Karen 8280

New York City

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Reviews (77)
92
Tech Support
Midtown E
Romantic, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like time travel

Don't see it if you don't like time travel

Also A surprise.... Read more Read less

69
The Exes
Midtown W
Disappointing

See it if you have 2 hours to pass

Don't see it if you have something else to do...

Also Very disappointing. The synopsis promised a funny show, but the tag li... Read more Read less

95
Epic, Riveting, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you like Andrew LLoyd Webber

Don't see it if -maybe you can't afford it...

Also The show has been playing for 31 years so it must be something to see.... Read more Read less

95
Great writing, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you don't mind one-person serious shows

Don't see it if you prefer lighter fare

Also Even though you have two actors you have 2 one-person shows as they ne... Read more Read less

95
Road Show
Midtown W
Edgy, Great writing, Great singing, Clever

See it if you like Sondheim

Don't see it if you don't like Sondheim

Also With Sondheim you either hate it or love it.... Read more Read less

95
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Masterful, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if you are a left leaning political woman

Don't see it if if you are a right-wing conservative

Also Fascinating storytelling, purports to be mostly true.... Read more Read less

79
Conflict
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great singing, Confusing

See it if you are interested in Walt Whitman and LGBTQ matters

Don't see it if LGBTQ and PC turn you off

Also Interesting take on Walt Whitman and LGBTQ matters. Starts with a birt... Read more Read less

99
Funny, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Great singing

See it if you like singing and dancing and want to have a good time

Don't see it if you like heavy dramas

Also Oh, I enjoyed this very much. Lots of singing and dancing and even a m... Read more Read less

95
Entertaining, Enchanting, Great singing, Delightful, Clever

See it if you like musicals and Cole Porter

Don't see it if you like dark, heavy musicals (go see Oklahoma...)

Also A delightful show with great choreography. Some of the moves look so r... Read more Read less

95
Thought-provoking, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if you don't mind a new take on an old classic

Don't see it if you loved Oklahoma the movie - this ain't it

Also Not quite your Grandmother's Oklahoma. Darker, with a shocking ending.... Read more Read less

95
Burn This
Midtown W
Raunchy, Riveting, Great acting

See it if you want to see Adam Driver catching fire

Don't see it if you are sensitive to strong language

Also Adam Driver is on fire! When he is onstage he is the only thing that y... Read more Read less

79
Knock It Off!: A Farce
East Village
Dizzying, Great staging, Funny

See it if you like slamming door farces

Don't see it if you don't like frenzied action

Also A slamming door farce like Noises Off only not as professional. ... Read more Read less

85
High Button Shoes
Midtown W
Hilarious, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if you like old fashioned musicals

Don't see it if you like your musicals up to date and relevant

Also A pleasant show with no lessons and plenty of good music and great dan... Read more Read less

99
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you still remember the awkward years of high school

Don't see it if you like your musicals with more meat to them

Also When I went to buy my ticket I saw that there were a lot of young peop... Read more Read less

79
All My Sons
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see an Arthur Miller classic

Don't see it if you prefer comedies or musicals

Also I am an older person and I had never seen All My Sons. I felt that I n... Read more Read less

68
During previews
Great acting, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you want to see Nathan Lane in anything he does...

Don't see it if I'm not sure if there is a reason to see it, so maybe don't...

Also Taylor Mac is a playwright for Theater of the Ridiculous, so don't try... Read more Read less

79
Cliched, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if you like fun music and you never saw Julia Roberts in the movie

Don't see it if you really really love Julia Roberts and no one can take her place

Also I enjoyed this show although it is not the best musical I have seen th... Read more Read less

100
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Intelligent, Funny, Hilarious, Great acting, Clever

See it if you enjoy being entertained to the nth degree...

Don't see it if Are you a sour puss? See it, anyway!

Also I thought that the best musical this season was The Prom, but Tootsie ... Read more Read less

99
Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you remember The Golden Girls fondly

Don't see it if you don't like men in drag, no matter how talented they are

Also Oh, this is one of the funniest shows I have seen. The laughs come a m... Read more Read less

45
Skinnamarink
East Village
Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you like edgy stuff - PS Nobody likes it this edgy...

Don't see it if you enjoy live theater

Also You are so lucky - it just closed.... Read more Read less

92
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Delightful

See it if you like ensemble theater

Don't see it if you are not familiar with acting classes

Also As a person who takes an acting class I recognized all the characters ... Read more Read less

78
State of the Union
East Village
Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you are really into politics - then and now...

Don't see it if you are not familiar with politics of 1947 or 2018

Also It is supposed to be a comedy of sorts but it isn't that funny. Maybe ... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Hurricane Diane
East Village
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Edgy

See it if you are interested in myth meets ecology

Don't see it if you are not into green futures

Also The world clock is at 11:45 and Dionysus comes to save the world... Read more Read less

92
Call Me Madam
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Romantic

See it if you love old fashioned musicals

Don't see it if if silly stories are not your cup of tea

Also With tunes by Irving Berlin this show should have been a 100.... Read more Read less

95
Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like Greek Myths

Don't see it if you don't like Greek myths

Also I saw this show in its incarnation at the NY Theater Workshop in the E... Read more Read less

85
Make Believe
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy a story being revealed little by little

Don't see it if you like your stories straightforward

Also A comedy/drama - how can I describe it?... Read more Read less

85
Great writing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you have ever had a bad online dating experience

Don't see it if you never dated online

Also A surprisingly entertaining show.... Read more Read less

89
Two's a Crowd
Midtown E
Hilarious, Romantic, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you remember Rita Rudner fondly - she doesn't disappoint

Don't see it if you like more seriousness in your romantic musical comedies

Also It's like a stand-up routine expanded to have a story line.... Read more Read less

95
Romantic, Great singing

See it if you like spectacle

Don't see it if you prefer your dramas non-musical

Also I know where Cher's costumes and sequins are going when her show close... Read more Read less

89
During previews
I Spy a Spy
Midtown W
Relevant, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want to see a Broadway quality show at off Broadway prices

Don't see it if you don't like musicals

Also The first act was too long and too much going on.... Read more Read less

79
Thought-provoking, Great singing, Confusing

See it if you are interested in Walt Whitman and LGBTQ matters

Don't see it if if LGBTQ and PC turn you off

Also This starts as a Birthday party for Walt Whitman and morphs into a tri... Read more Read less

89
Intelligent, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you love musicals

Don't see it if you remember the original play and the movie

Also I didn't see it with the original cast. I suspect it was a better show... Read more Read less

69
During previews
Open
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting

See it if you want a one person show

Don't see it if you think you are going to see a magic show - THERE IS NO MAGIC

Also Advertised as a magician does a myriad of tricks for our entertainment... Read more Read less

89
Ink
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in newspaper historical fiction

Don't see it if British/Australian accents turn you off

Also I found the first act long and often boring as Lamb puts together his ... Read more Read less

85
Fluffy, Hilarious, Great singing, Clever

See it if you are a fan of The Office

Don't see it if if you never heard of The Office

Also I have to say right off that I have never seen The Office so the parod... Read more Read less

100
Must see, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you like Carl Reiner: you like to have a good time

Don't see it if see it anyway

Also I saw this show when it was in its developmental stages and later in a... Read more Read less

79
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Awful staging, Relevant, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if masterful acting by Bryan Cranston

Don't see it if you prefer light comedies

Also The staging was AWFUL! If you go, be sure to sit in the center or the ... Read more Read less

75
Slow, Great singing, Disappointing

See it if you are interested in H C Andersen

Don't see it if you like a little zip in your biographies

Also Sorry. I did not enjoy this dark version of H C Andersen's life.... Read more Read less

79
Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Great singing

See it if you like big splashy overstuffed musicals and you are a fan of Tim Burton's Beetlejuice.

Don't see it if if you like your musicals with a little more intelligence

Also I don't remember Tim Burton's Beetlejuice so I come to this show with ... Read more Read less

79
Sincerely, Oscar
Midtown W
Entertaining

See it if you enjoy Hammerstein with whoever he wrote with

Don't see it if you are expecting context for the songs, similar to Hal, Prince of Broadway (It ain't here)

Also Audio-animatronics move over! There's a new artificial human in town.... Read more Read less

79
Vilna
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Profound, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in some fictional history

Don't see it if you find Holocaust stories too frightening to be on a theatrical stage

Also This is not my usual type of entertainment - if entertainment is the r... Read more Read less

75
God Shows Up
Midtown W
Ambitious

See it if you are questioning your belief in tele-evangelists

Don't see it if you are secure in your beliefs

Also The opposite of C S Lewis.... Read more Read less

76
During previews
Slow, Great acting

See it if you are a fan of Laurie Metcalf and/or John Lithgow

Don't see it if you get bored easily

Also Well, I didn't like it. It doesn't mean that it isn't good - the audie... Read more Read less

99
During previews
Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you remember the Temptations and the 60's, 70's, 80's etc..

Don't see it if you don't like musicals

Also SEE IT!!!!!!!!!!!

99
Delightful, Great staging, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever

See it if you like upbeat musicals with a little sadness

Don't see it if you are not into chick flicks..

Also The scenery is a cheerful compilation of stylized posters of chick fli... Read more Read less

95
Great staging, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Sparkly

See it if you remember Cher fondly and you love an exciting musical

Don't see it if you don't like big musicals

Also So much better than Summer which used the same 3-person portrayal of t... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Lolita, My Love
Midtown E
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you want to see a bit of history - a musical that closed out-of-town.

Don't see it if you can't get past the subject matter - hebephilia

Also This show would get a 100 if it weren't for the subject - pedophilia. ... Read more Read less

77
Great singing, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy the Frankenstein story in all its incarnations

Don't see it if you don't like opera type musicals

Also Very good singing. ... Read more Read less

95
Carmelina
Midtown E
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing, Funny

See it if you like delightful musicals and great singing

Don't see it if you don't like delightful musicials and great singing

Also Hurry up - it is closing Feb 3rd.... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Red State Blue State
West Village
Clever, Funny, Hilarious

See it if you like to laugh at politics

Don't see it if you are a firmly red or blue state

Also This show probably deserves a higher rating. The audience was in stitc... Read more Read less