Cheshire C

New York City | 35-49 | Female
About:  I am a writer, I sing in cabarets, grew up in Greenwich Village and Venice Beach, in a very theatrical family...
Reviews (19)
100
Riveting, Masterful, Great staging, Exquisite, Enchanting

See it if You’re a fan of HP

Don't see it if You think Harry Potter is the devil’s work

35
During previews
Indulgent, Ambitious, Banal

See it if you want to see two pretty twin sisters play-act and belly/hip hop dance while singing generic pop songs about being vampires.

Don't see it if you want to see professional, innovative or intriguing theatre (even if it's "Directed by God")

Also The sisters are personable, and the film that's screened onstage is ve... Read more Read less

85
Sweat
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intense, Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You want to experience gritty emotions of blue collar (and beyond) life. There are plenty of laughs, but its a bit bleak.

Don't see it if You want fluff

97
Delightful, Absorbing, Enchanting, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if you want to be swept away an a journey filled with laughter and adventure

Don't see it if you only like traditional musicals

Also Joe DiPietro's book is marvelous and provides lots of laughs to go alo... Read more Read less

29
Dated, Cliched, Banal, Slow

See it if you're a die-hard Inge fan

Don't see it if you want a production that is NOT highly stylized--some good actors were very bad, under the director's notion of how to present this show

46
During previews
Disappointing, Quirky, Insipid, Baffling, Ambitious

See it if you're patient and want to see some good acting with a strange plot

Don't see it if you expect the story to make any kind of sense

Also The main actress who plays Dora was excellent, and her character was i... Read more Read less

73
Entertaining, Fluffy, Funny

See it if you enjoy clever little confections and broadly drawn characters

Don't see it if you're not up for some innocuous entertainment

100
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Romantic, Must see, Exquisite

See it if you appreciate a true, intimate classic gem of the theatre

Don't see it if just see it!

77
Clever, Funny, Cliched

See it if you're in the mood for some kitschy fluff

Don't see it if you're looking for profundity

100
Must see, Hilarious, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you love the Theatre and want a fabulously entertaining time--it's one of the wittiest shows I've ever seen!

Don't see it if you hate to laugh and be entertained

90
During previews
Who's Holiday!
Midtown W
Entertaining, Hilarious, Clever

See it if you want some good, uninhibited laughs

Don't see it if you don't like highly irreverent humor

Also Lesli Margherita does an exquisite job delivering Lombardo's clever co... Read more Read less

72
Precious Little Talent
Upper W Side
Banal, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you like fine acting, especially from Greg Mullavey as a man with dementia

Don't see it if you don't enjoy plays about the cultural differences between USA and England. (and bring a fan--it's very warm!)

96
Clever, Delightful, Exquisite

See it if you want to experience brilliant acting, innovative storytelling and all-around fun, with some touching moments

Don't see it if you only like straightforward, plot-driven theatre

65
Ambitious, Edgy, Profound, Raunchy, Great writing

See it if You love David Rabe's writing and want to see a great set and mostly good acting

Don't see it if You want to see a production with great acting in this difficult, brilliant play

Also The production must have cost a small fortune for an AEA Showcase, and... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Funny, Enchanting

See it if You want to laugh and if you love the theatre

Don't see it if You don't like small scale musicals

Also Just lovely, delightful and great all around--loved it!

95
Ambitious, Entertaining, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if you love the theatre, and the Lincoln Center Performing Arts library

Don't see it if you don't like to meet fellow theatre fans and professionals

100
The Encounter
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Intense, Masterful

See it if you're open to technological innovation along with great acting, riveting storytelling and a profound message

Don't see it if you're not interested in solo shows

70
For a previous production
Stuffed
Midtown W
Entertaining, Fluffy, Cliched, Relevant, Underdeveloped

See it if You like hearing about food and women's body issues, and are a fan of Lisa Lampinelli (sp?)

Don't see it if You're a guy and/or you don't care about women's body issues

100
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Romantic

See it if you love to see great dancing and an entertaining show.

Don't see it if N/A