Michael 7

New York City | 50-64 | Male
About:  psychiatrist with a serious theater addiciton
Reviews (11)
36
During previews
Sunday
Chelsea
Indulgent, Insipid, Slow

See it if you want to see a play that aspires to provide insight into the minds of millenials

Don't see it if you want t realistic well written playt with a decent dramatic arc.

Also I always tell friends that Atlantic Theater Company is the most consis... Read more Read less

87
A Strange Loop
Midtown W
Must see, Great writing, Great singing, Raunchy, Masterful

See it if You like creatively staged masterfully written musicals with Sondheim-quality lyrics that are beautifully sung and orchestrated

Don't see it if You require plot in your musical as this is more of a brilliant concept rather than telling a story or if cYou are offended by raw lyrics

30
Overrated, Great staging, Indulgent, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if you are a big fan of Nathan Lane the idea of mixing slapstick, gross-ou humor,, and philosophy sounds appealing

Don't see it if you find gross, sexually juvenile humor intolerable

87
Romantic, Masterful, Great singing, Delightful

See it if you typically don't go to musicals (like me)--this one is a delight; great book and score

Don't see it if you prefer musical versions of current films and TV shows

90
During previews
Octet
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great singing, Must see, Masterful, Clever

See it if you like intelligent, edgy musicals (like New Group's Jerry Springer, the musical, or Sondheim's Assassins) exquisite singing

Don't see it if You like musicals based on movies or TV shows with happy endings

27
Antlia Pneumatica
Midtown W
Disappointing, Insipid, Confusing, Quirky, Great acting

See it if The Big Chill set up seemed promising but it was a great disappointment.

Don't see it if You like good playwriting.

86
Make Believe
Midtown W
Great staging, Resonant, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if If you enjoy challenging plot lines that slowly reveal themselves during the show

Don't see it if You are looking for a light hearted night at the theater.

94
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if you like a totally absorbing, thrilling, engaging night of theatre

Don't see it if you are turned off by its 3-hour length you have trouble understanding Irish accents and idioms

70
Ambitious, Intense, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like excellent acting and writing...the first scene in the restaurant is riveting...if only it could have been maintained throughout

Don't see it if you don't like (arguably) gratuitous nudity you insist on the plot to be realisitic

75
During previews
Continuity
Midtown W
Cliched, Clever, Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining

See it if like parodies of the movie industry, "relevant" scripts and narcissistic actors but done with an eye towards technical authenticity

Don't see it if if can't stand humorous comedies that ultimately get too preachy

90
Great acting, Masterful, Enchanting

See it if You love brilliant writing and acting

Don't see it if You don't care for British theater