Phil 9070

Brooklyn | 50-64 | Male

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Reviews (37)
90
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Wonderful afternoon at the theater. Funny, terrific acting, great script, the two and a half hours just flew by

Don't see it if Can't think of any reason not to see this wonderful production.

80
Quirky, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if I enjoyed this rather dark comedy and particularly the acting by Susan Sarandon and Marin Ireland. Play kept me engaged throughout.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of dark comedies or the actors.

80
Ambitious, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever

See it if I must say I went into this play with low expectations. But I really enjoyed it, good acting, and really kept me engaged.

Don't see it if You have trouble sitting through serious plays for almost 2 hours without an intermission

85
Ambitious, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Wonderful rendition of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. Good acting, and the three hours just flew by

Don't see it if If you prefer a lighter subject matter or musical.

Also My only complaint would be since this is a three-hour production to st... Read more Read less

85
Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Interesting production of this 1800s play. Great acting, costumes, set and storyline

Don't see it if You prefer something more current or musically oriented

Also First time visiting the Metropolitan Playhouse and really liked the co... Read more Read less

55
Insipid, Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing, Banal

See it if This was like a B Movie science fiction play. It was if Ed Wood decided to venture into Off Broadway plays.

Don't see it if You are looking for an intelligent and somewhat logical theater experience

70
M4M
Cliched, Ambitious, Slow, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if This is a modern remake of Shakespeare's measure for measure. I felt the acting was okay however the play was long at times.

Don't see it if You prefer a more fast-paced show

Also I found the play a bit confusing at times. the costumes and special ef... Read more Read less

80
Resonant, Relevant, Profound, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Powerful one woman play coming to grips with her husbands actions. Very moving

Don't see it if You enjoy more uplifting plays or musicals.

90
During previews
Intelligent, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Wonderful production of the Arthur Miller classic. Great acting, set, dialogue. This play goes the whole nine yards.

Don't see it if You're more into more contemporary plays or musicals.

80
Absorbing, Edgy, Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy an offbeat and different type of theater experience. This is not for everyone but I enjoyed it

Don't see it if You're interested in a more traditional type play

70
Slow, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if The play was average-at-best. If you can buy into the premise of the play you might enjoy this more than I did

Don't see it if Looking for a more realistic and believable plot

85
During previews
Ink
Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if I saw the first preview and really enjoy this play. Very entertaining terrific acting especially Jonny Lee Miller. great set as well

Don't see it if You're more into musicals

Also This is the story of Rupert Murdoch who purchases a struggling newspap... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Very entertaining show and good acting especially from Adam Driver. He really stands out and commands the stage each time he appears.

Don't see it if You're more into traditional plays this is a bit racy at times

85
Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if Very good rendition of this classic Irish play. Acting was wonderful and the 2 hours just flew by.

Don't see it if You have no interest in Irish plays.

90
Intelligent, Ambitious, Absorbing, Riveting, Relevant

See it if Riveting 90 minutes of theater. Was sitting at the edge of my seat biting my nails.

Don't see it if You're more into a softer subject matter or musicals

70
During previews
Funny, Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing, Banal

See it if If only for the acting of Nathan Lane, Kristine Nielsen, and Julie White.

Don't see it if Raunchy humor and offbeat comedy to say the least is not your thing.

90
Profound, Riveting, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if My favorite play from this Broadway season. Great acting, dialogue, storyline, the three plus hours just flew by.

Don't see it if You're not into serious long 3 1/2 + hour plays.

80
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Delightful, Clever

See it if I love all the mint Productions. For me this is the jewel of New York Off Broadway Theater.

Don't see it if Prefer something more current. This play takes place in early 1900.

82
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You enjoy serious intense and thought provocing theatre

Don't see it if If you prefer soft subject matters

85
Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Interesting story in the social media age of twenty-somethings dealing with success and failure. Good acting, storyline and kept me engaged.

Don't see it if You prefer a lighter subject matter.

80
Quirky, Clever, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining

See it if I came in with low expectations but actually enjoyed the play. Some funny moments and some rather sad. Evening went by every quickly.

Don't see it if You wouldn't get a laugh out of watching a prejudiced old man and his backward beliefs.

50
Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing, Cliched, Banal

See it if This is just a mess. Not funny, silly, made little sense until the very end. The longest 75 minutes I've spent in one place.

Don't see it if I can't think of any redeeming quality to see this show.

70
During previews
Slow, Cliched

See it if Average one woman solo act whose husband is in a serious accident and dealing with infidelity as well. Nothing really new or innovative

Don't see it if You don't enjoy solo performances or if you prefer a more lighter subject matter or musicals.

80
Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Another fine production by the Irish rep. Although it started a bit slow it picked up steam as the play went on. Wonderful acting and set

Don't see it if You're not into serious or Irish plays

Also I just love the Irish Repertory Theater. All the Productions are alway... Read more Read less

83
During previews
Profound, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Riveting story for the families of gun violence strongly portrayed by the two actors. Intense and resonant experience

Don't see it if You prefer a more lighter subject or comedy.

85
During previews
Entertaining, Relevant, Intelligent, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Interesting story about a young girl whose parents are deported and her struggles to remain in America

Don't see it if You prefer something more lighthearted or Musical oriented

Also I really enjoyed this play. The time flew by interesting storyline and... Read more Read less

85
Resonant, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Riveting depiction of the Horrors in Rwanda by one woman in a 70 minute play. Very intense and a story that needs to be told.

Don't see it if You prefer more upbeat and not to serious plays or subject matters.

60
Raunchy, Insipid, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if Very silly and raunchy office comedy. Little humor and poor slapstick comedy. Very disappointing.

Don't see it if If you have a good sense of humor and sophisticated taste.

85
Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if Not one of Stephen sondheims best but this production it's just wonderful. Very well done entertaining great acting and singing.

Don't see it if If you prefer a more splashy Musical. I came in with low expectations I left very pleased with my experience.

55
During previews
Excruciating, Disappointing, Cliched, Confusing, Banal

See it if This is one Revival of a classic that you'll either love or hate. I didn't like it at all. Give me the more traditional version any day

Don't see it if You have seenPrevious Productions of this classic

Also It's hard to ruin a classic like Oklahoma but boy they sure found a wa... Read more Read less

85
Ambitious, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Very moving and well acted play about a terrible time in history. Really kept you engaged throughout the entire production.

Don't see it if Plays about the Holocaust and difficult subject matter is not your thing.

80
Ambitious, Relevant, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Interesting play about 8 Women visiting a therapist each for roughly 10 minutes. Kept me engaged and the acting was very good as well

Don't see it if You prefer softer subject matters.

80
Funny, Ambitious, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if Very entertaining theatre experience. Good acting and singing as well. Actors were very talented playing multiple roles.

Don't see it if You prefer a more serious subject matter.

90
During previews
Delightful, Clever, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if Very entertaining good acting and script as well. Short play 90 minutes just flew by. Highly recommended

Don't see it if You're more into musicals then a standard play

80
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Your an Ethan Hawke fan. Very entertaining and fast-moving play

Don't see it if You are not into a bit of violence and strong language.

80
Great acting, Entertaining, Profound, Refreshing, Clever

See it if If you're a fan of Bryan Cranston you're in for a real tour-de-force. He gives an amazing performance not to be missed.

Don't see it if This is unlike any theater experience I've ever witnessed. If you're more into just traditional theater this might not be for you.

75
During previews
Slow, Confusing, Great acting

See it if You want to enjoy a performance by the great Glenda Jackson. Also good performances by Ruth Wilson and Elizabeth Marvel.

Don't see it if Your not into 3 1/2 hour Shakespeare plays redone quite differently.