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Reviews (15)
90
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You are a fan of edgy, take-no-prisoners theater.

Don't see it if Male nudity, explicit sexual content or strong gay content offends you (but you should see it).

Also This is a nuclear bomb of a play, a crazy ride that ends inconclusivel... Read more Read less

60
During previews
Ambitious, Disappointing

See it if You love Ms. Nottage's work and are interested in seeing this revival of her 2011 play.

Don't see it if You are offended by a play that tries to examine racism in Hollywood.

Also Terribly disappointed in this production and am not sure if the play o... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Fluffy, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you're a fan of the film, of '90s music, or of Dove Cameron (the Disney star).

Don't see it if you feel 2-1/2 hours is a long time for a musical based on a 97 minute film

Also I'm a huge fan of CLUELESS the movie, loved it - so I had high hopes f... Read more Read less

100
Entertaining, Must see, Riveting

See it if you want to see a perfect recreation of the greatest musical ever!

Don't see it if I have no reason for you not to see it!

Also ACL is my all-time favorite musical and it holds a very special place ... Read more Read less

100
Relevant, Must see, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You appreciate a well-written, terrifically-acted play that is funny and moving.

Don't see it if Don't see it if you are not willing to take the journey the play asks you to ...

Also Thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful show which begins lightly as a drawi... Read more Read less

100
Profound, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You have any interest in this classic musical, and are interested in hearing it in Yiddish.

Don't see it if You don't care for 3 hour musicals and have a cold heart!

Also I'm a huge fan of the film and had never seen this classic musical on ... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Quirky, Intelligent, Edgy, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You're a fan of Michael C. Hall and are open to a unique interpretation of a one hour and change monologue.

Don't see it if The idea of sitting thru one man talking for an hour and change about nothing (and everything).

Also Will Eno has written a unique monologue that actor Michael C. Hall rel... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You're a fan of snappy, clever dialogue and memorable characters.

Don't see it if You've an issue with gay theater or coming out stories.

Also A very witty absorbing play about a mensch-y guy who has to come out t... Read more Read less

85
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate solid acting and aren't bothered by minimal setting and monologues.

Don't see it if You have an aversion to emotional pieces.

Also Two fantastic actors (Tom Sturridge and Jake Gylenhaal) in two separat... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Great writing, Great staging, Clever

See it if You're up for a unique take on being black in America.

Don't see it if You don't appreciate satire and truth mixed together.

Also This is a fabulous production of an interesting play, well-directed an... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Confusing, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if talky shows don't bother you.

Don't see it if you need a strong plot.

Also This is a very wordy play about ideas that is difficult to describe. T... Read more Read less

80
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense, Great writing, Ambitious

See it if a show about black lives mattering in such an interesting and unusual way would interest you.

Don't see it if you don't have patience for an intermission-less exploration of race in America today.

Also I was incredibly moved and surprised at how this story was told - an i... Read more Read less

100
Intense, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You appreciate an excellent cast delivering on a phenomenal play!

Don't see it if You are afraid of a 3 hour and 15 minute sit with one intermission.

Also This is an absorbing play, very ambitious in its scope and depth. Bril... Read more Read less

100
Must see, Great staging, Great acting, Delightful, Clever

See it if You love gay theater - this is a seminal work in the LGBT canon.

Don't see it if You are offended by backroom sex scenes (pantomimed of course) or frank discsussions of sexualtiy.

Also Fierstein has taken his operatic 3 act masterpiece, trimmed it a bit t... Read more Read less

45
During previews
Banal, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if If you can get to the main story, about a North Korean woman falling for a married South Korean man - and for the amazing set design!

Don't see it if You care about coherent plots or have an aversion to a chorus continually spouting internet words as if they're "emojis" - doesn't work!

Also The set is GORGEOUS and a real stunner - that and a brilliant performa... Read more Read less