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The Bronx | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (66)
59
Cliched, Indulgent, Fluffy, Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if you want a live will&grace&friends rom com with a few gem one liners & many more banalities

Don't see it if you want more from your theatre going experience.

90
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you'd enjoy thoughtful, creative, nuanced takes on female sexuality & sex trafficking. Enjoy a conceit of a near future present.

Don't see it if you don't care for one person, multi-character shows. Or women's issues. Or human issues. Or humanity.

87
Quirky, Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if bizarro time travelling hilarity festooned in the most outlandish headpieces is your jam. Solid ensemble. Very different. Very memorable.

Don't see it if the above alarms or confounds

96
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Great staging, Profound

See it if you are a human who loves original, profoundly moving art.

Don't see it if See it.

89
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Funny

See it if you like humor, horror, & banalities of third world daily life doled out in nearly equal measure. Love great ensembles featuring Lupita

Don't see it if You want university light & fluffy fare

82
Great acting, Great staging, Riveting, Slow, Absorbing

See it if you want to see Phylicia Rashad in her second performance of a lifetime (1st, Gem of the Ocean) with a great ensemble & an unbelievable set

Don't see it if You want light & fluffy fare

71
Ambitious, Epic, Entertaining

See it if you like a modernized staging of a lesser known classic

Don't see it if A cast of 30 is too overwhelming

76
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if even if you haven't seen the other Gabriel plays. Stands alone well. Very timely. Good ensemble.

Don't see it if You want big flashy or explosive

74
During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Overrated

See it if you want to see Harvey Firestein in a nuanced, textured performance.

Don't see it if you want to be moved by the deeper issues of gay male suffering over the past 50 years. If you hate long, drawn out soliloquies.

79
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you want to see a lesser known Arthur Miller work that has so much relevance today. Stellar ensemble. Nice pacing.

Don't see it if you don't like historical plays, esp with the Holocaust as a very palpable & forboding backdrop.

98
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see Fugard tenderly, but not sappily direct his most prominent work with pitch perfect acting in an intimate setting.

Don't see it if See it!!

Also Mandatory viewing, especially if you sat thru the excruciatingly ill e... Read more Read less

91
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Riveting

See it if you want to witness a universally stellar ensemble of actors handle & dismantle stereotypes re: black men & incarceration

Don't see it if see it

50
Banal, Cliched, Insipid, Disappointing

See it if eh, don't. Unless you have a subscription, or a comp, or dig retrod, derivitive banalities.

Don't see it if you can see anything below 75th St.

64
Banal, Cliched, Entertaining

See it if you bought a subscription to 2ST in order to secure a ticket to Dear Evan Hansen.

Don't see it if there's something else to do/see

88
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to catch Lois Smith live in an incredible play before it gets turned into a potentially Oscar nominating performance in 2017.

Don't see it if you can't handle death & grieving even as it's doled out with a sci-fi quirk that leaves an indelible mark on all who saw it.

69
Confusing, Enchanting, Quirky, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you love Anne Washburn, clever sound & lighting design.

Don't see it if you love Anne Washburn (à la Mr. Burns). This does not match up.to some of her other works.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you want male dominated history to get reclaimed & repurposed by an all female ensemble. Crazy inventive staging. So so so clever.

Don't see it if you want big set pieces, men, history stripped of humor.

92
Clever, Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Profound

See it if you want an evening with David Hyde Pierce discussing life, death & the meaningful/meaninglessness of both. Pathos, humor, charm, delight.

Don't see it if you done live unconventional storytelling, sing the inner workings of a morgue, albeit delivered in a light & funny tone.

89
Ambitious, Absorbing, Clever, Great staging, Quirky

See it if you like wildly inventive reimagining of a classic tome.

Don't see it if you don't dig quirky off off bway

95
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful

See it if you want to be blown away by inventive actualization of the selfsame titled best selling book.

Don't see it if you like very traditional theatre

77
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great writing, Fun

See it if you want a solid community theatre caliber replica of the phenomenal B'way musical on a much smaller scale.

Don't see it if you want a live orchestra, or next level greatness, charm & cheekiness the likes of Mandy Gonzasles, Chris Jackson, LMM.

86
Clever, Great staging, Great writing, Quirky, Funny

See it if it ever makes a triumphant threepeat. I saw it at Ars Nova & almost went again last summer at the Signature for QTB. Inventive, immersive.

Don't see it if you require talking.

82
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Must see, Fun

See it if you've seen Hamilton, or if you haven't seen Hamilton. Pokes fun even as it homages the juggernaut along with LMM, & misc other b'way shows.

Don't see it if you haven't seen Hamilton & don't want any hints of via satire of the thing itself.

Also Go 30-40min before the door to enter the Spam4Spam TEN CENT lotto. It'... Read more Read less

83
Absorbing, Clever, Quirky, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you want to see the nearly unbelievably true friendship of the titular gents. Also if you miss or missed the Falsettos staging. Charming.

Don't see it if See it.

71
Quirky, Great acting, Ambitious, Edgy, Great writing

See it if you want to see Marisa Tomei & Lena Hall deliver nuanced, quirky & present performances. Also, for That Karaoke moment. And complex writing.

Don't see it if you are a conventionalist with relationships and marriage, or if you need to "get what's happening" at every turn.

88
Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Great writing, Relevant

See it if u dig issues of identity & home & immigration & emigration & stereotypes turned upside down to crazy inventive, humorous, poignant effect

Don't see it if you don't dig original, timely, important work.

Also There are perhaps Hamiltonian moments & moments wholly unlike anything... Read more Read less

93
Masterful, Great staging, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if you want to vicariously & vicerally feel what's is like for the elderly suffering w/ progressive dementia. Tender, bemusing, & frightening.

Don't see it if you want light & fluffy fare that does not dabble in elder abuse.

Also Frank. Langella. In a Tony winning performance. This is a play that re... Read more Read less

88
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Quirky, Delightful

See it if you want to watch 2 master craftswomen - Holland Taylor & Mary Louise Burke - spar in brilliantly mad cap ways.

Don't see it if the setting of an assisted living facility disturbs or unnerves, or if you don't enjoy entirely outrageous(ly enjoyable) plot twists

90
Ambitious, Clever, Funny, Great acting, Quirky

See it if you like neat, bizarre, fresh takes on family dysfunction

Don't see it if you dislike the above.

Also From the brilliant & quirky mind that gave us Bootycandy.

73
Great acting, Relevant, Slow, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if you're into plays delving heavily into economic theories & hedge fund lingo.

Don't see it if you're not into the above.

72
Clever, Entertaining, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if you want a hyper realist near future take on technological advances & its potential for isolationism. And/or if you heart Daniel Radcliffe.

Don't see it if you want a linear, non gimmicky play

58
Confusing, Slow, Great acting

See it if you like slow moving period pieces

Don't see it if you had an entirely sleepless election night & this is the first thing you see- Nov 9th matinee. Act 1 is a heavy-lidded blur.Caffeine helps

71
For a previous production
Entertaining, Funny, Cliched, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you like the Leguzamo one handers. Often his material showcases sharp wit while teaching a fairly whitewashed audience much needed history.

Don't see it if watching great wit get mired in trite & easy stereotypes will undo the less base material.

74
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Masterful

See it if you want to see today's finest elder statesmen of vaudeville do their two man show.

Don't see it if You want a deep, profound, moving, linear play. This is light & fun entertainment.

Also I saw the 2015 iteration at Signature with Nellie McKay as the quirkil... Read more Read less

79
Great acting, Great writing, Resonant, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if you want an intimate slice of life dramedy by a fabulous writer

Don't see it if you want light, easy breezy.

69
Ambitious, Intense, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if you want an unconventional jazz long form poem dealing with architypal racial stereotypes across the centuries. Solid dance # lightens mood

Don't see it if you don't want to face some of the most hateful racist imagery throughout history. If you like linear, straightforward plot.

78
Great staging, Relevant, Resonant, Great singing, Overrated

See it if you want to catch an original, at times moving, true story of a young musical theatre writing team who travels to Africa to help educate

Don't see it if you want Rent rather than Tick Tick Boom.

51
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if you don't require any of the below.

Don't see it if you want it to actually be an original, quirky rom com that makes a statement in 21st century relationships.

54
Intelligent, Overrated, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Inventive staging

See it if you want to see a choir of non actors sit on stage, sing for a bit, then watch the play as spectators bedecked in choir robes.

Don't see it if you want nothing to do with religion & questioning belief systems, or if mega churches freak you out.

85
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if you've seen Eclipsed & want to get another engrossing play by Danai Guirara with a solid ensemble set in US. Race, class, family dysfunction

Don't see it if you don"t want to see the above dealt with humorously, intelligently, compassionately.

76
Entertaining, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you want a rom com that still has classic Playwrights Horizons quirk with larger social ramifications.

Don't see it if you want excellent rather than quite good.

84
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Resonant

See it if you want a great story of end of life palliative care & the family's emotional.realities.

Don't see it if you don't want to see above.

79
Slow, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Masterful, Clever

See it if you love Playwrights Horizons quirk, inventiveness & slow burns

Don't see it if you cant sit thru three hours.

93
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you want a slow burn thriller dramedy with a first rate ensemble.

Don't see it if you want a clearly delineated genre.

81
Entertaining, Great singing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you go back in time to the summer at the Delacourte &you want to be blown away by Johnathan Groff, Will Swenson & the tribe.

Don't see it if nudity bothers you; if you don't like theatre outdoors; if you don't care for catchy, timely, timeless music.

97
Absorbing, Great singing, Dizzying, Must see, Great writing

See it if you have a pulse & want to get acquainted (& possibly fall in love) with LMM.

Don't see it if you don't like an amazing score & a great book celebrating Pan-Latino cultures while highlighting gentrification realities.

90
Ambitious, Clever, Great staging, Quirky, Edgy

See it if it finally makes a much deserved transfer to B'way. Also if you dig the inventive, thoughtful direction of Rachel Chavkin (Great Comet, SMS)

Don't see it if see it.

72
Entertaining, Quirky, Slow, Relevant, Disappointing

See it if you want to cap of women's history month with an intimate historical play that weaves modern subversive language & energy with suffrage mvmn

Don't see it if You need the acting, direction, dialogue to be universally great. It is, largely, quite good, albeit uneven.

73
Clever, Quirky, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if you want to behold a casting feat: 5 actors in any of 5 different roles selected via lotto during the show. Solid performances.

Don't see it if you don't care for heady subject matter and centuries old parables dealt with in a light, non linear way.

57
During previews
Fluffy, Banal, Disappointing

See it if you love Kevin Kline & like farce.

Don't see it if you love farce, especially of the tongue & cheek theatre varietal. You'll just wish you were seeing Noises Off. Long winded, little payoff.