Marvin 2

New York City | 65+ | Male

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Reviews (407)
95
During previews
Must see, Dated, Great singing, Great acting, Exquisite
January 22nd, 2022

See it if You enjoy great Broadway talents performing in historic Broadway roles

Don't see it if You can't get a ticket

70
Overrated, Indulgent, Ambitious, Disappointing, Great singing
January 6th, 2022

See it if you really love Sharon Clarke backed by a Little Shop like trio of singers

Don't see it if a cohesive show is what you desire

85
Relevant, Masterful, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting
January 6th, 2022

See it if you enjoy a Sondheim classic with a cast of stars

Don't see it if the subject matter is distasteful to you

90
Kimberly Akimbo
Chelsea
Great writing, Great singing, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing
January 6th, 2022

See it if you enjoy a great contemporary musical comedy

Don't see it if comic depictions of aging issues offend

85
Company (Broadway)
Midtown W
Resonant, Great staging, Great singing, Disappointing, Clever
January 6th, 2022

See it if you love a great supporting cast singing one of Sondheim's best scores. Patti shines, both Christophers tickles Matt is brilliant

Don't see it if you are a stickler for original formats. Katrina Lenk calls it in

85
Clyde's (Broadway)
Midtown W
Quirky, Great writing, Great acting, Edgy, Absorbing
January 6th, 2022

See it if you enjoy a light comedy about a dark subject

Don't see it if you are easily annoyed or offended

80
Cullud Wattah
East Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
November 29th, 2021

See it if You enjoy a well written drama about current events

Don't see it if True "horror" stories upset you

69
Morning Sun
Midtown W
Indulgent, Slow, Excruciating, Great acting, Confusing
November 8th, 2021

See it if Enjoy watching paint dry. Slow moving, confusing

Don't see it if Death discussions are difficult for you

90
Great dancing, Entertaining, Great singing, Dated, Delightful
November 5th, 2021

See it if you enjoyed the movie, many of the lines were "borrowed" from the movie script.

Don't see it if the story line doesn't tickle you.

Also Rob McClure channels his best Robin Williams. The comedy is spot on, h... Read more Read less

50
Fairycakes
West Village
Insipid, Indulgent, Excruciating, Confusing, Ambitious
November 4th, 2021

See it if you are a fan of Jackie Hoffman.

Don't see it if like an intelligent, funny, sarcastic piece that is childlike at best. Many big names flop in unison here.

87
Profound, Funny, Great writing, Entertaining, Clever
November 4th, 2021

See it if you enjoy a comedy based on real life "heroic" experiences. Kristina Wong made lemonade from lemons

Don't see it if one person comedies don't work for you

84
During previews
Great writing, Great staging, Quirky, Relevant, Thought-provoking
November 4th, 2021

See it if you enjoy a comedy about the film industry set in Nigeria.

Don't see it if african accents are too much for you to interpret

79
During previews
The Visitor
East Village
Great acting, Great singing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Ambitious
October 29th, 2021

See it if You enjoy a piece that challenged you to think. Great voices, staging, acting

Don't see it if The illegal alien issue upsets you

Also Play is still missing something. Overall a great effort

89
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Clever
October 4th, 2021

See it if You enjoy a docu-drama about the history of the family and company. Simon Russell Beale is outstanding

Don't see it if you have a hard time suspending your disbelief and dealing with the playwrights concept of conversations between true life characters

84
SIX (Broadway)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing
September 24th, 2021

See it if You enjoy explosive exuberant entertainment. Great performances, a good time in the theater. Big party on the stage.

Don't see it if Want to hear/see a great story. There is no drama here.

52
Quirky, Great acting, Edgy, Confusing, Banal
September 19th, 2021

See it if Enjoy a piece about the future of the arts

Don't see it if Want a concise play about the future of the arts

79
Intense, Great staging, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking
September 18th, 2021

See it if You enjoy allegories with biblical and literary references.

Don't see it if You are offended by African Americans using the "N" word non stop.

79
During previews
Letters Of Suresh
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Slow, Overrated, Great writing, Great staging
September 17th, 2021

See it if you enjoy a show that is told from the individual character's POV one at a time

Don't see it if Linear plays are your preference

75
Sanctuary City
West Village
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Ambitious
September 15th, 2021

See it if You enjoy a contemporary themed play that has a point

Don't see it if you do not enjoy plays that leave you with no resolution

70
During previews
The Fre
Soho/Tribeca
Funny, Quirky, Banal, Ambitious
March 14th, 2020

See it if Taylor Mac's prose in semi iambic pentameter is of interest to you. The cast has a lot of fun and the audience enjoys this LOWBROW comedy

Don't see it if you are not willing to check your intelligence at the door.

Also The play starts out with a character (Taylor) telling us the play is N... Read more Read less

89
Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining
March 12th, 2020

See it if you enjoy a contemporary political story supported by actor/musicians that perform live music

Don't see it if loud rock music is not your cup of tea,

Also The play starts out with goofy almost caricaturish characters that see... Read more Read less

65
The Perplexed
Midtown W
Raunchy, Overrated, Great staging, Cliched, Banal
March 9th, 2020

See it if You love a zany comedy and are okay with it missing its mark

Don't see it if Are looking for intelligent theater . Play uses many Yiddish expressions that might go over your head

82
We're Gonna Die
Midtown W
Intelligent, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Ambitious
March 6th, 2020

See it if You enjoy a song cycle/story telling performance that lights up the stage in 65 minutes

Don't see it if SPOILER ALERT Songs/stories about death and dying are not your cup of tea.

80
For a previous production
Coal Country
West Village
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Profound, Great acting, Great singing
March 5th, 2020

See it if You enjoy a good musical dramatization of what it was like to work/be in the coal mines of West Virginia in the mid 20th Century.

Don't see it if You are not fond of bluegrass/country music and have an early tear trigger

70
During previews
72 Miles to Go...
Midtown W
Disappointing, Cliched, Ambitious, Relevant, Thought-provoking
February 29th, 2020

See it if you enjoy a fair play about family separation due to immigration issues

Don't see it if you prefer fast paced stories

80
Cliched, Clever, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great acting
February 28th, 2020

See it if You enjoy a well written piece about a young gay woman whose fantasies help her escape from her real life family issues

Don't see it if Contemporary ethnic themed dramas are not your preference

85
Medea (BAM)
Brooklyn
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great staging, Great acting
February 23rd, 2020

See it if You enjoy Greek tragedies set in a contemporary environment. Wonderful performances, particularly Rose Byrne

Don't see it if Depressing tragedies are not your thing A difficult story line

89
Mack & Mabel
Midtown W
Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Great music
February 23rd, 2020

See it if Like a 30's style story about filmmaking with lush music, great voices and stunning costumes

Don't see it if You are hard to please

80
During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Resonant, Thought-provoking
February 23rd, 2020

See it if You love to see Beth Malone channeling her best Reba McIntire. David Aron Damane is a huge pleasant presence with a big basso voice

Don't see it if Corny musical that steal melodies from its composers other more well known work dont float your boat

75
Tumacho (2020)
East Village
Clever, Disappointing, Great staging, Hilarious, Quirky
February 22nd, 2020

See it if You enjoy a wacky comedy western. The cast has a better time than the audience

Don't see it if Crazy comedy is not your thing

92
During previews
Unknown Soldier
Midtown W
Intense, Romantic, Great staging, Great acting, Great singing
February 18th, 2020

See it if You love a great tearjerker. Wonderful score, voices and actors.

Don't see it if You have enough emotions of your own to deal with

89
During previews
Resonant, Romantic, Masterful, Quirky, Edgy
February 15th, 2020

See it if you can appreciate a successful update of the original using contemporary media and spartan staging. Great voices and great dancing

Don't see it if you are a traditionalist that doesn't like greatness tampered with

90
Riveting, Must see, Great acting, Masterful, Exquisite
February 14th, 2020

See it if You enjoy Shakespeare presented at it's best. Ruth Negga rocks as Hamlet

Don't see it if You are a Shakespearean purist

60
During previews
Quirky, Overrated, Excruciating, Great acting, Confusing
February 12th, 2020

See it if You enjoy torturous work or need a reason to contemplate suicide. A difficult piece to watch with 3 simultaneous actions going on

Don't see it if You enjoy your sanity

64
Slow, Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing, Banal
February 7th, 2020

See it if You enjoy attractive white people testing their sexual freedom

Don't see it if You enjoy a well crafted musical with consistently good voices. Music sounds like one long song broken into segments. Too long 145 no break

89
Thought-provoking, Profound, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
February 6th, 2020

See it if Enjoy a well scripted well cast drama about race, the south and the military.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy intense drama with some twists and turns to it

75
Delightful, Fluffy, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining
February 4th, 2020

See it if You enjoy a kids oriented show that is well done

Don't see it if You prefer more adult entertainment

75
Overrated, Slow, Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious
February 4th, 2020

See it if You enjoy a 90 minute monologue performed by a great actor even one that gets off to a shaky start

Don't see it if A 90 minute monologue that drags from time to time does not appeal to you

83
Delightful, Great writing, Hilarious, Quirky
February 1st, 2020

See it if You love Charles Busch and CAMP

Don't see it if you mistake the title for a religious story

65
Relevant, Slow, Quirky, Excruciating, Ambitious
January 23rd, 2020

See it if A show that tries to be relevant is what you like

Don't see it if Well scripted well performed and directed piece is what you prefer

75
Timon of Athens
Brooklyn
Indulgent, Confusing, Great staging, Great acting, Ambitious
January 22nd, 2020

See it if You enjoy Kathryn Hunter

Don't see it if You prefer traditional Shakespeare

89
Enchanting, Refreshing, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful
January 20th, 2020

See it if you enjoy a true Broadway musical, it harkens back to successful traditional shows. Groff and Borle shine

Don't see it if references to sadism and flesh eating plants make you ill.

Also While the show has many improvements and offers references to the orig... Read more Read less

85
Cross That River
Midtown E
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Great singing, Delightful
January 13th, 2020

See it if you enjoy an historical musical piece about fictional people that were in on the creation of the african american cowboys

Don't see it if a concert performance doesnt suit you

70
Judgment Day
Upper E Side
Great writing, Slow, Great staging, Ambitious, Disappointing
January 9th, 2020

See it if You enjoy moralistic stories re-envisioned performances solid, no breakouts, amazing sets

Don't see it if Traditional theater is your preference. This show borders on the avanti garde

70
During previews
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Fluffy, Great staging, Banal, Ambitious, Disappointing
January 8th, 2020

See it if a play (sitcom) about later in life marital problems and family interference is of interest to you

Don't see it if a well scripted, well performed piece is what you seek

Also For a play this close to opening the two leads, Alexander and Cromwell... Read more Read less

89
Masterful, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever
December 29th, 2019

See it if You love the Disney story

Don't see it if You cant give way to whimsy and only love traditional Bway. This is a pageant

87
Entertaining, Great choreography, Great staging, Great singing
December 29th, 2019

See it if You love the Temptations.

Don't see it if You are looking for high brow entertainment, good story

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Great singing
December 22nd, 2019

See it if you are a fan!

Don't see it if you are bored by Tina's story

Also Adrienne doesn't exactly look like Tina, but she successfully makes yo... Read more Read less

92
Absorbing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great singing
December 22nd, 2019

See it if you love Morissettes music, great "jukebox" musical choice ,relevant on multiple levels, contemporary themes. The plot is successful

Don't see it if gay, drug, sexual issue related shows upset or offend you.

79
Greater Clements
Upper W Side
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Edgy, Ambitious
December 20th, 2019

See it if you like a masterclass in acting by Judith Ivey. Andrew Garman stands up to her perf. The show is long depressing but tells a sad true story

Don't see it if a long sad play with characters talking over themselves and a pole for the set design blocks the front middle of the stage is not for you