Bette 7180

New York City

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Reviews (34)
95
Great acting, Hilarious, Raunchy, Funny

See it if I laughed from beginning to end. It's a little naughty, but basically a very funny show

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy slapstick or silliness and only like serious theatre, this is not for you.

90
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy fine acting, good story and an engrossing time at the theater.

Don't see it if You're tied to the movie and want an exact replication of it. It's close, but cleverly updated.

82
During previews
Entertaining, Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Glorious

See it if If you love classical music and chamber music you'll enjoy this show enormously.

Don't see it if you expect a story with a message and do not appreciate classical music.

90
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Confusing, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see one of the great women of the theatre, see it for Glenda Jackson.

Don't see it if You are looking for something light and only are going for the star names.

29
Fruit Trilogy
West Village
Great acting, Excruciating, Slow, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if You might enjoy the actor's craft and appreciate their professionalism.

Don't see it if you are seeking a theater piece which is all-consuming and engrosses you. Don't see it if you wish to leave mid-way and cannot easily exit.

85
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You love great classical singing and great acting by one of today's foremost English actors.

Don't see it if You are seeking something light and have no appreciation of Baroque singing.

74
During previews
Dated, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you love music and are intrigued with the thought of a walk with the great Mr. Heifetz

Don't see it if You expect an extraordinary insight into Heifetz and his life.

Also The use of a wonderful violinist in a subtle but exquisite background ... Read more Read less

86
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Romantic, Refreshing

See it if Your expectations are flexible after too much hype and if you loved the movie and want to see it on the stage.

Don't see it if you expect the show to be as charming as the movie.

82
Junk
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Intense

See it if you enjoy theatre dealing with important topics

Don't see it if you think you know everything there is to know about the bond fiasco

77
Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Disappointing

See it if you want some entertainment for your young child during holiday time.

Don't see it if you expect really fine children's entertainment

75
Clever, Funny, Intelligent, Quirky, Great acting

See it if You are familiar with classical music and composers. Remember "Fantasia" and liked it as well as other Walt Disney films from days gone by.

Don't see it if You don't know who Igor Stravinsky is or anything about his music.

79
Gruff!
Upper W Side
Clever, Confusing, Funny, Intelligent

See it if you want to teach your child a bit about saving the earth.

Don't see it if you want a lot of laughs and you want a clear-cut message about the environment. Still an effort was made to show how we destroy our land.

85
Indecent
Midtown W
Entertaining, Confusing, Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy historical drama -moving and well-acted

Don't see it if plays with a Jewish theme or controversial behavior makes you feel uncomfortable

70
During previews
Clever, Ambitious, Cliched, Great singing, Dizzying

See it if You can appreciate the versatility of a talented small cast

Don't see it if You are expecting to have an evening of laughs

82
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great singing, Romantic, Entertaining

See it if you want to see what a big block-buster Broadway show is. It has stood the test of time and if you're new to Broadway, by all means see it.

Don't see it if you want subtlety and sensitive quiet moments.

83
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if You love Noel Coward and appreciate the finesse of Kevin Kline. Enjoy his ability not to overact.

Don't see it if You are uninterested in English drawing room comedies.

92
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Must see, Entertaining

See it if you want to see really good theatre. you'll love it if you enjoy original writing aand creative entertainment. Very moving.

Don't see it if all you want are big showy block-buster numbers.

60
During previews
Disappointing, Dizzying, Cliched, Great acting, Clever

See it if you enjoy noisy, big, showy events.

Don't see it if You enjoy fine theater, subtlety, character development, and moving experiences.

89
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You loved the book or movie and appreciate how closely the show followed both.

Don't see it if the small alterations that were made would distress you.

81
The Hard Problem
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Confusing, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you really like Tom Stoppard and enjoy his plays even if you don't fully get them.

Don't see it if if you prefer to have great clarity and everything explained when you go to the theatre.

91
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if You enjoy revivals beautifully staged, cast, and memorably performed.

Don't see it if You do not like revivals or musicals made from great plays.

80
During previews
Admissions
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Great acting, Disappointing, Relevant, Slow

See it if If you enjoy the fine acting at Lincoln Center and are always interested in new plays by good writers

Don't see it if You hoped for a wonderful evening at the theatre by a recognized author. You will be disappointed.

76
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Disappointing, Clever, Great staging

See it if You are interested in current politics and curious about name-actors in Broadway shows

Don't see it if You are expecting great theatre and don't trust the New York Times critics

73
During previews
Balls
Midtown E
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Entertaining, Dated

See it if you love tennis and will see anything that involves the sport

Don't see it if you anticipated something new or unexpected and don't really have any interest in tennis

71
Clever, Great acting, Ambitious, Quirky, Slow

See it if New concepts and innovative staging interest you, and you've an open mind to these different ideas.

Don't see it if you expect the traditional Shakespearean direction and that is your decided preference

94
For a previous production
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to have a wonderfully funny, enjoyable theatre experience. It's a riot

Don't see it if You're a stick-in the mud.

84
Tiny Beautiful Things
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Overrated, Relevant

See it if you don't judge a play beforehand and accept the premise and go with it. Don't mind being emotional at a play.

Don't see it if you want a big bash of a production and can't enjoy the subtleties of concepts. Don't see it if you're embarrassed to be emotional.

86
Van Gogh's Ear
Midtown W
Clever, Ambitious, Profound, Masterful, Intelligent

See it if you have a great interest in the art of Van Gogh and appreciate the beautiful French chansons both sung and adapted for chamber music.

Don't see it if you want an interpersonal play with dialogue and the usual theatre experience. This is a niche production.

91
Pipeline
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking, Must see

See it if you appreciate great acting and a thought-provoking evening of theatre

Don't see it if you go o the theatre to be entertained

83
Napoli, Brooklyn
Midtown W
Entertaining, Intense, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy dramatic plays with a tie to real historical events and generational concepts.

Don't see it if You merely wish to be entertained.

97
Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Must see, Profound

See it if you appreciate excellent acting performed by a bfrilliant cast

Don't see it if you want to be merely entertained.

65
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Cliched, Confusing, Disappointing, Overrated, Quirky

See it if You have a subscription to Roundabout and have paid for the tickets already.

Don't see it if you have any difficulty hearing mumbling on stage and find parental verbal abuse offensive.

93
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Great staging, Profound

See it if you appreciate excellent theater and want to experience one of the best theatrical plays on Broadway..

Don't see it if You want to be merely entertained. This is theater in the true sense of the word. It begs your full attention.

74
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Overrated, Dizzying

See it if you are a tourist and this is the first time you've seen a Broadway show

Don't see it if You are a regular theatre-goer and appreciate fine theatrical plays and really good musicals