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The Maids (The Seeing Place Theater)
East Village
67

The Maids (The Seeing Place Theater) NYC Reviews and Tickets

67%
(33 Reviews)
Positive
58%
Mixed
30%
Negative
12%
Members say
Slow, Great acting, Confusing, Quirky, Disappointing

About the Show

Seeing Place Theater presents Jean Genet's classic in which two sisters, maids to a wealthy society woman, act out fantasies of class, love and revenge.

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Member Reviews (33)

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70
Great acting, Edgy, Dizzying, Ambitious

See it if A play that has some good acting and direction. If you dont care that its not great, however.

Don't see it if It is not a fantastic all around story but interesting enough.

82
Gripping, Uneven, Personal as political, Unsettling, Smart

See it if you'd like a chance to reevaluate a classic modern play in our era of enormous power differential between haves & have-nots.

Don't see it if you get claustrophobic in tiny theater spaces: here you will feel the breeze whenever the actors whoosh by. Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

April 10th, 2019

"There a few things that make it difficult to catch onto the absurd tone of the piece. The first is that the pacing is a bit slow in challenging places...As a director, Ms. Cronican makes excellent use of the layout of Mike Mroch’s scenic design...No material is wasted in this repertory production...I encourage support for The Seeing Place Theater because their mission is simple and clear, and evidence demonstrates their achievement of it."
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