This American Wife
East Village
74

This American Wife NYC Reviews and Tickets

74%
(7 Reviews)
Positive
86%
Mixed
14%
Negative
0%
Members say
Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Quirky, Great acting

About the Show

A raucous multimedia theatre work, this new piece tracks two men's obsessions with intimacy, queerness, and the deep desire to see and be seen.

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Member Reviews (7)

70
Interesting, Uneven, Niche, Fluffy

See it if you are a fan and know Real Housewives fan. Fun if you do. Interesting 90's retro use of video.

Don't see it if you don't watch any Real Housewives franchise. No point seeing this if you don't. Read more

73
Entertaining, Funny, Silly, Light

See it if You are a fan of the Real Housewives. It's a fun show for fans of the franchise and watchers of Reality TV.

Don't see it if If you don't watch or are familiar with The Real Housewives you will most likely be lost.

Critic Reviews (2)

August 2nd, 2018

"Though overall an excruciating experience, thanks to its accomplished multimedia presentation 'This American Wife' is bearable and its 80-minutes pass briskly...It’s intended to be hilarious but isn’t as its performers simply aren’t funny and are devoid of charm...Breslin and Foley’s shtick might have made for some amusing YouTube videos but as a full-length stage piece 'This American Wife' is so encrusted with smarmy pretentiousness as to render it as masturbatory tedium."
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August 6th, 2018

“Incredibly funny and uncomfortable...I laughed, I cringed, and admired the creativity of Foley and Breslin. This show is everything you would not expect from a play based on ‘The Real Housewives’ because it is way more thoughtful. It is not trying to be gimmicky as much as genuinely funny and open to analysis. Yet, if you have never watched ‘The Real Housewives’ or do not know too much about the series ‘This American Wife’ might fall flat to you."
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