Andy Zhang

New York City | 18-24 | Male
About:  I'm a drama student studying acting at the Tisch School of Arts at New York University.
Reviews (46)
95
Great staging, Masterful, Must see, Refreshing, Slice of life

See it if You want to see a story that seems so irrelevant but inspires so much hope.

Don't see it if You're not interested in the Middle East.

78
Ambitious, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Slow

See it if You want to see Wiest carry an absurdist work and make it come to life.

Don't see it if You don't like absurdist theatre.

35
Confusing, Excruciating, Indulgent, Intense, Slow

See it if You want to see experimental work.

Don't see it if You want to have a good time.

87
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if You want to see an amazing, "out there" adaptation of an old play.

Don't see it if You don't like blown-up, "big" staging.

100
Masterful, Must see, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You want a look into the mentality of the working class of America; especially in light of this past presidential election of 2016.

Don't see it if You want to stay in your bubble!

70
Confusing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Eccentric

See it if You want to see Caryl Churchill's signature dialogue being applied to a confusing and thought-provoking setting.

Don't see it if You want "regular" dialogue. That's not what Caryl Churchill gives you as a playwright.

75
Ambitious, Exquisite, Great acting, Intelligent, Must see

See it if You're interested in seeing women being empowered in the roles of men, in a production that transforms the Tempest into a commentary.

Don't see it if You don't like twists on classical literature.

78
Charming, Fluffy, Relevant, Refreshing

See it if You want to see a well-known musical about gay men and the lives they lead.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with LGTBQ sexuality.

83
Delightful, Ambitious, Refreshing

See it if You want to see a show that tells a stories in the context of a New Yorker's daily life with just the right amount of cheese and camp.

Don't see it if You don't like a capella singing, or don't like cheesy things.

73
Ambitious, Confusing, Refreshing

See it if You're interested in some more avant-garde and experimental work that comments on the plight of black people in America.

Don't see it if You want to see more "standard" theatre.

87
Clever, Hilarious, Resonant

See it if You are interested in some dark, dark comedy that sheds light on the multiple facets of the human psyche.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with profanity or gore.

100
Must see, Profound, Epic

See it if You want to see the heartbreaking, heartwarming, amazing story about the relationships between 3 black woman in an age of discrimination.

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

100
Must see, Absorbing, Clever

See it if IT'S HAMILTON, THAT SHOULD BE REASON ENOUGH

Don't see it if See it.

95
Must see, Masterful, Great staging

See it if You want to see this classic musical about Jewish heritage and culture be acted out in an amazing brand-new production.

Don't see it if You're not interested in Jewish heritage or culture.

93
Hilarious, Quirky, Relevant

See it if You want to see a HILARIOUS musical with puppets that makes fun of...everyone!

Don't see it if You don't like small productions or puppets and their quirkiness.

93
Ambitious, Masterful, Dizzying

See it if You want to see the delightful yet dark Pippin produced with acrobats and circus performers flying sky-high!

Don't see it if You're not interested in musicals with a lot of pizzaz but with a plot that does not come out to the surface easily.

80
Enchanting, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a funny yet heartwarming story about how a dog changes a man, and later his wife's life.

Don't see it if You're not interested in plays about household life.

87
Absorbing, Relevant, Intense

See it if You want to see a heartbreaking stage production detailing the stories of Japanese people who were sent to internment camps in WWII.

Don't see it if You don't like too much melodramatic music.

85
Hilarious, Funny, Fluffy

See it if You want to see Shakespeare and co. rock out to hilarious music onstage!

Don't see it if You want something more serious and relevant.

90
Delightful, Funny, Romantic

See it if You love a nice ol' clever story of love and searching for identity, mixed with some of ABBA's classic hits!

Don't see it if You don't like ABBA, or jukebox musicals in general.

93
Entertaining, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if You're interested in seeing drag queens strut around the stage with a fabulous book and score to go along with it!

Don't see it if You're not interested in big, sparkly, colorful productions.

90
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great staging, Masterful, Original

See it if You enjoy an intimate experience with the circular staging...and completely invest yourself in the story of this memoir-turned-musical.

Don't see it if You're homophobic or don't like being close to the stage. Or, if you can't sit tight for a long time...there's no intermission!!

85
Clever, Enchanting, Exquisite, Refreshing, Riveting

See it if You enjoy more operatic, older-style musical theatre that has so much humor built into it!

Don't see it if You're more into pseudo-pop song musicals with catchy choruses and exciting flair (Wicked, Kinky Boots).

80
Enchanting, Delightful, Refreshing, Romantic

See it if You want to see this classic movie be adapted into a campy but ultimately enjoyable musical.

Don't see it if You don't like seeing your favorite movies adapted into musicals.

100
Absorbing, Intelligent, Masterful, Must see, Relevant

See it if You want to see some amazing acting that sheds light on an issue people are often misinformed and ignorant about

Don't see it if You don't want to live through arguments about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

83
Ambitious, Confusing, Enchanting, Riveting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see the story of an old play steeped in the context of its history and Jewish culture/heritage, and the Jewish experience in USA

Don't see it if You don't like Brechtian plays.

90
887
Masterful, Refreshing, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if You want to see some seriously awesome stagecraft and technology in use, combined with a profound life story.

Don't see it if You don't like one-man shows.

50
Ambitious, Disappointing, Slow, Disorienting

See it if You want to see the play for the sake of seeing this Tennessee Williams classic.

Don't see it if You want a production of "The Glass Menagerie" that actually remains loyal to its source material.

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85
Masterful, Entertaining, Dizzying, Epic

See it if You like big, broad, grand productions that blow up such a small section of Tolstoy's epic.

Don't see it if You don't like huge razzle and dazzle in a show.

77
Absorbing, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Edgy

See it if You're interested in seeing an exciting, modern remake of "Everyman," that fits much better in the modern world.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in exploring life and existentialism.

85
Absorbing, Exquisite, Masterful, Profound, Intelligent

See it if You want to see an intricately staged play that has no significant climaxes but instead zeroes in on the small details of people's lives.

Don't see it if You don't like plays without intermissions or specific scene changes.

95
Enchanting, Masterful, Riveting

See it if You want to see a musical with a pop-infused score that is empowering, delightful, charming, and most importantly –– delicious!

Don't see it if You don't like seeing women being empowered.

95
Masterful, Must see, Resonant

See it if You are interested in social justice, civil rights, and the advancement of minorities (especially blacks) in America.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with loud sounds or flashing screens.

100
Intense, Relevant, Must see

See it if You want to experience the heart-wrenching story of teenagers who are uneducated and unprepared to deal with all that they go through.

Don't see it if You don't like sad musicals.

75
During previews
Dated, Great writing, Resonant

See it if You're interested in Chekhov's work and classic plays/acting.

Don't see it if You're not interested in classical theatre.

92
Entertaining, Romantic, Quirky

See it if You want to see a quirky, old musical about the improbable love story between two store clerks.

Don't see it if You're not interested in standard romantic stories.

90
Enchanting, Delightful, Great singing

See it if You want to see quirky romantic musical comedy with 1960s-style dance music and "downtown" rhythm and blues!

Don't see it if You don't want to see quirky romantic musical comedy with 1960s-style dance music and "downtown" rhythm and blues!

90
Great singing, Romantic, Must see

See it if You want to see this musical theatre modern classic back on Broadway again!

Don't see it if You don't like love stories, don't like Les Mis, don't like sung-through musicals.

90
Exquisite, Masterful, Romantic

See it if You love Gershwin's music, contemporary ballet/swing dancing, and want to see them combined in a masterful production of a love story!

Don't see it if You're not interested in Gershwin's music or dancing.

70
Cliched, Fluffy, Dance-focused

See it if You're interested in seeing a very traditional "showboat" musical with a lot of dancing and a fluffy plot of an actor's "rise to stardom".

Don't see it if You want something with more diverse casting and more acting/singing over tap/swing dancing.

92
Enchanting, Exquisite, Masterful

See it if You like the original book by Roald Dahl, and want to see its masterful theatrical version play out on stage. It's beautifully done!

Don't see it if You don't like shows with kids in them, or the original book.

85
For a previous production
Dated, Relevant, Refreshing

See it if You want to see the story of The Four Seasons told onstage, sung to the music of The Four Seasons themselves.

Don't see it if You don't like Frankie Valli, The Four Seasons, or jukebox musicals in general.

80
Exquisite, Slow, Masterful

See it if You like a show focused on dancing, or the "old musical theatre" type of show. It's about the razzle dazzle and "all that jazz".

Don't see it if You want something more riveting, emotional, and inspiring, with more relevance to the lives we lead.

95
Absorbing, Enchanting, Epic

See it if You're interested in a fantastic story of friendship and love, with an epic musical score to boot.

Don't see it if You're not interested in fantasy, the Wizard of Oz, or shows that are "for little girls".

90
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great staging, Intense, Must see

See it if You're interested in exploring the mind of an autistic child and his journey, coupled with amazing staging and special effects.

Don't see it if You don't like loud noises, screaming, or anything that is too intense, because the show's sound effects and acting contain all those things

90
Entertaining, Delightful, Thought-provoking, Must see, Riveting

See it if You enjoy making fun of religious institutions and their hypocrisy (hello Mormon church!). You gotta understand satire!

Don't see it if You have deep Christian values (especially if you're a Mormon) and you take offense to the smallest of things and don't understand satire!