futurist

New York City | 25-34 | Male
About:  Very open about everything I see, and a desperate lover of theatre. However, let's be honest with ourselves and the things we see, can we please?
Reviews (8)
88
A Hunger Artist
East Village
Clever, Masterful, Quirky, Refreshing, Experiential

See it if you are looking for a show that fights to break the mold. A meditation on being an artist for one's self.

Don't see it if you'd rather classic playwriting form. Also if you can't really get behind expressionism, bare intimate theatre, and anxious experiences.

Also I love finding theatre that makes you aware of the ephemeral experienc... Read more Read less

69
During previews
Disappointing, Dated, Fluffy, Romantic, Funny

See it if You want a show that has that museum-piece feel that won't offend anyone, except for dated misogyny, or you just want to see your fave actor

Don't see it if Predictable musical theatre shows drive you crazy, or can't wait patiently until the end of the first act for anything truly interesting.

70
Fen
East Village
Ambitious, Confusing, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if interested in a dark, meditative critique of perverse, pervasive abuses of power, and its psychological effects. Also, powerful female team.

Don't see it if you're turned off by nonlinear storytelling, have a hard time liking shows you can't easily identify with, or are a men's rights activist.

88
During previews
Familiar
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in reframing Americanism, like to think about how history and culture can effect values, and/or the nature of identity.

Don't see it if You are looking for something safe and have a hard time understanding perspectives that are not your own.

90
During previews
Antlia Pneumatica
Midtown W
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Exploratory, Existential

See it if you want a show more about life itself than a character's life—and interested in listening and experiencing theatre, loosely tethered.

Don't see it if conversations about death really bother you, or don't want a show that is more about asking questions than providing situations or answers.

80
During previews
Southern Comfort
East Village
Ambitious, Relevant, Refreshing, Predicable, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to support leaps made in theatre representing the trans community, or looking for a show focused on character introspection.

Don't see it if you will be turned off by a simple predictable plot, an atypical cast, or the plight of transgender prejudices and struggle.

85
During previews
Old Hats
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Heartfelt, Quirky

See it if You appreciate subtle, intelligent comedy and music along with classic vaudevillian shtick.

Don't see it if You don't think cabaret/one-acts are "theatre," or that's not what you're in the mood for. Or if you want meaningful/forward-thinking.

85
Then She Fell
Brooklyn
Ambitious, Absorbing, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if You like guided storytelling and willing to go along with the game.

Don't see it if You are not open to experiments in theatre that may or may not completely work.