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Lynbrook | 50-64 | Female
About:  Life long Shakespeare lover. My daughter is teaching me about musicals. Hamilton speaks to my days of rap appreciation. #yayhamlet
Reviews (32)
88
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You appreciate Tennessee Williams.

Don't see it if You don't like a small theater.

85
During previews
This Flat Earth
Midtown W
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense, Riveting

See it if interested in an accurate depicts the ion of reality of the America in which we live where school shooting shake the lives of children.

Don't see it if You are sensitive to the topic of gun violence this is not the show for you.

56
Prince of Broadway
Midtown W
Banal, Great singing, Slow

See it if You have seen all of the shows included and want to see talented performers cover the key songs.

Don't see it if You don't know the songs and their context. This felt like a cruise boat show - with very talented performers. Their talent is wasted.

80
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if You appreciate good acting along with a twist on costuming and props.

Don't see it if You aren't ready to stay for more than 3 hours.

Also We saw this while it was in previews. The cast was a good mix of exper... Read more Read less

69
During previews
Bandstand
Midtown W
Cliched, Slow, Great dancing

See it if Like fantastic dancing. It was the highlight for me. Story is dragging in act 1 and trite. I loved that the actors played the instruments

Don't see it if You are not looking for an easy touristy show.

80
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if you want to learn more about what happened to Sephardic Jews in the Holocaust.

Don't see it if You are looking for some light entertainment.

78
Entertaining, Hilarious, Refreshing

See it if You are interested in the huge change in women's roles from the 50s to the 60s.

Don't see it if You like a big, grand production.

Also I went with my teenaged daughter and it was eye opening for her. She a... Read more Read less

50
Confusing, Slow, Brightened by one good actor

See it if You are familiar with Caribbean culture. If you want to see a good actress in the "friend" role.

Don't see it if You want a polished play. Hard to follow the plot. Actors were visibly working hard.

75
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Unpolished

See it if You are interested in how relationships develop over time. The character of the older gentleman was delightfully acted.

Don't see it if You are looking for a completely polished piece. It is getting there. The music is great. I wished the piano teacher character developed.

87
The Golden Bride
Financial
Delightful, Charming, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You want a fun and entertaining night out. The cast is engaging and fun and the singing is excellent. Loved relating to Jewish heritage.

Don't see it if You are impatient with the kind and earnest ushers.

79
New Songs Now
West Village
Fresh, Ambitious, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see new and interesting artists showcasing their songs.

Don't see it if You want a fancy finished product.

68
Banal, Cliched, Dizzying, Overrated

See it if You like lots of sequins and melodrama.

Don't see it if You like a show with substance.

69
Himself and Nora
West Village
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Confusing, Entertaining

See it if You are a James Joyce reader or have an interest in Ireland.

Don't see it if You are hoping for sparks between the stars.

97
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Profound, Intense, Intellectual

See it if You want to see something new and are open to having things that may not literally relate to your life, but emotionally do.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with feigned sex on stage.

89
Funny, Great staging, Resonant, Songs of my childhood, Thought-provoking

See it if You like songs from the past. If you like to have a semi biographical view of a famed artist.

Don't see it if You don't know the pop music of the 70s and 80s.

96
Inspiring dancing, Delightful, Funny, Fluffy, Romantic

See it if You love classical ballet and Gershwin and if you like a classic romantic performance.

Don't see it if You are looking for something modern or brand new.

70
King Lear (BAM)
Brooklyn
Confusing, Great writing, Intense

See it if you appreciate the precision and professionalism of Royal Shakespeare and traditional - ish costumes.

Don't see it if You're not ready for a long play that can become confusing.

48
Love Trade
East Village
Raunchy, Slow, Insipid, Excruciating, Dizzying

See it if If you like different interpretations of Greek mythology and experimental theater in general, you might find this interesting.

Don't see it if It was confusing, slow moving, bizarre, and kind of cringe worthy.

84
Clever, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You like Shakespeare with a twist.

Don't see it if You don't want to do a four floor walk up to a hot theater.

75
Bold staging, bright costuming, strong singing

See it if you like a heart strings musical.

Don't see it if you are thoughtful about issues of conflict collateral damage and human trafficking.

59
Ambitious, Confusing, Intense

See it if You like a small intimate setting and a short show. Interesting thought provoking topic.

Don't see it if You are expecting a big cast and a long evening.

77
Great acting, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you are a high school student or have one in your life.

Don't see it if you are looking for a variety of memorable songs.

75
Ambitious, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You appreciate classic plays and hard working actors in a small setting

Don't see it if You are looking for a glamourous flashy production.

73
One Funny Mother
Midtown W
Funny, Fluffy, Real, Best for women

See it if You are, or were, a mother of young children (elementary aged). The jokes about that time period in one's life are spot on.

Don't see it if You are not a mom.

78
During previews
TOUCH
Midtown E
Great acting, Intense, Profound

See it if you are ready for an intense, well written play about grief and the power of friends and family.

Don't see it if you are looking for something fluffy and upbeat.

55
During previews
Confusing, Disappointing

See it if You like a small, nicely appointed theater with a nice set. Also if you want to think about family dynamics.

Don't see it if You are looking for a fully formed plot. I wasn't sure what character I should be "cheering" for.

79
Ambitious, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You like Shakespeare and can appreciate well trained enthusiastic actors. The cast has high energy and covers the multiple roles well.

Don't see it if You don't like small theaters with struggling AC.

73
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Romantic, Great writing

See it if You like this classic Shakespeare with a touch of modernity.

Don't see it if You want a cool (temperature). There doesn't seem to be any air conditioning in the small theater.

89
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy, Quirky, Overrated

See it if You love Shakespeare and musical theatre.

Don't see it if You won't understand references to Shakespeare and his era.

99
Delightful, Enchanting, Romantic, Great staging, Funny

See it if you love a classic musical theater show. The costumes were gorgeous.

Don't see it if Can't handle well placed silence.

100
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Inspiring., Must see, Thought-provoking, Eye opening

See it if you want to be inspired. If you want to look at something a new way. If you like quirkiness.

Don't see it if You don't like musical theater you won't like this.

100
Unbelieveable singing, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Epic, Raunchy

See it if you want to see a poignant ground breaking show.

Don't see it if you are under 13 - there are some sexual innuendos.