Ellen 29

Portland

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Reviews (10)
95
Gone Missing
Midtown W
Absorbing, Exquisite, Funny, Quirky, Resonant

See it if you like offbeat, unexpected poignancy and humor. Similar shows: In On It, Oh Hello, Casa Valentina. See if if you like Michael Friedman!

Don't see it if you're looking for a clear takeaway or big show-stopping moments.

80
During previews
Log Cabin
Midtown W
Cliched, Funny, Indulgent, Trendy, Forced

See it if you're a fan of Jesse Tyler Ferguson (who's terrific here!) or want to be up on a trendy play.

Don't see it if you're tired of (pseudo) social issues wedged into a dinner party scenario for the zillionth time.

94
In & Of Itself
Gramercy
Clever, Ambitious, Funny, Dizzying, Resonant

See it if you want to be surprised and are willing to give yourself over to a new kind of theatrical experience.

Don't see it if you are cynical or really prefer traditional plays.

100
Absorbing, Enchanting, Funny, Great singing, Masterful

See it if you have a heart in your body and a love for rich, uplifting theatre.

Don't see it if I suppose if you only like Disney musicals, you might not respond to this show, but honestly, it's hard to imagine who wouldn't love it!

0
Cyprus Avenue
East Village
Banal, Excruciating, Overrated, Insipid, Indulgent

See it if you want to pat yourself on the back for seeing something that was well reviewed in London. Dim people standing and yelling for 90 minutes.

Don't see it if you like skillful writing, theatrical staging, actual provocation, humor, hope, insight, three-dimensional characters.

90
Clever, Funny, Great staging, Fluffy, Silly

See it if you like light-hearted fun, some killer song and dance, and spectacular staging.

Don't see it if you want substance and are offended by silliness.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Resonant, Clever

See it if you love actors and acting. You will find the work of all three actresses compelling and thrilling. Design is also brilliant in all areas.

Don't see it if you don't like sexual references or adult situations, or much prefer traditional plot-driven plays. Show could be trying for some people.

85
Travesties
Midtown W
Clever, Ambitious, Funny, Dizzying, Great writing

See it if you love wordplay, ideas, complex writing, and sharp performances.

Don't see it if you don't like plays that are more about ideas than about real people or emotional connection (though it's not entirely lacking in that).

75
Ambitious, Slow, Indulgent, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if If you're interested in seeing all of Churchill's work. This is an important early play. And it does speak to our time, politically.

Don't see it if you're sensitive to tempos and staging. Though the actors are fantastic, the direction does little to remedy the text's lack of shape.

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Relevant, Intense

See it if If you're interested in cultural history, sharp writing, great acting.

Don't see it if You're easily offended by sexual references.