Phillip L

Bayside

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Reviews (166)
80
Absorbing, Funny, Must see

See it if Dark comedies, teen girls world

Don't see it if Graphic allusions to violence

80
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Great singing, Resonant, Entertaining

See it if Great musical storytelling

Don't see it if Don’t like musicals

90
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if Comedy about flawed people

Don't see it if Self destructive behaviors

85
Original Sound
West Village
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if The nitty gritty of how music gets done

Don't see it if Above

70
During previews
Wives
Midtown W
Edgy, Relevant, Quirky

See it if Like feminist themes

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

90
During previews
Felix Starro
Midtown W
Great singing, Relevant, Intelligent, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if Great music compelling story

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

35
During previews
The White Devil
West Village
Boring, Disappointing

See it if Shakespearean theater

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

70
Unsatisfying, Tepid, Thought-provoking

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

75
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Entertaining, Good music, Energetic

See it if Like pop rock musicals

Don't see it if Unfamiliar with Alice in Wonderland

90
During previews
Delightful, Great singing, Funny

See it if Great production of a great classic musical

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

65
Hallelujah, Baby!
Midtown E
Disappointing, Amateurish

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

65
Cardinal
Midtown W
Disappointing, Muddled, Aimless, Relevant

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

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

70
During previews
Raunchy, Funny, Entertaining, Gimmicky

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

65
Disappointing, Indulgent, Slow, Great acting, Boring

See it if You like one man shows with many characters

Don't see it if Boring pointless stories

90
Enchanting, Absorbing, Exuberant, Immersive, Entertaining

See it if Musical Fables, Afro Caribbean cultures

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

65
Office Hour
East Village
Relevant, Absorbing, Engaging, Thought-provoking, Contrived

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

Don't see it if Gun shots, disturbing thoughts

80
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if historical plays

Don't see it if lots of details and facts

70
During previews
Somebody's Daughter
Upper W Side
Cliched, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if asians and race

Don't see it if dislike racial stereotypes

80
Marry Harry
Midtown E
Delightful, Great singing, Funny, Witty

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

75
During previews
Amazing, Entertaining, Absorbing, Incredible, Unbelievable

See it if mind reading magic

Don't see it if are a skeptic

70
Aubergine
Midtown W
Cliched, Absorbing, Thoughtful, Sappy, Uneven

See it if Asian family dramas

Don't see it if sappiness

75
Entertaining, Great singing, Engaging, Delightful, Fluffy

See it if classic Broadway or Hollywood musicals

Don't see it if don't like musicals

75
Heisenberg
Midtown W
Quirky, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if quirky shows about human relationships

Don't see it if above

50
Samara
Midtown W
Incomprehensible, Enigmatic

See it if poetic stream of consciousness

Don't see it if need narrative or plot

65
Cry Havoc!
West Village
Boring, Relevant

See it if PTSD and veterans

Don't see it if one ,an shows, shakespeare

65
During previews
Molly Sweeney
Midtown W
Slow, Relevant

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

75
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Funny, Entertaining

See it if Liked the movie, and drag

Don't see it if Comedy sometimes forced

80
Fun, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if A must for Harry Potter fans

Don't see it if Convoluted contrived plot

85
Make Believe
Midtown W
Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if Like before and after stories

Don't see it if Dislike child actors

80
Little Gem
Chelsea
Moving, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if Slice of life stories

Don't see it if Don’t like monologues

70
Funny, Great acting, Disappointing, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if Like slapstick comedy

Don't see it if Confusing plots

80
The Cake
Midtown W
Entertaining, Charming, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You like shows about timely issues

Don't see it if The above

85
The Light
Midtown W
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Intense, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if Heavy powerful drama

Don't see it if looking for light entertainment

65
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Generic, Bland, Typical

See it if You enjoy fairy tale fluff

Don't see it if You dislike fairy tale fluff

65
Fire and Air
East Village
Disappointing, Unengaging, Rambling

See it if Historical fiction. Artistic inspiration

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

80
Resonant, Absorbing

See it if Personal journeys, cultural conflicts, families

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

65
Disco Pigs
Chelsea
Edgy, Quirky, Intense, Confusing

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

90
Miles for Mary
Midtown W
Quirky, Great staging, Absorbing, Funny

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

85
Touching, Absorbing

See it if Heartfelt intimate touching musical

Don't see it if No reason

75
The Children
Midtown W
Absorbing, Slow, Engrossing

See it if Absorbing drama

Don't see it if Slow paced

80
During previews
Great writing, Clever, Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if Drama that defies convention, social commentary

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

75
Engaging, Good music, Heart felt

See it if young gay love

Don't see it if deals with pedophilia

65
The Lucky One
Midtown W
Tepid, Aimless, Incoherent, Dull

See it if edwardian period dramas

Don't see it if dull

65
During previews
Venus
Midtown W
Disappointing, Quirky, Fractured

See it if struggles of african victims of white colonialism

Don't see it if episodic narratives

75
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing, Relevant

See it if examination of upper class values

Don't see it if dislike above

75
The Roads To Home
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Thoughtful

See it if classic American play, social relevance

Don't see it if plays about women

65
Disappointing, Dull

See it if classic plays especially Chekov

Don't see it if reinterpreted classics

90
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Intelligent, Edgy, Entertaining, Groundbreaking, Original

See it if Groundbreaking rap musical, story of America"s origins

Don't see it if dislike rap music

90
Vietgone
Midtown W
Quirky, Funny, Great acting, Smart, Masterful

See it if Unique perspective on Asian American experience, rap musicals

Don't see it if dislike rap

65
A Life
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Thought-provoking, Unconventional

See it if existentialist play with a unique perspective

Don't see it if unconventional