Ellen 7118

New York City

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Reviews (10)
80
During previews
The Inheritance
Midtown W
Absorbing, Confusing, Disappointing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if If you like wonderful staging and very good acting.

Don't see it if If you don't want to spend 7 hours with a confusing production that has the elements for 2-3 very good plays all stuffed together.

80
During previews
Long Lost
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if If you like nuanced family drama.

Don't see it if If you don't like a work in progress.

54
Socrates
East Village
Epic, Great staging, Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if If you like really good lighting, good acting and long, long philosophical discussions.

Don't see it if If you don't like long philosophical discussions and want to have some idea where a story is heading.

75
During previews
The Children
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you like very good acting, an interesting subject and plays without an intermission.

Don't see it if sitting for 2 hours is difficult and you want to have a satisfying ending when it is finally over.

Also It has some very funny moments but it is not a comedy. It's about how ... Read more Read less

85
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing, Funny

See it if You read A Doll's House in school or had to sit through a student production. Or if you like a discussion of choices and consequences.

Don't see it if If you loved the language in A Doll's House.

54
Soft Power
East Village
Banal, Dated, Disappointing, Cliched, Confusing

See it if See it if you like mediocre show tunes and a lot of mylar.

Don't see it if If you like a cohesive story and songs with interesting lyrics.

91
Must see, Great singing, Exquisite, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like creative storytelling, brilliant staging and beautiful singing.

Don't see it if You don’t like Greek mythology.

79
Burn This
Midtown W
Great writing, Clever, Funny, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Adam Driver was wonderful. I'd not been a big fan but am now. Kerri Russell, David Furr and Brandon Uranowitz were also good. Very funny.

Don't see it if Don't see if you don't like Adam Driver.

85
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting

See it if you like clever puzzles that take a while to take shape and are non-linear. Good acting and a interesting set.

Don't see it if you only like linear story and want a clear cut ending.

56
Disappointing, Cliched, Confusing, Slow, Insipid

See it if If you grew up loving Willy Wonka. It will be a trip back to your childhood. Christian Borle and the cast are great.

Don't see it if If you did not grow up with Willy Wonka. There is nothing interesting to grab onto. The cheap set doesn't help.

Also A lighter directorial hand and a much more imaginative set would have ... Read more Read less