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Reviews (24)
91
Clever, Relevant, Must see, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You are interested in the underbelly of the prison system.

Don't see it if you are looking for cheerful, light-hearted comedy.

78
Miracle in Rwanda
Midtown W
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intense, Great acting

See it if you would like personal insights on a human level regarding the massacre in Rwanda.

Don't see it if you are squeamish and want to be merely entertained and not have think deeply about a important historical event.

80
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Great writing, Slow

See it if See it if you are interested in the evolution of Chinese culture enjoy seeing traditional clothing and have patience and strong focus.

Don't see it if Don't see if you are looking for high drama, action or a complex plot or if you are not interested in social issues..

86
Little Rock
East Village
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Resonant, Ambitious

See it if You've heard about the Little rock Nine but want a more nuanced view of what happened behind the scenes.

Don't see it if Are not interested in the history of race relations in the US.

Also I think the concept was brilliant because it exposed the personal indi... Read more Read less

82
Exquisita Agonia
Gramercy
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Intense

See it if See if you know at least a little spanish

Don't see it if you want to just sit back and be entertained without investing much of yourself.

75
Yellowman
Brooklyn
Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Insipid, Banal

See it if You're curious about the historical internal rift within the black community regarding skin complexion and if you like race issues.

Don't see it if You don't like minimal stage sets with no props or you are looking for a complex plot.

Also It was refreshing to see the complex topic of skin complexion in Afric... Read more Read less

71
During previews
Clever, Funny, Edgy, Great staging, Quirky

See it if like exploring the purpose of life and value intellectual discussion.

Don't see it if you are expecting a full cast.

66
Clever, Funny, Dated, Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if You're married with kids and can easily laugh at yourself

Don't see it if You're tired of hearing people complaining about their marriage.

76
Shell Shock
Soho/Tribeca
Great acting, Refreshing, Clever, Ambitious, Relevant

See it if have interest in US wars overseas, the effects of war on veterans and the treatment of veterans. If you're interested in women in combat.

Don't see it if If you don't like single character monologues, especially If you like a variety of characters.

86
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Profound

See it if you're a realist who enjoys real life portrayals over fairy tales.

Don't see it if You're more entertained by popular culture and the youth.

Also I am surprised the average rating is low and wonder if it is a reflect... Read more Read less

69
Clever, Ambitious, Confusing, Great singing, Quirky

See it if you're a very go-with -the flow type, non-traditional, free thinker. Democratic leaning. Into avant-garde.

Don't see it if you're an ardent Trump supporter or a ardent Elvic fan because the play pokes fun at Elvis's character.

69
Great acting, Great staging, Dated, Cliched, Entertaining

See it if You like hearing interesting African-American vernacular and listen for the hidden messages.

Don't see it if you prefer a fast-paced story.

75
Great acting, Fluffy, Cliched, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if It you can tolerate several very strong voices alongside a few noticeably weak ones and if you like broadway standards

Don't see it if You need contemporary edgy stories

80
Adam Minus Josh
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Relevant, Funny

See it if want to see light hearted comedy and get a kick out of jokes about Jewish cultural morays.

Don't see it if You're looking for hardcore dark political comedy or it you don't like stories about gay relationships.

53
WYSIWYG The Musical
East Village
Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Slow, Relevant

See it if You're playwright looking for what not to do. See if interested in personal development.

Don't see it if You want a multilayered well developed storyline.

81
Lonesome Blues
Midtown E
Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Cliched, Slow

See it if You're interested in music history especially forgotten hero types.

Don't see it if you need a multi-layered complex plot or don't like one-man shows.

55
A Punk or a Gentleman
East Village
Hilarious, Ambitious, Cliched, Edgy, Raunchy

See it if you're in an 'anything goes' mood.

Don't see it if You appreciate only deeply thoughtful playwriting.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Riveting

See it if you are interested in the contrast of slavery in England and the United States and you're interested in the history of servitude.

Don't see it if You have a short attention span and would be frustrated by long monologues, especially ones spoken in 'ole' English and with a strong accent

84
The Loneliest Number
Lower E Side
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Edgy

See it if You need a good laugh.

Don't see it if You want something to think deeply about.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Must see

See it if you want to gain unique insights about the criminal justice universe, you enjoy black culture vernacular ,you've never been to Harlem.

Don't see it if you're a social conservative, like traditional theatre interiors, can't accept criticisms of the criminal justice systems.

85
Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Edgy, Delightful

See it if you enjoy African-American colloquialisms and cultural morays juxtaposed 'old world' theater.

Don't see it if you value traditions over innovations and are turned-off by the notion of alternative historic narratives.

82
Fences (Broadway)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Dated, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you're a black life in America historian. Can relate to family drama.

Don't see it if Need a lot of action to be engaged.

79
Head of Passes
East Village
Great acting, Great staging, Relevant, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if historians and people interested in uncovering the hidden secrets that haunt most families.

Don't see it if Have conservative social views and little tolerance for behavioral divergence.

85
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if Want to be pulled out of the dull-drums

Don't see it if You can't laugh at yourself.