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Based on 27 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    The dialogue is loaded with depth charges that take a while to explode beneath the surface. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Doesn't have the dramatic heft to warrant all its angst and anguish. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The dialogue often sounds like arch Mamet, and John Swanbeck's direction is as spare as the hotel-room decor. show more

  • 33
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    A ponderous stage adaptation that expends only the mildest effort to overcome its staginess. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Sharp-edged, perfectly timed, funny and thoughtful. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Good acting and pungent dialogue. show more

  • 63
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    While it's done well enough here - written smartly, staged crisply and acted to the hilt - it doesn't last, except as a brief virtuoso piece for three players. show more

  • 63
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Spacey, whose precise command of enunciation and diction, along with his wicked, reptilian charm, are strong enough to carry the show. show more

  • 63
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A flawed labor of love that's definitely worth a look. show more

  • 63
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    It's no meal, but it'll tide you over. show more

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