New York City Girl

Manhattan | 50-64 | Female
About:  I am a New York City girl who sees all theatre, on broadway, off broadway, off off broadway and more. Comedy clubs, theatre out of town. I applaud just getting a show up on the boards.
Reviews (98)
77
Ambitious, Hilarious, Quirky

See it if you enjoy his music and want a light funny evening.

Don't see it if you want to see something that is not commercial.

75
Entertaining, Funny

See it if you enjoy Christmas shows, have children that would enjoy this type of show. This is a holiday classic thing to do.

Don't see it if if you have seen this show many times. This is not a unique show, enjoyable but unchanged. Some might call it a classic, not me.

84
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you like Frankie Valli's music and love musicals. The music is terrific, singing is great, staging is good. Fun show. very entertaining.

Don't see it if you don;ty like Frank Valli music, musicals, shows about the time period.This show is for everyone but it might not be great for young kids.

85
During previews
Great singing, Indulgent

See it if you enjoy light hearted musicals. performances are good. singing and dancing are good.

Don't see it if you need depth in your musicals. Light hearted, good singing but it is not enough to make this a great piece work.

85
For a previous production
Nutcracker Rouge
Brooklyn
Refreshing, Masterful

See it if you like burlesque, nudity, amazing dancers, aerial work is great. Costumes are wonderful, Playfill, joyous, fun romp

Don't see it if you are a puritan and don't enjoy nudity, heavy sexual innuendo, homosexual theme burlesque.

64
During previews
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Disappointing, Indulgent, Slow

See it if you love Uma; the role is not terrific. writing was not good which surprised me. he is great writer.play could have been funny - it is not

Don't see it if you want a great plot, terrific acting, - not well written. very disappointing.

72
A Deal
Chelsea
Confusing, Disappointing

See it if you enjoy plays about families and their struggles of Chinese families living in NY. home buying, living in city all pose challenges.

Don't see it if if you want to see a light hearted play as this requires work and is not that interesting.

64
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if This is a children's show so be sure you take the little ones. Entertaining, using, good singing and acting for kids.It wasn't the best

Don't see it if you are a grown ups without children. this is for kids!!!!! This was a disappointment. Not done as well as it could be.

82
Entertaining, Delightful, Great staging

See it if you love great holiday entertainment. This is a classic - dancing, singing, and scenes from holidays in the great Radio City Music Hall.

Don't see it if you are a scrooge. Yes it has some things the same every year but it is fun, enjoyable for all ages. Repetitive annually.

83
Fire
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if you like to see absorbing, interesting, thought provoking theatre.

Don't see it if you want to see the same old tried and true theatre.

75
For a previous production
Diary of a Madman
Midtown W
Confusing, Dizzying

See it if you enjoy interesting theatre and don't need a major name performing.

Don't see it if you have seen every play on broadway.

71
The Violin
Midtown E
Clever, Entertaining, Slow

See it if you would enjoy a show about 3 men who find a valuable violin in the backseat of a NYC taxi. What to do? Very interesting and worth seeing.

Don't see it if you want something traditional, this is not your show. Story is very contemporary and might not appeal to everyone.Good writing. Slow moving

76
Power Over POTUS
Midtown W
Ambitious

See it if you enjoy raunchy, cabaret comedy, show for women. political, current material. you have to pay attention as some material is not clear.

Don't see it if if you don't enjoy raunchy,cabaret, comedy, political. Not a great deal of depth to this show but slightly entertaining.Not required to see.

89
For a previous production
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful

See it if entertaining. Great singing.

Don't see it if don't enjoy the old west stories.

72
For a previous production
Snow
Midtown W
Slow, Indulgent, Profound

See it if You like dark, brooding theatre. It is intense. Thought provoking but very hard to follow.

Don't see it if You don’t want to see something Dark. Hard show To watch. It is not for children.

77
During previews
Mary Jane
East Village
Great acting, Great writing

See it if You enjoy theatre about family. Coons is terrific- well acted.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy discussion about children who are ill.the plot needs work and is not easy to follow.

77
For a previous production
Clever, Edgy, Entertaining

See it if you loved Harry Potter books and movies. It will entertain you. This is cleaver if the subject is of interest. Take your children fans.

Don't see it if You need to be a Harry Potter fan which I am not, so I didn't love it. It is only good for Harry fans or else it needs work.

90
Addy & Uno
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny

See it if YOU HAVE CHILDREN, LIKE PUPPET SHOW, ENTERTAINING, FUN ,

Don't see it if you are an adult, as this is show for children. don't like puppets? - skip it.

73
J&K: 1965
Lower E Side
Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy stories about life and its challenges, musicals for children.

Don't see it if outrageous talk, complicated, consuming to some, get emotional about families, challenging

91
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you love John Leguizamo, love a quirky tale of life of a Puerto Rican boy growing up in NYC. Funny, entertaining, different.

Don't see it if you don't like some outrageous talk, bad language,

24
Confusing, Disappointing

See it if you adore musicals. I would not see it as it wasn't a good piece of work about an actress and the people around her.

Don't see it if you expect to be entertained. This is a complicated show where the lead character is confused about her dad. Not really worth the effort.

58
Van Gogh's Ear
Midtown W
Entertaining, Confusing, Indulgent

See it if You like musicals. You like Van Gogh which I adore. edgy but not the most thought provoking. Mildly entertaining but be prepared to work.

Don't see it if You don't want to do work as this piece is hard to follow. It needs work and better writing. Wish I didn't have to work that hard.

78
Pete the Cat
West Village
Fluffy, Funny

See it if you have young children and want to see something enjoyable for kids.

Don't see it if you are an adult and have no children.

94
Absorbing, Delightful, Masterful, Must see

See it if you love Bette Midler! She is amazing and this is the perfect role for her. Run don't walk to see her before she leaves in 2018!

Don't see it if Bette is not in the show. Loved her and the entire show.

81
For a previous production
Entertaining

See it if you enjoy this old school type play. It is entertaining and enjoyable. I liked it.

Don't see it if you have no sense of humor and don't enjoy theatre. You should try and see this.

70
Dated, Disappointing

See it if If you love Christmas holiday shows, see it. It is the standard classic, nothing new but you can always count on this show at the holidays.

Don't see it if you have seen this show a number of times. This is not the best rendition of the classic. Repetitive and not new but s classic.

83
In & Of Itself
Gramercy
Clever, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy tricks of the mind, and out of the ordinary. You won't know how he does it. Great show for making you think.

Don't see it if you don't like mind boggling tricks.This show works for everyone and is a great show for the whole family. you won't know how he does it.

79
For a previous production
Miles for Mary
Midtown W
Interesting

See it if you enjoy comedy theatre about your people in America.

Don't see it if you expect great theatre. It was not very interesting, not great writing, or great acting. Not funny for a comedy.

80
Harry Clarke
West Village
Clever, Ambitious

See it if you like Billy Cudrup in this interesting thriller. Unusual and different. contrasts to the group that brought it to nyc. Thought provoking

Don't see it if you have to work to keep up.This work requires attention and is not a lite evening at the theatre. Acting is good. Story is hard to follow.

83
For a previous production
Absorbing, Intelligent, Profound

See it if you want to learn about the aids crisis in their country in the last century, in nyc.Great play. Lots of death from the disease.

Don't see it if you saw the original as this one is not as good. interesting but sometimes disappointing. good acting.

75
Junk
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Great staging, Indulgent

See it if you are interested in the Mike Milken area on wall street and what happened, how it happened, explained in a simple way. good acting

Don't see it if I love Ayad Akhtar's plays but this is not written as well and the others. Disappointed. acting was great. interesting staging but play not

95
During previews
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Clever, Enchanting, Funny

See it if you like funny, witty, great material - deals w/relationships, California, men vs women, sex, husband-wives, life, great acting. Fun nite.

Don't see it if you haver no sense of humor. Steve Martin's script is funny, entertaining and great. I cannot think of anything negative to say. Really g

65
Clever, Funny, Edgy

See it if Raunchy funny show but you have to be ready for this show. It is for adults only. It is funny but not for everyone. No children.

Don't see it if if you don't like bad language, have no sense of humor, and don't like outrageous theatre. Be careful.

85
Buyer & Cellar
West Village
Entertaining

See it if funny play about an actor, looking for work, living in a basement.

Don't see it if if you don't like comedy about young actors in Hollywood

84
For a previous production
Uncommon Sense
East Village
Cliched, Dated

See it if you enjoy different performances of a known play. performances were good, not terrific.

Don't see it if you don't like confusing plays about mysterious stories.

76
During previews
M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Slow moving

See it if you enjoy good theatre. Clive Owen is a fabulous actor and if you are a fan, you should see it.

Don't see it if you don't like serious theatre. It is very slow moving. Difficult and scandalous love story.

86
The Box Show
Gramercy
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if unique, one woman show. it is funny, entertaining and different than other comedies. She is sometimes outrageous. Show is entertaining.

Don't see it if you don't think outside the box as this show is different than other one woman comedies. Some of the humor is slightly crazy but very enter

87
For a previous production
Travesties
Midtown W
Delightful, Clever

See it if you like good Tom Stoppard British comedy about love. It is so well done, brilliantly acted, clever, enjoyable, and wonderful. You must see.

Don't see it if you don't like British comedy, which deals with a British diplomat in Switzerland in the early 1900's. This is a good play.

85
During previews
Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You enjoy the story of a jewish drag queen in 1979 in nyc. Michael Urie is wonderful. Harvey Fierstein's work is terrific. Great acting.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy shows about drag.

87
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Absorbing, Quirky

See it if Good theatre, good acting

Don't see it if You are not a Jane Austin fan

84
Prince of Broadway
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You love great Musicals with classic songs, directed by Hal prince, fabulous singers who are incredibly talented.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of great musicals, very little acting, so music only.

80
In a Little Room
East Village
Funny, Ambitious, Entertaining, Edgy

See it if you enjoy intense theatre about two people who randomly find themselves in a hospital waiting room. interesting. challenging. funny at times

Don't see it if Challenging, slow, a bit depressing. sometimes funny but not terrific.

90
For a previous production
Show Up
East Village
Ambitious, Funny

See it if YOU LIKE IMPROMPTU, UNIQUE, NEW EACH EVENING. UNUSUAL FOR THEATRE TO CHANGE EACH DAY SO IT IS A TREAT. ENTERTAINING.

Don't see it if IT IS SCARCASTIC, SPOOFING ON EVERYTHING, ONE MAN SHOW. HE IS TALENTED BUT IT CAN GET SILLY AND CRAZY SO BE PREPARED. NOT A SHOW FOR EVEYONE

76
Entertaining, Funny

See it if enjoy a play about Puerto Rican brotherly love which is well written. about a brother's discovery of his dead brothers life and loves.

Don't see it if you are sensitive to themes of death, or recently lost a close family member. It can be very emotional. The MC was confusing and needed work

72
False Stars
East Village
Overrated, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you want to see something different, well written, thought provoking and interesting. If you have seen everything else, see this but not my

Don't see it if you want great entertainment. It is confusing, complicated and gothic.

77
Entertaining, Slow

See it if You have children & would enjoy a two person show who are cleaver enough to play all the parts. Entertaining and enjoyable for kids. Try it!

Don't see it if You are an adult without children as it is not for you.it is long and sometimes quite slow but kids will be entertained, hopefully.

71
Then She Fell
Brooklyn
Entertaining

See it if You have seen every other show in nyc as it is good but it is not the greatest show. Interesting. About hospitals.

Don't see it if You want to see great theatre as it wasn't the best written play. Slow, hard to get into, slightly depressing.

90
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Delightful, Ambitious, Enchanting

See it if you enjoy unusual, audience participation and great NYC experiences. This is very special and must do. Great with children of a certain age.

Don't see it if you have young children as they could be scared. Older children only.

96
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if you love smart, intelligent, thought provoking musicals, with an amazingly talented cast.This is a must see show. Ben is amazing.

Don't see it if Subject matter can be challenging for younger children. Other than that, I cannot really think of any reason not to see this show.

74
Entertaining

See it if you enjoy musicals. This is an interesting play about Jewish immigration. If you have seen every other musical on broadway, then see this

Don't see it if you don't like musicals about jewish immigration or any religious affiliation. It was not a great musical.