CynthiaUWS

New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  I moved to New York to be able to see great theatre . . . I have not regretted the decision for one day
Reviews (9)
89
During previews
Hangmen (Broadway)
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great staging, Witty, edgy dialogue, British humor at its' best

See it if Clever contemporary theatre with witty British "gallows" humor. . . modern Hitchcockian play with an edge of darkness.

Don't see it if If you have difficulty with understanding heavy British accents - you will most likely miss some of the clever dialogue.

Also Dan Stevens is outstanding as the smooth-talking, disturbingly charmin... Read more Read less

95
Animal Farm
East Village
Frighteningly relevant, Profound, Must see, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You want to see a creative adaptation of a complex classic . . . walk on your TWO LEGS to the TSP theatre to see this innovative performance

Don't see it if you prefer traditional performances and non-political/societal topics.

90
She Waits
East Village
Well-curated, Refreshing, Great writing, Relevant, Great acting

See it if Three one-act plays with a unifying theme thread that ties together issues of the human/female conditions.

Don't see it if Basement theatre presenting fresh new voices is not your kind of theater.

Also Alex Shannon's insightful writing and acting were outstanding. These t... Read more Read less

95
Entertaining, Absorbing, Resonant, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see two incredible actors portray two incredible women.

Don't see it if You like theatre with large casts, lots of music, and little dialogue

93
Riveting, Great writing, Quirky, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you appreciate plays with a new take on girls coming-of-age.

Don't see it if You like your theatre experience to be light-hearted.

86
During previews
Drift
Midtown W
Absorbing, Pure testosterone, Well-written

See it if Well-acted drama exploring the pain, grief, and shame from failed father/sons/brothers relationships.

Don't see it if The struggles of men in the 50's is not of interest

87
Standout performance, Delightful, Great acting, Relevant, Great staging

See it if You like a smart, well-staged adaptation with modern-day relevance.

Don't see it if If Shakespeare is not as you like it.

Also The actor portraying Angelo is outstanding and brings to full-life the... Read more Read less

100
Orpheus & Eurydice
Soho/Tribeca
Great singing, Delightful, Enchanting, Masterful, Must see

See it if You want to see a brilliant, magical and moving performance

Don't see it if You do not like new modern performances or intimate theater were the fourth wall is often broken

40
Overrated, Excruciating, Insipid, Cliched, Banal

See it if You want to see Mr. Dinklage, in-person . . . . giving it his all, in an attempt to compensate for all the mistakes and make this play work.

Don't see it if You seek a theatre experience that has the actors, staging, costumes, and music cohesively combined.

Also The costuming was on the level of a low budget, high-school production... Read more Read less