Izagma

New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  I am a NYC high school teacher who loves the theater. My holidays are usually spent in Puerto Rico visiting my family and the rest of the time I am in NYC finding deals to see Broadway shows. ... Read more Read less
Reviews (349)
80
During previews
Funny, Quirky, Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if You would enjoy an unusual and comedic presentation of racial conflicts, biracial relationships and sexual dysfunction.

Don't see it if If you are offended by racial slurs, overt sexuality and nudity, or if you would be offended by the unusual treatment of sexuality.

75
During previews
The Great Society
Upper W Side
Relevant, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if If you are into history, specifically US history, if you are interested in politics, specially LBJ and his views on society.

Don't see it if History, politics and/or LBJ are not for you, or if you would be disappointed by the presentation of the ugliness behind great ideas.

76
The Exes
Midtown W
Cliched, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you like light comedies about romantic relationships o about divorce and spoiled children.

Don't see it if you ar looking for a serious play or are sensitive to issues related to divorce, infidelity or poor choices in relationships.

75
During previews
Engaging, Good acting, Entertaining

See it if you like Shakespeare or are interested in the "me too" movement.

Don't see it if if modern attire and modernization of a classic bothers you or if you are sensitive about sexual abuse.

81
I Spy a Spy
Midtown W
Relevant, Touching, Funny, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You like stories about immigrants in NY, if you like well sung new songs and NY character portrayals.

Don't see it if You are not interested in immigrant stories or dislike the stereotyping of NY residents, or if you prefer a serious show.

75
Relevant, Interesting, Funny

See it if You like dating shows, dating stories or are familiar with dating sites and enjoy making fun of them.

Don't see it if If you are not into social sites or internet dating, or would not enjoy a satirical true story based on dating site stories.

79
Campy, Fun, Funny

See it if You like outrageous comedies, enjoy improvisation and like comedy in general.

Don't see it if If you like high production value in a show or if you expect a traditional comedy.

73
Dying City
Midtown W
Different, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You like unusual relationship stories, stories about war or are specifically interested in plots including twins.

Don't see it if You require fully developed characters & plots with smooth transitions, or you are sensitive to bad relationships or the death of a love one

75
safeword.
Midtown W
Good acting, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if If you would enjoy examining different points of view on SNM and relationships, if you like plots about topics not usually address in plays.

Don't see it if You are sensitive about SNM snd fo not particularly enjoy plots about alternative relationships.

83
During previews
Funny, Unusual, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you like plots about personal relationships, if you enjoy the depth and complications of loving someone else.

Don't see it if if you are sensitive to nudity or explicit sexual scenes, if you are not interested in an unusual and complex personal relationship.

75
Fun, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if If you like plays for younger audiences which are entraining and engaging enough for adults.

Don't see it if You prefer more serous plots snd are not interested in just having a fun time.

89
Entertaining, Funny, Great costumes, Great staging

See it if You liked the movie & if you enjoy good old nice guys win stories. If you like big productions w/elaborate staging, costumes & choreography.

Don't see it if If you did not like the story or if you prefer realistic stories with simple choreography and natural costumes.

66
During previews
Cliched, Ambitious, Slow, Quirky

See it if you are interested in the issues of the poor and the clash of the economic development with the rural classes.

Don't see it if if you are sensitive to alcoholism or abuse, or if you would not enjoy a play with unlikable characters.

83
Girl of Glass
Midtown W
Different, Mysterious, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy mysterious and original plots and do not mind smaller productions. Surprisingly engaging. Unusual transitions. Good acting.

Don't see it if If you prefer big productions, are sensitive to mysteries or dislike insensitive characters. If you do not like dark and mysterious themes.

73
Miracle in Rwanda
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if If you are interested in the genocide in Rwanda, you like stories of survival or are interested in a particular story related to these event

Don't see it if If you do like one-woman shows were the actor plays many characters or a personal approach to history.

90
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if if you are interested in racial issues, specially years ago, in the south, or if you like stories about loving families or great trials.

Don't see it if if you are not a fan of this story or these actors and do not care for racially motivated stories , or if you prefer new to classic plays

83
During previews
All My Sons
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you are like a well acted and staged play, you are interested in war themes or in the related business issues.

Don't see it if you do not like this story or these actors, you do not like serious plays, or if you are over-sensitive to the loss of family members.

84
During previews
Burn This
Midtown W
Romantic, Intense, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if If you are a fan of the actors, enjoy ridiculous situations and like unusual love stories or if you like very sentimental stories.

Don't see it if If you are bothered by irate tirades, prefer traditional love stories or are sensitivo to a sibling’s or friend’s death.

81
Engaging, Entertaining, Great music, Great singing

See it if you remember The Temptations and like their music, if you like R&B & enjoy good singing & would enjoy background stories about the band.

Don't see it if You do not care for this band or their music and do not enjoy stories about bands and their members.

90
During previews
Great choreography, Tragic, Romantic, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you would like an old story told a new way, great original music, a flavor of the Great Comet but much improved, very well acted and staged.

Don't see it if if you prefer traditional music and staging or would be bothered by characters which breaks the fourth wall.

78
During previews
Great staging, Great acting

See it if you like this story, if you enjoy period pieces, if you are a fan of Glenda Jackson or do not want to miss a classic on Broadway.

Don't see it if if you want an original take on the classic story, prefer modern plots or if you will be bothered by modern costumes with traditional dialog

75
Nice, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like happy or inspiring plots and like smaller but well presented shows, if you enjoy stories about young people who feel different.

Don't see it if if you are sensitive to child mistreatment stories or you feel that for plots to be realistic they must be somewhat somber.

85
During previews
Romantic, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you are a fan of Ms O'hara, like great & varied choreography and great singing or want to see a great entertaining Broadway show

Don't see it if you prefer modern themes and actualized stories, do not care for Shakespeare, and do not particularly like this classic show or the cast.

78
During previews
The Cake
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Relevant

See it if You are interested in small town persoectives and LGBQT issues or if you like cakes.

Don't see it if If you are not interested in LQBQT issues or do not enjoy comedic plays.

70
During previews
Hilarious, Cliched, Indulgent, Fun

See it if You like chick flicks and romcoms, if you are interested in stories about women issues and like musicals.

Don't see it if You dislike chicky treatment of women issues, light vonedy or somewhat predictable plot lines.

79
Make Believe
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in the dynamics if dysfunctional families or if you would like a show relating childhood experiences to adult behaviors.

Don't see it if You ate offended by abandoned children, and the traumas which can cone from abandonment.

75
Ambitious, Fun, Entertaining

See it if You like rock music and enjoy unusual story lines based on family values.

Don't see it if You are not into tock and roll or prefer traditional storylines.

83
Relevant, Interesting, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in racial issues, the justice system and its inequalities and in white privilege.

Don't see it if if you do not like one-man shows, are offended by explicitly violent or sexual stories or are not interested in these topics.

90
During previews
Rinse, Repeat
Midtown W
Relevant, Absorbing, Intense, Raw

See it if you are interested in dysfunctional family relationships and female issues. If you like an intense play without detailed explanations.

Don't see it if you are sensitive to eating disorders, if nudity offends you or if you prefer happy stories or plots with clear paths and solutions.

70
Amateurish, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if You like psychics, you are interested in biographical stories or you like funny little dongs about life experiences.

Don't see it if You dislike new age themes, you are sensitive to child abuse stories, or you prefer larger productions.

75
Public Servant
Midtown W
Quirky, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy plays contrasting the reality of life and politics with family relationships; if public service in general is a topic of interest.

Don't see it if You do not like confronting the realities and conflicts of public service. You do not like plots about complicated family relationships.

79
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Different, Great acting, Funny

See it if You enjoy unusual comedies and like the original. If you enjoy plots about somewhat extreme romantic relationships.

Don't see it if You prefer traditional plots about relationships with traditional family units. If breaking the fourth wall bothers you.

45
Funny, Disappointing, Confusing, Banal

See it if You are a fan of Nathan Lane, if you laugh at anything or if you like slapstick humor.

Don't see it if You want a really funny comedy with a well developed plot and significant comedic content.

80
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You liked the movie (the plot is pretty faithful to the movie) or if you enjoy light comedies with interesting characters.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy comedies or do not particularly like musicals or did not like the movie. If making light of cross-dressing will offend you.

80
Funny, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you like other worldly themes and spiritual pursuits (or mental health), if you enjoy plots about family dynamics and immigrant experiences.

Don't see it if you scare easily, you do not enjoy paranormal story lines, are sensitive to family deaths, or do not like surprise twists.

90
The Day I Became Black
Soho/Tribeca
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if You are interested in racial and/or identity issues. If you enjoy plays which make you think and face difficult racial issues.

Don't see it if If you are sensitive to racial or identity issues. If you are bothered by non-pc narratives. If you prefer happy easy plots.

75
Confusing, Different, Surprising, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in plots about dysfunctional romantic relationships, if you like unusual characters and plot twists.

Don't see it if if you prefer very realistic characters and easy to believe or understand plots or if you are sensitive to infidelity.

75
Fruiting Bodies
Midtown W
Different, Interesting

See it if you are interested in plots about family relationships and cultural issues.

Don't see it if you prefer larger productions or are sensitive to mental issues of aging parents.

55
During previews
Banal, Ambitious, Silly, Funny

See it if You like silly comedy, bad Star Wars costumes and do not want to miss any Star Wars related art.

Don't see it if If you expect a reasonable relationship to Star Wars or prefer more professionally produced shows.

75
Clever, Great music, Entertaining

See it if If you enjoy a story told backwards, good music, or you like plots about friendships, about artistic endeavors or unrequited love.

Don't see it if If you do not like unusual approaches to story telling or are not particularly interested in plots about pursuing careers in the arts.

83
During previews
Ink
Midtown W
Clever, Good choreography, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you are interested in plots about periodicals and the evolution of news for popularity or are particularly interested in these characters.

Don't see it if you do not like unusual choreography, are sensitive to non-PC themes or the bastardization of news & periodicals for the sake of popularity.

77
Sincerely, Oscar
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if If you like Rodgers and Hammerstein music and would enjoy a mini-concert of their hits across Broadway shows with minimal context.

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of Rodgers and Hammerstein‘s music, would not enjoy their songs without context or are bothered by technical effects.

75
During previews
Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like minimalist staging and enjoy good singing, if you have never seen this show or like this story, or if you like country dancing.

Don't see it if If you prefer full tradicional staging, are not a fan of this show, or you will be too bothered by a dream sequence which seems out of place

75
During previews
Revealing, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if are want an inside view of Hillary's & Bill's relationship, if you are intrigued by political campaigns and the Hillary & Obama story.

Don't see it if you are expecting to hear about Hillary-Trump or the 2016 campaign, if you do not care about the Clinton's or the Obama-Hillary partnership.

87
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you are interested in women's issues and an analysis of the constitution' if you would enjoy being entertained & informed simultaneously.

Don't see it if if you are conservative or are not interested in the female point of view of the constitution; if you do not enjoy political plays.

78
Vilna
Midtown W
Ambitious, Sad, Intense, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in Jewish history and details of population mistreatment, and are intrigued by characters on both sides of the events.

Don't see it if you are sensitive to extreme mistreatment and abuse, do not care for the Jewish experience, or prefer happy plots.

79
During previews
A Jewish Joke
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Funny

See it if you enjoy political plots presented from a personal point of view & are interested in the McCarthy era and the Jewish or artistic experience

Don't see it if you are looking for a comedy or do not enjoy political plots, specifically about the McCarthy era. or you so not like one-man shows.

79
Funny, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy sci-fi stories and plots about young people, peer-pressure and growing-up.

Don't see it if if you prefer mature topics, are sensitive about drug abuse, or do not care for sci-fi themes.

78
Looking for Leroy
Midtown W
Great acting, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if You are interested in Black history, doecifically in the arts abd you enjoy the perpective of different generations.

Don't see it if You do not like small productions or are not interested in Black history or the Black persoective.

68
Moral Support
Midtown W
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Disjointed

See it if You are intetested in stories about dysfunctional families, addictions and abuse and you do not mind somewhat disjointed storylines.

Don't see it if You prefer well crafted plots and carefully developed characters or are sensitive to topics of abuse, addiction or dysfunctional families.