NooNoo82

White Plains | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (35)
92
Last Man Club
West Village
Riveting, Great staging, Great acting, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if You like immersive-feeling productions, you want to see really terrific, interesting human performances

Don't see it if You want a comedy, musical, or something very fast-paced

Also I really love this theater company. I saw a friend in a play here some... Read more Read less

98
Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if you like Shakespeare and want to see a refreshing, energetic, smart production

Don't see it if you don’t like outdoor theater. It was quite buggy when I saw it, but ohhhh don’t let that stop you!

66
Raunchy, Confusing, Dizzying, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You’re a fan of James Joyce, Ulysses, and Irish literature

Don't see it if You’re not familiar with the source material or if explicit sexual conversation makes you uncomfortable

Also Excellent performance

71
All My Sons
Midtown W
Great writing, Great acting, Dated, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if you love old fashioned American dramas performed in an old fashioned way

Don't see it if you don’t like revivals

100
Profound, Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you’re looking to have your faith in America restored

Don't see it if you don’t care about women’s issues

Also Heidi Schreck is a genius. I hope she wins both Tony’s tomorrow.

67
Teenage Dick
East Village
Cliched, Disappointing, Great acting, Insipid, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a wonderful cast of young actors trying their hardest to sell a half-baked script

Don't see it if you want to see a well-made play or a decent adaptation of Shakespeare

72
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Dated, Entertaining, Ambitious, Fluffy, Overrated

See it if you want to see a big budget spectacular

Don't see it if you want to see a tightly paced, fresh-feeling production

Also I saw it when it first opened, right after I moved to New York, and it... Read more Read less

94
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Fluffy

See it if you could use a heart-warming, life-affirming diversion of a musical

Don't see it if you want profundity

Also The score is absolutely awful. Some of the worst lyrics I have ever he... Read more Read less

93
Squeamish
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Intense

See it if you can handle graphic descriptions of gross, gory moments, and if you want a thrilling theatre experience in time for Halloween

Don't see it if you don't like horror, especially psychological horror

62
Entertaining, Delightful, Cliched, Dated, Slow

See it if you love the music of the 50s and 60s and feel very nostalgic about that time

Don't see it if you want much of a plot

Also The show just felt much too long. No need for that second act other th... Read more Read less

63
Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you want to see terrific performances by the two leads

Don't see it if you're expecting a profound new take on Ibsen or on marriage as a whole

72
Entertaining, Dated, Fluffy, Romantic, Overrated

See it if you've never seen it before. It's worth seeing, just so you can see the longest running Broadway musical of all time.

Don't see it if you don't like Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Also The production is so dated it's gathering dust, but by the end, it is ... Read more Read less

65
War Paint
Midtown W
Cliched, Ambitious, Disappointing, Indulgent, Enchanting

See it if You want to see two legends of the theatre go head to head, if you like straight forward biopic musicals.

Don't see it if You want a well-structured, completely engrossing musical

Also The cast was wonderful, including the supporting cast

90
During previews
Dead End
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Epic, Great staging, Riveting

See it if you want to see a uniquely captivating production, you want to see wonderful performances

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

100
9 Circles
East Village
Absorbing, Great writing, Profound, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you like plays that deal with politics and very intense, very heavy issues.

Don't see it if you're looking for a light and fluffy show

88
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Enchanting, Dated, Must see, Quirky, Romantic

See it if you can appreciate a commedia-type show with great music. Also if you like to be transported to another time and place.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals, especially older musicals.

90
Diva: Live from Hell
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Hilarious

See it if you love musical theatre and camp comedy

Don't see it if you don't enjoy solo performances or musicals

69
Sub-Basement
West Village
Confusing, Slow, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Indulgent

See it if You enjoy non-real, non-linear theater

Don't see it if you're looking for something straight-forward

71
Zen A.M.
East Village
Fluffy, Quirky, Entertaining, Funny, Disappointing

See it if you like stories about hapless artists and want to see a cast of hardworking performers giving it their all

Don't see it if you don’t like independent theater or small-scale farce

Also The theater was quite warm the night I saw the play

67
Banal, Cliched, Overrated, Entertaining, Dated

See it if You love O’Hara and want to hear Cole Porter sung beautifully l

Don't see it if You’re either A) a purist who doesn’t like it when directors muck around with classics OR B) want to see an interesting new take on the show

80
Quirky, Edgy, Dizzying, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You have time between now and Sunday!!! A strange, unique play with stellar performances.

Don't see it if You can’t handle grotesque potty humor. It was a little too intense for me at times.

85
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Cliched, Fluffy, Hilarious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want a lighthearted musical comedy that touches on some important issues of gender

Don't see it if you’re a die-hard fan of the movie—a lot of the story will be unrecognizable, and not all of the changes are good

98
During previews
Aunt Jack
East Village
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Raunchy, Quirky, Clever

See it if you want a funny and fast-paced play that deals with some serious issues that are relevant to today

Don't see it if you don’t like plays that are only about LGBT issues

Also The set and costumes were very impressive for such a small theater

94
Diaspora
West Village
Ambitious, Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to be challenged by an intelligent, no-holds-barred piece of writing

Don't see it if You would be incensed by criticisms of American Judaism and the millennial religious experience

75
Cliched, Entertaining, Great writing, Absorbing, Intense

See it if you like immersive theatre, if you LOVE Sweeney Todd

Don't see it if you're looking for a new or inspired take on the material

Also Though the immersive production allows for some startling moments--esp... Read more Read less

54
Up the Rabbit Hole
East Village
Cliched, Entertaining, Raunchy, Slow, Banal

See it if you can get by on passable acting by attractive actors

Don't see it if you'll be triggered by tasteless treatment of rape and drug addiction

70
Delightful, Dated, Disappointing, Funny, Fluffy

See it if you are in need of a charming diversion

Don't see it if you're looking for depth or even basic logic

Also I saw Donna Murphy, who was terrific

62
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Raunchy, Overrated, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if you want to hear a terrific score and book. They just don't write them like that anymore.

Don't see it if you're expecting the movie, or if you really want a musical that's edgy and gritty- this is the fake version of edge and grit.

Also Check out the cast before you buy tickets. If it's starring actors you... Read more Read less

75
Great acting, Relevant, Clever, Cliched, Entertaining

See it if you like Shakespeare and fairly good performances.

Don't see it if you don't like heavily abridged Shakespeare or multimedia

Also I have to respond to another user's incredibly sexist comment about a ... Read more Read less

62
Confusing, Disappointing, Great acting, Great singing, Banal

See it if you want to see a powerhouse of a performance--Brian Charles Rooney is sensational. Truly a one of a kind.

Don't see it if A terrific performer can't sustain your interest in a muddy and cliche book that riffs on A Streetcar Named Desire.

Also The story of the fictional main character's life is fascinating and ve... Read more Read less

65
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Dated, Funny, Fluffy, Raunchy

See it if you enjoy crass humor, puppets, and musicals

Don't see it if you're easily offended or don't like musicals

Also I can see why the show was such a hit ten years ago, but a lot of the ... Read more Read less

80
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Overrated, Great writing, Must see, Fluffy

See it if you want to know what all the hype is about, if you're a musical lover, if you're a history buff.

Don't see it if you're expecting it to absolutely live up to the hype, if you don't like musicals, if you don't like epics like Ragtime or Les Miz.

Also The actual musical is a lot more interesting than the production. The ... Read more Read less

49
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Disappointing, Epic, Excruciating, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if the immersive experience is more important to you than unity of action, time, or place.

Don't see it if you don't like being surrounded by rich, pretentious tourists

89
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging, Intense

See it if you love old-fashioned dramas with resonant themes and terrific performances

Don't see it if you don't like intense acting

69
Disappointing, Great writing, Intelligent, Slow, Relevant

See it if you love Arthur Miller's work and socio-political philosophy

Don't see it if a revival packed with movie stars isn't enough to hold your interest