Linda 6157

Brooklyn

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Reviews (89)
80
Mack & Mabel
Midtown W
Dated, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining
February 24th, 2020

See it if You like old musicals beautifully produced with full orchestra

Don't see it if You don’t like old musicals resurrected to preserve them

50
Disappointing
November 17th, 2019

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

70
During previews
Slow, Dated
November 10th, 2019

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

80
Power Strip
Upper W Side
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
November 4th, 2019

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

85
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
October 25th, 2019

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

70
The Great Society
Upper W Side
Indulgent, Disappointing, Relevant
October 11th, 2019

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
Intense, Ambitious, Great writing, Great acting
September 26th, 2019

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,

80
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Cliched, Relevant, Entertaining, Funny
September 23rd, 2019

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.

85
Ambitious, Great staging, Entertaining
September 11th, 2019

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.

80
Great acting
September 6th, 2019

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

70
During previews
Disappointing, Great writing
August 20th, 2019

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.

88
Relevant, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever
June 12th, 2019

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

92
Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful
May 27th, 2019

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
Entertaining, Clever, Intelligent, Great acting
May 9th, 2019

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.

88
During previews
Ink
Midtown W
Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining
April 13th, 2019

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.

85
I Married an Angel
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful
March 27th, 2019

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

100
Clever, Masterful, Must see, Great writing, Great acting
March 27th, 2019

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
Relevant, Slow, Indulgent, Disappointing
March 20th, 2019

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

70
During previews
Disappointing, Ambitious, Great acting
March 8th, 2019

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
Boesman and Lena
Midtown W
Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing, Great writing
March 4th, 2019

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.

80
Great singing, Great acting, Relevant
February 21st, 2019

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

85
During previews
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant
October 18th, 2018

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

60
During previews
India Pale Ale
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Confusing, Disappointing
October 7th, 2018

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

80
During previews
Apologia
Midtown W
Entertaining, Relevant, Resonant
September 30th, 2018

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

49
During previews
My Parsifal Conductor
Upper W Side
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent
September 28th, 2018

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.

95
For a previous production
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Resonant
September 16th, 2018

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

60
During previews
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing, Quirky
September 16th, 2018

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

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing
July 12th, 2018

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

60
During previews
MUMMENSCHANZ: you & me
Upper W Side
Disappointing, Dated, Overrated
July 6th, 2018

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

75
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting
June 3rd, 2018

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

95
Me and My Girl
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Great acting
May 14th, 2018

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

100
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Masterful
April 16th, 2018

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!

65
Disappointing
April 1st, 2018

See it if You like schmaltzy shows in an intimate setting

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

90
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging
March 31st, 2018

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

75
During previews
Ambitious, Indulgent
March 31st, 2018

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
Ambitious, Indulgent, Intense
March 31st, 2018

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

80
Admissions
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Intelligent, Relevant
March 19th, 2018

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

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Ambitious, Great singing, Great staging
February 14th, 2018

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.

75
Hey, Look Me Over!
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing
February 12th, 2018

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

30
During previews
Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent, Slow
February 2nd, 2018

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.

0
During previews
Fire and Air
East Village
Disappointing, Indulgent, Excruciating
January 22nd, 2018

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.

75
Entertaining
January 14th, 2018

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

88
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging
January 10th, 2018

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

60
During previews
Dated, Disappointing
December 27th, 2017

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

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

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Hilarious
November 25th, 2017

See it if You like well done farce and Jane Austen

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

100
Brigadoon
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Masterful
November 20th, 2017

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
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Intelligent, Relevant
November 6th, 2017

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

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

85
During previews
Junk
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great staging, Relevant, Riveting
October 25th, 2017

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

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Resonant
October 2nd, 2017

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

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Riveting
September 25th, 2017

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