John 7326

New York City
About:  I like watching good theater. I can enjoy and type of theater from farce to Shakespeare if it is performed well and well conceived.
Reviews (9)
82
Intelligent, Refreshing, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like to see Indie Theater at its best

Don't see it if you dont like shows directly in your face with very limited production values

Also This intensely clever production is a great first effort from Duende. ... Read more Read less

75
Disappointing, Indulgent, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You would enjoy a masterclass on directing and acting. The directing and staging is masterful. Acting is superb

Don't see it if You are expecting riveting debate or more emotional punch

Also Clearly a first effort for the playwright. Great subject matter lifts ... Read more Read less

80
Clever, Entertaining, Relevant

See it if You like the play. This is a loyal concept and cut and performed with the utmost commitment by its performers.

Don't see it if you are looking for true star-turns.

Also Hamlet isn't Dead continues to distinguish itself as one of the strong... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intense, Must see

See it if You enjoy fast paced, text oriented Shakespeare.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy Shakespeare's language

10
During previews
Banal, Cliched, Great acting, Insipid, Oblivious

See it if You want to see a pro do her job like a pro. Lesli Margherita is stuck in this one, clearly knows it's bad, but keeps punching.

Don't see it if You don't like racial stereotypes. Have a sense of humor, or cringe at bad rhymes.

Also The impossible ignorance required to set up the grinches fur color as ... Read more Read less

84
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if You want a nice simple musical that lifts your spirits while also occasionally packing an emotional punch

Don't see it if you are looking for a truly deep piece, this is more of a feel good story

Also A Pure blast. Great for bringing families to or just for a fun night o... Read more Read less

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy fast paced Brecht and are interested in a thought-provoking evening of theater.

Don't see it if you are looking for lighter entertainment, or are disinterested in political theater.

Also John Doyle brings his typical smart, minimalistic directing to this pl... Read more Read less

20
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent, Insipid

See it if I honestly can’t think of a reason. The acting is decent but there is no material to speak of. Staging is decent but not a masterpiece

Don't see it if You are a discerning theatergoer. It tries to overwhelm you with its self importance to distract you from its utter lack of...well..anything

Also The emperor has no clothes.... Read more Read less

96
During previews
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you like farcical fluff which is also clever

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of rhyming couplets