CAROL H 612680

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Reviews (232)
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91
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you want to see a very talented, energetic cast in a high quality musical. Catchy score, silly but fun plot, not a single dull moment.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals or small theaters.

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During previews
Intelligent, Disappointing, Edgy, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want a well acted play with limited depth. The story is very emotional, but the political aspects are not fully explored.

Don't see it if You are not up to date with your historical knowledge of South Africa.

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80
Disappointing, Clever, Dated, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you want some very funny bits mixed in with some mildly amusing ones. It's a cute show, but they need to update some of their material.

Don't see it if you are looking for a musical that has a story line, or you know nothing about contemporary culture.

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Funny, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a dysfunctional family deal with a sad but weird situation. Had funny moments mixed in with the tragic.

Don't see it if you want all the pieces to come together at the end. There were some plot points that were mentioned by never fully explained.

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80
During previews
Intense, Poignant, Great acting, Funny

See it if you are interested in rich character development and family dynamics.

Don't see it if you find graphic depictions of illness disturbing.

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78
During previews
Disappointing, Ambitious, Slow, Great staging, Great music

See it if you love classical music. Musicians were all amazing, there was really no plot. I wanted to learn more about Toscanini's life, but didn't.

Don't see it if you are looking for a biopic or anything about WWII beyond the most basic history lesson.

Also Toscanini was an amazing person but this show fell short in giving the... Read more Read less

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80
Entertaining, Creative, Quirky, Great singing, Hilarious

See it if you are looking for an enjoyable evening full of laugh out loud moments and completely enjoyable.

Don't see it if you are offended by religious themed comedies.

Also Although I enjoyed every second, this show is imperfect and still need... Read more Read less

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91
Romantic, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you want a fun show to brighten your mood. Great songs, cute shtick, fun plot all performed by an energetic and talented cast.

Don't see it if you like your gloomy mood and don't want to do anything to interfere.

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90
Great acting, Ambitious, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if you like a show at an intimate setting that really packs a punch. Talented 2 person cast becomes a dozen characters with seamless precision

Don't see it if you want a lavish show with an elaborate set.

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76
Intelligent, Quirky, Funny, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy entertaining rambling. Mostly due to Hall's spot on performance, the show was funny and enjoyable but without direction.

Don't see it if you don't like to hear one actor talk about nothing for an hour.

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91
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Intelligent, Funny

See it if you want an insightful and humorous view into the cross-cultural behavior of high school girls. Thoroughly entertaining, funny but profound

Don't see it if you have no interest in the motivations and emotions of teenage girls.

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80
Preachy, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if you are interested in the life of Gloria Steinem. Christine Lahti was terrific, video projections help tell the story.

Don't see it if if you are a misogynist. I found the talk back part of the show to be a little too preachy, and I'm a feminist.

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85
Quirky, Great acting, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want to see 2 very talented actors portray more than a dozen characters with seamless precision in a humorous and entertaining way.

Don't see it if you only enjoy shows performed in typical manner.

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88
Entertaining, Refreshing, Cute props, Hilarious, Great writing

See it if you want a good laugh that does not offend. How delightful to just sit back and forget your troubles.

Don't see it if you don't like one man comedy shows no matter how funny or entertaining.

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83
Romantic, Delightful, Clever, Relevant, Great singing

See it if you want to hear great voices in a show about people in NYC. Interesting and entertaining throughout.

Don't see it if you want a stage set or a cast of more than 4 people.

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74
During previews
Disappointing, Underwhelming, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy a loosely based parody with great singers but songs that have potential but were just fair. No discernible plot.

Don't see it if you don't like parodies or Ethel Merman.

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90
Dated, Delightful, Enchanting, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you want a wonderful presentation of a classic musical. Entertaining from start to finish. Not to be missed.

Don't see it if you don't like classic musicals.

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85
During previews
Funny, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy in depth character study of some unique and quirky characters. Subtle plot but thoroughly entertaining and enjoyable.

Don't see it if you only like musicals or epic dramas.

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86
During previews
Quirky, Clever, Great staging, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you want to have a good laugh, watch odd characters and be drawn in by a somewhat suspenseful plot.

Don't see it if you have trouble understanding British accents or you only want a musical.

Also Interesting use of a sport called Snooker, something like pool. Mock t... Read more Read less

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90
During previews
Riveting, Philosophical, Great staging, Intelligent, Profound

See it if you enjoy a play that makes you think. Deals with our deepest questions about life and death. Bold, unique concept, strong performances.

Don't see it if you want something light and fluffy or deep issues are beyond your comprehension and you just don't want to be made to think.

Also While I rarely notice lighting, this show used it to its maximum advan... Read more Read less

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77
Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are looking for a Chekhov update. Still has the feel of Chekhov but with modern references. Enjoyable performances.

Don't see it if it bothers you when a classic is messed with.

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60
Disappointing, Slow, Raunchy

See it if you want to watch a show delivered by a very unlikable character. She does nothing but complain while continuously playing with her hair.

Don't see it if you want to watch a pleasant character with some redeeming qualities.

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90
Funny, Delightful, Great dancing, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy nostalgic rock music. Very talented cast. Upbeat, fun with one great song after another. No plot, but none needed

Don't see it if you don't like the music of the 50's and 60's, or you need a story line with your music.

Also I saw this show on Broadway a number of years ago. While that version ... Read more Read less

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86
Artsy, Enchanting, Clever

See it if you can enjoy lovely music and mesmerizing visual effects without plot or story.

Don't see it if you need a plot or lyrics with your music.

Also Take the back stage tour, which is usually offered. It will enhance yo... Read more Read less

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86
Thought-provoking, Slow, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in serious treatment of art vs history, fake news and/or the power of suggestion.

Don't see it if you want comedy or music, or a fancy theater.

Also This was a very good play that could have been even better with a litt... Read more Read less

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90
During previews
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Delightful, Funny

See it if you want a play that entertains as it delivers a strong message. Education through entertainment without being preachy. Laugh as your learn

Don't see it if you are not open to new concepts in play writing. First half is a traditional comedy, second half totally different and unexpected but good

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88
Thought-provoking, Funny, Intelligent, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you want to see a classic play performed to near perfection.

Don't see it if you don't like plays that make you think.

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78
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Funny, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you want to see a skilled interviewer get audience members to spill their guts on stage.

Don't see it if you want a plot or music.

Also After the show, there was someone from the theater giving out little g... Read more Read less

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90
Lots of fun, Ambitious, Quirky, Funny, Clever

See it if you want to laugh at a silly but very funny and entertaining musical parody. This was lots of fun, not to be taken seriously in the least.

Don't see it if If you want high brow humor or lavish musical numbers.

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85
During previews
Intelligent, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to laugh. Colin makes fun of today's politics, but without being overly offensive to either side.

Don't see it if you don't like stand up comedy.

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70
Slow, Quirky, Funny, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you want something completely different. Part language lesson, part experimental theater, part philosophy.

Don't see it if you want a typical show with things like plot.

Also This is a work of fiction; it is obvious that the playwright is using ... Read more Read less

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90
During previews
Absorbing, Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Great singing

See it if you want to be pleasantly surprised! I expected great singing but there are some deep messages and outstanding dramatic performances.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy a cappella singing. or shows with gay themes.

Also This was an incredibly talented cast that blew me away with their amaz... Read more Read less

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82
During previews
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you want a play that focuses on what motivates people to act in outrageous ways. Characters are like people, neither all good nor all bad.

Don't see it if you don't like complex characters or are troubled by religious Christians.

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86
Edgy, Romantic, Ambitious, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if you want to be thoroughly entertained by a talented ensemble. Great effects. This show could be a blockbuster with some polish and rework.

Don't see it if you are not open to unusual shows at small venues, regardless of how good they are.

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During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Poetic, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if you want to understand the difficulties suffered by Christians in Iraq as well as the complexities of life for immigrants in the US.

Don't see it if you want a plot that is completely clear and an ending that is not so vague.

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88
Relevant, Quirky, Funny, Clever, Diamond in the rough

See it if you want to see a cute, funny little show with potential. Charming cast could sparkle with some polish. See it; it was fun.

Don't see it if you're expecting a lavish Broadway musical; this is three people with some catchy songs.

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92
Intense, Powerful, Riveting, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you want an in depth characters study of men held hostage in Beirut 1990. Despite their differences, they bond over their humanity.

Don't see it if you want something light and fluffy where thinking is unnecessary.

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87
Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining, Sad, Funny

See it if you want to see a fresh take on the advantages of marriage, regardless of gender. Strong, well acted performances.

Don't see it if you are troubled by having a gay couple as the central focus.

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During previews
Intelligent, Intense, Unsettling, Profound, Great acting

See it if you are interested in a parable about the greatest monster in recent history & how Hitler came to power. A frightening view of human nature.

Don't see it if you prefer fluffy plays without social commentary.

Also No other creature was as evil and devious in his rise to power. Brecht... Read more Read less

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

See it if you want a show with strong emotional pull and great acting, but which takes on too many issues for so brief a play.

Don't see it if you want one strong, fully developed plot line that does not deviate with other issues. Or you don't like two character plays.

Also This show is powerful and emotional, but it flits from one issue to th... Read more Read less

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Edgy, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Riveting

See it if you want to understand more about snake handlers and what draws people to do this. Strong performances and insightful characters.

Don't see it if you hate Christian music or religious themes.

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78
Insightful, Romantic, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like a show with strong characterizations and exploration of interpersonal relationships of romance and friendship.

Don't see it if you prefer a little less conversation and a little more action, please.

Also While this show was very talky and could use some trimming, it ultimat... Read more Read less

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80
During previews
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Raunchy, Great acting, Edgy

See it if you want to see a very well acted slice of (low) life. Realistic characters, odd interactions, violence, simulated sex; all within context.

Don't see it if you easily offended by characters who live a very difference lifestyle portraying aspect of the way they live.

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During previews
Sad, Ambitious, Absorbing, Relevant

See it if you are interesting in watching a daughter deal with the mental and physical decline of her dying mother.

Don't see it if you want to laugh more than cry.

Also This is a play that attempts to be profound, but really has nothing ne... Read more Read less

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86
Romantic, Great singing, Funny, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if you enjoy a classic show with familiar music and talented voices to perform them. Not up to Broadway standards but still very enjoyable.

Don't see it if you don't like older shows or you have seen this on Broadway and anything less leaves you disappointed.

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80
Intelligent, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Clever

See it if you like shows with intelligent humor about religion and society that is as timely today as it was in yesteryear.

Don't see it if you don't like jokes about social commentary or are a devout Christian who is easily offended.

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60
Overrated, Raunchy, Confusing

See it if you enjoy a show that is disjointed with a plot that is very difficult to follow. I still don't know what the writers were trying to say.

Don't see it if you want a logical plot and a clear message.

Also There were a few bright spots, where I was drawn in, but these moments... Read more Read less

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88
During previews
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to relax and see a show that will make you laugh. Cute premise, catchy songs. Fun.

Don't see it if your require a complex plot.

Also I have read some reviews that suggest there is no plot. Yes, there is ... Read more Read less

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During previews
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Entertaining, Great singing, Riveting

See it if you like musicals about sad stories. Talented cast give their all. Was very enjoyable but could use a little polish.

Don't see it if you want a large venue or do not like musicals.

Also This show has a recipe that could make it make it really great, but so... Read more Read less

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Silly, Quirky, Ambitious, Amateurish, Funny

See it if you want to see a play that is mildly entertaining with a cast that really tries their best. Needs a rewrite and a partial recast.

Don't see it if you want a play is that fully formed. You get the feeling that this is a work in progress.

Also The only difference between this show and my kid's camp play is that m... Read more Read less