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Manhattan | 50-64 | Female
About:  I'm just a story collector
Reviews (109)
68
During previews
TERRA FIRMA
Gramercy
Repetitive, Disappointing, Great acting, Slow

See it if Acting & set were pleasing. Direction needs major revision.Some scenes lost it's moments due to repetitive actions.Explosions kept me awake.

Don't see it if If you don't like slow pace plays or loud explosions.

Also It was free but I probably touched a different value and can't fix it.

82
Dust
East Village
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intense, Great staging, Great acting

See it if This is an excellent solo production.Direction, staging and acting are incredible well done,even if the writing needs a small revision.

Don't see it if If you don't like subjects like mental illness and suicide.

Also I'm so delighted with the actress ability to change beautifully from o... Read more Read less

70
Funny, Slow, Disappointing

See it if Had higher expectations, butsfter 1 hour I left. Direction needs revision. Staging was very repetitive. ( would maybe work if was a solo).

Don't see it if If you expect an energetic musical with dancing

90
During previews
Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You love a vibrant well directed production. One of the best I've seen at the park for the past 5 years

Don't see it if You don't like anything political and funny.

85
Women Behind Bars
West Village
Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite, Funny, Entertaining

See it if If you enjoy satires about real life stories. Great direction & acting, go see it! You will laugh + get totally engaged as the story unfolds

Don't see it if If you are homophobic or expect a serious play about women in prison.

86
The Day I Became Black
Soho/Tribeca
Great story teller, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if If you like one person shows with a funny vibrant actor telling his story

Don't see it if If are racist or doesn't like off off broadway gems.

60
During previews
Ambitious, Resonant, Fluffy, Disappointing

See it if The writing needs help in order for us to sit for 1:30min. and watch the Actress to tell her moving story.

Don't see it if You can't stand to watch an actress to brag about how her good connections saved her

85
Spaceman
East Village
Riveting, Great staging, Great acting, Must see, Absorbing

See it if This production is fantastic, one of the best solo shows I've seen it.

Don't see it if If you don't like to question about life

80
Generation NYZ
East Village
Absorbing, Entertaining, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

See it if If you like real life stories about the struggles of immigrants that come to america for a better life. Beautifully done!

Don't see it if If you are homophobic or have a problem with diversity

75
During previews
Red State Blue State
West Village
Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Refreshing

See it if You like stand up comedy and politics. Collin's is one funny man and his writing is refreshing. Well done.

Don't see it if You expect a play.

75
Dietrich: Natural Duty
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Delightful, Exquisite, Great singing, Resonant

See it if U likevthe cabaret vibe.Groom's stage presence & voice are lovely.With such an intriguing subject I wanted to know more. Writing needs help

Don't see it if You don't like a play that has more random songs than writing time.

85
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious, Ambitious

See it if If you enjoy one woman shows with great writing and performance skills.

Don't see it if You don't like to laugh

90
Beep Boop
East Village
Exquisite, Riveting, Great acting, Delightful, Great staging

See it if You like physical & mimic vibes. This is a very unique prod. The actor is super talented +great story teller. A must see excellent show.

Don't see it if If you don't like a show without words.

80
Private Peaceful
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Great staging, Intense

See it if U can handle a fast pace drama, 1 man show.This's an intense story & the actor does a great job only playing male characters

Don't see it if If you don't like intense drama war related stories. Can't stand an adult playing a child for a long perid and rushing through the words.

80
Hilarious, Edgy, Great acting, Clever, Overdone

See it if This prod. is avery funny parody worthy seeing.The writing is great, overall a great production well directed with a very talented actors

Don't see it if You can’t stand overdone loud screaming scenes

75
45 Coffee Dates
East Village
Great writing, Entertaining, Great acting, Dated, Caffeinated

See it if Dated content that can easily be fixed with some updating.Nothing that a dating apps can’t fix.Actress is very talented + funny.

Don't see it if U can’t stand when the script doesn’t flow naturally out of the actor ‘s mouth. Repeting a word twice more than 8 times, it can b annoying.

75
Lucky Chick
East Village
Edgy, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if This prod. Has a great potential if Felicity’s pause a little longer between caracters & ad voice tone that can differ from her own

Don't see it if If u don’t like one woman shows

Also The director can work to improve staging and caracters. Some scenes we... Read more Read less

80
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if If you like historical intertwined stories. This one is told by a man with a big heart with lots of funny moments. Go see it!

Don't see it if You don’t like great singing, staging or are homophobic..

74
During previews
The Stone Witch
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging, Slow

See it if Uare into watching a neurotic, alcoholic man slowly decline from being a creative genius. Set design is fantastic, totally worth seeing it.

Don't see it if You need the writing to be perfect and hate neurotic angry delusional behavior.

80
A Brooklyn Boy
East Village
Great staging, Resonant, Edgy, Entertaining, Intense

See it if You enjoy one men shows. The young actor is very talented using accents, rapping, dancing and singing to tell his story. A real treat.

Don't see it if You don’t like inspiring stories.

90
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Edgy, Intense, Great staging, Thrilling, Magnificent

See it if Visually a fantastic experience!If u know your sheakspeare & is up to physically walk through the huge sets, exploring the story @ your pace

Don't see it if U r not ok with the possibility of loosing the person you went with very soon & having to go through it by yourself

Also It took me 3 hours to get tired.... Read more Read less

77
Entertaining, Clever, Great acting

See it if You are comfortable with solo shows that you can laugh at bipolar illness’s ideas and behaviors.

Don't see it if You expect a play with stage action and have problems with mental illness

50
Broad Comedy
Soho/Tribeca
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing

See it if You have the patience to see 5 sexy girls singing cliche songs.The flyeris more exciting than the show itself. After the fourth song, I left

Don't see it if Want to see real theater or expect to see some quality stand up, acting, staging, & music.

74
During previews
Great acting, Slow, Exhausting, Disappointing

See it if Historically this prod. provides a lot of information.Staging is fun for a very short time making it exhausting to sit through 2 long hours

Don't see it if You don’t like slow historical productions.

79
The Mushroom Cure
East Village
Great acting, Riveting, Refreshing

See it if You like the stand up acting vibe, the direction can use some editing changing the way the actor moves and Reducing the production time.

Don't see it if You don’t like solo shows

86
Refreshing, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if If you love musicals this is the right one. Staging,writing,singing was super fun exactly what Broadway is about

Don't see it if If you are not inclined to musicals at all.

77
Lulu XX
East Village
Avant garde, Dark, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Edgy

See it if The writing and acting are not so strong on this production but the set design and visual effects are super worthy seeing it.

Don't see it if If you don't like guns or dark humorous subjects.

80
I Spy a Spy
Midtown W
Funny, Resonant, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if This prod. is highly entertaining.The story makes fun of immigrants who come to NY seeking the american dream on a hilarious respectful way

Don't see it if If you don't like immigrants and musicals

70
The White Devil
West Village
Confusing, Dizzying, Intense

See it if Staging was too busy and confusing.

Don't see it if If you don't like intense staging and subject.

45
Whore
East Village
Fluffy, Slow, Insipid, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if There is a story to be told but the writing needs a major help so characters can be well developed.

Don't see it if You can stand a story that is not well written.

60
Banal, Resonant, Excruciating, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You can sit for 1 hour to watch a great actor sing songs from prisioners in 1964 and fall asleep due to the excess of boredom.

Don't see it if You are looking for to watch a play with a plot.

85
Must see, Relevant, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You are interested in an intense very energetic well developed dialog between the characters. Direction is excellent, hats off!

Don't see it if If you don't like stories that connects people from 2 different worlds

83
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Resonant

See it if This is an impeachable powerful production. The story touches tender subjects including mental health. Not to be missed.

Don't see it if If you can't handle intense stories

81
Whirlwind
East Village
Great acting, Great staging, Hilarious, Refreshing

See it if If you enjoy satirical stories about the environment. This is a well done production worthy seeing it.

Don't see it if If you don't like funny stories.

70
Not as good as expected, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if This production is not anything near to Baba's prior fantastic's showv" rap guide to consciousness"

Don't see it if If you expect a play. The actorraps about the same subject over and over.

74
Entertaining, Absorbing, Relevant, Slow, Delightful

See it if If have interest in LGBTQ history. Writing is good and actors are delightful.

Don't see it if If you are homofobic and like musicals.

80
Medicine the Musical
Soho/Tribeca
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Refreshing, Hilarious

See it if If you like funny energetic productions with great staging and singing

Don't see it if If you don't like musicals

90
Funny, Great staging, Intelligent, Refreshing, Edgy

See it if A must see. Baba's delightful way to deliver his story,will keep your attention from the sec. he walks into the stage through the end

Don't see it if If you don't like rap or psycodhelic vibes

60
A Blanket of Dust
Soho/Tribeca
Confusing, Insipid, Excruciating, Fluffy

See it if The writing needs major help,As a New Yorker who saw right b4 my eyes 9/11 unfold , couldn’t feel 1 second of compassion in this production

Don't see it if You don’t want to waste your time

75
Fruit Trilogy
West Village
Exquisite, Edgy, Great acting, Intense, Relevant

See it if As every Enler’s piece this super powerful production addresses women.body & mind abuse with extraordinary acting.

Don't see it if Can’t handle how mostly men uses and abuses women over and over and over...

80
During previews
Funny, Intelligent, Great staging, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if This talented purple puppet does a great job as a comedian. Highly entertaining with tons unique lines.

Don't see it if If you can’t appreciate purple creatures with a lovely Australian ascent.

80
Delightful, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy to watch solo shows based on real life experiences. It was a treat to watch the very talented Elisa telling her story.

Don't see it if If you are armed to trash anything that comes from a privileged performer.

80
The Wholehearted
Lower E Side
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Great staging, Great singing

See it if This production is highly energetic. The actress impeccably tells her story,shifting from boxing, to singing or videotaping herself.

Don't see it if You don’t like one person shows, great singing and acting or is homophonic.

75
Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if Ur interested in the consequences of wars from a photographer journalist point of view.there r some delightful funny moments.

Don't see it if You can’t stand neurotic behavior between a couple.

79
Folk Wandering
Midtown W
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Great acting, Delightful

See it if You like stories with easy transactions between each other. Great set design, highly entertaining folk music. Totally worthy seeing it.

Don't see it if You are expecting high tech staging or don’t like folk music.

71
A Kind Shot
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Writing needs editing

See it if This production has great potencial Writing needs some editing to remove unnecessary details.Direction must improve staging.

Don't see it if If you are expecting a lot of basketball action and lightning effects.

92
Great acting, Must see, Great writing, Resonant, Hilarious

See it if U want to see a perfect solo show. The staging choices focus on her brilliant way to deliver the story making this production a powerhouse.

Don't see it if Are homophic, hate diversity or expecting a stage full of visual effects.

93
During previews
Riveting, Resonant, Feminist, Intense, Funny

See it if Can graphically endure the analogy between Her fight against cancer & her fight against the damaging atrocities done to women in Congo

Don't see it if If you can’ handle a fierce woman telling her story about cancer, war and courage.

Also Beautifully done, Eve Ensler is a super inspiration

75
Entertaining, Funny, Heart warming, Slow

See it if Although the actor is very likeable this prod. has a total a stand up vibe.Overall a heartwarming funny & slow at times story.

Don't see it if Staging that needs revision bothers you. Hopefully the actor will stop sipping the coffee & the pacing changes into something pleasant.

71
Disappointing, Fluffy, Disinteresting

See it if U get the tix for free This theater company has done awesome productions, this one needs revision.

Don't see it if . The direction turns the great possibilities into boring dialogue delivery.The music & energetic moments helps to wake you up.