Jonathan 6226

New York City

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Reviews (42)
90
Rap Guide to Culture
Soho/Tribeca
Refreshing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to learn about current thinking around societies and how they develop.

Don't see it if you're not willing to engage your brain. Or you hate hip-hop.

80
During previews
No One is Forgotten
West Village
Intense, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if You're interested in relationships of women under stress

Don't see it if You're under 16.

70
Queen of Hearts
Brooklyn
Indulgent, Raunchy, Entertaining

See it if You like watching barely dressed men & women showing off their skills on stage.

Don't see it if You need to see something really meaningful.

Also Just before showtime, there was an announcement encouraging photograph... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Quirky, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy theater. Or life

Don't see it if You're in a bad mood & don't like anything.

90
Exposed
Midtown W
Absorbing, Edgy, Riveting

See it if You're interested in edgy aspects of contentemporary college students

Don't see it if If your tastes are somewhat prudish

75
Selkie
East Village
Dizzying, Quirky

See it if You're really impressed with a minimal amount of (mostly-male) nudity, hardly worthy of the disclaimer. Or you just like weird stuff.

Don't see it if you're not into a story with petty criminals and obscure mythology.

78
Ambitious, Confusing, Thought-provoking

See it if You're up for a monologue that's not completely straightforward in its message.

Don't see it if Conventional narrative is your thing.

86
Honors Students
East Village
Ambitious, Edgy

See it if you're interested in the lives of edgy young ladies in 2018.

Don't see it if Bad behavior distresses you.

95
Rusalka
Lower E Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense

See it if you can!

Don't see it if you are under 14.

90
Clever, Funny, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if Your ready to learn a lot more than you did.

Don't see it if Oklahoma is more your thing.

70
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Great singing, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if You're interested in a cabaret atmosphere in occupied France

Don't see it if Everything must be completely linear to you.

95
During previews
Operation Crucible
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Intense

See it if you want to experience a bit of WWI Brit homefront

Don't see it if Your tastes are 100% conventional.

70
During previews
Clever, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if You're ready to participate in a wide-raging discussion with a sort-of story thrown in.

Don't see it if You demand an experience that sticks to a script.

80
Dress of Fire
West Village
Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if If you're an Austin Pendleton fan, or are looking for some discussions on war and peace

Don't see it if You really need to see a conventional plot on stage.

20
During previews
Education
Midtown E
Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if You like people yelling at each other for esoteric reasons.

Don't see it if You appreciate theater which stays on-theme and presents something with substance.

Also The play begins with a freedom-of-speech-in-school issue, which seems ... Read more Read less

50
During previews
Confusing, Disappointing

See it if If you like plays with a lot of philosophical talking with little plot or action, or if you're REALLY into violin playing.

Don't see it if You really need a plot to follow.

80
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Relevant

See it if If you're interested in a realistic portrayal of recent African American history.

Don't see it if you're looking for escapist fare.

80
A Deal
Chelsea
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if Your interested in contemporary stories about Chinese in America, or just want to see a good play.

Don't see it if If you're looking for a dumb musical.

95
During previews
Junk
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Dizzying, Relevant

See it if You'd like to take a fast-paced look at the financial world of the mid-80's with reflections on the current state of things.

Don't see it if If complicated plots frustrate you, or you really need singing and dancing on stage.

76
Underground
Midtown E
Clever, Funny

See it if Your a fan of British theater or romantic plays

Don't see it if You need lots of action on stage

95
During previews
Falsettos
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Intelligent, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy unique contemporary family stories presented entirely with songs, no dialogue.

Don't see it if You hate musicals.

90
Two's a Crowd
Midtown E
Romantic, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy well-written comedy and good performances.

Don't see it if You hate laughing.

70
During previews
Square Go
Midtown E
Confusing, Dizzying, Clever

See it if You want to see a Game of Thrones actor up close and can understand the Scottish accent when shouted.

Don't see it if You have very high standards for theater.

85
Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy British humor, or any humor!

Don't see it if you're in a bad mood.

40
During previews
Marys Seacole
Upper W Side
Indulgent, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you have nothing better to do.

Don't see it if even if you have set the bar moderately low in your theater expectations.

Also Gets off to an interesting start. Shifts from a historical scene to so... Read more Read less

95
Trick or Treat
Midtown E
Clever, Edgy, Profound

See it if You enjoy seeing humor around dark topics.

Don't see it if Can't think of a reason not to see it.

85
Clever, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if You're entertained by interesting characters, especially precocious young ladies, interacting.

Don't see it if You really need a traditional plot.

90
The Day I Became Black
Soho/Tribeca
Clever, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy solo shows about contemporary social issues

Don't see it if You're really narrow minded.

90
During previews
Intrusion
Midtown W
Clever, Absorbing, Intense

See it if You're interested in a look at sexual assault from a point of view in an unimaginable future.

Don't see it if you're not interested

85
Clever, Dizzying, Intelligent

See it if You like seeing various characters brought to life in a a one woman show

Don't see it if you're out of town. Otherwise, see it!

60
During previews
Trainspotting Live
Midtown W
Confusing, Raunchy

See it if You can understand Scottish accents and have an interest in the lives of drug addicts

Don't see it if If accents confused you & you prefer things conventional. And you don't like getting (fake) bodily waste thrown at you.

90
Tremor
Midtown E
Absorbing, Intense, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if If you want to see some intelligent drama in a small venue

Don't see it if If you'd rather see a musical.

30
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Insipid

See it if If you have very low standards for political satire

Don't see it if If you expect some good insights from a show

Also Many of the jokes reflect Trump circa summer '17 and are noticeably ou... Read more Read less

0
Martyrs
East Village
Insipid, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if You are curious about how bad an Off-Off-Broadway production can be.

Don't see it if If you prefer to see something passably good.

Also The beginning is dominated by all kinds of declarations, not so much c... Read more Read less

90
We Live by the Sea
Midtown E
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You're interested in characters with autism, or you just like shows with original staging.

Don't see it if If you really need a conventional plot for your theater experience.

89
Exquisite, Great acting, Funny

See it if You like Shakespearean comedies that are well presented.

Don't see it if You hate good theater.

39
Diary of a Madman
Midtown W
Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if You can give your attentions to the ravings of a crazy character.

Don't see it if You'd rather see something more conventional.

85
Great singing, Clever, Ambitious, Great staging

See it if You like to look back on Hollywood history.

Don't see it if You need the main storyline to start right away.

90
During previews
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Edgy, Intelligent, Refreshing, Clever, Ambitious

See it if You're interested in the lives of teenage girls and are willing to listen as they jump from topic to topic.

Don't see it if If you want a single plot line with a short list of characters, or hate female athletes.

35
Banal, Confusing, Disappointing, Great staging

See it if You don't know the difference between good & bad theater.

Don't see it if You want to see a play where something actually happens & the music nicely compeiments the action.

55
During previews
Ambitious, Confusing

See it if If you want a backstage tour of the Tow Theater and are fascinated by all aspects of theater.

Don't see it if You're expecting a plot comprehensible to most people.

90
Tailspin! (FringeNYC)
East Village
Clever, Funny, Original, Dizzying, Quirky

See it if you like smart showbiz jokes that keep the audience laughing throughout the show.

Don't see it if a few of the over-the-top jokes will bother you.