Jolee C

Brooklyn | 18-24 | Female
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Reviews (111)
70
During previews
The Dance of Death
East Village
Intense, Funny, Great staging, Slow

See it if you enjoy intimate pieces written by 19th century playwrights

Don't see it if you want to see something large, or more relevant

80
During previews
Eve's Song
East Village
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Funny

See it if you want to see a beautiful show tell an important story that isn't normally told on the stage

Don't see it if you want to see a show with more ease in its pace and follows a very strict timeline

55
Apologia
Midtown W
Disappointing, Annoying, Slow

See it if you love Stockard Channing or Hugh Dancy

Don't see it if you want to see something with more exciting characters that aren't caricatures, or with a plot that actually moves before Act 2

84
During previews
Absorbing, Great music, Thought-provoking, Fun

See it if you enjoy concerts with story lines, enjoy folk music, love intimate settings

Don't see it if you want to see a more fully-fledged production, don't like general admission, don't enjoy science fiction

90
Funny, Great acting, Refreshing, Intelligent, Delightful

See it if you want to see more diverse stories told in musicals, plus the gogos! it's very fresh and exciting and deserves all the acclaim

Don't see it if you don't like jukebox musicals, or hate having fun

90
Absorbing, Beautiful, Great music, Intense, Must see

See it if you want to see a beautiful musical that will make you laugh, cry, and dance in your seat

Don't see it if the events of 9/11 are hard for you to hear about, or you want to see a more traditional musical; have a hard time with accents? skip it

75
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy the actors included in the play and like the idea of trans/gender nonbinary/nonconforming humans controlling the events

Don't see it if you want a more exciting story - it's potentially as bland as that of its characters (straight, white, boring?)

82
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Funny, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy raunchy, queer humor and are excited for all diversity on stage

Don't see it if you want to see a more strongly written play, and can't handle partial nudity or the constant use of the word "pussy"

68
Mary Page Marlowe
Midtown W
Great acting, Disappointing, Don't care

See it if you want to see strong female performances

Don't see it if you want to see a show told chronologically, or wish only one actor played a character

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Must see, Relevant

See it if it's an incredibly gripping story that presents the current lives of young black men in an absurdist fashion à la Waiting for Godot

Don't see it if you can't handle strong language, violence, or are simply someone who is racist

70
First Love
West Village
Funny, Bizarre, Romantic, Ridiculous

See it if you enjoy Charles Mee and his usual setup of plays

Don't see it if you have a hard time following plots that are not decisively linear, or are weirded out by seeing older people have sex on stage!

86
Cyprus Avenue
East Village
Dark, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if you enjoy plays that take you on a whole journey of emotion - and don't mind something that ends in horrific consequences

Don't see it if you can't handle violence, or have a hard time understanding northern Irish accents

83
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Hilarious, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you're interested in a reimagining of a classic shakespeare, and want to spend the evening giggling with delight

Don't see it if you want to see something with incredible substance and range

78
Fruit Trilogy
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy Eve Ensler's work or any kind of sociopolitical theatre. Very provocative, and very heartbreaking, and also empowering

Don't see it if You can't handle monodramas, nudity, or are triggered by language involving details of sexual assault

80
Mlima's Tale
East Village
Absorbing, Eye-opening, Informative, Great acting

See it if You are intrigued/care about the saving of wildlife lives, or like Lynn Nottage plays

Don't see it if you can't grasp the concept of a man playing the entity of an animal

70
Kings
East Village
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Okay

See it if you enjoy modern political dramas and the smell of fajitas in a small theater

Don't see it if you want to see a play where the dialogue feels real and want to see something big and extravagant

80
During previews
The Lucky Ones
East Village
Absorbing, Epic, Great singing, Intense, Beautiful

See it if you saw Hundred Days and want more backstory into Abigail's life and more of a 'play' in the traditional sense AND love the Bengson's music

Don't see it if You want to see something lighthearted and gushy - it hits hard and leaves you feeling empty inside

70
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Great acting, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a very cinematic political drama or a play with a fierce female main character

Don't see it if you want something more exciting, musical, or well-written

79
Re-Member Me
East Village
Entertaining, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you love Hamlet, you love Dickie Beau, you love projection, or you love lip-syncing, no matter the style

Don't see it if you want something with a concrete plot - though if that's true, you might as well avoid UTR altogether

80
Disco Pigs
Chelsea
Ambitious, Confusing, Great acting, Intense

See it if you like weird, Irish playwrighting and funky design. It's a cool play.

Don't see it if you have a hard time with language. It's hard to understand quite a bit, and will probably take 15 minutes at least to get into the words

91
During previews
Ambitious, Hilarious, Intelligent, Resonant, Great acting

See it if you want to see a hilariously touching production that takes place 30 years ago but resonates crucially today.

Don't see it if you want something long winded and flashy - this production is short, fast, and has a huge heart at its core

86
Delightful, Funny, Romantic, Must see

See it if you enjoy boisterous and obscene renditions of super fun classic plays

Don't see it if you don't like to laugh

88
Oedipus El Rey
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Resonant

See it if you want to see a refreshing take on a classic play

Don't see it if you can't handle violence, nudity, or sexual situations on stage

93
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Resonant

See it if you want to see a beautifully crafted play that is both funny, heart wrenching, and relevant to today

Don't see it if you don't enjoy lesbians, jews, theatre, or plays about jewish lesbians in a play

84
Absorbing, Fast-paced, Great acting, Resonant

See it if you vibe with the speed of New York City portrayed on stage and are looking for a slightly older play being revitalized

Don't see it if you want to see a musical or want to leave a theater feeling happy - I left confused (in a good way )and questioning everything in Existence

74
During previews
Wild Goose Dreams
East Village
Great acting, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a play with underrepresented characters/a story that isn't told very often; in a new, exciting format

Don't see it if you need a show with an intermission or something big and flashy

70
During previews
India Pale Ale
Midtown W
Absorbing, Refreshing, Thought-provoking, Fun

See it if you enjoy underrepresented stories told by the ppl who actually experience them - or want to learn about Indian culture/the history of beer

Don't see it if you want a more well-structured script, or don't enjoy stories of diversity and inclusivity

77
During previews
Black Light
West Village
Absorbing, Great singing, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy cabaret style shows and intimacy between the artist and the audience - loud, fun music, and sparkly outfits

Don't see it if you want to see a show with a plot, or a full cast (it's a one-woman show with a band)

72
During previews
Great singing, Great staging, Slow

See it if you enjoy Bob Dylan's music and like Wilder-esque storytelling - there's something slightly off, though still a great production

Don't see it if you want to see something uplifting, or that contains more clarity in its storytelling

88
For a previous production
Hilarious, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you enjoy meaningless comedies and want to laugh for 2 hours straight (yes, including intermission)

Don't see it if you want a more substantial plot or are looking for a show with less comedy

74
During previews
Great acting, Repetitive, Thought-provoking, Great staging

See it if you are interested in Sarah Bernhardt's legacy; also Janet McTeer's final speech is worth the price of admission alone

Don't see it if you want to see a forward moving plot - it's a lot of the same running in circles wondering if a woman can play a man (welcome to the 1800s)

66
During previews
Great acting, Diverse, Confusing, Intense

See it if you're interested in ability-diverse casting. Inclusion of ASL actors is very exciting and adds an interesting dimension to the play

Don't see it if You want a story that is cohesive and to the point. ///DO NOT SEE IF TRIGGERED BY GRAPHIC DEPICTIONS OF SUICIDE///

50
Dated, Great singing, Slow

See it if you love classical musical theatre and want to hear some of the best singing on Broadway

Don't see it if you want to see better acting performances - and the diversity only vaguely peaks past the thinly veiled racism that casting didn't see

80
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great music

See it if you want to see a short, clear, fun version of Twelfth Night with a very large ensemble - I Love Shaina Taub

Don't see it if a lack of sexuality arc in Orsino makes you sad, or if you're looking for something without music

80
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you enjoy and follow Stephen Adly Guirgis and his plays, want to see a semi-dark comedy

Don't see it if you want to see a play that has a definitive ending, or something that is less vulgar

65
During previews
Fire in Dreamland
East Village
Great acting, Confusing, Slow

See it if you enjoy the work of the actors in the show, and like stories about making movies

Don't see it if you're expecting a play about coney island - it's not. it's about filmmaking and unhealthy relationships

85
Teenage Dick
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if the stories of marginalized people interest you - especially that of disabled people - told through a reimagining of richard III

Don't see it if you want something with singing? otherwise, incredible production

75
Runaways
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if you resonate with the stories of young people

Don't see it if you need a linear plot in a musical instead a series of songs based off of interviews with young runaways

66
During previews
Great acting, Slow, Banal

See it if You really love Othello, love seeing Shakespeare set in its original time, and want to see masterful acting from Chukwudi Iwuji

Don't see it if You can't sit through 3 hours of a 'meh' version of a decent play

85
Yerma
Upper E Side
Intense, Great acting, Riveting, Great staging

See it if you want to see a unique, exciting, breathtaking staging of a modernized version of an early 20th century play

Don't see it if you're hoping to see the original Lorca Yerma. It is only a tiny seed of the original. Also don't see it if infertility hurts your soul

83
Delightful, Great singing, Fun, Entertaining

See it if you love big musicals, extravagant costumes, and an all around fun time; also helps if you love spongebob

Don't see it if you are unfamiliar with spongebob or don't like shows that attract kids and their families

80
Admissions
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if you're moved by left satire and interested in topics of discussion around affirmative action, white/class privilege, &how people tackle that

Don't see it if You don't want to see a mirror held up to the privileged upper middle class, middle-aged/older white audiences

90
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Funny, Exciting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you love Shakespeare or you love drinking

Don't see it if you want to see a lavish show with finesse and poise - you're sitting close to your seat mates, drinking, and cheering

89
Absorbing, Delightful, Beautiful, Must see

See it if you're in for a night of bright lights, love, and goats in shorts - utterly delightful restaging of a beautiful musical

Don't see it if you are allergic to chickens or want to see something bad

80
Absorbing, Educational, Funny, Resonant

See it if you feel like you've missed Latin American history from your education and also want to be touched by a Leguizamo family story.

Don't see it if you can't handle dark/slightly offensive humor - it gets harsh at times, and hard to hear, but very similar to Leguizamo's usual humor

75
Delightful, Great singing, Romantic

See it if you want to see a sweet, quick-paced Twelfth Night with a small cast and little exciting technology - it's bare bones and so refreshing

Don't see it if you don't like classical theatre or want something big and flashy

90
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Must see

See it if you feel empowered by theatre by women for women - the storytelling of the lives of teenage girls feels so real

Don't see it if you can't handle overlapping dialogue or theatre in the round - or something that ends on a light note

81
Entertaining, Great singing, Fun

See it if you want to see a show thats like a bizarre combination of Hamilton, Venus, Dreamgirls, and Ride the Cyclone.

Don't see it if You want to see something poignant and moving; the show is fun but not Life Changing

85
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Funny, Long

See it if you want to see Oscar Isaac give an incredible performance and to see a unique, funny, and remarkable staging of Hamlet

Don't see it if you can't sit through a 4 hour production including 2 intermissions; other than that, it really is something special

88
Great acting, Funny, Excruciating, Masterful

See it if you enjoy Beckett, absurdism, and plays about life deteriorating and the attempt at finding happiness in anything possible

Don't see it if you can't sit through a show that is sort of nonsensical (absurdism here) or need more than one person talking - excruciating IN A GOOD WAY