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Reviews (46)
70
During previews
The Rose Tattoo
Midtown W
Slow, Great acting

See it if you are a Tennessee Williams fan, especially if you have not previously seen this play

Don't see it if you like plays with action, it is all about the full range of emotions in all of the characters.

Also While billed as a drama, The Rose Tattoo is more of a comedy. It was a... Read more Read less

90
Resonant, Hilarious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you have ever dated, on line or off, whatever your age, marital status, or gender preference

Don't see it if you don't like to have fun at the theater

Also This most talented ensemble puts on a fast-moving song and dance act t... Read more Read less

90
Refuge
Gramercy
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Must see, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are a student of history or appreciate greater theater. Plase see below.

Don't see it if All.you like are big ticket musicals.

Also This play has everything-singing, dancing, intelligent believable dial... Read more Read less

65
Slow, Great writing, Great singing, Dated

See it if you are a fan of the Frankenstein story

Don't see it if the ambiance of the theater is important to you, if you only like glitz and glamour in the theater

Also This operatic presentation is casted with actors with really good voic... Read more Read less

80
Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like ensemble musicals, with fantastic singing and acting, if you even just like Sondheim a little

Don't see it if you get confused or frustrated by a reverse timeline

Also I thoroughly enjoyed the play and came out wanting to know what import... Read more Read less

74
Clever, Ambitious, Intense

See it if you are into Shakespeare with a twist, or any classical theater. Really good acting, Janet McTeer is terrific!

Don't see it if your type of theater is Disney-based

32
Disappointing, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if you are a Donna Summer groupie and adore her music

Don't see it if you are interested in really getting to know her, or if you like theater with substance

77
Skintight
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Intelligent, Riveting

See it if you enjoy great acting, modern story line, and relevance to current life/culture

Don't see it if you are homophobic, or only like musicals! Despite Idina Menzel being the star she does not sing a word in this play.

Also It is hard to imagine Idina Menzel in a non-musical. Here she is, and ... Read more Read less

75
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you enjoy iconic Broadway - great singing, lots of special effects, and the classic happy ending

Don't see it if you are looking for something to talk about afterwards, or if you hate kids in the theater

Also The music is great, can't imagine how they sing it 8 times a week -... Read more Read less

94
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if you want a fun time at the theater, with great acting, light music and lots of laughs

Don't see it if you are a scrooge

Also I can't imagine anyone not enjoying this show. Set in the wild west, i... Read more Read less

86
Dan Cody's Yacht
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you appreciate a play which is completely new, thought-provoking, and timely

Don't see it if you like to be entertained by something light at the theater, this play will make you think.

Also Great acting makes this play a very valuable experience. The main char... Read more Read less

84
Absorbing, Exquisite, Edgy, Profound, Resonant

See it if you appreciate good acting, displaying a range of emotions, and have a hope for peace in the middle east

Don't see it if you tend to look at life through dark colored glasses

90
Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if you have any interest in broadway history, or broadway production

Don't see it if Can't imagine why anyone interested in theater would not want to see it!

60
During previews
Travesties
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if You enjoy historically based plays, or if you are a Tom Stoppard fan

Don't see it if you are bothered by inconsistent British accents and if you have any hearing problems

Also Was looking forward very much to the show - but found it hard to under... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy learning little known facts about Jewish history. Acting was great, main character showed growth /maturity as the play progressed

Don't see it if you like action and noise. This is a thinking type of play.

86
During previews
Counting Sheep
Financial
Clever, Edgy, Intense, Riveting

See it if You are willing to get involved

Don't see it if You don't tolerate loud sounds, bright lights or organized chaos

Also The talented young actors, all speaking Ukranian, drag you in and make... Read more Read less

83
Clever, Entertaining, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You are a liberal and a michael.moore fan. I am not, but enjoyed it anyway

Don't see it if You are a Republican

Also Despite some inaccuracies (the Elks did not sponsor Boys Town, it is t... Read more Read less

90
Cost of Living
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy edgy theater with unexpected twists about 'the human condition'

Don't see it if You only like light fun theater

Also If you are honest you can see a little bit of yourself in each of the ... Read more Read less

70
That Physics Show
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining

See it if you have curiosity about the world around you

Don't see it if you don't have an interest in magic

Also Fast moving and educational without being preachy.... Read more Read less

73
Great acting, Great writing, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if you like to have serious discussions after seeing a play

Don't see it if you want to be amused

Also Really good acting, but the very frequent scenery changes interfered w... Read more Read less

97
Profound, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if you are concerned about holocaust deny-ers. Great acting, some humor, and a warmth to it that was unexpected when thinking about the topic.

Don't see it if you only enjoy theater with music and dance; this is definitely thought-provoking and profound.

Also With exceptional acting this play takes you through the lives of 4 ver... Read more Read less

86
Absorbing, Great singing, Great writing, Masterful, Thought-provoking

See it if you like great singing, very talented actors/singers, and are comfortable in a very intiaste setting.

Don't see it if you are expecting something uplifting or even happy - it is a very dark piece

87
Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful, Great staging

See it if you enjoy musicals, especially if you are a baby boomer

Don't see it if you are sensitive to loud noises

80
During previews
Great writing, Intense, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever

See it if you enjoy serious plays that make you think and give you something to talk about

Don't see it if you are looking for action, anything upbeat, or if you are easily depressed.

Also Masterful, powerful acting by both Mary-Louise Parker and her younger ... Read more Read less

90
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You remember the original or another Fiddler, if you have seen excerpts of a previous production, or if you have never seen it.

Don't see it if You dont want to sit through 3 hours of singing, dancing, laughter and tears.

Also While the show in all in Yiddish you hardly notice it. The acting is s... Read more Read less

70
Clever, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you like high-energy loud modern music and dance, and/or you are into fantasy with a message

Don't see it if you want to think deeply and have deep discussions afterwards, or if you are old

Also This play has a message, that there is not a pill you can take to get ... Read more Read less

100
During previews
Vilna
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Must see, Masterful, Absorbing

See it if you have a conscience, if you appreciate historical plays, if you want to think about the best and worst in people.

Don't see it if you only go to the theater for light entertainment

Also This simple but masterfully written, directed, acted, and staged play ... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you have or wish to have hope for our country.

Don't see it if you are a die-hard MAGA fan - unless you are willing to think about your position.

Also This one-man show, well acted without an intermission, shows you the s... Read more Read less

75
Apologia
Midtown W
Edgy, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you are about THAT age, if you like theater that makes you think, and especially if you are a fan of Stockard Channing

Don't see it if all you like is fantasy theater. This seems very real.

90
Clever, Great acting, Masterful, Profound, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy thoughtful theater with live (as in on-stage) music and nuanced performances prompting something to talk about after the show

Don't see it if you go to a Broadway show for glitz and excitement

Also There is something about knowing the 'story' before you see the play, ... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Beloved
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if you like to see a show with something to discuss afterwards

Don't see it if you don't like dark plays

Also The star of the play did a masterful job of a 90 minute monologue, I h... Read more Read less

50
Clever, Confusing, Slow

See it if you enjoy period pieces and can suspend logic

Don't see it if you want to see something light

Also The acting was very good in this piece taking place in the 1300s, but ... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Lonesome Blues
Midtown E
Entertaining, Masterful, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if you are a fan/student of the blues, are interested in the origins of American music, or just want to relax for an hour and a half

Don't see it if you prefer grand productions in your theater - this is a simple but absorbing show.

Also The 85 minutes of this play went by very quickly. The star and only ac... Read more Read less

96
Exquisite, Great acting, Edgy, Resonant

See it if you enjoy thoughtful drama, well acted, about the human condition

Don't see it if you are bothered by superficial human blemishes

Also You will laugh, and cry, and root for the lead character who has spent... Read more Read less

87
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Riveting

See it if you can appreciate pathos and humor in the same situation, and want to see some great acting in an intimate theater

Don't see it if you don't appreciate the Irish brogue, or only laugh at antic humor

Also The basic premise of this play has been presented in other works from ... Read more Read less

75
Goldstein
Midtown W
Great acting, Great singing, Slow

See it if If you enjoy Jewish immigrant family history

Don't see it if you want fancy scenery, or if you just want to be entertained

Also This very simple staging of a very complex family development through ... Read more Read less

58
Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you remember fondly the bedtime stories you heard as a kid

Don't see it if you are looking for something lively

Also John Lithgow is so very talented - he dances, sings, and has a beautif... Read more Read less

96
Delightful, Great acting, Must see

See it if you were alive on 9-11, or even if you only want a great evening at the theater!

Don't see it if you are a curmudgeon

76
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Intense

See it if You like Elizabeth McGovern and you enjoy heavy drama

Don't see it if You can't sit in your seat for 1.5 hours

Also The writing and the acting was very good, and the play seemed very mod... Read more Read less

76
For a previous production
Clever, Funny, Relevant

See it if you are anyone but a hard-line Trump fan

Don't see it if you are a hard-line trump fan

Also High energy, good singing, and detailed choreography but unfortunately... Read more Read less

97
Baghdaddy
Midtown W
Absorbing, Edgy, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if you are a thinking human being, or if you just love great theater.

Don't see it if No possible reason not to see it - even if you are apolitical the great writing, and singing, dancing and acting, demand your involvement

Also In a believable (and therefore very scary) explanation of how the Iraq... Read more Read less

89
Wink
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if you enjoy really fine theater

Don't see it if you are looking for something light and fluffy

Also fabulous acting, great script, a really sensitive and insightful prese... Read more Read less

76
If I Forget
Midtown W
Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you are a student of human emotions, if you are perplexed by how our lives get turned around by forces beyond our control.

Don't see it if you go to theater to laugh

Also A very talented group of actors play a very predictable bunch of chara... Read more Read less

98
During previews
Absorbing, Masterful, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy a really deep disussion after the show, it has so many layers of emotion to it that you will keep thinking about in another way

Don't see it if You don't like drama and are just interested in a fun night at the theater

80
Not That Jewish
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing

See it if you are jewish, or if you like 'human-interest' stories

Don't see it if you want something fast-moving or exciting

100
The Dork Knight
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Clever, Intelligent

See it if you like batman, or just if you want to see great acting!

Don't see it if you are looking for a musical