Matthew_NYC

New York City | 35-49 | Male

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Reviews (36)
89
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you want to see great performances of brilliant writing , inspired directing, smart and efficient and thoughtful design.

Don't see it if you are incapable or unwilling to mentally engage with socially and politically relevant theatre that might make you uncomfortable.

88
During previews
Innovative, Relevant, Must see, Masterful, Thought-provoking

See it if you like prophetic, classic, experimental theater

Don't see it if you only like traditional, straightforward narratives

96
Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Great writing, Great music

See it if Immersive theatre. Superb performances.

Don't see it if you want a tradtional absorbing narrative that spoon-feeds you a story

70
Ambitious, Intelligent

See it if you like Shakespeare

Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare

84
A Life
Midtown W
Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if Very realistic, slice-of-life. David Hyde Pierce

Don't see it if you need big laughs, big sets, songs, or excessive anything.

90
Great staging, Entertaining, Masterful, Must see, Riveting

See it if you like spellbinding acrobatics, beautiful staging, inventive stagecraft

Don't see it if you need a straightforward, linear narrative

91
During previews
The Encounter
Midtown W
Great acting, Excellent storytelling, Amazing sound design

See it if you like wonderful story telling, inventive sound design

Don't see it if you need big splash productions with large casts and moving set pieces

79
Bliss
Soho/Tribeca
Experimental, Philosophical, Great video projections, Excellent music

See it if you're into meditative, philosophical, text-heavy experimental performance

Don't see it if you need clear character-driven linear narrative.

86
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Great singing, Great acting, Funny

See it if Beautiful music. Great talent

Don't see it if The show is emotionally complex and deals with the issues of infidelity and spousal abuse.

78
O'Neill (Unexpected)
East Village
Entertaining, Good acting, Well directed, Timely, Classic

See it if you'd like to see the early work of a master. you enjoy seeing two works perfectly juxtaposed in a single evening

Don't see it if you don't like period drama

86
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if funny, lively, great historical musical theater references

Don't see it if no negatives...a jolly good time for all

62
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Overrated, Unentertaining

See it if are obsessed with the music of Frankie Valli

Don't see it if you want to be entertained

92
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Must see

See it if great music, great story, great cast

Don't see it if only want something fluffy

85
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Great music, Great dancing, Original

See it if you love Great dancing, music. very entertaining

Don't see it if a solid must-see for everyone

85
Matilda
Midtown W
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great staging, Intelligent, Original

See it if great writing, dancing, story-telling

Don't see it if if you don't want something darkly thought-provoking

93
Ambitious, Enchanting, Great staging, Epic, Must see

See it if wonderful music, staging, performing, effects

Don't see it if everyone should see it at least once!

88
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great writing

See it if you love the music of Carol Kane and want to know some back story

Don't see it if dislike the music of the period

78
Funny, Edgy, Original, Upbeat, Refreshing

See it if A solidly entertaining feel-good family show

Don't see it if you want Thought-provoking serious drama

86
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious, Edgy

See it if You like non-politically correct drag

Don't see it if You're easily offendef

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you love theatre. simple as that.

Don't see it if you don't like looking at stuff and need someone else to entertain you.

85
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Must see, Relevant

See it if Experimental theatre that directly engages with the audience

Don't see it if you just want a proscenium-bound fictional escape

74
Entertaining, Edgy, Experimental

See it if you like burlesque and audience-participation

Don't see it if you require a solid narrative and don't like burlesque

78
Life Masks
East Village
Entertaining, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if solid experienced actors

Don't see it if you need flashy sets or effects

77
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if bar theatre, slightly drunk audience members

Don't see it if you can't stand up for two hours

93
Cats
Midtown W
Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you love traditional Broadway theater. They're all triple threats with amazing voices

Don't see it if you can't handle that they're playing cats.

92
American Psycho
Midtown W
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if Simply amazing adventurous show.

Don't see it if It closed.

88
Great singing, Super talent, Smart directing and staging

See it if Cynthia Erivo and Heather Headley...actually ALL of this cast is amazing. If you revel in exceptionally beautiful singing, see this show.

Don't see it if you want a complex plot

41
During previews
Bright Star
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if don't see it.

Don't see it if you value you're time.

68
During previews
Funny, Cliched, Indulgent, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if funny light entertainment

Don't see it if you want anything engaging, well written, or solid

79
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Original, Family friendly

See it if beautiful puppetry

Don't see it if no negatives. it's a true original that should be seen

76
Ambitious, Epic, Overrated, Slow, Great writing

See it if a big loud megamusical

Don't see it if you want subtlety

86
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Must see, Relevant

See it if you want something supremely entertaining that everyone can enjoy

Don't see it if everyone should see it.

87
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Original

See it if Hilarious but out to offend Everyone

Don't see it if easily offended.

43
Cliched, Disappointing, Great staging, Indulgent

See it if don't mind seeing a confusing over-designed mess

Don't see it if want well thought-out, well directed theater

81
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Original

See it if you want a big splashy musical

Don't see it if thought-provoking drama

82
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Ambitious, Great staging

See it if Very thought-provoking

Don't see it if you're just interested in mindless entertainment