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New York City | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (49)
80
During previews
Relevant, Enchanting, Great staging, Great writing, Clever

See it if You want to hear great dialogue (albeit not in the usual form), wonderful set and garb and like thinking about concepts like beauty, etc.

Don't see it if You want the usual Broadway fare, linear plot, can't stand accents, don't appreciate the path less taken

79
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You love hearing spectacular dialogue and a theme dear to many - integrity

Don't see it if you can't sit thru a normal-length show of yesteryear (2-1/2 hrs with intermission)

Also don't see it if you don't appreciate twisted but logical writing and h... Read more Read less

56
Slow, Banal, Disappointing

See it if you like to hear stuff against big pharma

Don't see it if you wanted good writing, good acting or a good story line generally, was just not funny at all!

79
Resonant, Relevant, Great acting, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if you like to feel uncomfortable about topics that are relevant

Don't see it if you want mainstream, feel-good theater

77
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You're contemplative and want to see a non-linear version of life

Don't see it if You like conventional plays that spoon-feed you plot

79
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like being uncomfortable about hard issues because the reward is worth it

Don't see it if you want a frivolous play about meaningless issues that will make you laugh

48
Very poor writing, cringe-worthy, Slow, Excruciating, Banal

See it if you like the theme (which I did), but it was soooo poorly done that I wouldn't see it again

Don't see it if you like good writing and have discerning taste

70
Great staging, Romantic

See it if you like romance, beautiful sets and a pretty good story

Don't see it if you want a great book/writing; the dancing was ok, but it kinda got in the way sometimes

95
Great writing, Refreshing, Must see, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to be wowed and smile throughout the show

Don't see it if you're bothered by the themes - depression, anxiety, suicide

Also incredibly delightful and articulate musical that is hummable and upli... Read more Read less

86
Resonant, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you love great acting and sets and a deep family drama

Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with family issues

52
Banal, Disappointing, Fluffy, Indulgent, Slow

See it if you want some nostalgia

Don't see it if you're expecting thought-provoking dialogue

Also sets and actors were great, but book was very weak

95
Must see, Absorbing, Clever, Hilarious, Great acting

See it if You like Vonnegut, amazing acting by all the characters (and I use that word deliberately), a wonderful story, gorgeous sets

Don't see it if you have no ability to get out of your comfort zone and are too PC to enjoy some crudeness

Also A truly WOW theatrical experience!

79
Edgy, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you saw the series and remember most of the pivotal moments, though if you didn't it's not a big deterrent

Don't see it if you have no idea who those women in the show were

80
Funny, Thought-provoking, Edgy, Intense, Clever

See it if you want to be moved and laugh at the same time

Don't see it if you're uncomfortable being confronted with racial issues

69
Indulgent, Slow, Quirky, Disappointing, Banal

See it if You like convos generally, but not too deep ones.

Don't see it if You're expecting thought-provoking dialogue.

74
Dated, Banal, Fluffy, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like audience participation - audience was much better than comedian.

Don't see it if You're expecting to really laugh at clever material.

67
Slow, Insipid, Fluffy, Banal, Disappointing

See it if You just want a girls' night out without having many expectations.

Don't see it if You're expecting good songs, plot or great singing.

95
Profound, Intense, Great acting, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if Spectacular play with amazing writing and acting, was very emotional.

Don't see it if You can't take the subject matter and are anti-gay.

84
Enchanting, Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You like Broadway musicals with great singing.

Don't see it if You hate musicals generally.

77
Delightful, Entertaining, Fluffy, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You like Broadway musicals with all the fixings.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals generally.

86
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if Who doesn't like Phantom??? It's epic and iconic.

Don't see it if You hate musicals generally and just can't understand why music is so important.

95
Great writing, Hilarious, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like irreverent shows that make you laugh.

Don't see it if You're boring and have no sense of humor.

91
Riveting, Masterful, Great staging, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You love great sets.

Don't see it if You can't appreciate musicals.

91
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to be riveted by the problems we face with our divisive community.

Don't see it if You can't take debate, hard issues and conflict generally.

Also Unfortunately, I came out of the show thinking were doomed, we can't r... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Great singing, Great staging, Riveting, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if Love musicals, regardless of whether there's a story line.

Don't see it if You hate musicals generally.

69
Slow, Indulgent, Great staging, Disappointing

See it if You just like science (though trying to explain love thru science is really kinda foolish IMHO)

Don't see it if you're expecting witty dialogue and thought-provoking themes

51
Disappointing, Quirky, Insipid, Indulgent

See it if you like a throwback to the 60's; staging was good though

Don't see it if you want good writing or a compelling story

79
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like to feel very uncomfortable about relevant topics of the day, want to expand your knowledge base and consider options

Don't see it if you like easy-going fare, made to make you feel good when you leave

91
Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You love inter-generational story lines and layer-unraveling coupled with political and romantic themes

Don't see it if You don't want to make an effort to keep up or have no attention span for a 3 hr event

85
Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Confusing, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy deep conversations and themes

Don't see it if you don't want to feel disturbed and want was frivolous night out

79
Refreshing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like solo shows with a kick

Don't see it if you're easily offended and expect clean fun; its raunchy, which is good!

73
Slow, Overrated, Disappointing, Banal

See it if you like circuses and clowns since I viewed most of it as a circus act, and not a very good one

Don't see it if you're expecting innovative or creative art

69
Indulgent, Overrated, Slow, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if you like good acting even with not so great lines, book doesn't hang well even though there are some clever utterances

Don't see it if you get bored easily and aren't at all interested in existential musings

79
Thought-provoking, Semi-clever, Indulgent, Slow, Great acting

See it if you like My Dinner with Andre-type show that's not as intelligent

Don't see it if you can't stand repetition

68
Fluffy, Dizzying, Slow, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you like English accents, otherwise was long 60 mins.

Don't see it if you were expecting (like I was) a Rashomon story.

Also All it was was a scene played 3 times over slightly differently, didn'... Read more Read less

51
Cliched, Disappointing, Slow, Insipid, Banal

See it if you somehow need to feel guilty about the holiday

Don't see it if you're expecting wit

91
Must see, Great writing, Hilarious, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if It was amazing - very witty, while also being very moving. All the actors were fabulous. And the songs were hummable too!

Don't see it if you simply hate musicals, even the kind that hang together well

90
Edgy, Great writing, Hilarious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to laugh for 90 mins straight

Don't see it if you're at all uncomfortable about admitting that having a kid is not all peaches and cream

92
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Intense, Absorbing

See it if You want to see extremely good actors discussing difficult topics with aplomb and dexterity.

Don't see it if You don't want to see sign language actors displayed in the background.

49
Slow, Overrated, Insipid, Fluffy, Banal

See it if You like mysteries, but that's about it. I left after intermission so don't know what happened.

Don't see it if You want to be entertained.

45
Excruciating, Disappointing, Dated, Banal, Cliched

See it if You sort of like Ethel Merman.

Don't see it if You'e expecting an intelligent parody of a parody.

68
During previews
Slow, Raunchy, Banal, Insipid, Edgy

See it if Great costumes and pretty good singing, but overall feel was that it was a sophomoric attempt.

Don't see it if You're not comfortable with scantily clad people and want a more tight show.

79
Great staging, Ambitious, Delightful, Edgy, Entertaining

See it if You like music and great beat generally. Wonderful for kids.

Don't see it if You're older and don't understand the point.

88
Enchanting, Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You like great oldies music with no plot.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals or music generally.

79
Overrated, Entertaining, Raunchy, Edgy, Funny

See it if You like irreverent shows that are funny.

Don't see it if You hate musicals generally or are disturbed by the premise.

76
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Overrated, Great singing

See it if You like musicals with a twist.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with the premise or don't like musicals generally.

51
Slow, Overrated, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if You like her songs.

Don't see it if You're expecting a great show and lots of her music.

94
Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You love the Broadway musical with all its pizazz!

Don't see it if You hate musicals generally.

92
During previews
Intense, Profound, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You want to be reminded about how hard being gay is even in 2018!

Don't see it if You're uncomfortable with gay culture (that's a negative on you, not the show).

Also It's a real shame families are not more accepting and gay men find it ... Read more Read less