Thelonious!
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Thelonious!
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Thelonious! NYC Reviews and Tickets

53%
(15 Reviews)
Positive
40%
Mixed
20%
Negative
40%
Members say
Disappointing, Confusing, Funny, Edgy, Excruciating

About the Show

A syncopated comedy about the American Dream told through the nightmare of a failing marriage. 

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Member Reviews (15)

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10
Excruciating, Insipid, Banal, Disappointing, Ridiculous

See it if You want to support someone involved with the production or the theatre.

Don't see it if You value your time. I’m sorry but in my opinion there is nothing here worthwhile. Read more

70
Pleasantly surprised

See it if You want to see a show that I will describe as cute and adorable.

Don't see it if You are going to have trouble letting your guard down. Read more

35
Banal, Insipid

See it if you want to see an excellent set with a general idea that has been done much better elsewhere

Don't see it if you want plays written in English to be able to be understood. I'm not sure what dialect some of the actors were speaking.

53
Ambitious, Confusing, Disappointing, Dizzying, Excruciating

See it if You want to support the local theater, cast and production. Some actors brought their best to stage all though the plot, directing were bad

Don't see it if You want clear lines, not a fan of dialect, expecting a big production, then this is not for you. Although a short play, felt never ending

10
Confusing, Boring & uninvolving, 2 mush-mouthed actors rendered their dialogue unintelligible, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if you have a friend in the show; you just want to support indie theatre in the East Village; if you like plays that make fun of academia

Don't see it if you expect actors to speak distinctly so you can hear the dialogue; you prefer plays that make sense; you like to see big-budget shows Read more

68
Confusing, Messy, Slow, Funny, Disappointing

See it if you don't mind shows that are a front for long philosophical musings. You're okay with metanarrative and plots going off the rails.

Don't see it if You prefer linear, carefully thought out drama with a focused message and narrative. Read more

87
Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging, Refreshing

See it if They want to see original, thought provoking work that pushes the envelope, especially in regards to what is real & important about life .

Don't see it if They want to see dated, cliche ridden work that is all too familiar.

60
Confusing, Disappointing

See it if You like shows with an out of the ordinary plot line.

Don't see it if You rather see a play with a simple plot that is easy to follow.

Critic Reviews (1)

TheaterScene.net
February 18th, 2019

"But, generally speaking, this comedy is rambling, unwieldy and not especially funny. (Few audience laughs were audible during the performance under review.) In the last stretches of the play, a meta element is introduced, with the characters talking about having entered 'the epilogue' stage of the story. Once we've stumbled into this self-referential territory, it becomes even harder to engage in any real way with the play."
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