Linda 9060

Maplewood

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Reviews (31)
80
Preachy (at times), Ambitious, Relevant, Intelligent, Clever

See it if you are interested in a feminist critique of the constitution rooted in personal stories that are clever and moving

Don't see it if you are not interested in the constitution or its contemporary relevance

Also The play starts out strong. It is a funny, intelligent and highly pers... Read more Read less

93
During previews
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Moving, Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you are interested in a thoughtful, well-written drama about the mistreatment of gays in Uganda.

Don't see it if you are not interested in plays about gay issues in Africa

Also The cast was excellent. The intimate atmosphere of the Mitzi Newhouse ... Read more Read less

89
Funny, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you are interested in an intelligent, introspective saga of how one woman coped when her life was totally upended.

Don't see it if If you don't like one person shows or are not interested in stories about trauma and resiliency

Also Corman tells her story with a seamless blend of humor and pathos. The ... Read more Read less

80
Intelligent, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if If you want to see an outstanding performance by Glenda Jackson

Don't see it if you don't like overdone experimentation with Shakespearean classics

79
During previews
Public Servant
Midtown W
Refreshing, Relevant, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you want to see an entertaining play with strong performances and a compassionate message that is both pro-choice and pro-parenthood.

Don't see it if if you don't like nuanced presentations on these issues

95
Ink
Midtown W
Relevant, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Clever

See it if you are interested in a clever depiction of Rupert Murdoch 's rise and the impact of his version of reporting the news.

Don't see it if you don't like plays with a political message

Also Acting is fantastic and the staging is phenomenal; really imaginative

85
During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy British slapstick comedy with great acting from a talented and versatile cast.

Don't see it if you don't like British slapstick humor

Also The first act is outstanding, really tight. There is a scene where the... Read more Read less

85
Six Corners
Midtown W
Clever, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if If you enjoy crime drama with excellent acting and an interesting twist.

Don't see it if If you don't like crime drama

Also I decided to take a chance on this play when I learned that the playwr... Read more Read less

73
Slow, Overrated, Intense, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you are interested in the mental health challenges faced by college and high school students.

Don't see it if you dislike long monologues

79
After
Midtown E
Depressing, Slow, Intense, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if you are interested in the impact of school shootings on the families of both victim and the perpetrator

Don't see it if you don't like shows that are depressing, slow paced and preachy at times.

Also The drama revolves around the parents of a school shooting victim and ... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Vilna
Midtown W
Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in Holocaust history and an outstanding, haunting dramatization of events surrounding the demise of the Vilna ghetto.

Don't see it if you are looking for light entertainment or want to escape reality through theater.

89
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you enjoy whimsical fantasy with a meta-message. Amazing singing, dancing, acting, staging! Loved The Wizard of Oz.

Don't see it if if you don't like fantasy or retellings of classic fiction from a differnt vantage point

90
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you enjoy offbeat, imaginative, inventive musicals with muppets! Its great fun!

Don't see it if if you are looking for a traditional musical

90
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you enjoy the offbeat irreverent humor of the creators of South Park, you won't stop laughing.

Don't see it if If you don't like out Park or irreverant offbeat humor.

85
Great acting, Great singing, Relevant, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in a thought-provoking coming of age stoy that deal with gender identity. Enjoy 1st rate acting, singing and dance.

Don't see it if If you are looking for a light-hearted musical.

89
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Intelligent, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You are interested in Irish culture and history. You enjoy a thought-provoking drama with characters that are complex and unpredictable.

Don't see it if If you have difficulty understanding heavily accented English. Are a fan of the IRA

95
Entertaining, Clever, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if a clever reimagining of a classic American musical with an outstanding cast.

Don't see it if if you are looking for something akin to the original.

76
Relevant, Entertaining, Quirky, Funny

See it if you are interested in a true story about the darker side of advertising told with humor and ire.

Don't see it if if you are looking for a glossy broadway type production

85
Raunchy, Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Ambitious

See it if you want to see a truly outstanding cast tackle an unusual and off-beat production

Don't see it if you are offended by raunchy humor

Also If you aren't familiar with Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, read it or... Read more Read less

87
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Clever, Great acting

See it if you like a thought-provoking drama that intertwines the personal and the political. Great acting

Don't see it if if you are looking for a fast-paced plot-driven drama

85
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Soho/Tribeca
Innovative, Ambitious, Great acting, Funny, Clever

See it if you are interested in an innovative adaptation of Stevenson's 1886 Gothic work that adeptly blends humor with horror and great acting!

Don't see it if you don't like Stevenson's Gothic tale.

95
Great acting, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if If you liked the original Fiddler and/ or enjoy whimsical folklore, fine acting singing, and dance

Don't see it if If you don't like to read subtitles during theatrical productions

86
Ambitious, Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if you like a historical political drama that is beautifully written with excellent acting.

Don't see it if you aren't interested in the power struggle between Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart

85
During previews
Burn This
Midtown W
Intense, Quirky, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a funny and humane play with outstanding acting. Adam Driver's performance is Tony-worthy.

Don't see it if if you don't like plays about quirky , improbable relationships.

93
Ambitious, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy clever farces, parodies on Greek comedy and the travails of academia. Great acting!

Don't see it if you don't like farces or have no interest in Greek comedy.

Also Overall, excellent production! It was clever, imaginative and great fu... Read more Read less

98
During previews
Funny, Clever, Absorbing, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you enjoy timely, theater about politics, politicians, and their relationships. First-rate writing and.outstanding acting

Don't see it if if you are tired of politics and looking to theater for escape.

Also The show runs 90 minutes without intermission and I was fully engrosse... Read more Read less

97
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Ambitious, Intelligent

See it if enjoy clever, avant-garde theater with a feminist twist that both critiques and celebrates classics Hamlet and Cyrano. Outstanding acting

Don't see it if you aren't interested in classic theater

89
Clever, Great acting, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Raunchy

See it if you are a fan of Lenny Bruce, or of stand up comedy with a critical edge, you'll enjoy this one-man interpretation of LB's life.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy edgy and at times raunchy cultural criticism

90
Exquisite, Great singing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you enjoy offbeat musicals about hopeful, yet improbable situations. It's a whimsical play wit great performances and beautiful music.

Don't see it if you are looking for a production with a tight linear plot.

100
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Masterful, Must see

See it if You enjoy highly original theatrical productions, talented cast, and amazing staging! Broadway musical at its best!

Don't see it if You are looking for a complex dramatic plot.

89
Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful, Great staging

See it if If you like the music of Carol King and enjoy a 1st rate Broadway musical production filled with great talent!

Don't see it if If you are looking for a production with a sophisticated storyline.