DOUG Rob NYC

Manhattan | 65+ | Male
About:  Theatre has become a true passion of mine. Curtails up please!
Reviews (467)
89
A Bright New Boise
Midtown W
Profound, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
February 5th, 2023

See it if A moving story of the union of a complicated father & son given away at birth. Great acting of a well written story.

Don't see it if This is not a light play. If you prefer a musical or comedy then skip this one.

88
Modern Swimwear
Midtown W
Great staging, Riveting, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
January 22nd, 2023

See it if A well-acted, beautiful set & disturbing portrayal of a youth couple with their complicated relationship.

Don't see it if Some sexual scenes might disturb some audience attendees.

85
Memorial
Midtown W
Relevant, Refreshing, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
January 21st, 2023

See it if A strong & moving production focusing on the creation of the Vietnam Memorial. This production has great potential.

Don't see it if If you prefer a light musical or comedy, then skip this one.

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88
Intelligent, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing
January 20th, 2023

See it if An interesting & very creative story surrounding puppetry & protecting the earth.

Don't see it if If you do not like puppetry, then skip this one.

84
Not About Me
East Village
Relevant, Refreshing, Great acting, Absorbing
January 20th, 2023

See it if A moving play of self-acceptance, lack of humility and sexuality during the AIDS pandemic.

Don't see it if Story was a bit disjointed at times.

86
Intelligent, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
January 20th, 2023

See it if Interesting play with special effects focusing on love, self acceptance, color & hope.

Don't see it if The show staging broke down 3 times during the performance which distracted from the show.

79
Heaven
Midtown E
Quirky, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
January 15th, 2023

See it if Well acted play with 2 characters reviewing some of their life decisions & fantasies.

Don't see it if If you prefer a musical then skip this one.

86
Song of Joy
Midtown W
Enchanting, Absorbing, Refreshing, Relevant, Great acting
January 14th, 2023

See it if A moving autobiography of a man’s self-acceptance & love for himself & told with passion & truth.

Don't see it if If you prefer a musical then skip this one.

88
Hilarious, Great writing, Great staging, Entertaining, Absorbing
January 13th, 2023

See it if A fun family play for all ages with bundles of laughs.

Don't see it if If you prefer a drama then skip this one.

67
Disappointing, Edgy, Intense, Confusing, Ambitious
January 8th, 2023

See it if Although a n important topic, the script was poring directed & acted.

Don't see it if Unfortunately this was amateurish & disjointed production.

73
Be My Thief
Soho/Tribeca
Quirky, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
January 8th, 2023

See it if Interesting spin on the Body Snatchers on a small stage.

Don't see it if If you don’t like plays performed on a bare stage, then skip this one.

78
Refreshing, Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing
December 23rd, 2022

See it if Great storytelling by a wonderful actor.

Don't see it if If you prefer musicals, then skip this one.

91
The Stakeout
Soho/Tribeca
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
December 21st, 2022

See it if This was an excellent and very clever script with believable acting on a stakeout. Really worth seeing! Bravo!!👍🏾

Don't see it if I have no negative comments.

89
Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant, Absorbing
December 17th, 2022

See it if An interesting look at the life of Robert Moses and his impact/vision on New York.

Don't see it if If you prefer a light play or musical then skip this one.

85
Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful
December 13th, 2022

See it if An evening of beautiful traditional Christmas songs and carols by a group of talented singers.

Don't see it if If you prefer a drama, then skip this one.

75
Generic Male
Soho/Tribeca
Edgy, Ambitious, Quirky
December 12th, 2022

See it if Two British guys talk about masculinity and manhood.

Don't see it if If you prefer a musical then this is not your show.

95
During previews
Great writing, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Absorbing
December 11th, 2022

See it if This brilliant & engaging play is another vehicle showing actor Jeremy Pope’s gifted talents. The play has 2023 Tony’s written all over it.

Don't see it if I have nothing negative to say about this play. However, if you prefer a Comedy or Musical, then this is not your play.

83
An Axemas Story
East Village
Hilarious, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful
December 11th, 2022

See it if A very clever take on Christmas from the tree’s prospective. I laughed thruout this very low low budget show.

Don't see it if If you prefer a serious drama, then this is not your kind of show.

84
Great writing, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever
December 10th, 2022

See it if Interesting & quirky play involving faith, adolescents & behavior with some beautiful melodic harmonies.

Don't see it if Some may be offended by the religious interpretations.

95
During previews
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing
December 9th, 2022

See it if A powerful script with very effective acting. Each character exhibited an unlikable angle with a twist.

Don't see it if There is hardcore profanity which may offend some.

Also I went back to see this play again. This is an outstanding production.

83
During previews
Ye Bear & Ye Cubb
Midtown E
Entertaining, Intelligent, Clever, Absorbing
December 9th, 2022

See it if Interesting play with very clever undertones and audience interaction/participation which takes places in a pub.

Don't see it if If you prefer musicals, this is not your play.

84
Flight Delay
Midtown W
Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing
December 6th, 2022

See it if This play caught my attention throughout this family struggle. Excellent acting.

Don't see it if The play location lacked appropriate ventilation causing the room to be in the 80+ F, thus putting cast & audience in discomfort.

86
KPOP (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great singing, Entertaining, Clever
December 5th, 2022

See it if A new & youthful form of music has come to Broadway with great singing and precision dancing courtesy of South Korea.

Don't see it if While the plot was old & lacked creativity, those looking for a serious drama might want to skip this one.

71
Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing
December 3rd, 2022

See it if An important period documenting two powerful women.

Don't see it if Sadly, actors didn't know their lines. Poor direction with a very weak script.

86
Off Peak
Midtown E
Refreshing, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
December 3rd, 2022

See it if An interesting play with excellent acting regarding a former woke boyfriend asking for redemption for past mistakes.

Don't see it if If you prefer musicals, then skip this one.

87
Intelligent, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing
November 30th, 2022

See it if Wonderful one-man show of humor without any profanity or lewd jokes. It was refreshing & hilarious.

Don't see it if If you prefer hardcore comedy, then skip this one.

85
Sandra
Gramercy
Edgy, Refreshing, Riveting, Great acting, Absorbing
November 27th, 2022

See it if Moving storytelling about friendship, bravery & resilience told through the eyes of a loving & loyal friend. Excellent acting.

Don't see it if If you prefer singing & dancing then this isn’t your play to see.

86
Only Gold
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great singing, Great dancing, Entertaining
November 26th, 2022

See it if Intricate and stylish dancing woven into a beautiful musical which felt like a fairy tale. Kudos to the entire cast.

Don't see it if If you prefer a serious drama then skip this one.

87
During previews
La Race
Upper W Side
Great acting, Refreshing, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing
November 24th, 2022

See it if An enjoyable & interesting play regarding friendship, race & power. Excellent & convincing acting by a very strong cast. Great writing!

Don't see it if If the topic of race or control is disturbing for you, this play might not be for you. If you prefer a musical or drama, then skip this one

85
During previews
The Far Country
Chelsea
Great writing, Great staging, Refreshing, Relevant, Absorbing
November 21st, 2022

See it if A moving play about US immigration policies & treatments around the turn of the century where there were two standards. Great acting!

Don't see it if If you prefer a lighter topic then skip this one.

85
During previews
Intense, Great staging, Riveting, Great writing, Absorbing
November 19th, 2022

See it if Two lonely teenagers meet at an American Nazi sympathizer Camp in Long Island NY in 1938. The play was sad, haunting & disturbing.

Don't see it if This is not a light play.

97
During previews
Great writing, Intelligent, Must see, Masterful, Riveting
November 19th, 2022

See it if Few shows ever capture true brilliance of the human experience of African-Americans. This satirical play should rock every theater-goer..

Don't see it if If you want a light play with a light topic, then skip this show.

89
During previews
The Rat Trap
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Clever
November 18th, 2022

See it if For the Noel Coward fans, this lives up to the standards of what to expect from his writings. Wonderful staging, great acting with melodrama

Don't see it if If melodrama is not your stick, then skip this one.

95
During previews
Refreshing, Masterful, Great staging, Great singing, Absorbing
November 15th, 2022

See it if An outstanding production & must see. Bravo!!

Don't see it if If you don’t like musical then skip this one.

90
During previews
Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Delightful, Absorbing
November 13th, 2022

See it if Very enjoyable play with a mixture of comedy & serious topics. A great cast of actors with great script, staging & direction.

Don't see it if I have no negative comments.

89
Where We Belong
East Village
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
November 12th, 2022

See it if Absorbing monologue about the Mohegan people told by a gifted Native-American speaking her truth thru a creative stage & narrative. Brava!

Don't see it if If you prefer a musical then skip this one.

60
4-one act plays
Midtown W
Disappointing, Fluffy, Overrated, Slow, Ambitious
November 12th, 2022

See it if Nothing positive comments

Don't see it if Production was amateurish at best.

79
During previews
Jack Was Kind
Chelsea
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Great acting, Absorbing
November 11th, 2022

See it if Extremely strong acting in this story of a woman sharing her monologue about family & defined expectations in a male controlled society.

Don't see it if While a moving play, parts for me were not cohesive in the storytelling. Character distinctions sometimes were somewhat difficult.

87
Vatican Falls
Midtown W
Riveting, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
November 6th, 2022

See it if Great drama about the actions of victims of the Catholic Church pedophilia scandal. Great acting with the building of riveting scenes.

Don't see it if If the topic of pedophilia is hard to deal with, then skip this play.

92
During previews
The Bandaged Place
Midtown W
Relevant, Great writing, Riveting, Great acting, Absorbing
November 6th, 2022

See it if Riveting moments illustrating physical & emotional assault in a relationship which impacts family members too. Very strong performances!

Don't see it if This is not a light topic play and might not be your cup of tea.

93
Intelligent, Great writing, Great singing, Great acting, Absorbing
November 5th, 2022

See it if An absolutely moving & thought-provoking stories of a Haitian man’s immigration to US & his son’s American life told thru beautiful music.

Don't see it if If you don’t like a simple stage then skip this one.

81
During previews
Refreshing, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
November 5th, 2022

See it if Great actors can play any role. Kudos to this very talented Asian cast. Gender roles are switched so fluently that it is very easy to forget

Don't see it if I saw this play during previous. It is suggested that the script needs editing.

86
During previews
Good Enemy
West Village
Relevant, Refreshing, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
November 4th, 2022

See it if A beautifully told story about 2 generations of Chinese-Americans & reliving their past with the liberation of truth.

Don't see it if If you prefer a musical then skip this one.

96
During previews
Intelligent, Masterful, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
November 3rd, 2022

See it if A powerful & moving play about sexual predators & those impacted. This extraordinary drama has exceptional actors, staging & directing.

Don't see it if If the topic of sexual predators would not allow you to see this play, then I recommend that you skip it.

83
Shared Sentences
East Village
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Great acting, Absorbing
November 2nd, 2022

See it if A very interesting prospective on the families of prisoners & their personal struggles. An excellent cast weaving this moving story.

Don't see it if The script could use some revisions however this play’s intent has great promise. If you prefer a musical then skip this one.

78
My Broken Language
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Great acting, Ambitious
November 2nd, 2022

See it if A creative & poetic staging of a Philadelphia Latina family living life thru many struggles.

Don't see it if If you prefer a musical then skip this one.

74
During previews
Disappointing, Overrated, Great acting, Ambitious
October 26th, 2022

See it if This well-known actor gave an evening of story telling. Some moments were moving.

Don't see it if If you prefer a musical then skip this one.

91
Refreshing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing
October 23rd, 2022

See it if Magic & showmanship at the highest levels. A must see show!

Don't see it if If you prefer a drama then skip this one.

89
The How and the Why
East Village
Profound, Refreshing, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing
October 23rd, 2022

See it if A powerful drama of two women making careers in the field of science. Very moving performances by both women. Brava!!

Don't see it if If you prefer a musical, then skip this one.

93
Chester Bailey
Chelsea
Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
October 22nd, 2022

See it if Another Irish Repertory Theatre hit! Chester Bailey is a moving drama of tragedy & fate thru the eyes of two characters. Outstanding acting!

Don't see it if If you are looking for a light show, just skip this one.