CynthiaSimonoff

Brooklyn

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Reviews (24)
Preview we meet
60
Great acting, Confusing

See it if stories women spies in WWII is interesting and informative.

Don't see it if you don't like a first act that is overly long and makes no sense.

Preview scqq1
88
Intelligent, Clever, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like good acting, great storytelling and fun, lively direction with great leads and talented supporting casts.

Don't see it if you don't know anything about Shakespeare's The Tempest, don't like stories of Algerian witches and don't like to laugh.

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78
During previews
Great writing, Intelligent, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you like historical plays about classical music people and composer Richard and Cosima Wagner's anti-semitism.

Don't see it if want a silly, frilly comedy that is without historical significance or if you don't like stories told in a slightly fantasy-like way.

Preview randy
81
Hilarious, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are interested in a talking, funny, philosophical puppet telling hilarious stories, teasing the audience and then speaking deep thoughts

Don't see it if you are offended by swear words, want singing/dancing or if you cannot suspend belief that a sightless puppet is very deep and philosophical

Preview jacob gordin
91
Riveting, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you are fascinated by the idea of the King Lear story performed in a Jewish 19th Century family setting.

Don't see it if You don't like excellent acting and story telling revolving around 19th century family drama.

Preview brit
95
Riveting, Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if you like smart, easily understood historical plays about Nero, Agrippa and the tragedy of the murder of Nero's half-brother, Britannicus.

Don't see it if you don't like history, or you don't like plays that use language beautifully and are beautifully acted and directed.

Preview tm3
95
During previews
Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if like clever word-play and French farce in a delightful transadaptation by the amazing wordsmith, David Ives, author of All in the Timing.

Don't see it if you don't want to laugh, don't enjoy fun rhyming couplet or dislike stories with mistaken identity and use poetry as the catalyst.

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95
Masterful, Resonant, Profound, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you like psychologically inspired shows that create characters in a way you would expect and who speak human truths about life and aging.

Don't see it if you don't like to be intellectually challenged or don't enjoy understand human foibles.

Preview angels
92
During previews
Resonant, Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if you want to live in the emotional life of the characters who deal with their own demons and oftentimes travel to worlds of fantasy.

Don't see it if Can't sit through a long play, are not interested in intellectual discussions or thoughtful scenes, or characters struggling.

Preview s6
90
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if You love shows that make you think about current events and people's confused lives.

Don't see it if You like fluff and simple stories about simple people.

Preview e m1
91
Absorbing, Refreshing, Intelligent, Great writing, Great singing

See it if .love the music of Ella Fitzgerald and want to find out about her life and what a profound and joyous effect Ella had on Andrea.

Don't see it if you don't like music or singing or don't like beautiful and joyous storytelling.

Preview reagansathena1
84
Ambitious, Great acting, Informative, Absorbing

See it if you like American politics and want a good historical refresher about Jean Kirkpatrick and her rival at the UN, Nora Astorga, from Nicaragua

Don't see it if important, recent American historical events bore you, or you do not want to learn something new in an intelligent way.

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96
During previews
Must see, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if you love great singing, great story-telling, great musical harmonies, great score, great staging, historically-based musicals, beautiful!

Don't see it if don't like musicals, don't like singing, hate history, don't like stories about WWI or are just a grumpy person.

Preview giveemhell
90
Riveting, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if you want to know more about Harry S. Truman and you love great storytelling and history.

Don't see it if don't know who Harry S. Truman is, don't like solo shows and don't know or want to know anything about US history before 1950.

Preview rtg1
78
Clever, Intelligent, Great writing, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in Roman history that is heightened, exaggerated and presented as farce. Broadway quality set and design.

Don't see it if you have no interest in history or works by the great Swiss author, Friedrich Dürrenmatt and if you don't want to laugh at the absurdity.

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85
Intelligent, Great writing, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if the premise that Marlowe did not die but was exiled to Italy and continued writing with Shakespeare as his English front is interesting.

Don't see it if you are not interested in Marlowe or Shakespeare and are not willing to consider that Shakespeare did not write his plays, but Marlowe did.

Preview follies 2
86
Resonant, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if you love Sondheim, love musicals, love great singing and dancing and love profound, touching stories that speak to our humaness.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals or shows about older women reliving their glory days and finding resolution.

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90
Great music, Intelligent, Great singing, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if you love music and great singing, inventive storytelling and moving, creative performances.

Don't see it if you don't like music and singing and are confused by stories that move from one fantasy to another in a different century.

Preview unnamed
75
Resonant, Heart-felt, Historical, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if you are interested in black-white relationships right after the Civil War and especially Jesse James' family conflicts.

Don't see it if you don't like history or dramatic plays.

Preview tos1
95
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like wonderful singing and acting in a musical that is heart-felt, funny, clever and performed in an intimate setting.

Don't see it if you don't like fun, clever musicals with meaning.

Preview timestandsstill1
90
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Absorbing

See it if like plays that delve into human conflict and with slice of life drama.

Don't see it if you want to be entertained with easy subject matter or final answers about everything.

Preview one
79
Great staging, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if you are interested in historical figures and learning more about them and their American experiences and stories.

Don't see it if you aren't interested in the people who have made our country what it is and what they have gone through.

Preview connorstephens
87
Thought-provoking, Profound, Intense, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if are interested in a meaningful family conflict about ultra-religious people and their conflict with homosexuals.

Don't see it if seeing thought-provoking shows are not your thing.

Preview women without men
89
Great writing, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like excellent writing, beautiful performances, the claustrophobia of women with no way out of their situation and early 20th c. stories

Don't see it if You have a problem with stories about women or stories where the implication might be that women need men to survive.