danny 6175

Brooklyn

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Reviews (181)
90
Two Jews Talking
Midtown W
Entertaining, Intelligent, Great acting, Delightful, Clever
November 15th, 2022

See it if Enjoy a good chuckle and old school shtick.

Don't see it if Two man shows

90
Don Carlo
Upper W Side
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful
November 8th, 2022

See it if Another magical night at the Met and Verdi. Rafael Davila in the title role was exemplary as were the rest of the cast .

Don't see it if Not interested in old school melodic operas

79
During previews
Fluffy, Banal, Disappointing, Great singing, Entertaining
November 4th, 2022

See it if The music created by Neil Diamond

Don't see it if Flash backs with ND’s shrink as a vehicle to present his life was a turn off and rather depressing, and was suitable for a drama.

Also More uplifting aspects of his life should have been included. The fina... Read more Read less

80
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
November 3rd, 2022

See it if A solo performance that resonates with a universal message. Even if you are no fan of solos, this one is a cut above what you’d expect

Don't see it if Not interested in thought provoking monologues.only enjoys fluff

92
La Traviata
Upper W Side
Great staging, Great singing, Exquisite, Entertaining, Delightful
November 2nd, 2022

See it if A beautiful production with a caste of stellar singers. Verdi at his best.

Don't see it if If you have never seen a live opera this is the one to catch

92
Intelligent, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing
October 30th, 2022

See it if An excellent drama with passion, tragedy, pathos and humor. What more can you hope for in live theater? Even with no interest in baseball,

Don't see it if Are turned off by shows with full frontal nudity and can’t imagine a play about baseball can have any redeeming value.

67
During previews
Great acting, Disappointing, Slow, Insipid, Banal
October 30th, 2022

See it if Young actors did an admirable job

Don't see it if There was scant connection between the title of the play , the historical context of the period and what actually takes place on stage.

82
Idomeneo
Upper W Side
Romantic, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful
October 15th, 2022

See it if if you enjoy Mozart and great cast. Opera as it should be. Always a thrill to attend a production at the Met

Don't see it if Unable to appreciate classical music

92
Profound, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
October 15th, 2022

See it if Want to understand how Austria was complecit with Hitler in carrying out the Final solution. The multie generation caste blended togethe

Don't see it if Not interested in historical dramas with a serious story to tell.

90
During previews
Chester Bailey
Chelsea
Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Profound, Intelligent
October 15th, 2022

See it if The performance by Chester and his dad were Olympic . A mind wrenching thought provoking show.

Don't see it if Don’t enjoy psychological dramas.

Also The audio devices still were not working. When will the house get them... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting
October 2nd, 2022

See it if An insightful exploration of coping with real and imaginary challenges to life.Although written 20 years ago it stands up to test of time.

Don't see it if Only interested in fluff

90
Great staging, Relevant, Must see, Intelligent, Great acting
September 10th, 2022

See it if If you enjoyed the book you will not be disappointed by this adaptation. A mature and intelligent productive of a compelling issue

Don't see it if Only enjoy fluff and not interested in real life drama

80
Oresteia
Upper E Side
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Ambitious
August 22nd, 2022

See it if Interesting set and exemplary cast

Don't see it if If only enjoys fluff not for you. Unfamiliar with classics

79
During previews
The Butcher Boy
Chelsea
Great singing, Great staging, Confusing, Ambitious, Funny
July 22nd, 2022

See it if Surrealism and imagery is your thing. Standout acting

Don't see it if Only enjoys linear dramas.

Also At our performance there appeared to be a problem with the sound syste... Read more Read less

74
Company (Broadway)
Midtown W
Banal, Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Clever
June 22nd, 2022

See it if Enjoy quirky musicals and cutesy shtick

Don't see it if Not interested in musicals

91
Entertaining, Riveting, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting
June 22nd, 2022

See it if A wonderful rendition of a classic play without offending the intent and spirit of the author. The acting was superb. Great use of videos.

Don't see it if you only enjoy fluff

84
Refreshing, Delightful, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining
June 17th, 2022

See it if Enjoys musicals

Don't see it if Only enjoys dramas

95
Turandot
Upper W Side
Refreshing, Must see, Exquisite, Entertaining, Delightful
May 22nd, 2022

See it if A true operatic extravaganza. Not to be missed before the production is changed.

Don't see it if If you are unable to appreciate a vicarious musical experience

77
Overrated, Ambitious, Disappointing, Great staging, Great acting
May 22nd, 2022

See it if Enjoys innovative opera productions.

Don't see it if If you appreciate Verdi, Mozart, Puccini, etc.

81
Relevant, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Entertaining
May 22nd, 2022

See it if Classic dramas in the original format.

Don't see it if Not interested in experiencing a Chekhov gem

Also Sometimes difficult to hear the actors. Perhaps better audio

87
Belfast Girls
Chelsea
Profound, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing
May 20th, 2022

See it if Excellent reincarnation of an often forgotten historical event.

Don't see it if Only interested in fluff

90
Must see, Intelligent, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining
April 28th, 2022

See it if An old school type musical with a thought provoking theme . Maximum entertainment. Interested in historical re-enactments

Don't see it if Not interested in shows with a historical context,

Also Don’t be turned off by the reviews.

91
During previews
Harmony
Financial
Resonant, Masterful, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful
April 12th, 2022

See it if Appreciates musicals with a serious historical context. The group was amazing as they danced and sang their way to the conclusion.

Don't see it if Not interested in learning about the anti semitism in Europe.

86
During previews
Refreshing, Intelligent, Entertaining, Funny, Clever
April 7th, 2022

See it if Old school laughter for a vicarious experience. Even if you are not familiar with B.C. You will have a good chuckle

Don't see it if You you can’t tolerate sophisticated humor

74
Disappointing, Overrated, Relevant, Great acting
March 16th, 2022

See it if Loves French and all things French

Don't see it if Fails to acknowledge the perpetrators of the antisemitism . Affirms thesis of Doran's book, People Love Dead Jews:Report from a Haunted Past

82
Great staging, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing, Intelligent
December 22nd, 2021

See it if A thinking person’s musical. A fascinating look and juxtaposition of icons of the past. Enjoys melodic music

Don't see it if Not interested in musicals with a historical context

Also Don’t be swayed by the negative criticism ... Read more Read less

90
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining, Clever
December 11th, 2021

See it if Single person shows by talented emerging comedians with a mature relevant presentation. A view of prejudice from within the beast

Don't see it if Only enjoys fluf

82
The Visitor
East Village
Entertaining, Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Thought-provoking
December 6th, 2021

See it if Even though the initial meeting is contrived, the portrayal of the underlying tension of the immigrant experience today is quite sobering.

Don't see it if Only enjoys fluff, not interested in contemporary issues

92
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful, Entertaining
December 2nd, 2021

See it if A fantastic production with amazing scenery, staging, acting, and story telling. Even if you never read a word of HP, you will be blown away

Don't see it if You are a stuffy pedant

84
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining
December 2nd, 2021

See it if Musical in the context of the lives of Hamilton, Jefferson and Madison

Don't see it if Musicals are not your cup of tea. Cannot countenance the fictionalization of historical events

74
SIX (Broadway)
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Banal, Great singing, Funny
November 19th, 2021

See it if Enjoys fast paced dancing and singing. Appreciates all female band

Don't see it if Enjoys old school musicals like South Pacific . Not happy with banal narratives of historical events .

80
Relevant, Intelligent, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining
November 9th, 2021

See it if Enjoy musicals with significant social commentary

Don't see it if Only enjoy fluff and tone deaf to the issues of social consequence

Also Second act more meaningful

87
Intelligent, Great acting, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever
September 30th, 2021

See it if Enjoys historical drama with interesting staging and engrossing caste

Don't see it if Only enjoys fluff

58
Indulgent, Insipid, Overrated, Ambitious, Great acting
August 27th, 2021

See it if Buys into the idea that all police are bad and one should not take responsibility for their conditions.

Don't see it if Does not buy into the current racial gaslighting that permeates this production.

63
During previews
Quirky, Overrated, Disappointing, Banal
July 21st, 2021

See it if If you are woke

Don't see it if Looking to experience Shakespeare, rather than a production that just masquerades as that of the Bard

88
Refreshing, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful
March 6th, 2020

See it if Even if you are not crazy about Sondheim the crew at St Francis college is Wonderful staging and enthusiasm.

Don't see it if Dislike Sondheim and musicals

Also Give the cast a prize

81
The Perplexed
Midtown W
Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Clever
March 6th, 2020

See it if Contemporary Linear dramas with an infusion of comedy.Extra points for the magnificent set of the library. Complex character development.

Don't see it if Unable to deal with foibles of Manhattan limousine liberals with .

79
Medea (BAM)
Brooklyn
Absorbing, Intelligent, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting
February 28th, 2020

See it if Greek dramas with a modern adaptation. Unique sets and staging

Don't see it if Only enjoys fluff

83
During previews
Entertaining, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting
February 28th, 2020

See it if Enjoys Bob Dylan songs without his nazel voice. Musicals with songs as the plot

Don't see it if Not interested in Bob Dylan

76
Romantic, Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Delightful
February 21st, 2020

See it if Enjoyable take off of iconic movie with nice music. Fun to see Ms Maisel’s ,husband, JOEL, live on stage.

Don't see it if Only enjoy dramas.

68
During previews
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting
January 18th, 2020

See it if Insights into paid workers just making it on minimum wages without any benefits.

Don't see it if Not interested in social-economic issues

79
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining
January 15th, 2020

See it if Two person drama with strong actors. Ok with family stress dealing with aging parents and conflicting options

Don't see it if Only enjoys fluff. Rather not see plays about family aging issues

92
During previews
Riveting, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
January 9th, 2020

See it if A wonderful production of an old gem. The acting is top notch. Relevant and a painful return to a dark chapter done with class and character

Don't see it if You are wok and may be triggered by the Lang and the realism

Also Don’t miss this production

75
Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Clever
December 15th, 2019

See it if Old school British comedies by Irish playwrights. Silly, funny and a vicarious experience

Don't see it if Only enjoys serious dramas

83
Refreshing, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful
December 14th, 2019

See it if Enjoys Cole Porter songs with a backstory. You are into Harry Connick music

Don't see it if Only enjoys serious drama.

80
Clever, Intelligent, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing
December 14th, 2019

See it if Enjoys conjurer and mentalist.

Don't see it if Dislikes mentalists and magic

78
During previews
Sing Street
East Village
Delightful, Great staging, Refreshing, Great acting, Entertaining
December 14th, 2019

See it if Youthful musical with enthusiastic caste. Even suitable for an octogenarian’s listening skills

Don't see it if Afraid to experience new musical ideas.Only enjoys dramas

78
During previews
Greater Clements
Upper W Side
Slow, Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting
December 7th, 2019

See it if Serious dramas that provoke and make you think

Don't see it if Fluff. Long shows with 2 intermissions

69
Pumpgirl
Chelsea
Excruciating, Intelligent, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting
December 1st, 2019

See it if Enjoy dark Irish dramas that are learned and erudite.

Don't see it if Only enjoys fluff and happy shows

90
During previews
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful
December 1st, 2019

See it if A look back at old school second ave musicals. Understanding of Yiddish not required.Music was uplifting, delightful and convivial. so enjoy

Don't see it if Only interested in linear dramas. Unable to get out of your space and experience a refreshing remake of an old gem