Greg 6090

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Reviews (105)
19
This is broadway caliber?, Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if you like great costumes, puppetry and raunch.

Don't see it if you're expecting a Broadway-worthy musical.

Also The cast is working their a**es off in this show. LOTS of talent on th... Read more Read less

15
Banal, Excruciating, Slow, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if you want to see a VERY progressively staged, classic musical

Don't see it if You are wanting to get your money's worth or expecting to see a great show.

Also To me ... this is a fine example of "The Emporer's New Clothes"! I hav... Read more Read less

65
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Overrated, Indulgent, Dizzying, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if you want to see Bryan Cranston at his best.

Don't see it if are confused by a period piece (plot) mixed with current.

Also The choices of the director may have worked in some other of his Broad... Read more Read less

30
Disappointing, Raunchy, Slow, Insipid, Great writing

See it if you are a Nathan Lane fan.

Don't see it if you don't like sophisticated writing and don't know the background story of Titus Andronicus.

Also I can see why Ms. Nielsen was nominated. But I grow SO weary of stereo... Read more Read less

40
Disappointing, Slow, Overrated, Excruciating, Banal

See it if you like seeing "stars" on stage.

Don't see it if you're wanting to see great acting from these stars or you're expecting to see an interesting story.

Also Interesting concept for a show, but it failed in many ways to be worth... Read more Read less

65
Dated, Edgy, Slow, Great writing, Great staging

See it if you want to see stars on stage.

Don't see it if you're offended by nudity.

Also I found the casting to be off or else the direction wasn't clearly def... Read more Read less

80
Epic, Profound, Masterful, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you're a Harry Potter fan.

Don't see it if you're not into "almost Disney-esque" staging tricks.

50
All My Sons
Midtown W
Overrated, Disappointing

See it if you like seeing stars on stage.

Don't see it if you're expecting to see brilliant staging and great acting all around.

Also I like to make up my own mind when I see a show, regardless of what cr... Read more Read less

50
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Overrated, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you like current political writings.

Don't see it if You're expecting a great story line.

Also This is the "emperors new clothes" to me. I found it interesting at th... Read more Read less

95
Ink
Midtown W
Intense, Relevant, Profound, Masterful, Great acting

See it if You like learning about prominent people in history.

Don't see it if you don't like to pay attention or you like to sleep through shows

Also Masterfully staged, cast and superb acting. ... Read more Read less

95
All Our Children
East Village
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like fine acting and thought-provoking content

Don't see it if there is no reason NOT to see this.

Also Where was I in my high school history classes that I didn't learn that... Read more Read less

75
Thought-provoking, Cliched, Edgy, Intense, Resonant

See it if you're not aware how the daily fears of parents with non-white children are lived and realized.

Don't see it if You become upset with realities of how unjustly many individuals are treated by the police.

Also Nice to see "stars" on stage. But, I wasn't impressed by director's ch... Read more Read less

50
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Slow, Masterful

See it if if you love an experience of a "real" King Kong as a puppet that is magnificent.

Don't see it if You're expecting to see an epic musical on Broadway.

Also My take is that if you're not paying the full Broadway price for a tic... Read more Read less

100
Downstairs
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Relevant

See it if you like GREAT acting

Don't see it if you don't like to travel out of the NYC theatre district for shows

Also I feel this show is superbly crafted and I was never bored. It's well ... Read more Read less

25
Ambitious, Cliched, Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow

See it if you like to hear Donna's music.

Don't see it if you're expecting a great book for a musical. The book could have dealt with more facts in Donna's real life.

Also Super talented cast... well deserving of the applause they receive. ... Read more Read less

85
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if you have never seen.. or like seeing Janet McTeer on stage.

Don't see it if know nothing about Sarah Bernhardt and her progressive eye for roles.

Also Janet McTeer's performance (like most things she does) is riveting. On... Read more Read less

50
Ambitious, Disappointing, Thought-provoking, Slow, Relevant

See it if you want a master class in acting from one of the actors on the stage (Elaine May).

Don't see it if you have difficulty watching the declining mental state of a loved one.

Also The only value in seeing this show is the performance given by Elaine ... Read more Read less

90
Entertaining, Funny, Relevant

See it if you like seeing stars on stage working their butts off.

Don't see it if don't like understanding there are "facts."

Also I admit it... I am not a fan of Cherry Jones .. BUT... this is some of... Read more Read less

50
Banal, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow, Cliched

See it if you like the the well-known musical numbers

Don't see it if you're expecting something so riveting and new with this production.

Also I am sooo tired of seeing boring direction from Bart Sherr. This has t... Read more Read less

100
During previews
Torch Song (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Relevant

See it if If you love great writing and GREAT acting

Don't see it if you are homophobic

Also Seeing this show as a revival 36 years after its Broadway debut is ama... Read more Read less

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Intelligent, Must see

See it if you like to know information for how shows start

Don't see it if you only want to see the show and care nothing about anything else about it.

Also This tour was a VERY pleasant surprise in many ways. ... Read more Read less

60
Disappointing, Intelligent, Indulgent

See it if you want to see John Lithgow live on stage

Don't see it if you don't have patience to sit through a show that could easily have 10-15 minutes cut from the first and second acts.

75
The Children
Midtown W
Intense, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Profound

See it if you enjoy superb acting and "English" Theatre and actors.

Don't see it if you have a difficulty understanding English dialects, as they are REAL and it may take a few moments to adjust. There are hearing devices.

50
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Confusing, Disappointing, Clever, Funny

See it if you want to see some incredible choices in casting ... especially Laura Benanti. Seems to be a watered down knock off of Virginia Woolf.

Don't see it if you're expecting something rich and full in content.

Also I was surprised by Amy's ability on the Broadway stage. She held her o... Read more Read less

10
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow

See it if you ONLY want to see Ms. Thurman on stage

Don't see it if you're expecting Broadway-quality anything.

Also I am happy that there are only few times that I question "how did this... Read more Read less

50
Great acting, Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if you like to see Ethan Hawke live on stage.

Don't see it if you're expecting top notch casting choices and good direction.

Also The only reason to see this show is for Ethan Hawke's stage presence a... Read more Read less

75
Great singing, Intense, Masterful, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy fine performances

Don't see it if you are bothered by any nudity, or gay-themes.

80
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Clever, Hilarious, Great writing, Great singing

See it if you like to really laugh!

Don't see it if you're expecting a great score and lyrics in a musical.

Also I would say that this is one of the funniest books of a musical that I... Read more Read less

80
Dated, Great choreography, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you like a good old-fashioned musical.

Don't see it if if you're looking for a rock musical or modern music with funky choreography.

36
Banal, Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you like Cher and some of her songs

Don't see it if you're expecting to see great theatre or great musical theatre

Also The talent in this cast is unbelievable. Three Cher's is a bit much...... Read more Read less

95
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like to learn about famous musical groups AND/or you like to revisit the music of these groups.

Don't see it if you're thinking that people around you in the audience will be quiet. My "neighbors" hummed, sang along. To me, THAT is annoying.

Also I am not a huge fan of the director of this show, but I found the stag... Read more Read less

25
Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing, Banal

See it if you want to see Glenda Jackson and Ruth Wilson.

Don't see it if you bore easily.

Also To see Glenda Jackson in this role was interesting. A bundle of energy... Read more Read less

80
BLKS
Midtown W
Edgy, Profound, Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like an almost believable story about roommates in NYC.

Don't see it if You do not like the "f" word or "c" word being used often in a show.

85
Must see, Masterful, Great staging, Exquisite, Clever

See it if you enjoy mythical characters brought to life on stage with extreme creativity that shouldn't be missed.

Don't see it if don't care about mythology, nor care to read about the characters in advance to attending the show.

Also Beautifully cast and directed ... the use of music and movement alone ... Read more Read less

95
Masterful, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Exquisite

See it if if you enjoy a superb interpretation of a well-known musical. .

Don't see it if You have a difficult time reading subtitles and/or you don't understand Yiddish.

Also This production was one of the most moving "Fiddlers" that I have seen... Read more Read less

60
Slow, Entertaining, Masterful

See it if you like illusions (not to be confused with tricks).

Don't see it if You're expecting an evening of "WOW!"

Also Of the many times this has been on Broadway, I decided to see it. Espe... Read more Read less

90
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Must see, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy great acting and a very relevant story.

Don't see it if You're offended by race-centric content where right doesn't always win over might.

Also Superbly cast. Funnier than one might think this story line would be. ... Read more Read less

90
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Masterful

See it if you like trying something different on Broadway that's creatively wonderful!

Don't see it if you like one-person shows

Also Unlike many in the audience, I didn't know the performers work. I foun... Read more Read less

70
Clever, Cliched, Fluffy

See it if you like to be entertained by light-topic substance

Don't see it if you're expecting a musical that you will walk out thinking this is the best thing you've ever seen on stage

Also To be fair, I feel that this show could have had more favorable review... Read more Read less

80
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if you like cleaver theater with some interesting twists

Don't see it if you don't like paying attention and/or have difficult understanding some dialects.

Also Well-written and crafted. And quite the surprise of the staging of a r... Read more Read less

20
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Insipid, Overrated

See it if you don't mind community theatre at Broadway prices

Don't see it if are expecting Broadway caliber performances from the majority of the leads and supporting cast.

Also I stayed for both acts, thinking.... that the 2nd act would get better... Read more Read less

30
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Insipid, Overrated

See it if are ok with bullying of classmates and find it funny.

Don't see it if you're expecting to see a great musical.

Also I am puzzled as to how investors and producers would find this a "move... Read more Read less

45
During previews
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Insipid, Ambitious

See it if you like gay-themed shows on Broadway.

Don't see it if If you're expecting to see anything new or more creative than you have seen in the past from the director.

Also I had hoped for the best, but it didn't cut it in my book. I am really... Read more Read less

90
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Intelligent

See it if you like all-around, fine acting from an entire company.

Don't see it if you have a problem understanding heavy dialects.

80
During previews
Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you like big, lush productions

Don't see it if you are not accepting of color-blind casting.

Also Of all the Disney musicals that I have seen (and there are MANY), this... Read more Read less

78
During previews
Refreshing, Clever, Funny, Romantic

See it if you like juke box musicals that have a pretty decent book that ties the songs together well.

Don't see it if You don't like a story linking "popular musicians work" together.

Also I am not a huge fan of juke box type musicals, but I see everything on... Read more Read less

95
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Must see

See it if you like feel-good shows packed with surprising talent. It's well-cast!

Don't see it if you don't like theatre in the round.

30
Ambitious, Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid

See it if you like great costumes, set design and stage lighting

Don't see it if you're expecting a great musical experience

Also I saw this in previews ... and was surprised by some of the favorable ... Read more Read less

75
Cliched, Indulgent, Overrated, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you like a "feel good musical."

Don't see it if you're opposed to drag queens.

Also This show is a "feel good" experience. It is funny and touching. I hav... Read more Read less

96
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you love superb acting and creativity!

Don't see it if you are expecting a musical. This is a play WITH superb music

Also I wasn't sure what to expect ... only that I knew a show with Mark Ryl... Read more Read less