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95
Masterful, Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if No matter how many times you've seen it (or never seen it), this one is something special:incredibly movingextraordinary productionstandards

Don't see it if You can't concentrate for 3 hours and are truly simple headed.

75
During previews
Resonant, Indulgent, Overrated, Slow, Intelligent

See it if You've never seen it or don't know about the real incident. Overwhelming amount of material for one actor. Good writing that shouldresonat

Don't see it if Actor doesn't have enough variety in his characterizations to keep it interesting. Kind of flat and monotonous overall.

92
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Resonant, Profound, Ambitious, Funny, Absorbing

See it if profound, perceptive writing and complex, flawed characters. Everyone can identify with some part of their make ups.

Don't see it if play demands concentration: unpleasant situations and not endearing characters. young people may get less from it than people in mid-life

73
During previews
Indulgent, Overrated, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you don't want real theater but just a light diversion. Sometimes funny and clever but not really enough.

Don't see it if You don't like improv or shows that illicit audience participation.

80
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Intense, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if you know the story or don't, it's still relevant and tough. Absorbing and grim and poetic writing.

Don't see it if The drama isn't that emotionally involving. Better at depicting what's going on in the protagonist's head and his inevitable life's path.

80
Two's a Crowd
Midtown E
Quirky, Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if For something fun and funny. If you like Rudner and her delivery, you'll have a good time. Cute and feel good show.

Don't see it if It's kind of thin and the songs don't add much. Not grounds breaking.

82
I Spy a Spy
Midtown W
Entertaining, Refreshing, Quirky, Great singing, Delightful

See it if you're open to something surprising and weird. Bright production and sweet sentiment. Voices are spectacular. Some clever staging.

Don't see it if Needed to be more fun and a little long and rambling. Might be too quirky for some.

73
Continuity
Midtown W
Cliched, Insipid, Indulgent, Thought-provoking, Banal

See it if six mild laughs and one absorbing monologue. tries to be fun and entertaining.

Don't see it if another ordinary and overly familiar spin on climate change.

78
Ink
Midtown W
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
Fruiting Bodies
Midtown W
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
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
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
After
Midtown E
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
Actually, We're F**ked
West Village
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
Hurricane Diane
East Village
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
Superhero
Midtown W
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
Fireflies
Chelsea
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
Apologia
Midtown W
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
Little Rock
East Village
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

93
Riveting, Epic, Funny, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if Beautiful writing and still surprising epic play. Actors bring freshness and wit to familiar characters. Production brings out the humor.

Don't see it if No reason not to see this epic, wonderfully designed and performed classic!

75
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Great singing, Indulgent, Masterful, Overrated, Absorbing

See it if Excellent music and sophisticated lyrics. Artful staging and often intense.

Don't see it if Static song cycle with over-produced intense choreography.

83
During previews
Indulgent, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You want to be challenged with non-stop sophisticated dialogue and ideas. Requires much concentration and refection.

Don't see it if It's more like a debate than a play and you may feel assaulted by all thrown at you.

88
Broadway Bounty Hunter
West Village
Quirky, Great staging, Refreshing, Delightful, Funny

See it if Funny, warm and surprising. Bright staging and colorful performances. Tuneful R and B 70's style satire of Black exploitation films.

Don't see it if You're not willing to go with the absurdities and have a good time.

76
Epic, Great staging, Slow, Overrated, Dizzying

See it if You like pure spectacle, dazzling scenic design, lighting and costumes. It's quite beautiful but the melodramatic story bogs it down.

Don't see it if you want to feel drama: they concentrate on the simple, over the top and cliche story. Would have been better with an original score.

88
During previews
Little Gem
Chelsea
Relevant, Resonant, Intense, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Beautifully written and passionately acted. Fascinating as the premise is revealed (if you don't know going in). Cleverly constructed.

Don't see it if you have trouble with accents (but it gets easier). Or if you get bored with monologue type plays. Not animated enough for some.

88
Original Sound
West Village
Absorbing, Refreshing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if for the engaging and lively characters: bittersweet, funny, excellent music, good story.

Don't see it if Characters are a little steriotypical (not for me), gets a little less good as goes along because it tried to do so much.

75
During previews
Slow, Insipid, Overrated, Great singing, Cliched

See it if you're a fan of the sentimental book which was much more absorbing. Excellent singers but bland, static production.

Don't see it if you like catchy music of a uniform style. Predictable and hokey plot.

70
Octet
Midtown W
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
All My Sons
Midtown W
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
The Cradle Will Rock
East Village
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
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
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
Actually
Midtown W
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
Behind the Sheet
Midtown W
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
Eddie and Dave
Chelsea
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
Wickedest Woman
Upper W Side
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
Popcorn Falls
Midtown W
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
Mary Page Marlowe
Midtown W
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
Memphis
Midtown W
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.