Cynthia 7076

New York City | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (46)
80
Resonant, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if if you like theatre that skillfully provokes and raises uncomfortable questions

Don't see it if you prefer comedy and musicals to serious drama.

Also I am still thinking about this play days after seeing it....inspired t... Read more Read less

80
Confusing, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you like the two actors, Renee Fleming and Ben Wishaw who are terrific even if the production is the epitome of strange.

Don't see it if you like a linear narrative with unambiguous themes and language.

88
Relevant, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if you like Arthur Miller's timeless take on relationships, work, life...our place in the world.

Don't see it if you want light-hearted entertainment. There are funny moments but the subject is serious and important.

80
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if If you like plays about theatre and playwrights. A "creampuff" of a play.

Don't see it if if you prefer thought-provoking, challenging theatre.

84
Relevant, Personal, Charming performance by elaine may

See it if if you like family dramas and for the strong cast, humor and grace in the challenging subject of aging and dementia.

Don't see it if you prefer musicals, comedy and light fare.

86
Charming, Lovely music, Relevant

See it if you enjoy immersion in different cultures, quiet stories, people connecting in unlikely circumstances, lovely music.

Don't see it if you prefer "big" bright musicals.

80
Relevant, Timely, Resonant

See it if you want to remember or learn about Gloria and the feminist movement of the 70s/80s.

Don't see it if you don't like historic narratives.

85
Clever, Quirky, Edgy

See it if you like participation theatre & nonlinear storytelling. Best if you are familiar with Macbeth & able to move rapidly with cast & like dance

Don't see it if you like reality theatre, are unwilling to be immersed/confused, are offended by nudity or do not like dance. Must be mobile.

86
Great acting, Resonant, Surprising

See it if you like Carrie Mulligan (it is all about her) and appreciate thought-provoking, challenging theatre.

Don't see it if you prefer lighter fare, musicals or comedy. Though moments of this show are funny, it is tragedy not comedy.

90
Remarkable musicians, Unique blend of chamber music and theatre, Enlightening

See it if You love classical music, are curious about the life and story of Tchaikovsky, and enjoy salon-like theatrical experiences

Don't see it if You prefer action-filled drama or do not like chamber music

85
Great staging, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if you like theatre that makes you think, a timely revival of a classic, and a fresh take on casting and staging.

Don't see it if you prefer light fare, and literal presentations of classics.

90
Delightful, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if You liked the original play or film...to see a familiar and yet a nuanced interpretation of Eliza. The music has never sounded better.

Don't see it if You prefer drama or do not like period musicals.

90
During previews
Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you like theatre that poses tough questions and makes you examine your own values,

Don't see it if prefer musicals, comedy, light entertainment.

Also Direction is very good. Young actor is talented.

85
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you like theatre about contemporary issues, that makes you think.

Don't see it if you prefer big, flashy productions or light comedy. There are funny moments, but it is no comedy.

Also I would urge you to rent a headset to enhance hearing if you are seate... Read more Read less

82
During previews
Quirky, Strong ensemble acting

See it if You like drama about adolescents, group/ team dynamics, ensemble acting.

Don't see it if Your prefer comedy or musicals, or have no interest in examining adolescent issues

80
During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Quirky

See it if You like good acting and family drama dealing with subjects such as death, politics, and sibling relationships.

Don't see it if You prefer literal stories and don't like allegories or Peter Pan.

50
Confusing, Disappointing, Overly ambitious

See it if You like experimental theatre and don't mind if it doesn't actually "work"

Don't see it if You have little patience for bizarre staging/interpretation or really prefer "pure" Arthur Miller.

69
During previews
Ambitious, Confusing, Disappointing, Zany

See it if You like zany, chaotic romps through history.

Don't see it if You have a low tolerance for silly, loud comedy.

86
Edgy, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You love Marisa Tomei and are willing to examine traditions surrounding marriage, love, family and relationships.

Don't see it if If you can't tolerate explicit language, sex and nudity on stage. Not appropriate for children under 13.

80
Intelligent, Resonant, Challenging, Thought-provoking, Inventive staging

See it if you appreciate challenging material, poetic language, unusual staging.

Don't see it if you prefer linear narrative theatre, don't like Steve Earle or require comfortable seating.

85
Great singing, Clever, Timely

See it if You love Mozart, opera...and political satire.

Don't see it if Dislike opera or don't have a sense of humor about the current state of our country.

87
Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like to laugh.

Don't see it if if you are an earnest Mormon or have a thin-skin.

92
During previews
Intelligent, Profound, Relevant

See it if you like important historic events, relevant drama, discovery. Thought-provoking.

Don't see it if you don't like serious, intelligent drama.

80
Relevant, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if you like history and philosophy with relevance to our current world and political situation.

Don't see it if you do not like provocative theatre that makes you think or prefer light-hearted comedy.

90
Ink
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you are interested in the integrity of our free press, like well-told true stories with lessons/relevance to our life and politics today.

Don't see it if you don't like British imports, have no interest in the media and prefer light-hearted entertainment.

87
During previews
Resonant, Great staging, Refreshing, Great acting

See it if You love Shakespeare and want to see an authentic yet new take on Lear; challenging theatre that resonates with current politics/times.

Don't see it if You prefer lighthearted fare, Shakespeare's comedies, or traditional presentations of the Bard.

82
Funny, Relevant, Clever

See it if you like theatre that addresses current issues while not being weighed down...raises questions in a funny, sympathetic way.

Don't see it if if you prefer comedy to be light, unprovocative. Wrestles with religion and LGBTQI issues....with a Southern twist.

90
Ambitious, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you love the novel, strong characters and theatre that challenges.

Don't see it if Only reason not to see this play is if you do not like the book.

93
During previews
Great acting, Relevant, Intense, Edgy, Great writing

See it if You appreciate great writing and acting, immersive and thought-provoking theatre....especially if you loved the movie.

Don't see it if You prefer musicals, comedies or avoid social political theatre.

75
Entertaining, Relevant, Fun

See it if you enjoy comedies with a serious message and learning about other cultures.

Don't see it if no reason not to see it!

92
During previews
Ambitious, Edgy, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you like provocative theatre on challenging issues with spiritual and existential questions. Features deaf actors/ASL at center of drama.

Don't see it if you prefer light comedy and musicals. Or do not like family drama with characters who are gay, addicts, disabled, spiritual.

80
Relevant, Intends to be provocative

See it if you like plays about contemporary, uncomfortable issues

Don't see it if you prefer light comedy or musicals

65
During previews
Relevant, Quirky, Confusing

See it if you like theatre that deals with challenging social issues such as race and gender inequality.

Don't see it if you don't like "audience participation", long plays or instant replays.

90
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intense, Resonant

See it if You love Shakespeare, serious drama, and timeless themes of love, jealousy, gender and race.

Don't see it if If you prefer musicals, comedy or simple stories...or do not like iambic pentameter.

90
Absorbing, Intense, Ambitious

See it if you like Greek tragedy set in contemporary times, dark, thought-provoking theatre that will challenge you

Don't see it if prefer comedy, musicals or light entertainment. This production has rough language and themes.

Also Very creative use of space/sets/staging as one has grown to expect at ... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Edgy, Intense, Resonant

See it if you like to be challenged by provocative, activist theatre about key issues of our time.

Don't see it if you do not like monologues, Eve Ensler or are squeamish about body/health topics.

94
During previews
Great acting, Beautiful singing, Theatre as it should be

See it if You appreciate Mark Rylance and great acting; love historical dramas; want to both learn and be entertained by theatre.

Don't see it if You prefer comedies, musicals (there is music but this is not a "musical"), or prefer contemporary dramas.

88
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Thought-provoking

See it if You like ensemble casts, simple but innovative set/production, dramas dealing with important questions/issues of our times, .

Don't see it if If you prefer light-hearted escapism, do not like an anti-hero as the lead character or the world of finance.

80
Entertaining, Ambitious, Impressive career

See it if You like musical reviews, breadth v depth of material, familiar songs

Don't see it if You prefer drama, a narrative structure

85
During previews
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Well written

See it if You like theatre that examines important issues, challenges your thinking and is well crafted.

Don't see it if You prefer comedy, musicals or lighter fare.

96
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if For brilliant acting by entire cast led by L Linney and C Nixon. Written 1939, set in 1900, relevant in 2017: gender, class, race, power.

Don't see it if If you don't like provocative theatre about the social issues that transcend time.

95
Clever, Delightful, Refreshing, Quirky, Funny

See it if You like to be surprised and delighted. Appropriate for all ages.

Don't see it if I can't imagine who would not like this show!

95
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Relevant, Great writing

See it if Love Ibsen, want to know what happened to Nora after she left, appreciate excellent acting. Even if you've never seen Doll's House.

Don't see it if You don't have sense of humor

92
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if you love musicals, the Wizard of Oz, and the color green.

Don't see it if I can't imagine why anyone would not enjoy this play.

95
Absorbing, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if you like August Wilson...this is his first play in the Pittsburgh series but never before on Broadway. Excellent ensemble acting.

Don't see it if like light-hearted, fantasy theatre rather than true-to-life dramas.

100
Great singing, Great writing, Must see

See it if This is a show everyone should see.

Don't see it if If you hate hip hop music