Coquito_626128

New York City

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Reviews (44)
8
During previews
Disappointing, Insipid, Cliched

See it if You enjoy musicals, whether they’re good or bad, or if you want to see the transition of a movie to stage

Don't see it if you don’t like musicals, particularly those adapted from film.

85
During previews
Resonant, Great writing, Great acting

See it if Marriage meets political ambition in an intelligent, intimate look at a woman (and her marriage) who deserves to be heard and seen

Don't see it if you're not interested in a sStraight play, or if politics or the Clintons are not of interest.

85
Downstairs
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense

See it if a tense, layered, family driven drama with sinister undertones appeals to you. Good ensemble acting

Don't see it if off-Broadway naturalistic, unshowy performances don't appeal to you

70
During previews
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if A comedy with twists and turns, some wry humor and generally good performances

Don't see it if You don’t like British humor or have trouble understanding regional accents

100
During previews
Private Peaceful
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful

See it if Master class is acting and touching play about family and war

Don't see it if You don't like one-man shows

49
During previews
The Fourth Wall
Midtown W
Cliched, Disappointing, Slow

See it if Polemical satire on shallowness of american culture and self-serving politicians.

Don't see it if You don’t like plays about politics, esp anti-conservative themes. Weak cast

100
Me and My Girl
Midtown W
Enchanting, Funny, Great singing

See it if Delightful, funny musical about the follies of class—and who really has it

Don't see it if You don’t like fluff and word puns. Also, it was a limited run, so it’s closed

90
During previews
Resonant, Great acting, Relevant

See it if Challenges and struggles of being a closeted gay man in a straight world, searching for acceptance, within oneself and in the broader world

Don't see it if Not interested in or object to gay or alternative lifestyles

82
Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like deeply emotional characters struggling to cope with love, loss, and being different

Don't see it if you are interested in gay themes

48
During previews
Disappointing, Indulgent, Cliched

See it if Can't recommend it. Wooden acting, stilted delivery of dialogue, repetitive. Bad direction, glacial pace, cigarettes, awful and choking

Don't see it if Can't recommend it

75
The Workshop
West Village
Ambitious, Disappointing, Slow, Funny

See it if For Austin Pendleton, whose masterful performance of long, intricate monologues could have been deadly in another actor's hands.

Don't see it if You're looking for revelations about an artist's angst

66
Ambitious, Disappointing, Relevant, Slow

See it if if you want to see a struggle between what is considered "normal" and "abnormal," and how intolerance can lead to tragedy

Don't see it if You aren't interested in contemporary issues of religious, life style and cultural differences.

86
The Profane
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant

See it if Religious tolerance and immigrant assimilation are of interest, Muslim in this case, and how two families approach the challenges

Don't see it if You can't relate to or aren't interested in the Muslim-specific experience, despite universal themes

23
Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Disappointing, Fluffy, Banal, Cliched

See it if You're interested in seeing an attempt to update a classic in English literature

Don't see it if You don't want to see a self-conscious attempt to modernize and stage a classic English novel.

75
Four Sisters
Midtown W
Ambitious, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if A literate, in-depth exploration of the lives of the Romanov sisters under arrest; a chance to see the work of a talented young playwright

Don't see it if Weak cast

60
During previews
Amelie
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Insipid

See it if See it if you like Phillipa Soo

Don't see it if You liked the magical, whimsical film, which now features grotesque caricatures

100
Great acting, Edgy, Absorbing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if Immersive and frightening experience of a brilliant Sondheim score and book. Masterful performances all around

Don't see it if You don't like Sondheim and you don't appreciate being a part of the action

63
Cliched, Overrated, Slow

See it if You're interested in exploring the issue of racism from different perspectives

Don't see it if You're not interested in exploring the issue of racism from different perspectives

98
Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing, Great acting

See it if A classic musical with pared-down staging, sung by engaging actors with gorgeous voices. dialogue is relevant to today's political climate

Don't see it if You prefer full-scale productions of musicals

64
Entertaining, Quirky

See it if you'd like an entertaining look at the life of a great macabre storyteller and illustrator

Don't see it if You're interested in an in-depth look at his life

100
Afterplay
Chelsea
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if This is a deeply touching play whose universal themes eloquently address life's challenges, vulnerabilities and small victories

Don't see it if You prefer big, flashy productions

100
Great staging, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if Brilliant adaptation of hilary mantel's historical fiction. You get into the heads of thomas cromwell, henry viii, and historical figures

Don't see it if It closed! If you don't like theater, esp drama, skip it.

95
During previews
Must see, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if Modern take on an ancient Greek myth, with exceptional performances, direction and music.

Don't see it if You prefer traditional musical theater or straight plays

98
Noura
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intelligent, Profound

See it if You like complex, intimate, emotional dramas that examine the effects of war, politics, religion, and impossible choices have on refugees

Don't see it if Not interested in the plight of refugees and attempts to assimilate in a foreign land

66
Disappointing, Dated, Slow

See it if If a Tennessee Williams fan and interested in the plight of distressed Southern women trying to survive in a world of limited choices

Don't see it if Pathos and florid but Southern genteel language aren't your cup of tea.

71
Disappointing, Overrated, Indulgent

See it if you want to witness the hypocrisies of a liberal-leaning family, three brothers and their father.

Don't see it if You were hoping to see a better rendering of pointed class/cultural clash

85
Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if Jason robert brown uses music and lyrics to tell deeply human stories. Powerful performances, both voice and dance

Don't see it if Song cycles without a structured plot aren’t of interest

80
During previews
Tremor
Midtown E
Edgy, Great acting, Relevant

See it if Differing views of survivors of a freak accident revealing underlying racism, assumed political negligence

Don't see it if Not interested in issues-oriented plays

91
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Funny

See it if How power and corruption exploit others, whether it’s race or gender related

Don't see it if You’re not interested in the politics of race, power, misogyny or corruption

77
Delightful, Great singing, Funny

See it if Sweet, charming musical about embracing diversity and love in its many forms

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals or plays about being gay

88
During previews
Edgy, Intense, Intelligent

See it if You admire anthony burgess and want to see his vision realized, and with the original ending. Strong, versatile cast

Don't see it if You don't want to see violence depicted

83
During previews
Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant, Great writing

See it if Lovely, insightful use of language that conveys deep emotions, the thread that ties the one act plays togethe . Fine ensemble acting

Don't see it if You're not interested in seeing one act plays

69
Delightful, Ambitious, Great singing, Great acting

See it if Admirable attempt to redress the balance of the American history by inserting minorities into the narrative. Needs judicious editing.

Don't see it if It's very long and can be a little corny

89
During previews
1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Intense, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You like a frightening production that is relevant, especially in today's politically divided environment

Don't see it if You want to sleep at night. Could cause nightmares

95
Gently Down the Stream
East Village
Absorbing, Resonant, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if Beautifully written and realized. Harvey Fierstein gives a deeply moving performance; every word he speaks rings true.

Don't see it if Weaker performances from supporting cast will affect your enjoyment or you are not interested in gay lifestyle

68
Quirky, Slow, Disappointing

See it if Background of the erudite C.S. Lewis is of interest, as is his path to belief in a deity

Don't see it if Plodding, at times garbled performance

43
During previews
Disappointing, Insipid, Overrated

See it if You're interested in seeing a bad rendition of a very funny movie with a charmless leading man

Don't see it if You're not interested in seeing a bad rendition of a very funny movie

83
During previews
War Paint
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if Dueling Divas at their best; a fun, old-fashioned show.

Don't see it if Not interested in traditional staging or musicals

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Resonant

See it if Masterful performance in a play whose subject resonates in the current political environment.

Don't see it if You're looking for light and fluffy subject matter.

61
Disappointing, Great acting

See it if You like performances that rise above the lack of cohesion between vignettes

Don't see it if You like more plot cohesion.

97
Falsettos
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Thought-provoking

See it if Wonderful ensemble acting, a touching look at the human condition in the context of the beginning of the AIDS epidemic

Don't see it if If you prefer more conventional musicals

100
Great acting, Edgy, Intelligent, Masterful, Must see

See it if You prefer to be fully absorbed by great acting, direction in a unique, intimate setting of a classical tragedy.

Don't see it if You prefer more traditional staging of a classical play

75
Clever, Funny, Relevant, Delightful, Original

See it if Tammany Hall antics integrated with period music. Entertaining and quirky, with good performances

Don't see it if You prefer big stage productions

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Epic, Edgy, Intelligent, Must see, Masterful

See it if If you want to see a groundbreaking musical, with an intelligent grasp of american history that is relevant intoday's political climate

Don't see it if No reason not to see it