Dave 6292

New York City

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Reviews (66)
89
Entertaining, Great writing, Riveting, Great acting, Clever

See it if You love amazing acting in an intimate theater space.

Don't see it if you don't care to see plays involving issues w/homosexuality

73
One Green Bottle
East Village
Cliched, Fun, Quirky, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy a creative set, quirky plot and absurdity

Don't see it if you have issues w/actors playing roles that are opposite of their birth sex

62
Great acting, Dated, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if You are into 'comical' satire period pieces, where the plot/lines in the play are formulaic/predictable. Good set/costume.

Don't see it if You want something beyond what you've likely seen before.

82
During previews
Great staging, Intelligent, Entertaining, Great acting, Clever

See it if You like creative plays that display the inside interactions of our political leaders, and how public polls/opinion sway decisions they make

Don't see it if you don't get into politics

71
During previews
LOVER
Midtown W
Disappointing, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if You love a one person show and you don't know much about how to 'be your true self' in a relationship

Don't see it if You don't like one person shows or if you're actually looking for something that has novel ideas regarding intimacy and relationships

78
Public Servant
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you enjoy a very unique, creative set; plays that display how politics can unfold in a real life situation.

Don't see it if You love high budget productions.

84
For a previous production
Mac Beth
Upper E Side
Great staging, Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever, Great acting

See it if You love an intelligent, well-crafted modern version of MacBeth; Shakespearean prose read as txt on cell phones, etc, good original sets

Don't see it if you don't care for violence or can't appreciate/understand Shakespeare or dislike his words played out w/in context of current times

54
Miracle in Rwanda
Midtown W
Slow, Quirky, Overrated, Disappointing, Banal

See it if You don't already know about the Hutu's horrible genocide of the Tusti tribe, politics etc

Don't see it if You love one person shows that largely weave Christianity into the performance

90
Eat the Devil
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Clever, Edgy, Riveting, Intelligent

See it if you appreciated low budget productions that, w/intelligent creativity, produce an amazing production. Better than a LOT of Broadway shows!

Don't see it if You yearn for a high budget production w/fancy sets, etc.

78
Quirky, Great acting, Fluffy, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like a play dealing disfunctional family who has a special needs child; this done in a realistic manner

Don't see it if You are opposed to vulgar language or yearn for a big stage production

87
During previews
Gemini
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You want to see some amazing acting, good detail in costume, sets, etc to display events in late 70s that are still pertinent today

Don't see it if You don't care for a plot w/gay underlying message

86
Soundstage
Soho/Tribeca
Intelligent, Masterful, Great staging, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if You like performance art done using newer technology, spliced w/multiple mediums simultaneously to indirectly convey deep msg/feeling

Don't see it if You don't like edgy performance art

72
During previews
Disappointing, Great acting, Intelligent, Great staging, Resonant

See it if You really can get the deep, subtle and historical levels regarding Jim Crowe and overall white power w/in our gov't and society, today

Don't see it if You don't like long plays, this one was 2.5 hrs long.

85
During previews
Private Peaceful
Midtown W
Entertaining, Exquisite, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You can appreciate good acting in a one man show. Intelligent plot w/events taking 100 yrs ago applying to current day events

Don't see it if You can not stand a one man show-period.

70
During previews
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid, Overrated

See it if You are really into Shakespeare and you're into staged fight scenes

Don't see it if Like good acting. I found the acting to be rather amateurish, making the play hard to enjoy

86
I Am My Own Wife
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Refreshing, Riveting

See it if u love sm. theaters. Realistic portrayal of transgendered person decades ago. Great acting, "GOOD" one man show w/many characters

Don't see it if You don't like sm basement theaters w/low budgets, or if you don't get into transgendered issues

78
The Solve It Squad
Midtown W
Cliched, Great staging, Quirky, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You're up for a sentimental journey from TV show Scooby Do.Good parody w/modern day things thrown in. Fun sound effects,

Don't see it if You want a play the more subtle, dry humor that's unpredictable

90
For a previous production
Great acting, Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever, Funny

See it if You enjoy some supreme acting, clever staging and costumes w/in a small stage. An existential storyline

Don't see it if you don't like small theaters that aren't fancy or if you yearn for a high budget, broadway-like production

68
During previews
The Stone Witch
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Banal, Ambitious, Overrated

See it if You enjoy a play w/computer illustrations displayed the actors and you don't mind a script that's not fully developed and tedious

Don't see it if You enjoy a play that's truly thought provoking or if you like musicals

62
During previews
Romantic Trapezoid
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Fluffy, Insipid

See it if You like predictable rom coms

Don't see it if If you expect good acting and a good script, see something else! Very predictable. Lame ending that 'somehow' got put together so it's work

88
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You love an exemplary one man show. Incredible acting shifting to 5 characters, w/great singing & percussion.Good msg thru an historic lens

Don't see it if You don't like one man shows- period.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing, Great staging, Refreshing

See it if You love creative, well worked, multimedia productions done w/live music, film, and great puppetry

Don't see it if You don't appreciate independent, atypical production, or if you don't enjoy adult puppetry

85
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Refreshing, Resonant, Funny

See it if you appreciate a performance that indirectly gives sense of friend quickly vanishing w/AIDS epidemic; something now forgotten. Good acting

Don't see it if If you can't appreciate the perspective of something that happened decades ago. If you want something light.

82
Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy plots that have underlying meanings, indirect story lines, w/good acting and unique staging

Don't see it if You enjoy light plays

90
A Brimful of Asha
Midtown W
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you want to be drawn into 'real' dramatization of a families multicultural, multigenerational story.

Don't see it if You want fancy sets, a typical story line

89
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting, Clever

See it if You love a musical w/great signing that isn't JUST a musical. Intimate theater, good set, costumes

Don't see it if You hate musicals or prefer big broadway productions

70
Great acting, Disappointing, Dated, Cliched, Banal

See it if you like small, intimate theaters with a decent set. The man who plays Harry Townsend was a good actor.

Don't see it if You don't care for cliched, sappy, predictable plots with "old fashioned" sitcom humor.

80
The Four Seasons
Midtown W
Romantic, Enchanting, Clever, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if If you love somewhat modern ballet set in a small, intimate theater

Don't see it if you don't like dance or ballet

69
Imagining Madoff
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Relevant, Great staging, Disappointing

See it if You no nothing about Madoff or about how the mind of a ruthless sociopath operates. Good if you like small intimate theater

Don't see it if If you want an 'accurate' portrayal of him (being a sociopath w/o a conscious wouldn't have any slight change of heart, as is portrayed.)

56
God of Marz
Midtown W
Insipid, Clever, Funny, Quirky, Disappointing

See it if You enjoy sm. independent theater, that use creative means to explore 'religion' and it's effect on society

Don't see it if you expect something more fully developed

73
Queen of Hearts
Brooklyn
Great staging, Great singing, Fluffy, Ambitious, Disappointing

See it if You love cabaret singing sliced in w/sex, sexy performers, and physically amazing feats

Don't see it if Ur opposed to partial nudity or if you expect what Theater XIV USUALLY does. Loved other shows there, but THIS one's relatively boring.

75
Fluffy, Slow, Insipid, Great staging, Clever

See it if You like a play that has multiple (and deeper) meaning beyond the storyline played out on-stage.

Don't see it if you don't care for amateur, unpolished acts. Except for 2 actors, the acting wasn't good; play could have used some editing

83
Intense, Entertaining, Edgy, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you like great, intelligent science fiction going into how Big Pharma can effect society via it's slimy tactics JUST to make $$$.

Don't see it if you don't like a sm theater low budget that can make an amazing show through creative means, or if u don't care for themes of an apocalypse

86
Nutcracker Rouge
Brooklyn
Great staging, Entertaining, Disappointing, Riveting, Enchanting

See it if You like burlesque shows performed on circus-like apparatuses done w/in an artsy skillful fashion

Don't see it if you're opposed to erotic semi nudity

82
During previews
Life x3
Chelsea
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing, Funny

See it if You love a great script carried out by great actors that displays the subtle realities of interactions between people in life

Don't see it if you love large scales plays w/a great production having amazing sets, etc

59
Pop Punk High
Greenwich V
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Fluffy, Insipid

See it if If you love musicals with kids 'trying' to be alll punk rock

Don't see it if you really want to see something that has depth, good music, punk music, or if you're annoyed by actors having (eww) orange hair and glitter

81
During previews
Final Follies
West Village
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like a collection of 3 short plays in a sm theater. Good acting.

Don't see it if You're offended by sex

70
During previews
Unraveled
Midtown W
Disappointing, Insipid, Quirky, Banal

See it if You exclusively like sm theater settings

Don't see it if You don't care for cliched themes, want something that truly has a profound way of changing your view on the world.

77
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You love an intimate theater setting w/creative sets and a thought provoking plots, where the characters go through ambiguous problems

Don't see it if Like a big stage production or want a 'light' plot w/comedy

85
Exquisita Agonia
Gramercy
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Enchanting, Intelligent

See it if You love spanish language plays w/good acting and a good set

Don't see it if you don't care for sm theaters or foreign language plays

88
Whales
Gramercy
Enchanting, Hilarious, Riveting, Entertaining, Intense

See it if you love great punkish music w/a creative puppet show; good humored historical information w/fun audience interaction

Don't see it if You don't like edgy music;if u don't like sm amounts of beer served to consenting adults w/in the audience playing a game show on stage

75
During previews
The Metromaniacs
Midtown W
Disappointing, Cliched, Funny, Great writing, Insipid

See it if you like high level situational comedies w/great prose writing in the script

Don't see it if you yearn for dry, unpredictable humor

90
During previews
Absorbing, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a deep, realistic, multilayered performance conveying an historic event between 2 cultures

Don't see it if You enjoy a play w/a big set, multiple actors- or if you don't get into intelligent historic events

87
During previews
Counting Sheep
Financial
Thought-provoking, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if If you like atypical shows, w/great music and a sense of community as you vicariously see the events people revolting an oppressive gov't

Don't see it if You want to see a play w/a straightforward storyline or if you don't like chaos during a performance

80
Ferguson
Chelsea
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if You enjoy theater that challenges your own bias, conception of an event.

Don't see it if You like complex sets or if you don't enjoy long drawn out court trials.

81
Mesquite, NV
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Refreshing, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if You enjoy independent theater making Great use of low budget set. Great acting to drawing you into real sm town dynamics and politics

Don't see it if You enjoy big stage productions w/a flashy set, etc. If ur disturbed at all w/violence or not interested in how the political machine

76
During previews
Squeamish
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great writing, Disappointing, Overrated, Clever

See it if You like one woman shows that have an atypical twist in the writing

Don't see it if You expect Great acting, want something that Really draws you in.

81
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Clever, Great acting, Edgy

See it if You're interested in play addressing rape from a more honest/atypical vantage point. Humor, shows how Society/culture cultivate this crime

Don't see it if You're offended by nudity, sensitive to the topic of rape in general. (Though some rape victims Really appreciated this work)

77
During previews
Dated, Entertaining, Great acting, Banal, Insipid

See it if you enjoy short plays involving relationships, stories set in time years ago

Don't see it if You like edgy, fast paced, complex plays

40
During previews
Dear Jane
Midtown W
Ambitious, Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Poor script

See it if You like shows that delve into a plot which jumps around in time, from one yr to the other

Don't see it if You like a badly scripted, pointless play that makes you want to leave 5 min into the performance