Mary belle

Manhattan | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (36)
55
Fire in Dreamland
East Village
Indulgent, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if You like plays that seem they are works in progress

Don't see it if you Like fully realized works

84
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny

See it if Campy rendition, with excellent singing and staging of this little seen musical

Don't see it if A bit dated and sort of cliche but really fun!

75
Great singing, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if Very entertaining jukebox musical. Wonderful singing, dancing and choreography!

Don't see it if If you like a story in your musicals

65
During previews
Cliched, Well acted, Missed opportunity

See it if You like American TV sit coms that discuss contemporary issues

Don't see it if You like theater that has serious writing. This piece really tries but it’s shallow.

80
During previews
Tremor
Midtown E
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting

See it if If you like two person shows with no set and wonderful dialogue that reveals the story throughout the production until the finale.

Don't see it if If you like theater with traditional stage sets and don’t care to hear a story about guilt and innocence and social-responsibility.

80
Until the Flood
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant

See it if Solo theater about race relations.

Don't see it if Big entertaining theater

70
Disco Pigs
Chelsea
Edgy, Great acting, Excruciating, Intense, Quirky

See it if Love Enda Walsh productions. This one is a wild ride with two actors and relatively no set. They are wonderful but it begs the question, why

Don't see it if You are literal and need to understand words and don’t care to use your imagination.

90
Great singing, Great acting, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if If you like the music of Carol King and want to know more about her life. I’m not wild about musicals but this one was great!

Don't see it if Don’t like Carol King music.

75
Great acting, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if Lovely, intimate production. Terrific music and singing.

Don't see it if Rather small in production and story but still very charming. Could have been more political for my taste.

90
Riveting, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like the story and want to see an original take on it

Don't see it if Don’t like being very close to the actors

60
Messy, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if You have to

Don't see it if If you have something else to see

92
Tiny Beautiful Things
East Village
Profound, Great acting, Intense

See it if Like plays that are from the heart

Don't see it if Like action

92
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining

See it if Excellent production with a fabulous story. Music perfectly integrated into story!

Don't see it if You like big splashy musicals

85
Ambitious, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Dated

See it if Great dancing

Don't see it if A bit dated but charming musical

95
Absorbing, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Profound, Original

See it if Love serious musicals

Don't see it if Like fluffy musicals

95
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if Serious and emotional riveting drama

Don't see it if You don't like family drama

95
The Humans
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Original

See it if You like contemporary drama

Don't see it if You don't like dramas about contemporary situations in the lives of a family

97
Great staging, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Exquisite

See it if Like great theater without a lot of traditional set design and with an original though provoking story

Don't see it if Need theater with a big production

86
Skintight
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting

See it if You like dramas that deal with family issues in a relevant way

Don't see it if You like your theater less nuanced

85
During previews
Ambitious, Enchanting, Great acting, Funny

See it if A historical play showcasing women’s station in life in Louisiana in the early 1800’s

Don't see it if You have no interest in Louisiana history

80
Cyprus Avenue
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if You like contemporary work that has difficult themes presented in hyper realistic way

Don't see it if Like your theater more literal and less dark

90
During previews
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Great acting

See it if Creative yet simple staging of a Black Lives Matter meets Waiting for Godot

Don't see it if If you don't want to see what is feels like to be African American in the USA today

80
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Funny

See it if A very creative and touching musical-theater hybrid. It’s a camp and sweet production with a visually clever set

Don't see it if Want to see a big musical production. The lead can get a bit cloying and annoying with his over the top delivery.

69
Dated, Slow, Excruciating, Banal

See it if Love old fashioned period dramas where very little happens

Don't see it if Like plays that have a plot and reason for being

90
Great staging, Delightful, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if You like musicals that are story driven. Excellent true story about the power of helping out people in need

Don't see it if You only like big splashy musical reviews.

83
During previews
Hangmen
Chelsea
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Clever, Great staging

See it if If you like original dramas. I really like the Civilians’ productions and this is no exception.

Don't see it if If you don’t want to think about death.

55
During previews
Cardinal
Midtown W
Cliched, Disappointing, Slow

See it if I really wanted to like this play but it was cliche and Chlumsky overacted in the most annoying way. Story line could have been good but had

Don't see it if You like theater that is well put together.

89
Junk
Upper W Side
Great staging, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if Serious theater

Don't see it if Fluffy stuff

95
Edgy, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Great staging

See it if Serious theater with a political edge

Don't see it if You like lighter fare

95
Harry Clarke
West Village
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if One person plays that keep you on the edge of your seat

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

86
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Funny, Hilarious, Raunchy, Quirky, Relevant

See it if Like off the wall humor from the best puppets

Don't see it if Are too serious

94
Old Hats
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Enchanting

See it if Great clowning

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

95
For a previous production
Sense & Sensibility
West Village
Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Riveting, Quirky

See it if Like classics with a contemporary twist

Don't see it if Like your Jane Austin straight ahead

80
During previews
Shuffle Along
Midtown W
Great staging, Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if Love great tap dancing

Don't see it if Like a great story

61
Dated, Cliched, Entertaining, Overrated, Fluffy

See it if You like old fashioned musicals

Don't see it if If like anything contemporary

96
Hand to God
Midtown W
Edgy, Funny, Great acting, Dizzying, Raunchy

See it if Like very dark satire, with some violence and humor that pokes fun at Christians and features a puppet that has a life of his own

Don't see it if Are conservative, a devout Catholic, too sensitive for a bit of violence and raunchy humor