Linda U

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Reviews (52)
83
During previews
Make Believe
Midtown W
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in a play about children living in a dysfunctional family and its impact later in life.

Don't see it if you prefer a light, fluffy show.

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

See it if would like to see a pure, authentic version of Fiddler. Steven Skybell's Tevye is honest and full of emotion. The best yet. Superb cast!

Don't see it if you don't like reading supertitles and can't sit for 3 hours. Otherwise, go! This is an amazing production!

90
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Exquisite, Delightful

See it if you love the music from the show and want to spend 3 wonderful hours in the theater. Laura Benanti is amazing!

Don't see it if you don't like classic musicals or long shows.

92
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Must see

See it if you want to see a beautiful, complex play acted by a brilliant ensemble. It is a full theater experience.

Don't see it if you are hesitant to sit through a 3 hour and 15 minute play and don't like Irish accents. (Get the headsets. They are a big help).

88
During previews
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Must see

See it if you are interested in seeing a relevant and thought provoking play with a tour de force performance by Bryan Cranston.

Don't see it if you prefer light plays and do not like high tech staging.

95
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Riveting, Intense

See it if you want to experience powerful theater that is superbly acted. Kerry Washington is extraordinary as is the rest of the cast. A must see!

Don't see it if you don't like plays that concern racial issues or are looking for light theater.

79
During previews
Days of Rage
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant, Intense, Great acting

See it if you are interested in the struggles of a group of Viet Nam activists trying to figure out how to fit in to the protest. Great acting!

Don't see it if you don't want to spend 90 minutes examining 60's activism or are looking for something light.

80
Mary Page Marlowe
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if you are open to experiencing a quiet play about a woman at different stages of her life. Superb acting by the ensemble.

Don't see it if you are looking for a traditionally staged, linear play.

88
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Masterful

See it if you would enjoy attending a birthday party with a group of gay men. Superb acting by the ensemble! A must see!

Don't see it if are not interested in seeing a gay cast portraying a group of interesting characters.

90
Mlima's Tale
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Riveting

See it if you want to witness a powerful performance by Sahr Ngaujah as the elephant. His movements are extraordinary!

Don't see it if you don't like casts that play multiple roles and are looking for something light.

92
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Must see

See it if You want to experience masterful performances by all three leads. This is a powerful, emotional play which also contains much humor.

Don't see it if You can't focus on brilliant dialogue for 1 hour and 45 minutes. You are looking for a light theater experience.

90
During previews
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful

See it if you enjoy intelligent comedy that deals with issues that are as relevant today as when the show was staged in 2001. The acting is superb!

Don't see it if you are looking for a big Broadway production or are not interested in conflicted characters and their problems.

78
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Delightful, Intelligent

See it if you are interested in an unusual period piece with Baroque music and are a fan of Mark Rylance.

Don't see it if you are looking for a dynamic show or don't enjoy theater set in the 1700's.

80
During previews
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You would enjoy an unusual "quiet" musical with a middle eastern theme. Outstanding performance by Katrina Lenk.

Don't see it if You are looking for a fast paced blockbuster musical. Not much happens.

79
For a previous production
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You are a fan of British slapstick.. Staging was great and timing of actors interacting within moving sets was done with precision.

Don't see it if You don't like very silly, physical comedy. It can be exhausting!

79
During previews
A Parallelogram
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Edgy

See it if you want to see a thought provoking, sometimes humorous, play about the choices we make at different points in our lives. Great cast!

Don't see it if you don't like challenging non linear theater.

84
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Great writing, Delightful

See it if you would like to see a creative, well acted play. If you are a Laurie Metcalf fan, this is a must see.

Don't see it if you are looking for fast paced, fluffy theater.

79
During previews
Clever, Great singing, Quirky, Edgy, Entertaining

See it if you want an unusual theater experience with great singing by both performers. Loved Val Vigoda's electric violin.

Don't see it if you dislike fantasy and are looking for traditional theater.

82
During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Clever, Intelligent

See it if you want to experience great acting, sharp dialogue and overall excellent writing

Don't see it if You don't like rapid fire dialogue.

80
During previews
Sweat
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to experience an absorbing , well written drama with a talented cast.

Don't see it if you are looking for a fast paced, light production.

80
During previews
Man From Nebraska
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to experience theater that deals with marital relationships and the questions of daily life. Great acting by Reed Birney and cast.

Don't see it if You prefer light theater. The first act is a bit slow.

90
Clever, Great staging, Quirky, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You like unusual, creative musical theater. Exceeded my expectations. It grabs you from the first moment and continues with high energy.

Don't see it if You want traditional musical theater. This is definitely different. Fast paced. Perhaps not for everyone.

95
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Relevant

See it if You want to experience riveting, thought provoking theater that deals with the crisis of minority youth incarceration today.

Don't see it if You don't like one woman shows and are looking for light theater.

89
Eclipsed
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Riveting

See it if You would like an intense theater experience with a great cast.

Don't see it if you are looking for a "fluffy" show that purely entertains.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Must see, Intense

See it if You want to see stellar performances by Cynthia Erivo and the rest of the cast. She received a standing ovation in the middle of the show!

Don't see it if You don't want to experience one of the best and most touching shows on Broadway today.

92
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Must see, Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you love big musicals and want to see an all around great production that is hysterical from start to finish. Santino Fontana is perfect!

Don't see it if you don't like musical comedies and expect a reproduction of the movie.

100
During previews
Masterful, Riveting, Great staging, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if you want to experience musical theater at it's best. It grabs you from the first song. Superb cast.

Don't see it if you only like light/traditional musical theater. This is different from anything else on Broadway.

80
Superhero
Midtown W
Delightful, Refreshing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you would enjoy a small musical which mixes problems/relationships in every day life with a superhero theme. Kate Baldwin in phenomenal!

Don't see it if You prefer a large splashy musical. You can't suspend with reality for two hours.

89
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Riveting

See it if you want to see a beautiful and touching play about the challenges of dealing with dementia. The cast is uniformly stellar!

Don't see it if you only like light theater that doesn't deal with serious topics such as aging.

78
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Clever, Great staging

See it if you are in the mood for a funny, energetic musical comedy with good staging.

Don't see it if You don't like shows with LGBT themes or are looking for serious theater. Much of it is quite silly.

90
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you want to see a funny and very relevant play with a stellar cast.

Don't see it if you are looking for a long, deep play.

85
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you want to experience Measure for Measure with a comedic western theme. Very funny and totally enjoyable!

Don't see it if you don't want to see an original, but sometimes silly, version of a Shakespeare play. Go anyway!

86
During previews
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if you are in the mood for a very funny, light hearted musical performed by a group of talented singers/actors. Just let go and enjoy it!

Don't see it if you don't like the music of the Go- Go's and are looking for serious theater.

88
El Credito
Gramercy
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if love clever comedies in Spanish. This one kept the audience laughing continuously for almost two hours.

Don't see it if you don't understand Spanish or don't like looking at English captions.

92
Harry Clarke
West Village
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Riveting

See it if You want to experience powerful and unusual theater with a masterful performance by Billy Crudup..

Don't see it if You don't like one man shows. (Otherwise, GO!)

87
During previews
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if You love classic musicals and want to experience superb singing and dancing. Fantastic choreography!

Don't see it if You are looking for a modern update of the musical.

84
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious, Masterful

See it if you are a fan of John Leguizamo and want to experience a very funny and unusual version of Latin American history.

Don't see it if you don't like one man shows or profanity.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Must see

See it if you would enjoy a musical fable that will transport you to a Caribbean island. The acting and singing are superb!

Don't see it if You don't like theater in the round or are looking for a traditional musical. Otherwise, go!

90
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Must see, Resonant

See it if You want to experience a powerful (and funny) revival of Torch Song. The actors are amazing, especially Michael Urie.

Don't see it if You are not interested in seeing a gay love story.

78
Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Ambitious, Fluffy

See it if You are a fan of Gloria Estefan and you are just looking for a fun evening. It's high energy.

Don't see it if You are looking for a complex book with some depth. A bit formulaic.

78
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound

See it if you want to see a complex family drama interspersed with humor. Janeane Garofalo is wonderful.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a play that focuses on a dysfunctional family dealing with the issues of illness and death.

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Intense

See it if you want to see a classic piece about the unravelling of a Southern family in the early 1900's. The acting is superb!

Don't see it if you are looking for upbeat, light theater. It is quite intense.

79
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Delightful

See it if If you want to see a creative production based on the movie. Great sets and quite entertaining.

Don't see it if You didn't enjoy the movie (show can be silly) and prefer a show with more depth.

90
During previews
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Intense

See it if You have an interest in the history of Yiddish theater and want an unusual, moving experience. The actors are wonderful.

Don't see it if You are looking for light theater and don't enjoy seeing actors in multiple roles.

82
During previews
Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You would like to see an entertaining (sometimes corny) musical based on true events. Great performers and band. Loved the fiddle!

Don't see it if you are looking for sophisticated, nuanced theater or intricate sets. (No change of scenery).

87
Falsettos
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great singing, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if You want to see stand out performances by the lead actors. The play is a creative revival of the original production. Moving and humorous.

Don't see it if You are looking for a big, splashy musical that makes you happy.

86
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You want to experience well acted, entertaining theater in Spanish. Quite humorous as well as romantic.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a play in Spanish. Otherwise, go see it. Quite enjoyable!

75
During previews
The Encounter
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Ambitious, Intense, Slow

See it if You are looking for an innovative theater experience with headphones.

Don't see it if You need visuals to keep your interest and would have difficulty transporting yourself to a primitive environment for two hours.

97
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great writing, Original, Great acting

See it if You want to have a theater experience like none other. It is unique!

Don't see it if you don't like original theater with great performances.

92
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Original, Relevant

See it if You would like to have an unusual and moving theater experience.

Don't see it if you are looking for a purely "fun" show with no impact.