Demanding Diva

The Bronx | 65+ | Female

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Reviews (42)
79
Banal, Entertaining, Cliched, Dated

See it if If you enjoy old style musicals

Don't see it if you expect to see anything new or creative

78
Medea (BAM)
Brooklyn
Entertaining, Banal, Ambitious, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if See it for a new take on Medea and Rose Byrne's performance

Don't see it if The script was not great and the supporting characters not well drafted

95
The Crucible (Bedlam)
East Village
Entertaining, Clever, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy an excellent interpretation of a classic play and creative staging.

Don't see it if you are not up to a long play.

Also well acted and really liked the simplicity of the staging with very ef... Read more Read less

83
Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if If you like Jake G, you will not be disappointed he is really wonderful live on stage, his part of the show was very well done

Don't see it if you are wanting a traditional play, this is basically 2 monologues by 2 very good actors.

79
Quirky, Delightful, Clever

See it if You enjoy a cabaret show performed by a lovely performer.

Don't see it if If you aren't into solo shows.

83
Intelligent, Profound, Riveting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you are willing to watch how one family member's actions almost destroy a family and the ability to heal can keep them together

Don't see it if If you do not want to hear about a troubling situation regarding "sex addiction"

76
During previews
Cliched, Clever, Entertaining, Dated, Banal

See it if You want to imagine what the relationship might be between the Clintons

Don't see it if are not really interested in the Clintons

90
Dizzying, Absorbing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Great voices and talent, appealing characters, very entertaining.

Don't see it if you want a traditional musical,

Also I am over 65 years old and was afraid this show was not for me, but I ... Read more Read less

85
Funny, Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if If you enjoy more talent that you can possibly imagine on one stage at the same time.

Don't see it if Can not imagine anyone not enjoying this wonderful revival

Also The voices, choreography, dancing and songs are simply superb!

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant

See it if See if you like intelligent discussion about the Constitution and relevance to our lives now. Lead actress is really powerful

Don't see it if If you don't want to think and evaluate US history and the Constitution

84
During previews
The Hello Girls
Midtown E
Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if You want to see talented actors and musicians tell in song and script about an important part of US history.

Don't see it if You do not like to learn anything from a show.

Also Thoroughly enjoyable show, very talented actors and singers telling a ... Read more Read less

65
Mother of the Maid
East Village
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow, Overrated

See it if If you want to see Glenn Close in an intimate setting this is perfect.

Don't see it if If you want a well written well acted play this is not for you. Left at intermission. I was surprised at how bad the dialogue was.

69
Small Craft Warnings
West Village
Great writing, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy Tennessee Williams plays...

Don't see it if You want to see great acting or staging.

Also I can see why this play isn't done nearly as much as his other works. ... Read more Read less

79
Hitler's Tasters
West Village
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Relevant

See it if You enjoy a good play with beautiful choreography and acting.

Don't see it if You don't care about history or what it has to offer.

76
Confusing, Disappointing, Great acting, Expected more

See it if The voices are excellent, interesting staging most of the actors were good

Don't see it if Did not think the music fit the story and the story did not move forward well. Disappointed in the show

86
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Resonant

See it if This show is just lots of fun. The music is wonderful and the cast sang the songs well. Fun to reflect back.

Don't see it if You have no interest in women's history or you expect something totally original

95
Carmen Jones
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if If you like beautiful music and great singing. The show was well directed and staged. Great intimate space.

Don't see it if If you don't like beautiful music stay away.

70
Innit
Soho/Tribeca
Funny, Quirky, Relevant, Ambitious, Slow

See it if You enjoy quirky teenage humor with an undertone of deep hurt.

Don't see it if You desire to see a full show. This is more of a work in progress.

98
Pygmalion
East Village
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing, Must see

See it if You enjoy a classic play that is as relevant as when it was written. Well directed and talented cast.

Don't see it if If you expect the musical version this may require you to think more.

Also A must see, Bedlam provides a treat and reminds us what good theater s... Read more Read less

75
Disappointing, Cliched, Overrated, Slow

See it if For a mostly entertaining show.

Don't see it if You are expecting a well developed story. The show felt unfinished to me.

93
During previews
Bandstand
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like a well written script and great music.

Don't see it if You are looking for an unrealistic meaningless musical

77
West Side Story
Midtown W
Confusing, Disappointing, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy the music, want to see an edgier version and lots of video

Don't see it if you find looking from video to stage distracting, I some times did, expect a traditional staging

95
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want to have a great time, laugh, enjoy great songs and creative staging and just have an all around great evening

Don't see it if can not imagine any person not enjoying this show

86
During previews
Relevant, Intelligent, Ambitious, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy intelligently written plays and thought provoking material, if you enjoy great acting

Don't see it if you are opposed to hear how people with different political views than yours justify their thoughts.

Also I did not expect to like this play as much as I did, I thought it was ... Read more Read less

86
During previews
Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see two of the best actors alive handle difficult material with great sensitivity. The whole cast was very good

Don't see it if If you have family with dementia this show is hard to watch

86
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if Wonderful compilation of The Temptations music. Fun trip to the past, great voices and dancing and nice intermixing story of group

Don't see it if If you want an original musical

80
During previews
Proof of Love
West Village
Intelligent, Great acting, Ambitious, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy thoughtful dialogue about human relationships.Interesting insight.

Don't see it if Don’t enjoy one person shows

74
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Ambitious, Clever, Funny, Disappointing

See it if The book is very clever and acting good

Don't see it if The music is not memorable and does not fit with the story, should have been a play not a musical

70
Confusing, Cliched, Ambitious, Banal, Disappointing

See it if You just want to see any version of this story or are a fan of Jeff Daniels or have a friend or family member in the cast.

Don't see it if You expect a well done execution of a well known story.

Also So disappointed in this production. As a huge fan of both the movie an... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Thought-provoking, Slow, Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if You enjoy a creative twist on show. Cast very entertaining. You don't mind a more country interpretation of the music

Don't see it if You want to see what you have seen before

Also This show with some moderate changes could be great, too many long pau... Read more Read less

97
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Must see, Riveting

See it if If you want to see great acting, great staging, and a great play, this should not be missed.

Don't see it if You do not want to pay attention for 3 hours or you are looking for light comedy

Also This is the ultimate theater experience on so many levels, a riveting ... Read more Read less

94
Absorbing, Relevant, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You want to see a well written well acted play that captures the heartbreak of dementia and the struggles of growing old.

Don't see it if Do not see this if you do not want a realistic portrayal of the effects of dementia on a family.

Also So well written and well acted it felt almost too real, heartbreaking.... Read more Read less

94
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful

See it if If you want to laugh out loud and feel good about people, The Prom fits the bill. Fun filled entertainment.

Don't see it if You are expecting an intense intellectual experience.

Also Clever funny dialogue, great dancing, the four "aging" broadway stars ... Read more Read less

85
Clever, Delightful, Intelligent, Quirky, Resonant

See it if You enjoy watching a female dominated play that handles issues in todays age.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy plays... or women...

85
During previews
Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy having fun and seeing Shakespeare updated and made audience accessible,

Don't see it if you do not like Shakespeare or interactive shows

Also Really fun and entertaining productions and the food was good, cast wa... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if You would like to see a play that was well written and performed.

Don't see it if You want some deeper meaning to life or a fully developed climax at some point.

Also It's lovely to just sit and watch, but I didn't take much from it, it ... Read more Read less

86
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Clever

See it if This was a reading, but was amazingly well done for a reading.

Don't see it if You do not like readings.

79
Before We're Gone
West Village
Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting, Masterful

See it if You enjoy a brilliant leading lady and a good script.

Don't see it if You're looking for anything terribly deep or meaningful.

Also I think this show would be a great one woman show. You don't really ne... Read more Read less

88
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if The music is still beautiful, the singing and dancing were wonderful. Enjoyed a traditional musical.

Don't see it if Don’t like traditional musicals.

85
During previews
De Novo
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if You like intelligent theater with an absorbing story line. Very thought provoking.

Don't see it if Don't like to think.

Also This play should be seen by everyone, we need to know what really happ... Read more Read less

90
Peter Pan
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Edgy, Funny

See it if You enjoy being surprised and enjoy seeing a classic story with new interpretation.

Don't see it if If you do not like innovative interpretation of old stories.

Also This show was very entertaining, found myself wondering how the actors... Read more Read less

93
Cry Havoc!
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting

See it if Thought provoking and well done!

Don't see it if you are looking for a musical!