The Two Character Play (2019)
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The Two Character Play (2019)
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The Two Character Play (2019) NYC Reviews and Tickets

75%
(38 Reviews)
Positive
68%
Mixed
29%
Negative
3%
Members say
Great acting, Confusing, Quirky, Great writing, Absorbing

About the Show

Reality and fantasy are interwoven in this two-hander from Tennessee Williams, as two actors on tour―brother and sister―find themselves deserted in a decrepit "state theatre in an unknown state."

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942 Reviews | 225 Followers
73
Clever, Great staging, Great acting

See it if A well acted play. Good direction and lighting. Not one of Williams best plays,however.

Don't see it if Beginning and end better than the middle where Williams writes the 2 character play. Off stage was entertaining the play part was sloooow

764 Reviews | 212 Followers
78
Slow, Great acting, Intense, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you want a complete understanding of all Tennessee Williams plays but know this is offbeat, biographical and goes a bit long for the subject

Don't see it if you do not relate to dysfunction between brother and sister actors forced to deal with each other on and off stage in a stationary plot.

741 Reviews | 121 Followers
68
Great writing, Slow, Indulgent, Dated, Funny

See it if you are a Tennessee Williams fan and are interested in his thoughts on theater and performers.

Don't see it if you have high expectations. This performance lacks the finesse needed to bring across the delicate contradictions in the writing.

668 Reviews | 155 Followers
84
Southern gothic, Borderline absurd, Metatheatrical, Inventive

See it if you’d like to see a late work of Tennessee Williams, a dip into Theater of the Absurd, not often performed.

Don't see it if you’re hoping that this late Tennessee Williams play is a simple update of earlier work. Read more

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506 Reviews | 1001 Followers
78
Thought-provoking, Intense, Absorbing

See it if A Tennessee Williams fan "Must See. ." Written on his downward spiral.Semi auto biographical. 13th Street Rep.is a cozy intimate theater.

Don't see it if Not a FUN kind of show. Disturbing at times. Two performers.

628 Reviews | 93 Followers
65
Clever, Confusing, Quirky

See it if you would like to see a rarely performed play of TW. Interesting staging. Very unlike style of most of TW's plays.

Don't see it if you want to see only TW's best plays or like a larger venue. Read more

567 Reviews | 147 Followers
73
Meta, Great writing, Great acting, Edgy

See it if Traumatised acting siblings rehearse and attempt to stay grounded to the reality of their lives and to the dialogue in their fictional play.

Don't see it if Line drawn between actor and character is slim, so concentration is of the import. The lighting cues seem to muddle the meta experiment.

435 Reviews | 61 Followers
69
Slow, Great acting, Intense, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if If you’re a true Williams fan and can endure the later works.

Don't see it if You’re not near a PhD in Williams’s works.

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