New York | 2h 40m | Already closed

Speakeasy

From 1 critic and 5 member reviews
Members say: Slow, Confusing, Ambitious, Indulgent, Raunchy

About the show

Theater for the New City presents a story that melds Lewis Carroll's Alice books to the mostly untold true tales of Prohibition era Queer New York subculture. More…

John and Jane Allison are newlyweds in New York City in 1929. Although they love each other, they have desires they haven’t even acknowledged to themselves, let alone explored. But after giving her neighbor Roberta White a kiss, Jane goes 'down the rabbit hole,' entering the strange world of a Speakeasy, where time and space and identity don’t appear to follow conventional rules. On accepting a sexual proposition in a public men’s room, John mysteriously slides 'through the looking glass,' and in one fantastical magical realist dream night, they explore their sexuality through the course of two simultaneous and intertwining magical adventures.



20
Cliched, Banal, Endless, Slow, Raunchy

See it if you really want to support new musicals that are in progress. A few moments of nice singing. You like your raunchy content strangely sexless

Don't see it if You value your time. I don't think they cut anything and there was a lot that should have been cut. It was 3h15. Laughably bad lyrics.

11
Disappointing, Confusing, Slow, Raunchy, Indulgent

See it if You like really experimental and unedited musicals that take 4 hours of your life you'll never get back

Don't see it if You like good singing, acting, or plot


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