McCarter Theater presents a new staging of David Hare's drama about a London schoolteacher and her ex-lover, a successful restaurateur. Winner of London’s 1996 Olivier Award for Best Play. More…
On a bitterly cold London evening, the two former lovers from vastly different worlds attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.
See it if ur a Hare fan (or need an intro to his work) & want to see one of his best (about class, politics & relationships) get a 1st-rate revival.
Don't see it if you are looking for high-octane action, explosive conflict & special effects. [This is a modest, slow-burn, dialogue-driven theatre piece.]
See it if you enjoy kitchen sink dramas. This one is very well done.
Don't see it if you need to really understand the motivation of your protagonist decision. We have clear evidence to know her behavior, but not the cause.
See it if if you are a fan David Hare's plays and like to listen carefully to dialogue about competing ideas. The two leads acted very well
Don't see it if you dislike talky, one room and only three character plays. If you get bored easily with British low action plays - this play isn't for you
See it if you like a thought-provoking drama that intertwines the personal and the political. Great acting
Don't see it if if you are looking for a fast-paced plot-driven drama
See it if Good production for this David hare play. Good acting and direction, as well as scenic design.
Don't see it if Some may think its dated due to the political issues being discussed.
See it if David Rabe is a playwright who's words resonate and are very expressive. The actors in this production were marvelous in portraying that.
Don't see it if There was quite a bit of profanity. If that bothers you, stay away.
See it if If you like thought-provoking drama, SKYLIGHT is a definite worth-see. Minimalist stage design, absorbing dialog, stellar performances
Don't see it if If you like a play with a lot of action and large ensemble cast, skip SKYLIGHT. It's set in one room and driven by dialog. Lots of talking!