Gypsy 135

New York City

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Reviews (30)
Preview amnd5
84
During previews
Delightful, Classic, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You’re up for a fun, classic rendition of Midsummer.

Don't see it if You hate Shakespearean plays.

Also I imagine this version was close to the way Shakespeare imagined it. T... Read more Read less

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95
During previews
Entertaining, Unapologetic, Smart, Fantastic acting, Great writing

See it if You are ready for a refreshing, feminist play. Like the character she plays, Janet McTeer is one of the best actors of our time.

Don't see it if You don't like plays about theater. But even then, go see this play because it's not really about theater. It's about life.

Also The playwright delivered a bold, unapologetic, smart, humorous, HONEST... Read more Read less

Preview b7
80
During previews
Confusing, Strange, Intense, Edgy, Great acting

See it if you're up for a wild and strange story about a woman's breakup and ultimate mental breakdown.

Don't see it if you don't like one-woman shows. Although it's crafted well, if you're super tired and can't pay attention, you may not like it.

Also This play was intense. I went from liking the main character and empat... Read more Read less

Preview ayli front 1
89
Light, Fun, Fresh, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy Shakespearean plays in the round for an evening of comedy and romance.

Don't see it if You don't like theater in the round or Shakespearean plays. Or if you don't like when there are cuts made to Shakespeare.

Also This was a very simple, but successful production of As You Like It wi... Read more Read less

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82
Funny, Entertaining, Great dancing, Spectacle, Fun

See it if You're looking for an escapist theater experience. This show is very fun to watch and honors the movie perfectly.

Don't see it if You don't like peppy musical comedies like Legally Blonde.

Also The choreography, which makes up 90% of the musical numbers, combined ... Read more Read less

Preview mylh1
81
Quirky, Resonant, Moving, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you enjoy pop/rock musical theater and a good mother-daughter story.

Don't see it if You hate predictable storylines or characters.

Also The book of this musical was so strong, I thought it could've function... Read more Read less

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73
Overrated, Good directing, Great acting, Great set design, Fun

See it if you want to see a pretty good interpretation of Winter's Tale.

Don't see it if you have expectations for what it should be.

Also Winter's Tale is one of my favorite Shakespearean plays, so I was plea... Read more Read less

Preview flat earth2
90
During previews
Great acting, Resonant, Great writing, Funny

See it if you enjoy contemporary plays that reflect how we deal with the aftermath of trauma in a funny, yet serious, and therefore realistic, way.

Don't see it if you want to see very light subject matter.

Also Excellent writing, directing, and acting. The set built a two story se... Read more Read less

Preview dear evan hansen1
92
Endearing, Great music, Great acting, Resonant, Touching

See it if you enjoy rock/pop contemporary musical theater and have ever felt alone in your life.

Don't see it if you are triggered by the topic of suicide, anxiety, or panic attacks.

Also A beautiful musical. The music made me tap my foot and jam out. But th... Read more Read less

Preview hi res keyart
90
During previews
Resonant, Great acting, Great writing, Smart, Relevant

See it if you're in the mood to see contemporary issues tackled in a thorough and meaningful way.

Don't see it if you want to see a comedy or light subject matter.

Also This play is riveting. The writing is rich and poetic, but also modern... Read more Read less

Preview m5
95
Thoughtful, Funny, Great acting, Smart,, Entertaining

See it if you're in the mood for a smart, thought-provoking, dark comedy about women's rights and real feminism.

Don't see it if you're looking for a purely entertaining show/spectacle (although this is entertaining).

Also Robert O'Hara brings us a world where women have become extinct due to... Read more Read less

Preview great comet1
40
Great singing, Indulgent, Disappointing, Banal, Overrated

See it if you want to see 2.5 hours of Natasha lusting for Anatole. And if you don't care for dramatic action.

Don't see it if You want to spend that time doing something productive or enjoying yourself.

Also I was very turned off by this show. I could not even *guess* as to why... Read more Read less

Preview art7
73
For a previous production
Quirky, Long, Delightful, Silly, Hilarious

See it if You love slapstick, physical comedy. That's 95% of the show.

Don't see it if You're looking for a story to grab on to. The "story" gets very lost along the way because of the sheer amount of jokes.

Also A very fun show that'll make you laugh out loud. The actors improvise ... Read more Read less

Preview puffs 800x1200
95
Geeky, Fun, Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you're a Harry Potter fan, or even have just seen the movies. And if you like physical, satirical comedy.

Don't see it if you don't like Harry Potter.

Also An incredibly fun production! Even if you don't remember every little ... Read more Read less

Preview unnamed
92
Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy dramas about deep, complex relationships.

Don't see it if you don't appreciate good theater!

Also I was entranced by the storytelling in this play. Based on a real writ... Read more Read less

Preview macbeth
75
Classic, Great scoring, Edgy, Clever, Great acting

See it if you're up for an avant-garde rendition of Macbeth.

Don't see it if you're in the mood for something more traditionally classical.

Also I think that Shakespeare works best when done with very little spectac... Read more Read less

Preview tn3
87
Succinct, Refreshing, Inclusive, Fun, Delightful

See it if you like Shakespearean comedies, musical theater, and inclusiveness!

Don't see it if You're in the mood for a drama or something very serious.

Also This show was so much fun. Shaina Taub's hip-hop/R&B/musical theater s... Read more Read less

Preview o2
79
Great staging, Great acting, Classic, Intense, Smart

See it if You like a classic interpretation of Othello.

Don't see it if You don't like Othello. The play is very much still intact and problematic.

Also I think the team did their best with the material, but there are just ... Read more Read less

Preview spongebob
92
Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you like the cartoon of Spongebob Squarepants, or just physical comedy in general.

Don't see it if You don't like physical comedy (Marx Brothers, 3 Stooges, etc.).

Also Even though I was a huge fan of Spongebob as a kid, I was dubious that... Read more Read less

Preview angels
97
Great acting, Epic, Resonant, Masterful, Must see

See it if You want to see one of the greatest American plays performed by phenomenal actors.

Don't see it if You physically have trouble sitting for 4 hours. It is a marathon of sorts, even though the play is very engaging.

Also I saw Part 2: Perestroika. An exquisite production. I've read the play... Read more Read less

Preview mm3
90
Hilarious, Smart, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever

See it if you enjoy a fresh, modern, feminist, comedic translation of Life's a Dream.

Don't see it if you're not up for a fast-paced comedy.

Also The translation of this play is exquisite. Sharp, fun word play and co... Read more Read less

Preview mt1
85
Ambitious, Absorbing, Resonant, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you like anything by Lynn Nottage.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of magical realism.

Also A beautifully written play about capitalism, trade, greed, animal crue... Read more Read less

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57
Great acting, Meta, Text-heavy, Intense, Confusing

See it if you’re up for experimental theater.

Don't see it if you are sleepy. It’s a fast-paced show with a lot of text.

Also This play is metatheatrical, often commenting on its own form in tongu... Read more Read less

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90
Classic, Great singing, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you want to hear those grand old tunes.

Don't see it if you don't like revivals of old musicals because this is a direct copy of the original production.

Also I saw it with Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber, who were wonderful.... Read more Read less

Preview j5
77
Good acting, Slightly dated, Close to original play, Intense, Resonant

See it if you want to see a drama based on a classic.

Don't see it if you don't like Liliom or the musical Carousel.

Also Generally, the play kept my attention and the actors were engaging and... Read more Read less

Preview golden boyhr  copy
56
Great writing, lackluster acting, Great design, Disappointing, Great staging

See it if you'd like to see this famous play itself on stage.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show that will sweep you off your feet.

Also The show is beautifully directed and designed. No scene is stagnant. T... Read more Read less

Preview bandsvisit
75
During previews
Flat, Great staging, Sweet, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if You'd like a light-hearted show about brief moments in people's lives.

Don't see it if You're looking for a show with riveting dramatic tension or conflict.

Also I heard amazing reviews about this show, but it fell flat for me. Some... Read more Read less

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100
Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing, Brilliant

See it if you are in the mood for a smart play with social commentary.

Don't see it if you can't handle long stretches of dialogue and few set pieces (which I enjoyed).

Also Brilliant production. The writing has overtly feminist tones and is wo... Read more Read less

Preview ppoh1
95
Unique, Resonant, Intelligent, Great writing, Delightful

See it if you like plays about family relationships, but with a positive spin.

Don't see it if you don't like theater that's a little unexpected.

Also Sarah Ruhl brings us a lovely play about siblings dealing with their f... Read more Read less

Preview com from away
75
Great singing, Great acting, Great staging, Light, Cliched

See it if You're looking for a light, operetta-like musical with a very feel-good message. See it if you're a Jenn Colella fan.

Don't see it if You'd like to see a musical with depth and real drama. The story doesn't contain much of the underlying pain and hardship of 9/11.

Also The direction, design, and actors are phenomenal. The music is fun to ... Read more Read less