Penny 7153

New York City

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Reviews (155)
75
During previews
Disappointing, Quirky, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You like women centered funny well acted theater with a farcical flare

Don't see it if You want a fully developed linear play. It started well but lost focus in its metaphors.

76
During previews
Slow, Great acting, Disappointing, Clever

See it if You like Lyn Nottage. Great acting about race with touching humour and great sets and costumes

Don't see it if Second act rambles and takes away from the humor and cleverness of first act without adding much so you leave disappointed

77
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Edgy, Clever

See it if You like Neil Labute and monologues in an intimate setting about racism. 2/3 of the 1 Acts were very good

Don't see it if You are offended by controversial subjects and want easy theater

80
During previews
Thought-provoking, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if You like small theater productions /talky Biographies about the complicated choices we make in our lives

Don't see it if It was a bit Too complicated less would have been More. More development of the themes / too all encompassing it diluted the message

84
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Edgy, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You like family drama about serious issues. Great acting well developed characters Sad reality

Don't see it if Cancers and death triggers you. No happy ending here Small intimate theater

68
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Indulgent, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You like 1 man solos in an intimate setting.

Don't see it if You want a deep thoughtful exploration of the complexities of dealing with serious disease and it’s ramifications on the family it’snot here

84
During previews
Edgy, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You appreciate strong acting and serious family drama about the moral choices we have to make

Don't see it if You want something simple and light

85
During previews
Ambitious, Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if You want great singing and staging in a coming of age gay student story. Well done

Don't see it if You don’t like LGBT Themes or sad painful stories

87
Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You appreciate serious drama about heartbreaking subjects excellent acting well developed characters

Don't see it if You want something light and easy and want a big fancy production

67
Quirky, Slow, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if You want to see something different in style with no expectation of depth or story or insight

Don't see it if You have no patience for quirky events without much content it may be a clever device but there’s no reason it had to lack content

80
Relevant, Resonant, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a lighthearted quick 75 minutes African rendition of Mean Girls

Don't see it if You want a deeply developed novel plot

87
Entertaining, Resonant, Relevant, Great acting, Clever

See it if You like family dramas well acted that keep throwing curveballs. Fast paced, smart and honest well developed characters

Don't see it if You want Only a fun night of entertainment. This has food for thought

76
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if You are interested in Gloria Steinem and learning about the history of the women’s movement

Don't see it if You don’t like true life stories

70
Resonant, Disappointing, Quirky

See it if You like theater in an intimate setting about challenging to family relationships

Don't see it if Excessive profanity annoys you

83
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Great singing, Clever

See it if You want a feel good fun evening with great staging . A clever fast paced fun story with a Happy ending

Don't see it if You want a full scale Broadway production.

65
During previews
Intense, Great acting, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if You are Tim and Tyne Daly fans good staging

Don't see it if Disappointing it never really developed ideas. Rather meandered menacingly. Very claustrophobic and depressing which is the point

90
During previews
Intelligent, Great acting, Edgy, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate brilliant writing and performance. It is clever and original it is a monologue about the beauty of words and meaninglessness

Don't see it if You want a linear story plot This involves a leap of faith into the unknown it demands you pay attention

77
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You are interested in the complicated nature of race, relationships , idealism and reality between 2 actors

Don't see it if You are not interested in interpersonal and race related issues even if they are not deeply developed

71
During previews
Resonant, Overrated, Fluffy, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if You love Cherry Jones D Radcliffe and B Cavanaugh it’s a quick 90 minutes without much depth.

Don't see it if You are looking for a well developed and challenging story both in style and content. No emotional pull here

60
During previews
Quirky, Overrated, Fluffy, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if You don’t mind searching for a needle in the haystack for the point. It’s valid but obfuscated completely in 2 meandering acts

Don't see it if You want a thoughtful exploration of immigrant stereotypes and racism

81
During previews
Resonant, Edgy, Great acting, Clever

See it if Stockard Channing was Wonderful. It was more understated than most Broadway shows. Serious heartbreaking story, idealism family ,& choices

Don't see it if You are in the mood for something light and fast paced

69
Banal, Entertaining

See it if You are in the mood for easy entertainment well done but nothing more good singing and staging

Don't see it if You want an even of thought provoking content. This is simply a night to tap your foot and telax

66
Indulgent, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if You like Great acting and slapstick comedy about women’s sexuality and queer identity with a bittersweet edge

Don't see it if You want an insightful layered nuanced perspective

65
During previews
Fluffy, Entertaining, Banal

See it if You are an A R Gurney fan. This is easy theater 3 one acts , with perky acting and not much content

Don't see it if You want serious drama laden with meaningful undertones . Not his strongest work

82
During previews
Resonant, Relevant, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You appreciated nuanced acting about relevant subjects , the power play of politics and the role of women in it in the 70’s

Don't see it if You want action packed theater this is a talky play about serious subjects

67
During previews
Indulgent, Great staging, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if You Really like the 70’s show she is very good. The sets are pretty well done

Don't see it if You are bored and annoyed by a simplistic dull rendition of gay marriage vs fundamental religious values

82
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Edgy

See it if You appreciate hearing the stories of millennials from diverse and difficult backgrounds speak in short monologues. Sad & Without self pity

Don't see it if You want something light and action packed with a fancy set

93
During previews
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You like great acting and writing about serious subjects of race, gender and privilege. Well developed complex narrative

Don't see it if You want something light and easy that won’t challenge your comfort zone

84
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You like 1 man comedy about politics It’s quick witted and clever

Don't see it if You want a fancy set and big production

77
Thought-provoking, Slow, Great acting, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if Sci Fi about cloning ,identity and family relationships and a serious study about suicide 2,Long 1 acts great acting

Don't see it if Talky serious drama is not your thing in a small intimate space a bit claustrophobic

78
During previews
Slow, Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You like historical drama about protests during the Vietnam war done in a poetically simple way

Don't see it if You don’t like wordy minimalist subtlety nuanced productions that pack a powerful punch

86
During previews
Refreshing, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Edgy

See it if You appreciate great writing and acting that challenges our prejudices in an intimate setting

Don't see it if You want something light and easy with a big fancy production

85
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if You like experimental productions about real news of a serious heartbreaking nature

Don't see it if You need comfortable seats for an almost 3 hour show and don’t want to be immersed in the tragedy of refugee life

71
Slow, Relevant, Edgy, Disappointing

See it if You are interested in the complicated dynamics of LGBT parenting and family drama

Don't see it if You don’t like black box sets with. Minimal production frills at 1hr 40minutes it seemed Slow

85
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Edgy, Clever

See it if You like solo shows that are a bit different. A healthy dose of sceptisim and sincerity

Don't see it if You don’t have an open mind about psychic abilities and it’s healing powers

92
Masterful, Thought-provoking, Funny, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You want to believe in miracles, take the leap of fate and believe in the impossible Diverse intimate fabulous perfect for all ages

Don't see it if You want a broadway drama storyline This is an international evening of invention and novelty

71
Resonant, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if You like solo shows about historical figures. Bobby Kennedy the 60s

Don't see it if You want a developed story this is a series of political speeches nothing more

72
During previews
Disappointing, Quirky, Great acting

See it if You are a fan of British dinner chatter. And seeing it in 3 variations of perspective, Good acting.

Don't see it if Not as clever or profound or developed as it could have been

86
Relevant, Intelligent, Edgy, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy smart solo comedy about race and identity. A Sensitive and honest performance

Don't see it if You want a big broadway production or shy away from the depressing reality of how hard it can be to be Black in America

90
Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like stand up comedy. His timing and storytelling is pitch perfect

Don't see it if You can’t relate to the topic of parenthood or cats and don’t like comedy

78
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Edgy

See it if You want to see good acting, beautiful writing about the sad reality of senseless heartbreak and life’s tragedy

Don't see it if You want a peppy linear night at the theater

66
Resonant, Indulgent, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if You like PC oriented slapstick comedy in 90 minutes

Don't see it if You want a thoughtful well developed play with original content

84
Quirky, Intelligent, Delightful, Clever, Ambitious

See it if You appreciate great singing, a novel set design, and a dark edgy reinvention of a classic R&H musical

Don't see it if You can’t sit for over 3 hours on folding chairs. You are not open to a reinterpretation of a classic show

64
Slow, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if You like 1 acts exploring different aspects of the same thing from different points of view

Don't see it if You want a fresh take on various aspects of relationship fidelity. It’s a subject with much potential but this production added nothing

77
During previews
Indulgent, Resonant, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if You are in the mood for a light take on misguided activism in the 60s , it’s a quick 90 minutes that doesn’t challenge or add much depth

Don't see it if You have big expectations another Dear Evan Hansen. All the subtle nuance and heartbreak is absent in this superficial retelling

72
During previews
Relevant, Disappointing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You appreciate great acting and are interested in the moral quandaries regarding boundaries and does the ends justify the means

Don't see it if You want to be truly challenged. It was a bit slow and was more entertained than thought provoking

86
During previews
Heartbreaking, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense

See it if You appreciate serious drama about a tragic complicated situation that’s played w sincerity . Elaine May was breathtaking.

Don't see it if Alzheimer’s and complicated family dynamics are triggering and you want a fluffy night out

81
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intense, Intelligent, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if You appreciate 1 women monologues about serious subjects and are interested in constitional policy

Don't see it if Domestic abuse and the inequality in politics are triggers

66
During previews
Resonant, Slow, Disappointing

See it if You like intimate theater about serious subjects made of collage like vignettes about life in a black community with some strong acting

Don't see it if You don’t have patience to sit through a rambling 2-1/2 hr evening, needs to be edited

72
During previews
Slow, Relevant, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if You like dialogue driven plays about serious subjects

Don't see it if Slow, needs editing second act doesn’t develop the themes Disappointing