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Manhattan | 50-64 | Female
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Reviews (115)
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

65
Slow, Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if You don’t mind a slow paced story telling. The writing needs editing.

Don't see it if You expect a joyful Christmas story.

55
Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid

See it if You don’t mind a cliche, slow , non realistic acting

Don't see it if If you like a more realistic approach to sex workers

40
During previews
The Bench
East Village
Excruciating, Disappointing, Slow

See it if U don’t care about a very low key pace production.The only time the plot moves is when the actor talks to the audience. Set design is great

Don't see it if It bothers u that the production suffers from the lack of structure.

Also The subject is great but the writing needs revision. The parallels eve... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Resonant, Must see, Riveting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if You Like vibrant staging productions. The story brilliantly plunges us into the disorientation of addiction and withdrawal.

Don't see it if U r disturbed by alcohol & drugs adiction and the rejection that it permanently brings into a person that once lived this hell

82
Funny, Refreshing, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if Interested in a charm respectful show about folks who struggle with mental health issues, r medicated, & deal with their illness every day

Don't see it if You don't like a well written and petformed one person show

90
Mary Jane
East Village
Masterful, Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Funny

See it if Want to see a flawless well written and performed production.

Don't see it if You can't watch a play about cerebral palsy, even though the plot evolved with grace at all times.

78
The Traveling Lady
West Village
Great acting, Great staging, Slow, Dated, Insipid

See it if You can seat through great playwright and acting with slow paced and dated material

Don't see it if You can't handle a story written in the 50' that didn't get any revision to fit a more modern format.

75
Entertaining, Great singing, Disappointing, Funny, Sexy

See it if U r ok with a cronological piece that reveals important highlights about the subject without much depths to it. Very entertaining.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy burlesque performances and is expecting a play.

50
For a previous production
Stuffed
Midtown W
Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Insipid, Excruciating

See it if U don't mind seeing a stand up routine The commedienne has a big ego, & unfortunately doesn't deliver any material to even call it a play

Don't see it if If you are in mood to see a decent playwright and a good story teller.

78
A Piece of My Heart
East Village
Intense, Great writing, Resonant, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You can listen to the side effects of the brutal vietnam war from the nurses heroes

Don't see it if Can't digest war consequences

73
Tiny Beautiful Things
East Village
Great acting, Resonant, Slow, Intense, Profound

See it if You don't mind a screenplay with low key dynamics, that addresses beautifully real life issues.

Don't see it if You have recently lost your mother or a child.

Also Conceived by Nia Vardalos this adaption's rhythm is very slow, it feel... Read more Read less

85
Delightful, Absorbing, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if U enjoy when the writer is daring enought to presume the secrets of the dead & the mechanisms of history. Great artistic direction & acting

Don't see it if You don't like historical fictions.

85
Loveless Texas
East Village
Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if If u love musicals, great music, singing and staging.

Don't see it if U can't seat over 2 hours or need to see perfect choreography and dancing skills.

50
Heartless Bastard
Soho/Tribeca
Cliched, Excruciating, Banal, Fluffy

See it if You don't care about the writing and acting The writing needs major help.

Don't see it if If you are inclined to good writing, plot, directing, acting.

75
Lucie Pohl: Hi, Hitler
West Village
Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Great staging

See it if If you like funny one women shows.

Don't see it if You discriminate immigrants or hate jews

Also The plot is great except for the way the characters spoke. The writing... Read more Read less

74
Sweetee
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great staging, Delightful

See it if You love music, bluegrass, jazz, blues, soul. Loveable, naive story and characters. Overall great musical production

Don't see it if Expecting a fast paced story.

73
During previews
Clever, Great writing, Relevant

See it if This production is very close to the original as it could be. Boring staging.Great political exposure.

Don't see it if You are expecting some inovations from the director aside from making the actors scream their brains out at times.

49
A Simple Art
Midtown W
Disappointing, Excruciating, Banal, Cliched

See it if You are interested because you smoke pot

Don't see it if You don't like: Horrible writing, bad directing and acting

50
Excruciating, Slow, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if Like slow shows

Don't see it if You are looking for great solo shows with well developed characters.

77
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Great staging, Clever

See it if You like great acting, funny . It's basically an encounter between people, it resonates something like a sitcom.

Don't see it if Have an expectation that someone shoukd react to a certain way towards their parents loss.

85
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You love traditional Brodway dancing and singing.

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

87
Exquisite, Great staging, Great singing, Intense, Entertaining

See it if You love classic brodway musicals

Don't see it if If you don't like fantasy, great staging.

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.

78
A Deal
Chelsea
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Relevant

See it if This production tells a story about the differences between American & Modern Chinese culture with incredible acting and a funny rhythm.

Don't see it if You don’t like or discriminate against immigrants in America.

80
The Mecca Tales
East Village
Absorbing, Great staging, Relevant, Great acting

See it if You like a play with great set design, costumes. Beautifully done.

Don't see it if You don’t want to learn about islam

75
Burning Doors
East Village
Profound, Intense, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if You don’t get disturbed by watching the political rage & the horrible side effects of its resistance

Don't see it if You can’t take intense torture scenes

80
During previews
Squeamish
Midtown W
Edgy, Great acting, Great writing, Dark, Entertaining

See it if U r comfortable watching thrilling stories with a horrific twisted ending.Informative about a creepy bloody subculture didn't know existed

Don't see it if You don't like edgy tales with with psychotic endinds.

Also The actress is a great story teller,

85
Empanada Loca
West Village
Dark, Resonant, Scary, Edgy, Unique

See it if Empanada Loca is a well written, directed and acted real life horror story with a twist at the end.

Don't see it if If you can't listen to bloody creepy events.

79
I Of the Storm
West Village
Great acting, Great staging, Dizzying, Resonant, Exquisite

See it if You like you like a one person show spiced it up with poetry /rap style.

Don't see it if You don't like resonant stories about trust and love.

57
Dizzying, Excruciating, Confusing, Relevant

See it if U don't mind bad direction.Actress moves her hands 2 much + rushes through the script missing all da opportunities for da audience to laugh

Don't see it if U can't watch one person show doing charaters that looses their accents or doesn't have a clear speech.

35
Fierce & Deadly 1988
Lower E Side
Excruciating, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if You are happy to be part of an audience of a bad cliched improv drag queen show.

Don't see it if The lack of material, playwright & acting really bothers you. I left after excruciating 30 minutes of believing that was going to change

90
Great writing, Great staging, Raw, Relevant, Resonant

See it if if you are in a mood for fantastic writing, exquisite staging and intense rhythm

Don't see it if You don't like strong women characters and want to see something light

73
During previews
Clever, Great staging, Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if U admire these 3 thinkers,that had created their own bible, meeting after dying to discuss their spiritual point of view according to jesus

Don't see it if Don't enjoy epiphanies and spiritual journeys

40
Stairway to Stardom
Soho/Tribeca
Excruciating, Fluffy, Insipid, Disappointing, Banal

See it if Can sit through an excruciating hour to watch 5 women in fantastic sexy costumes cat walkin the stage vomiting loose words.

Don't see it if The author forgot to write a play and u r expecting great acting, writing and dancing.

Also As appealing as it visually it looks the videos and stage pics, theres... Read more Read less

80
Power Over POTUS
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if You like comedy, cabaret, great singing, sexy, funny one women show.

Don't see it if Don't like comedy and democrats.

Also I gave it an 8 even thought her writing needs revision. Somehow the mu... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Charm
West Village
Entertaining, Resonant, Great staging, Relevant, Slow

See it if You are supportive of the LGBTQ humans and are interested in people that makes a difference in hopeless communities.

Don't see it if You are homophobic.

50
Ex Habitus
East Village
Confusing, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if Know someone on this production.

Don't see it if If you care about the plot, direction and acting.

Also I left once I realized the writing, acting and direction wasn't going ... Read more Read less

67
Great acting, Great staging, Clever, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if If you know your sheakspeare

Don't see it if You want an modernized version

83
During previews
In a Word
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Resonant, Profound

See it if You are interested in autism, love and forgiveness

Don't see it if You lost a child or your marriage to mental illness

85
The Closet Bitch
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Relevant, Great staging

See it if Like to see a real native performer artist solo show. She is a great story teller and funny as hell.

Don't see it if Don't like real stories, can't follow one person show, don't like to laugh.

Also I hope she finds a way to refine her writing in future shows. Her stag... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Great Again
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Slow, Funny

See it if U don't care for some work in progress. 1st story was fun to watch. The 2nd could b great if some repetitive scenes r removed.

Don't see it if You can't put up with slow scene. The staging and acting saves the play although 2nd story needs help.

92
Enchanting, Great singing, Funny, Delightful

See it if Love meaningful musicals

Don't see it if You don' like meaningful stories

90
I Lost You There
West Village
Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Funny, Profound

See it if If you like one woman show with diferent characters. Touching story flavored with black humor. Well written and performed.

Don't see it if If you need more actors on stage to play different characters because you can't appreciate solo shows.

90
During previews
Rotterdam
Midtown E
Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging, Must see

See it if You are interested in LGBT issues, if you want to understand what happens to a trans men and family when transitioning. Well done.

Don't see it if If you are homophobic

85
The Antipodes
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Intelligent, Funny

See it if If you like sci-fi, if you are in the corporate business, if you like intelligent writing.

Don't see it if If you expect stories with happy endings, romance or drama