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2 Star Starred
Adrienne Theatre
2030 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
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16 ratings
4.2 average rating
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15 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 15 2013

Fiercely acted. When the four male leads are on stage together the play crackles with excitement. The play itself is interesting but not a classic but acting this fine really enhances the material.

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7 stars
attended Mar 21 2013

SUPERB acting - difficult subject matter to watch - actors were so believable - they made the time fly!

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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 17 2013

Hurly Burly is what it is. A picture of Hollywood decadence during the 80's with background music by Willie Nelson. Probably the most chavanistic and misogynist play since Shakespeare wrote "Taming of th Shrew." The acting was excellent and the...continued

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Website

http://www.newcitystage.org/1213-Hurlyburly-about.html

Quotes & Highlights

“When you emerge the wiser after absorbing the play’s appalling truths and brilliant writing, the production has been successful.” -_Philadelphia Inquirer _
“New City Stage Company has put together one of the best ensembles I’ve seen on recent Philadelphia stages. The cast members excel in each role, and the humanity and immediacy they bring to the self-absorbed, self-destructive characters give the play its power.”  -_Stage Magazine (highly recommended)
Hurlyburly is crude, rude and deep, despite its main characters’ shallowness, and packs a wallop.” —_Philadelphia City Paper

About the Ticket Supplier: New City Stage Company

New City Stage Company is dedicated to presenting high quality professional theatre that engages audiences on a variety of levels; not only entertaining them but also encouraging awareness of issues relevant to the community.