Frances 6287

New York City

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Reviews (83)
78
Unknown Soldier
Midtown W
Romantic, Great singing, Great acting, Confusing, Entertaining

See it if you like stories about WWI. You like good singing.

Don't see it if You get frustrated by ambiguous plot lines.

90
Relevant, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you were born after 1945 and was a Baby Boomer. You like to reminisce about the 50's and 60's.

Don't see it if You are not a Baby Boomer, so the events and songs of those times don't have relevance to you.

90
During previews
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Refreshing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like Jane Alexander and/or James Cromwell and/or Michael Urie. You like humor in your plays.

Don't see it if If you think divorce can never be portrayed with humor.

79
The Thin Place
Midtown W
Disappointing, Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy plays that deal with the possibility of an afterlife and communication with spirits.

Don't see it if You don't like to see "psychic's" debunked.

Also I found the play engrossing up until the ending, which left me unimpre... Read more Read less

40
During previews
Disconnected, Slow, Insipid, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if You like to see each actor playing multiple characters.

Don't see it if you only like plays that make sense. I have no idea what this play was trying to convey. It was slow and boring, and sleep-inducing.

90
During previews
The White Chip
Midtown E
Clever, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you like great acting, relevant subjects, and an entertaining way to deal with a painful subject.

Don't see it if you do not care to witness a person's emotional pain, even if presented with a touch of humor.

69
Wives
Midtown W
Great staging, Quirky, Ambitious, Relevant, Clever

See it if You feel that women have always been overshadowed by the men in their lives, but can look at this situation with a sense of humor.

Don't see it if You are looking for high drama, as opposed to light treatment of a serious problem (women's suppression by men).

88
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see how gay relationships were dealt with in recent times by Rwandan communities and how one family dealt with the issue.

Don't see it if You do not like plays dealing with gay issues.

83
A Strange Loop
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like a show that makes you examine your innermost feelings about your self-image.

Don't see it if You are looking for a light comedy.

80
Long Lost
Midtown W
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like good acting and plots revolving around family interaction

Don't see it if If you don't like to watch familial strife

79
Ink
Midtown W
Relevant, Intense, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are curious to see how Rupert Murdoch got started in his daily newspaper career.

Don't see it if You have trouble understanding British accents and/or you don't like actors constantly taking at the top of their lungs.

91
Relevant, Ambitious, Resonant, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You want to hear alot of great songs from the 60's, 70's and 80's.

Don't see it if You can't identify with the music of the 60's to 80's.

88
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Refreshing

See it if you like topical, intelligent dialogue

Don't see it if If you are looking for action-oriented plot.

89
During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Refreshing, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy watching very graceful dancing and charismatic actors.

Don't see it if You have a lot of trouble understanding heavily accented dialect (African).

85
Noura
Midtown W
Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you enjoy good acting and plots dealing with family interaction

Don't see it if you don't like plays about problems of immigrants.

92
Great acting, Intelligent, Quirky, Intense, Absorbing

See it if you appreciate dialogue that includes some humorous lines without sacrificing the poignancy of a painful subject.

Don't see it if You have trouble understanding heavy southern accents

87
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if you were part of the "disco" era in the 80's

Don't see it if If you didn't enjoy the music of Donna Summer

53
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Cliched, Confusing, Disappointing, Funny, Overrated

See it if You are good at understanding heavy British accents

Don't see it if You have trouble understanding heavy British accents

77
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if you need a laugh in these depressing political times

Don't see it if If you are expecting it to be hilarious.... it is merely amusing.

93
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Must see, Great singing

See it if you are a Bette Midler fan. It's as if this role was created just for her!

Don't see it if you do not like Bette Midler.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy the songs of the 60's, 70's, and 80's and you enjoy watching talented singers and dancers.

Don't see it if you don't identify with the music of the 60's, 70's and 80's.

69
Ambitious, Confusing, Disappointing, Slow, Intense

See it if you like historical dramas

Don't see it if do not like plays with alot of monologues

95
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You enjoy memorable songs

Don't see it if you don't like remakes of classic shows

75
Absorbing, Ambitious, Confusing, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you like intense drama.

Don't see it if you prefer light subject matter

78
This Flat Earth
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Confusing, Relevant, Intense

See it if Shows which are relevant to today's news

Don't see it if you only like light, happy plots

80
During previews
We're Gonna Die
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you like rock music sung by a woman with a good voice.

Don't see it if You don't like loud, rock music. You don't like entertainment that addresses the inevitability of death.

89
Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You are a fan of Laura Linney. She is an amazing actress that can hold your attention for an hour and a half, all by herself.

Don't see it if you don't like one-person shows. You don't like plays about dysfunctional families.

48
Greater Clements
Upper W Side
Slow, Intense, Excruciating, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if You like Judith Ivey..... she was very good.

Don't see it if You don't like to see plays depicting a person afflicted with severe asperger's syndrome. You think 3 hours is too long for a play.

88
Bella Bella
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to learn more about a woman who was a pioneer in politics, portrayed by a charming actor.

Don't see it if You do not like Harvey Fierstein.

95
During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Must see, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if You like Tina Turner's songs and voice.

Don't see it if If you don't like Tina Turner's music and you can't watch spousal abuse.

90
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if If you like plays that deal with serious issues, but incorporate humor into the delivery.

Don't see it if You are offended by totally nude characters simulating a sexual encounter.

47
During previews
Overrated, Depressing, Slow, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if You like sad, depressing plots.

Don't see it if You don't like to see depressing, talky, dark plays that are slow-moving.

76
Make Believe
Midtown W
Confusing, Quirky, Intense, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy seeing a play that explores the origins of a dysfunctional group of adult siblings.

Don't see it if You cannot suspend disbelief in a plot that has 4 very young abandoned siblings living together as a family.

88
The Exes
Midtown W
Quirky, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want a fun night out filled with laughter and great acting.

Don't see it if You don't appreciate farcical humor.

49
Dying City
Midtown W
Excruciating, Disappointing, Cliched, Confusing, Great acting

See it if You enjoy watching one actor portraying twin brothers.

Don't see it if you don't like plots that bring up many issues, but don't resolve any of them.

24
During previews
Slapstick, Raunchy, Slow, Insipid, Excruciating

See it if You like slapstick and don't mind alot of blood and guts

Don't see it if You do not like slapstick and/or you like intelligent humor.

98
Riveting, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like great acting, innovative staging and historical drama.

Don't see it if You like lavish sets, aren't interested in seeing how the company evolved.

69
Superhero
Midtown W
Disappointing, Silly, Slow, Insipid, Cliched

See it if you believe in comic book heroes

Don't see it if You don't like preposterous plots

80
During previews
Trick or Treat
Midtown E
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Great writing, Funny

See it if You like plot surprises

Don't see it if it is too painful to watch someone with alzheimers.

89
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Delightful

See it if You are a fan of Cher and are interested in exploring her career.

Don't see it if you were/are not a fan of Cher.

79
India Pale Ale
Midtown W
Entertaining, Relevant, Funny, Confusing, Resonant

See it if you enjoy watching strong, independent women who know what they want out of life.

Don't see it if You don't agree that people who are "ethnic" should be treated with empathy.

80
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny

See it if You like to laugh

Don't see it if you don't like satire.

21
Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Intense, Depressing

See it if You enjoy good acting in spite of a confusing, depressing story-line.

Don't see it if You only like up-beat, light subject matter

68
For a previous production
Indulgent, Overrated, Cliched

See it if You like slap stick humor.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy silly, slap-stick comedy.

78
Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Indulgent, Relevant

See it if you enjoy good acting.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy watching adult men behaving like adolescent boys.

76
Dance Nation
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Ambitious, Resonant, Edgy

See it if you are curious about the mindset of young teenage girls

Don't see it if you don't like seeing wmen of all ages ages portraying adolescent girls.

94
Absorbing, Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if you like good singing and want to see an inspiring show of humanity

Don't see it if it is too painful for you to see anything related to 9/11.

91
Great acting, Entertaining, Must see, Resonant, Romantic

See it if You enjoy memorable songs

Don't see it if you don't enjoy musical theater

69
During previews
Funny, Disappointing, Raunchy, Quirky, Slow

See it if you like very small theaters

Don't see it if object to raunchy humor

90
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging

See it if you are a fan of or curious about Glenda Jackson's acting ability

Don't see it if you prefer action-filled plot to wordy plot