Elle bklyn

Brooklyn | 35-49 | Female
About:  Brooklyn filmmaker who loves theater.
Reviews (19)
68
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Quirky, Insipid, Drunk, Clever

See it if you want a side of theater with your drinking.

Don't see it if you don't want to hang out with sloshed cast and fellow audience members.

Also The actors, though, are really game, given the circumstances.

85
Fairview
Brooklyn
Riveting, Great staging, Clever, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if you support inventive, thought-provoking theater that isn't afraid to bust the fourth wall...and then some.

Don't see it if want a conventional night at the theater.

Also Saw it at TFANA, and really regret not seeing it in the smaller venue ... Read more Read less

80
Lockdown
West Village
Relevant, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you like well done dramas about relevant subjects.

Don't see it if you don't care for prison dramas.

Also The little moments in this play are what make it zing. The unspoken pa... Read more Read less

80
Fleabag
Soho/Tribeca
Raunchy, Quirky, Resonant, Funny, Clever

See it if you are a fan or Phoebe Waller-Bridge, you enjoy well written, tight solo shows.

Don't see it if you're offended by frank sex talk or prefer bells and whistles and big productions.

Also Fleabag is almost *too* perfectly constructed. The woman at the center... Read more Read less

91
Quirky, Refreshing, Must see, Hilarious, Clever

See it if you love out there humor with a touch of magic, audience interaction and goofiness.

Don't see it if you don't like to laugh. Or you prefer shows with lots of bells, whistles, big sets.

Also This wild show is unlike anything else. Surprises galore. I don't want... Read more Read less

82
Relevant, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you love top-notch acting, fast-paced shows and terrific singing. Great staging too.

Don't see it if hybrid play-musicals aren't your thing.

Also The cast was on fire in this production. The singing, the stepping and... Read more Read less

82
Hurricane Diane
East Village
Relevant, Resonant, Quirky, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you enjoy comedy about thought-provoking topics.

Don't see it if you expect linear plotlines and an ending that satisfies instead of provokes.

Also What fun to watch the five performers bring Madeleine George's funny, ... Read more Read less

93
Must see, Masterful, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you like relevant, meaningful, thought-provoking theater that sticks with you long after the "curtain goes down."

Don't see it if you don't like to be challenged by what you see.

Also What a potent combination–The Movement Theatre Company and Aleshea Har... Read more Read less

88
Empath
Midtown W
Absorbing, Delightful, Refreshing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you are open minded and enjoy shows that are off the beaten path, a little outside of the box.

Don't see it if you prefer traditional theater and musicals.

Also This show is a hidden gem. Entertaining and fun. And moving in a surpr... Read more Read less

81
The Children
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant

See it if you like plays that are more a slow burn...meditative...thought-provoking a day after seeing them.

Don't see it if you want big fireworks or heavy-handed work.

74
Ambitious, Entertaining, Intelligent, Slow, Clever

See it if you like out-of-the-box theater, folklore and mysteries all rolled into one.

Don't see it if want a compelling, structured narrative.

Also I was wowed by the thesis of this piece, but less so with the executio... Read more Read less

80
Charming, Funny, Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy whipsmart pieces about current topics.

Don't see it if you want a grand, big show numbers Broadway experience.

Also There is so much to love in What the Constitution Means to Me. So much... Read more Read less

93
Great acting, Relevant, Funny, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you like exquisitely crafted plays that are beautifully acted, moving AND funny.

Don't see it if you don't like solo shows and/or tough subjects.

Also There is more humor in Accidentally Brave than expected, though it nev... Read more Read less

99
For a previous production
The Jungle
Brooklyn
Resonant, Profound, Must see, Masterful, Absorbing

See it if you believe in the power and universality of theater, great acting, inventive storytelling and unbelievable theatermaking.

Don't see it if you have no heart.

Also I went with three friends, and one of them sobbed for 10 minutes at th... Read more Read less

70
Funny, Fluffy, Dizzying, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you are a rabid Harry Potter fan who loves every Easter egg this parody provides.

Don't see it if you are a casual fan of the books or films. Or you prefer more grounded plays.

Also Puffs feels like a very long sketch–one that is often successful, joll... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Sweet, Refreshing, Great acting, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if you enjoy life-affirming, moving plays and fantastic acting.

Don't see it if you prefer "edgier" work.

Also Two of the actors are older than the roles they play, but they do outs... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy vibrant, joyous theater and terrific performances.

Don't see it if you want a naturalistic, living room-set drama.

Also Yes, the theme of beauty comes up again and again...just like in every... Read more Read less

95
Kevin!!!!!
Gramercy
Clever, Delightful, Refreshing, Hilarious, Great staging

See it if you want to laugh, you love theater, you love film, you like to have fun...

Don't see it if you are cold-hearted.

Also This show is near perfect. Truly original, really clever and a great w... Read more Read less

80
Relevant, Great acting, Great staging, Enchanting, Fantastic music

See it if you enjoy a sumptuous score and knockout performances and staging.

Don't see it if you want bells, whistles, big dance numbers.