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Reviews (64)
80
Entertaining, Funny

See it if sassy, quick wit and a fast pace with over the top acting done well is what you're looking for.

Don't see it if Nigerian soap opera based play is not what you're seeking.

82
Funny, Great writing, Great staging, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if Well written & acted story showing all families - no matter their background - have inner workings with many like your own.

Don't see it if the rites of other cultures isn't of interest

78
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if good writing and acting with seamless stage changes.

Don't see it if 3 hours of fast talking of an "almost" history lesson

65
During previews
Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if you like swing dance and big band sound, and one great voice.

Don't see it if a stretched out story with mostly bland characters is not what you consider a night out!

78
For a previous production
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if you want 2 hours of laughs (some quite clever). Nothing to think about, just be entertained.

Don't see it if slapstick is not appealing to you.

86
Great acting, Intense, Relevant, Great writing

See it if a one woman show of brilliant acting for 60 minutes.

Don't see it if the topic of guns in the wrong hands so readily available, and the fatal harm perpetrated on children.

78
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if an actor with inviting, consistent presentation who pulls you in from the start.

Don't see it if one person show with character's demeanor remaining the same throughout. And, subject matter jumping around.

78
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if you want good ensemble acting that unfolds about a family at odds. DeVito worth the ticket.

Don't see it if you've got Ruffalo expectations. Seems he's still working on playing a nyc cop. Performance felt stilted.

67
Entertaining, Funny, Raunchy, Quirky, Slow

See it if you want an authentic feel for the people of Puerto Rico.

Don't see it if too much info and time spent on certain characters, and you feel it should have ended sooner.

60
Disappointing, Indulgent, Overrated, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if two person cast with topic on feelings/emotions.

Don't see it if two actors you don't find credible or care about.

42
During previews
Confusing, Disappointing, Overrated, Funny, Intense

See it if you like a play that opens in a unique way

Don't see it if trying to follow this is more than a job.And a few times lights are out and you're in complete blackness!

30
During previews
Disappointing, Excruciating, Banal, Confusing

See it if cannot think of a reason.

Don't see it if 2 hours of nothing in a cold theatre is not for you.

81
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Refreshing

See it if you like a 2 character play and both come off easily comfortable with each other and it just keeps moving.

Don't see it if when you see one character reaching their goal, then compromising the other character who was there with support.

51
Banal, Disappointing, Insipid, Overrated, Slow

See it if you must see Cate Blanchett.

Don't see it if you want to be bored for 3 hours and could care less about any of the characters - including Cate Blanchett's.

58
Disappointing, Insipid, Overrated, Quirky, Slow

See it if you like Mare Winningham

Don't see it if sitting for 3+ hours for a play that meanders the first 2 acts, and you stay for the third ONLY to see if and how it pulls together.

81
During previews
Clever, Funny, Great writing, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if good characters written and acted well on a fresh, not your mainstream topic.

Don't see it if shortly into the play you realize it's going to be too wordy, indicating at least 15 minutes should be cut.

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66
For a previous production
Tender hosting

See it if the idea of 2 opposing cultures coming together when one is a group of lost travelers, the other a respectful, open host.

Don't see it if bland, mostly sad people in the desert and just ok music is not an evening for you.

91
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Masterful, Absorbing

See it if great acting of a semi autobiographical play written in 1982, taking place in 1950 - leaves you to decide how far we've come. Or not.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with truly ugly feelings being manifested on stage.

83
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Funny, Quirky

See it if you like great staging, musical timing and not a dull moment.

Don't see it if audience participation, loud music, many things going on at the same time isn't for you.

57
Dated, Slow, Great singing, Disappointing, Insipid

See it if you like quality singing voices no matter the topic. You can wait out first 2 to get to the 3rd which is topical, current, fun.

Don't see it if if you can't sit through 2 dull performances and can't wait to bolt!

81
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if you like fast, clever, spoofs of plays

Don't see it if shows in a bar/club are not for you @ 2 drink minimum. I was not in the right frame the night I went.

88
During previews
Great writing, Intelligent, Delightful, Refreshing, Great staging

See it if you like an "extension" of Chekov, good dialogue and acting.

Don't see it if dated costuming and staging, conversational play between 2 actors for about 55 minutes.

67
During previews
Disappointing, Insipid, Slow, Confusing, Great writing

See it if you want to see known actors on stage.

Don't see it if you want to see good actors not convincing in their roles. Too many characters - who are they?? A play gone wrong.

68
During previews
Could have been shorter!

See it if sharp, biting, harsh dialogue is your thing.

Don't see it if a script is performed smoothly, but not convincingly.

33
During previews
Disappointing, Banal, Dated, Excruciating, Dizzying

See it if You have 2 hours you don't care that you will never get back.

Don't see it if Dialogue, acting, singing are things you care about.

74
Clever, Entertaining

See it if a classic with some hip hop thrown in making interesting twists. A woman displaying same negative qualities of a man, mostly to her benefit.

Don't see it if a classic that sometimes goes off the rails and could use about 20 minutes shaved off.

73
Great singing, Entertaining

See it if impressive singing. Updated version of a classic.

Don't see it if accents and reading what is being sung is too much for 2.5 hours.

98
For a previous production
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see 90 minutes of masterful writing, acting, directing. This casting has set the bar so high!

Don't see it if you're not ready to have your heart opened to an emotional place of understanding.

89
During previews
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Great writing

See it if an old play brought to life with terrific acting. Writing that remained true to the original story.

Don't see it if a dated, Southern piece that runs 2.5 hours with 2 intermissions.

87
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Funny, Clever

See it if you want good acting/singing/writing and great staging.

Don't see it if repetition is annoying and you realize 20-25 minutes need to be shaved!

79
During previews
Entertaining, Great staging, Delightful

See it if you like quick repartee, silly fun and beautiful staging and costumes.

Don't see it if your don't have 2.75 hours for what could have been done in much less time.

81
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Ambitious, Relevant

See it if good actors, good acting and writing are what you're looking for.

Don't see it if first act too much information you can only piece together as second act unfolds. Worth staying till end, if patience don't run out.

91
During previews
Great acting, Great singing, Must see, Relevant, Great writing

See it if a true story to entertain with great acting, singing, music, writing. And, see kindness come naturally.

Don't see it if there is no reason not to see it!

68
During previews
Indulgent, Relevant, Intelligent, Mamet repetition

See it if you thought you were putting 2 and 2 together and it adds up in the end!

Don't see it if you've seen Mamet, and here he is again, just different words and people.

84
Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if you enjoy honest story telling with real, human reactions. And, not disappointed with the outcome!

Don't see it if heavy brogue makes it difficult to comprehend, and having to rely on interaction between characters.

83
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if you like family dynamics played out seamlessly

Don't see it if 2 hrs 45 mins of family relationships being fully explored.

70
During previews
Great acting, Overrated, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Indulgent

See it if you like T. Letts' writing.

Don't see it if a man living in the middle of the country who is past his prime, wants to find himself. Returns home and is no closer to an answer, but

Also expects to be accepted back by family.

64
During previews
Yen
Raunchy, Intense, Confusing, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if complex, confusing family dynamics is your thing.

Don't see it if two troubled, abandoned brothers with no direction for 2+ hours carry on. And, trying to muster up compassion is out of the question.

58
Banal, Disappointing, Great singing, Overrated, Thought-provoking

See it if you like Latin music and song.

Don't see it if forced/overacting, and uneven flow of relevant topics is not for you.

78
Dated, Thought-provoking, Intense, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you like the writing of Foote. And, reaching into the past wth everyday people exchanging gossip along with their daily routine of life.

Don't see it if Three disjointed plays molded into one is not something you have patience for nor want to spend time sitting through.

88
Clever, Funny, Refreshing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you like the Bart's work turned into present day setting - to rap. And, done so well!

Don't see it if rap and slick talking throughout is not you.

59
During previews
Clever, Romantic, Disappointing, Ambitious, Slow

See it if you're a fan of the playwright - Nicky Silver. And, you like chronicled family woes mapped out from day one - the wedding!

Don't see it if exaggerated acting all over the place, with much of it not funny.

61
Disappointing, Insipid, Slow, Banal, Thought-provoking

See it if background of how some people from Idaho spread their religion near and far, and how many young become converts.

Don't see it if going to the middle east (country not specified) with a sales pitch of your religion!

83
Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if you want an accurate history lesson performed with spirit!

Don't see it if 2 people (one multiple characters) playing out the lives of dead people for 90 minutes!

52
During previews
Dated, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow, Banal

See it if you want to see N. Lane be N. Lane, and Jefferson Mays be his special self.

Don't see it if sitting for over 2.5 hours with a script that's dated and every detail but the kitchen sink is thrown in.

91
During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Funny

See it if you like current topics presented in a very "now" staging.

Don't see it if you don't like people getting caught up in the moment and fabricating life.

89
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Quirky

See it if you don't know where it's going, but like where it ends up!

Don't see it if you're looking for a play that is mapped out for you.

67
Disappointing, Confusing, Overrated, Slow, Insipid

See it if you just want to see known actors on stage.

Don't see it if you want to see good actors who just don't deliver.

83
Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Relevant, Great acting

See it if you're up for sharp, fast paced dialogue

Don't see it if slick talking money makers has no appeal

86
During previews
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you're a N. LaBute, J. Light fan and look to analyze at the end. It holds your attention.

Don't see it if 60 minutes of non stop dialogue from one character is not for you.