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Reviews (40)
74
Relevant, Entertaining

See it if You appreciate the works of Brecht and performances by young, energetic actors and singers.

Don't see it if The staging and some of the performances were very good, but the work needed a stronger, more experienced actor/singer for some of the songs

80
Funny, Resonant, Intense, Great acting

See it if You would like a very dark comedy about politics and identity that is very well acted.

Don't see it if You do not appreciate hyper-realism or do not want to watch violence acted out onstage.

65
Funny moments, Good singing, Cliched, Disappointing

See it if You like hearing pop songs well sung and some engaging and funny performances.

Don't see it if You like an original, coherent narrative. The time line was confusing, the projected images were sometimes odd and distracting.

Also I didn't appreciate the writer plugging her book at the end of the sho... Read more Read less

67
During previews
Confusing, Banal, Disappointing

See it if You want to see the talented actors who are in the show - or at least their profiles.

Don't see it if I didn't think the story was particularly compelling, nor was it helped by having so many actors portraying the title character.

90
Ambitious, Resonant, Refreshing, Great acting, Funny

See it if You enjoy a very original, funny and touching play that expresses the hopes, fears, imagination and confusion of adolescent girls.

Don't see it if You are embarrassed by or unwilling to hear about the things you know young girls think and talk about.

85
Great singing, Lovely music, Great staging, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You love the music of Ahrens and Flaherty. You like sweet, whimsical stories/fairy tales and beautiful staging.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals and/or prefer shows that are edgy or have dark subject matter.

80
Great acting, Funny, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if You like well-acted, unusual, edgy shows about dysfunctional relationships.

Don't see it if You don't like discussions of sex or sexual displays onstage.

79
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like well-acted plays about families in crisis.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a family of pretty unstable, maladjusted adults at a pivotal moment in their lives, portrayed by very good actors.

80
Intelligent, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You like thoughtful, well-acted and well-staged plays that aren't easily categorized.

Don't see it if You don't like plots that are imaginative and not quite linear.

90
Intelligent, Great staging, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You want to see a good Albee play with 3 great actors.

Don't see it if You don't like Albee.

95
Great singing, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You love this show and the music and want to be entertained.

Don't see it if You hate the show and the music.

Also I saw it with Bernadette Peters and she was wonderful. She had great c... Read more Read less

90
Entertaining, Delightful, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if You love Stoppard and enjoy clever dialogue, twisted logic and great acting and staging.

Don't see it if You are in the mood for a simple, linear, obvious plot.

67
Hard-to-hear, Silly, Funny

See it if You can handle very low budget shows with some talented performers & some not so much. You love GoT and like to laugh a lot.

Don't see it if You don't like parody/satire. You expect to be able to hear every word - the sound was extremely uneven.

78
Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like good acting and staging of a good, not great play.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in prison dramas or prefer lighter fare.

90
During previews
Entertaining, Intelligent, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy period pieces and family dramas with good acting and nice staging.

Don't see it if you have a short attention span.

87
Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like watching very good actors tell an absorbing, touching story/slice of life.

Don't see it if you expect a show with a big dramatic climax.

92
Delightful, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like original stories that capture the experiences of real people

Don't see it if You are extremely cynical.

87
Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy good acting and a very interesting story.

Don't see it if You have a short attention span.

80
Overrated, Intelligent, Great writing, Disappointing, Clever

See it if you have to see Jake Gyllenhaal

Don't see it if Sunday is one of your favorite shows. Didn't think the leads were great. Made me miss Mandy and Bernadette, Raul and Melissa...

95
Relevant, Well-written, Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you appreciate a good script and good acting

Don't see it if you don't like plays about family-issues.

82
Funny, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Great acting, Clever

See it if You enjoy intelligent, humorous, political, well-acted short pieces.

Don't see it if You prefer long-form plays and/or don't get irony or satire.

70
Pretty, Enchanting, Clever

See it if You enjoy listening to a very good pianist and watching lovely imagery. Go backstage afterwards to get an idea of how it's done.

Don't see it if You want to hear/see a straight narrative.

90
Refreshing, Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You want to see a charming story with lovely music and very affecting performances by both actors and musicians.

Don't see it if You only like Broadway musicals with lots of big production numbers and star-turns.

65
Banal, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if You like the actors involved.

Don't see it if You don't want to be talked at by people who are talking at each other rather than relating to each other as actual human beings.

82
During previews
Great staging, Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy intelligent period dramas that still resonate today. You enjoy good acting and staging and nice costumes.

Don't see it if You don't like small productions of straightforward drama with interesting characters.

70
Confusing, Great acting, Clever, Ambitious

See it if You like absurdist plays with some very good actors.

Don't see it if You like linear plots and have to understand exactly what's going on.

90
Funny, Relevant, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like well acted shows with great dialogue that show a specific slice of life with funny, touching, interesting characters.

Don't see it if You prefer plays with a clear resolution.

82
Great acting, Relevant, Refreshing, Absorbing

See it if You like well-acted plays about real events, people and situations that you know next to nothing about.

Don't see it if You want an obvious ending/moral to a story or don't like small, intimate theaters with imaginative staging and sets.

89
During previews
Delightful, Great staging, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You want to be entertained by some wonderful performers and you like funny, engaging, hum-able songs.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals, farce or westerns

92
Great acting, Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You like a play with substance that's imaginative and moving and at the same time surprisingly funny. I recommend seeing both parts in 1 da

Don't see it if You have a short attention span and are easily offended by reality or confused by flights of fancy.

79
Absorbing, Relevant, Great staging

See it if You enjoy shows that are a series of personal stories told by good actors. You want to see some very good dancers.

Don't see it if You want to see a story with a plot.

92
Great singing, Intelligent, Great staging, Absorbing, Delightful

See it if You love this show. An amazing job of bringing a gorgeous, complicated show to life. One of the most satisfying productions I've seen.

Don't see it if You don't know where Queens is.

60
During previews
Indulgent, Slow, Banal

See it if You don't mind a show that isn't really a show but a concert where the point is given away in the beginning so we don't care.

Don't see it if You don't like self-indulgent, tedious concept concerts.

Also The music wasn't terrible but it didn't justify having to sit through ... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Confusing, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You like good acting and an imaginative, unorthodox form of storytelling.

Don't see it if You are confused by time-shifting narratives or expect a clear resolution at the end of the play.

80
Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see some wonderful performances. Deanna Dunagan is amazing.

Don't see it if you are currently the caregiver of an aging parent.

65
Disappointing

See it if You like a fairly random set of songs done by performers who are not always right for the songs they're asked to sing.

Don't see it if You prefer a book show or would even just like to know more about Harold Prince.

75
Original, Funny, Clever

See it if You like seeing interesting actors and enjoy seeing what Annie Baker is up to.

Don't see it if You expect a literal, linear plot line.

Also I found the show's premise and the overarching story interesting but n... Read more Read less

85
Energetic, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you like men's voices.

Don't see it if you're thinking the ending might be different

80
Different, Refreshing, Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like spectacle

Don't see it if you don't like audience interaction.

100
Romantic, Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You like musicals

Don't see it if You don't like music