DARTheatreLover

New York City | 50-64 | Male

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Reviews (82)
71
During previews
Greater Clements
Upper W Side
Slow, Entertaining, Resonant

See it if you are interested in rural Idaho life and family a family struggling with mental illness

Don't see it if you don't like long plays and ones that unfold slowly and are repetitive.

89
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you enjoy superb acting and complex stories of personal struggle and mental health.

Don't see it if you are looking for something more upbeat and a plot that is clearly in a straight line

83
During previews
Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you enjoy Will Eno's writing and a well crafted through-line in a play with many short scenes. I loved the actors and how story unfolded.

Don't see it if you like plays to have a more clearly defined plot and straightforward structure.

78
Monsoon Season
West Village
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if you in enjoy quirky characters and superb acting and somewhat-episodic writing style.

Don't see it if you prefer a more linear script and less audience directed dialogue.

90
Refreshing, Great acting, Great singing

See it if a delightful production with minimal set and wonderfully talented performers. The use of Yiddish was brilliant and easy to follow subtitles!

Don't see it if don't enjoy musicals and/or won't enjoy reading subtitles.

70
Sunday
Chelsea
Entertaining, Confusing, Quirky

See it if you enjoy new works about young people struggling with purpose and depression and dependence with some good acting and interesting staging.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy plays about 20-somethings trying to find meaning in life, who drink a lot and break into interesting yet confusing dance.

76
During previews
Resonant, Relevant, Great acting

See it if you enjoy new dramas with great acting and moments of humor and clarity on human failings, confusions and passions.

Don't see it if You don't like long plays that are politically charged and at times difficult to follow.

70
The Exes
Midtown W
Relevant, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy a family comedy about multiple spouses and wedding drama.

Don't see it if prefer a more complex comedy with non-stop laughs.

88
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you enjoy tremendously talented actors and want to laugh.

Don't see it if you expect a musical that is deep and moving and lots of big, flashy dance numbers.

81
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Resonant, Great acting, Relevant

See it if you enjoy dramas about LGBTQ struggles and injustice and fear and the frightening effects on family and loved ones.

Don't see it if you would rather see a comedy or find prejudice and Christian fanaticism is not your preference for entertainment.

85
Smiley
Gramercy
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy Spanish language plays and reading supertitles if you don't speak the language. And energetic performances with enthusiastic actor

Don't see it if don't don't like to read supertitles to understand the language.

79
Relevant, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy broad comedies with a stellar cast and lots of blood and raunchy humor.

Don't see it if you prefer your comedies to follow a logical plot structure and be more subdued and less bloody.

80
Proof of Love
West Village
Great acting, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy one woman shows about family struggles and unconditional love

Don't see it if You prefer large casts and complicated plots

89
Resonant, Relevant, Great acting

See it if you appreciate great acting and a very absorbing true-life story about human struggles and the sacrifices parents must make.

Don't see it if you find it difficult to watch plays about the struggles parents have with autistic children.

77
The White Devil
West Village
Ambitious, Resonant, Relevant

See it if you enjoy class works in an visually updated production and murder and mayhem on stage. And bloody theatre.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy melodramatic theatre and lots of murder and blood.

91
Clever, Resonant, Great staging, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if love creative and touching stories told through text and inspiring movement. It was beautifully conceived and staged captured my heart!

Don't see it if you find plays about dementia and memory loss difficult.

97
Boesman and Lena
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Exquisite

See it if you love phenomenal acting where you lose yourself in the character's struggles and appreciate the total absorption into their roles.

Don't see it if You prefer a more realistic script.

86
Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy original work that is part folktale and part moral play with charming performances and make you think about personal perceptions.

Don't see it if You prefer traditional realistic plays.

88
During previews
Random Acts
Midtown W
Delightful, Great acting, Resonant

See it if you enjoy one-woman shows that are personal and nostalgic and family-oriented as well as socially relevant.

Don't see it if you prefer shows with larger casts and are more interested in fictional stories.

79
During previews
The Dance of Death
East Village
Great staging, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy re-imagined classics and dramas about husband and wife trials.

Don't see it if If a bickering couple is frustrating and you don't enjoy watching characters berate each other.

75
Trick or Treat
Midtown E
Funny, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if you enjoy family dramas with some comic moments and a bit of mystery and surprise.

Don't see it if you like everything to be very logical and don't enjoy a bit of hysteria.

86
During previews
Mies Julie
East Village
Absorbing, Great staging, Relevant

See it if You enjoy classic works reworked and placed in new settings. If you are drawn to life in South Africa and the class struggles that Continue.

Don't see it if Like nudity and sexual portrayals on stage

66
Great singing, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You enjoy musical reviews and loved these two on American Idol

Don't see it if If you prefer more serious works or musicals with strong stories.

73
Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy one person shows and a stream of consciousness narrative. Also if you enjoy the work of Michael C Hall as he's a pleasure to watch

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy one person shows or need more of a directed narrative

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Absorbing, Great staging

See it if you enjoy lovely musicals with wonderful characters you truly care about and want to see happy. Simply staged, touching and thoughtful.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy character driven musicals and prefer lots of special effects and fancy costumes.

85
Masterful, Great staging, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you love to be surprised and amazed by a talented mentalist and enjoy a funny entertainer.

Don't see it if you have trouble suspending your logical side and want everything revealed on how he does it.

79
During previews
Resonant, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy Horton Foote's great family drama that leaves things hanging. Aidan Quinn was wonderful and great to see the ensemble work.

Don't see it if you prefer plots to be more straight forward and have a neat resolution.

94
Entertaining, Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy fascinating, absorbing imagery and great acting.

Don't see it if don't enjoy a bit of humor in your Richard III.

68
Fluffy, Romantic, Funny

See it if you enjoy different takes on Shakespeare plays and the incorporation of 60's music and dance.

Don't see it if you prefer more traditional productions of classics.

79
During previews
Scotland, PA
Midtown W
Great staging, Clever, Great acting, Funny

See it if you enjoy creative takes on classic stories and even more when it has funny whimsical dancing/songs and modern references/story line.

Don't see it if you only enjoy flashy larger-scale musicals or don't like classic stories retold in modern terms and a bit campy.

78
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Quirky, Great writing, Funny

See it if you enjoy an adult comedy about middle-age struggles.

Don't see it if you don't like nudity on stage or prefer shorter plays.

88
During previews
PLAY!
Midtown W
Refreshing, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy movement centered pieces performed by a delightfully charming, engaging dancer/actor and audience participation in fun play time.

Don't see it if prefer a play with clearly defined plots and character development and don't enjoy audience participation.

80
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you enjoy talented singers and dancers and enjoy the music of Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy their music or prefer more lovely, melodic, charming American musicals.

86
Patience
East Village
Relevant, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you enjoy character driven plays about the struggle to understand what you really want and accepting when change is needed.

Don't see it if you prefer elaborate staging and complex plots.

82
Relevant, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you enjoy fun shows that incorporate great Improv and audience participation. Also if you are an internet dater and find it all amusing.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy improv or audience participation.

89
During previews
Square Go
Midtown E
Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you enjoy two person plays about adolescent struggles wrapped in delightful humor and sincerity. Audience participation and enthusiasm.

Don't see it if you like more traditional, linear plots and staging.

78
Resonant, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a more lively and creatively energetic take on a classic play.

Don't see it if You don’t like long plays.

86
Ambitious, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if Great singing and original and wonderful staging with great costume creations and choreography.

Don't see it if If you don't like biblical works or larger casts and scripts that are not clearly defined.

87
The Day I Became Black
Soho/Tribeca
Relevant, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy poignant, thought provoking and hilarious one person shows that leave you wanting more!

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy one person shows.

64
During previews
Faust 2.0
East Village
Slow, Entertaining, Confusing

See it if you enjoy unique takes on a classic play using multimedia and video interaction on stage.

Don't see it if you you like your theatre to have a more clear plot and storyline.

89
During previews
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Relevant, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you love seeing creative takes on classics like the works of Chekchov and appreciate fun, clever casts and writing.

Don't see it if You are a purest about classic drama.

97
During previews
Perp
Midtown W
Relevant, Great writing, Great acting

See it if enjoy great writing that is thought-provoking and engaging and makes you want to see more.

Don't see it if Don't like plays that inspire and entertain.

77
During previews
Hurricane Diane
East Village
Funny, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you enjoy great banter between women who are funny and engaging and work fabulously off each other in realistic suburban domestic life.

Don't see it if you find plays that have direct addresses to the audience and also change style with realistic and a more metaphysical story line together.

69
Eco Village
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Dramatic

See it if you enjoy plays with young enthusiastic casts and characters who are lost and looking for a place to belong and a purpose in life.

Don't see it if you prefer drama with more mature characters and are less episodic.

94
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Resonant, Relevant

See it if you love great drama with phenomenal writing and an exceptional cast and are interested in the struggles of a large Irish family.

Don't see it if want a more intimate experience with a small cast or a comedy.

79
During previews
God Said This
West Village
Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy a play about family struggles and aging parents and health concerns that focuses on acknowledging the past and forgiveness.

Don't see it if you want something light and funny.

84
During previews
Red State Blue State
West Village
Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy stand up comedy and in particular Colin Quinn and need some insightful, fun humour to lighten up your day.

Don't see it if You prefer your stand up shows to be more gritty or enjoy more controversial than insightful and thoughtful.

88
Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious

See it if If you enjoy quirky stories that have a message about political correctness.

Don't see it if If you prefer drama.

87
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You enjoy one person shows by stand up comedians about fatherhood and life.

Don't see it if You prefer drama and/or don't enjoy one person comedy shows

85
Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if you enjoyed the movie of the same name and also the non-musical play and stories of cultural clashes and unconditional love family/Friends

Don't see it if you don't enjoy stories about Italian/American neighborhoods, loves, struggles and triumphs.