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Reviews (28)
75
Entertaining, Dated, Fluffy, Great singing, Funny

See it if If you enjoy clever barbs about broadway musicals.

Don't see it if You don't like loud and frantic shows.

Also The sound design seemed off, too loud at the start and the younger act... Read more Read less

90
The Crucible (Bedlam)
East Village
Too long, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you are interested in a new staging of this classic. Ryan Quinn as John Proctor is amazing.

Don't see it if If you don't like arthur miller's work or american political history

88
The Dork Knight
West Village
Intelligent, Engaging, Poignant, Funny, Clever

See it if If you want to see a masterful blend of superhero culture and the emergence of a young actor.

Don't see it if If you want a musical

77
During previews
TERRA FIRMA
Gramercy
Dated, Slow, Intelligent, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if Very fine actors, most particularly Andrus Nichols as the Queen. The writing is intelligent but so grim.

Don't see it if You hate apocalyptic plays and Beckett-like characters,

87
For a previous production
Mac Beth
Upper E Side
Ambitious, Relevant, Refreshing, Great acting, Great staging

See it if If you like some gender bending delivered by fiercely talented actresses.

Don't see it if If you want to stick to the classic rendition. Also the rain effects do spill a bit on to the front row - forewarned.

98
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great singing, Hilarious, Great writing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if If you want to see a well written, sharp, funny, beautifully acted and sung musical. Tony worthy actors and vibrant pacing. Wonderful.

Don't see it if If you don't like musicals and don't want to have some fun.

88
Gatz
Greenwich V
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Intense

See it if Heard The great Gatsby in an all new, adult way. Suprised at the humor. Amazing adaptation of the whole novel

Don't see it if you are overwhelmed by alcoholism and scenes of domestic violence

87
Nassim
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious, Touching

See it if Nassim's story of immigration and loss is so touching. The improv factor of a new actor each night encountering his material works.

Don't see it if If you don't like surprises.

87
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Relevant

See it if you like wonderful ensemble work and topical issues of racial identity and conflict amongst young african women

Don't see it if if you are looking for something completely light and fluffy

85
During previews
Popcorn Falls
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if A charming two hander. Bravura physical comedy and a lovely small town tale.

Don't see it if Don't like two person shows

85
During previews
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Romantic, Resonant

See it if A delightful campy show.

Don't see it if Do not like musicals that explore sexual identity.

Also The band should be shown much more often. When the all-girl band appea... Read more Read less

78
Feeding the Dragon
West Village
Slow, Intelligent, Sentimental, Cliched

See it if The descriptions of living in the library building are wonderful. Set and light design very good.

Don't see it if A kind of slow one woman show. Wish she had explored darker corners. What is it like to be a scholarship black kid at Dalton?

85
During previews
Is God Is
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if a daring narrative, wonderful acting, extraordinary use of set design

Don't see it if dislike violence and trauma

100
Distant Star
Lower E Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Captivating, Important

See it if Innovative, poltical/social theatre done by amazingly talented theater company

Don't see it if Don't like to think

85
During previews
Dracula (CSC)
East Village
Indulgent, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if If you like the story of Dracula and are up for a feminist version. See it for the exemplary acting especially Dracula and Minna

Don't see it if If you don't like overly long shows. It could use a half hour trim (try editing some of the feminist preaching).

30
During previews
West Side Story
Midtown W
Execrable, Overrated, Indulgent, Disappointing, Banal

See it if For the beautiful orchestration, interesting choreography, and Isaac Powell, as Tony. He is the only actor worth watching or listening to.

Don't see it if Hate distracting Jumbotron projections that dwarf the actors and rip the heart out of this story. Ham handed direction.

70
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Overrated, Slow, Great singing, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if You like actors, and particularly dancers, giving so much passion and energy

Don't see it if You want to see something original. Too much Hamilton-derivative sound.

95
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Soho/Tribeca
Must see, Great staging, Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if Two actors beautifully handling many parts of this classic tale with fantastic physicality and quick humor. Clever staging.Wonderful acting.

Don't see it if If you don't like two person shows. If you don't like classic tales.

65
Indulgent, Excruciating, Dated, Cliched, Banal

See it if Superficial. Stereotypic. Predictable and boring. Actors made real efforts with cliched material.

Don't see it if you want to see something original.

100
Freestyle Love Supreme
West Village
Clever, Funny, Intelligent, Relevant, Remarkable

See it if If you like brilliant improviser-hip hop artists who are quick on their feet, great with an audience, and packed with energy and charm.

Don't see it if If you want a predictable straight drama.

88
During previews
Hurricane Diane
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You like politically relevant, funny, contemporary theater

Don't see it if Environmental issues or a (fantastic) trans actor.

85
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great staging, Edgy, Too long

See it if If you have always been curious about the life of Lenny Bruce and you want to see some bravura acting.

Don't see it if If you don't like the potential of interaction with the actor and you want fluffy fun,

Also This show was good but could be great with some editing. Some of the s... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Funny, Great acting

See it if Timely, thought provoking about the impact of the constitution on four generations of women in Schreck's family. Funny and heart breaking.

Don't see it if If you are uninterested in American politics and our constitution.

90
My Life on a Diet
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You enjoy theater history and you want to see one clever writer/charming performer.

Don't see it if You don't like one person shows

94
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Romantic, Exquisite, Intelligent

See it if Want to see Yazbeck's wonderful dancing and Friedman's superlative acting in a terrific dance theater performance.

Don't see it if If you are looking for traditional song and dance musical.

70
Good for Otto
Midtown W
Cliched, Disappointing, Great acting, Banal, Slow

See it if You are an Ed Harris fan.

Don't see it if Want a tight coherent relevant narrative.

49
During previews
Disappointing, Boring, Cliched, Irritating

See it if Slow historical drama

Don't see it if Countertenors and directionless direction

59
Cliched, Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated

See it if You like over-miked music

Don't see it if You want to see lively and alive performances.