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Reviews (87)
57
72 Miles to Go...
Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing

See it if You like theater that reflects events and issues the country is currently dealing with.

Don't see it if You like theater that is escapism and draw less from current affairs.

Also I found both writing and acting to be mediocre. There are a few scenes... Read more Read less

78
The Hot Wing King
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny

See it if A new comedy (mostly) about African American masculinity is appealing.

Don't see it if Above doesn't sound appealing.

Also Wonderful cast, and since mixture of comedic and dramatic moments. A b... Read more Read less

75
Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like Plays with musical elements. plays based in historical fact.

Don't see it if Stories of genocide are too much for you.

Also The music is a very important "character" in the play. I did find that... Read more Read less

61
Disappointing, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You love Morissette or you love shows that take existing music and mold a story around them.

Don't see it if You want a sung through musical of Morissette's work.

Also I enjoyed many of the musical performances but the book is all over th... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like musicals that take risks and aren't just razzle-dazzle.

Don't see it if Your looking for speculate.

Also Really enjoyed how the music was integrated into the story. Really wel... Read more Read less

62
During previews
Darling Grenadine
Midtown W
Entertaining, Cliched

See it if You love seeing a brand new musical. Or are already a fan of the cast.

Don't see it if You're looking for something new or refreshing.

Also The performances are good, and there's 2 great songs. But the "artist ... Read more Read less

75
During previews
17 Minutes
Midtown W
Thought-provoking

See it if You like dramas. you like small intimate theatre about events currently effecting us.

Don't see it if You want something that will not provoke emotions.

Also Nice use of space. Writing is pretty solid. One cast member is not up ... Read more Read less

96
Riveting

See it if You like the playwright’s previous work. You want to see an ensemble find beautiful moments.

Don't see it if You want a brief play.

Also Amazing performances. So much humor, so many tears. Wonderful writing;... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You are looking for an imaginative adaptation of Dicken's classic.

Don't see it if You aren't looking for something you probably know by heart

Also Wonderfully directed, wonderfully put together. Had my doubts I would ... Read more Read less

45
MsTRIAL
Midtown W
Disappointing, Banal

See it if A new play with a “he said/she said” narrative sounds appealing.

Don't see it if You want a tightly structured play.

Also The entire first only exists to set up the plot of the second act. It ... Read more Read less

85
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy

See it if You want to see a play that will entertain and push you to think past your comfort level.

Don't see it if You want to turn your brain off and enjoy.

Also I was amused, I was annoyed, I was fascinated, I was puzzled. And I ap... Read more Read less

96
Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like quick paced character studies of some not so moral people.

Don't see it if You want a comedy.

Also Great cast. Great plot. Kept me interested the entire time.

82
Monsoon Season
West Village
Great acting

See it if You like the idea of a he said/she said story about a marriage breaking up.

Don't see it if You want a play that is more then 2 solos shows edited together.

Also Both actors really sell this piece. Both are funny and creepy.

73
During previews
Absorbing

See it if You want to see 2 actors dive into an interesting play.

Don't see it if You want a play with a traditional narrative.

Also Nice direction and lightning. Great work by both actors. The play leav... Read more Read less

84
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing

See it if You want to see great actors play flawed and funny people navigating their mid life crisis.

Don't see it if You don’t want to see depictions of sex, lots of profanity, or people being flawed.

Also Terrific. Play could use a bit of trimming, and the ton gets a bit sel... Read more Read less

96
During previews
The Inheritance
Midtown W
Stunning

See it if You want to run the gambit of emotions in a little over three hours. Funny, sad, uplifting, empowering.

Don't see it if You want big spectacle.

Also Those who have called this play "another AIDS play" clearly made up th... Read more Read less

30
During previews
Disappointing

See it if You have kids who would be interested in this show, bring them.

Don't see it if You don't have kids. Not meant for an adult audience.

Also I realized I was seeing a show pitched at kids and young adults, but I... Read more Read less

86
Absorbing

See it if You like small shows that touch an adolescence and the adolescence dealing with tragedy.

Don't see it if You're looking for something lite.

Also Wonderful cast and direction. I would have preferred a script that was... Read more Read less

95
Talent is Sexy
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing

See it if You want to see a gem of a show about what we can and cannot put up with for love.

Don't see it if You don’t like small, intimate black box theater. Looking for a big drama.

Also I recognized all of the characters from my Theatre days. A funny tribu... Read more Read less

85
Profound, Absorbing

See it if You like big Broadway dramas that are still funny and entertaining.

Don't see it if You want small shows that are not based an previously produced material.

Also A wonderful night in the Theatre. Great adaptation. I loved how they h... Read more Read less

61
During previews
Toni Stone
Midtown W
Disappointing, Relevant

See it if You are looking for a play about real life events. Like baseball. Interested in female athletes.

Don't see it if You want a play that dives deep into its subject matter.

Also There are enjoyable moments and performances, but I still left disappo... Read more Read less

93
During previews
Something Clean
Midtown W
Fantastic

See it if you are in the mood for a gripping, well acted portrayal of a marriage in crisis.

Don't see it if you want to be spoon-fed a plot.

Also A powerful look at a couple dealing with the aftermath of their son's ... Read more Read less

60
Ambitious, Disappointing

See it if you're intrigued by government and the constitution.

Don't see it if you're hoping for a more lively discussion of the constitution. or a play with a straight narrative.

Also I'm not sure I'm on bored with this being called a play. It felt more ... Read more Read less

72
During previews
Liked

See it if You like new musicals. You like concert driven musicals. You like serious/darker musicals.

Don't see it if You want book driven musicals.

Also I think positive word of mouth may have effected my thoughts. My expec... Read more Read less

80
Daddy
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever

See it if You want to see a play almost operatic in its dipiction of money, fame, race, and family.

Don't see it if A long play that dips it’s too into a lot of themes isn’t your idea of fun.

Also The first 2 acts are both intriguing, fun, and engaging. The 3rd doesn... Read more Read less

83
The Headlands
Upper W Side
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like stories that take their time to unravel.

Don't see it if You want a comedy. There are lighter moments, but definitely on the serious side.

Also I found the performances to be engaging. And further into the mystery ... Read more Read less

72
During previews
The Minutes
Midtown W
Edgy, Ambitious

See it if You like the cast list. You like Letts. You like subversive storytelling.

Don't see it if Naturalistic plays that turn into surrealism bother you.

Also At first I was like “this seems way too light to be a Lett’s play.” Bu... Read more Read less

35
During previews
Rules of Desire
Midtown W
Raunchy, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if A play about 3 people trapped in a situation where they must use one another is intriguing to you.

Don't see it if A play with themes of rape and sexist ideas is unacceptable to you.

Also The content didn’t bother me. I just felt the lead character was so ov... Read more Read less

61
During previews
We're Gonna Die
Midtown W
Entertaining, but i wanted more

See it if You like shows that aren’t typical theater. You like music and monologues.

Don't see it if You want a plot, you want songs that advance a plot.

Also I enjoyed myself, but wished there was more substance. Hard to get beh... Read more Read less

60
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Banal, Entertaining

See it if You want a light evening, mostly laughs.

Don't see it if You want to be challenged, the drama never gets too deep.

Also Overall OK. I laughed, but I kept hoping the play would dive a bit dee... Read more Read less

80
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever

See it if You like the idea of blending contemporary music and history.

Don't see it if You don't like the idea of sung through musicals and non-traditional casting.

38
During previews
Disappointing, Dizzying

See it if You like to see all new musicals. You are a fan of the talented cast.

Don't see it if You want a new musical that is well paced and is more than fluff.

Also I’m all for a fluffy, “sit back and enjoy”, show. But for me none of c... Read more Read less

67
Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if You love big splashy Broadway Musicals.

Don't see it if You want something character driven.

Also It enjoyed myself for most of the first act, but spectacle over substa... Read more Read less

60
Quirky, Resonant, Slow

See it if You like to see new plays that are about characters existing in today's world.

Don't see it if You like to see plays that are plot driven or plot heavy.

Also Could still use some trimming. I didn't buy the relationship between t... Read more Read less

68
During previews
The Thin Place
Midtown W
Disappointing, Absorbing

See it if You are a fan of the playwrights previous work.

Don't see it if You want to a full realized production.

Also This feels a bit too slight in both text and staging. Wanted more, fel... Read more Read less

67
Disappointing

See it if You like an old fashioned play.

Don't see it if You like a play with more than a simple plot.

Also There’s some admirable performances from the supporting cast, but the ... Read more Read less

83
Fun

See it if You want to see a revival of a 80’s classic.

Don't see it if You want more than entertainment. This is a “sit back and enjoy” musical.

Also Nice performances and singing.

80
All My Fathers
East Village
Great acting

See it if You like small ensemble dramas with a touch of dark comedy.

Don't see it if You don’t like plays that experiment with structure and form.

Also Well acted, with a standout performance by Hogan. Personally I was enj... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Seared
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny

See it if You want to see a new play that is really well acted.

Don't see it if You want to see a new play where the script is the star.

Also For me the actors really sold the evening. The characters and the situ... Read more Read less

78
During previews
Absorbing

See it if You want a family drama about flawed people trying to help one another and not always doing the right thing.

Don't see it if You want comedy, or are uninterested in seeing a play about addiction.

Also 2 standout performances from Bengtsson and Kendall. Well constructed p... Read more Read less

72
Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You are a fan of the playwrights other work.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of the playwrights other work.

Also It does feel like a less potent version of “The Father”. But it’s dire... Read more Read less

35
Confusing

See it if You are into non-traditional theatre. You are looking for something very experimental.

Don't see it if You are not willing to be blindfolded.

Also Felt more like sense experiment then Theatre. I couldn’t make the corr... Read more Read less

73
Ambitious

See it if You like either of the two stars. You’re in the mood for monologues about life/death.

Don't see it if You want a plot and a coherent narrative.

Also Both actors are great. I just wished the evening had gelled together m... Read more Read less

50
During previews
Broadway Bounty Hunter
West Village
Disappointing, Clever

See it if You like spoofs about musicals and musical theatre people.

Don't see it if You like shows with strong plots, or something serious.

Also There's some fun moments and some great voices, but I felt that jokes ... Read more Read less

70
A Strange Loop
Midtown W
Ambitious, Funny

See it if you like non-traditional structures. Or shows about putting on a show.

Don't see it if you want shows tat are realistic and do not break the fourth wall.

Also The ensemble steals the show. They are all wonderful playing many char... Read more Read less

75
BLKS
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny

See it if You want to see a comedy that focuses on women's wants, needs, and desires in the bedroom and relationships.

Don't see it if you want a drama with character development.

Also The play is very funny, and the cast is sensational. I would have like... Read more Read less

86
All My Sons
Midtown W
Absorbing

See it if You like Arthur Miller. You like the actors involved.

Don't see it if You want a reimagined or modern take on an older play.

Also It's a lovely no-frills, straight forward production with great perfor... Read more Read less

87
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You like musical comedy. you're looking for something light and funny.

Don't see it if You're looking for a carbon copy of the film.

Also I love that that they took the premise and a few lines from the film, ... Read more Read less

56
During previews
Disappointing

See it if You like character studies. Subtle comedy.

Don't see it if You’re looking for hug laughs, or a plot driven play.

Also I appreciated that the play is something different in style and struct... Read more Read less

96
Great writing, Funny

See it if You think you’d like a funny play about community theatre actresses overreaching

Don't see it if You like drama, serious plays.

Also So funny. The prefect length. I smiled and laughed throughout.