Judy Landers from Boston, Massachusetts
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick were superb. Their experience and talent brought each scene equally to life, no matter how different the scene. SJP is Funny! I could see this all over again with these 2 wonderful actors! The theater itself needs to create new spaces for legs (remove some seats)
Stan from Boston, Massachusetts
talented people performing a winning Neil Simon play. funny, and very well done. great chemistry between these two. really well worth a ticket to see this. hope they carry it on to Broadway.
Joe S from Boston, Massachusetts
ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE
The best thing to happen in Boston since winning the Revolutionary War. Two actors at the top of their game. Brilliant direction. Perfection in three acts! Loved every moment but the last act alone is worth the price of admission.
Joseph Stone from Boston, Massachusetts
Both Stars were brilliant. they each brought a different type of humor to the play and together they were great.We are regular theater goers, Huntington,Boston Ballet, Broadway and Broadway in Boston etc. and found this to be the best play we had seen in years.
Tess from Boston, Massachusetts
I love them both and they did not disappoint! The acting, the energy...they were having fun on that stage and I felt it. Absolutely outstanding. I wish I could see it again. (I was sitting second row center and was comfortable.)
Thomas Johns from Boston, Massachusetts
THE TWO STARS COUPLED PERFECTLY
An afternoon performance, the First Act- SJP delivered her best squeaky exclamation of anger and frustration, a la SITC, and I loved it. The Second Act- she was her best naive-frustrated housewife turned sexkitten, great costuming. And yes the Last Act was hilarious! Played to perfection, two great actors were at the top of their game, didn’t miss a beat, I was laughing in anticipation of the jokes and the pace of this act was supreme. Matthew was super cute and an excellent foil to SJP comedic lead, the only time a women should be the lead is down a (visible) lovers lane as such. Thanks you two! Now that’s what I call a matinee
Becca Capodilupo from Boston, Massachusetts
FUN AND SILLY
This was a fun, silly play which had lots of laughs. If you're looking for something life changing - go watch a different play. SJP has a wide range - MB shines in the comedic roles. They are working out the kinks and having fun in the process. We enjoyed it and it was worth the money.
Scarlett from Boston, Massachusetts
It was delightful to see these two talented stars. I can’t remember the last time I laughed that hard! Both performers were spot on, and their chemistry is one of the reasons. Tip: If you are medium height to tall, get an aisle seat or a seat with no seats in front. I am petite, and it was tight.
David from Boston, Massachusetts
NOT GREAT, NOT TERRIBLE
The set was one of the most beautiful I've seen and I loved the missing wall effect between sitting room and bedroom. Both stars have entertained us all for many years so seeing them live was a real treat. I must confess I was disappointed with Matthew in these roles. The third piece about the reluctant bride was his best, but overall he seemed out of place and did not seem up to the task. Or perhaps he was diminished in comparison to Sarah-Jessica whose performance was funny, dynamic, entertaining, effusive and just plain fun. She looked like she was having fun herself. She shined. She had movement, expression, body language, comic timing; over the top sometimes, but it's theater and it's Neil Simon. It's supposed to be fun, occasionally stretched to exaggeration. I hope Matthew can improve his performance, but overall I did enjoy it very much.
from Boston, Massachusetts
I SAW THE ORIGINAL PRODUCTION.
Sarah Jessica and Matthew Broderick are working hard in Neil Simon's three act comedy. They seem more at home in the last act which is pure farce but seem out of their element in the more serious first act. This production will have to work harder to match the original where the actors were not known for comedy. The new stars have to take the laughs more seriously.
Pete Johnson from Boston, Massachusetts
Play was boring. Seating at theater is torturous due to poor legroom. Would not recommend despite the great talent.
Jay from Boston, Massachusetts
STARS DON'T ALWAYS DELIVER
Sarah Jessica Parker was great but even she couldn't pull anything worth while out of Mathew Broderick. I'm a fan of his, but this was a rough performance. He had 3 characters to get it right and none of them really landed. The audience seemed overly willing to let it slide based on the star power, but had they been unknowns, I don't believe the reviews would be as kind as they are.
Anonymous Boston ticketgoer from Boston, Massachusetts
THIS PLAY IS DATED AND DOES NOT HOLD UP
“Plaza Suite” has not aged well, and really is a very thin and tedious excuse to spend a ton of money to see Broderick and Parker, who are beloved actors. Don’t waste your time on this. The first of the three acts is the best. I suspect that reviews would not have been kind...the producers are counting on the actors to sell tickets before everyone realizes how awful this show is, comparable in depth to a tired old episode of “The Love Boat.”
J., west from Boston, Massachusetts
Hmmm...5 star reviewers above didn't see the same play I did. Neither star was compelling, but at least SJP knew all of her lines. MB wasn't even up to that, and his delivery was as stilted as a bad high school performance. Nevertheless, the Boston audience gave a standing ovation-but when was the last time a Boston audience didn't?
TooSensitive, Boston from Boston, Massachusetts
UNBELIEVABLY NOISY THEATRE
A beautiful theater marred by a high level of distracting noises. Seats in the mezzanine are like sitting inside a restaurant kitchen with the staff at the bar just outside the door talking loudly and clanging glasses , ice, and whatever else while the play runs just inside. And how hard is it for people to remember to turn off their cell phones? My wife and I counted at least five obnoxious rings during the perfomrance. C'mon people!
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