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Manhattan | 65+ | Female

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Reviews (41)
77
Absorbing, Confusing, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You like a play based on Arendt and Heidegger's complex and conflicted relationship spanning many decades based on facts but finessed.

Don't see it if you want a cute musical where you don't have to confront complicated human dynamics.

70
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Dated, Profound

See it if You like dramatic vignettes about the race to land a man on the moon and the fictionalized versions of those real life people....

Don't see it if You want a non thought provoking musical without a good discission with guests and actors afterward

76
During previews
Clever, Funny, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You would a enjoy a play about the relationship between anti semite composer Richard Wagner and his conductor who was Jewish..

Don't see it if You don't like to laugh, don't appreciate valiant efforts, good writing, clever staging and a nice theater on the upper west side.

78
Confusing, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like plays that deal with contemporary issues in a realistic, visceral manner with grit, humor and good writing and acting

Don't see it if Expect the theater to be easily found in a building that was locked; theater poorly signed with an elevator that didn't work.

71
During previews
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You are interested in these great authors and their friendship and their religious convictions and the Catholic Church philosphy.

Don't see it if A cute musical or a fictional play not based on true events and friendship.

65
Entertaining, Dizzying

See it if You like original music and a interpretation on this famous story. Actors gave it their all.

Don't see it if If you like cute plays and have no interest in the Frankenstein story.

82
Absorbing, Great writing, Epic

See it if Like the classics with accessibile translation. Good acting. Historical drama that is not often done.

Don't see it if Like musicals and kids shows,

80
During previews
Great acting, Riveting, Intense

See it if Interesting expositions about the Shakespeare controversy for hundreds of years; great acting

Don't see it if Like kids shows

82
Great acting, Masterful, Resonant

See it if You can never get enough Shakespeare and appreciate a wonderful theater company with good actors who love their work;

Don't see it if If you don't like Shakespeare plays and can't think and appreciate the classics.

72
Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if you like history and a new take on what could have gone through this persons mind in a parallel universe

Don't see it if if you don't like to think and just want a fun musical

71
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy

See it if you like a no holds barred, visceral one woman show that is well written and gritty

Don't see it if you want a great musical with a large cast

66
Thought-provoking

See it if You like original songs and script and like and are interested in Edgar Allen poe

Don't see it if You have a short attention span and no open to originality

67
Clever

See it if You like vignettes about women who got blamed rightly or wrongly throughout history for events...dancing was nice

Don't see it if You want a full blown single story from beginning to end with traditional show stopping numbers

76
Clever, Edgy

See it if Some good snippets...reminded me a little of glengary Glenross

Don't see it if You want a standard play..

72
Clever, Fluffy

See it if Interesting theme; like Whoppi Goldberg in the movie Ghost....psychologically interesting about past relationships always with us

Don't see it if don't like to be in the dark and have no imagination

73
Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you have a sense of humor...can walk out humming a tune, like good singing and dancing and an imaginative score and play

Don't see it if you don't like Elvis, original scores, young actors who give it their all

75
During previews
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if Was so nicely crafted and covered the Jewish immigration experience in America....uplifting, excellent cast, l

Don't see it if You don't like that historical Jewish period.

62
Absorbing, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if You are a Tennessee Williams fan and want to see what he called his favorite play...This was a play within a play...a good attempt.

Don't see it if You don't like a theater that is a sauna...the atmosphere was awful and the actress did not project: hard to hear.

92
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if fantastic musical score, engrossing story. magnificent staging

Don't see it if you have no spirit and imagination

81
Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You like original and good dialogue with brilliance and irony ...great performances by actors

Don't see it if You don't like rap, metaphor, current events and have no concentration to follow a story.

72
Clever, Entertaining, Delightful, Great acting, Funny

See it if You like actors who give their all and are talented...Clever production numbers with singing and dancing

Don't see it if You can't concentrate as some transitions were a little hard for me to follow....

70
Ambitious, Absorbing, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to experience an original adaptation, and points of view on the archetypal story of Faust with a young ensemble cast;

Don't see it if You want a traditional rendition that does not pose contemporary/new questions to ponder that the writer puts in the second act and ending

89
Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great staging, Great singing

See it if Great acrobatic dancing, costumes, a la cage aux folles feeling, great venue with drinks, wonderful singing

Don't see it if You are a prude and want a play that a conservative church would produce

69
Clever, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if if you like experimental theater, where a woman does the whole show with tiny hand and finger puppets and doll house like props

Don't see it if IF you want a traditional rendering of Hedda Gabbler.

83
Great acting, Masterful, Profound, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You like existential playwrights like Beckett; as well as a bit of dark humor and echos of the human condition.

Don't see it if Don't like reading supertitles, want a musical that is light hearted and won't cause you to think and feel

70
Absorbing, Great acting, Epic, Intelligent, Profound

See it if You like historical drama; one woman shows; well written show notes in their Playbill

Don't see it if Kids shows; cute musicals; comedy

70
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if A puppet show that has adult humor and pokes fun at the topics of the day; The monologues were well written and incisive. It was funny

Don't see it if You are a child and don't want to hear about taboo subjects and you don't like to laugh.

84
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy

See it if Love biography, great acting and direction, and a play that is two full acts.

Don't see it if Like kids programs...squeeky clean

78
During previews
Absorbing, Great writing, Intense

See it if Like a well written historical play that has to do with Israel and Heifetz and the period of WWII.

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

80
Entertaining, Funny, Dizzying, Edgy

See it if Drag queens, fun costumes, good ad-libbing, an audience that goes nuts and really gets into the fun and spirit, lip=singing....

Don't see it if You are cheap and don't want to go for a few bucks as there is a minimum, want a clean, linear plot musical

81
Clever, Funny, Edgy

See it if good one man show,...really well done...well acted and delivered

Don't see it if you don't like one man shows and edgy topics

80
Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you like biographies and want to learn about Einstein

Don't see it if you want a musical

Also One of the most adorable, clever opening sequences

90
Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if if you like ANNIE the show....good production by a local group of players....everyone, including the dog was just wonderful

Don't see it if if don't like classical broadway musicals

97
Entertaining, Funny, Edgy

See it if You like offbeat humor with Jewish references

Don't see it if IF you want something linear and predictable

Also I just loved it....intellectually and from a critical point of view I ... Read more Read less

71
During previews
Thought-provoking

See it if You like plays about life in Ireland about 70 years ago and themes about marriage and proposals.

Don't see it if You are not interested in classic., linear themes about middle class lifestyles

80
Clever, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You respect a wonderful effort by a new and exciting troupe...I loved the singing before and during the intermission and enjoyed the show

Don't see it if You hate Shakespeare and have no interest in interpretations of his plays

90
Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You love theater history, biography, a good true story, good writing

Don't see it if You can't see in the dark going into the theater....where was their common sense?

89
Clever, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Great variety of poetry, passion, music, dancing...wonderful, energetic performances by multi-talented top notch professionals

Don't see it if you don't like music, tap dancing, Canadian talent and original and standard compositions.

Also The company is top notch and I say Welcome to NYC, hope to see you bac... Read more Read less

71
Clever, Delightful, Edgy

See it if loved the second act and the story; interesting concept and multi talented cast members

Don't see it if you have no imagination and just want standard fare

87
Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Ambitious

See it if was totally engrossed in the costumes and use of puppets...so original and the story is timeless...it will never be dated

Don't see it if you hate originality, puppets and a timeless story...

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Exquisite, Ambitious

See it if you want to see the cutting edge most innovative, original show and be totally immersed in the production

Don't see it if you don't like rap and are stuck in traditional second rate musicals of 30 years ago.