Judy 613853

New York City | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (61)
82
Great writing, Cliched, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if a multi character soap opera of women on the mend- ethnically, urban, diverse, funny and interesting

Don't see it if A little sit-comish, and these women are all suffering no music, lots of talk

60
Excruciating, Great acting, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if Interested in Self-styled edgy, shocking, and racial themes

Don't see it if Designed to shock, felt it more like a saturday night live skit

84
Clever, Intense, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you'd like a show of intellect, literacy and word play with 2 great performances

Don't see it if you like action or music or a beautiful set

86
Entertaining, Resonant, Relevant, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if A heartwarming play about the best in human nature- very entertaining and inspiring

Don't see it if You want a heady, intellectual drama

100
During previews
Great singing, Masterful, Great writing, Exquisite, Enchanting

See it if This is an extraordinarily moving memoir ; with beautiful on stage music. See it if you like one man shows that are creative, funny.

Don't see it if you like more conventional plays of characters and costumes

84
Relevant, Masterful, Enchanting, Great singing, Cliched

See it if you'd like amazing singing and musicality by all, very creative and empowering for women

Don't see it if A tale of racism in the south is too upsetting or you don't like musicals

85
Wild Goose Dreams
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if An original play depicting life in South Korea. Fantastic concept and exciting staging.

Don't see it if You are not interested in South Korea, or modern themes

84
The Hard Problem
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if A very intellectual look at the human conditioin- great staging and acting.

Don't see it if you like drama and action. Very sophisticated and hard to follow all of the concepts discussed

86
Mother of the Maid
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You are a fan of Glenn Close. It is also a well staged and acted play about the phenomenon of Joan of Arc. Surprisingly poignant.

Don't see it if you don't like things off the beaten track= a bit different.

73
During previews
Romantic, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Slow, Enchanting

See it if You love jazzy music, treat it as a concert rather than a play. BEAUTIFUL singing.

Don't see it if You want an interesting story= not much of one. The songs are all from Bob Dylan, but almost unrecognizable in their arrangement.

90
Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging, Masterful

See it if you'd like a beautiful, timeless musical with great choreography, with especially amazing ballet and singing

Don't see it if You don't like old-fashioned musicals

86
Admissions
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting

See it if Very well written and acted play about diversity in admissions and what that means for this family. Very intellectually stimulating.

Don't see it if you want a musical or something more entertaining in a light hearted way

91
Hangmen
Chelsea
Clever, Enchanting, Great acting, Funny, Intelligent

See it if clever writing and characters, none so bright, who go on, are your pleasure. Great set, lots of humor with much drama.

Don't see it if I think almost everyone would enjoy this cast and this play, it is a gem.

89
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Riveting, Intelligent

See it if you like one person shows, cleverly and movingly written about a famous feminist dealing with her cancer and the world

Don't see it if You aren't interested in her experience and the graphic details

90
The Children
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Profound

See it if You like a clever, well written drama that takes you through some important and weighty issues with humor and grace

Don't see it if you like something frothy, mucical or light

49
Illyria
East Village
Disappointing, Slow, Indulgent, Cliched, Dated

See it if you like talky plays and are interested in the times of Joseph Papp

Don't see it if Neither the play nor acting was vibrant.

95
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Must see

See it if Shakespeare at it's best- funny, inventive, clever and wonderfully staged and acted. Made very accesssible. Timely, too!

Don't see it if you don't like broad, witty comedy

72
Slow, Disappointing, Resonant

See it if you like family dramas, and some good actors.

Don't see it if Not a great script- a bit boring and not poetic or as meaningful as it would like to be.

76
Gently Down the Stream
East Village
Absorbing, Cliched, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if would like a history of gay life summed up in a relationship play...it has some nice moments, but the subject has been done better

Don't see it if you are not interested in the subject matter...

73
Enchanting, Disappointing, Confusing, Great acting

See it if You want an intimate experience with great actors; you feel like you are in the living room with them.

Don't see it if Not a great play, wanders...

72
Wakey, Wakey
Midtown W
Clever, Ambitious, Indulgent

See it if Really a one man show with interesting video/technical additions

Don't see it if you'd like a more traditional drama

76
Ride the Cyclone
West Village
Entertaining

See it if you like great music and musical performances, young and energetic

Don't see it if you want a thought provoking book

84
Plenty
East Village
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if Like clever dialogue and a luminous leading lady

Don't see it if British post-war politics are not of interest, and clever wordplay is not your thing

85
The Harvest
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to be fully engaged in the plot and character, with edge of your seat suspense about what will happen.

Don't see it if you are not interested in religion, and it's effects on others

90
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you like great actors and one person shows that are well written, and not someone playing different characters

Don't see it if has discussions about sex and some inappropriate behavior

85
The Michaels
East Village
Masterful, Resonant, Great staging, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if A simple play of conversation among friends and family heartwarming, intimate, immersive Reminds me of Our Town

Don't see it if you like action or a concrete plot line

80
Intelligent, Ambitious, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Tony Kushner's beginning effort shows his wordmanship, originality and great staging and acting

Don't see it if A bit long and clunky at times

85
Confusing, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if A showcase for great acting, about memory and loss . Wonderful staging and some good writing

Don't see it if you don't like the topic of death, and can't flow with a reality that keeps shifting- just go with it and don't try to figure it all out

85
Betrayal
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You love the challenge of a play about a love triangle that goes backwards in time, and is written by a wordsmith for 3 great actors

Don't see it if There is no action or pyrotechnics, moody

85
All My Sons
Midtown W
Intense, Dated, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you'd like an old fashioned family drama, with great acting and sets

Don't see it if you'd like a more modern, edgier topic or presentation

94
Red State Blue State
West Village
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if An intelligent, funny look at the current state of America. It sucessfully walks the fine line of not too political but thought provoking

Don't see it if You don't like humor andyou think america is doing great, and not worth examining

72
Gloria: A Life
Gramercy
Dated, Cliched, Relevant, Banal, Thought-provoking

See it if If you are interested in a fascinating woman, a bit of a sophmoric biopic but a trip down memory lane.

Don't see it if You wanted a sophisticated treatise and a great production

78
Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Disappointing, Absorbing

See it if 3 great actors, and an intelligent look at the what should constitute the truth in journalism.

Don't see it if Not a fantastic script, and a talky play.

84
During previews
Eddie and Dave
Chelsea
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if You like rock and roll biopics; a funny and entertaining look at Van Halen

Don't see it if you have no interest in rock and roll

84
Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you love the Irish plays filled with "down in their luck" men drinking too much, but who have a great gift of the gab

Don't see it if You have trouble deciphering the Irish brogue.

90
Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you like beautiful music and excellent staging of a classic musical, and you want to be enchanted.

Don't see it if You want an intellectual, wordy or modern play.

94
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Exquisite, Ambitious, Masterful

See it if you contemplate life and death, and all that it means, and if you would like to see a bravura performance by Glenda Jackson

Don't see it if you like conventional, linear plot, and a more cheerful experience in the theatre

83
Great singing, Entertaining, Overrated, Insipid, Great acting

See it if Musically entertaining show about a lie, that builds and builds to a foregone conclusion. Talented cast.

Don't see it if you enjoy wordy, intellectual dramas. This show had a predictable premise.

82
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Great acting

See it if Crazy , somewhat silly comedy performed by very talented comic actors, esp. Amy Schumer

Don't see it if You want a serious drama or even a serious comedy!

85
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great singing, Great staging, Indulgent

See it if You want to be transported to the Globe theatre and be in a baroque wonderland of kings and music.

Don't see it if You would like a modern subject matter or have no interest in the historical backgound presented. Could have been a little shorter-

76
Office Hour
East Village
Great staging, Great acting, Intense, Riveting, Excruciating

See it if you like a small but intense play, great actor, tough subject matter.

Don't see it if you would like a more developed play, and would want a more cheerful subject

68
During previews
Harry Clarke
West Village
Great acting, Edgy, Quirky, Disappointing, Raunchy

See it if You love Billy Crudup, who is wonderful, and like a one person show.

Don't see it if Not a great play about a raunchy and depressing character

95
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Dated, Clever

See it if You love Bette Midler and want a great ensemble, comedy piece.

Don't see it if You don't like old fashioned musicals

84
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant

See it if like on man shows, dynamic personality and whip-smart clever

Don't see it if you don't like one man comedic rants

68
During previews
All The Fine Boys
Midtown W
Intense, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if You like an intense plot, good acting, no intermission

Don't see it if Not a great play and has upsetting subject matter

75
The Babylon Line
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Disappointing, Great acting, Banal, Quirky

See it if good ensemble acting and some engaging moments in an underwhelming play

Don't see it if You want a great piece of writing

84
Tiny Beautiful Things
East Village
Absorbing, Great writing, Profound, Thought-provoking, Cliched

See it if If you liked "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed, she has a singular voice, and like an emotional and meaningful experience. Nia Vardalos is great.

Don't see it if you don't want to see people talking about their feelings, and don't like one woman shows, which this almost is.

85
The Roads To Home
West Village
Enchanting, Great acting

See it if you'd like a charming, period piece

Don't see it if you won't enjoy a play that's a bit sad in content

83
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if Great ensemble acting with quiet dignity and grace, well written and contemplative

Don't see it if You like plot driven plays

85
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you like risque,wildly funny and entertaining,

Don't see it if you will be offended by profanity and some tastelessness