Marilyn 4

Brooklyn | 65+ | Female

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Reviews (117)
85
All My Fathers
East Village
Absorbing, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You appreciate a well written, well acted drama that touches on dementia and family secrets and conflicts

Don't see it if You want to see a lavish production with a big cast, or want to see a comedy or musical. Also don't see if you are offended by profanity.

69
jazz singer
Lower E Side
Confusing, Overrated, Good singing

See it if You enjoy learning more about history of the 1927 film The Jazz Singer and don't care about a linear plot

Don't see it if You aren't interested in jazz or the movie The Jazz Singer and want to see a play with a traditional, linear style.

95
Rock of Ages
Midtown W
Raunchy, Hilarious, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy rock music from the 80s and wouldn't be offended by some risque, raunchy bits

Don't see it if You dislike rock music or want to see a drama or are offended by profanity and sexual innuendo or raunchiness.

Also The entire cast was outstanding. They all sang and acted so well I cou... Read more Read less

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

See it if You want to see a well written autobiographical drama performed by 2 gifted actors or you want a new perspective about an infamous prison

Don't see it if You're offended by profanity and sexual innuendo or want lively entertainment in the form of a musical or comedy.

Also Hope this play moves to a theater that is handicap accessible. 2 fligh... Read more Read less

68
Hannah Senesh
Financial
Sad, Slow, Great singing

See it if You are open to seeing a one woman biographical drama about a heroic young Jewish woman during WWII.

Don't see it if You can't handle or are not interested in hearing about wartime prison torture, or want to see a musical, romance or comedy

79
During previews
Relevant, Good acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a well acted play based on an African American literary classic that depicts the ugliness of racism

Don't see it if You wanted to see a comedy, musical romance or light hearted play or are easily offended by profanity or use of the n-word

60
Creative, Quirky, Funny, Good singing

See it if You appreciate the creativity of improvisational theater

Don't see it if You dislike improv or wanted to see a drama or a musical with familiar songs with a fancy set

75
The Bigot
Midtown W
Good acting, Slow, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy plays with a character who is prejudiced against gays and other ethnic groups - somewhat like Archie Bunker

Don't see it if You are homophobic or prejudiced against different races and religions, or expect a lavish production

92
Funny, Refreshing, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You are a fan of Cher or want to learn more about her life story, or just enjoy entertaining musical theater

Don't see it if You are not a Cher fan, don't want to see a lavish production or are easily offended by some profanity

79
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Soho/Tribeca
Funny, Refreshing, Great acting, Clever

See it if You want to see a well-acted humorous spin on the Jekyll and Hyde story.

Don't see it if You want to see a musical, a lavish production or you don't care about the theme of good vs. evil in a play.

65
During previews
Sincerely, Oscar
Midtown W
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
Superhero
Midtown W
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
During previews
Rat Pack Undead
Midtown E
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
Yellowman
Brooklyn
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
Broad Comedy
Soho/Tribeca
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
The Sardi's Tour
Midtown W
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.

90
During previews
Must see, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You're interested in seeing an outstanding, detailed musical about the life of Tina Turner

Don't see it if You're not interested in Tina Turner's, don't like her songs, wanted to see a drama or are easily offended by profanity

Also The entire cast is talented. I predict a Tony nomination for Adrienne ... Read more Read less

85
Stomp
East Village
Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want to see an entertaining innovative show without a storyline or dialogue that is family friendly.

Don't see it if You prefer seeing a play that has a specific storyline and dialogue, or want a calm, quiet show. Stomp is loud at times.

88
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You want to see a well-acted, well-written thought provoking play, and you have some knowledge about Othello

Don't see it if You have no knowledge or interest in Othello or Shakespearean theater, offended by profanity, or want to see a romance, comedy or musical

79
Rinse, Repeat
Midtown W
Slow, Relevant, Good acting, Ambitious

See it if You are interested in a well-acted drama about conflicts & issues within a contemporary dysfunctional family

Don't see it if You are expecting a comedy or musical, not interested in family drama or would be uncomfortable with some profanity and nudity.

75
Patience
East Village
Slow, Ambitious, Good writing, Good acting

See it if You want to see a well-acted drama with an all black cast with a simple set

Don't see it if You are expecting to see a lavish production, a musical or comedy or if you are homophobic or offended by profanity.

60
Imminently Yours
East Village
Disappointing, Talky, Good writing, Overrated, Slow

See it if You want to see a staged reading of a drama dealing with the African American experience and interaction with the government and property.

Don't see it if You are expecting a lavish production, a comedy or musical.

Also I was appalled and disappointed to see 2 of the actors with notebooks ... Read more Read less

92
Great music, Must see, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy seeing skilled acrobats and jugglers, love to be entertained and don't mind a non-traditional circus.

Don't see it if You want to see a traditional circus with clowns in make-up and trained animals. Neither are featured in this circus.

Also Wonderful family-friendly show! I thoroughly enjoyed this circus. Brav... Read more Read less

88
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You are a fan of the movie Tootsie or would enjoy a comedic musical with some romantic elements.

Don't see it if You expect to see a drama, hate comedies or are easily offended by profanity

Also I can see why Santino Fontana was nominated for a Tony Award. He was t... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Proof of Love
West Village
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You want to see a well-written, well-acted one-woman play about class differences among blacks.

Don't see it if You dislike one-woman shows, prefer musicals or want to see a play with lots of physical action. Also skip if offended by F-word profanity

79
Miracle in Rwanda
Midtown W
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
Looking for Leroy
Midtown W
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
Random Acts
Midtown W
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
Behind the Sheet
Midtown W
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
Fireflies
Chelsea
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
The Book of Merman
Midtown W
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
The Rainmaker
East Village
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
Jimmy Titanic
Chelsea
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
Memorare
Greenwich V
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.