peperina826

The Bronx | 65+
About:  love good theater...good acting....have taken acting classes for fun....really appreciate the effort actors put into their work...prefer straight plays over musicals though do enjoy both.
Reviews (30)
87
Absorbing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if if you are not familiar with russian plays and want to see them brought to life. mozart and salieri really good acting especially salieri

Don't see it if you like slightly faster paced comedy;both plays well done but pacing in the BEAR play could have been a tad sharper/ acting was great

70
During previews
Perp
Midtown W
Three actors stood out douglas, myron and harry....the detective characters not so such ,.some of the staging was contrived and needs more rewrites bar scene superfluous

See it if you can single out those who are good actors and appreciate them in a mediocre script

Don't see it if if you dont like parts of a play that are contrived or superfluous

68
The Brutes
West Village
Confusing, Dizzying, Great acting, Fragmented

See it if good acting especially adam belvo; historical plays

Don't see it if if you dont like fragmented confusing plays....the actors did the best they could with a mediocre script

Also the back and forth between caesar and the lincoln theme could have bee... Read more Read less

65
During previews
My Parsifal Conductor
Upper W Side
Disappointing, Great acting, Slow

See it if if you like plays based on some historical facts good acting

Don't see it if you don t like plays that are very slow moving...anti semitism theme overdone

90
El Credito
Gramercy
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if you like to see the human dynamic played out in a funny way and if you like very clever writing and really good acting

Don't see it if if you have trouble reading quickly as the small translation screens made it difficult to read and keep up with the acting

90
The Rainmaker
East Village
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you like plays about family dynamics

Don't see it if you dont like plays about southern life

75
The Cover of Life
East Village
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if if you like character development, understanding the dynamic of the female psyche and the South during a significant historical period.

Don't see it if you like consistent acting.

Also the young girls were good especially Weetsie but the mom slipped from ... Read more Read less

79
Absorbing, Funny, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if if you really want to understand the afro american struggles and are also a sports fan

Don't see it if if you are not into sports; are disturbed by some graphic images

68
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Disappointing, Great staging, Overrated, Relevant

See it if you can bear another hollywood actor making a feeble attempt at broadway and you like Trump bashing

Don't see it if if you like great acting(with the exception of Blair Brown who was wonderful) and political plays that take the high road

87
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Intense, Relevant

See it if you like historical drama or plays with themes that are relevant today

Don't see it if if you like light fare or have a historical bias

Also i knew and worked with betty shabazz and would have liked the female l... Read more Read less

30
Perfect Crime
Midtown W
Cliched, Insipid, Overrated

See it if you're from out of town never saw a broadway show & think anything on or near broadway has to be good by virtue of its being near broadway

Don't see it if if you love the theater...how this has lasted so long is beyond me...just awful......taking up space where a good show could be

90
Cagney
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny

See it if love cagney and old hollywood; the lead was so on point with mannerisms etc that at a certain point my eyes started to deceive me...

Don't see it if if dont like musicals or like only modern plays and musicals

80
Great acting, Intense, Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy great writing ...you could almost close your eyes and just listen to the words; have underestimated sally fields acting

Don't see it if if you like lighter themed plays

90
Enchanting, Great staging, Must see

See it if are from out of town....are a jaded new yorker who needs a mini return to childhood.....love glitz and large spectacular productions

Don't see it if if you like things on a more intimate small production level

90
For a previous production
Funny, Entertaining, Dizzying

See it if you like to have belly laughs

Don't see it if you dont have a sense of humor

92
All Our Children
East Village
Must see, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like to understand history from the human and moral point of view

Don't see it if if you like light plays and dont like to leave a theater with a somber feeling

61
Catapult!
East Village
Very slow, needs alot of editing, disappointing,, had potential to be funnier

See it if you have a relative in the show

Don't see it if you dont like wordy excruciatingly long and slow, poorly acted, give or take 2 or 3 actors plays;

75
Popcorn Falls
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Inconsistent, Funny in spots, Moments of good acting

See it if like shows where good acting and humor are spotty but still there... where the story line wraps up in a nice way & actors show versatility

Don't see it if seemed like alot of friends/family were in audience so reaction was biased; attempts at humor were not always funny

79
Dated, Funny, Great acting

See it if you like period pieces or a strong central character

Don't see it if if you dont like plays that are confusing or without intermission

82
Funny, Great acting, Slow moving

See it if like good acting and want to look at something that depicts arabs and israelis in a peaceful situation

Don't see it if if you like movies that move at a quicker pace

79
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Funny, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if you like good acting and politically relevant themes and understand the common bond between all men

Don't see it if you dont like two man shows and like more of a production in a play

Also i enjoyed the dynamic between the two actors however during the second... Read more Read less

51
Disappointing, Dizzying, Overrated, Quirky

See it if you like chekov under any circumstances

Don't see it if if you like plays that are not fragmented; in spots amateurish. very few funny moments the high rated reviews leave me baffled.

75
Great acting

See it if you like one woman/man shows; or are interested in mental health

Don't see it if if you like plays that are not slow or need a little bit of editing. beginning dragged on and some lines were a little over the top

69
Dated, Disappointing, Resonant

See it if if you want another story about italian family life; it had potential and there were some high points but really needed editing

Don't see it if if you like crisp acting and well edited one man shows.

93
Junk
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Must see

See it if you like great acting writing and intelligent theater...timely and dynamic

Don't see it if if you dont like plays that make political statements

91
Clever, Funny, Refreshing

See it if loved it ; the comedy ...play on words..subplot

Don't see it if you dont like shakespeare

89
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny

See it if if you like kevin kline fast paced action and belly laughs

Don't see it if if you are tired or had one drink too many otherwise you will NEVER be able to keep up with the rapid fire dialogue and action

81
Clever, Funny, Edgy

See it if john leguizamo can do no wrong...he is absolutely brilliant...tying social commentary history and humor all into one neat package

Don't see it if if you dont like edgy material

84
Absorbing, Great singing, Great staging, Romantic

See it if you like drama ..mystery and romance all combined

Don't see it if if you dont like things that can be a little on the dark side

80
Entertaining, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if if you like a new spin on an old classic

Don't see it if you are a traditionalist