Eva 6

Rockaway | 65+ | Female

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Reviews (61)
78
During previews
72 Miles to Go...
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you're interested in the human condition today as it pertains to illegal immigrants living in the US for a long time.

Don't see it if you're not interested in human drama

Also Very touching, well done and well acted.

90
Intense, Great acting, Absorbing, Profound, Riveting

See it if you're able enjoy an intelligent, intellectual,deep and rewarding play and don't need a lot of hoopla & action plot wise-it was terrific

Don't see it if your attention span not long & consider intellectual, intelligent plays "talky"

Also Mary Louise Parker - the reason for my attending - delivered another T... Read more Read less

83
Absorbing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like magic, illusionists, humor and being stumped and amazed - and of course also being very entertained! It is great fun!

Don't see it if you don't like magic/illusion and this kind of entertainment is not your cup of tea.

80
Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you're interested in science history touching on feminist issues and overt discrimination against women and foreigners. Great acting/writing

Don't see it if you cant sit still for a serious 2 character play no matter how good.

89
And loud, Entertaining, Dizzying, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you like Bat Out of Hell soundtrack, Meat Loaf and want to see a pretty awesome SPECTACLE (all in all)

Don't see it if you don't know who Meat Loaf is, cant stand loud music, don't like rock and not into a little (a lot) of fun -

Also It was LOUD, but fortunately not all the time - started out a bit of a... Read more Read less

69
Toni Stone
Midtown W
Great acting, Overrated, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if you're interested in learning about racism in early baseball and one strong black woman's incredible journey

Don't see it if if you want a straight plotline, have problems with accents and fast vignettes

Also Even tho it was touching and informative, I found it to be rather mudd... Read more Read less

89
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you want to see great acting and want to look back wistfully at what happened and what we subsequently lost - HER. Cleverly written!

Don't see it if you need a lot of action on the stage and dislike too much talk and since today is the final show, I guess you just wont see it anyway.

Also A more clear understanding of the #WeCouldHaveHadHer - and unfortunate... Read more Read less

75
Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You still have patience to sit through Shakespeare and want to see Jackson in action

Don't see it if Not quite understanding what they're saying and not quite knowing what's going on doesn't bother you

Also Read the synopsis/plot before you go and watch Jackson - just sit back... Read more Read less

80
Relevant, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if you have elderly parents,will have elderly parents, will become elderly yourself + want to see Elaine May and a great cast in a serious play

Don't see it if you're squeamish about old age and the mostly unavoidable human condition & want to see a fluffy, funny comedy

Also Joan Allen, Cera and rest of cast very good too and although it's a se... Read more Read less

79
Apologia
Midtown W
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you want to see a very entertaining and well acted interesting play & want to see Stockard Channing in person

Don't see it if you want to be spoon fed light, fluffy entertainment and are not interested in serious (intellectual?) matters or food for thought

82
Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you have children, are planning to have children, have decided not to have children

Don't see it if you wanna miss out on a very funny, touching stand up comedy show.

86
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You're the least bit knowledgeable about literature, and can enjoy a clever, original and not necessarily historical play with great acting

Don't see it if you are not the least bit intellectual and are only interested in fluffy, easy on the mind shows - not that that's not ok.

Also It's very entertaining and a lot of fun. It helps if you know somethin... Read more Read less

90
Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, A classic

See it if you enjoy musicals and want to see a wonderful new production of this one (tho closing in 2/3 wks, sadly).

Don't see it if You don't like classic musicals and don't like the score of this musical.

Also Never thought of Billy Bigelow as the main character - he now takes ce... Read more Read less

83
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You like "oldies" and are interested in a very good, entertaining, fun show. The singers are terrific and the dancing is an added BIG plus.

Don't see it if you don't like the music of L&S - don't like shows without plots etc....like to whine how it's not "original" (not true)

Also I saw this show on Broadway years ago and think this one was better th... Read more Read less

78
Little Rock
East Village
Absorbing, Entertaining, Relevant, Resonant, Great singing

See it if you're interested in a crucial moment in our history told in a very entertaining and touching way.

Don't see it if you're not interested in the racial struggle in the US, or in more serious plays

Also The extra unexpected added attraction of this play is the wonderful si... Read more Read less

95
Great singing, Epic, Edgy, Funny, Must see

See it if you want to see a legend who not only sings great, but has a great story to tell along with his music. Terrific!

Don't see it if You're not into music, rock & Springsteen

Also This is not just a concert - this is a one man show! Don't miss it.

75
Great acting, Relevant, Resonant, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You're a socially conscientious person, aware of and interested in the social fiber of our times - and the ramifications thereof

Don't see it if you're not interested in intense super serious plays that tell it how it is today

Also Not an easy watch and certainly not for everyone - especially those ex... Read more Read less

74
Good for Otto
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Static & talky

See it if You have a longer attention span than 5 minutes, you don't need a lot of action or a linear "story". Good acting, pretty entertaining.

Don't see it if You don't have a longer attention span than 10 minutes, need constant action and have no patience for "just talk"

Also Having said all that - it has a great cast headed by Ed Harris, F Murr... Read more Read less

82
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Relevant, Resonant

See it if If you like musicals, cute stories, liked the movie, enjoy good singing and gentle humor

Don't see it if if you expect a blockbuster, expect the score of Les Miz, expect an exciting and busy plot

Also It's a lovely quiet, resonant, "deep" musical - but you wont be hummin... Read more Read less

79
Junk
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if you are interested in economics and want to relive how everything went to hell financially in the mid 80's..in a theatrical, well acted way

Don't see it if If you want to see a nice story with nice sets and dont keep up with financial and economic affairs and get easily confused

80
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you want to see a solid, very well acted and absorbing play - Taylor, Garofalo and Weston terrific.

Don't see it if you're looking for escapism and not good with having to deal with difficult life situations.

69
During previews
Napoli, Brooklyn
Midtown W
Cliched, Overrated, Great staging

See it if If you're interested in common family strifes, predictable plots but good acting and one dynamite special effect.

Don't see it if You want to experience something new and exciting.

Also Even tho not difficult to sit thru, there was something disjointed, fr... Read more Read less

79
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if you have an open mind for something different from the run of the mill plays and enjoy a good quirky story with good music.

Don't see it if you cant deal with outside the box two character (more or less) plays and have preconceived notions as to what a play/musical should entail

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if If you like very GOOD and compelling theater and want to see a excellent cast headed by a terrific Metcalf. Don't miss it!

Don't see it if If you're only interested in musicals and plot driven plays...just go see it. It's great!

50
Confusing, Disappointing, Insipid, Banal

See it if If you want to see some fairly well known songs, well sung by a good cast.

Don't see it if You're interested in a decent plotline and an absorbing, entertaining play. It's a very minor show - disjointed and disappointing.

83
During previews
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Delightful, Relevant, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a great cast in a timely & relevant (esp for us boomers) very funny play - also for the children of the baby boomers.

Don't see it if you're not interested in funny intergenerational situations and prefer more serious fare.

Also VERY entertaining

78
Greater Clements
Upper W Side
Intense, Resonant, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you're interested in serious plays dealing with the always changing landscape and life in middle America.

Don't see it if you don't want to see long (didn't feel overlong) serious, plays

Also Tho Ivey was terrific...the real amazing and breakout performance was ... Read more Read less

80
A classic, Great writing, Entertaining, Intelligent, Great singing

See it if you want a new take on a much loved musical where the music and dialog remain wonderful

Don't see it if you're not interested in Jewish themed musicals, or want to hear Yiddish spoken or you dont like to read subtitles

Also Granted: the subtitles ARE a distraction (as in any Opera) --- but thi... Read more Read less

83
During previews
Scotland, PA
Midtown W
Great singing, Funny, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you can appreciate a funny, clever, musical take off on Macbeth & McDonald - very entertaining!

Don't see it if you dont know Macbeth (or McDonald's) at all & don't appreciate or understand what's being made fun of

Also To those criticizing the music: can you remember/hum ONE song from Com... Read more Read less

79
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Entertaining, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see an absorbing and entertaining play dealing with an incredibly anti gay Uganda today.

Don't see it if you're not interested in learning about devastating discrimination against gay people or anything pertaining to the LGBTQ community

80
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you'd enjoy a (very) new riff on an old play - great acting and thought provoking

Don't see it if you're a stickler for the "original" in your entertainment and don't like your plays "messed with"

Also Have to admit I never saw or read Uncle Vanya - but that did not preve... Read more Read less

70
Indulgent, Hilarious, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you're interested in terrific acting and some hilarious schticks (both women nominated for Tonys - deservedly)

Don't see it if you want to see a coherent play without a lot of talk, talk, talk from Nathan Lane and you aren't into a lot of repetitive slapstick

Also Not a bad way to spend 90 minutes BUT NOT at Bway show prices

96
Wonderful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if Really! Run, before it closes - one of the best ever musicals - try to see Benanti & Hadden-Paton. Just terrific

Don't see it if Really?? No reason on earth!

69
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if find a lot of manic acting and some sophomoric antics entertaining and hilarious - and you are familiar with Macbeth.

Don't see it if you're not interested in a manic, somewhat confusing show (and I don't confuse easily). Not nearly as funny as I thought it would be.

Also I was very looking forward to this show (having heard it was hysterica... Read more Read less

79
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see an entertaining, funny, surreal, still relevant play superbly acted - staging great too.

Don't see it if you must have a 'rational' plotline and don't enjoy somewhat surrealistic material (Albee? Genet? Ionesco?)

90
Entertaining, Great singing, Touching, Resonant

See it if you want to see one of the best shows on Broadway at present and want to see a very touching and compelling slice of 9/11 history.

Don't see it if you don't like singing and/or serious themes and are interested in "fancy" sets and costumes - really, no reason not to see it

80
During previews
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if you want to see a funny, well acted, very entertaining comedy

Don't see it if if you have trouble with british accents, cannot easily follow plots and are not interested in comedy

80
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if If you like clever, historically very interesting, funny, non traditional, quirky plays

Don't see it if If you're easily stumped by dialogue, multiple roles, on stage changes & cant easily keep track of what's going unless a very simple plot

Also Talky? Yes - but clever and interesting talk - not a broadway extravag... Read more Read less

80
My Life on a Diet
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you want to spend a very enjoyable and very funny 90 minutes with R. Taylor and know her previous work as a writer/performer

Don't see it if dont know who she is and never watched the Nanny and dont like one person shows -

Also She was great! Grab this chance to see her in person.

77
God Save Queen Pam
Greenwich V
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Quirky, Clever

See it if you like pretty darn good music and very good singing and a funny story packaged in an original, witty little musical

Don't see it if you're too serious, don't laugh easily and want everything to be a broadway mega production

73
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great acting, Cliched

See it if you're up for a very nicely acted & sung little musical - with some social touches (gays & holocaust)

Don't see it if If you are up for something more than a lightweight, pleasant musical to pass the evening

82
Rocktopia
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if If you wanna see a ROUSING, SUPER entertaining concert - a real fun evening: orchestra/chorus/pretty darn awesome.

Don't see it if you believe everything the NYTimes writes and are not interested in rock and/or classical music....and believe the nay sayers

Also So the projections are 'cheesy' - so what?... Read more Read less

83
During previews
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Touching and timely

See it if you like entertaining and absorbing theater with a meaningful message and humor

Don't see it if you're uncomfortable watching actors with disabilities

79
The Children
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you enjoy a serious thought provoking play - well acted and well written with some dashes of humor.....

Don't see it if if you're hoping for a musical or a play chock full of action and you don't like to think too much or have trouble following dialogue.

Also It IS talky (after all this is a play) but the "talk" is interesting a... Read more Read less

93
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you want to see a very good, super entertaining musical - and if you know & liked the movie, then it's even better. Great fun & worthwhile

Don't see it if You're looking for great philosophical insights (tho there are some), you didn't like the movie, you're not interested in fantasy...

90
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound

See it if If you're interested in Jews, Yiddishkeit, terrific theater and an absorbing, edgy historical plot.

Don't see it if If you don't like Jews, Yiddish, must have an obvious plot, cant keep up with actor/character changes, want to see a run of the mill musical

75
Pacific Overtures
East Village
Great singing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if If you're interested in Japanese history (esp vis a vis America), dont mind minimalistic (non existent) settings and are a big Sondheim fan.

Don't see it if If you like lyrical music and want more than minimum theater.

Also All in all worthwhile seeing

90
Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Delightful, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if If you want to see a great, fun, entertaining, clever play. Surpassed great expectations (get it?) It's a delightful experience.

Don't see it if If you need your plot spoon fed and linear - you dont like to give your FULL attention to what's going on.

75
During previews
The Roundabout
Midtown E
Intelligent, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if if you like Shaw, period plays, thought inducing and very pleasant and amusing plays and don't expect something earth shattering

Don't see it if If you need big productions with lots of superficial action.

72
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Absorbing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great subject, but not great theater!

See it if If you're interested in the politics of the Middle East, Israel, good acting and a very interesting play

Don't see it if If you're expecting a great theatrical experience. In spite of a lot of movement, the play is strangely static.