Linda 8209

Jersey City

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Reviews (60)
85
During previews
17 Minutes
Midtown W
Great acting, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if You like to see thought provoking plays with timely topics.

Don't see it if You dislike depressing stories.

Also Well worth seeing. The minimalist set was not an issue.

81
MsTRIAL
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Profound, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You like legal dramas and thought provoking plays

Don't see it if You dislike distressing stories

Also The story started slow at first, but the script at the beginning was n... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Hannah Senesh
Financial
Profound, Must see, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You are interested in the era of pre and during World War II, and antisemitism

Don't see it if You dislike one woman shows.

Also Extremely worth while seeing.

75
During previews
Cliched, Relevant, Slow

See it if You are interested in stories concerning beauty, and/or adaptations of African folktales

Don't see it if If dislike plays of common issues, almost non-existent set designs, slow plays.

Also I would have enjoyed this play more if some unnecessary scenes were re... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Random Acts
Midtown W
Great acting, Profound, Relevant

See it if You are interested in the story of a woman's life while she was growing up in the civil rights era in the 1960s and in 1978.

Don't see it if You dislike solo performances and bare bones set designs, or stories concerning race relations.

Also The actress played multiple roles very well, and I found her story qui... Read more Read less

84
Trick or Treat
Midtown E
Great acting, Intense, Macabre

See it if You enjoy, unusual plays about family struggles and caring for a family member with dementia.

Don't see it if You dislike plays about Alzheimer's disease, death, or other macabre stories

78
During previews
Blue Ridge
Chelsea
Relevant, Slow, Excruciating, Intense

See it if You enjoy stories of people trying to straighten out their lives, ie. in rehab., or in the case of this play, in a half way house.

Don't see it if You would have a hard time understaning strong, southern accents, need to see fast moving plays, or do not like conflicts between people.

Also This play was about two and one-half hours long, including an intermis... Read more Read less

85
The Bohemians
East Village
Entertaining, Funny, Cute

See it if You like lighthearted, cute stories, and do not wish to analyze too much.

Don't see it if You need to see deeply serious, intense, and thought-provoking plays.

80
For a previous production
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Soho/Tribeca
Funny, Great acting, Fluffy

See it if You do not mind seeing a "bare-bones" play, where the actress portrays many characters of both sexes.

Don't see it if You need to see an elaborate production with many actors, and if you do not have a sense of humor.

Also Great effort on both actors, especially with the actress who portrayed... Read more Read less

79
Great acting, Excruciating, Masterful

See it if You are interested in stories concerning hostages and Middle Eastern affairs, do not mind long productions.

Don't see it if You dislike long winded, redundant dialogues and stories of suffering.

Also The three actors did an excellent job portraying hostages. However, I ... Read more Read less

89
Dietrich: Natural Duty
Soho/Tribeca
Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You are a fan of Marlene Dietrich, are interested in movie and World War II history

Don't see it if You dislike one person and short productions. (this show was only about one hour long.)

Also Very interesting story about part of her life. Peter Groom was great i... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Noura
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant

See it if You desire to see thought provoking plays with themes of immigration and family values

Don't see it if You dislike plays which are somewhat depressing

88
The Day I Became Black
Soho/Tribeca
Profound, Relevant, Must see, Raunchy

See it if You are interested in a biracial man's account of his life and the prejudice he has faced and also like humor

Don't see it if You are not interested in stories of racism, dislike raunchy comedy and one man shows.

Also This one man show is very highly recommended especially with all of th... Read more Read less

90
Small Craft Warnings
West Village
Great acting, Masterful, Resonant, Intense

See it if You enjoy plays with complex character development and are a fan of Tennessee Williams.

Don't see it if You dislike soap operas.

85
Clever, Funny, Relevant, Satirical

See it if You enjoy satire, and want to have a good laugh

Don't see it if You dislike violence (there is a violent episode in this play) and a discussion of prejudice

75
Fluffy, Quirky, Silly, Satirical

See it if You like satirical and silly plays or musicals about American history

Don't see it if You dislike silly productions and wish to see only elaborate productions.

Also I thought that this musical (the actors were accompanied by only a pia... Read more Read less

92
Fireflies
Chelsea
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Great writing

See it if You are interested in African American history during the early 1960s and appreciate great acting and a well written play.

Don't see it if I am unable to think of a reason not to see this play, unless you expect a large cast

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Dizzying

See it if You are interested in American history, especially during the lifetime of Harry Truman

Don't see it if You do not like one man performances, and monologues that go back and forth in time that may cause confusion.

67
Hitler's Tasters
West Village
Original, Disappointing

See it if You are interested in the history of Nazi Germany, and prefer to see original plays.

Don't see it if You prefer plays that do not mix modern times with past history, and like productions with elaborate set designs

Also The use of cell phones in the story, and modern music between the scen... Read more Read less

80
During previews
The Book of Merman
Midtown W
Entertaining, Fluffy, Funny

See it if You like Ethel Merman, enjoy humorous, light musicals.

Don't see it if You do not like a fluffy musical with a small cast.

Also I enjoyed this musical since I found it quite entertaining. The actres... Read more Read less

98
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Must see

See it if You are interested in a fantastic production about the life of Irving Berlin and the many songs he wrote

Don't see it if Really, I believe there is no reason not to see it, only if you do not like one man shows or do not like Irving Berlin's music.

Also The set design was great. I really enjoyed this production.

88
Absorbing, Intelligent, Profound, Riveting

See it if This play is highly recommended for intellectuals and those who are interested in philosophy and history.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy thought provoking plays and are offended by infidelity.

Also This was an extremely interesting play, and I enjoyed it. I would reco... Read more Read less

80
Great acting, Intelligent, Clever

See it if You like to see thought provoking, original productions.

Don't see it if You just want to see "run of the mill" plays where you do not like to think.

Also Although the set design was minimal, the actors gave great performance... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Edgy, Absorbing, Profound, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if If you enjoy a story of life in an urban, poverty and crime infested area, and like productions that are thought provoking.

Don't see it if You dislike lengthy, somewhat "over-the-top" plays concerning race relations.

Also I enjoyed this play. However, I thought that it was longer than necess... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Profound

See it if You want to see a moving, emotional play with great acting by all of the cast.

Don't see it if You dislike depressing stories, especially concerning drug and alcohol abuse and dying.

84
Campy, Hilarious, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if You just want to have a good laugh and desire to be entertained.

Don't see it if You need to see intense, thought provoking plays/musicals.

Also Although, I thought it was campy, most of the play (had some music), w... Read more Read less

75
Altered Minds
Midtown W
Intense, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in exploring various mental health issues, like short plays (around ten minutes long)

Don't see it if You dislike dark subjects like suicide and death

Also Some of the short plays were mildly humorous, however a few were very ... Read more Read less

43
During previews
Midnight Street
Midtown W
Disappointing, Insipid, Excruciating

See it if Really no reason to see it, only if you like to hear repetitive thoughts of a prostitute

Don't see it if Not recommended at all to see

Also I could not wait for the "musical" to end.

89
During previews
The Cake
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Great acting

See it if You wish to see a cute, yet thought provoking play about the issue of the acceptance or disaproval of gay marriage.

Don't see it if You do not wish to see plays concerning gay issues such as the right to marry and are uncomfortable with affection between couples.

Also The set design was great and clever.

80
Exposed
Midtown W
Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy thought provoking plays about the mentality and treatment of porn actresses.

Don't see it if You are easily offended by the subject of pornography. Although there is little partial nudity, there are some simulated sex acts.

Also Two of the cast members portrayed numerous roles, and the set design w... Read more Read less

87
During previews
Great acting, Profound, Relevant, Riveting

See it if You enjoy plays concerning bullying, homosexual issues, and adolescence. Also, if you like to hear great singing.

Don't see it if You are a homophobe.

Also There was no accompanying musical instruments with the singing of the ... Read more Read less

90
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Intelligent, Profound, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if You like thought provoking plays with relevant issues. Although the play involved a homosexual couple, it is relevant to heterosexuals too.

Don't see it if You are a homophobe and dislike to view homosexual affection, or need to see only light hearted, humorous plays.

Also The set design was fantastic. Although the story was depressing, I was... Read more Read less

81
Wounded
Soho/Tribeca
Profound, Relevant, Intense, Depressing

See it if You are interested in stories concerning emotionally and physically wounded veterans and their caregivers.

Don't see it if You dislike depressing, intense plays, and also which have some sexual references. I would not recommend this play for children.

77
Slow, Fluffy

See it if You would enjoy a play about a relationship between an elderly man and a child.

Don't see it if You need to see a play with a fast moving plot and an elaborate production.

Also The story was too slow moving for me, and the actress who played the y... Read more Read less

85
The Baby Monitor
East Village
Absorbing, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You are interested in same sex marriages and parenting and their rights

Don't see it if You can't accept the differences in family structures, are homophobic. Also, if you need to see a play with an elaborate set design.

Also Very timely play. The practically non existent set design did not detr... Read more Read less

95
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Refreshing, Fluffy

See it if You need to see a show that will eliminate your blues, and like originality.

Don't see it if You dislike fluffy shows, but this is part of what I found so entertaining.

Also The cast had tons of enthusiasm, and most of the actors played several... Read more Read less

76
Medicine the Musical
Soho/Tribeca
Entertaining, Cliched

See it if You like stories concerning the medical profession.

Don't see it if You expect to see an elaborate musical with highly talented singers and a very credible story.

Also At least one of the characters in the story did not seem credible cons... Read more Read less

65
Catch the Sparrow
Midtown W
Confusing, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if You wish to see a depressing play concerning dying and a strained father-son relationship.

Don't see it if You need to see a professional production that is not a confusing story.

Also This play was too confusing for me and amateurish for me to enjoy it.

88
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound

See it if You are interested in history, especially in the United States during the 1960s, and enjoy great acting.

Don't see it if You dislike monologues with speeches with repetitive themes and one-actor plays,

Also The actor in this play looked and sounded like the late Robert F. Kenn... Read more Read less

82
Ordinary Days
Midtown W
Great singing, Relevant, Romantic

See it if You like to see lighthearted shows about relationships between people.

Don't see it if You need to see intense, thought provoking musicals with an elaborate set design.

85
During previews
Inner Voices 2018
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if You wish to see short musical/plays concerning a person's life and emotions and have relevance.

Don't see it if You dislike monologues, short plays or musicals. You expect a large orchestra in a musical and elaborate songs.

Also There was only one actor with two instruments providing the music in e... Read more Read less

49
During previews
Great acting, Intense, Excruciating, Bizarre

See it if Only if you are a fan of Kurt Vonnegut

Don't see it if You dislike, morbid, violent, plays that lack credibility.

Also This was a very upsetting experience for me, and I could not wait for ... Read more Read less

82
Absorbing, Great writing

See it if You enjoy soap operas, especially concerning relationships between women and their hardships

Don't see it if You would not like an all female cast or plays concerning women in despair.

Also Although the story took place in 1937, I thought that much of the play... Read more Read less

72
Fusion
Chelsea
Banal, Cliched, Romantic

See it if You like somewhat predictable romantic plays.

Don't see it if You like plays with complicated plots.

Also The story was too predictable for me to really enjoy this play, but it... Read more Read less

73
During previews
The Winning Side
Midtown W
Confusing, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You have an interest in the Nazi occupation in France, in Wernher von Braun, or the space program in the United States

Don't see it if You need to follow a story in chronological order or desire an elaborate set design.

Also The story was very interesting. However, the play jumped around too mu... Read more Read less

80
Holy Ghosts
Chelsea
Great acting, Intense, Excruciating

See it if You are interested in plays concerning religion and interactions between attendees in a church service.

Don't see it if You do not have patience to sit through a longer than necessary play, and do not like violence and references of death.

Also The actors gave outstanding performances. However, I felt that there w... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Entertaining, Romantic

See it if You enjoy light, romantic musical comedies.

Don't see it if You wish to see an elaborate, thought-provoking, intense musical.

Also The set design was minimal, and one actress portrayed multiple charact... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Final Follies
West Village
Funny, Great acting, Romantic

See it if You would like to see short humorous plays.

Don't see it if You need to see intense, highly thought provoking plays.

Also This consisted of three short plays. Although I found them enjoyable, ... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Slow, Funny, Relevant

See it if You like stories of relationships between neighbors in an apartment building.

Don't see it if You want to see fast moving, concise plays. I felt this play was longer than necessary.

84
During previews
Unraveled
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You like thought provoking, emotionally charged plays

Don't see it if You do not wish to go to depressing plays about dementia and terminal illness