Betsy 5

Rochelle Park | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (127)
85
Entertaining, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you love Morissette's music and want a story that has a point.

Don't see it if you need the music/lyrics to assist in telling a story.

80
During previews
West Side Story
Midtown W
Overwhelming, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if you love the music and want a fresh sound with lots of angst but gorgeous voices.

Don't see it if you expect the traditional story, can't focus with larger than life moving images that dwarf the actors and want a filled out story.

93
Sing Street
East Village
Funny, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you like stories that are inspiring and give you hop.

Don't see it if you don't like stories about young people overcoming odds.

80
Wives
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want a different view of how the women behind the men think.

Don't see it if you think women should stay quiet.

87
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful

See it if you want to hear fabulous music sung by exceptional talent (Tina) and especially a surprise young performer.

Don't see it if you don't want to see the horrors a person had to go through to become who she is today.

86
Entertaining, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you love to watch great actors.

Don't see it if you want a fully rounded out story.

89
Educational, eye opening, entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you like thinking about the world and what happens to those who are singled out.

Don't see it if you don't like one person shows.

95
During previews
Octet
Midtown W
Intelligent, harmonic, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you love to hear beautiful harmonies carrying a contemporary message that concerns us all.

Don't see it if you want a splashy musical with lots of sequins.

67
During previews
Disappointing, Indulgent, Raunchy

See it if you like beautiful sets.

Don't see it if your sensibilities towards smart women prevail.

79
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Quick moving, Entertaining

See it if you like movies turned into musicals.

Don't see it if you expect to be surprised. Some delightful moments do happen which keep you engaged.

100
Hilarious, Great singing, Great acting, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if you love a show that is flawless and has unexpected surprises in directing that took the audience to levels of excitement.

Don't see it if you don't like classical musical theatre done in an excellent manner.

75
During previews
Interesting, funny, confusing

See it if you love Nathan Lane.

Don't see it if you haven't seen or read "Titus"

92
Delightful, Funny, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like plays that look at things from a different perspective and allow you to form your own opinion.

Don't see it if you only want a rose colored world.

75
During previews
Predictable, cliche, overrated

See it if you are a teenager who doesn't need a storyline that engages the viewer.

Don't see it if you expect a show that will surprise you and want a more believable story.

86
Entertaining, Hilarious, Strong acting, Fun costumes

See it if you like to see resilient characters who are able to change and become better.

Don't see it if don't like over the top characters who make you laugh.

80
Apologia
Midtown W
Interesting, sad, surprising

See it if you like family dramas with a crippling ending.

Don't see it if you don't like introspection of past deeds.

86
Noura
Midtown W
Confusing, Great acting, Dizzying

See it if you want a different view of an immigrant's life in America. Interesting look at those they leave behind.

Don't see it if you want an unpredictable story and a set that makes sense.

98
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you love the 'magic' of theatre and great special effects, more than I ever imagined. The story was well told and surprising.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of Harry Potter or magic.

Also I would have watched another four shows because the story was so engag... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you love strong acting and twists in a story that keeps you intently listening and on the edge of your seat.

Don't see it if don't like suspense.

70
During previews
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Great staging

See it if you love the magic of theatre and creation of 'monster' characters who transport you. The technology of this show is wonderful.

Don't see it if you are looking for accurate dialogue and costumes and a story that makes sense.

90
During previews
Ambitious, Entertaining, Intelligent, Intense

See it if you want a fresh perspective on our political situation. One wishes they had been on a debate team.

Don't see it if you want to maintain an ostrich like position when it comes to the responsibilities we all have with our country.

82
Entertaining, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if you loved the iconic movie - you won't be disappointed.

Don't see it if you aren't interested in the topic.

83
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if you like the Go- Go's music and unique costumes and dancing. Great comedic moments with strong actors and singers.

Don't see it if you prefer a show which has a message to find a clever way to tell an audience. Very in your face but relevant topic.

79
Funny, Great staging, Dizzying

See it if you want to have a look inside a world you have no connection to.

Don't see it if you can't understand dialect.

85
During previews
Log Cabin
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Intense

See it if you want a different side of the current topics.

Don't see it if you expect easy answers.

95
During previews
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like a good mystery with lots of twists and great acting, along with some wonderful, soulful acapella singing.

Don't see it if racial themes are not interesting.

85
The Thin Place
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like Lucas Hnath's writing and stories that make you think.

Don't see it if you want a more linear storyline and are afraid of the dark.

88
Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you love improv and being part of the show.

Don't see it if you want a through-story line.

87
Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Confusing, Absorbing

See it if you want to get insight into a state of mind you hope you never have to experience.

Don't see it if shows about aging are too difficult to watch.

85
Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if you loved the concept of the movie, enjoy beautiful costumes and sets, like a new twist and love dancing.

Don't see it if you want a copy of the movie and can't leave your expectations at the door.

80
Proof of Love
West Village
Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if you like one person shows that explore betrayal.

Don't see it if want more action.

70
During previews
Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you need to complete the canon of Sam Shepard's work and want a great opening moment.

Don't see it if you are frustrated by unrealistic characters behaving in even more unrealistic manners. Also quite graphic and stomach turning.

99
Riveting, Intelligent, Entertaining, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if you loved the NYTW production and want to see a great transfer with outstanding staging, music and engaging actors telling "an old song".

Don't see it if you are not interested in good story telling of an ancient tale.

79
During previews
Clever use of staging, fun music and nice use of technology, Entertaining

See it if you are curious how a musical about death can be funny and touching at the same time, if you want to hear a new young performer really belt.

Don't see it if you don't like movies turned into musicals.

95
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you love having a fresh approach to an old story that captures the essence and beauty through beautiful physical and vocal creativity.

Don't see it if you want the original story told without the beauty of this production.

85
Must see, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like shows that make you think about this world we live in and all the expectations we have.

Don't see it if you have trouble understanding accents and rapid dialogue.

80
Boesman and Lena
Midtown W
Confusing, Great acting, Intense

See it if you love Athol Fugard's work.

Don't see it if you have trouble with heavy accents, otherwise a very intriguing story.

94
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Riveting

See it if you like to see acting that you can't see and like a good twist in a story.

Don't see it if you have to have lots of actors cluttering up the stage.

85
During previews
Clever, Great singing

See it if you like a stripped bare production that seems lush with clever staging and character choices.

Don't see it if you want a full blown musical with lots of people.

87
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Great staging

See it if you like the inner workings of journalist writing. Makes you think about all the things you read each day.

Don't see it if you like lots of sets and costume changes.

75
Slave Play
East Village
Confusing, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if therapy plays are your thing.

Don't see it if you want a realistic, in depth discussion on the ramifications of race in America.

96
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if you love the classic and want a new, refreshing look at Atticus. Well told with an effective set that moved seamlessly through the scenes.

Don't see it if you don't like dramas or the classics.

93
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant

See it if you want a new perspective on an icon that only makes you want to see her real live shows.

Don't see it if you don't like Vegas costumes.

Also Lots of great costumes but more importantly, witty dialogue with a won... Read more Read less

85
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you have questioned whether the 'pc' movement has made any improvements and how it affects our world.

Don't see it if you can't stand a little blood.

90
Popcorn Falls
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you love creative character development and wonderful staging that keeps you on your feet.

Don't see it if you need lots of actors on stage.

90
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you love the story of "Measure for Measure" which is told in an amusing and clever way, with lots of good music.

Don't see it if you can't let go of the original story.

85
During previews
Absorbing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see ASL incorporated into a production in a surprising storyline. Devastating outcome.

Don't see it if you are easily distracted by signers and dialogue being projected.

85
Paradise Blue
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if you like shows about a period in time that mostly went unnoticed and has a storyline that keeps you interested in the characters.

Don't see it if you expect to hear a lot of music - the onstage instruments were distracting because you wanted to hear the music.

Also Although the story was quite predictable the characters were very enga... Read more Read less

94
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if you love good, strong acting in a show that explores a real theme.

Don't see it if you only like musicals.

95
Delightful, Relevant, Must see

See it if you want to know about the history of New York theatre. Lots of great information of one the most important buildings in the theatre scene.

Don't see it if you find history unimportant.

Also Great tour guide who gave lots of 'fun facts' and really enjoyed telli... Read more Read less