Ed 24601

New York City | 35-49 | Male
About:  I like shows. Shows that say new things in an old way or old things in a new way.
Reviews (63)
80
Significant Other
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you've ever felt left out, if you've been to too many weddings, or if you've had trouble finding dates.

Don't see it if you mind your good guys acting selfishly, are looking for something groundbreaking or new or are afraid of the gays.

Also All of the actors, Gideon Glick and Lindsey Mendez, were great.

85
Great acting, Great writing, Dark, Riveting, Funny

See it if you enjoy a dark dramedy, a psychological drama, and good acting.

Don't see it if you don't like a slow show, you can't understand Irish accents, or if you loved the original version of 20 years ago.

Also The wide, open set seemed to let a little of the drama out - the origi... Read more Read less

90
Dizzying, Great acting, Edgy, Great staging, Resonant

See it if you enjoy a tight, precise ensemble, you enjoy poetry, you don't mind being challenged.

Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with racial stereotypes, you need an immediately clear, linear plot, you don't enjoy repetition or repetition.

Also A nightmare about the burden of stereotypes and the weight of history.... Read more Read less

95
A Life
Midtown W
Original, Daring, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you're looking to be surprised, see something new, or if you're interested in the meaning of life and don't mind gentle pacing.

Don't see it if you're looking for something light or something action-packed.

Also Some interesting twists and turns that leave one thinking about what's... Read more Read less

67
Dead Poets Society
East Village
Slow, Flat, Cliched, Disappointing, Interactive

See it if you're a big Jason Sudeikis fan.

Don't see it if you loved the movie and are expecting the same thing.

85
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Humorous, Great acting

See it if you enjoy thoughtfully written illustrations of race relations.

Don't see it if you don't like accents or dancing.

Also An important show that's sadly still pretty relevant.

70
During previews
Rancho Viejo
Midtown W
Great acting, Slow, Long, Quirky, Disappointing

See it if you enjoy character studies, absurdity and quiet reflection.

Don't see it if you dislike long shows or need a lot of action.

Also A lot of good ingredients that didn't quite get mixed together fully. ... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Absurd

See it if you enjoy clever staging, the original movie, or are a fan of Andy Karl.

Don't see it if you want memorable songs, dislike absurdity or hated the movie.

Also This show was a LOT of fun to watch. It was silly and the staging was ... Read more Read less

90
During previews
The Liar
East Village
Clever, Great acting, Hilarious, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy farce, word play, modern takes on classical pieces and great acting.

Don't see it if you dislike verse, period pieces, or convoluted plots.

88
Falsettos
Midtown W
Great singing, Relevant, Clever, Quirky, Fun

See it if you enjoy great performances, fun songs and romance.

Don't see it if you're afraid of the gays, the Jews or people singing.

65
Plenty
East Village
Disappointing, Dated, Great staging, Indulgent, Slow

See it if you like neat sets and comfortable seats.

Don't see it if you're looking for a strong female character or an engaging story.

Also Was she a strong female or mentally ill? Does PTSD ruin your life or d... Read more Read less

80
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Unique, Audience participation, Resonant

See it if you like thought-provoking, political theater, experimental theater and a bit of improv.

Don't see it if you dislike the possibility of audience participation, prefer well-rehearsed pieces or being challenged.

Also Pick a performer you like and give it a try. (I chose Mo Rocca, who wa... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see great performers rendering great writing, or political theater for everyday people.

Don't see it if you're looking for an escape or a distraction from life.

Also A wonderfully acted snapshot of present-day America. You don't need to... Read more Read less