Carol B 902056 nyc

New York City | Female

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Reviews (50)
75
Confusing, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like jazz and great acting by the musician; stories about brotherly love prison life.

Don't see it if you want a story that's clearly explained. In the end, not sure if brother was activist or not.

70
During previews
Slow, Relevant, Great singing, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if you like musicals with new talent; excellent voice from the male lead; like plays with a bit of history about segregation and race relations

Don't see it if you don't hear well. The male lead's voice was very hard to hear over the music in the background. I gave up after the first act and left.

80
When It Happens to You
East Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you're interested in plays about the reality of how rape not only affects the victim, but also those who love them. An eye opener.

Don't see it if stories about rape victims upset or offend you or you like big productions with fancy sets.

72
To Life
East Village
Slow, Disappointing, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like family dramas about illness and death with dysfunctional characters or good acting is enough.

Don't see it if you like light entertainment with some humor.

85
Great writing, Clever, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you're open to very funny sexual humor; are not offended by the subject of oral sex; you like a one-woman stand-up comedian with quick wit.

Don't see it if you only like serious plays or musicals or you're offended by the humorous description of body parts, intercourse, and oral sex.

75
Ambitious, Disappointing, Great acting, Intense, Slow

See it if you like excellent acting by sole performer taking on many roles and don't mind a very slow start until the characters appeared.

Don't see it if you like fast-moving, entertaining plays. Started to nod out at start of monologue; got better when multiple characters were introduced.

80
Rinse, Repeat
Midtown W
Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if You like small productions with powerful acting; you’re Interested in how families cope with food disorders; intimate venue.

Don't see it if You’re offended by nudity and profanity; you don’t like plays about family dynamics and/or food disorders.

90
Refreshing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you like great acting telling a heartfelt story about everyday people working on having a relationship; you don't mind nudity/sexual content

Don't see it if you don't like plays about the hard reality of what it's like developing a relationship and exposing oneself; partial nudity/profanity

65
Disappointing, Ambitious, Overrated, Fluffy

See it if you're familiar with internet dating; are easily entertained; and enjoy slapstick humor with some good singing

Don't see it if you like serious, sophisticated drama or musicals. I found it to be sophomoric.

Also My boyfriend liked it a lot.

25
Excruciating, Great singing, Banal, Slow, Disappointing

See it if you are prepared to leave at the intermission. Act 1 country singers were terrific (except a bit hokey when interacting with audience)

Don't see it if You want good drama. Worst play I ever saw; left before it was over. Gave 25 rating based solely on the country band; otherwise it's a 0.

80
In the Closet
Midtown W
Edgy, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing, Confusing

See it if you're interested in the difficulties gay men experience at different ages; very good acting; creative writing

Don't see it if gays don't interest you; you like light drama; you don't want to hear profanity, sexual references and a lot of yelling

85
To She Who Waits
Midtown W
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like small productions with an outstanding cast of actors and a relevant story of the Church's influence on a family.

Don't see it if you prefer musicals, large productions, or comedy and you don't like to see plays about family relationships and devotion to Church teaching

95
Great singing, Must see, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like musicals with an interesting story to tell, you don't mind reading subtitles, you enjoy Jewish humor with an all-star cast

Don't see it if you don't like musicals, subtitles, stories about Jewish families and their traditions.

Also I've seen it before in English but enjoyed it much more in Yiddish eve... Read more Read less

88
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Soho/Tribeca
Great staging, Entertaining, Clever, Funny, Great acting

See it if you like plays where one or two people play all the parts (done especially well), great acting and a good laugh.

Don't see it if you like realistic stories, big casts, and serious subject matter.

85
Miracle in Rwanda
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like solo shows by strong women, great acting, stories of survival and achievement.

Don't see it if You don't like one women shows, are not interested in stories of survival and forgiveness in a land of oppression.

80
Nassim
Midtown W
Delightful, Clever, Funny, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if you're open to an off-beat experience; with audience interaction; interested in how someone from Iran views communication.

Don't see it if you like large casts; impersonal theater; traditional story-telling.

90
Intelligent, Relevant, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you'd like to know more about being mentally challenged; enjoy serious drama. Great acting. Must see.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with plays about the mental disabilities; prefer comedies and musicals to drama.

90
Project X
Queens
Entertaining, Intense, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you're interested in the subject matter; great acting from a small cast; want to be entertained with thought-provoking drama.

Don't see it if you don't like serious drama, intimacy, small productions.

Also Entrance to theater is really hard to find. Head towards freight area ... Read more Read less

65
La Gringa
Gramercy
Insipid, Slow, Disappointing

See it if like Spanish language plays and very simple family stories about the different perspectives of minorities living in their country and in nyc

Don't see it if you don't speak Spanish or are ok reading subtitles above the stage that don't keep up with the dialog; like clever, thought-provoking drama

90
During previews
Relevant, Intelligent, Funny, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like good drama and laughs in a one-woman show. Very entertaining and heartfelt.

Don't see it if You don't like marital dramas; the subject of porn; or one-woman shows.

85
During previews
Vilna
Midtown W
Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you like Jewish history; great acting and singing.

Don't see it if If you don't like plays about the holocaust and Jewish history; if you need a lot of action to keep your interest.

Also The first half of the play was a lot of dialog and history; the second... Read more Read less

90
During previews
A Jewish Joke
Midtown W
Great writing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like Jewish humor and great acting. Amazing transformation of character from one scene to the next.

Don't see it if You don’t like great drama or the subject of blacklisting in Hollywood.

100
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Must see, Great writing

See it if you enjoy great acting; Glenn Close was amazing in the role.

Don't see it if you're depressed about your age.

80
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if You like thought-provoking plays with great acting; Night Mother had both. I would rate this show alone 90%.

Don't see it if You don't like the subject of cloning except in the movies. I found A Number hard to watch and rate it 60%.

100
Absorbing, Great singing, Entertaining, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like a combination of great singing, dancing, and acting.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals and/or dancing

70
Imagining Madoff
Midtown W
Great acting, Relevant, Disappointing, Slow

See it if you're interested in what may be how Madoff thinks and how his family history shaped the man without a conscience. His effect on coworkers.

Don't see it if You like back and forth conversation amongst the actors. Madoff talks a lot to himself which I found tedious; with. his friend much better

90
During previews
Reparations
Brooklyn
Intelligent, Relevant, Great acting, Must see, Absorbing

See it if for a clever plot about discrimination, sexual abuse, and retribution; Broadway-worthy. Thoroughly entertaining; worth the trip to Bklyn.

Don't see it if you are a racist, don't feel comfortable with the subject matter or are easily offended by intimate stories showing real emotion.

75
During previews
Games
Soho/Tribeca
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Resonant, Great acting

See it if You like a window into the thoughts and viewpoints of athletes competing or trying to compete in Olympics that are overshadowed by politics.

Don't see it if You like big productions with fancy sets or don’t have an interest in this aspect of history.

95
Boogieban
West Village
Profound, Must see, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you're interested in the subject of PTSD and the horrors it inflicts; exceptional acting in a story with depth and raw emotions.

Don't see it if you don't like heavy plays about deeply emotional subjects; prefer large productions with multiple characters.

Also Blew me away . . . sensitive treatment of a highly emotional subject. ... Read more Read less

75
Relevant, Ambitious, Slow, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like anti-trump banter, small productions with a wonderful female lead. I hope to see her in another play.

Don't see it if You like large productions with decent sets. You saw the stage drape open and the door to the venue opened often letting in bright light.

Also Play could have been 1/2 hour shorter. Loved the female lead.

80
The Exes
Midtown W
Fluffy, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like plays about marriage, divorce, and family dynamics that don't dig too deep and find it sometimes amusing; clever writing and acting

Don't see it if you like serious drama about the complexities of marriage and relationships; a bit silly at times but clever at others; a bit too long.

90
Hannah Senesh
Financial
Intelligent, Intense, Great singing, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you like small-scale theater; multi-talented performances by a solo actor; intimate story about the Holocaust. Touching.

Don't see it if you like large productions with a lot of action, musicals, multiple characters; aren't interested in personal stories about the Holocaust.

95
During previews
Two's a Crowd
Midtown E
Must see, Funny, Great writing, Great singing, Delightful

See it if you like clever comedies with great singing and dancing; a little risque doesn't bother you.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals or comedies; are seeking heavy drama with large staging and cast

Also Great fun; lots of laughs!

95
During previews
I Spy a Spy
Midtown W
Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you like musicals that have witty dialogue, great singing, dancing, and acting. What a treat. If you liked Fiddler you will love this.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals, slightly off-color humor, small productions or want serious drama.

Also This play should be headed to Broadway!

80
Public Servant
Midtown W
Intelligent, Refreshing, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in politics, physically disabled, family relationships; good acting; an enjoyable night out

Don't see it if you like musicals or shows with many characters or big productions/sets or are uncomfortable seeing a very talented disabled actress

70
During previews
Butterflies
Midtown W
Quirky, Disappointing, Slow, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you like small venues with minimal staging; childish storyline; loud verbal outbursts and items thrown; very emotional; good acting/singing

Don't see it if you like large sophisticated productions with believable stories; you don't like yelling, items being thrown around; and very minimal sets

90
3 Egg Creams
Midtown E
Must see, Romantic, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You're a baby boomer who enjoys reminiscing with oldies; captivating story-telling about love, loss, and laughs; and a great solo performer.

Don't see it if you like big productions with multiple characters and without music or standard play fare. You don't like solo performers.

90
Masterful, Must see, Intelligent, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you like stories about the Jewish plight with dancing and singing, uplifting.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals or have an interest in Jewish history.

72
Refuge
Gramercy
Dizzying, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if you like small productions aout saving Jews from the Holocaust, talented actors who also sing Jewish melodies.

Don't see it if you don't like plays with a physical portrayal of events in a foreign language that doesn't clearly explain what is happening.

90
All Our Children
East Village
Profound, Great writing, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you're interested the subject of discrimination against the mentally challenged going back to the 1940's; great acting; a must see.

Don't see it if you like lighthearted entertainment; big productions or are not interested in the treatment of the disabled.

90
Women Behind Bars
West Village
Must see, Refreshing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like plays that fluctuate between drama and comedy (some a bit raunchy); great acting; creative writing. Must see -- loved it.

Don't see it if You like pure drama or comedy; plays with few characters; raunchy humor.

88
Trip of Love
Midtown W
Must see, Great staging, Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful

See it if you're a Baby Boomer; you like musicals from the 60's; you like remembering your youth. Great entertainment.

Don't see it if you don't like music from the 60's; are looking for a serious drama.

65
Cliched, Slow, Disappointing, Dated, Indulgent

See it if you like light entertainment even it's a bit dated.

Don't see it if you like serious drama or creative writing.

85
During previews
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like intimacy; actors talking with the audience about real feelings and weaknesses. Excellent updated adaptation of a classic.

Don't see it if you like lighter fare. This great ensemble talks the truth about life's ups and downs.

95
The Day I Became Black
Soho/Tribeca
Must see, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like off-color humor; seeing talented one man shows; and are open to the subject of bi-racial identify. It's a must see.

Don't see it if you're offended by off-color humor; you're a racist; you're a trump supporter; you don't like one-man shows; you prefer musicals.

82
Fiercely Independent
Soho/Tribeca
Thought-provoking, Intense, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like dramas about marital issues with great acting.

Don't see it if You like light fare and don’t like dramas about marital relationships.

79
Great acting, Great staging, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like seeing very talented performers. They play instruments, they dance, and they sing, and they do everything very well.

Don't see it if You’re looking for a good drama. The storyline is light. Don’t see it if you don’t like musicals.

90
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Must see

See it if you like clever comedy and drama in one play. Eve was excellent. A Must See.

Don't see it if You don't like Jewish humor.

82
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Funny

See it if you're a Baby Boomer, love the music from back then, like nostalgia from that period, and the dancing.

Don't see it if if you're pro-Trump; there are some derogatory lines.

99
Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining, Must see, Great staging

See it if You like musicals or not. I'm very picky about musicals and this was thoroughly entertaining.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals and/or dancing