DorDor

Brooklyn | 65+ | Female
About:  I am a retired teacher. I taught high school English and choral music in Junior High School. I conducted the All-Boro Brooklyn Chorus for 10 years. Now my husband and I have a tutoring business. We prepare kids for the PSAT, SAT, and ACT. My husband was a math teacher, I do the English. He also... Read more Read less
Reviews (55)
90
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if A story based on reality in Uganda. Family conflict, gay issues vs. religious issues. The cat is top notch. Much to talk about after.

Don't see it if If gay issues are not t your thing.

94
Ink
Midtown W
Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy a wonderfully acted story. It is a vivid look at the newspaper and rag industry .

Don't see it if You like musicals a science fiction.

98
White Noise
East Village
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You love excellent writing and acting. And if the tropic of race relations, looked at in a very unique way, appeals to you.

Don't see it if I can’ think of ant reason not to see it.

94
Sea Wall/A Life
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if I would hope everyone would want ot see Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturriidge. each presents a one act monologue. They both are brilliant.

Don't see it if If you don;t like monologues and if your don;t like plays about life and death.

Also I would not miss this play. It is beautifully performed.

94
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Must see

See it if you want to see a fresh take on a classic. Superb acting by all.Avery relevant play. The language is musical.

Don't see it if i can't think of any reason not to see it.

92
During previews
The Hello Girls
Midtown E
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You enjoy shows about historical facts and if you enjoy excellent singing, musicianship and good writing.

Don't see it if You dislike musicals.

89
Eve's Song
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Funny, Intelligent

See it if A very well-written play about the black experience. Superb acting. A very thoughtful and thought-provoking play

Don't see it if if you don't enjoy plays that deal with real and difficult issues,

93
During previews
Wild Goose Dreams
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Refreshing

See it if You want to see cleverness., good acting and direction.

Don't see it if Don’t see it if very traditional theater is your taste

98
Great acting, Great singing, Quirky, Must see

See it if See it if you like or never liked the music of Bob Dylan’s music. What is done with his music and the story written around it is great.

Don't see it if I can’t think of a reason not to see it. At the Public before it heads for Broadway

84
During previews
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if A delightful piece of theater. See it if you like wit and surprise.

Don't see it if Don;t see it if you have trouble with cockney dialect. Otherwise it's fun/

98
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if If you want a fun, enjoyable evening, filled with energy. No great story, but it is absolute fun.

Don't see it if Yo u like deep, thoughtful theater

94
The Metromaniacs
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You appreciate clever writing. A French classical piece done with a modern flair

Don't see it if If you don't have a sense of humor

94
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if Saw it before Broadway at Encore and loved it. Great choreography and great staging. If you.’ve never seen it, do.

Don't see it if No reason not to

94
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if If you love BernadettePeters and Victor Gerber and a wonderful score

Don't see it if There is no reason not to see it.

83
Party Face
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Great acting

See it if You emjoy a comic family plot

Don't see it if you have trouble understanding British and Irish accents

89
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Great acting, Relevant

See it if Like good acting. Political issues interest you

Don't see it if You prefer comedies.

90
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You want to see a master actor at work. The stories are very entertainig

Don't see it if You dislike one-man shows.

96
For a previous production
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great singing

See it if if you love great music, excellent lyrics and a great cast. we thoroughly enjoyed the show. smiled throughout!

Don't see it if I can't imagine why not to see, unless you don't like a good musical.

100
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You love a good musical with an engrossing book

Don't see it if You expect dancing and chorus lines

89
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if Great directing, and excellent acting. Great reasons to see it. As well, a good story

Don't see it if You dislike listening to Southern dialect.

95
Tiny Beautiful Things
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you love good acting and excellent writing and clever staging

Don't see it if i highly recommend it.

85
The Violin
Midtown E
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy a good drama and excellent acting.

Don't see it if Some folks who were in the audience with me did not like it, but I really couldn't get a handle on why.

90
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if You love good singing and an intelligent show

Don't see it if If black history is not your thing, however entertaining it may be.

73
Cats
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow

See it if you love Andrew LLoyd Weber's music

Don't see it if if you want to a show that moves you.

69
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Disappointing

See it if you must.

Don't see it if you enjoy clear dialogue that you are able to hear. So much of the show is inaudable

95
Masterful, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if If you love the music. if you don't know the music see it anyway. super talented cat and a very gripping story.

Don't see it if I can think of no reason not to see it.

91
During previews
Great acting, Delightful

See it if If love great acting. And you like some laughs and no intermission shows

Don't see it if If you like musicals. Otherwise a entertaining evening.

94
Nassim
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if O spontaneous show? A new actor each night besides Nassom. Thoroughly enjoyable

Don't see it if You do z’ like innovative thester

90
Absorbing, Great acting

See it if If you want to see fabulous acting, and if you are a Sam Shepherd fan.

Don't see it if Don't see if it you don't like lots of dialog.

90
The Prisoner
Brooklyn
Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy different type of theater, and f you are a fan of Peter Brook's direction. Based on an actual event. I found it mesmerizing.

Don't see it if you like big productions.

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92
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if You enjoy a lively. funny, show with excellent performances, music and lyrics and great choreography.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy original musical theater.

91
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if Great acting. A wonderful ensembel. good story

Don't see it if there is really no reason to stay away.

99
Mother of the Maid
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Must see

See it if Glen Close is reason enough.The play is riveting.

Don't see it if If you don’t like excellent theater

95
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Delightful

See it if See it if you want to se wonderful acting , great writing, smart humor. The 2 hours and Twenty minutes flew by. A thoughtful piece of writin

Don't see it if Don’t see it if you know knowcabsolutely nothing about Hamlet. Otherwise, run to see it.

85
Absorbing, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if you like original musicals that does not have a melody you can hum on the way out, but rather does have subject matter to discuss.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy a difficult and heartbreaking plot based on true stories. and if your only kind of musical is a big Broadway show.

95
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if I have seen this show four tomes. this was one of the best. Fabulous dancing, stage design, and song interretatiom. a treat.

Don't see it if I can't think fofany reason not to see it.

99
Miss You Like Hell
East Village
Absorbing, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if You like a timely musical and a wonderful mother/daughter story. Great voices and great music. Intelligent

Don't see it if I really can’t think of why you shouldn’t see it.

92
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if Clever musical

Don't see it if I wouldn’t pass it up.

85
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You like a good story and excellent acting.

Don't see it if you don;t like to feel sad as ou watch a show.

96
During previews
The Low Road
East Village
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy a fresh and unique look at current issues

Don't see it if You lack a sense of humor

94
During previews
Kings
East Village
Absorbing, Edgy, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You like intelligent dialogue and excellent writing, topical and intelligent theater .

Don't see it if You like purely to. Be entertained.

93
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Clever, Intelligent

See it if You like smart, dialogue, thoughtful writing and clever staging and really good acting.

Don't see it if Quick dialog, a female cast

86
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if \ love really good theater

Don't see it if you are expecting a big Broadway musical

94
Junk
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Masterful

See it if You appreciate excellent acting , writing, and directing. A serious play with a few ironies

Don't see it if You prefer musicals and lighthearted comedies

91
Oedipus El Rey
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Riveting

See it if If you like good, edgy theater. A wpnderful company.

Don't see it if If relevant nudity on stage disturbs you.

25
Perfect Crime
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow

See it if No reason to see it. First show i ever walked out on. Can't beleive it is still around.

Don't see it if You enjoy good theater and a good thriller.

79
Entertaining, Great singing

See it if A fun show. The talent was wonderful

Don't see it if Story a little obvious, but who cares. It is about the singing.

97
Power Over POTUS
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you like to dine and see a show at the same time.

Don't see it if you are a Trump supporter

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you love carole king's music and want to smile

Don't see it if if you don't like bios.

100
Sweat
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Must see

See it if you lke excellent writing and engrossing theater

Don't see it if if a serious drama is not your thing