NancySwiezyFlowersNYC

New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  NYC florist and wedding planner that loves and finds inspiration in theatre
Reviews (127)
95
A great time !, Refreshing, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful
April 17th, 2022

See it if If classic musicals are your thing . The Cast is wonderful and a shout out to the younger cast members. They are so darn talented !

Don't see it if Sutton Foster is not the perfect Marion,Due to her being a mezzo Soprano. Her song there were bells in the hill is very oddly crafted.

Also Hugh. Well not much to say. He’s so charming in the role . Perfection!... Read more Read less

88
During previews
¡Americano!
Midtown W
Enjoyable, Entertaining, Great singing, Powerful american immigrant experience
April 14th, 2022

See it if If you are proud to be a American. This multi generational emigrant experience is explored and shows how flawed it is.

Don't see it if Your are a Texas Trumper

Also The company Ensemble work was excellent. A over all enjoyable night of... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Bus and truck level, Cliché direction, Disappointing
April 6th, 2022

See it if Sadly the leading lady is too young to be playing this role. She lacks the organic comic timing so needed for this character.

Don't see it if You looking for a star powered performances.

Also Jane Lynch is wasted playing her mother. The over all talent is good f... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Great dancing, Great direction, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining
March 31st, 2022

See it if This show packs amazing dancing and storytelling of NYC ‘s free slaves and the Immigrant Irish living in harmony in the 1860’s .

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals

Also The ensemble work is amazing . Based on the 5 points neighborhood of N... Read more Read less

95
Suffs
East Village
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining
March 27th, 2022

See it if Just a amazing experience. The next Hamilton. The cast was perfection. A bit long but they will be able to edit a bit when it goes up town.

Don't see it if If your a Trump supporter or not interested in womens rights

Also See it now before it closes

90
A lot of full frontal male nudity, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting
March 27th, 2022

See it if A interesting play about homosexuality in the world o 1970’s baseball . They explore friendships Cliches and ignorance

Don't see it if If your offended by make nudity

Also Jesse Tyler Ferguson character is so endearing. He plays A gay nerdy b... Read more Read less

85
BAROCOCO (2022)
Midtown E
French court fun !, Thoughtful direction, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever
February 18th, 2022

See it if If your a bit of a French Court Francophile. Perfect acting. Silly parlor games reacted with such grace and humor. The costumes stunning

Don't see it if If Slap Stick is not your thing BUT this was so beautifully crafted. I still enjoyed it

Also I felt like this was the missing screens from Outlander season 2 in Pa... Read more Read less

89
Company (Broadway)
Midtown W
Fantastic score, Refreshing, Intelligent, Great singing
December 26th, 2021

See it if You love Sondheim . Some of his best and joyful work

Don't see it if Looking for a deep plot line

Also It was a treat to compare this gender vended version to the original. ... Read more Read less

85
Clyde's (Broadway)
Midtown W
Edgy, Thought-provoking, Intense, Relevant, Profound
December 14th, 2021

See it if You want to think about this play way after it’s over. It’s haunting in a good way. Plus the craziest ending to a play I have ever seen.

Don't see it if Prison life is difficult for you. FYI don’t come hungry ! The foodie talk is very funny and keeps this play very “light”.

Also The best take away is just because one has been in prison. Does not al... Read more Read less

80
Rescue Rue
Gramercy
Great puppetry, Childrens theater, Sweet, Entertaining, Clever
December 14th, 2021

See it if If you like children theatre.It’s a bit slapsticky, but fun for all ages. The puppet design and work is quite good as well.

Don't see it if Over the top slapstick is not for you

Also The actors are quite talented and loved the oversized book set.

90
Ambitious, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining
November 22nd, 2021

See it if you appreciate great ensemble work . The cast portrays a small Canadian town and I some of the 6.000 travelers due to 9/11.

Don't see it if If the topic of 9/11 is hard for you. I chocked up many times but still they handled to experience with great sensitivity.

90
During previews
A Sherlock Carol
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever
November 17th, 2021

See it if Do see it! Move over Nutcracker and Rockets Sherlock is in town! Such a fun mash up of Holmes and Dickens’s. Beautiful costumes great cast.

Don't see it if If you don’t like British Styled Comedy’s

Also I was having The Mystery of Edwin Drood flash backs at times ! A delig... Read more Read less

90
Fun holiday experience, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever
November 15th, 2021

See it if Move over Nutcracker Sherlock’s in town! A fun mash up of two British classics. Great casting , clever ensemble work, & beautiful costumes

Don't see it if If British farce is not your thing. Happy Christmas All!🎄🇬🇧

90
During previews
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Entertaining
November 15th, 2021

See it if If African American theatre history is interesting or important to yuu.

Don't see it if Do see it . A great story on the fight to transform how African American theatrical stereotypes needed to be changed. Well done !

85
Slow, Quirky, Great acting, Great singing, Clever
March 7th, 2020

See it if If a flash back to the swinging 70 ‘s is of interest to you. Finely acted and sung by the 2 couples the 5 wheel alter ego.

Don't see it if If a flash back to 2 couples sexual diversion out side of the marriage bedroom is uncomfortable for you .

Also The show is a bit flat in style pacing and musical redundancy. Great m... Read more Read less

91
Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever
January 24th, 2020

See it if Wow. What a ride....Rick Miller is a living time capsule. Boom is told from a Canadian baby Boomer point of view. Refreshing for us Yankees

Don't see it if If one man shows are not your thing and 1940’s- 1970’s history is not important to you.

Also A great living history lesson for any one Born in the 1970 and beyond.... Read more Read less

85
Fun👍, Great for teens and tweens, Hilarious, Great singing, Entertaining
January 22nd, 2020

See it if This 👍fun & charming musical turns your favorite emojis in to musical characters. 💃🏽🕺🏼👸🏻🕵🏼‍♂️👩🏽‍⚕️👿🥰😎🤗Just a few of them!

Don't see it if If your not computer illiterate some translation will be needed . Or if a show bordering on a children’s/ family show is not your thing.

Also I ❤️ed The show . I smiled all night long! The costumes ,wigs and set ... Read more Read less

85
MsTRIAL
Midtown W
Well acted, Profound
December 29th, 2019

See it if If you like Law and Order this show is for you. A bit too long due to the intermission. But well acted and directed.

Don't see it if If the topic of rape is a problem for you

65
Nutcracker Rouge
Brooklyn
Quirky, Raunchy, Overrated, Disappointing, Cliched
November 18th, 2019

See it if Sadly we made a reservation and the theatre company sold our tickets ! We arrived and were told we would have to stand! Very upsetting!!!!

Don't see it if I’d naked male butts is a problem for yuu

Also After seeing 4 acts we left. This show lacks creative direction.. The ... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
October 2nd, 2019

See it if Wow what a ride ! A 50 year old divorcee who’s self centeredness & delusions of grandeur drives him in to a lackluster life.& depression.

Don't see it if Their are two graffiti sex scenes . But done with honesty and integrity to the characters performance. Yes pun intended !

Also Soooo funny yet very dark. Loved everything about this play. The actin... Read more Read less

89
Entertaining, Intelligent, Refreshing, Great acting, Clever
September 22nd, 2019

See it if This charming play about a pack of young boys growing up in rural Scotland is well crafted directed and acted.

Don't see it if If you gave a hard time with rather thick Scottish accents or childhood loss. Nothing a few episodes of Outlander won’t cure!

Also Loved the wee Helpful Scottish vocabulary list in the program!

90
During previews
Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing
September 21st, 2019

See it if A late night party brings a group of educated catholic white supremist values clashing into a very drunken “pro” Trump/choice conversation

Don't see it if A current political play is not your thing.

Also Well acted, written & directed. It’s interesting as a New Yorker to se... Read more Read less

90
Rinse, Repeat
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting
August 18th, 2019

See it if This family drama explores perfectionism, family values and self esteem thru bulimia. Well written, directed & acted

Don't see it if If you don’t have empathy towards people dealing with eating disorders .

Also As intense of a issue, this play never get too heavy to watch . The ex... Read more Read less

88
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Profound, Great acting
July 16th, 2019

See it if Placed Uganda, a educated christian family grapples with their brother being gay. How can one love their brother & be politically correct?

Don't see it if If you are a anti gay rights or have no interest in how hate is manifested thur church and state. Our VP should see this play!

Also Well acted, Powerful story, and very important politically. It resonat... Read more Read less

90
All My Sons
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Profound, Great acting, Absorbing
June 27th, 2019

See it if This classic play holds so much truth in today’s unethical political climate. Saving ones wealth over “all his sons”.

Don't see it if If a 3 act drama is too much for one to sit Thur FYI use hearing aids to block out stupid people who talk and eat during perfirmances.AGAIN!

Also The cast comes with highly crafted acting skills and Interesting color... Read more Read less

86
During previews
Toni Stone
Midtown W
Baseball history, Ambitious, Great staging, Great acting
June 15th, 2019

See it if Calling all baseball history fans.... Toni Stone Is a beautifully crafted story of the first US women profession baseball player.

Don't see it if If you don’t like baseball or story's about the African American sporting experience.

Also It runs way to long. About 2 1/2 hours with a intermission . The chore... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Soft porn, Raunchy, Insipid, Slow
June 9th, 2019

See it if Ms Moloney's solo performance is expertly executed. But watching 90 minutes about a characters sexually adventures ... not my cup of tea.

Don't see it if Do not see if nudity and 90 minutes of sexual story telling is not your thing.

Also I found this play boring and some times embarrassing to watch in publi... Read more Read less

86
Proof of Love
West Village
Insightful, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining
June 8th, 2019

See it if Brenda Presley’s performance vis thoughtful and lovingly crafted. A very insightful afternoon on a how marring down effects her relationshi.

Don't see it if If dealing with divorce and the potential of pulling the plug on a loved one could be hard for you to watch.

90
During previews
Handbagged
Midtown E
Entertaining, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever
June 6th, 2019

See it if WOW. If your a lover of modern British history this ride is for you. Great writing and acting places you with young Queen Elizabeth....

Don't see it if If modern British history is important to you🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧

Also ...Against her elder self with her same coupling of Margaret Thatcher.... Read more Read less

75
The Cradle Will Rock
East Village
Well produced, Musical dissonant, Good acting, Great singing
May 2nd, 2019

See it if Learning about early life creating unions in small town America interests you. Over all a well produced work. Just not my musical cup of tea

Don't see it if If you like music you can go home humming to.

Also “Marc Blitzstein’s play in music, created through the Federal Theater ... Read more Read less

30
During previews
Lost for words, Confusing, Indulgent, Disappointing, Slow
April 26th, 2019

See it if I hate saying anything negative about a theatre experience but today is the day. This play lacks direction, focus and pacing. The puppetry..

Don't see it if Don’t. So sadly I have to say this.

Also Puppetry is oddly incorporated, the counter tenor talented but bizarre... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Slapstick humor, Interactive, Fun, Quirky, Clever
April 18th, 2019

See it if You like British slapstick or know any one who has served their country. The show is clever charming & offers some fun audience interaction

Don't see it if If your not a fan of slapstick humor.. Oddly I’m not. But I did enjoy this performance much more that I ever thought!

Also This show is perfect for the crowed that loved ...The play that went t... Read more Read less

88
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
Upper W Side
Intelligent, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever
April 17th, 2019

See it if A funny, playful mind game of fandom, family disfunction and theatrical narcism all rolled in to a skillfully crafted pea pod dory!

Don't see it if If theatre of the somewhat obscured is not for you. And a bit long.

Also John Larroquette Performance and Jerry Z’s direction is masterful!

88
After
Midtown E
Thought-provoking, Intense, Resonant, Relevant, Profound
April 3rd, 2019

See it if This intense play about troubled teens hits 3 major challenges parents are facing today . Well crafted, well directed ( Great job Joe! )

Don't see it if If you belong to the NRA homophobic and think the First Family is doing a great job on the topic of bullying

Also The acting was quite good and this play should head right over to broa... Read more Read less

90
Row After Row
East Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Clever
March 8th, 2019

See it if I saw this play at the womans theatres project . It’s a fascinating play about the civil war thu 3 re-enactment actors. Cont. below

Don't see it if If civil war is not a interested of yours

Also It was interesting to see how so much in our country has changed and h... Read more Read less

90
During previews
The Cake
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant, Funny
March 2nd, 2019

See it if Well..if Waitress had a baby with The Bird Cage and gave birth to it on Say Yes To The Dress. Your would have The Cake!🍰

Don't see it if If you don’t think people are gay deserve to be married. On the other hand the great writing & laughter may change your mind!

Also The play poignant, political ,important, touching and extremely charmi... Read more Read less

85
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful
December 8th, 2018

See it if This is a one man show of self exportation of his marriage and the mental challenges of becoming a parent. It is joyful funny and touching,

Don't see it if Maybe if your having a hard time trying to get pregnant.

Also The ceiling drop ... was brilliant !!!! The best ever!😍😍😍

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Funny
December 8th, 2018

See it if I wish this show stayed off Broadway in a smaller intimate setting. So charming and warm hearted

Don't see it if If you think the band will perform a lot . I wish they had a big party in the middle of the play to give these musicians more play time!

90
Clever, Entertaining, Masterful, Fun for all ages
December 8th, 2018

See it if If your a magic buff this show is for you! A Vegas quality magic show for all ages.

Don't see it if If you have seen the show before sadly a few of the acts are a repeat.

88
Wild Abandon
Chelsea
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Great singing
September 30th, 2018

See it if This most talented actress singer- songwriter and musician Leenya Rideout is a force to recon with ! Her work is carefully crafted.

Don't see it if If one person shows or complicated mother-daughter relationships is a troubling issue for you

Also congrads to the director as well. The 1 and a 1/2 show is never dull. ... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Ambitious, Thought-provoking
September 9th, 2018

See it if If you enjoy fine acting in a ensemble setting. In like Spring Awakening the signing cast resides above the counterpart speaking actors.

Don't see it if If was he struggle of addiction is a touchy subject for you .

79
Ambitious, Fine repertory work, Slow
August 18th, 2018

See it if To see fine group of actors pulling together a wonderful collaborated experience.

Don't see it if The story line is the problem. Just not enough of a plot to make it interesting.

85
Delightful, Fantastic choreography, Great singing, Entertaining, A bit long
August 18th, 2018

See it if You want to see broadway up and comers on fire. The boys are fantastic! Me Bergasses choreography and direction is first rate!

Don't see it if If you don’t like musical reviews, make quartets and American pop rock.

Also Ms Dionne D Figgins has moments of greatness. She reminds me of a youn... Read more Read less

81
During previews
Ambitious, Disappointing, Slow, Miss casted
June 12th, 2018

See it if This musical falls flat. When writers cast them selfs in a the staring role...Focus dissipates. Ms Jessica Walker is talented but miss caste

Don't see it if If female gay /bisexual topics are uncomfortable for you

Also Sally needs to be a much broader crazamaric personality. I would love ... Read more Read less

85
The Gentleman Caller
West Village
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, A tag long
May 26th, 2018

See it if These well matched actors are the perfect foil for the first meeting of Tennessee William and William Inge. Humor & gay life are expolored.

Don't see it if If gay themed plays make you uneasy.

Also Loved the writing, acting and direction Such a great fantasy having th... Read more Read less

80
Entertaining, Quirky, Fun, High energy
April 8th, 2018

See it if This high energy show is a well performed. Hamelton style choreographer and contemporary music makes this a fun but long evening.

Don't see it if If you don’t like Legally Blonde kind of musicals. I wish the plot was more interesting.

Also See them next at BAM and in Scotland at the Edinburgh Fringe Fest

50
Disco Pigs
Chelsea
Great acting, Confusing, Dizzying, Quirky, Excruciating
February 18th, 2018

See it if If you want to see two talented actors give their all in a play that is 🐷swinly lintangible.

Don't see it if You cant understand A thick Gallic accent.

Also This little piggy wished she went to the market instead of this play. ... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing
February 17th, 2018

See it if This play gives a generational insight to A family’s struggle with a Down syndrome child. loved the humor & the guilty sibling experience.

Don't see it if No reason not to see it! Well crafted directed and acted.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful
February 16th, 2018

See it if The work is powerful, finely crafted and is a painful journey of her health and the creation and life in The City Of Hope.

Don't see it if If topics of cancer and the disturction of woeman body’s thue rape and the sadness to know that the UN in the Congo is beyond corrupt .

Also I had the opportunity to read the script before. And as hard as the ma... Read more Read less

90
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking
February 9th, 2018

See it if If you like house of cards, this political play on how to get a head in DC iis right for you. Keeping the Donald out of it most of the time!

Don't see it if If gay relationships or stabs at the predictor in chef are troubling to you. (We wouldn’t want you their either!)

Also Great acting , well writen, great powerful roles for women and some fu... Read more Read less