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Reviews (7)
9
West Side Story
Midtown W
Confusing, Overrated, Indulgent, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if …you get a free ticket, but make a reservation for cocktails after intermission.

Don't see it if …you like theatre and the spoken or sung word. “Emperor” van Hove isn’t wearing any clothes.

Also The NYT very appropriately described the use of video as “smothering” ... Read more Read less

100
Then She Fell
Brooklyn
Great staging, Quirky, Intelligent, Edgy, Clever

See it if You enjoy immersive theatre that allows you to explore and be surprised.

Don't see it if You don’t want to be part of the experience alone and are easily frightened.

53
Too broad, Too loud, Like a vegas show, Too big, Disappointing

See it if The music is clever and catchy, but it’s too big. The set makes too much noise.

Don't see it if You saw it downtown.

Also Why can’t the sound system with body mics sound crisp and clear and no... Read more Read less

100
Mac Beth
Upper E Side
Edgy, Ambitious, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like theatre. There’s not a single word or action that isn’t said or done with great purpose.

Don't see it if It’s a bit gory. The rain scene goes on for a bit too long.

100
Dracula (CSC)
East Village
Great staging, Great acting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like Kate Hamill’s work. The adapted story is told very cleverly from a feminist point of view. The acting and staging were great.

Don't see it if You need to be clobbered over the head with a very literal interpretation of the story with close-ups of the actors’ faces on video screens.

84
Great staging, Great writing, Hilarious, Funny, Clever

See it if You like fast-paced comedy.

Don't see it if You prefer quiet humor.

0
Medea (BAM)
Brooklyn
Overrated, Cliched, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if You like van Hove’s uninteresting use of video. The acting was good, but the show was boring. These houses just can’t get the sound right.

Don't see it if You like Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne.