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New York City | 25-34 | Male

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Reviews (148)
100
Seven Sins
Brooklyn
Masterful, Riveting, Exquisite, Entertaining, Enchanting
May 26th, 2022

See it if you want to soak in the joy and talent of New York’s very best.

Don't see it if you don’t like scantily-clad folks.

60
Little Girl Blue
Midtown W
Flat, Good music, Cliched, Disappointing, Slow
May 18th, 2022

See it if you’re a fan of Nina Simone, no matter what.

Don't see it if you’re expecting a tribute to Nina Simone vocal impersonation. She sounds nothing like her.

85
Refreshing, Relevant, Great acting, Great staging, Exquisite
April 21st, 2022

See it if you embrace Black Girl Magic.

Don't see it if you need linear storytelling

70
Intelligent, Dated, Great singing, Slow, Overrated
October 19th, 2021

See it if you’re a fan of the music and don’t mind un-hummable tunes with a “heady” book.

Don't see it if you’re looking for an inspired reinvention or revisit to the original—this ain’t it.

100
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Astounding, Great acting, Absorbing
October 18th, 2021

See it if you want to experience a must-see and bear witness.

Don't see it if you don’t like plays rooted in reality.

75
During previews
Unknown Soldier
Midtown W
Somber, Beautiful, Poetic, Slow, Great singing
March 8th, 2020

See it if you can patiently be ushered through an intimate, very well-sung, intricately woven poetic musical about memory, history & longing.

Don't see it if you need bells & whistles.

80
Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Great musicianship, Great singing, Entertaining
March 8th, 2020

See it if you'll enjoy a blend of high-energy rock music with sympathetic storytelling through the scope of a "forgotten" period of world history.

Don't see it if you need music to have English lyrics.

75
The Hot Wing King
Midtown W
Relevant, Romantic, Funny, Great writing, Great acting
March 3rd, 2020

See it if you’d like to bear witness to a story of Black love & brotherhood under the auspices of comedy & the everyday.

Don't see it if you’re resistant to non-conformative definitions of family.

70
Darling Grenadine
Midtown W
Great directing, Good music, Romantic, Great singing, Charming
February 29th, 2020

See it if you enjoy simple, sweet, meaningful intimate original musicals.

Don't see it if you tend to drift or get antsy from a lack of theatrics.

80
Tumacho (2020)
East Village
Silly, Absurd, Quirky, Great writing, Funny
February 22nd, 2020

See it if you embrace wholehearted musical absurdity & camp.

Don't see it if you’re a stickler for coloring inside the lines.

25
During previews
Great singing, Bi-polar, Disconnected, Slow, Disappointing
February 21st, 2020

See it if you don’t mind a musical with a book and score like oil and water.

Don't see it if you’d prefer not to throw your hands in the air, defeated, trying to understand why Bob Dylan songs are irrelevantly shoehorned into a play.

20
During previews
72 Miles to Go...
Midtown W
Weak acting, Bad writing, Disappointing, Slow, Excruciating
February 15th, 2020

See it if you’re a subscriber and have to use your tickets.

Don't see it if you’ve got something else to do.

85
During previews
One in Two
Midtown W
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Great writing
November 30th, 2019

See it if you’re receptive to truth-telling.

Don't see it if you’re racist or homophobic.

90
Quirky, Compelling, Absorbing, Great writing, Great acting
November 15th, 2019

See it if you’re a fan of fantastic writing and seeking a clear, poetic, engaging modern two-person play.

Don't see it if you need glam & sparkle.

20
Loud, Unenjoyable, Miserable, Intense, Excruciating
November 8th, 2019

See it if you tolerate herbal cigarettes, deafening sound effects, insufferable shouting matches & want to “understand” Catholic Conservatism.

Don't see it if you’ve got tickets to anything else—can’t remember the last time I’ve ever actually preferred not to have gone to the theatre.

65
During previews
Power Strip
Upper W Side
Still, Thought-provoking, Tense, Slow, Relevant
October 17th, 2019

See it if you welcome an intense story ripped from today’s headlines of refugees & humanitarian crisis.

Don't see it if you need a picker-upper.

55
During previews
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Repetitive, Uninteresting, Overrated, Slow, Great singing
October 6th, 2019

See it if you want a brief 90-minute musical distraction with great dancing.

Don't see it if you’re clever enough to see through clever choreography to identify a boring piece in desperate need of a book & editor.

85
During previews
The Inheritance
Midtown W
Profound, Must see, Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing
October 6th, 2019

See it if you’re braced for a vast, layered and far stretching modern blend of queer storytelling from the recent past and now.

Don't see it if you’re homophobic.

100
During previews
Raunchy, Intense, Great writing, Great acting, Clever
September 27th, 2019

See it if you’re ready to experience raw, gut-punching & fantastic theatre on an astoundingly challenging level.

Don't see it if you’re turned-off by conversations about power, race equity, trauma, or simulated acts of sex.

55
During previews
Immature, Silly, Fluffy, Overrated, Quirky
September 22nd, 2019

See it if you want to bring your pre-teen to the theatre, as a way of helping encourage the arts and their reading.

Don't see it if you’re an adult.

90
During previews
The Rose Tattoo
Midtown W
Great writing, Great acting, Beautiful, Exquisite, Delightful
September 20th, 2019

See it if you need a breath of fresh air and want to be transported by marvelous acting, exceptional direction & human connection.

Don't see it if you don’t like timeless theatre.

20
During previews
Sunday
Chelsea
Slow, Terrible, Excruciating, Banal, Cliched
September 15th, 2019

See it if you want to learn why a 41 year old white straight man has no business writing plays about 20 year olds, women, LGBTQ folk & People of Color

Don't see it if you need your play-going experiences to require a point, perspective or purpose.

45
During previews
The Great Society
Upper W Side
Uncreative, Slow, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal
September 14th, 2019

See it if you want to see a bygone era of a standard high-school American history textbook onstage.

Don't see it if you want any semblance of theatricality.

40
During previews
Wives
Midtown W
Unstructured, Disappointing, Disjointed, Relevant, Intelligent
September 1st, 2019

See it if you support female voices in Off-Bway houses—no matter what.

Don't see it if you desire stronger writing and stronger direction.

75
Fine, Expected, Intense, Great acting, Great writing
September 1st, 2019

See it if you understand you’re going to get 2 separate one-act plays, performed by excellent young male actors.

Don't see it if you need pizzazz.

75
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Resonant, Great writing, Great acting
August 3rd, 2019

See it if you seek a new (yet familiar) perspective on modern persecution with realistic, intense family/community drama & a spattering of comedy

Don't see it if you’re homophobic or racist.

80
During previews
Relevant, Riveting, Intelligent, Intense, Great acting
August 2nd, 2019

See it if you’re a fan of The Bard and seeking a timeless, not-oft performed script presented by some of NYC’s best classical actors & tight ensemble.

Don't see it if you aren’t a fan of Shakespearean tragedies.

100
A Strange Loop
Midtown W
Must see, Masterful, Great singing, Great writing, Edgy
July 28th, 2019

See it if you’re prepared to be transported, inspired, awed & moved by the complexity and beauty of queer black storytelling & modern musical theatre.

Don't see it if you’re homophobic or racist.

70
Road Show
Midtown W
Pointless, Slow, Quirky, Disappointing, Great singing
July 28th, 2019

See it if you’re unfamiliar with this lesser-known and lesser-performed flawed and odd Sondheim piece.

Don't see it if you want a plot or expect anything to emotionally invest in.

90
Midsummer: A Banquet
Greenwich V
Charming, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever
July 26th, 2019

See it if you’re yearning for a fun, delightful & exceptionally performed familiar Shakespearean love/comedy immersive dinner experience.

Don't see it if you’re not hungry for laughs & joy.

40
Dizzying, Unsafe, Pointless, Tokenizing, Ludicrous
July 21st, 2019

See it if you want to witness high-budget & high-production fight choreography at The Shed, for its inaugural season.

Don't see it if you need any semblance of a storyline or can’t stomach obtuse racial stereotypes.

60
Unnecessary, Quirky, Fluffy, Cliched, Entertaining
July 20th, 2019

See it if you like the movie enough to forgive a wayward & high-budget adaptation.

Don't see it if you want to have any sort of meaningful thoughts or discussion when the curtain falls.

85
Relevant, Intense, Great writing, Entertaining, Clever
June 13th, 2019

See it if you admire fringe and "downtown" voices finding their light and delivering a necessary & urgent message while packaged as ridiculous.

Don't see it if you don't appreciate the absurd.

95
Octet
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Must see, Great singing, Intelligent, Absorbing
June 1st, 2019

See it if you’re ready to be spell-bound by masterful singing, genius song-writing and a story that is more real and current than ever!

Don't see it if you need an orchestra—this show is acapella.

60
During previews
Under-directed, Great writing, Entertaining, Fluffy, Slow
May 25th, 2019

See it if you support The Public’s mission to provide access to the arts and Shakespeare for all.

Don't see it if you need a streamlined or refreshing production—this one is neither.

75
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Hilarious, Fluffy, Cliched, Entertaining, Funny
May 18th, 2019

See it if you want some great laughs, enjoy clever rapid-fire lyrics, and "skit style" scene-work.

Don't see it if you're expecting a story—Unclear what this musical is trying to say, other than stuff the book with jokes.

90
Luzia
Queens
Great music, Great staging, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful
May 10th, 2019

See it if you’re a fan of Cirque du Soleil’s endless creativity and captivating music, beauty and staging.

Don't see it if traveling to CitiField isn’t you’re cup of tea

90
Relevant, Riveting, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
May 1st, 2019

See it if you want to witness the renaissance of Laurie Metcalf and Lucas Hnath, together again.

Don't see it if you’re neither open-minded nor an empath.

78
Highs and lows, Classic, Great acting, Intense, Great writing
April 27th, 2019

See it if you have the patience and interest for a long mammoth Shakespeare piece with a masterclass actor.

Don't see it if you’re bored by Shakespeare.

75
During previews
Ink
Midtown W
Mild, Interesting, Intelligent, Great staging, Clever
April 21st, 2019

See it if you enjoy modern history presented as high-stakes realistic drama.

Don't see it if you’re unconcerned with or frustrated by stories involving white men in power, left unchecked, screwing the system.

85
During previews
All My Sons
Midtown W
Great writing, Intense, Resonant, Must see, Great acting
April 21st, 2019

See it if you’re a lover of great American family tragedies and prepared for a master class in acting from Ms. Bening.

Don't see it if you need happy endings.

85
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Funny, Clever, Absorbing
April 20th, 2019

See it if you relish terrific playwriting, excellent acting, jaw-dropping tragicomedy and modern tales of love.

Don't see it if you’re uncomfortable with female-driven narratives that shines light on misogyny & codependency.

45
The White Devil
West Village
Banal, Slow, Excruciating, Disappointing, Dated
April 20th, 2019

See it if you’re committed to Jacobean plays.

Don't see it if you become bored easily.

80
Plano
East Village
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Funny, Clever
April 20th, 2019

See it if you enjoy quick-witted quirky family drama. Terrifically “downtown” feeling. Strong, funny, committed actors tackling weirdness & chaos.

Don't see it if you don’t like nontraditional storytelling.

80
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Dated, Fluffy, Throwback
February 15th, 2019

See it if you’re a fan of this fun American musical chestnut—full of recognizable songs, impressive dancing & Kelli O’Hara’s perfect soprano.

Don't see it if you’re expecting anything revelatory, spicy or modern.

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Fluffy
February 15th, 2019

See it if you’re looking for just a damn good time, fantastic singing, sexy dancing, iconic costumes and care about the story of Cher in American pop.

Don't see it if you know nothing about Cher, her influence or don’t care for fabulousness or the bombastic.

65
Great acting, Edgy, Slow, Great staging, Quirky
February 6th, 2019

See it if you’re a fan of Sam Shepard, tight script-work, solid 2-person shows.

Don't see it if you have the tendency to tune-out for lack of stimuli—it’s a “slow burn” until the final scenes.

65
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Intense, Slow, Unrelatable, Long
February 2nd, 2019

See it if you’re prepared for a long evening, have a taste for family drama & foreboding or have a working knowledge of the IRA.

Don't see it if you want to sink your teeth into something—this is a “slow burn” kind of play with nothing really new to bring to the table.

60
During previews
Ambitious, Dated, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow
January 13th, 2019

See it if you’re a Sondheim-loyalist or tickled by this show’s cult-like history.

Don't see it if you’re expecting a revelation. The troupe tries their very best. But let’s call a spade a spade: “Merrily” just isn’t a good show. Unsavable

85
Absorbing, Intelligent, Great writing, Great singing, Great acting
January 13th, 2019

See it if you understand the necessity to amplify queer and/or Black voices telling real stories.

Don't see it if you’re homophobic or racist.