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Reviews (45)
80
Refreshing, Great acting, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy nontraditional musicals. You enjoy shows where very few actor/musicians play many different roles and play them well.

Don't see it if You only like big, splashy musicals. You only like musicals with truly memorable scores. You are expecting a truly profound story.

80
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You like shows with gay themes. You like intimate shows, You like songs that sound like the great American songbook, Great acting.

Don't see it if You don't like shows with gay themes. You are looking for a glitzy musical. You prefer upbeat shows. You don't like intimate shows.

90
During previews
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if Even if you think you don't like Shakespeare. It is funny and thoroughly accessible to a modern audience. The staging is wonderful

Don't see it if You really hate Shakespeare. You don't like untraditional stagings of Shakespeare's plays. You don't want to have a really good time.

Also This production is part dinner theatre except that the actors serve yo... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Romantic, Fluffy

See it if You loved the movie. You want to spend a delightful couple of hours with an entertaining musical that doesn't require much thought.

Don't see it if You didn't like the movie. You like theatre that's thought provoking. You don't like knowing the whole plot in advance.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Must see, Great staging

See it if You love all things Harry Potter. You like masterfully staged, magical theatre with effects that will thrill you. You like well acted play

Don't see it if You absolutely hate Harry Potter. You don't like long, two part plays. You only like musicals or realistic dramas.

85
Very informative, Interesting, Intelligent

See it if You are interested in seeing one of the greatest collections of theatre related material in the world. You want to see hidden treasures.

Don't see it if You are not interested in learning more about the library's theatre collection. You want to be entertained not informed.

68
Entertaining, Disappointing, Fluffy, Cliched

See it if You are a die-hard Jimmy Buffet fan. You are looking for some escapist entertainment.

Don't see it if You don't like the music of Jimmy Buffet. You are looking for something substantial. You only like straight plays.

80
Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting, Great staging, Great dancing

See it if You like classic musicals. You like dance driven musicals with great music. You are a fan of Rogers and Hammerstein.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy classic musicals. You don't want to watch a musical that features domestic violence.

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Intelligent, Refreshing, Very informative

See it if Even if you haven't seen Wicked, this is a great way to learn about the backstage workings of a major Broadway musical.

Don't see it if You are not interested in musicals. You don't want to know how the magic of a Broadway musical is created.

80
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in an unconventional love story. You are interested in deaf culture. You are interested in how we communicate.

Don't see it if You don't like plays that are partially signed. You don't want to have your ideas about communication challenged.

95
Ambitious, Absorbing, Great singing, Great staging, Must see

See it if You want to see a marvelous, immersive production of a Sondheim musical. The staging, singing and acting are all superb. Try the pie!

Don't see it if You don't like Sondheim musicals. You don't like immersive theatre. You don't like onstage violence.

85
Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if You are looking for a big, splashy musical that will make you smile

Don't see it if You don't like shows that are a little silly. You only like plays

70
As Is
Midtown W
Absorbing, Dated, Intelligent, Intense

See it if You're interested in intense, well acted plays about AIDS and the gay experience in the '80s.

Don't see it if You prefer light entertainment or musicals. You don't like plays about gay life.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Absorbing, Funny, Intelligent

See it if You are interested in Jewish influences on NYC theatre. You want to hear some great stories.

Don't see it if You're not interested in Jewish influences on NYC theatre. You don't like hearing stories about the early days of NYC theatre.

68
Diary of a Madman
Midtown W
Disappointing, Great acting, Ambitious, Overrated, Slow

See it if You like well acted one man shows.

Don't see it if You only like big, splashy musicals. You like fully staged dramas. You don't like stream of consciousness plays. You like fast moving sho

80
Junk
Upper W Side
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in seeing a fast paced, well written, well acted show about Wall Street.

Don't see it if You are interested in seeing a big, splashy musical.

Also You don't have to be well informed or even very interested in Wall Str... Read more Read less

78
Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant, Clever

See it if You like intimate musicals. You like stories about unexpected human relationships.

Don't see it if You like big, splashy musicals. You find middle eastern accents hard to understand.

90
Uncommon Sense
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in seeing the world from a very different point of view. You are interested in plays dealing with autism.

Don't see it if You are not interested in autism. You only like musicals.

90
Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You like great musicals. You like the music of Carole King. You like to be entertained.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals. You don't like the music of Carole King.

60
Quirky, Slow

See it if You like puppet shows for adults. You want to see something really different and nontraditional. You like plays with very little dialog.

Don't see it if You only like traditional theatre. You only like plays with live actors. You don't like plays that are slow moving. You don't like horror

Also The puppets are magnificent rod puppets and the puppeteers are quite s... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Great staging, Must see

See it if you love musical theatre. This is a must see show, beautifully staged with great music and fantastic puppets. Julie Taymor is a genius.

Don't see it if you don't like brilliant, innovative staging.

98
Entertaining, Absorbing, Must see, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You want to see a show that will restore your faith in the human race. You like shows with great music and a great storyline

Don't see it if You're looking for a spectacle You are sick of hearing about 9/11

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Must see, Masterful, Intelligent, Profound

See it if You like intelligent musicals that are relevant. You like rap You like history You want to see something unique

Don't see it if You don't like rap You only like "traditional" musicals

88
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Great songs

See it if You like creative children's theatre with clever songs. You like really clever scenic, props and costume elements. You like happy endings.

Don't see it if You don't like children's theatre. You prefer a glitzy musical. You want sophisticated sets and costumes. You don't like Pasek and Paul.

85
Private Peaceful
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You appreciate one actor shows where the actor beautifully portrays a variety of characters. You like shows about WWI.

Don't see it if You don't like one-man shows. You don't like shows about war. You only want to see musicals or feel good plays.

90
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Adorable

See it if You like really fun musicals with clever lyrics and good music. You enjoy shows about the old west. You like well acted, well staged and w

Don't see it if You don't like shows about the old west. You don't want to have a good time at the theatre, You prefer plays or big musicals.

80
Entertaining, Ambitious, Delightful, Clever, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy seeing children perform at the top of their game. You like musicals with a rock score, You like the musicals of Webber

Don't see it if You don't like family friendly musicals. You don't like shows where most of the performers are really talented kids. You don't like rock m

95
Teenage Dick
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful

See it if You are interested in a depiction of the experiences of a teenager with a disability who wants to be anything but ignored.

Don't see it if You don't like plays about people with disabilities. You like plays where the person with the disability is always the hero.

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you love great, lavish productions of classic musicals. You are ready for a more modern take on an old classic. You like to be swept away.

Don't see it if You don't like updated classic musicals. You don't like Lerner and Loewe. You prefer fluffy musicals or straight plays.

75
Afterglow
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in plays about sexual and emotional relationships. You are interested in LGBTQ themed theatre.

Don't see it if You do not like LGBTQ themed theatre. You are looking for a comedy or a musical. You have hearing difficulties.

55
Symphonie Fantastique
Soho/Tribeca
Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if You like abstract puppetry. You are a fan of "Symphonie Fantastique".

Don't see it if You like plays with plots. You don't like abstract puppet shows. You don't like the music "Symphonie Fantastique".

95
Yerma
Upper E Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Must see

See it if You like relevant shows, expertly and uniquely staged with a phenomenal female lead. You like searing dramas of tragic proportions.

Don't see it if You don't like tragedies. You don't like experimental staging. You don't like intense dramas. You only like musicals.

95
Absorbing, Great staging, Great singing, Masterful, Must see

See it if You want to see a truly engrossing, immersive staging of a Sondheim masterpiece.

Don't see it if You have a weak stomach. You don't like onstage violence. You don't like Sondheim.

79
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Overrated, Intelligent

See it if You liked the film. You are looking for an entertaining musical that is not splashy.

Don't see it if You are looking for a splashy musicals with songs that leave you humming.

75
Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You are interested in gay history. You like Jewish humor.

Don't see it if You don't like theatre dealing with gay people. You don't like Jewish humor.

81
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if You want to see the effect that music can have on mental illness. You want to see a well done drama with a fascinating plot.

Don't see it if You only like glitzy musicals. You have no interest in the effect of music on the mind. You don't like classical arias.

75
During previews
Jericho
East Village
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if You like intense dramas about the love affair between two very different people and the consequences of that affair. You like "Liliom".

Don't see it if You only like big, fluffy musicals. You are expecting a rehash of "Carousel". You like big, dramas with lots of set and costume changes.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging, Must see

See it if You are interested in Malcolm X. You like intense, well acted dramas. You are willing to question what you thought you knew about the 60s.

Don't see it if You only like big splashy musicals. You don't like historical dramas. You aren't interested in Malcolm X.

89
Spamilton
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy parodies of Broadway musicals. You want to see a truly funny show. You enjoyed Hamilton.

Don't see it if You don't like parodies. You only like big, splashy musicals.

Also You don't have to have seen Hamilton to enjoy this show.

90
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You want to have a unique theatre experience where you are an integral part of the action.

Don't see it if You don't like immersive theatre. You don't like plays about trials. You want something lighthearted. You only like musicals.

Also I really enjoyed being an integral part of the action. The show was ex... Read more Read less

80
M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You like plays based on real events. You like plays where things are not always what they seem. You like intelligent theatre, well staged.

Don't see it if You don't like plays dealing explicitly with sex. You don't like modern dramas. You only like musicals.

79
Addy & Uno
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful, Childlike

See it if You enjoy children's theatre. You like puppet shows. You enjoy shows about people with disabilities. You have young children.

Don't see it if You don't like children's theatre. You don't like puppet shows. You like theatre with depth.

Also The children in the audience seemed to love it. For the most part they... Read more Read less

72
For a previous production
Clever, Funny, Great staging, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if you like slapstick comedy, appreciate British humor or are just looking for a good time at the theatre.

Don't see it if you don't like British humor, like your plays to be deep and insightful or don't like slapstick comedy.

92
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Must see, Great writing, Great staging

See it if you like to see great spectacles with great music.

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

95
Entertaining, Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Fluffy

See it if You just want to be entertained You are a Bette Midler fan You like good old fashioned musicals

Don't see it if You want your shows to be "relevant" You don't like Bette Midler