meccentric

New York City | 25-34 | Male
About:  I'm probably alone in an aisle seat.
Reviews (381)
84
Thought-provoking, Profound, Great writing, Dizzying
January 17th, 2023

See it if you have used Twitter regularly.

Don't see it if you struggle with accents and youthful internet lingo.

86
Profound, Excruciating, Great acting
January 11th, 2023

See it if you are up for an acting masterclass in a heavy script.

Don't see it if you are sensitive to descriptions of violence.

90
Great acting, Great staging, Exquisite
January 6th, 2023

See it if you can.

Don't see it if you know you can't sit through a non-musical.

Also saw it in London and it was sensational there. And it was even better ... Read more Read less

79
The Far Country
Chelsea
Indulgent, Great staging
December 30th, 2022

See it if the subject matter fascinates you or you have a deep appreciation for stage aesthetics/are an aspiring director.

Don't see it if you have a short attention span.

83
Poetic, Thought-provoking, Whimsical, Insightful
December 28th, 2022

See it if you love Arbery’s work and are open to experimentation with the bounds of realism.

Don't see it if you have to be able to draw neat lines through linear narratives.

93
Harrowing, Exquisite, Difficult, Cathartic
December 28th, 2022

See it if you feel comfortable with challenging works.

Don't see it if you feel that the content will be too difficult to engage with. Very valid concern for this play.

86
During previews
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining
December 15th, 2022

See it if you like engrossing plots.

Don't see it if you only see musicals.

Also Henderson is sensational.

87
Thought-provoking, Resonant
December 13th, 2022

See it if you can.

Don't see it if you aren’t interested and know someone who would love to.

Also it’s about as good as it possibly can be.

68
Good Enemy
West Village
Fine
December 9th, 2022

See it if the premise intrigues you.

Don't see it if you struggle with long scenes.

Also the script was middling. Jue, was the highlight, as he always is.

56
KPOP (Broadway)
Midtown W
Ambitious
December 9th, 2022

See it if you can

Don't see it if you’ve decided what you’re walking in to.

Also there was a spark of greatness in the 2017 production, but this very m... Read more Read less

50
The Great Gatsby
Westminster
Disjointed, Cheap
November 20th, 2022

See it if you have a gotta-catch-em-all mentality towards site-specific theater.

Don't see it if you want to see a de facto Great Gatsby.

79
Poignant, Slow, Moving
November 20th, 2022

See it if you like poignant, small stories.

Don't see it if you hate narration.

83
During previews
Dated, Enchanting, Delightful
November 20th, 2022

See it if you've wanted to see a new "classic" Broadway musical.

Don't see it if you're pretty sure you're not here for what the bookwriters are trying to do.

Also it mostly works!

83
For a previous production
Fun
November 20th, 2022

See it if you like ghost stories/thrillers.

Don't see it if a repeated jump scare will send you over the edge.

85
You Will Get Sick
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Entertaining
November 19th, 2022

See it if you like daring writing, inventive staging, good acting, and out-of-the-box storytelling.

Don't see it if you only like straightforward theater.

75
During previews
Great lighting, Great staging, Bad dialects, Clever
November 17th, 2022

See it if the premise intrigues you.

Don't see it if the premise sounds dull to you.

Also beautifully staged, though dialects were distractingly bad.

84
Succinct, Lovely
November 16th, 2022

See it if you love stories that feel real or transportive music.

Don't see it if you need plot-heavy.

Also works great in this space.

48
Trite, Syrupy
November 13th, 2022

See it if Glee and/or alcohol are hallmarks of your personality.

Don't see it if you don’t jive with a massively over the top musical revue.

84
Light, Campy, Fun, Great score
November 13th, 2022

See it if you love melodic scores and campy everything.

Don't see it if you are looking for the definitive, in-depth, humanization of Tammy Faye Baker.

Also GREAR score.

80
The Doctor
West End
Edgy, Great acting
November 13th, 2022

See it if you love Icke’s aesthetic and point of view.

Don't see it if you’re easily triggered.

100
Must see, Masterful, Great staging, Enchanting
November 9th, 2022

See it if you can.

Don't see it if no reason not to.

Also absolute mastery of craft to maximum effect.

82
Great staging, Silly, Delightful
November 4th, 2022

See it if you want to see a VERY out of the box adaptaion.

Don't see it if you have no imagination.

76
Parade
Midtown W
Indulgent, Great staging, Great singing
November 4th, 2022

See it if you love this score and/or the attached cast.

Don't see it if you expect to be swept away by an unearthed perfect piece.

Also well it's certainly a melodrama.

80
Profound, Entertaining
October 31st, 2022

See it if you've never seen it staged.

Don't see it if you've seen it many, many times.

Also O'Hara gives just enough directorial flourish. Pinkins and Gilbert are... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Gentle, Moving
October 27th, 2022

See it if you can. 80 minutes, no reason not to.

Don't see it if no reason not to.

Also this is my favorite new work of the season so far. It's a humble, unas... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Endearing actors, Spooky, Talky
October 12th, 2022

See it if you love the cast or are looking to complete the Wilson canon.

Don't see it if you struggle with plays. Advertised as 2:40, was 2:50 on the dot.

85
Resonant, Hilarious, Great writing
October 11th, 2022

See it if you're able to.

Don't see it if I don't see why not.

Also sensational performances all around, but Kara Young in particular seem... Read more Read less

78
Clever, Great singing
October 11th, 2022

See it if you can find a group who loves both Stranger Things and musical theatre and are well lubricated.

Don't see it if you don't like parody musicals

92
During previews
Intense, Funny, Great writing, Great acting
October 6th, 2022

See it if you can! No reason not to!

Don't see it if just do!

Also Hawkins and Abdul-Mateen are absolutely sensational. Both giving Tony-... Read more Read less

93
Intense, Hilarious, Great writing, Edgy
September 30th, 2022

See it if you are interested. You know by now.

Don't see it if you're not open to the themes presented.

Also not quite as potent as the Playwright's Horizons run but still a semin... Read more Read less

2
Marie It's Time
Soho/Tribeca
Incoherent
September 24th, 2022

See it if you are obligated to.

Don't see it if you aren’t obligated to.

Also I cannot recommend this to anyone. Nary a coherent theme to be found. ... Read more Read less

78
Great staging, Ambitious
September 16th, 2022

See it if the premise interests you.

Don't see it if you're not open to try something new.

Also I feel like this could be something truly spectacular with a few revis... Read more Read less

72
american (tele)visions
East Village
Esoteric, Great staging, Visually dazzling
September 14th, 2022

See it if you are an older millennial who loved lo-fi games.

Don't see it if you aren’t adventurous.

Also feels like a fringe show that was given an unlimited budget - and that... Read more Read less

80
During previews
I’m Revolting
Chelsea
Thought-provoking
September 10th, 2022

See it if you like ensemble plays.

Don't see it if maybe if you are in the middle of life-threatening medical treatment.

94
Kate
East Village
Communal, Immaculate, Form-bending, Hysterical
September 10th, 2022

See it if you can.

Don't see it if I don't see why not.

Also one of the most perfectly conceived shows of this format I've ever see... Read more Read less

82
Enchanting, Engaging, Clever
September 1st, 2022

See it if you love puppets.

Don't see it if you REALLY want something as profound as the source material.

Also very much a commercialization of the novel - which is one of my all-ti... Read more Read less

75
Sparse, Committed, Silly
September 1st, 2022

See it if you love the material/seeking a very camp outing.

Don't see it if you don't care for the material or high camp.

50
During previews
Patience (2st)
Upper W Side
Dull, Stale, Stilted
August 14th, 2022

See it if you want to support anyone involved.

Don't see it if you have better things to do.

Also no characters elicit a response. Feels like a very stagnant painting.

94
Oresteia
Upper E Side
Profound, Gruesome, Sensational
August 9th, 2022

See it if you like classic theater, spectacle, and theory.

Don't see it if you are extremely sensitive to the themes.

Also gloriously staged and dizzyingly acted.

79
HEART
West Village
Touching, Vulnerable
August 1st, 2022

See it if you enjoy solo performance.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy storytelling.

84
Quirky, Must see, Funny, Great staging
July 27th, 2022

See it if absolutely no reason not to.

Don't see it if no reason not to.

Also this was a perfectly delightful 90 minute cutting, precisely directed ... Read more Read less

72
Great acting, Disappointing, Static
July 24th, 2022

See it if I mean, it's free.

Don't see it if you can't sit still for this long in the Delacorte.

Also Gurira is absolutely magnificent. Strong ensemble cast as well. Produc... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Great staging, Heavy, Cathartic, Epic
July 7th, 2022

See it if you love the source material.

Don't see it if you don't want to see something heavy.

80
Brash, Sweet
July 7th, 2022

See it if you know you like Silverman/Silverman's humor.

Don't see it if you deeply dislike Silverman's humor.

Also was fighting it for most of it, but a switch went off in the second ac... Read more Read less

93
Corsicana
Midtown W
Funny, Cathartic, Moving
July 1st, 2022

See it if no reason not to.

Don't see it if no reason not to.

Also I'm shocked with the average score here. I was so moved by this, I'd a... Read more Read less

79
Short, Interesting
June 30th, 2022

See it if the themes interest you.

Don't see it if I can't think of a reason not to.

Also this is a rare case where I actually would've liked for this to be ful... Read more Read less

89
Innovative, Great staging, Fun
June 30th, 2022

See it if you enjoy the Bard.

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

Also this is a great production. Engaging from start to finish. 3.5 hours f... Read more Read less

70
Dreaming Zenzile
East Village
Great singing
June 19th, 2022

See it if you have any interest in Makeba and/or jazz.

Don't see it if you are indifferent to the genre/artist or strongly dislike bio jukebox musicals to begin with.

Also despite being very uncommercial, this still suffers the pitfalls of mo... Read more Read less

84
Jitney (London)
Southwark
Resonant, Riveting
June 15th, 2022

See it if you love a good old fashioned drama and the playwright.

Don't see it if can't sit still for 2.5.

Also went in skeptical, but it was really great. Well acted and paced nicel... Read more Read less

70
Slow, Clever
June 13th, 2022

See it if you can handle a particularly wordy play.

Don't see it if you don’t want to see a drama.

Also the Broadway production was one of my all-time favorites. This, shocki... Read more Read less