DARTheatreLover

New York City | 50-64 | Male

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Reviews (61)
89
During previews
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You enjoy great acting and love this incredible cast especially Glinda Jackson who is brilliant. And also enjoy clever writing.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy character, dialogue driven plays.

75
Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Fun, Lovely

See it if if you love Jerry Herman's work and very talented singers who are engaging and truly have a great time on stage. Also good commentary betwee

Don't see it if don't like concert retrospectives of musicals.

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Great singing

See it if you enjoy having a great cast of quirky characters who are passionate and sing delightfully fun songs embracing self-acceptance!!!

Don't see it if If you prefer only musicals you know and like uptown, mainstream topics.

96
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy one-person shows with superb acting and storytelling and a feel good message about community, family and the importance of nature!

Don't see it if if you don't enjoy one-person shows or child-friendly theatre

87
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you love a fairytale-like story with quirky characters and an absorbing production with beautiful music and great singing and staging!

Don't see it if You like only mainstream musical presentations and not inventive staging and a feel good message about love.

80
Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Intense, Ambitious

See it if are engaged by vital stories about couples transcending their differences to embrace love and also make moves to effect great social changes

Don't see it if You prefer plays that are more action based rather than dialogue and character driven about difficult subjects.

87
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Relevant, Quirky

See it if If you loved the movie and and enjoy fun, quirky characters and a story about teen struggles. Creative dancing and some fabulous singers!

Don't see it if You don't enjoy teen centered works.

88
Funny, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy fables with an important message about bullying in schools and the importance of respectful communication set in modern day.

Don't see it if If you don't like when adults are portraying children on stage and if you prefer more intellectual theatre.

Also The hour went by quickly with really engaging characters portrayed by ... Read more Read less

87
Enchanting, Great writing, Intelligent, Resonant, Relevant

See it if You love plays that make you think about your own creativity, it's importance in our lives and the process of making money at it.

Don't see it if If you prefer more action packed plays with less dialogue and more movement.

100
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Relevant

See it if If you like great ensemble cast work and quick dialogue exchanges and thoughtful, engaging writing and great actor/audience connections.

Don't see it if If you don't like actors to be very close to you and acting all around you or if you find the subject of teen murder too difficult.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

81
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if you enjoy clever staging with fabulously fun costumes and quirky characters who make you smile and laugh and cheer for the underdog!

Don't see it if If you don't like Spongebob or musicals made from TV or Film.

75
Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant, Relevant, Slow

See it if you like the works of George Bernard Shaw and the wonderful acting of Ms. Rashad who portrays the Saint passionately and beautifully.

Don't see it if you don't like dialogue and character driven plays that are long and based in history and real-life people.

75
Great writing, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Confusing, Epic

See it if like Eugene O'Neill and appreciate dialogue driven character's in crisis plays. If you enjoy Denzel Washington and larger casts.

Don't see it if If you don't like long plays, it's 4 hours and if you are frustrated when you can understand what people are saying because of bad miking.

84
Delightful, Entertaining, Great writing, Refreshing, Clever

See it if you enjoy french farce and period pieces with witty dialogue and beautiful costumes and fun, quirky staging.

Don't see it if You don't like period comedies and particularly if you don't enjoy French farce.

87
Entertaining, Intelligent, Resonant, Ambitious, Funny

See it if you like Chekov's The Seagull and Hamlet and enjoy when artists are inspired by classics and reimagine them in thoughtful, innovative ways.

Don't see it if you only like traditional productions of classics and don't enjoy interacting with actors on stage and immersive experiences.

Also It's a fun and thoughtful play with unique and engaging staging that i... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Great acting, Relevant, Resonant, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy one-woman shows that focus on a real-life individual who strove to change the world through her humanitarian efforts.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy one-person shows or plays that reflect current events, politics, foreign affairs, the Middle East conflict.

Also The play begins a little slow but opens up to a beautifully acted, tho... Read more Read less

92
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great staging

See it if If you loved the film and enjoy a fun, beautiful and touching musical with fabulous performances by an extremely talented cast!

Don't see it if You didn't enjoy the movie or find it difficult to watch abusive marriages or couples that are unfaithful.

87
Entertaining, Great singing, Great music, Great orchestra, Fun

See it if You enjoy fun concert-like musicals, with great singing and music where you know and love the songs and are encouraged to sing along.

Don't see it if If you like only traditional musical story telling or don't enjoy rock music.

Also I really enjoyed this musical because the singers are fabulous and I l... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Intense, Ambitious

See it if Superb acting, absorbing script with an exceptionally unique staging and quick, seemingly impossible set changes. Moving and upsetting.

Don't see it if If you are feeling vulnerable about motherhood and difficulties of conceiving and If you don't like many short scenes with lots of blackouts

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if If you enjoy short plays that are thought-provoking and deceptively simple with some great acting and writing!

Don't see it if You like only main-stream theatre that is commercial as this is in a lovely theatre in a church uptown and intimate.

88
For a previous production
Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Resonant, Quirky

See it if If you enjoy Kurt Vonnegut's writing because it's rare you get to enjoy one of his plays produced and well acted and directed!

Don't see it if If you find plays with rage and abusive characters too hard to sit through.