Cynthia 22

New York City | 65+ | Female

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Reviews (136)
85
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Quirky, Absorbing

See it if if you would enjoy a really good musical that has great voices, songs, costumes and orchestra,

Don't see it if you can't handle a musical without dialogue.

78
Charolais
Midtown E
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you like well written, well acted one man shows.

Don't see it if you don't care for Irish plays, or one man shows.

70
During previews
Entertaining, Dated, Slow, Delightful, Confusing

See it if You like old Irish plays

Don't see it if You don't like one act plays. If you don't care for dated material

70
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Great acting, Dated, Excruciating, Slow

See it if You like watching depressing family dramas

Don't see it if If anyone close to you has a life threatening illness

50
During previews
Dear Jane
Midtown W
Ambitious, Confusing, Dizzying, Indulgent

See it if some changes are made and it is presented in chronological order. There were some talented actors playing multiple parts.

Don't see it if You have trouble following a show that jumps around time periods.

50
For a previous production
Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated, Confusing, Banal

See it if You enjoy nonsensical clown skits.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy slapstick comedy.

76
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Entertaining, Dated, Overrated, Great costumes, Clever lighting

See it if You like big budget musicals with full orchestras. The use of flashlights as car headlights was very clever.

Don't see it if You want to hear great singing.

80
The Whirligig
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Sad, Thought-provoking, Interesting set

See it if You like sad but funny, well acted shows.

Don't see it if You have trouble dealing with addiction issues.

84
The Lucky One
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing, Charming

See it if you enjoy charming revivals of shows from the first half of the last century.

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

77
Sweetee
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Great staging

See it if you enjoy small budget musicals. Clever use of the theater in the staging.

Don't see it if you only enjoy big budget musicals with signature songs.

85
War Paint
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Great set

See it if if you are a fan of Patti Lupone, Christine Ebersole, Elizabeth Arden or Helena Rubinstein

Don't see it if you are not a fan of any of the above.

75
Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Funny, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy unusual productions of classic novels. Energetic cast.

Don't see it if you don't like long productions or if you want a classic production of a classic.

78
Slow, Intelligent, Great writing, Great casting, Grerat set

See it if you are a fan of Arthur Miller or a fan of one of the cast. See it if you would like to see a comedic Solomon played by Danny DeVito.

Don't see it if you like fast action packed plays; you like short plays.

Also Mark Ruffalo seemed to mumble a lot of his lines. He was easier to und... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Baghdaddy
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if my score is based on listening to the show as my view of the stage was completely blocked by the folks sitting in front of me.

Don't see it if you don't like shows in church basements.

85
For a previous production
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy plays based on historical events.

Don't see it if you are not interested in history.

80
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if you like Samuel Beckett, Andre the Giant or if you like strange truthiness.

Don't see it if you like formulaic sitcoms.

85
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Refreshing, Clever

See it if you want to spend an evening being entertained. This was a fun fast moving production.

Don't see it if you don't like nudity or raunchy language.

70
Quirky, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Interesting

See it if if you like seeing a talented ensemble in a drama

Don't see it if if you want to see a comedy or musical

85
Orion
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Well written, Refreshing

See it if you like well acted, well written theater.

Don't see it if you have trouble sitting in the most uncomfortable seats for 90 minutes.

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you love theater and would like to see artifacts from New York and London.

Don't see it if you do not care about theater.

80
Entertaining, Dated, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if you are a fan of Janet McTeer and enjoy dramas set prior to the French Revolution.

Don't see it if If you are looking for light, funny entertainment.

80
Sweet Charity
Midtown W
Dated, Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if you are a fan of Sutton Foster, enjoy shows in small intimate settings or enjoy revivals.

Don't see it if If you like your musicals with multiple costume changes and elaborate sets.

80
During previews
The Babylon Line
Upper W Side
Funny, Entertaining, Great ensemble

See it if you've ever lived in or near Levittown, know TSS or Jahn's.

Don't see it if you don't like plays set on Long Island in the late 50s.

60
The Milkman's Sister
West Village
Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent, Insipid

See it if you want to watch the interactions of family in the 60's when faced with a crisis.

Don't see it if If you don't want to sit in a tiny theatre for 2.5 hours watching people yell at one another.

Also The first act was interesting as you got to know the family. The secon... Read more Read less

85
During previews
A Dog Story
Midtown W
Delightful, Charming, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy musicals and rom coms. Set was clever. Well done!

Don't see it if you don't care for musicals or rom coms. There is a dog, how can anyone not like a show with a dog?

65
During previews
Stuffed
Midtown W
Funny, Fluffy, Dated, Cliched, Indulgent

See it if you like raunchy comedy dealing with food issues. The show is a series of skits rather that a full plotted story.

Don't see it if you don't have food issues or don't know anyone with food issues. If you don't like comedy with some serious moments.

70
Van Gogh's Ear
Midtown W
Slow, Great singing, Great staging, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You want to see something very different.

Don't see it if you don't like slow moving plays.

75
Napoli, Brooklyn
Midtown W
Dated, Slow, Great acting, Good set

See it if you like family dramas filled with anger and conflict.

Don't see it if You don't like family conflict.

85
A Brimful of Asha
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if You want a good laugh this comical show will do the job.

Don't see it if You have trouble with accents.

80
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you want to see some great acting by Andy Karl.

Don't see it if you don't want to see the same scene over and over again.

72
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if You enjoy silly low budget musicals

Don't see it if you prefer serious theatre.

80
During previews
In a Word
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Intense, Confusing

See it if You like plays that deal with loss and are left unresolved.

Don't see it if You deal can't with unresolved loss.

77
During previews
My Eyes Went Dark
Midtown E
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if If you like intense, tragic dramas, low budget productions.

Don't see it if Don't see if you like big budget productions.

78
Bandstand
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Slow, Great dancing

See it if If you love musicals with a lot of dance.

Don't see it if if you wanted to be entertained with catchy tunes.

85
During previews
Rotterdam
Midtown E
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Riveting

See it if you want to see a well written, well acted play dealing with sensitive subject matter.

Don't see it if you have trouble dealing with gay or transgender issues.

70
Amelie
Midtown W
Disappointing, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Quirky

See it if If you are a fan of Phillipa Soo or loved the movie.

Don't see it if you don't like whimsical productions or have a problem with constricted leg room. I am short,my knees were almost touching the seat in front

83
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great set, Dated

See it if you like revivals, Noel Coward or Kevin Kline. Kevin Kline was brilliant. This show was a lot of fun.

Don't see it if If you don't like revivals or have no sense of humor.

85
Indecent
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like plays based on history or a play within a play.

Don't see it if You do not like plays with controversial subject matter.

86
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy well written, well acted historical pieces.

Don't see it if If you can not sit for 3 hours.

25
Who Would Be King
Midtown W
Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow, Amateurish, Confusing

See it if you are 10 years old. A young audience member was thrilled every time a cuss was uttered.

Don't see it if you have anything better to do.

82
During previews
Kyle
East Village
Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you would like to see a well done show with a comedic thread about a life spiraling out of control into the world of drug and alcohol abuse.

Don't see it if drug and alcohol abuse offend you.

85
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Refreshing, Delightful

See it if If you enjoy big Broadway spectaculars.

Don't see it if If you are bothered by bright lights. Strobe lights and a panel of blinding bright lights in center stage were used in a couple of scenes.

80
Beardo
Brooklyn
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Raunchy

See it if if you like clever quirky musicals.

Don't see it if it if you do not like raunchy comedy

76
During previews
All The Fine Boys
Midtown W
Great acting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if you like to see a good ensemble.

Don't see it if you don't like violence of any type.

Also The lead actresses were too old to be playing 14 year olds.

70
Clever, Entertaining, Confusing, Great staging, Quirky

See it if you enjoy spending the first act trying to figure out what is going on.

Don't see it if If you like order and realism.

85
Love, Love, Love
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you would like to see the evolution of a dysfunctional family.

Don't see it if you don't like dysfunctional families and the drama that goes along with them.

80
Dated, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Great costumes

See it if You like old musicals with familiar songs.

Don't see it if you don't care for revivals or Irving Berlin,

70
This Day Forward
Gramercy
Confusing, Disappointing, Quirky

See it if If you like short one Act plays. This felt like 2 one act plays. Really nice sets and costumes.

Don't see it if you like a smooth transition between Acts. Took a bit to figure out who was who.

65
Ambitious, Confusing, Disappointing, Indulgent, Quirky

See it if If you are a student of Chekov and want to see all interpretations of his work.

Don't see it if If you have not read the play. Very hard to figure out what and why things were happening at various times.

25
During previews
The Portal
West Village
Confusing, Disappointing, Dizzying, Excruciating, Indulgent

See it if You like music and dance performances without clear storylines

Don't see it if you like traditional theatre.