Reeking of Indiscretion: Madame X's Allerton
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Reeking of Indiscretion: Madame X's Allerton

Reeking of Indiscretion: Madame X's Allerton NYC Reviews and Tickets

(19 Ratings)
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Great writing, Great acting, Intelligent, Clever, Entertaining

About the Show

This new work exploring the relationships of philanthropist Robert Allerton offers an epistolary intrigue of historical truth, fiction, and LGBTQ issues.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (19)

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79 Reviews | 22 Followers
Fascinating, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in insight to the gay experience in the early/mid part of the last century. Well acted and well written.

Don't see it if You don’t like minimally staged readings with no set and only three actors.

435 Reviews | 60 Followers
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if You would enjoy a high level “reading” of a charming play set in the Roaring 20 that deals with a gay relationship of the period.

Don't see it if If you’re looking for a musical or heavy drama.

53 Reviews | 3 Followers
Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Enchanting, Clever

See it if You enjoy an intelligent discussion of gay issues

Don't see it if Sophisticated conversation bores you

302 Reviews | 87 Followers
Refreshing, Great writing, Great acting, Delightful, Funny

See it if you enjoy authentic early 20th century bon mot letters, read by the actors, and frank, humorous conversation about relationships/emotions.

Don't see it if you prefer action, elaborate sets, and large casts or musicals to three actors reading characters’ letter exchanges. Read more

257 Reviews | 81 Followers
Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Quirky, Clever

See it if Its a work being developed. The bones are good and it will flesh out in time. Right now use your imagination. It’s a good starting experienc

Don't see it if Don’t see it if you want a finished piece; if you don’t want to listen to a reading; if you want a stage set. It’s the start.

669 Reviews | 385 Followers
Entertaining, Great acting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if A delightful workshop focusing on love & friendship with strong & convincing acting.

Don't see it if You needs sets and props to imagine this workshop true story.

209 Reviews | 38 Followers
Thought-provoking, Slow, Intelligent, Indulgent, Dated

See it if You like the epistolary form of reading letters back and forth, this blast from the past shows how far the gays have come.

Don't see it if It's all talk and no action, so if that's a deal breaker for you, skip this. I liked it though.

113 Reviews | 18 Followers
Informative, Intelligent, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you are interested in a biographical LGBTQ history told through imagined correspondence by actual characters, in a terrific production.

Don't see it if you would not enjoy a play that is presented much like a play reading.