honeytangerine

Brooklyn | 25-34 | Female
About:  actor and sometimes real person. mostly seeing/reviewing downtown indie scene.
Reviews (29)
65
Disappointing, Slow, Overrated, Indulgent, Fluffy

See it if you're really in to clever staging and choreography

Don't see it if you can't forgive bad songwriting

84
During previews
The Conduct of Life
East Village
Absorbing, Profound, Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You want to see a well directed, well acted rendition of a show that isn’t often performed and like drama with a political bent.

Don't see it if You don’t like intimate spaces.

73
Peter Pan
Midtown W
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Confusing, Indulgent

See it if you enjoy non-traditional adaptations that highlight some perhaps more underlying themes; you're okay with knocking down pedestals/

Don't see it if you are expecting a cut and dry, traditional Peter Pan with spandex and flying. (okay, there's a little spandex)

Also I quite enjoyed Bedlam's adaptation. I certainly found that it has roo... Read more Read less

92
Glassheart
Soho/Tribeca
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if You want to be delighted and moved by a fairy tale that is strangely human

Don't see it if You don’t like magic or gritty realism is your thing

Also Glassheart was a beautifully directed, wonderfully acted production. T... Read more Read less

100
For a previous production
Delightful, Great acting, Great staging, Hilarious, Masterful

See it if You want to laugh until your face hurts

Don't see it if You hate laughter and/or joy.

Also This has to be the funniest play I've ever seen. The physical humor is... Read more Read less

93
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intense, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy captivating storytelling, intricate design and staging, and fantastic acting.

Don't see it if You don't like shows with heavy subject matter

81
Dark Vanilla Jungle
Lower E Side
Great acting, Intense, Absorbing, Relevant, Riveting

See it if you are interested in seeing a masterful actor explore female trauma and grief and like bare-bones productions.

Don't see it if solo shows aren't your thing.

73
During previews
Wakey, Wakey
Midtown W
Great acting, Insipid, Enchanting, Delightful, Fluffy

See it if You enjoy theatre that isn't plot-driven, but still evokes an emotional connection.

Don't see it if Characters and twisting plot lines are what bring you to the theatre.

Also Wakey Wakey is the sort of play that washes over you instead of pullin... Read more Read less

87
Great acting, Entertaining, Great staging, Intelligent, Riveting

See it if you want to see more women blowing up roles traditionally given to men.

Don't see it if You're all about traditional staging and casting techniques.

90
During previews
Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy energized, irreverent Shakespeare with lots of music and great acting

Don't see it if You're in to glitzy, big-budget theatre. You don't like folk music.

69
Public Enemy
Midtown W
Disappointing, Indulgent, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You like theatre that is timely and politically relevant, but don't feel the need to be actively engaged.

Don't see it if you have high expectations of political theatre.

Also Public Enemy was very uneven. The first half of the play felt as if th... Read more Read less

95
#liberated
West Village
Ambitious, Clever, Profound, Relevant, Must see

See it if You want to be put face to face with issues dealing with women's sexuality and power.

Don't see it if Youre made uncomfortable by sexuality/conversation about sex.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Epic, Intense

See it if You want to see a strong, engrossing production of one of shakespeare's more challenging works

Don't see it if Confusing, often out of place sound design bothers you

72
Othello (Match: Lit)
Soho/Tribeca
Great staging, Ambitious, Disappointing, Intense, Intelligent

See it if You are excited by great women actors and clever staging

Don't see it if You can't forgive some unevenness in the strength of the cast.

85
Entertaining, Quirky, Great staging, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You want to see a show with great staging, a talented cast, and ladies with teeth.

Don't see it if You can't take nudity and/or vulgarity

90
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You like fairy tales, magic, and music

Don't see it if you don't enjoy folk music or don't have bug spray.

76
Delightful, Disappointing, Great acting, Quirky, Great singing

See it if you want to see a really solid, sincere production of Twelfth Night with excellent music

Don't see it if you don't enjoy Shakespeare or prefer a more farcical take on the comedies.

84
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Funny, Edgy, Hilarious, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you're up for a night of fun, have a baseline familiarity with Shakespeare, and enjoy watching people suffer at least a little bit

Don't see it if you don't like raunchy humor or are a recovering alcoholic.

70
During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Entertaining, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you want to see a well-acted performance of Julius Caesar that attempts to parallel the current political climate.

Don't see it if you enjoy subtlety.

Also This production of Julius Caesar was on the nose, to say the least. Wi... Read more Read less

78
Disappointing, Intense, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you want to engage with work dealing with violence against women, and support very talented artists.

Don't see it if You are easily triggered by discussions of rape/violence.

Also SHE, a choreoplay is certainly an important work in dealing with the i... Read more Read less

93
Cry Havoc!
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Must see, Profound

See it if You enjoy dialogue-provoking art, masterful physical acting, and engaging storytelling.

Don't see it if You can't stand one person shows.

78
Beardo
Brooklyn
Ambitious, Dizzying, Great singing, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy risk-taking, adventuresome theatre and don't mine tangled plot lines.

Don't see it if you're expecting another "Great Comet"

98
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Masterful, Must see

See it if you want to see an impeccably acted, staged, and designed production.

Don't see it if you don't like slice-of-life drama.

95
During previews
Great acting, Great singing, Epic, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You like plays with music, creative storytelling, and a powerhouse cast of multitalented performers.

Don't see it if You're expecting a cut and dry version of Ibsen's Peer Gynt.

86
Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Refreshing, Funny

See it if you like shows that are somewhat off-beat, quirky, and out there.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy one man shows or shows with music.

86
Coriolanus
West Village
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy Shakespeare that speaks to the times and political climate. You appreciate great acting.

Don't see it if You will be very bothered by a somewhat uneven production.

Also This is overall a very strong production, where it falls short is the ... Read more Read less

85
Entertaining, Ambitious, Great staging, Clever, Quirky

See it if You enjoy hilarious, ambitious shows with a really clever use of a small budget

Don't see it if You can't handle any profanity, you want to see something straightforward

63
Confusing, Disappointing, Indulgent, Funny, Quirky

See it if You like outdoor shakespeare

Don't see it if You really want to see a Taming that has something to say about the issues in the play.

45
Chokehold
East Village
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Great acting, Slow

See it if You want to see some incredibly skillful actors who shine despite the text they are working with.

Don't see it if You are interested in a play that actually adds something to the conversation surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement.

Also The characters in Chokehold seemed to be strictly regurgitating inform... Read more Read less