Elsie 8068

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Reviews (16)
93
During previews
Scotland, PA
Midtown W
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Ambitious

See it if You're interested in a wacky, modern day take on the Scottish Play that throws you into a world where fast food is key and stoners are kings

Don't see it if You're looking for a more straightforward adaptation or something that takes itself too seriously.

5
During previews
runboyrun & IN OLD AGE
East Village
Indulgent, Excruciating, Confusing, Disappointing, Banal

See it if You are interested in seeing the full Ufot cycle.

Don't see it if You have little patience for inactive, slow, grating dialogue that would make better prose.

42
Hatef**k
Upper W Side
Disappointing, Poor acting, Banal, Cliched

See it if You're interested in hearing from two opposing viewpoints about Muslim representation in the arts

Don't see it if You value character and relationship construction over characters being mouthpieces for viewpoints; you are bothered by put-on sexiness

Also Ladnier sadly feels like she's trying too hard to be sexy--like someon... Read more Read less

99
Usual Girls
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Intelligent, Great staging, Resonant

See it if You are interested in the dynamic coming-of-age tale of a Korean woman in America, and all the humor, heart, and trials that come with it.

Don't see it if You are not keen on loud music, sexual content, or sexual violence.

54
Joan
Soho/Tribeca
Great staging, Great acting, Indulgent, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in non-linear storytelling and getting a picture of how a woman evolves over her life.

Don't see it if You have a low tolerance for dense, poetic dialogue or enjoy plot-heavy theatre.

92
Clever, Absorbing, Hilarious, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if You like longform stand-up comedy and are interested in a man's take on the tough road of fatherhood

Don't see it if You aren't interested in tough truths about parent-child relationships

67
Behind the Sheet
Midtown W
Slow, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense, Great staging

See it if You want to learn about a sadly-undertold part of medical history

Don't see it if You are turned off by historical works or graphic medical work on stage

93
During previews
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You are interested in hearing about the intersections of Judaism and womanhood and hearing personal stories

Don't see it if You have an aversion to non-linear theatre

95
Eureka Day
Soho/Tribeca
Relevant, Refreshing, Intelligent, Great acting, Funny

See it if You're interested in a smart, funny look at the vaccination debate that allows each party to say their piece.

Don't see it if You're not interested in considering both sides of an argument and don't want to laugh

94
During previews
In the Penal Colony
East Village
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are excited by intense, physical work about charged political issues.

Don't see it if You are deterred by nonlinear theatre or want a more traditional plotline.

22
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if You want to support an actor with Downs syndrome.

Don't see it if You have a distaste for underdeveloped characters, cliches, or pandering.

Also I think the intention behind this is wonderful, and I'm glad it gave a... Read more Read less

60
During previews
Delightful, Cliched, Poor singing

See it if You are a Stephen Sondheim fan interested in seeing a new take on his cult musical.

Don't see it if You are turned off the the fact that several cast members (notably Jessie Austrian as Mary) are not vocally capable in their roles.

Also I had high hopes for this one, and think that the adaptation Fiasco ha... Read more Read less

11
Banal, Cliched, Insipid, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if You like the music for the show

Don't see it if You are interested in a non-offensive portrayal of mental illness.

83
During previews
Mies Julie
East Village
Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Intense, Resonant

See it if You enjoy classic plays being adapted for more contemporary political situations

Don't see it if You are disturbed by graphic scenes of sex and sexual violence

23
During previews
About Alice
Brooklyn
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Indulgent, Excruciating

See it if You enjoy quiet, low key live renditions of fiction

Don't see it if You think there's more to theatre than just the actors saying the words of a book on stage!

14
This Flat Earth
Midtown W
Cliched, Excruciating, Insipid

See it if You're interested in the topic of gun violence and children's reactions to it.

Don't see it if You are irritated by poorly thought out logic/plotlines, half-baked political ideas, and superficial timeliness.