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You And I

From 13 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Delightful, Intelligent, Entertaining, Absorbing

About the show

Metropolitan Playhouse presents a revival of the first Broadway hit by the author of "The Philadelphia Story," the story of a middle-aged man who is haunted by dreams of the artistic career he forswore at 20. More…

Matey White lives an enviable, secure, conventional life with his wife Nancy and their two children. When he determines to take a leave from business and pick up a paintbrush--just as gifted son Ricky determines to giving up his own ambitions so he may marry the girl next door,  a turn in the markets squeezes the family's resources. The Whites must face decisions they thought they'd put behind them—this time, without the naïve confidence of youth. 



September 18th, 2018
“Under the skilled direction of Hardart, a cast with a solid understanding of period style captures the complex notes of Barry's style...Not a brilliant work, ‘You and I’ is nevertheless engaging throughout, and, in its ironic finale...it is surprisingly moving. It also stands on its own in its c...
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September 14th, 2018
"Under Hardart's uncertain direction, 'You and I' emerges as a footnote to a notable career, a good-natured but vapid drawing-room comedy whose chief interest lies in how Barry spun so many autobiographical threads into it...It's a sweet play; truly...Love and warmth permeate the stage, every cha...
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September 17th, 2018
"This would be fine if the artificial style of the play and the dated twenties slang did not seem arch and affected. And while director Michael Hardart's production is always stylish and graceful, he has not helped greatly with his casting or his mannered and theatrical approach to the material. ...
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September 14th, 2018
"Barry's play would need a far more polished and well-cast company…than presently assembled…to give its dated-sounding dialogue…stagy characters, and plot contrivances the fire they desperately require…Hardart has helped them convey some of their roles' shifting nuances but…they're unable to make...
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