Danielle 12

New York City | 25-34 | Male

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Reviews (22)
During previews
This Flat Earth
Midtown W
Relevant, Intense, Funny, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if You like timely, contemporary writing that pushes boundaries and challenges you.

Don't see it if You don't want to deal with heavy subject matter or prefer more straightforward, literal narratives.

Red Light Winter
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You're interested in an early work by an ambitious, somewhat controversial playwright. You enjoy seeing complex characters behave badly.

Don't see it if You don't want to hear graphic language - profanity, sex & toilet talk. You would prefer something fluffy.

During previews
East Village
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like longer multi-part dramas and care about the representation of POC onstage and off.

Don't see it if you'd prefer to see something light and fluffy; this isn't especially heavy, but it's definitely a drama.

Ambitious, Delightful, Edgy, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy large-scale musicals, want to see a show that feels like a party, and appreciate a young, diverse cast and theatrical risk-taking.

Don't see it if you don't like sung-through shows or very dense literary writing (it's based on War & Peace, & lots of the lyrics are straight from the text

During previews
Resonant, Great writing, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if you're a Rent and Jonathan Larson fan, you like small shows, or you want to experience a crucial piece of musical theatre history.

Don't see it if You don't like shows about writing or the artist experience, you don't like "insider-y" dialogue, or you don't like Rent.

During previews
Radiant Vermin
Midtown E
Absorbing, Intelligent, Must see, Relevant, Intense

See it if you like fast-paced physical comedy, highly skilled and impressive acting/character work, and a touch of absurdism.

Don't see it if you hate being made mildly uncomfortable in a show.

Ambitious, Dizzying, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you're passionate about feminism and want to see exciting and ambitious new writing

Don't see it if you can't handle extremely loud music, strobe lights, or blood/vomit on stage.

Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Intelligent, Must see, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if you're eager for an outstanding new musical theatre score in a solid, well-constructed new musical with a lovely, small story.

Don't see it if you prefer bigger, more epic shows about larger issues.

Delightful, Fluffy, Romantic, Funny, Great singing

See it if you want to see an impeccable revival of an under-appreciated classic, want a happy feel-good musical that will leave you smiling.

Don't see it if you want a really profound, more serious show.

Ambitious, Dizzying, Funny, Profound, Masterful

See it if You enjoy non-linear, non-traditional theatre, want to expand your horizons, & appreciate impeccably crafted work fusing tech & performance.

Don't see it if You're epileptic or can't deal with extremely loud noise and vibrations.

The Humans
Midtown W
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Disappointing

See it if You like and want to support new work, want to see fantastic actors and impressive direction. Also if you like genre-bending.

Don't see it if Plays that are mostly meandering conversation rather than fast, action-packed plot bother you.

During previews
Midtown W
Insipid, Slow, Unfinished, Tedious, Confusing

See it if you are a fan of Anna Chlumsky and/or Adam Pally. You don't mind just going along with a story even when characters have no motivation.

Don't see it if You appreciate strong writing over strong performances. You prefer plays that don't border on racist or sexist.

Entertaining, Great singing, Confusing, Disappointing, Fanciful

See it if You want to see an enjoyable new musical with a great score and killer vocals.

Don't see it if You're looking for something with sharper social commentary or prefer to see more polished shows that have perfected all the storytelling.

Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if you enjoy mildly absurdist humor, want to see a solid revival of a major American play, and/or love Allison Janney.

Don't see it if didn't like other John Guare plays, or prefer comedies that are purely lighthearted and fun, that don't involve any serious issues.

Midtown W
Ambitious, Absorbing, Must see, Masterful, Enchanting

See it if you want to see a master playwright at the top of her game with a relevant, gorgeous, heartbreaking play.

Don't see it if you hate theatre about theatre, prefer very straightforward storytelling, or prefer upbeat/lighthearted entertainment.

For a previous production
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Funny, Original, Authentic, Great staging

See it if you want to see a play that demolishes the Bechdel Test and treats teenage girls as authentic and important.

Don't see it if you dislike episodic writing or overlapping dialogue.

Tuck Everlasting
Midtown W
Absorbing, Enchanting, Lovely, Profound, Entertaining

See it if you care about new musical theatre writing, like small stories, or if you read this book as a kid.

Don't see it if you prefer total realism on stage.

Shuffle Along
Midtown W
Ambitious, Entertaining, Masterful, Historic, Great singing

See it if you're interested in theatre history, enjoy tap, and want to see some of the best musical theatre performers alive.

Don't see it if you're put off by a 3 hour long musical.

Midtown W
Intelligent, Refreshing, Riveting, Ambitious, Funny

See it if you care about under-represented voices on stage, like true ensemble pieces, and are excited by new writing.

Don't see it if you get upset by discussions of violence, rape, war crimes, etc.

Sleep No More
Enchanting, Eerie, Ambitious, Original, Masterful

See it if You love impressive set and props design and want a unique experience.

Don't see it if You would have trouble walking/running around a 5 story warehouse for 3 hours.

Noises Off
Midtown W
Delightful, Hilarious, Masterful, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You want to see absolute comedy geniuses do their thing in a classic farce that holds up perfectly.

Don't see it if You get really bad secondhand embarrassment when people make fools of themselves on stage.

During previews
The Crucible
Midtown W
Great acting, Riveting, Intense, Great staging

See it if You enjoy entirely reimagined productions of classic plays with contemporary relevance, powerful special effects, and incredible acting.

Don't see it if You hate long plays (it clocks in at a full 3 hours), discussions of moral/religious issues, or a lot of silence & slowness on stage.