Caridad

New York City

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Reviews (51)
76
Entertaining, Ambitious, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if A poignant complex story about family ties, illness, coping mechanisms and survival.

Don't see it if If stories about family and illness are not what you are in mood for

82
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great acting, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if A joyous and affecting coming of age play. A lovely journey of affirmation

Don't see it if If plays featuring singing is not to your taste this is not for you

85
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Entertaining, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if beautifully sung, staged with simplicity and clarity. a lovely, resonant piece of theatre for the holiday season and beyond.

Don't see it if if you don't like sung-through work and/or new arrangements of European carols and war songs

81
Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Intelligent, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if the NY preem of a terrific writer with a lot on her mind about identify formation, inheritances, and much more. beautifully acted & directed

Don't see it if if you have trouble engaging with demanding, formally ambitious work, this may not be for you

79
Refreshing, Funny, Ambitious, Clever, Delightful

See it if an assured, fanciful, funny new work by exciting new writer to the theatre scene directed with skill and flair by veteran director

Don't see it if if plays with choruses and dream scenes are not your cuppa tea for some reason, this may not be for you

81
Edgy, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Intense, Ambitious

See it if a corrosive satire utterly committed to its conceit. brilliantly led by Rea in a performance that is expert at handling the play's shifts

Don't see it if violent, brutal dark comedy-tragedy is not your cuppa tea

80
During previews
Entertaining, Intense, Thought-provoking, Clever, Absorbing

See it if a tale of loss, love and romantic entanglements, by turns philosophical and tender

Don't see it if you don't understand Spanish and are uncomfortable reading surtitles.

83
During previews
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intense, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if one of Tennessee Williams' lesser-seen plays in a bold and absorbing staging with terrific central performances

Don't see it if if you are not a Williams fan, this is not for you

78
During previews
Relevant, Intense, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Great singing

See it if if you are keen on thoughtful musicals on current political issues rooted in a mother-daughter dramatic story, this is for you.

Don't see it if if dramatic musicals are not your cuppa tea, this is not for you

70
Edgy, Clever, Ambitious, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if if you are interested in experimental theatre, feminist theatre, and non-linear storytelling riffing on myth, this will be thought-provoking

Don't see it if if you are not interested in experimental theatre, then this is not for you

80
Resonant, Intense, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you are an Albee fan, and wish to see these two plays resonating with each other in fascinating way!

Don't see it if if you're not an Albee fan.

88
During previews
Delightful, Romantic, Great singing, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you want to lose yourself in some gorgeous, heartbreaking rock-folk songs about love for 90 minutes played by Bengsons and killer band

Don't see it if you want a more trad music theatre experience

71
Great staging, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Clever, Ambitious

See it if you are fan of ERS and the talented troupe working at mach speed here fully committed to this interpretation of the Shakespeare text

Don't see it if you are not a fan of this "problem" play of Shakespeare's

74
Intense, Epic, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if if you wish to see daring work by superb team of artists taking on the complexities of this classic tale

Don't see it if if you find intense subject matter tough to handle

81
Intelligent, Ambitious, Resonant, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if you are drawn to fine singing and musicianship and an exploration of the life and legacy of Woody Guthrie

Don't see it if you are not drawn to Americana roots music

60
Light, Effortful, Curious, Fluffy, Slow

See it if if you wish to see the stage debut of Amber Tamblyn and a sharp character turn from Frank Wood

Don't see it if are expecting more of a farce

71
Relevant, Intense, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you wish to see new work addressing the current socio-political climate in the US

Don't see it if you do not enjoy speculative, political stories

79
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy a playful, clever play that explores an imagined future for Nora of Ibsen's A Doll's House performed by a terrific cast

Don't see it if works that riff on pre-existing literature are not to your taste

79
Thought-provoking, Intense, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if if you are interested in new writing especially from self-identified Latinx writers speaking about legacies of violence in Latin America

Don't see it if you find intense, complex, violent work off putting

92
Must see, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if if you love great acting, masterful writing, compassionate work. a rarely seen play by one of US greatest dramatists

Don't see it if you have trouble with slice of life poetic realism

77
Intelligent, Epic, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if the 20th anniversary revival of this award-winning play is directed with care, intelligence and inventiveness. Wallace's writing provokes

Don't see it if if you are not interested in ambitious, provocative theatre

72
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if a thoughtful, tender show about the difficult paths of love and relationships, intimacy and mortality,

Don't see it if you find one-person plays uncomfortable

83
Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if an intense, go-for-broke production on all levels with a terrific cast and beautiful design and provocative direction

Don't see it if you prefer more "conventional" approaches to this text

94
Intense, Great acting, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if a thrilling high-wire act of playwriting and acting and production. spare, elegant, forceful and intelligent

Don't see it if if you find troubling content too difficult to bear emotionally

80
During previews
Dizzying, Edgy, Funny, Clever, Ambitious

See it if an outrageous dark comedy of outrage at the great divide between the have-alls and have-nots. written with flair, menace, and wit.

Don't see it if you find dense, language-driven work discomfiting

80
Thought-provoking, Intense, Dizzying, Ambitious, Clever

See it if A dizzying take on Chayefsky's famous screenplay about corruption, corporate world, and commercialised rage

Don't see it if If you don't like multimedia multifocus staging

84
Thought-provoking, Great singing, Ambitious, Absorbing, Enchanting

See it if A sensitive hybrid piece of Dylan's songs beautifully re-arranged and McPherson's text. Staged with elegance.

Don't see it if You are not keen on Dylan's music

80
Intelligent, Intense, Ambitious, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if a strong, invigorating production of Brecht's allegory with a superb cast headed by Esparza - working with a terrific translation.

Don't see it if if you are not a Brecht fan or find political allegories staged in a stark manner not your cuppa tea

78
Intense, Relevant, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if a fascinating new play exploring violence against black women (and men), and racism. has an affecting lesbian love story at its center

Don't see it if if you have trouble with works that explore representations of violence, this may not be your cuppa tea

82
During previews
Great writing, Intense, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if A timeless play by one of the US' greatest dramatists. A story about greed, power, denial, and corruption. A thoughtful revival.

Don't see it if if you do not favor elliptical, Brechtian dramaturgy that focuses on tyranny and abuse of power, then this may not be for you.

86
Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if one of Caryl Churchill's lesser-seen plays, dense and brilliant, complex and thorny staged with wit and courage and played by a fine team

Don't see it if historical, dense, language-heavy, elusive work is not your taste

82
Resonant, Intelligent, Epic, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if a beautifully contained, epic piece by Lynn Nottage tracing pathways of trade, corruption, greed and poverty. elegantly staged by Jo Bonney

Don't see it if if epic stories are not for you

82
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Exquisite, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if early Tom Stoppard play in a beautifully rendered revival - affectionate, precise and full in passion and wit.

Don't see it if if you are not a Stoppard fan, and are not engaged by dense, quick-witted word play, then this is not for you

77
During previews
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intelligent, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if a thoughtful, engaging piece of personal memoir delivered by a captivating actor-writer. relevant and intelligent work.

Don't see it if if you do not like one-person shows, this is not for you

83
During previews
Epic, Relevant, Intelligent, Clever, Ambitious

See it if you wish to see am ambitious piece about greed, power and corruption and aspects central to the American "dream."

Don't see it if you find historical fiction, a nearly Dickensian in affect style not to your aesthetic lean

89
During previews
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you're a fan of McDonough;s work. this is his first new play in a long time, prior to his film "Three Billboards..." A roaring, dark comedy

Don't see it if you dont have appetite for a darkly comic, sinister mystery

84
During previews
Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if A witty, elegant tale of betrayal, identity dysphoria and bad love staged and performed impeccably - and written with deft, sly mischief

Don't see it if if find one person shows tough to sit through

73
Slow, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Quirky

See it if you are a fan of the source material and of work that works at a thoughtful pace with accumulation of complex human processes of grieving

Don't see it if you find emotional subject matter tough to handle

79
During previews
Absorbing, Delightful, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if you wish to see a show written and directed and acted with passion and caring about those on the autism spectrum and their loved ones

Don't see it if if you find difficult subject matter, at times intense, hard to handle

81
During previews
Great acting, Intense, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if you are drawn to thoughtful plays about characters going through profound and difficult situations

Don't see it if you are not drawn to intense, reflective dramatic work

85
Refreshing, Thought-provoking, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you are willing to go out on a limb and witness the next theatre piece from the mind theatre poet Enda Walsh working with an ace team

Don't see it if you find dystopian fables not to your liking

100
Resonant, Edgy, Great acting, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy ambitious one person plays written with verve, imagination, compassion performed by a riveting actor

Don't see it if you do not find language-dense plays of interest

80
Resonant, Intelligent, Great staging, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you wish to see the work of a master playwright working with a vibrant creative team on a powerful story

Don't see it if you find inventive historical dramas not to your taste

91
During previews
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if a heartfelt, dialectical look at intersections of class and race in US society

Don't see it if if you do not find slice of life roaring poetic realism resonant

79
During previews
Edgy, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if you are in the mood for intelligent, thought-provoking, unique work by one of the US' master dramatists working with an expert creative team

Don't see it if you are not in the mood for elliptical, discursive writing that teeters between satire, pathos and melancholy in mordant ways

53
Ambitious, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if A sentimental tale about a village struggling to survive in remote Welsh countryside, as new transnational developments seek to encroach.

Don't see it if you find serious, fragmented slightly agit-prop storytelling problematic

80
Great singing, Quirky, Entertaining, Clever, Ambitious

See it if a roaring r & b, blues-gospel, rock n roll score sung with intensity, passion, flair and precision.

Don't see it if you find father-son as musical rivals story-lines problematic

72
Great singing, Fluffy, Entertaining, Cliched, Clever

See it if a light-hearted, homespun musical with a terrific bluegrass band playing live, and some fine actor-singers.

Don't see it if you find sentimental writing a turn off

93
Intelligent, Great acting, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if a daring, absorbing piece of theatre with a top-notch cast and exquisite direction and design

Don't see it if you are put off by dramas about families in crisis

91
During previews
Resonant, Intelligent, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you love precise, emotionally charged production

Don't see it if you find raw dramatic work is not your aesthetic lean