Nancy 6151

New York City

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Reviews (54)
75
Quirky, Confusing, Funny

See it if you want to see absolutely ridiculous people

Don't see it if you need a story you can relate too. I do not understand the ending at all

80
Clever, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a sci-fi musical with joyous performers that has a large internet following among teens

Don't see it if You have no patience with teenage angst (which everyone one has gone through)

100
The Light
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a difficult subject handled well. A small wonder.

Don't see it if You want a big extravagant play

90
Hangmen
Chelsea
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Surprising, Edgy

See it if you like interesting situations and how different people react to them

Don't see it if you want a simple story

Also I loved that I had no idea where it was going and how it was going to ... Read more Read less

80
Funny, Great singing, Raunchy, Clever

See it if you enjoy awkward situations and like watching a car crash of humans. Some stand out performances

Don't see it if you are easily offended by vulgar situations and language

85
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you want to see how others handle or actually mishandle a difficult situation.

Don't see it if you are not interested in the problems of a family

89
An Ordinary Muslim
East Village
Great acting, Absorbing, Intelligent, Profound, Resonant

See it if you want to see a different play and learn about a different culture

Don't see it if you want a fluffy play

83
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Clever, Relevant

See it if you enjoy Edward Albee and acting at it's best.

Don't see it if you want a sweet play

95
Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging, Must see, Funny

See it if you love theater. Mark Rylance is wonderful as usual, the singing glorious, love the concept to bring in both singer and actor to the stage

Don't see it if you don't like English theater.

Also I can't say enough about seeing this play. It is theater heaven.

90
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you want a funny play with serious things to say. Very relevant in this age of bullying. Wonderful writing and acting.

Don't see it if you don't want to spend time with teenagers in the sixties in Ghana.

80
Intense, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Dated

See it if you want see a slice of life where men rule and women are trying to break out of the times

Don't see it if you want a linear story line

75
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Ambitious

See it if enjoy hearing different views on how to live your life and how religion plays into your actions

Don't see it if you want an action play and can not sit through conversations alone.

95
For a previous production
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Funny, Entertaining, Refreshing, Joyfull

See it if you want to smile, have a lot of fun and laughter. Just a joy to see.

Don't see it if you want a straight Shakespeare play set to music.

80
I Lost You There
West Village
Resonant, Clever, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy 1 person shows. She plays many characters and transitions well between them.

Don't see it if you want a fluffy show about the realities of family and death.

Also Even with the subject matter, it is not a depressing show and does act... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if you enjoy 2 person plays about friendship and care for another human being.

Don't see it if you don't want to be reminded of the AIDS crisis or what it must have been like for gay men in that time.

Also Can be slow moving.

75
During previews
The Show-Off
Midtown W
Cliched, Great acting, Silly

See it if you like old fashioned plays with a character that you just want to slap. Annette O'Toole is wonderful.

Don't see it if you can't imagine that these customs actually existed.

85
Charm
West Village
Profound, Thought-provoking, Intense, Funny

See it if you are interested in how 2 generations can come together over common problems and issues. Ending could have been better.

Don't see it if you have any pre-conceived notions and prejudices of the LGBT community.

Also Sandra Caldwell is amazing.

90
During previews
Mary Jane
East Village
Absorbing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if you are interested in the every day life of a mom caring for a special needs child, how she deals and what her future might be.

Don't see it if you want a show that wraps up everything in a pretty bow by the end of the show.

80
During previews
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intense, Great acting, Profound

See it if you enjoy the writing of Suzan-Lori Parks. She does not disappoint. It really makes you look at a world you may hopefully never know.

Don't see it if you want a simple story with a happy ending.

80
During previews
Ambitious, Intense, Disappointing

See it if If you enjoy having no idea where the play is going, which can be a good thing. Enjoyed the acting and the actors.

Don't see it if you need everything in the end to be tied up in a bow. Liked the authors other plays more then this.

10
Confusing, Excruciating, Indulgent

See it if You want to be entertained in any way. You can not hear the spoken words and the sung words half the time.

Don't see it if just don't see it

100
During previews
Prince of Broadway
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Masterful, Riveting, Great singing

See it if you love musicals. The singing and dancing are a marvel. Shows the great history of a great director.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals

85
During previews
Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Quirky

See it if You enjoy great musicianship, strange but entertaining story line, different staging for a musical

Don't see it if You need a straight line to a story, have no interest in true history told in an unusual way

85
During previews
The Antipodes
Midtown W
Clever, Intense, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if You like Annie Baker, enjoy listening to a play

Don't see it if If you need a pat story, can not sit for 2 hours with out getting restless

85
Linda
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see how women are treated in the workplace as they age. Very up to date and realistic. How women juggle home and work.

Don't see it if You have no interest in women in the workplace.

95
Absorbing, Funny, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a wonderful story teller and perhaps learn about our country in a very entertaining way. I was so pleasantly entertained.

Don't see it if you want a large, loud show

90
Red State Blue State
West Village
Clever, Funny, Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want a new perspective on the sate of politics in this time

Don't see it if you do not like his humor

Also It's not a Trump bashing. He talks about the state of our politics goi... Read more Read less

90
Intelligent, Profound, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy small musicals about big issue, interesting stories

Don't see it if you want a full Broadway production

95
Entertaining, Great acting, Exquisite, Masterful, Relevant

See it if you want to see a musical that is near perfect in every way. Story is glorious and so is the acting of the entire ensemble.

Don't see it if you want a fluffy musical

Also I saw the original and loved this even more. (and I loved the original... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Riveting, Intense

See it if you like plays that make you think and keep you on the edge

Don't see it if you want a comedy

Also I saw the original, which I liked very much, and enjoyed this just as ... Read more Read less

89
Relevance
West Village
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if you want to see a great acting team. Very relevant subject and writing

Don't see it if you want an easy-going play and don't want to think

90
The Amateurs
Gramercy
Great acting, Masterful, Relevant, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want a play that is different and unexpected

Don't see it if you want the same thing you've seen before

Also I had no idea what to expect but knew that the writer of Marjorie Prim... Read more Read less

79
During previews
The Stone Witch
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Disappointing, Slow

See it if you want to see 3 great actors do their best with what is given to them

Don't see it if you want a simple, straightforward story with a happy ending

Also I enjoyed it up to the point where I don't think it knew where to go a... Read more Read less

80
Timely, Relevant, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a play that shows that times have not changed for women in the workplace and characters that are not entirely likable.

Don't see it if you want a happy ending and characters that have changed their ways.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Refreshing, Enjoyable

See it if you enjoy one person shows. A very interesting life and his stories of meeting the people of New York.

Don't see it if you need a beginning, middle and end of a story.

82
War Paint
Midtown W
Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you want to see 2 wonderful actresses with an interesting story

Don't see it if you want a show with a beginning, middle and end

80
Clever, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy John Doyle direction and scenic design. Starts slow but really got into it. Enjoyed Stephen Schwartz music. Really liked staging

Don't see it if you are not interested in a different way of seeing Shakespeare.

95
During previews
Great writing, Great acting, Must see

See it if you love the writing of Harvey Fierstein and the acting of Michael Urie. Mercedes Reuhl is unrecognizable before she speaks and is great.

Don't see it if think a great play can not be rewritten into a shorter great play.

Also This cast is family. Time passed so quickly because of the writing and... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a play that is just as important now, and perhaps more so, then when it was first written.

Don't see it if you want to be blind to social injustice within the criminal system.

Also Edi Gathegi stepped into the role at the last minute, with more dialog... Read more Read less

75
During previews
The Home Place
Chelsea
Intense, Thought-provoking, Interesting

See it if you are interested in Irish history. Enjoy Brian Friel's writing, but not one of his best plays. Enjoy plays based on true stories.

Don't see it if you wonder why some of the characters have no relevance to the story. Need a happy ending.

83
During previews
The Treasurer
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if you want to see terrific acting by Peter Friedman and Deanna Dunagan, you have been through the experience of family with memory loss.

Don't see it if you have a great relationship with your mother.

Also Did not care for the ending.

95
Entertaining, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if you want an experience completely different from other theater. Pre-show is also entertaining, as was the announcer during the show.

Don't see it if you don't appreciate dance and movement, a small amount of audience participation and need a regular story line.

75
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intense, Disappointing

See it if you want to see a frank discussion on aging. Kathleen Chalfant can do no wrong. The second act was not necessary.

Don't see it if you like a play that does not go from point A to point B.

85
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You if you want to see a play unlike any other. Riveting themes of how playing by the rules can lead others to take advantage of you.

Don't see it if you want to see a simple through line play with music.

75
If Only
West Village
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Slow

See it if You are interested in what it might have been like in Lincoln's time for an inter-racial relationship

Don't see it if you want a fast moving story, you can't sit still fro 85 min.

83
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Relevant

See it if you want to hear about the early life of Michael Moore and how he became who he is today. It's more then a Trump bashing show.

Don't see it if you are a conservative Republican

75
Curvy Widow
Midtown W
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Fluffy

See it if you are of a specific age and have encountered online dating

Don't see it if you are looking for a profound piece of theater

87
Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Clever, Ambitious, Quirky, Refreshing, Funny

See it if you want to see an interpretation that is different and enjoyable, easy to follow

Don't see it if you want a straight adaptation and a clear line to the story

88
During previews
The Profane
Midtown W
Absorbing, Edgy, Great acting, Profound, Relevant

See it if You enjoy seeing plays that are very up to date about what is going on in the world today from a different point of view

Don't see it if You have no interest in religious differences that play out in families

95
Absorbing, Masterful, Intense, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see great acting and excellent staging

Don't see it if You don't want to see a play that resonates with the political climate we are in now