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New York City | 25-34 | Male

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Reviews (143)
75
During previews
Unknown Soldier
Midtown W
Somber, Beautiful, Poetic, Slow, Great singing

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.

75
The Hot Wing King
Midtown W
Relevant, Romantic, Funny, Great writing, Great acting

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.

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

See it if you embrace wholehearted musical absurdity & camp.

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

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

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.

90
Quirky, Compelling, Absorbing, Great writing, Great acting

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.

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

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.

85
During previews
The Inheritance
Midtown W
Profound, Must see, Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing

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.

55
During previews
Immature, Silly, Fluffy, Overrated, Quirky

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.

20
During previews
Sunday
Chelsea
Slow, Terrible, Excruciating, Banal, Cliched

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.

40
During previews
Wives
Midtown W
Unstructured, Disappointing, Disjointed, Relevant, Intelligent

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
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Resonant, Great writing, Great acting

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.

100
A Strange Loop
Midtown W
Must see, Masterful, Great singing, Great writing, Edgy

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.

90
Midsummer: A Banquet
Greenwich V
Charming, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

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.

60
Unnecessary, Quirky, Fluffy, Cliched, Entertaining

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.

95
Octet
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Must see, Great singing, Intelligent, Absorbing

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.

75
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Hilarious, Fluffy, Cliched, Entertaining, Funny

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
Relevant, Riveting, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

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.

75
During previews
Ink
Midtown W
Mild, Interesting, Intelligent, Great staging, Clever

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
Great acting, Great writing, Funny, Clever, Absorbing

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.

80
Plano
East Village
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Funny, Clever

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.

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Fluffy

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
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Intense, Slow, Unrelatable, Long

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.

85
Absorbing, Intelligent, Great writing, Great singing, Great acting

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.

85
Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you enjoy well-written ensemble-driven comedies with heart and meaning.

Don't see it if you value style over substance.

55
Wild Goose Dreams
East Village
Cliched, Disappointing, Quirky, Lacking, Ambitious

See it if you support new works, Asian voices in the theatre, and plays with themes of loneliness, connectivity & internationalism.

Don't see it if you are fatigued by scripts that try too hard to land a point.

80
Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Great musicianship, Great singing, Entertaining

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.

70
Darling Grenadine
Midtown W
Great directing, Good music, Romantic, Great singing, Charming

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.

25
During previews
Great singing, Bi-polar, Disconnected, Slow, Disappointing

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.

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

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

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

20
Loud, Unenjoyable, Miserable, Intense, Excruciating

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.

55
During previews
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Repetitive, Uninteresting, Overrated, Slow, Great singing

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.

100
During previews
Raunchy, Intense, Great writing, Great acting, Clever

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.

90
During previews
The Rose Tattoo
Midtown W
Great writing, Great acting, Beautiful, Exquisite, Delightful

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.

45
During previews
The Great Society
Upper W Side
Uncreative, Slow, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

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.

75
Fine, Expected, Intense, Great acting, Great writing

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.

80
During previews
Relevant, Riveting, Intelligent, Intense, Great acting

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.

70
Road Show
Midtown W
Pointless, Slow, Quirky, Disappointing, Great singing

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.

40
Dizzying, Unsafe, Pointless, Tokenizing, Ludicrous

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.

85
Relevant, Intense, Great writing, Entertaining, Clever

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.

60
During previews
Under-directed, Great writing, Entertaining, Fluffy, Slow

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.

90
Luzia
Queens
Great music, Great staging, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

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

78
Highs and lows, Classic, Great acting, Intense, Great writing

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.

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

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.

45
The White Devil
West Village
Banal, Slow, Excruciating, Disappointing, Dated

See it if you’re committed to Jacobean plays.

Don't see it if you become bored easily.

80
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Dated, Fluffy, Throwback

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.

65
Great acting, Edgy, Slow, Great staging, Quirky

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.

60
During previews
Ambitious, Dated, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

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

20
During previews
Disappointing, Excruciating, Fluffy, Indulgent, Slow

See it if you like Christmas carols.

Don't see it if you want anything that resembles a show: no indication of rehearsal, polish or structure. Dozens left at intermission. Save your $ and time.

45
Disappointing, Great singing, Indulgent, Slow, Basic

See it if you like Donna Summer.

Don't see it if you have time and money to see something else.

75
During previews
Funny, Great dancing, Formulaic, Fluffy, Touching

See it if you want a few good laughs, have an open mind, and enjoy big ensembles and production elements.

Don't see it if you’re close-minded to LGBTQ youth.