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Reviews (14)
86
A Strange Loop
Midtown W
Profound, Edgy, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like innovative ideas in theater, you want to see something fresh and new, you want to see something purely honest

Don't see it if You don’t want to see unapologetically black, queer folk on stage, or if you don’t like new, experimental musical theater

88
Great staging, Edgy, Romantic, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You like Greek mythology, you like blues/jazz, you like innovative staging/ storytelling

Don't see it if You want to see a brand new story, you don’t like non-traditional musicals

88
Refreshing, Quirky, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if You like sci-fi, comedy, great songs, electric dance numbers, and unapologetically new musical theater.

Don't see it if You don’t like new musicals, you don’t like shows about young people, you don’t like having fun.

80
Plano
East Village
Funny, Edgy, Dizzying, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy downtown, experimental theater

Don't see it if you don't enjoy avant-garde shows, or want your shows to always have answers

90
During previews
Octet
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Great singing, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy the work of Dave Malloy, enjoy works that ask hard questions, that allow you to reflect on yourself, and you enjoy great singers

Don't see it if You don't like musicals, or a cappella, or if you just want a mindless fun time.

75
Absorbing, Intelligent, Profound, Riveting, Intense

See it if You're interested in seeing explorations of such themes as communication, addiction, &faith on stage, & seeing Deaf and HOH actors perform

Don't see it if You might be triggered by stories about addiction and disabilities, as well as very heavy storytelling.

85
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Profound, Must see

See it if You enjoy monologues and audience address, enjoy topical shows that are highly relevant to our times, and enjoy deeply personal confessions.

Don't see it if You don't like politics in your theatre.

55
Thought-provoking, Slow, Profound, Disappointing, Banal

See it if You like one-person shows, you like autobiography

Don't see it if You want to see songs with clever/interesting lyrics, you bore easily

Also The story of the writer’s life was interesting, but I found the way th... Read more Read less

100
Fairview
Brooklyn
Must see, Profound, Great writing, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a masterful piece of theater that will shake you to your core.

Don't see it if You don’t like being made to feel uncomfortable / accountable in the theater (but then why go to theater at all?)

90
Refreshing, Relevant, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you love America, but hate what it has become, if you enjoy riveting, personal stories

Don't see it if you're not interested in political theater

90
BLKS
Midtown W
Must see, Funny, Delightful, Clever, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy shows about the black american experience that aren't sugar coated, you enjoy uproariously funny, three dimensional characters

Don't see it if you don't like comedies.

90
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Raunchy

See it if If you'd enjoy a raunchy comedy about growing up and finding your purpose in life.

Don't see it if Raunchy humor isn't for you, or if you don't like existentialist pondering.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You like comedic shows with substance, explorations of womanhood and feminism, and great performances!

Don't see it if You don't like situational style comedic developments.

65
Great singing, Fluffy, Cliched

See it if You enjoy the music of Leiber and Stoller, or are a fan or musical revues.

Don't see it if You want to see a show with a plot or a story.