Arthur 7036

Manhattan | 65+ | Male
About:  Love theater (more plays)and opera last year saw over 100 productions with my parther
Reviews (124)
39
Quirky, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if If you want to see the new theater at the Shed

Don't see it if One of the worst plays I have ever seen. Felt sorry for the two actors cannot believe they inaugurated the new theater with this disappoint

79
During previews
BLKS
Midtown W
Relevant, Funny, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if Not always easy to follow but highly entertaining and provocative and humorous

Don't see it if If you do not like black vernacular. I had trouble understanding a lot but worth staying with it

75
Ain't No Mo'
East Village
Quirky, Great acting, Clever

See it if Wonderful start. The first scene was masterful did not hold up interring writing and good performances

Don't see it if Play ended up a bit of a mess. Disappointed because it started brilliantly

79
During previews
Ink
Midtown W
Slow, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Interesting story on rise of Murdoch and his”journalism” with some. Fine performances

Don't see it if Too long story did not need over 2 1/2 hours

79
The Lehman Trilogy
Upper E Side
Slow, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if Three terrific actors and interesting staging loved the first act

Don't see it if Too long and ultimately not that wonderful

89
Boesman and Lena
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting

See it if see it if you like Fugard sho is great and terrific acting and absorbing story

Don't see it if you do not like to sit for two hours no intermission and have trouble with S African dialogue

77
Marys Seacole
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if great performances and ensemble with interesting story

Don't see it if somewhat confusing and at times messy but still interesting

79
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if Like her plays and I do. Always worthwhile and interesting

Don't see it if Do not like plays on race

96
On Blueberry Hill
Midtown E
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Must see, Do not miss

See it if One of the best plays writing acting as only the Irish can do Must see

Don't see it if You do not like difficult uncomfortable story

92
During previews
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if One of the best new plays I have seen this year GO

Don't see it if Do like issues of sexuality

89
During previews
Slave Play
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Intelligent

See it if Absorbing and fascinating play about race and sex makes you think about issues

Don't see it if looking for clarity found ending unclear

72
Sakina’s Restaurant
West Village
Ambitious, Enchanting, Intelligent

See it if He is a good player of different characters if you like one person shows

Don't see it if Not usually a fan of one person shows and found myself bored at times

77
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if entertaining with good acting about Ghanian high school girls and their interactions

Don't see it if looking for serious drama more comic

80
During previews
Torch Song (NYC)
Midtown W
Profound, Great writing, Great acting, Funny

See it if like a good revival of a very good play Michael Urie and Mercedes very good (of course no Harvey F)

Don't see it if if you loved original production and expect the same

80
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if if you like relevant political stories about amazing people like this reporter who died looking for truth in Russia

Don't see it if do not like political themed plays

78
During previews
Great acting, Disappointing, Intense, Slow

See it if Elaine May is a treasure if you do not mind watching here get further demented in the play

Don't see it if Like Lonergan but found the play slow and not that interesting At times not easy to watch

69
During previews
Disappointing, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if Like the lead actress or playwright even though they have done better

Don't see it if Found it somewhat boring and found the quick speedy dialogue sometimes hard to follow

91
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if Like Richard Nelson who directed and translated and this was a gem Excellent performances Reminded me of his Apple plays at Pub;ic

Don't see it if If you do not like Checkov and Russian family plays

70
The Damned
Upper E Side
Intelligent, Raunchy, Intense, Disappointing

See it if Like the movie and experimental theater and do not mind subtitles

Don't see it if Like the director but this play disappointed too much going on. Use of camera not effective subtitles made it difficult to read and follow

78
Little Rock
East Village
Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if Believe history matters and witness historical racism all still relevant

Don't see it if Do not like racially charged stories

92
During previews
Carmen Jones
East Village
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Masterful

See it if Another Doyle brilliant musical with great singing

Don't see it if Like full blown musicals

70
Cyprus Avenue
East Village
Great acting, Edgy, Intense

See it if Love to see Stephen Rhea’s wonderful acting in a troubling play

Don't see it if Provocative and upsetting and not sure what one takes from the play. Some humor early but then goes somewhat nuts

80
Mlima's Tale
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Masterful

See it if She is a great playwright and to me all of her works are worthwhile wonderfully staged

Don't see it if should be seen

90
During previews
Funny, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing, Refreshing

See it if One of my favorite plays and this has great acting funny highly recommended

Don't see it if see it

92
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Delightful

See it if Wonderful performances by Jackson and Metcalf in well staged an interesting play

Don't see it if like short women! no reason not to se

79
During previews
Quirky, Intense, Great staging, Great acting

See it if The first act is masterful with great acting and provocative writing

Don't see it if The second act falls apart. The play ends without a satisfactory conclusion

67
Quirky, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if Want to see a play about empathy in the workplace

Don't see it if Play was well received in Louisville but found it not very funny or thought provoking would not recommend

79
Socrates
East Village
Profound, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if Like “Greek” type plays. Plays with interesting ideas

Don't see it if A bit too long and end could be cut

78
White Noise
East Village
Ambitious, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Wonderful acting and she is a good playwright with a provocative theme about race

Don't see it if Ending seemed contrived and three hours unnecessarily

74
Daddy
Midtown W
Clever, Great staging, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if first two acts absorbing but last act did not hold but playrite worth seeing

Don't see it if do not like male nudity and confusing ending

79
Sea Wall/A Life
East Village
Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if opportunity to see two fine actors in two separate solo performances that holds your attention

Don't see it if do not like solo shows or disturbing themes of death and birth

78
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Dated

See it if like all of the very good Mint productions of older plays This was typical of those and enjoyable

Don't see it if Not as interesting as other Mint plays but still worth seeing

72
During previews
The Dance of Death
East Village
Disappointing, Intelligent, Slow

See it if First time seeing this play and interesting story

Don't see it if Bit slow dated and found it hard to get engaged with the characters

84
Great acting, Great singing, Masterful

See it if Like great musicians Seen it many times so use of titles not a big issue well done

Don't see it if Do not like reading titles for English translation

71
Eve's Song
East Village
Ambitious, Relevant, Clever

See it if like plays about African American families and struggles with race class and sexuality

Don't see it if do not like plays discussed above

62
Wild Goose Dreams
East Village
Quirky, Slow, Disappointing

See it if some clever staging and use of internet concepts in the play

Don't see it if seems if you are over a certain age this was not for you younger audience seemed to like it not an interesting story and overdid the compu

69
During previews
Days of Rage
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if want go back to the 60s and student activism

Don't see it if seeking something believable i found it tedious but many people around me liked it a lot

79
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if want to try to understand trans people funny and moving at times

Don't see it if if issues of secuality are not your thing thought ending was some what confusing

78
During previews
Fireflies
Chelsea
Great acting, Intelligent, Intense

See it if like plays that shine a light on past race issues from the 1960s and want to see very good performances

Don't see it if if looking to be entertained or for humor a serious play

72
Ambitious, Intense, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if if you would enjoy seeing a play done with words and signing by different actors raises interesting issues

Don't see it if too much going on and too many thoughts left one confused and exhausted and unresolved

79
During previews
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if love Dylan and great singing

Don't see it if Was disappointed although enjoyed it The story and songs did not always meah

74
During previews
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Funny, Clever, Quirky

See it if Was humorous and well staged Not unhappy to have seen it but expected more

Don't see it if Does not compare to other shows like Two Guv or Play that went wrong. Story does not hold up in my view

79
Skintight
Midtown W
Funny, Great writing, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if Like the playwright funny and well done Saw the understudy to Mendel but still enjoyed

Don't see it if Looking for a serious play and themes

93
Great staging, Intelligent, Masterful, Profound

See it if Have see this play part 1 three times in past this excellent production and Garfield superb

Don't see it if Aside from Garfield the other actors very good but not compared to the broadway production

86
Conflict
Midtown W
Great acting, Delightful, Great writing

See it if Love the Mint who always discovers old gems like this play with great acting

Don't see it if Do not like older plays

82
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if Wonderful acting and very good writing modern waiting for godot with black lives matter context

Don't see it if Violence and use of the “n” word bothers you

75
During previews
Dan Cody's Yacht
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Relevant

See it if like plays that raise issues of class and money that was well staged and acted and keeps your attention

Don't see it if Themes to me do not hold together Unsure of the ultimate message here

70
During previews
Great acting, Quirky, Slow

See it if good writing with irish themes about death relationships

Don't see it if a bit too long

73
Great acting, Slow, Disappointing, Clever

See it if Like British plays and humor and acting

Don't see it if Fan of the playwright but this was disappointing

71
The Low Road
East Village
Great acting, Slow, Ambitious

See it if like plays that tell a longish linear story of adventure a lot like Peer Gynt

Don't see it if like me you do not like such stories