't see it if you don't like family dramas or historical plays

94
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you're interested in a very informative show about the secret WWII Manhattan Project and how it affected the families involved in it.

Don't see it if you're not interested in WWII history; don't enjoy small intimate theater Read more

78
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Cliched, Absorbing

See it if you like a great situation and a strong family drama about non soldiers participating in the work of war and conflicts being duty and love.

Don't see it if you mind a bit of anachronistic plotting and a scene that seems untrue. Mind the plot being resolvable by the line "I need you to trust me."

92
Insightful, Profound, Absorbing, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You know that nothing works without a great script, you love the way good theater forces you to feel things and think about relationships

Don't see it if You want a fun night of light fare, you don't want to schlep to Long Island City

79
Spare, Informative, Interesting

See it if you are drawn to stories of history, science, war, secret missions and family drama. Some things you'll hear may surprise you.

Don't see it if you don't like small-scale productions with simple sets.

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