Beth 8062

Brooklyn | 65+ | Female
About:  I have loved the theater as far back as I can remember. I see as many plays as I can. I am looking forward to seeing many more plays, the more the merrier.
Reviews (122)
80
During previews
Intense, Profound, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see an intense performance by two people in a difficult decision.

Don't see it if you want a play with action; this is all dialogue.

85
Great singing, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want a show with unique special effects that takes you on a journey between this world and the next.

Don't see it if you do not want a play that satirizes death.

79
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Great acting, Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want a modern take on a classic play that examines "the meaning of life".

Don't see it if you want something straightforward; there are a lot of hidden messages.

79
Two's a Crowd
Midtown E
Refreshing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to see a well written, well acted comedy with music about relationships and forgiveness.

Don't see it if you want a serious play.

85
Hannah Senesh
Financial
Riveting, Profound, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to know the story of a courageous woman who gave her life to try to save others.

Don't see it if you want a more traditional play with multiple characters.

75
Entertaining, Relevant, Refreshing, Clever, Funny

See it if you want a humorous look at today's on line dating scene from one woman's perspective.

Don't see it if you are not interested in on line dating.

90
Entertaining, Relevant, Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if you want a feel good high spirited musical that deals with tolerance and acceptance of others.

Don't see it if you want an old fashioned type of musical - this one deals with serious subjects but in a lighthearted way.

85
Working: A Musical
Midtown W
Intelligent, Relevant, Refreshing, Great singing, Clever

See it if you want a musical about the lives of various working people.

Don't see it if you want an elaborate musical; this is more of a concert.

75
Ink
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Profound, Great writing, Intense, Great acting

See it if you want to see what went on behind the scenes of The Sun on Fleet Street.

Don't see it if you do not like multi-layered sets; at times it was confusing. Also, the dialogue was fast paced and often difficult to understand.

80
During previews
Public Servant
Midtown W
Relevant, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want a play that deals with the tangled web of politics.

Don't see it if you want a play with more characters and more action - only three actors.

90
Absorbing, Clever, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want to see a show about the history of the Temptations in an excellent musical format.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of rhythm and blues music.

85
Great writing, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want an old fashion feel good funny musical.

Don't see it if you want a more modern musical with a message; this one is purely for fun.

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Must see, Great writing, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want to see a brilliantly written musical that tells the story of Alexander Hamilton in a way like no other.

Don't see it if you want a traditional feel good musical.

80
High Button Shoes
Midtown W
Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful

See it if you want an old time mad-cap show with great music and great dancing that's just plain fun!

Don't see it if you want a musical with a message.

79
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Entertaining, Great singing, Clever

See it if you are open to a darker interpretation of Oklahoma.

Don't see it if you want a standard production of Oklahoma.

79
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
Upper W Side
Quirky, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Clever

See it if you like plays that go back and forth in time to understand the main theme.

Don't see it if you like a straight forward story line.

80
I Married an Angel
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want to experience the music of Rogers and Hart expertly performed with the added bonus of ballet and tap dancing.

Don't see it if you want a musical with a message; this one is all about the music and the dancing.

75
Relevant, Overrated, Great staging, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you are a fan of Jeff Daniels and are interested in seeing Aaron Sorkin's take on Harper Lee's classic.

Don't see it if you are looking for a play that is true to the book. This production takes liberties with the story lines and the dialogue is often mumbled

80
Superhero
Midtown W
Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Absorbing, Clever

See it if you want a musical that touches on how to move on after life changing events.

Don't see it if you want a more lighthearted musical.

85
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you want to see a charming old fashion musical comedy.

Don't see it if you want something with more of a message - this is purely fun.

89
During previews
Clever, Great singing, Great staging, Refreshing, Resonant

See it if you like a musical that deals with making important career choices and staying true to yourself in a way only Stephen Sondheim can do.

Don't see it if you like an old fashion musical comedy.

90
Call Me Madam
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Great writing

See it if you want to hear the music of Irving Berlin in a musical spoof on the politics of the 1950's that is still relevant today.

Don't see it if you want a musical with more elaborate sets - the Encore performances focus on the music.

69
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking, Confusing

See it if you want a glimpse into the life of one of the lesser known founders of the Civil Rights Movement.

Don't see it if you like an ensemble cast (it's a one man show) and want a more straight forward story.

89
During previews
Carmelina
Midtown E
Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you want to spend two hours listening to the music of Lerner and Lane in an all but forgotten delightful gem of a musical.

Don't see it if you want a more lavish production (the Mufti productions are more of a concert - minimal props, costumes and scenery.)

85
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you want an uplifting play set to music about how doing the right thing pays off in the end.

Don't see it if you do not like "happily ever after" endings.

79
Betrayal
Midtown W
Profound, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want a play that tells the tale of a relationship in reverse order as only Pinter can do.

Don't see it if you like a straightforward play with no obscurity.

79
Profound, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see two solo works done by two great actors.

Don't see it if you like an ensemble cast and a more varied scenery.

79
Resonant, Relevant, Profound, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if you want to hear a first hand account of what it is like to be on Rikers Island.

Don't see it if you are squeamish; some of the descriptions are graphic.

79
During previews
Great staging, Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are a fan of Meatloaf and the songs of Jim Steinman.

Don't see it if you do not like loud music - it was a bit overwhelming at times and some of the lyrics were distorted.

89
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want an enjoyable, funny well written musical based on the classic film.

Don't see it if you want a musical with a message; this one is just for fun.

95
Masterful, Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a timeless musical done in Yiddish with a great cast under Joel Grey's masterful direction.

Don't see it if you don't like reading subtitles; however you already know the songs and the story so they are almost unnecessary.

89
Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want a sci-fi musical that deals with the trials and tribulations of young people.

Don't see it if you want a more traditional musical.

79
During previews
Toni Stone
Midtown W
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want a well written and well acted play about a little known chapter in the history of baseball.

Don't see it if you are not interested in baseball.

80
Happy Talk
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a great cast in a well written play that examines how people use each other and deal with life's circumstances.

Don't see it if you want a more lighthearted play; there are some funny moments but also some very serious issues.

89
Burn This
Midtown W
Profound, Masterful, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to experience four actors brilliantly interpret Lanford Wison's play of interpersonal relationships and raw emotion.

Don't see it if you want a play with an ensemble cast and a clearly defined story line.

79
Caroline's Kitchen
Midtown E
Resonant, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Clever

See it if you like a play with twists and turns and decidedly British satire.

Don't see it if you like a more straightforward play with a beginning, middle and end.

78
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want a drama about political climates and who you should believe and trust.

Don't see it if you want more lighthearted fare.

85
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see two great actors tackle this masterful play of Terrence McNally.

Don't see it if you like an ensemble cast; it's just the two of them going at it full force.

95
All My Sons
Midtown W
Masterful, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see Arthur Miller's masterpiece brilliantly performed by a stellar cast.

Don't see it if you prefer a more lighthearted play - this is drama at it's best.

80
Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want a play that gives an interesting interpretation of a pivotal moment in recent political history.

Don't see it if you don't want a play that deals with politics.

85
Vilna
Midtown W
Profound, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want a play that delivers a little known piece of history that needs to be told.

Don't see it if you want a play with more embellishment; there is bare bones scenery to focus directly on the story.

70
During previews
Overrated, Ambitious, Relevant, Great writing, Clever

See it if you want to see one woman's interpretation of the Constitution as it relates to her life.

Don't see it if you want a more in depth look at the Constitution.

95
During previews
Refreshing, Great singing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want to spend two and a half hours with Kelli O'Hara and company immersed in the music of Cole Porter.

Don't see it if you are looking for a musical with a message. This is pure entertainment.

80
During previews
The Cake
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you want a play that deals with the conflict between one's deeply held beliefs and the acceptance of a loved one's life style choices.

Don't see it if you want a broad comedy; there are some humorous moments but they deal with serious issues.

75
Gloria: A Life
Gramercy
Clever, Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you want to know the back story of one of the most influential women in modern American history.

Don't see it if you want a more traditional play - this is more of an interactive setting.

79
During previews
Random Acts
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see one woman's story of her life experiences in a racially diverse city during the civil rights era.

Don't see it if you like an ensemble cast.

78
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Delightful

See it if you are familiar with the movie and other works by Garry Marshall and want a feel-good musical with a happy ending.

Don't see it if you are looking for an edgier musical - this is lighthearted fare.

56
During previews
Confusing, Ambitious, Intense, Thought-provoking, Disappointing

See it if you like plays that are based on actual events.

Don't see it if you do not like plays with only a few actors (3) playing multiple and loosely defined roles.

79
During previews
Trick or Treat
Midtown E
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if you like plays about families with dark secrets.

Don't see it if you want a more lighthearted play - it takes place on Halloween but the subject matter is intense.

95
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Must see

See it if you want to see a touching, beautifully written musical play that deals with family dynamics and teenage social issues.

Don't see it if you want a more traditional musical comedy.