NancySwiezyFlowersNYC

New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  NYC florist and wedding planner that loves and finds inspiration in theatre
Reviews (108)
92
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

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

90
During previews
Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

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

88
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Profound, Great acting

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

86
During previews
Toni Stone
Midtown W
Baseball history, Ambitious, Great staging, Great acting

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

86
Proof of Love
West Village
Insightful, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining

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.

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

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

85
During previews
Slapstick humor, Interactive, Fun, Quirky, Clever

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
After
Midtown E
Thought-provoking, Intense, Resonant, Relevant, Profound

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
During previews
The Cake
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant, Funny

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

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Funny

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!

88
Wild Abandon
Chelsea
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Great singing

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

79
Ambitious, Fine repertory work, Slow

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.

81
During previews
Ambitious, Disappointing, Slow, Miss casted

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

80
Entertaining, Quirky, Fun, High energy

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

90
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

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.

90
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking

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

85
M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Great acting, Resonant, Disappointing

See it if I saw the original Broadway Show and it was riveting. This production directorial and design wise looked like a budget bus and truck tour.

Don't see it if If you was dramicic effects and accurate chiness opers. See it at the Met museum next year in the Astor court . That is amazing.

Also The performances were stellar but the set was so distracting. Was Ms T... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful, Profound

See it if This dark fairy tail is a poinient juaposition to the good life in the US vs surviving in a war zone. And that's just part one.

Don't see it if If avant-garde theatre is not your thing .

Also These two actress are mesmerizing. This play is well directed and writ... Read more Read less

85
Great acting, Dated, Intense, Slow

See it if If historic family dramas in a masterpiece Theatre way are of Interest to you. the writing a bit dry and directing pleasent but not riveting

Don't see it if If you hate British dramas like Downton Abbey . It's a bit too long as well. Editing the party scene would have been helpful.

80
Entertaining, Relevant, Indulgent, Thought-provoking, Political

See it if A interesting one man show about how his past protesting got press awareness & brought light to unjustesnesss in the.🇺🇸 5calls.com do it!

Don't see it if If you voted for the moron .

90
For a previous production
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great writing

See it if A mix of a Shakespeare story line and western musical theatre appeals you . In previews this is project a charmingly good time!

Don't see it if If classic musicals are not your bag and/or loooking for classic Shakespeare'

Also Oh....Did I say "This is Darling " at least 5 times with a western dra... Read more Read less

90
Charolais
Midtown E
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if This one woman show is a marvelous trip to the country side of my grandmothers Ireland. The bovine rivelrey ....

Don't see it if If one person shows are not your thing

Also ...Is brillianty charming and funny. A great insite to dairy farming l... Read more Read less

80
For a previous production
Clever, Relevant, Great acting, Quirky

See it if This parrotie tweets truthful humor about the current predictor in chef & his poorly casted advisors. Comedy is based on tragedy after all.

Don't see it if If you voted for Trump. If so get off of my island.

Also The cast is a talented group of actors and writers working very hard t... Read more Read less

78
Alligator Pie
Midtown W
Delightful, Quirky, Children's theatre

See it if I don't like slapstick at all. So this children's production has appropriately much of it.

Don't see it if If you don't like children's theatre or slapstick.

Also The whole in the bag song acommened by the office Supply rhythm sectio... Read more Read less

85
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Great acting, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if If the Middle East conflict and its history interest you. Very well acted and staged. Just as tedious as the real negotiations.

Don't see it if If the Middle East politics turn you off

89
Entertaining, Intelligent, Refreshing, Great acting, Clever

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
Rinse, Repeat
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

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

90
All My Sons
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Profound, Great acting, Absorbing

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

70
During previews
Soft porn, Raunchy, Insipid, Slow

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

90
During previews
Handbagged
Midtown E
Entertaining, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever

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

30
During previews
Lost for words, Confusing, Indulgent, Disappointing, Slow

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

88
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
Upper W Side
Intelligent, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

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!

90
Row After Row
East Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Clever

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

85
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful

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
Clever, Entertaining, Masterful, Fun for all ages

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.

85
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Ambitious, Thought-provoking

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 .

85
Delightful, Fantastic choreography, Great singing, Entertaining, A bit long

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

85
The Gentleman Caller
West Village
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, A tag long

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

50
Disco Pigs
Chelsea
Great acting, Confusing, Dizzying, Quirky, Excruciating

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

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful

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

80
During previews
Balls
Midtown E
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Tennis 🎾 centric, Woman’s lib

See it if If you love tennis and story’s of how the women’s movement was fought via the sport of tennis. 🎾😘

Don't see it if If you find tennis boring and the topic of womens right for a modern life interesting.

Also A pleasantly talented cast, creative staging and just a bit too long. ... Read more Read less

83
20th Century Blues
Midtown W
Entertaining, Good acting, Over all a pleasant production

See it if If you like story’s about long term fiendships and women’s issues on getting older. Well acted and crafted it could have been a bit shorter

Don't see it if If your over 50 and feeling a bit tired of the aging process.

90
Junk
Upper W Side
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if Wow! Mr Akhtar does it again! Another well written play with complex characters & great direction.

Don't see it if If the story of Junk bonds and the disturbing distruction of US company's.

86
The Last Match
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Sporting

See it if If you love the game of tennis 🎾this well matched duce volleys thru their career & the ❤️ of their romances on the pro circuit

Don't see it if If you hate tennis.

Also Well acted directed and staged !

91
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if It's a truly amazing experience to be able too sit at the feet of so many theatre masters in such a small off Broadway Theatre 🎭. Brovo !

Don't see it if You don't like the bard.

63
During previews
Slow, Indulgent, Confusing, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if You want to be bored. I so wanted to love this play but it was not to be. Odd interaction of the actors & heady writing that seams to go no

Don't see it if If religion and history are not your thing

Also Ms Seniors direction in Disgrasted was brilliant! So I was so excited ... Read more Read less

85
War Paint
Midtown W
Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if I with this musical was more of a play with music, than a stretched out musical with lack lusterd musical numbers.

Don't see it if If your looking for a big splashy musical

Also Lack luster ? Maybe it's because the Creative team was all men? Except... Read more Read less

85
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Intense, Slow

See it if this play explores the challenges of elder care and teens gone arye. Although beautifully acted the director needed to pick up the pace.

Don't see it if If eldercare and sickness is a chalange in your life

85
Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if Well if you told I would adore a zanie musical about a girl with a big bootie .you might call me a Kardashian!

Don't see it if If silly musicals are not your thing. The African American Experiance is the shape wear that creates the plays interesting foundation .

Also Yes puns intended! Ashley D. Kelley Is mesmerizing !!! You fall in lov... Read more Read less

90
Building the Wall
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Resonant

See it if This is a riviting play about the privatizing of our prison system that turns in to a holacost exicution camp. Fantastic acting

Don't see it if If you voted for Trump

Also Bravo to the actors and the director I was sitting on the edge of my s... Read more Read less