Jack U

New York City | 25-34 | Male

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Reviews (49)
99
Profound, Must see, Great singing, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if you want to live in the mind of Julie Taymor. Relive your childhood. See the most creative use of costume and staging,

Don't see it if you don't like immersive theater.

98
Must see, Great staging, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if like Tina Turner! If you like jukebox musicals. If you like a good book and clever staging. You wanna have an amazing time and dance.

Don't see it if you don't like jukebox musicals. If you are triggered by drug use or physical abuse.

91
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Profound, Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if like immersive theater or choose your own adventure style entertainment. If you LOVE The Scottish Play.

Don't see it if need a straight narrative, don't like walking or climbing stairs. If you get claustrophobic.

77
Slave Play
East Village
Thought-provoking, Profound, Must see, Great acting, Confusing

See it if You love unconventional theater and talky plays.

Don't see it if You are triggered by race relations. Do not wish to unpack slavery in a contemporary context.

90
All My Fathers
East Village
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if You love family drama and confrontation. If you enjoy shows about relationships and genealogy. The acting is incredible and the story wild.

Don't see it if You are triggered by death or by parental relationships.

96
Midsummer: A Banquet
Greenwich V
Must see, Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if You love the bard and immersive theater with culinary compliments.

Don't see it if Don’t enjoy “dinner theater”. Can’t think of anything else.

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91
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Profound, Must see

See it if you love theater history, shows about actors and mysteries. Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Don't see it if you don't like shows that are completely sung through, that are a bit dated.

96
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Must see, Profound

See it if you love the HARRY POTTER universe. If you love magic and incredible acting.

Don't see it if you don't like fantasy and magic.

99
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Must see, Masterful, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you love Bryan Cranston or any of the other stellar cast members. If you liked the movie. If you enjoy use of multiple mediums.

Don't see it if you don't like plays with video components and projection. If you don't like shouting or politics.

80
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great staging, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy period dramas. Family dramas. Suspense and drama!

Don't see it if you don't enjoy lengthy plays. Cussing. Gunshots.

84
Resonant, Must see, Great singing, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy Fiddler. Want to see it done in a new way! Love family and tradition and empowerment.

Don't see it if you don't like subtitles or long musicals.

80
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Great acting, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You love gay themes and love stories.

Don't see it if Are uncomfortable with intense talks of commitment or are sensitive to stories of illness.

51
During previews
Entertaining, Dated, Great singing, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if You enjoy a fun score and cliched characters and the same storylines we’ve been seeing for the past 25 years with gay characters and women.

Don't see it if U don’t appreciate the actual important gay storyline taking a backseat while we laugh at the flamboyant gay man or make misogynistic jokes.

75
Significant Other
Midtown W
Great writing, Great acting, Quirky, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You like familiar subject matter, gay themes, romance and relationships. A sad truthful reflection of growing up single.

Don't see it if You hate long monologues or lots of emotions. Or catty and loud people aka those drunk subway friends.

86
Ambitious, Delightful, Entertaining, Edgy, Great acting

See it if You love short plays about people and their flaws. Great acting. Wonderful Staging.

Don't see it if You want character development and a long story. They are short for a reason. If you don't like slice of life.

85
Incognito
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Must see

See it if You love split story telling, non traditional staging, and actors quickly changing from one character to another! Beautiful story telling.

Don't see it if You need a traditional set and plot.

80
The Crucible
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Intense, Must see

See it if You like non traditional staging, Ivo's big vision and tremendous execution, well acted performances! If you like film.

Don't see it if You do not like Arthur Miller's plays, if you are easily bored at dialogue driven shows.

70
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Slow

See it if You like shows with an all kid cast and are a die hard Charlie Brown fan. Charlie has a delightful voice and Linas is dancing is everything.

Don't see it if Kids are not your thing. If you want a quick show.

60
The Humans
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if You like family dramas and shows that are just about real people with real problems. I really wanted to like it...

Don't see it if Want a riveting plot, or a show that really delivers.

90
Tuck Everlasting
Midtown W
Ambitious, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You like magical stories, beautiful costumes, performances and an incredible set!

Don't see it if You don't like family stories, or lots of dancing.

92
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if Love 70s music and quirky humor. If you love disaster movies!

Don't see it if Don't like silly shows. It's full of jokes and stupid humor and that can be an acquired taste.

96
Blackbird
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Intense

See it if Want to see some incredible performances about a very taboo subject. You like arguments in small spaces. You like very personal details.

Don't see it if You can't handle discussing abuse. Don't like heavy subject matter. Don't like interesting acting choices.

76
Ambitious, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You like light storyline and long beautiful ballet sequences.

Don't see it if Want strong characters and detailed relationship. Also if you don't like ballet.

95
Bright Star
Midtown W
Delightful, Refreshing, Romantic, Great acting

See it if Love a good love story, emotions, folk music.

Don't see it if You like cheesy humor, sappy love stories, or folk music.

62
Shear Madness
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if You like audience interaction and involvement. Want a fun time out!

Don't see it if Want to be changed or see something that us gonna start a conversation.

85
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great acting, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if you like Pasek and Paul. Stories involving family drama and teenagers. Love a great score and emotional numbers.

Don't see it if you are triggered by teen suicide.

98
Enchanting, Must see, Masterful, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if like Rachel Chavkin's amazing mind! She takes theater to a new height every-time. This classic tale is elevated and profound.

Don't see it if you want a flashy campy musical theatre show. If you don't like songs that tell stories and advance the plot.

97
Must see, Absorbing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you love The Temptations and fine fine music and a juke box music history style show. If you liked Jersey Boys. If you love to groove!

Don't see it if you don't like jukebox musicals. If you are triggered by drug use or physical abuse.

97
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Must see, Great staging, Masterful

See it if You love brilliant staging, timely stories, an incredible score, sung through musicals.

Don't see it if You don’t like amazing musicals.

95
During previews
LOVER
Midtown W
Funny, Resonant, Quirky, Great staging

See it if you love one woman shows! You like talking about sex and life events.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable by detailed sexual history or are easily bashful.

97
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Funny, Romantic, Must see, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you love Sara B's music, the movie, a story about powerful woman and motherhood.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy a female driven story or Sara B's music.

84
Delightful, Romantic, Resonant, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you like Carole King's music. Like jukebox musicals and life stories.

Don't see it if you don't like jukebox musicals.

75
The Cake
Midtown W
Resonant, Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy gay subject matter. If you enjoy Debra Jo Rupp. If you're from the South.

Don't see it if you don't like gay subject matter. If you don't like smaller shows.

73
The Dance of Death
East Village
Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy a small cast and a story of a failing toxic marriage.

Don't see it if you don't like intimate theater spaces. If you don't enjoy Who's Afriad of Virginia Woolf type shows.

95
Must see, Great singing, Edgy, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy incredible performances and a fun night out at the theater. Weird futuristic subject matter, fun characters, catchy tunes!

Don't see it if you don't like stories about high school or Dear Evan Hansen.

91
Thought-provoking, Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy the human experience. If you are interested in actual events and are comfortable with the topic of 9/11. Enjoy 1 Acts.

Don't see it if are not comfortable with referencing 9/11. You don't like ensemble shows.

95
During previews
Nutcracker Rouge
Brooklyn
Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Must see, Raunchy

See it if You love burlesque and scantly clad men and women. If you love a good time and good drinks!

Don't see it if You are shy. Or don’t like spectacle. It is not for the faint of heart.

90
Ambitious, Entertaining, Edgy, Must see, Raunchy

See it if You love chiseled male dancers who know how to put on a show.

Don't see it if You don’t appreciate men in heels.

96
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Edgy

See it if Love Tennessee Williams and or Sally Field. Whole cast is incredible! If you like non traditional staging.

Don't see it if Hate non traditional theater or minimal sets or fantastical imagery.

70
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You love Greek plays with a happy ending! Love a solid mostly all female cast!

Don't see it if You don't like accapella. Don't like sitting outside.

66
War
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You like cool, non traditional staging, if you like confrontational family discourses about race and career.

Don't see it if following a non-traditional story structure is difficult for you. If you don't like dialogue driven shows.

98
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Must see

See it if You love fun interpretations of Shakes! Love great acting! An amazing and functional set and all around phenomenal cast!

Don't see it if You don't like Shakespeare. That's really the only reason. You should see this!

60
Daphne's Dive
Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing, Intelligent

See it if You like a non traditional type show that jumps 5/10 years at a time but has no stakes.

Don't see it if You want a clear plot.

95
Bianco
Brooklyn
Ambitious, Enchanting, Entertaining, Masterful, Must see

See it if You love excitement, sexy acrobats and a killer live band!

Don't see it if Are afriad of heights or standing for 2 hours. If you don't like Fuerza Bruta style theater.

90
Straight
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Romantic, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if Like stories about love, relationships and the complicated human condition. There is some incredible acting in this show.

Don't see it if Are uncomfortable with same-sex relations or infedility.

95
For a previous production
Sense & Sensibility
West Village
Ambitious, Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging, Epic

See it if Love interesting takes on classics! If you like Jane Austen. If you love a fun night out and amazing performances!

Don't see it if Don't like a good love story or fine acting.

75
American Psycho
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Edgy, Quirky, Funny

See it if Love a naked Benjamin Walker... Great acting, jokes about the 80s and people making fun of themselves.

Don't see it if Want a musical you can sing along to. The score is frankly forgettable. I love Duncan, but this was a miss. Also if you don't like blood.

94
Delightful, Entertaining, Epic, Must see

See it if You love having a good time, like lgbt issues, like Cindi Lauper music.

Don't see it if You want to be changed, don't like random dance numbers.

99
Clever, Hilarious, Must see, Epic, Entertaining

See it if you like crude humor, an amazing score, laughing uncontrollably.

Don't see it if you are easily offended, don't like South Park humor, are a child.