Barbara 8145

New York City

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Reviews (24)
86
All the Rage
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You like one man entertaining shows performed by a masterful storyteller. Relevant, intelligent

Don't see it if You do not enjoy one man(actor) shows

87
Nostalgic, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You’re a fan of Motown Motown. /Temptations music and enjoy a nostalgic look at close to their slick and fabulous choreography

Don't see it if You’re not a fan of Motown sound and/or are not enamored of if jukebox musicals

94
Must see, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You love a classic musical with beautiful music, great singing, fabulous acting, wonderful direction, understated yet intimate staging of

Don't see it if Cannot think of a reason to miss this marvelous experience!

Also Universal themes

70
Great staging, Disappointing

See it if You enjoy one man shows in which the performer is clearly talented but is upstaged by the clever use of lighting and props

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy one man shows

72
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
Upper W Side
Quirky, Great staging, Dizzying, Funny

See it if You’re a fan of both John Guare’s work and enjoy fast moving and zany plot twists

Don't see it if You’re looking for literal and very clear plot lines- can be confusing

71
R.R.R.E.D.
Gramercy
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if You enjoy a silly premise(albeit not to redheads!) enacted and well sung by an earnest and talented cast of actors with no deep thinking

Don't see it if You want thought provoking drama-this is silly and entertaining!

85
Fire in Dreamland
East Village
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy great acting particularly when the narration brings unseen scenes to life

Don't see it if You’re turned off by viewing manipulative relationships played out

86
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if If you want to experience or relive the raunchy era of Studio 54/Mudd Club thru it’s stars and victims with a winning and talented cast of s

Don't see it if You want pure disco music and dance

Also Singers and dancers in a great ensemble with great set design

68
Cyprus Avenue
East Village
Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy viewing acting at the highest level and are not squeamish about the portrayal of severe mental illness and its ramifications

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy leaving a performance shell-shocked as I & many other theatre goers did after witnessing the most horrific violent actions i

Also portrayed in this play. Acting is more than first rate and definitely ... Read more Read less

86
Relevant, Slow, Entertaining

See it if I had high expectations of this as a musical and was no longer disappointed once I recategorized this as a play with music

Don't see it if If you’re looking for an action filled show with snazzy repartee

89
Teenage Dick
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if a Trumpian soliloquy by Dick @ play’s start made me uncomfortable and off putting...but only temporarily and was prhsps the pt

Don't see it if You do not want to be confronted with current realities of life like diversity, disabilities, bullying, teenage(high school) angst, ethics

Also and civility all presented in an intelligent, well crafted and very we... Read more Read less

84
Great staging, Delightful, Entertaining, Romantic, Beautiful dancing

See it if Great choreography, beautiful dancing and inventive staging are among the reasons to see this shoe

Don't see it if If youre looking for a deep story plot and brilliant dialogue youll probably be disappointed. But the staging is creative and wonderful with

Also a great cast, moving choreography and beautiful dancing. Could be a ta... Read more Read less

86
Mojada
East Village
Intelligent, Intense, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy intelligent relevant theater that brings classic Greek drama to a heartbreakingly contemporary setting with fine acting

Don't see it if Dramatic portrayal of topical/human saga is not your scene

91
Relevant, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You want 2 hours of pure entertainment with great singing, dancing and enthusiasm! A fun musical that’s also topical

Don't see it if You want a show with great depth- this is entertains not deeply thought provoking

Also a little gentle poking

85
Great costumes, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like musicals filled with spectacle that reprise the bio of a true rock icon who still rocks on

Don't see it if You’re not a fan of Cher’s music, history, costumes or you’re likely to miss the fun

94
White Noise
East Village
Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy intelligently and controversial playwriting performed by a cast of excellent actors in an engaging and thought provoking evening

Don't see it if You’re squeamish about out of the box themes

97
Delightful, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You are a true theatre lover of great ensemble acting beautiful moving music songs and dancers and characters you come to know andbelievein

Don't see it if But DO if u are not a lover of Bob Dylan and his music the singing musicians and orchestrations fit seamlessly into the story and this show

Also Ould not be missed- truly!

70
Ambitious, Confusing, Beautiful set & costumes

See it if You enjoy an all female cast in a historical take on issues of female freedom and slavery in a beautifully designed set

Don't see it if If it is important that you clearly understand what the actors are saying when their accents/dialect create too much work for the audience t

Also To glean the verbal content

84
Before We're Gone
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy fine acting and am interested in exploring ‘what if’ in life

Don't see it if An intimate theatre setting of a play about a woman’s determination to end her life is disturbing to you

90
Great staging, Great singing, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You love traditional Bway musicals with beautiful sets, gorgeous costumes and songs you want to sing along to

Don't see it if You’re not a fan of Lerner & Lowe musicals

85
Great singing, Dated, Entertaining

See it if Though the show is a tad dated the music and singing were delightful and thoroughly entertaining

Don't see it if You want something intense and thought provoking if you can just go with the flow of the lovely music and fine singing you’ll enjoy

90
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if You want to sit back, laugh your head off and thoroughly entertained by a talented, somewhat zany crew of characters, props/scenery included

Don't see it if As someone who entered as not a big fan of British physical comedy this show totally entertained and converted me so I believe

Also Most if not all audience members will get pleasure from the interactiv... Read more Read less

91
Great singing, Intelligent, Must see, Absorbing, Clever

See it if The music is wonderful and familiar and evokes the era the music/bio is set in and hard not to be immersed in

Don't see it if You’re someone who hates walking out of a theatre experience without a smile in your face and songs on your lips

Also Maybe I’m a bit biased because I’m a devout Carole King fan but the st... Read more Read less

97
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Must see

See it if I was totally immersed in the subject of the show-actually made me want to read more about Alexander Hamilton and the time period depicted

Don't see it if Someone who is not interested in innovative theater experiences might not enjoy this show