debra 6241

Manhattan | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (82)
77
Betrayal
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Great acting, interesting idea, powerful performances from all actors, intense, keeps your interest more for its acting than its content

Don't see it if you require action. Its slow moving but delivery is so subtle & deliberate it does keep your interest. would have preferred more substance

80
Happy Talk
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like Sarandon. She is outstanding as is entire cast. Heavy topics done in a light manner, keeps you laughing &entertained & thinking aft

Don't see it if really enjoyed it - no major issues - unusual with the show references but fun

75
Intelligent, Great acting, Funny, Clever

See it if great acting, unusual subject matter, cleverly done, interesting

Don't see it if you dont like on man shows and simple sets

60
High Button Shoes
Midtown W
Slow, Fluffy, Disappointing, Dated

See it if you like traditional, old school, light, dated musicals with long dancing scenes.

Don't see it if you prefer edgy, bold or current musicals with passionate dance and score. Sound was a little difficult to understand as well

80
Playing Hot
Midtown W
Great singing, Great staging, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you love music and New orleans. A genuinely fun uplifting show teaching us about origins of jazz. Immersive and cleverly staged

Don't see it if If you cant physically stand. Most of the audience is standing throughout the show. And it can be loud (which i liked)

95
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Intense

See it if you enjoy a well written, well acted play. Gripping from start to finish.

Don't see it if if you cant sit for a long show.

70
Black Light
West Village
Entertaining, Indulgent

See it if If you like cabarets, one woman shows putting life to music.

Don't see it if A little over the top for me. Didnt love the music, stories, or voices - it was a bit out there for me

95
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Relevant, Riveting, Must see, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy historical musicals and edgy music. perfect show

Don't see it if you dont have an interest in american history or music

80
Get the Boat
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like plays that deal with significant/serious issues. appreciate a small/short/simple play

Don't see it if if you need a large light production

82
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Great writing, Quirky

See it if You like musicals created around a band's music. Very over the top and energetic but completely amusing and fun and funny. Nice message

Don't see it if You Are overly critical of voices or require a serious production

24
Anxiety Stew
West Village
Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if Like light hearted shows....and enjoy seeing fresh talent...

Don't see it if If you have trouble tolerating loud music - quite difficult to hear the voices over the music. It also felt a bit amateur, even for open nt

88
Absorbing, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you Like relevant shows on serious topics of the day. Many perspectives given

Don't see it if you prefer light types of shows.

77
During previews
Slow, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Great acting

See it if you are interested in learning how treaties get done - felt very realistic - intelligently written and well acted. Well worth your time

Don't see it if Need lots of activity. For me it was too long esp in the last section.

80
Folk Wandering
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if like musicals. really pretty current sounding music. lovely voices and acting. unusual story line and very worthwhile

Don't see it if Need a show to start strong and quickly

40
Disco Pigs
Chelsea
Confusing, Disappointing, Dizzying, Edgy, Great acting

See it if Cast was great - love their energy

Don't see it if Just didnt get it. Its so hard to understand the dialogue and i really just didnt see the artistry or relevance of the whole show

75
During previews
Having Our Say
Upper W Side
Relevant, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you appreciate learning about history through retelling of stories. Acting is very strong and the stories are shared are worth hearing

Don't see it if if you require a lot of action. It can feel slow and its a bit too long

90
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if Just see it! Excellent writing, story and delivery. A very relevant topic and really keeps your attention. One of the very best one man show

Don't see it if no complaints - maybe if you're uncomfortable with gender discussion

70
During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Hilarious, Indulgent, Dizzying

See it if you like comedic acting - very light and funny

Don't see it if are interested in a traditional interpretation - lots of screeching - loud show

75
During previews
Muswell Hill
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Edgy

See it if like clever dialogue and great acting.

Don't see it if if you like lots of action or activity. very dialogue based.

78
Entertaining, Great acting, Confusing, Intelligent, Ambitious

See it if well written and well acted, moving story

Don't see it if maybe dragged a little at end, and could have been tighter and more clear

55
During previews
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if I would not recommend this show

Don't see it if Overacted, characters dont really speak to each other, oddly put together

78
Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if Appreciate intense full on drama. Great acting while somewhat disturbing content.

Don't see it if You cant sit through 90 intense minutes w no break

65
Blood Boundary
Midtown W
Confusing, Disappointing, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you are interested in exposure to race relations in the US - interesting story - fell short otherwise

Don't see it if Story details were somewhat complicated to follow relations of characters, acting and staging weak

90
During previews
The Enchantment
Soho/Tribeca
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting, Romantic

See it if very well done play, romantic, engaging, characters were well developed and acting was strong - kept my attention completely - very pleasing

Don't see it if you dislike romantic, period pieces.

75
1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Confusing, Dizzying, Intense

See it if are ready for intensity. Its somewhat of an assault to your senses - overall very uncomfortable yet compelling. hard to follow

Don't see it if you dont like loud noise, flashing lights, torture scenes. Also quite confusing as not linear

82
Intelligent, Intense, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if very engaging performances, two very well told stories, audience is completely involved. simple intense delivery

Don't see it if you need a big loud or funny production

60
Caroline's Kitchen
Midtown E
Dizzying, Great acting, Funny, Cliched

See it if Entertaining and funny and good acting

Don't see it if A bit over the top - its all thrown in to the point of chaos

92
Must see, Intense, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you appreciate great writing and superb acting. 4 actors, one set, tons of intense dialogue and emotion - real struggle w/friendships/career

Don't see it if its a bit long with no intermission or let up in intensity

95
Edgy, Great singing, Must see, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if you like like big edgy loud current musicals with strong music. Not at all classical. Great performances from singing to acting to staging.

Don't see it if you'll be annoyed by Strong loud music with focus on instruments on stage. SEE IT!

65
Downstairs
West Village
Disappointing, Great acting, Indulgent, Slow

See it if you like the actors - beautifully acted play. both leads were very believable

Don't see it if you like a fast paced play - very slow start. a bit unbelievable and quirky

75
Torch Song (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Indulgent, Funny, Relevant

See it if totally entertaining, relevant story - enjoyable

Don't see it if Its a bit fluffy, over the top, overdone at times, and maybe a bit long

92
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Intense, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy dramatic plays. The subject matter though dated, is frighteningly relevant today. Great acting and script. The 2nd act is superb

Don't see it if you dont enjoy dramatic plays displaying prejudice everywhere. Disturbing content.

80
During previews
Delightful, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you like light fun entertaining musicals and liked the movie. good score - very true to movie

Don't see it if if you didnt like the movie and dont like fun musicals

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Dated

See it if its an old school musical, but the story is still interesting and relevant on high level. voices and dancing and staging were outstanding.

Don't see it if you dont like dated musicals. Not a huge fan of costumes or songs themselves

80
Little Rock
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great singing

See it if if you are interested in learning more about segregation in the south. Very interesting story and talented cast - small team does a lot.

Don't see it if you need a big production, get confused when one actor plays many roles or you are uncomfortable with discussions of race.

83
During previews
Scissoring
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if Intimate production, well written and wonderfully acted. Good character development and emotional conflict

Don't see it if If you need large productions

80
During previews
Delightful, Refreshing, Great singing

See it if you love donna summer and her music. learned alot about her life and struggle. totally recommend

Don't see it if dont like donna summer music

75
Dogs of Rwanda
Chelsea
Great acting, Intense, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you are interested in being exposed to challenges abroad and learning some difficult things.

Don't see it if if you dont like one man shows or need a lot of action.

60
Disappointing, Slow, Relevant

See it if you like heavy sad dramas. Its very slow with little activity. Decent story and acting, just didnt go anywhere

Don't see it if need action and happiness.

70
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Cliched, Intelligent, Indulgent

See it if you are interested in watching how politics works in DC.

Don't see it if the characters are not particularly well developed or deep. It feels a bit overacted and slippery

80
Time Stands Still
West Village
Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Great writing

See it if appreciate very realistic and believable script and acting and characters that develop thoroughly

Don't see it if Highly recommend

79
Broad Comedy
Soho/Tribeca
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if You Like left wing humour. Clever skits

Don't see it if Don't like political humour

45
Fluffy, Overrated, Excruciating

See it if like 50s music

Don't see it if walked out at intermission. Talent mediocre and limited story line. Lots of screeching

76
Ferguson
Chelsea
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Relevant

See it if are interested in factual shows about impt events happening today

Don't see it if if you are uncomfortable with race discussions

75
During previews
Fire
Midtown W
Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if Are interested in plays based on real life events. Interesting story

Don't see it if you prefer linear shows -

80
Mud
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Relevant

See it if enjoy dramas on serious subjects like rural poverty and lack of education. Great acting

Don't see it if you dont enjoy heavier topics

84
Breeders
Soho/Tribeca
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Great acting

See it if enjoy a clever, funny, unusual show - quite enjoyable and entertaining. many moments of laughter

Don't see it if dont appreciate quirky and fun humor

87
Entertaining, Great acting, Delightful

See it if have interest in disney and the creation of film. Very interesting to learn relationship and respects and disagreements between 2 characters

Don't see it if you require a lot of staging or active. Simple but very interesting

70
Great acting, Slow, Edgy

See it if are familiar with and enjoy julius caeser. The cast is enjoyable and enthusiastic.

Don't see it if you are wanting a modern day production through young girls. It wasnt really modernized very well.

72
For a previous production
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Cliched, Hilarious

See it if Like musical political spoofs

Don't see it if you like trump