NoraCursed

New York City | 25-34 | Female
About:  Prefer off-Broadway.
Reviews (15)
51
During previews
Confusing, Cliched, Fluffy, Disappointing

See it if You didn't see the original movie and enjoy overblown jukebox musicals.

Don't see it if You expect to see a musical that reflects the magic of the source material.

Also I was so disappointed; the movie is one of my favorites. The moments t... Read more Read less

89
Harry Clarke
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting, Intense

See it if You enjoy powerful acting and a riveting story.

Don't see it if You don't appreciate a one-man show, or you are looking for a large, busy production.

Also Billy Crudup is a force, plain and simple. At about 10 minutes into th... Read more Read less

70
Ghost Quartet
East Village
Intelligent, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if You are a fan of Malloy's work generally. You enjoy original music with lovely harmonies. You enjoy nontraditional work.

Don't see it if If you need a clear or linear story line. You are easily bored. You don't enjoy sitting in the complete darkness.

Also Overall I enjoyed the piece, but it isn't groundbreaking or inspiring ... Read more Read less

85
Sweat
Midtown W
Powerful, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy heavy drama based on very real issues. You appreciate strong acting.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with theater that makes you uncomfortable. You need a light-hearted night on Broadway.

Also I feel so lucky to have caught this before it closes! How sad that thi... Read more Read less

74
Ambitious, Great acting, Quirky

See it if You enjoy experimental theater that emphasizes the ephemeral. You enjoy passionate performers and text that incorporates historical topics.

Don't see it if You prefer large ensembles. You don't find poetry, or the construction and history of poetry, interesting. You are turned off by time jumps.

88
The Whirligig
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You're up for a night of heavy subject matter nicely interspersed with genuine laughs. You've enjoyed the work of the playwright before.

Don't see it if You get bored easily by non-linear storytelling. You want something fluffy.

Also Definitely worth seeing. As others have mentioned, Act Two is more coh... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Venus
Midtown W
Ambitious, Challenging, Heavy, Eye-catching

See it if You enjoy challenging theater. You liked Parks' Negro Book of the Dead. You appreciate a remarkable stage design with an outstanding cast.

Don't see it if You want a linear, traditional play. You don't like theater that is about unpleasant topics. You don't like random guitar solos.

Also I would be interested in seeing it post-previews, as it still felt a b... Read more Read less

78
Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Clever, Intelligent, Too long

See it if You enjoy unusual staging, charming stage design, and a clever script.

Don't see it if You are in a time crunch, the show is definitely 15 minutes too long.

Also I wasn't lucky enough to see Hamill's Sense and Sensibility, so this w... Read more Read less

65
During previews
The Stone Witch
Midtown W
Great staging, Boring, Confused

See it if You really want to see one of the actors, you appreciate a colorful set, you enjoy projections.

Don't see it if You need a clear story line, you have anything better to do with your time.

Also As others have said, this play is a mess. At times it's a ghost story,... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Intense, Absorbing, Moving

See it if You enjoy Albee's work or the actors in the production. You enjoy simple theater that makes you think.

Don't see it if You need a substantial plot or a lot of action to enjoy theater. You aren't comfortable with a lot of talking and a very sparse set.

Also This is a strong production, particularly the second act. Paul Sparks ... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Mary Jane
East Village
Gripping, Powerful, Sad, Untraditional

See it if If you are looking for a night of heavy theater with profound acting and a non-traditional structure.

Don't see it if You dislike actors playing multiple roles, you're looking for a light night at the theater. You

Also Based on my username, it should be clear that I was already a fan of C... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Underground
Midtown E
Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Romantic, Quirky

See it if You want a short and sweet night at the theater. You are single and struggle with dating in 2017, this show will hit home to you.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy dramas about relationships. You want more than bare bones staging.

Also This is a super cute, laugh out loud, look at dating in the age of app... Read more Read less

78
During previews
1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Dizzying, Relevant

See it if You are familiar with, and enjoy, the original text. You are looking for a theatrical experience that challenges you.

Don't see it if You are easily startled. You don't like theater that breaks the fourth wall.

Also The special effects are intense in this production, one might argue th... Read more Read less

83
Indecent
Midtown W
Relevant, Intense, Profound

See it if you enjoying being challenged by theater. You appreciate the darker segments of the human experience.

Don't see it if You want something bright and sunny out of your Broadway experience.

Also I wasn't prepared for how heavy, and topical the subject matter of thi... Read more Read less

69
Samara
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Intelligent

See it if You are familiar with (and a fan of) Maxwell's work. If you enjoy non-traditional staging and text that takes itself very seriously.

Don't see it if You are familiar with Maxwell's work and not a fan. You have any physical problems with sitting on uncomfortable chairs.

Also Even with Sarah Benson behind the wheel, Maxwell's work is obvious and... Read more Read less