Show Details
The Play That Goes Wrong
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The Play That Goes Wrong

Dec 02, 2016 - Jan 14, 2018
Running time: 2:00
PLAYING @
Lyceum Theatre
149 W 45th St
New York, NY 10036
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
By Subway: F, B, D to 47-50th St/Rockefeller Center
Show Description:

Director

Mark Bell

Written By

Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields

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$30.00 - $139.00
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ADDITIONAL INFO

Rush
$30 - tickets will be limited to two per person and subject to availability when the box office opens on the day of the applicable performance. Seats may be in partial view locations.
Age Guidance: 10
Show Notes
1 Intermission

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

Wheelchairs
Theatre is not completely wheelchair accessible. There are no steps into the theatre from the sidewalk. Please be advised that where there are steps either into or within the theatre, we are unable to provide assistance.
Seating
Orchestra Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. No steps to the designated wheelchair seating locations. Mezzanine Located on the 2nd level, up 2 flight of stairs from the Orchestra. Please note: on the Mezzanine level there are approximately 2 steps per row. Entrance to mezzanine is behind row J. Balcony Located on the 3rd level, up 4 flights of stairs from Orchestra. There is a separate entrance from street level.
Elevator\Escalator
There is no elevator or escalator at this theatre. Handrails are available at the end of every stepped seat row in the Mezzanine and Balcony.
Entrance
No steps into the theater from the sidewalk. Please be advised that where there are steps either into or within the theater, we are unable to provide assistance.
Restroom
There is a wheelchair accessible restroom
Water Fountain
Located in the ticket lobby Accessible at 36"
Telephone
Payphone - Located in the ticket lobby. Accessible at 54" w/utility outlet.
Assisted Listening System
Please call: (212) 582-7678 to reserve in advance. Drivers license or ID with printed address required as a deposit.

VIDEOS

REVIEWS

And it is that relentless constancy that sets this endeavor apart from other entries in the twin, mostly clapped-out genres that it so guilelessly taps — the backstage comedy and the mystery farce with the aristocratic characters. Why? Because “The Play That Goes Wrong,” which was written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields and has arrived on Broadway after West End success, goes wrong so many times, in such mellifluous ways, and with such far-gone commitment to physical comedy. The relationship between comedy and pain is much discussed. But while most people will leave “The Play That Goes Wrong” thinking they’ve just spent two hours in a world utterly removed from the cares of the American moment, which would be true, the deeper truth in play here is that they will have watched a show that really is about the theater’s long-standing relationship with blind terror

---Chicago Tribune Read More of the Chicago Tribune Review
“OH MY GOD!!! WHAT HAPPENED??? NO, I'M SERIOUS...  LEARN YOUR LINES. THIS SHOW IS TERRIBLE!”

---Will Ferrell
The show must go on — but in the Broadway transfer of West End hit “The Play That Goes Wrong,” forgotten lines, lost props, technical gaffes and rebellious scenery all seem to reply, “Oh no it doesn’t.” This broad, silly and deliciously demented show, about a fictitious amateur theatrical group with great resilience and greater incompetency, is by the Brit trio of Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields in a style that evokes “Fawlty Towers” with nods to Buster Keaton, Carol Burnett and Monty Python. Under the go-for-broke direction of Mark Bell, its high-energy cast is comic gold and manages to sustain, with a never-ending series of diversionary tactics, its one-joke concept.

Read More of the Variety Review

ARTICLES

You Can Believe This Play's a Disaster

Mar 28, 2017

The authentic farce of 'The Play That Goes Wrong'