Katherine 6283

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Reviews (68)
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78
During previews
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you like dramas with a moral dilemma or if you want to see a play by Elizabeth Baker.

Don't see it if period pieces are of no interest.

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90
Riveting, Great acting, Great staging, Funny, Absorbing

See it if you appreciate a well-choreographed ensemble drama.

Don't see it if you prefer to hear every word. The Irish accent was difficult to understand at times but that did not diminish the impact of the play.

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Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you enjoy Leiber and Stoller music, exciting staging, an energetic and talented cast.

Don't see it if 40 songs, with no intermission, does not interest you.

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90
Riveting, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you want an exciting theater experience in an intimate space with one great actor.

Don't see it if you do not care for one-man shows.

Also J. Dolan Byrnes made you feel like you were in the room with Harry S. ... Read more Read less

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84
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are interested in Sarah Bernhardt, appreciate creative staging, or enjoy an entertaining story told through great and expressive acting.

Don't see it if you have no interest in Shakespeare or Bernhardt.

Also Janet McTeer's acting is wonderfully expressive however I had a hard t... Read more Read less

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98
During previews
Delightful, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy a refreshing, clever, riveting, well-crafted play, in a very intimate theater where you feel you are in the room with the actors.

Don't see it if you only enjoy musicals or large productions.

Also This is one of the best plays produced by Alex Roe, Artistic Director ... Read more Read less

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Funny, Great staging, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if This was the most fun I ever had at a Broadway musical. Bette Midler is showcased at her best. The costumes are very beautiful.

Don't see it if you want something serious because you will laugh through the whole show.

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82
Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to see Idina Menzel in a non-singing role or if you want to see something a bit different that makes you laugh and embarrassed.

Don't see it if you are bothered by sexual situations or language.

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92
Great acting, Entertaining, Great staging, Funny, Delightful

See it if you want to be entertained by a clever and creative musical. It enhances the experience if you know a little about the cartoon.

Don't see it if you only enjoy serious plays and do not want to engage your imagination.

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85
During previews
Intense, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if you like Shakespeare tragedies. The portrayal of Iago as a master villain was superb.

Don't see it if three hours out-of-doors is too long. Some transitions were a little slow in the first performance.

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90
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Relevant, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you want to be challenged to think in a new way.

Don't see it if you want pure entertainment and do not want to concentrate.

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84
During previews
Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare that is creative and well-acted.

Don't see it if you expect elaborate scenery or costumes.

Also Frog and Peach engage the audience and make Shakespeare come alive. I ... Read more Read less

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96
Hilarious, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you love fresh interpretations of Shakespeare.

Don't see it if if you do not like wonderful language.

Also This was one of the best Twelfth Night productions I ever saw. Fiasco ... Read more Read less

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92
Funny, Refreshing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if you like an entertaining musical performed by a talented cast. The female lead is especially a joy.

Don't see it if you want a big production. This is an intimate theater where the actors and story stand out.

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86
Resonant, Relevant, Great singing, Funny, Delightful

See it if you enjoy musicals highlighting several outstanding voices.

Don't see it if you are offended by racial slurs.

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88
Refreshing, Riveting, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare and appreciate a performance that delights.

Don't see it if You prefer a set/scenery (rather than your imagination).

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98
Delightful, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you appreciate a well-written gem of a play that is funny and relevant, with richly detailed characters wonderfully acted.

Don't see it if you do not want to laugh.

Also I look forward to reading this Abram Hill play to more fully appreciat... Read more Read less

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92
Absorbing, Intense, Riveting, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you want to be immersed in a play and emotionally connected to the drama's characters.

Don't see it if you want a large-scale production or cannot appreciate a modern updating of a Greek tragedy.

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90
Riveting, Intelligent, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you appreciate amazing, mesmerizing performances from four actors.

Don't see it if you only want to be entertained but not think.

Also The 90 minutes went by too quickly. I was left wanting more. Hopefully... Read more Read less

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92
Resonant, Riveting, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you like Arthur Miller, or enjoy thoughtful family dramas.

Don't see it if you do not want to be totally absorbed for 2.5 hours.

Also Peter Rini played the role usually played by Mark Ruffalo; he was amaz... Read more Read less

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78
Refreshing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like Shakespeare performed by an enthusiastic cast who bring the characters to life.

Don't see it if you only like pure Shakespeare or do not like an intimate setting.

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86
Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like Cole Porter and enjoy watching an excellent orchestra (they are on stage the entire time).

Don't see it if you expect elaborate staging.

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98
For a previous production
Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if you like Cole Porter songs enunciated with expression, wonderful energetic tap dancing, beautiful costumes, and a good-looking engaging cast

Don't see it if you expect a lavish set or do not like a small intimate theater

Also This is a true gem. I actually preferred this version more than the Br... Read more Read less

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84
Entertaining, Great acting, Quirky, Ambitious, Great staging

See it if you enjoy unique stories enacted by a talented cast in an intimate setting.

Don't see it if you cannot appreciate an odd sense of humor or a macabre story such as "Esme".

Also This play was my first exposure to Hector Hugh Munro's unusual stories... Read more Read less

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80
Refreshing, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare with some creativity by a young energetic cast.

Don't see it if you only like large scale productions.

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82
During previews
Clever, Great staging, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to learn more about Orson Welles as a creative artist.

Don't see it if you do not appreciate actors playing multiple roles.

Also George Demas is an excellent Orson Welles.

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82
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like a serious topic dealt with in a humorous yet thoughtful manner.

Don't see it if you dislike one person shows.

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72
Intelligent, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if you are interested in seeing a rarely revived Tennessee Williams play.

Don't see it if you want to see something uplifting because the play is rather depressing despite the occasional comedic overtones.

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83
During previews
Funny, Refreshing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy one-act plays by A.R. Gurney showcasing great acting. The Love Course is exceptionally clever and funny.

Don't see it if you only like big productions; or will be disappointed if one of the three one-acts is weaker than the other two.

Also The actors are very versatile, convincingly playing totally different ... Read more Read less

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78
Quirky, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you are a fan of George Bernard Shaw or if you enjoy watching actors portray a zany assortment of characters.

Don't see it if you want a faster paced production.

Preview unraveled
90
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like creative staging and writing of a family drama in a small intimate theater

Don't see it if you like linear plots or large scale productions; or do not want to experience how a daughter deals with the illness and death of her mother

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88
Great writing, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you enjoy a small yet superb cast in a very thoughtful play. Performances were very believable; timing was perfect.

Don't see it if you only like large productions or do not care for an intimate theater experience.

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Must see, Enchanting, Refreshing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you like Shakespeare that is refreshing and so well-acted that it is very easy to understand.

Don't see it if you like rigid adherence to the original Shakespeare more than character development.

Also Hamlet Isn't Dead always presents great productions. This is my favori... Read more Read less

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92
Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want an unusual and exciting theater experience. It helps if you are familiar with Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest.

Don't see it if you do not want to be challenged to pay attention, yet still be a bit baffled!

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94
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you enjoy a good story told through creative staging and great songs.

Don't see it if you do not care for Disney dazzle and fun.

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98
During previews
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging

See it if you enjoy a great small cast, telling an interesting story, with a creative set.

Don't see it if you don't want to think or to be engaged in an intriguing story.

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92
Riveting, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy great storytelling by a master.

Don't see it if a one man show is unappealing.

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92
For a previous production
Great staging, Great writing, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you enjoy a refreshing and clever musical interpretation of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure.

Don't see it if you want a serious play.

Also The singing and acting are top rate. Everyone enunciates clearly so th... Read more Read less

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96
Ambitious, Riveting, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy a unique theater experience, with constant (sometimes frenetic) activity, a very talented cast, and an absorbing story.

Don't see it if you prefer a traditional musical.

Also My seat in the front row rear mezzanine was perfect to catch all of th... Read more Read less

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90
Riveting, Great staging, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you appreciate a family story that is gripping, intriguing, emotionally raw, and with unexpected twists.

Don't see it if you are disturbed by violence or by loud noises.

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84
During previews
Riveting, Resonant, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if you like Shakespeare with a modern political twist.

Don't see it if violence or brief nudity offends.

Also I felt immersed in this play - perhaps because I sat near the front - ... Read more Read less

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82
During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like Chekhov and appreciate creative staging in an intimate venue.

Don't see it if you only like large-scale productions.

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78
Entertaining, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if you like Shakespeare and can appreciate a two hour (half length) version of Cymbeline that hits all of the highlights in a cohesive story.

Don't see it if you only like big productions.

Preview the golden apple
80
Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you like wonderfully melodic music and rarely heard songs such as "Lazy Afternoon".

Don't see it if you don't care for a morality play or minimal staging.

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82
Refreshing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare and appreciate a more contemporary staging.

Don't see it if you only like traditional Shakespeare.

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88
Funny, Riveting, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you enjoy a thoughtful play with characters and family situations you can relate to.

Don't see it if you just want to be entertained or you do not want to hear anything disturbing about the Holocaust.

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Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like surprises and variety.

Don't see it if you prefer to see one show rather than several short performances.

Also It was a good opportunity to experience the type of work done by vario... Read more Read less

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88
Refreshing, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you would enjoy a delightful, yet little-known, Irving Berlin musical well-acted by a talented cast who seemed to really enjoy themselves.

Don't see it if you only like big productions. (The set is minimal but effective.)

Also Mel Miller, producer of Musicals Tonight!, scored with another enterta... Read more Read less

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78
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you like a well-acted drama in an intimate space.

Don't see it if you want a light, entertaining show.

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88
Relevant, Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy a musical spotlighting several cast members with incredible voices and a talented orchestra - and an entertaining story.

Don't see it if you only like shows with big staging.

Also Encores! never disappoints. Nicholas Barasch (Huck Finn) is very talen... Read more Read less