The Unwritten Law
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The Unwritten Law
80

The Unwritten Law NYC Reviews and Tickets

80%
(8 Reviews)
Positive
88%
Mixed
12%
Negative
0%
Members say
Absorbing, Intense, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

About the Show

World renowned beatboxer Chesney Snow presents his harrowing journey from a legacy of incarceration to fatherhood, homelessness to Harvard, to ultimately starring on Broadway in the musical "In Transit."

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90
Absorbing, Dizzying, Intelligent, Intense, Powerful

See it if Great dancing, great videos, great beat?? scat ?? hop??? singing, great story, 3 super talents. re: a super-sad life. less than 90 minutes

Don't see it if if less than 90 minutes is not enough for you. watch the weekend subway schedules.

84
Monologue / dance amalgam, Fascinating staging, Should see, Relevantly resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if Black Lives Matter matters 2 U, have seen Chesney Snow B4, enjoy theatre enlivened by live music, like Dixon Place presentations

Don't see it if Black Lives Matter doesnt matter 2 U, dislike monologDance amalgams, need 2 have plot laid out linearly, wouldnt B caught dead @ DixonPlace

Critic Reviews (1)

The New York Times
September 10th, 2018

"Talk of systemic racism is necessary food for thought in this America, but it’s abruptly and awkwardly incorporated into the production...Featuring poverty, physical and sexual abuse, and addiction, this stage memoir includes more than its fair share of misfortune, but it’s undone by the gaps in its telling...And for a show so grounded in language, 'The Unwritten Law' lacks the precision and freshness of first-rate wordsmithery."
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