Kate 21

New York City | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (20)
97
During previews
Einstein's Dreams
Midtown E
Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Clever, Delightful

See it if you like intelligent writing and terrific music

Don't see it if if you only like musicals about traditional topics.

Also RUN, DON'T WALK to see it! It's absolutely marvelous. The writing (Joa... Read more Read less

88
Random Acts
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you like engaging story telling and relevant topics.

Don't see it if you don't like one person shows.

40
During previews
Confusing, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if you like out-of-the-box theatre even if it doesn't land.

Don't see it if You expect it to live up to Bedlam's Sense and Sensibility or Vanity Fair.

Also This was ambitious but it just didn't work. The Rome and Juliet parts ... Read more Read less

90
Peter Pan
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if you enjoy theatrical deconstruction of a classic story

Don't see it if you want a traditional Peter Pan

85
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you love great acting and plays about ideas.

Don't see it if you dislike a period piece written and acted in a contemporary style.

95
Cry Havoc!
West Village
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You like one person shows with bare bones production values with the focus on the words, story and theme.

Don't see it if The above.

Also Go on a narrative personal journey seamlessly interwoven with history ... Read more Read less

85
During previews
The Encounter
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy a theatrical presentation with the imagination needed to "see" what is happening. If you enjoy one person shows.

Don't see it if You like kitchen sink realism.

90
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Intelligent, Refreshing, Clever

See it if You love The Wizard of Oz, love great musicals, love musicals with a strong book.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals or are looking for something profound.

90
Matilda
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Delightful

See it if You like wonderful acting and a strong book musical, very funny dialogue and songs, kids doing a great job onstage.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals, want to see something profound and thought-provoking and/or have trouble understanding people with accents.

90
The Humans
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you like thought-provoking shows which are beautifully acted and written. Poignant but with lots of humor.

Don't see it if You like only light comedy and musicals.

95
During previews
Vilna
Midtown W
Riveting, Relevant, Great acting

See it if you like hard-hitting drama based on real people and situations.

Don't see it if if it's too hard to watch a holocaust play

Also This play is powerful, relevant and extremely well acted and directed.... Read more Read less

100
Delightful, Intelligent, Must see, Thought provoking

See it if You are interested in history, politics, current events treated in a thought-provoking and often very humorous way.

Don't see it if if you want a conventional plot and characters. Don't see it if you don't care about political issues or think you already know everything.

Also This is one of the best things I've ever seen. But it's a roller coast... Read more Read less

79
Intelligent

See it if you like unusual love stories.

Don't see it if If you don't like reading supertitles.

Also I don't know why but the show didn't grab me. The female lead was terr... Read more Read less

95
Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Delightful, Intelligent, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like stylized, theatrical productions. This show is wonderful - Thackeray's novel told in a way that only theater can.

Don't see it if you don't like stylized, theatrical productions, if you only like kitchen sink realism.

100
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Delightful, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You love theatrical presentation, plays with music, both comedy and drama, substantive theatre

Don't see it if you dislike actors playing multiple roles, theatrical staging.

85
A Day by the Sea
Midtown W
Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You like period pieces that are character driven and dialogue rich.

Don't see it if Action driven plots.

94
Pericles
Brooklyn
Ambitious, Exquisite, Great staging, Epic, Profound

See it if If you love Shakespeare, you want to see a masterful staging of one his seldom produced plays.

Don't see it if You simply can't wrap your head around Shakespeare even if it's superbly done. Which this is.

75
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Intelligent, Original, Quirky

See it if If you like clever and original concepts - in this case, sort of an adult Sesame Street.

Don't see it if If you are expecting something with puppets to be for kids or don't like "adult" language.

100
Clever, Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You love innovative theatre that breaks the fourth wall and give you a different take on a classical play. If you love great ensemble work.

Don't see it if You like traditional plays and staging and/or you are uncomfortable with "adult" language and/or nudity.

80
Sylvia
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Funny, Delightful

See it if Sylvia is a delight for anyone looking for an evening of well-written, well-acted comedy. And Annaleigh Ashford as Sylvia is wonderful.

Don't see it if you are looking for high drama or deep meaning.