joanneliz

Scarsdale | 50-64 | Female
About:  Headhunter who adores theater. I went to my first Broadway show at 9 years old and have been hooked ever since. If I didn't love theater, museums, ballet etc. I would not live in the NY area!
Reviews (30)
86
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Edgy, Great writing

See it if Fantastic acting from Ethan Hawke and good acting from Paul Dano. Sam Shepards writing is fascinating.

Don't see it if Like light and airy shows like musicals. Only want to be entertained and not think

70
Disappointing, Good story, Uninspired staging

See it if see the ads and want to see want to brag to friends that you saw it dont see many shows

Don't see it if are a NY who goes to the theater all the time love really interesting staging love fabulous choreography and singing

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if love good acting saw the original and want to see it after ages like different types of shows

Don't see it if have problems with deaf people want to just be entertained don't like Joshua Jackson

85
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Great staging

See it if Like to laugh at the current Trump ear Wonder about Washington politics Enjoy seeing Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas on stage

Don't see it if Strong Republican conservative Expect theater to be serious, brilliant writing. Dislike "house of cards" writing or storyline

70
The Last Match
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if love tennis like young playwrights interested in seeing different types of shows

Don't see it if want to laugh often don't care about tennis don't need a nap

81
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like good theater love superb acting appreciate wonderful costumes

Don't see it if You just want an escape only love musicals have no appreciation for fine acting

85
Van Gogh's Ear
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Ambitious, Great staging, Unique

See it if Love innovative staging like to experience artistry want to see something totally different

Don't see it if like a typical Broadway musical Don't like monologe Are closed off to something new

75
1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Dizzying, Gorey

See it if Always wondered about the story like Olivia Wilde and Reed Birney's acting Want to see how similar Trump is to this story

Don't see it if have an issue with gore have an issue with loud noises Can't stand flashing lights

89
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if love great acting want to think see actors at their best

Don't see it if don't like dialogue Want either drama or comedy can't sit for 1 1/2 without a break!

84
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Great writing

See it if Love seeing good Arthur Miller. The actors are really good. I was surprised at how really funny the show was.

Don't see it if Don't like shows with lots of dialogue Don't like Arthur Miller writing

90
If I Forget
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Funny, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if Like shows that cover interesting topics and really give different sides of the argument. Funnier than I thought with excellent writing.

Don't see it if Like jokes a minute. Just want an escape

91
Turn Me Loose
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Entertaining, Great acting, Insightful

See it if love Joe Morton on Scandal Want to see a Masterful performance Want to know who Dick Gregory is

Don't see it if You want fluff

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Resonant, Riveting

See it if love a good production with superb cast and wonderful voices

Don't see it if You prefer movies to theater

88
During previews
The Humans
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Edgy

See it if Love fabulous, thought provoking writing and excellent acting.

Don't see it if want fluff!

66
Clever, Disappointing, Insipid, Silly

See it if like toilet type humor

Don't see it if you love fine broadway shows with thought provoking topics

89
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging

See it if Love seeing terrific actors at the top of their game Fan of Kenneth Lonergan Enjoy good writing

Don't see it if Don't enjoy non musicals Dislike Kenneth Lonergan's writing style A show about Dementia upsets you

80
Skintight
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if love calvin klein enjoy Idina Menzel in a straight play want to laugh and can afford the ticket

Don't see it if You are expecting "fine theater" easily offended by nudity

70
Disappointing, Great acting, Overrated

See it if Love John Lithgow Want to sit through a one man show

Don't see it if Find John Lithgow overated you don't enjoy watching someone pretend to do things on stage like more of a story

75
M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy

See it if love Clive Owen want a different take on MButterfly love thought provoking theater

Don't see it if have a problem with nudity on stage are confused by an entangled storyline have no imagination!

90
Brigadoon
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing, Great choreography

See it if Love old fashioned shows done very well love incredible singing love seeing chemistry onstage!

Don't see it if want to see massive sets don't like musicals only like new shows

90
Entertaining, Funny, Absorbing, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if have an open mind,like to learn, are politically savy

Don't see it if Adore Donald Trump Won't open your mind Hate Michael Moore

60
Napoli, Brooklyn
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if like young playwrights want to see something different support the theater

Don't see it if like traditional plays want everything wrapped up in a neat bow love intricate sets

78
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if Like to laugh at jokes in serious topics Enjoy some very good acting You like family dramedy

Don't see it if you want a banter driven show love Musical type sets don't like Janeane Garofalo or Lili Taylor

88
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if Like good acting in a small theater space.Amber Tamblyn is great!! Have an open mind to listen to the words and think about them.

Don't see it if Want a laugh a minute Want a "big show" have a closed mind

90
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing

See it if To see top actors(the whole cast) a the top of their game. Also seeing a classic piece done very well.

Don't see it if You can't listen to good dialogue. Can't sit still.

77
The Front Page
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if Love seeing great actors onstage doing what many of them do best on stage and some favorites from TV/Movies who we should see on stage more!

Don't see it if You aren't patient when you see an old play. Stay for the last act because it is the most fun

82
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Lovely, Great singing

See it if Love wonderful sets, wonderful singing and love Zachary Levi and love "you've got mail"

Don't see it if want an intense , original , avant garde shows

80
Entertaining, Great staging, Delightful, Funny

See it if likeun bluegrass music or enjoy a funny, cute show

Don't see it if Riveting theater is your love

98
Enchanting, Great staging, Riveting, Romantic, Delightful

See it if Love wonderful dancing, acting and singing and the best choreography I have ever seen on Broadway!

Don't see it if Hate dancing and singing.

90
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if like unusual stories that are well told

Don't see it if are homophobic