DARTheatreLover

New York City | 50-64 | Male

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Reviews (146)
85
Delightful, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining
January 29th, 2023

See it if you love a madcap, fun musical adventure with a wonderfully talented cast.

Don't see it if you are looking for a true copy of the film's story

80
Funny, Great staging, Relevant, Entertaining
January 4th, 2023

See it if you enjoy new works that entertain, challenge and inspire through personal stories.

Don't see it if you want a traditional Broadway musicals.

78
Becky Nurse of Salem
Upper W Side
Resonant, Relevant, Great staging, Great acting
December 31st, 2022

See it if you enjoy Deirdre O'Connell who won the Tony Award for Dana H. It's a quirky play that's fun and thoughtful.

Don't see it if you are looking for something light hearted.

96
Must see, Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite, Entertaining
December 30th, 2022

See it if you love the story and enjoy masterful, mesmerizing, absorbing acting. Fabulous production!!!

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

87
Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining
December 23rd, 2022

See it if you love Neil Diamond's music and want to learn more about his motivations for writing the songs but also just want to have fun!

Don't see it if you don't enjoy his music or want a musical with a more complex book.

83
Hilarious, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining
December 23rd, 2022

See it if you enjoy Mike Birgiglia's humor and just want to have a fun evening laughing out loud.

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

96
Resonant, Relevant, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting
December 23rd, 2022

See it if you love August Wilson's writing performed expertly by a superb cast and directed beautifully. Loved it!!!

Don't see it if you 3 hours is too long for you to enjoy theater.

82
Must see, Great writing, Entertaining, Resonant, Relevant
December 14th, 2022

See it if want to laugh & cry and be truly moved by the stories woven together to illuminate the devastating and lasting repercussions of hatred.

Don't see it if you are looking for something light and breezy entertainment.

78
Relevant, Funny, Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining
December 12th, 2022

See it if you enjoyed the movie or want to get lost in a teenagers journey to explore the world of music and find his unique voice.

Don't see it if you want a musical with a lot of flashy dance numbers and beautiful costumes and colorful sets. If you want something more traditional.

80
Resonant, Relevant, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting
December 9th, 2022

See it if you want to be absorbed in a disturbing but important story that is told by an exceptional actress.

Don't see it if you want something lighthearted.

85
Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining
December 7th, 2022

See it if you're drawn to stories based on Greek Mythology and ancient love stories with contemporary staging-beautiful, haunting, inspiring

Don't see it if you don't have any interest in the mythological references and prefer classic American musicals.

86
Funny, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining
November 20th, 2022

See it if you enjoy Gabriel Byrne's work and want to see him wonderfully bring his memoir to life.

Don't see it if you don't have any interest in the life of Gabriel Byrne and don't enjoy one-person shows

87
SIX (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great staging, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful
November 6th, 2022

See it if you just want to have so much fun with these incredibly talented ladies. It's just joyous and also thoughtful.

Don't see it if you don't like more rock musical than a traditional American Musical type of production

82
1776 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Quirky, Refreshing, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining
November 6th, 2022

See it if you enjoy musicals about American history/politics and you are interested a production that goes away from traditional male dominated casts

Don't see it if You are a purest and like your historical theater to be more traditional in stating and casting.

89
Absorbing, Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
October 31st, 2022

See it if you like well written, engaging stories with characters who make you laugh, think and touch your heart, if you love baseball that's a bonus.

Don't see it if If you don't want to see scenes that portray male nudity.

90
Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining
October 23rd, 2022

See it if you love the classic and want to see a fabulous interpretation with superb acting.

Don't see it if don't want to see a drama.

90
Hilarious, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful
October 23rd, 2022

See it if you love laughing and silly comedy and just having a great time!

Don't see it if you don't enjoy farce!

90
During previews
Resonant, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
October 15th, 2022

See it if you love great writing and superb acting and dramas that have some wonderful comic moments about brothers and dysfunctional families.

Don't see it if you are looking for something that is purely comedic or light-hearted

80
Absorbing, Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent
October 5th, 2022

See it if large family dramas spanning decades with historic and cultural importance that will touch your heart and move you to tears.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy Tom Stoppard's work or you want something light-hearted.

82
Delightful, Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
September 15th, 2022

See it if you love fun, quirky characters and talented performers who put their heart and soul into the work. A familiar story and stunning costumes.

Don't see it if you prefer shorter musicals and prefer a more serious plot and tone.

83
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Enchanting, Entertaining
August 6th, 2022

See it if you love the movie and just want to have a lot of fun. It's silly and whimsical and magical and the costumes are beautiful!

Don't see it if you are in the mood for a more serious, dramatic story.

80
Mister Miss America
West Village
Hilarious, Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
August 2nd, 2022

See it if you enjoy one-person shows that have great heart and are so much fun and also touch the heart.

Don't see it if you don't like campy, fun, whimsical one-person shows.

94
Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Enchanting
July 30th, 2022

See it if you love the musical and want to see a fabulous production where the story comes alive on a nearly bare stage and is simple perfection!!!

Don't see it if you like more elaborately staged productions.

91
Wicked (Broadway)
Midtown W
Delightful, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting
July 16th, 2022

See it if you love big musicals with great heart and fabulous staging.

Don't see it if you don't like anything to do with the Wizard of Oz or enjoy magical-themed shows.

76
Macbeth (Broadway)
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining
July 7th, 2022

See it if contemporary, minimalistic staging of Shakespeare is something you'd enjoy.

Don't see it if you want something light, short or prefer you classics produced in a more traditional way.

88
Great staging, Funny, Enchanting, Delightful, Entertaining
July 3rd, 2022

See it if you love Harry Potter or just want to see an exceptionally well crafted, magical, entertaining show. Loved it.

Don't see it if you don't like anything to do with Harry Potter.

80
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining
June 23rd, 2022

See it if you enjoy incredibly talented performers telling a compelling true story through music and dance.

Don't see it if you prefer your musicals short and cheerful. It's 2 hours and 40 minutes and some difficult, but important material.

89
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining
June 14th, 2022

See it if you love Tina Turner and want to enjoy learning about her life by a fabulously talented, energized cast!

Don't see it if you don't enjoy Tina Turner music.

82
Quirky, Funny, Entertaining
June 14th, 2022

See it if you want to enjoy a part of theatrical history and be entertained by a wonderful group of actors.

Don't see it if you want a fast paced, current new play.

100
Resonant, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful
May 26th, 2022

See it if you love the Drifters' music and truly enjoy a fabulous cast of extremely talented singers!!!

Don't see it if their music doesn't interest you.

81
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining
May 12th, 2022

See it if you love Tina Turner and enjoy a wonderfully crafted, energetic, exciting production!

Don't see it if you don't enjoy Tina Turner or prefer only upbeat stories and traditional musicals

82
POTUS
Midtown W
Entertaining, Relevant, Funny
May 7th, 2022

See it if you enjoy a great ensemble cast of funny women who will make you laugh out loud!

Don't see it if you don't like farcical theatre.

87
During previews
Hilarious, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
April 14th, 2022

See it if you love Billy Crystal and the movie of the same name and just want to have fun with a quirky group of characters.

Don't see it if you are looking for a traditional American musical with lots of dancing and elaborate choreography.

86
During previews
Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining
April 7th, 2022

See it if you enjoy a beautifully produced production of poetry come to life with movement and music. Great cast, moving stories and simple staging.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy poetry and want a clear plots and one complete, straightforward story.

85
During previews
Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
March 26th, 2022

See it if you love seeing the life span of the characters from nearly start to finish and enjoy seeing how they maneuver struggles, love and loss.

Don't see it if you prefer a more conventional plot structure or don't like when actors play multiple characters at many different ages.

86
Great singing, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining
February 26th, 2022

See it if you love gorgeous costumes, great singing and a fabulously whimsical, exquisite staging and great eclectic music you know and love.

Don't see it if don't enjoy juke box musicals.

89
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining
February 4th, 2022

See it if you enjoy a joyful classic musical with lovely sets, costumes and a fabulous cast!

Don't see it if you prefer more contemporary works and lean more toward darker themes.

88
Company (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great acting, Entertaining, Refreshing, Great staging, Funny
February 1st, 2022

See it if you love the musical and want to enjoy a fresh, fun, creative take on it.

Don't see it if you are looking for a traditional version of the musical.

79
Funny, Resonant, Relevant, Great acting
January 7th, 2022

See it if you want to enjoy three unique stories of couples struggling in their relationships and undergoing an intense therapeutic workshop.

Don't see it if you find scenes with explicit sexual interactions difficult to watch.

88
During previews
Great acting, Resonant, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing
January 3rd, 2022

See it if you enjoy Michael Jackson's music, great dancing, singing and are interested in his life and the challenges of putting together a concert

Don't see it if you don't have any interest in Michael Jackson.

90
Clyde's (Broadway)
Midtown W
Resonant, Refreshing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
December 28th, 2021

See it if you enjoy fun characters struggling to make a good life for themselves after prison and who comically and poignantly make us cheer them on.

Don't see it if you don't like harsh language.

80
Great staging, Quirky, Fluffy, Funny
December 10th, 2021

See it if you love Princess Diana and want to see a mostly light hearted take on her story and have an enjoyable night at the theatre. Great costumes!

Don't see it if the subject matter is of no interest and you prefer a more weighty production.

85
Dana H. (Broadway)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging
November 22nd, 2021

See it if you're interested in a unique experience where the text is spoken directly from a real life source but performed brilliantly by an actor.

Don't see it if you are looking for a light, happy story/plot and to leave the theatre uplifted emotionally.

84
During previews
Relevant, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining
November 13th, 2021

See it if enjoy wonderful actors in a thoughtful, inspiring story about race and the struggles faced working in the theatre.

Don't see it if you are looking for something completely light hearted although there are some wonderful comic moments.

83
For a previous production
A Sherlock Carol
Midtown W
Great staging, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny
November 13th, 2021

See it if you enjoy parody and are a fan of Sherlock Holmes and a Christmas Carol. Lots of fun.

Don't see it if you prefer dramas.

92
Absorbing, Relevant, Refreshing, Great staging, Entertaining
October 31st, 2021

See it if you love David Byrne or if you just enjoy really creative staging and great music and a wonderful ensemble of performers.

Don't see it if you prefer traditional storytelling musicals with lots of elaborate costumes and dance numbers.

88
Delightful, Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining
October 25th, 2021

See it if you love improv and want to have a lot of fun. So creative!

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

90
During previews
Letters Of Suresh
Midtown W
Great writing, Funny, Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining
September 17th, 2021

See it if you enjoy character driven plays told in the form of long monologues (letters written and read) where truths are revealed beautifully.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy plays where the characters don't interact with each other in a formal, usual way.

84
BLINDNESS
Gramercy
Relevant, Masterful, Absorbing
May 13th, 2021

See it if you enjoy a creative take on live story telling that includes a great deal of time in total darkness.

Don't see it if If being in total darkness for extended periods of time will bother you and also the story is at times very dark and disturbing.

77
The Perplexed
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
March 13th, 2020

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.