liz 3

Manhasset | 50-64 | Female
About:  I go to Wednesday matinees. I get my ticket at tkts most of the time. I love to sit as close to the stage as possible. I don't mind seeing the actors spit. I love to talk to whoever is sitting near me and find out what shows they have seen and loved. ... Read more Read less
Reviews (109)
85
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if you want to see a funny show about a couple married a long time.

Don't see it if you don't want to see adult son's dating life.

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if You have read the book and love Laura Linney.

Don't see it if You don’t like one actor on stage playing mother and daughter.

79
During previews
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Intense

See it if You want to learn about what happened during Cambodia’s genocide in an interesting way with a good band.

Don't see it if There are some upsetting scenes. I closed my eyes.

78
During previews
The Headlands
Upper W Side
Thought-provoking, Interesting, Slow, Different, Uncomfortable

See it if You want to see a different kind of story. You want to learn family secrets.

Don't see it if You want something fast moving.

72
During previews
West Side Story
Midtown W
Clever, Distracting, Unusual, So-so, Different

See it if You want to see something different. Cool giant screen. Some good scenes.

Don't see it if You want a traditional show.

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You want to see a great actor and learn about human nature.

Don't see it if You are stuck in your beliefs and not open to learning.

84
Funny, Great writing, Sad, Real life, Moving

See it if You want a slice of real life as your parents get older. Len Cairou made me tear up.

Don't see it if You are expecting a white washed look at aging.

86
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Realistic, Relevant

See it if Everyone should see it because they are either going to have someone in their family go through dementia or go through it themselves.

Don't see it if You can't handle the aging process.

82
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You want to hear some great music. You want to see Mare Winningham give a great performance. Have a warm feeling about life.

Don't see it if You are expecting your typical musical.

80
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Long

See it if you want to see some great acting.

Don't see it if Second act is better than the first. Another play that could use some more editing. I did like it better the more I thought about it after

85
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You loved the book.

Don't see it if No reason not to see it.

79
The True
Midtown W
Interesting, Great acting, Intelligent, Educational, Thought-provoking

See it if You are into politics. If you want to learn what really goes on behind the scenes.

Don't see it if You are not interested in what goes into a politicians rise to power.

84
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Fun

See it if Great singing and dancing. Will make you feel happy.

Don't see it if You need to have a story.

84
During previews
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if You want a fun light hearted show and like the go gos music.

Don't see it if You don't like a show that can be silly or don't like a show about unrealistic mistaken identities.

Also One scene might not be for kids. They ... Read more Read less

80
Unexpected Joy
Midtown E
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Fun

See it if You want to hear some good singing.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a mother trying to open the eyes of her daughter to real love.

85
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if Laurie Metcalf is an amazing actress that is excellent in every broadway show I have ever seen her in.

Don't see it if You are expecting a lot of action.

90
Clever, Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if I saw it when it first opened and it is just as good now as it was then.

Don't see it if You will feel uncomfortable with the disrespectful way they speak to God.

86
Admissions
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You have a child that is applying to college or has gone through the process.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in what goes on today to get into college.

85
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Resonant

See it if You loved the music from Once. I got the same feeling when I heard this music.

Don't see it if You are expecting a typical musical. This is not it.

85
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You like an old story with a new twist

Don't see it if you are expecting something deep and profound

75
Enjoyable, Simple, Overrated, Interesting staging, Good voices

See it if You want to see a musical that is a little different

Don't see it if You want a big splashy musical

80
The Children
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you want to see something thought provoking.

Don't see it if you need to have everything tied up neatly at the end of a play.

79
20th Century Blues
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Interesting

See it if you can identify with the interesting aging process

Don't see it if You are expecting new ideas

61
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Overrated, Disappointing, Screechy, Cliched, Dull

See it if You are interested in hearing screeching girls. You currently have a teenage girl so are in the throes of their drama.

Don't see it if You have already been through the teenage years with your kids. You have already been through all of this stuff.

95
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Must see

See it if You want to see a great show and don't mind having to hold back tears a few times.

Don't see it if It brings up too many bad memories of 9/11.

79
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Slow

See it if The acting at Irish Rep is always great. If you want to learn about Lady G, she is interesting. Act 2 had a funny scene.

Don't see it if You want something quick and peppy.

82
Entertaining, Cliched, Great singing, Dizzying, Relevant

See it if You want to hear some great singing.

Don't see it if You don’t want to watch every family issue thrown into one show.

83
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You want to see a good well acted show and some men in great shape.

Don't see it if You’re not interested in segregation in the army

84
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if Obviously if you like Harry Potter. Like a great set with some cool surprises

Don't see it if I liked the first half better then the second.

85
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Great singing, Entertaining, Great dancing

See it if Joshua Henry and Ciara Renee have great voices. Dancers were also very good.

Don't see it if You are expecting sets or a deep storyline

80
Bella Bella
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You want to learn about Bella Abzug and the Womens movement in an entertaining way. Harvey was great.

Don't see it if You don’t care about women and politics.

82
An Enchanted April
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Refreshing, Romantic, Enchanting

See it if You want to be transported to a time where you could drop everything and go to Italy for a month.

Don't see it if you don't want to go back in time.

94
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if I was worried it was just going to be for young married couples with families. I am a grandma and I still laughed the whole time.

Don't see it if you have no interest in laughing.

70
Downstairs
West Village
Creepy, Thought-provoking, Edgy, Disappointing, Sad

See it if You want to see 3 good actors in not a great play.

Don't see it if You are expecting a great story.

81
Popcorn Falls
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if You want a fun show with great actors.

Don't see it if You need to see a full show with lot's of actors, staging and costumes.

75
During previews
The Hello Girls
Midtown E
Entertaining, Great singing, Slow, Long, Needed to be shorter

See it if You are interested in learning about how the women became operators in world war one and how they were treated by the government.

Don't see it if It definitely needed some editing. A little unbelievable that the women were so anxious to work in the most dangerous places.

95
During previews
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing

See it if You want to see a well written great show.The story is terrific.Pairs perfectly with A Masterclass in fact checking class at New Yorker fest

Don't see it if Should definitely see it.

86
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if You want to hear some good songs and a good story. Definitely see it if you have a teenager.

Don't see it if You would feel uncomfortable with a little bit of talk about porn and masturbation.

90
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you want to see a great broadway show!

Don't see it if no reason not to see it.

80
The Metromaniacs
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if You want to see a clever show with lot's of mistaken identities.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a French farce.

88
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a great broadway classic with beautiful sets and great singing. Norbert Leo Butz is terrific.

Don't see it if no reason not to see it

84
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant

See it if you want a fun show. Doesn't just have to be with your teenagers but would definitely be a good one to take them to.

Don't see it if You don't care to see what teenagers have been doing to each other for hundreds of years.

80
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Quirky, Relevant

See it if Want to discuss how people can quickly change their moral compass when it comes to making decisions that will affect them.

Don't see it if You need a lot of action.

81
During previews
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a serious play with some funny lines.

Don't see it if No reason not to see it.

92
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Must see

See it if You want to have fun and leave the theater singing some of the songs

Don't see it if No reason not to see it

73
During previews
Party Face
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Some good lines, Ok, Felt bad for daughters

See it if You want to see Hayley Mills and Klea Blackhurst Want to see a mother who cares more about what things look like than how her daughter feels

Don't see it if Don't really need to see it. It was ok but not a show that you need to go out in the cold for.

80
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if You should go just to see Ethan Slater. He is so talented. I also loved Alex Gibson he went on as squid ward at my show.

Don't see it if You will enjoy it way more if you have seen the tv show.

95
Delightful, Fun, Interesting, Good teacher, Left feeling very happy

See it if You want to learn a few steps of Broadway choreography in a fun setting

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

65
During previews
The Portuguese Kid
Midtown W
Disappointing, Dull, Some funny lines, Didn't care about characters, Loved mary testa

See it if you just want to see Jason Alexander on stage and the great Mary Testa

Don't see it if you just want to see a good play

75
Cost of Living
Midtown W
Meaningful, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if you want to see a slice of life that is not usually depicted on broadway. You want to have your eyes open to a different life.

Don't see it if You are squeamish about difficult relationships.