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Reviews (99)
99
Masterful, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You want to be WOWED. Everything about it was extraordinary. I loved it.

Don't see it if You want light entertainment

84
Confusing, Great singing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You are interested in theater history and the depression. The passion and the struggle of the underdog are terrific.

Don't see it if If you want “easy” entertainment.

100
Riveting, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Exquisite

See it if You want to see a small show with a big heart. Acting and writing were superb. A beautiful human story.

Don't see it if You have no heart.

88
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like big musicals snd familiar stories; great sets and singing

Don't see it if You don’t like corny musicals

83
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You like jukebox musicals and Donna Summer. It was good, but it didn’t do her justice.

Don't see it if You don’t like jukebox musicals or Donna Summer.

90
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You like the satire of Vonnegut. Excellent production. Machismo to the max is disturbing.

Don't see it if If you don’t like Vonnegut’ perspective.

87
Absorbing, Great writing, Intense

See it if You are a TW fan. Fine acting. Nice set and theater. Some monologues took too long.

Don't see it if You want a happy ending.

88
Ambitious, Absorbing, Relevant

See it if You want an insight of Harry Truman. A one man show that doesn’t disappoint.

Don't see it if You want a big production.

91
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if Timeless story, well written, fine acting and sets

Don't see it if You don’t like drama

90
During previews
Great staging, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a refreshingly original show with a talented cast. Alexandra Billings as Waxy Bush is brilliant. Laughed out loud alot.

Don't see it if You can’t bear heavy accents.

90
Absorbing, Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You appreciate a timeless and timely work. A fine production; I really liked it.

Don't see it if You are expecting fast action.

69
Ambitious, Indulgent, Insipid, Slow

See it if You like ensembles. The cast was good, the play was dull and the lead character was too self-centered

Don't see it if You are expecting something interesting

72
Ambitious, Indulgent, Great acting, Overrated

See it if You like Carey Mulligan; too long

Don't see it if You don’t like a depressing tragedy

79
Absorbing, Relevant, Romantic

See it if You like a different love story; quirky. I liked it, but the end was disappointing.

Don't see it if You like a more traditional play.

93
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great staging

See it if You like an unconventional musical - no lyrics. Beautiful dancing, great staging and lighting. Outstanding cast. Chorus was distracting. WOW

Don't see it if If you don’t like ballet.

85
Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if You like a big Broadway musical. Funny with a talented cast who can sing and dance. Songs are catchy.

Don't see it if You don’t like sweet, old fashioned corny stories

96
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Hilarious, Clever

See it if You like corny charming shows. The talented cast did a great job. City Center’s “Encores!” Is absolutely wonderful for musical theater fans.

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals.

90
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Hilarious, Great writing

See it if You appreciate a well written, smart and funny play. I am still smiling. W ell done!

Don't see it if You want a serious work.

80
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Relevant

See it if You want to see a good and timely show with young talent and Austin Pendleton

Don't see it if You like big prductions

81
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if If you want a light, funny show. The cast was talented and the 40’s theme was charming and very amusing.

Don't see it if You are not into old fashioned shows

75
Indulgent, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You are interested in The Ballets Rousse. The characterizations were not very interesting, but the fabulous cast knows how to ham it up.

Don't see it if You like a big show and set.

78
For a previous production
Clever, Funny

See it if You like English slapstick.

Don't see it if You want a sow that is more than amusing

92
During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Resonant, Intelligent

See it if You want to see a humorous, well written play with plenty of heart. The cast was wonderful, headed by the fabulous Hayley Mills.

Don't see it if If you don't like all female roles.

Also There was no Social afterwards.

96
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful

See it if You want to see a human story that will touch your heart. All aspects were extraordinary!

Don't see it if You have a cynical perspective.

80
Enchanting

See it if You like a simple morality tale. Wilde's short story is enjoyable for children and adults. The activities before the show were sweet.

Don't see it if aN

80
Indulgent, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like catchy tunes and fine singing, dancing and acting

Don't see it if You don’t like juvenile humor

99
Ambitious, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You like big bawdy crowd pleasing musicals - Cole Porter and Kelli O’Hara - WOW!

Don't see it if If you don’t like fabulous musicals

86
Dated, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You love ENCORES! The dancing was superb, but the story is too dated and flat

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals

95
Absorbing, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You want to learn where women have been and where we can go. Inspirational and hopeful.

Don't see it if You don’t believe in equality.

Also This show can be performed in schools and regional theaters and I hope... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You want an uplifting homage to Cher. Great singing and dancing. The costumes are wonderful. Entertaining!!!!

Don't see it if You don’t like Cher.

85
Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You like a far-fetched 2 man show - corny characters and warm silly humor. A good time at the theatre.

Don't see it if You are cynical.

83
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if You like to see promising talent and a fun show. Songs were clever and the piano was perfectly paced. The Pit Loft was a fine venue.

Don't see it if You want a big show.

95
Resonant, Romantic, Clever, Absorbing

See it if A heartfelt story told through great songs and music. The talent was wonderful! A lovely 90 minutes. Hooray for The York Theatre.

Don't see it if You do not like a sentimental show that is both sweet and sad.

92
Delightful, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You like a classic musical with opulent staging and costumes. Fine performances and an updated ending.

Don't see it if If you don’t like musicals.

90
During previews
Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You want to see a wonderful performance by Janet McTeer.

Don't see it if You don’t want to see an imaginative take on Hamlet. It is a bit too long.

79
During previews
Ambitious, Clever, Great acting

See it if You like Shaw and fine acting.

Don't see it if You aren’ charmed by Shaw

95
Ambitious, Great singing, Must see

See it if You want to be wowed by an exceptional cast and wonderful songs - fabulous!

Don't see it if You don’t like music

92
Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You want a great theater experience in a cabaret setting. An imaginative creation that I thoroughly enjoyed.

Don't see it if No reason

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You want a well written and directed show that packs a wallop. Great acting and staging too.

Don't see it if You are not interested in a bold play.

91
Absorbing, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if You like something different. The story is very interesting and the characters are appealing.

Don't see it if You don’t want to hear the same song throughout the show.

87
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You are interested in Williams and/or Inge. Their imagined meetings before they became famous are fascinating. The dialog is delicious.

Don't see it if You are homophobic or have no interest in either of these playwrights.

79
Entertaining, Great singing, Relevant, Cliched

See it if You are interested in a musical about three generations of women. The characters are stereotyped. The singing, music and acting are terrific

Don't see it if You are conservative or don’t like all female casts

91
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if You like Tennessee Williams. The acting is superb and the minimal staging highlights the heartache of this fine play. I liked it a lot.

Don't see it if You don’t like emotional subjects or sparse staging.

79
Ambitious, Clever

See it if Intriging themes and characters interest you.

Don't see it if You have no imagination.

99
Exquisite, Great staging

See it if You want to see a gorgeous, glamorous, nearly perfect musical. The music, singing and dancing were superb. The orchestra was wonderful.

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals

81
During previews
Absorbing, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You want a different kind of show - funny and life affirming. It was all over the place, but I liked it.

Don't see it if You don’t want something out of the ordinary.

85
Absorbing, Riveting, Excruciating

See it if You want an unusual theater experience. The frenzied performances were hard to take but impossible to stop watching..

Don't see it if You want a show that is easy to follow.

87
Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You want a show about friendship among four diverse women over forty years. Fine acting, interesting chatacters, excellent writing.

Don't see it if You are not interested in women and aging

78
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging

See it if If you liked Downton Abbey and the decline of English aristocracy. It was a bit stiff and slow, but charming - a fine production

Don't see it if If you want a modern, fast paced play

80
Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You are looking for a unique theater experience. It was hard to follow, but a talented cast with an interesting musical twist to a classic

Don't see it if You want traditional Shakespeare