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Reviews (70)
20
During previews
53% OF
Upper W Side
Excruciating, Disappointing, Ambitious
June 26th, 2022

See it if You appreciate theater about the social condition, or like surprise endings

Don't see it if You need a continuous story line or convincing acting

Also Without revealing the surprise ending for those who may see this play,... Read more Read less

65
Riveting, Great acting, Absorbing
June 13th, 2022

See it if you enjoy great acting and can suspend your justifiable moral indignation for a while

Don't see it if your moral sense does not allow you to witness the consequences of pedophilia, if you have been the victim of sexual abuse yourself.

Also Little-bit come from a very dysfunctional family, and from age 11 to 1... Read more Read less

80
Intelligent, Edgy, Clever, Absorbing
June 13th, 2022

See it if you have an imagination, if you want to see something incredibly different from anything you have ever seen, if you like to think at theater

Don't see it if you can only think concretely, if you enjoy big noisy Broadway shows

Also Two incredibly talented young women and an electric sound machine add ... Read more Read less

79
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing
May 20th, 2022

See it if You enjoy big 'broadway-style' song and dance shows, and if you like to learn. In an entertaining way, a little bit of our rarely-told emba

Don't see it if You have hyper-acute hearing, it us a very loud show.

Also The singing and dancing were great, but I would have appreciated a lit... Read more Read less

75
Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever
May 5th, 2022

See it if you are a history buff, or if you like fresh new musical comedy

Don't see it if you like serious theater, or can't just 'go with' a story line

Also If you know history you will pick up a bunch of inside jokes, but even... Read more Read less

92
Harmony
Financial
Absorbing, Must see, Great singing, Great acting, Exquisite
May 5th, 2022

See it if you enjoy musicals- and want to leave the theater thoroughly entertained and moved by a fabulous talented cast

Don't see it if you are a holocaust denier

Also Great acting and singing, comedy, tragedy and music that will make you... Read more Read less

80
Made by God
Chelsea
Must see, Intense, Great acting, Clever
April 19th, 2022

See it if you enjoy intimate theater with something to think about afterwards

Don't see it if you like big bright extravaganzas

Also With modest investments in scenery, costumes and props (except for the... Read more Read less

62
During previews
Overrated, Ambitious, Entertaining
April 19th, 2022

See it if You enjoy delving into musical theater history

Don't see it if You are a true Barbra fan

Also Beanie Feldstein is no Barbra, her love interest is no Omar Sharif, an... Read more Read less

62
Disappointing, Dated, Entertaining
April 19th, 2022

See it if You never saw the original

Don't see it if you don't like loud shows, or don't enjoy fantasy at all

Also This show was one of my favorites more years ago than i want to admit,... Read more Read less

72
Enchanting, Delightful, Clever
April 19th, 2022

See it if you are in love with the book since childhood, and/or if you are a ballet fan

Don't see it if you have trouble understanding a French accent, or if you do not know the story before coming to the show.

Also The staging is beautiful, and my grand-daughters age 9 and 6 were atte... Read more Read less

84
Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing, Clever
April 19th, 2022

See it if you like funny, poignant great acting with something to talk about after the last curtain falls

Don't see it if you are looking to be simply entertained. It is not that type of funny

Also Debra Messing morphs from 17 to 100 in the course of the show. Her fac... Read more Read less

95
An evening of great music and fun!, Entertaining, Delightful
February 15th, 2022

See it if You enjoy live music, and a fantastic band that keeps moving, and keeps you moving, in your seat or standing,a treat for eyes, ears,and soul

Don't see it if Loud music bothers you

Also This 'show" (it is really much more than a 'concert') was enjoyed by v... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
January 26th, 2022

See it if You are concerned about history repeating, if you enjoy thought- provoking theater, or if you appreciate serious drama with great acting

Don't see it if Your preference is light musical production

Also While this play is about the perpetuation of anti-semitism, you don't ... Read more Read less

54
Great singing and dancing, especially tap, but overall disappointing
January 9th, 2022

See it if You are part of the LSD generation or you enjoy fantasy

Don't see it if You are looking for a reasonable premise or a big production

Also With minimal staging and minimal acting, this show could have done muc... Read more Read less

96
WIT
East Village
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Profound, Masterful, Great acting
January 2nd, 2022

See it if You are touched by brilliant nuanced performances and intelligent dialogue with dry humor.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable thinking about life and death issues

Also This play is really a must see. Erin cronican is a superb actress, and... Read more Read less

92
Becoming Dr. Ruth
Financial
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing
December 31st, 2021

See it if You are the least bit curious about who Dr. Ruth really is

Don't see it if You don't like one-actor shows, or are looking for mindless entertainment

Also Tovah Feldshuh turns herself Into Ruth k. Westheimer as she did previo... Read more Read less

90
Relevant, Enchanting, Delightful
December 13th, 2021

See it if you enjoy fantasy with layers, great music that is timeless

Don't see it if You need something deep and thought-provoking when you attend theater.

Also This is basically a children's show, but with the delightful costumes ... Read more Read less

75
Great staging, Resonant, Relevant, Entertaining
December 1st, 2021

See it if You enjoy lively musicals and talented kids singing and dancing their hearts out.

Don't see it if You are depressed by the angst of a kid who is different just trying to be happy

Also The premise of the show is not a new one, but the music was fun. I wou... Read more Read less

88
Refreshing, Entertaining, Delightful
November 22nd, 2021

See it if You want to be entertained in a clean wholesome fashion

Don't see it if You are looking to be intellectually challenged

Also This play had a real challenge. Living up to the comic genius of Robin... Read more Read less

92
Intelligent, Great writing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever
February 16th, 2020

See it if you have a Jewish heritage, or if you don't

Don't see it if you don't appreciate cabaret performances of the highest order

Also Fabulous!... Read more Read less

60
Quirky, Fluffy
February 14th, 2020

See it if you like light-hearted fun in a musical

Don't see it if you are looking for something to talk about after the show

Also Singing, dancing, and a little bit of acting makes for a no-stress aft... Read more Read less

50
During previews
Slow, Overrated, Great singing, Disappointing, Confusing
February 14th, 2020

See it if you enjoy singing, beautiful music, or are a Dylan diehard fan.

Don't see it if you expect a reasonable story line, or if you are already depressed

Also The singing is beautiful in this play, I have to give it that, but the... Read more Read less

90
17 Minutes
Midtown W
Relevant, Intense, Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing
February 7th, 2020

See it if you like thought-provoking relevant and current theater

Don't see it if you go to the theater to laugh or be amused

Also this simple but exquisitely written masterpiece is relevant in the cur... Read more Read less

47
During previews
Trying a bit too hard, Disappointing, Ambitious
November 22nd, 2019

See it if you know words to all Alanis Morisette songs and can't stop singing them,

Don't see it if you can't stand loud noises, chaotic actions, or ridiculous themes

Also While the cast is energetic, and the choreography is complicated, and ... Read more Read less

70
During previews
The Rose Tattoo
Midtown W
Slow, Great acting
October 5th, 2019

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

80
During previews
Great writing, Intense, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever
September 23rd, 2019

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
Resonant, Hilarious, Entertaining, Clever
September 23rd, 2019

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
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful
June 4th, 2019

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

90
Refuge
Gramercy
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Must see, Great acting, Absorbing
May 2nd, 2019

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

70
Clever, Quirky, Entertaining
March 25th, 2019

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

65
Slow, Great writing, Great singing, Dated
March 19th, 2019

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

100
During previews
Vilna
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Must see, Masterful, Absorbing
March 19th, 2019

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

80
Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever
March 11th, 2019

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

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant
November 18th, 2018

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

74
Clever, Ambitious, Intense
November 18th, 2018

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

75
Apologia
Midtown W
Edgy, Intelligent, Great acting
November 13th, 2018

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.

32
Disappointing, Indulgent, Overrated
November 13th, 2018

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

90
Clever, Great acting, Masterful, Profound, Ambitious
September 16th, 2018

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

77
Skintight
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Intelligent, Riveting
August 7th, 2018

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
During previews
Beloved
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Edgy, Thought-provoking
August 7th, 2018

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

75
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging
July 27th, 2018

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

50
Clever, Confusing, Slow
July 27th, 2018

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

94
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Refreshing
June 25th, 2018

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

70
During previews
Lonesome Blues
Midtown E
Entertaining, Masterful, Great singing, Absorbing
June 16th, 2018

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

86
Dan Cody's Yacht
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant
June 10th, 2018

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

96
Exquisite, Great acting, Edgy, Resonant
May 25th, 2018

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

84
Absorbing, Exquisite, Edgy, Profound, Resonant
May 25th, 2018

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

87
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Riveting
May 7th, 2018

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

90
Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent
April 12th, 2018

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!

75
Goldstein
Midtown W
Great acting, Great singing, Slow
April 12th, 2018

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