Lisa D 6091

Brooklyn | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (59)
91
Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are a fan of the show. Appreciate a fine ensemble cast.

Don't see it if You've never seen a production of Fiddler before AND you don't understand Yiddish AND you don't like reading subtitles.

87
During previews
Make Believe
Midtown W
Great acting, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy a good, thought-provoking drama.

Don't see it if You don't appreciate child actors and real-life, hard issues depicted on stage.

80
Public Servant
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate creative set design, true-to-life characters.

Don't see it if you prefer large casts.

91
Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a live staging of a famous book and movie. You appreciate good acting and superb casting.

Don't see it if You have trouble understanding strong accents.

81
Ambitious, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if You've never seen a production of the show before. You appreciate talent. Like Sondheim music.

Don't see it if You've seen a full production. Can't handle a truncated version of a story.

85
During previews
Awake
Midtown W
Clever, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if If you enjoy talented actors who are unknown and you appreciate writing subject matter that might make you uncomfortable.

Don't see it if you prefer a play with a single through-line.

77
Quicksand
West Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You appreciate clever staging m, talented young actors, and a work in progress.

Don't see it if You want a polished piece. And if you get cold easily (theater and hallways can use some heat)

82
Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You enjoy drama that hits hard subject matter.

Don't see it if You prefer something uplifting.

88
Ambitious, Great acting, Edgy, Great staging, Intense

See it if you like a good family drama - meaning a true-to-life family story of pain and love. Also, if you have any interest in sign language.

Don't see it if you prefer a light, easy to watch show. You're homophobic.

76
Funny, Romantic, Entertaining

See it if you like Jimmy Buffet and his music and want something fluffy and fun.

Don't see it if you like a good story to go with your margarita.

80
Maple and Vine
Soho/Tribeca
Ambitious, Clever, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy creative visuals and are interested in how sign language and spoken English can be used together successfully.

Don't see it if you cannot commit to 3 hours. The story takes a while to get to each point.

80
During previews
Confusing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy plays based on real-life and real places in NYC.

Don't see it if You like a traditional play. You don't like actors who play multiple characters.

90
Entertaining, Great acting, Masterful

See it if you want to see a brilliant actor on stage.

Don't see it if You are expecting a musical. There is singing, but this is a play with music. Also, if you can't stand when 2 people play the same role.

85
Delightful, Great acting, Masterful

See it if You love John Lithgow and enjoy watching an actor storytelling through character work.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy one-man shows.

78
The Children
Midtown W
Great acting, Confusing, Thought-provoking

See it if You appreciate straight plays with talented actors.

Don't see it if You need an intermission.

81
During previews
Entertaining, Fun, Great staging

See it if You are a fan of Spongebob and/or if you want a show you can bring the kids to.

Don't see it if You don't like a lot of flash and glitz.

80
During previews
Stuffed
Midtown W
Funny, Resonant, Great acting

See it if You have every had an issue with weight or food. You are a fan of Lisa Lampanelli.

Don't see it if You like one cohesive story to follow.

92
Clever, Funny, Great writing

See it if You enjoy musical theater comedy.

Don't see it if You are easily insulted.

80
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You enjoy a small cast, and musicians that are also part of the storytelling, and shows based on true stories.

Don't see it if You don't like middle America stories.

80
Napoli, Brooklyn
Midtown W
Absorbing, Cliched, Great acting

See it if you appreciate good acting, period drama, and shows based on real life events.

Don't see it if You get annoyed by stereotypes (they do come from somewhere).

98
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you love theater, and especially if you are in the business of theater. Also, if you prefer theater telling true stories of oppression.

Don't see it if You prefer a feel-good story or hold prejudices.

99
During previews
Absorbing, Great staging, Resonant

See it if You enjoy terrific ensemble work.

Don't see it if You can't last nearly 2 hours without an intermission. You like lots of solos.

Also This would have gotten 100 if there was an intermission. There's reall... Read more Read less

90
During previews
In Transit
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if You want to see the stage filled with people who are representative of NYC and you enjoy good singing, acapella and beat box.

Don't see it if You relish a big orchestra or band or if you don't like happy endings.

80
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Flashy, Fluffy

See it if You enjoy things that sparkle, and you like big song and dance numbers with a large talented ensemble. You remember Clifton Davis.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy puns or you don't like a lot of music.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great music

See it if You like the music of Gloria Estefan. You enjoy latin pop music, you enjoy a good go-getter story.

Don't see it if You have a problem with other people moving in their seat to the music.

90
Great staging, Great acting, Delightful, Enchanting, Ambitious

See it if You are a Harry Potter fan or if you simply enjoy and appreciate innovative staging and design elements.

Don't see it if You like true-to-life stories.

88
A Strange Loop
Midtown W
Intelligent, Entertaining, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You appreciate talent! Also, very clever writing and inventive ways of telling story.

Don't see it if you have problems with simulated sex on stage.

87
Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You appreciate terrific acting. You are open to creative writing inspired by Shakespeare.

Don't see it if You get queasy easily.

86
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy accessible theater, including sign language and spoken word.

Don't see it if You don't like audience participation.

80
Thought-provoking, Great singing, Clever

See it if You are open to a new take on a classic musical, and you appreciate good voices and performances.

Don't see it if You are a traditionalist when it come to known shows.

87
Torch Song (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Raunchy, Thought-provoking

See it if Terrific acting with great range.

Don't see it if You have issues with suggested sex on stage or if you are homophobic. Then again, see it if you are homophobic.

83
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great staging, Relevant

See it if You like glitter, equal rights even for teenagers, and great singing and dancing.

Don't see it if You are a traditionalist, purist, closed minded, or if you can't smile .

80
Popcorn Falls
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever, Great acting

See it if You enjoy terrific acting from actors playing multiple characters will little or no costume changes.

Don't see it if You are looking to be moved, or looking for a drama.

84
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Great dancing

See it if you enjoy a classic traditional musical.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy dance numbers.

85
Entertaining, Masterful, Ambitious

See it if you appreciate talent from all sides - actors, singers, musicians and a simple story of people. Just... people.

Don't see it if you like an elaborate musical or intense plot.

84
Entertaining, Great singing, Nostalgic

See it if You appreciate a terrific ensemble. You lived during the era of Donna Summer and don't know much about her life beyond the songs.

Don't see it if You are expecting to see Donna Summer. That just isn't possible. Also, several of the songs are just snippets.

80
During previews
Ambitious, Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy real-life situations and stories and perhaps to learn about a culture you might not know about.

Don't see it if You get easily distracted.

90
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You enjoy truth in story telling.

Don't see it if You don't like plays that go back and forth in time.

82
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Clever, Confusing, Great acting

See it if You enjoy terrific acting and a story that is clever and different.

Don't see it if You like a straightforward plot and story.

85
Clever, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if You love the genius of John Leguizamo and are genuinely open to learning something.

Don't see it if You are expecting a rip roaring comedy.

88
For a previous production
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You appreciate good talent and clever heightened language.

Don't see it if You like big chorus numbers or serious shows.

85
For a previous production
Delightful, Dizzying, Funny, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You need a good laugh and 2 hours of nothing serious.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy farce.

92
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You appreciate excellent acting.

Don't see it if You prefer classic classical Shakespeare.

80
Cost of Living
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You can respect everyone while taking a glimpse into their private lives.

Don't see it if You can't handle nudity on stage or if you like a nice tight package with all of the story lines sewed up.

89
Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Dated

See it if You appreciate top notch acting from every cast member.

Don't see it if You don't like a lot of talk.

93
During previews
Sweat
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You like real-life drama and great acting.

Don't see it if You want to be uplifted and feel good when you leave.

90
Spamilton
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great singing

See it if You either know the show Hamilton, the music or it's creator Lin Manuel Miranda.

Don't see it if You don't like spoofs or don't want a cabaret setting with a 2 drink minimum.

85
Ambitious, Intense, Relevant

See it if You appreciate one-woman original shows with an extremely talent actress playing several roles AND you like current events depicted onstage.

Don't see it if You don't like confrontation.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You like classic, traditional musicals.

Don't see it if You want to see imitations of Fred Astaire or Bing Crosby.

84
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Dated, Delightful

See it if You like music from the 60's or if you like a true story about how musical stars are made.

Don't see it if You don't like pop music, ir if you enjoy big dance numbers.