Julie 6234

White Plains

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Reviews (15)
80
Great acting, Profound, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if you like a well-acted show in an intimate setting and you are comfortable with ambiguity.

Don't see it if you are not comfortable with a show in which the meaning is open to interpretation.

Also On the surface, this show is about a woman who learns to love language... Read more Read less

88
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Resonant

See it if you enjoy an intensely acted show that raises challenging questions about the nature of redemption without offering easy answers.

Don't see it if you don't care for a show that poses questions about religion and about social issues such as the fairness of our justice system.

Also The characters in this show are all deeply flawed people. The strong a... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Absorbing, Edgy, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you are interested in theater that strives to shed light on complex social issues such as the causes of intergenerational poverty.

Don't see it if you do not care for sexually-explicit and sometimes profane language used in service to the narrative.

Also The play explores the plight of an impoverished, single mother who has... Read more Read less

86
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Quirky, Edgy

See it if you the enjoy rock-opera type of musical. This show is quirky and inventively staged. Not your normal Broadway musical.

Don't see it if you want a strong, plot-driven narrative. The plot and character relationships can be difficult to follow without advance preparation.

Also Note that there is no spoken dialog, only singing. Everything is expla... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you like well-written intelligent drama dealing with complex relationships between blacks and whites in apartheid-era South Africa.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with works that focus on a society's racial dynamics.

Also This production is extremely well-acted and well-staged. It is a must-... Read more Read less

85
Absorbing, Entertaining, Resonant

See it if you enjoy a tense ensemble drama in a southern setting. Good writing and direction.

Don't see it if you are not interested in southern gothic-style settings and characters. Lead actor a bit hard to understand at times. Needs to enunciate.

75
Thought-provoking, Intense, Ambitious

See it if you like shows that delve into challenging and uncomfortable subject matter.

Don't see it if you are expecting to come away with a deeper understanding of the characters' behavior. The treatment is too surface to truly enlighten.

70
Clever, Edgy, Original, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if See it if you enjoy spoken word, solo performances with minimal production. Also, you should be interested in the issue of gentrification.

Don't see it if you are not interested in the topic of gentrification in NYC neighborhoods.

84
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you want a story that dramatizes the Freedom Rides by showing the impact on the relationships of two young Black couples in Nashville.

Don't see it if you have no interest in the Civil Rights movement.

Also Very well-acted show that presents a history lesson on the early days ... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you want a dystopian drama that explores the depths of motherly love and the tragic consequences of the blind pursuit of vengeance.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with a focus on sexual violence and abortion.

Also The multi-talented cast acts, sings, and serves as the house band. Cre... Read more Read less

75
Thought-provoking, Great singing, Relevant, Incomplete

See it if you are willing to see a work-in-progress and judge it on that basis.

Don't see it if you expect a fully-staged production with sets, costumes, etc. The show was delivered in a cabaret environment.

Also The show addresses the experience of a refugee coming to Kowloon's wal... Read more Read less

90
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Funny, Cliched

See it if you enjoy a pop music score and big, well-staged production numbers.

Don't see it if you don't care to understand the complexities of why certain men perform as drag queens.

Also This show is beautifully produced. The portrayal of some characters is... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Great acting, Relevant, Slow

See it if you enjoy works that seek to recreate important historical events on the stage.

Don't see it if you like plays that rely on suspense or surprising revelations to create interest.

Also The play seeks to recreate a jailhouse conversation between Nat Turner... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Ambitious, Thought-provoking

See it if you are looking for a thought-provoking play about black female characters that are not typically portrayed on stage.

Don't see it if you are not interested in the plight of women in African war zones.

90
Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing

See it if See it if you enjoy musicals, fantasy, and live music.

Don't see it if Don't see it if you're not a fan of musicals.