GRM4LOVE

New York City | 65+ | Female

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Reviews (71)
70
Slow, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if Some wonderful songs from the past. but the singing wasn't consistent. Clever set and holograms.

Don't see it if You are expecting a top notch musical

95
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Great singing, Absorbing & masterful

See it if Remarkable staging & acting depicting the story behind the woman's movement & Gloria Steinem. Lahti is excellent.

Don't see it if If you are not a supporter of the women's movement.

Also The oval seating venue gives excellent views for all... the talk and s... Read more Read less

68
Ambitious, Disappointing, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to learn more about the culture and also the hate that still exists in America.

Don't see it if if you want a flowing story

82
Funny, Great acting, Relevant

See it if you are a Kurt Vonnegut fan. Funny, absurd and entertaining.

Don't see it if If you don't like Kurt Vonnegut and absurdity.. if you are looking for a traditional play

69
Confusing, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if you like period piece &McGovern. Good acting.

Don't see it if Very long & slow moving. Disappointing.

80
Entertaining, Funny

See it if if you want an entertaining evening with a story teller trained in the Japanese tradition told with mastery and skill

Don't see it if you aren't interested in Japanese culture, solar actor

80
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see Zenobia Shroff as she goes through the challenges of being an Indian actor in NY and in film. A moving story.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy solo performances, discriminatory challenges,

80
Funny, Indulgent, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you liked Michael Moore, his movies, despise Trump and you want to laugh, but also receive food for thought.

Don't see it if You love Trump and dislike Moore

80
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you like a unique one woman show written and performed brilliantly by Nony Stapleton. It was totally unexpected but she held our attention.

Don't see it if you don't care for minimal set, small intimate theater or one actor show.

82
For a previous production
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Fluffy, Relevant

See it if you need some laughter - political satire on Trump, his family, etc. Great singing.. clever costume changes.

Don't see it if You are a trump supporter.

Also Be aware, general admission.. we had to stand on the stairs.. 2 flight... Read more Read less

92
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, stagin,, Creative

See it if you want to see a soulful, energetic musical with spirits coming back to life to share their anecdotal stories ,

Don't see it if you don't believe in the afterlife

Also The whole audience, including myself were magnetized into this show an... Read more Read less

72
Fluffy, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you like campy.. funny at times, good singing, you are an Elvis fan - silly

Don't see it if You want a show that really flows and you aren't an Elvis fan.

Also Everyone was freezing in the theater. It was entertaining but really o... Read more Read less

88
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if you're interested in a behind the doors experience of this true historical story behind the peace talks regarding the middle east.

Don't see it if Lots of details and it is long 3 hours

75
Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Confusing, Great acting

See it if you would enjoy a one woman show in crisis. Confusing at times but it explores her experiences real vs desired and her self image as a woman

Don't see it if you don't like one woman shows

Also I thought it was well acted.. brought up a variety of emotions as a wo... Read more Read less

79
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if if you are familiar with the playwright. Very good acting. Austin Reed Alleman is an up and coming actor to watch.

Don't see it if It gets a bit heavy and at times confusing. Don't see it if you want something that is lighter.

Also If you can't navigate 4 flights of steep stairs, when you buzz to ente... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if want to glimpse into the political state of current affairs and what immigration could become under Trumps' administration,

Don't see it if If you don't want to hear about the atrocities of being imprisoned. Dale was excellent. Tunie had to ask for her lines a few times.

85
Funny, Entertaining, Great singing, Clever

See it if you like a contemporary twist to the classic opera. Great singing, very funny & entertaining, evolving around issues with immigration etc.

Don't see it if you don't like opera. Titles were difficult to read at times.

Also It was long but it passed the time passed very quickly.

50
Confusing, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if I really didn't like it at all

Don't see it if It was hot, crowded, we were shuffled from area to area.. no real seating except in one or two areas.

78
Entertaining, Disappointing, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you like musicals, especially a capella with great singing, intertwined with several stories in between

Don't see it if if you are looking for a musical with dance etc.

Also I have to say I was disappointed, The singing and sounds were great ho... Read more Read less

80
Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if like thoroughly entertaining, some raunchiness, clever, wonderful staging & use of puppeteers all in black.

Don't see it if you don't like puppetry, some politics, and some profanity.

60
Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if you liked Sophie Tucker. Entertaining. Some singing was very good.. some off key. Not enough story about Sophie. 1 or 2 sentences into song

Don't see it if don't like one woman show and also the show was just under an hour which was disappointing.

Also There should have been more than 1 or 2 sentence lead in to each song.... Read more Read less

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Fun choreography

See it if If you want to experience the lives of 4 women evolving from the 50's to the 60's. Great singing, dancing and acting.

Don't see it if If you aren't familiar with this time period and may not be able to relate to it.

Also I was thoroughly entertained and didn't want it to end. If you grew up... Read more Read less

50
During previews
Dated, Dizzying, Boring, slow

See it if See it if you are interested in the dynamics of a family affected by the war.

Don't see it if If you aren't interested in war stories. I just couldn't get into it. I had difficulty with the way the daughter was speaking.

84
During previews
Delightful, Funny, Great acting

See it if It was very entertaining and funny.. moved quickly

Don't see it if If you don't like British accents

Also Enjoyed 2nd and 3rd acts more although the first was one I was really ... Read more Read less

65
During previews
Clever, Great singing, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if If you like solo performances . Singing was great but it didn't keep my attention...confusing and somewhat disappointing.

Don't see it if If you don't like 1 person musicals

85
Absorbing, Great staging, Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in the psychological impact immigrants have in adjusting to life in a new country and the dynamics of the adjustment.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a play about immigrants.

Also I enjoyed two of the actors, one who was the playwright. Also, I thoug... Read more Read less

78
Entertaining, Masterful

See it if you want to see something for all children from 4 - 100. The magic was good. Shin Lin is just incredible.

Don't see it if If if you don't like magic.. some of the large illusions were disappointing but I have been involved in magic so I look at it differently

Also Ii was disturbed because people were being seated up to 40 minutes aft... Read more Read less

86
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Clever

See it if great acting, entertaining and a great twist in the end

Don't see it if if you don't care for British accents and farces

75
Entertaining, Disappointing, Dizzying, Overrated, Raunchy

See it if You want to see an over the top one man show about a gay man dealing with past & present relationships. A few laughs but it also drags

Don't see it if you hate one-person shows or are uncomfortable with gay themes/characters

65
Absorbing, Disappointing, Great acting, Intense, Slow

See it if you want to see 2 plays with 4 good actors

Don't see it if too long, confusing.. couldn't wait for them to end.. sorry

75
Entertaining, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if Listening to pop songs from the 50s and 60s.. entertaining and nostalgic.

Don't see it if If you want to see a real musical.

80
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you want to laugh & be entertained by 4 fabulous drags with their views on HIV and Trump as the focus. A cappella singing is great.

Don't see it if If you like Trump, don't like drag or a cappella.

76
Absorbing, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if you like Isak Dinesen's work. Complex study of her as a mentor to a younger writer.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of Blixen and historical drama

48
Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent

See it if If you know the author and if you want to be bored and confused.

Don't see it if you don't know anyone involved in the play and you want a story that is consistant

Also This is probably one of the lowest scores I have ever given to a play.

72
Disappointing, Great acting, Slow, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you're interested in a play about caregiving an elderly parent , troubled son and you are a fan of these actresses.

Don't see it if if you can't handle themes around death and dying without much resolution

Also It was disappointing to me. I preferred the movie much more.

85
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Resonant

See it if interested in a wonderful story about Korean-Canadian immigrant family adjusting to demographic changes & gentrification around their shop

Don't see it if not interested in an unmarried daughter & estranged son - Asian background.

Also Really delightful and the playwright acted in the role of the son. Thi... Read more Read less

79
Absorbing, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you are caring for someone who is disabled..a look at the disabled and their caregivers and the challenges they all face. Good acting.

Don't see it if You want to see something that is lighter

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you want to be transported to another time in a play challenging political repression and alternative lifestyles & taking a moral standing.

Don't see it if you don't like Yiddish theater, censorship and lesbian love

79
Entertaining, Great acting, Slow, Great singing

See it if if you haven't seen the original play. Close is incredible and Michael Xavier is very good..

Don't see it if if you saw it the first time around... it was slow in some parts and while the acting was great.. the original was far better

70
Absorbing, Disappointing, Spiritual

See it if Interesting concept with characters engaged in anachronistic timing. Thought provoking.

Don't see it if acting was fair. Loved the narrator but just didn't quite get that he was coming totally from his heart. It was too long & drawn out

77
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting

See it if you understand Stein's writing - her circle of writers and artist in 1920's Paris. Good acting with each actor playing different roles.

Don't see it if if you are looking for a traditional play, you know nothing about G, Stein or you don't like her.

Also It was entertaining, raw and fun. The first act went fast but the seco... Read more Read less

85
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Funny

See it if you want an evening of fun & entertainment.. great cast & acting. I didn't want it to end.

Don't see it if you don't like farsical comedy or Noel Coward.

82
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Relevant

See it if Well acted, leaves you thoughtful of racism and privilege from both perspectives of white vs black. Will leave you thinking abou

Don't see it if you want to be entertained. Racism and privilege are strongly addressed and will challenge you to look within yourself.

Also Will leave you thinking about issues today and how you can shift your ... Read more Read less

90
Delightful, Refreshing, Unique

See it if you are interested in the Olivier and Tony awards the exhibit features plays & musicals that have won. Costumes, masks, scripts, programs

Don't see it if you prefer theater live vs an exhibit

Also and set models are featured. The event was hosted by Score.. with inte... Read more Read less

78
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Sexy, mean spirited

See it if you enjoyed reading/seeing as a movie. McTeer is wonderful & Powerful. You like sex & subtle comedy. Entertaining The cast was very good.

Don't see it if If you don't like these period plays, It was long but passed quickly. However, it slowed in a few places.

Also McTeer was terrific. Unfortunately I expected Liev to be far better. P... Read more Read less

88
Absorbing, Great acting, Funny, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if Sara Jones has written the show and gives a riveting performance portraying many characters on the sex trade.

Don't see it if you don't like one woman shows with an emphasis on a socio political theme.

Also Even though the show has closed, Sarah Jones indicated that it will be... Read more Read less

78
Great singing, Great staging, Great set and lighting, Disappointing

See it if Loved opening number lulled in spots but entertaining. Sung through musical vs dialogue but enjoyable

Don't see it if If you aren't interested in A.I.D.S and gay themes. It was almost like an opera with very little speaking.

88
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if She was quite wonderful. Christian do something about her crotch on her pink pants 2nd act. Renee Flemming made a special appearance.

Don't see it if If you are expecting a musical. This is a concert with some bantering and storytelling.

74
Absorbing, Ambitious, Dizzying, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you want to new experience in storytelling & sound technology in theater. First half hour was great but it dragged on -new

Don't see it if you don't like headphones, want more consistency in the storytelling without a lot of commentators and interruptions.

Also At times the sound was so loud I removed my headphones, I enjoyed the ... Read more Read less

75
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if The puppet concept was great..first two scenes were funny not enough profanity, great acting & singing, Entertaining.

Don't see it if If you didn't like the Golden girls & don't like puppets.

Also Playwright said he toned down the profanity but I think it would have ... Read more Read less