Patricia 8056

New York City | 25-34 | Female

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Reviews (49)
53
Interesting

See it if you want to see a small 4 person show that deals tragedy.

Don't see it if You want a large comedy. Or a by the books drama.

Also The tone of the play is a mystery for me. It's not really a comedy, no... Read more Read less

45
Cliched

See it if a small play about artists in the music industry sounds appealing.

Don't see it if you don't like small plays, or plays that a broken into many small scenes bother you.

Also Because the play is many small 3-10 minute scenes it never really got ... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Resonant

See it if You like older well structured dramas.

Don't see it if You like a modern, fast past drama.

Also A very strong production of a play I already like very much. the 3 lea... Read more Read less

76
During previews
Entertaining

See it if You like small character plays about dysfunctional relationships.

Don't see it if You want a play with a driving plot.

Also It’s a small play about people trying to figure out who they are and w... Read more Read less

94
Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like comedies about Theatre people. You are up on your theatrical pop culture.

Don't see it if you like something dramatic or serious. Don't like "inside theatre" jokes

Also Very funny. Terrific cast, and lots of funny lines.

78
During previews
Entertaining

See it if You like plays mixed with some music about teen boys struggling with sexuality, race, and family financial status.

Don't see it if You think all the things I’ve listed are cliche and been done before.

Also The play mostly address topics and characters that we’ve seen in plays... Read more Read less

90
Riveting

See it if you enjoy going to the Theater to see actors portray realistic, damaged people.

Don't see it if you prefer comedies or musicals.

Also Such a wonderful script, such wonderful performances. While some might... Read more Read less

48
During previews
Disappointing

See it if you really are curious how "King Kong" adapts for the stage.

Don't see it if you go to musicals for the score, it's a let down. Also strange choreography, blending many different styles.

Also What is being done with King Kong is very impressive, but there really... Read more Read less

78
Entertaining

See it if you like to see a brand new musical that thinks outside the box. like elements of cabaret.

Don't see it if you don't like storytelling, prefer to watch book scenes.

90
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you are a fan of the musical to begin with. A great revival top to bottom.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy the show to begin with. Have a problem with "alternative take" on the ending.

Also Enjoyed myself so much.

10
During previews
Awful

See it if You want to see actors try very hard to elevate complete dreck.

Don't see it if You want to enjoy yourself.

Also How anyone thought this cliche ridden, sophomoric, tuneless show deser... Read more Read less

68
Fluffy

See it if You want to sit in a theater and turn your brain off.

Don't see it if You want substance.

Also The show is cute, but that does start to wear thin after an hour.

78
Absorbing

See it if You are an O'Neill Fan. A George C. Wolfe fan. A Denzel fan.

Don't see it if your feeling low on patience. Do not appreciate many characters and their side arcs.

63
Disappointing

See it if you would like to see a "slice-of life" character play.

Don't see it if you want a play heavy on plot and satisfactory and storylines tied up in the end.

Also Unsure why anyone would feel the need to revive this play. I like most... Read more Read less

50
Confusing, Disappointing

See it if You are a Stoppard fan. Know a great deal about the subject matters prior.

Don't see it if You are looking for pure entertainment. If you don’t want to study up before seeing the show.

52
Disappointing

See it if like plays that are character driven.

Don't see it if like plays that are plot driven.

Also I have more issues with the production then the play. The actor's feel... Read more Read less

60
Cliched, Dated

See it if you like small musicals about family secrets.

Don't see it if you like big musicals with surprises.

70
Clever

See it if You are looking for family friendly musicals.

Don't see it if you have no familiarity with the television show

Also Very inventive staging. Great performance by Slater. Songs are hit and... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Ambitious, Riveting

See it if You are familiar with the plays, this is a tremendous staging. Beautiful performances.

Don't see it if You can’t stomach over 7 1/2 hours of Theatre. Or looking to only be entertained.

52
Ambitious, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if You would like to see an non linear play about cancer.

Don't see it if You are looking for a linear play with a plot.

Also There’s a lot of “ACTING “ with overwrought direction.

90
Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You love character based musicals

Don't see it if You want spectacle

85
Ambitious, Clever, Funny

See it if You love satire.

Don't see it if You don’t like self referential comdies

Also A very funny take-off of One Person Shows.

95
Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You love a great old fashioned musical comedy.

Don't see it if You prefer a more modern, edgy musical

50
Banal, Overrated

See it if You like musicals based on popular movies

Don't see it if You want a musical that is breezy and lite.

Also Not an improvement on the film.

38
Disappointing

See it if You really liked the movie.

Don't see it if You want to see more than the movie.

Also I feel if you’re going to musical-ize a movie the songs should be kill... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like plays about characters dealing with tough issues in modern society. You go to the theatre for wonderful performances.

Don't see it if a play about the effects sexual assault has on the family of the assailant is too much for you.

Also Wonderful performance by Erbe! And the two gentleman are great as well... Read more Read less

92
Funny, Absorbing

See it if You like new plays. you like character studies.

Don't see it if You are looking for details about the 2008 primaries.

Also Enjoyable and entertaining from start to finish. It isn't so much a pl... Read more Read less

59
Thought-provoking

See it if You would like to see a new absurdist comedy about the roles gender play in the work place.

Don't see it if you don't like absurdist pieces.

Also I thought the first 15-20 minutes were very funny, but then the play j... Read more Read less

77
Interesting

See it if You go to the Theatre specifically for the acting.

Don't see it if You don’t want a contemporary, ripped from the headlines play.

Also I thought both actors were sensational. They elevated the material. Th... Read more Read less

30
During previews
Dizzying

See it if you have someone 11-17 years-old in your life, who is likes musical theatre.

Don't see it if if you are looking for an original book or hummable score. I realize it's based on existing material, but it still feels very cliché.

Also I understand it could appeal to a teenage audience. But as an adult I ... Read more Read less

59
Ambitious, Disappointing

See it if You would to see a small play ripped from the headlines.

Don't see it if You want a finished, polished production.

Also The play has an interesting plot, but I fear it never amounts to more ... Read more Read less

96
Hilarious

See it if You like comedies about characters. Or plots that hold a mirror to today’s “Me” society.

Don't see it if You like dramas. You like your comedy polite.

Also I’ve seen a few Radomly Specific Theatre shows, and they’re always of ... Read more Read less

60
Slow

See it if you are interested in a modern, feminist twist on Dracula.

Don't see it if you prefer a version of Dracula that has been freely adapted.

Also There are some nice design elements. The cast is a mixed bag; a few gr... Read more Read less

94
Absorbing

See it if You like plays with challenging sistuations and challenging characters. Reminded me of a Neil LaBuete play.

Don't see it if You like plays where characters play nice.

Also I enjoyed this play so much. It’s probably not for everyone, but I lik... Read more Read less

70
Ambitious

See it if you enjoy a satire or the actors involved.

Don't see it if you prefer your comedy to be situational.

Also Starts strong, but peters out. the end is missing the bite the beginni... Read more Read less

60
Well written

See it if You’re interested in seeing a well written play.

Don't see it if You’re interested in production values or a well staged production.

Also I think there’s an interesting play here, but the production let’s it ... Read more Read less

60
During previews
Slow

See it if you have patience for a play that isn't really there yet. Starts well and ends well, but a lot of stuff can go in-between.

Don't see it if see above.

52
Disappointing

See it if You Love Dance. If the physical story is enough for you.

Don't see it if you're looking for depth. There's not much here past the production values.

81
Absorbing

See it if You like to see a beautifully performed solo play.

Don't see it if You prefer plays with multiple characters and traditional story telling

93
Absorbing, Clever

See it if You like small plays about people over coming their pasts.

Don't see it if You like big flashy plays/musicals.

Also This show did a beautiful job walking the line between comedy and dram... Read more Read less

75
Absorbing

See it if would like to see a classic musical with a strong performance by Joshua Henry.

Don't see it if if you want to see a classical musical that has aged well.

82
Clever, Ambitious

See it if you like character based plays where all the information isn't spoon-fed to you.

Don't see it if you like lite and fluffy entertainment.

Also I'm not sure if this is a dark comedy or a funny drama, but I dug it. ... Read more Read less

63
Great singing, Disappointing

See it if You like family friendly musicals.

Don't see it if You're looking for more than just the film on stage. The new material/songs don't deliver.

85
During previews
Absorbing

See it if You are looking for a play with more thoughts than plot. And would like to see 3 actresses at the top of their game (especially Metcalf)

Don't see it if You are looking for a strong story and plot.

47
Indulgent

See it if You just want spectacle

Don't see it if You want a show that will challenge you.

75
For a previous production
Ambitious, Clever

See it if You like slapstick

Don't see it if You’re looking for plot

Also The physical comedy is wonderful, the play is lacking

93
Clever, Funny, Ambitious

See it if You like silly and dark spoofs.

Don't see it if You prefer politically correct comedy

85
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting

See it if You like ensemble musicals with clever staging.

Don't see it if You prefer a hummable score to plot and characters.

Also The direction and book are the star here. The score is just OK.

50
Ambitious, Dated, Insipid

See it if You like small plays about people struggling with relationships.

Don't see it if You want a play that you are 2 steps ahead of the entire time.

Also Very predictable