meccentric

New York City | 25-34 | Male
About:  I'm probably alone in an aisle seat.
Reviews (336)
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

100
Riveting, Transportive, Dazzling
June 11th, 2022

See it if you have any interest at all.

Don't see it if you don’t like the Punchdrunk white mask format.

Also they’ve done it again. Even if one doesn’t grasp any sense of narrativ... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Overlong, Funny, Entertaining
June 11th, 2022

See it if you are keen to see new work.

Don't see it if you can’t hold still for 2 hours, no interval.

Also saw the first preview and it seems like this could use some trimming. ... Read more Read less

95
Devastating, Dazzling
June 9th, 2022

See it if if you can.

Don't see it if the content warnings seem too much for you.

Also wasn’t sure for the first 20 minutes or so, but Comer is just miraculo... Read more Read less

85
Great staging, Hilarious, Great acting
June 9th, 2022

See it if you love acting with a capital A.

Don't see it if the runtime is intimidating.

Also absolutely marvelous Rylance performance. Butterworth doesn’t quite ea... Read more Read less

74
Great staging, Educational, Upsetting
June 9th, 2022

See it if you don’t know the subject matter.

Don't see it if you can’t hold still for 2.5 hours.

Also loved learning more about this. The script could absolutely be trimmed... Read more Read less

79
Pleasant
June 6th, 2022

See it if you love Nicola Walkers.

Don't see it if you don't want to sit through a 2.5 hour drama.

96
Oklahoma! (London)
Southwark
Disturbing, Exquisite
June 6th, 2022

See it if you can get a ticket.

Don't see it if you have no manners.

Also still absolutely slaps.

98
Astounding.
June 3rd, 2022

See it if you can.

Don't see it if no reason not to.

Also absolute mastery of performance. The space alone is worth your time.

84
Lovely
June 3rd, 2022

See it if you love the material.

Don't see it if you hate the material.

Also Okereke is a fantastic addition.

85
Enchanting
June 3rd, 2022

See it if you love Amy Adams or the play.

Don't see it if you don't like plays in general.

Also I love Amy Adams. I loved her in this. I felt that the way she underpl... Read more Read less

66
Cock (London)
West End
Dated
June 1st, 2022

See it if you feel compelled to.

Don't see it if the star casting means nothing to you.

Also script is abysmal. Bailey and Anouka are fantastic, but can't quite sa... Read more Read less

88
Fascinating, Great acting
June 1st, 2022

See it if you love Fiennes or have even the slightest interest in New York City or urban planning.

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

Also extremely insightful. Danny Webb as Governor Smith is absolutely sensa... Read more Read less

76
The 47th (London)
Southwark
Middling, Great acting
May 29th, 2022

See it if you’re peripherally aware of the politics at play.

Don't see it if you are a politically and socially conscious American who struggles with what should or should not be satirized.

Also I think this does well for its audience, Carvel and Tunie are brillian... Read more Read less

68
Great acting, Information heavy
May 29th, 2022

See it if the history interests you.

Don't see it if you don’t like biopics.

Also there are moments of brilliance, but it ultimately feels like an overl... Read more Read less

84
Profound, Avant garde
May 26th, 2022

See it if international theatrical conventions and thought interest you.

Don't see it if if you’re brain washed into the exceptionalism of the American Theatre.

Also this was beautiful and a must see if you saw and enjoyed Ostermeier’s ... Read more Read less

80
Thought-provoking, Accessible
May 24th, 2022

See it if no reason not to.

Don't see it if no reason not to.

Also both a satisfying and entertaining drama with pangs of metaphor. The “... Read more Read less

70
Sterile, Impressive
May 15th, 2022

See it if the premise appeals to you at all.

Don't see it if you don’t like bio-jukebox musicals.

Also it’s a noble effort by Nottage to make this work as a piece of dramati... Read more Read less

82
Beautiful, Great singing
May 13th, 2022

See it if you like innovative musical theatre.

Don't see it if you don’t like non-traditional staging.

96
During previews
Fat Ham
East Village
Refreshing, Must see, Great writing
May 13th, 2022

See it if you can.

Don't see it if you’re offended by any of the themes in the premise.

Also genuinely funny from moment to moment with flashes of heart breaking h... Read more Read less

70
Macbeth (Broadway)
Midtown W
Sloppy, Entertaining
May 8th, 2022

See it if you know Macbeth well, know theatrical conventions and theory well, MUST see the star casting.

Don't see it if you've never seen or read Macbeth/don't care about star casting.

Also this isn't nearly as bad as it's been made out to be. Gold really real... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Golden Shield
Midtown W
Moving, Insightful, Thrilling
May 8th, 2022

See it if you like plays that both teach you something but retain the human drama for the characters involved.

Don't see it if you have no concept of what the internet is.

60
Simple staging, Great writing, Fine
May 4th, 2022

See it if you love this material.

Don't see it if you don't really care for this material.

Also deBessonet punches the humor up to nearly Looney Toon level and doesn'... Read more Read less

95
Avant-garde, Edgy, Dizzying, Transcendent
April 30th, 2022

See it if you have courage.

Don't see it if you must be spoon fed.

68
Simple
April 28th, 2022

See it if you want to/can afford.

Don't see it if you can't afford it.

Also I've never liked this material and this did nothing to sway me. Sutton... Read more Read less

34
Boring, Dreadful
April 21st, 2022

See it if you’re dying to be in the same room as these two actors.

Don't see it if you don’t find perfectly preserved museum pieces interesting.

Also just painfully unfunny. No redeeming qualities to be found.

80
During previews
POTUS
Midtown W
Starry, Fun, Refreshing, Farce
April 19th, 2022

See it if you'd like to see a true farce.

Don't see it if you're offended by adult language.

Also star-powered cast and a solid production of a bold and zany script.

79
During previews
Overlong, Insightful, Funny
April 17th, 2022

See it if you have a favorite Mama Rose, the address 520 8th Avenue means anything to you, or know what poppers are.

Don't see it if you're...homophobic?

Also a little long, but I imagine they will smooth that out in that this wa... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Funny, Great dancing
April 17th, 2022

See it if you are dying to see the material live.

Don't see it if you MUST have a vocally stellar Fanny Brice.

85
Insightful, Funny, Dark
April 17th, 2022

See it if fan of Parker, good acting in general.

Don't see it if you know you can't handle the subject matter.

86
Intelligent, Great writing
April 15th, 2022

See it if you're in the mood for an excellent, contemplative two hander.

Don't see it if you're impatient.

Also gorgeous writing and excellent use of pace by Cromer.

80
During previews
Hangmen (Broadway)
Midtown W
Suspenseful, Funny
April 12th, 2022

See it if you like particularly dark humor.

Don't see it if you have a sensitive sense of humor.

92
During previews
Sensational, Exquisite
April 12th, 2022

See it if you can.

Don't see it if you’re averse to theater as anything but entertainment.

33
Unintentionally funny, Great dancing, Great staging, Contrived
April 5th, 2022

See it if you want to see spectacular dance and one spectacular vocal.

Don't see it if you can't stand a book that was clearly written from ideas on a whiteboard.

Also this is disastrous. Had to stifle laughs at the book and it's such a s... Read more Read less

94
Thought-provoking, Meticulous, Exquisite
April 2nd, 2022

See it if you are open to an in-person experience that doesn't have to mean anything. You're open to just feel.

Don't see it if you demand a linear narrative in everything you see.

Also this is gorgeous. I was shivering and crying just from sheer beauty.

87
Suffs
East Village
Ambitious, Resonant, Epic
April 1st, 2022

See it if you’re hungry for another history piece with a huge cast/an all-female cast of 20+ on and of itself is inspiring to you.

Don't see it if you can wait for it to hit Broadway.

Also wasn’t sure for most of the first act, but it won me over. Colella, Mc... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Middling, Funny
April 1st, 2022

See it if you have a deep appreciation for Crystal and/or Borscht Belt humor.

Don't see it if you don’t have a concept of Billy Crystal’s legacy.

Also Crystal is sensational but everything else is pretty slight.

83
Immaculately performed
March 27th, 2022

See it if you love the score and/or the performers.

Don't see it if you found the original production boring.

Also Baldwin sings the hell out of this.

80
Great set
March 25th, 2022

See it if love traditionally staged classics/Owen.

Don't see it if you need to see the wheel reinvented.

Also set is absolutely gorgeous.

86
The Secret River
Waterloo
Profound, Great staging, Moving
March 25th, 2022

See it if the subject matter interests you.

Don't see it if can't sit through long runtime.

79
Hansard (London)
Kings Cross
Relevant
March 25th, 2022

See it if you're shy about the subject matter, but open to it.

Don't see it if you don't care to see the most privileged "come around."

93
Fleabag
West End
Hilarious, Vulgar, Expert
March 25th, 2022

See it if you're at all interested.

Don't see it if you're a prude/allergic to solo shows.

85
As You Like It
Southwark
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny
March 25th, 2022

See it if you'd love to see the leads gender bent, bent.

Don't see it if you hate the Globe.

70
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Seven Dials
Great acting, Confusing
March 25th, 2022

See it if an all-female cast is worthy of your support.

Don't see it if you can't handle a twisting, non-linear narrative.

92
Great acting, Great staging
March 25th, 2022

See it if you can.

Don't see it if can't handle the material.

Also gorgeous performances and Elliot and Cromwell's direction is picture p... Read more Read less

90
Great acting, Great staging
March 25th, 2022

See it if you can.

Don't see it if no reason not to.

Also gorgeous practical effects, beautiful lead performances. Simultaneousl... Read more Read less