Bobby Baby

50-64 | Male
About:  I love all sorts of theatre & go whenever I can.
Reviews (166)
77
The Liar
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if you're in the mood for what is probably a fun night of theatre.

Don't see it if my opinion is a bit biased by my sitting in an uncomfortable seat.

95
During previews
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Great writing, Intense

See it if you want to see a great and HUMAN play, one of the best in American Theatre.

Don't see it if you don't want to see absorbing theatre. Or want to see HAMILTON.

85
Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see some great and intense acting.

Don't see it if you have seen previous productions or its datedness.

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Must see

See it if you want to see Master Craftsperson Anna Deavere Smith show how education goes hand-in-hand with the rise in prison terms/systems.

Don't see it if you don't like one-person shows. Or don't want to see racial equality. Or rather see HAMILTON.

79
During previews
Dead Poets Society
East Village
Slow, Intelligent, Profound

See it if you're a fan of the movie or want to see Jason Sudeikis live with lots of talent.

Don't see it if you don't want to see the story again or not see realistic pacing with minimalist design.

75
For a previous production
Sweat
Midtown W
Good acting, Not as good as skeleton crew

See it if you want to see great acting.

Don't see it if you can't deal with another plant-closing play or a heartbreaking ending.

74
Indulgent, Ok, Somewhat funny

See it if You want to see comedians playing older New Yorkus in a wacky and sometimes improved way.

Don't see it if you want substance from a show.

73
Overrated, Great acting, Frustrating

See it if you want to see Judith Light performing her craft.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of one person shows or feel playwright Neil LaBute trivializes women. Or dealing with a delicate sexual situation.

92
The Roads To Home
West Village
Charming, Must see, Profound, Great acting

See it if you're a Horton Foote, Hallie Foote &/or Harriet Harris fan. Moving and full of charm.

Don't see it if you want FLASH or POP or sexyness. I wish the 3rd part had the other characters from Parts 1 & 2 back.

96
Spamilton
Midtown W
Edgy, Funny, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if you want to have a helluva a lot of fun seeing a spoof of theatre. It helps to know about HAMILTON without having seen it or be a SUPERFan.

Don't see it if you've never seen a show. Or are a crazy HAMILTON fan who thinks anyone who says anything bad about the show should DIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

77
The Encounter
Midtown W
Ambitious, Slow, Great acting

See it if you want to see one man create a full sensory experience by himself.

Don't see it if you can't deal with a long monologue. Or with a childish interruptions that destroy the experience.

83
During previews
Falsettos
Midtown W
Dated, Thought-provoking, Moving

See it if you've never seen either of these shows and want to see a talented show revisited.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a sung-through show or gay people or a dated show.

Also I've never been a fan of either show BUT this revival brings out some ... Read more Read less

82
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Funny, Cliched, Kid friendly

See it if you want to see the beloved Disney movie live on stage and can deal with kids.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals or can't deal with families and children out of control.

95
The Front Page
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Dated, Great acting

See it if you want to see a classic play with no PC edits and full of laughs and great acting.

Don't see it if you can't deal with a play that is not sexist (it's of its time) and don't want to laugh.

90
During previews
Heisenberg
Midtown W
Absorbing, Must see, Masterful, Profound, Resonant

See it if You want to see an unusual and, dare I say it, moving love story.

Don't see it if you are annoyed with tons of dialogue and have to envision sets.

90
Matilda
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you want an Adult kind of "family musical" with a knockout score from the wonderfully evil wit of Roald Dahl.

Don't see it if you want a "la la" show with no children. Or HAMILTON.

82
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Dated, Clever, Entertaining, Masterful, Delightful

See it if you want to see what great choreography is in a revamped version of a brilliant and classic 70's musical.

Don't see it if you expect flashy sets and costumes or are unsure of the "stunt casting". Or you want to see HAMILTON.

90
Blue Man Group
East Village
Funny, Entertaining, 90's-esque but timeless, Original, Quirky

See it if You want to experience wonder and humor & want to bond with some huge talents and the audience.

Don't see it if you want a traditional show, are shy of audience participation or have a problem with flashing lights. Or want to see HAMILTON.

84
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Funny, Dated, Entertaining

See it if you haven't seen the show yet and want to have some saucy fun.

Don't see it if you had previously seen it on Broadway, it has become quite dated is some ways.

84
Overrated, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a musical with warmth and heart.

Don't see it if you can't forgive some Act II plot contrivances that worked better in the original movie.

96
Enchanting, Entertaining, Romantic, Original, Exquisite

See it if you want to see a unique, classic & romantic musical that will make you believe in humanity & love again. So witty and beautiful.

Don't see it if you don't want your heart to melt or want to see real people. Or you want to see HAMILTON.

92
Absorbing, Enchanting, Riveting, Great acting, Intense

See it if you want to experience the triumph of spirit within a bonded sisterhood told in a unique and heartwarming style.

Don't see it if you 'd rather not be moved. Or you want to see HAMILTON.

90
Enchanting, Cliched, Romantic, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a classic & romantic musical that's full of heart. Ambitious for its time, there's a lot to still love.

Don't see it if you aren't in the mood for romance. Or want to see HAMILTON.

53
Perfect Crime
Midtown W
Cliched, Dated, Funny

See it if You're fascinated by "train wrecks" & want to see a notorious legend of a play.

Don't see it if you have time to see only one show in New York.

90
1776 (Encores!)
Midtown W
Entertaining

See it if you want to hear a classic score with its original orchestration.

Don't see it if you don't know all the characters and want costumes--the staging is so-so.

90
Candide
Upper W Side
Funny, Delightful, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if City Opera came back on a high note with this slightly edited "Opera Version" of the much maligned CANDIDE. What a great cast giving all!

Don't see it if you wanted to see a simply "la la" show. Or HAMILTON.

70
In Transit
Midtown W
Banal, Fluffy, Sweet

See it if you want a nice show with some talented people that has some New York references.

Don't see it if you're not into an a capella show, you want to see a show with regular people or tired of seeing all the pretty people have a happy ending.

87
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Dated, Fluffy

See it if you are in a Christmas mood and want to see a different family show that you already know you will love if you've seen the TV version.

Don't see it if you hate Christmas. Or want to see HAMILTON.

Also Look, you should know what to expect by seeing the logo. It's just suc... Read more Read less

84
Hoi Polloi
Midtown W
Entertaining, Lovely, Ambitious

See it if want to see a probably never-to-be-seen Noel Coward world premiere musical that may not be perfect but is so entertaining.

Don't see it if you only want to see shows like HAMILTON.

Also Musicals Tonight! once more entertains and gives good history done wit... Read more Read less

78
Disappointing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you're a fan of the pint sized monster talent that is Kristin.

Don't see it if You aren't into concerts or were expecting her to do her hits--or quite a few Broadway songs.

Also Don't get me wrong, I totes adore her. But she seemed a little out of ... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Riveting

See it if you want to see masterful acting in a great play. Hate the set & some of the direction but McTeer & Schreiber make up for it in spades.

Don't see it if you want a BANG-ZOOM kind of show & don't want to listen.

78
Plenty
East Village
Slow, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you want to see a super-talented cast deal with a difficult play. Hunky Corey Stoll is so good at his craft that he turns into a nerdy self

Don't see it if you don't want to deal with disjointed scenes out of a proper time sequence or a frustrating overpraised play.

81
Love, Love, Love
Midtown W
Great acting, Slow, Ambitious

See it if to see a Talented cast being a family during 3 different decades.

Don't see it if you can't deal with a slow pace & some questionable aspect with some characters that are not completely likeable.

87
During previews
Vietgone
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see an immigrant experience from a side you may not know. And have a good and moving time.

Don't see it if you aren't ready to focus a little while watching & can't accept it's not perfect.

57
Banal, Disappointing, Frustrating

See it if you are a fan of Diane Lane, Joel Grey or Harold Perrineau who work hard to come across well.

Don't see it if you are a fan of the play & don't want to see an overconceptual & badly translated play.

Also This broke my heart; it's my favorite Checkov play & the concept and t... Read more Read less

75
Cats
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if you love the show and/or already know all the lyrics. Or need to see what all the fuss is about. Or don't want to think.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of the show & are hoping this will be different from the original production.Or hope to be moved by whoever goes to heaven.

85
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great singing, Moving

See it if a great score with a female positive image and love the movie.

Don't see it if you don't want to deal with domestic abuse softened from what is in the film.

87
Absorbing, Romantic, Profound, Great acting, Frustrating

See it if to see a classic musical with a super talented cast that includes a few innovations.

Don't see it if you want to just see the show in a classic way and can get frustrated by some of the director's new "concepts".

60
During previews
A Life
Midtown W
Deceptive, Edgy, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see the talented David Hyde Pierce.

Don't see it if you're a very sensitive person. PH's synopsis of the play is very deceptive.

79
During previews
Great staging, Entertaining, Fun

See it if You want to be entertained and want a good old fashioned show with great Irving Berlin songs and some great choreography.

Don't see it if You want a serious play and must have everything be logical.

81
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Classic, Romantic, Delightful

See it if you want to see a classic show that doesn't need any "pyrotechnics" to present a beautiful love story.

Don't see it if you want flash & panache & over-the-topness. Or you want to see HAMILTON.

61
Stomp
East Village
Dizzying, Dated, Intense, Overrated, Slow

See it if you like the idea of non-pitched percussive music being done on non-traditional equipment. I personally prefer some tunes in shows I see...

Don't see it if you aren't ready for a LOUD show that may get tedious in its sound and stuff.

87
Delightful, Entertaining, Romantic, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if you want a good time at the theatre hearing classic Miami rock & want to be moved by a talented artist's story. Just fun and moving.

Don't see it if you want to see HAMILTON.

95
Cleopatra
East Village
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you are lucky enough to have tickets to a fun valentine to film classics.

Don't see it if you want to see HAMILTON.

60
Antlia Pneumatica
Midtown W
Slow, Excruciating, Dizzying, Disappointing, Frustrating

See it if you don't mind unexplained and uncleared situations or see the always talented Anne Parrise.

Don't see it if You get frustrating by seeing a play that has tons of voiceovers and is incoherent.

89
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Original, Funny

See it if you want to see a biographical "jukebox" musical told in a refreshing style with classic 60's hits. They're the original "boyband"!

Don't see it if you don't want pure and fun spectacle.

86
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny

See it if you want to see a fun musical with classic theatrical references.

Don't see it if you want a more substantial musical.

75
Do Re Mi
Midtown W
Entertaining

See it if You want to see a staged concert of a rarely seen semi-semi-classic musical from the 60's full of fun tunes & just want to have some fun.

Don't see it if you're expecting a full orchestra & super-professional fully staged show.

92
During previews
Nathan the Wise
East Village
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Profound, Great acting

See it if you are a real theatregoer who wants to see something relevant for our time and all time. Full of love, religion & great acting.

Don't see it if you don't want to think and feel. Or want to see HAMILTON.

97
For a previous production
Skeleton Crew
Chelsea
Ambitious, Absorbing, Riveting, Resonant, Must see

See it if You want a powerful drama with intense performances.

Don't see it if you want something light and silly.