Guilty One

Brooklyn | 25-34 | Male
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Reviews (97)
77
Riveting, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Quirky

See it if You love Michael C Hall and find brilliance in the random and absurd

Don't see it if You dislike one-person shows or need a linear plot

79
Disappointing, Resonant, Relevant, Profound, Intelligent

See it if You want to see important stories represented on Broadway or want to see Joshua Jackson live

Don't see it if You want a plot to unfold naturally or to see lighter fare

92
Thought-provoking, Hilarious, Great writing, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if you want to be blown away by incredible performances, a thrilling set, impeccable direction, and a show with brilliant music and witty book

Don't see it if you are offended by crude language and sexual innuendo. Or if you just hate fun

86
Ambitious, Fluffy, Great staging, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if you want to relive your childhood and listen to the classic music. Or even just to experience the show, which is exquisite.

Don't see it if you are expecting a "grown-up" show, it's still very much geared towards children. If you can't lose yourself into the illusion of puppetry

77
During previews
Clever, Slow, Disappointing, Dated, Great acting

See it if you want a peek into an interesting period of time as told by a fantastic ensemble

Don't see it if you are tired of cliched family dramas that don't seem to add any original ideas to the genre

56
Banal, Disappointing, Insipid

See it if you have some time to kill. It's not a complete waste of time or difficult to sit through. Just don't expect to be blown away

Don't see it if you need a plot that isn't utterly ludicrous. If casually racist characters offend you.

73
Disappointing, Resonant, Relevant

See it if You are unfamiliar with the history

Don't see it if You cannot stand outright preachy dialogue

100
Masterful, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You want to experience something truly new and unique.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy modern takes on classic literature or are uncomfortable with immersive theatre

62
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Disappointing, Funny, Great acting

See it if You want to see a play tackle family issues, but don't mind if it seems like it's been done before.

Don't see it if Issues about the Middle East make you uncomfortable

73
During previews
Exquisite, Slow, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You're into theatre history or like off-beat plays. It very much retains its off-broadway-ness even in this production

Don't see it if You want something more upbeat or less heady

5
Disappointing, Excruciating, Banal

See it if You want to support theatre and young artists

Don't see it if You want any semblance of an entertaining night out. Or are expecting anything like Sleep No More

35
Cliched, Slow, Excruciating, Confusing, Dated

See it if you want to support small, independent theatre and you don't mind confusing story-telling

Don't see it if you want to see a play that deals with relevant themes and an arc that can be followed

82
Great singing, Fluffy, Entertaining, Cliched, Dated

See it if you love Carole King's music or are from that era. If you want to have a cheerful, light night out

Don't see it if you need substance, dont want to see what is essentially a series of impersonations of classic music groups with cliched dialogue in between

92
Great singing, Clever, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a throwback, faithful production of a classic musical that is not often-revived. Great performances all around

Don't see it if you prefer your musicals to be a bit more modern or updated. This is definitely an old-school production

80
Masterful, Riveting, Great writing, Great acting, Confusing

See it if you want to see a story about a population that is often underrepresented in the theatre. Masterful performances are everywhere

Don't see it if you need a linear plot that you can easily follow or prefer lighter fare

63
During previews
Cliched, Quirky, Dizzying, Disappointing, Funny

See it if You want a take on modern relationships

Don't see it if You have neck problems or don't want to sit through too-long "performance art" scenes that are intentionally awful

97
Edgy, Intense, Masterful, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You want to experience a riveting performance discussing the dangers of our culture's numbness to tragedy and pain

Don't see it if You don't want an intimate experience with the actors or feel uncomfortable listening to graphic depictions of sexual acts

84
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Great staging, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You want an enchanted evening brought to you by a winning cast, breathtaking dancing, and a delightful set

Don't see it if The thought of a 30 year old acting like a 17 year old crushing on an 11 year old creeps you out. Or if you're looking for an edgier show

100
For a previous production
Must see, Relevant, Original, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You want to experience a brand new musical that deals with heavy issues while keeping a light heart. Masterful writing and performances

Don't see it if You don't want to cry or deal with being a young adult

94
Intelligent, Masterful, Original, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you are up for a theatrical experience unlike anything you've seen before. Incredibly imaginative while being completely realistic and true

Don't see it if you need excitement or feel uncomfortable in small audiences or need to be more than 3 feet away from the actors

96
Great staging, Great writing, Relevant, Funny, Clever

See it if you want a hilarious play that turns on a dime to become a heart-wrenching drama that is all too close to home

Don't see it if you don't want to be depressed by finding out that many of the issues that were present then are still prevalent today

78
Slow, Dated, Great writing, Funny, Clever

See it if You want to see a play that is exquisitely written and has a handful of fine performances

Don't see it if You need to see something that holds your attention and keeps you in suspense. Or if terrible wigs are distracting

90
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Must see, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want a truly fun evening that sneaks in to make you think about heavy issues

Don't see it if You don't enjoy drag performances or need something a little heavier

98
During previews
Intelligent, Relevant, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You want to see the issues of relationships and sexuality approached from a modern point of view. impeccable writing and strong performances

Don't see it if Portrayals of extra-relationship affairs bother you or you don't want your liberal-ism to be questioned

81
Resonant, Disappointing, Cliched, Exquisite, Great staging

See it if You want to learn about a period of American history that is rarely discussed and witness stunning imagery in the staging

Don't see it if You need non-generic songs that are relevant to the story that sound genre-appropriate

78
During previews
Romantic, Funny, Dated, Masterful, Great singing

See it if You want to hear masterful performers sing a score that is not often heard

Don't see it if You dislike opera or are frustrated with characters changing their personalities at the drop of a hat

80
Dated, Great staging, Great acting, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want pure escapism and silliness brought to you by a classic play brilliantly performed in its original style

Don't see it if you are looking for something more serious or modern

81
Riveting, Must see, Masterful, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if you have never seen it. The show holds up even this many years later, but I can't imagine going for a repeat viewing

Don't see it if you dislike darker romance stories or old-fashioned shows

80
Cliched, Masterful, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if you want to see Glenn Close do what Glenn Close does best and have never seen Sunset Boulevard before

Don't see it if you are looking for an edgy revival that reinvents the material.

69
During previews
Slow, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Raunchy, Edgy

See it if you want to see a topic that does not often get discussed take center stage.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with NOT-BRIEF full frontal nudity and constant sexual talk and themes.

86
Dated, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You want to see a lovely musical with a slightly less-lovely plot

Don't see it if You want a musical that is light and upbeat all the time

86
Resonant, Relevant, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You are (or ever have been) single or a friend

Don't see it if Slightly caricatured secondary characters bother you or you need a main character that is totally likable

73
Fluffy, Disappointing, Cliched, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You love (or at least appreciate) a capalla and just want to have fun without being too serious

Don't see it if You want to see an original story that makes has an actual plot with depth

98
Entertaining, Must see, Profound, Masterful, Great writing

See it if You want to see a truly masterful piece of work. You want to be able to tell your friends that you saw it.

Don't see it if You don't care for hip hop or rap

79
During previews
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Funny

See it if you like poetic dialogue and and nuanced performances

Don't see it if you don't enjoy watching people sitting around and talking

96
During previews
Funny, Refreshing, Quirky, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You appreciate incredible vocal performances and off-beat musicals dealing with nontraditional subject material

Don't see it if you find nonlinear plots confusing and are offended by edgy dialogue/language

92
Great singing, Original, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a rarely-revived musical with a fantastic cast and clever direction.

Don't see it if you don't like bluegrass musical or cannot stand silliness

97
Riveting, Must see, Masterful, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you want to see a masterful revival of a classic. You will not want to have missed this production, if only for bragging rights

Don't see it if you can't sit still for 4 hours or can't deal with heavy plots that involves dark themes

95
Masterful, Riveting, Intelligent, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you want to see a classic in an entirely new light, or if you've never seen a production of this masterful play

Don't see it if you are faint of heart or prefer lighter fare

73
During previews
Slow, Quirky, Indulgent, Great acting, Funny

See it if you want to see an entirely different kind of play production and are interested in what can be conveyed through silence

Don't see it if you have neck problems. Much of the time you will be craning your neck to see the action. Or if you want characters you actually get to know

0
Quirky, Indulgent, Excruciating, Dizzying, Confusing

See it if you can appreciate weirdness for weirdness's sake.

Don't see it if you don't want to be counting every painful second of what is actually a fairly short show

84
Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want a play to make you question things society takes for granted while presenting a peek into a world rarely seen

Don't see it if Onstage nudity offends you or want lighter fare

87
Thought-provoking, Raunchy, Edgy, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You want to take a hard look at the consequences of corporate greed while soaking in provocative material and gorgeous eye candy

Don't see it if '80s EDM is not your style. Takes a while to sink into the genre of its not for you. Blood and sex offend you.

91
Refreshing, Delightful, Cliched, Great writing, Great staging

See it if You like bluegrass music and want to support original musicals with beautiful songs that incorporate new styles of music on Broadway

Don't see it if You need a plot to be unpredictable or make logical sense

99
Romantic, Masterful, Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite

See it if you want to see an unparalleled production of an American classic performed by an exquisite cast

Don't see it if you don't like abstract memory plays or dramas

95
During previews
Absorbing, Intelligent, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Great writing

See it if you want to be forced to pay close attention to follow an interaction that organically and believably spins out of control

Don't see it if you want lighter fare that allows you to sit back and enjoy. You find conspiracy theories tedious

78
Dot
Great writing, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if You want to see a dynamic family drama that can make you laugh or at least smile

Don't see it if You can't stand preachy monologues

71
Disappointing, Fluffy, Cliched, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You can sit through a cliche first act to get to a much more emotionally rewarding second act

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of Gloria Estefan's music

68
During previews
Relevant, Resonant, Intelligent, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if Moments of brilliance can excuse lazy story telling and self righteous dialogue. Or if you want to see Joshua Jackson's penis

Don't see it if You are bothered by strange directional choices and terrible projections that muddle an already poorly structured play

79
Edgy, Clever, Entertaining, Raunchy, Funny

See it if You want a sexy throw-back musical with iconic choreography

Don't see it if You don't appreciate heavily stylized music and staging.