nancyboi

Brooklyn | 25-34

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Reviews (34)
71
During previews
Slow, Relevant, Great staging
April 23rd, 2022

See it if you want a solid, traditional production of Thornton Wilder's classic.

Don't see it if you were expecting a new take on old material.

Also You probably won't see a better version of this play, but it remains a... Read more Read less

75
Disappointing, Great staging, Entertaining
April 17th, 2022

See it if You're in the mood for silly comedy.

Don't see it if You're expecting a great play. The physical comedy and set are terrific. Overall, it's enjoyable but some moments really aren't that funny.

Also A good choice for younger theatergoers. Rules regarding masks were not... Read more Read less

84
Campy, Great singing, Entertaining
April 15th, 2022

See it if you're in the mood for a fun evening of singing street urchins, bloody comedy, and evil plants.

Don't see it if you hate puppets, musicals and camp.

Also This is a solid revival of a classic. It was well-acted and sung. Kudo... Read more Read less

84
During previews
Indulgent, Great staging, Great acting
April 6th, 2022

See it if you "LOVE WORDS"!

Don't see it if you have a low tolerance for intellectual indulgence.

Also The production is first-rate. James McAvoy gives one of the best stage... Read more Read less

56
During previews
Lifeless, Disappointing, Cliched
March 20th, 2022

See it if you're a fan of Debra Messing

Don't see it if you're expecting a play with lots of laughs, depth, or genuine emotion

Also When Tracy Letts wrote this play it was entitled "Mary Page Marlowe." ... Read more Read less

64
During previews
At The Wedding
Upper W Side
Overproduced, Self-indulgent, Underdeveloped
March 19th, 2022

See it if you like one-act plays

Don't see it if you're expecting character development or plot

Also The playwright squanders every opportunity to explore character or plo... Read more Read less

60
Great staging, Indulgent, Disappointing
November 26th, 2021

See it if you want an intriguingly directed new musical with charming actors doing their best with forgettable songs; great dancing from Tony Yazbeck.

Don't see it if you're looking for a musical that has a deep meaning or a plot beyond "famous white people take LSD to deal with grief"

60
Unfocused, Meandering, Good acting
September 17th, 2021

See it if you enjoy monologues.

Don't see it if you need plot or character arc.

Also Good actors make the most out of underdeveloped monologues. There's so... Read more Read less

90
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining
July 9th, 2021

See it if You enjoy Jackie Hoffman. Very funny take on theater from POV of a minor character in Fiddler on the Roof as she waits in the wings.

Don't see it if You dislike humorous shows or if you are unvaccinated.

70
Great staging, Quirky, Entertaining
June 6th, 2019

See it if You're a fan of the movie or 80s pop culture or looking for a fun time at the theater. The performances are great.

Don't see it if You hate the movie. Or want to leave a musical singing a song you just heard (the music here is very forgettable).

75
During previews
BLKS
Midtown W
Fluffy, Quirky, Funny
April 29th, 2019

See it if you enjoy "Girls" or "Sex and the City."

Don't see it if you want a deeper look into these characters. The cast is great. The playwright shows promise, but should have taken more risks.

88
During previews
We Are The Tigers
East Village
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny
February 19th, 2019

See it if You enjoy new musicals and discovering new talent. This cast is amazing and the book/music & lyrics are terrific. Cheers!

Don't see it if You if don't like musicals or teenaged drama queens.

80
Nassim
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Quirky
January 13th, 2019

See it if You like something different

Don't see it if You're expecting a fully polished, rehearsed play. It is a very entertaining production and thought-provoking on the subject of language.

83
During previews
Bleach
Brooklyn
Edgy, Great acting, Vicarious walk on the wild side
January 6th, 2019

See it if you're an adventurous theater-goer.

Don't see it if You're easily offended by male nudity and graphic discussion of gay sex or uncomfortable in an intimate setting.

Also The location is easily accessible via the L train.

72
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent
December 22nd, 2018

See it if like gay plays

Don't see it if you want to see a play that examines the issue of same-sex marriage with a manipulative narrative and melodrama.

79
Funny, Quirky, Entertaining
December 3rd, 2018

See it if you enjoy stand-up with great storytelling; also terrific for anyone who has (or is planning to have) children.

Don't see it if you're bored by solo shows

70
Unexpected Joy
Midtown E
Cliched, Great singing, Slow
May 21st, 2018

See it if you enjoy folk-music performed by four talented singers

Don't see it if you like musicals with a strong, believable book

58
Disappointing, Overrated, Slow
November 22nd, 2017

See it if you want to watch a glorified Law and Order episode.

Don't see it if you're offended by the f-word or are expecting a plot or character development.

83
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Slow
September 9th, 2017

See it if You want a traditional British family drama

Don't see it if You're expecting fireworks.

79
Jerry's Girls
Midtown E
Great singing, Entertaining, Refreshing
August 6th, 2017

See it if you enjoy no-frills, cabaret-stylye musical revue with solid performances and the music of Jerry Herman (Mame; La Cage; Hello, Dolly).

Don't see it if you're expecting razzle-dazzle or a book musical.

Also Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Christine Pedi have their moments. Stephanie U... Read more Read less

76
During previews
Great acting, Dated, Romantic
August 4th, 2017

See it if you want an evening of old-fashioned, sweet short plays that are well acted.

Don't see it if you if don't like short plays or long scene changes.

89
Great acting, Great staging, Riveting
July 29th, 2017

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare with solid direction and great acting.

Don't see it if you're offended by non-traditional casting.

83
During previews
A Parallelogram
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting
July 23rd, 2017

See it if you want a well-acted & smartly directed, unconventional drama that asks more questions than it answers. Anita Gillette is amazing.

Don't see it if you're looking for a happy play.

75
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Great acting, Slow, Resonant
July 20th, 2017

See it if You enjoy seeing fine actors at work.

Don't see it if you're expecting a fast-paced show, This certainly moves slowly so you can savour the performances. The actor playing Hank is great!

70
Disappointing, Great acting, Indulgent
July 14th, 2017

See it if you want to see two good actors perform Craig Lucas (Tales of Love and Death). Included a beautiful short play feat. the AIDS quilt

Don't see it if you are expecting a fully finished piece. Tales of Love and Death needs a lot of work (mainly better direction) before it gets to Edinburgh.

80
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing
July 14th, 2017

See it if you enjoy your Yiddish and American history set to music

Don't see it if you don't speak Yiddish and are challenged by reading supertitles.

89
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy
June 1st, 2017

See it if you love a throwback to the days of campy "ridiculous" shows, enjoy watching actors have fun, and want to have a fun night at the theatre.

Don't see it if you have no sense of humor, are expecting a drama, or don't want to laugh.

70
Slow, Funny, Disappointing, Confusing, Intelligent
May 24th, 2017

See it if like stories about offbeat people.

Don't see it if you want a great story. This one's a little confusing!

Also Gina Gionfriddo has written an interesting play with quirky characters... Read more Read less

83
Clever, Funny, Fluffy
January 13th, 2017

See it if You love The Golden Girls and want to have a silly, good time!

Don't see it if You dislike like drag and camp.

80
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing
January 13th, 2017

See it if If you love classic musicals and a wonderful performance by Melissa Errico.

Don't see it if You're not into traditional musicals.

83
Wicked (Broadway)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing
January 13th, 2017

See it if You love The Wizard of Oz and show-stopping songs.

Don't see it if If you're not into tween shows and American Idol style singing.

80
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky
January 13th, 2017

See it if You like the music of Cyndi Lauper.

Don't see it if You're offended by drag.

88
During previews
The Dork Knight
West Village
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting
January 13th, 2017

See it if You love Batman movies and great impressions of Michael Keaton and other Batmen.

Don't see it if Solo shows or Batman.

90
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious
January 13th, 2017

See it if You love naughty puppets and great songs.

Don't see it if You're offended by puppet sex.