David F 6360

New York City | 35-49 | Male

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Reviews (34)
70
During previews
Great singing, Great staging, Cheap looking

See it if If you want to see some great performers trying to do something new with classic material

Don't see it if You want to see something that at times feel like community theater

Also The leads are amazing, the ensemble not so much. The show feels super ... Read more Read less

76
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Ambitious

See it if If you like a play that engages you with great acting and writing

Don't see it if You’re not ok with a 3 hour run time

Also The ending is not good. So good and then it all falls apart in the las... Read more Read less

85
Red Light Winter
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense

See it if If you enjoy strong theatre with great performances, this is a great show to see.

Don't see it if You are offended by language, nudity or strong sexual content.

Also The performances aren't all universally strong and their is some quest... Read more Read less

100
Dizzying, Hilarious, Great acting, Great staging

See it if A master class in comedy

Don't see it if You don't like laughing.

96
During previews
Building the Wall
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Intense

See it if You like a strong two hander play

Don't see it if Very political and very dark.

77
Slow, Masterful, Quirky

See it if You love Beckett and Dianne Weist.

Don't see it if You don't need a driving action.

Also Some theater needs to take it's time to work on you. This one did and ... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you enjoy great performances with actors fully giving it their all.

Don't see it if the script is not the strongest part.

Also Knowledge of A Doll's House will deepen your relationship with this pl... Read more Read less

55
During previews
Samara
Midtown W
Banal, Ambitious, Slow

See it if You enjoy a more artistic evening of theater. The design of the theater was striking

Don't see it if It's not well written or sadly performed.

Also I wish I had enjoyed this I love this director and writer's work. I ju... Read more Read less

100
For a previous production
Great staging, Hilarious, Masterful, Great acting

See it if You want to see a big, broad, hilarious evening of theater!

Don't see it if You want some realism or drama

Also One of the shows I've ever seen. Laughed the entire evening!

34
During previews
Church & State
Midtown W
Dated, Indulgent, Poorly written

See it if You enjoy an evening of cliches

Don't see it if You enjoy good acting or a good script

Also Everyone is acting with a capital A. The accents are ridiculous, there... Read more Read less

100
Chess Match No. 5
Midtown W
Intelligent, Profound, Great staging, Great acting, Abstract

See it if You enjoy experimental theater done by masters of their craft

Don't see it if You have a short attention span or get lost in big ideas

70
Dolphins and Sharks
West Village
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Cliched

See it if You enjoy strong realistic plays that are very in your face.

Don't see it if The script is the weakest part of it.

70
During previews
The Liar
East Village
Clever, Intelligent, Raunchy, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if you like a play with heightened language and a bawdy humor.

Don't see it if you don't like rhyming couplets.

Also I love Ives work, this just needs more time for the cast to find all o... Read more Read less

83
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you love this musical or Danny Burstein!

Don't see it if you do't like classic musicals.

100
Absorbing, Dizzying, Great acting, Edgy, Resonant

See it if you want to see one of the best shows of the year.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy quality shows.

81
The Encounter
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Dizzying, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if you enjoy one man shows or different theatrical experiences.

Don't see it if one man shows bore you

30
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Dated, Excruciating

See it if you are a tourist.

Don't see it if you enjoy magic.

Also The Clairvoyant section is a highlight. The rest of the evening not so... Read more Read less

33
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Dated, Great singing, Banal

See it if You enjoy Lauren Molina and an interesting twist on Shakespeare

Don't see it if You want to see something that feels new and exciting.

Also I really wanted to like the show but I just found the music forgettabl... Read more Read less

100
A Deal
Chelsea
Absorbing, Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if If you like new works by upcoming voices.

Don't see it if You are expecting something light and without substance

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if It's a production that goes all out. The acting is strong, the concept affecting.

Don't see it if You don't like to mix your politics with your Shakespeare.

Also It's a striking and controversial production that is unflinching.

25
During previews
Great singing, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if You like good singers giving their all.

Don't see it if You enjoy plot, good writing and references from the last thirty years.

Also Imagine your grandfather had a lot of money and wanted to write and pu... Read more Read less

80
Seven Spots on the Sun
West Village
Ambitious, Intense, Riveting

See it if You enjoy more intense evening of theatre well told.

Don't see it if The play suffers from a slow beginning and some ensemble work that isn't precise enough.

100
Indecent
Midtown W
Dizzying, Great acting, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Must see

See it if Beautifully staged, acted, written. A true don't miss.

Don't see it if the show is heavy, and will definitley stay with you.

64
In Transit
Midtown W
Dated, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if If you want to see a show that's a fun lite accapella evening.

Don't see it if It's very cliched.

Also The cast is very talented but ultimately it's a musical that is too in... Read more Read less

75
For a previous production
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Fluffy

See it if If you enjoy a timely play with some interesting twists that has some good performances.

Don't see it if It does take a little time to get going, some of the early part play isn't as strong as the second half

100
Man From Nebraska
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy a beautifully written play with an amazing performance from Reed Birney

Don't see it if You enjoy a light evening at the theater

Also A beautiful meditation on God and our place in the universe with an am... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Masterful, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if If you are in the mood to see a modern classic brought back to the stage with new lyrics and songs

Don't see it if You don't like sung through musicals with mature subject matter

Also A great production, the voices are always great even if the acting is ... Read more Read less

50
The View UpStairs
East Village
Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if Half the show is well acted and sung with some exciting new songs...

Don't see it if The other half is not strong. The lead is unlikeable as a character and he could not sing the songs written for him the night I saw it.

Also By choosing to focus on modern protagonist, the show cheapens the memo... Read more Read less

100
Funny, Great acting, Refreshing, Masterful

See it if You enjoy a well written play crisply acted with masterful direction.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy a meditative evening of theater.

100
During previews
The Dork Knight
Midtown W
Funny, Absorbing, Touching, Dorktacular

See it if You enjoy a personal story with great impressions!

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

61
Cliched, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious, Fluffy

See it if you like a harmless musical that's like an insider Shakespeare show.

Don't see it if you want something deep.

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Exquisite, Ambitious, Relevant, Must see

See it if you can. Immediately.

Don't see it if you have to see it.

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great staging, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if If you love new musicals or crave a feeling of downtown theater uptown.

Don't see it if your favorite show is Mamma Mia.

35
Paramour
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Dizzying, Cliched, Great staging

See it if you only want to see great circus acts.

Don't see it if you want to see a well written show with songs you'll remember.