Linda 6157

Mamaroneck

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Reviews (88)
50
Disappointing

See it if You enjoy full orchestra, some excellent acting and singing, tango, big musicals.

Don't see it if You are put off by overly loud orchestra and vocal miking, difficulty in understanding words, an uneven cast

80
Power Strip
Upper W Side
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like relevant, powerful plays about Syrian refugees, performed in an intimate theater.

Don't see it if You want a happy, upbeat play

70
The Great Society
Upper W Side
Indulgent, Disappointing, Relevant

See it if You want to review LBJ’s latter presidential time in domestic and foreign affairs

Don't see it if You prefer entertainment over didactic presentations

80
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Cliched, Relevant, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You like Tracy Letts plays, sit coms, adult themes, about a middle aged man in midst of divorce and new relationships

Don't see it if You don’t like ant-Trump jokes, frontal nudity, 2 3/4 hours long shows.

80
Great acting

See it if You want to see great acting by both of the two characters

Don't see it if You are not interested in seeing two separate monologues that make up the entire play

88
Relevant, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like cutting edge musicals based on Greek mythology and are a young adult and/or an adventurous theater goer

Don't see it if You like only traditional musicals

88
During previews
Entertaining, Clever, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You want to see phenomenal acting by Audra MacDonald and Michael Shannon, especially the latter.

Don't see it if You dislike two person plays and are put off by nudity on stage.

85
I Married an Angel
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You love Sarah Mearns, great choreography, and revivals of old musicals

Don't see it if You are bored by old musicals or turned off by dated gender mores

70
During previews
Relevant, Slow, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if You are interested in a feminist view of parts of the Constitution coming from a victim of domestic abuse.

Don't see it if Don’t see it if you are not interested in feminist views of the Constitution

80
Boesman and Lena
Midtown W
Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing, Great writing

See it if You appreciate great acting by two actors in a two hour intermissionless well written, intense play

Don't see it if You would be uncomfortable in a two hour intermissionlees, intense, depressing play about life under apartheid.

85
During previews
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You appreciate excellent acting and a relevant story about today’s race relations

Don't see it if You do not want to see a play about the fear a black parent has about the safety of her son, especially vis a vis the police

80
During previews
Apologia
Midtown W
Entertaining, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You are a fan of Stockard Channing and enjoy comedy and drama in one play: a dramedy.

Don't see it if You are impatient with 2 hours 20 minutes plays which are uneven. Sometimes difficult to hear. Very cold in theater

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Resonant

See it if You love the music and story along with great dancing in an intimate setting

Don't see it if You just can’t bear to see it again, despite a great production

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if You are a fan of Melissa Errico and enjoy old musicals

Don't see it if You do not like small scale old musicals

75
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You appreciate excellent acting, good laugh lines, and non musicals.

Don't see it if You are put off by off color language and must have plot driven play

100
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Masterful

See it if You love beautifully produced, acted and sung classic musicals.

Don't see it if A 3 hour musical is too long and you refuse to see a revival.

Also Kelli O'Hara has an equal in Lauren Ambrose!

90
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if Usual outstanding production, fabulous dancing, excellent singer/actors are your cup of tea

Don't see it if You don't like old fashioned musicals

80
Ambitious, Indulgent, Intense

See it if You are a fan of Denzel or O'Neil

Don't see it if You strain to hear unmiked voices and to see a play for nearly 4 hours

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Ambitious, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You enjoy BIG musicals in a first rate production with stellar cast, music, choreography. Bernadette Peters is excellent!

Don't see it if You are turned off by revivals of big 2 1/2 hour musicals without the original star.

30
During previews
Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent, Slow

See it if You must see any show at all related to Israel and/or Heifitz

Don't see it if You like good stories, well written and engaging. This one is slow, talky and preachy.

75
Entertaining

See it if You enjoy energetic Caribbean music and dance

Don't see it if You have difficulty hearing group singing, do not enjoy fairy tales

60
During previews
Dated, Disappointing

See it if You want to see Lithgow, no matter what

Don't see it if Prefer an intimate show in an intimate setting

100
Brigadoon
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Masterful

See it if You love great music, voices, orchestra, choreography and dancing

Don't see it if You don't like old fashioned musicals

85
During previews
Junk
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great staging, Relevant, Riveting

See it if You are interested in the high risk investment world and the competition for money

Don't see it if You do not like plays about greed and the concentration on money

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Riveting

See it if You enjoy superb acting and riveting story

Don't see it if You don't like serious plays lasting over 2 hours

70
During previews
Slow, Dated

See it if You are a consummate fan of Horton Foote and enjoy traditional, slow moving plays about family

Don't see it if You prefer big musicals or sophisticated dramas which go somewhere in the second act

85
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy great acting, clever jokes, big musicals, pure entertainment, an escape.

Don't see it if You want a musical with music that will have you singing or humming

80
During previews
Intense, Ambitious, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You are a fan of the playwright and/or Mary Louise Parker and enjoy dark plays, 90 minutes in length.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy 2 character dark plays in a large venue with minimal sets,

85
Ambitious, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You would like to see extraordinary singing, dancing, staging, sets and costumes. It’s a hoot!

Don't see it if You prefer high brow, serious shows and cannot abide loud music and over the top production values.

70
During previews
Betrayal
Midtown W
Disappointing, Great writing

See it if You are a consummate fan of Pinter and/or the actors.

Don't see it if You don’t have a close center seat, unless actors are directed to project, or miking is used.

92
Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You enjoy excellent revivals, wonderful dancing, fabulous production and the terrific Kelli O’Hara

Don't see it if You like to avoid musical revivals, no matter what, and are not a Kelli O’Hara fan

88
During previews
Ink
Midtown W
Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You appreciate great acting, production values, story telling

Don't see it if A long slow act is not enough to keep your attention though it does set up a more engrossing second act.

100
Clever, Masterful, Must see, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You appreciate a creative production which depends on great acting an uunusual set, and wonderful story telling.

Don't see it if You are not interested in learning about three generations in the field of finance.

70
During previews
Disappointing, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if You want to see exceptional acting by Glenda Jackson and Ruth Wilson in a classic.

Don't see it if If you would get restless with a two hour first act that is darkly lit, slow paced and choppy, followed by another almost two hours.

Also I left after the first act.

80
Great singing, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You enjoy great singing, especially via spirituals, and dancing.

Don't see it if You don’t like familiar coming of age stories

60
During previews
India Pale Ale
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if You are interested in seeing an American born Punjabi experience in Wisconsin

Don't see it if You don’t like a mishmash of a play that is a confusing mixture that veers from comedy, to kitsch, to sentimentality to preachiness

49
During previews
My Parsifal Conductor
Upper W Side
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if You must see anything related to Wagner and antisemitism

Don't see it if You don’t like overlong, overacted plays which teach little, offer little comedy, are repetitive and tedious.

60
During previews
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing, Quirky

See it if You like light weight British humor with strong English accents

Don't see it if You have difficulty understanding British accents and expect more than only a few good laughs

60
During previews
MUMMENSCHANZ: you & me
Upper W Side
Disappointing, Dated, Overrated

See it if You like non verbal shows that attempt to be very creative

Don't see it if You get bored after short, repetitive acts

95
Me and My Girl
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You love old musicals beautifully performed by excellent cast and orchestra

Don't see it if You don’t like revivals of old musicals, no matter what

65
Disappointing

See it if You like schmaltzy shows in an intimate setting

Don't see it if You are bored with schmaltzy shows

75
During previews
Ambitious, Indulgent

See it if You are a fan of Denzel or O'Neil

Don't see it if You are put off by 4 hour plays with unmiked actors, difficult to hear at times

80
Admissions
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You want to see a relevant show about liberal positions challenged by personal experiences

Don't see it if You prefer musicals and comedies and want to avoid controversial political topics

75
Hey, Look Me Over!
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You enjoy music from old music theatre shows that are performed beautifully

Don't see it if You prefer a linear story and dislike rarely sung musical theater songs

0
During previews
Fire and Air
East Village
Disappointing, Indulgent, Excruciating

See it if You must see this cast or subject.

Don't see it if You are embarrassed for good actors having to follow a weak script.

88
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You are a fan of Mark Rylance and/or counter tenor voices

Don't see it if You don't like period plays or counter tenor voices

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if You like well done farce and Jane Austen

Don't see it if You don't like tampering with classics

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You are interested in questions of divine and human justice

Don't see it if You don't like long monologues

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if You are interested in plays about individual and social responsibility focused on unwed mothers and absent fathers with food for thought

Don't see it if You don't like serous plays of two hours without intermission

65
During previews
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing

See it if You like old fashioned plays which switch in time

Don't see it if You find actors who do not project, have pseudo English accents, and speak too fast to be annoying