Guilty One

Brooklyn | 25-34 | Male
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Reviews (113)
68
During previews
Ambitious, Disappointing, Slow, Relevant, Insipid
October 31st, 2022

See it if you are a fan of its 2 up-and-coming stars

Don't see it if You don't like 2-person plays or prefer something more attention-grabbing.

79
Relevant, Cliched, Profound, Resonant, Great acting
December 10th, 2021

See it if You want to see an unfortunately relevant story with all-too relatable characters

Don't see it if You prefer lighter fare or need something that feels fresher. Although the themes are all-too current, the writing feels dated

89
Resonant, Relevant, Profound, Great acting, Great writing
December 10th, 2021

See it if You haven’t read the book and want to see a powerful story

Don't see it if You prefer lighter fare or are a book purist

72
Disappointing, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Quirky
December 10th, 2021

See it if You can live on nostalgia and a great performance

Don't see it if You don’t know why this was ever musicalized. This won’t cure you of that wondering.

92
Exquisite, Entertaining, Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging
December 10th, 2021

See it if You enjoy spectacles and mashups of pop music sung by an insane cast of A+ singers and dancers

Don't see it if You want something deeper or a plot that makes sense

56
Kimberly Akimbo
Chelsea
Insipid, Slow, Quirky, Confusing, Delightful
December 10th, 2021

See it if You want to encourage new works and want to see Victoria Clarke play a teenager

Don't see it if You want a plot and a score that packs more of a punch. This kinda just…happens?

76
Cliched, Indulgent, Resonant, Entertaining, Great singing
December 10th, 2021

See it if You want to hear incredible arrangements of beloved music performed by a cast singing its face off

Don't see it if You don’t love “after school special” type plots or if you prefer shows with lighter themes

74
Enchanting, Dizzying, Disappointing, Great acting, Great staging
December 10th, 2021

See it if You’re a HP fan and want to revel in the magical stagecraft

Don't see it if You want a coherent plot or a satisfying addition to the cannon

100
Must see, Masterful, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing
December 10th, 2021

See it if You want to see a brilliant production of a perfect show

Don't see it if You don’t want to cry

69
Overrated, Insipid, Banal, Great acting, Great singing
December 10th, 2021

See it if You love Bob Dylan music and want to hear it performed in a unique and masterful way

Don't see it if You prefer music to be integrated into the scenes and need more excitement from a show

89
Company (Broadway)
Midtown W
Resonant, Must see, Intelligent, Great singing, Clever
December 10th, 2021

See it if You want to see a fresh take on a classic with an excellent score played by a full orchestra and mostly extremely strong performances

Don't see it if You’re a Sondheim purist or prefer linear plots.

56
Insipid, Disappointing, Confusing, Profound, Intelligent
December 10th, 2021

See it if You want to see a masterful lead performance with some strong supporting performances.

Don't see it if You want lighter fare or a production that’s more coherent.

76
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging
December 10th, 2021

See it if You are, or have, a child or can rely heavily on nostalgia or effects.

Don't see it if You’re looking for an introspective night at the theatre.

86
Banal, Great staging, Fluffy, Great singing, Entertaining
December 10th, 2021

See it if You love the music and that plus great dancing is enough for you.

Don't see it if You’re tired of bio-musicals that don’t reveal anything new about the subject.

91
Relevant, Masterful, Great singing, Great staging, Absorbing
November 17th, 2021

See it if You want to cry and laugh and laugh and cry

Don't see it if You want something more epic or need an intermission

89
Ambitious, Clever, Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining
July 5th, 2019

See it if You want to see something that is unlike any show you’ve ever seen

Don't see it if You prefer traditional theatre or need something that takes itself seriously

77
Quirky, Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Riveting
December 5th, 2018

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

78
During previews
Carmen Jones
East Village
Great singing, Masterful, Dated, Funny, Romantic
June 14th, 2018

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

79
Intelligent, Profound, Relevant, Resonant, Disappointing
April 20th, 2018

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

80
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Great staging, Dated
June 13th, 2017

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

92
Enchanting, Great staging, Great writing, Hilarious, Thought-provoking
June 13th, 2017

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

81
Enchanting, Great singing, Masterful, Must see, Riveting
June 13th, 2017

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

86
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Fluffy, Ambitious
June 13th, 2017

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

80
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Masterful, Cliched
June 13th, 2017

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.

77
During previews
Napoli, Brooklyn
Midtown W
Great acting, Dated, Disappointing, Slow, Clever
June 13th, 2017

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

69
During previews
Afterglow
Midtown W
Edgy, Raunchy, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Slow
June 13th, 2017

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.

56
Insipid, Disappointing, Banal
June 9th, 2017

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.

86
Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Dated
April 7th, 2017

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

73
The View UpStairs
East Village
Relevant, Resonant, Disappointing
April 7th, 2017

See it if You are unfamiliar with the history

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

86
Significant Other
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Relevant, Resonant
April 7th, 2017

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

100
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing, Masterful
April 7th, 2017

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

73
In Transit
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Cliched, Disappointing, Fluffy
April 7th, 2017

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

62
If I Forget
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Disappointing, Relevant, Thought-provoking
April 7th, 2017

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

98
Great writing, Masterful, Profound, Must see, Entertaining
April 7th, 2017

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

73
During previews
Indecent
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Slow, Exquisite
April 7th, 2017

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

79
During previews
Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Thought-provoking
February 10th, 2017

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

5
Banal, Excruciating, Disappointing
December 9th, 2016

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

96
During previews
Ride the Cyclone
West Village
Great singing, Great staging, Quirky, Refreshing, Funny
November 27th, 2016

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

35
Getting Out
East Village
Dated, Confusing, Excruciating, Slow, Cliched
July 19th, 2016

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

92
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Original, Great singing
July 7th, 2016

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

82
Dated, Cliched, Entertaining, Fluffy, Great singing
July 7th, 2016

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

97
Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Must see, Riveting
July 7th, 2016

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

92
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Clever, Great singing
July 7th, 2016

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

95
The Crucible
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Intelligent, Riveting, Masterful
July 7th, 2016

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

80
Confusing, Great acting, Great writing, Riveting, Masterful
July 7th, 2016

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

73
During previews
Small Mouth Sounds
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Indulgent, Quirky, Slow
July 7th, 2016

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

63
During previews
Friend Art
Upper W Side
Funny, Disappointing, Dizzying, Quirky, Cliched
May 24th, 2016

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

0
Idiot
Soho/Tribeca
Confusing, Dizzying, Excruciating, Indulgent, Quirky
May 5th, 2016

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

97
Great writing, Great acting, Masterful, Intense, Edgy
May 2nd, 2016

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
The Effect
West Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Great writing, Great acting
April 21st, 2016

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