Dennis 6229

New York City

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Reviews (31)
69
The View UpStairs
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Cliched, Great acting, Indulgent

See it if U like gay history, good singing, clever staging and unique setting

Don't see it if U want a story line, real characters not stereotypes, memorable songs, or want to avoid being preached at

47
Clever, Disappointing, Indulgent, Slow

See it if You want to hear actors who cannot hit high notes , boring blocking that includes an actor redoing his man bun three times, and bad lighting

Don't see it if Want a story, want to be moved or inspired or hear lyrics sung by same sex couple but written for male/female couple

52
The Battles
West Village
Clever, Banal, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if If you like good voices and clever staging

Don't see it if If you want a story line, characters you care about...show is pretentious, thinks it is better than it is, shallow, self indulgent

80
Daddy Issues
Midtown W
Entertaining, Fluffy, Disappointing, Overrated, Funny

See it if You like stereotypes and sitcoms and a good kid and good male actor

Don't see it if You want to see a well paced good show that is realistic that does not repeat same jokes

Also Three older actors were horrendous as was drunk....blocking was not go... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Dated, Great staging

See it if You like old fashioned musicals and great dancing

Don't see it if You want deep characters or thought provoking show

97
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Must see, Riveting

See it if You love simple musicals, timeless songs, beautiful staging, want to see a piece of NYC theatre history

Don't see it if You need elaborate sets or a fancy theatre or do not have an imagination or appreciate the best musical around

42
Slow, Thought-provoking, Indulgent, Banal, Confusing

See it if You like generic political opinions but can't figure out ideology of those speaking.....

Don't see it if Want directing, a set, props, characters or a script. Too bad because this could have been interesting.

Also The program professes this play will spark a change or revolution but ... Read more Read less

90
Clever, Fluffy, Funny

See it if Like Sean Hayes, want a little philosophy mixed in with your humor, like topical jokes

Don't see it if Can't handle a new take on commandments

82
Absorbing, Entertaining, Overrated, Slow

See it if You want the behind the scenes of a gifted vocalist and songwriter

Don't see it if Don't want to hear Motown instead of about lead character and her ballads, don't like slow starts...care itdoesn't get interesting til act 2

74
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You like blue collar musicals with not much of a plot but great singing and acying

Don't see it if If you want story to make sense and have depth

80
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You like spectacle, a new twist on wizard of oz

Don't see it if You are a wizard of Oz traditionalist, prefer real characters

79
Ambitious, Cliched, Confusing, Dated, Edgy

See it if U want to see a new take on racism and academia and theatre

Don't see it if U dont like preachy, strident shows with too many plotlines

64
Confusing, Disappointing, Relevant, Slow, Intelligent

See it if You like and understand foreign policy, an interesting take on history

Don't see it if Can accept an actor who neither looks nor sounds like Reagan, expect some production values

91
The Fall (FringeNYC)
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Exquisite, Intelligent, Must see, Riveting

See it if Want to see best show in the fringe still running, unique take on 9/11, get emotional, clever staging

Don't see it if Want to see too young actors playing some roles

89
Confusing, Entertaining, Edgy, Great acting, Funny

See it if U want to be engaged w the characters, enjoy fantastic acting and country music

Don't see it if You expect good fighting, expect everything to be wrapped up in end

93
Clever, Great acting, Edgy, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You appreciate actors that totally immerse themselves into their characters, you want to laugh and cry, and experience true stories onstage

Don't see it if Don't want to be affected deeply by powerful real theatre

43
Disappointing, Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if don't care about characters or a story, are OK if scenes only last 15-30 seconds, like a gay play being hijacked by an anti Trump play

Don't see it if You want want more than predictable gay bitchy jokes, u r a Trump supporter, or want good writing and decent costumes

70
Clever, Enchanting, Great singing, Confusing, Overrated

See it if U like Josh Groban, great singing, clever staging, period pieces

Don't see it if You have trouble following complicated plots, want dialogue, want to care about characters

85
The Front Page
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Delightful

See it if You like Nathan Lane, historical pieces, old fashioned shows, great acting

Don't see it if Long shows that take a while to get going

94
During previews
Falsettos
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Must see, Relevant

See it if You enjoyed the CD or original show, like clever staging and good singing, like gay issues

Don't see it if You want it to be just like original, don't mind a first act not as good as second act, don't want to see AIDS in a musical

80
Clever, Funny, Original

See it if You like clever little songs and racy humor

Don't see it if U are offended by gay themes or nudity or expect depth

71
Clever, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if You like historical natured political pieces with a strong point of view and excellent singing and some good acting and laughs

Don't see it if U r a Trump supporter or not tolerant of other cultures

77
Overrated, Quirky, Slow, Great staging

See it if You like family drama musicals, are open minded

Don't see it if You don't like to think or don't enjoy gay issues

80
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Raunchy

See it if You like buddy musicals, good characters u root for, can handle profanity

Don't see it if Jokes about women's bodies or degrading God offends you (both offended me)

83
Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Confusing

See it if You like spectacle in staging, great acting

Don't see it if Easily confused or really want to care about characters

82
Cagney
Midtown W
Absorbing, Confusing, Romantic, Original, Great singing

See it if You like BIOS, old fashioned shows

Don't see it if You don't like tap dancing

90
Straight
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Confusing, Quirky

See it if You like bi relationships, great acting and strips

Don't see it if You want a happy or predictable ending

76
Cliched, Confusing, Dated, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy Hollywood lore, simple staging

Don't see it if Get confused when actors unnecessarily change characters or don't like to watch actors lacking in the needed charisma to play legends

92
Funny, Entertaining, Great acting, Original

See it if Like politics, able to laugh at current events, believe in a far fetched plot

Don't see it if You want your political theatre to take a stand or pick sides

82
Take One (FringeNYC)
Lower E Side
Clever, Entertaining, Cliched, Confusing, Dated

See it if U like old fashioned musicals, good staging, great singing and acting

Don't see it if You want a connective thread between pieces, top notch lyrics or tunes

91
ZAMBONI (FringeNYC)
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if Like to be feel sorry for characters and get creeped out, enjoy good acting

Don't see it if Feel uncomfortable w serious topics