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New York City | 35-49 | Male
About:  Tennis fan, amateur shutterbug, traveler, and theatre lover.
Reviews (49)
80
During previews
Greater Clements
Upper W Side
Clever staging, Intriguing

See it if You’re interested in a story that unfolds like a puzzle. The acting is quite good also.

Don't see it if You’re not interested in a play that is long. The play can benefit from cutting the last 15 minutes.

60
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing, Banal

See it if you want to see some nudity (male and female) on stage.

Don't see it if you don't want to wonder half the time why this play is not already over.

90
Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You want to see great acting and Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow on stage.

Don't see it if You are not interested in a political drama.

85
Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You enjoy Cher’s music and musicals about the background/life of an artist.

Don't see it if You want a drama-like story-telling or do not enjoy Cher’s music

85
Torch Song (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You enjoy gay-themed drama that has humor and pulls at the heart string.

Don't see it if You are not comfortable with homosexual themed shows.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Must see, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You enjoy excellent acting, dramatic storytelling, and seeing Kerry Washington on stage.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy dramas or plays, or does not want to see something that’s emotionally heavy.

70
Adam Minus Josh
Midtown W
Fluffy, Banal

See it if you enjoy off-broadway shows with some OK humor that are in an intimate setting.

Don't see it if you enjoy larger productions where the acting is more trained and less superficial.

70
Ambitious, Good singing

See it if you enjoy shows in intimate venues off-Broadway

Don't see it if you prefer larger musical productions

70
During previews
Banal, Slow

See it if you enjoy cabaret style music and want to learn about the the gay culture in the 60's.

Don't see it if you want to see a more lavish musical production.

75
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You’re a fan of the movie and enjoy musicals. It’s like the movie, but with singing.

Don't see it if You didn’t care for the movie or do not enjoy movie-turned-musical.

Also One of the supporting actresses, Allison Blackwell, has such an incred... Read more Read less

70
Good staging, Energetic, Long

See it if You want to see a musical that brings back memories of high school social hierarchies and the dramas associated with them.

Don't see it if You are not interested in a high school-themed musical.

Also While the musical is about acceptance, being yourself, and who your tr... Read more Read less

90
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Must see

See it if You enjoy Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musicals and seeing the performances of Jessie Mueller & Renee Fleming, or seeing some fabulous dancing.

Don't see it if Seeing the portrayal of a female character being slapped upsets you.

85
During previews
Hurricane Party
West Village
Great acting, Raunchy, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy a decent story with good acting in a small cozy space.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy plays with limited staging and raunchy language and situations.

90
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Funny, Great singing

See it if You want to see a humorous and entertaining musical with good singing, catchy songs, and a lot of comedy in it.

Don't see it if You are offended by a little bit of non-PG rated gestures and lyrics.

75
During previews
Neurosis
Gramercy
Entertaining, Cute, Simple

See it if you enjoy a low-key musical production that has heart, some funny moments, and you enjoy musicals.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy off-Broadway productions that have simple staging and not as refined singing.

75
During previews
Entertaining, Confusing, Quirky, Ambitious, Funny

See it if you enjoy Armie Hammer and Josh Charles' performances in other works.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy a play that leaves you wondering what you just saw. ;-)

70
During previews
Ambitious, Disappointing, Poor staging, Quirky

See it if You enjoy music by The Go-Go’s.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy campy plots, amateurish staging (This is Broadway! More is expected), and mediocre acting.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Romantic, Enchanting, Funny

See it if You really enjoy the energy & fun that Jimmy buffet songs bring. It was a really fun, sweet, & cute show that reminds us of a simpler time.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy musicals or Jimmy Buffet songs.

95
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Enchanting, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy great singing, some emotional moments that leave you in tears, learning new pie names, and a musical with a lot of heart.

Don't see it if You did not like the movie.

80
Refreshing, Clever, Delightful

See it if You want to enjoy the outstanding performances of some lesser known / new actors, onstage take of the movie if you enjoyed the movie.

Don't see it if You didn’t enjoy the movie.

85
Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Must see

See it if You want to see Glenda Jackson onstage, great acting by all three leading ladies, and a thought-provoking drama with no intermission.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy plays and prefer musicals.

95
Absorbing, Refreshing, Must see, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if Great story-telling on a very relevant topic in our society; tugs at the heart strings; need a good cry & a new appreciation for connection.

Don't see it if You don’t want to tear up during the show

85
Great singing, Refreshing, Romantic, Delightful, Exquisite

See it if you enjoy beautiful singing, exotic music, good performances, and a show that does not keep you out late after your bedtime.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy exotic music.

95
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Great acting, Must see

See it if you enjoy the Harry Potter series, great staging, good acting, and great story-telling.

Don't see it if you don't have time to see both parts consecutively on the same day or on two consecutive days.

94
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see, Riveting

See it if You enjoy great vocals, fantastic music, and especially Donna Summer's music. There's an addictive & energetic atmosphere about this show.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy Donna Summer's music.

95
The Inheritance
Midtown W
Relevant, Great acting, Profound, Must see, Masterful

See it if You want to see a great play that tells the story of friendship, love, struggles, growth, and lost that gay men experienced.

Don't see it if You are troubled by nudity and/or gay themes.

98
During previews
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy great storytelling via songs, a variety of songs, great choreography, and simple, but effective staging in a small space

Don't see it if you do not enjoy musicals or do not enjoy using your imagination to visualize the story setting via songs and choreography.

90
Entertaining, Must see, Great singing

See it if You enjoy music by the Temptations and are interested in the backstory.

Don't see it if You do not want to see a “jukebox” musical.

35
Raunchy, Overrated, Campy

See it if You want to check out why this musical won the Tony award and why it’s so popular.

Don't see it if You expect good singing and performance.

95
Great acting, Great writing, Must see, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if You enjoy seeing a drama with an excellent cast. Be prepared to wipe away some tears.

Don't see it if This hits too close to home and/or not ready to be on an emotional roller coaster ride.

79
Great staging, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if You enjoy big stage productions with excellent staging, original musicals, and some good singing and choreography.

Don't see it if You have no interest in seeing a show about over the top high school social life.

80
Final Follies
West Village
Great acting, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy some light, comedic, and funny storytelling, with a brief display of an actor in his underwear.

Don't see it if you do not like small productions with three short stories told in 2+ hours

70
During previews
The Book of Merman
Midtown W
Quirky

See it if you are interested in seeing a parody of Book of Mormon with Ethel Merman-style singing.

Don't see it if you prefer bigger musical productions.

85
Entertaining, Great acting, Refreshing, Clever, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy the works of the actresses in this show or want to see a refreshing play that allows each character to shine in their own way.

Don't see it if You are offended by some raunchy moments or are not interested in a show without much staging.

Also While I enjoyed the performances of all the actresses, Ana Villafana s... Read more Read less

65
Disappointing, Banal, Excruciating

See it if you just want to see a musical...

Don't see it if you expect an above average musical on Broadway

80
Little Rock
East Village
Relevant, Insightful, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to learn about this important piece of history via a theatrical play and see some really good acting.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy smaller production plays where some actors play multiple characters.

75
During previews
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great staging, Banal, Fluffy

See it if You are interested in a play about snooker competition and in seeing some great shots on the pool table.

Don't see it if You’re not interested in snookers, and have trouble understanding Irish accent.

75
Clever, Refreshing, Delightful

See it if You want to see a rare play based on a Chinese story in period costumes.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy plays with limited staging or you are not interested in plays based on Asian stories.

80
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Insightful

See it if You want to learn about this important piece of history via a theatrical play and see some really good acting.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy smaller production plays where some actors play multiple characters.

50
During previews
Disappointing, Excruciating, Amateurish, Good effort

See it if To learn about the history of the Korean women in Japan during WWII.

Don't see it if You are not interested in seeing a school-like production of the musical.

90
During previews
Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You enjoy great singing, choreography, and humor.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy music from the 60s, 70s or before..

90
Log Cabin
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a story about LGBTQ relationships, their challenges, their interactions, and their hopes and dreams

Don't see it if You are not comfortable with candid discussions on LGBTQ topics.

40
First Love
West Village
Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow

See it if Some people did laugh at the dialogues. I unfortunately can not relate. The leading lady had a good singing voice.

Don't see it if You do not like plots that are not strung-together.

99
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Must see, Masterful, Refreshing, Entertaining, Riveting

See it if U like excellent story-telling, great music, addictive lyrics & melody, American history, diverse casting, all-around energetic performance.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy any or all of the above

90
Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing, Hilarious

See it if You want to see a cast of great male actors together onstage, a look into some of the gay men’s struggles, and witty dialogue.

Don't see it if You don’t have an interest in topics associated with gay men

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Must see, Hilarious

See it if You want to see Bette Midler onstage; enjoy a fantastic, fun, colorful, and comedic display of acting, singing, and costumes.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy period pieces.

95
Absorbing, Must see, Refreshing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You enjoy good story-telling via original music, positive energy, human kindness, and optimism in the face of such adversity.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy musicals.

95
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Profound, Must see, Relevant

See it if you want to see great acting, Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane on stage, and a play about an important and relevant subject matter.

Don't see it if you do not like to sit through a two-part long show.

90
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You enjoy classical musical revivals, beautiful singing, great performances, and riveting plot.

Don't see it if You don't like classical musicals or period pieces.