amy 67

New York City | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (87)
74
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

96
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

80
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

70
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

78
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

91
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.

84
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

76
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

75
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

Also Theater company management amateurish-asked for donations at end and s... Read more Read less

82
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.

69
During previews
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

78
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

85
During previews
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

77
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

79
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

78
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

82
During previews
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

64
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

72
Resonant, Intelligent, Great acting, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if Like Irish History or plays. Enjoy quiet historical shows

Don't see it if Want an exciting show or musical or something contemporary

77
Ambitious, Absorbing, Enchanting, Thought-provoking

See it if Like Tennis, are interested in the inner thoughts/lives of professional athletes, like plays that go back and forth in time

Don't see it if Want a musical, aren't interested in the potential humanity of professional athletes, want a traditional plotted play

76
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Dizzying, Hilarious

See it if you want a madcap nonstop comedy, very current with references to Trump . Don't mind sexual and ethnic references/humor. Light and funny

Don't see it if Want something deep and meaningful. Don't like sexual references. Are easily offended by ethnic humor.

73
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if Like inside theater plays. Enjoy angsty young people and theater types. Know the original Harvey, play or movie.

Don't see it if Want to see a big budget show or musical. Don't like theater jokes or plays that make fun of actors and their foibles.

65
Cliched, Disappointing, Great staging, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if Are interested in period British Dramas with a good cast and great set Like shows that switch time periods and show changes in people.

Don't see it if Want something light and contemporary. Don't care about the fate of a upscale British family after World War I. Don't like talky plays

79
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Clever

See it if Love musicals, revues, Sondheim and are familiar with Hal Prince. Enjoy snippets of Broadway history with iconic musical numbers.

Don't see it if Want a serious play or a musical with a plot dislike Sondheim numbers or only like traditional Broadway musicals. Want an edgy trendy show

84
Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Quirky, Funny

See it if Like one man shows alternating between music styles and personas- enjoy guitar playing and storytelling within different characters

Don't see it if Want a straight forward narrative- don't like audience interaction, want a clear plot or want to see a big show or something edgy

78
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

87
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

79
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

78
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

85
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

72
During previews
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

94
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

83
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.

80
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

52
During previews
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

81
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

88
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

65
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.

74
During previews
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

79
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

64
During previews
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

79
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

73
Resonant, Ambitious, Relevant

See it if Interested in contemporary show about women and aging and how lives change. A show with lots of talking from a liberal perspective

Don't see it if Want a musical or action packed show

80
Profound, Edgy, Ambitious, Relevant, Intense

See it if Interested in topical show about undocumented immigration and the system. Find shoes based upon real events and documents intersections

Don't see it if Want a lighthearted show or musical. Want a full fledged show with elaborate sets and production values. Don’t like shows with political pov

92
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Romantic, Great singing

See it if Love Kelly O'Hara. Like classic musicals. Are a romantic. Want to be swept away to another time. Enjoy great dancing.

Don't see it if Want an edgy/current show. Don't like old fashioned musicals. Don't like shows with a lot of dancing. Want a straight play.

77
During previews
Clever, Dizzying, Funny, Great acting, Quirky

See it if Like odd shows with a great cast. Enjoy Steve Martin's odd sense of humor. Want to see comedic actors having a great time

Don't see it if Don't like black comedy, Want a musical. Don't like adult oriented shows. Want a straight forward plot that makes sense

78
During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Relevant, Raunchy, Resonant

See it if Want something different with more talking less plot. Are interested in life of teen girls. Don't mind slow building contemporary shows

Don't see it if Want a traditional play with a straightforward plot. Don't like cursing and frank discussions about teen girl life. Want something light

73
Ambitious, Edgy, Dizzying, Great singing, Clever

See it if you like odd all singing dystopian shows with minimal scenery. Very off Broadway, different

Don't see it if Want a happy musical or a fully developed show. This is bare bones

76
Clever, Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if Like one man shows that ruminate about taking reassessing values and what's wrong with society. Stream of consciousness poetry

Don't see it if Want a show with a plot, don't like a fairly upbeat view of homelessness or lots of affirmations, rapping poetry by a white man

77
During previews
Clever, Indulgent, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if You're interested in the private vs public persona's of important people. Like talky plays that debate moral themes

Don't see it if You want your historical figures to be revered. Don't like philosophical musings on the bible. Aren't interested in main characters