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Reviews (23)
58
During previews
Relevant, Confusing, Disappointing, Insipid, Dizzying

See it if Colin Quinn fans. Don't mind a deluge of social topics presented randomly. Storytelling skills aren't imperative to you.

Don't see it if Have trouble keeping up with various lot of perspectives that are presented incoherently. Transitions among topics tend to be awkward.

69
Disappointing, Relevant, Resonant, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if you are interested in immigrant and refugee issues - you like to support female playwrights - you are interested in the stories of Iraqis.

Don't see it if you don't care for slow-moving stories that are absorbing and have interesting characters but leave you lacking at the end.

85
During previews
Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

See it if are drawn to stories on race relations - are in the mood for an intense drama - Kerry Washington!

Don't see it if you are not in the mood for an intense drama that addresses sensitive and difficult subject matters

79
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant, Intense

See it if You can handle disturbing references to violence - enjoy intimate performances - you like Carey Mulligan - enjoy supporting small theater

Don't see it if Are sensitive to issues of violence - do not enjoy single-actor performances

71
Entertaining, Great singing, Ambitious, Disappointing, Relevant

See it if for fans only - enjoy celebrating & dancing to Donna's music with like-minded fans- are drawn to stories about artists - esp. women of color

Don't see it if you avoid the jukebox show format - not a true Donna fan.

Also Had very low expectations based on others reviews so for fellow Donna ... Read more Read less

100
Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Profound, Clever

See it if are seeking a special theatrical experience - both visually and emotionally, you support important plays and playwrights

Don't see it if you don't care for LGBTQ or progressive issues - can't handle the marathon running time.

Also Don't be nervous about the lengthy running time - intermissions are th... Read more Read less

68
During previews
Funny, Profound, Relevant, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if care about LGBTQ issues - a Modern Family/Jesse Tyler Ferguson fan - appreciate diversity in casting.

Don't see it if do not support progressive issues

73
Ambitious, Great acting, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if can't resist the amazing cast - esp Denzel & David Morse - can handle an almost 4 hr play - enjoy NYC stories from the early 20th Century

Don't see it if you prefer to avoid dated, misogynistic stories - can't handle long plays (almost 4 hours)

Also The intermissions are spaced out well - 10 minutes after 75 minutes - ... Read more Read less

70
For a previous production
Great acting, Intense, Ambitious, Slow

See it if you're a Vonnegut fan - love to support small theaters - can handle a 2.5 hour unconventional play

Don't see it if you don't have the patience for a slow-moving, 2.5 hour unconventional play.

70
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Resonant, Slow

See it if you were a Dawson's Creek fan, care about disability issues and appreciate diverse casting

Don't see it if don't have patience for slow storytelling

52
Great acting, Great singing, Profound, Relevant, Disappointing

See it if you appreciate intimate performances by an iconic cast - despite the deluge of too many stories and characters. A seat on stage is a must!

Don't see it if you have little patience for a slow-paced and sometimes frustratingly superfluous characters and stories.

Also The cast is seated with the on-stage audience which makes for a wonder... Read more Read less

70
Clever, Hilarious, Relevant

See it if you need a laugh - enjoy creative on person performance

Don't see it if campy does not do it for you - don't like one person performances.

60
Ambitious, Disappointing, Excruciating, Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if You're a fan of Clay and/or Ruben. Like cheesy holiday shows.

Don't see it if Don't enjoy over-the-top holiday shows. Don't care for Ruben and/or Clay's performance styles.

Also I'm not a fan of either Clay or Ruben but did enjoy them on American I... Read more Read less

87
Clever, Hilarious, Refreshing, Ambitious, Relevant

See it if You enjoy quirky stories about why some one should not procreate - you need a light, funny but still profound theater experience.

Don't see it if You're not in the mood for comedy or a one-person performance - don't enjoy Mike Birbiglia's sense of humor.

79
Relevant, Profound, Great acting

See it if are drawn to stories on U.S. race relations - support artists of color - DeWanda Wise's powerful perfomance

Don't see it if You're not in the mood for an intense drama with challenging subject matters.

60
Great acting, Funny, Disappointing, Quirky, Slow

See it if You can't resist NY/Brooklyn based stories - learning about NY/Brooklyn history - appreciate a diverse cast

Don't see it if You do not have patience with slow-moving plays that don't pay off.

Also Play started off very promising - unique story interesting set and str... Read more Read less

56
Great acting, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Disappointing

See it if you can handle an uncomfortable show about difficult issues of sexual abuse w/ extreme graphic language - especially by Kiersey Clemons

Don't see it if Can't handle uncomfortable issues involving misogyny, exploitation and sexual and child abuse

68
Great acting, Profound, Relevant, Resonant, Slow

See it if are interested in family care-giving issues - a fan of Lois Smith - supporting works by new playwrights - handle family feuds

Don't see it if you tend to avoid find family - end-of-life - care giving issues - get restless during slow-moving stories

92
Enchanting, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if you enjoy learning about other cultures & being transported - appreciate middle eastern music - enjoy unique theatrical experiences

Don't see it if do not care about issues in the middle east - you dislike world music

96
Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting, Funny

See it if can't resist an old-fashioned musical with exquisite choreography and sets - LOVE Bernadette Peters.

Don't see it if dated stories don't appeal to you.

51
Great acting, Slow, Disappointing

See it if the amazing cast justifies the uninteresting story - you can handle slow moving 3 hour plays.

Don't see it if 3-hour dramas immersed with religious references

79
Funny, Profound, Relevant, Clever

See it if you're into quirky sibling stories that tackle important social issues

Don't see it if you have no patience for quibbling families.

48
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent

See it if you're a devoted Eve Ensler fan and want to learn more about her personal and health challenges.

Don't see it if you expect the show to be more about Ensler's charitable work and less about the playwright.