Alan Trac

Wayne | 50-64
About:  Enjoy live theatre both musicals & dramas. Appreciate reviews from fellow theatre goers because sometime my opinion differs from the professional critics
Reviews (21)
78
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy strong dramatic acting, a look into the life of a professional tennis player and how it impacts his family.

Don't see it if You are not a tennis fan or player, without that foundation of understanding it is too much to fully appreciate the play.

87
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Informative

See it if You enjoy true stories with ironic informative twists and powerful acting

Don't see it if You're looking for a light fluffy musical piece

80
Clever, Great singing, Edgy, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy operettas and a dark compelling journey through a man's flawed life. Great singing and acting!

Don't see it if You don't like small productions without flashy sets. Or two actor shows where multiple rolls are portrayed

65
Disappointing, Slow, Overrated

See it if You want to see something different

Don't see it if You don't enjoy seeing a story of a neglectful father who engages in pedafile relations

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You enjoy clever musical comedy with a tribute to many Broadway classics.

Don't see it if You have no sens of humor or any knowledge of Broadway history

95
Great singing, Masterful, Riveting, Great staging

See it if You want to see a meaningful story, fabulous singing. Creative but simple staging.

Don't see it if You want something light

81
Epic, Heart wrenching, Great staging

See it if You enjoy the classic soundtrack and tradition on the Eastern European Jewish community interests you

Don't see it if You don't enjoy the classics

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a powerful story about real life events acted to perfection that will move you to tears.

Don't see it if You don't like human emotion and sadness in a play.

85
Clever, Edgy, Original, Quirky, Relevant

See it if You can relate to dis functional family members and how they interact. Very realistic and touching.

Don't see it if If you only want to see happy unrealistic stories.

98
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Must see

See it if You want to be entertained by a great story, wonderful acting and singing

Don't see it if You did not like the Wizard of Oz

95
For a previous production
Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Original, Brilliant

See it if You like current topics acted out in a fresh take with honest acting

Don't see it if You aren't interested in problems our youth deal with like bullying.

83
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You enjoy unique staging, actors who play musical instruments and are athletic. A show with tremendous energy and historical significance

Don't see it if You don't like operetta or Russian history themes.

75
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Relatable

See it if You have experienced and want to see portrayed family where siblings share disproportionately responsibilities for caring for family

Don't see it if You don't want to watch a dysfunctional family implode and then evolve amidst some comidic moments

86
For a previous production
Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You enjoy the music of Frankie Valli & the 4 Seasons. You want to see a true story brilliantly acted out on stage

Don't see it if You don't enjoy that period music

85
Entertaining, Refreshing, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy good music, a great true story and some fun entertainment

Don't see it if You don't enjoy musicals or have a phobia against cross dressers

85
Clever, Educational, Intense

See it if You enjoy rap and like to learn history

Don't see it if Lyrics to the songs were not clearly annunciated so you can't follow the story. Better get the CD before you go

55
Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow

See it if You want to see big names

Don't see it if If want to avoid slow , boring , poorly acted musicals

75
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy the music from that period and the interaction of the people living in the Bronx at that time interest you.

Don't see it if You are overly sensitive to the non PC language and prejudice .

95
During previews
Great acting, Resonant, Emotional

See it if You want a look into the emotional feelings of relationships and how people behave when things get complicated

Don't see it if If you do not like to see powerful, moving sad stories

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Masterful

See it if You like pop music and want to learn about how song writers got their hits produced.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy chart topping music and a heartwarming true story

70
Entertaining, Great staging, Dizzying, Confusing, Typical cirque

See it if If you like Cirque or other acrobatic high risk routines

Don't see it if If you are expecting any acting or meaningful plot/ story.