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"'Trump Lear' turns out to be a gem, a brilliant gem with many facets that shine an intensely comic light on Trump. It's a brutally honest x-ray as only a comedy can be, a sardonic, scary, funny take on Donald Trump as seen through the eyes of a victimized playwright/performer who is - shades of '1984!' - kidnapped and imprisoned for making fun of the President!" Full Review
"Although it doesn’t detract from the abundant laughs, if you aren’t up on your 'King Lear,' you may find the plot of Shakespeare’s play, such as it is here, a little hard to follow. Carl’s pace, which is brisk, could stand to be slowed down a little...Michole Biancosino is adept at keeping the energy and craziness up without letting it spin into incomprehensible chaos...This wince-inducing, utterly engaging production is a very limited run." Full Review
"'Trump Lear' is definitely something that will make you laugh, but if you’re looking for it to take your mind off the state of the Administration, it won’t...It is both an interesting take on a Shakespeare classic and a comical perspective on our current political atmosphere...This isn’t a groundbreaking performance, but it’s one that most will enjoy...If you want to see a show for entertainment’s sake, then consider taking yourself down to Under St Marks to see 'Trump Lear.'" Full Review
See it if you're ok w/1-note skit. How many times can you say "bigly"? Not much Shakespeare here; some good impressions. Cool premise; tiny theater.
Don't see it if you dislike gross-out humor (food inhaled) or red-herrings (wh happened to sister?) Secret boxes were fun. Trump as "nothing" was insightful
See it if you like any take off on Shakespeare. One man show. Interesting and unusual. Take off on King Lear. different and unusual. Funny.
Don't see it if don't have a sense of humor, don't like an adaptation, take off on King Lear. makes fun of trump so if you are a fan of trump - don't go.
See it if You like excellent solo shows, pointed political commentary, well-drawn satire. In these times, you wonder if it's a vision of the future.
Don't see it if You think Donald Trump is doing a good job.
See it if If you have seen David Carl do Donald Trump or Gary Busey, you will really enjoy the show. He's a master impressionist.
Don't see it if You don't want to see a show that has anything to do with Trump, don't like satire or dislike Shakespeare.
See it if you're a fan of Shakespeare, or if you're foe of Trump, or if you enjoy witnessing a hilarious, ace performer pulling out all the stops.
Don't see it if you love Trump or don't enjoy Shakespeare.
See it if you love theatre, Shakespeare, solo shows, political satire, comedy and watching someone investing his heart, mind, and soul.
Don't see it if If you like Trump
See it if You love political satire, Shakespeare, and if you love to laugh your ass off. Non stop tour de force of hilarity like nothing you've seen.
Don't see it if You don't have a sense of humor, you don't like fun things, and you don't have an imagination.