Hackensack | 35-49 | Female
About:  Love theater, good books, travel, and my family.
Reviews (29)
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Entertaining, Indulgent, Slow

See it if you like sturdy old plays. Not sure why it was staged. Banal.

Don't see it if you if don't like cliched plays with no ending, no reason to be staged.

Entertaining, Great staging, Hilarious, Delightful, Funny

See it if You are a kid at heart. Fun for the whole family.

Don't see it if You are a snob

M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Slow, Overrated, Indulgent, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if you like personal drama, East/West cultural differences, good acting. This is a complex story of race, gender, sexuality, love and betrayal

Don't see it if don't approve of full frontal nudity male and female, don't like slow-paced drama

Also very slow paced. Both Clive Owen and Jin Ha were really good (even gre... Read more Read less

Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Masterful, Intelligent, Must see

See it if original, fresh adaptation. Cast is beyond talented playing more than one role at the same time and doing it with elegance and ease.

Don't see it if you don't like classics or have a hard time following actors playing many characters

During previews
The Portal
West Village
Confusing, Cliched, Banal, Disappointing, Dizzying

See it if you like disappointing, no coherency, no theme theater. I understand that outside the box theater is important, but it should be done right.

Don't see it if Just don't waste your time.

Disappointing, Indulgent, Slow, Horrible acting, Regretful

See it if you don't mind to see butchered classics. One bright star with a minuscule role, Joel Grey, tried to save this disaster but couldn't.

Don't see it if just don't see it. There are so many wonderful Chekhov productions, this one is NOT one of them. Horrible director, below par acting.

The Encounter
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever, Slow, 3d sensory, Thought provoking

See it if you have great imagination, cutting edge technological sounds, don't mind sitting with eyes closed for 1/2 of a very slow-paced performance

Don't see it if you like action happening on stage, or if you don't like documentaries, wearing headphones during the performance, or having to imagine plot

Clever, Great acting, Slow, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if Great acting by Jessica Lange!

Don't see it if 3+ hours of family drama

Peer Gynt
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if want to see a very deep, thought-provoking play with an amazing performance by lead actor. Do you live your life as yourself?

Don't see it if if you don't like 2 hour non-stop theater experience

Nathan the Wise
East Village
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Great acting, Slow

See it if you like dated fairy tales about religious equality and peace. What a waste of great acting.

Don't see it if My advise is not to see it.

Women Without Men
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Quirky, Great writing

See it if You like delightfully clever "poisonous" dialogs, great acting and surprisingly current play.

Don't see it if Don't like women ;)

Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if you like kids acting, clever plot, great music. Also if you have children, it's a must see show.

Don't see it if don't like kids

Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if Get tickets to sit on stage. Great experience! Interesting directorial minimalist approach, great acting, great play.

Don't see it if Don't like drama, not interested in immigration / family problems

During previews
Buried Child
Midtown W
Great acting, Masterful, Must see, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if like theater at it's best. Masterful performance from Ed Harris and the rest of the cast.

Don't see it if don't like family drama theater

Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Clever, Intelligent, Masterful, Original

See it if Love Broadway, fascinating plot, great stage production, and wonderful cast.

Don't see it if if your kids are younger than 8, or you hate fairy tales

The Damned
Upper E Side
Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Resonant, Riveting

See it if you appreciate avant garde theater at it's best. Absolutely amazing staging, directing, acting. Shocking, thought provoking play. A must see

Don't see it if Can't follow subtitles and stage at the same time

During previews
East Village
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if You like classics done right. Lovely production, great acting. Theater is intimate and quant. There are no bad seats.

Don't see it if You prefer a musical production instead

Funny, Exquisite, Masterful, Intelligent, Delightful

See it if If you like contemporary theater. Absolutely delightful, funny, clever, talented. Highly recommend for a night of laughter and witty dialog

Don't see it if off broadway productions, Jane Austen, actors playing more than one character

During previews
If I Forget
Midtown W
Clever, Edgy, Intelligent, Masterful, Intense

See it if If the only way to commemorate a loved one is to remember, what will happen if we forget? A wonderful play, cast, acting. Timeless questions

Don't see it if Don't like family drama

During previews
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if Intrigue, seduction, love, betrayal ... when your days are meaningless, but money and time are plentiful, what would you do with your life?

Don't see it if you don't like period pieces with sex references and some nudity on stage. And even if you don't - still go! It's a gem of a play.

Clever, Great acting, Must see, Resonant, Refreshing

See it if If you want to see a solid Chekhov production an don't mind Russian language

Don't see it if If you prefer theater in English

Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Masterful, Must see

See it if Love great musical numbers, perfectly choreographed dances and amazing costumes. 2nd act was an absolute dynamite! Also u can meet the cast

Don't see it if 80th music, Broadway shows at it's best, play without a story line.

During previews
A Day by the Sea
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great acting, Wonderfully british, Exquisite, Clever

See it if you like long soul-bearing dialogs, reevaluation of life at middle age , great acting, English seascape, proper British English language

Don't see it if you don't like Long dialogs, no suspense, no resolve, no culmination, timeless problems and values

City Stories
Midtown E
Clever, Exquisite, Intelligent, Original, Great singing

See it if if you like unusual stories of love and romance and as a bonus great piano accompaniment.

Don't see it if don't like minimal decorations, intimate setting, long dialogs

Clever, Great acting, Witty, Great voices, Great choreography

See it if love Broadway at it's best. Acting, singing, and choreography on the highest level. Minimal decorations for a modern uncluttered look.

Don't see it if don't enjoy beginning of 20th century jewish folk songs / dances.

For a previous production
Sense & Sensibility
West Village
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining, Fresh

See it if If you like a new wonderful adaptation of a beloved classic. Good, solid acting from most, great from some.

Don't see it if if you don't like Jane Austen, otherwise run...don't walk

Romantic, Intense, Great staging, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if great love story, magical music and staging. More times I saw it, better it becomes

Don't see it if don't like love stories

Masterful, Must see, Intelligent, Ambitious, Exquisite

See it if Everyone from age 5-100+ should see this show. Best Broadway show ever!

Don't see it if no reason not to see it

Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Overrated, Great staging, Funny, Cliched

See it if you have younger kids, because even though it was a good production my middle school age kids were bored.

Don't see it if Older kids