Ken 15

New York City | 50-64 | Male

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Reviews (219)
88
During previews
Bella Bella
Midtown W
Masterful

See it if you want to see a great actor at work. Weather you like the politics or not, you will appreciate this great performance.

Don't see it if don't like one man shows or you are turned off by ancient NY politics.

75
Quirky, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like drag parody shows. Knowing about Golden Girls optional. Add 10 points if you can understand Gay humor. Actors have a lot of funs

Don't see it if don't like drag show.

75
During previews
Edgy, Clever, Funny

See it if you like stand-up comics. An extended comedy club routine is expertly delivered and often funny. Some of the ideas can be hard to parse.

Don't see it if you are squeamish about sexual content. However, during the course of the show, the words/ideas loose any shock value.

65
Fluffy, Insipid

See it if you like a talented cast. Improve was impressive, but subject matter did not resonate with me.

Don't see it if don't like fluffy shows. While there were different characters, many of the situations were too similar to be interesting.

75
Great acting, Raw, Intense

See it if 90 minutes of non-stop emotions. Very (almost too) painful and really heart-felt. Amazing she can tell this story 8 times a week.

Don't see it if you want a light evening or you are not interested in very emotionally painful experiences.

75
Proof of Love
West Village
Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you like shows about marital dynamics. Pacing keeps it interesting and the show moves along. Nice twist at the end.

Don't see it if you don't like one women shows talking about their marital issues.

90
Great singing and dancing, Entertaining

See it if want classic Broadway musicals. Everything of this production is wonderful. The story, lyrics, singing, acting, staging are first class.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals or old time Broadway.

77
During previews
Thought-provoking, Well done

See it if you like period dramas. Interesting moral choices are explored. Good acting makes this a very watchable drama.

Don't see it if you don't like plays with British accents or you are looking for an action packed evening.

70
During previews
Entertaining

See it if you are a parent. Highlights the journey from carefree married life to having the first child. Sometimes funny, sometimes overdone.

Don't see it if you don't like one man, story telling shows.

75
Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if you like a funny play with a message. Very good acting compliments this satire and makes its point.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a play with a moral message.

75
Final Follies
West Village
Clever, Enjoyable

See it if you like cleaver one act plays. Two of the three plays are terrific, the one of them is a bit confusing. The third play has great acting.

Don't see it if you want a big show with a lot of action.

75
Masterful

See it if you like one man shows. A terrific performance. I wonder how he can keep up the pace.

Don't see it if you want an action packed show or you don't like character studies.

70
During previews
India Pale Ale
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Wandering

See it if like a well acted show. First act is very good. Second act wanders off track a bit too much.

Don't see it if you don't like ethnic stories.

70
During previews
Ordinary Days
Midtown W
Well done

See it if you like a show about young adults finding themselves. Singing, acting, music were very well done. The subject matter must interest you.

Don't see it if you don't like a show about young adults finding themselves. You can get annoyed at the characters.

65
Confusing

See it if you like absurdist plays. Some good points made in between the craziness. Add 10 points if you are a in tune with women's issues.

Don't see it if wan't a play to make it's points in a more traditional way.

70
Neurosis
Gramercy
Ok

See it if you like fluffy musicals. Very good acting and singing with an interesting premise.

Don't see it if want a better plot. It is a bit muddled and predictable.

60
Eh!

See it if . Interesting story. However, it was only tangentially explored in the play. The cast does try.

Don't see it if you want a show that is more developed and does not look like a high school play.

70
During previews
The Fourth Wall
Midtown W
Quirky

See it if you like absurdist plays. Good acting holds your interest, but the meaning is hard to tease out.

Don't see it if want a plays based on reality.

74
Later Life
Midtown W
Engaging

See it if you like a character-centric show looking back at life's trials and look forward to what could be next. Comic character vignettes are fun.

Don't see it if you want an action packed evening. Some references are dated.

75
Time Stands Still
West Village
Entertaining

See it if you like a professional production in a very small theater. A very watchable play that goes by fast.

Don't see it if you don't like serious shows about interpersonal relationships.

69
During previews
Thought-provoking, Slow, Philosophical

See it if you like philosophical plays about the place of art/music in society. Interesting historical drama delves into pre-Israeli history.

Don't see it if you want a show with more than dialog. Don't see it if you are not interested in the early history of Israel.

75
Suspenseful

See it if you want a show with an unexpected twist. While there is a slow start, this well acted play mostly keeps interest throughout.

Don't see it if you want a show with a definitive ending. There is also a little bit too much melodrama in the end.

71
For a previous production
Funny, Silly, Clever

See it if you want a sometimes slapstick, but mostly humorous, evening poking fun at theater. Stunt coordination is very well done.

Don't see it if you don't like physical humor.

72
Shadowlands
Midtown W
Absorbing

See it if interesting play about a famous person. Well acted and staged.

Don't see it if you don't like plays with religious, philosophical themes.

82
Hindle Wakes
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like older plays. While the subject is 'matter of fact' today, this play must have been heresy in 1912. Great acting, easy to watch.

Don't see it if don't like family dramas. This plays seem tame in today's world.

70
During previews
LOVER
Midtown W
Edgy, Entertaining

See it if you like one women shows dealing with coming of age and becoming comfortable with ones self. Interesting to see the evolution.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with sexual material. Don't see this if you want an action packed evening.

69
The Exes
Midtown W
Confusing, Watchable

See it if you like a show with some comical moments. Some acting very good, Some acting forced and a bit hysteric. Overall, easy to watch.

Don't see it if you want a serious, well thought out show. The plot has some areas that left me wondering about character motives.

78
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Absorbing, Dense

See it if you like plays that ponder the daily reality of ones life. Comic relief peppers the play while presenting difficult themes to face.

Don't see it if you want a light, fluffy evening or you don't want to think that hard.

74
During previews
I Spy a Spy
Midtown W
Muddled, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if you like energetic musicals. Fun to watch despite a convoluted story. First rate singing saves the day. Still a worthwhile show.

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

70
During previews
Long Lost
Midtown W
Reasonable story, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you want a highly professional production. Great sets and acting. The story could finish up a little better.

Don't see it if like plays about family interactions or you want an action packed evening.

69
Sincerely, Oscar
Midtown W
Ok

See it if you like classic show music. Interesting staging. Singing and dancing OK. See it if you like the music.

Don't see it if you don't like Oscar's Broadway music. Singing is a little too melodramatic. Oscar's soliloquies don't really resonate.

79
Carmelina
Midtown E
Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you like musicals. Despite the spare set and no costumes, this show is very engaging. Great talent and cleaver lyrics carry the show.

Don't see it if you don't like heart warming shows. The plot kind of peters out with a hokey resolution. But that does not matter too much.

79
Feel good

See it if you want an energetic play with very good singing and live music with a happy ending. Talented cast plays all the instruments while acting.

Don't see it if you want a profound story with great dramatic value.

70
Popcorn Falls
Midtown W
Well acted

See it if you like madcap humor. Two actors do a great job playing multiple characters. The plot is a little weak, but the acting makes up for it.

Don't see it if you don't like physical humor.

79
During previews
Apologia
Midtown W
Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if you want a play with great dialog. Well acted and easy to watch. Humorous dialog does not obscure the family dysfunction.

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

69
The Winning Side
Midtown W
Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if you like shows with historical prospective. Interesting how the need for military technology makes for 'strange bedfellows.'

Don't see it if you don't like slow shows. It makes interesting points, but drags on and on along the way.

70
Days to Come
Midtown W
Not bad

See it if you like revivals of old plays. Terrific set makes this easy to watch. You should like labor and family dramas.

Don't see it if you don't like old style plays. If you want a lot of action, don't see this.

70
Cleaver at times

See it if you like satire of the news. Some of the skits are cleaver. Some miss the mark. Kudos for fearless acting and singing.

Don't see it if you don't like current events or satire. It can get a bit off of the mark some of the time.

90
Great singing, Great staging, Great theater

See it if you want classic Broadway executed as you imagine. Everything is superlative: singing, acting, staging, costumes, sound, etc.

Don't see it if if you don't like musicals or golden age Broadway shows.

68
During previews
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Confusing

See it if like British shows. This well staged show potentially has an interesting plot, if you can understand the dialog.

Don't see it if you don't like to struggle understanding the dialog and the plot.

80
During previews
Conflict
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Relevant

See it if like a well produced play. Everything is first rate -- acting, sets, story. Even though written in 1925, still relevant themes.

Don't see it if don't like shows with political and social messages.

67
During previews
Entertaining, Confusing

See it if you like French Bistro music. Charming set and great singing are marred by a confusing and muddled story. I helps to know French.

Don't see it if you don't like shows with Gay themes.

75
During previews
This Flat Earth
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you are interested in young people trying to make sense of life's tragedies. Well acted, great sets. An engaging story keeps your interests.

Don't see it if you don't like shows with little action dealing with a serious subject.

75
Relevance
West Village
Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you like an intense drama. Good acting, interesting premise with many ideas to ponder.

Don't see it if want a play with a less confusing climax. Without spoiling things, I did not fully understand why a noted person acted the way she did.

78
During previews
Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if want plays about family dynamics. Witty dialog makes this easy to watch. Makes you think about how we treat people with disabilities.

Don't see it if want a action packed evening. If you are not into the characters, this show can be slow.

70
Party Face
Midtown W
Well acted

See it if you want a polished play with good acting. A lot of humor masks the underlying drama.

Don't see it if you don't like shows about family angst. Also, Irish accents can be hard to undrestand.

75
During previews
Balls
Midtown E
Original, Absorbing

See it if you want an ever moving, kinetic show. Interesting story is well choreographed. Sound effects are masterful.

Don't see it if want a linear play. Somethings can be a little confusing and can take time to sort out.

73
The Children
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if you want to think about social responsibility. Excellent cast and good script makes this grim subject a topic for thought.

Don't see it if you want a light, fun filled evening.

67
During previews
Cardinal
Midtown W
Underwhelming

See it if a polished play with no convincing story. The humorous moments can't help it. Good acting makes this more watchable then it should be.

Don't see it if you want a play with a good story.

80
During previews
Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you like extreme emotions and subjects tempered with humor. Many subjects wrapped into a biography performed by the author.

Don't see it if don't like one-women shows or you don't like feminist themes.