Gregory 9358

New York City

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Reviews (21)
67
Quirky, Intelligent, Confusing, Ambitious
July 22nd, 2022

See it if you like the play or are a fan of the actors or the company. Some very striking visual effects.

Don't see it if you like traditional stagings and aren't prepared for two very long acts.

Also The theater is too big for this concept and is also quite cold. Bring ... Read more Read less

91
Fat Ham
East Village
Delightful, Absorbing, Great acting, Funny
July 1st, 2022

See it if you love theater, and all it can be. Brilliantly written, directed, acted and designed; a total delight!

Don't see it if you don't like plays with lots of talking.

75
During previews
Ambitious, Romantic, Funny, Entertaining
April 21st, 2022

See it if you like old-fashioned musicals, tap dancing, and funny show-biz clowning.

Don't see it if you're expecting a transcendent or revelatory exploration of an old work of musical theater.

72
The Hang
Soho/Tribeca
Slow, Great singing, Ambitious
February 12th, 2022

See it if you appreciate beautiful costumes and makeup, great musicians and orchestrations, and queer culture

Don't see it if you want memorable tunes or lyrics or a coherent plot or message.

70
Confusing, Thought-provoking, Overrated, Great acting
February 10th, 2022

See it if you love hearing O'Neill's writing, even in a misguided production.

Don't see it if you want a coherent take on the play.

80
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great acting, Ambitious
December 29th, 2021

See it if you want to see great acting, direction, staging and enjoy family histories

Don't see it if you don't want to spend over 3 hours listening to people talk about business ventures

91
Company (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Delightful
December 23rd, 2021

See it if you want to see something that is thoroughly entertaining with great music, acting, staging, lighting, etc. Broadway at its best!

Don't see it if you don't like music or people singing.

85
During previews
Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
November 6th, 2021

See it if you appreciate wonderful acting and great production of an interesting play by a Black female playwright from 66 years ago.

Don't see it if you don't like plays that deal with racial issues or the 1950's mindset of American theater.

80
Edgy, Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite, Ambitious
November 3rd, 2021

See it if you like old plays and old politics stunningly reconsidered.

Don't see it if you don't like Brecht, communism or experimental theater.

79
Edgy, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing
October 16th, 2021

See it if you like Wally Shawn's brainy writing and global worldview.

Don't see it if you don't like non-traditional work that isn't about entertaining the broadest possible audience.

Also There is no singing or dancing and very little staging or movement. Al... Read more Read less

92
Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever
August 28th, 2021

See it if You want to celebrate live theater, Shakespeare in the Park and NYC culture.

Don't see it if You hate Shakespeare or stories about Black people.

89
Dana H.
Gramercy
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Profound
February 27th, 2020

See it if you want to see an unforgettable performance. Deirdre O'Connell is truly great. Heartbreaking.

Don't see it if you don't like "heavy" subject matter or looking at human pain.

89
Mud/Drowning
East Village
Great staging, Great acting, Ambitious, Entertaining
February 22nd, 2020

See it if you want to see a beautiful production of 2 fascinating plays

Don't see it if you only like conventional stagings of conventional plays

74
Dated, Fluffy, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining
January 13th, 2020

See it if you like old-timey drag, "big" acting, corny jokes, stylish period clothes and modest ticket prices.

Don't see it if you don't like modest Off-Broadway productions without big stars or big budgets.

68
Queens Row
Chelsea
Great staging, Indulgent, Clever, Edgy, Confusing
January 9th, 2020

See it if you like torrents of poetic language, some intelligible, some not. See it if you like R. Maxwell. Good visual effects.

Don't see it if you like consistently good writing. There is also bad acting on display.

86
Great staging, Great writing, Hilarious, Delightful, Clever
December 24th, 2019

See it if you want to laugh. Seriously, it's hilarious (at least most of the time).

Don't see it if you don't like musicals, or if you don't like outrageous humor and ridicule directed at religion.

78
The Thin Place
Midtown W
Quirky, Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining, Clever
December 24th, 2019

See it if you're interested in new plays. Very good acting, genuinely thought-provoking.

Don't see it if you're convinced there is no world apart from the one we can see with our own eyes.

82
During previews
Romantic, Edgy, Great staging, Ambitious, Entertaining
December 24th, 2019

See it if you love the score and want to see a contemporary version. Exquisite choreography.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals, or you don't like lots of live video in theater, or you don't like super-diverse casting.

85
Funny, Romantic, Intelligent, Masterful, Refreshing
December 24th, 2019

See it if you love classic musicals made freshly relevant through contemporary eyes.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals.

88
Profound, Relevant, Hilarious, Great writing, Great acting
December 24th, 2019

See it if you like plays that shake you up and challenge you, as well as being enormously entertaining!

Don't see it if confronting sexual and racial problems is not your cup of (theater) tea

96
Masterful, Clever, Absorbing, Ambitious, Delightful
December 24th, 2019

See it if As everyone who loves theater knows, this is a groundbreaking show, incredibly well-conceived and immaculately staged. A great night!

Don't see it if you are the type of person who likes to criticize popular things!