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Reviews (26)
85
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if Musical theater fans will enjoy the satirical songs for their music apart from their wit. The singing was superb.

Don't see it if Don’t see it if you don’t like show songs. This isn’t for people who want serious drama when they go to the theatre.

76
Entertaining, Refreshing, Relevant, Clever, Intelligent

See it if You like musicals. You like' "A Christmas Carol" moved to Harlem. You have kids. You have lived the African-American experience.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals. You don't like "A Christmas Carol." You are not interested in African-American experiences or Harlem life.

90
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense

See it if You like plays dealing with complex human issues. You like to be moved at the theatre. You want to see fine acting.

Don't see it if You object to four letter words. You don't like plays dealing with serious issues

82
Separate and Equal
Midtown E
Absorbing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if If you are interested in what segregation was like, political theater, American history, plays with a lot of physical action.

Don't see it if If you have no interest in seeing simulated sports onstage, If you don't like loud plays with a lot of movement,

70
The Gentleman Caller
West Village
Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if You’re interested in anything dealing with Tennessee Williams, you like plays about gay men, You’re interested in theater history

Don't see it if You don’t like plays dealing with homosexuality, you have trouble with cross-racial casting, You prefer plays to be under 90 minutes long

90
During previews
The Metromaniacs
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if This farcical play is completely in rhyme. Set an indeterminate period with anachronistic pop-cultural references. Witty, very well acted.

Don't see it if You want serious drama, because this ain’t it! I don’t see it if you don’t like verse. Nearly 2 hrs with intermission but it moves quickly.

53
During previews
Disappointing, Indulgent, Overrated, Slow

See it if You have to see everything by Adam Rapp. You like plays in small intimate spaces.

Don't see it if You don’t like slow moving plays. You don’t like one-character shows with more narration than action.

82
Entertaining, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if You like musicals. You like to be moved. You like ympathetic characters. You are interested in LGBT issues. You like short plays.

Don't see it if You don’t like Musicals. You have no interest in LGBT issues.

90
Absorbing, Intelligent, Intense, Masterful, Must see

See it if You are a feminist. You like socially engaged theater. You liked the Vagina Monologues. You are interested in how people deal with cancer

Don't see it if You hate hospitals. You are easily upset by hearing about atrocities even. My companion got so upset she had to leave the theater early.

86
That Physics Show
Midtown W
Absorbing, Delightful, Clever

See it if Are interested in the science of how things work but don't necessarily know as much about it as you would like.

Don't see it if I don't know who wouldn't enjoy this

90
Angel & Echoes
Midtown E
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You like terrific acting. You are interested in women's lives and experiences. You like short plays.

Don't see it if You don't like watching bad things happen to people.

75
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious

See it if You are familiar with the original, like family dramas, are feminist, like colon-blind casting, like quirky characters.

Don't see it if Like serious theatre played for laughs.

94
Baghdaddy
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Absorbing, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You like witty, topical theatre. Musicals with great singing and dancing. High-energy, non-stop entertainment.

Don't see it if You don't like political theatre. Don't like musicals, don't like intimate staging.

82
Mac Beth
Upper E Side
Great acting, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You’ve never seen Macbeth like this. Innovative approach to the play and wonderfully choreographed movement. All-female cast.

Don't see it if I’m not sure why anyone wouldn’t at least find this production interesting unless they want a traditional approach to Shakespeare.

90
During previews
The Hello Girls
Midtown E
Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing

See it if You likes musicals or music. You like an absorbing and educational story. You're for equal rights for women. You like history plays.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals at all. Against equal rights for women. I don't know who wouldn't like this show - it's great!

90
During previews
Inner Voices 2018
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great singing

See it if If you like meaningful lyrics, fine singing and acting with spare but excellent instrumental accompaniment. Wonderful evening.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals or opera. You don't like single character, small scale performances.

70
During previews
MUMMENSCHANZ: you & me
Upper W Side
Clever, Entertaining, Quirky, Refreshing, Funny

See it if You like pantomime, and playing with light and darkness.

Don't see it if You don’t like Pantomime, and need spoken words in entertainment. You don’t like audience participation .

90
Dress of Fire
West Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Exquisite

See it if You like great acting. You are interested in issues of war and peace. You like new works in an intimate venue. You like classic literature.

Don't see it if You don’t like plays that depend largely on talk. You want light entertainment. You have no idea who Helen of Troy was and don’t care.

90
During previews
We Live by the Sea
Midtown E
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You are interested in autism and the experience of being autistic or what it might be like to deal with someone who is autistic. Original.

Don't see it if You want lightweight entertainment. At times it gets loud, with shouting and sounds as they might be experienced by an autistic person.

73
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You love Shakespeare. You love puns ( this show is very punny ).You like broad comedy. You like silly.

Don't see it if You hate Shakespeare. You hate puns. You’re looking for serious drama.

66
Party Face
Midtown W
Confusing, Disappointing, Fluffy, Ambitious

See it if You want to see Hayley Mills. You are interested in contemporary Irish drama. You like plays with all or mainly women casts.

Don't see it if You have high expectations when you go to see a play.

92
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Intelligent, Must see

See it if You like absorbing and moving plays with something important to say - in this case about the way people with Down syndrome have been treated

Don't see it if You’re into superficial shows that are easy to take and don’t disturb or challenge on you.. Hard to think of someone not liking this play.

Also It is also at times very funny.

94
Absorbing, Entertaining, Inspiring

See it if You are upset with what's happening in America and the world and want to do something about it.

Don't see it if You love Trump and are not open to new ideas.

90
Not That Jewish
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You are Jewish and interested in Jewish identity. Like jokes and like to laugh. Like interesting women, like to see the arc of a life.

Don't see it if Are not interested in women's lives. Are not interested in issues of religious or ethnic identity.

77
Underground
Midtown E
Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You like British dramas with real Brits acting. Contemporary issues. Young generation. Plays set in London. Short plays; this runs just ove

Don't see it if You don't like British drama, people kissing on stage, minimal sets.

92
Sweat
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if Socially relevant, complex theatre.

Don't see it if You have no sympathy for the situations people get themselves into.