HughEpton

Borough of Queens | Male

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Reviews (71)
78
During previews
You Will Get Sick
Midtown W
Quirky, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing
November 3rd, 2022

See it if The main reason to see this show is Linda Lavin. It's a good vehicle for a great stage actress

Don't see it if Want a serious exploration of the dimensions of have a fatal, debilitating illness

79
During previews
Thought-provoking, Edgy, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing
November 3rd, 2022

See it if Interesting idea to cast same actor as parent and their own adult child. Good acting thought provoking. Certainly held my interest

Don't see it if Aren't willing to pay close attention to a challenging idea

68
During previews
Slow, Disappointing, Dated, Cliched
November 3rd, 2022

See it if Like historical dramas about Nazis in America

Don't see it if Nothing new or special about this play. Why was it written now? Well worn material

69
Quirky, Great singing, Disappointing, Confusing
November 3rd, 2022

See it if Like offbeat pieces that is different from the usual play

Don't see it if Bothers you when shows don't really come together. The individual elements don't really gel

60
During previews
This Beautiful Future
West Village
Slow, Excruciating, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal
September 13th, 2022

See it if Don't mind a muddled concept that never really jells. Like Nazi stories

Don't see it if Want to see a good play

90
Los Otros
Midtown W
Great writing, Must see, Great singing, Ambitious, Absorbing
August 28th, 2022

See it if Like serious musicals with sensational scores. Fine performances. A real find.

Don't see it if Don't like good musicals

79
During previews
The Nosebleed
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Quirky, Intense, Clever, Absorbing
July 25th, 2022

See it if Anyone interested in absorbing, unconventional theater. Likes emotional pieces. Cleverly staged

Don't see it if Not comfortable with gender conforming performers. People looking for light entertainment. People impatient with non traditional plays

73
During previews
The Butcher Boy
Chelsea
Intense, Edgy, Quirky, Ambitious, Absorbing
July 22nd, 2022

See it if If you like off beat musicals like Sweeny Todd. Don't expect a standard Broadway feel good banal musical. Open to different adventurous

Don't see it if Off put by violence and mental illness. Only like feel good musicals or traditional musicals. Not a romcom

74
HEART
West Village
Edgy, Intense, Intelligent, Absorbing, Funny
July 17th, 2022

See it if One person shows about intense emotional situations. Very likeable performer. Engaging show

Don't see it if Don't like one person shows. Not interested in lesbian love stories

79
During previews
Between The Lines
Midtown W
Great staging, Funny, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever
June 27th, 2022

See it if Fans of the book will enjoy this stage adaptation. The music was original and refreshing. The material was unusual and entertaining

Don't see it if People who are impatient at a work in progress. The show delivers but it is overlong and sometimes redundant

90
Corsicana
Midtown W
Intense, Intelligent, Ambitious, Great acting, Absorbing
June 27th, 2022

See it if Anyone who likes intelligent well written, beautifully acted plays. Great production One of the best plays this year

Don't see it if Not willing to pay attention to deep, intellectual long plays

67
Indulgent, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal
May 24th, 2022

See it if You're a big, big Debra Messing fan

Don't see it if Don't like watching a talented comic tv actress embarrassing herself with a barely professional performance. Sad

78
Belfast Girls
Chelsea
Resonant, Intense, Intelligent, Absorbing
May 24th, 2022

See it if You are interested in Irish history, like good acting.

Don't see it if Want to see something mindless and fluffy

63
During previews
Indulgent, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal
May 24th, 2022

See it if This show was a combo sitcom and cancer story So if that doesn't bother you and you have a tolerance for cliche and tv acting, see it

Don't see it if Like serious acting, serious subjects dealt with seriously. Don't like sitcoms

98
Intense, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
April 16th, 2022

See it if You’re interested in a highly intelligent examination of human relationships. Appreciate flawless performances. Riveting theater experienc

Don't see it if Don’t enjoy serious theater

90
Riveting, Masterful, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing
April 16th, 2022

See it if You appreciate great acting. Parker gives a mesmerizing performance whole cast is also very good. Brilliant play

Don't see it if Find the subject matter too painful to watch

71
The Patsy
Lower E Side
Quirky, Masterful, Great acting, Ambitious, Entertaining
April 11th, 2022

See it if Seeing Bravura acting. Theatrical magic

Don't see it if You don't have patience for silly comeies from 1925

78
During previews
¡Americano!
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Refreshing, Entertaining, Absorbing
April 11th, 2022

See it if If like musicals with a political bent. Like topical shows

Don't see it if Expect musicals to be fluffy and jokey

77
Great writing, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing
April 11th, 2022

See it if Like Eugene O'Neill. This is a well acted decent production of a great play

Don't see it if Don't like long plays. Aren't able to focus on serious plays

74
Entertaining, Dated, Fluffy, Great acting, Funny
March 27th, 2022

See it if Fans of Neil Simon SJP, and Broderick especially. the play is somewhat dated it comes off as nostalgic and funny and is expertly played

Don't see it if Don't like Neil Simon or silly dated comedies about privileged white people.

79
Heartland (59e59)
Midtown E
Great writing, Intense, Intelligent, Absorbing
March 27th, 2022

See it if A very well written play explores a controversial subject intelligently. Well acted and written. Interesting well devloped characters

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy serious plays about timely topics

78
During previews
At The Wedding
Upper W Side
Edgy, Funny, Clever
March 20th, 2022

See it if You topical comedies. A smart production. Lesbian bisexual themes

Don't see it if Prudish not into woke comedies

88
Intimate Apparel
Upper W Side
Great writing, Great singing, Great staging, Ambitious, Absorbing
February 10th, 2022

See it if Any fan of modern opera will like this show. Great, great book. Very well performed. Very engagin

Don't see it if If you don't like operas

92
During previews
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great writing, Epic, Absorbing
January 16th, 2022

See it if See this if you like epic drama well written and absorbing. Intense family relationships

Don't see it if Can't sit through long plays

80
Selling Kabul
Midtown W
Relevant, Intense, Edgy, Ambitious, Entertaining
December 5th, 2021

See it if Interested in Current Events, Life in the Mid East, intense exciting plays

Don't see it if Want to see a comedy or even a dramedy

74
Great staging, Ambitious, Entertaining, Slow, Disappointing
November 28th, 2021

See it if Like ambitious musicals with great staging and interesting characters and concept that don't really work

Don't see it if Don't have a tolerance for musicals in general especially ones without good songs or dances.

90
The Alchemist
Midtown W
Fluffy, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever
November 23rd, 2021

See it if You enjoy cleverly adapted classics, appreciate very talented actors, enjoy refreshingly new takes on classics

Don't see it if Don't like restoration comedy, want a sitcom, don't enjoy silliness

69
During previews
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Dated
November 12th, 2021

See it if Want a historical perspective on a black actor's lot in the 1950's

Don't see it if If you want a good play because sadly it is not. Don't like dated, period pieces

34
Insipid, Disappointing, Excruciating, Cliched
November 12th, 2021

See it if This might appeal to junior high age kids particularly LGBTQAI. Also parents/family of same

Don't see it if Expect a good musical with a good book and music. It is none of those. Want to avoid a pretty awful show

70
Slow, Indulgent, Disappointing
November 6th, 2021

See it if If you like one man shows with music and interesting performer

Don't see it if A little long and not that engaging. No real drama or comedy

92
Dana H. (Broadway)
Midtown W
Intense, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing
October 24th, 2021

See it if You like very intense theater with great acting. Totally engrossing Very dramatic. Unique idea very effective

Don't see it if If you don't like one person shows even really good ones. Don't like intense drama

69
Autumn Royal
Chelsea
Great acting, Slow, Indulgent, Disappointing
October 23rd, 2021

See it if If you like Irish plays even mediocre ones. Good acting.

Don't see it if Very disappointing. Not engaging. Very talky, Nothing happened

83
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
October 18th, 2021

See it if masterful performances and are willing to sit through a difficult play that proves. Solo shows with gifted actor. If you like W. Shawm

Don't see it if Hate one person shows. Don't like intellectual pieces. Aren't patient with difficult and slow plays.

65
During previews
Disappointing, Slow
September 5th, 2021

See it if The show is just two monologues with no interaction among the actors. So go if you like that type of play

Don't see it if Characters not engaging. Acting was uneven. Script was not that interesting or engaging

86
Intelligent, Intense, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing
May 30th, 2021

See it if Like Brian Friel Plays or Irish plays. Very emotional and heartfelt. See it if you like well written well acted plays with a lot of feelin

Don't see it if Don't like seeing plays on a computer or TV screen. This is a virtual production so avoid it if you require the live feeling of theater

89
BLINDNESS
Gramercy
Intelligent, Disappointing, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing
May 30th, 2021

See it if This is a clever show. Unique, See it if you're open to very nontradtional theatrical pieces. Go if you're open to experimental odd work

Don't see it if Want a play with actors, a traditional plot, sets, a stage. Not open to a new kind of theater

92
Resonant, Must see, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing
May 17th, 2021

See it if A must see if you like great acting in a great, old fashioned play. Also if you like emotional stories, classic plays, well written plays

Don't see it if Have a short attention plan. Want to see plays connected to current issues

88
Great acting, Funny, Dated, Absorbing, Entertaining
May 17th, 2021

See it if If you like Audra MacDonald it's a good vehicle for her in a non singing role. Also if you like Michael Shannon a fine actor in a good role

Don't see it if Want to see a great play or one of MacNally's really good plays like LIsbon Traviata. THis is not it

75
Excruciating, Slow, Overrated, Disappointing, Ambitious
May 17th, 2021

See it if Glenda Jackson is a great actress. SHe's very old and this may be her last play so see if if you're a big fan. Also if you like the play

Don't see it if Jackson is not convincing as a man. Much too frail for the part. Uneven acting. Bad production of a great play

92
Epic, Great acting, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful
May 16th, 2021

See it if Despite being a long running show it was fresh and energetic in every way. Both leads were great singers. Staging is spectacular&costumes

Don't see it if If you don't like romantic shows or Andrew L Weber's style. It's somewhat operatic so avoid if you hate opera

89
Great writing, Intense, Great acting, Great staging, Great singing
May 16th, 2021

See it if Tina Turner is great. See this show if you like her or her music. Actress singing/playing is very good

Don't see it if Don't like Tina Turner or her music

66
Perfect Crime
Midtown W
Cliched, Entertaining, Clever, Disappointing, Dated
May 16th, 2021

See it if Saw this show a while back.. Seems to be for tourists or people who haven't seen many plays. Someone likes it it's been playing forever

Don't see it if Want something new, exciting, different, cutting edge

94
Company (Broadway)
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great singing, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing
May 16th, 2021

See it if Company always had a great score but the book didn't make sense since the main character was obviously gay but in the book he was straight.

Don't see it if You're homophobic

92
Great singing, Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Ambitious
May 16th, 2021

See it if I think David Byrne is a genius. Great songs, really interesting staged, fine cast. Even if you're not a Byrne fan yet you will be.

Don't see it if See it

79
Rock of Ages
Midtown W
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful
March 11th, 2020

See it if A must see for heavy metal fans. Engaging, funny, fast moving, good singing and dancing. Good music. Audience loved it. Lot of fun

Don't see it if Hate heavy metal but even then you may be drawn in by all the fun the audience is having. Very professional cast

78
During previews
72 Miles to Go...
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Absorbing
March 7th, 2020

See it if This is a very heart felt play about the immigration crisis and how families are broken up. The subject is important timely eye opening

Don't see it if The sometimes mediocre acting and script issues could be ignored because of the great importance of the subject and its current relevance

77
Dracula (CSC)
East Village
Clever, Absorbing
March 7th, 2020

See it if A feminist revenge retooling of Dracula which is mostly successful and certainly appropriate in the Me Too era. Sometimes funny.

Don't see it if Not for sexists and purists who resent reinterpretations of classics. A bit too long and dragged some at the end

75
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Clever
March 7th, 2020

See it if Well performed. Interesting idea. Character vivid. It held your attention

Don't see it if Tired of one person shows. There are so many of them now and this is not one of the best

78
Refreshing, Quirky, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing
March 3rd, 2020

See it if A solid traditional family drama. The lead actress is very, very good and helps make this an engaging play. Unusual that she is lesbian

Don't see it if If you don't like well written traditional plays with African American lesbian heroines

98
During previews
Unknown Soldier
Midtown W
Great writing, Great singing, Ambitious, Exquisite, Absorbing
March 1st, 2020

See it if One of the best, most emotionally resonant musical I've seen in years. Thrilling score and lyrics beautifully sung. Musicals don't better

Don't see it if Only if you hate musicals and even then you'll like this