Elliott S

Palm Springs | 50-64 | Male
About:  theater geek, love to see shows across the country, LA, Chicago, Louisville, and of course, NY
Reviews (29)
70
Great singing, Ambitious, Fluffy
July 26th, 2018

See it if you want a fun musical and a throwback to the disco days of the 70s & 80s

Don't see it if you expect a serious, thought provoking piece of work

75
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing, Overrated
July 26th, 2018

See it if you want a new, novel and unique production

Don't see it if you're not willing to pay outrageous prices for a Broadway production

90
Funny, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing
July 26th, 2018

See it if you want to see something as relevant today as it was 40 years ago when first written.

Don't see it if you don't want to see an LGBTQ themed work starting outstanding LGBTQ actors

70
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Quirky, Funny
February 1st, 2018

See it if you appreciate a great actor in a one man show reciting stories from his past.

Don't see it if don't want to be entertained by a great actor reading stories.

80
Funny, Edgy, Great writing, Relevant, Entertaining
February 1st, 2018

See it if A fast paced, hilariously funny one man show with hard hitting commentary.

Don't see it if you're a bigot with a bias against a man with a Puerto Rican background

90
Delightful, Enchanting, Refreshing
February 1st, 2018

See it if You like a romantic fairytale albeit with a sad ending, great costumes and innovative sets.

Don't see it if any of the above, or if you don't like musicals.

24
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Cliched, Banal, Disappointing, Overrated, Confusing
November 30th, 2017

See it if you want to see a confusing, trite cliched play starring Amy Schumer & written by Steve Martin.

Don't see it if you don't like slapstick and do enjoy intelligent, well written subject matter.

95
Dizzying, Ambitious, Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking
November 30th, 2017

See it if you like a beautifully choreographed take on a classic film with amazing dancing and beautiful actors interpreting fight scenes and violence

Don't see it if you don't like an avant garde presentation of an edgy subject matter and wonderful dancing and acting

50
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Great acting, Ambitious
November 30th, 2017

See it if Like very good acting with current political subject matter and a very good cast

Don't see it if you like good writing and a well thought out plot - this is what it's not.

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Delightful
November 30th, 2017

See it if you enjoy a heart warming update of a Harvey Fierstein classic.

Don't see it if a gay themed light hearted play

85
The View UpStairs
East Village
Ambitious, Absorbing, Relevant, Profound, Intelligent
May 6th, 2017

See it if want a view into the past in relation to the direction this country is moving under this current administration.

Don't see it if a homophobic, right wing bigot

Also While the play could be tightened up a bit, it is an absorbing glimpse... Read more Read less

75
Confusing, Great acting, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Ambitious
May 6th, 2017

See it if enjoy a quirky musical with very good acting but with a peculiar story line.

Don't see it if you don't find suicide musical and amusing.

Also Based on all the great comments and accolades this play received, I re... Read more Read less

80
Absorbing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Relevant, Intelligent
May 6th, 2017

See it if enjoy musicals with a message

Don't see it if don't want a reminder of 9/11 and what happened

Also Good acting and singing and a unique story line. Enjoyed the play.

90
During previews
Ambitious, Entertaining, Dizzying, Funny, Resonant
April 6th, 2017

See it if You love big, Broadway production numbers, love Bette (and who doesn't) and love flash and spectacle

Don't see it if don't like any of the above, and can't stand over the top, screaming audiences.

Also I was prepared to hate it because of all the hype - the only thing abo... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent
April 3rd, 2017

See it if enjoy Noel Coward comedy with outstanding actors and great sets and costuming.

Don't see it if you don't like dry humor or fast paced comedy.

85
During previews
Gently Down the Stream
East Village
Absorbing, Entertaining, Intelligent, Profound, Intense
April 3rd, 2017

See it if you enjoy a historical drama with great acting, intense interpersonal relationships and high drama.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a gay themed play, dealing with issues of aging and acceptance.

75
During previews
War Paint
Midtown W
Funny, Great singing, Great staging, Fluffy
April 3rd, 2017

See it if you love musicals with big production numbers and great costumes and two divas performing

Don't see it if you don't like musical production numbers with big stars.

70
During previews
Great staging, Dated, Slow, Entertaining, Ambitious
February 22nd, 2017

See it if You enjoy come-back musicals that start out slow and perk up

Don't see it if you don't like musicals and a dated story line.

78
During previews
Great staging, Epic, Profound, Thought-provoking, Entertaining
February 22nd, 2017

See it if you like family drama and interaction

Don't see it if you want to be uplifted

85
Sense & Sensibility
West Village
Entertaining, Intelligent, Clever, Funny, Great staging
September 29th, 2016

See it if Like a new twist on an old classic, cleverly presented and we'll acted

Don't see it if like classics presented in a traditional manner

80
Privacy
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant
August 8th, 2016

See it if want to be challenged and thought provoked

Don't see it if you don't like audience participation

75
Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent, Refreshing, Great staging
July 1st, 2016

See it if you want to be entertained by great dancing, singing and acting with wonderful sets and a terrific story line.

Don't see it if you don't like dancing and singing at the theater

80
Entertaining, Great staging, Original, Edgy, Great singing
July 1st, 2016

See it if you want to see a new presentation of a classic musical.

Don't see it if you expect to see a dated, original production.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intense, Thought-provoking
July 1st, 2016

See it if you want to see one of Broadway's best plays

Don't see it if you expect to have a traditional theater experience.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Great writing
July 1st, 2016

See it if you want to be entertained, both with ups and downs, seeing outstanding acting and watching a well written play being performed before you.

Don't see it if have issues with death or gays and lesbians.

40
The Humans
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Slow, Great acting, Overrated
July 1st, 2016

See it if you want to see very good actors performing.

Don't see it if want to see an engaging, exciting story line.

95
Shuffle Along
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Must see, Entertaining, Great singing
July 1st, 2016

See it if you want to be entertained by an outstanding cast, great singing and dancing and a poignant story line.

Don't see it if you don't like any of the above

70
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining, Intelligent
July 1st, 2016

See it if you enjoy spontaneity by a very talented actor. Clever lines, well delivered and humorously entertaining.

Don't see it if you're sensitive to religious fodder or have a conservative point of view

50
Fully Committed
Midtown W
Banal, Funny, Dated, Clever, Fluffy
July 1st, 2016

See it if you want to be entertained by a talented actor with a lot of great energy

Don't see it if expect an outstanding masterpiece of Broadway theater or a compelling story line.