Cathy 6188

New York City | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (66)
80
During previews
We're Gonna Die
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great singing, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if You like musicals with a message, one that may not sit well with some. Very enjoyable! Upbeat in many ways

Don't see it if You don't like a brief look at one's reality through music.

88
Great acting, Great singing, Funny, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You want to smile for two hours..such talent, from singing to staging to lyrics to costumes, a top notch show. It needs a home to continue.

Don't see it if You are offended by stereotyping Brooklyn accents, or don't like musicals.

75
The Scourge
Chelsea
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if You allow yourself to be moved by stories of alzheimers. And you can focus on a very harsh brogue, with lots of quick flowing monologues.

Don't see it if YOu don't like a one man show or are uncomfortable with the topice.

84
Edgy, Great writing, Intense, Absorbing

See it if YOu enjoy a hard edged drama that captures a demographic so accurately. The story emerges tastefully, intensely and touchingly.

Don't see it if YOu are timid about harsh language that is accurate for the demographic. Or, if you don't want to see how "the other" lives

91
Great singing, Must see, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if YOu miss musicals that really tell a story through the songs. And the story is relevant today in every issue.

Don't see it if YOu don't like musicals or contemporary themes set to music.

82
The Four Seasons
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever

See it if You even just like dance. Very accessible to everyone. A must see if you love dance.

Don't see it if You need a play with dialogue or cant appreciate the beauty of dance.

69
Is This A Room
Gramercy
Slow, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if You like learning current history via art.

Don't see it if You want plot and more drama. Perhaps elaborating on the verbatim transcript would have provided more drama and information necessary

78
When It Happens to You
East Village
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant

See it if You enjoy a personal story that reveals the many layers of how tragedy effects us.

Don't see it if You need lots of action or more plot than a quiet hard and depressing story enfold for you

56
Banal, Disappointing

See it if YOu really love Meat Loaf songs but have to deal with a ridiculous story line and not great singing

Don't see it if You don't like loud rock and roll where lots of the lyrics are lost with the music

79
No One is Forgotten
West Village
Great acting, Intense, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy intense drama. Great acting. Important story

Don't see it if You are queasy with body issues.

84
All My Sons
Midtown W
Overrated, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy classic American theater with a heavy handed approach to issues. GEt to experience two genuine stars.

Don't see it if You don't like family dramas, or period pieces, or themes that are a bit heavy handed

83
During previews
Entangled
Midtown W
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting

See it if You enjoy art following life, with very intense events captured on a personal level. Great acting.

Don't see it if YOu can't focus on a two man show or are easily upset by evil events

69
Disappointing, Great acting, Clever

See it if You love historical stories told in a very contemporary way. The fourth wall is broken throughout; actors can switch roles beautifully

Don't see it if YOu are easily bored with biblical tales. Or, you want more drama to a production

91
During previews
Vilna
Midtown W
Profound, Intelligent, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if YOu enjoy accurate portrayal of the holocaust, with brilliant dialogue, great acting, excellent character development and riveting scenes

Don't see it if You can't handle war stories or have no interest in the holocaust or intelligent drama

80
During previews
Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like shows with a beautiful allegory type set up, with a morale easy to receive

Don't see it if YOu don't like any fantasy in theater

86
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if YOu love old school musicals, slimmed down to the basic elements, but keeping all the joy

Don't see it if YOu need a big hoopla of a show and don't like musicals

58
The Bare Truth
Midtown W
Disappointing

See it if You want to support a nice group of actors that love what they are doing.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy stories like Cocoon, where old folks dominate

66
Till We Meet Again
East Village
Quirky, Disappointing, Historical

See it if YOu enjoy historical fiction, and can learn a bit from a drama. And enjoy unpredictable story lines. Great views of old NY

Don't see it if YOu don't enjoy dramas and have no interest in history.

67
Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if YOu enjoy humor that really touches real life situations. The writer really reveals so much of himself

Don't see it if YOu can't hear stories of disease and its effects on life

78
During previews
Mies Julie
East Village
Absorbing, Profound, Intense

See it if You like classics. And a powerful intense disturbing at times drama

Don't see it if You are squeamish about sexual interplay or aren't good with accents, Afrikaans.

85
Absorbing, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Intense, Shocking

See it if YOu like thought provoking great drama that gets you almost angry. It is very shocking at times

Don't see it if YOu don't like being uncomfortable.

81
The Tricky Part
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intense, Riveting, Entertaining

See it if You like a great story teller that really shares his personal truth. A very absorbing story. No spoiler alert here

Don't see it if YOu don't like one man shows.

89
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if YOu like raw and genuine dialogue that is so funny. Very revealing and true stuff. Beautifully delivered. Laugh out loud

Don't see it if YOu are timid about babies and decisions to have them

100
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Intense

See it if You want to a simple show that has such great twists and turns and keeps you on the edge of your seat

Don't see it if YOu don't like talky dramas

82
During previews
Apologia
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intelligent, Intense

See it if YOu like intense Virginia Wolfe type dialogue. A quiet show, all words. Or you like to be on edge.

Don't see it if YOu don't like great smart dialogue. Or you need more plot or action

70
Where We Stand
Upper W Side
Edgy, Ambitious, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if You want to be apart of a new way to present drama, a town hall meeting. And you enjoy a one man (or woman) show with excellent acting

Don't see it if You want more of a plot or drama or don't like one man shows

72
During previews
West Side Story
Midtown W
Innovative, Edgy, Dizzying, Confusing, Clever

See it if You love the music of WSS and nothing will dampen your joy. And you are comfortable with lots of stimuli at once.

Don't see it if You want a moving story that touches you or a classic production -- this is neither. You must enjoy a spectacle in theater, not simplicity

74
Goodbye
Soho/Tribeca
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if YOu like a moving drama done in vignettes. A very personally told story.

Don't see it if YOu need a strong plot or don't like personal stories

84
Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if YOu enjoy musicals that are timeless. And you like a period piece that is staged beautifully.

Don't see it if Don't see if you don't like musicals or moving pieces of theater.

77
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if YOu are aware of the issues with the elderly. Some provocative thoughts amid light hearted comedy. YOu want to see some great acting

Don't see it if YOu have no interest in these issues or don't like quiet plays

63
Insipid, Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if You want to support a playwright that casts himself in the play but really tries hard to make an entertaining event

Don't see it if YOu want credible dialogue and believable casting

79
During previews
Resonant, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy historical plays set to music. Very creatively staged.

Don't see it if You need to see lots of drama or intrigue.

78
During previews
Games
Soho/Tribeca
Resonant, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to understand a part of history so ugly from a personal perspective. And you enjoy a quiet powerful performance

Don't see it if YOu are not historically inclined or you have a hard time focusing on play with not that much action, but lots of intrigue

85
Hannah Senesh
Financial
Great acting, Intense, Absorbing

See it if You want to feel the power of a truly remarkable woman in history and live historical drama

Don't see it if You dont want to be sad or don't like one woman shows

86
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Clever, Absorbing

See it if YOu like a play that breaks the 4th wall and diverts from classic very irreverently to contemporary topics

Don't see it if YOu don't like smart dramas.

80
During previews
BLKS
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want to really understand (and enjoy) a different world to yours done so accurately. Almost another language.

Don't see it if You are easily offended by discussions of the body. Or can't at least try to understand different accents and expressions to your own

83
Miracle in Rwanda
Midtown W
Profound, Intense, Great acting

See it if You love art that tells about the horrors of reality in a moving way. You will enjoy the lead's ability to act with just a look of her eye

Don't see it if You have a problem focusing on a sole performer in a quiet production. Or aren't interested in current events in theater

57
Sincerely, Oscar
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great staging, Great singing

See it if YOu absolutely love Hammerstein and want to get a little insight into his thoughts behind his lyrics

Don't see it if YOu are a purist in wanting arrangements as originally done by Hammerstein

76
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intense, Absorbing

See it if You like one woman shows, where the star is very revealing, very honest and very open. And, the topic is not easy to hear about.

Don't see it if You don't like one person shows, where the star talks only about themselves, in a situation one can't imagine being in

64
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Slow

See it if You must love Sondheim. If not, this is a tough one to enjoy. The production itself is pretty good, but the play is just not a happy one.

Don't see it if YOu have any problem with the music of Sondheim.

66
During previews
Great acting, Masterful

See it if YOu enjoy seeing recent history played out on stage, with powerful memories

Don't see it if YOu find dialogue taken from verbatim court hearings tedious.

77
Blue Ridge
Chelsea
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Confusing

See it if YOu like Marin Ireland, this is a showcase for her incredible acting. Also, great interplay of character dialogue. Lots of issues raised.

Don't see it if YOu want a clear understanding of the characters and their choices. Or if you need to have a clear message from the playwright.

82
Red State Blue State
West Village
Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy comedy at all, not to worry what side of the political divide you are, he makes fun of everyone, in a smart way. The show flies by

Don't see it if You can't laugh at "yourself" politically or don't like stand up.

87
During previews
Awake
Midtown W
Clever, Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy reality in your face, the truth about racism of all kinds in our society. Disturbing yet some times uplifting.

Don't see it if YOu can't handle seeing art imitate reality about the ugly parts of human nature. Or if you don't like vignettes.

84
During previews
God Said This
West Village
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Refreshing, Great writing

See it if You like dramas about dysfunctional families that all are interesting and fully developed characters.

Don't see it if YOu can't see death or dying. Or, you just don't like dramas

73
Lewiston/Clarkston
West Village
Slow, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy a generational drama, taking place in historical settings. A bit confusing at times understanding i

Don't see it if You don't want to sit for 2 plays in one setting, with a dinner break.

78
Life x3
Chelsea
Clever, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy sharp witty and sometimes caustic dialogue.

Don't see it if You can't understand an English accent, although not a harsh one

87
During previews
The Hello Girls
Midtown E
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Must see

See it if YOu like musicals where the talented actors also act as orchestra. YOu enjoy a great story, historically true. you like period pieces

Don't see it if YOu don't like musicals at all, but this one is terrific.

64
Lured
East Village
Shocking

See it if You can handle very vulgar and shocking behavior that is very intense, and true life events

Don't see it if YOu have a hard time watching humiliation and defiling actions

62
During previews
Unraveled
Midtown W
Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if YOu enjoy non linear interesting presentation of a story, with intense characters

Don't see it if YOu are uncomfortable with stories of Alzheimers