George Croom

New York City

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Reviews (12)
95
Thrilling, Engaging, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You want storytelling at it’s best

Don't see it if Don’t want to confront racial issues, cannot suspend belief (the children are played by adult actors) or do not like courtroom dramas

Also Easily the best overall acted show on Broadway right now. It is lovely... Read more Read less

100
Stunning, Ambitious, Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You want to see an innovative, daring, thrilling piece of theater

Don't see it if If you don’t like small sets, New Orleans style jazz or Greek mythology

Also This might be one of the best shows I have ever seen - and I see a lot... Read more Read less

77
During previews
Funny, Quirky, Dizzying, Hilarious, Great staging

See it if If you like raunchy, visually stunning and over the top (In a good way) shows

Don't see it if You can’t keep up with a frenetic pace and love the original movie as is

Also It is a bit jarring how they changed the story line so far away from t... Read more Read less

85
Absorbing, Riveting, Intelligent, Funny, Great writing

See it if You want to see brilliant writing and a solid ensemble cast.

Don't see it if You don’t like your dramas at 3 hours and 15 minutes

Also Yes it’s very long - but honestly you won’t feel it. Very absorbing an... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Great singing, Great staging, Exquisite, Delightful, Profound

See it if You wish to see a wonderful telling of a little known story - with great performances and great music

Don't see it if You think a musical needs huge sets or costumes to tell a story.

Also The show is delightful. The music is gorgeous; the actors - especially... Read more Read less

85
Entertaining, Great singing, Hilarious, Raunchy, Delightful

See it if You like great singing and double entendres- Bonnie Mulligan is the best thing to hit Bway in a long time!

Don't see it if The show is a bit long and the production values are a bit cheap..and the plot gets tiresome

89
Smart, Dated, Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy classic drama, wonderful performances and great writing

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Arthur Miller or a realistic style

Also Arthur Miller at his absolute best - a play that is as topical today a... Read more Read less

58
Quirky, Fluffy, Disappointing, Cliched, Great staging

See it if You enjoy silly, entertaining fluff and a general good time

Don't see it if You are looking for a well thought out storyline

Also I admit I went in expecting far more than what I got; Act 2 was better... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Engrossing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You love Shakespeare, and acting at its very, very best

Don't see it if you are not prepared - it is 3 hours and 40 minutes long with one intermission -and no they do not let you back to your seat!

Also There is some absolutely brilliant acting - Jayne Houdysell, Ruth Wils... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Dizzying, Ambitious, Great acting, Riveting, Profound

See it if You want to see both Ivo Van Hove, Tony Goodwin and the great Bryan Cranston at the absolute top of their game.

Don't see it if You don’t like shows that you have to pay attention and follow, as the staging is dizzying and a bit confusing at times.

Also People will be talking about Mr Cranston’s performance for years. It i... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see socially relevant theater featuring 4 magnificent performances

Don't see it if You do not wish to be challenged, shocked, or engage in serious conversation - and the show will inspire you to have conversation

Also I cannot think of the last time I was angered, moved, shocked and prov... Read more Read less

75
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Ambitious, Intelligent

See it if You like great acting - particularly Janet McTeer and Dylan Baker - they are uperlative

Don't see it if The script, while ambitious, doesn’t exactly know what it wants the show to be - or who it’s really about.