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Address: 222 West 45th Street, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: 212-239-6200
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Hand to God is hilarious

I was blown away! I walked into "Hand to God" with pretty low expectations - having received free tickets from a friend was my incentive for attending. I held the notion that a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Detroit, Michigan

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The theatre is beautiful but the play is awful. If you need vulgarity and violence to be exposed to an existentialist take that " hell is the others" or that right,wrong and resligions are man-made up creations to explain away our failure to love and listen to others, then this is your show. If you rather partake of an intelligent... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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309 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was blown away! I walked into "Hand to God" with pretty low expectations - having received free tickets from a friend was my incentive for attending. I held the notion that a play based on a puppet could not hold my attention for very long - boy was I wrong! I am so happy I went! The story line... More 

Thank waverider681
Bangor, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
154 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

My husband & I wanted to see a Broadway show & as soon as I saw the flyer for "Hand to God" I knew I had to see it...it had puppets ;) The play did not let me down. It was jaw-droppingly funny with really great acting. It was amazing how quickly you saw the puppet as its own individual... More 

Thank Original T-Bird
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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165 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We saw Elephant Man at this intimate theater. The actors were amazing and the play was excellent. The seating is comfortable and it's fun to wait for the actors to come out the stage door.

Thank bethannez
Sydney, Australia
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Just saw this show. It starts off slowly but very soon gets you in. It is irreverent. Lots of foul language but the puppet is hilarious. Alex Mandrell plays the lead and was fantastic. How he can remember his lines as well as his foul mouthed hand is amazing. Loved the show. Definitely recommend.

Thank Jimbo4444
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We laughed our way through most of the show despite the fact that it's a disturbing story of a mother & son reeling from the unexpected death of their unhappy patriarch & the way others use that loss to get closer to them. The acting from all five actors was superb, especially Geneva Carr as the mother. We were initially... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Small theatre. Sat on the aisle row 7 - great seat. A teen boy w/his evil, foul mouthed puppet alongw/his crazy mother dominate the show. This show is not for the prudish. If you are OK w/the F word being thrown around up and down and sideways then you are good to go! Funny sex scene 1st act and hilarious... More 

Thank K C
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Small, intimate theater. I saw Hand to God at this Theater and I loved it. I think the show is a must-see when you go visit NYC. I sat in the last row of the center mezzanine and the vantage point is still great. Audio was great. I was a little distracted by sound booth on the right box section... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Had the opportunity on this trip see Hand of God. Probably not for those of faith and the moral majority but we sure loved it! Well acted and very entertaining. I highly recommend it to our friends that take religion these days with a grain of salt.

Thank Paul R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A boy’s despondency over his father’s untimely death forms the catalyst for the new offbeat and raucous Broadway play, Hands to God. Jason (Steven Boyer) has almost shut down over the anguish he feels. The world is suffocating him. He doesn’t communicate well with his mother Margery (Geneva Carr) who, as a way to cope with her grief, has started... More 

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