Marcia 7099

New York City

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Reviews (35)
90
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if You want to experience raw emotions through the lens of poverty and alcoholism. A classic reimagined.

Don't see it if You dislike melodrama and unhappy endings.

94
Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You appreciate brilliant acting, music and settings of a relevant classic

Don't see it if You are turned off by political directness and piano accompaniment

77
Edgy, Dizzying, Ambitious

See it if You are interested in Irish history and the profound conflict about the ira

Don't see it if You want a simple narrative line and believable characters

84
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Edgy

See it if This is an amazing presentation of the human agony of loss, displacement, and attachment.

Don't see it if You don’t want to be provoked to think about life’s pain.

99
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Clever

See it if You want to be surprised, even shocked at the accuracy and drama that depictis how people change with their circumstances—survival triumphs

Don't see it if You want to live inside your stereotypes and are afraid of change

70
Clever, Quirky, Refreshing, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if The actors ae talented and refer to common Jewish experiences You want to see unusual material handled in unorthodox way

Don't see it if You want a strong narrative thread. This show consists of “bits,” which although familiar, do not provide insight.

86
During previews
Edgy, Intelligent, Intense

See it if An authentic provocative reflection on the racist essence of a southern community. The play generates compassion and thought.

Don't see it if If you want a happy ending, simple solutions and patriotic veneer.

95
Great acting, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if Intense integration of sign language and deaf world view with suspenseful deeply human dilemmas.

Don't see it if You are looking for light entertainment and escape

80
Ambitious, Dizzying, Edgy

See it if You are interested in a radical, ambitious depiction of private thoughts made public

Don't see it if You shun nudity and long monologues

83
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy

See it if You want to confront your fear of illness and death and believe there is a way to behave courageously anyway.

Don't see it if You want light and airy

76
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy

See it if You want to have your concepts of justice challenged

Don't see it if You want light and airy

100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You value Labor union and folk song history

Don't see it if You don't like music

65
During previews
Clever, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if You want an unusual take on this subject.

Don't see it if You want a cliched treatment

32
Cliched, Dated, Disappointing

See it if You want to see a simplistic play about small town attitudes in the 50s

Don't see it if You want to be engaged, challlenged, and inspired

78
Absorbing, Great acting, Confusing, Epic, Clever

See it if You can speak Spanish or want to practice or use subtitles. The seat screens work. You read the novel. You enjoy convincing acting.

Don't see it if You are impatient with translations. You want plays that stay in one time period.

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You want a brilliantly acting cohesive team providing a stimulating politically astute play.

Don't see it if You don't want to think about the political and moral implications of our actions.

86
Profound, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Intense, Absorbing

See it if You want to be inspired by people who stuck it out with monstrous obstables

Don't see it if You want to keep your prejudices intact

100
Funny, Great acting, Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious

See it if Anyone who lived through 9/11 and its attendant traumas will appreciate this uplifting response that affirmed the best of human potential.

Don't see it if You want to keep mourning without relief

72
Great acting, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You are interested in Irish history, particularly the Easter rebellion and the effect it had on ordinary people. You enjoy political theater

Don't see it if You don’t like traditional theater. You are not interested in Irish history.

100
Great acting, Funny, Enchanting

See it if You want to see a classic remounted in a gorgeous and moving way. Melodic heaven.

Don't see it if You prefer dissonant edgy interpretations of the familiar

71
Absorbing, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if The staging and dialogue seems very authentic to the Ireland of 1920. The plot is a bit opaque if you’re not familiar with the situation.

Don't see it if You don’t like the irish accent and you are not interested in history.

89
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if You want to experience a unique Storytelling event. The audience,willing or not, becomes young.

Don't see it if You don’t like to be surprised. You want a traditional format.

84
Ambitious, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if Unusual theme. Wonderful musical interludes. Good acting

Don't see it if You have a hearing problem—some of the voices were muffled. Or get the available hearing aids. Lovely fresh acting

63
Absorbing, Edgy

See it if A work in progress...a perspective of Asian women on their mom’s attitudes towards adapting to the u.s.

Don't see it if You are not interested in raw material that needs development.

100
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You want to hear great songs that you are not familiar with, sung by a charming singer, and played with ease and flair. An unforgettable bio

Don't see it if You don’t like the music of Berlin and are not at all curious about his life.

93
During previews
Great acting, Intense, Relevant

See it if The play was so prescient for its time—1900s and it’s relevant for today. The acting is amazing—achingly real.

Don't see it if You don’t like plays dealing with serious, even depressing themes or you insist on a happy ending.

73
Clever, Funny, Great acting

See it if You appreciate good acting even if the vehicle is limited

Don't see it if You are averse to too much preaching

63
Delightful, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if You want to evesdrop on guilt provoking depressing convesations

Don't see it if You want happy endings

47
During previews
Disappointing, Confusing, Cliched

See it if You want to be annoyed

Don't see it if You are impatient with pretentious historicism

100
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You want to see a masterpiece

Don't see it if You are attached to being comfortable

73
Intense, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if You are interested in an imagined back story to the Oslo agreement. It feels authentic and bespeaks the current style of negotiations

Don't see it if You want an emotionally pleasing resolution. You don't like ambiguity

92
Great acting, Great staging, Epic

See it if You want to be provoked to deeply contemplate our U.S. Culture. This play is as profound and moving as Notage's earlier play, "Ruined."

Don't see it if You want to be soothed into complacency with modern life.

100
Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Relevant

See it if You want to explore your own feelings about human responsibility in relation to authority. You want to be motivated to keep resisting abuse.

Don't see it if You don't want to test the limits of your compassion for humankind,

Also I wish this weren't closing....

56
Clever, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if You have super sensitive acute hearing. This is a brilliant, engaging concept that is hampered by muffled sound in each of the three rooms.

Don't see it if You want to hear every word.

100
Dizzying, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want deeper insight into our history

Don't see it if You don't like a complex story