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Reviews (228)
84
During previews
Gnit
Brooklyn
Absorbing, Clever, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Lovely set and the actors use every inch of it. Clever dialogue and twists and turns. Look and learn. A challenging update of a classic.

Don't see it if You don’t like updated classics.

83
Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You like a complex family story, beautifully told. The actors are compelling.

Don't see it if You are looking for a frothy comedy. This is serious with lighter moments to offset the message.

88
Absorbing, Riveting, Resonant, Great singing, Great acting

See it if Superb performers..acting singing, dancing and playing. A compelling story, some difficult scenes to watch but worth it.

Don't see it if You can’t watch violence and covering your eyes is not enough.

79
During previews
The Hot Wing King
Midtown W
Relevant, Funny, Great acting, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You like plays about the gay family dynamic in an unusual situation. Excellent ensemble acting.

Don't see it if You have trouble with accents and southern slang. You like short plays.

86
During previews
Refreshing, Relevant, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You want to see a delightful update of a Broadway musical. Great singing and dancing. Long but captivating.

Don't see it if You want to see the original Molly. Just enjoy the update and the ending.

Also There is a huge Trader Joe two blocks away. Bonus!

78
During previews
72 Miles to Go...
Midtown W
Relevant, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You want a greater understanding of the plight of immigrants separated from their families. Well acted.

Don't see it if You are looking for a lighthearted experience

Also Consider listening device if you sometimes use them.

85
During previews
Resonant, Intelligent, Masterful, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You can appreciate a carefully told story that unfolds gradually where you are trying to understand the motivations of the characters.

Don't see it if You like a happy ending.

79
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like well acted, witty plays with unexpected twists.

Don't see it if Sex among older adults is offensive or uninteresting to you. The family relationships are compelling and well portrayed. Great ensemble cast

64
During previews
Chekhov is slow and hard to hear. tolstoy is better and well acted.

See it if You like classic Russian theatre and a lot of conversation.

Don't see it if You seek a lot of action and plot twists. If you don’t want to sit through a slow, difficult to hear hour to get to interesting theatre.

90
Just go!

See it if You want to spend a delightful evening listening to charming music, beautifully performed, be entertained and walk out smiling.

Don't see it if You don’t like Brooklyn, Shakespeare and lack a sense of humor.

75
The Thin Place
Midtown W
Intense, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Great acting

See it if You like experiencing different theatre with challenging thought process. You see this with an open mind.

Don't see it if You are interested in theatre with “normal” parameters.

82
Refreshing, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like an original take on a universal subject.

Don't see it if You don’t like one performer shows.

85
Entertaining, Delightful, Masterful, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You want to see a stage filled with talent. The music is familiar, the story engaging and the actors top notch.

Don't see it if You are looking for a serious show with a plot.

86
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Resonant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if See two great actors tell a relatable story about an aging father and concerned son with no holds barred.

Don't see it if A story about an aging person losing their independence and a father/son sometimes contentious relationship.

79
During previews
Sing Street
East Village
Entertaining, Intelligent, Resonant, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You like talented young musicians doing original material. It helps if you understand Irish accents.

Don't see it if You like traditional storylines and don’t care for many stories unfolding at the same time.

92
The Inheritance
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Great staging

See it if Superb stories beautifully told. Sensitive and raunchy. An evolution of the gay movement told through many relationships.

Don't see it if You are sensitive to nudity, homosexual themed dialogue and some nudity. But it is definitely worth seeing. It is very well done.

92
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Broadway next. superb in every way!

See it if You want to see a masterpiece. Gorgeous acting, singing, dancing, direction and music. A devastating story beautifully told.

Don't see it if You don’t have good taste.

70
During previews
Slow, Indulgent, Ambitious, Confusing

See it if You like the work of Will Eno and enjoy untangling a storyline that is difficult to follow.

Don't see it if You like a straightforward story that goes from beginning to end and doesn’t require an explanation.

84
Seared
Midtown W
Resonant, Entertaining, Clever, Great acting

See it if You like an intense, beautifully acted and directed intense character study.

Don't see it if You hate scallops.

82
The Great Society
Upper W Side
Relevant, Great acting, Great staging, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You like historical plays and are interested in the LBJ era. Very well acted and cleverly staged. Fast paced but too long.

Don't see it if You don’t like long plays with large casts and historical subject matter and many plot lines.

85
Resonant, Profound, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You like a straightforward story with splendid acting.

Don't see it if You are in the mood for a comedy.

75
LOVER
Midtown W
Clever, Ambitious, Edgy, Quirky

See it if You like one woman autobiographical shows. Acting is excellent.

Don't see it if You don’t like raunchy dialogue. The show is advertised as an off color comedy. It is more of an autobiography.

84
During previews
Molly Sweeney
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intelligent, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You like a thoughtful, sensitively written story of the meaning of sight to a woman who is blind.

Don't see it if You are looking for a fast moving upbeat play. It is long and slow but beautiful language and sensitive portrayals.

86
During previews
Soft Power
East Village
Clever, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Great writing

See it if A clever, well written and beautifully performed original take on America's role in the world and how we see our fellow citizens.

Don't see it if You only want to follow one plot line. There is A lot going on and it can be confusing. Stay home if you are a Trump supporter.

81
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You want a compelling story, well acted that will keep you waiting to see how the story will unfold.

Don't see it if Nudity, simulated sex and excessively loud music bother you.

74
During previews
Great acting, Indulgent, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if Intense exploration of a dysfunctional family. Too long but excellent portrayals. See it if you like an exploration of family issues.

Don't see it if Swearing offends you.

85
Great singing, Delightful

See it if You love and/or appreciate Sondheim. Great songs, beautifully performed. A talented cast and the video is fascinating.

Don't see it if You are anti Sondheim. Then boo to you but you probably wouldn’t go anyway..

87
Dana H.
Gramercy
Intelligent, Absorbing, Resonant, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You want to see a devastating story beautifully nuanced and superbly told.

Don't see it if You are looking for a lighthearted evening in the theatre.

89
During previews
Unknown Soldier
Midtown W
Profound, Masterful, Resonant, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if Engaging and beautifully preformed. Sometimes baffling but so well done that you don’t care.

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

75
Seesaw
Midtown W
Great singing and dancing but too small a stage for this show

See it if You like the show and the music but some of the best numbers are missing. Great choreography beautifully performed.

Don't see it if You want to see a great big musical. However, you will be seeing many of these young actors in the future. They are great.

85
During previews
We're Gonna Die
Midtown W
Must see, Intelligent, Masterful, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if You can get by the title and see a compelling story, beautifully told. Great music and it will involve you.

Don't see it if Can’t think of a reason.

79
Masterful, Intelligent, Ambitious, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You want to watch a complicated story unfold. You appreciate fine and subtle acting to tell the story.

Don't see it if You are looking for a lighthearted romp.

68
Quirky, Dated, Cliched, Banal

See it if You liked the movie. The musicians are excellent and the score is nice to listen to.

Don't see it if A show about extra marital sex offends you.

72
Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You want to see an engaging, delightful, beautifully performed show. Long and wordy but so well done, you don’t care.

Don't see it if You want a modern , usual production. Entirely original and will win you over.

79
Ambitious, Raunchy, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You are a fan of melodrama, camp and Charles Busch.

Don't see it if You are not up for an overly long over the top, albeit beautifully acted melodrama.

83
Timon of Athens
Brooklyn
Masterful, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Masterful. Great Acting, staging. First rate. Modern Shakespeare at its finest.

Don't see it if You want nothing to do with Shakespeare.

79
Entertaining, Clever, Funny, Great singing

See it if You enjoy spoofs of Broadway shows. The performers are wonderful and given an opportunity to show off.

Don't see it if You haven’t seen the current crop of Broadway shows.

70
Judgment Day
Upper E Side
Visually stunning. also deafening at times and boring at others

See it if You are a visual theatre goer. It is dramatic and gorgeous. It is also pedantic and boring.

Don't see it if You are looking for a well written story that evolves . There is no subtlety or a progressive storyline. Interesting message poorly told.

85
Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if If you like clever lyrics beautifully performed and you want to see talented young performers who will be very well known in the future.

Don't see it if You are looking for a musical with a plot. This is a review containing delightful songs that you may not know.

70
Overrated, Intense, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if You are very young and like loud, raucous musicals and don’t are too much about the story.

Don't see it if If you like to understand the lyrics and relate to the characters in a musical with a beginning, middle and end. Band drowns out singers.

81
During previews
One in Two
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Profound, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if See it if you want to see a creative exploration of black and gay culture and the roll of HIV in it.

Don't see it if Your play must have a resolution. The play stops rather than ends, part of the message but hard for the audience.

67
During previews
Dated, Disappointing, Indulgent, Slow, Overrated

See it if If you are a diehard Horton Foote fan.

Don't see it if You want to see a play that has aged well and reflects the time in which it is set. Lily Dale is so annoying that she is difficult to watch.

84
Masterful, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You have an open mind and want to see a fantastic performer/audience connection.

Don't see it if You are a skeptic. You will not appreciate what takes place.

70
The Michaels
East Village
Boring, Ambitious, Slow, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if You have enjoyed the other Richard Nelson plays

Don't see it if You are looking for an interesting play with a plot that you can follow. This is endless and not very interesting. Well acted though.

83
During previews
Love the end but it's a long road to get therej

See it if You are a fan of the composer and like wending your way through tortuous family relationships to get to a happy ending.

Don't see it if You don’t like loud , long and confusing situations. Some lovely musical moments though.

81
Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if You want to see an excellent script beautifully performed and directed.

Don't see it if You like everything spelled out for you. You have to put in the work to follow the story.

88
During previews
Games
Soho/Tribeca
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Great writing, Resonant, Great acting

See it if You like an intense well written and beautifully performed play with a serious theme.

Don't see it if A story about Jews in Nazi Germany does not interest you.

47
During previews
Insipid, Slow, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if You like long ranting speeches and arguments. You like two hour plays without an intermission.

Don't see it if It is much too long and didactic and boring. The deafening explosions that take place made me want to leave the theatre.

63
Is This A Room
Gramercy
Disappointing

See it if You are into current events and have excellent hearing because when the actors are facing away from you the dialogue is lost,

Don't see it if You are looking for lighthearted entedtainment.

77
Resonant, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You like an historical New York.story told in an unusual and creative way

Don't see it if You want to see a fast moving story on a proscenium stage.