JudyJazz

Catskill | Female

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Reviews (24)
71
Edgy, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like one plays with one or two actors about contemporary subjects.

Don't see it if You are bored watching plays with little action and lots of talk.

100
Enchanting, Ambitious, Delightful, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like creative,inventive entertainment.

Don't see it if You don’t like people in animal roles/costumes.

75
Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy musicals with a message.

Don't see it if You are looking for a "big" Broadway show.

90
Entertaining, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like talky, historical drama, powerfully acted with stories told (about) by those who lived it.

Don't see it if You don't like minimal productions with many biographical details, a lot of talking and little action.

100
Entertaining, Clever, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like shows that put controversial and historical characters/events into a courtroom scenario creatively invented by the playwright.

Don't see it if You're not interested in the life,history and impact of Malcolm X.

96
Slow, Great staging, Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like an offbeat story with good music, performers and staging.

Don't see it if If a slow pace bothers you. This play adheres to the spirit of the original film and is therefore slow-moving.

Also It evokes the hot desert setting where everything moves at a slow pace... Read more Read less

57
Banal, Cliched

See it if you enjoy good acting, interesting staging.

Don't see it if don't like plays that give you the gnawing feeling you've seen them before.

50
During previews
Extremely slow and much too long., Disappointing

See it if You are inverested in the life of Karen Blixen. This is supposedly about one period in her lfe. The acting was ok as was the production.

Don't see it if You don't like exceedingly long plays that move slowly. Did not make it past intermission.

100
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You admire great acting and staging and thought-provoking dialogue.

Don't see it if you prefer musicals.

68
Annoying, Disappointing, Clever, Ambitious

See it if you want to see self-absorbed people grappling with mundane issues.

Don't see it if you are offended by orgy scenes.

83
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if you like an imaginative production based on a historical event.

Don't see it if you need an intermission. Show is one hour/45 minutes.

87
Touching, Tuneful, Absorbing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Entertaining with a good story and wonderful voices.

Don't see it if you don't like lively music.

52
During previews
Slow, Overly long, Wordiy, Banal, Cliched

See it if You want to see good actors reciting ho-hum dialogue with some adolescent game-playing.

Don't see it if You don't like cliched bantering and stereotypical characters.

Also The actors did the best they could with the material. Very long first ... Read more Read less

78
Quirky, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy well acted family dramas with lots of "in-fighting" like "August in Osage County".

Don't see it if You hate shows with family arguments centered around a dying mother.

68
Banal, Interesting topic and well acted but much to long and drawn out., Absorbing, Clever

See it if You enjoy historical fiction that is a bit hackneyed but well acted.

Don't see it if you don't like southern accents and a slow moving and plot with stereotypical characters.

87
During previews
Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Well acted and staged., Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like contemporary historical fiction about interesting characters and subjects.

Don't see it if you're not interested in classical music or contemporary history involving Israel and WWII Europe.

65
During previews
A bit over the top and sometimes adolescent, Entertaining, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You like campy, "over the top" and sometimes adolescent humor presented with clever staging and good acting.

Don't see it if You are unwilling to suspend all expectations of anything serious happening onstage.

68
Disappointing, Great acting

See it if you like involved family stories with stereotypical characters. Given the great review in the NYTimes, I expected more.

Don't see it if you don't like overly long plays dealing with family issues and troubled personalities.

Also I could barely remember what it was about the day after.

75
Clever, Thought-provoking

See it if You like to see historical creative figures (who have vast differences) brought to life

Don't see it if You don't like two man shows and don't know or care about Walt Disney and Igor Stravinsky and the making of "Fantasia.

1
Banal, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if You like to watch a middle-aged woman simulating her varied sexual experiences.

Don't see it if you are looking for an inspiring, interesting, thought-provoking show that stops when enough has been said.

84
Ambitious, Great musical talent, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if too bad this show closed. The production and musical talent were exceptional. The story lines were clever, especially for subway riders.

Don't see it if If you don't like musicals about life in NYC.

87
Clever, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you like plays based on historical events

Don't see it if if you don't want to be at the theater for three hours.

100
Delightful, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you like great music, staging and talent.

Don't see it if you are not open to rap.

100
Poignant, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Absorbing

See it if you want to never stop laughing and also shed a few tears. A must for anyone who grew up in Jewish New York and anyone else!

Don't see it if you don't like to laugh.