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Reviews (208)
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.

80
During previews
Masterful, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy seeing how masterful some actors are at making it up as they go along

Don't see it if If you want a plot and a beginning, middle and end.

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87
Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a sensitive, insightful exploration of the roll of a black man in America in juxtaposition to Othello, the play.

Don't see it if You do not like language and prefer lighthearted action

69
Slow, Quirky, Raunchy, Banal

See it if You want to see a performer pacing back and forth while. discussing blowjobs

Don't see it if You expect more than a repetitive monologue

76
Make Believe
Midtown W
Ambitious, Slow, Confusing

See it if You want to see the.past and the present come together. The childhood portion is long and repetitive but it all comes together at the end.

Don't see it if You don't like angst and family problems.

73
During previews
Betrayal
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You like Pinter. It is beautifully staged and acted.

Don't see it if A long plodding play moving back in time is not easy to follow.

65
Didn't know jim steinman and meatloaf. sorry we met

See it if If you like loud music and long shows.

Don't see it if You are old and aren't hard of hearing.

74
Rinse, Repeat
Midtown W
Relevant, Confusing, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if The subject interests you. It is difficult to hear the actors when they aren't facing you. Get a device if your hearing isn't great.

Don't see it if Anorexia and dysfunctional family stories are not for you.

75
Raunchy, Intense, Indulgent, Dizzying, Confusing

See it if Getting vindicated if you dislike Chekhov

Don't see it if You don't want to sit in a meat locker. The theatre is freezing. The show is loud and profane, sometimes too much so.

65
Beware if you have a front row seat

See it if You want to see naked men bouncing around the stage singing so-so songs

Don't see it if You like more than naked men singing

76
Indulgent, Confusing, Raunchy, Ambitious

See it if You like Shakespeare in an original away

Don't see it if Updating Shakespeare bothers you.

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.

70
Why?
Brooklyn
Edgy, Slow, Quirky, Disappointing

See it if You like cerebral theatre.

Don't see it if You like a plot Also the acoustics are poor. It was difficult to hear and understand Hayley Carmichael. Listening device added echoes.

79
During previews
runboyrun & IN OLD AGE
East Village
Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You like to see the past and the present intertwined. Beautifully acted, especially In Old Age.

Don't see it if You don't like long introspective stories

68
During previews
Wives
Midtown W
Great acting, Edgy, Too long, Uneven, Thought-provoking

See it if You like plays about the role of women throughout the ages

Don't see it if You like a continuous story line and a story thst builds.

79
Remembrance
Financial
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Profound

See it if If you want to be part of an experience. In this case you take a boat to a beautiful island, enter an historic home and a story unfolds.

Don't see it if You want to see a play in a proscenium theatre and don't like to help make a story come together. It is an emotional experience.

87
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if Two and a half hours of fun. Beautifully performed. A delightful afternoon.

Don't see it if You don't like the story line and the premise. Take it for what it is and enjoy some wonderful performances.

86
Toni Stone
Midtown W
Clever, Relevant, Entertaining, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You would like to learn about a remarkable woman you probably know nothing about.

Don't see it if You have no curiosity about sports and an amazing black woman who excelled in a man's world ruled by white men.

80
Hannah Senesh
Financial
Ambitious, Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if You are interested in personal World War 2 stories. Compelling and well acted.

Don't see it if You don't like monologues. The story unfolds day by day as told by Hannah and her mother.

70
Burn This
Midtown W
Disappointing

See it if You are a fan of the actors.

Don't see it if You want a balanced thoughtful play. Furr and Uranowitz are excellent. Driver is over the top and makes it difficult for Russell to keep up

93
Great writing, Great singing, Great acting, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if A compelling story beautifully told. Original with splendid musical accompaniment.

Don't see it if You are looking for a showy musical with fancy costumes and flashy numbers.

74
Banal, Slow, Dated, Cliched

See it if You like Irish theatre and old fashioned plays

Don't see it if Predictable outcomes bother you and have trouble with accents