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New York City | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (102)
Darling Grenadine
Midtown W
Indulgent, Quirky, Cliched, Banal, Ambitious

See it if Want to see a quirky musical about a couple's relationship with a melancholy undertone. Enjoy seeing a talented cast work hard. s

Don't see it if Want to see an original show which has the courage of it's convictions. Want to see a show that is subtle not predictable.

Ambitious, Intense, Great acting, Profound, Masterful

See it if Enjoy 1 woman shows revisiting dysfunctional families. Like Laura Linney. Like Elizabeth Strout's writing

Don't see it if Want a comedy or a musical or a big play. Don't like solo shows. Don't want a play that makes you think

During previews
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Like play that reveal more than what's on the surface. Interesting historical perspective on race and the color lines. Compelling

Don't see it if Want something light and fluffy. Only like contemporary plays or a musical or comedy. Don't want to see well acted play that covers racism

The Great Society
Upper W Side
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Dizzying, Ambitious

See it if Interested in Politics, History or LBJ. Like thought provoking shows that explore history. Tour de Force by Brian Cox. Enjoy complex shows

Don't see it if Don't like long shows with lots of dialogue. Want something light and fluffy or a musical.

The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Slow, Relevant, Cliched, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if Interested in show that deals with keeping secrets, the conflict between family and love, bias, and hypocrisy. Told through one man's story

Don't see it if Don't want to see a show about interracial romance, set in another country. Want to see a lightweight upbeat show or musical

During previews
Midtown W
Great staging, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Funny, Ambitious

See it if Want an inside baseball show about film industry that's topical re women in film and climate change. Full of recognizable archetypes.

Don't see it if Aren't interested in play that takes on current issues or dilutes it's main points by unnecessary subplots.

Disappointing, Dizzying, Confusing, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if Want to see Glenda Jackson take on an epic role.

Don't see it if Don't like odd takes on Shakespeare that make little sense. Want to see great talent be wasted in a poorly directed and imagined play

Midtown W
Relevant, Intense, Great staging, Ambitious, Clever

See it if Interested in view of how British tabloids came to be and Rupert Murdoch's beginnings in media. Echoes of today, class issues

Don't see it if Want a straight up musical or something light a fluffy. Don't like British shows/accents. Want a period piece

The Cake
Midtown W
Great staging, Quirky, Funny, Clever

See it if Want to see the human side of conflict between Religious beliefs vs family ties. A serious subject couched in medic format. Interesting

Don't see it if see no grey area in terms of gay marriage pro or con. Don't want a serious subject played for laughs. Want to see a musical or serious play

Ambitious, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if Are interested in the intersection of music, race and sexuality explored with amazing voices and a talented cast. Liked the movie Moonlight

Don't see it if Want a straight play. Want a big musical. Dislike Gospel music. Don't want a show that makes you think

Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if Like Janet McTeer are interested in history of Theater or Sara Bernhardt. Like idea of behind the scenes theater and strong woman

Don't see it if Want a musical. don’t like shows with a lot of dialogue. Want something contemporary. Don’t like shoes featuring strong women

Entertaining, Romantic, Fluffy, Delightful, Great singing

See it if If you’re a fan of Carole King and her music. Enjoy jukebox musicals. Are interested in Brill Building and it’s 50’s/60’s hits

Don't see it if Want a gritty show or play. Don’t like nostalgic shows or music

Great acting, Ambitious, Masterful, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if If you're interested in the inner life of a women. Like Edward Albee. Want to see amazing acting.

Don't see it if Don't like talky plays without action . Aren't interested in the idea of a person reflecting on their life. Don't want to contemplate death

During previews
The Fourth Wall
Midtown W
Clever, Relevant, Slow, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if Are interested in Meta -Theater, are a Theater nerd like your Theater mixed with political underpinnings. Disliked G.W. Bush presidency

Don't see it if Want a show that’s not so enchanted with it’s own cleverness, dislike A,R Guerney shoes.Want to see a play where something happens

Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing, Quirky, Intelligent

See it if interested in discussion ahead of time with director and book writer of musical based on movie and seeing movie on big screen 35 mm

Don't see it if Don’t like movies that not much happens or with subtitles. Concept doesn’t appeal

Me and My Girl
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Dizzying, Fluffy

See it if You like light British musicals making fun of class differences. An audience member compared it in ways to Mary Poppins.

Don't see it if You want a serious play. You don't like funny musicals.

Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Quirky, Relevant

See it if Want to see a small and quiet but interesting show about similarities and differences with amazing musicians .

Don't see it if Want to see a flashy musical or a straight play. Aren't interested in the idea of Egyptians and Israelis interacting

During previews
Dress of Fire
West Village
Ambitious, Banal, Indulgent, Cliched, Slow

See it if You are interested in current sensibilities and mores grafted onto a classic story. Want an intimate theater experience. Like agendas.

Don't see it if Are a purist regarding classics. Don't like obvious reworking of characters that seem agenda driven and of the moment. Want subtlety

Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if Enjoy seeing classic movie musicals on the big screen with interesting preshow discussion

Don't see it if Don't like background information just want to see the movie

Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Dizzying, Ambitious

See it if Interested in a fresh take on the Founding Fathers in rap. Want to know what the hype is all about

Don't see it if Don't like history/modern musicals or original shows

The Amateurs
Ambitious, Quirky, Indulgent, Great acting, Confusing

See it if Want to see an allegory comparing plague/Noah to AIDS. Gifted cast with thought provoking explanation connecting plague to AIDS

Don't see it if Don’t like having show being interrupted by “playwright” spelling out show is connecting plague to AIDS in weird unnecessary tangent.

During previews
The Stone Witch
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Quirky, Ambitious, Funny

See it if Interested in a play about the idea of creativity, being an artist/illustrator & the expectations of fame. Appreciate Maurice Sendak paralle

Don't see it if Want a musical or big splashy play. Aren’t interested in a show that explores the idea of creating and dealing with the horrors of the past

During previews
Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Intense, Resonant

See it if Like epic plays about being gay and dealing with AIDS crisis in the 80's. Enjoy great acting in a show that's funny and heartbreaking

Don't see it if Don't like long involved plays. Dislike shows dealing with serious themes including religion, sex, drugs, homophobia, betrayal. Loved Reagan

During previews
Halcyon Days
Midtown W
Cliched, Ambitious, Slow, Indulgent, Relevant

See it if Want a heavy handed show about the evils of the Reagan era with clear parallels to today. Satirical and ambitious with good acting

Don't see it if We’re young in the 80’s & dislike anachronisms. We’re Pro Reagan or want a subtle nuanced political play on American imperialism

Absorbing, Clever, Resonant, Entertaining, Slow

See it if Like short stories brought to life, are interested in family stories, like one man shows or John Lithgow

Don't see it if Want a musical or something with all the bells and whistles. You dislike one man shows or hearing stories told

The Perplexed
Midtown W
Confusing, Entertaining, Funny, Dizzying, Clever

See it if Like plays with lots of dialogue which feature family dynamics. Enjoy NYC centric drawing roomesque shows with good acting. Enjoy banter

Don't see it if Want a musical or a deeply relevant play. Don't like shows with lots of talk and dizzying comings and goings and relationships.

Confusing, Resonant, Relevant, Insipid

See it if Want to see 2 good actors, enjoy father son stories regarding aging ,memories, expectations and change. Have or are an aging parent

Don't see it if Want a nuanced story of aging and family. Don’t like small plays, want a straight drama or comedy or a new take on familiar story

Entertaining, Slow, Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You like Horton Foote's work, enjoy quiet plays which explore family dynamics and expectations, Show set in 1960 reflect life in Texas.

Don't see it if Want something in your face, up to the minute, a musical, modern, don't like A Trip To Bountiful or shows set in consaervative 1960's

Bella Bella
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Clever

See it if Like Harvey Fierstein channeling a fascinating ground breaking woman politician. Are interested in Bella Abzugm want something topical

Don't see it if Don't like the idea of a man playing a groundbreaking woman politician. Aren't interested in political history . Want a musical or drag show

God of Marz
Midtown W
Banal, Insipid, Raunchy, Confusing, Cliched

See it if Want to see a cast that tries its best. with contrived material. Questions about Religion, honor, and Romance played for laughs.

Don't see it if Want a show that actually makes sense. Dislike contrived shows that don't appreciate the audience or believe in an actual coherent plot

Clever, Dizzying, Slow, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if Love Kiss Me Kate, like classic musicals. Want a big Broadway Musical.

Don't see it if Want a show that doesn't try to update a 1940's musical to today's world. Want a charismatic leading man. Want to see a play.

High Button Shoes
Midtown W
Dated, Funny, Dizzying, Quirky, Clever

See it if Like Encores presentations, escapist shows with tenuous plots. Like 50's musicals.

Don't see it if Want something weighty, don't like the "camp" aspect of older musicals played up as opposed to playing them straight.

During previews
Edgy, Quirky, Intense, Ambitious

See it if Like modernist stripped down and dark interpretations of classic shows. Different take with some good performances

Don't see it if Want light fluffy big musical. Want Curly to be a broadway musical style singer. Want a show like Once - this is a 3 hour dark show

Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You like hearing a Broadway singer sing a mix of songs she loves, backed by a small band and interspersed with personal stories in concert

Don't see it if Want an actual play or musical. Don't like an intimate experience. Want lots of bells and whistles and only Broadway songs

During previews
Clever, Dizzying, Ambitious

See it if You are a Sondheim fan (but not necessarily a purist) enjoy clever minimalist interpretations of shows. Enjoy shows that look back

Don't see it if Dislike navel gazing shows, want a full on musical experience. Dislike Sondheim. Dislike pared down unusual shows. Dislike musicals

Dizzying, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if You like the Go-go's music and don't mind a mash up of pop music and 16th century setting/plot. Some Broadway vets provide balance

Don't see it if Want a show that makes sense. Are interested in a literary show or biographical show about the Go-Go's. Don't like bawdy jokes/acts

Midtown W
Clever, Dizzying, Funny, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if Interested in a clever play with witty dialogue dealing with society's obsession with youth and sex straight and gay. Like the playwright

Don't see it if Offended by frank discussions of sex, straight and gay,want to see a show with likeable characters and a real plot. Want an uplifting show

Ambitious, Absorbing, Enchanting, Dizzying, Masterful

See it if You know and like Harry Potter, like British shows with lots of stagecraft. Want to be wowed.

Don't see it if You don't like Harry Potter, fantasy. Want to see a musical or a very straight forward low key play. Don't like special effects.

Midtown W
Clever, Ambitious, Dizzying, Great acting, Funny

See it if You like Tom Stoppard -want to see a clever show with witty dialogue- like The Importance of Being Earnest. Enjoy British historical plays

Don't see it if Don’t like plays that require close attention, don’t like British humor, don’t enjoy plays that go back and forth in time at a dizzying pace

Maple and Vine
Profound, Resonant, Slow, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if Interested in seeing talented diverse cast exploring appeal of simpler time vs now in a superficial way. Seeing a different type of show

Don't see it if Want a show that trusts its audience-3 hour show overwritten should have been 2 max. Don’t like show presented mix sign language, subtitles

For a previous production
Ambitious, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Indulgent, Relevant

See it if Enjoy hearing women’s stories told from a variety of sources and perspectives from a talented group of actresses

Don't see it if Are politically conservative or want a cohesive experience lots of steps to Theater

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Ambitious, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You love classic musicals that aren't set in stone. Wonderful performances.

Don't see it if Wan't to see something cutting edge with a 21st century vibe. Don't like musicals.

During previews
The Metromaniacs
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever, Dizzying, Confusing, Fluffy

See it if You like farce, enjoy David Ives, don't mind long shows full pf esoteric coincidences. Enjoy rhyming dialogue

Don't see it if Want something subtle , dislike raunchy shows, want a musical, want something with a straightforward or meaningful plot

For a previous production
Delightful, Entertaining, Dizzying, Funny, Quirky

See it if Like slapstick, British humor, farce and funny plays without deep meaning. Want a fun night out at the theater

Don't see it if Don't like farce, want to see a musical. Only like deep meaningful plays. Dislike British shows

During previews
Feeding the Dragon
West Village
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Refreshing, Resonant

See it if You're interested in memoirs, life in NYC in 1970's, family stories, one women shows, Child's eye view of African-American experience.

Don't see it if Want a musical, something cutting and edgy, something in your face, don't like autobiographical stories, don't like being told stories

During previews
Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Slow

See it if Interested in political historical dramas, Russian-American relations, intimate plays, liked Oslo, human factor behind political policies

Don't see it if Want a flashy play, this is more a dialogue between 2 negotiators, aren't interested in a nuanced view of Soviet-American negotiations

Ambitious, Entertaining, Quirky, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if Like plays that touch on serious subjects in a relatively light manner. Enjoy family stories that deal with past problems. Like This is Us

Don't see it if Don't like shows about flawed people or situations. Are uncomfortable with a Down's syndrome character. Want something very straight forward

Absorbing, Intelligent, Masterful, Ambitious, Thought-provoking

See it if Like one woman shows, interested in personal narratives. Aren’t upset by upsetting medical issues or strong liberal feminist narratives

Don't see it if Are upset by cancer stories, disliked Vagina Monologues,dislike Eve Ensler. Want a musical or traditional play. Want to see something light

During previews
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if Want to see a play with good acting that raises interesting questions about hypocrisy of many people. Like talky shows

Don't see it if Aren't interested in subject, want to see a musical or want a really deep play. This covers important topic but superficially

Disappointing, Confusing, Ambitious, Quirky, Dizzying

See it if You are into music and can follow a convoluted plot - supposedly based on real events

Don't see it if Want a straightforward play or musical