KAT24

Brooklyn | Female
About:  Theatre is an escape, a refuge, and a place for us to hear the stories of others. It's the best!
Reviews (31)
90
Sunday
Chelsea
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if You want an inside look at today's 20-somethings trying to figure out life. You like edgy theater with a dose of physical movement.

Don't see it if You like living in your own old world. You aren't open to modern stories.

Also I think this is a story about young heartbreak and trying to figure ou... Read more Read less

90
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Funny, Clever

See it if You're a fan of spoofs, particularly knowledgable about Chekov plays, and like direct address shows.

Don't see it if You don't want to hear about other people's problems, can't laugh at your own problems, or like to stay hidden in the dark while at a show.

89
Great writing, Resonant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you can empathize with the "quarter-life crisis" and the challenges of not exactly knowing your way.

Don't see it if you have a tiny bladder (1:45 - no intermission!) or don't give a hoot about 20-somethings, even though you might have been one yourself!

Also This is a very intriguing story about love, friendship, careers, and t... Read more Read less

85
Quicksand
West Village
Absorbing, Clever, Intelligent, Great staging

See it if you like personal journey stories and seeing theatrical scene changes.

Don't see it if you are a fan of sheer realism or can't follow multiple character changes.

Also This is a lovely story from a forgotten novelist and I'm glad it has b... Read more Read less

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Indulgent, Quirky

See it if You like wacky vignettes, quirky characters, and rage and love.

Don't see it if You are at all squeamish with language particularly the "p-word," or sexual humor.

95
Ambitious, Great staging, Intense, Clever, Epic

See it if you want a fresh and artistic take on Shakespeare's history plays.

Don't see it if you don't care for Shakespeare, or flashing lights (which are way cool; why don't you like them?)

Also Well done! History plays can be tough to make interesting, but NAATCO ... Read more Read less

96
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you want a refreshing take on one of Shakespeare's more popular plays -- with some good physical comedy.

Don't see it if you're tired of Shakespeare, or this particular story.

Also I've seen "Twelfth Night" a lot, and while I feel it is often done, I ... Read more Read less

92
Great staging, Great writing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you love theater writing at its very BEST. Mr. Kushner is exquisite, and there's an eerie truth to his words still today.

Don't see it if you don't appreciate superb writing, a valiant cast, and intricate yet simple staging.

79
During previews
Shakespeare's Will
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Ambitious, Interesting

See it if you are a Shakespeare buff, enjoy one-person shows, and live musical accompaniment.

Don't see it if you aren't into Shakespeare, one-person shows, or original, new-agey music.

90
During previews
Muswell Hill
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you like British Drama, gossip, and cheeky characters.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of the English, get stressed easily, or are squeamish about broken relationships.

91
Refreshing, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Quirky

See it if you like new works and a mixed bag of theater. Different every time, but the finals are on Saturday, so you will see the best of the fest!

Don't see it if You aren't around on Saturday Aug 12

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Epic, Refreshing

See it if you like silly, imaginative stories, with quality performing

Don't see it if you have no imagination, sense of humor, or care for music

80
Edgy, Great staging, Intense, Thought-provoking, Great writing

See it if you are riveted by other people's problems, like a train wreck you can't take your eyes off of.

Don't see it if you don't like drama. (It's NOT a comedy)

88
CasablancaBox
Soho/Tribeca
Ambitious, Romantic, Intelligent, Great staging, Clever

See it if you like the inner-workings of things, and creative staging

Don't see it if you hate creativity or the movie Casablanca

89
Angry Young Man
Chelsea
Clever, Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if you like clever staging, creative use of the set and props, and good storytelling.

Don't see it if you don't like clever staging, creative use of the set and props, or good storytelling.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Delightful

See it if You have a bit of a twisted sense of humor.

Don't see it if You don't like sex jokes.

90
During previews
LOVER
Midtown W
Good story-telling, Quirky, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you're not afraid to talk about sex (baby), enjoy one-woman shows, enjoy reading someone else's diary (figuratively).

Don't see it if you're not into sex-talk, women-talk, or hate one-person shows.

Also Lois takes us on a candid sex-rollercoaster of her life. I really appr... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Public Servant
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if You're a fan of 'This is Us' and like stories dealing with morals, family, and politics.

Don't see it if You're a discriminatory person in any way. Actually, do see it. Maybe it will change you.

Also I'm a fan of Bekah Brunstetter's writing, and she does not disappoint.... Read more Read less

79
Whore
East Village
Abstract, Intelligent, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy an inside peek of someone's diary.

Don't see it if you dislike one-person shows, are squeamish about sex, or prefer realism.

Also Suzanne is a talented performer. She has a hauntingly beautiful voice,... Read more Read less

78
During previews
My Parsifal Conductor
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Great staging, Epic

See it if you are an opera or classical music aficionado and if you enjoy clever staging and costuming.

Don't see it if you have no love of music, as you will certainly be a little lost. Or if you lack the quality to listen thoughtfully.

Also I really wanted to like this play more. The actors did an amazing job ... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intense, Intelligent

See it if You love family drama, along with an absorbing double-take for the eye.

Don't see it if you have a short attention span or are easily distracted.

Also I was able to see a Preview of this beautiful script. The duality of a... Read more Read less

69
The End of Mermaids
East Village
Enchanting, Funny, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy creative design and mermaids.

Don't see it if you are looking for something deep (no pun intended).

Also I was intrigued by the show description and aspect of design. No doubt... Read more Read less

95
During previews
The Metromaniacs
Midtown W
Funny, Intense, Great writing, Enchanting

See it if you enjoy farce, fast-paced comedy, and witty, tangled plots!

Don't see it if you don't hear well, have trouble following quick dialogue, or dislike farce.

Also David Ives is a true master with words, and has presented a dizzying, ... Read more Read less

90
For a previous production
Absorbing, Great acting, Quirky, Edgy

See it if You are a fan of Vonnegut and aren't easily shocked. It's his stylistic character work, and it is well done!

Don't see it if you hate guns, straying a bit from reality, or Kurt Vonnegut.

94
During previews
The Loneliest Number
Lower E Side
Absorbing, Edgy, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you like stories about relationships, realism, and interesting characters.

Don't see it if you like predictable stories.

Also This is a beautifully acted tale about humans who don't always know th... Read more Read less

60
Great singing, Confusing, Great costumes, Insipid

See it if you like stylishly dressed folks singing nicely while drinking air.

Don't see it if you want a musical with a logical plot.

Also I wanted to like this show -- a fun premise, and really cool visuals i... Read more Read less

90
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if you like fresh approaches to Shakespeare, enjoy physical comedy, and outdoor shenanigans.

Don't see it if you have no sense of humor or are prone to mosquito bites (but you could just wear bug spray)

85
Creative, Clever, Relevant, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if you like a fresh take on Shakespeare, intelligent women, and clever staging.

Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare, strong females, or seeing other audience members (theatre in the round)

Also I really liked the creative staging and school-girl style props and co... Read more Read less

99
Enchanting, Entertaining, Fluffy, Quirky, Must see

See it if you like the Harry Potter books, you like 90s music, you like having fun, you root for the underdog, you like silliness, you have a soul...

Don't see it if you don't have a sense of humor. This is a super fun, entertaining show. Good for people who didn't read the Harry Potter books, too!

94
Linda
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if You like excellent, timely writing. As a young female, it was refreshing to see five excellent roles for women. A moving story.

Don't see it if you don't like good acting or writing.

95
For a previous production
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Enchanting, Edgy, Great acting, Refreshing, Intense

See it if you're a sports fan, a theater fan, a fan of love, a fan of friendship, a fan of good writing, a fan of good story-telling.

Don't see it if you really hate theater, sports, girls, and yourself.