You Can't Take It With You Tickets

The starry Broadway revival of You Can't Take it With You introduces audiences to the freethinking Sycamore family and the mayhem that ensues when their daughter's fiancé brings his conservative, straight-laced parents to dinner on the wrong night.

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About You Can't Take It With You - On Broadway

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Running Time
2 hours and 15 minutes (with 2 intermission)
Sep 28, 2014
Feb 22, 2015

You Can't Take It With You Reviews

The only downside to the unconditional upper called 'You Can't Take It With You' on Broadway is that it may strain previously underused muscles around your mouth. That can happen when you spend two-and-a-half hours grinning like an idiot. A lot of shows can make you laugh. What’s rare is a play that makes you beam from curtain to curtain. Such is the effect of Scott Ellis’s felicitous revival of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s 1936 comedy.
Ben Brantley, The New York Times
It is therefore not just a treat but also a lesson in humor to find a 76-year-old play like 'You Can’t Take It With You' still springing off the page and tearing through an audience. It may be a chestnut, but when staged and cast as smartly as this Broadway revival, a chestnut goes down like marron glacé.
Jesse Green, New York Magazine
Kaufman & Hart’s splendid comedy boasts a cast of New York greats in a sparkling revival.
David Cote, Time Out New York


Family can do crazy things to people. And the Sycamore family is a little crazy to begin with.

Come join 2-time Tony Award winner James Earl Jones as the head of the wackiest household to ever hit Broadway in Kaufman and Hart’s Pulitzer Prize-winning classic You Can't Take It With You.

He plays wily Grandpa Vanderhof, leader of a happily eccentric gang of snake collectors, cunning revolutionaries, ballet dancers and skyrocket makers. But when the youngest daughter brings her fiancé and his buttoned-up parents over for dinner, that’s when the real fireworks start to fly.

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