Dan Chiu


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Reviews (20)
Bundle of Sticks
Midtown W
Entertaining, Edgy, Ambitious, Quirky, Intense

See it if Experimental, lgbt, homosexuality, dark set,

Don't see it if All women playing men, hate speech/words, sexual themes, loud noises, accents

Relevant, Hilarious, Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if Drag, comedies with tragic elements, good acting, quick dialogue

Don't see it if Going back in time, tragedies, loud sounds

During previews
Square Go
Midtown E
Intense, Funny, Ambitious, Quirky, Hilarious

See it if Interactive, action packed, good acting, Two actors playing multiple characters, game of thrones fan (podrick)

Don't see it if Simple sets, bullying themes, screaming, strobe light effects, strong language, Accents

During previews
Midtown W
Intense, Raunchy, Refreshing, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if Bdsm, interracial couples, gay themes

Don't see it if Strobe lights, haze, bdsm

The Day I Became Black
Must see, Masterful, Refreshing, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if Biracial, racism topics, equality, unbiased

Don't see it if You are sensitive to strong language, graphic videos, recounting uncomfortable situations

Intense, Ambitious, Confusing, Dizzying, Edgy

See it if Experimental, gay, colorful characters, cross dressing, foreign language

Don't see it if Reading Subtitles, poor story flow, accents, avante garde

Sea Wall/A Life
East Village
Masterful, Slow, Profound, Intense, Edgy

See it if Monologues

Don't see it if Slow moving and parallel story telling

Also Tom delivery is not as strong as Jakes but the stories intertwined tog... Read more Read less

Gloria: A Life
Cliched, Dated, Funny, Banal, Absorbing

See it if Women’s rights

Don't see it if You don’t like slow moving shows

Also The story moved too slowly and the act two was not necessary. The show... Read more Read less

Torch Song (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Edgy, Great acting

See it if Your into LGBT themes and drag. Discusses relevant gay issues and conflicts.

Don't see it if If you do not like LGBT issues.

Also Excellent captivativing actors and story line is clever. Especially lo... Read more Read less

Confusing, Dizzying, Great acting, Great staging, Funny

See it if If your an Ethan Hawke fan. Ethan Hawke steals the show. Paul Dano brings a light nerdy flavor to the show.

Don't see it if You don’t like loud noises or conflicts.

Also Ethan Hawke on Broadway is just as amazing as his on screen talent. Ho... Read more Read less

Beyond Babel
West Village
Entertaining, Exquisite, Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Dancing, amazing choreography, creative, story telling through actions, simple stories

Don't see it if Strobe, light effects, intense dancing, violent themes

During previews
I Spy a Spy
Midtown W
Relevant, Quirky, Hilarious, Great staging, Clever

See it if Cultural references, comedy, ethnic references, interracial couples, good acting, New York, musicals, nice sets, immigrants

Don't see it if Lack of chemistry, odd stories, weird characters

Great singing, Must see, Delightful, Dated, Funny

See it if Kushner, great singing, off off broadway, racial themes, Jewish religion, contrast, poverty, very cute children actors

Don't see it if Metal chairs, poor sound stage/resonance, small productions.

June is the First Fall
West Village
Refreshing, Relevant, Profound, Intense, Great staging

See it if Asian and gay themes, Hawaii, family issues.

Don't see it if Expect good acting, strong chemistry

Also The acting from the main characters could be better. The mother was th... Read more Read less

Operating Systems
Lower E Side
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if Trans / lgbt themes, non binary, computer geeks, metephors, metoo movement

Don't see it if Contains sexual harassment scenes that may cause some to feel uncomfortable.

Also Creative presentation of the metoo movement and support for the trans ... Read more Read less

Refreshing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Confusing

See it if African themes, hope, charity, humanity, compassion, politics, racial themes

Don't see it if Multiple years pass by in a short time, dislike missing out on small details,

Also Overall thought provoking and a interesting dynamic between the protag... Read more Read less

Delightful, Clever, Absorbing, Exquisite, Funny

See it if Teenage coming of age stories

Don't see it if You’re not into musicals.

Also A lovely musical with tons of great songs. The story has so many twist... Read more Read less

Disappointing, Dated, Cliched, Funny, Great acting

See it if If you like classic actors like Elaine May. Relevant for those families or people who have gone through anyone with alziemers.

Don't see it if If you have difficulty facing family issues or alziemers. Also don’t watch if your expecting a lot from Lucas as this is a weaker performanc

Also Expected a bit more from Lucas for this play. The story is sad and tou... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You like mean girls, you will like this. The acting is great!

Don't see it if Be mindful that they will speak English with an African accent.

Also The characters created are convincing and fun. Storyline is light but ... Read more Read less

During previews
The Light
Midtown W
Clever, Epic, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if Your into deep discussions about race in today’s society. Hits close to home for those that have been through traumatic events.

Don't see it if Language might be a bit strong and traumatic events may be a bit heavy for some.

Also Loved the acting in this play and a story with so many layers. The con... Read more Read less