Yellowman NYC Reviews and Tickets

88%
(52 Ratings)
Positive
96%
Mixed
2%
Negative
2%
Members say
Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intense

About the Show

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama, Dael Orlandersmith 's drama is a powerful examination of the intraracial tensions that impact communities and individual lives.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (52)

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169 Reviews | 72 Followers
100
Exquisite, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Must see

See it if You like amazing acting, great story, with masterful writing. The two actors were so amazing, they take you to such journey wt many emotions

Don't see it if You like Elaborate decor with many actors.This is in a small theatre with two actors only.If you arent interested to learn about colored ppl Read more

62 Reviews | 11 Followers
100
Great acting, Great writing, Masterful

See it if you love plays that explore social issues in a very sensitive and enlightening way.

Don't see it if you don't like plays that tackle social issues.

458 Reviews | 101 Followers
98
On principle no 100’s but brilliant, Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Great direction

See it if This is brilliant heart felt running to a denouement you wish you could avoid. Everyone should see this above the age of 12 and some younger

Don't see it if You don’t want to be mesmerized by 2 brilliant professionals on a bard stage w 2 chairs. If you are uncomfortable with discussions of race. Read more

216 Reviews | 58 Followers
98
Brilliant, Riveting, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if like having your emotions stretched to the limit, with laughs, touching exchanges that are true to life, and heart-breaking twists.

Don't see it if you are in the mood for something light; or prefer fancy staging and lots of action; or prefer a musical; dislike plays with racial issues. Read more

221 Reviews | 44 Followers
98
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Entertaining, Great writing

See it if you need an example of how with good writing & excellent acting you can be totally absorbed for 2:20 with just two actors and two chairs.

Don't see it if you need a lot of scenery and flash in your productions. But even then, this production may convince you they're not necessary! Read more

50 Reviews | 19 Followers
98
Extraordinary writing, incredible acting, great staging, relevant

See it if You like great,spare writing, extraordinary acting, wonderful staging, relevant plays about relationships & the color you are born

Don't see it if don't like visceral plays about relationships and being or great acting and writing and powerful resonance Read more

394 Reviews | 34 Followers
97
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Riveting, Relevant

See it if If you want to see an excellent 2 person show about a black experience.

Don't see it if If you’re not interested in the suffering of black people on our society. Read more

84 Reviews | 27 Followers
96
Brilliant, Important, Profound, Loving, Wrenching

See it if you want to be enlightened about issues you may not even know exist, in a beautiful and sensitive production with two phenomenal actors.

Don't see it if you are discomfited by racial subjects, don't like pared-down productions consisting entirely of dialog or want cotton-candy entertainment. Read more