Dromio of Williamsburg

New York City | 50-64 | Male

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Reviews (18)
68
Medea (BAM)
Brooklyn
Ambitious, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you like classic plays re-crafted for modern concerns

Don't see it if you don't like overpaying for off-Broadway: $200 tickets should have been less than $100

Also Some good moments (most in the scenes with the kids) but otherwise psy... Read more Read less

80
Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see an intense, consistently absorbing, well-acted drama about the psychological damage inflicted by racism and reactions to it

Don't see it if you are looking for a light-hearted comedy.

78
Greater Clements
Upper W Side
Slow, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You like dramas about people with few resources or alternatives seeking hope among social dissolution and mental illness

Don't see it if You prefer lighthearted theater

Also At the time I saw the play, I thought the script was a bit uneven, and... Read more Read less

85
Absorbing, Resonant, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you love the musical and want to see it with a greater sense of place and time than the Yiddish version provides

Don't see it if you don't like foreign language theater with supertitles

85
Monsoon Season
West Village
Entertaining, Great writing, Absorbing, Clever, Great acting

See it if you can appreciate a dark comedy about a lower-middle-class couple whose marriage has collapsed and who are struggling psychologically.

Don't see it if you can't find the meaning, or humor, in two people who can't help sabotaging themselves.

Also The acting here is terrific. The two actors sustain the unusual doveta... Read more Read less

70
Hurricane Diane
East Village
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you are looking for a diverting, entertaining evening with strong acting

Don't see it if you want a script that makes sense

Also I enjoyed the evening, but it was because the actors were talented and... Read more Read less

60
Overrated, Insipid, Disappointing, Confusing, Banal

See it if you're curious about this independent Greek theatrical group

Don't see it if you mind self-indulgence masquerading as profundity

Also In the absence of intermissions many audience members left as they cou... Read more Read less

65
Dated, Intelligent, Overrated, Thought-provoking, Disappointing

See it if you really like Chekhov

Don't see it if you don't like uneven acting and a play that is rooted in the 19th C

85
Absorbing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You are intrigued by the topic, enjoy a strong mostly-one-person show, and are willing to overlook a few loose ends

Don't see it if You want to see more of a play than a disquisition

Also Heidi Schreck keeps the audience engaged throughout. If you've enjoyed... Read more Read less

82
Great staging, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if you can let yourself be swept up in 2 hours of utterly entertaining foolishness

Don't see it if you take life very seriously, and need to see plays that reflect your dour perspective.

Also Of course it isn't a perfect production, but it achieves what I think ... Read more Read less

69
Timon of Athens
Brooklyn
Disappointing, Confusing, Intense, Resonant, Great writing

See it if You love Shakespeare's language, have the time to familiarize yourself with the play beforehand, and like creative re-imagining of his plays

Don't see it if you dislike being blinded by opposing lights on thrust stage, showy gestures to shock, extensive editing, cutting, re-sorting of script

Also Hunter's interpretation is gripping, but the combination of fast deliv... Read more Read less

78
During previews
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Clever

See it if You like an entertaining evening at the theater, with a well written script, great acting by the two leads, very funny surprises.

Don't see it if You don't like family comedies with familiar themes done at a high level.

Also I enjoyed this play at least as well as Bess Wohl's other work. The pl... Read more Read less

75
Entertaining, Quirky, Funny, Clever

See it if you are interested in the Japanese style of comedy and storytelling

Don't see it if If you are looking for side-splitting standup. This is more about gentle, humorous storytelling.

88
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if You want to see one of the all time great actors taking command of one of the most difficult roles in theater.

Don't see it if you haven't reread the play the week before, you' didn't love Glenda Jackson in her films, or you aren't prepared to weather the 3.5 hours

Also I liked this production and staging much better than last season's RSC... Read more Read less

85
Freestyle Love Supreme
West Village
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you like improv; interaction with the audience; simultaneous invention of rhyme and rhythm; infectious, good spirited humor, surprise guests

Don't see it if you are irritated by hip-hop, don't feel comfortable "going with the flow," don't like audience members being put on the spot

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You like a thought provoking performance that isn't actually a play

Don't see it if you want fast pacing!

Also For me this was all about watching Nina Hoss. Her voice, her expressiv... Read more Read less

78
Entertaining, Clever, Confusing, Quirky, Funny

See it if you are looking for a diverting evening exploring a diverse range of ambition and desire crossing social class and gender identity

Don't see it if if you can't muster affection for the characters and a certain indulgence for the moments of incoherence

90
The True
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if You like strong acting, a clever script, and wondering how close this fictional play is to what might have happened in real life.

Don't see it if you don't like a complicated love story enveloped in political drama