Jay Marasigan

New York City | Male

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Reviews (52)
88
During previews
Operation Crucible
Midtown W
Great acting, Absorbing, Riveting, Intense, Powerful ensemble

See it if You appreciate simple productions, that does not require much fuss just acting chops.

Don't see it if You prefer less serious topics.

Also Great ensemble. Powerful performance from each cast. This gives you th... Read more Read less

99
The Mecca Tales
East Village
Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Profound, Powerful

See it if You love great stories of love, forgiveness, resilience, self-worth. A story powerfully portrayed by the cast.

Don't see it if You're only interest in big production musicals.

Also You stay glued, you connect with each of the characters, and you look ... Read more Read less

71
Turbulence
Soho/Tribeca
Funny, Dated, Cliched

See it if You enjoy musical parodies.

Don't see it if You do not appreciate sci-fi parodies made to muscials.

97
During previews
The Bench
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Must see, Relevant, Riveting

See it if You like to get inside the minds of homeless people, and know more about their lives.

Don't see it if You dont like activist plays.

Also This was greatly written, perfectly performed by Galinsky, smartly dir... Read more Read less

66
During previews
Confusing, Disappointing, Miscast

See it if You can see pass through bad acting and directing - and appreciatea well written piece.

Don't see it if If you want to see well written plays acted well.

3
Just Like Life
Soho/Tribeca
Banal, Cliched, Excruciating, Disappointing, Cringe-worthy

See it if You like to show your support to the organization

Don't see it if You got better things to do. And thank god it was only an hour.

Also This is one of those themes and concept that would have worked - only ... Read more Read less

75
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You love well produced musicals and already familiar with the songs.

Don't see it if You want something serious.

Also It's like Glee or HS Musical on crack. But still see it for the heck o... Read more Read less

98
During previews
No Wake
Midtown E
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Relevant, Delightful

See it if 59E59 definitely never dissappoints. Stellar cast, a crisply written moving script. Tovar was so effective and steals the show.

Don't see it if If you prefer straight up drama. But I don't see any reasonnot see this.

Also Tovar should have disrobed on that scene for the delight of the audien... Read more Read less

86
A Brimful of Asha
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Refreshing

See it if You like to explore other cultures, or even just a typical mom and son relationship. If you want more reality than typical storytelling.

Don't see it if If a stand up comedy set up does not interest you.

Also I wish they did not just dwell too much to just one story of parents g... Read more Read less

79
Delightful, Great acting, Too long

See it if You want to see a great ensemble perform a family drama that talks about ambition, acceptance, failures, and heartaches.

Don't see it if You prefer a more polished production staging.

Also These guys deserve to be in a better stage production. The whole set u... Read more Read less

93
Funny, Great acting, Absorbing, Intense

See it if You wanted a balance between playing by the rules, making the rules, and rules ruling you.

Don't see it if You only prefer extravagant musicals.

Also Actors were all great, but Amber stole the show. She was funny, insten... Read more Read less

75
I Lost You There
West Village
Clever, Funny, Dated

See it if You are inspired by 1 act, 1 woman show playing multiple characters.

Don't see it if You were expecting fresh comedy skits.

Also It was performed quite perfectly. However, the plot and story seems da... Read more Read less

33
Slow, Amateurish

See it if You want to show support for small productions.

Don't see it if You have better things to do.

Also Most of the actors were great, except probably the son. But for a smal... Read more Read less

100
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Delightful, Must see

See it if You just love to laugh and be etertained.

Don't see it if You hate comedies.

Also This lives up to its name. Boisterous laughter from beginning to end. ... Read more Read less

35
Disappointing, Inconsistent, Amateurish

See it if You support the production and the actors.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a Shakepeare piece butchered.

Also The worst you can do to a Shakespeare piece is unintelligent casting. ... Read more Read less

98
Funny, Great acting, Masterful, Delightful

See it if You're not just a fan of these big stars, (ahm the Hulk, the Monk, and the Penguim) but because you love a great, wonderfully acted play.

Don't see it if You cant afford it.

Also Hecht abd Ruffalo were amazing together, and DeVito steals every scene... Read more Read less

94
During previews
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You love a good laugh, not by slapsticks but by brilliant portrayal and writing.

Don't see it if You do not appreciate small productions with cast playing multiple characters.

Also The actors were all great. The first act wa hillarious. The second act... Read more Read less

70
The Whalephant
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You are open to thought-provoking structured plays.

Don't see it if You prefer only straigh-forward writing.

77
During previews
Sojourners
East Village
Delightful, Absorbing, Great acting, Slow

See it if You'd like to explore other culture's family and struggle as immigrants in the US.

Don't see it if You prefer fast paced story telling.

100
The Assignment
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Must see, Powerful

See it if You support the cause on gun violence. If you'd like to be moved by a very well written, powerfully performed, and intelligently directed pi

Don't see it if ... no reason not to watch.

Also This is one of the most powerful plays I have seen. My eyes were wet i... Read more Read less

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Must see, Funny

See it if You love to see a really great play. Perfectly written and acted. Smart directing.

Don't see it if No reason not to see it.

74
The Hairy Ape
Upper E Side
Clever, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You love the book and interested in extraordinary staging.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of the book, and prefers only musicals and typical plays.

Also Great use of space! Excellent and masterful direction. Kudos to the gu... Read more Read less

90
¡Figaro! (90210)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if You like a night of good entertainment, great singing and music... or make some light of recent politics.

Don't see it if You expect extravagance.

52
Ambitious, Disappointing, Overrated, Confusing

See it if You can't get tickets to Hamilton. Or if you like experimental staging.

Don't see it if You prefer good, well written music.

82
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You love Carole King's music and the story behind her sings.

Don't see it if You don't know who Carole King is.

93
Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Powerful

See it if You like well acted small productions. See it if you support women rights and their stories.

Don't see it if You prefer big budgeted productions.

Also Was suprised to see the amount of talent in this small production. The... Read more Read less

96
Squeamish
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You are a fan of Alison Fraser or works of Aaron Mark. If you prefer simple presentations that focuses simply on a perfectly performed story

Don't see it if If you are not into a solo act performance.

Also Allison was so engaging - she was so in command that she lets you stay... Read more Read less

60
Ace
Upper W Side
Slow, Cliched, Disappointing

See it if You like one man comedy shows - with mostly lines that alienate most.

Don't see it if You like to better understand and relate to the show.

93
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great acting, Intense

See it if You are a supporter of the cause, with the theme excellently portrayed in a play about multi-generation oppresion of a race.

Don't see it if You dont support the theme.

87
During previews
Arden/Everywhere
Gramercy
Delightful, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if You are a Shakespeare fan.

Don't see it if You only prefer to see a Shakespeare in its sanctity.

Also Pretty good presentation. The main actors were great too. But no matte... Read more Read less

90
Red Light Winter
East Village
Great acting, Edgy, Intelligent, Riveting

See it if If you love intelligently written, powerfully acted pieces. And if your heart can endure sad unrequited love being told.

Don't see it if You are conservative enough to see nudity and sexual acts on stage.

Also I wish there was a point of view depicted on Davis' side. Coz you want... Read more Read less

91
Basement
East Village
Absorbing, Exquisite, Romantic, Slow

See it if You love beautifully portrayed World War II set love stories.

Don't see it if Romantic stories is not your thing. And possibly not something you'd like to watch a very tiring day at work. You will get lost.

91
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You prefer independently produced dramedy, elliptical writing, and generously protrayed by a wonderful cast.

Don't see it if You prefer plays that are a little less dark and brutal. Or you prefer sattire and load comedies.

94
Power Over POTUS
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if If you like political sattires. And if you detest the current administration. This a good opportunity to support those who openly oppose.

Don't see it if You are a Republican.

51
Great Again
Midtown W
Confusing, Disappointing, Slow

See it if You support small productions.

Don't see it if You expect a clear story that goes somewhere.

Also It has a pretty good start, and you look forward to the concept create... Read more Read less

57
The Antipodes
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Confusing

See it if You like telling stories.

Don't see it if You dont wanna spend and expect to get something about what you saw.

Also Tell you a story, of people telling stories about people telling stori... Read more Read less

54
During previews
Confusing, Dizzying, Slow

See it if You are menopausal.

Don't see it if If you got better things to do.

Also The actress was ok, just dont think she commanded the stage as I hoped... Read more Read less

59
Relevant, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You are a feminist and support women's cause.

Don't see it if You are bigot.

Also It's a great concept, greatly acted and danced. But the writing, direc... Read more Read less

100
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Must see

See it if You love not just to be entertained, but to be touched by their story.

Don't see it if No reason not to see it.

Also Funny, how in its simplest action and words - you can transport the me... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Profound

See it if A well played one woman show interests you.

Don't see it if You'll get bored listening to one person do a 75 min monologue.

Also The actress how so much power. Audiences are affected, hooked on every... Read more Read less

99
Seven Spots on the Sun
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Powerful, Must see

See it if You are open to explore other culture's history and beliefs. If you appreciate the power of words and courage.

Don't see it if - no reason not to see it.

Also This play has so much power from beginning to end. It uses just enough... Read more Read less

4
Banal, Excruciating, Quirky

See it if If you find humour in satirical plays with full on sexual inuendos.

Don't see it if If you have better things to do.

Also This is like watching a freshmen HS play, that's how bad it is. The vi... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Her Portmanteau
East Village
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You love stories about family. If you like to watch great actors give life to a grear script.

Don't see it if If you didnt see Sojourners.

6
Bamboo in Bushwick
Staten Island
Disappointing, Confusing, Excruciating, Cringe-worthy

See it if You want to show support to the organization.

Don't see it if You expect intelligent writing and direction.

Also Moving from reality to a metophoric portrayal every 15 minutes was exc... Read more Read less

53
During previews
Old New Year
Harlem
Confusing, Indulgent

See it if You got nothing to do and can spare a few hours to support local productions. And if you are of Russian-decent.

Don't see it if Experimental plays does not interest you. Or if you expect thought provoking, well-written plays.

72
Samara
Midtown W
Clever, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You're a fan of simple intelligent writing set up in an unapolegetic box.

Don't see it if You only watch with your eyes.

Also Very well written, but would have been perfect if not for some acting ... Read more Read less

60
During previews
Ambitious, Refreshing, Funny

See it if You're open to seeing a simple production that relies on multi media, great talent, and unordinary music.

Don't see it if If you prefer extravagant musicals with well written songs.

74
Stomp
East Village
Clever, Entertaining

See it if You love variety.

Don't see it if You expect more than just dancing.

33
Cats
Midtown W
Disappointing, Dizzying, Overrated

See it if If you have it in your bucket list and love outdated musicals.

Don't see it if You're expecting to be entertained.

Also These are one of those returning plays that you wished would adjust to... Read more Read less

90
Funny, Great singing, Great writing, Great staging, Masterful

See it if You love M Butterfly with memorable music.

Don't see it if If you only like an operatic styled broawday singing.