Karl 4

Brooklyn | 65+ | Male

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Reviews (71)
86
Enchanting, Great staging, Refreshing, Delightful

See it if If you'd like to see a fun, joyous, effervescent show with some terrific music.

Don't see it if If you want something profound and political statements given by today's standards.

86
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You'd like an intelligent show about diverse cultures' chance meeting where they recognizes their similarities rather than differences.

Don't see it if If you prefer a show with razzle dazzle.

85
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever

See it if If you love an offbeat music comedy homage to musical theater.

Don't see it if You don't like to laugh or know who Ethel Merman was.

85
Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Funny

See it if Go if you like to see a fun show and still believe in rock & roll. Stick it to the man!!

Don't see it if You don't like kids (no matter how talented) and rather listen to Kanye or Celine (I pity you).

79
Great acting, Quirky, Funny

See it if You like a silly, fun show that will make you laugh in spite of yourself.

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

77
Charming, Entertaining, Silly, Quirky, Delightful

See it if You like a fun bit of musical fluff to brighten your spirits.

Don't see it if You're a grump.

75
During previews
Great staging, Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if If you like a well-acted play examining the the connection between art, commerce and one's mind.

Don't see it if You're expecting a children's tale.

51
Disappointing, Indulgent, Raunchy, Banal

See it if You're not adverse to poking fun at the Bible.

Don't see it if You don't like excessive, unnecessary profanity or a promising concept poorly executed.

Also On the plus side there was no obligatory rap number!

75
Fluffy, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You'd like a no frills musical that features the songs of Jerry Herman.

Don't see it if You expect musicals to be lavishly produced and with more accompaniment than a piano.

50
During previews
Disappointing, Indulgent, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if Your idea of good theater is a fractured confusing, erratic time-hopping mess that does little to nothing to address its dramatic themes.

Don't see it if You expect a linear plot, conflict and/or resolution.

Also There is some decent acting. Especially from the lead: Jenny Piersol

90
Delightful, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if You like an enormously entertaining show that features music with a bit of poetry, dance and history.

Don't see it if No reason not to see this show (except that it's run is already over).

69
Quirky, Indulgent, Funny

See it if You like lightweight (albeit somewhat confusing) musical fluff.

Don't see it if You're looking for something with substance.

Also The title is a misnomer.

26
Stupid, Raunchy, Indulgent, Excruciating

See it if You like to suffer through an lifeless, unfunny comedy that could've been written by drunken teens in their basement (and perhaps it was).

Don't see it if Just don't

69
Obvious, Disappointing, Resonant, Slow

See it if You like a well acted play about two people dealing with the aftermath of gun violence

Don't see it if A play that follows a fairly obvious course without a real dramatic edge.

Also Warning. Don't go to this show if you don't want to endure tobacco smo... Read more Read less

54
Banal, Indulgent, Great singing, Disappointing

See it if You want to see two great performers waste their talent.

Don't see it if You want musicals to have memorable songs

61
Cute, Cliched, Disappointing, Dated

See it if You'd like a nice, little children friendly magic show with well performed illusions.

Don't see it if You're looking for a well-rounded or sophisticated "act" that plays to the entire house - left & right - and not just center. Loud music.

69
Indulgent, Ambitious, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if You like a play where the lead character displays her life-choices inner struggles.

Don't see it if You prefer "reality" over absurdity.

79
Entertaining, Cute, Fluffy

See it if You'd like a lightweight show about the lives of a cross-section of New Yorkers who are in transit (in more ways than one).

Don't see it if You prefer to hear musicians backing up the singers rather than a human beatbox (which is way too loud in the mix).

79
Quirky, Great acting, Funny, Clever

See it if If you like to ponder the meaning of life and death in a non-sequitor manner.

Don't see it if You're looking for a linear plot or don't want to think too hard.

Also I defy anyone to leave the theatre without a smile on thier face.

51
Boring, Disappointing, Dull, Slow

See it if You like characters who recall their the past in a meandering manner with occasional humor to keep your interest.

Don't see it if If you like a play with a clear, linear plot or do not want to watch a stage lit only by candles through half the show.

Also So much acting talent wasted.

74
Entertaining, Intelligent, Slow

See it if You rather see than listen to a "radio drama".

Don't see it if If you don't like minimal set and actors act by using only thier voices.

79
Quirky, Intelligent, Edgy

See it if If you like drama about relationships and how to destroy them.

Don't see it if You are offended by profanity and depictions of substance abuse.

95
Refreshing, Riveting, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if If you enjoy a well acted show about the bonds and depths of friendship.

Don't see it if If you want an easy answer to a mystery.

78
Resonant, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You like an intelligent play that highlights the difficulty that women face breaking into the "boy's club".

Don't see it if You don't like easily defined characters.

80
Charming, Great dancing, Fun, Delightful

See it if You enjoy an easy to enjoy frothy musical romantic comedy with spectacular dancing.

Don't see it if You're wanting more than just mere entertainment.

69
During previews
Banal, Cliched, Confusing

See it if See it if you love Sondheim and some wonderful acting.

Don't see it if You want to a musical to contain even a single memorable melody.

86
Charming, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You'd like to see an absolutely magical world performed by an incredible neuro-inclusive cast.

Don't see it if Don't go if you lack the ability to appreciate whimsy and fantasy.

71
During previews
Funny, Slow, Confusing, Clever

See it if You like British humour that doesn't necessarily have a payoff.

Don't see it if You like your British humour to be sharp, quick-witted and funny - not merely amusing

94
Delightful, Absorbing, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You want to see a classic Broadway musical done to perfection. Absolutely glorious!

Don't see it if You're a grumpy sod who doesn't like musicals.

82
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if If you like an absorbing dialogue between two literary giant friends

Don't see it if If you want a play with razzle dazzle or a linear plot. This is a conversation and can go off on tangents

74
Engaging, Dated, Relevant, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if If you like a play that looks at the paths our lives and whether we have the ability to change that path.

Don't see it if If you're expecting a conflict & resolution plot-line from a casual cocktail party.

86
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Funny

See it if You enjoy a one man show of pointed political satire that includes a primer on activism and what one person can achieve.

Don't see it if You endorse 45.

83
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like a good two person historical play with wit.

Don't see it if You are not familiar with the early works of Disney or Stravinsky.

Also BTW: The 1893 World's Fair in Chicago was not the first (not even the ... Read more Read less

79
Great acting, Indulgent, Dizzying, Funny

See it if You like an amusing, energetic one-person autobiographical show that questions where one fits in (and what lengths one will go to).

Don't see it if you don't care for one-person autobiographies.

71
During previews
Indulgent, Slow, Ambitious, Clever

See it if To see a pleasing, yet slow, musical work in progress.

Don't see it if You can't sit for an hour and three quarters with no intermission.

81
Fluffy, Funny, Delightful

See it if You like a light-hearted, entertaining, breezy farce.

Don't see it if You want a play of depth and significance.

70
During previews
Slow, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You like well acted, melodramatic, one-sided cliche stories.

Don't see it if You want a plot-line with depth and real conflict/resolution.

81
During previews
Edgy, Quirky, Funny, Clever

See it if You like a farce based on historical figures and free champagne!

Don't see it if You prefer you comedy traditional and don't like actors playing multiple - possibly confusing - role.

Also Alyssa Simon as Alice was especially good and the second act dragged.

82
Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if If you like a fun, charming musical that is inventively staged.

Don't see it if You don't like stage versions of movies or a few gratuitous bad words.

59
Cute, Fluffy, Slow, Ambitious

See it if You like small vignettes on life from a promising playwright.

Don't see it if You want clear, cohesive plot lines.

83
Riveting, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if If you like biographical one-person show dramas.

Don't see it if If you don't like stories of religeous conversion or expect anecdotes about the writing of the Narnia series.

65
Fluffy, Cute, Entertaining

See it if You like a lightweight show with pleasant but ultimately unmemorable music (and whose message takes far too long to be stated).

Don't see it if You expect to hear polished singers or a well-defined plot-line.

84
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You want to see an absorbing story on the topic of gun violence, loss, grief and its effect upon us.

Don't see it if You're looking for something light and fluffy.

63
During previews
Indulgent, Ambitious, Turgid, Slow

See it if If you like a clever, modern-language courtroom trial of an historical figure.

Don't see it if You don't like excessive profanity or long-winded monologues that could and should be edited drastically.

72
Indulgent, Great acting, Interesting, Absorbing

See it if You like well-acted play that attempts to reconcile the past with the present.

Don't see it if You don't like non-linear works, an unappealing lead character or plots that don't fully resolve.

79
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if You would enjoy a play about how a group of college friends deal with the grief and loss of one of their own.

Don't see it if If you don't want to feel the need to decompress after the show or care for deliberately "amateur" productions.

79
Indulgent, Humorous, Ambitious, Clever

See it if If you like an intriguing contemporary work along the lines of Andy Kaufman and Pee-Wee Herman.

Don't see it if If you don't like non-linear, self absorbed, semi-autobiographical vignettes (with music).

69
Fluffy, Entertaining, Bloated, Indulgent

See it if You like acting that elevates a weak faux-Shepard dysfunctional family script.

Don't see it if You're old enough to remember the time period depicted.

71
Intelligent, Ambitious

See it if You like a glimpse into the dark side of life - with humor.

Don't see it if You don't like bleak outcomes

84
During previews
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Poignant, Funny

See it if If you like a humorous, yet bittersweet one person autobiography that's easily relatable.

Don't see it if You're expecting a comedy routine.