DeeCee

Manhattan | 50-64 | Female
About:  I've discovered a love for theater in 2001... I try to see at least 5 shows a week... I tend to like Off Broadway shows the best... ... Read more Read less
Reviews (169)
90
During previews
Educational, Informative, Great singing, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy a theater piece that's unique and teaches you something...They made great use out of the small stage...The set was very functional

Don't see it if you want a big splashy musical with elaborate sets and costumes...

79
During previews
Funny, Dated, Great acting

See it if you are a fan of Michael Urie; Mercedes Ruehl and Harvey...

Don't see it if you don't like LGBTQ themes...

81
For a previous production
Funny, Great staging, Entertaining, Fluffy, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy laughing and seeing fun rigged sets...

Don't see it if you don't like silly plays...

73
Strange, Different, Thought-provoking, Edgy, Quirky

See it if you enjoy shows that keep you waiting until the end to reveal the "meat and potatoes" & if you like shows with interesting points of view...

Don't see it if you are looking for a show that's light and mindless...

69
Disappointing, Great singing, Fluffy, Syrupy

See it if you enjoy musical revues and like the music of Leiber and Stoller and songs from the 50's/60's...

Don't see it if you are looking for a show with a storyline...

Also There's a lot of talent on that stage... Actors appeared to be having ... Read more Read less

72
Slow, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy a show with great acting and writing, and are a fan of Jesse Tyler Ferguson...

Don't see it if you want a fast paced show...

82
Ambitious, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Resonant

See it if you enjoy music beautifully written and well performed...

Don't see it if you are not a fan of a musical review...

94
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see, Masterful

See it if you are a Bruce fan and want to learn more about his life...

Don't see it if you have no interest in phenomenal music...

76
Great acting, Edgy, Repetitive

See it if you are a Lois Smith and J-Smith Cameron fan...

Don't see it if you don't like seeing shows that display the fragility of a very emotionally fractured dysfunctional family...

81
Absorbing, Edgy, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you enjoy a well-written well-acted show...

Don't see it if you want a story with an ending...

79
Ambitious, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you like well written shows with very good acting in an intimate setting...

Don't see it if you are looking for a big budget show with lots of sets and costumes...

70
During previews
Disappointing, Dated, Great acting, Overrated, Slow

See it if you LOVE Denzel...

Don't see it if you don't want to see an outdated show about alcoholics...

68
During previews
Cliched, Overrated, Dated, Disappointing

See it if you enjoy RoundAbout Theater productions and fun set designs...

Don't see it if you don't like British humor...

71
Entertaining, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a masterful cast of veterans work their magic...

Don't see it if you don't like shows about people with mental illness...

69
Funny, Edgy, Raunchy

See it if you like the crazy over the top themes from the Jerry Springer TV Show...

Don't see it if you get easily offended by trashy characters who can be found on tv talk shows...

79
Entertaining, Funny, Edgy

See it if you are a Billy Crudup fan... I am not a fan of one person shows as actors don't always distinguish between characters, but Billy does..

Don't see it if you want a show with an interesting set design and a large cast...

90
During previews
Exquisite, Great acting, Epic, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you enjoy a night at the theater taking in a masterfully written script acted out by a superb cast with lots of interesting set changes...

Don't see it if you have a hard time sitting for 4 hours with only 2 short breaks, or, if you have longer than average legs, as there is not much leg room..

82
During previews
Fluffy, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Great singing, Emotionally moving

See it if you want to see a show that has several different stories woven in, portrayed by a cast who seem to enjoy telling those stories...

Don't see it if you don't like shows that deal with homosexuality and if you have trouble with themes having to do with Nazi Germany in the 1940's...

Also I enjoyed this show more than I thought I would... For me, it was quit... Read more Read less

88
Spot on relevance!, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a play that points out the state of our current government & how cut throat/corrupt some politically affiliated people are..

Don't see it if you're a fan of trump or don't like seeing characters who would do anything to manipulate others to give them what the want...

82
During previews
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Touching

See it if you like family drama stories that show the love siblings have for one another...

Don't see it if you are looking for a light comedy...

Also While I feel that Jamie Brewer was WONDERFUL as Amy, I was having a ha... Read more Read less

69
During previews
Slow, Disappointing, Boring

See it if you are a John Lithgow fan...

Don't see it if you don't like slow moving one person shows...

72
During previews
Relevant, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if you like a slow reveal about a thought-provoking topic that involves making a hard decision...

Don't see it if you don't like shows that deal with tough topics...

72
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you want to see a play about a teacher who cares about a troubled student...

Don't see it if you don't like watching violence or are looking for a light piece of theater...

60
During previews
Slow, Great singing, Indulgent

See it if you like concerts and interesting set lighting...

Don't see it if want a traditional musical...

82
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Romantic

See it if you are a C.S. Lewis fan; enjoy biographies and learning about people's lives; and like romantic stories...

Don't see it if you don't like shows that touch on death and dying...

Also I found the majority of the First Act to be a bit stuffy and slow, but... Read more Read less

72
Great acting, Slow, Funny

See it if you are a Gurney fan...

Don't see it if you don't like seeing 3 short plays in one sitting...

84
Delightful, Interesting, Masterful

See it if you want to learn about Irving Berlin and/or is you enjoy his music...

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

75
During previews
Confusing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like watching 2 actors with great chemistry and an interesting set...

Don't see it if you want to see a show with a clear story line...

72
Slow, Dizzying, Great singing, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if you like Musicals. Lots of talent on that stage...

Don't see it if you don't like stories that jump back and forth to different eras...

86
Lots of wow factor!!!, Entertaining, Masterful, Riveting

See it if you love being WOW'ed by a very skilled illusionist...

Don't see it if you are not a fan of magic shows...

Also Do NOT volunteer to give him your Driver's License, as he holds it up ... Read more Read less

88
Great singing, Great music, Delightful, Masterful, Resonant

See it if you are a fan of Jason Robert Brown...

Don't see it if you want a fully loaded show...

75
Ambitious, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Slow

See it if you want to see a show with good writing; great acting and don't mind intense subject matter...

Don't see it if you don't like shows about 9/11...

68
During previews
Slow, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if you enjoy good acting and interesting sets...

Don't see it if you don't like plays that move along at a snails pace...

79
Great singing, Edgy

See it if you like musicals with a feminine theme...

Don't see it if you don't like shows about the narrowmindedness of Bible thumpers and their hate for those who are different than they are...

80
Entertaining, Great staging, Great acting, Indulgent, Fluffy

See it if you want to see a show full of glitz and glamour and sets and costumes and live music and great singing with a great cast... It's a fun show

Don't see it if you don't like shows geared towards children...

75
Great singing, Delightful, Entertaining, Love the diverse casting, Fabulous dancing

See it if you are a fan of Jessie Mueller; Joshua Henry or Renee Fleming and a fan of Rodgers & Hammerstein... It was eye and ear candy...

Don't see it if you loved the movie... The movie had me crying within the first 20 minutes... This production didn't move me the same way...

60
Slow, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if you are a Melissa Gilbert fan...

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

82
Unique, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you like unusual theater experiences... Interesting use of stage space and set design...

Don't see it if you don't like shows staged in very small out of the way theaters...

69
During previews
Slow, Disappointing

See it if you want to support theater that is inclusive to hearing impaired people...

Don't see it if you don't like very slow moving shows...

70
Edgy, Fun concert

See it if you like concerts with Rock; Classical and Operatic music...

Don't see it if you are looking for an Broadway Show, as there is no story line...

86
During previews
Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Slow

See it if you are an Albee fan and LOVE seeing 3 great actresses weave their craft...

Don't see it if you don't like talky shows that can be a bit slow moving...

60
Confusing, Disappointing, Great singing, Slow

See it if you are a fan of specific cast members...

Don't see it if you are looking for a piece that is easy to follow and has a set...

69
During previews
Disappointing, Slow

See it if you are an Edward Albee fan and like very talky shows...

Don't see it if you are looking for a stimulating piece of theater with lots of character interactions...

49
During previews
Boring, Slow, Slight but interesting set, Excruciating, Too talky

See it if you enjoy hearing a violinist accompanying actors while speaking...

Don't see it if you are looking for an interesting story and a stimulating show...

70
Funny, Slow

See it if you are a Hayley Mills fan...

Don't see it if you are looking for a splashy production...

87
Entertaining, Great singing, Unique, Absorbing, Intelligent

See it if you like shows that are different and have a smooth flow to them...

Don't see it if you are looking for a big splashy musical with extravagent sets and costumes...

Also The moveable set was very effective albeit nothing fancy... It worked ... Read more Read less

62
Disappointing, Great acting, Overrated, Slow, Too long

See it if you enjoy good acting...

Don't see it if you bore easily, & don't mind not being able to hear much of what is being said, even if sitting in the front row & have perfect hearing...

Also Was hoping to learn about Joseph Papp's life, but it just spoke about ... Read more Read less

67
Boring, Overrated, Slow

See it if you want to see how greed and money are of the utmost importance to some people...

Don't see it if you are looking to find any likeable characters...

91
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Must see

See it if you like big splashy musicals with amazing sets and costumes...

Don't see it if you don't like fairy tales...

0
Boring, Confusing, Disappointing, Dizzying, Amateurish

See it if is you are a fan of Bob Glaudini's writing...

Don't see it if you want to see an interesting piece of professionally staged and well acted theater that is polished...