Park Avenue Armory and the Old Vic present O’Neill's expressionist drama, a searing social commentary on the divide between the rich and poor in the industrial age. Starring Emmy winner and Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale. More…
Cannavale stars as Yank, an unthinking laborer searching for his place in a world controlled by the wealthy. His journey from the bowels of a transatlantic ocean liner to the wealthy neighborhoods of New York society literally revolves around the audience like the conveyor belt of a larger machine, serving as a metaphor for the struggle between the working man and the industrial complex. The revival is directed by Olivier winner Richard Jones and is based on a previous mounting he helmed in London.
See it if like Bobby Cannavale and want to see theater in an interesting performance space.
Don't see it if you don't want to leave the theater scratching your head.
See it if You want to sit in an uncomfortable plastic stadium seat and hear dated, melodramatic dialogue for 90 mins. Staging is interesting
Don't see it if You don't like trite plays that are depressing and offer little hope