Trifles NYC Reviews and Tickets

(19 Ratings)
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Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Relevant, Great acting, Intelligent

About the Show

In Susan Glaspell's classic one-act drama, an isolated small-town community is deeply troubled when a well-respected farmer is strangled to death in his own bed, and his timid wife is arrested for the sinister crime.

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154 Reviews | 20 Followers
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you enjoy beautiful nuggets of writing with well-acted characters.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy one acts and need everything stated out in the open.

180 Reviews | 36 Followers
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if If you enjoy short plays that are thought-provoking and deceptively simple with some great acting and writing!

Don't see it if You like only main-stream theatre that is commercial as this is in a lovely theatre in a church uptown and intimate.

271 Reviews | 66 Followers
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Subtle, Very short, A discovery

See it if You are interested in resuscitating a little-know woman playwright and enjoy nuanced scripts and acting.

Don't see it if An abrupt ending that leaves you wanting more will bother you. Read more

50 Reviews | 10 Followers
Entertaining, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if Want to see the work of an early feminist writer

Don't see it if Want a lengthy play Read more

679 Reviews | 160 Followers
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Historical, Modest

See it if you are a theater buff: this is a good production of an important, infrequently performed play by America’s 1st important woman playwright.

Don't see it if you don’t much care for 1-acts, or for semi-obscure plays rooted in another era. Read more

259 Reviews | 63 Followers
Clever, Timeless ( unfortunately), Strong acting, Brillant lost playwright, Short one-act

See it if You want to see an insightful play about women's solidarity & experiences. Susan Glaspell's work is underproduced given their importance.

Don't see it if You would get irritated by somewhat cliched male characters Read more

70 Reviews | 12 Followers
Entertaining, Intriguing, Slow, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy murder mysteries and are interested in seeing shows that are set in the early 20th century.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of one act plays or of shows that take place in the past.

444 Reviews | 79 Followers
Written 100 years ago, Still relevant, Intelligent, Classic early feminist drama

See it if Men investigating a murder get nowhere while women solve the crime by examining trifles.

Don't see it if You aren’t interested in a small production of a classic.