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Women Behind Bars

From 34 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Raunchy

About the show

This B-movie-inspired black comedy is set in the Women's House of Detention in Greenwich Village. More…

Among the range of women within the prison are an innocent young woman, a chain-smoking street-wise tough girl, and a delicate Southern belle reminiscent of Blanche DuBois.

Member Reviews (34)


Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Raunchy

Needs a john waters touch, Uneven performances, Poorly paced, Slow, Not campy enough

See it if Your ticket is free and you pre-function.

Don't see it if You have particularly high standards for acting, direction, or design.

March 31st, 2019
"It’s been hilariously revived at the historic 13th Street Repertory Theatre in a punchy production lovingly directed by Joe John Battista...Extravagantly playing up these stock characters’ exaggerated traits, the cast is exuberantly in overdrive, yet Mr. Battista steers them to a sense of realit...
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