JulieD

New York City

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Reviews (129)
88
Sell/Buy/Date
Midtown W
Creative, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if U enjoy a powerful one woman show who very adeptly and convincingly portrays many characters discussing 2020 sex from time way in the future

Don't see it if U prefer seeing different people playing different roles, don’t want to think about our current views on sex/sex trafficking/prostitution.

79
During previews
All the Rage
Midtown W
Good storytelling, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy one man autobiographical shows that are funny, philosophical and non linear.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy one man shows, prefer musicals and don’t want to think or feel too much.

70
During previews
Wives
Midtown W
Not cohesive, Uneven, Thought-provoking, Banal, Funny

See it if U enjoy vignettes about a worthwhile topic of women’s place at 4 different times in history, funny and quirky plays and good ending messages

Don't see it if U enjoy plays with more cohesiveness and u don’t have to spend too much time trying to figure out how it all fits together.

81
Fun, Poignant, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if enjoy great musical theater in a magical setting with great acting of a modern version of a classic.

Don't see it if you enjoy traditional Shakespeare, don't enjoy musicals or being at an outdoor venue.

85
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You enjoy thought provoking theater performed by an excellent actor who plays all roles about true life events.

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

90
Poignant, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Romantic

See it if You enjoy musicals with substance with great actors and singing. A interesting take on a classic story. I can see why it won 14 Tony’s.

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals with a message, interesting takes on classic stories.

85
Little Gem
Chelsea
Relevant, Touching, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy great acting in a heart warming, touching drama about three generations of women living there lives. All 3 women do a superb job.

Don't see it if You prefer fluffy plays or musicals. The staging was to me a bit unusual.

70
Mojada
East Village
Intense, Relevant, Depressing, Heart wrenching, Great acting

See it if You are interested in the plight of immigrants coming to this country illegally with a Medea twist to it making it even more depressing.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy intense, distressing theater with nothing uplifting about it.

72
Tender Napalm
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Great acting, Confusing, Dizzying, Sexy

See it if You don’t mind non linear love stories that can be a bit confusing at times. Great actors and good dialogue. A bit sexy at times.

Don't see it if You prefer straight forward plays.

75
Toni Stone
Midtown W
Good acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy baseball, knowing the story of a courageous woman who played professional ball in a male league performed by an accomplished actor

Don't see it if you don't like baseball. If you bore easily as it was a little slow at times.

68
Disappointing, Fluffy, Entertaining, Interesting staging, Great dancing

See it if You enjoy Kung Fu dancing and acrobatics with interesting staging.

Don't see it if You prefer a better story and acting along with it

80
Burn This
Midtown W
Romantic, Intense, Funny, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You enjoy seeing great actors in peak performance in a funny, intense play.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy intense drama or you want a bit more plausibility in the love story.

85
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Poignant, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You entertaining, funny musicals with a poignant message and great singing, dancing and acting.

Don't see it if You only like dramas and don’t enjoy men playing women.

80
All Our Children
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if You enjoy plays that are thought provoking, that examine moral dilemmas people find themselves in and enjoy good acting.

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

80
Miracle in Rwanda
Midtown W
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Inspiring, Great story telling, Great acting

See it if You enjoy one person shows where the actor plays all the characters, appreciate great story telling in an inspiring, thought provoking play.

Don't see it if You aren’t religious or spiritual and don’t resonate with that or you prefer fluffy plays or musicals.

70
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
Upper W Side
Wacky, Confusing, Fantasy, Funny, Good acting

See it if You enjoy fantasy and are a fan of Larrquette.

Don't see it if You enjoy more direct linear story lines.

85
Entertaining, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great story telling, Great acting

See it if You like well acted thought provoking plans that are also entertaining

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

90
White Noise
East Village
Intelligent, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You enjoy great theater with superb actors talking about thought provoking and relevant topics.

Don't see it if You only enjoy fluffy theater and or musicals.

93
Sea Wall/A Life
East Village
Rawness and vulnerable, Masterful, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy great acting and great story telling in an intimate setting where the vulnerability of the characters is absorbing and mesmerizing

Don't see it if You only like fluffy theater, musicals or multiple character plays.

82
Looking for Leroy
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You are a fan of Leroy Jones/Amiri Baraka and are interested in the Black Arts movement. The acting exceptional.

Don't see it if You like fluffy theater and aren’t interested nor care to know more about the Black Arts movement.

76
During previews
Random Acts
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Relevant, Funny, Great story telling

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
The Light
Midtown W
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense, Intelligent

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
Eddie and Dave
Chelsea
Campy, Funny, Quirky, Interesting, Cute

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

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

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.

77
As Much As I Can
East Village
Poignant, Fun, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a thoughtful, entertaining show with good actors in a small venue with a lovely message.

Don't see it if You don’t want to think or feel too much, you enjoy fluffy plays or musicals.

83
During previews
Resonant, Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Masterful

See it if U appreciate creativity, great staging, thought provoking immersion theater in a cool venue and enjoy getting out of your comfort zone.

Don't see it if U don’t like going to immersion theater, needing to stand most of the performance, or not knowing what the other audience members are seeing

80
During previews
Resonant, Intelligent, Entertaining, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy great acting, small stage productions, artful staging telling a heartfelt story about an amazing NY institution no longer.

Don't see it if you don't like small stage productions, don't want to have to think or feel while watching a beautiful play nor like non linear story lines.

72
Informative, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You enjoy thought provoking and relevant plays, appreciate solo artists who perform their own work and enjoy biographical plays.

Don't see it if Prefer light, fluffy theater or musicals, don’t like small stage productions or solo performances.

70
Slow, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Nonlinear, Great voice

See it if You enjoy one person autobiographical shows acted by a talented artist playing all the roles in her story.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy religious references, nonlinear stories or when the artist burst into song without understanding why. It was a bit slow.

86
Fun dancing, Resonant, Funny, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy the Temptations, their music and want to know more about their story, which is very impressive.

Don't see it if You prefer dramas, don’t like the Temptations or their music or don’t like musicals.

80
Quirky, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You enjoy good singing and dancing with quirky, thought provoking and relevant subject matter.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy musicals or don’t want to hear about gay rights issues.

75
Quirky, Entertaining, Great comedic timing, Zany, Funny

See it if You enjoy great comedic timing and laughing out loud.

Don't see it if You’re a Chekhov purist as this is a zany take off of Three Sisters.

82
During previews
Two's a Crowd
Midtown E
Semi predictable, Philosophical, Great writing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy quick wit writing, funny, thought provoking musical theater. I laughed out loud several times. Fun evening.

Don't see it if You prefer heavy plays and dislike musicals.

75
Intense, Good acting, Interesting premise, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a good revival of a play that must have been pretty scandalous when it was written in a small theater setting.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy dramas or small theater productions.

85
Ink
Midtown W
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy seeing fine actors, performing at the top of their game, in a true story which shaped the popularization of sensationalized media.

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

84
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if You enjoy great acting, singing, laughing out loud as well as a fun rendition of a Shakespearean play in a magical setting of the Delacorte.

Don't see it if You like only traditional Shakespearean plays and don’t enjoy sitting outside watching good theater

83
Intense, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Courageous

See it if You enjoy a one woman show revealing her courage and vulnerability about a real life and very difficult subject.

Don't see it if Enjoy more people on stage, like fluffy subjects and prefer musicals.

84
During previews
#yourmemorial
Soho/Tribeca
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy well acted small theater productions about thought provoking and relevant topics.

Don't see it if You like fluffy light hearted theater or musicals.

81
Educational, Relevant, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy really good acting in and interesting, absorbing and educational play as well as like Hillary.

Don't see it if You don’t like Hillary or the Clintons or like her but don’t want to see some of the behind the scenes of her campaign.

75
Nassim
Midtown W
Informative, Quirky, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if You enjoy primarily a one person show where they haven’t received the script beforehand. It’s clever and entertaining.

Don't see it if Like more action and more people and staging involved in the play.

49
The Fat Lady Sings
East Village
Creepy, Confusing, Raunchy, Funny, Good acting

See it if You enjoy nonlinear plays with at times creepy scenes and where nothing is off limits. Ending isn’t bad but a little confusing.

Don't see it if You enjoy great theater, linear plots or prefer musicals.

90
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Epic, Relevant, Funny, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy a great drama about family, love, loyalty and romance.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy long plays, prefer musicals or fluffy works.

78
Spaceman
East Village
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Very creative, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You enjoy one woman shows in a very creative setting about space exploration.

Don't see it if You don’t like one woman shows or prefer musicals and multiple characters on stage.

72
During previews
Dying in Boulder
East Village
Great staging, Thought-provoking, Funny, Slow at times, Indulgent

See it if You enjoy seeing a dysfunctional family working through the mom dying of cancer.

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

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

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
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Good acting, Engaging

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

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
Eco Village
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Quirky

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
Awake
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Edgy, Good acting, Intelligent, Relevant

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