Linda 6157

New Rochelle

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Reviews (76)
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
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
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
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
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
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

75
During previews
Ambitious, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if You are a fan of Prince musicals and enjoy hearing a variety of song hits without much plot

Don't see it if You are put off by over miking, and rembrances of better deliveries of favorite sings

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You appreciate really terrific acting and creative sequels

Don't see it if You prefer musicals and avoid feminist themes

80
During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You like seeing a charismatic actress who, along with an amazing set, steal the show.

Don't see it if You are tired of seeing women in workplace/domestic problems, suspending belief coincidences, and 2 hour+ long shows

70
Banal, Dated

See it if You like country music and old fashioned stories

Don't see it if You are not a fan of country music and trite stories

80
During previews
Entertaining, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Relevant

See it if You like plays about Jewish family siblings trying to resolve problems

Don't see it if You're tired of seeing Jewish family conflict in an overlong play

70
Disappointing, Overrated

See it if You are interested in Martin Luther and don't know much about him

Don't see it if You want an intellectual, thought provoking play about Luther

88
During previews
Ink
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You want to see a Tony deserving lead and emotionally charged story about youngsters who don't fit in

Don't see it if You prefer your musicals to be solely lighthearted

80
Ambitious, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You like plays that educate you on working class minorities in today's world

Don't see it if You prefer musicals or plays without serious messages

88
During previews
Clever, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a musical based on true events evoking both joy and sadness

Don't see it if You are not ready for any play connected to 9/11

30
During previews
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid

See it if You absolutely must see another dystopian play

Don't see it if You don't like long, boring, poorly written plays

Also I left at intermission only because I could not exit earlier

80
Entertaining, Great singing, Confusing, Dizzying

See it if You are a fan of Josh Groban, excellent singers, big time opera musicals, creative productions

Don't see it if You don't like loud, overblown musical productions with some interaction with actors and music that is not memorable

85
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if You like great actors doing slapstick comedy

Don't see it if You don't like long slapstick comedy revivals