The Verdict: Critics Review I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers Starring Bette Midler

By Adam Hetrick
and Andrew Gans
April 25, 2013

John Logan's I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers, the one-woman play starring award-winning singer and actress Bette Midler, officially opened April 24 at Broadway's Booth Theatre.



Directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello (Wicked, Assassins, Take Me Out), the production casts Midler as the legendary Hollywood agent Sue Mengers (1932-2011). The intermissionless play is set in 1981 in the living room of Mengers' Beverly Hills home.

The critics have filed their reviews, and Playbill.com has collected them for our readers. Click through to read them all. Playbill.com will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.

AM New York

Associated Press

Backstage

Bloomberg News

The Chicago Tribune

Entertainment Weekly

The Hollywood Reporter

Los Angeles Times

Newsday

New York Daily News

New York Magazine

New York Post

The New York Times

Time Out New York

USA Today

The Village Voice

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Tickets, priced $82-$142, are also available by calling (212) 239-6200 or visiting Telecharge.com. The Booth Theatre is located at 222 W. 45th St.

 

Watch Playbill.com's opening night interview with Bette below.