ChrisC

New York City | 35-49 | Female
About:  Only if I could see shows all day everyday...
Reviews (132)
88
During previews
Ink
Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like plays based on true stories or interested in the history of British tabloids.

Don't see it if you're not interested in British journalism or looking for a short, light fare theatre.

84
Intense, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Profound, Great acting

See it if you enjoy monologues, a fan of the actors, or want to hear a good storytelling of loss and life.

Don't see it if you don't like monologues, desire upbeat theatre experience, or stories of death and loss will upset you.

83
Edgy, Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Clever

See it if you'd like relevant and insightful portrayal of current situation performed by Cranston and the cast.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of Cranston or prefer traditional theatre without the high tech media staging.

88
Delightful, Great costumes, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you love jukebox musicals, a fan of Cher or love the 70's. It was great entertainment!

Don't see it if you're not a fan of Cher, her music, not interested in her background story, or will be annoyed by loud fans singing, dancing or being rude.

96
Epic, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you love HP stories and books, love theatre magic, and enjoy heartfelt storyline. It was brilliant performance with spectacular effects!

Don't see it if you absolutely hate HP with passion! Other than that, you should really see it!

77
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Funny

See it if you'd enjoy a relevant play dealing with conflict between love and religious beliefs.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy topics of sexuality and religion.

90
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like grand scale revivals or love the story. It's a spectacle to be seen.

Don't see it if you absolutely don't like the story. Or else, you should check it out. It's a pure entertainment in grand scale!

83
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if you are a fan of the movie or interested in stories from different cultures.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of the movie or don't enjoy slow build of a story.

78
Intriguing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you like true stories. It was a reenactment of a real (deportation) court case.

Don't see it if actual events don't interest you.

90
Great writing, Intense, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you'd enjoy a well performed family drama with Northern Ireland conflicts.

Don't see it if you don't like plays especially that's over 3 hours long.

90
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Energetic, Heartwarming

See it if you’d enjoy a high spirited heartwarming musical about inclusion and love. It’s very entertaining to say the least!

Don't see it if you only enjoy plays or don’t care for LGBTQ or inclusion themed stories.

85
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you enjoy a funny debate play about facts vs truth that we can relate to our current “environment”. Also the cast was terrific!

Don't see it if you don’t like thought provoking plays or not a fan of the cast.

86
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great storytelling, Great writing

See it if you enjoy stand up comedy or great storytelling/jokes about life or life with or without children.

Don't see it if you don't like stand up comedy no matter the material or if you'd be easily offended about why some people shouldn't have any children...

60
During previews
Funny concept, Good singing, Poor execution, Disappointing, Has potential

See it if you’re curious of the concept of the story & accept that they’re in previews with room for many improvements or if you support works by York

Don't see it if you expect quality production with on point execution.

Also The concept of the story was funny but with poor execution. Mr. Morgan... Read more Read less

78
Funny, Great acting, Quirky, Raunchy, Punny

See it if you’re a fan of the show Sex and the City or interested in how a one woman show covers 6 seasons of the show.

Don't see it if you’re not a fan of the show Sex and the City or don’t like one woman shows.

90
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if you enjoy well written, thought provoking, powerful story performed by an excellent cast.

Don't see it if you only enjoy light-hearted or comedic themes or if you dislike LGBTQ+ themed plays.

Also Go see it! If you need a good cry, go see it! If you want to see an ex... Read more Read less

89
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if you enjoy Mobile Unit shows, short to the point version of Shakespeare, or want to see delightful & funny script performed by great cast!

Don't see it if you’re not a fan of Shakespeare or his language, or if you don’t like minimal staging and costumes or intimate shows.

83
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Relevant, Fluffy

See it if you’re a fan of the movie or Tina Fey’s work, or interested in seeing portrayal of relevant High school drama in an entertaining way.

Don't see it if you don’t like the movie or Tina Fey’s work, or not interested in high school drama. Also beware of the overzealous audience.

87
Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy well acted, funny yet thought provoking plays. Even if you don’t want to “think” about it, it’s still entertaining to watch.

Don't see it if you can’t get past the title of the show, or keep an open mind.

78
Great staging, Entertaining, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Good acting

See it if you'd like to see how an ancient Chinese story can still be relevant to our present time or want to support the minority theatre co & actors

Don't see it if you have a difficult time understanding thick accents, or don't like plays based on fables, or prefer big productions

77
Great staging, Dated, Thought-provoking, Good acting, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy the all star cast, a fan of Mantello’s work or want to see a revival of a 1968 play in present mindset.

Don't see it if you don’t enjoy gay themes, racial slurs or will have a tough time making the connection of this story to present time.

80
Great acting, Great staging, Raunchy, Thought-provoking

See it if you’re curious to see the complexities of an open relationship in a committed marriage.

Don't see it if you’re against polyamory or don’t care for nudity.

Also The cast was fantastic in portraying believable characters with real e... Read more Read less

80
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Disturbing, Intense

See it if you’d like to see Stephen Rea’s superb portrayal of a character whose psychotic mental state reaches its disturbing & horrifying end.

Don't see it if you don’t like disturbing stories or stories that deal with discrimination, politics or mental illness.

Also As disturbing as the story was, I couldn’t help but think about the wo... Read more Read less

89
Great dancing, Great staging, Romantic, Enchanting, Heartbreaking

See it if you’d enjoy a heartbreaking memory play infused with beautiful dancing & orchestration.

Don't see it if you wouldn’t like dancing incorporated in a play rather than singing or you prefer big productions.

Also Dancing was absolutely gorgeous accompanied by beautiful score. It was... Read more Read less

80
Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you’d enjoy storytelling of an island fable with rhythmical scores. Performance by all cast were excellent.

Don't see it if you don’t like stories of disparity b/t social classes & race & how it leads to a heartbreak of a young girl who thought love conquors all.

68
During previews
Quirky, Indulgent, Disappointing, Good acting, Funny

See it if you like absurdist humor or a big fan of Nathan Lane.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of the actors or looking for a high quality theatre.

69
Disappointing, Confusing, Raunchy, Thought-provoking, Great staging

See it if you like provocative melodrama.

Don't see it if you don't want to see constant male nudity on stage.

79
Great acting, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are a fan of Sondheim or would enjoy a storyline in reverse chronological order.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of Sondheim or would be confused by the story told in reverse chronological order.

70
Quirky, Disappointing, Ambitious, Good singing, Good acting

See it if you are a fan of Alice in Wonderland or fairy tales.

Don't see it if you aren't very familiar with the story of Alice in Wonderland. It helps to read the insert that describes all the characters.

85
Relevant, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you'd enjoy a great story of sexuality themed school drama and a cappella singing.

Don't see it if you don't like the theme or a cappella singing.

78
Confusing, Intense, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if you are a fan of the actors or the playwright or enjoy family dramas.

Don't see it if you don't like family dramas or not a fan of any involved.

85
Great acting, Funny, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like The Four Seasons, interested in their background story or enjoy jukebox musicals.

Don't see it if you don't like jukebox musicals or if you want more serious, thought provoking storyline.

90
Riveting, Thought-provoking, Profound, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you’d like to see a story of one’s survival and forgiveness through faith.

Don't see it if you don’t like one woman show or don’t want to hear of the genocide in Rwanda.

Also Great and moving performance by Malaika portraying multiple characters... Read more Read less

87
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like family dramas or a memory play.

Don't see it if you find it difficult to watch the decline of an elderly through Alzheimer's.

67
Ambitious, Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Good singing

See it if you are a fan of the cast or expect to see a light and fluffy musical.

Don't see it if you expect a great entertainment with memorable songs.

72
Great staging, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you’d like to see a play with multiple perspectives on racism or a fan of Washington.

Don't see it if you don’t like stories that provide no new grounds or particular solutions.

82
Great acting, Resonant, Absorbing, Entertaining, Heartbreaking

See it if you want to see a familiar historical tale portrayed in a different perspective or want to see Ms. Close’s riveting performance.

Don't see it if you don’t like historical dramas or if you’re not interested in hearing another story of St. Joan.

70
Great staging, Relevant, Cliched, Good acting, Slow

See it if you are a fan of Stockard Channing or Hugh Dancy or if you enjoy dysfunctional family dramas.

Don't see it if you don't like dysfunctional family dramas and you prefer a lighter fare or a musical.

76
Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Slow, Confusing

See it if you like Michael C Hall or if you don’t mind one man’s rambling that comes together after you’ve thought through it or maybe not...

Don't see it if you enjoy traditional or linear plots in your stories or if you don’t enjoy one man show.

85
Great acting, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining, Relevant

See it if you enjoy great acting by all cast or want a glimpse of Sarah Bernhardt's struggle with the character, Hamlet.

Don't see it if you don't care for Shakespeare.

82
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Quirky

See it if you’re interested in learning about a game of snooker or enjoy British comedy or humor with a plot twist.

Don't see it if you don’t like British humor or (inconsistent) accents or simply don’t care to know what a snooker is or the meaning of the “nap”.

80
Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if you enjoy intimate venues, cabaret style shows or thought provoking good story-telling mixed with original songs.

Don't see it if you like big productions, fast paced story, or dislike cabaret style concerts.

75
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Creative

See it if you enjoy relevant issues presented in a creative, audience-interactive direction.

Don't see it if you don’t like stories dealing with current issues such as racism or if you’re easily offended by violence or cursing.

72
Great acting, Great staging, Funny, Quirky, Slow

See it if you enjoy light comedies and integration of audience sing alongs

Don't see it if you don’t like plays in British accents (or inconsistencies of it), British humor, or can’t sit through long plays (2 hrs 40 mins)

Also I found the first act (1 hr) to be entertaining and humorous and looke... Read more Read less

60
Ambitious, Disappointing, Slow, Too long, Inconsistent

See it if you like to support the works of local community theater or like "British" farce in a musical format.

Don't see it if you don't like mediocre comedy, can't sit through 2.5 hrs, don't like inconsistencies in costumes & accents, or have trouble with hearing.

Also Actors don't use the mike so some of the songs/actors were hard to hea... Read more Read less

70
Great orchestra, Good acting, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if you’re interested in a life story of two unlikely people forging a bond.

Don't see it if you don’t like folk music or stories w/ comments on racial discrimination, politics, homelessness accompanied w/ derogatory terms & cursing.

Also I felt the story needed to be tightened a bit and may be cut it to 100... Read more Read less

65
Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent, Raunchy, Slow

See it if you’re a huge fan of Idina Menzel and will see anything she’s in.

Don't see it if you want to see plays with a solid storyline or shows with a point to their purpose.

Also Performance as individual actors, I thought was good, but I thought th... Read more Read less

90
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Riveting

See it if you'd like to see a stellar solo performance by Carey Mulligan in this memory play of a harrowing story.

Don't see it if you don't like solo performance or stories with a very unhappy ending.

Also There are many funny moments when Mulligan begins to tell her story. H... Read more Read less

88
Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if you are a fan of Stoppard, absurdist comedy or a memory play.

Don't see it if you are easily intimidated by the complexity of the story.

Also Brushing up on a bit of history in the period of 1917 would help trema... Read more Read less

88
Great singing, Great choreography, Great staging, Dated, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a beautiful performance by all cast. Singing & choreography were just wonderful to watch and hear despite dated story line.

Don't see it if you can't overlook poor, dated plot and story with indication of domestic violence to just enjoy the performance of its wonderful cast.