New York City | 25-34 | Male
About:  Love me some theatre.
Reviews (112)
Des Moines
Mysterious, Dizzying, Strange, Absorbing, Refreshing
December 17th, 2022

See it if Want to see something truly interesting and different in theatre, really compelling acting and mind bending writing

Don't see it if you don’t like watching anything non-linear, you have to be patient with this one because it’s not adhering to form, it’s breaking it

Heavy, Epic, Beautiful direction, Resonant, Absorbing
December 12th, 2022

See it if you are interested in a multi-generational Jewish epic, you enjoy Stoppard plays, a relevant and poignant story, ready to pay attention

Don't see it if you aren't ready to sit for 2 hours 15 minutes without intermission (missing any bit of the story will get you lost), don't like Stoppard

Also To me, this might be Stoppard's most emotional play. Still has the ver... Read more Read less

Profound, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
November 5th, 2022

See it if To see a beautiful piece of writing and a standout performance by Crystal Dickinson backed up by an all around incredible cast. Bravo!

Don't see it if There is no reason. It’s short and sweet and a great night of theater. No excuses!

Refreshing, Must see, Enchanting, Vibrant, Fun
July 21st, 2022

See it if It’s free! Just go :) but actually it’s so entertaining, if you like music, dancing, and Shakespeare, just show up, it’s joyful and fun!

Don't see it if Not down to be in the hot summer air, if you don’t care for classics at all, looking to see something revolutionary, its just joyful and fun

Also You don’t even really need a ticket, just show up and sit down. What a... Read more Read less

Midtown W
Resonant, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Hilarious
July 15th, 2022

See it if You want to see a good comedy with incredible comedians, you like a fast paced and farcical plays, this one goes by fast!, great ensemble!

Don't see it if Looking for a musical because it is not, not comfortable with a lot of bad language (these ladies swear like sailors and it’s awesome)

Also So great to see a comedy especially about women in politics! Love some... Read more Read less

Slow, Disappointing, Great acting
July 10th, 2022

See it if To see Danai’s excellent performance, some actors are really wonderful & save the production, you enjoy the text & want to see this take

Don't see it if You’re expecting Robert O’Hara spectacle because it’s just not there, want to see a refreshing take on the play, don’t like long histories

Also There was nothing really daring about this production except Danai’s c... Read more Read less

Dated, Kooky, High energy, Entertaining, Well crafted
July 9th, 2022

See it if Not much time to see it but I was so surprised! If you want to laugh and see well crafted performances, to see two great comedy legends

Don't see it if Looking for something more dramatic or a musical, not into slapstick or physical comedy, not a fan of Neil Simon, don’t like SJP or MB

The Orchard
Midtown W
Confusing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Interesting
July 6th, 2022

See it if You enjoy Chekhov plays (good to know the story going in) to see fantastic use of technology & robots on stage, a fresh interesting take

Don't see it if Chekhov doesn’t interest you or you are a pureist about the text, there is a lot cut, not interested in revivals or new adaptations of text

Also Really glad I caught it before it closed. It’s always so great to see ... Read more Read less

Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Intense, Excruciating, Great acting, Absorbing
June 22nd, 2022

See it if a fan of Donja Love’s work, this stays in his themes for sure, to see some fabulous performances and good direction, to meditate on softness

Don't see it if triggered by themes of suicide, lots of n word being thrown around, not interested in stories surrounding black men and incarceration

Also I will always go to see the work of Donja Love, a playwright who is al... Read more Read less

Cliched, Disappointing, Great acting, So dated, Dated
June 8th, 2022

See it if If you’re looking for some entertainment I guess, to see some great actors deliver a very tricky script that’s not doing them any favors

Don't see it if You’re interested in a more progressive and nuanced view towards queerness, racism, and Southern culture, expecting anything revolutionary

Also It is truly astonishing the actors were able to give the performances ... Read more Read less

Great acting, Great writing, Refreshing, Absorbing, Intimate
June 1st, 2022

See it if you are dreary from the very nihilistic trend in media these days and want something refreshingly optimistic?, to see a lovely simple story

Don't see it if expecting high drama, looking for spectacle or extravagant set changes or twists

Also Very satisfied and heart warmed by this show, it filled me with hope a... Read more Read less

Resonant, Good acting, Uneven direction, Great writing
May 31st, 2022

See it if To see an incredibly written play, a true classic, to witness a very resonant story and still rings very true and hits deep

Don't see it if Triggered by themes of sexual assault, looking to be entertained

Also A truly incredible play with very strange direction that was sometimes... Read more Read less

The Lucky Star
Midtown E
Harrowing, Great direction, Relevant, Profound, Great acting
May 22nd, 2022

See it if you want to learn more about real accounts of Poland during WW2, you enjoy history, to see a hero's story of survival

Don't see it if not interested or sensitive around subject matter about WW2, looking for a musical or spectacle

Also The actors tell this story simply and beautifully. I learned so much a... Read more Read less

Great writing, Enchanting, Odd, Slow, Sweet
April 20th, 2022

See it if Enjoy plays with young actors, want to see an interesting story about a passionate girl who learns to live life as a bird advocate

Don't see it if Looking for something flashy or fast paced, this play takes its time, looking for dark and brooding messages, this is more sweetness

Also This play is really cool and I enjoyed seeing a play that’s centered a... Read more Read less

East Village
Funny!, Heartfelt, Great acting, Confusing, Enchanting
October 14th, 2021

See it if You enjoy period pieces reimagined, you are looking for a fun heartfelt show with great acting you will leave the theatre with a smile

Don't see it if Very precious about Jane Austin or get nitpicky adaptations, not interested in the humor of the story and more interested in the drama

Also Some really beautiful moments in this play by wonderful actors who mak... Read more Read less

Ni Mi Madre
West Village
Great acting, Great staging, Complex, Heartfelt, Absorbing
September 12th, 2021

See it if You like complex stories about generational gifts and trauma, curious about a rich portrayal of a mother just trying to do her best

Don't see it if Not interested in one person shows or delving into a complicated and sometimes difficult stories to take in about mothers, racism, & trauma

Also Beautiful story about motherhood and that all parenting looks differen... Read more Read less

East Village
Detailed, Cinematic, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Absorbing
August 26th, 2021

See it if interested in a focused look at 8 different black women played by one actor, if you enjoy film and theatre intersecting, enjoy multimedia

Don't see it if you're expecting a live performance, if you would prefer to see live theatre and not interested in a film installation

Self important, Ambitious, Slow, Confusing, Clever
August 26th, 2021

See it if you enjoy experimental theatre work, interested how sports/masculinity/competition intersect, something out of the box, one man show vibes

Don't see it if not patient enough to sit through a devised piece that seems like a work in progress, looking for something more straightforward

Also Maybe it's just that I've been seeing some very important work coming ... Read more Read less

Necessary, Profound, Must see, Striking design, Powerful
August 26th, 2021

See it if for a come back to Broadway with a PUNCH to the gut and the heart, if you enjoy Brechtian theatre that makes you think, fabulous directing

Don't see it if police brutality & assault is a triggering subject for you, not ready for an intense theatrical experience, you don't like waiting for godot

Also A breathtaking piece of theatre. Felt very honored to be there for the... Read more Read less

Hilarious, Great adaptation!, Must see, Dizzying, Delightful
August 26th, 2021

See it if you want a great welcome back to the theatre, enjoy adaptations of Shakespeare, this one is a great show that anyone can connect to, fun!!!

Don't see it if not interested in broad comedy or physical comedy, if you like more kitchen dramas, you can't stand any sort of Shakespeare production

Also The Public has created an incredible experience to experience theatre ... Read more Read less

Medea (BAM)
Intense, Overrated, Rose byrne, Gimmicky, Ambitious
March 8th, 2020

See it if For Rose Byrne’s performance which is beautiful, you enjoy ambitious design in theatre, you are interested in classics adaptations

Don't see it if You’re expecting reinvention, it’s pretty much Medea with different names and they are doctors, not ready for some intense themes

During previews
Cathartic writing, Profound, Masterful, Great acting, Must see
March 5th, 2020

See it if To experience an up & coming masterful playwright, enjoy gritty family dramas, incredible acting, characters with high stakes & full heart

Don't see it if You are triggered by self harm, not ready for tough themes about abuse, addiction, mental health etc but I promise there is much humor too!

During previews
Visually stunning, One note, Stereotypical, Hyper intense, Disappointing
February 17th, 2020

See it if You like poetic and visually stimulating theatre, to see a feat of storytelling (3 stories being told all at once), if you like DRAMA

Don't see it if Triggered by suicide or self harm, not interested in the stereotype of depression or mental illness, you are looking for humor of any kind

Also Really disappointed by this show as I am a big fan of the director and... Read more Read less

Enchanting, Powerhouse writing, Edgy, Resonant, Great acting
December 24th, 2019

See it if you want a peak inside of the lives of these people you walk by everyday in the city, to see a gritty play that will make you laugh for days

Don't see it if you are triggered by violence or characters talking about abuse or sexual trauma, you are looking for fluff cuz this is grit at it's finest

Also Liza Colon-Zayas. That's all.

Manic pixie dream girl vibes, Kitchen sink drama, Predictable, Realism, Gritty
December 13th, 2019

See it if you love some good ole fashioned angsty young person plays, like plays about outsiders or well acted millennial dramas

Don't see it if you have a short attention span (it's a long play), if you are looking for a feminist story, lots of screaming men but what's new

Also This play is an accurate portrayal of 4 Cali kids on the outskirts of ... Read more Read less

The Courtroom
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Moving, Educational, Fascinating
December 10th, 2019

See it if to learn more about civil vs crime courts, an educational and moving experience that is relevant to us all, concerned about immigration law

Don't see it if I don't see why you shouldn't see it, I guess if you are not interested in politics at all or have no desire to learn about immigration

Also This is what we all should have seen as a part of our education in the... Read more Read less

The Crucible (Bedlam)
East Village
Illuminating, Clever, Faithful revival, Great acting, Brilliant staging
November 20th, 2019

See it if You like Arthur Miller, looking for an engaging revival, faithful to the text, a strong ensemble illuminates problems & triumphs of the text

Don't see it if Don’t care much for Miller, not willing to sit through 3ish hours of a classic

Also Honestly, this is a really solid revival and Bedlam’s staging is alway... Read more Read less

Casual, Quirky, Uneventful, Confusing, Slow
November 9th, 2019

See it if You enjoy a play that takes its time, if you like 80s period, looking for something lighthearted and enjoyable

Don't see it if Get bored easily, if you’re expecting an arc or much to happen, if you are expecting it to be relevant to space and Sally Ride

Also I really couldn’t tell you what this show is about. The last 10 minute... Read more Read less

Indulgent, Great acting, Standard, Entertaining, Ed harris hell yea!
November 7th, 2019

See it if Ed Harris is great in this role, see some great acting and a good retelling of the book, if you like the book you will like this

Don't see it if Not interested in seeing a moderate stance on racism, if you don’t enjoy the book then it’s not really worth your time, it’s a long play

Also There are better and more provocative plays about race that are a litt... Read more Read less

Female friendship, Touching, Quick, Hilarious, Great acting
October 27th, 2019

See it if To see incredible acting and a touching story about female friendship, this is such a feel good show that also has depth

Don't see it if Honestly it’s such an accessible show, anyone can see it and can relate, if you don’t like buddy comedies I guess?

Ambitious, Great design, Dystopian, Intense, Dizzying
October 24th, 2019

See it if You enjoy dystopians & Kurt Vonnegut, the set is beautiful & the cast commits fully, if you enjoy physical theatre this is for you

Don't see it if Some themes of suicide that you should be aware of and loud sounds, if you are not into dystopians/SciFi

Rumbling, Relevant, Must see, Absorbing, Haunting
October 12th, 2019

See it if This is a must see this season, you want a good play for October, politically charged, to hear nuanced and chilling far right rhetoric

Don't see it if Not interested or turned off about politics completely, sensitive to loud sounds, looking for theatre more fluffy and comfortable

Round Table
Midtown E
Romantic comedy, Enjoyable, Quirky, Entertaining, Funny
October 9th, 2019

See it if You enjoy rom coms, into nerd culture & wanna see a clever show that comments it, looking for a feel good play with funny characters

Don't see it if Looking for something profound or revolutionary, not interested in a male centric play, not interested in dating scene or nerd culture

The Yellow Wallpaper
West Village
Safe, Anticlimactic, Thought-provoking, Delicate, Quiet
October 7th, 2019

See it if You enjoy the short story or period pieces in general, you want to see some beautiful design elements, the piece has a grace you rarely see

Don't see it if You are expecting something daring or innovating, you are expecting raunchy downtown theatre, this piece has room for more danger

During previews
Enchanting, Transporting, Humorous, Great acting, Clever
October 5th, 2019

See it if The actors do great work, be transported to another place at sea but see characters face the same things we do in our nation, British humor

Don't see it if Looking for flashy work, this show is not necessarily for entertainment’s sake, no hot takes or hot button issues, themes are subtle

Great staging, Enchanting, Engaging, Magical, Intelligent
September 12th, 2019

See it if You want to see a really beautiful King Lear, you want to understand the play, you enjoy Shakespeare and music and literature, adaptations

Don't see it if You are a Shakespeare purist, you don’t enjoy Shakespeare, if you get antsy the show is long, you’re impatient or not a good listener

Also After such a poor Broadway production of King Lear, this one is so exc... Read more Read less

During previews
Uneven, Immersive, Fun, Great acting, Ambitious
August 21st, 2019

See it if You are ready to be a part of an immersive show, you love Poe’s work and want to hear it delivered very well, you like creepy fun

Don't see it if Not ready to run around and take part in the experience, don’t like talking to actors or interacting, this is not quite Sleep No More

Superficial, Parody, Great acting, Entertaining, Hilarious
August 10th, 2019

See it if You enjoy Chekhov and want to have a laugh, if you want to see some funny actors shine, to see some inside jokes for theatre people

Don't see it if Not interested in Chekhov, looking for something with more depth, want your money’s worth, not interested in parodies

Rinse, Repeat
Midtown W
Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting
August 3rd, 2019

See it if Material about a very important issue that doesn’t get talked about, you want to learn about eating disorders, lovely careful performances

Don't see it if If eating disorders is a triggering topic for you but this show doesn't glorify it, if you're looking for humor, this Isn't the play for you

During previews
Funny, Disappointing, Safe rendition, Cliched
July 21st, 2019

See it if You are into bland classic Shakespeare set in a post-apocalyptic future, if you like the play it is worth a see since it’s not done often

Don't see it if You are looking for a refreshing take of this play or anything revolutionary about it or any sort of relevance

Entertaining, Overrated, Cliched, Ambitious
June 29th, 2019

See it if You enjoy over the top cliche musicals, like big scale entertainment with lots of flair, if you enjoy digestible American mainstream theatre

Don't see it if You liked the movie. Or if you don’t enjoy stereotypes, looking for something with depth and darkness, then this is not your play.

Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Enchanting
June 29th, 2019

See it if To see powerhouse actors give such rich performances, a riveting play that still stands the rest of time, beautiful love story

Don't see it if Looking for something over the top, this play is quiet but beautiful, don’t go if you are looking for glam, this play is subtle

Must see, Intense, Excruciating, Great staging, Powerful
June 29th, 2019

See it if You are looking for a piece of theatre that defines our world today, a theatre experience you won’t soon forget, race is examined full on

Don't see it if You are feeling overwhelmed by current state of events and how race interplays with that, if you are looking for something comfortable

Classic, Standard, Funny, Romantic
June 29th, 2019

See it if You enjoy classic Shakespeare, very lovely and simplistic, sweet, and for those with an open heart

Don't see it if Looking for something that bends the genre, looking for something more modern and edgy, this is not Shakespeare with a take

Resonant, Economical, Great direction, Thoughtful, Moving
May 29th, 2019

See it if You are interested in how we connect in divided times, you have an interest in politics in theatre, see it to go on a journey

Don't see it if Not interested in politics or foreign relations, looking for something straightforward, not interested in topics like colonialism

Also A play that takes you on different paths and takes many turns. At firs... Read more Read less

Midtown W
Refreshing, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Delightful
May 24th, 2019

See it if you are down for a good time and open to super modern and animated character, a refreshing take, my jaw hurt from smiling too much

Don't see it if Looking for something more traditional, it’s not very romantic or slow paced so you must be on the ride, this show takes off right away

Also The use of the set, how the characters interact with it, is fantastic.... Read more Read less

Good acting, Confusing, Absorbing, Great design, Sensory
May 1st, 2019

See it if You’re interested in apocalyptic content, you like intimate and creative works, you like plays about memories, short and sweet

Don't see it if This play can get a little abstract and confusing at times so you have to be a patient audience member, not interested in sci-fi

During previews
Poetic, Heartbreaking, Fascinating characters, Funny, Sizzling
April 28th, 2019

See it if To see an excellent staging of this play, a classic Pulitzer worthy piece of drama that still rings so true, beautifully written characters

Don't see it if You are expecting something fast, this is a slow burn, still just as powerful, if you’re not a fan of Shepard, or looking for something new

Also I feel like it is such a gift that Signature has brought this fantasti... Read more Read less

Beautiful, Wickedly smart, Relevant, Important, Meaningful
April 15th, 2019

See it if you want to hear a well crafted piece of theatre that defies even the art form itself and brings us all together, want to learn and grow

Don't see it if looking for something more flashy or with more spectacle, but then again, maybe this is what you should actually be seeing instead

Confusing, Funny, Thought-provoking, Some good performances, Muddy concept
April 14th, 2019

See it if You enjoy seeing the different ways to interpret Shakespeare, Glenda Jackson is fun to watch play this role (see if you are a fan of her)

Don't see it if Not interested in the story or don’t like Lear, not a Shakespeare fan, want a classical approach to the text

Also Really upset when they put untrained actors in a Shakespeare play espe... Read more Read less