Cliff 8097

White Plains | 65+ | Male
About:  Theatre addict, on and Off-Off Broadway, The methodology of acting and the collaborative effort behind any production is, in itself, rewarding for me, nothwithstanding the quality of the production or acting.
Reviews (62)
83
Ambitious, Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if You're open to concept that communication to both hearing and hearing impaired audience punctuated for each an intense story.

Don't see it if You are disturbed by what appear to be technical difficulties in production with realization they permit you to appreciate hearing impaired

79
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if You like Disney and script appeals to kids and adults. Flying Carpet over seats is as memorable as barricade LesMis, Helicopter Miss Saigon

Don't see it if You wince at Disney tactics of refusing TKTS: try brokers around booth and negotiate.

75
Clever, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if Mama Mia for Parrot Heads. Better than NY Times review. Enhances Buffet lyrics through story telling. Fun cascading beachball ending.

Don't see it if You're expecting an epiphany above life's a party-level.

81
Clever, Entertaining

See it if You're 6 to 60 and just want to be taken away into a magical musical, with an incredible set, score, and memorable characters. I'm 65 !

Don't see it if Don't see it if you want a "meaningful" experience: pure fun, formulaic plot, sit back and enjoy show.

81
Ambitious, Funny

See it if An absorbing play that erases prejudgement of autism. Play leaps to memorable ending in final scene, reminiscent Strange Incident With Dog.

Don't see it if You feel uncomfortable with anything beyond the norm.

99
Absorbing, Great acting

See it if This is a masterpiece, to be seen with enough energy as it is a 7 1/2 hour, 2 section play. Nathan Lane's death scene is Tony quality.

Don't see it if You've had a long day as it requires endurance and concentration.

80
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You like actors feeding off of each other in a thought provoking, credible theme.

Don't see it if You're expecting creative staging with varying sets.

78
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Overrated

See it if You like creative storyline and trio of delightful waitresses, regardless of changing cast.

Don't see it if You expect to recall any of the songs 10 minutes after curtain call. Abhor unnecessary simulated sex scenes for a laugh.

78
During previews
Dated, Entertaining

See it if You want traditional Broadway musical, retaining score and staging with effective, ambitious casting.

Don't see it if You find nostalgia to be uninspiring.

63
During previews
Travesties
Midtown W
Confusing, Disappointing

See it if Interesting concept depicting Zurich-based, 1917 figures who influenced the world with appreciative, demanding acting in esoteric production

Don't see it if There's a summary of characters in the Playbill: that sets the scene for a play that is confusing with or without a scorecard

78
During previews
This Flat Earth
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great writing

See it if This show by young brilliant Playwrite shows gun violence through innocent eyes of grammar school student and is timely and sensitive.

Don't see it if You are an intransigent supporter of the NRA.

78
Clever, Great writing

See it if Develops characters through creative score and lyrics: subtle Yiddish rhyme in conventional theatre entertainment.

Don't see it if You hate Gays or Jews