Bettie

New York City | 65+ | Female

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Reviews (43)
74
Thought-provoking, Slow, Relevant, Intense, Intelligent

See it if you are "sick" and tired if this country's health system.

Don't see it if you are looking for something more than a lecture. There is little creativity here and it becomes repetitious after 30 minutes.

83
A Peregrine Falls
East Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Edgy, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate excellent acting about a private and painful secret.

Don't see it if Sexuality and childhood abuse are triggers.

85
Incantata
Chelsea
Epic, Great writing, Confusing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want great acting and intensity. It is a powerful and sad 60 minutes.

Don't see it if you want l lite evening. This is strong and powerful, but in the end so sad.

95
During previews
Dana H.
Gramercy
Must see, Masterful, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want strong powerful out of the box theatre.

Don't see it if You can’t handle hard drama and shocking storytelling. No frills here!

79
Quirky, Refreshing, Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious

See it if you want to have fun with that old dark Brecht. These people are like the good old days of theater: energetic and full of love.

Don't see it if you want polish, sets, costumes and refined acting. This is seat of your pants fun...wth a message.

56
Happy Birthday Doug
Soho/Tribeca
Indulgent, Disappointing, Funny, Overrated, Cliched

See it if you are super gay and a bit drunk. It has it's moments, but not enough of them.

Don't see it if you are looking for depth or insight. Too filled with cliches for a better review.

97
Profound, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you want to be mesmerized by the acting and the writing. This was one of the best evenings of OffBroadway theater I've had in a long time.

Don't see it if you are not able to think about how the world hasn't changes too much and is still in a mess.

84
Soul Survivor
Greenwich V
Hilarious, Intense, Great acting, Funny, Ambitious

See it if you like a spin on Faust. There is some good acting and it even had a well done ending. Go.

Don't see it if you are affraid to see a naked male body....or if you really believe souls are negotiable.

97
During previews
Hilarious, Delightful, Refreshing, Great singing, Funny

See it if If you are on the internet (and who isn't?) this will make you laugh. and OMG the singing!!!

Don't see it if Yes, it is silly. Yes it is a simple plot. So What! This is not Shakespear!

89
During previews
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see into a painful episode of American history.

Don't see it if You think Anna Devere Smith will be repeating her monumental role. There is a new actor. He is good, but Signature Theater misled me!

20
Overrated, Insipid, Disappointing, Dated, Banal

See it if You can't purchase any Marilyn CDs or films.

Don't see it if You want good singing or a well written script. I hate to be negative,but this was amateur night. Marilyn would cringe.Sorry to be negative!

47
During previews
Duck
West Village
Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing, Banal

See it if You need a good snooze.

Don't see it if You like good writing and well defined plot & characters. The actors are fine. They try.

56
Strangers in the Night
Upper W Side
Confusing, Overrated, Cliched, Slow, Disappointing

See it if Turn of the Screw can be riveting, this is not.

Don't see it if I saw it a week ago and can remember nothing. Not a good indication.

81
SHEnanigans
East Village
Relevant, Hilarious, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You have family drama, and who doesn’t?

Don't see it if Don’t like one woman shows that kick ass.

91
All Our Children
East Village
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are a student of history and good drama.

Don't see it if You have no compassion. There is heartbreak here.

91
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Must see

See it if Classic theater. Wildly funny. Very creative.

Don't see it if There are subtitles...it’s in Greek!

100
During previews
Babette’s Feast
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Refreshing, Masterful

See it if you treasure great acting and directing. No gimmicks, just talent! Funny and well written!

Don't see it if you need music, big names or romantic fluff...there are ideas here.

50
Peter Pan
Midtown W
Disappointing, Bad acting, Slow, Overrated, Dull

See it if faster pace

Don't see it if You want charm or humor

91
During previews
Privacy
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You own a cel phone!

Don't see it if You own a cel phone, but can't control it.

100
Epic, Intense, Riveting, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You want to be thrilled

Don't see it if You are a bully

93
Sylvia
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if you love great women actors...Juliw White and A Ashford are just FAB.

Don't see it if are allergic to dogs!

100
King Charles III
Midtown W
Clever, Exquisite, Must see, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if You are fascinated by the British royalty and history.

Don't see it if You need show tunes...but there is beautiful music sung by the cast.

88
One Green Bottle
East Village
Quirky, Hilarious, Dizzying, Funny, Delightful

See it if You want to laugh and watch a wacky family deal with life. Slap stick and yet touching.

Don't see it if You want order and calm, or have trouble with deciphering rapid English/Japanese speech. It’s very silly!

96
Must see, Intelligent, Great acting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you want an intelligent and absorbing 2 hours. What wonderful characters, who are totally real and engaging.

Don't see it if you hate history or have no interest in Irish Theatre and the influence of great literature. Stay away and let others buy a ticket!

39
Rules of Desire
Midtown W
Excruciating, Indulgent, Overrated, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if you enjoy violence and sex without much depth or logic. Utterly a waste of time.

Don't see it if you have respect for emotions and the right to self determination or you expect good acting.

86
During previews
Entertaining, Refreshing, Ambitious, Funny, Delightful

See it if you want to delight in the joy of seeing Beth Malone strut her stuff! She is worth the price of admission! There is some fine singing.

Don't see it if you are looking for the tunefulness of MusicMan. This is not one of Meridith Wilson's best shows, but they make a great effort.

90
Ambitious, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you loved the oldies and lived those times. There is some very good acting here and lots of love. It's very well done.

Don't see it if you have no connection to History or are intollerant of the past. I think everyone should see it and LEARN.

87
During previews
Frankenstein (CSC)
East Village
Intelligent, Riveting, Intense, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you want a truer rendition to the classic book but with a twist in casting.

Don't see it if you are looking for Boris Karloff.

86
Plasticity the Play
West Village
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you think about what would happen if you were responsible for a person in dire medical need. Also, it is marveloulsy acted&visually stunning

Don't see it if you fear moral and complicated decisions about life and death.

82
During previews
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Hilarious, Funny, Clever

See it if you like a funny yet sad look at what the future might be...including some politics. Delightful actors!

Don't see it if you can't tolerate that we are all going to Hell scenarios and lesbian drama. There is also some silliness.

79
Orpheus & Eurydice
Soho/Tribeca
Refreshing, Entertaining, Great singing, Great writing, Clever

See it if You like cleaver writing and energetic performances

Don't see it if Have hearing issues. The guitar was too loud.

73
God's Necklace
Upper W Side
Hilarious, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Refreshing, Ambitious

See it if The birth of a good play. Much good writing and moments of good acting. It's intense and has potential.

Don't see it if You have hearing issues, the accents are herd to understand. Also, the sets are minimal and the acting sometimes lags.

72
When It Happens to You
East Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Ambitious, Cliched

See it if You care about anyone who has been sexually abused. There are real truths here.

Don't see it if You can't face reality. The writing is a bit preachy. The central actor is not an actor, but the author. Still, it is important.

83
Fern Hill
Midtown E
Relevant, Great writing, Edgy, Great acting, Funny

See it if Beautifully acted. Intense. Well worth a night out.

Don't see it if If you are tired of middle aged drama, don't go, but I thought it well done.

75
The White Chip
Midtown E
Great acting, Cliched, Dated, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if good insight about alcoholism, excellent acting

Don't see it if just never got past cliche on the subject

90
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Soho/Tribeca
Hilarious, Riveting, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like a classic story acted with cleverness and energy.

Don't see it if You are expecting a polished “production”. The actors have to move their own sets, but it’s very cleverly designed.

88
During previews
Exquisite, Riveting

See it if It’s lyrical and sweet.

Don't see it if You hate dance and are looking for a standard musical.

79
Epic, Funny, Relevant

See it if have any interest at all in Mean Girls

Don't see it if Well, there really is no reason not to see it

82
The Black Glove
East Village
Funny, Refreshing, Intelligent, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You like short stories like the Gift of the Magi.

Don't see it if Are looking for glitz. Come for the magic.

87
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy great word play and clever repartee.

Don't see it if you are expecting a romance.

100
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if want to see wonderful acting

Don't see it if can't laugh at life

82
First Daughter Suite
East Village
Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Funny

See it if you are interested in some behind the scenes of American History...done by great actors!

Don't see it if want melodic music and easy melodies. This music is complicated, but powerful.

100
During previews
Invisible Thread
Midtown W
Entertaining, Ambitious, Intelligent, Relevant, Riveting

See it if For the music and the acting and the powerful message.

Don't see it if Have to have an easy night. This show is powerful and thought provoking.