The Ones Upstairs
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The Ones Upstairs
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The Ones Upstairs NYC Reviews and Tickets

59%
(14 Reviews)
Positive
28%
Mixed
36%
Negative
36%
Members say
Funny, Slow, Confusing, Quirky, Disappointing

About the Show

A comedic, heartwarming New York tale highlighting the connection and whimsical interactions between the living and the dead. Part of the 2018 Dream Up Festival.

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Member Reviews (14)

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45
Dizzying, Quirky

See it if You want to see a play that involves people holding on to loved ones that have passed away

Don't see it if You are expecting something that is polished, cleaned up and ready for an audience Read more

49
Confusing, Slow, Quirky, Disappointing

See it if you like to support smaller local theaters, new writers; want something inexpensive

Don't see it if you found the premise (funny, touching play about connections between the living & the dead) intriguing - it disappoints .. Read more

60
Almost-funny, Too many plotlines, Ambitious, Way too long

See it if You want to support new plays. The bones of a fun story are somewhere in there.

Don't see it if you want a tight, coherent story. Too many plotlines that come out of nowhere. Over long. I thought it ended, but now, one more scene to go. Read more

60
Book didn't deliver, Premise had potential, Resonant / humorous / sweet, Ambitious / bit slow

See it if you want to support shows/co's @ Theater for New City. Cute show, w/a few funny performances. Saturday matinee was packed, lots of chuckles.

Don't see it if you can't sit through slow 100min show w/no intermission. Wanted SO much to like it more, but playwright doesn't deliver on premise promise. Read more

60
Disappointing, Funny, Fluffy, Intriguing, Unsatisfying

See it if You want a funny show about the trials and tribulations of dating

Don't see it if You want a satisfying conclusion to the story of some sort.

51
Too many furniture moves, Slow, Not witty enough or not enough thought provoking exchanges among characters

See it if you want to torture/punish yourself for any misdeeds,

Don't see it if you like characters who do not make sense with lines or with voice inflections.

49
Ambitious, Confusing, Excruciating, Insipid, Slow

See it if You want to be exposed to a kernel of a potential concept or idea.

Don't see it if If that kernel never goes beyond an idea of a concept.

35
Slow, Mediocre acting, Uncompelling story, Confusing

See it if You want to support a new work of art

Don't see it if You’re expecting writing or acting quality superior to that found in a high school production Read more

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