Al 2

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Reviews (31)
75
Project X
Queens
Riveting, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if If you appreciate a thoughtful and personal exploration of the secret birth of the Atomic Age. Lovingly written and skillfully acted.

Don't see it if You are not interested in the personal stories at the heart of an important historical moment.

90
Masterful, Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You are willing to engage with challenging materially beautifully writand artfully presented. It is a gorgeous psycho-sexual memory plan.

Don't see it if You demand chronological literalism.

Also The playwright turns prose into poetry with the judicious use of allit... Read more Read less

80
The Glen
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You appreciate a well told coming of age story that explores emerging sexuality and gender issues.

Don't see it if You prefer straight and linear exposition.

Also Good use of flashbacks to provide exposition and backstory. Excellent ... Read more Read less

80
For a previous production
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy a fresh look at a familiar tale.

Don't see it if You expect a fully staged and literal interpretation of a classic.

80
Hamlet: An Experience
Soho/Tribeca
Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if The actor has truncated the sweeping scope of Hamlet and distilled it to 1 hour. Audience members take the parts of other characters. Fun.

Don't see it if Like traditional Shakespearean tragedy done in predictable ways.

Also Audience members sit on stage and are invited to accept the role that ... Read more Read less

94
During previews
Travisville
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if See this show if you enjoy great writing and acting dealing with complex issues of racial and social justice. Very moving and thought provo.

Don't see it if Do not see this show if you do not want to be challenged to think and feel.

Also This is one of the best plays I have seen this year. The writing and a... Read more Read less

90
Anxiety Stew
West Village
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You love young talent sinking its teeth into innovative new material.

Don't see it if You have a limited sense of humor or adventure.

100
Absorbing, Delightful, Clever, Transcendent, Exquisite

See it if You love great theater, brilliant writing, innovative staging, moving music, and stellar acting.

Don't see it if You do not want to be moved and challenged.

80
Stomp
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Masterful, Original, Refreshing

See it if You want to see the most creative us of ordinary objects as percussion instruments. Original non-stop entertainment.

Don't see it if You do not appreciate originality.

85
Entertaining, Refreshing, Original, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if You are open to a vibrant exploration of alternative lifestyles and love.

Don't see it if Are closed minded.

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Great staging, Great writing, Masterful, Must see, Original

See it if You want to see original theater at its best. Sheer genius.

Don't see it if You are not open to new ideas.

90
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Masterful

See it if You love great classic Broadway at its best. A terrific revival with a strong cast.

Don't see it if Are brain dead.

85
Blue Man Group
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You want to be visually and auditorily stimulated while being challenged to think at a deep level about the nature of communication and rel.

Don't see it if You require a linear and literal narrative.

90
Straight
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Provocative, Well-acted, Original

See it if Like a okay that is well-written, well-acted, well-directed that looks at sexual identity through new lenses.

Don't see it if You would be turned off by sexual themes.

90
Delightful, Enchanting, Exquisite, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You love great music, dancing and a charming story line.

Don't see it if You don't appreciate dance.

92
Absorbing, Ambitious, Intelligent, Intense, Must see

See it if You are ready to see the world through the eyes of a very bright autistic young man.

Don't see it if Do not like to be asked to think when you go to the theater.

75
During previews
Holy Day
West Village
Thought-provoking, Profound, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are open to being challenged by learning of the abuses heaped upon the Black Aboriginals in Australia by the White settlers.

Don't see it if You are squeamish about nudity, sexual themes, and violence.

Also This drama is based on historical events that parallel the treatment o... Read more Read less

50
Catapult!
East Village
Cliched, Disappointing, Insipid

See it if Are willing to endure mediocre writing and acting to explore issue of esthetics and economics in the NYC art world

Don't see it if You require professional level execution.

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Relevant

See it if You are willing to be touched and educated about living with Parkinson’s.

Don't see it if You are closed minded.

79
Wounded
Soho/Tribeca
Great acting, Riveting, Absorbing, Edgy, Relevant

See it if you want to understand the struggles of wounded warriors and those who care for them

Don't see it if you are squeamish, or just want to be entertained.

89
Black Light
West Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Delightful, Exquisite, Edgy

See it if You are open to being challenged to bear witness and resist being pulled into the political and moral black hole that is sucking the light

Don't see it if You require traditional linear story telling.

Also Jomama Jones is an extremely gifted raconteur and chanteuse. She gives... Read more Read less

75
Broken Pieces
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Edgy, Intelligent

See it if Enjoy clever social commentary using parody and reducti ad absurdum.

Don't see it if Want straight narrative.

44
Life Among the Aryans
Lower E Side
Ambitious, Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Slow

See it if Bold attempt at political relevance.

Don't see it if Acting was at a community theater level, at Best. Many actors did not know their lines.

60
During previews
My Eyes Went Dark
Midtown E
Confusing, Disappointing, Edgy, Quirky, Slow

See it if You like minimalist experimental theater with two actors playing multiple parts.

Don't see it if Prefer a traditional narrative approach to storytelling.

85
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Hilarious, Original

See it if You like broad humor with your musical theater. Great production numbers.

Don't see it if You don't want to be enchanted by the Renaissance.

95
Absorbing, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful, Must see

See it if You want to see one of the most profound musical of all time. The struggle between law and grace played out at the Paris barricades.

Don't see it if Do not want to think while being entertained.

85
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Romantic, Magical

See it if You love Peter Pan and want to see inside the heart of the man/boy who birthed him.

Don't see it if Are not a romantic.

70
Clever, Cliched, Entertaining, Fun, Parody

See it if You would enjoy a fun send--up of 1980 disaster films like The Poseidon Adventure and Towering Inferno.

Don't see it if You do not have a good sense of humor nor.

90
Blackbird
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Raw, Sexually explicit, Controversial

See it if You are open to being forced to think about issues as intense as sexual abuse, co-dependency, the acting is powerful and the writing is raw.

Don't see it if You are squeamish about sexual themes.

83
Nice Fish
Brooklyn
Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious, Poetic, Original

See it if Love Mark Rylance.

Don't see it if Expect linear action. This is a philosophical and reflective piece.

94
Clever, Hilarious, Quirky, Funny, Edgy

See it if You appreciate the ribald humor of South Park.

Don't see it if You are easily offended.