Already closed | 1h 45m | Brooklyn

The Johnsons

From 5 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Entertaining, Funny, Some strong performances, Shapeless

About the show

With biting satire and poetry, Amina Henry's play explores what happens when a family in Cape Cod wakes up from the American Dream. More…

From the show:

They've lost their Cape Cod home to foreclosure, the family cat is missing and there's been a death in the family. It has not been a good summer for the Johnsons. With biting satire and poetry, Amina Henry's new play explores what happens when an American family wakes up from the American Dream.

1h 45m | Already closed | JACK (Brooklyn)

Member Reviews (5)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Entertaining, Funny, Some strong performances, Shapeless
78
Avg Score

76
Great acting, Quirky, Funny, Slow, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy dysfunctional families dealing with problems including relationships, finances, health, employment, death and other insecurities.

Don't see it if you expect a fast moving production - many scenes here and some repetition. Could be trigger for those dealing with same or uncomfortable.

74
Some strong performances, Inhospitable space, Worthy, Poetical, Shapeless

See it if you want to support talent & plays that focus on the middle class African-American experience.

Don't see it if you want an intermission if a show goes 2 hours, professional caliber design, or a temperate theater.

81
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want to see very good actors and laugh a lot

Don't see it if I enjoyed it so I don't have any reason to suggest you don't see it

82
Great acting, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if You like seeing plays that deal will tragic and real life situations. Also if you like great acting in a family setting.

Don't see it if If you would rather see a show with a less harsh plot.

75
Confusing, Clever

See it if you enjoy family tragicomedies. ***address given on receipt is wrong. It's not 505 1/2 Waverly Ave. It's 18 Putnam Ave***

Don't see it if looking for a show with good production value, script with no fat. hour 45 min w/ no intermission

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