Doreen 6282

Scarsdale

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Reviews (105)
75
Dated, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if you like a small theater, want to feel close to the action, like period pieces, good costumes, and people who care about their role.

Don't see it if you do not like pieces that celebrate the goodness in all of us and the American Dream.

90
Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if you like a timeless story & a feel good about oneself. YOU get so involved you don't want the story to end......

Don't see it if you don't believe in the good of all...

100
Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if you love history and like that a historical figure is captivating audiences with Lin-Manuel's masterpiece of music, staging, character and

Don't see it if you don't appreciate creativity plus! excitement! a historical tale or Hamilton getting his due!

90
Great staging, Delightful, Clever

See it if you love the songs, enjoy good dancing, and enjoy a show that is well known to all. It does not disappoint.

Don't see it if you dislike good music, are enchanted by the #MeToo movement or dislike a tried and true story.

90
During previews
Masterful, Great acting, Entertaining, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you can handle an intense play with a pointed message about how we need to be more attuned to our veterans.

Don't see it if you want a fun,light play. This play makes an impact in a BIG way.

90
During previews
Cleverly staged, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you have ever cared about a family member and suffered loss. This show will make you think but inspire you to relive the happy times.

Don't see it if you can not deal with reality.

90
Relevant, Intense, Absorbing

See it if you can deal with the suffering of others who do not deserve to be mistreated or manipulated by politics.

Don't see it if you find acting so realistic and it bothers you that others are suffering.

94
Intense, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you are enjoy intense family drama, acted by extremely talented actors.

Don't see it if you do not like conflict or snide remarks.

80
Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if you want to delve into a more personal side of Freddie than before. This story takes a lot of energy and courage to perform.

Don't see it if you don't like raw truth and one man shows.

60
During previews
Female lead quick on feet, Good singing voices

See it if you want a Book of Mormon premise or you like a lead actress who is quick to improvise as the need arises.

Don't see it if you expect to hear Ethel Merman's greatest hits.....

50
During previews
Too many tricks, Lovely theater, Funny

See it if you want constant surprises and bizarre scenes.

Don't see it if you wish to be entertained and informed.

51
Not witty enough or not enough thought provoking exchanges among characters, Slow, Too many furniture moves

See it if you want to torture/punish yourself for any misdeeds,

Don't see it if you like characters who do not make sense with lines or with voice inflections.

75
During previews
Relevant story, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to think about the meaning in your life and how it affects others in your circle of friends and acquaintances.

Don't see it if you do not like to be reminded that all of us will die or how.

80
Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are interested in learning about one woman's endless search for happiness, her trials and tribulations....

Don't see it if you do not want to be entertained by a cast of characters who play many roles, all seamlessly.

50
During previews
Not enough "meat", Missing something...., Great singing

See it if you enjoy songs that can be sung with or without a guitar to accompany the singer.

Don't see it if you want a solid story that captures your interest.

78
During previews
Thought-provoking, Clever, Ambitious

See it if you are interested in learning and if you like minimal staging but great effects. These men carry off a powerful message with little staging

Don't see it if don't like sound effects and good acting!

96
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if you are interested in learning more about a little known but extremely interesting man.

Don't see it if you do not like one man shows that are both entertaining and informative!

70
Ok, Endless, Funny

See it if you are a fan of Melissa Gilbert or have been screwed in your divorce. This is a funny reflection of thinking your partner will be fair.

Don't see it if you do not like one woman shows or want to sit there for what seems an eternity....

78
Fabulous set design, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you like a story that pulls you in and makes you want to know what will happen next.

Don't see it if you want a fast paced, easy solution to a problem story.

69
During previews
Could have been better, Tacky costumes, Interesting set

See it if want to leave more confused than when you came in and looked at the 4 walls surrounding you. Should have left at intermission....

Don't see it if want to be entertained and enjoy good dialogue and a strong performance from the actors.

75
Refreshing, Fun!, Entertaining

See it if you want to escape from the daily dregs and escape to a place where you can have fun. A real feel good show...

Don't see it if you expect a masterpiece, this show is entertaining and fun....nothing more.

80
Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if you are a Rylance fan for he gives an outstanding performance. Fabulous sets and costumes add to the allure of this show.

Don't see it if you do not like to engage in historically set pieces.......

60
Slow, Good acting, Great story

See it if You enjoy shows based on real life experiences.

Don't see it if you do not want to travel downtown to a theater on First Avenue.

85
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Delightful

See it if you like John Lithgow at his best. It was particularly touching that the premise of the show is to acknowledge his father's love of theater.

Don't see it if you are not a big fan of PG Wodehouse since that is the focus of act two.

95
Riveting, Relevant, Intense, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you like to learn more history provided by an exceptional performer. He voices many believable characters and takes you into his world.

Don't see it if you do not want to think or consider that our American government has wronged others unjustly.

77
Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you enjoy seeing an acting legend onstage surrounded by those who care and try to act their hearts out....

Don't see it if you do not like sad stories.

85
Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy an evening at the theater with incredible costumes, outstanding staging and fabulous singing.....try to get an aisle seat.

Don't see it if you don't like great theater that sucks you in......

50
Slow, Overrated, Great singing

See it if you want to pay to hear the 2-3 great songs in the show.

Don't see it if you expect to be highly entertained. I was disappointed and could not wait to leave....

69
Great staging, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if you like special effects. The staging, the effects and King Kong are fabulous----much more so than the singing, story line or dancing.

Don't see it if you want to be fully entertained by the acting. Only go if you LOVE special effects and the staging aspect of a play.

75
Interesting pieces/ 3 one act plays, Quirky, Clever

See it if you like short but poignant plays with minimal staging.

Don't see it if you like flashy big budget shows.

88
Heart-wrenching, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great singing

See it if You like a show that touches your inner feelings and takes you back to a time you were more vulnerable.

Don't see it if you do not like to make connections and feel about the subject matter and characters.

90
During previews
Great acting, Funny, Clever

See it if you have ever been in a pickle and know how it feels to be have others be critical of you when you least expect it.....

Don't see it if you do not have a sense of humor!

95
Masterful, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like a play that totally captures your interest and you do not like for it to end!

Don't see it if you want light entertainment, the story is intense and the acting is superb!

85
Well staged, Informative, Thought-provoking

See it if you would like to know more about a president who did not take advantage of his role nor the office.

Don't see it if you don't like historical stories and factual information.

44
Ridiculous, Non-entertainijng, Tried to be too cute

See it if you think a story about Hitler should include "mean girls" and their cell phones.

Don't see it if you come to be educated or entertained!

95
During previews
Masterful, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You are interested in seeing a performer give 100% t his role and share a part of history that still fascinates after all this time.

Don't see it if you don't like historically based plays, sentiment or a strong performance by a one man show.

75
Great staging, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if you like plays that tell a story with a message that withstands time. The theater is intimate so you feel like apart of the show.

Don't see it if you do not like plays that make you think how you could be a better person.

56
Too bizarre, Accent difficult to adjust to & understand, Edgy

See it if if you want to be confused and wonder WHY someone would want to share this story.

Don't see it if you want to be entertained and feel good when you leave theater.....

100
Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy slight of hand without the slight! like to be well entertained by a personable and highly intelligent performer who is charming!

Don't see it if you need to figure out how he did it because his "works of wonder" can NOT be explained.....

76
Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are enchanted by "behind the scenes" and thoughts if Princess Diana

Don't see it if you are an anti - Brit or not interested in Diana's travails wit h Prince Charles

25
Weird, Unbelievable, Unexpected

See it if like to waste time and have nothing else to do, even reading the newspaper is better than sitting through this.....

Don't see it if you want to be entertained in a conventional way and feel good about yourself afterwards.

75
Ambitious, Interesting set, Thought-provoking

See it if you would like to know more about the infamous James brothers, train & bank robbers. There is aslo racism with Civil War overtures.

Don't see it if you expect a story that holds your attention and captivates your interest.

85
During previews
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy a show that allows one to reveal intimate aspects of their life in a entertaining and relevant way: so much so, you want more.

Don't see it if you do not like a one woman show that might make you examine your own feelings about your life.

95
During previews
Clever storytelling, Heartwarming, Good singing voices

See it if you like musicals with family based stories that seem so realistic, including its family secrets.

Don't see it if if you are confused when one character plays more than one role or you don't like sentimental stories.

60
Confusing...., Slow, Great staging

See it if you want a nice nap....

Don't see it if you want to feel entertained and like happy endings.

70
During previews
Disappointing, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you love the music in Carousel for the singing is exquisite! MR./Mrs. Snow are OUTSTANDING! Set is beautiful......esp. the carousel.

Don't see it if you expect to be WOWed by Jessie Mueller. the sets steal the show----as does Mr. Henry as Billy Bigelow.

75
Nice set, Strong perfromances, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to step back in time and see how life differed for women who were more subjected to the whims of the men in their life.

Don't see it if want a fast paced show because this one is slow but thoughtfully done.

75
Overrated, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you enjoy a wonderfully performed show by a British cast. The story was sad but heroic in nature.

Don't see it if want a BIG musical production with mindless chatter....

100
Hauntingly beautiful!, Intense, Great staging, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like strong characters who give 100% of themselves while on stage and share a story that captivates you from the beginning to the end.

Don't see it if You have trouble understanding people who speak with a different accent or you dislike a fabulous story.

80
During previews
Politically attuned, Relevant, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like the fun that is constantly poked at Trump...the show is beautifully staged and full of surprises.

Don't see it if you are a die hard conservative!