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Reviews (23)
91
Great staging, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy musicals with a good cast, great staging and 1960's-1970's music

Don't see it if you prefer drama

Also I was a bit disappointed with the singing, which didn't always match t... Read more Read less

82
Orpheus & Eurydice
Soho/Tribeca
Intimate, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You want to see an off-off Broadway musical with an interesting story, good singing, talented cast, and interesting dialogue

Don't see it if You do not like a small off-off Broadway venue

74
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You like Alanis Morissette and/or you appreciate good staging.

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals.

Also What I liked least was the attempt to address too many issues: opioids... Read more Read less

94
Relevant, Great singing, Riveting

See it if You are ready to be pleasantly surprised. The presentation seemed fresh and relevant. The subtitles were unobtrusive.

Don't see it if You are bothered that Ben Liebert ‘s voice is too small for his character, Motl

Also I loved Steven Skybell as Tevya. (He is so much better than Alfred Mol... Read more Read less

80
Julie Madly Deeply
Midtown E
Great writing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You enjoy learning about Julie Andrews by an enthusiastic, talented musical cast of two

Don't see it if You want to hear songs from beginning to end. (Only portions of songs were sung, which was a bit bothersome.)

20
During previews
Excruciating, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You want to see interesting lighting

Don't see it if You want to see a good play. This was a hodgepodge of dancing styles. The singing was excruciatingly bad.

5
Disappointing, Confusing, Excruciating

See it if You want to torture yourself!

Don't see it if You can find a better way to spend 90 minutes - even if to take a nap. I could not follow the story. (I assume there was one.)

Also The playwrite, I believe, was too self-indulgent! I would have rated t... Read more Read less

30
Banal, Disappointing

See it if You enjoy seeing the talented Laurie Metcalf, regardless of the play she’s in.

Don't see it if You do not like a shallow story that treats its main characters as simple, foolish beings!

94
Must see, Great writing, Great acting, Clever

See it if You like a great story with great acting

Don't see it if You want a simple story

93
Must see, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a great story with a superb cast

Don't see it if You don’t like dramas

97
During previews
Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like musicals: this is all song!

Don't see it if You are focused on one character: I think Orpheus was miscast

100
A Brimful of Asha
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if Very relatable --- about cultural and generational differences

Don't see it if No excuse not to see!

70
During previews
Hangmen (Broadway)
Midtown W
Disappointing

See it if You enjoy a British mystery

Don't see it if You have trouble understanding English accents and want a fast-moving plot

Also I did not find this play either funny or absorbing

97
The Inheritance
Midtown W
Intelligent, Riveting, Great acting

See it if You appreciate good theater: great acting, great (simple) staging, and a contemporary topic.

Don't see it if You want to see a musical!

Also I saw Part 1 only. While the final scene in Part 1 is a bit overdrawn ... Read more Read less

74
The Great Society
Upper W Side
Slow, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You want to learn about the 1965-1968 period in US history

Don't see it if You want to see a light-and-breezy show

88
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Great staging, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You like a good Irish-themed drama. The stage is small: the scene changes were well done

Don't see it if You want to see a comedy

85
Working: A Musical
Midtown W
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You want to be entertained. Good singers, good dancers, and talented musicians - all performing effectively with minimal staging.

Don't see it if You want to see a play with a plot

90
Relevant, Refreshing, Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if You want to see something where you learn while being entertained.

Don't see it if You want to see a musical or a show with many costumes and props

85
During previews
Ink
Midtown W
Relevant, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy a good - relevant - story about the state of the newspaper industry.

Don't see it if You are looking for light entertainment.

91
Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You like a musical with great costumes, staging, acting

Don't see it if You don’t want to see the modernized ending

91
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great staging, Refreshing

See it if You want to see a good, uplifting story

Don't see it if You don’t like dramas

5
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Banal, Slow, Disappointing

See it if You want to see the giant King Kong, a technical feat

Don't see it if You get bored by a boring, boring play

95
Kim's Convenience
Midtown W
Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Funny, Absorbing

See it if Engrossing - about different generational aspirations and expectations. Excellent cast.

Don't see it if You are not open-minded