DARTheatreLover

New York City | 50-64 | Male

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Reviews (97)
77
The Perplexed
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy Mr. Greenberg's writing and family dramatic comedies performed by a large talented cast.

Don't see it if you prefer shorter (90-minute, no intermission) plays that are more action driven.

81
During previews
72 Miles to Go...
Midtown W
Great acting, Resonant, Relevant

See it if you enjoy plays about family struggles especially relating to deportation and family separation and the effects it has on the children.

Don't see it if you want a more fast-paced, action driven play.

96
Refreshing, Great writing, Great singing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you love great musicals and truly enjoy superb acting, singing and a wonderfully fun and creative staging. I love it all and left so happy.

Don't see it if you don't like long musicals and not interested in real life stories of fascinating, fun and vital people who changed the world.

83
We're Gonna Die
Midtown W
Relevant, Refreshing, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you want to be reminded in a sometimes joyous, sometimes thoughtful quirky way with great acting that life comes with hardship but also joy!

Don't see it if you need a more traditional musical or play and don't want to go on a journey of sadness/joy in a too brief 60 minutes.

85
During previews
Coal Country
East Village
Great staging, Resonant, Relevant

See it if you enjoy real life character driven stories that touch the heart and bring the human face to a terrible tragedy without justice received.

Don't see it if you more elaborate and plot driven versus character driven dramas.

82
During previews
Entertaining, Great writing, Funny

See it if you enjoy wonderful one-woman shows about real life events and family struggles especially touching stories of mother and daughters.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy one-women shows.

70
Entertaining, Relevant, Funny

See it if you enjoy Mike Daisey's work and one-man shows that delve into the personal life of the actor and his views on politics, life.

Don't see it if Don't enjoy one-man shows and/or prefer shorter pieces with more action and plot.

87
Absorbing, Relevant, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you enjoy great acting and clever staging in a very engaging play that has an important message.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy absurdist theatre and prefer a more linear plot structure.

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.

76
ColorStruck
East Village
Resonant, Relevant, Funny

See it if you enjoy one-person shows tackling important social issues in a humors, thoughtful and engaging way. Including heartfelt, personal stories.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy one-person shows or you are conservative and won't appreciate an open, explicit exploration of racism in the US.

72
Romantic, Refreshing, Funny

See it if you enjoy intimate, humorous musicals based on 70's films and with fun, creative staging and likable characters. It's a lighthearted night.

Don't see it if you are looking for more absorbing writing and a profound story and memorable songs.

94
Relevant, Intelligent, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you enjoy superb acting and plays with heart and depth but in an unconventional format of dogs as the protagonists. Totally absorbing!

Don't see it if you find it difficult to see the human actors as the dogs they represent and care about them and their struggle

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87
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Refreshing, Hilarious, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you enjoy family comedies with eccentric yet real characters who are finding their way through life's insanity.

Don't see it if you find divorce and struggles with getting older and and infidelity not comic worthy.

78
During previews
Frankenstein (CSC)
East Village
Ambitious, Slow, Great staging

See it if you are interested in unique interpretations of great works of literature and enjoy small casts that play multiple characters.

Don't see it if you prefer a lot of action and a more realistic staging.

92
Resonant, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you enjoy a great character driven play with wonderful actors who draw you in and hold you for 90 absorbing and even funny dramatic moments.

Don't see it if prefer only naturalistic plays with realistic dialogue exchanges.

88
Relevant, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you enjoy foreign language theatre that explores violent events and the struggle to deal with the aftermath.

Don't see it if you don't like plays with violence and nudity and a non-linear structure.

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.