Benway

Newark | 18-24 | Male

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Reviews (191)
40
During previews
The Great Society
Upper W Side
Disappointing, Long, Dull

See it if You're very fascinated in the history.

Don't see it if You don't want to see capable actors' talents wasted on a long, confusing recount of historical events with no insight into the characters.

20
Tech Support
Midtown E
Cliched, Slow

See it if You want to watch capable actors struggle through this.

Don't see it if You're not interested in a cliched time-travel love story filled with cringey puns.

60
During previews
Disappointing, Great acting

See it if You want to see a great acting performance.

Don't see it if You're bothered by a play that's one-note.

80
Two's a Crowd
Midtown E
Funny, Cute

See it if You want an enjoyable, simple show that's fun to watch.

Don't see it if You're looking for a musical where the music really adds something to the story or a show that doesn't end abruptly.

80
Mixed, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want a diverse set of shows that are all well acted and explore interesting concepts.

Don't see it if You don't mind the inconsistent quality of the shows.

10
Handbagged
Midtown E
Disappointing, Confusing

See it if You're really interested in the two people it portrays.

Don't see it if You're looking for a show that's engaging or easy to follow.

70
Great acting, Disappointing

See it if You want to watch top tier actors at work.

Don't see it if You're bothered by odd directorial choices and a slow story that lacks punch.

90
Burn This
Midtown W
Slow, Riveting, Great acting

See it if You want to watch a masterful performance from Adam Driver and a great supporting cast.

Don't see it if You're bothered by a play that is slow to start - doesn't really get going until the second scene.

10
Slow

See it if You're interested in two very sweet actors sharing a story that's personal to them.

Don't see it if You don't want a production that only amounts to a staged reading of an unfortunately dull tale.

70
Caroline's Kitchen
Midtown E
Dizzying, Great acting

See it if You want actors who are committed to the script and deliver it well even if the story itself is completely nuts.

Don't see it if You want a show that doesn't take a long time to heat up or isn't completely looney once it does.

60
Killing Time
Midtown E
Good idea, Slow

See it if You're interested in the premise.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a slow show with patchy acting.

60
During previews
Smart Blonde
Midtown E
Slow, Great acting

See it if You want to watch four excellent actors deftly balance a number of characters each.

Don't see it if You want a show that isn't very slow to warm up and somewhat confusing.

50
Imagining Madoff
Midtown W
Dull, Great acting

See it if You want to see an extremely compelling performance from the terrific actor playing Madoff.

Don't see it if You don't want to see this performance lost in an unfortunately dull play.

50
The Waiting Game
Midtown E
Confusing

See it if You want to see some interesting ideas and committed acting.

Don't see it if You're looking for a cohesive show that can be followed. It feels slow even at its very short runtime.

10
Switzerland
Midtown E
Confusing, Slow

See it if You're a huge fan of The Talented Mr. Ripley

Don't see it if You don't want to get lost in this confusing play

90
During previews
The Light
Midtown W
Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see two fantastic actors with terrific chemistry going all in to tackle a very challenging play.

Don't see it if You find that a story packing in so much drama can occasionally feel a little heavy-handed.

90
Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You want a wonderfully acted and terrifically fun show!

Don't see it if You're looking for a memorable score.

80
Red State Blue State
West Village
Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want a funny and enjoyable talk on today's politics.

Don't see it if You're looking for ground that hasn't already been well-covered by comics recently.

80
Great acting, Disappointing

See it if You want to watch three brilliant actors working at peak performance.

Don't see it if You're bothered by circular dialogue and a play that ultimately doesn't go anywhere.

80
During previews
Nutcracker Rouge
Brooklyn
Great staging, Long

See it if You're looking for an insanely talented group of dancers and acrobats that push themselves to their absolute limits.

Don't see it if You want a show with a cohesive flow and one that doesn't run much longer than it needs to.

80
During previews
Cute, Entertaining

See it if You're looking for a cute, fun show that is enjoyable throughout!

Don't see it if You want a show with a little more meat or depth.

80
Interesting

See it if You want an interesting history of some of our most important inventions presented by a passionate collector.

Don't see it if You're annoyed by the children's birthday party vibe of the venue and awkward audience participation - would definitely be better for adults

30
Mother Night
Midtown E
Confusing, Slow

See it if You're a huge fan of Kurt Vonnegut and want to see his entire body of work onstage.

Don't see it if You're bothered by a messy, slow and humorless play.

90
During previews
Ordinary Days
Midtown W
Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to watch a superb cast tackle a tight, emotional 90 minute show.

Don't see it if Although the cast is great, one of the stories is written a little more unevenly than the other which makes the pacing sometimes jumpy.

100
Absorbing, Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You're a fan of the film or just want to enjoy a high-energy laugh-out-loud ride!

Don't see it if You're not a fan of light comedies or musicals.

80
Only Yesterday
Midtown E
Great singing, Absorbing

See it if You want a lovely, well-acted show that is consistently sweet and filled with great singing.

Don't see it if You're looking for a show that goes very deeply into the lives of these people.

90
Great acting, Funny

See it if You want to watch an energetic and very talented cast deliver a show that is pure fun. The improv sections are brilliant.

Don't see it if You want a show that is consistently funny throughout - the occasional bit drags out too long.

50
Disappointing

See it if You want a selection of plays with some interesting ideas and quality actors scattered throughout.

Don't see it if You don't want the good moments to be tarnished by some very dull writing and flat acting in other parts of the shows.

80
Entertaining, Funny

See it if You want a show that's pure fun nonsense.

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of goofy musicals.

70
Julie Madly Deeply
Midtown E
Slow, Great acting

See it if You want to watch a talented, funny performer share her love for Julie Andrews.

Don't see it if You're not a superfan of Andrews - the show moves slow and lacks punch.

100
Must see, Masterful, Refreshing, Great acting

See it if You want to see easily the best jukebox musical to hit Broadway. Jukebox musicals tend to be tired, but this show is a breath of fresh air!

Don't see it if You really hate Carol King I guess.

90
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Delightful

See it if You want a hysterically fun night at the theater!

Don't see it if You don't want a show that runs a little bit too long.

50
Feral
Midtown E
Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You want to watch intriguing stage-craft as a team of performers use clever techniques to create a movie in real time.

Don't see it if Once the cleverness of the production value wears off, you're left with a confusing story that drags hard even at 50 minutes.

80
During previews
BLKS
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting

See it if You want a show that is enjoyable and consistently well-acted.

Don't see it if You're looking for a show with any real plot or substantial development.

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50
Disappointing

See it if You want a couple of cute jokes.

Don't see it if You're disappointed that it's slower than you'd expect. I'm a big fan of traditional British humor but this one didn't do it for me.

20
I Carry Your Heart
Midtown E
Slow, Disappointing

See it if You're interested in the topic of organ donation - the talkback afterwards was interesting and informative.

Don't see it if You're looking for a show that feels professional or a deeper exploration of the topic and its effects.

80
During previews
After
Midtown E
Interesting

See it if You're looking for a play with interesting discussions and some compelling performances.

Don't see it if A play with smoother dialogue and plot points - sometimes feels like a draft of a more cohesive play.

20
Overrated, Dull, Confusing

See it if You want to say you have or if you're looking for some impressive set pieces that hold up well.

Don't see it if You don't want a show that is dull and severely outdated.

80
Entertaining, Overrated

See it if You want to hear the amazing soundtrack live and want an all-around entertaining production.

Don't see it if You're bothered by a cast that overacts sometimes - might have been more powerful with original cast. It's enjoyable but kinda melodrama.

30
Trick or Treat
Midtown E
Disappointing

See it if You're looking for a clever idea that could have made for a very successful black comedy or drama.

Don't see it if You're disappointed by poor writing, pacing and muddled acting that can't decide whether the tone is serious drama or dark humor.

90
On Blueberry Hill
Midtown E
Great writing, Great acting

See it if You're looking for a gorgeously written and brilliantly acted show that deftly handles complex emotions.

Don't see it if You're bothered by plays with slow starts and intermittent slower pacing.

80
Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You want an interesting, thoughtful play with solid performances all around.

Don't see it if You're looking for a particular stand-out performance or perfect writing.

70
Slow, Funny

See it if You want an easy-to-digest show performed by an energetic cast.

Don't see it if You're looking for something especially unique or are bothered by slow pacing.

80
During previews
Great acting, Slow

See it if You want to watch Jeff Daniels absolutely electrify the stage.

Don't see it if Outside of the gripping court room scenes, the play can move a little slowly at times.

100
Enchanting, Delightful

See it if I'm gonna be honest, this is one of the best things I've ever done.

Don't see it if You hate joy.

80
During previews
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Cliched, Epic

See it if You're looking for cutting edge stagecraft, high octane choreography and mindblowing puppeteering. It's a very entertaining show.

Don't see it if You're bothered by a weak plot and uninspired characters dished out by the king of fanfic style writing, Jack Thorne.

90
During previews
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if It's got one of the best live performances I've ever seen (from Jason O’Connell) and an extremely strong supporting cast as well.

Don't see it if You're bothered by a slow and slightly confusing start - the play hits its stride halfway through the first act and keeps getting better!

70
Goodbody
Midtown E
Great acting, Confusing

See it if You want to watch one exceptional performance and are interested in a well-staged play with an interesting premise.

Don't see it if You're bothered by clumsy writing and uneven ensemble performances.

100
Agnes
Midtown E
Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Profound, Must see

See it if You want to watch a cast of incredible actors deliver a fast-paced, powerful and intricately woven story populated with deep characters.

Don't see it if You hate theater.

20
During previews
Confusing, Incomprehensible

See it if You want to watch seasoned actors struggle (and unfortunately mostly unsuccessfully) to do something, anything, with an abysmal script.

Don't see it if You’re frustrated by messy writing with irrelevant and meandering storylines that use illogical and confusing plot devices to go nowhere.