glenn m 6154

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Reviews (123)
78
Ink
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Overrated, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if Two colorful and intense central performances, attempts to follow how the media led us to the political and social situation of today.

Don't see it if Doesn't succeed at this or give us much feeling for Murdock. The desperation and sleeziness of Act 2 is compelling

91
Absorbing, Great singing, Must see, Resonant, Ambitious

See it if A soaring, opera-like epic with more relevant than ever social themes. Beautifully designed with electrifying performances.Unique,thrilling

Don't see it if you're expecting a conventional musical. Demands concentration for the complex words and leisurely unfolding enormous scale of the narative

77
Indulgent, Quirky, Resonant, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if The poetic writing and significant family/societal themes provide some power and absorbing intrigue. Provocative production design.

Don't see it if Ultimately rambling, seems unfocused.

80
Enchanting, Entertaining, Dizzying, Quirky, Funny

See it if You like absurdist theater. An over the top laugh fest that's often quite funny.

Don't see it if you can't go along with over the top. The social relevance of the themes don't have much impact.

90
Funny, Great acting, Refreshing, Resonant, Clever

See it if A witty riff on Chekhov expertly performed by. Feels contemporary and doesn't matter how well you know Uncle Vanya. Clever, universalthemes

Don't see it if Some repetitive speeches so might be a challenge to those with short attention spans.

93
Great acting, Resonant, Great writing, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if sharp writing and heart wrenching performances make this all too real and devastating drama hard to watch and unforgettable.

Don't see it if may be too unbearable to experience if you just want something entertaining.

92
Intelligent, Great acting, Funny, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Fresh and smart writing, adorable performances, makes important points while still being fun and romantic.

Don't see it if You're tired of environmental and bringing children into the world political plays. You're unable to enjoy Romcons.

73
During previews
Funny, Disappointing, Quirky, Indulgent, Entertaining

See it if For a cute, topical premise with some hilarious sitcom like "desperate housewives" scenes.

Don't see it if Not enough plot, often bombastic, and an uneasy performance by one of the actors.

73
During previews
Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent, Quirky, Resonant

See it if a noble attempt at dealing with real issues and deep inner feelings and relationships that is at odds with the fantasy premise.

Don't see it if you've had enough of shows about teenage angst. shrill and tedious music, uninvolving

76
During previews
Slow, Quirky, Intense, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you've never seen the play, might find it unique and provocative. for a chance to see the two stars.

Don't see it if You're tired of the same old Shepard themes. This production is less funny and menacing than others.

88
During previews
Absorbing, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Resonant

See it if Totally riveting: provocative, especially relevant social/political issues, gut wrenching performances

Don't see it if Not something light and uplifting. Will make you uncomfortable

93
Ambitious, Exquisite, Great acting, Riveting, Resonant

See it if unbelievably intense social issue oriented gripping emotional cathartic drama. heart-wrenching performance by the main actress

Don't see it if you don't want to succumb to overwhelming emotion or have no ability to concentrate

70
During previews
Banal, Slow, Overrated, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if you're hoping for an intense family drama and are intrigue by combatative wordplay.

Don't see it if you want real drama, you'll only get dull dialogue in which all the events are spelled out. dimly lit stage only adds to the murkiness

83
During previews
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if You want something fun with some clever social commentary.

Don't see it if You want a conventional plot driven drama or have a low tolerance for farce.

90
Absorbing, Ambitious, Epic, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you like historical dramas that reverberate with present times. riveting, hard to watch but told with humor and pathos.

Don't see it if you have no interest in serious stories or racial issues.

83
During previews
Clever, Funny, Quirky, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you're open to something different and will go along with the jarring mixture of juvenile comedy and serious themes.

Don't see it if you hate being challenged or are easily irritated.

87
During previews
Ambitious, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great staging, Masterful

See it if you're open to an imaginative dance driven musical piece, gorgeously staged and intensely acted.

Don't see it if you want a clearly laid out plot and don't enjoy the artistry of dance

90
Ambitious, Absorbing, Exquisite, Great staging, Masterful

See it if you want to see a brilliant show, dazzling staged with distinctive performers.

Don't see it if you expect the same level as the iconic productions on Broadway

77
Funny, Quirky, Relevant, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if Lively, non-stop staging (energetic movement, colorful costumes and dazzling video), semi-clever satire of high school types

Don't see it if Not as funny or sharp as the film. Aggressively snarky. Music is drab.

82
Absorbing, Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Overrated

See it if Moving story, characters you care about, some stirring music, inventive staging-- works better than it should.

Don't see it if you find melodramatic, manipulative drama a turn off. It's really kind of simple of substance and in the production.

90
During previews
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great staging, Masterful, Resonant

See it if Sumptuous production heavy on thrilling ballet and lush orchestrations. Passionate acting brings the characters to life.

Don't see it if you've seen many productions of the show. But this one is pretty great. (Some awkward staging).

93
During previews
Absorbing, Epic, Resonant, Great writing, Masterful

See it if for beautiful writing, vivid characters you care about, timely political/social issues

Don't see it if your short attention span prohibits you from being absorbed by an epic story with profound ideas and emotions.

67
During previews
Indulgent, Excruciating, Slow, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if for an honest, satirical study of the way people behave in work/conference settings.

Don't see it if exceeding talky and tedious (to make the point), but without enough of a payoff.

80
Delightful, Quirky, Relevant, Enchanting, Intelligent

See it if you think a one man show can't create a vivid world of complex characters. funny and even better for the serious themes.

Don't see it if exaggerated characters turn you off or you're tired of gay issues

80
Clever, Great acting, Hilarious, Raunchy, Refreshing

See it if you want big laughs from an irreverent satire with a hilarious star turn.

Don't see it if you're easily offended by dirty talk and want a fully developed drama

70
Quirky, Overrated, Great singing, Slow, Indulgent

See it if For the beautiful, intricately arranged singing. Attempts to analyze a current socially relevant subject. Well researched and esoteric.

Don't see it if But, it ends up being totally tedious and gives you no reason to feel anything for the characters.

87
During previews
Funny, Profound, Intense, Raunchy, Thought-provoking

See it if The ultimate black comedy: poetic and more relevant than ever. The deconstruction of the American Dream.

Don't see it if you want something pretty and uplifting. Shepard's quirkiness and unpleasant characters demands a lot from the audience.

82
Intense, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if Well written, epic themes, heart-wrenching solid family and socially relevevant drama.

Don't see it if You've seen a really great production of it. Can appear rather melodramatic and supporting parts can be cartoonish.

80
Quirky, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if you have a chance to see a historical curiosity that's politically more relevant than ever. Atonal, bitter, cynical, unusual in a good way.

Don't see it if you expect pleasant music or standard story telling. Not involving dramatically.

75
During previews
Entertaining, Overrated, Quirky, Funny, Disappointing

See it if you enjoy some funny lines delivered by genuinely funny actors.

Don't see it if you'd liked a well balanced musical. Mostly scripted scenes with eccentric music stuck in that doesn't develop momentum.

92
Great acting, Funny, Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if The most refreshing and smartly written in a while. Adorable and funny characters.

Don't see it if You had enough of environmental doomsday stories and can't surrender to a sweet Romcon.

72
Dated, Indulgent, Overrated, Disappointing, Banal

See it if If you didn't see the last sublime revival, you might enjoy it. The dancing is often exhilarating but no one was well cast.

Don't see it if It still comes across as dated despite the unnecessary updates. 1999 production didn't and was more dazzling.

92
Absorbing, Exquisite, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if Little known historical subject matter that will illicit strong emotions. Totally memorable, stimulating, vivid performances

Don't see it if Medical procedures make you squeamish and you want something light

85
Funny, Entertaining, Refreshing, Dizzying, Indulgent

See it if for some silly fun. Will get to know these rockers even if you don't know anything about them. Energetic and extravagant.

Don't see it if you can't surrender to silly. Or can't stand rock. Or can't take gender reversal acting.

82
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if Interesting, unusual, unfamiliar subject matter done in a compelling way. absorbing performances.

Don't see it if you don't like actors playing more than one role, opposite sex, etc. Or, if actors talk directly to audience.

75
Quirky, Refreshing, Fluffy, Insipid, Entertaining

See it if gimmicky and cute diversion that has it's moments but lacking in substance and not totally engaging.

Don't see it if you have no tolerance for farce or silliness

70
Banal, Disappointing, Slow, Insipid, Indulgent

See it if you're okay with more of an acting exercise than a real drama.

Don't see it if you want an involving play

92
Exquisite, Intense, Profound, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Exuberant and powerful production of an iconic show. Attractive and distinctive cast. Dazzlingly and energetic choreography. First rate!

Don't see it if you want a conventional musical. You may not be able to get the cast recording/other productions out of your head.Some lengthy monologues.

90
During previews
Ambitious, Great singing, Masterful, Refreshing, Epic

See it if dazzling production, rich score, constantly surprising, fun and disturbing at the same time,

Don't see it if seems hollow at first but it will win you over.

90
Absorbing, Edgy, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound

See it if for a passionately acted, one scene after another intense personal drama.

Don't see it if you can't concentrate on figuring out an intricate puzzle or have no feeling for people baring their souls.

88
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant, Masterful

See it if you want to see an excellent musical, with Broadway caliber production values. Good score, passionate performances, energetic dancing.

Don't see it if you prefer mindless pure entertainment musicals.

85
Ambitious, Great singing, Intelligent, Masterful, Absorbing

See it if the staggering level of singing and extraordinary music.

Don't see it if the story is a bit of a slog and too much going on.

87
Clever, Enchanting, Romantic, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if you don't like juke-box musicals but in this one, the songs fit with the witty and sweet story with a moral. Costumes are beautiful.

Don't see it if you want profound drama or have no sense of fun

73
Indulgent, Slow, Excruciating, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if potentially interesting subject that provokes analysis. go for broke performance from main actor

Don't see it if Play seemed formless and shrill.

82
Delightful, Resonant, Great staging, Funny, Absorbing

See it if Sweet story, funny, touching, colorful characters, tuneful music.

Don't see it if You've seen the play or movie and don't care to see it again. Some of the events don't feel believable.

92
Hilarious, Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful

See it if you want to be enchanted by characters you care about, interesting and moving story and outrageously funny

Don't see it if you're looking for a lot of fluff and mindless entertainment.

78
Dizzying, Intense, Quirky, Great acting, Edgy

See it if you're open to something unusual, entirely theatrical, rebellious and exhilarating.

Don't see it if you have to literally understand every line and plot point-- it's abstract and energetic.

76
Confusing, Entertaining, Dizzying, Overrated, Quirky

See it if you want some good songs inventively delivered.

Don't see it if you want characters to care about

95
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you're ready for a profoundly relevant and moving musical, imaginatively and brilliantly staged.

Don't see it if you're not willing to go along with storytelling theater and not open to extreme feelings of elation and sadness.

80
Great acting, Great writing, Indulgent, Resonant, Intense

See it if you're impressed by some vivid writing and intense performances. Has many transfixing moments.

Don't see it if you expect to be involved or care passionately about the characters lives.