adith1801

Brooklyn | 25-34 | Male
About:  Don't study it unless you're ready to be skeptical, mumbling to yourself in the darkness when something wasn't right, and only gently nodding if you see something mildly exciting that the audience next to you felt that it was exhilarating. ... Read more Read less
Reviews (182)
60
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Funny, Disappointing, Banal

See it if you enjoy a mediocre, presumably comedic adaptation of Uncle Vanya

Don't see it if you'd like a smarter and more intelligent take on Chekhov -even if it's funny.

84
During previews
Clever, Funny, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy a piece that satires and laughs at itself in the ways to unfold its own critics of the long-existing issues deep down

Don't see it if you dont get satires

80
During previews
Slave Play
East Village
Thought-provoking, Profound, Ambitious, Provocative

See it if you like to be challenged by hard issues and comfortable with simulated sex on stage and nudity

Don't see it if you prefer your theater to be entertaining.

75
Log Cabin
Midtown W
Ambitious, Funny, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you're open to seeing a new perspective on the LGBTQ experience that may not necessarily often portrayed but exist out there

Don't see it if you're scared about facing the fact that political correctness may not necessarily be the best solution

80
Teenage Dick
East Village
Masterful, Clever, Delightful, Funny

See it if you enjoy Richard III and yet, you also understand all the Shakesperean flaws

Don't see it if you prefer an original way a shakespeare story be told

80
Skintight
Midtown W
Great writing, Intelligent, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy Harmon's writing that introduce various ideas/thoughts through a different lens and narrative. and Idina wasn't half bad

Don't see it if you'd like to see Idina sings, she doesnt

80
Great writing, Resonant, Clever, Melodramatic

See it if you enjoy the alternate narrative of slavery viewed through the lense of queerness

Don't see it if you're not open to have a queer narrative on a historical event

80
Trainspotting Live
Midtown W
Refreshing, Vulgar, Immersive, Edgy

See it if you KNOW what the story is all about and do not mind having that action all around you

Don't see it if you do not like immersive theater experience with actors touching you, being close and interact with you in inappropriate ways

72
During previews
Travesties
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Highbrow

See it if you enjoy a highbrow humor on artistic endeavors and are familiar with Tzara, Joyce and Lenin

Don't see it if you prefer to see a cheap thrill british comedy

70
King Lear (BAM)
Brooklyn
Epic, Ambitious, Clever, Slow

See it if you have not seen Lear. this is a good production to begin.

Don't see it if you have seen a production of Lear that blows your socks off..

73
The Low Road
East Village
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Ambitious, Funny, Highbrow

See it if a complicated history of capitalism dont scare you and double/triple castings can be convincing

Don't see it if you prefer a more entertaining piece that is not provoking.

95
Yerma
Upper E Side
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Profound

See it if you enjoy a loose adaptation work and great stage devices

Don't see it if you expect a more close adaptation to Lorca

80
Great acting, Clever, Absorbing, Intelligent

See it if you'd like to see a rework of Albee's earlier play and it's additional rewrite and a group of actors who have REALLY studied their Albee

Don't see it if you'd like the Virginia Woolf kind of Albee

76
Hangmen
Chelsea
Funny, Great staging, Great writing, Masterful

See it if you enjoy a British dark farcical humor

Don't see it if you'd much prefer play of action and not of content

77
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging, Smart

See it if you like to experience a fresh take on a show with talented bunch of people

Don't see it if you prefer a linear, realist musical on proscenium.

68
During previews
Dinner With Georgette
East Village
Dizzying, Intelligent, Ambitious, Interesting writing

See it if you like to see new works that are being developed and won't mind time jump, set jump, etc.

Don't see it if you prefer a more coherent plot and a play that is audience-ready

50
Fire and Air
East Village
Confusing, Disappointing, Insipid, Slow

See it if you like to see the actors, they're pretty okay

Don't see it if you're expecting McNally's comic writing and tasteful drama. this one is very different.

82
Miles for Mary
Midtown W
Clever, Great writing, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy a colloquial storytelling and a narrative without overflowing actions and conflicts

Don't see it if you'd like to see more action and a more active play

Also This is such a well-rehearsed ensemble piece that I cant see this bein... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Great writing, Clever, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy the representation of disability in theater and a fluid narrative in a play

Don't see it if you detest the last production of Glass Menagerie and is uncomfortable seeing different body on stage.

75
Disco Pigs
Chelsea
Clever, Confusing, Masterful, Quirky, Fringey

See it if you enjoy a post-modern poetic writing that don't require a solid, existing language.

Don't see it if you hate accent, made up language, and prefer a more conventional,realist theater

90
Great staging, Hilarious, Refreshing, Clever

See it if you like a reimagining of Shakespeare's lightest tale and a fun physical comic take on it

Don't see it if you prefer a trimmed down Shakespeare and a typical staging of it.

70
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Great writing, Relevant, Cliched, Overrated

See it if you enjoy a heavily political enhanced narrative and Willimon's writing. Uma Thurman was disappointing though

Don't see it if you're looking for great acting -none here.

69
During previews
Long, Epic, Dizzying, Intelligent

See it if you like a play with puzzle pieces scattered all over

Don't see it if you prefer a linearity of plot and something shorter than 2 hour for a play

52
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Relevant, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if contemporary writing with contemporary voice is your thing

Don't see it if you hate uptalk, the over use of "like"s and a stereotypical teenage talk

73
Illyria
East Village
Clever, Epic, Interesting

See it if you're a theater history nerd and has a pretty good hearing

Don't see it if you cant stand actors not projecting their voices.

85
Clever, Intelligent, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy a minimalist one-man show

Don't see it if you prefer a grandeur spectacle of theater

70
Noura
Midtown W
Clever, Resonant, Refreshing, Layered, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy the intersectional narrative of feminism and immigrant rights

Don't see it if you prefer your theater to be clear cut and no-fuss

82
During previews
Clever, Funny, Great writing, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like Vonnegut

Don't see it if you don't like allegory

86
During previews
Great writing, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you enjoy adaptation of Lorca and would like to see it viewed on a different lens

Don't see it if you are not into Lorca's dramatic device that sometimes can feel too melodramatic

65
Girls & Boys
West Village
Confusing, Profound, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if you like an intelligent theater that doesnt necessarily aim to please the Aristotlean way of storytelling and you like profound theater

Don't see it if you dont like storytelling theater and prefer an ensemble driven piece

45
During previews
Ambitious, Dizzying, Messy

See it if you enjoy the stories around Studio 54 but not necessarily into it that much

Don't see it if you wanted to see a solid work like Hedwig & The Angry Inch, this piece still feels like it needs more time

78
Clever, Edgy, Profound, Quirky

See it if you understand the plot devices of Albee's original and know the issues with it. Plus, if you enjoy ERS way of presenting a story

Don't see it if you prefer a normal, linear, boring theater

82
Mlima's Tale
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you'd like to see Lynn Nottage's experimental writing and a small cast that are able to bring in a punch to the narrative

Don't see it if you prefer Nottage's naturalist style of writing

75
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Dated, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you want to see actors taking chance at theater, this is a great casting.

Don't see it if their dated narrative can be quite tiresome along the ride

71
Great acting, Clever, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if you enjoy a revival that takes on new means to make their piece more available to everyone within their target demographic

Don't see it if supertitles confuses you

66
Miss You Like Hell
East Village
Confusing, Dizzying, So-so, Thought-provoking, Workshopy

See it if the theme resonates to you and you wont mind seeing a work in progress

Don't see it if you prefer a solid musical. Unfortunately, this isnt quite like Heights. Feels workshopy and needs lots of iteration before becoming solid

75
During previews
Entertaining, Great staging, Fluffy, Flashy

See it if you enjoy a shallow plot theater with fancy spectacles

Don't see it if you arent a harry potter fan and regularly go to see plays

85
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Clever, Thought-provoking

See it if you'd like a masterful take on Albee's post-dramatic play -gorgeous direction, staging, and three women in their prime acting career

Don't see it if you prefer a more realist Albee and lots of shouting a la Virginia Woolf

70
During previews
Great singing, Entertaining, Dated

See it if you'd like to see Carousel being sung by great casts and wonderful orchestration

Don't see it if you hate a misogynistic piece and a period-piece that cant redeem and adapt itself to the current climate

75
An Ordinary Muslim
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you enjoy a well-written family narrative structure -imagine Tony Kushner without the fantasy stuff

Don't see it if you prefer a theater that dont force you to think and reconsider stuff.

55
Afterglow
Midtown W
Disappointing, Fluffy, Interesting, Raunchy

See it if you like floppy dicks and wet men on stage

Don't see it if you prefer a more tastefully written play and dialogues that actually make sense

84
Great acting, Great staging, Clever, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy German theater and its quirky storytelling method

Don't see it if you like to see actions and drama on stage -this show has none

70
During previews
Funny, Too much, Dated

See it if you enjoy obnoxious humor and over-arching sopranos and baritones

Don't see it if you dont enjoy a sing-through form

Also the space at Signature isnt accommodating enough for the sound, so voi... Read more Read less

55
Mankind
Midtown W
Absurd, Excruciating, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if you dont mind a mockery of feminism and a feminist play without any women in it

Don't see it if what i mentioned above made you feel uneasy or angry.

Also O'Hara's head is in all the right places, but unfortunately, his writi... Read more Read less

11
During previews
Ambitious, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if you like a straight old white man tells you story -of any kind.

Don't see it if you like John Lithgow for his comedy roles and expect him to use it. None of that happened here. Left at intermission for the first time.

78
Great writing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like smart writing and stand up comic with substance.

Don't see it if you prefer not be politically involved through theater.

73
Great staging, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy a simple entertaining plot and a no-fuss story, staging is wonderful and Mark Rylance is wonderful

Don't see it if you prefer a more complex plot and substance heavy narrative

70
During previews
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Absurd, Entertaining, Raunchy, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy an absurdist/surrealist piece of comedy and love seeing Laura Benanti take a comical role on a play

Don't see it if you're there for a mere Schumer, she is the weakest link of the four.

87
During previews
Hundred Days
East Village
Entertaining, Great singing, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy a concert presentation of a narrative with quirky songs ala Dave Malloy-esque

Don't see it if you prefer a classic plot-based musical with lots of high Cs and B flats

85
Oedipus El Rey
East Village
Great writing, Masterful, Ambitious, Clever

See it if adaptations of classic work dont mind you

Don't see it if you prefer not to see full frontal nudity for a very long time on stage