Bob 6263

New York City | Male
About:  I am college adjunct. I have staged and directed plays. I also act and have a SAG card. I am very dramatic in the classroom. I love theater and the opportunities Show-Score has given me. Although I live on Long Island, I go into the city often.
Reviews (52)
80
Energetic, Entertaining

See it if It is a fun musical with a talented cast

Don't see it if you don't like fast-paced musicals and you are looking for something with more substance.

78
Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if You are a science geek.

Don't see it if You don't like rap and/or science.

Also The reason I didn't give the show a higher score is that I don't consi... Read more Read less

88
Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever, Lively, Great singing

See it if If you like energetic fast-moving musicals.

Don't see it if You only like serious drama.

Also Talented ensemble. Sometimes difficult to understand words; neverthele... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Ambitious, Informative, Great script, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if you like dramas based on factual material

Don't see it if you prefer something light and fluffy.

Also Quite well done. Very professional. The violinist is superb.

79
Ambitious, Clever, Slow

See it if You like biographical one man shows with a talented actor.

Don't see it if You don't like ethnical one man shows.

Also A talented writer/actor but needs to be better paced. Too slow moving.... Read more Read less

26
Confusing, Disappointing, Weird

See it if Your are masochistic and want to suffer seeing a short show that seemed to go on forever.

Don't see it if You like to see a show with substance and purpose.

Also I have never given such a low score to a production. The actors were o... Read more Read less

79
Ambitious, Intense

See it if You like serious drama with many layers that focuses on different social issues like transgender and homosexuality.

Don't see it if You're looking for fluff and lots of laughter.

Also Staged well and an involved script that demonstrates the author's tale... Read more Read less

85
Bandstand
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great staging, Intense

See it if You enjoy good singing and dancing. You want to see talented performers.

Don't see it if You want something lighthearted and fun. The script was heavy-handed and laborious, at times.

85
Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Great staging

See it if If you enjoy slapstick and like to laugh.

Don't see it if If you are looking for something that is thought provoking and has more substance.

Also I enjoyed it because I like the Marx brothers and it reminded me of th... Read more Read less

90
Ambitious, Confusing, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You want to see a show filled with energy and whose brialliant staging completely immerses the audience.

Don't see it if You are looking for dialogue rather than an operetta.

Also A great ensemble. The relationships are a bit confusing. Also, Josh Gr... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Pipeline
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Intense

See it if You like drama with a serious message that deals with current issues.

Don't see it if You don't like to think and are only interested in fluff.

Also Poignant.

85
Baghdaddy
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever, Confusing

See it if You want to see an innovative approach to theater.

Don't see it if You like traditional theater.

Also Some funny parts, but somewhat confusing. I saw it on Opening Night an... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Confusing

See it if You like fun musicals that are expertly directed and staged.

Don't see it if You don't like 2 person shows.

Also Extremely well done by two very talented actors. The confusing part ha... Read more Read less

100
In Transit
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great staging and direction.

See it if You are a "real" New Yorker and feel the pulse & rhythm of this wonderful city.

Don't see it if You don't like fantastic musicals.

Also A PERFECT SHOW!

84
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Disappointing, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if Great singing and acting.

Don't see it if You are looking for a musical with lots of energy & want to experience some lulls which are not the fault of actors/ staging/direction.

Also I have seen the play before with Betty Buckley as was Glenn Close. ... Read more Read less

83
Thought-provoking, Interesting.

See it if You want to see a talented cast in a well-staged poignant play.

Don't see it if You don't like weird scripts with a morbid message.

Also Although I like Mattbew Broderick, his opening monologue was much too ... Read more Read less

88
Ambitious, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You like one man shows that are entertaining and informative.

Don't see it if You don't like one man shows. If you want to see something with more zest.

Also Energetic & quite interesting. Needs a little more excitement to susta... Read more Read less

94
Big River
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if You like energetic musicals with great singing and score played by a fantastic orchestra conducted deftly.

Don't see it if You don't like revivals which are beautifully directed & staged.

91
Clever, Confusing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You want to see an extremely talented cast of two light up the stage with a terrific score & Great musical accompaniment.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy clever operettas with some profanity or like a show with a full ensemble & elaborate sets.

Also Quite ennoyable, but a little confusing with the girl playing multiple... Read more Read less

89
The Front Page
Midtown W
Funny, Entertaining, Great set design

See it if You like an outstanding name cast and you enjoy revivals.

Don't see it if You don't like revivals and fast paced dialogue which is sometimes difficult to hear because they speak over each other's lines.

68
Disappointing, Confusing, Ambitious, Amateurish

See it if You are curious; you like circus side shows; you do not like a conventional plot.

Don't see it if You hate sitting in dark places and if you like a more sophisticated and polished show.

Also The band was good/the singer was good/the acting was stilted and poor.... Read more Read less

92
From Silence
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great staging, Great writing, Masterful

See it if If you enjoy good drama with deep feeling. If you like something poignant and meaningful and thought provoking.

Don't see it if If you only like fluff or want to be amused.

Also The writing and stage direction was exceptionally good. The acting/qui... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You want to see an energized revival of a great play with music and lyrics that have become "TRADITION."

Don't see it if You are comparing it to Zero Mostel's epic performance.

94
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You want to see a great show filled with energy, clever costumes, staging, and dance numbers.

Don't see it if If you are more interested in dialogue than physical movement.

100
Clever, Absorbing, Ambitious, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a brilliant production with superb staging & direction.

Don't see it if You don't like fantastic acting & drama choreographed so well that it seems musical and ballet-like.

90
During previews
Rat Pack Undead
Midtown E
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You like a nightclub atmosphere with nightclub type entertainers. You like songs that the original "Rat Pack" have sung.

Don't see it if You don't like singing acts.

Also Although only one of the performers sounded a little like his intended... Read more Read less

85
For a previous production
Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny

See it if If you enjoy British slap-stick.

Don't see it if If you don't like to laugh.

Also A little disappointing. Some gags were too much of a stretch and overd... Read more Read less

92
Goldstein
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing

See it if You like musical shows with a talented troupe performing a script based on fact.

Don't see it if You don't like shows about immigrants that are based on fact.

Also A little confusing because the ensemble played multiple characters who... Read more Read less

100
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Great singing, Must see

See it if You like legendary musicals with top performers.

Don't see it if You only like serious dramas.

Also Bernadette Peters, Victor Garber and the entire cast are sensational.

74
Ambitious, Talented cast, Good singing

See it if You want to see a somewhat amusing show with poor lighting design and an amateur set, but with good musical accompaniment.

Don't see it if You are looking for a sophisticated theater experience.

Also The script itself was just ok. The most professional performers were t... Read more Read less

70
Must
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you want to see a short play that seems too long.

Don't see it if you want to see good actors working with a poor script.

Also Repetitious, redundant, superfluous...... Read more Read less

97
For a previous production
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Great script!, Great writing

See it if You want to see a wonderful show that will probably be Broadway bound. A very ambitious production which totally succeeded. Kudos to all!

Don't see it if You don't enjoy musicals with terrific talent.

Also This show was in preview. There is little they have to do to round out... Read more Read less

93
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Great play

See it if You want to see a play filled with fun & energy. The lead/an understudy was fabulous. I can't imagine anyone doing any better.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy musicals with extremely talented kids in the cast. The show itself was fantastic.

Also The only negative was the staging. At times, the way that the desks we... Read more Read less

95
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Funny, Clever, Great acting, Dated

See it if You want to see Kevin Kline at his best and a truly amusing show with a great cast.

Don't see it if You don't like comedies by Noel Coward based on the 1930's.

86
Entertaining, Ambitious, Amusing

See it if You want to see talented actors and enjoy a light-hearted musical.

Don't see it if You are looking for a play with substance.

Also Staged well with special effects. I gave it a high score because I was... Read more Read less

93
Sweetee
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great writing, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy musicals with a serious message about treating human beings with respect & dignity.

Don't see it if You don't like plays that deal with equality issues.

Also A poignant and upsetting theme about the inhumanity of man towards fel... Read more Read less

94
Absorbing, Clever, Great staging, Great writing, Intense

See it if You like plays with great energy that are staged and choreographed with precision and tell a heartfelt story.

Don't see it if If you don't like musicals based upon a significantly disasterous event which touched us all.

Also September 11th continues to taunt us. This play gives us a chance to a... Read more Read less

75
Ambitious, Confusing, Clever, Dizzying

See it if You are up-to-date on your Harry Potter.

Don't see it if You are like me and read the series several years ago and forgot much of it.

Also On the positive side, the cast was talented and energetic. To me, the ... Read more Read less

80
Chess Match No. 5
Midtown W
Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking, Confusing, Weird, but interesting.

See it if You want to know more about a modern, provocative composer who was a brilliant philosopher.

Don't see it if You want constant action and just want to relax, without having to think.

Also I kind of liked it.

76
During previews
Significant Other
Midtown W
Disappointing, Interesting

See it if You like a few laughs and want to see some talented actors; good staging & direction.

Don't see it if You want to see an hilarious play that doesn't try too hard to achieve laughs.

Also Kind of depressing and the jokes revolved around the same theme and we... Read more Read less

90
Entertaining, Delightful, Intelligent, Clever, Ambitious

See it if You want to see an interesting collection w/ a great tour given by a knowledgeable individual & you want 2 meet like-minded theater lovers.

Don't see it if You only want to see a show and don't enjoy being informed.

Also The show score staff were quite personable and deserve kudos for provi... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Ambitious, Disappointing

See it if You want to see an original play with some good acting.

Don't see it if If you are looking forward to a raucous comedy.

Also Trying too hard to be profound. Good acting except for "Chester" and h... Read more Read less

100
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing, Relevant

See it if You want to see PERFECTION! One of the best productions ever.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals with a message.

Also Flawless acting with a beautiful score. Funny & poignant at the same t... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Albatross
Midtown E
Clever, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You like Coleridge's "Rime of the Ancient Mariner."

Don't see it if If you are a purist like me & wanted more of the original epic poem & less of a modern day script with add-ons.

Also Nevertheless, the acting was impressive while maintaining an authentic... Read more Read less

92
A Dog Story
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You like cute shows staged well in a small space; good acting; good direction and innovative musical lyrics & score.

Don't see it if You don't like cute; romantic plots set to music. You are accustomed to spectacular Broadway shows.

98
During previews
Shades
West Village
Great writing, Great staging, Masterful, Must see, Profound

See it if GRIPPING & POIGNANT! A Fantastic script & staging with excellent acting.

Don't see it if You are squeamish about the subject of war & its devastating effects.

Also The ending was anticlimactic & made no sense. Val should never come ou... Read more Read less

89
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a fun show with great singing and an interesting approach to a classic story.

Don't see it if You are a traditionalist who doesn't like your world rocked.

94
Enchanting, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if You want to learn more about Carole King's life and see an excellent performance with a "BEAUTIFUL" story and a "BEAUTIFUL" portrayal.

Don't see it if You don't like beautiful singing and an interesting story with clever staging.

95
Ambitious, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You want to experience Cynthia Erivo's superb, exhillirating performance. You want to see cleverly ingenious staging and dance.

Don't see it if If you want to hear all of the dialogue clearly and not be confused by many instances of rapid, slurred speech.

100
Cagney
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a wonderful show filled with energy!

Don't see it if You don't want to attend one of the best shows ever.