Featured Member Reviews: 90 Minutes or Less

Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Jul 5, 2016

Every Tuesday and Friday we're turning the spotlight on some of our favorite member reviews. Here are our picks of the week for shows that run 90 minutes or less, shows like "Stet," "Sistas," and "The Paper Hat Game!"

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Shakespeare's Polonius tells us that "brevity is the soul of wit," an assessment that the creators of these under-ninety-minute shows would likely applaud. Here are some of our favorite member reviews of the week for great shows to catch when time is of the essence.


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Al gave Blue Man Group a 75

75
Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Original, Clever
June 29th, 2016

See it if you are in touch with your inner tween, you enjoy extremely creative silliness, you want to take your niece and be the "cool" aunt.

Don't see it if you have issues with viscous fluids.


Kimberly C 2 gave New York Spectacular a 85

85
Refreshing, Great staging, Delightful, Enchanting, Absorbing
June 29th, 2016

See it if You love New York and are looking for an adorable, wonderful family friendly experience. Also see it for it's phenomenal production quality

Don't see it if you hate tourist attractions and wonderful dance numbers


Jeff Hunsicker gave Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind a 82

82
Quirky, Hilarious, Entertaining
July 4th, 2016

See it if you want to laugh; you like quick-fire improv comedy

Don't see it if you want something more thoughtfully-written


CRYSTAL C gave Sistas - The Musical a 85

85
Great singing, Original, Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining
June 30th, 2016

See it if you enjoy a girls uplifting story and good singing. The cast is great and the story is interesting

Don't see it if you dont enjoy R&B music or current pop tunes.


Dan Q gave Stet a 78

78
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Great acting
June 29th, 2016

See it if you're interested in true stories or media criticism, or you appreciate shedding light on issues of sexual assault.

Don't see it if you're looking for a fantastical tale. This is a very real story about a not-so-pleasant--but important--issue.


Felipe Grande gave The Paper Hat Game a 90

90
Elegant design, Intelligent, Enchanting, Ambitious, Absorbing
July 1st, 2016

See it if you like puppet theater for adults about the challenge to remain human in an urban environment and you like incredibly well-crafted design.

Don't see it if you don't like meditatively paced theater without dialogue and if you need your theater to last longer than one hour.


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