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New York City

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Reviews (69)
80
Venus
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You like plays that do interesting things with language and time, mix theater from different traditions, hear a story that's not been heard.

Don't see it if You like straight forward, linear pieces, or only want to see things that make you laugh.

Also This is a difficult play to watch, in some sense. The way that Saartji... Read more Read less

75
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You are interested in politics and diplomacy shown with a sense of humor.

Don't see it if Theater with lots of talking bores you.

Also I enjoyed the play, though it made me realize how much of diplomacy is... Read more Read less

85
The Hairy Ape
Upper E Side
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you're into O'Neill , Bobby Cannavale, interesting direction, you like to see theater done in unusual spaces, you like relevant theater.

Don't see it if you don't like O'Neill, you like your theater straightforward and linear with a traditional proscenium stage.

80
Sweat
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if you are interested how our current socio-political climate came into being, and enjoy seeing great production values across the board.

Don't see it if You go to the theater to escape reality.

Also A really solid play about what's happened in the rust belt.

80
Fish Men
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Riveting

See it if You like chess, New York, ever wondered about the lives of chess players in the park.

Don't see it if You don't like plays over 90 minutes that go into life philosophies.

Also This is a very good, solid, engaging, play. It does get a little clunk... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Dolphins and Sharks
West Village
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if Plays about workplace/race politics are of interest to you, and you like them delivered with some humor and well-drawn characters.

Don't see it if you go to the theater to escape politics, racial politics, or reality.

72
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy rock opera-type shows with great music, lyrics, and musician-actors.

Don't see it if You're an Ibsen purist, can't deal with shows over 2 hours long and need the story spelled out for you.

77
During previews
Fade
West Village
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You like seeing a solid drama with resonant moments of humor and excellent acting.

Don't see it if You feel we live in a post-racial society.

75
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You like modern, minimalist storytelling with great acting.

Don't see it if You like exposition and very clear-cut storytelling.

79
The Encounter
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious, Intelligent

See it if You like radio plays and theater that uses sound to tell a story...

Don't see it if You don't like one person shows (regardless of the multiple voices, it's one man on stage) or if you don't like having to wear headphones.

80
Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you like classics given a new spin.

Don't see it if You're a purist or you can 't deal with shows more than 2 hours long.

72
¡Figaro! (90210)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You're in the mood for something light and funny and don't mind seeing a serious topic in a funny light.

Don't see it if You don't like opera, Mozart, or the idea of an illegal immigration comedy.

Also It's a fun, light evening of opera, especially if you're a fan of The ... Read more Read less

70
For a previous production
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Relevant

See it if You like one-man shows, you like John Leguizamo, you like stuff that's potential interactive.

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

Also I have fond memories of seeing "Freak" years ago, and I think this sho... Read more Read less

70
Spill
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You are interested in seeing dramatizations of recent events with good acting and interesting staging.

Don't see it if you feel that theater should be an escape from reality.

Also The acting and the direction were definitely stronger than the script.... Read more Read less

50
During previews
When It's You
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Ambitious

See it if Hmm...I guess see it if you're interested in artistic reactions to gun violence and you like one person shows.

Don't see it if You don't like realistic one-person shows.

Also So...the actor did a pretty good job. She had to call for lines a coup... Read more Read less

71
During previews
Everybody
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Ambitious, Intelligent

See it if you're a Branden Jacobs-Jenkins fan, you like seeing new adaptations of old classics, you enjoy a mix of spectacle and storytelling.

Don't see it if You don't like weighty, philosophical topics like the nature of death, less-than-conventional theater.

80
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You enjoy self-aware, comedic theater, anachronisms, and good acting.

Don't see it if You need to see historically accurate legends and have no sense of humor.

80
Absorbing, Ambitious, Epic, Intelligent, Intense

See it if You like non-linear theater with tropes, great acting and costumes and inspired use of music/sound and costumes.

Don't see it if You like straight-forward, linear, plot driven plays.

95
During previews
Vietgone
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You like comic books, rap, seeing something innovative that breaks stereotypes with lots of visuals and great writing and acting.

Don't see it if You hate rap, loud noises, and super-fast scene changes.

Also One of the most innovative shows I've seen in a long time - definitely... Read more Read less