KatharineHaines

Manhattan | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (68)
81
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if if you want to see 2 sensational actors perform an entertaining ( a little dated) play.

Don't see it if if you are looking for a big Broadway production

80
Great acting, Intelligent, Clever

See it if you want to see another masterful performance by Laurie Metcalf. (Lithgow has a real supporting role.)

Don't see it if your are tired of Hillary and Bill or you want to see a comedy,

90
Great writing, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you want to see a musical comedy that has great references to Broadway. It is updated from the movie and really funny.

Don't see it if you don't like musical comedies or the movie.

90
Great writing, Creative, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a "new" musical. The writing and performances are extraordinary.

Don't see it if you want to see a musical comedy. Go see The Prom or Tootsie.

85
Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see sensational performances of a classic Miller play.

Don't see it if you want to see a funny, light, entertaining show. It is kind of a depressing show.

20
During previews
Insipid, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if you want to waste your money. Nathan was Nathan and the play is weak, predictable and not funny.

Don't see it if you want to waste your money. Nathan was Nathan and the play is weak, predictable and not funny.

80
During previews
Entertaining, Dated, Great singing

See it if you love the Temptations music. It reminded me of "The Jersey Boys" and felt formulaic. The music and the performances were very good.

Don't see it if don't like musicals that are all about a rock & roll groups "journey".

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Entertaining, Great writing

See it if Aaron Sorkin's play is a perfect interpretation of the classic book. And the actors are superb, especially Celia and Jeff. A must see!

Don't see it if You want to see a light musical.

85
Great staging, Great acting, Dated, Relevant

See it if you want to see Bryan Cranston giving a masterful performance. The stage production is also creative and outstanding.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a play from the 1960s-1970s. Although the themes are relevant today, the references are dated.

90
Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy a very good play that is definitely thought provoking. Radcliffe steals the show from two spectacular actors.

Don't see it if You don’t like plays

92
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Must see

See it if You want to see a play that is full of great characters, surprises and humor. Although a little long, the time flies by.

Don't see it if You are not interested in Irish history.

69
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Profound

See it if Interesting, thought provoking play about white male privilege in the USA. A couple things didn't work for me-inconsistent to the play.

Don't see it if You want to be entertained, not challenged.I did not like the actor who played the Dad at all.

65
During previews
Absorbing, Great singing, Intelligent, Historic, Slow

See it if are interested in blues music and it's history. It is a one man show and that's amazing.

Don't see it if are looking for "entertainment". It is a slow 85 minutes.

95
Absorbing, Entertaining, Fascinating

See it if You love NYC history, theatre history and architecture!

Don't see it if You don’t like tours.

85
During previews
Great singing, Delightful, Thought-provoking

See it if 95 minutes of great singing and fun music. The story is not as predictable as you might anticipate.

Don't see it if You don't like rock and roll music.

95
During previews
Entertaining, Clever, Ambitious, Magical

See it if You are a Harry Potter fan-it is absolutely delightful, surprising and fascinating.

Don't see it if You don't want to spend the money for a 2 might show.

95
Great singing, Must see, Entertaining

See it if A classic. I have seen it 6 times with different casts and it always works. And the dancins is divine

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals.

90
Great singing, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if If you love Carole King’s music and are interested in seeing the story of her life-fascinating!

Don't see it if Don’t like Carole King’s music

90
Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You love musicals and musical theatre history.

Don't see it if Don't like old musicals

70
Disappointing, Great singing, Overrated, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if You like Sara Bareiless's music.

Don't see it if You love the movie. It is missing some of the humour.

80
Masterful, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Mark rylance

See it if If you like to see one of the current greatest actors on stage. A bonus is the classic male singer.

Don't see it if You prefer light, singing and dancing musicals.

95
For a previous production
Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a NEW musical comedy. The cast is sensational. Music, lyrics and book are too.

Don't see it if You don't like musical comedies.

90
Must see, Great staging, Great singing

See it if This is a great production, with or without Bette who was masterful.

Don't see it if You don't like classic musicals.

75
Entertaining, Fluffy, Great singing

See it if Like musicals-classic boy meets girl, with some clever additions.

Don't see it if Fluffy musicals

90
Absorbing, Clever, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in Yiddish theatre and theatre history in the early 20th century. The production is masterfully staged and performed.

Don't see it if No reason-it is kind of perfect!

85
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if if you like old fashion musical comedies. A delightful production.

Don't see it if if you want to see a though provoking drama.

75
Dated, Great costumes, Great singing

See it if you want to see an array of incredible costumes by Bob Mackie, you love Cher and want to see a spectacular performance by Stephanie Block.

Don't see it if you don't like Cher. It is ALL about her and her music.

76
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Overrated

See it if you want to see a one woman show that starts out entertaining but turns into a platform for issues of out time.

Don't see it if you don't like political dramas.

90
Great dancing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a classic musical comedy.

Don't see it if you want to see a serious show.

80
During previews
Masterful, Great staging, A classic

See it if you want to see an "updated" Oklahoma. It's not as dark as anticipated by the buzz. Very good performances and really creative staging.

Don't see it if You have seen Oklahoma previously. It's just not that"new".

90
During previews
Absorbing, Masterful, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a masterful play about Wall Street, America, immigration, and history. Three actors play multiple parts!

Don't see it if You don't like long plays......it is 3 1/2 hours with 2 intermissions.

75
Great singing, Entertaining, Relevant

See it if Great music/singing but sometimes it is hard to understand the actors.

Don't see it if Don't like musicals

85
During previews
Delightful, Great singing, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a production of Merrily that works! The original was awful and this one is delightful.

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

85
Riveting, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Masterful

See it if You don't want to miss Elaine May's masterful performance. (Supporting cast is good too.)

Don't see it if You don't like plays that deal with tough subjects. The second act was very sad.

90
During previews
Thought-provoking, Profound, Intense, Absorbing

See it if You want to see master class performances about a very important, current subject.

Don't see it if You want to see a comedy.

92
Absorbing, Clever, Riveting, And brillant

See it if You want to see Bill Irwin's walk a fine line between interpreting Beckett intellectually and clowning. 90 minutes of pure bliss!

Don't see it if You don't like Beckett or clowns.

75
During previews
Fluffy, Great singing, Dated

See it if you are a fan of Melissa Errirco. It is a showcase for her. It is an old fashion musical but thoroughly entertaining.

Don't see it if you are interested in seeing something that is thought provoking.

70
Romantic, Absorbing, Interesting

See it if Sweet, classic story that is staged with dance. I enjoyed the nearly 2 hours-both the acting and the staging.

Don't see it if You expect a John Kander musical. His music is merely an orchestral accompaniment to the show.

90
Great singing, Great dancing, Classic, Entertaining, Old fashion (in a good way)

See it if You love entertainment in the purest form. The orchestra, singers and dancers were all divine.

Don't see it if Too late! Encores! weekend is over.

87
During previews
Great singing, Classic, sensational dancing

See it if you want to see great singing and sensational choreography/dancing.

Don't see it if you don't like old fashion musicals where the book/play is not important.

60
During previews
Slow, Great staging, Disappointing

See it if Norbet Leo Butz's number of "Get me to the Church on Time" was sensational. Otherwise a HUGE disappointment

Don't see it if You know the original production or even the movie!

85
Delightful, Enchanting, Refreshing

See it if You want to see 2 spectacular performances from Tony and Katrina.

Don't see it if You are expecting a ‘message”. It is truly just about a band’s visit.

80
Clever, Funny, Quirky

See it if If you like comedies.

Don't see it if If you don't like comedies.

90
Entertaining, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if You are interested in musical theatre history, specifically the Encores! Performance.

Don't see it if You are not interested in the details and history of musical theatre.

Also The location for this Salon is not very convenient,

90
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious, Raunchy

See it if The songs are great and the humour is on point.

Don't see it if If you offended by raunchy humour attacking formal religion.

85
Thought-provoking, Great singing, Masterful

See it if Want to see this year’s Tony award wining show. Great music and performances.

Don't see it if You want to see an upbeat entertaining show.

80
Entertaining, Delightful, Refreshing

See it if A fine musical although I felt it was just a little Harvey's classic formula.

Don't see it if Don't like standard musicals

95
Great staging, Masterful, Epic

See it if One of the best musicals,ever. Good for the whole family!

Don't see it if Can't think of any reason not to see it

85
Great writing, Great acting, Dated

See it if for the acting by Laura Linney, Cynthia Nixon and the whole company.

Don't see it if you don't like old fashioned, predictable plays.

70
Disappointing, Great singing, Overrated

See it if You LOVE Patti & Christine. Otherwise, kinda disappointing and Patti was hard to understand when she sang.

Don't see it if Expecting more than a showcase for the stars