The Two Character Play (2019)
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The Two Character Play (2019)

The Two Character Play (2019) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(38 Reviews)
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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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302 Reviews | 87 Followers
Absorbing, Must see, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you are fascinated by Tennessee Williams’ obsession with mental illness and human weakness and the restorative transformative power of love.

Don't see it if you are irreconcilably morose from plays about mental illness and poverty, prefer shorter comedies, more than two actors, or scene changes

387 Reviews | 97 Followers
Great lights, sound, costumes, direction: a total ensemble, Terrific, all-out performances, Rich, textured production, Refreshing, Ambitious

See it if You're up for a theatrical labor of love and a fine example of skill, imagination and talent trumping low budgets. Williams would be pleased

Don't see it if Your brain insists on sequential narrative or has calcified past wonder; truth most often lies between the cracks, so go with it or don't go Read more

251 Reviews | 25 Followers
Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Dizzying, Absorbing

See it if You are a fan of TW. Fascinating play within a play structure. Heartbreaking characters and story. Fine acting; wonderfully intimate theater

Don't see it if You are looking for a light, uplifting play with uncomplicated characters

78 Reviews | 18 Followers
Intelligent, Edgy, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you know the play or like insane like plays

Don't see it if you only like mainstream shows

398 Reviews | 224 Followers
Intense, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if Characters,dialog,set,mus are perfectly blended to express themes of mental disorder,fam viloence,bro/sis relation. Grt act,light&writin

Don't see it if you don't like Tennessee Williams and the Theater of the Absurd.

677 Reviews | 159 Followers
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

284 Reviews | 46 Followers
Confusing, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy complex two character dialogues with lots of bending of roles and context that interweave to tell a basically sad story.

Don't see it if you mind some confusion and meta-theatrical dialogue. You mind that the play within a play is comic while the wrapper play is dark. Read more

287 Reviews | 32 Followers
Entertaining, Great acting, Quirky, Funny

See it if you like Williams' plays and don't need a well defined plot

Don't see it if you want a straight linear plot Read more