Kitty M 77

Brooklyn | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (33)
95
Absorbing, Delightful, Great writing, Relevant, Profound

See it if you have a pulse. Honestly, everyone should see this show.

Don't see it if you have problems understanding accents. Or still go, but then have someone explain what they said after the fact.

Also If you've ever overheard someone talking about how important it is to ... Read more Read less

67
Clever, Cliched, Entertaining, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if you want to see how to cast a version of Hamlet with only 4 actors, and if you want to see Polonius as the clown he never is but should be

Don't see it if you want to see a new interpretation of the character of Hamlet

Also I do want to give props to RIPT for trying something new, and conceptu... Read more Read less

70
Confusing, Dated, Interesting, Touching, Entertaining

See it if you are interested in Vietnam era love and war stories

Don't see it if you are triggered by PTSD or suicide

Also There were elements of this show that I really loved - Samantha Turlin... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Clever, Funny, Fluffy, Indulgent, Entertaining

See it if you want a nice, fun evening of theatre.

Don't see it if you're expecting a piece that will change the world.

70
During previews
Cliched, Great staging, Disappointing, Overrated, Relevant

See it if You want to support female-driven indie theatre

Don't see it if You don’t like one-person shows

Also For all of the comparisons to Holden Caufield, I think the show would ... Read more Read less

20
Excruciating, Disappointing, Unoriginal, Uninspired, Cliched

See it if You know someone in the cast and you want to support their work.

Don't see it if You like Midsummer Night’s Dream or have ever seen another performance thereof.

Also While not my favorite Shakespearean play, this is one I know well, so ... Read more Read less

62
Disappointing, Fluffy, Banal, Quirky, Slow

See it if You want to see all of HID’s productions, and if you like the color red.

Don't see it if You like Merry Wives, or are hoping for this to be a good introduction to a Shakespeare show you don’t know.

Also HID is typically very good at making Shakespeare’s text engaging, rela... Read more Read less

78
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Great design, Romantic

See it if you are interested in seeing an intimate portrait of complicated relationships.

Don't see it if you are squeamish about male anatomy.

68
Entertaining, Fluffy, Rushed, Excruciating, Flat

See it if you want to see The Falstaff Show, and are okay with a Cliff-Notes version of these two plays so you can say you saw them.

Don't see it if you are interested in the relationships &nuances of these plays, are a Shakespeare purist, or hope to be able to speak about the plays later

Also I think it is an ambitious undertaking to combine Henry IV parts 1 and... Read more Read less

70
Funny, Fluffy, Quirky, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if you like silly, stupid fun, cheesy songs, and flourescent cocktails.

Don't see it if you don't have a sense of humor.

33
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow

See it if you know someone in the show and want to go support them, or to support the Secret Theatre because it is a cool space.

Don't see it if you know or like King Lear, or are interested in learning more about King Lear or Shakespeare.

Also While commendable that Bonilla wanted to make this a play about Alzhei... Read more Read less

72
Confusing, Entertaining, Epic, Violent

See it if You've seen T&C before and want another take on a rarely performed Shakespeare play.

Don't see it if You are triggered by violence against women, war, or gunfire.

89
During previews
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Hilarious, Refreshing

See it if you've always wondered what the big deal is with Shakespeare. This is how Shakespeare should be done and will turn you into a fan.

Don't see it if you don't like fun. Or if you get squeamish about audience participation.

69
Banal, Great acting, Beautiful, Dull

See it if you want to see 3 men wax poetic about pseudo love affairs with men you've likely not heard of, or if you like examining a cluttered stage

Don't see it if you're interested in learning more about Edward Gorey beyond a semi-in-depth examination of his love life.

75
During previews
Ambitious, Funny, Quirky, Original, Entertaining

See it if you love Jesse Tyler Ferguson. He is charming and delightful in a piece that is cute, though not earth-shattering.

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

91
Clever, Delightful, Great writing, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if you like musicals and Shakespeare and love poking fun at both.

Don't see it if you're going to get hung up on the fact that it doesn't pass the Bechdel test.

89
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if See it if you like The Wizard of Oz. See it if you like theatrical spectacle. See it if you like having your imagination stimulated.

Don't see it if Skip this one if you think theatre has to be dialogue-driven.

95
Delightful, Funny, Great writing, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if you have any empathy for women at all

Don't see it if the word pussy bothers you

Also In our current political climate, this was exactly the play I needed t... Read more Read less

73
Absorbing, Ambitious, Disappointing, Intelligent, Uneven

See it if you want some insight into the cycles of repression and incarceration that plague African American communities

Don't see it if you don't like direct address or audience participation

Also There are two main stories that happen in this show - one centering ar... Read more Read less

88
Funny, Enchanting, Absorbing, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if you want to laugh, and you like the South Park style of humor

Don't see it if you're easily offended by foul language or poking fun at religion.

80
Clever, Funny, Dizzying, Hilarious, Fluffy

See it if you are even vaguely familiar with the book/film series that inspired the show.

Don't see it if you think the book/film series that inspired the show is gospel that should never be played with or poked fun at.

99
Absorbing, Dizzying, Must see, Resonant, Masterful

See it if You like good theatre. This is what theatre should be.

Don't see it if You are triggered by reproductive issues.

Also This show wrecked me. Honestly, the only thing I thought was a bit off... Read more Read less

88
During previews
Enchanting, Great acting, Intelligent, Refreshing, Beautiful

See it if you are interested in the inherent poetry that exists in music and science, and if you want to marvel in the wonder that is Mark Rylance.

Don't see it if you're going to get squidgy about Bechdel tests and the like - it fails.

Also The first act is absolutely enchanting - gorgeous, heartbreaking, beau... Read more Read less

60
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Slow, Entertaining

See it if you like one-person shows, and would like to see what one would look like if it had four people in it instead.

Don't see it if you expect to experience true emotion on stage, or if you really like tennis. An actual match is much more engaging.

85
Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Raunchy, Quirky

See it if you like the spectacle of theatre, and appreciate diversity in performance.

Don't see it if you are unable to suspend your disbelief and just enjoy a show.

83
Funny, Entertaining, Raunchy, Fluffy, Delightful

See it if you like an evening of good, raucus fun, accompanied with some tasty beverages.

Don't see it if you are a Shakespeare purist who gets upset if people play with his precious words.

95
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Fluffy, Hilarious

See it if you like to laugh. Know that there isn't much of a plot and it is full of sight gags, but they are clever and beautifully executed.

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

Also I have not laughed this hard at a show in a long time. It takes a trem... Read more Read less

70
Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if You have a connection to the Upstairs club, or are interested in musicals about the plight of gay men.

Don't see it if You are homophobic, can't sit for 90 minutes (there is no intermission), or expect a traditional musical.

72
Cliched, Entertaining, Acrobatic, Art deco, Fluffy

See it if You've been afraid to see a Cirque du Soleil show in the past. This is a good gateway show to ease you into the Cirque world.

Don't see it if You're expecting the love child of Cirque and Broadway to be gorgeous. It's more acrobatic than Broadway shows, but tame for Cirque.

65
Entertaining, Disappointing, Overrated, Pretty, Great production value

See it if You like spectacle, and over-the-top caricatures of characters.

Don't see it if you're a feminist.

88
During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Funny

See it if You want to see a "slice of life" play done right. Only Matthew Kelly could make eating a piece of cheese both hysterical and heartbreaking.

Don't see it if You have trouble with thick British accents.

88
Absorbing, Clever, Dizzying, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if you like to choose your own adventure and if you are not afraid of exploring on your own.

Don't see it if you are afraid of the dark or if you are afraid of being alone.

93
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great staging, Intelligent, Must see

See it if you like imaginative theatre, or if there is someone in your life on the autism spectrum.

Don't see it if you are easily over-stimulated.