Dolores 6120

New York City | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (53)
70
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if If you like plays about social issues and folks living on the edge.

Don't see it if If foul language and social issuses aren't our thing.

Also Disappointed! Love Stephen Guirgis plays. This is too long, needs edit... Read more Read less

60
During previews
Slow, Indulgent, Intelligent, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if If you like political plays and enjoy Tony Kushner. Estelle Parsons gives a haunting performance as the upstairs renter.

Don't see it if If you like action, fast paced plays. Not this play, its a snail .

Also I think it would have been better if he just rewrote the play rather t... Read more Read less

80
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Quirky, Great staging, Great acting, Funny

See it if Good musical land dance numbers, lots of jokes. Clever update on the movie version, great actors.

Don't see it if If you want something with more depth and you don't like things not keeping within the original content.

84
Thought-provoking, Profound, Intense, Absorbing

See it if Original, autobiographical family drama. Profound, raw, sexually explicit.

Don't see it if If you like happy, sappy family humor comedies. Profanity and sexual references offend you.

80
All My Sons
Midtown W
Relevant, Intense, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if Intense family drama, written in 1947 and rings true in 2019. Great cast and set design. Very powerful, engaging play.

Don't see it if If you don't like family dramas and prefer musicals or comedies.

80
Sea Wall/A Life
East Village
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Great performaces by both actors. Loved the staging and the direction. Liked the first act best and JG standing in the spotlight 2nd act.

Don't see it if If one act plays aren't your thing. Plays centering on life/death themes.

74
Raunchy, Great staging, Great acting, Confusing, Absorbing

See it if Great performances by Hawke and Dano in this tragicomedy about siblling rivalry. Coyotes howling, bugs distrubs the silence night.

Don't see it if If you are not a Shepard fan. Don't like plays about sibling fights and personal breakdowns.

70
Blue Ridge
Chelsea
Absorbing, Cliched, Edgy, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if Examines conflict in a half way house. Marin Ireland and Peter Mark Kendall give excellent performances.

Don't see it if Don't care for rehab and fractured people. Bible verses and 12 step lingo. Southern drawls and melt downs.

77
Intense, Edgy, Confusing, Intelligent

See it if It's a fast paced and original design to a 1976 movie. It can be distracting at times with all that goes on around the stage.

Don't see it if Political issues, fast paced, many scenes and actors on stage, all at once. Audience members eating/drinking on stage.

72
Fireflies
Chelsea
Absorbing, Dated, Thought-provoking

See it if If you like plays above the South during the Civil Rights movement. It's original but take from the headlines.

Don't see it if Small staging of a couple's drama about the Civil Rights movement, if you don't like a two person act, this isn't for you.

82
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Funny, Must see

See it if Great Irish family drama. How the "troubles" are brought home to the farm. Superb acting!

Don't see it if If you don't like political and family drama. Don't like coming of age and interpersonal drama within a family setup.

92
Absorbing, Entertaining, Ambitious, Quirky

See it if You like musical about kids coming if age.

Don't see it if If you don't like musical and high energy dance tunes.

82
During previews
My Life on a Diet
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if One woman show about her days in old Hollywood.

Don't see it if If you don't have any interest in memoirs, the silver screen and comedy.

Also I read Renee Taylor book years ago about her struggles with dieting, I... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Cliched, Raunchy, Quirky

See it if The cast is excellent, all great stage performers. Good lighting and chero. It is a weak love/drugged up story about Studio 54. Rock opera.

Don't see it if Side characters add nothing to the plot, some are cliche. Made me happy that Steve Rubell is gone and Roundabout is there.

74
Miss You Like Hell
East Village
Ambitious, Entertaining, Edgy, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if Raw, powerful play about immigration, mother/daughter issues. Original score and brillant casting.

Don't see it if If you don't like raw language, family drama and political content

84
Mlima's Tale
East Village
Absorbing, Edgy, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if Intense drama follows the elephant tusks as they travel through the Ivory trade. Sahr Ngaujah (Fela) transforms into Mlima .

Don't see it if If you dont like intense and thought provoking dramas.

Also A haunting performance and great casting. Lynn Nottage has knock anoth... Read more Read less

70
An Ordinary Muslim
East Village
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Slow, Intelligent

See it if A play of social/political and family conflict. A Pakti family in London struggles with acceptance as Muslims and riffs within their family.

Don't see it if If you don't like religious/political plays. Family bickering and a slow first act.

71
Red Roses, Green Gold
West Village
Clever, Dated, Great staging, Banal

See it if If you're a Dead Head and like juke box musicals

Don't see it if If you do not like country/rock music.

92
Brigadoon
Midtown W
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Funny, Clever

See it if Musicals, love ballads, fantasy

Don't see it if you don't like musicals

65
During previews
Junk
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Resonant

See it if You are into finance. Great acting and a large cast, fab set design.

Don't see it if You do not like large casting, finance.

89
During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Edgy, Great staging, Riveting

See it if like original musicals, fast paced, minimal sets, military and religious themes.

Don't see it if you hate loud, religious or military themes.

Also Great cast and the music by David Byrne is amazing. Kinda of a rock mu... Read more Read less

64
During previews
The Penitent
Chelsea
Absorbing, Confusing, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You like Mamet and play with lengthy conversations.

Don't see it if Don't like Mamet, plays concerning religion, gays and legal issues bore you.

Also The play is in previews, so hopefully the kinks will be worked out. Th... Read more Read less

75
Big River
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great singing, Dated

See it if You like musicals. I was delighted with Roger Miller's ballads. The scenery and the adoptation of Mark Twain's book.

Don't see it if It does reflect today's current racial issues. It can be uncomfortable but that's the intent.

Also The cast is brillant. The music is great esp., "You Oughta Be Hete Wit... Read more Read less

88
For a previous production
Absorbing, Entertaining, Romantic, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You like originality, fast paced and something different.

Don't see it if you're looking for the boy meets girl musical.

100
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Original, Thought-provoking

See it if Shows the ups/downs of the 4 Seasons. It is an eye opener with great singing and staging.

Don't see it if You don't like the 4 Seasons music.

90
Refreshing, Great staging, Entertaining, Enchanting, Ambitious

See it if If you like puppets and musicals with a little sci-fi thrown in. I love this musical and see it at every opportunity.

Don't see it if If you don't like puppets, teenage romance, sci-fi and a small stage production.

Also I loved it and the small intimate venue is perfect. The cast did a won... Read more Read less

70
The Great Society
Upper W Side
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if How history repeats itself, police brutality and race relations from the 60's, still ongoing in the 90's. Fun watching politicians debate.

Don't see it if Slow dialogue,. American [past history, male dominant cast

84
Intelligent, Great acting, Great staging, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Great adaptation of the book, Strong female characters, coming of age story.

Don't see it if If you don't like folk lore. Females leading the show, teenage angst.

80
Great acting, Entertaining, Ambitious, Clever

See it if Hilarious comedy, zany , little dated but Carl Reiner doesn't disappoint

Don't see it if If you don't care for slapstick. Song and dance numbers, play within a play theater.

Also Excellent cast, timing and Joe Veale is a name to watch for. He's bril... Read more Read less

78
During previews
Great staging, Great writing, Raunchy, Edgy, Funny

See it if Play reflects a one night stand between two co-workers, It's intense and funny in parts. Some scenes may be raunchy for your tastes.

Don't see it if If you don't care for adult drama with sex scenes and nudity., this is a play to avoid. SOme funny moments and I feel it true to life.

74
Gloria: A Life
Gramercy
Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if If you like plays about woman's rights and hisory. I ejoyed it and like the way the theater is set up. It may be cliche for some.

Don't see it if Don't like a all women cast, uninterested in woman's rights and its history.

74
During previews
The Mother
Chelsea
Great acting, Intense, Intelligent, Edgy

See it if Play with alternate plots. A wife facing aging and an empty nest, possible infidelity. Isabelle Huppert is marvelous, Chris Noth is weak

Don't see it if If you don't like martial spats, changing plots and woman's aging and suffering depression.

78
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Edgy, Raunchy

See it if It's original. Grifters and snooker players and lots of twists and quirky characters.

Don't see it if Don't care for English comedies. Snooker and grifters are the main characters. Some raunchy scences.

80
Absorbing, Clever, Great singing, Great staging

See it if It's original and worth seeing. I wanted to like it more than I did. I think I was expecting more. It's a sad and depressing play and lea

Don't see it if If you don't like historic plays about the depression and how people manage to merger out an existence. This play is one to skip.

70
Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny

See it if If you liked MG the movie and want to see it on Broadway and how it makes the transition. Great show for mother/daughter matinees.

Don't see it if Don't see it if you're not into high school angst and vicious girl cliches.

80
Clever, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great staging

See it if Great staging, and fine acting. Relent to today's headlines. Thought provoking. Thought the slow moving scenes and the chatter between al

Don't see it if If you don't like family and court drama. Don't like plays about the South and the racial divide.

86
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Cliched, Thought-provoking

See it if Musical about a hard driven success of a gal, who's life is turned upside down, after a medical diagnosis

Don't see it if Satirical play about breast cancer

Also Jenn Colella was amazing. The cast members pulled it together with onl... Read more Read less

70
Fire in Dreamland
East Village
Cliched, Disappointing, Great acting, Slow

See it if History of Coney Island and Super Storm Sandy after effects.

Don't see it if You expect character development and action.

Also Rebecca Naomi Jones is excellent. I kept hoping her character would wi... Read more Read less

88
Cyprus Avenue
East Village
Absorbing, Entertaining, Intelligent, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if A political drama set in Ireland. Has a few chuckles and some violence, I left feeling disturbed. Great casting, simple staging .

Don't see it if If you don't like family drama or political themes. The violence can be shocking.

74
Disappointing, Dated, Slow

See it if It was great the see Anthony Edwards on stage. Good cast but too much is given to the two leads to manage.

Don't see it if Set was unimpressive. Slow, lack of empathy.

86
Harry Clarke
West Village
Great staging, Great singing, Funny

See it if Billy Crudup is amazing in this well written, one man show. He captures you as he transcends into different characters. Funny, Riveting.

Don't see it if If you don't like minimal sets, one man performances, psychological dramas.

80
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if You like family drama that deal with sensitive issues

Don't see it if You don't like plays that deal with disabilities and sibling rivalry.

68
Entertaining, Great acting, Quirky, Slow

See it if Like one person plays. Story telling and a bit of americana. Slice of life.

Don't see it if If you don't like one person plays. Slow plots and development

64
During previews
Illyria
East Village
Great acting, Slow, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if If you like long conversations, NY theater history and Shakespeare.

Don't see it if If you do not like conversational long running plays. The money bags against the poor starving artists.

95
Ambitious, Great singing, Enchanting, Clever, Entertaining

See it if If you like a rock opera with lots of movement, dance and characters. Great staging, singing and some history of war and comets.

Don't see it if you don't like lights blaring, some repetitive chorus, rock music. multiple characters, lots of action going on around you.

100
During previews
Thought-provoking, Must see, Great staging

See it if You like original muiscals. High speed choreo, live muiscians, dancing and a true story.

Don't see it if You hate musicals. Don't like true life enactments. Dancing and small town folks.

76
Confusing, Edgy

See it if Post apocalytic is your thing.

Don't see it if The theater is located downstairs, if that is a problem for you. You don't like to be confused.

Also Decent acting, like the set. The second act drags. I was unimpressed w... Read more Read less

96
During previews
The Object Lesson
East Village
Clever, Intelligent, Riveting, Funny

See it if You like audience participation. Sobello is an actor and an illusionist. It's original, funny and absoring.

Don't see it if The set gets rearranged and the audience with it throughout the show. There a few chairs with backs. You sit on small boxes, topped with cha

Also Chair cushions, can be uncomfortable.

100
For a previous production
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Entertaining, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if young people, high school students, female athletics, mother-daughters , teachers.

Don't see it if you don't want to see today's youth dealing with coming of age.

100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Profound, Original

See it if A coming of age play that tackles sensitive subjects will honesty.

Don't see it if If you're not open minded.