Patricia 8056

New York City | 25-34 | Female

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Reviews (66)
60
The Hope Hypothesis
East Village
Ok

See it if You like new plays that straddle the line between comedy and drama.

Don't see it if You don't like dark comedies.

Also Interesting premise (plot) but the mixing of genres wasn't always succ... Read more Read less

82
Monsoon Season
West Village
Absorbing, Clever

See it if You want to see a comedic 2-hander about what divorce will do to a person.

Don't see it if You want a traditionally structured play.

Also Fun, clever, dark.

50
Slow, Ambitious

See it if You would like to see a play that involves three female friends taking a road trip.

Don't see it if You would like to see a play has found its footing.

Also All 3 leads are all vaguely damaged. The vagueness might be because tr... Read more Read less

95
During previews
The Inheritance
Midtown W
Profound, Funny, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You want to be entertained, moved, and compelled.

Don't see it if You want to be spoon fed your Theatre. You’re not willing to do the work to see all the underlying themes.

Also I thought it was one of the best things I’ve seen in years. Acting- st... Read more Read less

70
During previews
The Rose Tattoo
Midtown W
Entertaining

See it if You are familiar with the play. You enjoy Tomei and Elliott.

Don't see it if You’re looking for a revival that reinvents the text.

Also Tomei and Elliot have great chemistry together. The play’s tonality is... Read more Read less

48
During previews
Sunday
Chelsea
Disappointing

See it if You are interested in an ensemble drama about young adults.

Don't see it if You want plot or more than a character study.

Also For me there’s only about 20-25 minutes of a play here. The later scen... Read more Read less

92
Talent is Sexy
Midtown W
Charming

See it if You’re in the mood for a small charming play about dating in New York and dating actors.

Don't see it if You want something deep. It’s relatively lite.

Also As someone who has dated in the Theatre community, I saw many recogniz... Read more Read less

75
Dying City
Midtown W
Absorbing

See it if you like small character studies.

Don't see it if you want tons of plot and driving action.

Also A delicate study in how one man and his death effects two very differe... Read more Read less

75
Continuity
Midtown W
Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You've liked Wohl's other work. You enjoy comedies with a message.

Don't see it if you want your comedy not to have a message.

Also Funny and thoughtful. Wished the message part in the end could have be... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Something Clean
Midtown W
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
The Light
Midtown W
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
The Baby Monitor
East Village
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
Plan G
Soho/Tribeca
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
Your Invisible Corset
Lower E Side
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
Arbuckle Syndrome
Midtown W
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
Elephant
Lower E Side
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
Skintight
Midtown W
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
Harry Clarke
West Village
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
Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You want a play that pushes boundaries about race and sex.

Don't see it if You want pure entertainment and don't want to be pushed.

Also I was impressed that play was able to treat sex and race in a mature, ... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Bella Bella
Midtown W
Relevant, Funny

See it if You can’t get enough of politics or Harvey Fierstein.

Don't see it if You want a play that is more then a 90 minute highlight reel.

Also I did enjoy the show, but I left feeling it was perhaps put together q... Read more Read less

85
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You want to see a realistic approach to characters going through a mid-life crisis.

Don't see it if You are easily offended by nudity and language. You don't like seeing anti-heroes on stage.

Also Funny and poignant. Could use a bit of a trim in length, but I appreci... Read more Read less

51
During previews
Scotland, PA
Midtown W
Ok

See it if You like to see new musicals. A contemporary (70’s) musical retelling of Macbeth sounds interesting.

Don't see it if You want a musical that has worked out all of kinks.

Also The tone is not clear. At times it wants to be very silly and irrevere... Read more Read less

72
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You want Theatre that will challenge you after it has ended.

Don't see it if You want pure entertainment.

Also I liked that play was a bit mysterious. But that also left it a bit un... Read more Read less

69
Great singing

See it if You like big flashy musicals, with modern pop songs.

Don't see it if You want smaller, intimate theater and an original score.

Also The vocal performances are wonderful. But the story and staging are sl... Read more Read less

86
Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You like the book and/or film. You like big ensembles.

Don't see it if You don't like Sorkin dialogue (I do)

Also I thought was a very lovely production. Perhaps a few beats too long, ... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Square Go
Midtown E
Great acting, Funny

See it if You think you’d enjoy a 2 person show about boys getting to the root of their insecurities and masculinity.

Don't see it if You want a play heavy on plot.

Also I found it both funny and touching. After watching a straight forward ... Read more Read less

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
Original Sound
West Village
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
All My Sons
Midtown W
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
Burn This
Midtown W
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
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
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
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
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
Travesties
Midtown W
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
Goldstein
Midtown W
Cliched, Dated

See it if you like small musicals about family secrets.

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