Hawkeye

Tucson | Female
About:  All academia is gray, my friend. But forever green is the theater of New York. I will always cherish these experiences.
Reviews (141)
86
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Relevant, Dated

See it if You know the storyline of Peter Pan. You have passed the age of reading such kind of stories.

Don't see it if You expect a happy story. You enjoy inspiring musicals.

85
Sweat
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Relevant, Great writing

See it if You want to see the plight of working-class Americans in recent years, and want to know why some people voted for the orange president.

Don't see it if You want a light night out. Fighting scenes disturb you.

88
During previews
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if You would like to watch political satire and have fun. This show is hilarious!

Don't see it if You don't like political themes although this theme is very relevant to our current political climates.

77
For a previous production
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You want to watch comedy esp. impersonation. The cast is very talented.

Don't see it if You are a supporter of an orange president. You want a coherent story and some new music.

80
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You like to know how theater works about 100 yrs ago on Broadway. Very uncommon staging and narrative pace.

Don't see it if You are homophobic or anti-Semitic. You prefer traditional Broadway plays, not all of them make sense to me.

80
Absorbing, Entertaining, Fluffy, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if You want to have an immersive theatrical experience and have fun.

Don't see it if You like serious plays. You don't want to stand for 90 mins.

70
During previews
Absorbing, Disappointing, Great acting, Slow, Resonant

See it if You haven't seen the movie and want to know the main plot of the novel. This production meets this expectation.

Don't see it if You want a more profound production. I understand this is their first preview; they still need to speak their lines more fluently.

Also Personally don't like Nurse Ratched, think that character is not power... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Building the Wall
Midtown W
Great writing, Disappointing, Slow, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You want to imagine what will happen during the current administration in the next few years.

Don't see it if You don't like plays with little action or you are a supporter of an orange president. A little bit slow for me, can get sleepy easily.

90
During previews
Absorbing, Entertaining, Riveting, Refreshing, Must see

See it if You previously believe that all magic tricks or psychic reading are fake. This one is gonna blow your mind!

Don't see it if You want a musical or a play. Or else you should go to see this.

80
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if You want to see Noël Coward's play and Kevin Kline. The acting is great, and you will get what you expect from a comedy.

Don't see it if You don't like old time stories or you are exceptionally sensitive about feminist issues. The play is a little long & slow for me.

92
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Must see

See it if You love Bette Midler and this classic. The best choreography and passionate audience that I have ever seen.

Don't see it if You don't like old-time musicals. You don't want to be entertained.

Also I can smell at least 4 Tonys: Best Revival, Best Actress in a musical,... Read more Read less

83
Hilarious, Funny, Great acting, Relevant, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy comedy and would like to see a new take on Shakespeare classics. And it's soooo funny!

Don't see it if You only like traditional Shakespeare and don't want to be entertained.

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Relevant

See it if You like shows that deals with depression, drug use, and veterans. Can be hilarious and sad at the same time.

Don't see it if You want light entertainments. There are several depressing & scary moments during the show.

65
Clever, Delightful, Confusing, Disappointing, Funny

See it if You want to see a Shakespeare play no matter the quality. There are funny moments at times.

Don't see it if You dislike cheap productions. Although the idea of "strong woman" means well, they shouldn't carry it out that way.

75
During previews
Fossils
Midtown E
Clever, Confusing, Great acting, Relevant, Funny

See it if You want to know the lives of PhD students, you want to have some British humor.

Don't see it if You don't like confusing plots (esp. the second half). You don't like performances that look silly.

90
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great singing, Resonant, Entertaining, Exquisite

See it if You want to listen to the largest orchestra of Broadway: the sound effect is magnificent. Close is a must-see!

Don't see it if You don't like dark stories about Hollywood, you don't know anything about the original movie.

70
Our Trojan War
Brooklyn
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Dizzying, Confusing, Intense

See it if You would like to delve into the lives of veterans, and see how ancient texts resonate with their experiences.

Don't see it if You are unfamiliar with classical texts, you don't like shows of confusing lines with little actions.

Also The postshow discussion is much better than the show itself. Although ... Read more Read less

83
Significant Other
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Hilarious, Resonant, Entertaining

See it if You would like to watch a show about friendships, and how marriage challenges them.

Don't see it if You are homophobic or you are single. The first half is hilarious, and the second half is sad.

83
The Hairy Ape
Upper E Side
Absorbing, Great staging, Intense, Profound, Quirky

See it if You want to take a look at Eugene O'Neill's works. Never seen this fantastic staging before. Still relevant themes.

Don't see it if You prefer traditional and Broadway theaters. You are disturbed by modernist themes and expressions.

83
During previews
Angel & Echoes
Midtown E
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Intense

See it if If you like one-woman shows or two handlers. You like political topics and are interested in women's lives.

Don't see it if You like light entertainments. This one is really intense to me & makes me feel depressed several times during the show. The set is simple.

78
During previews
Baghdaddy
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Confusing, Relevant, Hilarious

See it if If you want to see inventive theaters and political satire. Great performance plus free coffee and donuts.

Don't see it if You don't like topics about the Iraq War. Although this show is funny, it is not that memorable and absorbing as expected.

76
Diva: Live from Hell
East Village
Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if You would like to see one-person shows or musicals. Want to have a night of fun.

Don't see it if You'd rather enjoy serious contents. The plot is a little bit confusing when it comes to one man playing different characters.

80
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Riveting, Dizzying

See it if You would like to see some experimental theater, which is rare on Broadway. The immersive nature of the show and the great songs stand out.

Don't see it if You don't like complicated plots. Better read synopsis before the show, I have no idea what is going on at certain times.

78
Rare Birds
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You enjoy Dear Evan Hansen. This is also a story about losers, and it is superbly written for most of the parts.

Don't see it if You are tired of teenager stories. The ending is disappointing though, the transition of the protagonist was too abrupt.

Also I would have scored it over 85 if the ending was believable. The story... Read more Read less

85
The Infinite Wrench
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if You want to have some new theatrical experiences and you would like to participate during the show.

Don't see it if You prefer traditional theaters and a coherent story. This is an hour of 30 shows, uhhh. A great challenge for the actors, but they rock!

87
Absorbing, Entertaining, Resonant, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if You want to listen to familiar songs in the last century, and see strong women on stage.

Don't see it if You prefer more recent music or a deep story. That said, simply listening to the familiar music is a great experience!

81
I Lost You There
West Village
Great acting, Great writing, Confusing, Clever, Intense

See it if You like solo shows and topics about love & death. Great acting for playing multiple roles.

Don't see it if You don't like one-woman shows. The story is a bit confusing and the scenes don't connect well with each other at certain points.

65
Disappointing, Great acting, Funny, Quirky, Confusing

See it if You like to watch comedy and see how money can handle & destroy relationships.

Don't see it if You don't like confusing plots or plays with little actions. There is nothing fantastic in the show.

88
Rotterdam
Midtown E
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Masterful

See it if You want to watch a great drama and see the plight of lgbtq group. One of the best acting that I have ever seen.

Don't see it if You hate lgbtq themes. Or else don't miss it! A little bit slow in Act 1, but Act 2 is beyond amazing!

80
Sweetee
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Ambitious

See it if You like jazz music and African-American experiences in the south from a long time ago. I really like the music and the inspiring story.

Don't see it if You don't like jazz. The story is great but the connection of the plots is weak at certain points, needs more editing.

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Masterful

See it if You would like to see a well-written and well-acted play. You like feminist issues and imagining what will happen after Nora's leaving.

Don't see it if You prefer exquisite sets and more characters in the play. Or else you should see this!

83
Absorbing, Intense, Great acting, Profound, Riveting

See it if You like one-woman shows and enjoy great acting. You want to know the outcome of class differentiation.

Don't see it if You want light entertainments. You have difficulty following strong British accents. The story is very disturbing.

79
Seven Spots on the Sun
West Village
Absorbing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Slow

See it if You want to see a story about how war tears people apart and how people struggles to heal their past pain.

Don't see it if You don't like Latino theaters or you want a light entertainment. A little bit confusing at certain points, needs more editing.

75
Delightful, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Slow, Great dancing

See it if You like to watch dance and watch a play about sexual abuse. I prefer the dance to the narrative.

Don't see it if You don't like slow narrative and abrupt transitions during the play. The dancing is great, but the script needs editing.

Also They are doing wonderful things. No matter you are a man or a woman, t... Read more Read less

77
Intense, Slow, Great acting, Disappointing, Edgy

See it if You want to see a drama set in the 1960s and female leading roles.

Don't see it if You don't like dysfunctional families with a lot of intense moments.

Also The intermission can be cut. The second half is better than the first ... Read more Read less

79
Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Absorbing, Dizzying, Great acting, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if You would like to see the revival of a classic with some strong acting and humor.

Don't see it if You don't like long plays, or you don't like "Pride-and-Prejudice" kind of contents, which can be boring for some audience.

Also Great writing for incorporating so many years in a drama, and still re... Read more Read less

91
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if You want to see a profound play with two outstanding actresses. You love to go back to the 1900s and hear some Southern accents.

Don't see it if You want light entertainments. This one is about how a woman sacrifices everything for her desire, so can get pretty intense & depressing

Also I saw Laura's Birdie and Cynthia's Regina, hope could get a chance to ... Read more Read less

77
During previews
Marry Harry
Midtown E
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Fluffy, Funny

See it if You want to see a love story with Italian food...A light piece with some singing and laugh. Great set design!

Don't see it if You want to see a serious play. This show doesn't exceed your expectation about a love story. Music is not that memorable.

87
The Assignment
Midtown W
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Intense

See it if You want to see a play that deals with violence, memory, and forgiveness. The acting was superb.

Don't see it if You don't like two-handlers, or you don't care about gun control or teenagers.

Also The post-show discussion and David's shoes are really eye-opening and ... Read more Read less

68
Bamboo in Bushwick
Staten Island
Confusing, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if You would like to see a play about gentrification and its impact. The playwright does ponder over this topic.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a confusing play although the metaphor part is pretty interesting. The whole thing is not catchy enough.

80
Church & State
Midtown W
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great acting, Delightful

See it if You want to watch political dramas and care about issues about Christianity in politics and gun violence.

Don't see it if You are a supporter of an orange president. The first half of the play is better than the second half.

80
For a previous production
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Intense, Disappointing

See it if You would like to see family dramas, conflict of love, illness and law.

Don't see it if You are homophobic. The plot is way more predictable than I thought, should be carried out more subtlely.

80
Great singing, Refreshing, Disappointing, Fluffy, Romantic

See it if You want to listen to Latin music and enjoy Latin dances. The music is absorbing, and the audience can also participate.

Don't see it if You are tired of love stories or pop music. The choreography doesn't control the pace of the narrative well, maybe because it's a light show

79
Absorbing, Cliched, Great acting, Great writing, Resonant

See it if You like to take a look at the history of the struggle of African Americans and you want to see old theaters.

Don't see it if You want to watch something new, although these discussions about black & white are still relevant today.

88
During previews
Her Opponent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Disturbing

See it if You want to rethink the 2016 presidential debate from the perspective of gender, performance and politics.

Don't see it if You are disturbed by the election and don't want to think anything about it.

Also Why is our country divided? Towards male versus female politicians, ou... Read more Read less

90
¡Figaro! (90210)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if You like operas and political topics, and the fact that they are combined together. Really refreshing and relevant.

Don't see it if You only enjoy serious topics. Most of the singing is fantastic, but there are weak singers in the cast.

Also How Mozart is reinvented...charming and clever, never had this experie... Read more Read less

77
Absorbing, Great writing, Great acting, Slow, Relevant

See it if You like or have read C.S. Lewis' books. You want to see a show about a person seeking his faith.

Don't see it if You don't like one-man shows. Or religious matters don't interest you.

67
Dated, Disappointing, Dizzying, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You haven't seen King Lear yet. The acting was good, especially King Lear and his three daughters.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a modern interpretation of this classic play in a cheap and small set. And it's too long.

Also Unlike other plays that you don't know what will happen next, this one... Read more Read less

79
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Disappointing, Resonant

See it if You want to take a look at Lin-Manuel Miranda's early work. Songs are Hamilton-styled. The acting and singing are great!

Don't see it if You don't like a great work carried out in a very cheap production. I repeat, very cheap, which reduces the quality of acting and singing.

Also Great performers, some of them are beyond qualified to perform on Broa... Read more Read less

81
Gazoline
East Village
Absorbing, Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to watch Latino experience. So relevant to our current political situation. Sad to see this group was caught in a dilemma.

Don't see it if You don't know Spanish and you don't want to watch English subtitles. You are not interested in the lives of teenagers.