John 8062

Brooklyn | 65+ | Male
About:  I have always loved going to shows. I enjoy the theater very much and want to see as many shows as I can.
Reviews (83)
77
Riveting, Profound, Epic, Intelligent, Clever

See it if you want to learn the history of the women's movement and Gloria Steinem in particular.

Don't see it if you desire to see a play which is not political.

74
During previews
Intelligent, Resonant, Profound, Relevant, Great acting

See it if you want to see a good one person performance that holds your interest.

Don't see it if you enjoy more elaborate productions.

86
Must see, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want to enjoy a wonderful musical with great acting and singing.

Don't see it if you expect to see any surprises based on the movie of the same name.

56
During previews
Thought-provoking, Excruciating, Confusing, Dizzying, Disappointing

See it if you want to learn some history about the important individuals of the Vietnam War peace movement.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy plays that are slow moving, too many characters played by too few actors and are performed in too warm of a theater.

84
During previews
Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Absorbing, Clever

See it if you enjoy plays that have many twists and turns to the plot.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy plays that are vague and leave you guessing why the characters have a hatred for one another.

94
Great writing, Masterful, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you want to see a play which will affect all of your emotions from happiness to sadness.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy plays that highlight individual's emotional frailties.

84
Masterful, Intelligent, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy good singing and dancing.

Don't see it if you expect the King Kong puppet to perform amazing leaps and jumps.

69
Indulgent, Thought-provoking, Excruciating, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if you want to see three of today's better actors give a sound performance.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy play's where the ending is not provided and left to the audience to determine.

74
During previews
Resonant, Profound, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to hear good a cappella singing and wonderful dancing.

Don't see it if you find plays that deal with today's social issues not entertaining.

70
Profound, Raunchy, Quirky, Funny, Clever

See it if you want to be entertained in a comedic manner.

Don't see it if jokes that are considered "off color" is not to your liking.

71
Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you like murder mysteries that have twist and turns in the plot.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy crime solving mysteries.

71
Dizzying, Thought-provoking, Raunchy, Profound, Absorbing

See it if you want to see actors give strong performances.

Don't see it if you are disappointed when a play ends premature to the plot running to its conclusion.

84
Intense, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy wonderful acting dealing with today's relevant social topics.

Don't see it if you desire light entertainment instead of an intense plot.

74
Clever, Quirky, Entertaining, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a take off on a classic play with modern day technological twists.

Don't see it if you object to one of the great works recast with a modern theme.

82
Thought-provoking, Profound, Edgy, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you want to see dysfunctional characters very well acted.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy a play with characters that are neurotic and suffer depression.

93
During previews
Intelligent, Edgy, Great acting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy plays with drama and wonderful acting. Also, the social theme is still relevant today.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy plays about characters who go against society's traditions.

78
Resonant, Intelligent, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want to learn a short history of one of America's revered Presidents.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy one person shows where the actor talks to imaginary characters.

92
During previews
Must see, Masterful, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy great acting. Also, today's racial climate is expertly presented in the dialogue.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy short plays (88 minutes) and strong racial content is offensive to you.

71
During previews
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you enjoy parodies mix with wonderful singing.

Don't see it if you might be offended by humor which some may construed as anti-Christian.

79
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you enjoy the music of the Rat Pack trio (Sinatra, Martin & Davis Jr.) with words to the songs altered to represent the living dead.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy legendary songs rearranged with ghoulish lyrics. Also, the play is very short, approximately one hour.

69
Thought-provoking, Slow, Intense, Excruciating, Dizzying

See it if you enjoy religious themed plays blended with beautiful hymns.

Don't see it if a weak plot and actors screaming at one another is not your thing.

67
During previews
Profound, Intense, Excruciating, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy a play dealing with human frailties.

Don't see it if you will be bored with dialogue that keeps on repeating.

88
During previews
Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want to have some wonderful laughs.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy plays that have "plays on words" or that attempt slapstick.

92
Intelligent, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you enjoy entertaining musicals and learning some historical facts about the main character.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy sappy endings or one man shows.

94
During previews
Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to combine great acting with some historical background of 1930s labor struggles.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy family squabbles that end tragically.

88
During previews
Intelligent, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if enjoy wonderful singing and an ingenious plot that starts in the present and flows to the past.

Don't see it if you enjoy musicals that have a more traditional plot.

91
Masterful, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy wonderful musicals that have great singing and dancing mixed with laughter.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy endings that tie everything together and makes you feel good.

61
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Intense, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if you want to learn of Bayard Rustin's involvement in the civil rights movement.

Don't see it if you will be disappointed that the life of Bayard Rustin is not discussed in more detail. Also, the play is only 55 minutes.

88
During previews
Great singing, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if you enjoy entertaining musicals that are funny.

Don't see it if you dislike "sappy" endings where every character has a happy ending.

88
Must see, Intelligent, Hilarious, Clever, Delightful

See it if you want to be entertained with good singing and a funny plot.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy a play that attempts to include vaudeville.

94
Masterful, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you want to enjoy a humorous play about Cher that has wonderful singing and dancing.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy plays with too much glitz and flamboyance.

84
Masterful, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Funny

See it if you want to see a play that has wonderful singing and outstanding dancing.

Don't see it if "fairy tale" endings are not to your liking.

86
Funny, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you enjoy wonderful Christmas songs mixed with a delightful Christmas theme.

Don't see it if you are tired of the exploitation of the Christmas Holiday.

60
Indulgent, Excruciating, Dizzying, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you want to learn some history of the Booth Family brothers (Junius Jr., Edwin and John Wilkes).

Don't see it if you do not enjoy plays that have the actors screaming their lines and the plot jumping all over the place.

94
Must see, Masterful, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you enjoy great acting and wonderful staging. The twists and turns in the play provide an added bonus.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy remakes (tampering with an outstanding film).

61
Thought-provoking, Slow, Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you want to see the similarities between 1930s Nazi Germany and the gangster cities of Chicago and Cicero.

Don't see it if you are disappointed by a play with too much symbolism, loudness and confusing dialogue.

88
Must see, Masterful, Epic, Edgy, Great acting

See it if you enjoy wonderful emotional acting and a plot that will pull at your heart strings.

Don't see it if a play's plot dealing with the heart break issue of aging with dementia leaves you squeamish.

94
Exquisite, Masterful, Must see, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy a musical that has everything, wonderful dancing and singing.

Don't see it if you do not like a show which takes place in one location, the audition stage.

59
During previews
Excruciating, Dizzying, Overrated, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if you enjoy plays by Will Eno and acting by Michael C. Hall.

Don't see it if you will be disappointed by a play which has no cohesiveness.

84
During previews
Relevant, Intelligent, Entertaining, Absorbing, Clever

See it if you want to learn of Robert Kennedy's Presidential campaign.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy one man shows.

94
Masterful, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you enjoy wonderful singing and dancing, plus the staging is magnificent.

Don't see it if you are tired of plays with typical cliches and a predictable ending.

84
During previews
Intelligent, Great acting, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy a surreal play that is both comedic and tragic.

Don't see it if you are haunted by the theme of post traumatic stress suffered by combat veterans.

89
Must see, Masterful, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you enjoy wonderful acting by some of today's top stars. Also, the political intrigue of 1977's Albany, NY is most enjoyable.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy constant profanity.

77
Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you enjoy quick funny verbal humor and wonderful interactions among the characters.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy short plays (85 minutes). Also, the play deals with anxiety disorders which some individuals may find distressing.

74
During previews
Absorbing, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if you want to learn about one of the most controversial conductors and composers.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy repetitive dialogue. Also, the language and jokes might be considered antisemitic..

68
During previews
Disappointing, Dizzying, Excruciating, Indulgent, Quirky

See it if you enjoy fast paced acting with twist and turns in the plot.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy two performers playing multi characters.

93
Must see, Masterful, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful

See it if you enjoy musicals that have wonderful acting, singing and unbelievable stage special effects.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy plays that have heart warming endings.

69
During previews
Profound, Thought-provoking, Indulgent, Great singing, Confusing

See it if you are a Shakespeare fan and want a twist to Hamlet.

Don't see it if you do not like slow moving first acts and repetitive dialogues.

92
Profound, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever

See it if you enjoy complex dramas about good and evil, and if you enjoy tragedies.

Don't see it if you would rather have a comedy or a musical for some easier entertainment.

88
Great acting, Exquisite, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy an intense play analyzing a character's turbulent life.

Don't see it if you have trouble following a play where the age of the leading character goes back and forth (jumps around).