DIANA F 6161

New York City | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (117)
84
Great acting, Great writing, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining
September 16th, 2022

See it if you like satire, interested in politics, history; enjoy great directing and ensemble acting; like off Broadway plays.

Don't see it if you only enjoy big stage Broadway musicals; don't like making fun of serious matters

84
Macbeth (Broadway)
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining
June 25th, 2022

See it if You like new non-traditional productions of Shakespeare, value ensemble work, directing and enjoy great acting.

Don't see it if You are hoping to see an elaborate set or a classic production of Macbeth.

95
Intense, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing, Clever
May 13th, 2022

See it if You love words. That’s all.

Don't see it if You don’t love words or minimalistic productions that take freedom with the original material.

89
BAROCOCO (2022)
Midtown E
Quirky, Hilarious, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful
March 6th, 2022

See it if you enjoy quirky non-linear chamber plays. This was really a really funny comedy of manners - type performance by a masterful troupe.

Don't see it if you don't like plays without a story.

85
Space Dogs
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever
March 3rd, 2022

See it if you enjoy quirky performances, like satire and are interested in the history of space race between the USSR and the US.

Don't see it if you are more into classical plays or musicals. This performance is unusual, only has 2 actors and some of it is history narrated.

69
Turandot
Upper W Side
Dated, Disappointing, Great staging
February 21st, 2022

See it if You love classic operas. The set for this particular production is amazing.

Don't see it if The story is important to you. It is really dated and none of the characters are possible to empathize with.

90
Company (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Hilarious, Great singing, Great acting, Great staging
February 18th, 2022

See it if you'd like to see an entertaining light-hearted comedy, a riff on marriage, living in NYC, dating; the entire cast is wonderful

Don't see it if you don't feel like laughing or don't like musicals

50
Autumn Royal
Chelsea
Quirky, Slow, Great staging
November 7th, 2021

See it if You are interested in exploring feelings that come up while taking care of one’s elderly parent

Don't see it if You want to be entertained. While not long in time, the play felt long, as it was mostly depressing while tried to be humorous and deep.

91
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful
September 17th, 2021

See it if you love Broadway musicals at their best, with masterful performances, singing, music, staging, and would enjoy Orpheus/Eurydice story

Don't see it if you are not into musicals. There's no other reason not to see it.

91
Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful
September 17th, 2021

See it if you love Broadway musicals at their best, with masterful performances, singing, music, staging, and would enjoy Orpheus/Eurydice story

Don't see it if you are not into musicals. There's no other reason not to see it.

86
Quirky, Funny, Great singing, Entertaining
February 21st, 2020

See it if You’d like to see new work, enjoy musicals, ensemble cast that works well together, would like to be entertained

Don't see it if You are looking for a profound, revelatory show. This is not purely superficial but is not very deep either.

92
During previews
Romantic, Great acting, Masterful, Great staging, Absorbing
February 16th, 2020

See it if You like new interpretations of old works, enjoy modern dance, and Bernstein’s score

Don't see it if You would not like a change in the musical - some numbers are cut; do not like modern takes on classical works; do not want to see violence

88
Relevant, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever
January 18th, 2020

See it if You are interested in history, particularly ‘45-‘69, appreciate one handlers, and like the music of the boom generation.

Don't see it if You don’t like one man shows, don’t like documentary theatre

83
Dated, Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
December 21st, 2019

See it if you're interested in classic plays, this one mid 19th century farce. It is entertaining, & is an enjoyable production with a great ensemble.

Don't see it if you'd like to see something more contemporary; if you get uncomfortable in relatively tight spaces (seats are packed closely in this house).

81
Entertaining, Quirky, Great acting, Funny
November 30th, 2019

See it if You enjoy family dramas, quirky comedies, appreciate ensemble chemistry, great acting

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy off Broadway plays, minimalistic sets, have difficulty tolerating a 90 min show without intermission

85
Re:Play
Midtown W
Entertaining, Quirky, Delightful
November 17th, 2019

See it if You enjoy pantomime, quirky shows, have kids

Don't see it if You want to see a play with a story.

100
Masterful, Relevant, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting
November 10th, 2019

See it if You enjoy interpretations of Shakespeare highlighting the relevance of his works to modern times; masterful acting and amazing production.

Don't see it if You are not into Shakespeare plays or prefer classic staging, interpretation etc

100
For a previous production
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful, Absorbing
November 2nd, 2019

See it if You want to be entertained, moved and come out singing tunes from the show. Amazing production with excellent actors, music, staging, etc

Don't see it if No reason not to see it

74
During previews
The White Chip
Midtown E
Thought-provoking, Slow, Relevant, Great acting
October 9th, 2019

See it if you enjoy relevant social and personal issue plays, humorous take on addiction, enjoy great acting.

Don't see it if it would be hard to sit through a 90min play with no intermission (it gets slow at times) and the stories of addiction lost their novelty to

Also you. The humor is there but is laced with bitterness and is not as out... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Hilarious, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful
October 4th, 2019

See it if you want to have fun! The show is so enjoyable from all aspects! Great directing, staging, acting, singing, costumes, music, all of it!

Don't see it if you don't enjoy ludicrous bizarre stories and want something serious.

80
During previews
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Clever
September 25th, 2019

See it if you like the books or have a kid who likes the books; you want to see an entertaining fantasy story.

Don't see it if you want to see something realistic, don't like musicals, or are not a fan of the books.

92
Indulgent, Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Delightful
September 25th, 2019

See it if you want to have pure fun without any hint at seriousness. It does not matter if you hated the movie. This is much better.

Don't see it if you'd rather not have fun or having a feast for the eyes and joy for the ears is not your cup of tea.

90
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever
September 19th, 2019

See it if you enjoy a typical but excellent Broadway musicals, liked the movie, appreciate humor, and great sets, music, acting etc

Don't see it if you're looking for a serious play/drama, or are looking for a more intimate setting - the Marquis isn't as charming as a typical B'way house

90
Relevant, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
September 6th, 2019

See it if you like original musicals, can relate to family issues, teenage years, high school, enjoy great acting and intelligent script

Don't see it if you may be upset seeing a play about mental health issues, suicide, teenagers' loneliness etc

79
Relevant, Great staging, Great acting
August 11th, 2019

See it if You’d like to see Shakespeare under the stars, a good production of Coriolanus, great acting

Don't see it if You don’t like Shakespeare, long plays, or need to see something exceptional. This production was good but very straightforward.

95
During previews
Hilarious, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever
June 9th, 2019

See it if You love Shakespeare’s comedies, word play, various interpretations of his plays, and enjoy theater under the stars!

Don't see it if You don’t follow Shakespeare’s language, don’t like modern interpretations of classical works.

Also The direction, casting, music, choreography, stage design- was all per... Read more Read less

92
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever
May 12th, 2019

See it if You would enjoy an excellent retelling of the famous Jules Verne’s tale in a Monty Pythonesque way.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy comedy, children’s theater, slapstick.

22
Boring, Insipid, Excruciating, Cliched
April 19th, 2019

See it if You like a straight-forward plot without anything new to learn.

Don't see it if You need some depth to the story and get bored with hearing the same chewed up info fed to you time after time. The play was terrible

Also in content. While the actors were very good it was painful to see so m... Read more Read less

85
The White Devil
West Village
Great writing, Clever, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining
March 31st, 2019

See it if you enjoy classical theater, especially Jacobean drama, and something to think about, as well as great ensemble work.

Don't see it if you don’t enjoy figurative language, contemporary settings in translation of period works, dramatic theater and violence

93
During previews
Entertaining, Intense, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
March 16th, 2019

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare, do not get put off by non-traditional interpretations of the plays, & enjoy masterful acting and ensemble work.

Don't see it if you get bored with long plays (it’s 3.5 hours long), Shakespeare and insist on traditional staging/direction.

Also I loved the inclusion of live music, the string quartet.

85
During previews
Trick or Treat
Midtown E
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Thought-provoking
January 19th, 2019

See it if You enjoy watching a well put together ensemble cast and like contemporary plays. It’s not complex but entertaining and enjoyable.

Don't see it if You don’t want to face issues of getting older, dementia, care-giving; or don’t enjoy off Broadway plays

55
Mother Night
Midtown E
Disappointing, Dated, Insipid, Slow
November 3rd, 2018

See it if You want to see adaptations of Vonnegut’s work

Don't see it if narrative format is not for you. It could’ve been a radio play as it was not exciting to see on stage.

84
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Quirky
October 29th, 2018

See it if you’ve got kids with a sense of humor, and enjoy live music. All of the cast play instruments and the music is very enjoyable.

Don't see it if you are tired of the story.

76
During previews
Great acting, Relevant, Slow, Quirky, Intense
October 21st, 2018

See it if You love Kurt Vonnegut and quirky plays. It is relevant to current issues but a bit too concrete.

Don't see it if You want to see something emotional

84
During previews
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Ambitious, Delightful, Relevant
October 6th, 2018

See it if You enjoy great staging, video projection effects, wondrous and masterful puppetry and don’t mind pretty traditional story-telling otherwise

Don't see it if You want to avoid a pretty traditional broadway show (with exception of very modern staging, masterful puppetry, and great choreography).

Also There were no outstanding songs or voices, but overall the show was en... Read more Read less

80
Clever, Entertaining, Funny
September 24th, 2018

See it if You have a kid interested in the magic of science. It might inspire a young person to try some experiments at home.

Don't see it if You don’t have an interest in science or are not bringing a child. It will also be “over the head” for kids younger than 8-9.

65
Cliched, Disappointing, Great singing, Great staging, Slow
September 5th, 2018

See it if you have kids that like "Frozen". There're many faults with this production but fans of the animated film who are kids would enjoy it.

Don't see it if you care about quality beyond a cliched Broadway musical. Even costumes (horrible wigs!!!) were not up to par. Staging/light were enjoyable.

96
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Riveting, Exhilirating
June 14th, 2018

See it if You want to smile non-stop for more than two hours. Being familiar with Soongebob series is not required.

Don't see it if You are not able to enjoy over the top silliness and zany humor, or if you want to see something traditional.

65
Dated, Disappointing, Cliched, Funny, Great acting
June 11th, 2018

See it if You’d like to brush up on the modern Russian theater and see some of the current Russian theater and film stars.

Don't see it if Long, dated plays with a true but obvious message bore you

63
Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Excruciating, Boring
May 21st, 2018

See it if you are a fan of this play, Eugene O'Neill or any of the actors.

Don't see it if You don't like very long plays, fall asleep when the action is slow, and don't need to hear repetition of the same things over and

Also over again - even when it serves the playwright's message. The play is... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Operation Crucible
Midtown W
Confusing, Great acting, Intense, Slow, Thought-provoking
May 11th, 2018

See it if you are interested in the history and atmosphere of Northern England during war time, and the years before WWII; enjoy acting performances.

Don't see it if you have combat PTSD (there are some sudden and loud sounds of bombing in the play); have difficulty following northern English accent and

Also somewhat confusing way of telling the story (four characters interject... Read more Read less

78
The Solve It Squad
Midtown W
Funny, Raunchy, Quirky, Great acting
May 7th, 2018

See it if You are a fan of the crew (StarKid), like quirky plays, parodies, can take it easy with the play poking fun at itself and its fa

Don't see it if you like more serious plays, and not a fan of the crew, Scooby Doo, parodies.

90
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing
May 5th, 2018

See it if You like Alan Ayckbourn’s plays, British theater, the genre of tragicomedy, enjoy close up masterful performances.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy long plays, are looking for a broadway style or a fast paced show

77
King Lear (BAM)
Brooklyn
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent, Slow
April 28th, 2018

See it if You love Shakespeare; King Lear and SRC

Don't see it if It would be difficult to sit through a very long play (almost 3.5h long with only 1 intermission)

83
We Live by the Sea
Midtown E
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Profound
April 18th, 2018

See it if You are interested in the human experience of a mental illness, particularly, autism - both personal perspective and point of view of others

Don't see it if You don’t like unusual story-telling, can’t tolerate loud music or noises, or are looking for light entertainment.

Also The story is very poignant, humane and sweet, with excellent acting an... Read more Read less

91
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging
April 14th, 2018

See it if You want to be entertained, laugh and enjoy great staging, acting, voices and choreography of this high energy production

Don't see it if The music is too loud, you are not into high school drama

87
During previews
Travesties
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing
April 2nd, 2018

See it if you are a fan of zany British humor, Tom Stoppard, intellectual comedy, and are a bit familiar with the characters of the play.

Don't see it if you are looking for light comedy, not interested in philosophizing about art, politics, social responsibilities in a play that doesn't have

Also a plot arch, but is more like a collection of memories.

70
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Dated, Disappointing, Great writing
March 26th, 2018

See it if you'd like to see those movie/TV stars on stage... love Lonergan's work.

Don't see it if the whole play experience is important to you: in the preview that I saw (close to the opening night), I found direction to be poor, with

Also little impact of the witty dialogue, to the mid section of the theater... Read more Read less

90
Black Beauty
Midtown W
Delightful, Great acting, Great staging, Hilarious, Quirky
March 17th, 2018

See it if You have kids. It is a great kids' show - though funny for adults too, it can get a little slow. Wonderful spirited actors and a great story

Don't see it if You are not into children's theater.

70
During previews
Great staging, Quirky, Raunchy, Slow, Great band
March 17th, 2018

See it if You love klezmer music, and are interested in learning more about early 20th century immigration/Jewish refugees from Eastern Europe.

Don't see it if Immigration/refugee stories are not new to you - the play does not offer a new look at those stories, and can get a bit boring.

Also The lead actors (the refugee couple) were great; just as the band.