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Reviews (20)
85
Entertaining, Funny, Resonant, Delightful

See it if You like humorous family dramas.

Don't see it if If you don't want to rely on supertitles (since it's in Spanish.)

85
Refuge
Gramercy
Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want a provocative story with excellent acting.

Don't see it if you find it hard to deal with the Holocaust.

Also I would have liked to see titles for the non-English dialog. Also the ... Read more Read less

90
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if Excellent family drama, beautifully staged. See it before it closes.

Don't see it if You're uncomfortable with gay characters.

87
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, George n

See it if you like great acting. Glenda Jackson in particular.

Don't see it if you don't like Albee

97
Clever, Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You love heartfelt musicals

Don't see it if You want a conventional musical

50
During previews
Confusing, Disappointing, Slow

See it if You liked the film.

Don't see it if You expect Hebrew and Arabic dialogue to be translated in super-titles rather than being left wondering what was said.

Also I complained to the director about this shortcoming. (I happened to me... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Ambitious

See it if You don't mind not being able to hear the actors. The mic system was off the entire first act.

Don't see it if You have trouble hearing.

80
Clever, Masterful, Resonant

See it if You want to experience a perfect example of integrating songs into a story.

Don't see it if You don't like her music.

93
Clever, Enchanting, Great staging

See it if You like an original approach to a musical. Wonderful ensemble acting, singing.

Don't see it if You want a traditional musical.

61
Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if Disappointed with Bette, who was off-key at certain points, though her fans in the audience loved her. David Hyde-Pierce was too low-key.

Don't see it if You expect Bette at her best.

85
During previews
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Resonant, Intelligent, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You want a family drama that comments profoundly on a place and time.

Don't see it if You don't want gay hate discussed.

65
Noura
Midtown W
Great acting, Intelligent, Confusing, Thought-provoking

See it if You find interest in the problems of Christians in Iraq.

Don't see it if Interesting production, but actors spoke too quickly and with accents that were hard to understand.

78
The Jewish King Lear
East Village
Entertaining, Intelligent, Resonant, Ambitious

See it if You like adaptations of Shakespeare

Don't see it if You expect a Broadway-standard production. This one does a lot with a little.

95
Great singing, Great staging, Epic, Romantic, George n

See it if Terrific revival with great R&H songs.

Don't see it if You don't like Golden Age musicals.

97
Shadowlands
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound

See it if You want a thoughtful, literate, moving period piece with outstanding acting.

Don't see it if You want fluff.

Also A tragic love story about real people..

49
The End of Longing
West Village
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing

See it if You like sit-coms.

Don't see it if You expect theater.

92
War Paint
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great singing, Great staging

See it if Great biodrama with two outstanding performances.

Don't see it if You expect a love story.

97
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Great staging, Riveting

See it if You like original, exciting theater.

Don't see it if You don't like history as a theme for a musical.

60
Clever, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if You like the idea of anachronisms (like bottled water and Kleenex in a period play). Clever but ultimately pointless.

Don't see it if You think anachronisms are clever but pointless.

95
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Original

See it if Thoughtful depiction of the background of a Yiddish-language melodrama of the early 20th Century.

Don't see it if You want a traditional theater experience.