See it if you want to see how a classic text of the Theater of the Absurd holds up, or explore the fraught dynamics of a student-teacher relationship.
Don't see it if you find the Absurd hopelessly dated. Read more
See it if You've only got one hour and you HAVE to see a show. Also, the set, as well as the theater with an adjoining bar are lovely.
Don't see it if Ionesco played straight? This play is supposed to be farcical, not played in a naturalist style.I won't even get into the acting. Just don't Read more
See it if Great acting great writing what else could you want funny and absorbing
Don't see it if If you can’t handle theater of the absurd
See it if You know and enjoy Theater of the Absurd with its seemingly absurd dialogue. Thought provoking.
Don't see it if You like traditional theater with banal and predictable outcomes.
See it if you can laugh at increasingly absurd teacher-student dynamics then regret doing so when the power play gets out of hand.
Don't see it if you're ashamed of your knowledge of subtraction and fearful people are going to snicker at you. It's not enough to know 1 + 1 = 2.
See it if you realize #MeToo didn't start this year. The Lesson is a #MeToo cry from 1950! Great production that needs a longer life somewhere.
Don't see it if uncomfortable chairs, a hot theater or absurd dialogue make you uncomfortable. No see it! You need to.
See it if you like original writing with a great cast.
Don't see it if you only like logical stories Read more
See it if you like absurd theater and are unfamiliar with Ionesco
Don't see it if you won't be dining at one of the fine restaurants on Clinton Street. Read more