DOUG Rob NYC

Manhattan | 65+ | Male
About:  Theatre has become a true passion of mine. Curtails up please!
Reviews (356)
62
During previews
Excruciating, Fluffy, Disappointing, Banal
June 29th, 2022

See it if A man’s fantasy on his alleged Prince Charming. Boring & cliché.

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

91
Masterful, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging, Absorbing
June 27th, 2022

See it if Outstanding production with an amazing sets, direction & acting. Bravo to all involved with this wonderful production!💝

Don't see it if If Shakespeare is not your cup of tea, then skip this production.

92
Titanique
Financial
Refreshing, Must see, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful
June 26th, 2022

See it if Great satire on the Titanic & singer Celine Dion with absolute laughs colored with great voices. Go see it!

Don't see it if Skip it if you prefer a serious drama. This is a fun night at the theatre!

90
During previews
53% OF
Upper W Side
Great staging, Funny, Great writing, Great acting, Delightful
June 25th, 2022

See it if A fun evening enjoying this all women cast of great actors addressing PC & Non-PC topics.

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

86
Chains
Midtown W
Great writing, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing
June 25th, 2022

See it if A period piece with great staging, costumes & acting. Interesting that period pieces share today’s message

Don't see it if If you prefer more present plays, then skip this one.

94
Profound, Great staging, Great writing, Riveting, Absorbing
June 24th, 2022

See it if African-Americans high school students confronting violence, poverty or lack of educational funding. Excellent cast with brutal honesty.

Don't see it if If we want a musical or light topic, then skip this one.

94
Mr. Parker
Midtown W
Resonant, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
June 23rd, 2022

See it if Moving story of a man dealing with grief. Wonderful acting, directing, set and script. Would love to see it on Broadway.

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

87
Relevant, Refreshing, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing
June 22nd, 2022

See it if Well-written play exploring academia & the pressures of publishing accurate scientific papers. Great acting!

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

Also This play had a great plot with a very strong cast. I would however li... Read more Read less

80
Circle Jerk
East Village
Great acting, Quirky, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing
June 22nd, 2022

See it if Surreal & high camp colored in pop culture & clever video aids. Will be appreciated by the millennial & Gen X communities.

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

73
Fluffy, Quirky, Entertaining, Ambitious
June 15th, 2022

See it if A gay romantic comedy There were some funny moments. The play has potential but needs work on script.

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

77
B-Boy Blues
Midtown W
Refreshing, Important writing, Romantic, Ambitious, Absorbing
June 15th, 2022

See it if Playwright James Earl Hardy explores the experiences of African-American gay men with tenderness & brutal honesty.

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

Also Thus play is based on the 1994 book written by author James Earl Hardy... Read more Read less

90
Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing
June 15th, 2022

See it if An evening of truthful storytelling of a woman’s journey of her body while thought-provoking opinions on the topic of abortion. Brava!

Don't see it if Do not attend if the topic of abortion is uncomfortable or you prefer a musical or drama.

100
Soft
Midtown W
Great writing, Masterful, Profound, Refreshing, Absorbing
June 12th, 2022

See it if A theatrical & creative event during this season. Playwright Donja R Love has written another masterpiece. Bravo Bravo Bravo!

Don't see it if If watching a serious drama on the African-American/ Latino male experience is uncomfortable or not of interest, then skip this one.

100
Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
June 11th, 2022

See it if An outstanding drama & must see! Powerful performances, beautiful set & moving to tears script. Bravo to all involved with perfection 🏳️‍🌈

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

84
EVA LUNA
Gramercy
Entertaining, Refreshing, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
June 11th, 2022

See it if Wonderfully well-acted play.

Don't see it if Play spoken in Spanish will be a challenge for some theatre goers.

75
The Orchard
Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing, Fluffy, Quirky, Great acting
June 9th, 2022

See it if Very interesting stage with endless possibilities. The production was very creative with the help of visual additions.

Don't see it if An Anton Chekhov play is not everyone’s tea of choice.

89
During previews
Refreshing, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
June 8th, 2022

See it if A powerful and beautifully performed one-woman play on her journey of life.

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

90
Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful
June 8th, 2022

See it if The Atlantic Theater Company delivers another outstanding production which will have you laughing throughout the two acts. Great scores.

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

84
Entertaining, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Delightful
June 6th, 2022

See it if If you like the movie, you will enjoy this production. Love of family is the primary premise.

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

65
During previews
The Refugees
Midtown W
Quirky, Fluffy, Disappointing, Ambitious
June 6th, 2022

See it if The universal story of the haves and have nots.

Don't see it if This play needs lots of work.

65
During previews
Corsicana
Midtown W
Great acting, Slow, Quirky, Confusing, Ambitious
June 4th, 2022

See it if Story of 4 defective people who are struggling with life’s challenges.

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

100
Hangmen (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
June 2nd, 2022

See it if A man was unfairly hung starts this amazing play. I could not find one negative in this well acted, directed & set designed play. Bravo

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

93
During previews
Dreaming Zenzile
East Village
Profound, Resonant, Great singing, Great staging, Absorbing
May 30th, 2022

See it if South African jazz singer Somi Kakoma delivers powerful & masterful performance of the legendary Miriam Makeba during the apartheid regime.

Don't see it if If world social justice topics are not of interest to you, then skip this important musical.

Also In the jazz communities worldwide, Somi Kakoma is a household name. He... Read more Read less

86
Hilarious, Great writing, Great acting, Enchanting, Funny
May 28th, 2022

See it if Musical theatre nerds will have lots of fun experiencing this show. I laughed & applauded one camp line after another. The cast was perfect.

Don't see it if If you haven’t seen a lot of musicals, you might miss many camp lines. If so, you might want to skip this one.

64
Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing, Banal, Ambitious
May 27th, 2022

See it if A one man show on the topic of the inter-personalization of a father & gay son.

Don't see it if Play was very slow & weak script.

89
Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing, Great acting
May 25th, 2022

See it if A strong & extremely well acted family drama. The audience experienced a great script & a slice of culture. Bravo to this fantastic cast!

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

96
Great writing, Intelligent, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing
May 23rd, 2022

See it if A powerful and engaging one-woman-show providing enlightenment & delivering thoughts provoking ideas of the state of the nation. Brava!

Don't see it if If Intelligent humor is not to your liking, then skip it. Too bad for you because this woman is going places, for sure!👍🏾

100
Wedding Band
Brooklyn
Must see, Masterful, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
May 22nd, 2022

See it if Once in lifetime, we get to see a masterpiece staged with expert direction, staging and actors of immeasurable delivery. Go see this play!

Don't see it if If miscegenation laws or America’s racial sins are too much to experience on stage, then this is not your play.

Also Once in lifetime, we get to see a masterpiece staged with expert direc... Read more Read less

93
If/Then
Midtown W
Quirky, Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining, Absorbing
May 22nd, 2022

See it if Reviewing the 2014 original Broadway of “If/Then” with the great Idina Mendel, Anthony Rapp & LaChance. Great book, music & set design.

Don't see it if Not for people who want a straight drama.

73
Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful, Ambitious
May 21st, 2022

See it if Enjoyable community theatre of this big musical with some iconic shoes to fill. Kudos to Megan Hasse in the lead role of Elizabeth.

Don't see it if While this was an ambitious musical to take on, few in the cast stood out…but hats off to this local company for attempting.

Also Megan Hasse is more than ready to take Broadway roles with standing ov... Read more Read less

97
Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
May 21st, 2022

See it if Moving & skillfully written script about two devoted fathers raising daughters with different outcomes. Masterful direction & great set.

Don't see it if If you prefer large & elaborate sets with singing & dancing then skip this must see brilliant play. It will be your loss.

76
Snow in Midsummer
East Village
Relevant, Resonant, Interesting message, Ambitious
May 20th, 2022

See it if Simply put, this is Folklore with karma.

Don't see it if If you were looking for a musical, wrong choice.

87
Quirky, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Clever
May 19th, 2022

See it if An unusual surreal play on the state of humanity which was well-acted with wonderful sets.

Don't see it if This is not a musical.

87
Enchanting, Delightful, Great staging, Great writing, Great singing
May 18th, 2022

See it if A beautiful musical with great sets & staging.

Don't see it if If you want a play, then skip this one.

87
During previews
Fat Ham
East Village
Hilarious, Refreshing, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing
May 18th, 2022

See it if Fun & entertaining play taking a slice from African-American culture.

Don't see it if If you wanted a serious play, skip this one.

90
Riveting, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
May 17th, 2022

See it if A masterful piece that will draw you into the play immediately with an intelligent script & excellent cast.

Don't see it if It is not a musical & has a serious underlining theme. I may not be your type of play.

86
During previews
Belfast Girls
Chelsea
Great writing, Riveting, Great staging, Great acting, Clever
May 16th, 2022

See it if Strongly written drama surrounding 5 women leaving Belfast by boat during the Great Potato famine with the destination of Australia.

Don't see it if If you want a light drama then skip this play.

90
Absorbing, Riveting, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent
May 12th, 2022

See it if A moving drama with interesting family dynamics that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Don't see it if If you wanted a light play, then skip this one.

65
Reasons
Midtown W
Slow, Needs work, Excruciating, Confusing, Ambitious
May 12th, 2022

See it if If you like a serious play about therapy, you may find this play interesting. This play needs a truck load of work on the script.

Don't see it if If you like musicals or comedies then skip this one.

83
The Road Back
Midtown W
Intelligent, Profound, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
May 8th, 2022

See it if Moving performance with excellent script regarding depression & recovery.

Don't see it if If you want to hear music & dance, then is not your play.

84
Refreshing, Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
May 6th, 2022

See it if If you enjoy contemporary LGBT topics with a dash of religion topped off addressing tough real life issues, then go see this great play.

Don't see it if If you are uncomfortable with LGBT topics then is not your play.

84
Refreshing, Great singing, Clever, Absorbing
May 5th, 2022

See it if Beautiful musical with great voices & stories.

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

88
Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting
May 4th, 2022

See it if A drama with great acting & script.

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

88
Songs About Trains
West Village
Entertaining, Refreshing, Great singing
May 1st, 2022

See it if Wonderful music with great voices. An enjoyable night out for all.

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

70
Script needs word, Has potential, Great acting, Ambitious
May 1st, 2022

See it if Support of young theatre companies with important & relevant messages are needed to ensure a diverse group of thoughts & ideas.

Don't see it if Play has a great concept but is under developed which will leave targeted audiences with disappointment. Fresh eyes on the script are needed

78
The Lucky Star
Midtown E
Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing
April 29th, 2022

See it if Important topic but needs a lot of editing.. however the acting was very strong!

Don't see it if If you want a lighted hearted play then this is not the one for you.

85
Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
April 27th, 2022

See it if Disturbing topic which is emotional difficult to watch, however it was addressed quite well in this non-linear play. Great acting & directio

Don't see it if If you want to see a light hearted, feel good play, then skip this one.

95
During previews
POTUS
Midtown W
Delightful, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Funny
April 25th, 2022

See it if Be prepared to laugh, laugh & laugh! A fun & enjoyable evening at the theatre. A wonderful cast of stars!

Don't see it if If you don’t like comedies then skip it.

86
Clever, Refreshing, Great writing, Entertaining, Absorbing
April 25th, 2022

See it if Daniel is a wonderful & engaging story teller. You will learn about history, family drama & more!

Don't see it if If you don’t like a one-man show, then skip it.

93
Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
April 22nd, 2022

See it if American Classic that all should see.

Don't see it if If the struggles of African Americans make you uncomfortable then skip!