Biff 7054

New York City | 50-64 | Male
About:  Life long theater-goer... though I've slowed down in recent years (mostly due to the increased cost)
Reviews (8)
Absorbing, Ambitious, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if ... if you'd like to see an intelligently directed and mostly well-acted off-off-Broadway production of FOLLIES.

Don't see it if ... if you dislike FOLLIES or feel that you would be put off by a production that didn't have Broadway resources (i.e., money).

Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Edgy, Epic

See it if like Eugene O'Neill, classic 20th century American drama, long plays

Don't see it if don't like serious plays or long plays

Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Indulgent

See it if If you're in the mood for a little raunchy humor.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy the average SNL sketch.

Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Dated, Overrated

See it if haven't already

Don't see it if ... if you don't like cynicism or satire

Also The popularity of this inexpensive revival is a bit surprising... thou... Read more Read less

During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Great writing, Epic

See it if you want to see a Hollywood star give a great performance on stage; like Eugene O'Neill; like classic American drama

Don't see it if you don't enjoy serious drama or very long plays

Also I have seen three other major New York productions of THE ICEMAN COMET... Read more Read less

During previews
Great acting, Great singing, Great writing, Confusing, Indulgent

See it if ... you can stomach directorial interference with one of the greatest musicals ever written. If you want to hear this R&H score well sung!

Don't see it if ... you're bothered by cuts and changes made to classic material.

Banal, Cliched, Great staging

See it if If you enjoy the British mega-musical.

Don't see it if If you value substance over stagecraft.

Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Intense, Resonant

See it if ... you love Sondheim and/or SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE ... you love a star performance

Don't see it if ... you don't like Sondheim, or this particular show ... if you want a light entertainment ... if you want a rock music experience

Also Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford were as good as the reports from... Read more Read less