LDenise

New York City

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Reviews (52)
81
Get the Boat
Soho/Tribeca
Intense, Relevant, Resonant

See it if a two women show exploring the needs of an abortion. Even though both need one ... the idea that one reason is better than another ...

Don't see it if you do not like to think or pushed out of your comfort zone.

95
Delightful, Enchanting, Exquisite, Romantic

See it if you enjoy the dancing. It is some of the best choreography in a musical that I have ever seen.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy a big old musical with a score to die for ...

86
MUMMENSCHANZ: you & me
Upper W Side
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Funny

See it if We took my friend's grandchild to his first theater experience! What a delightful first!

Don't see it if you do care for children .... the audience was full of kids!

84
Fruit Trilogy
West Village
Ambitious, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like the work of Eve Ensler. You know you are going to take a journey with women and their issues.

Don't see it if The 2nd short play was uncomfortable but the actress was formidable and did a great job. The nudity is the 3rd play came as a joyful relief!

79
The Property
Midtown W
Relevant, Cliched, Pleasant

See it if The actors are quite good and it was a pleasant evening.

Don't see it if I felt the story jumps around a bit and I wasn't sure I believed the last love storyline.

90
Conflict
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if you like the Mint Theater. I have never seen anything at the Mint Theater that I have not loved! The actors are always fantastic!

Don't see it if you don't like quality theater! No! there is no reason not to go see this show!

92
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if Condola Rashad is a force! A powerhouse! The show is wonderful ... strangely contemporary and beautifully styled!

Don't see it if No reason not to see it! Wonderful!

90
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if you enjoy some good acting and an interesting story of real people.

Don't see it if you expect it to be wrapped up at the end.

94
Clever, Enchanting, Funny, Edgy, Quirky

See it if you enjoy good dancing and beautiful bodies! Lots of fun! Playful and funny!

Don't see it if you do not care for a bit of nudity.

83
Shakespeare's Will
Soho/Tribeca
Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare and are curious about his life!

Don't see it if do not enjoy a one person show.

80
During previews
Funny, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy a light evening of a pleasant show!

Don't see it if are expecting a deep and heavy show!

82
Disco Pigs
Chelsea
Confusing, Clever, Edgy, Quirky

See it if See it if you wish to be pushed out of your comfort zone. The actors were wonderful but my 16 year old thought I might be "too old" for it.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy something a bit out of the box. I am not sure I understood all of it but still enjoyed it.

94
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy a thought provoking performance.

Don't see it if No reason no to.

90
Who's Holiday!
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you wonder ... what happened to Cindy Lou Who when she hit middle age? Hee-hee-hee!

Don't see it if you don't enjoy a bawdy fun time!

86
Arden/Everywhere
Gramercy
Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant

See it if modern day version of "As You Like It" without the dumbing down of the language! Wonderful production!

Don't see it if I hardly know how to answer this ... why not see a new, fresh version of "As You Like It".

94
For a previous production
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious

See it if you enjoy talented singers and a fun romp!

Don't see it if no reason not to see it ... it was so fun!

80
Loveless Texas
East Village
Entertaining, Delightful

See it if It was well done. The singers were wonderful. It was fun.

Don't see it if you are not a big fan of Shakespeare

93
During previews
Curvy Widow
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you want to laugh! Great story and excellent singers!!! I had no idea or expectations for this show. What a delightful surprise!

Don't see it if you don't believe there is life after 50! Hahahahaha!

77
Dear Jane
Midtown W
Disappointing, Confusing, Indulgent

See it if you just enjoy seeing shows. The cast was talented.

Don't see it if you like going back and forth on the timeline. Choppy short scenes.

96
Entertaining, Funny, Delightful

See it if you enjoy fantastic singers and musicians!

Don't see it if No reason not to see it! It was fantastic!

57
Perfect Crime
Midtown W
Disappointing

See it if you want to see one of the longest running show in NYC.

Don't see it if Let's just say it was not my favorite theater experience in the city!

86
That Physics Show
Midtown W
Funny, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if you have a science mind! I took my 16 year old daughter who loves science and she asked to see it again! This would be great kids!

Don't see it if you expect a story or plot! However, it is entertaining!

61
The Ride
Midtown W
Funny

See it if you have visitors to the city.

Don't see it if are expecting a long tour.

98
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you are a fan of Harry Potter! I took my daughter and she went back a second time. She wants to go again!

Don't see it if you are not a fan of Harry Potter series! A lot of inside jokes!

78
Fluffy, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you have children! It is a great show to see with your kids!

Don't see it if you want a story or plot. This is fun but more variety show act.

80
Ambitious, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy history. There were some very strong individual performers. It needs some tightening up but it has a lot of potential.

Don't see it if you do not like a heavy subject. Sexual slavery is not a light matter.

90
The Nuclear Plays
Lower E Side
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if good acting and a period, classical peice.

Don't see it if classical is not your cup of tea!

80
Delightful, Funny

See it if you want to spend a light hearted afternoon at a show ... very child friendly!

Don't see it if you do not care for magic!

95
Log Cabin
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoying wonderful acting. I found that I've had some of these same conversations ... or at the least similar ... with my daughter.

Don't see it if you don't like being out of your comfort zone.

81
Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Fun!

See it if you enjoy taking a romp through decades of music to empower women!

Don't see it if you want something heavy! This is fun, light and I knew the words to every song!

95
Skintight
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Relevant

See it if ... why not see it? Wonderful actors!

Don't see it if No reason not see it.

86
Entertaining, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if you want to enjoy a thoughtful show about an interesting man. My teenager needed to know more about Harvey Milk.

Don't see it if I don't know why not to see it. It is compassionate and real. The songs are beautiful and the voices are wonderful.

83
Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare and wonder about the true identity of the author of his works.

Don't see it if you have no curiosity.

91
Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting, Masterful, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy a thought-provoking and well acted show! Fantastic!

Don't see it if My daughter is taking sign language and she enjoyed absorbing when they signed. However, they have captions above the stage for everyone.

89
During previews
The Stone Witch
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Intelligent, Intense

See it if you lovechildren books, if you are a writer ... if you have ever struggled with your muse ... if you love books ...

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with manipulation ...

92
Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious, Relevant

See it if I went with my 16 year old daughter and she left saying, "I think we both learned something here". Unexpectedly wonderful.

Don't see it if not reason not to see it. Go see it!

91
Party Face
Midtown W
Funny, Entertaining, Well acted

See it if We enjoyed the show and had seen the lead in another show. We were delighted to see her in another very different role ... we are fans!

Don't see it if I think it was a real venue for women. About women and their relationships. With spouse, with mothers, with other women.

87
20th Century Blues
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny

See it if you enjoy seeing women "of a certain age" being fabulous!

Don't see it if ... no reason not to see it!

94
During previews
Great acting, Edgy, Great staging, Great writing, Riveting

See it if you enjoy fantastic writing. Rajiv Joseph wrote Guards at the Taj and Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. His writing is beautiful.

Don't see it if ... no reason not to see it. It is wonderful.

85
Ace
Upper W Side
Clever, Funny, Quirky

See it if enjoy a one-man show!

Don't see it if I don't really have a reason not to see the show. He was funny and charming.

88
Edgy, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you need to believe that one person can make a different.

Don't see it if if you are a fan of Trump.

92
Enchanting, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy creativity! Of course the poetry was wonderful but the actors ... were creative, talented singers and musicians.

Don't see it if you cannot view the world with childlike wonder.

89
During previews
Enchanting, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy short plays. Four short play in the evening. The actors were amazingly good.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy short one act plays. It did leave you wanting to know more ...

89
Lucie Pohl: Hi, Hitler
West Village
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Quirky

See it if like high energy and quick wit! Lucie Pohl was a tour de force!

Don't see it if you have a hard time keeping up with a quick pace!

85
Great singing, Masterful, Must see

See it if you want to see a classic! I have a friend that has seen it five times For me once was enough and it was beautiful!

Don't see it if don't care for opera.

87
Pinkalicious
Midtown W
Enchanting, Delightful, Funny

See it if you have younger children! Read the book first and maybe take your copy for the actors to sign!

Don't see it if you do not have a child in your party!!!

83
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if you want to support a small theater company with talented actors! I took a grumbling 16 year old and she changed her mind by the end. :)

Don't see it if off Broadway is not your thing. If you are expecting a glitzy theater experience.

100
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see

See it if you enjoy a big Broadway musical. Great story! Great voices!

Don't see it if ... there is no reason not to see it!

87
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you are open minded and do not mind nudity. Very talented men!

Don't see it if you have a problem with nudity.

97
For a previous production
Entertaining, Hilarious, Clever

See it if you just want to laugh!

Don't see it if don't want to have a silly fun time!