Fluffy Cat Farmer

New York City | 25-34 | Female
About:  I frequently volunteer to usher plays in Manhattan in exchange for a good seat. 💃🕺
Reviews (67)
90
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You’re open to seeing the prison pipeline as modern slavery—if you liked her book you will resonate with this play.

Don't see it if Issues surrounding race, race relations, and Black Lives Matter are not important to you.

Also This was the most engaging one-woman play I have ever seen—she holds t... Read more Read less

79
We're Gonna Die
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You want to see an experimental piece about death told in an upbeat way.

Don't see it if You expect a story or plot and are ok with essentially a one-woman show.

Also The main actress is very engaging, so I found her performance enjoyabl... Read more Read less

45
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Slow, Overrated, Cliched

See it if You are such a big fan of any of the actors that you cannot bear to miss one of their shows. The star-studded cast is impressive.

Don't see it if You have anything better to spend your time and money on. Normally, I like slice of life stories, but this was so slow and predictable.

Also I had high hopes for this production, but honestly, it really bummed m... Read more Read less

95
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You need to be reminded of the goodness of humanity when we come together after a tragedy.

Don't see it if You are looking for a lot of laughs—there are some funny lines, but you will definitely feel like crying as the memories of 9/11 come back.

Also I was impressed by this true story and I thought it was a good and res... Read more Read less

95
Great singing, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You want a fun night of theatre that turns into a concert at the end. Lead actress’ resemblance to Tina is uncanny—and absolute treat.

Don't see it if Musicals don’t speak to you, or you’re uninterested in Tina Turner’s life.

Also This musical exceeded my expectations—it was paced well and genuinely ... Read more Read less

85
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great singing

See it if You love small musicals and beautiful modern dance.

Don't see it if You want a lot to happen, as the storyline really isn't fleshed out.

Also The singing, dancing, and acting is phenomenal and my favorite show I'... Read more Read less

10
During previews
Intense, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if You want to spend a perfectly good evening extremely stressed out at an intense play with no (ultimately) likable characters.

Don't see it if You have an other options how to spend your time and money.

Also Playwrights always pushes the envelope and usually is rewarded by that... Read more Read less

98
During previews
A Strange Loop
Midtown W
Profound, Must see, Hilarious, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You are interested in the complexities of being a black, gay man in 2019. Phenomenally performed and cast.

Don't see it if You are not empathetic to the insecurities and struggles of minority millennials in general.

Also Wow. I saw this play only on the second night and it was packed. Every... Read more Read less

69
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Great staging, Great singing, Cliched, Clever

See it if You’re young (elementary all the way through high school kids would enjoy it), and don’t mind classics being turned on their heads.

Don't see it if You’ve lost your “child eyes”—I had a hard time getting into it because it seemed so predictable.

Also The creative staging and singing was great—huge cast that worked well ... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Thought-provoking, Slow, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You like the concept of the silly essays written in school being analyzed and reflected on by the writer as an adult decades later.

Don't see it if You want a traditional play with a plot, or aren't captured by one-person plays. Or if you're conservative and don't want to be challenged.

Also I didn't know what to expect from this play, but I'm really glad I saw... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Superhero
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You like comic book superheroes and are eager to suspend belief in reality in order to enjoy an imaginative storyline.

Don't see it if You don’t like mixing reality and fantasy, or you’re not into superheroes.

Also My partner and I loved this play! It was funny and poignantly sad at t... Read more Read less

68
During previews
Relevant, Slow, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if You're interested in how black actresses struggled to get parts outside of the slave/maid/sassy Mami stereotype. Very insightful!

Don't see it if You're expecting 2 great acts--the first was amazing (following a black actress' early career struggles), but the second was disappointing.

Also I was completely engaged with the first act, but the second act was co... Read more Read less

67
During previews
God Said This
West Village
Disappointing, Relevant, Slow

See it if You are interested in an end-of-life story with cliche family drama.

Don't see it if You are expecting the plays description...this play is not about Kentucky and it’s barely about religion.

Also I was really excited to see this play because I lived in Kentucky and ... Read more Read less

80
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You love the Wizard of Oz and are interested in the other side of the story. I loved all the connections the play made to the movie!

Don't see it if You're expecting a grown-up version of Wizard of Oz. This play is very G-rated, so as an adult I wasn't the target audience.

Also The acting, singing, and staging were great! I hadn't read the book, b... Read more Read less

50
Days of Rage
Midtown W
Disappointing, Dizzying, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You are a fan of the actors, otherwise you’ll want your 90 minutes back.

Don't see it if You desire a play with something new to say or some new insight. If you don’t want to listen to 20-something yell for 90 minutes.

Also This play went nowhere and had too much angry emotion for me to enjoy.... Read more Read less

49
Ordinary Days
Midtown W
Banal, Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Fluffy

See it if You have zero expectations for an interesting plot, realistic dialogue, or a memorable score.

Don't see it if You want an enjoyable night at the theatre, which to me should provide an entertaining and unique perspective.

Also I had average hopes for this musical, and even those were not realized... Read more Read less

65
Ambitious, Relevant, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You are prepared for a difficult subject matter, which few Americans are educated about.

Don't see it if You expect a big-budget musical in this small theater space. Ambitious, but missed the mark.

Also My partner and I left the theater with a lot to talk about because it ... Read more Read less

60
Cliched, Dizzying, Relevant

See it if You are interested in Harvey Milk’s legacy, LBGT issues, Jewish culture.

Don't see it if You are expecting this to be a memorable musical. It’s not—it doesn’t need to be a musical and the songs feel out of place and uninspiring.

Also The plot is very unique and interesting, and it also serves to educate... Read more Read less

48
Disappointing, Excruciating, Confusing

See it if You love watching dance—the dancers are takentes and the staging was quite clever at times.

Don't see it if You desire a piece with a good or believable plot. The story was one big cliche and didn’t provide anything new to the audience.

Also I always enjoy watching dance—such a beautiful reminder of the capabil... Read more Read less

80
Yellowman
Brooklyn
Absorbing, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant, Intense

See it if You are interested in a play about the realities of colorism and racism.

Don't see it if You haven't experienced colorism, or have reject its influence on personal and societal scale.

Also This is a good, simple, and important story. It is intense at times an... Read more Read less

75
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Slow

See it if You are interested in seeing a slice of life play that isn’t going to be profoundly unique, but is funny and relatable.

Don't see it if You want an action-packed or big picture play. The play can be slow and I’d love to see it trimmed so the intermission is no longer needed.

Also We enjoyed the performance of all the actors—really a talented cast.

60
Good for Otto
Midtown W
Slow, Relevant, Disappointing

See it if You are a fan of the actors (great cast) and are interested to see a myriad of mental health issues play out on stage.

Don't see it if You don’t know the actors because then the cast is just going to feel needlessly and wastefully large to you.

Also I had high hopes for this play because of the star-studded cast and my... Read more Read less

60
During previews
Relevance
West Village
Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if After the 2017 election, you have asked yourself why Clinton's feminism wasn't enough, and how should modern feminism change from here?

Don't see it if You're not interested in a play revolving around old feminism vs. new feminism, and the ways in which women tear each other down.

Also The subject matter here was very thought-provoking and led to a health... Read more Read less

85
Until the Flood
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You care about the subject matter. You care about police brutality. You care about Black Lives Matter. You care about our black children.

Don't see it if You are not open-minded and are not willing to hear characters speak from both sides of a traumatic event.

Also Dael is brilliant is every way: from concept to traveling to Ferguson ... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You can related to high school drama and want a refreshingly new take on it--the scene being Ghana adds bigger picture problems.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in the problems and competition between high school girls, or you had trouble understanding accents.

Also Absolutely loved this play and highly recommend! Acting is great and w... Read more Read less

60
During previews
Unknown Soldier
Midtown W
Slow, Overrated, Ambitious, Cliched

See it if You are okay with much of this play being a period piece—I was unaware how much of it was set back in the 1920s, which bored me.

Don't see it if You find it hard to engage/stay entertained with a period piece.

Also The premise is interesting and on the surface can resonate with many w... Read more Read less

70
Relevant, Great acting, Slow

See it if You love Laura Linney's one-woman shows because she really shines in this and carries the story well.

Don't see it if You are looking for something really dynamic, out-of-the-box, or surprising. It's a sad and small slice of life story.

Also I sat in the back of the mezz for this and it was hard to hold my atte... Read more Read less

75
Hilarious, Overrated, Entertaining

See it if You are a fan of the movie and know it by heart—if you don't remember the movie well the parody will probably go over your head.

Don't see it if You want a biting roast or a hot take—it is a scene-by-scene recreation and supposed to be dumb and funny, not epic.

Also My partner and I love the movie, so this was a fun date for us, even t... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Thought-provoking, Confusing, Cliched, Clever

See it if You like snapshots of a whole life and want to see a creative take on it where the main character can be different genders, ages, and races.

Don't see it if You are hoping for some great insight or uniqueness to the plot itself. The uniqueness and intrigue comes in the switching of genders.

Also This was an enjoyable play because the switching of the genders in eve... Read more Read less

75
Dizzying, Confusing, Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You enjoyed The Father and want to see a original (and confusing) plot with very good actors.

Don't see it if You want a straight forward plot and you're not okay with not really knowing what reality is and what is truly happening.

Also SPOILER ALERT: Throughout the play, it jumps from scenarios where one ... Read more Read less

60
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Too long, Raunchy, Clever

See it if You are a fan of Letts’ work and can’t bear to miss one of his plays in case it’s another August Osage County. Dialogue is witty and sharp.

Don't see it if You are shocked by sex, you desire likable, complex characters, or you’re tired of the old-white-guy-fetishizing-younger-women cliche.

Also Ultimately, I didn’t feel the play was worth my 3 hours (!!) because i... Read more Read less

40
Ink
Midtown W
Slow, Overrated, Great staging, Disappointing

See it if You are interested in the advent of “gotcha journalism” and want a story based on true events of The Sun.

Don't see it if You expect a play with an interesting or clear plot. The characters aren’t memorable or likable and the run time is far too long.

Also I understood why some other patrons left at intermission...this play w... Read more Read less

30
During previews
Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if You are collecting Sam Shepard plays, otherwise there’s no reason to sit through 2.5 hours of this.

Don't see it if You have anything else to do with your time. The plot is pointless, the characters are unlikeable, and their dialogue is unrealistic.

Also I had high hopes for this because of the playwright and the interestin... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Clever, Hilarious, Funny

See it if You are ready to laugh at and be challenged by a workplace with everyone’s filter gone! Truly hilarious and moving—completely unexpected!

Don't see it if You’re not willing to “go there” and suspend reality in order to get into the off-the-wall jokes and crudeness.

Also I was really moved by this play—it had me laughing so hard to the poin... Read more Read less

70
Great acting, Cliched, Entertaining

See it if You're interested in a middle school play, and the way religion can intensely surge for desperate youth.

Don't see it if You expect a realistic portrayal--the characters are a little over the top in middle school stereotypes, but all the actors were great!

Also I enjoyed this play and felt engaged with it. Since the role of religi... Read more Read less

65
During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Confusing, Slow

See it if You’re interested in a storyline similar to School Girls or Mean Girls.

Don't see it if You expect a realistic, coming-of-age play. This combines normal teenage drama with superstition, magic, dreams, etc.

Also Spoiler alert: at the end it’s revealed all or most of the play was a ... Read more Read less

85
Wickedest Woman
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You’re interested in the history of women’s reproductive rights—the story is so moving!

Don't see it if You are offended by abortion and can’t emphathize with the humanity behind the beginning of the legality debate.

Also I saw this on opening night and it was already very polished! The set ... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Relevant, Intense, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You are interested in the struggle between religion and sexuality in youth.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in a high school slice of life revolving around sexuality.

Also I enjoyed this play and felt it was very relevant! The actors were phe... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You are a fan of funny, campy, and cute high school musicals.

Don't see it if You are not interested in the original movie, you won't like this play because it's a pretty spot-on recreation.

Also I hesitated to see this play because I actually haven't seen the movie... Read more Read less

79
Good Grief
Gramercy
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You like coming-of-age stories and can handle a show about the death of a young partner.

Don't see it if You want an inspiring set design--this play (and most at the Vineyard) are bare bones productions focusing on dialogue.

Also The actors were great--particularly the main actress/playwright was so... Read more Read less

79
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You want to laugh at a bunch of straight, white, related men and their antics. The acting is spot on!

Don't see it if You are expecting HUGE plot points and for everything to tie together well. Much more a slice of life play.

Also My partner and I really enjoyed this play, and the energetic pre-show ... Read more Read less

68
Mary Page Marlowe
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Confusing

See it if You are a fan of the actors--it was so cool to see three faces I recognized from Orange is the New Black and beyond!

Don't see it if You are expecting to walk away perfectly satisfied. The ending is pretty lack-luster for such an intense piece.

Also The acting across the board was phenomenal--huge cast! The play was a ... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Log Cabin
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if You are interested in the dynamic and misunderstandings between the gay and trans community.

Don't see it if You expect fireworks--this is a small slice of life in a larger narrative. Very relevant, but not a ground-breaking plot.

69
During previews
Relevant, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You're sensitive to/familiar with family drama surrounding hospice. To stay engaged for the long run-time, you need to care about the topic.

Don't see it if If you aren't in a place to invest in this topic emotionally. This isn't light entertainment, but it feels very real.

Also Actors are legends and such a joy to watch, even though this play stil... Read more Read less

60
During previews
Dance Nation
Midtown W
Cliched, Dizzying, Intense

See it if You are intrigued by the intentional choice by the playwright to cast older actors to play 13-year-old girls, which symbolizes so much.

Don't see it if You can’t handle an aggressively sensory play (the repeating chants stressed me out and made me feel anxious).

Also Some funny moments and some true moments, but overall I couldn’t get o... Read more Read less

90
During previews
This Flat Earth
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Relevant

See it if You have a heart for topical and social issues and want a play that puts a face to the gun control debate.

Don't see it if Seeing a play about PTSD and gun violence are extremely triggering to you.

Also The main actress was incredibly gifted beyond her years—powerful actin... Read more Read less

79
Intelligent, Profound, Relevant

See it if You are woke. You understand the problems of racism today exist because black voices have been violently silenced for so long.

Don't see it if You aren't ready for the tears to flow over all the innocent lives murdered in our history. Ties in strongly to today's systemic violence.

Also Very glad we went to see this play because it is so, so important to m... Read more Read less

79
Cardinal
Midtown W
Entertaining, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You are interested in seeing the millennial transformation of a town in the branding era. Very real and relevant.

Don't see it if You refuse to open your mind to racism underlying communities who fear change.

Also My partner and I really enjoyed this play and don’t agree with the neg... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Party Face
Midtown W
Funny, Cliched, Great acting

See it if You loved Hayley Mills in Pollyanna, Parent Trap, That Darn Cat, etc. and want to relive those memories by seeing her as a mature actress.

Don't see it if You don't know who Hayley Mills is. Without love for her, you will only focus on the poorly constructed plot.

Also My partner and I have such fond memories of watching Hayley Mill's mov... Read more Read less

75
Harry Clarke
West Village
Great writing, Intelligent, Ambitious

See it if You are a fan of this actor and like one-person shows.

Don't see it if You have trouble staying engaged with a one-person show and prefer large productions.

Also My partner is a fan of this actor and loved it. I was not familiar wit... Read more Read less