The Bridge Production Group revives Adam Rapp's dark drama about two American men who travel to Amsterdam to hire a prostitute. More…
'Red Light Winter' confronts the expectations of fantasy, the disappointment of reality, and the complexities of unrequited love—a twisted and complicated web spanning Amsterdam's Red Light District to the East Village. 'Red Light Winter' is part of The Bridge's month-long residency at The Robert Moss Theatre, and is performed in rotating repertory with 'Hedda' and 'The Sonnets.'
See it if You like shows done on a shoestring that are a hit in every department: acting; writing; sets; lighting; costumes; direction.
Don't see it if You don’t like plays done on a small scale.
See it if How important our roles are to ourselves and others. We need imagination to survive. Great acting: vulnerable, brave, heartbreaking.
Don't see it if You don’t want to see partial nudity and simulated sex on stage. You want something lighter or happier.
See it if you have a lot of patience. The actors are working hard.
Don't see it if you have anything else to do. The characters are thin with obscure motivations and weak plot.
See it if You want a non-traditional love triangle. You're OK with frank discussions of sex.
Don't see it if You want originality:2 of the characters are lazy cliches. You want a mature discussion of sex:High School stuff to shock: it doesn't.
See it if You want to see the best play written by the greatest playwright of all time
Don't see it if If you are looking for something light and fluffy. Also, if you are the type of person that needs the "good guy" to win this is not for you
See it if you want 2 experience a lab of putting all the pieces of a project perfect for actors & design personnel involved, bleak but perfectly tuned
Don't see it if prostitution, simulated sex, nudity, publishing, playwriting, sharing hookers, red dresses, cross-dressing, are outside your comfort zone
See it if very interesting 1st act. Sharp dialogue. Excellent acting. Provocative characters. Held my interest.
Don't see it if nudity & sexual situations bother you. Some inconsistencies and poor choices in the writing in act 2 are a letdown after a much better act 1
See it if you are interested in delving into a seedy world with fascinatingly flawed characters grappling with a very unusual romantic triangle.
Don't see it if you are offended by simulated sex or nudity, or you just want something happy. Although it has its humorous moments, this is a tragedy.
See it if You want to see three actors doing a great job in this performance.
Don't see it if You are not interested in seeing a play about two guys who hire a prostitute and what happens after that.
See it if Talented actors with fully fleshed out complex psyches in a complicated pas de trois relationship.
Don't see it if You like clear-cut heroes. None here.
See it if you want to see good acting and staging in a flawed story. Act 1 much better, it fizzes out in act 2. Held my interest, though.
Don't see it if you get frustrated when the elements don't add up. Some choices and behavior of the characters didn't make sense to me.
See it if You like a drama about people relating to each other in really unhealthy ways, and are okay with not getting any satisfying conclusion
Don't see it if You're triggered by sexual violence, don't like nudity or simulated sex.
See it if you enjoy a dark drama with a good premise, but very slow moving
Don't see it if you are offended by discussion of sex, profanity, violence, with some nudity. Want a lighter,faster moving show
See it if very well done version of this play; all three actors were excellent in their parts and well cast
Don't see it if you are offended by nudity or frank discussions about sex
See it if A loves B. B loves C. C loves C. Another play about loving the wrong person. Intensely unmotivated behavior.
Don't see it if A little overacting goes a long way. A little nudity and graphic simulated sex.
See it if you want a comprehensive take on everything that's messed up about modern romantic culture, from a variety of angles.
Don't see it if you're sensitive to depictions of sexual assault - there's a scene towards the end that was tough for me.
See it if You want to see a play about depressed and sad characters. Performances are good but a flawed script makes for an unpleasant experience.
Don't see it if You have something better to do for two plus hours or are offended by the nudity, and simulated violent sexual intercourse.
See it if you are up for some fine performances in an overly written play that tries just a bit too hard; a solid first act that loses momentum in 2nd
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with sex, cursing or nudity; you want to care about the characters at the end.
See it if like plays about flawed humans. excellent acting and a story that you won't find in most big playhouses.
Don't see it if you are offended by nudity or sex on stage. you only want upbeat happy stories or don't want to believe that all people have flaws.
See it if You like off Broadway productions about falling for the wrong person and suffering the ramifications.
Don't see it if You like only big productions.