Phillip L

Borough of Queens

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Reviews (179)
70
Preparedness
Soho/Tribeca
Scattered, Disjointed, Thought-provoking, Relevant
December 10th, 2021

See it if Relevant. Gun violence. Wokeness. Education

Don't see it if Messy plot scattershot

80
Indulgent, Entertaining, Quirky, Relevant, Hilarious
December 6th, 2021

See it if Funny inspirational stories, humanity helping one another

Don't see it if One person shows, overly woke

75
Selling Kabul
Midtown W
Conventional, Absorbing, Relevant
December 2nd, 2021

See it if The effects of the American war in Afghanistan

Don't see it if Conventional drama. Nothing new to add

80
Clyde's (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Sharp, Sympathetic, Funny
November 30th, 2021

See it if If you l like redemption, food and sharp banter

Don't see it if Unlikely situations

75
Sanctuary City
West Village
Resonant, Relevant, Interesting, Melodramatic
September 24th, 2021

See it if A timely look the hopes and fears of Dreamers

Don't see it if It gets a bit melodramatic toward the end

34
During previews
Tedious, Boring, Indulgent
September 12th, 2021

See it if You like African American voices in theatre

Don't see it if You dislike long self indulgent monologues

65
Thought-provoking, Absurd, Bewildering, Slow, Tedious
August 27th, 2021

See it if You like Waiting For Godot, absurdist, existentialist theatre

Don't see it if You dislike heavy plays about racism, black people, or oppression

80
During previews
17 Minutes
Midtown W
Absorbing, Relevant, Resonant
January 20th, 2020

See it if A community tries to heal after a tragedy

Don't see it if Play some about school violence

80
Sing Street
East Village
Delightful, Great music, Absorbing
December 22nd, 2019

See it if Teenage rock musicals

Don't see it if Don’t like 80s new wave music

80
Resonant, Absorbing
December 16th, 2019

See it if Young people problem s

Don't see it if Dislike teenage slackers

90
The Thin Place
Midtown W
Great writing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Absorbing
December 16th, 2019

See it if You like intelligent conversation

Don't see it if You dislike ghost stories

80
Absorbing, Riveting, Entertaining, Clever
November 1st, 2019

See it if Like to be amazed

Don't see it if Dislike magic shows

85
Great acting, Riveting, Masterful, Clever, Absorbing
October 31st, 2019

See it if Challenging play on reality and memory

Don't see it if You don’t like ambiguity

80
Absorbing, Funny, Must see
October 12th, 2019

See it if Dark comedies, teen girls world

Don't see it if Graphic allusions to violence

65
During previews
Molly Sweeney
Midtown W
Slow, Relevant
October 11th, 2019

See it if blind or deaf people do not need to enter the regular world they have their own rich lives

Don't see it if Too much side storying, not a fan of monologue format

80
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Great singing, Resonant, Entertaining
October 11th, 2019

See it if Great musical storytelling

Don't see it if Don’t like musicals

75
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Funny, Entertaining
October 2nd, 2019

See it if Liked the movie, and drag

Don't see it if Comedy sometimes forced

90
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant
September 29th, 2019

See it if Comedy about flawed people

Don't see it if Self destructive behaviors

80
For a previous production
Fun, Entertaining, Great staging
September 29th, 2019

See it if A must for Harry Potter fans

Don't see it if Convoluted contrived plot

85
Original Sound
West Village
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing
September 8th, 2019

See it if The nitty gritty of how music gets done

Don't see it if Above

85
Make Believe
Midtown W
Absorbing, Thought-provoking
September 5th, 2019

See it if Like before and after stories

Don't see it if Dislike child actors

70
During previews
Wives
Midtown W
Edgy, Relevant, Quirky
September 2nd, 2019

See it if Like feminist themes

Don't see it if Don’t like esoteric plays

80
Little Gem
Chelsea
Moving, Resonant, Absorbing
September 2nd, 2019

See it if Slice of life stories

Don't see it if Don’t like monologues

90
During previews
Felix Starro
Midtown W
Great singing, Relevant, Intelligent, Entertaining, Absorbing
August 31st, 2019

See it if Great music compelling story

Don't see it if The book could use some more work

70
Funny, Great acting, Disappointing, Confusing, Ambitious
June 10th, 2019

See it if Like slapstick comedy

Don't see it if Confusing plots

35
During previews
The White Devil
West Village
Boring, Disappointing
March 22nd, 2019

See it if Shakespearean theater

Don't see it if Dislike plays updated to modern settings

80
The Cake
Midtown W
Entertaining, Charming, Thought-provoking, Relevant
March 14th, 2019

See it if You like shows about timely issues

Don't see it if The above

70
Unsatisfying, Tepid, Thought-provoking
March 14th, 2019

See it if You like show that consider questions of conscience and morality

Don't see it if You like shows That don’t sacrifice character and drama for argument

85
The Light
Midtown W
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Intense, Intelligent, Relevant
March 3rd, 2019

See it if Heavy powerful drama

Don't see it if looking for light entertainment

75
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Entertaining, Good music, Energetic
March 1st, 2019

See it if Like pop rock musicals

Don't see it if Unfamiliar with Alice in Wonderland

65
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Generic, Bland, Typical
February 27th, 2019

See it if You enjoy fairy tale fluff

Don't see it if You dislike fairy tale fluff

90
During previews
Delightful, Great singing, Funny
February 27th, 2019

See it if Great production of a great classic musical

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals

65
Fire and Air
East Village
Disappointing, Unengaging, Rambling
February 8th, 2018

See it if Historical fiction. Artistic inspiration

Don't see it if No real plot just vignettes. Strangely unemotional

65
Hallelujah, Baby!
Midtown E
Disappointing, Amateurish
February 5th, 2018

See it if Interested in musicals from classic broadway but don’t expect too much from a bare bones staged concert production

Don't see it if Staged concert version is disappointing, of interest only academically, doesn’t do justice to the original full production

80
Resonant, Absorbing
February 3rd, 2018

See it if Personal journeys, cultural conflicts, families

Don't see it if Don’t appreciate African culture

65
Cardinal
Midtown W
Disappointing, Muddled, Aimless, Relevant
February 3rd, 2018

See it if Care about issues about urban renewal, immigration, culture

Don't see it if Dislike muddled aimless plays. Needs more development

65
Disco Pigs
Chelsea
Edgy, Quirky, Intense, Confusing
February 1st, 2018

See it if You can appreciate the raw energy and intensity even if you can’t understand the vernacular

Don't see it if Frustrated if you can’t understand the vernacular

70
During previews
Raunchy, Funny, Entertaining, Gimmicky
February 1st, 2018

See it if Cheap crass humor just like Springer’s show

Don't see it if You are expecting anything deep or are easily offended

90
Miles for Mary
Midtown W
Quirky, Great staging, Absorbing, Funny
January 28th, 2018

See it if Humor and drama in everyday mundane situations. Torture has never been so funny.

Don't see it if Finding mundane everyday situations tedious

65
Disappointing, Indulgent, Slow, Great acting, Boring
January 28th, 2018

See it if You like one man shows with many characters

Don't see it if Boring pointless stories

85
Touching, Absorbing
December 27th, 2017

See it if Heartfelt intimate touching musical

Don't see it if No reason

90
Enchanting, Absorbing, Exuberant, Immersive, Entertaining
December 27th, 2017

See it if Musical Fables, Afro Caribbean cultures

Don't see it if The above is not your style

75
The Children
Midtown W
Absorbing, Slow, Engrossing
December 20th, 2017

See it if Absorbing drama

Don't see it if Slow paced

65
Office Hour
East Village
Relevant, Absorbing, Engaging, Thought-provoking, Contrived
December 18th, 2017

See it if Asian American actors, student counseling, relevant gun violence

Don't see it if Gun shots, disturbing thoughts

80
During previews
Great writing, Clever, Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking
December 4th, 2017

See it if Drama that defies convention, social commentary

Don't see it if Dislike surreal or stream of consciousness

80
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting, Relevant, Ambitious
June 4th, 2017

See it if historical plays

Don't see it if lots of details and facts

75
Engaging, Good music, Heart felt
June 4th, 2017

See it if young gay love

Don't see it if deals with pedophilia

70
During previews
Somebody's Daughter
Upper W Side
Cliched, Entertaining, Absorbing
May 28th, 2017

See it if asians and race

Don't see it if dislike racial stereotypes

65
The Lucky One
Midtown W
Tepid, Aimless, Incoherent, Dull
May 21st, 2017

See it if edwardian period dramas

Don't see it if dull

80
Marry Harry
Midtown E
Delightful, Great singing, Funny, Witty
May 17th, 2017

See it if warm and funny , that doesn't get sappy or corny, witty and great singing

Don't see it if light and fluffy shows