Sight Unseen
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Sight Unseen

Sight Unseen NYC Reviews and Tickets

(42 Reviews)
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Great acting, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing

About the Show

New Light Theater Company revives Donald Margulies' Obie-winning drama about a superstar artist who seeks out his original muse.

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Member Reviews (42)

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216 Reviews | 58 Followers
Great writing, Great acting, Engaging, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if you want to see a great script acted out very well - with three main characters who deal with their intertwining lives, past & present.

Don't see it if you don't like small theaters; are looking for a lot of action rather than dialogue; prefer fancy sets. Read more

748 Reviews | 237 Followers
Funny, Intense, Intelligent, Edgy, Profound

See it if Multi-layered unfolding of relationships, memories, cultural values and artistic sensibilities. Wonderful characters and structure.

Don't see it if You don't want to think about what is going on at multiple levels. You don't like a non-linear timeline.

73 Reviews | 24 Followers
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you're in the mood for some great acting and thought-provoking conversations about life and the value of art.

Don't see it if you need wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am action. It's a slow burn.

498 Reviews | 318 Followers
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you value clever thought provoking writing & fine acting in a show that deals with art,it's perception, anti semitism & the vagaries of love

Don't see it if you don't want to be challenged.

343 Reviews | 64 Followers
Absorbing, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful, Resonant

See it if You like very human, believable complex characters and realistic exploration of relationships.Great dialogue. Excellent acting esp male lead

Don't see it if You don't like talky plays or plays where just about every interaction is an argument.U need heroes and villains -not all flawed characters.

138 Reviews | 110 Followers
Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if A lovely production, good acting and direction. A interesting look at a modern artists scope of work and who and how people influence them.

Don't see it if If you don't care about the art/gallery world or plays in general.

134 Reviews | 18 Followers
Absorbing, Entertaining, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you are interested in art, relationships and historical references.

Don't see it if you have no interest in art and relationships.

440 Reviews | 126 Followers
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you enjoy a well written drama which deals with art in general, artists and the role of art in society.

Don't see it if you prefer linear plots with lots of humor, action, and no philosophical issues.

Critic Reviews (2)

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February 13th, 2017

"An exceptional cast and astute direction make the quaint, four-flight walk-up worthwhile for theater lovers...The play’s give-and-takes touch on the various aspects of art...If that makes it sound rather dry, it’s not. Under director Jerry Heymann, the actors squeeze out plenty of juice in the confrontations...It’s Margulies’s story, the actors, and the direction that make this production such an absorbing evening of theater."
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February 14th, 2017

"Patricia and Nick become inextricably entangled in this subtle, psychologically complex exploration of the artist’s relationship to his art, to his personal life, to what it means to be a son, and to what it means to be Jewish in America...The razor-sharp dialogue keeps the audience raptly attentive...The actors are all fine, especially Nagrant...But the star of this show is Margulies, who has made a timeless work that still enchants while making its audience sit up and pay attention."
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