Marilyn 4

Brooklyn | 65+ | Female

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Reviews (173)
70
American Dream
East Village
Quirky, Funny, Good acting
September 21st, 2022

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60
Good acting, Quirky, Slow, Boring
September 20th, 2022

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85
El Quijote
Gramercy
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
September 20th, 2022

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75
EVA LUNA
Gramercy
Ambitious, Great acting, Slow
September 14th, 2022

See it if stories age of coming enjoy you or writing Allende's Isabel of fan a are You

Don't see it if device translation using to due onstGe action miss or distracted easily are You

70
During previews
Funny, Unique, Ambitious
August 13th, 2022

See it if You are interested in having a unique theatrical experience of seeing hypnotized volunteers perform funny improv bits

Don't see it if You want to see a scripted play or musical or if you're not interested in hypnosis or improv

93
Titanique
Financial
Raunchy, Great cast, Hilarious, Entertaining
July 30th, 2022

See it if You want to laugh at a good spoof of the movie Titanic and don't mind some sexual innuendo.

Don't see it if You are offended by sexual innuendo and profanity or wanted to see a serious drama.

Also I thought the entire cast was talented. I really enjoyed this show, mo... Read more Read less

33
Excruciating, Slow, Amateurish, Disappointing
July 26th, 2022

See it if Sorry to say but I honestly can't think of a reason to see this play. Not worth the time or money.

Don't see it if You value your time. I am a black Christian chaplain. Wanted to like this play but acting, singing & script was mediocre. Not good at all

95
Must see, Great dancing, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining
July 21st, 2022

See it if You want to see a lavish production of a musical with spectacular set design and great dancing and great singing of pop music. I loved it!

Don't see it if You are offended by the risque, don't like pop music or wanted to see a serious drama

79
Great staging, Great acting, Ambitious
July 18th, 2022

See it if You're open to seeing a condensed version of Shakespeare's Richard III with a cast of only 2 actors - one of whom plays multiple parts.

Don't see it if You have no interest in Shakespearean plays, want to see a musical or want to see a lavish production with a large cast.

95
Wicked (Broadway)
Midtown W
Must see, Delightful, Entertaining, Great writing, Great singing
June 6th, 2022

See it if You want to see an outstanding musical based on The Wizard of Oz. I loved it.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals or have no interest in The Wizard of Oz

65
Disappointing, Ambitious, Slow, Good writing
May 28th, 2022

See it if You don't mind seeing an amateurish production of Chekov's play

Don't see it if You want to see a good version of Chekov. Had some funny bits. I believe the actors tried but it was too slow paced. I was falling asleep.

75
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great staging
May 26th, 2022

See it if You're interested in a fast paced contemporary drama about a family with surprises and plot twists

Don't see it if You prefer to see a comedy or musical or are easily offended by profanity.

89
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing
May 21st, 2022

See it if You want an enjoyable, funny, campy musical with clever lyrics and a talented cast based on Romeo & Juliet. Not Broadway caliber but fun.

Don't see it if You want to see a serious drama, a Broadway level show, or you are offended by mild profanity and stereotypes of Italians.

Also With the stress of these pandemic times, this play was a breath of fre... Read more Read less

65
Golden Shield
Midtown W
Slow, Ambitious, Good acting, Intelligent
May 19th, 2022

See it if You think you'd like a play about censorship and the internet mixed with a look at tension between sisters

Don't see it if You want to see a musical, comedy or lavish production, or if you're offended by profanity or not interested in issues regarding internet

98
Must see, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever, Hilarious
May 19th, 2022

See it if You want to see a very funny comedy with excellent slapstick and physical humor. I found it laugh out loud funny. Exceptional cast. Loved it

Don't see it if You want to see a drama or musical, don't want to laugh or have no sense of humor.

Also One of the best comedies I've ever seen. I hope to see this play again... Read more Read less

89
Little Girl Blue
Midtown W
Entertaining, Relevant, Great acting, Great singing
May 14th, 2022

See it if You're a Nina Simone fan, and don't mind seeing a non-linear show

Don't see it if You're not a Nina Simone fan, or wanted to see a linear comedy or drama

Also I saw the production with the understudy playing Nina Simone. She was ... Read more Read less

64
Dizzying, Confusing, Great singing
May 8th, 2022

See it if You like mythical stories and great singing with assistance from looping technology

Don't see it if You have difficulty with accents, want to see a fancy set with a large cast. I did enjoy the singing but found the storyline hard to follow.

85
Relevant, Great writing, Great dancing, Great acting
April 24th, 2022

See it if You like great dancing and want to see vignettes (choreopoems) about 7 black women

Don't see it if You're not interested in issues black women face, or want to see a traditional drama, comedy or musical with a storyline

90
Absorbing, Gritty, Great staging, Great acting
April 21st, 2022

See it if You're a fan of Mamet's plays or fan of great actors Fishburne, Rockwell & Darren Criss (in non singing role) or want to see a gritty drama

Don't see it if You want to see play with large cast, or a musical or if you're offended by vulgar or profane language

85
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting
April 14th, 2022

See it if You want to see a well acted play that deals with topics of pedophilia and incest

Don't see it if You are offended or uninterested in topic of pedophilia and incest or if you wanted to see a comedy or musical

85
During previews
¡Americano!
Midtown W
Relevant, Ambitious, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing
April 8th, 2022

See it if You'd appreciate a musical about the "Dreamers" - undocumented immigrants, with good music (melody & lyrics) and good choreography

Don't see it if Have no nterest in plight of the Dreamers, dislike musicals or demand compelling dialogue. Dialogue could be better but overall a good show

80
Heartland (59e59)
Midtown E
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Great staging, Great writing
March 22nd, 2022

See it if You are interested in a good drama with themes touching on grief, forgiveness, and terminal illness and also political issues in Afghanistan

Don't see it if You want to see a musical, comedy, large cast or lavish production and not interested in political issues in Afghanistan or issues of grief

90
The Tap Dance Kid
Midtown W
Refreshing, Entertaining, Great writing, Great dancing, Great singing
February 10th, 2022

See it if You enjoy tap dancing and don't mind seeing a peek into the life and race issues faced by a black family in the 1950s

Don't see it if You don't like musicals or tap dancing or have no interest in seeing a play set in the mid 1950s about a black family

90
Refreshing, Great dancing, Great singing, Entertaining
February 10th, 2022

See it if You are a fan of Michael Jackson, the man and his music, or if you enjoy excellent choreography

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Michael Jackson, or if you wanted to see a drama or romance

90
During previews
Great writing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Absorbing
January 20th, 2022

See it if You are interested in a superbly written, well acted play about issues of concern for blue color workers

Don't see it if You want to see a musical or comedy, are offended by profanity & use of the N-word or not interested in issues affecting blue collar workers

84
WIT
East Village
Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great acting
January 8th, 2022

See it if You want insight into the healtcare system, want to see superb acting and are emotionally equipped to handle depressing subject matter

Don't see it if You want to see a comedy, musical or lavish production or can not handle dialogue about cancer and medical procedures.

90
Must see, Great dancing, Entertaining, Great singing
January 6th, 2022

See it if You are a fan of the Temptations or want to learn about them; enjoy good singing and dancing

Don't see it if You don't like the Temptations' songs, want to see a drama or comedy

69
Silly, Good writing, Good singing, Ambitious
December 19th, 2021

See it if You are a fan of the Star Wars movies, enjoy parodies, don't mind a small cast and have a good sense of humor

Don't see it if You're not a Star Wars fan or know nothing about Star Wars. Also don't see it if you're expecting a drama or lavish presentation

75
Slow, Ambitious, Great acting, Great singing
December 8th, 2021

See it if You like Bob Dylan's music, want to hear outstanding singing, you enjoy seeing a large cast and you're interested in the Great Depression.

Don't see it if You dislike Bob Dylan's music, want a quick paced plot or a contemporary setting, have little or no interest in life during the Depression.

75
Delightful, Good singing, Good dancing, Entertaining
December 4th, 2021

See it if You enjoy musical revues or are interested in music of Fats Waller, music from the 1930s and 1940s, or you enjoy watching tap dancing

Don't see it if You wanted to see a traditional drama, comedy or a musical with a storyline, or if you want to hear contemporary music

69
Slow, Cliched, Good acting, Funny, Ambitious
November 27th, 2021

See it if You want to see a light contemporary comedy with a largely African American cast

Don't see it if You want to see a drama, musical or lavish production or if you're offended by profanity.

90
Must see, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great singing
November 21st, 2021

See it if You want to see a good contemporary opera with great singing and characters dealing with issues of grief, racism and financial struggle

Don't see it if You don't want a plot conveyed via singing or if you're expecting a comedy

75
Approval Junkie
West Village
Disappointing, Good writing, Funny, Ambitious
November 18th, 2021

See it if You are a Faith Salie fan, enjoy one woman shows that have some humor and are biographical or interesting in a story of striving to be best.

Don't see it if You're not a Faith Salie fan, dislike one woman shows, want to see a heavy drama or musical or lavish production.

90
Refreshing, Clever, Ambitious, Funny, Entertaining
November 13th, 2021

See it if You like improv, rap and beat boxing and you are open to seeing a show with audience interaction. Very creative show.

Don't see it if You want to see a traditional play or musical or if you don't like rap, improv or can not tolerate a little profanity and sexual innuendo.

90
During previews
Clyde's (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
November 11th, 2021

See it if You want to see a well written, well acted play that shows former inmates having their dreams deferred

Don't see it if You want to see a musical, or a play with a large cast. If you are easily offended by profanity, this play is not for you.

98
Must see, Riveting, Masterful, Great staging, Great singing
November 11th, 2021

See it if You like Gershwin music, featuring great singing with opera quality voices , good dancing & excellent staging of a classic

Don't see it if You prefer to see a comedy or drama without music, dislike Gershwin music, prefer to see a small cast

Also The set design was outstanding

75
During previews
Good acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Ambitious
November 8th, 2021

See it if You want to see a well acted play, set in the 1950s about racism in the theater that also has comedic moments and some singing.

Don't see it if You have no interest in seeing a play within a play; aren't interested in the issue of racism in theater; or prefer contemporary plays

90
Great writing, Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking
October 28th, 2021

See it if You are interested in the dreams, nightmares, triumphs and struggles of black men in America. Also see it if you like slam poetry as theater

Don't see it if You're not interested in issues black men face, or if you want to see a traditional play or musical, or if you want to see a diverse cast.

85
During previews
Drift
Midtown W
Intense, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
March 9th, 2020

See it if You want to see a well acted gritty family drama set in 1957 Chicago

Don't see it if You are easily offended by profanity, wanted to see a musical, comedy or romance

78
Thought-provoking, Good acting, Good writing
March 9th, 2020

See it if You like one-person shows about black experience with the criminal justice system

Don't see it if You don't like one-person shows, are easily offended by profanity or have no interest in black experience with the criminal justice system.

89
Mirrors
East Village
Great singing, Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking
March 7th, 2020

See it if You want to see a thought-provoking play about the black experience that addresses homosexuality, discrimination and dealing with grief

Don't see it if You would be offended by a play that depicts lesbian love, don't want to hear about grief or don't want to see an all black cast

85
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Good writing, Good acting, Ambitious
March 6th, 2020

See it if You like one-person show that addresses issues in America's prison system

Don't see it if You dislike one-person shows, are easily offended by profanity or wanted to see a lavish production or musical.

82
Dracula (CSC)
East Village
Good acting, Funny, Clever
March 4th, 2020

See it if You want to see a production of Dracula that has comedic elements

Don't see it if You want to see a classic dramatic version of Dracula, dislike comedies, or wanted to see a musical or one person show.

85
Refreshing, Great staging, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining
March 1st, 2020

See it if You enjoy good musicals with some comedy and romance and also historic content about the Molly Brown and the Titanic

Don't see it if You expect this show to be exactly like movie version or if you want to see a one person show or play set in modern times.

95
Riveting, Must see, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
February 28th, 2020

See it if You want to see an intelligent script brought to life by an excellent cast with mix of well known actors & newbies or if you liked 1984 film

Don't see it if You want to see a comedy, romance or musical or would be upset at seeing an all Male cast, or have no interest in military life in 1940s

Also One of the best dramas I've seen on Broadway in a while. David Alan Gr... Read more Read less

75
Intelligent, Slow, Great singing
February 24th, 2020

See it if You are interested in the life and/or work of Stephen Sondheim, or appreciate seeing a music revue with great singers

Don't see it if You don't like Stephen Sondheim's music, not interested in his life, dislike revues, or wanted to see a drama or comedy.

Also Was slow in parts but the singing was excellent and enjoyed seeing foo... Read more Read less

75
Relevant, Great singing, Clever, Funny
February 9th, 2020

See it if You like funny musicals or enjoyed the movie

Don't see it if You don't have a sense of humor or are offended by profanity

Also Was okay. Liked the movie version better.

85
Relevant, Clever, Funny, Great acting
February 2nd, 2020

See it if You want to see a well-acted two-hander that has drama and humor and addresses family issues such as dementia and aging parents.

Don't see it if You want to see a musical or a large cast, or are easily offended by profanity.

Also Len Cariou was amazing and riveting to watch. Also the dialogue was cl... Read more Read less

79
Great singing, Thought-provoking, Quirky
January 16th, 2020

See it if You are a baby boomer or are interested in American and Canadian culture between 1945-1969

Don't see it if You are not interested in historic content about the USA and/or Canada, or dislike one man shows

Also Act 1 to me dragged a bit, but I enjoyed, and as a baby boomer, relate... Read more Read less

75
Delightful, Refreshing, Great singing
December 23rd, 2019

See it if You are interested in the lives and friendship of Deanna Durbin and Judy Garland, or if you like musicals and one woman shows.

Don't see it if You have no interest in Deanna Durbin and/or Judy Garland, dislike one woman shows, dislike musicals or prefer to see a lavish production.