Katherine 7072

New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  I am a passionate theater-goer!
Reviews (46)
90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Funny

See it if you want to see personal & family issues explored with sensitivity, humor & insisiveness; you want to see a slice of history come to life.

Don't see it if you aren’t interested in family dynamics; you are squeamish about hospitals and issues about health, both physical and mental.

81
During previews
The Low Road
East Village
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you want an entertaining, smart look at the belief systems that drive western society, especially the US. Also: wonderful actors!

Don't see it if It is long and a bit heady, so know that.

75
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you are a fan of Albee and wish to see these two short plays beautifully acted and directed.

Don't see it if you aren’t an Albee fan.

91
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Profound

See it if you want to experience a viscerally expressed piece about the vital connection between our bodies and this planet, & the need to heal both.

Don't see it if you can’t stomach painful details of atrocity and illness.

90
During previews
Balls
Midtown E
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you are interested in tennis, history, gender relations, physical theater.

Don't see it if you don’t like lots of movement and not a lot of ‘story.’

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90
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if you love great dialogue and great acting and want a relevant story about being a woman in the workplace that touches on many timely issues.

Don't see it if Why wouldn't you see it?

67
Peter Pan
Midtown W
Clever, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Confusing, Refreshing

See it if you are a fan of Bedlam's wonderful work; you want to look at this classic tale anew; you want to both journey into and examine 'childhood.'

Don't see it if you need a clear arc, you're looking for anything spoonfed (or even comprehensible), you're offended by sometimes raunchy/sexual content.

78
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if you enjoy a good story told (and acted) well.

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

79
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Hilarious

See it if you are a Jane Austen and/or Kate Hamill fan; if you like being highly entertained and love seeing stories told and staged in various ways.

Don't see it if you can't deal with adaptations that take some liberties; you don't like to laugh.

70
Entertaining, Funny, Humerous, Silly, Campy

See it if you want some pure, fun escapist entertainment.

Don't see it if you are not interested in cliches made hilarious.

79
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Funny

See it if you find Noël Coward delightful & entertaining; you want to see some masterful performers at the top of their game (Kristine Nielsen!).

Don't see it if you are not a fan of 'old fashioned' theater; you have no patience for traditionally executed plays of a certain age.

89
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you are a fan of any or all of the great actors in this production; you like an absorbing and entertaining piece of theater.

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

77
Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Epic, Slow

See it if you are a Beckett fan,; if you are interested in seeing a masterful production of an important play; if you want to see Diane Weist shine.

Don't see it if you don't have patience, or curiosity about theatrical styles, or if you are restless (physically).

90
During previews
Venus
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you want to see an individual, a history, and a time brought together with insight, heart, love and respect in a mesmerizing show.

Don't see it if you require traditional theater; you can't bear to see suffering and stereotypes brought to life, even with insight and illumination.

85
Cry Havoc!
West Village
Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you love Shakespeare and relevant, personal stories of conflict and redemption.

Don't see it if you are allergic to Shakespeare and/or stories of war and redemption.

89
During previews
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you are interested in how human beings interact with one another, both formally and informally; you are interested in diplomacy and history.

Don't see it if you want heaps of action and fast-paced drama; you aren't interested in topical plays.

80
For a previous production
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Relevant, Ambitious, Good banter, Good acting, Topical

See it if you want to see a play that address issues of import, with some fine acting and witty banter.

Don't see it if you aren't looking for something a wee bit soap-operaish.

75
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Profound

See it if you're interested in a fascinating, entertaining overview of the human condition via a trial set in a Christian version of the afterlife.

Don't see it if you need brevity and kitchen-sink drama.

71
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you want to see some great actors addressing timely, relevant issues in an entertainingly dark and funny show.

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

90
Everybody
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Profound, Ambitious

See it if you want to see riveting, relevant theater tackling eternal human issues with humor, intelligence and curiosity.

Don't see it if you don't like non-linear, somewhat unpredictable theater.

88
Thought-provoking, Epic, Edgy, Ambitious, Relevant

See it if you want to see a relevant, well-directed and performed classic of the American theater that is more timely than ever.

Don't see it if you don't like magical realism-type plays.

80
Significant Other
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great acting

See it if you want to see some amazing actors in a timely and hilarious story.

Don't see it if you are not at all interested in millennials.

80
Blue Man Group
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You want a fun, absorbing night out.

Don't see it if You don't like non-story-driven theater/performance and/or are not comfortable with audience interaction.

93
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Great staging, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if you want to see a wonderful production of the masterful Albee play, superbly acted by three incredibly talented actors.

Don't see it if You don’t love or Albee or you need a lot of action

91
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you love the lovely work of Mark Rylance; you want to be transported to another time, illuminated by candlelight and beautiful music.

Don't see it if you need a gung ho story with lots of action.

68
Absorbing, Entertaining, Masterful, Well-performed, Charming

See it if you want to see a national treasure at the top of his game perform two stories (well) and touch on his own childhood and parents.

Don't see it if you aren’t interested in one-person shows; you’re not a fan of the short story

100
During previews
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Epic, Beautiful

See it if you’re alive on the planet and care about love, history, philosophy, religion, & great theater well written, & beautifully acted & directed.

Don't see it if you shy away from epic themes and grand stories. .

70
The Mad Ones
Midtown E
Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Quirky, Lovely

See it if you love new musicals; you like stories about real-life issues; you want to be moved by this great cast bringing these super songs to life.

Don't see it if you are looking for a traditional musical with high-end set and fairytale drama.

59
During previews
Downtown Race Riot
Midtown W
Interesting, Fascinating, Historical, Disappointing, Slow

See it if you're interested in Village history and life; you are a fan of Chloe Sevigny. It feels promising but not quite finished.

Don't see it if you want a fast-paced drama (though there was one wonderful full-throttle fight scene); you want deep character development; you want depth.

75
Tiny Beautiful Things
East Village
Funny, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Moving

See it if you are a fan of Sugar and/or Nia; if you want to hear deftly written and acted advice on how to live a full and wise life,

Don't see it if you need a lot of action or drama.

60
For a previous production
Interesting, Different, Educational, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if you're interested in learning/experiencing what is was to be a Shaker, or simply what it's like to experience/live in the world differently.

Don't see it if you need arc, plot or drama.

98
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Profound

See it if you care to see human beings grappling with questions of meaning and morality; freedom and imprisonment. Profound and beautifully acted.

Don't see it if you aren't interested in the human soul.

100
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Masterful, Must see, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you want to be moved, informed, transported. It tackles many themes of import beautifully & tenderly. The whole audience seemed deeply moved

Don't see it if you need linear, traditional theater; you are offended by the questioning of certain conceptions of religion and love; you want escapism.

89
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Great directing

See it if you like humor and story and great acting combined with excellent staging.

Don't see it if you want lots of action and traditional staging.

90
Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging, Beautiful, Great directing

See it if you want to see a moving, thought-provoking production of this dear play, infused with love and featuring unforgettable stage pictures.

Don't see it if you need your Williams done classically.

85
The Antipodes
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if you like work that addresses the absurdities of our times with humor and wit.

Don't see it if you prefer traditional theater.

90
Sweat
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant, Must see

See it if you want to see some gripping work in a timely, crucially important story.

Don't see it if you don't like long, traditional plays and/or issue-oriented theater.

95
Delightful, Clever, Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you, like me, love all that Kneehigh does; you enjoy storytelling and the unique beauty and delight and impact that only theater can offer.

Don't see it if you don't like theatricality or puppetry or breaking of the fourth wall.

75
During previews
War Paint
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Slow, Disappointing

See it if you want to see two incredible Broadway stars movingly sing and act their hearts out whilst beautifully adorned.

Don't see it if you want a dramatic arc/plot.

95
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Relevant, Hilarious

See it if you like to be entertained, you like musicals, you like to laugh, and you like to feel good about humanity.

Don't see it if you're easily offended around the subject of religion and/or vulgarity; you don't like musicals; you don't like 'South Park'-type humor.

70
Wakey, Wakey
Midtown W
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Slow

See it if you are a Will Eno fan, you would like to see Michael Emerson do some great work, and you want to contemplate your own mortality.

Don't see it if you need plot or are prone to restlessness and to the prosaic.

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Profound

See it if you are a fan of great theater that tackles historic & universal issues, or a human being who wants to see & celebrate the human condition.

Don't see it if you want fluff.

75
Linda
Midtown W
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if you are interested in issues that affect women, including agism, sexism, and body-image.

Don't see it if you aren't interested in social-issue plays.

86
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great music, Great dancing, Fun

See it if you want a fun Broadway musical full of razzle dazzle and great songs.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals.

50
Stomp
East Village
Entertaining, Pulsating, Rhythmic, Dated, Family-friendly

See it if you love percussion.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of lots of percussion.

55
Cliched, Dated, Overrated, Fluffy, Great singing

See it if You want to see a certain kind of big Broadway musical.

Don't see it if You have seen too many of certain kinds of big Broadway musicals.