Janey L

New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  New Yorker, Theater Goer
Reviews (14)
98
Absorbing, Clever, Great staging, Resonant, Relevant

See it if WOW! If you like shows and theater that ask questions about our society today, if you like incredible theater craft and brilliant acting.

Don't see it if You don't like thinking or you don't like inventive and clever theater.

Also This is an amazing small production doing very big things. If I wasn't... Read more Read less

87
Funny, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing

See it if This was great. Go see it if you want a laugh with some really great Jimmy B classics.

Don't see it if You want something more serious.

84
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you love Shakespeare al fresco. This production was a delight to watch, with great staging and acting.

Don't see it if You don't like Shakespeare or long plays. After 3 hours the seats were a little uncomfortable!

99
Clever, Exquisite, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you love theater. The hype is all true - it really is an amazing show.

Don't see it if everyone should see it (although it is expensive).

66
Clever, Great acting, Dizzying, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you like Tom Stoppard and you have a great deal of knowledge around these exact events.

Don't see it if you don't know much about this part of history. The show will not help you and is very confusing to get a foot hold on.

Also My friends left in the interval. I stayed to the end and, while I enjo... Read more Read less

76
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you want a fun show - even if you've never seen the TV show or the movie!

Don't see it if you're looking for a serious or thought-provoking piece of theater,

35
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Slow

See it if you're a fan of this era or want a historical insignt.

Don't see it if you wont a good cabaret show or night at the theater. Was disappointing.

80
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if you love a good musical comedy and show that's been inspired by Shakespeare

Don't see it if You dont like to have a good laugh!

50
Absorbing, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if I don't know what I thought about this show. Being trying to work it out ever since.

Don't see it if I think it's one to avoid.

50
Confusing, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if you like two-hander shows.

Don't see it if you like gripping theater.

90
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you like Brit musicals done really well. This is such a lush and romantic evening. Incredible set, costumes and lights.

Don't see it if You dont like musicals or melodrama. But even then you might enjoy it.

77
Clever, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you like an all star cast and a glitzy production of a once ground-breaking play.

Don't see it if you want something about the modern gay experience or get bored with characters self-loathing for two hours.

80
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you love this musical and want to see a good version of it on stage.

Don't see it if You want to see something different done with the show. There was much talk of this but little materialised.

87
During previews
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great singing

See it if you like British things, musical and romance threaded together.

Don't see it if if you want a big production.