The Humans Reviews

Average customer review: 2.5 star rating (2.7 Stars)

Number of reviews: 22

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5.0 star rating Nojamin from Charlotte, North Carolina

QUALITY THEATER

I thoroughly enjoyed this play - the ensemble cast is stellar and truly depicts that all families are dysfunctional, but at the end of the day our love for one another overrides the dysfunction. Due to the seriousness of some of the content, I would not recommend for anyone under 16 years of age. There is a lot of humor though as well.

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5.0 star rating Jacob Jones from Chicago, Illinois

GREAT SHOW

This was a wonderfully performed show. Acting was solid all the way around. The play is beautifully written, and it is relatable. You could connect with the characters, and it felt like real life. It was a solid day at the theater, and one of the better shows I have had the pleasure of seeing.

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5.0 star rating from Seattle, Washington

SO GLAD I WENT

Riveting material. The script included all areas of struggle and triumph no matter the generation, gender, or socio-economic status. It hit me with a full scale of emotions. The stage setting used every inch of a three dimensional platform - brilliant. Despite a large person in front of me, I don't think there is a bad seat in the house. The play makes for great conversation after.

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5.0 star rating Amanda Aikman from Everett, Washington

THE HUMANS IS IMPECCABLE

I had read the script before seeing this magnificent play at the Rep. the production is absolutely impeccable — funny, bleak, complex, subtle — it was a thorough-going Broadway theatre experience. Thrilling. A great aesthetic experience. In response to your questions: I would not take very elderly people to this show, for thematic reasons.

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5.0 star rating Sean Lane from Seattle, Washington

WORK OF ART

There is a good reason why this stunning drama won the Tony Award for Best Play. It's a work of art. Subtle, deeply emotional and hilarious at the same time, it also asks an audience to think, something sorely lacking in drama today. Seattle is indeed a lucky city to be hosting the kick off for the national tour. It's a don't miss for any theatre goer who cares about humanity and the future of theatrical literature.

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5.0 star rating Camille from Cleveland, Ohio

THOUGHTFUL AND FUNNY

The acting was great. The story was very relevant and needs to be heard. The conversation was interesting and ending was stimulating. Highly recommended.

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5.0 star rating T.Google from Cleveland, Ohio

VERY REALISTIC AND HUMAN

I don’t understand the negative reviews written about this play. How can someone say they enjoyed the acting, the set, and everything else, yet leave a 1-Star review because the content was “too heavy” for them? The play is called The Humans for a reason: everyone in it is dealing with some very human problems that we can all relate to in one form or another. Whether you are an older adult with health problems, children, and money issues, or a post-grad with a career and student debt, or a young adult struggling to get your career going, or an individual with mental health issues. The material, portrays brilliantly by the cast, hits the mark it was aiming for, and really makes for good conversation after the show. I found it to be engaging, and effective in its relatability. Anyone who disliked the play for its realism should stick to comedies, or better yet read a synopsis every once in a while. Grading a play not based on its own merits is downright unfair, and petty.

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intriguing Insightful ENCOURAGING

Highlights the ongoing issues of depression, indulgence, aging and the distressing notion that America's next generation is flooded with debt before they even begin

As the family prepares for a Thanksgiving dinner, served on paper plates, we understand that family is everything. The family dynamics are well studied by playwright Stephen Karam in this intriguing and insightful production.

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