Marilyn 4

Brooklyn | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (98)
79
Relevant, Profound, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if You are interested in s well-acted play based on true story of genocide in Rwanda or if you like one-woman plays

Don't see it if You dislike one-woman shows, want to see a comedy or musical. Also don"t see if you can't handle hearing true story of genocide in Rwanda.

79
Great writing, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You are familiar with and/or a fan of LeRoi Jones or are interested in black theater

Don't see it if You dislike playwright LeRoi Jones or his work, or have no interest in black theater or easily offended by profanity

75
During previews
Great acting, Relevant, Good writing

See it if You'd appreciate a well-acted one-woman drama that touches on civil rights issues in the 60s.

Don't see it if You dislike one-woman shows, want to see a lavish production with a fancy set, or have no interest in the issue of civil rights in the 60s.

Also I found Renata Hinrichs to be a very charismatic, gifted actor. Very i... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You are interested in a drama loosely based on true events that deals with the issue of medical racism

Don't see it if You want to see a musical, comedy or a lavish production or if you have no interest in medical drama

79
Great acting, Ambitious, Great staging

See it if You are interested in a romantic drama with a backdrop of racial unrest in 1963.

Don't see it if You are not interested in a romantic drama, with civil rights issues particularly in the 1960s, or wanted to see a musical or a comedy.

75
Dated, Slow, Great staging, Good acting

See it if You are a Tennessee Williams fan who would enjoy a tragi-comedic play with a talented, but small, all-female cast.

Don't see it if You don't like Tennessee Williams, or want to see a lavish or fast-paced production with a large cast or see a musical.

79
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Clever

See it if You're familiar with or fond of Ethel Merman, or if you enjoy a funny musical and aren't offended by some profanity & sexual innuendo.

Don't see it if You dislike Ethel Merman, are homophobic, offended by some profanity, dislike comedies or want to see a lavish musical production.

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy innovative musicals with excellent singing and fast-paced historical content. Would especially appeal to female baby boomers

Don't see it if You would be turned off by an all-female cast, don't like musicals or want a linear plot.

99
During previews
Entertaining, Hilarious, Great singing, Must see, Great choreography & dancing

See it if You enjoy a well-acted, hilarious musical, with a little raunchiness.

Don't see it if You are easily offended by sexual innuendo, or are homophobic.

70
Ambitious, Great singing

See it if You enjoy music from the disco era or are a fan of Donna Summer

Don't see it if You are not a fan of disco music or want to see a lavish production

90
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if You want to see a classic play with a great cast.

Don't see it if You're not interested in a classic play.

69
Dated, Good acting, Good staging

See it if You enjoy Neil Simon comedies, or are intrigued with seeing actors portraying multiple roles

Don't see it if You dislike Neil Simon's brand of humor, or don't want to see actors playing multiple roles

75
Ambitious, Good acting, Good writing

See it if You are interested in general in black history, especially about sports greats

Don't see it if You're not interested in black history or sports history, or if you are disturbed by visual images that depict lynching

65
During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Disappointing, Funny

See it if You enjoy one man shows and have some interest in the Titanic

Don't see it if You want a lavish production with a large cast, or have no interest in the Titanic

90
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You'd enjoy seeing a talented all-female cast in a well-written play that addresses race relations

Don't see it if You want a lavish production with fancy staging and costumes, or are offended by plays that confront issues of racism

65
Ambitious, Great singing, Slow

See it if You would enjoy a one woman show with singing reflecting on the Golden Years of Hollywood

Don't see it if You dislike one woman shows, musicals, expect a fancy set with props, or have no interest in the Golden Age of Hollywood.

69
During previews
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Quirky

See it if You enjoy sci-fi dystopian setting

Don't see it if You dislike sci-fi and are offended by frequent use of the F-word

85
Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy seeing a realistic play set in 1940s Harlem with a black cast

Don't see it if You don't want to see an all black cast in a play set in the 1940s

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if You enjoy musicals that feature hit songs from the 1950s and 1960s

Don't see it if You dislike musicals or dislike rock and roll songs from the 1950s and 1960s

70
Canpy, Funny, Great singing

See it if You enjoy campy theater or are an Elvis Presley fan

Don't see it if You are offended by bawdy sexual innuendos, or dislike campy material or dislike Elvis Presley

26
Boring, Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if You love avant garde theater

Don't see it if You dislike avant garde theater

Also Was the worst productions I've seen since joining Show-Score last year... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Clever

See it if You enjoy farcical slightly risqué comedic plays

Don't see it if You don't like farcical comedies with any sexual innuendo whatsoever

75
Great singing, Fluffy, Overrated

See it if You enjoy musicals with original songs

Don't see it if You dislike musicals with original songs

75
During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You like contemporary drama with heavy dialogue little or no action

Don't see it if You are offended by profanity and prefer plays that have a lot of physical action

65
During previews
Dated, Great singing, Amateurish

See it if You want to see musical version of the classic play A Raisin in the Sun

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

65
During previews
Ambitious, Disappointing, Great singing

See it if You are a fan of Oscar Hammerstein's show tunes, enjoy music revues, and don't want to see a play with a storyline.

Don't see it if You dislike Oscar Hammerstein's show tunes, or not interested in musicals, or prefer to see a play with a cohesive storyline.

Also My view was obstructed so barely could see hologram used depicting Ham... Read more Read less

69
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Good acting

See it if You are familiar and enjoy Brecht's plays or want to see a modernized drama about life of Galileo

Don't see it if You want to see a musical, lavish production, dislike Brecht's work or have no interest at all about Galileo's controversies.

85
During previews
Entertaining, Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You're not offended by some profanity and enjoy contemporary musicals with a storyline dealing with processing grief

Don't see it if You're offended by profanity, or dislike musicals

75
Good acting, Thought-provoking, Good staging

See it if You are interested in a realistic dramedy dealing with the subject of Alzheimer's.

Don't see it if You are offended by profanity, or are not interested or unable to deal with the topic of Alzheimer's.

75
Good acting, Funny, Slow

See it if You are or were a Freddie Prinze fan, enjoy one-man shows, or want to learn more about Freddie Prinze.

Don't see it if You want to see a musical or play with many actors, want to see a lavish production or are offended by profanity.

Also The play was an hour and 45 minutes with no intermission: too long!

69
Good singing, Funny, Cliched

See it if You are a fan of the Rat Pack minus Bishop & Lawford and enjoy comic variations on lyrics of Sinatra's songs.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of the Rat Pack, or want to see a scripted play or musical.

90
Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Delightful

See it if You enjoy musical revues. Nice hearing songs from the 60s as I am a baby boomer. Each voice was outstanding. Also good comedic bits.

Don't see it if You want to see a drama or a play or musical with a storyline and lots of dialogue.

75
Family-friendly, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if You are enthralled by illusions and want to see a family-friendly show.

Don't see it if You don't like magic or wanted to see a play or musical.

99
Entertaining, Hilarious, Great singing, Great dancing, Must see

See it if You like a humorous musical with an outstanding, talented cast, that's a little raunchy. I loved it.

Don't see it if You are offended by profanity or are homophobic.

51
Disappointing, Amateurish, Overrated

See it if You are tolerant of amateurish productions and are not offended by gratuitous profanity.

Don't see it if You are offended by profanity, expect to see seasoned acting or a script with a tight storyline.

85
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You enjoy seeing exceptional actors in a character driven drama with excellent storyline or if you're interested in the topic of colorism.

Don't see it if You prefer plays with a large cast, elaborate staging or if you're not interested in the topic of colorism.

65
Ambitious, Edgy, Good acting

See it if You are interested in Black history and are not disturbed with dialogue that describes violent lynching that actually took place

Don't see it if You are not interested in Black history and are disturbed by hearing about lynching

90
Funny, Great singing, Great writing, Hilarious, Raunchy

See it if You are not easily offended by profanity, and don't mind seeing a talented all-female cast exhibit some raunchiness

Don't see it if You are offended by profanity or sexusl innuendo or if you want a lavish production

100
Riveting, Thought-provoking, Must see, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You want to see outstanding acting and writing and/or are interested in the life of Malcolm X.

Don't see it if You want a lavish production and/or you are not interested in Malcolm X. Also don't see if you can't climb steps. Not handicap accessible.

90
Refreshing, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You have prior knowledge of or enjoy trivia about Broadway actors, directors and producers

Don't see it if You have no interest in trivia regarding Broadway actors, directors and producers.

62
Disappointing, Great singing, Indulgent

See it if You are open to hearing unfamiliar, original Christmas songs, as well as the standard

Don't see it if You expect to hear a lot of familiar Christmas songs, expect dancing or a plot of any kind

85
Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You enjoy romantic musical comedies

Don't see it if You dislike musical comedies or are homophobic

Also The song lyrics are very creative and clever. Kudos to the lyricist.

85
Great acting, Riveting, Unique

See it if You like poetry or are impressed by a one man show starring a versatile, gifted actor

Don't see it if You don't like poetry, or want a clear storyline with a beginning, middle and an end

Also Actor Richard Hoehler is mesmerizing. For me the play largely due to h... Read more Read less

60
During previews
Disappointing, Great singing, Boring

See it if You enjoy original musicals on themes like homosexuality

Don't see it if You are offended by profanity and/or don't like original musicals on dark subject matter

98
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing, Must see

See it if You appreciate the genius of Carole King or just want to see an intelligent musical

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

Also One of the best musicals I've seen this year. It was phenomenal!

49
Disappointing, Banal, Boring, For high school audience

See it if You want to see an amateurish production of a classic Greek play which has dialogue a teenager would say.

Don't see it if You're expecting a mature interpretation of this classic Greek tragedy or if profanity offends you. I was greatly disappointed.

78
Riveting, Great acting, Absorbing, Edgy

See it if You are comfortable seeing a dramatic play with all-female, all-black cast that touches on the subject of voodoo

Don't see it if You dislike black or all-female plays

69
Slow, Great singing, Banal

See it if You are a fan of opera and ancient Greek classics

Don't see it if You don't like opera and have no interest in Greek tragedies

Also The operatic singing was exceptionally good. If not for that, I may ha... Read more Read less

85
Great acting, Riveting, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You want to see a well-acted, timely contemporary drama.

Don't see it if You are offended by profanity or want to see a large-scale lavish production.

Also The acting was exceptionally good by both actors in this play. I could... Read more Read less

75
Funny, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy anti-trump material

Don't see it if You offended by profanity or by anti- trump material