Jennifer H 6109

New York City | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (75)
88
Make Believe
Midtown W
Intense, Profound, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if To see outstanding performances from some great kid actors & adults. Brad Heverlee is phenomenal & I enjoyed Sam Mathis. Great play:intense

Don't see it if Themes of rough childhoods & their life long effects are a trigger.You don’t enjoy child actors. But go:another great 1 from 2nd Stage.

90
Resonant, Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if To see brilliant performances of Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge.Beautifully written pieces: emotional, raw & real. Gyllenhaal is phenomenal

Don't see it if Themes of death are a trigger.If you don’t like 1 actor monologues.Other than that, run don’t walk!Also:some seats view obstructed, so check

85
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting, Funny

See it if Cute show. Anyone who loved the movie: great update. GO TO SEE SANTINO FONTANA’s amazing Tony-winning performance! HOW DOES HE DO THAT????

Don't see it if Don’t bring young kids.Don’t go if you’ll be upset by a man in women’s clothing. But just go!So cute & funny and Santino Fontana is fabulous

93
Burn This
Midtown W
Romantic, Riveting, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Go if you’re an Adam Driver or Keri Russell fan: they’re both great. Love the play: great script. Funny, romantic, very human. LOVED THIS!

Don't see it if I can’t imagine why you shouldn’t see it unless some themes of death, gay issues or adultery might be a trigger.I loved this:run don’t walk!

75
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
Upper W Side
Disappointing, Slow, Quirky, Great acting, Funny

See it if had to see as I’m lifelong Nantucket vacationer+my son was born there.The first Act is good. The second act isn’t.John Larroquette is great.

Don't see it if Adults playing the parts of children using squeaky voices annoys you. If a crazy, confusing second act will annoy you. Go for Larroquette!

87
Behind the Sheet
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Absorbing, Profound

See it if interest in Sims:”father of gynecology”:he experimented on slave women to invent tools/procedures.I’m in OBGYN-had to go!wonderful new play!

Don't see it if abused slaves,cruel surgeries, pain, heartache is trigger for you.Venue is poor:hot, hard to find, untrained staff, disrepair,but stage good

90
Clever, Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if Loved it. Hawke and Dano are phenomenal as is the rest of cast. Great production of Shepard’s play. Go see this while you can. Great!

Don't see it if You want a fluffy comedy or feel good show.You don’t like Hawke or Dano.Dano needs to be miked: can’t hear him.Sibling themes are a trigger.

69
Noura
Midtown W
Cliched, Overrated, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Confusing

See it if Show particularly relevant for immigrants, Iraqi’s.Very good acting.performances are excellent, what I could hear of them.Don’t get the buzz

Don't see it if platitudinous.Must fix sound.Could not hear.Need mikes.derivative.1st 1/2 slow.Gains momentum till ending at fever pitch.Go for performances

85
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Fluffy, Delightful

See it if U r a Clay/Ruben fan.Their singing is worth the price of entry.It’s a sweet show which had typical 1st nite glitches. Who cares?Ho Ho Ho!!

Don't see it if Ur a grinch, don’t like either Clay or Ruben or are not a corny Christmas show person. Other than that, go, enjoy their fab singing Ho Ho Ho

87
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Confusing

See it if You’re a fan of the BRILLIANT Armie Hammer, Josh Charles, enjoy great acting, great writing & good psychological drama. Very good ensemble.

Don't see it if May be confused by somewhat scattered plot.If superfluous introduction re:transgender/gender issues will be a trigger.Intro music fun & LOUD

90
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Must see

See it if Really cute show.Katherine McPhee is phenomenal.Worth going just to see her. Entire cast is great.Go if you enjoyed film.Fun girl power show

Don't see it if Spousal abuse/adultery/affairs are triggers. I don’t think it’s a family show so think about whether or not you want to take young children.

92
Feeding the Dragon
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Funny, Intelligent

See it if Great 1 woman show, beautifully written, acted by Washington.She’s phenomenal.Her childhood: living in ny libraries & her colorful family.GO

Don't see it if dislike 1 person shows.dislike period piece about NYC.If issues around race or addiction are a trigger.it is wonderful,tho, GO while you can

90
During previews
Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if Beautiful revival of the 1980 Tony winner.great seeing Jackson and Edwards.entire cast is brilliant.1st act better than 2nd.go while you can

Don't see it if Issues surrounding the deaf are a trigger.If you saw original, it may feel somewhat dated.I really don’t think there’s reasons not to see.Go

67
Great singing, Banal, Great acting, Cliched, Overrated

See it if Buffet fans will enjoy this! Leads are great, their voices are amazing. Best part of Show: Leads. Fans: Go for drinks & fun night out.

Don't see it if I like Buffet, but I didn’t enjoy this because of weak plot. Leads are worth seeing! Don't see if you aren’t a Buffet fan or know his music.

89
During previews
Rocktopia
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Clever, Masterful

See it if You love all music. For an extremely fun time. Great singing, arrangements. Needs editing. Needs some work on sound, amps, microphones, etc.

Don't see it if You aren’t a fan of classic rock or classical music.If you don’t have the time to devote to entire show.you don’t enjoy all music, no plot.

79
Great acting, Funny, Great staging, Intelligent, Confusing

See it if You’d like to see a more modern take on Pericles. The actors are excellent. I enjoyed the staging. Good production.

Don't see it if The original text will bother you.I found the device structuring play confusing.That needs lots of work. Theatre group needs a better venue.

95
Uncommon Sense
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if WOW!LOVED THIS!!Fabulous play, outstanding acting, lighting and sound.Don’t miss,especially if you are on autism spectrum or caregiver.Bravo

Don't see it if Theme of autism is a trigger.

90
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a really well-written & well-acted piece.Playwright & solo actor Samsun Knight is very talented.1st time@this venue. Be back

Don't see it if Themes of suicide are an upsetting trigger.If you're looking for big production.But it's great.I especially loved it as I'm in pharm field

90
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Masterful, Thought-provoking

See it if to see these fabulous actresses at the top of their game.Beautiful show produced exquisitely.Young DiFalco who plays Hank is wonderful.Bravo

Don't see it if You dislike intense family dramas.Or if difficult themes on disease/death are a trigger.Otherwise, run to see this before next weekend close

92
Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Must see, Masterful

See it if You want to see a fabulous production of this classic. Midler brings down the house. David Hyde Pierce and entire cast/ensemble are magic!

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of older classic musicals or Bette Midler. Other than that RUN don't walk to see this before she leaves in Jan 2018.

90
During previews
In a Word
West Village
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if You love great acting. If you can relate to all experiences of parenthood. Go just to see Justin Mark who plays so many roles brilliantly.

Don't see it if If the subject matter of missing children is an unpleasant trigger. Other than that, GO! Really liked this and entire cast is excellent!

99
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Great singing, Great acting, Masterful, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if Anyone who loves a FABULOUS musical. The entire cast is fantastic. Glenn Close is more than fabulous--she brings the house down.Go!!!

Don't see it if I really can't think of a reason not to see. Maybe if you don't like musicals, Weber or revivals.

90
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if You want to see a very well-written play with a fabulous leading performance by Robert Cuccioli. The entire cast is excellent. Riveting!

Don't see it if You don't like relevant, thought-provoking drama. If you are uncomfortable with themes of racism and its effects on our lives.

88
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You're a fan of Sorkin. See it to see the fabulous performances across the board.

Don't see it if Shows about the military are a personal trigger. Other than that, I see no reason not to see this great production.

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

See it if Loved this. See it for the fabulous lead performance. See if you are connected to special needs. A few fun surprises. Moved to tears.

Don't see it if The special needs storyline might upset a youngster. I wouldn't bring a child under 12. But RUN to see this before its early Sept. '16 close

83
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in seeing a fabulous performance from Ms Shreck. You’ll learn things about the constitution you never knew!

Don't see it if Themes of abuse are a trigger. Bare bones shows of no interest.

79
Ink
Midtown W
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Slow, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if I found this interesting because of my background in publishing. Great performances. Interesting staging, but hard to hear.

Don't see it if You have any trouble hearing. I had trouble discerning the dialogue.

79
Cliched, Banal, Overrated, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if Themes of homosexuality + civil rights are of personal interest. It’s fun + very well-produced. There are wonderful moments + performances

Don't see it if homosexuality is a trigger.Very uneven.Improves greatly after 1st few numbers.Unfortunately I saw understudy who couldn’t carry the role.

85
Dizzying, Thought-provoking, Confusing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You are a Cillian Murphy fan. His performance is fabulous. It’s a very thought-provoking play on how humans deal with devastating loss. Go!

Don't see it if play is very bizarre.confusing:Very hard to follow.VERYLOUD.Disturbing.Strobes.Heart-wrenching:I cried.Don’t go if themes of loss r trigger

85
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if To see Cranston-amazing.Great reboot of film.The staging+screen technique are fun.”We’re mad as hell + we’re not going to take it anymore!!”

Don't see it if Themes of age related dementia, or mental health issues are a trigger. If you’re not a Cranston fan. Other than that: go & enjoy!!

93
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You have kids who love the film.I had never seen movie & was totally charmed.The story, cast singing, staging:I was swept away by the magic!

Don't see it if You don’t care for Disney, Frozen, big musicals or audiences with kids. But really, just go. Charming, lovely, emotional theater experience!

95
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great singing, Great staging, Must see

See it if You want to see 1 of the best musicals currently on Broadway.The story, the staging and the performances are sublime.Run don’t walk.Loved it

Don't see it if 9/11 events are a trigger.Otherwise, no reason not to see this fantastic show.Haven’t seen Hamilton yet, but up there with Evan Hansen.

87
Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Riveting, Delightful

See it if U want to see a fabulous play with outstanding performances.Masur is BRILLIANT and young Eve Johnson is a powerhouse actress in the making.

Don't see it if Themes of depression, grief, loss or difficult family dynamics is a trigger.But this is a gem-a chance to see a brilliant actor at his best.

93
Great acting, Relevant, Great writing, Funny, Must see

See it if To see a fabulous cast, fantastic revival of a real 60s classic.Still relevant, particularly in these difficult times. Go before it closes.

Don't see it if Themes around homosexuality upset you. Other than that RUN DON’T WALK. Closes August 11th. Tough ticket so work on it.

85
During previews
Funny, Great singing, Great staging, Delightful, Relevant

See it if You’d like a fun night & see what’s bound to be the next big bwy hit.Great singing, Gogo’s music, amazing band & plot twists & surprises, Go

Don't see it if If you don’t like gogo’s. It’s a little uneven, but it all comes together in the end. If gender issues are a trigger or upset you. It’s fun.

100
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful

See it if One of the best theater experiences ever. Fabulous play by the brilliant Tony Kushner paired with outstanding performances. Loved it! Run!

Don't see it if Gay themes or AIDS is a trigger for you. Other than that, GO!!!!

90
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Funny, Great staging

See it if Take the kids!Absolutely Adorable production.Does justice to film.The Genie, Major Attaway is worth the price of admission alone.Loved it.

Don't see it if You don’t like Disney shows.You don’t enjoy theaters filled with children.If you don’t like big, grand musicals.Honestly, go for the fun!

90
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if Funny & deals with relevant issues.Michael Cera is phenomenal: WOW!Fun to see Chris Evans:he’s great!Entire cast is great.GO now while u can

Don't see it if Can’t think of reason not to see this.Maybe if issues around the police force, our justice system, sexual assault or bullying are a trigger.

89
My Brilliant Divorce
West Village
Absorbing, Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if You have any experience with the subject matter. To see a wonderful performance by Gilbert. To enjoy some great laughs. Great writing. Go!

Don't see it if If you have no experience in the travesty of divorce.If you can’t sit through slow periods. Any problems with sex or if suicide is a trigger

90
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Funny, Intelligent

See it if A fan of Uma Thurman. She’s gorgeous in this and gives a great performance.you enjoy political humor targeted at today’s insane environment.

Don't see it if You’re a Trump supporter. If you’re not an Uma Thurman fan.

70
Funny, Great acting, Cliched, Confusing, Dated

See it if Eh just ok. Boring confusing story. Why did they revive this? Yuk. Even the talented actors couldn’t save this snore.

Don't see it if You want to be entertained. You don’t enjoy sleeping through theater.

79
Confusing, Disappointing, Great acting, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a great performance by Broadway's Dee Pelletier. If you've wondered what happened to Karen Blixen after "Out of Africa."

Don't see it if You're allergic to smoke or have health issues exacerbated by smoke.Way too much unnecessary smoking. What's wrong with e-cig?Needs editing!

89
Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious, Profound

See it if You want to laugh hysterically. To see these great performances. It's surprisingly profound and poignant. Definitely makes you think.

Don't see it if Themes of women's issues, relationship dynamics, divorce are triggers.Other than that, just go.I laughed out loud throughout.Fun all around.

62
War Paint
Midtown W
Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated, Banal, Great singing

See it if Lupone & Ebersole are fabulous. Only reason to go.

Don't see it if Story does't hold interest.Male leads are awful.Off key.Music isn't good.Dischordant.Left at intermission. Glad a lottery win: not worth $.

90
For a previous production
Funny, Great singing, Hilarious, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if You're Anti-Trump+will enjoy a spoof on his outrageousness. Great singing!Wonderful cast.Absolutely hilarious.Very clever.Wonderful evening!

Don't see it if You are a Trump supporter or a big time Republican. Other than that no reason not to see. It's just marvelous and a fabulous time!! Go!

60
Underground
Midtown E
Cliched, Funny, Great acting, Disappointing, Banal

See it if You want to see some good actors. If you are part of the online dating app scene. Didn't love this. The device at end is heavy handed.

Don't see it if You don't like being categorized by stickers as an audience member.I HATED that and it wasn't used. This show is kind of pointless. Just Eh.

90
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if You're a fan of great acting. Amber Tamblyn is fabulous. She can play any role. Go see this.

Don't see it if You have children with you

80
In Transit
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Cliched, Dated, Great acting

See it if You'd like to see this unique a capella format. Great performance by Moya Angela. If you like Justin Guarini

Don't see it if You're looking for a compelling story. If you'll be bored by subjects that have been done ad infinitum. If loud singing annoys you.

85
During previews
Confusing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if Fabulous performances by David Oyelowo & Daniel Craig.Young Rachel Brosnahan--wonderful as Desdemona. Interesting modern Othello production

Don't see it if You want a classic Shakespearean production. If you'll be uncomfortable on plywood benches with pillow, in overheated theatre, sweat sweat😰

84
Hilarious, Great acting, Entertaining, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if You need some rip-roaring humor. Fab performances by Estelle Parsons & Judith Ivey. Young Francesca Choy Kee is great! Go see this fun play!

Don't see it if You don't like smaller venues but this one is lovely! Can't think of any reason not to go. Runs thru 7/31/16. So go now!