Bill 22

Borough of Queens | 65+ | Male

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Reviews (109)
35
During previews
The Rat Trap
Midtown W
Tedious, Great costumes, Accents were unintelligible, Ambitious, Dated
November 19th, 2022

See it if ... you are such a die-hard Noel Coward fan that you are curious to see this rare production.

Don't see it if ...you are looking for an enjoyable theater experience.

34
Los Otros
Midtown W
Tedious, Poor singing, Obvious, Cliched, Banal
October 9th, 2022

See it if ………..,,

Don't see it if If you were looking for a polished show with good talent.

70
Entertaining
October 8th, 2022

See it if If you like close up magic you should enjoy the show. The tricks were impressive.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of magic. The presentation and patter was very cliché.

66
Off broadway- ish, Lackluster, Disappointing, Overrated, Indulgent
May 7th, 2022

See it if It did not try to reprising Streisand’s incredible performance, and make it new. Ellen Greene is my choice to sell the roll!

Don't see it if You want to see a revival that is worth it’s salt.

51
During previews
To My Girls
Midtown W
At times; amusing, Great stage set, Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent
March 23rd, 2022

See it if You you want to be aware of what is happening in “gay” theater in NYC.

Don't see it if You are not interested in a confused cliché play. The show has only one point of view and it is confused.

80
Quirky, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Funny
February 25th, 2022

See it if … you want to see a full blown Broadway show that also is irreverent.

Don't see it if … you are easily offend to blue content.

72
Quirky, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining
February 20th, 2022

See it if you enjoy one person auto-biographical shows. It tracks a former CEO turned a traveling banjo performer w/ a battle w/ their health.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy one person shows and not like banjo music.

80
Backstory scenes are drawn out, Great choreography, Entertaining, Great staging
February 16th, 2022

See it if want to see a show with great musical numbers

Don't see it if you are not a pop music or Michael Jackson fan

85
SIX (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever
February 16th, 2022

See it if You want a truly fun and entertaining Broadway show. You will get your money’s worth and feel good leaving the theater.

Don't see it if You want a serious drama.

72
During previews
On Sugarland
East Village
Terrific set, Great staging, Great acting
February 16th, 2022

See it if you are interested in seeing a good play.

Don't see it if you want to an exuberant production.

74
Great singing, Overrated, Quirky, Slow
January 10th, 2022

See it if …. you are interested in seeing this popular show first hand. This show comes alive in from the middle of the second act to the end.

Don't see it if … if you want to see rousing theater. This show was hurt by the dreadful set design.

88
Must see, Clever, Great acting, Absorbing
January 10th, 2022

See it if It is a wonderful interpretation of “To Kill a Mockingbird.” The acting was terrific all around.

Don't see it if … you have a short attention span.

79
Company (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Delightful
January 10th, 2022

See it if … you want to see this updated first class musical. It was thoroughly engaging and a joy.

Don't see it if … if musicals are of no interest to you.

76
Clyde's (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Terrific visually, Funny, Great staging
January 10th, 2022

See it if The staging, lighting and set made the play made this play work. The acting was very good.

Don't see it if …you do not enjoy comedic pays.

98
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful
November 13th, 2021

See it if you want to see a unique, brilliant musical. Suspend all preconceived notions of what this astounding show might be.

Don't see it if ... there are no detractors for me. The pace of some of the musical numbers moves so quickly that it is to miss some of the words/phrases

40
Fairycakes
West Village
Excruciating, Ambitious, Disappointing, Quirky, Good costuming
November 12th, 2021

See it if You like fair akin to Harvard’s ‘Hasty Pudding’ performances.

Don't see it if You are interested in serious theater or do not enjoy weak frivolity.

77
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Intelligent
November 12th, 2021

See it if You are interested in learning a bit about Bertolt Brecht and to familiarize or to reacquaint yourself with his work.

Don't see it if You are only interested in plays with linear plots, or you dislike Brecht.

69
For a previous production
Washington Square
West Village
Nice staging, Weak script, Weak adeptation, Great visually, Great sound design
March 12th, 2020

See it if you are a fan of the book or the movie and/or the play The Hieress and just want to revisit it.

Don't see it if you are unfamiliar with this story and want know this terrific work.

20
Bad, Banal, Cliched, Obvious, Insipid
March 3rd, 2020

See it if ... You are a fan of the movie and want to see how it has been transformed into Broadway musical.

Don't see it if ... you are looking for something fresh and new.

90
Beyond Babel
West Village
Intelligent, Great tech, Great staging, Great dancing, Great choreography
February 16th, 2020

See it if you want to see wonderful dance performances by an exciting dance company.

Don't see it if you do not like contemporary urban dance.

51
Happy Birthday Doug
Soho/Tribeca
Dull, Fluffy, Outdated references, Disappointing, Great acting
February 14th, 2020

See it if you feel that you need to see this new production by this talented team.

Don't see it if if you are expecting the fun, magic of Bright Colors / Bold Patterns.

71
During previews
Sincere, Ambitious, Too long, Atmospheric, Dated/misogynistic
February 5th, 2020

See it if you want to experiance a play that very much puts you back in the 1970s.

Don't see it if you want an absorbing story.

71
Humours, Pure camp /pure corn, Slow, Dated, Entertaining
January 12th, 2020

See it if Melodramatic farce re. Old Hollywood is of interest to you. Charles Busch at his best. He's finetuned his favorite theme to a great result

Don't see it if If Camp and Old Hollywood references are lost on you or if you do not enjoy farce.

95
During previews
Ambitious, Masterful, Great singing, Terrific, Great choreography
December 22nd, 2019

See it if are interested in a fresh new take on WEST SIDE STORY that stands on its own.

Don't see it if you are expecting to see the version of WEST SIDE STORY that you know.

85
Informative, Intelligent, Absorbing, Great writing, Great singing
December 22nd, 2019

See it if you'd enjoy an informative bio of a star from early Hollywood. A great performance with great singing.

Don't see it if you are opposed to one-person shows or you have no interest in Hollywood history.

77
Interesting, Funny, Humorous, Quirky, Entertaining
December 22nd, 2019

See it if you would enjoy querky interesting story telling. The stories are true experiances of ongoing an adventurous project.

Don't see it if you are easily offended.

50
Pockets
Soho/Tribeca
Charming, Indulgent, Weak, Disappointing, Fluffy
December 17th, 2019

See it if you do not mind an unpolished heartfelt show with an enthusiastic cast.

Don't see it if you are interested in seeing with good production values or need a polished musical.

79
Refreshing, Quirky, Entertaining, Intelligent, Great writing
December 16th, 2019

See it if you enjoy good story telling, especially if you are interested in LGBTQ subject matter.

Don't see it if you are not interested in storytelling, the spinning of yarns.

80
Engaging, Great production, Dated, Darkly funny, Great acting
December 1st, 2019

See it if you want to see a wonderful production of a classic play.

Don't see it if you are not interested in traditional theater or don't care about important plays form the past.

64
Dull, Enthusiastic, Sincere, Quirky, Amusing
November 30th, 2019

See it if you would enjoy unusual cabaret focusing on current politics.

Don't see it if do not like cabaret or are uninterested in an experimental approach to political entertainment.

40
Cliched, Corny, Great set, Overrated, Great singing
November 21st, 2019

See it if you want to be in on the Buzz.

Don't see it if you are looking for an exciting or for that matter, even good Broadway Musical experience. Show doesn't live up the hype.

69
FEAR
West Village
Tedious, Great set, Banal, Cliched, Great acting
October 28th, 2019

See it if you want to see a great cast.

Don't see it if you are looking for a plot that is challenging.

76
Informative, Intelligent, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing
October 7th, 2019

See it if you are interested in a biographical LGBTQ history told through imagined correspondence by actual characters, in a terrific production.

Don't see it if you would not enjoy a play that is presented much like a play reading.

60
During previews
TERRA FIRMA
Gramercy
Quirky, Banal, Tedious, Great set, Overrated
October 5th, 2019

See it if ... for the wonderful set and staging.

Don't see it if ... you are interested in an intriguing plot or intriguing character interaction.

90
During previews
Victor
West Village
Humorous, Entertaining, Intelligent, Lovely, Intriguing
October 4th, 2019

See it if enjoy terrific story auto-biographical telling.

Don't see it if if you are opposed to one-person shows or monologues.

70
Lulu XX
East Village
Fun, Visually interesting, Fluffy, Quirky, Enchanting
September 27th, 2019

See it if ...you enjoy terrific visuals or high end vaudeville.

Don't see it if you are not interested in experimental theater or Performance Art.

86
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Interesting, Refreshing, Clever, Intelligent, Thought-provoking
August 31st, 2019

See it if you want to experience a unique/fresh approach to a well written and well-acted play concerning profound life issues.

Don't see it if you only enjoy classicly presented plays.

87
Refreshing, Delightful, Intelligent, Clever, Funny
August 31st, 2019

See it if want to see a surprisingly funny uplifting show. Check your assumptions at the door... sweet and entertaining.

Don't see it if If you're are not interested in stand-up and /or are looking for a theatrical experience.

54
Talent is Sexy
Midtown W
Disappointing, Humorous, Indulgent, Overrated, Interesting
August 24th, 2019

See it if you are interested in seeing a mediocre rom-com about making it as an actor in NYC and the toll it takes on a romantic relationship.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy a minimalist approach to theater.

89
For a previous production
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
August 3rd, 2019

See it if a great one-person show that is a recounting of the playwright's harrowing experience in Rikers that is also a terrific statement on race.

Don't see it if one person shows or if bar/raw theater is not for you.

85
Intelligent, Refreshing, Great singing, Great staging, Clever
August 1st, 2019

See it if You are interested in experiencing an exciting fresh new take of a major Broadway musical.

Don't see it if If you do not want to see an altered version of a beloved Broadway musical.

64
Fluffy, Cliched, Overrated, Ambitious, Entertaining
July 4th, 2019

See it if you are able to share the experience and the ideas with a tween or teen. you are compelled to see all Tony-nominated and Tony-winning shows.

Don't see it if you are averse to a show with a book and score that is targeted to an adolescence audience.

75
safeword.
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great tech. light & sound design, Wonderful stage design, Some great acting, Great staging
July 4th, 2019

See it if Fantastic stage set, lighting&sound Story though seemingly convoluted really works until a late plot development making my # score lower

Don't see it if ... you are opposed to lgbt... discussions sexuality and relationships.

72
Aunt Jack
East Village
Great acting, Slow, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining
June 16th, 2019

See it if to see an enjoyable play that presents ideas for contemplation of the difference in generational understanding of sexual identity.

Don't see it if you are opposed to plays dealing with queer identity.

68
During previews
Lackluster, Disappointing, Several high points, Earnest performances, Fun
June 9th, 2019

See it if for the earnest gay positive nude musical that it is as well as several good performances.

Don't see it if you are opposed to gratuitous nudity or an obvious plot.

74
Entertaining, Quirky, Slow, Funny, Clever
June 5th, 2019

See it if This is an important early broadway produced work by Taylor Mac. LIKE IT OR NOT...AND I LIKED IT! This is important in the Broadway Canon.

Don't see it if you are not interested in Progressive Broadway productions...you can't appreciate an approach that uses sophomoric humor as an engine.

70
In the Closet
Midtown W
Intelligent, Drawn out, Interesting, Slow, Thought-provoking
June 2nd, 2019

See it if you would enjoy a play that's a thought provoking exploration of a gay mans life.

Don't see it if You are opposed to gay subject matter.

50
Banal, Disappointing, Good acting, Slow, Cliched
May 13th, 2019

See it if you want familiarize yourself with this later work of Arthur Miller.

Don't see it if Want to see a substanial play.

67
During previews
Proof of Love
West Village
Thought-provoking, Boring, Indulgent, Disappointing, Dull
May 11th, 2019

See it if If you want to be presented with fodor to prompt thinking of the contemporary situation of classism in the Afro- American comunity.

Don't see it if If you are looking for an entertaining theatrical experiance.

89
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Soho/Tribeca
Masterful, Great staging, Delightful, Clever, Great acting
May 3rd, 2019

See it if for a truly, fun and entertaining experience with great acting in a bare-bones production.

Don't see it if you need production values and fluff.