Phillip L

Bayside

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Reviews (172)
90
Hilarious, Great acting, Relevant, Original

See it if One actor playing many roles, diversity and inclusion

Don't see it if homophobic

90
Skeleton Crew
Chelsea
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Resonant, Original

See it if tough lives of the working class

Don't see it if the above

70
Daphne's Dive
Midtown W
Overrated, Strident, Righteous

See it if struggling under class inner city life

Don't see it if overbaked, loud speechifying, self-important, strident,righteous

75
Friend Art
Upper W Side
Funny, Engaging

See it if funny, friendship, relationships

Don't see it if banal, obvious,

75
Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if discussions of morality, ethics, individual responsibility,

Don't see it if dislike above

70
During previews
Indian Summer
Midtown W
Absorbing, Muddled, Touching, Superficial

See it if Coming of age

Don't see it if Coming of age

90
For a previous production
Great staging, Great acting, Great music, Resonant, Touching

See it if shows about socially challenged, loneliness, teenage social media

Don't see it if dislike the above

75
For a previous production
Indecent
Midtown W
Confusing, Absorbing, Provocative

See it if lesbian themes, jewish themes

Don't see it if you are anti-semitic, homophobic,

70
Exit Strategy
West Village
Relevant, Gritty

See it if like urban dramas, diversity, under-class

Don't see it if offensive language

80
During previews
Intense, Resonant, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if Family dramas

Don't see it if dislike long monologues, family disfunction

65
Antlia Pneumatica
Midtown W
Slow, Insightful, Touching

See it if Thoughtful, psychological

Don't see it if slow pacing, extraneous dramatic devices

85
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Intense, Relevant, Masterful

See it if intense tragedies, deeply moving emotional

Don't see it if the above

80
Red Speedo
East Village
Intelligent, Absorbing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if philosophical shows dealing with morality, ethics in relation to human motivations

Don't see it if dislike moral ambiguity

80
Women Without Men
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if Wonderful entertaining

Don't see it if no reason

80
Noises Off
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Hilarious, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if Hilarious farce

Don't see it if If you dislike screwball comedy

80
Rothschild & Sons
Midtown E
Entertaining, Original, Riveting

See it if Wonderful story and muaic

Don't see it if The above

50
Gluten!
Midtown E
Disappointing, Funny, Quirky

See it if Satire on modern science

Don't see it if Ridiculous silly

80
Hir
Midtown W
Edgy, Quirky, Funny, Original

See it if Gender fluidity

Don't see it if Dead set against gender issues

85
Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Hilarious modern update of Shakespeare comedy. Great Beatles style songs

Don't see it if Some parts were corny

75
During previews
Absorbing, Resonant

See it if A play dealing with emotional and psychological trauma with insight and humor

Don't see it if Slightly confusing as the actors switch roles very fluidly

85
During previews
Familiar
Midtown W
Absorbing, Resonant, Great writing

See it if You like plays about culture and finding ones roots

Don't see it if You dislike the above

75
Entertaining, Enchanting, Must see, Delightful

See it if One of the classic American musicals

Don't see it if No spark missing passion

75
Night is a Room
Midtown W
Original, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if Surprising shocking raw

Don't see it if Unbelievable

70
Lazarus
East Village
Confusing, Disappointing, Edgy, Resonant, Quirky

See it if Great David Bowie music, imaginative

Don't see it if Confusing, disjointed

70
Banal, Entertaining

See it if Linda Lavin is very good, you like memory plays

Don't see it if Artificial over dramatic

75
Incognito
Midtown W
Confusing, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if cerebral, science influence, intelligent

Don't see it if actors in multiple roles with many plots interleaved

50
Blackbird
Midtown W
Disappointing, Intense, Overwrought

See it if intense

Don't see it if sensitive subject matter

80
Shuffle Along
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing

See it if Great singing, acting, dancing

Don't see it if you hate tap dancing :)

70
Signature Plays
Midtown W
Surreal, Confusing, Edgy, Disturbing, Challenging

See it if absurdist disturbing weird

Don't see it if the above

35
During previews
Banal, Disappointing, Preposterous, Twisted, Sophomoric

See it if twisted humor

Don't see it if morbid raunchy flat humor, not credible, sophomoric

85
Gloria
Gramercy
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Intense, Resonant

See it if tragic situations, office politics, socially disadvantaged

Don't see it if violence, office politics

75
During previews
Entertaining, Original, Good music, Great staging

See it if Greek mythology, folk opera,

Don't see it if don't like folk music, tragedies

75
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Cliched, Spirited, Good music

See it if Feel good shows about women, American country living, good music

Don't see it if cliched one dimensional characters, simplistic

70
During previews
Tuck Everlasting
Midtown W
Entertaining, Whimsical, Touching, Light-hearted

See it if like fantasies, fairy tales,

Don't see it if like depth, profundity, insight

75
Ideation
Midtown E
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Funny, Absurd

See it if intelligent, logic oriented morals and ethics

Don't see it if absurdity

80
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Raunchy

See it if country musicals, energetic manic comedy

Don't see it if dislike silly nonsense

70
During previews
Nathan the Wise
East Village
Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if like theology and tolerance

Don't see it if simplistic plot

80
The Royale
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Resonant, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Powerful story about human aspirations and racial history

Don't see it if No reason

80
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Light-hearted

See it if Romantic comedy, Light entertaining good music

Don't see it if Little sappy

80
Unseamly
Chelsea
Absorbing, Funny, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if Sharp provocative play about sexual harassment

Don't see it if Explicit sexual situations

60
The Bachelors
West Village
Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if You like shows about bros

Don't see it if You don't like shows about bros

65
Gigantic
Midtown W
Cliched, Banal, Funny

See it if Fun take on obesity

Don't see it if Corny contrived

70
Invisible Thread
Midtown W
Indulgent, Entertaining

See it if About finding ones roots

Don't see it if Indulgent

70
Incident at Vichy
Midtown W
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if Intelligent play about human nature

Don't see it if Felt more like a debating society than a play

70
Therese Raquin
Midtown W
Absorbing

See it if Plays about passion

Don't see it if Dislike the above

85
During previews
The Humans
Midtown W
Great acting, Resonant, Original, Funny, Absorbing

See it if You love family disfunction

Don't see it if Fairly typical drama

90
Marjorie Prime
Midtown W
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Profound, Original

See it if Insightful intelligent introspective soul-searching

Don't see it if Must see

60
The Gin Game
Midtown W
Slow, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if You like Tyson and Jones

Don't see it if Boring, no drama, difficult to hear

75
The Changeling
West Village
Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like Shakespeare

Don't see it if Dislike the anove

75
A Wilder Christmas
Midtown W
Absorbing, Masterful

See it if Classic American plays

Don't see it if Dislike the above