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Reviews (158)
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.

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
We Live by the Sea
Midtown E
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
Disco Pigs
Chelsea
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
Hundred Days
East Village
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
The Last Match
Midtown W
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.

88
Delightful, Enchanting, Funny, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if you want to see muscial comedy perfection. it's still so funny and well constructed and joyous

Don't see it if you expect to be overwhelmed by high tech spectacle. Stage felt too small, production a little small scale and dancing a bit sluggish.

80
During previews
Veil'd
Queens
Delightful, Enchanting, Quirky, Romantic, Great staging

See it if you like charming, whimsical, sweet romance but with some political-social commentary

Don't see it if you have no tolerance for the same!

80
During previews
The Portuguese Kid
Midtown W
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Refreshing, Romantic

See it if you just want a fun time and lots of laughs. Mary Testa is a scream.

Don't see it if you can't get past a silly sitcom feel.

70
During previews
The Treasurer
Midtown W
Cliched, Excruciating, Slow, Great acting, Resonant

See it if for the two great actors. a lot of tedious speeches when the plot and potential emotion are bypassed

Don't see it if seen this story so many times before in more involving ways. annoying staging with actors on the sides or barely seen behind

65
During previews
Mary Jane
East Village
Disappointing, Banal, Indulgent, Overrated, Slow

See it if you like an unsentimental take on a sad situation. Philosophical about religious, meaning of life issues rather than a lot of plot.

Don't see it if you expect characters to care about- mother is unemotional and unsympathetic, most other characters don't register, and it's tedious.

80
During previews
Clever, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if clever social commentary; satirical, topical and funny take on a serious subject

Don't see it if first half a little slow since "the plot" is not a surprise but then play hits it stride with borderline offensive snakiness

78
During previews
Pity in History
Chelsea
Ambitious, Resonant, Relevant, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if Intense and timeless themes of politics, religion and art done in a stylish, visceral production.

Don't see it if Themes dominate not much story or plot

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

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
An Ordinary Muslim
East Village
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
Miles for Mary
Midtown W
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
Who's Holiday!
Midtown W
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

83
M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Romantic, Thought-provoking

See it if you're open to a fascinating story with political and social relevance. A tender and surprising love story which will keep you enraptured.

Don't see it if you can't go along with theatricality or want to think too much. Or are left a little disturbed.

88
Absorbing, Great acting, Funny, Resonant, Masterful

See it if you're open to provocative, socially relevant topics with brilliant, electrifying dialogue

Don't see it if you can't concentrate for 2 and 1/4 hours or find the characters, situation unpleasant

78
The Siege
Greenwich V
Absorbing, Edgy, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you're interested in a better understand of political, historical events affected by deep rooted conflicts. Play humanizes the situation.

Don't see it if you're turned off by biased political discourses or need a lot of action

92
Prince of Broadway
Midtown W
Great singing, Exquisite, Masterful, Riveting, Ambitious

See it if For the electrifying performances and dazzling production. Pure bliss and you want to see even more.

Don't see it if you expect much insight into Prince's life or inspiration or if bothered by little story or chronology issues.

73
During previews
Confusing, Edgy, Relevant, Quirky, Disappointing

See it if energetic, visceral performances. the grim future that is here today commentary on our society makes you reflect

Don't see it if violence too stylized to have much impact. not frightening enough. social satire, doomsday aspects and intensity of book and film are los

88
Entertaining, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if obviously if you like Moore and hate Trump. But, he's a natural on stage, well spoken, poised. Funny, cold and dark.

Don't see it if you want fun, escapist entertainment or want a regular play with plot. Don't bother if you don't want to think or be challenged.

72
During previews
Great acting, Indulgent, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if some beautiful writing and well-acted emotional scenes and a timeless theme.

Don't see it if get bored with tedious stage business and thinly drawn characters

85
Of Human Bondage
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Epic, Intense

See it if Dickensesque in storytelling, profound human emotions, timeless tale of human nature, totally entertaining

Don't see it if Stylistic staging at times adds little, middle of first acts gets a little banal. Bit of a soap opera