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Reviews (17)
The Inheritance
Midtown W
Riveting, Profound, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Emotional impact. Writing, insight. Part 1 grabs and holds you all 3 hrs to powerful finish. See Part 1 even if no time to see 2.

Don't see it if Don’t see Part 2 if you haven’t seen 1. Part 2 would rate 20+ points lower alone. It finishes the story but does not add a lot.

During previews
Maz and Bricks
Midtown E
Resonant, Profound, Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy pure theater; deep-felt expression of hidden scars from painful experience and loss, slowly revealed. Author is one of two actors

Don't see it if You don’t like uncomfortable subjects or Irish accents.

Raunchy, Indulgent, Funny, Clever, Great acting

See it if You love Nathan Lane, by far #1 reason. Female leads also very good. You love stage blood and gore. You are not squeamish

Don't see it if You don’t like blood and gore. You are put off by raunch.

We Live by the Sea
Midtown E
Absorbing, Great writing, Profound, Riveting, Resonant

See it if If you are open to a deeply moving theater experience.

Don't see it if You prefer conventional or light entertainment shows

Also Offers an insight into the potential for every person to experience jo... Read more Read less

The Undertaking
Midtown E
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Repetitive, Some off-putting parts near the outset

See it if Great acting and use of voice. Creative use of technology. Thoughtful portions

Don't see it if You are put off by unpleasant descriptions of accidents or embalming; Good ideas repeated more than necessary

Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Overrated, Entertaining, Great staging, Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if You love -- musicals -- Glenn Close -- theater history --everything by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Don't see it if You want a timely theater experience You need a great current performance not just a sense of watching something historical.

Also Surprised to realize there were no truly memorable songs from this sho... Read more Read less

Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Absorbing, Great staging, Profound

See it if You like--substantive theater --innovative staging --how history can repeat --Emotional content --Jewish themes (but accessible )

Don't see it if You are looking for a traditional musical

Absorbing, Resonant, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if Challenging, thought provoking, makes you want to discuss with people who might see it differently. A natural for a post show "talk back"

Don't see it if Serious or "heavy".

If I Forget
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great writing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if You have a family business

Don't see it if Looking for something light and fun

Relevant, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You like new work, possibly still evolving. Verbatim quotes from reenactors woven into thoughtful play, w insights to their motivations

Don't see it if Slick production with elaborate sets. Questions answered at the end.

Midtown E
Surprising, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You like innovative theater. Probably UNlike anything you have seen. Childlike at first, then becomes deeper and darker.

Don't see it if You are not open to anything but traditional theater with traditional actors. Are impatient. It starts quite slowly.

During previews
Midtown E
Resonant, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy thinking and learning while being entertained. You like things British. Innovative characters.

Don't see it if You’re only going for the handbags

Clever, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if Short plays with thought-provoking insights. At least 1 of the 3 will leave you with something to talk about. Intimate theater setting.

Don't see it if You are a perfectionist.

Midtown E
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You like excellent writing, great acting, up close theatrical experience

Don't see it if You need a big stage musical

Also Can't say enough about the performance of the author/actor in this one... Read more Read less

Angel & Echoes
Midtown E
Riveting, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting

See it if You like gritty serious drama with great acting.It can leave you stunned. Actress in one-woman show, Angel, gives a stunning performance.

Don't see it if Anything light or "feel good".

Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Must see, Relevant

See it if You want insight to the lives and emotions of people seeing their community suffering through wrenching change.

Don't see it if Seeking light entertainment.

Absorbing, Intense, Riveting, Resonant, Relevant

See it if You like brilliant writing that seems fresh after 50 years. Plus great acting

Don't see it if You are looking for light entertainment.