Alice C 6363

Minneapolis | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (180)
79
During previews
The Great Society
Upper W Side
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Slow, Absorbing

See it if You like political theater or want to see a part of history reenacted on the stage by talented actors.

Don't see it if You don't like politics or history, want deep character development or dynamic staging that changes dramatically between scenes.

Also Clever staging and overall, engaging. I saw one of the first previews ... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Delightful, Thought-provoking, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy magic or mind reading shows that cause you to think.

Don't see it if You want to see a straight play or musical with a story and flashy staging and sets.

81
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a well-acted 1 person show that deals with a timely issue, presented in a simple yet profound manner.

Don't see it if You don’t like 1 person shows, aren’t interested in gender identity issues, need to see shows with elaborate sets and staging.

78
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy a relevant, well-acted play that has an intense ending.

Don't see it if You don’t want to see a play with gay themes, or need a lot of intricate sets and props.

79
Quirky, Relevant, Entertaining, Clever, Funny

See it if You want to see a show that is very different from anything else that is playing, that makes fun of/celebrates on-line dating.

Don't see it if You prefer traditional shows with a storyline, or huge production numbers and fancy sets.

75
I Spy a Spy
Midtown W
Relevant, Intelligent, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a new, original musical with catchy songs, great singing, and a fun, relevant story.

Don't see it if You don’t like shows in small theaters, want huge production values, only enjoy serious musicals.

75
During previews
Two's a Crowd
Midtown E
Delightful, Slow, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a cute show with fairly funny dialogue, tuneful songs.

Don't see it if You want a big, flashy show with elaborate sets, lots of dancing a choreography.

60
Poor script, Slow, Ambitious, Disappointing, Great staging

See it if You want to see a show full of spectacle, with impressive light design, simple but effective staging, and great dancing and fight choreo.

Don't see it if You want a show to have substance, a strong script, and a more engaging plot.

Also Truly a missed opportunity. Visually appealing with excellent light de... Read more Read less

79
Resonant, Moving, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if You want to see something different, a personal story presented in a surprisingly intriguing manner, with simple but beautiful music.

Don't see it if You don’t like solo shows, only want to hear singing by highly trained performers, need elaborate sets and props.

74
Funny, Slow, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like to learn a little while watching a show, and like getting served some alcohol as well!

Don't see it if You don’t like to drink, don’t like non-traditional theaters where there is no formal stage, or you don’t like sitting in high-top seats.

Also I preferred Day Drinking better since that one had something of a stor... Read more Read less

80
Working: A Musical
Midtown W
Simple staging, Resonant, Great singing, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like show that are made up of vignettes with one overarching theme vs. a show with a traditional plot.

Don't see it if You like elaborately staged productions or need shows with a show that has a conflict and resolution.

80
During previews
Rock of Ages
Midtown W
Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like rock music and enjoy hearing classic rock songs performed by excellent singers in a funny story.

Don't see it if You hate rock music, or don’t like silly humor, or shows in a small theater.

70
During previews
Toni Stone
Midtown W
Interesting, Intelligent, Confusing, Entertaining

See it if You want to learn about the first woman baseball player in an entertaining and fun way.

Don't see it if You don’t like plays that jump chronologically, or have actors play multiple roles.

74
Fluffy, Funny, Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You like improvisational theater, enjoy musical comedy.

Don't see it if You need to be in a theater with comfortable seats (I felt like I was sinking into my seat!), only enjoy shows with fancy sets and props.

82
Delightful, Dated, Hilarious, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like old-fashioned musicals with silly but fun humor, performed earnestly by a great cast in an intimate theater.

Don't see it if You prefer modern shows or need lots of props and detailed staging.

75
Great acting, Well-done, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You like Sondheim and want to see one of his musicals done well in a small intimate theater.

Don't see it if You need to see musicals done in large Broadway theaters with elaborate staging/sets, and lots of props.

81
During previews
Octet
Midtown W
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great singing, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to see something very innovative, presented in a simple yet effective manner performed well.

Don't see it if You don’ like a capella performances, need elaborate staging and sets.

81
Must see, Masterful, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You love the classic book, or just want to see a very good staged version, with excellent acting, and simple yet effective staging.

Don't see it if You don't like the book, don't like to see adults playing children on-stage, want elaborate and fancy staging.

Also Enjoyed this play, but was in the balcony behind the railing at the fr... Read more Read less

72
During previews
safeword.
Midtown W
Refreshing, Thought-provoking, Slow, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a very interesting play about a topic rarely presented in theater, presented by talented actors.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with the topic of BDSM, or need to see shows on big Broadway stages.

56
Indulgent, Funny, Confusing

See it if You are a fan of The Big Bang Theory. Enjoy good acting/singing.

Don't see it if You enjoy polished theater with high production values.

70
Refreshing, Different, Fluffy, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a fun, silly, show that doesn't require much thought, with some catchy tunes and playful sets.

Don't see it if You want more serious theater, don't enjoy sci-fi elements in your musicals, don't like teen centered shows.

79
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Overrated, Intelligent, Funny, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You like the movie, want to see a funny show which smartly adapts the main story and funny elements of the movie into a unique musical.

Don't see it if You are a purist of the movie and don’t want to see it modified, need musicals with a strong score and memorable songs.

Also Fun night, but the score was only serviceable, not exceptional. Set wa... Read more Read less

68
During previews
Disappointing, Entertaining, Quirky, Raunchy, Great staging

See it if You love Beetlejuice, enjoy shows with lots of jokes, prefer shows with flashy sets and cool lighting.

Don't see it if You like more serious theater, need a strong score and songs that are memorable.

Also Lighting was very well done, from the mood lighting when you first ent... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like plays that make a political statement, that make you laugh but also tug at your heartstrings.

Don't see it if You don’t like what is essentially a one person show, prefer traditional plays, hate politics.

Also I was pleasantly surprised by this. I honestly didn't know what to exp... Read more Read less

46
During previews
Quirky, Disappointing, Confusing, Overrated, Indulgent

See it if You want to see something innovative, a new staging of a classic.

Don't see it if You don’t like minimal staging or attempts to make old musicals new and edgy.

Also The lighting didn’t work, with overly bright lights in some sequences ... Read more Read less

82
Delightful, Hilarious, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy watching classic musicals performed in a small, intimate theater by a talented cast with clever staging.

Don't see it if You want huge production values (though they do a great job with a small budget) and spectacle, or are easily offended by sexual innuendo.

79
Make Believe
Midtown W
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see adorable kids doing great acting on stage, or enjoy plays that are more subtle in their storytelling.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy watching kids act much older than their age or curse, or need a play with high, obvious drama.

70
During previews
Betrayal
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Slow, Great acting, Overrated

See it if You want to see a play that almost completely hinges on the strength of the actors on stage due to lack of action, sets, props.

Don't see it if You don’t like plays with minimals sets, or that don’t have much action or build to a climax.

69
During previews
Ambitious, Slow, Overrated, Great singing, Confusing

See it if You love music by Jim Steinman, want to see a wild and crazy show that is more of a showcase for the songs than a traditional musical.

Don't see it if You need a show with a believable plot, or are more interested in content than spectacle.

Also So just saw Bat Out of Hell last night...wow....that was....interestin... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Rinse, Repeat
Midtown W
Intense, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if You want to see a solid production of a play on an important topic that is seldom focused on in theater.

Don't see it if You have no interest in eating disorders, don’t want to see a play with brief nudity.

81
During previews
Fun, Great singing, Must see, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy shows which are primarily spectacle, with excellent staging, great singing, and effective use of pop songs.

Don't see it if You don’t like jukebox musicals, prefer shows with more substance, excellent dialogue, and a strong book.

79
During previews
Midsummer: A Banquet
Greenwich V
Enchanting, Ambitious, Slow, Great acting, Funny

See it if You like Shakespeare, or enjoy dining while enjoying theater!

Don't see it if You don’t like immersive theater, or non-traditional staging.

83
During previews
Broadway Bounty Hunter
West Village
Funny, Quirky, Great singing, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy shows in small settings with excellent singing, and a story that is silly but entertaining.

Don't see it if You need serious theater, or don’t like shows with unbelievable plots, or want shows with elaborate sets

71
Fairview
Brooklyn
Great writing, Thought-provoking, Intense, Confusing, Absorbing

See it if You want to see innovative theater that makes you think, and employs unique techniques to present a point.

Don't see it if You don't like racial discourse, don't like to be made uncomfortable by theater, or don't like new ways of presenting a story.

75
During previews
Funny, Edgy, Entertaining, Clever, Ambitious

See it if You want a modern take on a classic story, with good acting, simple yet effective sets, and good acting.

Don't see it if You don’t like profanity, simulated sex on stage, or revisions of Russian literature.

60
In the Green
Upper W Side
Unique, Slow, Confusing, Great singing

See it if You want to hear something very different, mixing modern pop with rock with choral music and what could be described as beatboxing.

Don't see it if You don’t like avant-garde theater, or musicals with religious themes.

80
All My Sons
Midtown W
Great writing, Epic, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like Annette Bening, or enjoy a classic play presented in an excellent manner with great acting and an effective set.

Don't see it if You don’t like older plays, or want humor when you see a show.

85
Queen of Hearts
Brooklyn
Absorbing, Raunchy, Great staging, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You like to see innovative theater that creativity combines burlesque, dancing, singing, acrobatics, and comedy, with great costumes.

Don't see it if You don’t like sexy shows that reveal a lot of skin, or theater where the actors come right out into the audience.

84
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Funny

See it if You like humorous plays in a small intimate theater with great acting.

Don't see it if You don’t like it when actors break the 4th wall, or want serious drama.

79
During previews
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Funny

See it if You want to see great acting on stage, or want to see an apparently simple story about how complicated interactions between 2 people can be.

Don't see it if You don't like nudity, need a lot of action in your plays, don't enjoy plays with only 2 characters essentially just talking.

68
During previews
Silly, Quirky, Clever, Funny

See it if You love Star Wars, and want to see a cute and clever show which basically makes fun of Star Wars fanatics.

Don't see it if You don’t like or know much about Star Wars, since most of the jokes will go over your head, or need a polished show.

49
Quirky, Indulgent, Dizzying, Ambitious, Confusing

See it if You enjoy experimental theater, or want to see something that is strange and weird.

Don't see it if You need a clear plot, don’t enjoy plays that take a lot of chances.

67
The Cradle Will Rock
East Village
Confusing, Disappointing, Slow, Great singing

See it if You want to see a work that is rarely performed, presented by a talented company.

Don't see it if You like productions with more than a piano to accompany the singers, and more than steel barrels as props.

79
Clever, Great singing, Ambitious, Funny

See it if You like small intimate shows with a talented cast, and drinking!

Don't see it if You like traditional theater with a stage, you need shows with sophisticated costumes and staging, you don’t like alcohol!

79
During previews
Ink
Midtown W
Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a play with great acting and staging, which takes a somewhat boring topic and makes it highly intriguing.

Don't see it if You want a pure play without added music and dancing (though I felt it worked for this play), or have no interest in the newspaper industry.

Also Thought the acting and staging was quite good. Though it was odd at fi... Read more Read less

69
Unbelievable, Confusing, Fluffy, Funny, Quirky

See it if You want to see something different, with a unique premise, enjoy intimate theater.

Don't see it if You don't like small productions with limited staging, where some of the actors overact, where a lot of the plot seems unbelievable.

49
During previews
Sincerely, Oscar
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Excruciating

See it if You love Oscar Hammerstein’s lyrics, you like hearing classic musical theater pieces performed in any manner.

Don't see it if You are a purist and don’t like rearrangements of well-known songs, you need elaborate staging.

Also Though ambitious, this did not work. The hologram was cool to look at ... Read more Read less

75
Absorbing, Refreshing, Great acting, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You love Shakespeare and want to see a unique take on a classic, and prefer minimal staging so the focus is on the words.

Don't see it if You don't like classic Shakespeare tampered with, prefer plays with elaborate sets and props.

82
During previews
Refreshing, Ambitious, Slow, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You like folk and jazzy type music, you like to see a musical with it’s own style, you like Greek mythology.

Don't see it if You don’t like jazzy music, you only like traditional musical theater, you need a lot of action in your shows.

Also I’m not sure how I feel about this show. It started off slow for me, a... Read more Read less

72
During previews
Vilna
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Profound, Intelligent, Ambitious

See it if You like plays with a good, interesting story, done in a solid way with good acting and a simple but effective set.

Don't see it if You like plays with strong character development, and plays that really have a strong emotional impact.