DeeCee

Manhattan | 50-64 | Female
About:  I've discovered a love for theater in 2001... I try to see at least 5 shows a week... I tend to like Off Broadway shows the best... ... Read more Read less
Reviews (177)
72
During previews
The Children
Midtown W
Relevant, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if you like a slow reveal about a thought-provoking topic that involves making a hard decision...

Don't see it if you don't like shows that deal with tough topics...

72
Office Hour
East Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you want to see a play about a teacher who cares about a troubled student...

Don't see it if you don't like watching violence or are looking for a light piece of theater...

60
During previews
Hundred Days
East Village
Slow, Great singing, Indulgent

See it if you like concerts and interesting set lighting...

Don't see it if want a traditional musical...

82
Shadowlands
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Romantic

See it if you are a C.S. Lewis fan; enjoy biographies and learning about people's lives; and like romantic stories...

Don't see it if you don't like shows that touch on death and dying...

Also I found the majority of the First Act to be a bit stuffy and slow, but... Read more Read less

69
Cliched, Slow

See it if you like small stage productions...

Don't see it if you don't like plays about bullying and homophobia...

79
Entertaining, Great singing, Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if you are a Christian Borle fan, as he is marvelous in this show, and if you like fun sets and costumes (especially the OompaLoompas!!!)

Don't see it if you don't like musicals or want a show that's not mindless...

79
During previews
Fire
Midtown W
Confusing, Dizzying, Great acting

See it if you enjoy stories about historical events, told in an interesting way that keeps your attention...

Don't see it if you want a story that flows in time sequence, as this story jumps back and forth...

59
Edgar Allan
Soho/Tribeca
Painful, Boring, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you like to hear someone screeching...

Don't see it if you want a story with a plot...

65
During previews
M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Slow, Boring, Good acting

See it if you are a Clive Owen fan...

Don't see it if you are looking for a stimulating piece of theater...

79
I Of the Storm
West Village
Dizzying, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if you like 1 person shows that have a psychological impact and make you think about some of what was said...

Don't see it if you don't like words spoken at a very frantic pace, or if you want a show with fun sets and interesting costumes...

Also I was so impressed with how fast Richard Hoehler was talking but yet d... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Great acting, Slow

See it if you like period pieces and costumes from that era, and if you enjoy interesting set changes and staging, and a well acted play...

Don't see it if you like fast paced shows...

83
During previews
The Treasurer
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Funny, Great acting, Relevant

See it if you want to see a play dealing with a sad subject with humor interjected, along with great acting...

Don't see it if you don't want to see the table-turned, where children take care of an aging parent with dementia...

69
During previews
Confusing, Disappointing, Dizzying

See it if you like seeing choreographed fight scenes...

Don't see it if you can't handle violence and don't like watching actors who play several characters...

91
During previews
Masterful, Must see, Intelligent, Great storytelling, Inspirational

See it if you want to TOTALLY be inspired... I lost my cynicism that one person can't make a difference... 5Calls.org is hearing from me, now, daily!!

Don't see it if you are a poorly educated trump supporter who only believes FAKE NEWS and does NOT like true FACTS!!!

82
A Brimful of Asha
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Refreshing, A fun enjoyable show

See it if you like to laugh and enjoy being fed Samosas and Chai Tea before (and after) the show...

Don't see it if you have a hard time understanding a sometimes thick accent...

84
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Ambitious, Raunchy

See it if you want to see a TRUE Broadway Production that contains great music; great singing; great sets; great costumes, and all the glitz & glamour

Don't see it if you don't like shows set at wartime or that show the raunch and exploitation of the insides of a brothel...

82
Assassins
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Edgy

See it if you are a Sondheim fan and enjoy musicals...

Don't see it if you are looking for a full production with costumes and sets...

79
War Paint
Midtown W
Great acting, Entertaining, Fluffy, Slow

See it if you are fans of the 2 fabulous powerful DIVAS who lead the cast... Their acting was quite superb...

Don't see it if you are not a fan of characters who tout a thick accent, as Patti is often hard to understand...

84
Kim's Convenience
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Fun set

See it if you want to see a show that looks at social issues through a comic lens...

Don't see it if you are turned off by Archie Bunker type characters; don't like accents; don't like shows about family dysfunction...

90
Edgy, Must see, Politicial, Clever, Intense

See it if you are interested in current political news and, of course, if you enjoy seeing live theater in the beautiful surroundings of The Delacorte

Don't see it if you don't like plays with violence...

80
Sweetee
Midtown W
Great singing, Fluffy

See it if you like experiencing unknown musicals and don't mind a bare bones production... There are lots of talented people in the cast...

Don't see it if you want a show that's in a big venue with elaborate sets and costumes...

88
During previews
Napoli, Brooklyn
Midtown W
Great staging, Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like seeing shows about family life in the 1950's/1960's...

Don't see it if you don't like plays that have abusive dysfunctional characters...

72
The Whirligig
Midtown W
Confusing, Great acting, Slow

See it if you want to see great acting and a fun set...

Don't see it if you don't like plays about dysfunction...

72
During previews
1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Relevant, Intense, Hard to watch, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a well acted show...

Don't see it if you don't like to see graphic violence...

85
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you are a Glenn Close fan and you love seeing a show with great music; great singing and a fun set...

Don't see it if you don't like shows with a dysfunctional lead character or a large orchestra that is seated onstage...

62
Illyria
East Village
Disappointing, Great acting, Overrated, Slow, Too long

See it if you enjoy good acting...

Don't see it if you bore easily, & don't mind not being able to hear much of what is being said, even if sitting in the front row & have perfect hearing...

Also Was hoping to learn about Joseph Papp's life, but it just spoke about ... Read more Read less

67
Junk
Upper W Side
Boring, Overrated, Slow

See it if you want to see how greed and money are of the utmost importance to some people...

Don't see it if you are looking to find any likeable characters...

91
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Must see

See it if you like big splashy musicals with amazing sets and costumes...

Don't see it if you don't like fairy tales...

0
Jack Goes Boating
East Village
Boring, Confusing, Disappointing, Dizzying, Amateurish

See it if is you are a fan of Bob Glaudini's writing...

Don't see it if you want to see an interesting piece of professionally staged and well acted theater that is polished...

90
During previews
Fun!!!, Delightful, Great staging, Refreshing, Clever

See it if you want to see a light show with great music; great (eye candy) sets; great acting; great (fun) costumes, and love original shows...

Don't see it if you've lost touch with your inner child...

75
During previews
Slow, Great acting, Relevant, Somewhat boring

See it if you like excellent acting by a superb cast of seasoned actors and if you like to see an interesting use of stage space...

Don't see it if you aren't in favor for equal rights in the workplace...

90
During previews
Powerful, Intense, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you want to experience a wonderful piece of theater that is well written and has a fabulous cast...

Don't see it if you don't like shows with jailhouse themes and don't like to hear the F bomb frequently dropped...

40
During previews
Red Roses, Green Gold
West Village
Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if you enjoy shows where the cast plays the musical instruments and if you like listening to nice voices...

Don't see it if you want to see a show with substance...

79
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Slow, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if you want to see a story that is touching and well acted...

Don't see it if you want a fast paced show...

Also The first act is a bit slow and boring, but glad I stayed for the seco... Read more Read less

79
Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if you are a Josephine Baker fan...

Don't see it if you don't like solo shows and/or are expecting a show with lots of great sets and pizzazz...

Also It's evident that Tymisha Harris loves playing this character and has ... Read more Read less

49
During previews
The Show-Off
Midtown W
Boring, Slow, Excruciating

See it if you are an Annette O'Toole fan...

Don't see it if you get bored easily...

78
Mengele
Soho/Tribeca
Intense, Great acting

See it if you like 2 person shows with great acting...

Don't see it if you don't like shows who's main character is very evil and angeringly arrogant...

0
During previews
Awful!!!

See it if there is no reason to see this!!!

Don't see it if you enjoy theater!!!

Also There were FIVE people who have NEVER posted a review here before who ... Read more Read less

86
Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Enjoyable

See it if you like Woody Guthrie songs & being entertained by good foot stomping music... Cast has been performing show for 10 years... Quite polished

Don't see it if you are expecting a complete biography of Woody's life, as LOTS has been left out...

70
Crash
Midtown W
Edgy, Thought-provoking, Profound, Intense

See it if you like well done one person shows that deal with a very painful subject matter...

Don't see it if you can't handle shows about a person's psychological pain...

80
Alligator Pie
Midtown W
Delightful, Sweet, Imaginative

See it if you like stories written for children by adults with imaginations, who've never lost touch with their little child within...

Don't see it if you don't like children's shows...

79
During previews
A Parallelogram
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Clever

See it if you want to see a good production with a great cast and a fun moving set with a unique concept for a storylline...

Don't see it if you don't like long plays...

82
Of Human Bondage
Midtown W
Intense, Masterful, Absorbing, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you want to see some great acting of a well written classic novel...

Don't see it if you don't like seeing actors waiting in "the wings" on stage or if you don't like sparse sets moved by the actors...

79
Cost of Living
Midtown W
Edgy, Intense, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a unique show...

Don't see it if you want to see a light piece of theater...

65
During previews
My Eyes Went Dark
Midtown E
Confusing, Overrated, Slow

See it if you like 2 person shows where one actor plays many different characters...

Don't see it if you want a fast paced show...

79
During previews
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Slow, Great acting, Funny

See it if you like dark comedy...

Don't see it if you don't like plays about family dysfunction...

79
During previews
The Traveling Lady
West Village
Great writing, Entertaining

See it if you're a Horton Foote fan and like plays that depict life in 1950's America... The set was very interesting, too...

Don't see it if you want a fast paced show as it unfolds slowly...

61
Boring, Good acting, Slow

See it if you like shows with no sets or costumes...

Don't see it if you want an interesting play...

62
Lou
East Village
Boring, Disappointing, Slow

See it if you like seeing period pieces...

Don't see it if you want a fast paced show...

84
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful

See it if you are an Andy Karl fan... If not an Andy Karl fan when you walked in, you will be one when you leave!!!

Don't see it if you want an intellectually thought provoking show...