The Old Settler
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The Old Settler
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The Old Settler NYC Reviews and Tickets

92%
(12 Reviews)
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Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Great writing, Absorbing

About the Show

Full of humor and grit, John Henry Redwood’s comedy is a story of American love and survival in 1940s Harlem.

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Member Reviews (12)

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95
Profound, Romantic, Exquisite, Funny, Enchanting

See it if Deep, touching love story with layers upon layers of insight and meaning. Set impeccably in 1940's Harlem. Superb writing and acting.

Don't see it if You are not interested in a drama about the evolving relationship between two sisters.

85
Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy seeing a realistic play set in 1940s Harlem with a black cast

Don't see it if You don't want to see an all black cast in a play set in the 1940s

89
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Profound

See it if you want to reminisce about Harlem

Don't see it if you don't like soul food

92
Clever

See it if You enjoy June/December romances and family values.

Don't see it if You are opposed to June/December romances.

During previews
89
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Romantic

See it if You are interested in the lives of the residents of Harlem during WWII, as they struggle to keep up with the bills & their own hearts.

Don't see it if You like fast paced action and elaborate plots. You have no interest in the history of old NYC. Read more

During previews
92
Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You want to see what a slice of life was like for 4 people living in the 1940's in Harlem. Amazing actors and great story!

Don't see it if You like large Broadway productions with lots of fluff and fancy. Read more

During previews
95
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if If you like the life of an older woman,trying to start a new life with a much younger man, three years her senior.

Don't see it if Don't like older women trying to seduce younger men. Better known as cougars. Read more

During previews
90
Entertaining, Delightful, Funny

See it if You enjoy an entertaining show in an intimate setting

Don't see it if You only like musicals

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