Closed 1h 50m
Reparations
Brooklyn
87

Reparations NYC Reviews and Tickets

87%
(41 Reviews)
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Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

About the Show

In this world premiere, a recently widowed white book editor invites a younger black writer to her apartment, only to find that a night of passion turns into a tumultuous morning-after.

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85
Compassionate, Funny, Edgy, Relevant, Resonant

See it if Nervy #metoo play w/twists. Racial & sexual abuse themes. Shifting power dynamics. Funny moments amidst the pain. Excellent acting/staging.

Don't see it if After the thrilling fireworks of the first 3/4 of the play, the last 1/4 felt like an extended denouement. A bit contrived in spots.

93
Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you love good theater with a dynamic plot and great characters. The acting is terrific. Some very funny and unexpected material.

Don't see it if you have issues with May December relationships or cannot empathize with characters acknowledging difficult life positions.

Critic Reviews (1)

November 6th, 2019

"In ‘Reparations,’ Righting Wrongs Comes With a Cost: James Sheldon’s play examines what happens when trauma is used to material ends."
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