‘The Performers’ Broadway Reviews

THE PERFORMERS

The outrageous new comedy The Performers hysterically explores the ins and outs of life and love in the adult entertainment industry as two couples seek the advice of Chuck Wood, the hardest-working man in the business, played by Henry Winkler (The Fonz in "Happy Days").

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NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW

“Though its author is only 29, “The Performers” is like an early Neil Simon farce with an X-rated vocabulary, or a blue-tongued episode of the smirky but sentimental TV series “Love American Style.””

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ASSOCIATED PRESS REVIEW

“The funny thing is that the show has a pure heart and a traditional feel-good message despite the waving of adult toys, simulated sex acts and language that would trigger a seizure in a network censor. Read has somehow found sweetness in porn.”

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AM NEW YORK REVIEW

“More surprising is how it turns out to be a rather innocuous, even sentimental play. The kind you could even take grandma to see – assuming grandma has a subscription to “Penthouse Humor.”

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ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY REVIEW

“The Performers is everything the masses want on Broadway: It’s short (just 90 minutes), sexy (a send-up of the porn industry), and ruled by a ditzy scene-stealer (The Sitter’s Ari Graynor). Oh, and it also stars Alicia Silverstone, Henry Winkler, and Cheyenne Jackson, whose ripped body is blessedly on display for the show’s first 10 minutes. David West Read’s laugh-a-minute script is light, but it fires on all cylinders.”

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HOLLYWOOD REPORTER REVIEW

“Ari Graynor’s finely tuned comedic instincts are the main event in David West Read’s thin play, which has more in common with old-fashioned Broadway fare than its porn-industry backdrop might suggest.”

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THE PERFORMERS

The outrageous new comedy The Performers hysterically explores the ins and outs of life and love in the adult entertainment industry as two couples seek the advice of Chuck Wood, the hardest-working man in the business, played by Henry Winkler (The Fonz in "Happy Days").

OVERVIEW

PHOTOS

VIDEOS


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