Dale S 6071

New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  Theatre lover since I saw my first show Zero Mostel in Fiddler on the Roof. Have never looked back. Loving it!!
Reviews (30)
80
Funny, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You like Michael Urie. He's hysterical in this role. Great supporting cast. Funny. Loved the set. If you like to laugh

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Michael Urie or if you don't enjoy "shtick" and need to see something traditional or meaningful

75
In a Word
West Village
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if You like intense plays. The acting was very good by all 3 cast members. Clever use of the set. If you like small venues

Don't see it if If you don't like the intense subject matter of "losing" a child. If You don't like small venues.

70
Profound, Intense, Edgy

See it if You are looking for a non traditional play. If you are ok with cursing and adult themes

Don't see it if You are looking for a deep story line or if you are uncomfortable with group sex or same sex kissing.

Also Huge fan of Marisa Tomei but was disappointed with how she greeted the... Read more Read less

85
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You are a fan of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. They have updated a few things but it stays true to the original story.

Don't see it if You don't like the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory or if you are looking for a thought provoking musical.

Also Genius staging of the Oompa Loompas. Leads were very talented. Saw it ... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense

See it if You like an intense drama about ruthless people. The acting is superb. The set is beautiful. I saw it with Cynthia as Regina.

Don't see it if You don't like dramas. Also the play is 2 1/2 hours long with 2 intermissions.

Also Cynthia Nixon gave a stunning performance as Regina. Laura Linney was ... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Relevant

See it if You are a fan of Carole King and her road to stardom

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Carole Kings music

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You like a totally entertaining show from start to finish. Singing, dancing, costumes are top notch. How do those men dance in those heels?

Don't see it if You can't handle the topic of transgender or cannot tolerate seeing men dressed as beautiful women. Or if you don't like musicals.

95
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Must see

See it if You're a real theatre goer as you will enjoy all the references to other shows. Leads were fantastic as was the entire company. Entertaining

Don't see it if You don't like musicals with lots of dancing and aren't a big fan of Broadway shows

Also The show is closing at the end of 2016. I would definitely make your b... Read more Read less

85
Othello (Match: Lit)
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You are a Fan of Shakespeare & enjoy theatre in the round in a very intimate space Get there early if you need an elevator. 4th floor venue

Don't see it if You don't like Shakespeare or a very small venue

75
Slow in act 2, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if You were a fan of The Golden Girls TV series, if you enjoy shows with puppets and like to laugh

Don't see it if You don't like/know The Golden Girls TV show. you are looking for a show with deep meaning or something thought provoking, or hate puppets.

Also Opening night they played to a full house and after someone in the aud... Read more Read less

85
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny

See it if You love musicals & if you were a Frankie Valli fan & especially if you are from New Jersey. Interesting story of Frankie's life and career

Don't see it if You don't like musicals or Frankie Valli

90
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Entertaining, Clever, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy musicals in a small intimate venue

Don't see it if you dont like musicals

95
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great staging, Intense, Riveting

See it if you are a fan of Andrew Lloyd Weber. Performances by the leads are impressive and so is the staging and costumes

Don't see it if you dont like musicals

100
Exquisite, Enchanting, Great staging, Masterful, Original

See it if you like Disney and musicals. The costumes and sets are amazing.

Don't see it if you don't like creative musicals

75
Fish in the Dark
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Pretty, pretty, pretty funny

See it if you like Larry David and Curb Your Enthusiasm

Don't see it if you don't enjoy silly humor

80
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You'd like to see a fabulous performance by Kevin Kline. Supporting cast are also wonderful. Love how the characters all seem to intertwine

Don't see it if You don't like Kevin Kline. The first act is a bit long but it sets up the hilarity of Act 2

88
Great acting, Entertaining, Great writing

See it if You want to see a stunning performance by Laurie Metcalf. The additional cast members give star performances as well.

Don't see it if You don't like a play that centers around one topic. Not familiar with A Dolls House

70
During previews
The End of Longing
West Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Funny

See it if If you are a fan of Matthew Perry. If you are interested in seeing someone struggling with an addiction

Don't see it if If you aren't a fan of Matthew Perry. If you are sensitive to plays about addictions especially alcohol

Also The cast was very talented. I loved the set of empty alcohol bottles e... Read more Read less

80
In Transit
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if It's closing today so if you missed it, it's too late. Funny New York MTA jokes. Loved the set. Beautiful voices & outrageous beatboxing

Don't see it if You don't like acapella

80
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You are a fan of Glenn Close. Her performance was superb. Overall the cast was very talented

Don't see it if You don't like musicals. I didn't like it set to music even though it was Andrew Lloyd Weber it seemed as if they were just singing sentence

Also Would have loved to see it as it was in the movie, a drama. Worth seei... Read more Read less

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to learn some history about African Americans role in WWII that has been left out of history books. Great acting by the entire cast

Don't see it if If you don't like military themed plays or learning about history. If you require elaborate sets, costumes and a fancy theatre

80
Falsettos
Midtown W
Funny, Great singing, Entertaining, Relevant

See it if You like musicals on the edge of a little crazy. Touches on the crisis of the AIDS epidemic. Actors all very talented especially the 2 leads

Don't see it if You don't like musicals. If you're looking for something very serious or if you can't handle gay LOVE or progressive issues

75
For a previous production
Stuffed
Midtown W
Clever, Relevant, Funny

See it if You have ever had a weight issue and food is a challenge. Interesting to see weight issues from many vantage points

Don't see it if You don't like comedic reflection of weight/eating issues

74
During previews
Not That Jewish
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great writing

See it if You enjoy a story about growing up Jewish more in the heart than religiously. You like a one woman storytelling humorous show

Don't see it if You don't like a one woman show

90
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Hilarious, Original, Refreshing

See it if You love musicals with current themes. If you like seeing something unique as this show uses puppets as the actors

Don't see it if You have young children due to language & subject matter, aren't a fan of puppets or cannot deal with current issues such as homosexuality.

80
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You want to see a different side of the Holocaust. What fate awaited those who tried helping the Jews

Don't see it if You don't like seeing anything about the Holocaust

80
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Original, Refreshing

See it if you like musicals. Great storyline and acting

Don't see it if you are not a fan of musicals

100
Clever, Original, Hilarious, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if you love satirical and clever writing. Acting was great and score is very catchy. Very, very funny especially if you have ever been to Utah.

Don't see it if you dont find South Park humor funny or if you are Mormon

100
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Must see, Masterful

See it if you love musicals and Stephen Schwartz. This show is the prequil to The Wizard of Oz and it was fabulous

Don't see it if you dont like amazing shows

75
China Doll
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny

See it if you love Al Pacino. He's always worth the price of admission no matter what he is in

Don't see it if you are looking for a great story line