Eileen 24

Smithtown | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (81)
82
Interesting, Intelligent, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if You enjoy Irish theater and an interesting plot. Be sure to read the playbill - interesting info about the play and author.

Don't see it if You don’t care for Irish theater or have difficulty with Irish accents.

85
Great writing, Intelligent, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if If you are an O’Casey fan, enjoy well acted, verbally dense, emotionally charged, politically insightful, and classic drama.

Don't see it if You are looking for something light and breezy, have no interest in war themes and politics, and have difficulty understanding Irish brogues

85
Intense, Edgy, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You appreciate innovation and a new way of experiencing a classic. You like theater that is macabre and dark, but also knee slapping and fun

Don't see it if If you are expecting a happy uplifting one dimensional musical experience.

Also A bit like Roger & Hammerstein meets Twin Peaks.

81
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Whimsical, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Quirky

See it if Like whimsical and a bit macabre musical theater, with great staging and an interesting set design.

Don't see it if If you are looking for classical musical theater, probably a bit too quirky for children.

85
During previews
Random Acts
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if If you’re interested in a a kind of stream of consciousness play through the eyes of a child, commenting on racial bias in the mid sixties,

Don't see it if You are looking for something light and fluffy or you don’t like one actor shows.

Also It was at times both delightful, nostalgic and sometimes heart wrenchi... Read more Read less

92
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Masterful, Intense

See it if If you was to see exquisitely acted, masterful theater. If you’re interested in the Irish Troubles of 1980 it’s a plus

Don't see it if If you can’t sit for a 3 hr performance , although the time flies

Also Just saw The Ferryman—theater at its finest! The acting was superb- a ... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Profound, Epic

See it if You are looking for a show both entertaining and thought provoking. Jeff Daniels was superb as was La Tonya Richardson.

Don't see it if If you are looking for something quick, light and funny.

Also It is heartbreaking that this epic tale is as relevant today as it was... Read more Read less

83
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if Enjoy a top 40 (1920-present) compendium of songs, powerful signing and and a light, but thought provoking comment on women’s history thr

Don't see it if You looking was a well staged full blown musical experience with a big cast.

87
During previews
Private Peaceful
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if If you are interested in WWI history seen through the lens of humanity, enjoy the “one man show format, and was to a superior performance.

Don't see it if If you get a bit antsy at a one man show with a static set.

Also O’Regan’s Tomo was outstanding. Amazing acting chops has he! The scrip... Read more Read less

82
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Romantic, Fluffy, Cliched

See it if You liked the movie, but aren’t expecting an exact duplicate, are looking for a light fun evening of entertainment.

Don't see it if You’re looking for anything meaty, it’s a light entertaining take on an iconic movie.

86
During previews
Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Campy, Joyful

See it if You like the Go-Gos music and are looking for a fun night of lively, light, fun theater. Cute theme, campy, funny, great choreography

Don't see it if If your looking for serious theater, or if you don’t care for drag, or cute lgbt themes. The show is silly and cute but quite enjoyable.

80
Funny, Great acting, Dated, Slow, Raunchy

See it if You’re interested in a great ensemble and a play about gay culture in the late 60s

Don't see it if If you’re looking for a current plot. It seems dated, until you realize it was written in ‘68 and quite ground breaking.

Also Although very funny, poignant and insightful at times, I found the app... Read more Read less

82
Unexpected Joy
Midtown E
Delightful, Fluffy, Great singing, Fun, Sweet

See it if Looking for a light feel good show with some good music and great vocals.

Don't see it if You’re looking for something meaty

90
Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging, Must see, Delightful

See it if If you are looking for anjoyful and intimate theater experience-this is it! Uplifting music, awesome signing and a set design that’s magic

Don't see it if If you don’t like Caribbean music or a fairytale like plot.

74
Party Face
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy, Cliched

See it if You was to see an amusing little play in an intimate space. Fun girls night out.

Don't see it if If y Our looking for deep tester, or much more than some clever banter

Also Entertaining and it moved along quickly. Seemed a bit like a sassy BBC... Read more Read less

70
The Home Place
Chelsea
Slow, Thought-provoking, Lush set, Great acting, Insipid

See it if You enjoy Irish theater and have an interest in the Anglo Irish colonial period.

Don't see it if If you are overtired, it will put you to sleep. Too much unnecessary dialog.

Also To be fair, it was a long day and this was our second play.

85
M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You are looking for well acted thought provoking theater with interesting set design.

Don't see it if You dislike stage nudity, or need a fast paced lot.

Also Sometimes not having high expectations leads to the best experiences. ... Read more Read less

95
Must see, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great singing, Emotional

See it if You want to see an amazing performance with great music and a soul stirring plot.

Don't see it if If mental health issues, suicide, and family struggles are topics you'd rather avoid in entertainment.

90
Indecent
Midtown W
Powerful, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Masterful, Profound

See it if You want theater that not only entertains, but makes you think. The play was at times both delightful and sobering. Well acted, and staged.

Don't see it if You are looking for something light and fluffy, don't like Yiddish theater, or Holacaust themes.

78
During previews
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Cliched, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Slow, Misfocused

See it if If your into a somewhat humorous, oft times emotionally brutal play about family disfunction.

Don't see it if If you're looking for something light and happy with an upbeat message.

81
During previews
1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great staging, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intense, Jarring

See it if You are looking for visceral, thought provoking theater

Don't see it if You don't tolerate Jarring sound and gruesome effects.

89
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Heart warming

See it if You enjoy a feel good plot, lively music, and a great ensemble cast.

Don't see it if You don't care for Celtic music

90
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Intense

See it if You enjoy insightful iconic drama, performed at the highest level. Linney, Dixon and Richards were fabulous, as was the entire ensemble.

Don't see it if You are looking for a light fluffy feel-good comedy.

90
During previews
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Great singing

See it if Enjoy Thought provoking, heartstring pulling lyrics, simple,yet beautiful staging, good acting - and a lovely theater experience -

Don't see it if If you don't care for Sondheim or are looking for a high action performance.

Also Just delightful! Who ever said Gyllenhaal was just good lookin', the g... Read more Read less

81
Cats
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Emotive, Skilled dancing

See it if You have not seen this classic.

Don't see it if If you loved the dark magic of the old West End version

Also first saw Cats in London's West End 35 years ago, before its first ... Read more Read less

83
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see great acting and an interesting portrayal of the Clintons and their personal relationship

Don't see it if C

87
Resonant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if If you are an O’Casey fan, enjoy well acted, verbally dense, emotionally charged, politically insightful, and classic drama.

Don't see it if If you have a difficult time understanding Irish brogues, and have no interest in Irish history or political plots

82
During previews
Burn This
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like dark humor, and thought provoking character relationships

Don't see it if If your looking for something light that rolls along quickly.

87
During previews
Epic, Masterful, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like Shakespeare, modern twists on a classic theme, and riveting acting

Don't see it if If you don’t like Shakespeare, or can’t sit through a 3 2/2 hr performance

Also One of the world’s most consummate actors takes on one of history’s mo... Read more Read less

84
During previews
Delightful, Funny, Fluffy, Entertaining, Great dancing.

See it if If you want to see a Light Bwy classic vocally knocked out of the park by Bwy stars. Fun, nostalgic score, fab choreography, and joyful.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy classic light Bwy musicals.

76
During previews
Eve's Song
East Village
Great acting, Relevant, Slow, Thought-provoking, Cliched

See it if Your interested in a play exploring current race relation issues

Don't see it if If you are looking for something light and uplifting

Also The acting was quite good, and the premise promising and relevant, but... Read more Read less

80
Funny, Great singing, Fluffy, Upbeat, Cute

See it if You would enjoy a musical review with 50sand 60s songs and a corny, but sweet plot.

Don't see it if If you’re looking for serious theater or a big production with showy set design.

84
Funny, Great staging, Great singing, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if You LI ke coming of age —nerd prevails genre, High tech staging, goofy funny plot, catchy , off beat (and loud) music

Don't see it if You don’t care for silly irreverent stuff.

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Engaging

See it if You like musical review especially if you’re a Lieberman and Staller fan. I was surprised and all the wonderful music they have written.

Don't see it if If you don’t like musical review or Lieberman and Staller music.

83
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Fluffy, Dated

See it if You want a lovely evening of entertainment. The signing is heavenly, the plot light, over all quite enjoyable.

Don't see it if If you are looking for a big production musical. It’s a small intimate theater, and the production is quite light—but good.

88
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Intense, Intelligent

See it if You are interested in a masterful script executed by superb actors

Don't see it if If you are looking for something light and fluffy.

Also . It’s both a biting and comedic tale of aging, memory and expectation... Read more Read less

87
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great singing, Great staging, Delightful

See it if You enjoy classic American musical theater , with gorgeous sets, beautifully balletic choreography, sung by the best.

Don't see it if If you don’t enjoy a lot of ballet, classic plots

Also Nothing beats an iconic Broadway show, R&H score, a live orchestra, me... Read more Read less

82
Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if You like big production musicals, typical Disney, big staging, big sets, big sound.

Don't see it if You are looking for something intelligent and thought provoking.

79
Kings
East Village
Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to get a glimpse into the political machine

Don't see it if If your looking for a grand production on a big stage

87
Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Resonant

See it if You enjoy beautiful seductive music and plot with a touch of both realism and romance.

Don't see it if Your ear prefers traditional American musical theater with expected harmonies and timing, the music is a bit dissonant.

Also The Band’s Visit was a poignant and seductive treat. The music was bot... Read more Read less

80
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Entertaining, Relevant, Clever, Star studded, Quick

See it if You like politic satire, plot twists, and watching film stars give the stage a stab.

Don't see it if If you take accepting to Trump being skewered.

86
During previews
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Hilarious

See it if Want to belly laugh for 90 minutes. Enjoy quirky subtle slapstick humor with good commedic timing. Like Amy Schumer

Don't see it if You’re looking for serious theater, have difficulty following a non linear plot, and don’t enjoy absurdist humor.

Also Enjoyed an evening at Amy Schumer’s Bwy debut show “Meteor Shower”. Sp... Read more Read less

92
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Must see, Classic

See it if You want to see classic American musical theater at its best- joyful, corny, and just plain fun. Bette tore down the house

Don't see it if You don't like musicals or are looking for something profound and heavy.

85
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Relevant, Joyful

See it if You enjoy Yiddish theater, great singing, a historical linear plot, and joyful touching musical

Don't see it if You would be distracted by non English songs and super titles.

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Joyful, Fun, Amateurish

See it if You enjoy classic Lin Manuel rap lyrics, joyful music, fun score and a an energetic engaging cast.

Don't see it if If you are looking for well executed, professional theater. Musically, actors did not hit their marks, but they were loveable non the less

83
Sweetee
Midtown W
Great singing, Ambitious, Delightful, Energetic, Needs tightening

See it if You Enjoy new talent that sings their heart out.

Don't see it if Expect a very tight professional performance n

84
Ambitious, Dizzying, Great staging, Disjointed, Engaging

See it if If you enjoy interactive theater, lots of energy on stage, Josh Groban's beautiful voice.

Don't see it if You want a play with developed characters. Lots of flash, but lacking is substance. Kinda disjointed to me.

86
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Funny, Great singing, Romantic

See it if You enjoy a light rom-com with a bit of whimsy, and great singing. The characters lack depth, but are endearing and funny.

Don't see it if You are looking for depth and big staging. The characters are charming and endearing, but a bit emotive.

83
For a previous production
Sweat
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if Appreciate a skilled ensemble cast giving a performance about the struggles of a working class community in a declining industrial PA town.

Don't see it if You don't like personal struggles of the working class, Staging that mainly takes place in a local bar betewen inebriated characters, -

Also Skilled ensemble cast and very relevant topic - gives some understandi... Read more Read less

79
Plenty
East Village
Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Dated

See it if You are attracted to the star power of fine actors like Rachel Weisz, intelligent drama, and WWII period plays

Don't see it if Get confused by disjointed time lines, don't like psychological dramas, eschew nudity,