Damien A

Manhattan | 25-34 | Male
About:  NY wannabe actor
Reviews (18)
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Must see, Hilarious, Refreshing, Simple, Great singing

See it if you like little slices of life with a dollop of cream on top. It's sweet, it's beautiful, and the cast is great.

Don't see it if you don't like contemporary musicals. This would be a great exemple of that style.

Uncommon Sense
East Village
Clever, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you're interested in an exploration about the many facets of autism, see interesting staging and actors who did their research thoroughly.

Don't see it if you have no interest in exploring autism, get uncomfortable when faced with people on the spectrum, because the actors's portrayal is great.

Also Beautiful and touching play about a subject that should be discussed a... Read more Read less

Hectic, Confusing, Hard to follow

See it if You're curious about the whole hit-show-in-Korea-translated-to-english thing.

Don't see it if You don't like to be confused and have your ears blown

Also The show was extremely hard to follow, the lead uses too many devices ... Read more Read less

The Oregon Trail
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Clever, Quirky, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You want to encourage young actors and theater, see a solid play and laugh

Don't see it if You're expecting a million dollar bway show.

Slow, Good potential, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Indulgent

See it if you want to see a deeply human, touching and well crafted piece of art. An interesting format and a pure scenic design.

Don't see it if you cannot stand in your seat for 90 minutes watching a play that contains little to no physical action.

Also The play starts off slowly, It took a good 15-20 minutes for me to sta... Read more Read less

Amazing, Breathtaking, Life-changing

See it if you want to be delighted, transported, forget about your troubles, appreciate a wonderful, complete production and an amazing show!

Don't see it if you like going to the dentist

Also No but seriously, seeing it is understanding WHY the show is such a hu... Read more Read less

Clever, Great singing, Funny, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you like superb acting and singing and people enjoying themselves on stage

Don't see it if just go see it

Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if You want to see a great performance by Danny Burstein and stunning traditional jewish & russian dance numbers.

Don't see it if You've already seen it in the past and were satisfied, but not more. It's a great show, but it's hard to reinvent.

Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Thought-provoking, Refreshing

See it if You want to be surprised, thoroughly entertained, moved and active. The public is at the center of the performance!

Don't see it if Seriously... Go see it, unless, for some physical reason, you can't stand up for over an hour. Just go.

Unbalanced, Energetic, Great singing

See it if you like musicals that follow two storylines in a way that makes you care about one only. Great music and the girls are flawless

Don't see it if you get antsy when you're waiting for things to happen and they just drag a little.

During previews
The Mecca Tales
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Resonant, Profound

See it if You enjoy seeing characters blossom on stage, actors moved by their intent and their truthful actions and genius strikingly simple sets.

Don't see it if you don't care for strong female characters and a setting that may be unknown to many (the Hajj).

During previews
Delightful, Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Intense

See it if go enjoy a solid actor, writer creator.

Don't see it if please just go

Also This one-man show is awesome.... Read more Read less

Ambitious, Profound, Refreshing, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if you want to learn about environment issues through beautiful dancing and acting

Don't see it if just go support young companies. Do it.

Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Hilarious, Must see

See it if you've always meant to, but never been because it's chicago. Just go. I mean, the cast is always changing, so who knows?

Don't see it if just go, there's always a way to get cheap tickets.

Also When I went, the whole cast was truly amazing. If you go and the cast ... Read more Read less

Ambitious, Dizzying, Refreshing

See it if you like shakespeare and great acting

Don't see it if you hate free shows and fun

Midtown W
Delightful, Intelligent, Intense, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to learn about America, hear a tremendous score, see Mr. Takei on stage (everyone is wonderful in that show though).

Don't see it if Just go see it. The aesthetics are simple and gorgeous. The issue too often unspoken. I cried and laugh and left humming the songs.

The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Refreshing, Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to understand the phenomenon around the "world's longest running musical". Simple and lovely.

Don't see it if you only care for massive, blockbusters with constant set changes and huge orchestration. This show feels like it takes place at home.

On The Town
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Funny, Quirky

See it if You enjoy shows that favor expensive set pieces and costumes over a captivating story

Don't see it if You want to see a show that'll move you to a deep lever, unless you were a marine a couple of decades ago.