Caridad

New York City

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Reviews (72)
90
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Intelligent, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if A distinctive meditation on machismo, violence and American myths illuminated in this intelligent gutsy revival directed by Daniel Fish.

Don't see it if If you prefer conventionally rendered versions of this musical, this may not be for you

82
During previews
Intense, Intelligent, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if Delicate, tough, elegant, precise portrait of grief & its lessons. Directed with Grace. Performed beautifully.

Don't see it if If you have trouble with stories about the deep well of grief and illness, this may not be for you

98
During previews
Great acting, Epic, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if A wild impassioned ride into forces of desire, violence, and institutional racism directed with wit by O'Hara, performed by kick ass cast

Don't see it if If intense sexual material is triggering, this may be difficult for you

79
In the Green
Upper W Side
Resonant, Intense, Thought-provoking, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if an ambitious musical by gifted composer-performer Grace McLean about visionary artist Hildegard of Bingen. imaginative and thought-provoking

Don't see it if feminist stories are not up your alley, or if you are not a fan of new music theatre.

75
During previews
Open
Midtown W
Absorbing, Resonant, Intense, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if Solo piece that focuses on aftermath of homophobic hate crime. A play about passage, trauma and coping mechanisms told heartfelt & tender

Don't see it if If solo shows are not your cuppa tea

84
Refreshing, Resonant, Enchanting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if An intelligent enchanting take on Shakespeare's play with powerful and witty performances and music. A healing experience. Graceful.

Don't see it if If a slightly storybook approach to this play bothers you, this may not be for you

82
During previews
Resonant, Intense, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if A dynamite cast plays the harmonious and discordant music of this play about love, damage, and tenuous bonds between people.

Don't see it if If two handers are not your cuppa tea, this may not be for you

82
Ain't No Mo'
East Village
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if a wild ride of a play steeped in intelligent, witty fury. fearlessly performed, and roaring with a radiant pulse against injustice.

Don't see it if if you do not like forceful satire this may not be for you.

85
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if An absorbing solo show about the nature of borders, trans-national identities, colonialism and the spirit of being a traveler. Beautiful.

Don't see it if If you don't like solo work, this may not be for you

77
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Dizzying, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if A dark satire/office comedy about deep seated misogyny performed with commitment by talented team.

Don't see it if If dark comedies are not your cuppa tea this is not for you

86
Marys Seacole
Upper W Side
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Epic, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if A powerhouse performance by Quincy Tyler Bernstine in the lead, sharp direction by Lilieana Blain Cruz, brilliant new play by Drury

Don't see it if If nonlinear work is not for you

80
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Ambitious, Dizzying, Intense, Thought-provoking

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

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
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Intense, Intelligent

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
Eve's Song
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Relevant, Intense

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
The Conduct of Life
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Intense, Great writing

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
Ambitious, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intense, Intelligent

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
Mlima's Tale
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Epic, Intelligent, Resonant

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
Travesties
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great acting, Clever

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
Feeding the Dragon
West Village
Absorbing, Delightful, Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking

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
The Low Road
East Village
Ambitious, Clever, Intelligent, Relevant, Epic

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
Hangmen
Chelsea
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Thought-provoking

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
Harry Clarke
West Village
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing

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
Tiny Beautiful Things
East Village
Quirky, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Slow

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
Uncommon Sense
East Village
Ambitious, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Delightful, Absorbing

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

83
During previews
Resonant, Great singing, Great writing, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if A beautiful revival of Shange's signature choreopoem. Performed with passion, choreographed with sensitivity, directed with compassion

Don't see it if If spoken word and movement work is not your cuppa tea this may not be for you

71
During previews
The Rose Tattoo
Midtown W
Romantic, Quirky, Enchanting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if Revival of Williams' play from the early 1950s explores love, life, and an immigrant community in Gulf region, with a vibrant Marisa Tomei

Don't see it if If revivals of Williams' works are not your cuppa tea, this may not be for you

82
During previews
Intense, Intelligent, Epic, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if A fearless compassionate, sobering, portrait of right wing conservatives in a dark night of American soul

Don't see it if If you are someone that does not follow new writing or foew not want to be challenged intellectually and emotionally, then perhaps not 4 u

86
During previews
Resonant, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if Beautiful lyrical tale of love and trauma and healing with sublime music written and performed with wit and great feeling by Cale

Don't see it if If solo work is not your cuppa tea, this may not be for you

79
During previews
Toni Stone
Midtown W
Absorbing, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if an inspiring story about the first black woman to play pro baseball in the Negro Leagues told with heart & verve with dazzling lead perf

Don't see it if if baseball and its intersections with race and class and history are not your cuppa tea, perhaps this is not for you

79
Passage
Soho/Tribeca
Resonant, Relevant, Refreshing, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if a cerebral intense fantasia on Forster's Passage to India from playwright Chris Chen. beautifully directed by Saheem Ali with fine cast

Don't see it if if intense intellectual plays on themes of colonialism and oppression are not your cuppa tea, this is not for you

80
During previews
Resonant, Intense, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if a lovingly rendered revival of one of Shepard's key plays. a brutal elegiac symbolist tone poem about family, poverty, class.

Don't see it if if symbolist realism is not your cuppa tea, then perhaps this is not for you

70
During previews
Edgy, Clever, Quirky, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if Bad love. Toxic relationships. Damage and self-healing are explored in this dark erotic comedy.

Don't see it if If witnessing a fraught abusive relationship is triggering, this may not be for you

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

See it if A tough visceral take on Julius Caesar. A smart & thrilling production. Vivid & engaging.

Don't see it if If movement theatre driven Shakespeare is not your cuppa tea, this may not be for you

79
During previews
The Cradle Will Rock
East Village
Intense, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if Classic musical. rarely done. and thus rare chance to hear this score and see show! Tough minded, witty and angry piece about class divide.

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of early American musicals that explore the darker yet ever resonant aspects of the class divide.

76
God Said This
West Village
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Ambitious, Entertaining

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

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

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
Catch As Catch Can
West Village
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

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
Wild Goose Dreams
East Village
Delightful, Clever, Ambitious, Funny, Refreshing

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
Cyprus Avenue
East Village
Ambitious, Intense, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Edgy

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
Exquisita Agonia
Gramercy
Absorbing, Clever, Thought-provoking, Intense, Entertaining

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
Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

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
Miss You Like Hell
East Village
Great singing, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Intense, Relevant

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
Love Trade
East Village
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Ambitious, Clever, Edgy

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
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Resonant

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
Hundred Days
East Village
Entertaining, Enchanting, Great singing, Romantic, Delightful

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

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
Oedipus El Rey
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Epic, Intense

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
Absorbing, Great singing, Resonant, Ambitious, Intelligent

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