The Vanity
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The Vanity
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The Vanity NYC Reviews and Tickets

45%
(27 Reviews)
Positive
19%
Mixed
22%
Negative
59%
Members say
Excruciating, Funny, Slow, Disappointing, Confusing

About the Show

Theatre Row presents this stylized, darkly humorous, musical melodrama inspired by Oscar Wilde's 'The Portrait of Dorian Gray."

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374 Reviews | 69 Followers
45
Confusing, Slow, Funny

See it if you are interested in anything Dorian Gray, liked The Picture of Dorian Gray, and do not mind a confusing story and over the top characters.

Don't see it if you prefer a well developed story and relistic characters.

333 Reviews | 87 Followers
30
Remarkably bad, Confused, Unrelenting, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if if you need to see the most aptly titled piece of theatre you'll likely ever see.

Don't see it if Just don't. It's very rare to find a production or piece of theatre so thoroughly wrong that it has nothing to recommend it; not a moment or Read more

330 Reviews | 69 Followers
30
Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow, Tedious, Trite

See it if you have no knowledge of the story/film, or if someone is paying you large sums to see it, and buying you dinner.

Don't see it if You have anything at all better to do. I must admit I left at the interval. It was intellectual/emotional self-flaggelation.

297 Reviews | 78 Followers
45
Dated, Amateurish, Cliched, Insipid, Juvenile

See it if you know someone in the show. Otherwise, steer clear. Even Dorian Gray would be screaming, "D'AH F'UH???" if he'd sat through this mess.

Don't see it if it ever comes back. Poorly produced, terribly weak "singing", amateur "acting", silly staging. And these guys are NOT new to this business!

257 Reviews | 42 Followers
60
Unconvincing

See it if like musicals remincent of 'Phantom of the Opera'. I am not sure if this was supposed to be serious or a spoof of this genre.

Don't see it if don't like musicals and fantasy subjects.

101 Reviews | 90 Followers
55
Confusing, Dizzying, Quirky, Ambitious, Slow

See it if Like story of Dorian grey. Some parts very humorous

Don't see it if Can't follow complicated story.

87 Reviews | 14 Followers
50
Confusing, Disappointing, Funny, Slow

See it if A twist on the story of Dorian Gray with some funny parts but too confusing

Don't see it if if you are seeking a well developed script and very good music.

65 Reviews | 7 Followers
93
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you like musicals, and parody

Don't see it if you cannot take a joke Read more

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