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See it if You were a fan of the Talking Heads back in the day, and want to see Byrne with a cast of superb musicians and singers
Don't see it if You want to see a play or a musical...this is a concert in a beautifully restored 1903 theater
See it if You can handle a night of real theater dealing with the serious subject of PTSD
Don't see it if You prefer musicals or can't sit for over 100+ minutes without an intermission in somewhat uncomfortable seats
See it if if you like Dateline type murder stories
Don't see it if you have no interest in a murder phobic young woman in an apartment on the LES in 2011, who actually lives above a woman who gets killed
See it if like slow paced stories less than 90 minutes.This crime drama,with simple sets, looks at police detectives , and the good in criminals
Don't see it if you can't use some imagination and forgive flaws in the story ,which I think are done on purpose by Kessler
See it if you have any interest in the conflict between Israel and Palestine
Don't see it if you are looking for serious theater or a comfortable venue to see a show in. The writing has potential but it needs work, even as a farce.
See it if a spoof on what "art" is , mixed in with a bit of a love story , would possibly entertain you
Don't see it if if you dislike long , slow, drawn out plays. Seating was uncomfortable and first act was too long
See it if you like or dislike evangelism , and want to see a comical look at it through the eyes of God, and performed by 3 skilled actors
Don't see it if you are either deeply religious , or don't believe in God or religion.
See it if you can take a one-two punch of powerful theater. First was a twisted tale involving cloned children, second a piece on a woman's suicide
Don't see it if you are looking for light entertainment. Churchill plays is brilliant on many levels, while Norman's is so real, but maybe a tad too long.
See it if you like short vignettes back to back to back for about 90 minutes by a talented writer, who also directed the last story
Don't see it if you need elaborate staging or comfortable seating
See it if you need a refresher course on women's lib movement
Don't see it if you are sick of #metoo crap and miss the good old days and Leave It To Beaver. Meanwhile SNL has a singer with slutty open blouse !
See it if you want to see some serious talent up close in a small but comfortable venue on the Lower East Side
Don't see it if you won't like a musical intertwined with ballet , about ghosts and an older married woman who has an affair with a younger married guy
See it if you want to see a work inspired by the comedy of Mel Brooks, Neil Simon and Carl Reiner.
Don't see it if you don't have heart beats and breaths to waste. This was utterly unacceptable to be seen on the island of Manhattan.
See it if you open minded to one man's dual view of racial bigotry told with humor and a few sad tales of profiling
Don't see it if you are close minded and have no interest in feeling the pain of another human being due to prejudice
See it if you are old enough to have seen Freddie Prinze, a cutting edge comedian , who died way too young
Don't see it if you never saw him perform at clubs or on television, or if you don't want to watch the sad demise of a shooting star
See it if to see a great revival of a minor work of Tennessee Williams. Cast were all superb and I am not sure why the reviews are not more positive
Don't see it if you cant sit through 100+ minutes of dialogue with southern accents and no intermission.
See it if you aren't prudish and would like to see a 90 minute play that is a mash up of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf" & "Key Largo" on steroids
Don't see it if simulated sex, cursing, violence and infidelity make you uncomfortable, and you only like white-bread. characters and white picket fences
See it if you are either familiar or not familiar with the work of Gurney. Two short plays in act 1 and one after intermission.
Don't see it if Second play thought provoking but could do without. First very good. Third a masterpiece. Laughed a few tears ! Go see this Gurney tribute
See it if you would like a historical play based on real event involving the IRA in 1979. The play shows how a militant changed after 30 years
Don't see it if you have trouble understanding actors with Irish accents, and you like fast moving shows. First act was longer but well written & performed
See it if you like a good farce performed by a super talented cast. I wanted to leave after 15 minutes but it got better with time
Don't see it if silly sketches like those on SNL do not appeal to you. You won't like this if you can't appreciate the effort of the cast
See it if a tale about a conflicted young man and an older woman meeting 25 years after their initial meeting intrigues you
Don't see it if you don't like soap operas or you are not sympathetic to euthanasia
See it if a one woman show about a troubled teenage Irish girl living with her mom in Manchester in the 90's is something of interest to you
Don't see it if you are looking for something light and fluffy. Show ran 55 minutes and needed all your attention to get the crux of the matter
See it if you might like a show about a possible work place romance , and the consequences that come from the suspicion of the office workers .
Don't see it if you don't like small Lower East side performance spaces with uncomfortable seating.
Also The actors were all very good, and the play was staged quite well.
See it if You want to see a great entertainer accompanied by a highly skilled pianist, doing Bowie
Don't see it if You can't sit on the most uncomfortable seating at any important venue in NYC for 2+ hours.
See it if You like a short play , which makes it's point using minimal staging. This dark comedy is performed beautifully by the cast of 7
Don't see it if you don't like a farce on the U.S. government , domestic terrorism, or abrupt endings
See it if You want to waste a couple of hours. Has a few chuckles but this show needs a lot of cleaning up. Actors do what they can with the material.
Don't see it if You are looking for a good set, good plot, and an ending that makes sense. Divorce is not much fun...Exes wasn't either .
See it if you like plays with a good message, with a simple set , at a nice off-Broadway venue
Don't see it if you are not a fan of the Archie Bunker type characters, or not interested in homosexual character driven plays.
See it if you like small intimate theater that is very well acted. The music is haunting but the shadow dancing was not understood by me
Don't see it if you like fast paced musicals, and are not willing to listen to a slow, but well told story about not being boxed in by one's memories
See it if you are a fan of real theater with deep insightful dialogue and banter.Sheer brilliance loosely based on Chekov's Uncle Vanya
Don't see it if you are looking for light subject matter and can't focus for 2 hours , and not willing to venture down to Alphabet City
See it if you want to see a somewhat comical view of dying from the perspective of two different culures, and involving a disfunctional family
Don't see it if you don't bring a padded seat cushion. The seating at La Mama Downstairs is horrific. Good actors but first act is really slow
See it if you want a brief history of what made Orson Welles great, and how his later career ended before his sudden death
Don't see it if you are not familiar with Mr. Welles and are too young to get the references to performers and celebrities of the 70's and 80's
See it if you want to be surprised. This play was wickedly good. Entire cast was multi-talented and the production was tight with no glaring miscues
Don't see it if a biographical drama about a female abortionist in 19th century NYC would not interest you, but you would be missing a worthwhile night out.
See it if you don't understand family disfunction and never saw someone go through cancer therapy
Don't see it if you expect to see a good play worthy of your time
See it if you like historical plays and can handle an accurate portrayal of slavery in America
Don't see it if you would not like an implausible tale, set in 1863, during the Civil War, and that was filled with violence and portrayed bigotry and hate
See it if a different way of presenting Shakespeare would be of interest to you
Don't see it if if you like big productions in a comfortable venue.
Also Actors were all very good, especially T. Colton as Macbeth.
See it if you would like 5 short plays performed by a cast of ten talented actors , each with a varying theme of betrayal by one's mind.
Don't see it if you will be influenced by the very low scores given on this forum. It is also not a "100" as it was awarded for Friday's performance.
See it if you want to be reminded how little the world has changed since this was penned by the great Irish playwright so many years ago
Don't see it if you are unable to concentrate and sit for 2.5 hours of intense theater depicting a hostage situation involving 3 men from different nations
See it if for one of the playwright's later, lesser seen works, about a cast of misfits who bare their souls in a small dingy California bar
Don't see it if you don't like the same old cocktail of misery ,loneliness, yearning and sadness , mixed with alcohol
See it if a semi-biographic drama about the Nazi turned US citizen Werner von Braun would be of interest to you
Don't see it if History and two hours of tedious theater is not what you are in the mood for
See it if you want to be treated to a night of really good theater in a small venue , unfortunately with, uncomfortable seating
Don't see it if You are sensitive to the playwright portraying a character who may or may not, have Asperger's Syndrome.
See it if you like a show revolving around the age old dilemma of finding a mate before it's too late, after a long term relationship ends
Don't see it if you don't want to see a small talented cast treat you to a cute musical in a small cozy venue
See it if you want to see an early work of JP Shanley . Both the female and male characters were well cast, and the 65 minutes was action packed.
Don't see it if a highly unlikely tale of two angry lost souls who meet in a Bronx bar one night would not be of interest to you.
See it if you can sit for 90 minutes for a well told tale, set in ancient China, about a man who goes against his principles, and it's consequences
Don't see it if a light fluffy show, or musical is what you are in the mood for. The theme is not new, but the story is told so well, that it should be seen
See it if you are open to a historical show about Korean women enslaved by Japanese soldiers for sexual purposes during WW2, while being set to music
Don't see it if you are so critical that you demand Broadway Tony winning actors to entertain you. The cast is young and did a really fine job.
See it if you want to learn things and be entertained at the same time. Baba had me on the Brink of sheer happiness. Great show for people of all ages
Don't see it if A little bit of cursing will offend you. Otherwise go and see why The NY Times endorses this great one man show
See it if you are a fan of the playwright, or are interested in the women's movement
Don't see it if 3 disjointed vignettes about the suffering of woman is not what you want to think about in your leisure time