JulieD

New York City

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Reviews (89)
76
During previews
Great story telling, Funny, Relevant, Great acting, Clever

See it if You enjoy autobiographical one person shows where the actor plays all the characters. She’s very clever and a good actress.

Don't see it if You prefer ensemble productions. It was a bit long for me and I had hard time staying engaged a couple of times during the performance.

83
Intelligent, Intense, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if You enjoy great acting, a thought provoking play that includes relevant topics and issues in our society and also humor.

Don't see it if You just like fluffy plays or musicals.

70
Cute, Interesting, Quirky, Funny, Campy

See it if You like Van Halen and want to know more about the band and its members. You appreciate women playing male roles and vice versa.

Don't see it if You prefer less campy plays with better acting and more thought provoking.

76
Edgy, Ambitious, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy 3 short plays about relevant thought provoking topics which aren’t connected to each other.

Don't see it if You prefer an evening with a single threaded play and characters or you prefer musicals.

86
Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy thought provoking and intense plays that are very well acted about racial issues facing our country today.

Don't see it if You really only want to be entertained without being stretched and broaden at the same time.

85
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy thought provoking funny plays with an exceptional cast.

Don't see it if You only go to musicals.

80
Heart wrenching, Intense, Riveting, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You appreciate great acting in a small stage environment of a well written dramatic and difficult subject matter play.

Don't see it if You prefer fluffy light plays, comedies or musicals.

97
During previews
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy a smart play with great writing and acting about relevant topics. It was a great show!

Don't see it if you prefer silly musicals.

80
During previews
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy exploring the hard problems of nature vs nurture and consciousness through an interesting and, at times, funny play.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy thinking during a play and prefer to be entertained.

80
Great acting, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Educational, Interesting

See it if appreciate Gloria Steinem and her contribution to the women's movement or would like to know more about it.

Don't see it if you really dislike Gloria Steinem and are closed minded to equal rights for women.

88
Delightful, Great acting, Romantic, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy romantic musicals and enjoy believing that anything is possible.

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals and are cynical about what’s possible in life.

81
Musical revival, Good music, Good dancing, Fun, Great singing

See it if You enjoy musical revivals with no real plot, good singing and dancing.

Don't see it if You really prefer a plot to go along with the music and dancing.

50
Disappointing, Good acting, Interesting staging, Confusing, Disjointed

See it if you don't mind non linear stories. Make sure you read the playbill before it starts as that would help.

Don't see it if you have anything else more interesting to do at that time.

44
During previews
Painful, Inappropriate language, Confusing, Good acting, Disappointing

See it if You love Edie Falco and would enjoy seeing her live regardless of how good or bad the play was.

Don't see it if You are offended by the heavy use of profanity by a woman in Albany in 1977 which really isn’t appropriate for that day and age!

82
Masterful, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You enjoy good Shakespeare with an exceptional cast.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy Shakespeare!

91
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Funny

See it if You enjoy great acting and a thought provoking play that is funny and endearing.

Don't see it if You prefer fluffy inconsequential plays.

64
Confusing, Slow, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Esoteric

See it if You like small theater productions and want to support them.

Don't see it if You get confused easily or like really good theater.

85
Absorbing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Intense

See it if You appreciate great acting by a talented actress in a one woman show that is at times both funny and tragic.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy intense, thought provoking plays or prefer musicals.

94
Must see, Great singing, Great dancing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you love a great musical with substance, great singing and acting. Truly a masterful timeless piece of musical theater.

Don't see it if you prefer comedies or fluffy pieces.

81
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Witty, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy Shakespeare under the stars with great acting.

Don't see it if You don’t appreciate Shakespeare’s flowery prose and long plays or prefer musicals and fluffy content.

79
Thought-provoking, Disappointing, Slow, Romantic, Great acting

See it if You enjoy thought provoking musicals or want to see an 11 time Tony award winner.

Don't see it if You prefer dramas or comedies or musicals with ensemble singing and more action.

60
Clumsy staging, Ok writing, Ok acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You want to see an interesting take on the #metoo movement where the loser isn’t who you’d expect it to be and like small house productions.

Don't see it if You used to exceptional writing and acting for unfortunately this is not that or you prefer musicals.

75
During previews
Quirky, Funny, Great acting, Confusing, Clever

See it if You want a few chuckles and enjoy impersonations as well as don’t mind not understanding what’s going on unless you’re familiar with Albee.

Don't see it if You aren’t familiar with Albee’s work, want to understand what the play was about and one with a true beginning, middle and end.

76
During previews
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in historical based theater and enjoy small production shows in small intimate venues.

Don't see it if You don’t like thought provoking theater and prefer musicals.

81
Thought-provoking, Raunchy, Edgy, Great acting, Clever

See it if You enjoy Billy Crupid who is a remarkable actor in a one man show and the thought of deciding who you want to be rather than who you are.

Don't see it if You like more actors on stage and more action or are put off by odd or raunchy subject matter.

83
Delightful, Fun, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy Cher and her music as well as want to know more about her.

Don't see it if You only enjoy dry or dramatic plays.

78
During previews
Engaging, Good acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy love stories and learning something new in the process.

Don't see it if You prefer musicals or large stage productions.

90
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You enjoy great acting and an exceptional staging of a well know work of art.

Don't see it if You prefer fluffy musicals or plays.

73
During previews
Quirky, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Funny, Clever

See it if You enjoy a nonconformist story and good acting regarding people trying to leave society but do they really?!

Don't see it if You like more conventional plots. The ending was a bit far reaching and unsatisfying

88
During previews
Relevant, Intelligent, Good acting, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy thought provoking plays with relevant, racial and political undertones as well as seeing good acting.

Don't see it if You really only want to be entertained without being stretched and broaden at the same time or like musicals better

85
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate great acting discussing thought provoking and poignant topics.

Don't see it if You prefer light fluffy plays and or musicals.

90
Great singing, Resonant, Must see, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy a wonderful musical with great dancing, music and story. It’s a timeless piece of theater.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy musicals or dancing preferring plays instead.

76
Romantic, Great acting, Entertaining, Cliched, Funny

See it if You enjoy funny romantic comedy based upon a gay couple in the early 1970’s.

Don't see it if You don’t like or understand gay humor.

80
Intense, Relevant, Resonant, Funny, Great acting

See it if you enjoy family drama and dynamics portrayed by exceptional actors.

Don't see it if you have a family member suffering from dementia or Alzheimer as the play may hit too close to home.

78
Good story telling, Great singing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy good acting and singing in a cabaret setting discussing thought provoking and relevant topics.

Don't see it if You prefer a cogent story line and feel uncomfortable with feeling your feelings about various topics.

76
Disappointing, Thought-provoking, Good acting, Funny, Quirky

See it if You enjoy exploring female relationships and quirky theater. The disappointment comes from not feeling as moved as I think was possible.

Don't see it if You have homophobic tendencies and aren’t open to relevant issues

76
Absorbing, Good acting, Resonant, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy a good drama that is thought provoking and relevant as well as enjoy plays based upon mother daughter relationship.

Don't see it if Do not enjoy real life situations and prefer frivolous plays or musicals.

90
Great staging, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy Harry Potter books and/or movies and enjoy special effects and fantasy.

Don't see it if You know nothing about the Harry Potter story as you wouldn’t necessarily understand some of the references made.

70
Ambitious, Good acting, Good staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy parodies.

Don't see it if You prefer straight forward plays or musicals and if you have issues reading subtitles rapidly.

75
Informative, Educational, Interesting

See it if You enjoy Jerome Robbins and want to know more about his work. It is much more of a question and answer than seeing his work in action.

Don't see it if You bore easily and want to be entertained rather than informed.

80
Informative, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Funny, Clever

See it if You want to know know more about neuroscience and consciousness in a rap format.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy rap music.

77
During previews
Gifted young actress, Edgy, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if You enjoy new talent in a adolescent angst one woman show in a small intimate theater.

Don't see it if You hate small off broadway theaters and prefer fluffy plays or musicals.

70
Dated, Delightful, Fluffy, Great staging, Confusing

See it if You enjoy small stage musicals with good staging, singing and dancing.

Don't see it if You need a story that’s more credible and hangs together better.

80
Intense, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy good original comedy.

Don't see it if You don’t speak Spanish or have a hard time keeping up having to read the English subtitles.

92
Masterful, Clever, Funny, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You enjoy an amazing cast preforming a well written, thought provoking and funny play.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy good theater with an exceptional award winning cast or prefer musicals.

88
Profound, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy plays based upon true stories and that are well done and engaging with unexpected twists in an intimate setting.

Don't see it if You prefer musicals and large theater productions.

68
Informative, Slow, Interesting, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if you really like CS Lewis and/or JRR Tolkien and want to know more about them as men and their relationship to each other.

Don't see it if you want more action, more characters on stages and/or bore easily listening to 2 men talk to each other or don't care about either of them.

89
During previews
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy great acting, thought provoking subject matter and a good family drama on a small intimate stage.

Don't see it if You have a hard time becoming totally absorbed in a Spanish speaking play and you need to read subtitles to understand all that’s going on.

82
Magical, Unbelievable, Slow, Masterful, Clever

See it if You want to be wowed by a truly gifted magician.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy one person plays, want a play with beginning middle and end or prefer musicals.

79
Thought-provoking, Romantic, Intense, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You enjoy thought provoking theater told through the eyes of hearing impaired actors.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy hearing the same person’s voice throughout the majority of the play as he says his lines as well as translates her lines.