Eleanor 8129

Upper Manhattan | Female

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Reviews (25)
79
Great staging, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like original ideas, great staging, some memorable performances

Don't see it if You prefer traditional musicals

Also Would have given even higher score if the two main characters, Orpheus... Read more Read less

24
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
Upper W Side
Slow, Quirky, Disappointing, Confusing, Cliched

See it if you love John Larroquette, like silly plots

Don't see it if You want a believable story, want a coherent show

Also Wish I had skipped this one

84
During previews
Ink
Midtown W
Relevant, Intelligent, Great staging, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in a fascinating account of how Rupert Murdoch's Sun newspaper revolutionized tabloids and lowered standards forever.

Don't see it if You have no interest in newspapers, only like sunny shows

Also Terrific acting, creative set. First act is a little frenetic, second ... Read more Read less

46
Quirky, Slow, Confusing

See it if You want to see bright, talented young women trying to create something meaningful

Don't see it if If you want an understandable plot or message

78
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Timely

See it if You are interested in what the issue of "fake news," enjoy clever witty intelligent dialog

Don't see it if You prefer action in a play--this is pretty much all talk.

Also Would have given an even higher score had the ending not been a letdow... Read more Read less

78
Entertaining, Fluffy, Fun

See it if You loved the movie, like happy musicals

Don't see it if You can't imagine Pretty Woman without Julia Roberts, don't like musicals without singable songs

Also Much better than the reviews, very enjoyable. Songs are not memorable ... Read more Read less

95
Clever, Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you love Broadway musicals with great music and dancing, want to see a unique version of a classic

Don't see it if you are distracted by subtitles or don't like this show

Also Remarkable staging of a wonderful show with a big cast and great danci... Read more Read less

65
Entertaining, Good cast, Good staging, Dated, Disappointing

See it if You like old musicals, like Melissa Errico

Don't see it if You don't like old musicals or dated plots

Also Many pleasant moments and a good cast but ultimately disappointing bec... Read more Read less

78
Skintight
Midtown W
Entertaining, Relevant

See it if You want to see excellent performances and a play with humor on a timely topic, our obsession with being youthful

Don't see it if You are tired of shows about gays

Also Talented writer and an excellent cast, but the ending was a bit disapp... Read more Read less

60
Great writing, Intelligent, Slow, Disappointing, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a classic O'Neill drama, want to see Jeremy Irons in person

Don't see it if You are expecting riveting performances or an absorbing theater expericence

75
Original, Clever, Great dancing, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if You appreciate originality, enjoy excellent dancing

Don't see it if You expect a polished musical or great music

85
Clever, Delightful, Great singing, Refreshing, Great staging

See it if you appreciate original staging, enjoy charm and lovely voices, can appreciate a simple fable plot

Don't see it if You are looking for big production numbers or deep meaning

96
Absorbing, Entertaining, Intelligent, Refreshing, Delightful

See it if You want something totally original, like great singing, want to come out feeling better about the world

Don't see it if You expect typical Broadway musical, are looking for big production numbers

85
Moving, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate good acting, believable characters,

Don't see it if 'You don't like realistic love making scenes, want high action rather than talk

Also Two outstanding performances create a moving story of two flawed peopl... Read more Read less

89
Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate great acting, want to see the true story of the rise and fall of a great company,

Don't see it if You don't like long shows, prefer conventional staging and storytelling

Also Brilliant staging and acting, fascinating true story of immigrant brot... Read more Read less

32
Confusing, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if You like experiments with proven shows, want to see classic show tunes turned ominous and done in slow country style

Don't see it if You like the original Oklahoma

Also This puzzling remake left me cold. ... Read more Read less

67
During previews
Great writing, Relevant, Intense, Depressing, Slow

See it if you enjoy the humor and humanity of Kenneth Lonergan's writing, you are an Elaine May fan ,

Don't see it if anyone close to you has Alzheimer's or, you are an older person who fears the effects of aging.

Also This is a devastating look at what Alzheimer's does to the victim and ... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Ambitious, Great singing, Original, Absorbing, Depressing

See it if You enjoy ground-breaking productions, great singing, Bob Dylan music

Don't see it if you expect a traditional musical, hate Bob Dylan, prefer a happy ending

Also This is a hard show to describe, totally original in concept and stagi... Read more Read less

40
During previews
Final Follies
West Village
Disappointing, Banal, Only occasionally funny

See it if You are a dedicated AR Gurney fan

Don't see it if You expect plays that are up to Gurney's best efforts

Also Gurney has written many wonderful witty plays about upper class WASP f... Read more Read less

69
Girls & Boys
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Intense, Depressing

See it if You like good acting, like Carey Mulligan, don't mind upsetting plot line

Don't see it if you don't want to be depressed, don't like descriptions of violence

Also Reviews don't reveal the story, only praise the acting, which is excel... Read more Read less

79
MUMMENSCHANZ: you & me
Upper W Side
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if You appreciate highly original, whimsical mime entertainment. If you are taking kids, this is great. Seems just a bit long, but delightful

Don't see it if you don't like whimsy, want action and music.

Also Hard to describe, like nothing else, amorphous shapes that take on a l... Read more Read less

70
Funny, Great staging, Cliched, Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if You loved the movie songs, like Disney productions

Don't see it if You dislike cliches,You loved the movie—will be disappointed

Also No magic this time

90
Clever, Delightful, Great staging, Great singing, Moving

See it if You like great music, dancing and singing, a relevant revival of a classic

Don't see it if You don't like old musicals

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Clever, Great staging, Great writing

See it if You can appreciate a relevent revival, witty plot, great songs

Don't see it if You don't like old musicals, can't forget the original cast

90
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful

See it if You love old musicals, appreciate great choreography, enjoy bravura performances

Don't see it if You don't like old musicals, want deep meaning