JosephCavalieri

New York City | 50-64 | Male
About:  East Village Artist
Reviews (63)
100
One Green Bottle
East Village
Funny, Enchanting, Ambitious

See it if you want a totally wacky, fun, well acted, fast paced and dark production

Don't see it if a typical boring theater experience

10
Six
Midtown W
Predictable, Slow, Cliched

See it if Such a bad idea, not sure why this is on stage. Was a waste of time.

Don't see it if U want an original musical

78
Soul Survivor
Greenwich V
Funny, Raunchy, Edgy

See it if You like a fast paced hour and 15 minute show with a pretty wacky plot.

Don't see it if Typical Broadway show

69
The Contours of Heaven
Soho/Tribeca
Unique sound effects, Good dancing, Quirky

See it if A one woman show that is nice to watch but difficult to understand

Don't see it if Dancing, sounds

95
Goodbye
Soho/Tribeca
Clear and easy to follow and great lead, Excellent cast, Emotional

See it if Like a large cast on a small stage with quick and very entertaining presentation with great writing.

Don't see it if If you were looking for rewards for additional Broadway show

91
Excellent one man show, Find guitar work, Great for baby bloomers

See it if If you relate to the music definitely come and see this ultra talented man perform. And if you dont related music come and be educated

Don't see it if Want a sparkly production this is down to earth and emotional

100
Most amazing, More ambitious, Ambitious

See it if Goofy, high energy, and crazy the storyline, and especially cute actors that are talented.

Don't see it if Do you want anything typical

100
Epic, What b'way should always be, Five stars

See it if you want a REALLY good production... good story, great singing and exceptional DANCING!

Don't see it if want a deep thoughtful play, this is VERY energetic

Also the production the sister badly sprained her ankle, but after 20 minut... Read more Read less

100
Favorite for all ages, Masterful, Exquisite, Ambitious

See it if you like EXTREMELY INVENTIVE, well acted with a VERY captivating script.

Don't see it if you need a tradition play with a typical timeline

Also I really enjoyed this show. It is a series of inventive short acts of ... Read more Read less

45
Dizzying in a bad way, Dizzying, Disappointing, Dated

See it if you want a show that MIGHT appeal to teens... but the one sitting next to me was not absorbed so I don't think this show will last.

Don't see it if you want a interesting perspective. it is very fluff.

93
Subtitles didn't sync with play, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intense, Great acting

See it if You want a very thought provoking play. It is very well written and very well acted. I feel like I got educated in a non-confusing way.

Don't see it if A joyful easy to see play. You need to pay attention and get involved in this play.

Also some parts the subtitles didn't sync with the play. this was difficult... Read more Read less

100
Entertaining, Exquisite, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you want a great inspiring story with wonderful music

Don't see it if you dont like musicals

93
During previews
The Cradle Will Rock
East Village
Good music, Entertaining, Great acting, fast paced, inventive songs

See it if you like musicals

Don't see it if you want to be moved

Also EVERYTHING was great about this musical, the cast, great voices and pi... Read more Read less

60
During previews
God Shows Up
Midtown W
Too many cliche lines, first time on stage needed to be rehearsed more, good effort

See it if is you like a fun, bordering on silly play about god being invited onto a show, nice to sit back and enjoy

Don't see it if want something with passion and meaning.

Also took a friend to the preview and it was a bit uncomfortable when lines... Read more Read less

100
During previews
Mies Julie
East Village
Compelling, thought provoking, outstanding

See it if a challenging aggressive drama. I was very much moved by this production.

Don't see it if if you find it difficult to understand accents

Also Really go see it.

96
During previews
Christmas in Hell
Midtown E
Clever, Great singing, Super funny

See it if you like a VERY FUN show with lots of laughs. It is Simpson-esque.

Don't see it if you dont like the simpsons

68
Great voices, Great bodies, Simple story

See it if you are looking for a show with nice voices and some very sexy bodies.

Don't see it if you want a compelling story. it was a bit boring story, though the actors putt 110 % into the production, the lines were cliche, and silly.

90
Delightful, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you have a connection to gay literature or have lived though the 80s

Don't see it if don't like theatre with a gay theme

27
Cliched, Bad writing, Slow

See it if you want to support actors and writers that need to present a "work in progress" production to the public.

Don't see it if you want a polished show with interesting content

Also I guess I have been spoiled. Ive seen many great productions through s... Read more Read less

90
Operation Crucible
Midtown W
Ambitious, Intense, Intelligent

See it if You like play is based on actual events.

Don't see it if You want some typical Broadway story. This is stark very well acted and has some emotional parts. Very moving

97
Plan G
Soho/Tribeca
Intense, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You like a fast paced show that is entertaining, VERY intelligent story and writing for this show.

Don't see it if A typical glitzy Broadway show

67
Glitched
East Village
Incomplete

See it if If you like a short story performed on stage this might be appropriate for you

Don't see it if You are a full effective story that is moving

80
During previews
Fluffy, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if you like laughs, and quirky story line

Don't see it if you want something deep and moving.

78
Clever, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if I recommend seeing this toward the end of the run. Opening night was very good but not as flowing.

Don't see it if but I have all the confidence that it will come together with these very strong actors!!!

87
Ambitious, Edgy, Exquisite

See it if always a good - great story

Don't see it if afraid of blood

65
Informative, Entertaining enough

See it if If you know of Bess and want to learn more about her relationship with her daughter

Don't see it if Good energy put a little slow. I think Women in their 50s or older will relate best to the story.

91
During previews
Frankenstein (CSC)
East Village
Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if Experimental version of this classic

Don't see it if Typical broadway

100
During previews
West Side Story
Midtown W
Modern and totally enjoyable, Excellent acting and dancing, Inventive staging

See it if you want an energetic production, modern digital exciting staging... i can not say anything negative.

Don't see it if want a traditional musical with "broadway" voices. this show is very original!!!! and fun and moving

91
Romantic, Epic, Absorbing

See it if Great acting, adorable sets, and I’m very funny historic play .... Witty is the word I use

Don't see it if Slow pasted play, this one is 2 1/2 hours long but it goes by in a flash

56
Larry
Soho/Tribeca
Naked actor, Fluffy, Confusing

See it if Do you want a show that is unusual and has a female and naked body in it

Don't see it if A thought provoking hour

100
Ambitious, Three acrobatic guys, Nice butt

See it if Like energetic And athletic productions that have very funny moments

Don't see it if Like typical Broadway shows

84
Slava's Snowshow
Midtown W
Quirky, Fluffy, Delightful

See it if you like something u can sit back and enjoy.. really fund ending

Don't see it if want something deep

71
Broken Story
East Village
So-so-so script, Slow, Cliched

See it if like who done it, even though it was easy to figure this out

Don't see it if want a fast moving story

Also i feel sorry when good actors have a so-so script. So many lines were ... Read more Read less

76
FEAR
West Village
Needs more work, Needs better writing, Great acting

See it if like a good first act

Don't see it if u get disappointed with a bad 2nd act

65
Tight seating, Needs an edit, Slow

See it if mainly a 90 minute retelling of time at rikers. This play needs a huge edit, way too long and the seating is tight

Don't see it if you want a fast paced show

95
SHEnanigans
East Village
Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if want to see a heart felt production, with humor and many different characters

Don't see it if dont like one-woman-shows

75
During previews
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Felt like a ted talk

See it if you want a moving story told first hand

Don't see it if you want a traditional big cast, off b'way play.

Also I LOVED this show, the energy and the emotion was really real. The onl... Read more Read less

80
Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like inventive, quick paced with a great cast

Don't see it if you want a play that is clear, this leaves much to your inner mind.

75
During previews
Great first act, Absorbing, Edgy

See it if you are interested in a mostly funny play with really great acting

Don't see it if you don't want a 2nd act that was intentionally confusing, and a let down after the perfect 1st act.

78
Noura
Midtown W
Ambitious, Epic, Intelligent

See it if you like a thought provoking EMOTIONAL story.

Don't see it if want to sit back and enjoy a show. You need to be focused with this show, and if you are you will be richly rewarded

98
For a previous production
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Soho/Tribeca
Great transformation!, Entertaining, Fast paced

See it if you like a well acted, quick moving, inventive production set in olde london town. I would love to see this again!!!!

Don't see it if you want a "big" b'way production

85
Inescapable
Soho/Tribeca
Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny

See it if want quick witted and energetic theater

Don't see it if are expecting a long deep story

72
During previews
Great staging, Great acting, Un-moving

See it if you like a unique production with a nice score, and interesting back story

Don't see it if you want to come away with a moving theater experience

Also This production has some great visual effects, and is very well acted.... Read more Read less

95
Butt Kapinski
Soho/Tribeca
High energy, erotic, and energetic

See it if you want to get inside of this talented, wacky, and fast thinking actress. Every night will be different. I went to opening night - superfun

Don't see it if you don't like improv, in a tight space, or a cabaret atmosphere.

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Edgy, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you like refreshing puppetry, great spooky and fun story, seamless movement,

Don't see it if you like traditional theater

100
Ambitious, Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like high energy for a long, 2+ hours, some blood and a play about the devil and the occult. I really enjoyed everything about this show

Don't see it if are afraid of blood and the devil

52
Afterglow
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if good actors but boring - dated - script. Actors being naked didn't help!

Don't see it if good actors but boring - dated - script. Actors being naked didn't help!

74
Funny, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if very silly. laughed lots more than I expected, the actors were full of high energy and worked very well together for a fast paced production

Don't see it if want something heavy. if you don't like cute boys.

73
Stomp
East Village
Clever, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if LOUD - but high energy

Don't see it if got a bit tired of the drumming

77
Blue Man Group
East Village
Ambitious, Clever, Funny

See it if colorful and good for the whole family

Don't see it if want something calm