HILLARYKING

New York City

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Reviews (46)
92
Ink
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great writing, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Such an intelligent, contemplative, well acted, & staged production. Kudos to all involved.

Don't see it if You have no interest in the inside world of the tough business of newspapers.

82
During previews
BLKS
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Edgy, Relevant, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You are interested in “what sup” in the culture of today’s ambitious people of color. HYSTERICALLY funny. Good acting & staging. See this 1.

Don't see it if You’re uncomfortable with the vernacular & mindset of today’s 20 somethings. Have no interest in the counter culture of the USA Today.

70
Disappointing, Slow

See it if You’re not a veracious theatre patron & don’t expect much at this performance.

Don't see it if You are interested in seeing acting, staging & writing at its best. Very amateurish work.

91
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Profound, Resonant

See it if Everything about the show was first rate. This show is a true piece of great theatre. One of the few really well done plays this season.

Don't see it if You have trouble with IRISH accents. Don’t want to be involved in another family’s drama.

79
Entertaining, Great singing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You love listening to terrific singing. Want to be a part of young people’s sexual awakings. Have sensitivity & compassion.

Don't see it if You are not interested in thought provoking subject matter.

61
The Bare Truth
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow

See it if The premise of the show was unclear. The acting was flat & in one case just plain bad. Had to leave at the intermission.

Don't see it if You enjoy good work in the theater. This is not it.

80
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Intelligent, Profound, Relevant

See it if You like topical gay themed story line shows with interesting outcome. Decent acting & writing.

Don't see it if You’re expecting a brilliant production.

80
Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if Very Good performances, but difficult to follow different language while keeping an eye on the performance simultaneously.

Don't see it if Not interested in the Jewish culture back in the “old country”.

92
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Resonant, Profound

See it if You want to be truly touched by brilliant writing, acting, staging. The subject matter was and is relevant for the past 200+ yrs.

Don't see it if You have no interest in contemplating how history has impacted the human spirit & how human beings are consistently human.

88
Clever, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if Although entertaining, a disappointment. Wonderful acting, however, I found there to be a lack of brilliant insights we have yet to discover

Don't see it if You have no interest in a characterization of a cool gay character analysis circa 1968.

64
During previews
Dance Nation
Midtown W
Raunchy, Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if You have no adversity to vulgarity, unnecessary crudeness. Like very cutting edge writing.

Don't see it if OMG. I’m older, but not prudish. Found story foul, unnecessarily crude & nasty. Younger audience members seemed to love it. Whaaat?

73
Miss You Like Hell
East Village
Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if Your level of expectations in the arena of musical theatre is not terribly sophisticated.You enjoy the wonder talents of Daphne Rubin-Vega.

Don't see it if You have great expectations from musical Comey productions @ the Public Theatre. Not!

70
During previews
Feeding the Dragon
West Village
Funny, Intelligent, Relevant, Clever

See it if You enjoy hearing the ins & outs of someone else’s life in 80 minuets.Desire to see an interesting view of a life that’s certainly different

Don't see it if Your closed minded & totally uninterested in another side of coping with what we’re given in life.

92
Good for Otto
Midtown W
Great acting, Intelligent, Must see, Relevant, Great writing

See it if I believe this show reveals the unfortunate climate our country country faces in the field of inadequate mental health care.

Don't see it if You have absolutely no interest in the gaps of medical care our country is embroiled in. What a wake up call to us all.

81
Entertaining, Funny

See it if How wonderful to see an upbeat celebration of a bunch of people with soul. Really entertaining & fun. Good “little” piece to make you smile

Don't see it if You are seeking a deep, heavy depiction of life .

94
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Exquisite, Must see, Great staging

See it if You love Bob Fosse in all his glory. Great choreography, acting, score, story line, staging. A must see, even after many decades on Broadwa.

Don't see it if You want to miss a great production showcasiing Bob Fosse’s talents.

95
Masterful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if Had to see it twice. What a brilliant production. You fall in love with all the characters. Fabulous score, choreography, staging, acting.

Don't see it if You don’t want to have a show take you away from life’s difficulties.

97
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You love the music of the 50’s. You want to have a fabulous musical experience in NYC for a change. A show you can see over & over again.

Don't see it if You have no interest in a show that makes you smile & sing along.

70
Intelligent, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if You want to relive tragedy in NYC, again. Score & performances were not up to par with a stellar Broadway musical.

Don't see it if You’re expecting anything exciting & different.

70
Delightful, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if John Lithgow is the consummate actor, as always. Found the show to be a bit slow moving however & not all that interesting of story materi.

Don't see it if You do not care for lengthy one man monologues.

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing

See it if OMG. Lin Miranda is brilliant in all he brings to this production. There has not been a creator of his status in a century or more. Kudos.

Don't see it if You don’t have $200+ to spend. Beg, borrow or steal the $ if you have to.

80
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if Wonderful acting, good writing, loved the story.

Don't see it if You have no interest in the history of the Jewish culture.

43
[PORTO]
Upper W Side
Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if Have nothing else to do & have a free ticket.

Don't see it if You want true theatre for 90 minutes.

91
Must see, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Great staging

See it if You love good theatre with a real story line. Wonderful staging. Great costumes, Terrific performances. Finally, good theatre on Broadway.

Don't see it if You can not wrap your head around tales of Gods, spirits, & Love in a very tenuous place, both literally & figuratively.

79
Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You love Motown & good memories of the ‘ol days. Very entertaining. Very creative choreography.

Don't see it if You have no interest in soul music “a la” Motown! Great Music & dancing aren’t your thing.

78
Intelligent, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy a stage version of an historic novel. Terrific performance of a movie actor with range. Are open to topical issues on race relatio

Don't see it if Thinking is not your thing & you prefer to just be entertained at the theatre.

48
Eddie and Dave
Chelsea
Slow, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if You have very poor taste in interesting theatre.

Don't see it if You are hoping to see a well written play, great staging, or an interesting premise.

82
Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy topical subject matter performed by a talented cast. The show gives you food for thought.

Don't see it if You have no interest in what we can’t continue to hide from re: race relations, politics, & lack of awareness for the times in which we live

78
Intelligent, Profound

See it if Thought provoking material is your style.

Don't see it if You’re looking for a barrel of laughs.

72
During previews
Great writing, Intelligent

See it if I thoroughly enjoyed the recall of events, although disturbing. We all need to be reminded how little we’ve progressed in years & wonder why

Don't see it if You have no interest in the Kennedy era & the history created.

70
During previews
Black Light
West Village
Clever, Funny, Disappointing, Thought-provoking

See it if You are willing to think outside of the box. Are interested in understanding an alternative lifestyle. Love watching Real & talented people.

Don't see it if You are somewhat close minded re: LGBTQ & straight personalities in a creative production.

94
During previews
Skintight
Midtown W
Funny, Great writing, Must see, Hilarious, Great acting

See it if Very contemporary. Grt acting. Extremely funny. Do not miss. Worth a 2nd visit..Best show produced at this venue in many yrs.

Don't see it if No reason to skip this one. Bravo around entire production. I dislike almost everything, so this is very exemplary.

73
Harry Clarke
West Village
Intelligent, Relevant, Edgy

See it if You are Interested in one man shows. Are a fan of Billy Crudup.

Don't see it if If you have of an interest in an odd assortment of characters with a common bond who are of little interest.

74
Mlima's Tale
East Village
Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if Beautifully staged. Relevant issues. Thought provoking. Wonderful performances., however, something was missing.

Don't see it if You have no interest in the preservation of the most soulful & sensitive animals in this world. Brilliantly committed to their families.

Also You have to witness them in their own environment to truly appreciate ... Read more Read less

69
This Flat Earth
Midtown W
Intelligent, Refreshing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy a new exploration of the current events today & how younger people are dealing w/ the feelings they have about.

Don't see it if If you are not interested in how our world is changing rapidly & methods we’re all fing to cope

77
During previews
Entertaining, Great staging, Cliched, Dated, Disappointing

See it if At this point I don’t think anything special in this production can resurrect this play. No outstanding performances or choreography.

Don't see it if You expect to see any originality interjected into an old story. Are looking to be wowed by performances that leave you wanting to stand up

Also And scream.

84
Clever, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You are a sensitive deep person who can deal with examining the challenges in life you can not change.

Don't see it if You if you not prepared to be honest with yourself about elements of our lives that are unexpected and require you to go the extra mile.

100
Hangmen
Chelsea
Great acting, Great staging

See it if You are piqued by exquisite acting, story line, staging, etc., etc. Not to be missed!!!

Don't see it if You have only mediocre taste in theatre.

70
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You just want to be entertained in a rainy day.

Don't see it if You’re experting a lot from the experience if a Broadway musical.

83
Clever, Funny, Great singing

See it if Loved the premise. Wonderful score with music you leave singing. Terrific & charming performances. Worth seeing when in NYC,

Don't see it if You don’t want to have a good time.

95
Entertaining, Great singing, Great writing

See it if You love music of 1960’s-1970’s you want to be nostalgic. Wonderful acting, staging, production values, score. Etc., etc.,, etc.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Carole King. Otherwise, don’t miss it!

74
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Great staging, Clever, Enchanting

See it if You love Big, beautiful, Broadway musicals. Fun & magical for younger audience.

Don't see it if Your seeking a more cerebral encounter. Material just so, so. Score not memorable.

82
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if I found the show quite entertaining & surprising in its twists. Wonderful acting by all

Don't see it if You are expecting a big Broadway musical & not an intimate piece with music.

78
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Overrated

See it if I found the show to be over rated. Interesting, but not all that. Been there, done that.

Don't see it if You don’t want to spend $200 & be disappointed.

46
Disco Pigs
Chelsea
Dated, Disappointing, Dizzying, Great acting, Excruciating

See it if Hated it. Acting wonderful, premise very disappointing.

Don't see it if Do not appreciate experimental theatre pieces.

77
Cliched, Entertaining, Clever

See it if If You’re a big fan of John Leguizamo, it’s a must see.

Don't see it if You’re looking for real brilliance in theatre.