David 3

Jersey City | 65+ | Male
About:  I am the chief critic for Theatre Reviews Limited. The site was originally launched in 1997 as one of the first online websites dedicated to reviewing Broadway, Off and Off-Off Broadway, Cabaret, and Theatre Festivals in New York City. My goal is to provide constructive criticism to support, not hin... Read more Read less
Reviews (20)
100
The Gin Game
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You want the opportunity to see two iconic actors ply their craft on the Broadway stage.

Don't see it if There are no reasons not to see "The Gin Game."

100
Once Upon a Mattress
Lower E Side
Ambitious, Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if If it ever returns to New York City!

Don't see it if No reasons exist!

61
During previews
The Changeling
West Village
Ambitious, Cliched, Great writing, Slow, Great staging

See it if You enjoy Jacobean tragedy and revivals of the classics.

Don't see it if You expect actors to know how to deliver iambic pentameter. Hopefully the majority of the actors will manage to achieve this skill soon.

75
Desire
Midtown E
Ambitious, Entertaining, Disappointing, Great acting, Indulgent

See it if you love Tennessee Williams and enjoy seeing his masterpieces revisited by contemporary playwrights.

Don't see it if you expect to experience levels of writing that match Tennessee Williams!

100
Hamlet in Bed
West Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you love to see new "re-tellings" of Shakespeare classics and enjoy great acting and absorbing writing.

Don't see it if you are the theatre-goer who procrastinates and then is sorry to have missed an engaging show.

100
Pondling
Midtown E
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great staging, Great acting, Must see

See it if you want superb writing, acting, and staging. The story is engaging!

Don't see it if There is no reason NIT to see this. SEE it!

100
Entertaining, Delightful, Riveting, Quirky, Masterful

See it if you want to the one of the Best shows on Broadway in the last two decades!

Don't see it if Just see it!!

50
Overrated, Banal, Disappointing, Indulgent, Thought-provoking

See it if you must always see shows the big-box reviewers tell you MUST see them.

Don't see it if you want to endure mediocre staging.

100
Hand to God
Midtown W
Ambitious, Funny, Delightful, Thought-provoking, Refreshing

See it if now! It closes on Broadway soon and goes to the West End!

Don't see it if There are NO reason NOT to see this incredible show.

49
Disappointing, Insipid, Overrated, Indulgent, Cliched

See it if You simply want to "follow the crowd" and always see certain Broadway plays because you are "supposed to."

Don't see it if You are looking for innovative staging, riveting writing, and thoughtful writing. You will not find it here.

89
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if You like a drama with a tender and important message.

Don't see it if There are no reasons not to see "2 Across."

100
Enchanting, Original, Must see, Refreshing, Riveting

See it if You enjoy an engaging book, gripping lyrics, and exquisite music. The cast is outstanding. The young musicians are all prodigies!

Don't see it if There are nor reasons not to see this remarkable new musical.

100
Sylvia
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy engaging characters with real conflicts that drive an emotional and authentic plot. Enjoy the extended metaphors!

Don't see it if There is no reason not to see "Sylvia."

60
Entertaining, Cliched, Dated, Funny, Indulgent

See it if you have an interest in plays about Roy Cohn and want to see a great performance.

Don't see it if you expect a fresh approach to the subject of Roy Cohn and his misadventures.

80
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Raunchy

See it if you enjoy a refreshing approach to Off-Broadway theatre.

Don't see it if There is not reason NOT to see this funny and engaging show.

100
STOOPDREAMER
Chelsea
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you want to experience some of the best writing Off Broadway.

Don't see it if No reason not to see it.

50
Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Fluffy, Overrated

See it if you like sitting in your seat and laughing because others around you are and you feel you are SUPPOSED to.

Don't see it if you want silliness that abounds. This is on now way the best musical of ANY time.

100
Delightful, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if you want to be entertained and challenged to the max!

Don't see it if No reasons to NOT see this electrifying new play.

100
For a previous production
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Refreshing, Must see

See it if you want to experience remarkable brilliant writing, acting, and staging that tackles an important and timely topic.

Don't see it if There is no reason NOT to see this play!

90
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Relevant, Great staging, Great acting

See it if ... you like inventive staging, good writing, and good acting.

Don't see it if ... you do not enjoy comedy.