Picinguaba

New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  I love theater and live performances. I'd pick it over a movie any day. Whether Broadway or Off Broadway, talent is talent and I enjoy witnessing it first hand!
Reviews (48)
88
Junk
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Clever, Great writing, Intense

See it if You like Wall Street themes, fast paced and fast talking plays, great staging and usuage of stage, large and diverse cast, intense acting

Don't see it if Can’t focus, hate rapid fire talking, foul language, Wall Street, finance topics, large cast, quick changes, bright lights

65
Banal, Cliched, Overrated, Insipid, Mundane

See it if Like Christmas carols. The show itself is pretty boring, BUT if you can block everyone out and wait for Candice. She has presence&is GREAT!

Don't see it if Don’t like holiday themes, Christmas carols, B level shows, limited staging

44
Illyria
East Village
Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow, Long

See it if Like slow paced stories, monotoned speech patterns, interesting base story, patient, you like The Public theater in general

Don't see it if You don’t like slow stories, dull sounds, unnecessarily long plays, want to run out before the end of the play

80
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if Want to be a kid again, enjoy great singing, wholesome laughter, like bright fun carnival sets, like lighthearted themes, love the character

Don't see it if You don’t like silliness (I don’t like silliness or musicals and I really enjoyed it.), you hate bright colors, you dislike kiddy themes

Also This is not my norm. I usually run the other way from this kinda show,... Read more Read less

90
J&K: 1965
Lower E Side
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Edgy, Intense

See it if You like interactive plays, spontaneity, improvisation, walking around, drugs&cursing doesn't bother you, being involved in the plot

Don't see it if You want to sit, you're boring, get tired easy, walking in the LES&alleys scare you, don't want to participate or be involved in a scene,

Also I think this play was fun & great, but meeting up with the group was c... Read more Read less

80
Getting Out
East Village
Edgy, Original, Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever

See it if Like fast pace, multi plots moving simultaneously and concurrently. You like complex scenes and plays.

Don't see it if Jailing or aggression bothers you. Don't like complex plots. Dont like many things happening at the same time.

85
Queen of the Night
Midtown W
Sexy, Seductive, Fun, Original, Engaging

See it if You like to participation, you're not shy, you love food, you like getting dressed for an event, uninhibited, meeting new friends, wandering

Don't see it if You're a stiff, conservative, bashful, hate communal seating, hate talking to strangers, like sitting still, you're not a fun person,

100
Nirbhaya
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Masterful

See it if You like intense emotional true stories, you don't mind openly crying, holding your breath, wanting to scream, wanting to jump on the stage

Don't see it if You get too emotional and can't sleep at night from current events, you want a happy story. This isn't. Prepare to think and talk about this

88
Amazing Grace
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Original, Thought-provoking, Heartbreaking

See it if You like plays based on history, you can bear to watch humans treated as animals 5 feet in front of you(it was tough to watch), new musical.

Don't see it if You can't handle human torture, sad historic stories, you get mentally tormented by history

95
Skeleton Crew
Chelsea
Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Relevant, Riveting

See it if You like plays that end w a standing ovations. You like real life struggles&tough solutions plots, plays so intense you can hear a pin drop.

Don't see it if You like fluffy stories, benign topics, hate drama, tough reality situations, want to forget about life, and current events.

79
Trip of Love
Midtown W
Sexy, Hot, Fun, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You hate musicals, but like music. Plays with themes, but no real story. Just want a fun night and don't want to think. Like revues.

Don't see it if You're offended by gyrations of beautiful people, you're a prude and conservative, hate music based theater, 60's-70's music

75
Entertaining, Overrated, Slow

See it if Like to chuckle now and then, love Linda Lavin, patient, family intrigue

Don't see it if Offended by infidelity, need fast paced action

95
Insignificance
Midtown E
Clever, Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Great staging

See it if Like a very unique setting, small cast, great acting, unsuspecting scenario, atypical venue. I loved the whole setup of this play.

Don't see it if Like traditional theater, claustrophobic, cast walking back and forth in front of you,

65
During previews
Incognito
Midtown W
Confusing, Overrated, Slow

See it if You like non-stop dialogue, fast pace story line, you have focus, multiple characters played by one actor

Don't see it if Get bored easy, like plays with sets, you like simple plot lines, don't like wordy dialogue

81
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Edgy, Great staging, Original

See it if Dark humor or stories intrigue you. If you like prequels. Costumes and sets were great!

Don't see it if Little things scare you. Not for all ages. It can be frightening for some.

58
Enchanting, Entertaining, Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if You like mixed feelings. This is not like the original. I give this a passing, but see it, because it's iconic. Sets are still decent.

Don't see it if You saw the original. You will be disappointed.

82
During previews
The Other Mozart
Greenwich V
Thought-provoking, Profound, Original, Must see

See it if You like topics that are not common or unheard of. This was very unique. Simple, yet beautiful. You have to like monologues.

Don't see it if You don't like single topics or monologues.

95
Clever, Hilarious, Intelligent, Intense, Epic

See it if You love to laugh. Like religious humor. Crazy sets and crazier jokes.

Don't see it if You don't like jokes about God. Sensitive to religious humor.

65
Stomp
East Village
Dated, Overrated, Slow, Redundant

See it if You don't have a better option and get a great price. It's fun, but don't go out of your way to see it. However, it's great for kids.

Don't see it if You hate loud sounds.

80
Original, Hilarious, Edgy, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if You like funny one liners, group participation and laughter, lots of laughter!

Don't see it if You hate sex jokes or you're offended easily.

83
Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Riveting, Exciting

See it if You like lighthearted fun. This is playful, yet meaningful. It's going to be a fun night!

Don't see it if If you are uncomfortable with different sexual orientation or you're a prude and extremely conservative!

75
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Fluffy, Fun

See it if You like musicals and biopics. Fun and entertaining, no brains needed.

Don't see it if You hate musicals. I don't like musicals, but this was bearable. Could have been shorter.

90
The Royale
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Deep subject, History

See it if You revel in deep and dark topics, truthful, but not necessarily comfortable subjects. Black history is at the forefront here.

Don't see it if You're not in the mood to be in a mindset of lingering thoughts or sadness because of America's past. Important matters nevertheless!

83
Must see, Original, Sexy, Creative

See it if You like something different - with sex appeal yet still somewhat family friendly

Don't see it if Semi nudity offends you or you're a prude

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if You like emotional stories, immigration stories, love stories, tear jerkers, deep thinking stories, remakes, war stories,

Don't see it if You don’t like musical, singing, war stories, seeing skin, gyrating offends you, feeling emotions, sad stories, plays based on true stories

85
M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Edgy, Great staging, Relevant

See it if Love Clive Owens, great sets, history, uniqueness, interesting music, creative thinking, Asian stories, open minded, plot twists

Don't see it if You like straight forward plays, close minded, dislike plays about culture&history, you like only American stories, plays w/sexual content

90
Absorbing, Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining, Unique

See it if You like Shakespeare, modern twist, fast moving characters, multiple roles by one actor, fast paced, puppetry, intimate rooms

Don't see it if Hate Shakespeare, Old English, don’t like listening, impatient, original versions of plays and stories, don’t like small playhouses

94
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Great staging

See it if Love audience involvement, constant movement, loud music, cast is all over the stage, great staging, fun&exciting, romance, period piece

Don't see it if Like low key plays, like ONLY dramas, strobe lights, loud music, a circus atmosphere, actors in one spot, lighthearted plots, Russian themes

Also At times, the lyrics were hard to hear and the plot was hard to follow... Read more Read less

96
Good
Chelsea
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Relevant

See it if Great acting, interesting&unique scene setup, war themes, plays w music, but not musicals, great costuming, deep thinking, profound plays

Don't see it if You don't like war reminders, scenes of Nazis & Holocaust turn your stomach (that was a touch scene to watch), current event relevance.

50
During previews
Ambitious, Relevant, Fluffy, Slow, Too long

See it if You're interested in stories about abuse on women at any age, teen drama. Story is important, but I couldn't get into the play.

Don't see it if You're not patient, not into new agey concepts, don't like HS drama, not in the mood for a heavy topic. 2nd 1/2 of play is better.

50
During previews
Great staging, Great visual affect, Fluffy, Overrated, Touristy

See it if You're a tourist in NYC, a kid at heart, never seen the Rockettes/Radio City& not jaded. Having said that, visual effects were impressive.

Don't see it if You're a NYer, jaded by everything else available, hate silliness, don't like tourists can't stand crowds

83
Dr. Zhivago
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Romantic, Fluffy

See it if You like big staged theater, beautiful costuming, love stories, old school stories

Don't see it if You hate musicals. I dislike most musicals, but enjoyed this. If you dislike bright lights or it bothers you. You hate romantic stories.

45
Airline Highway
Midtown W
Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated, Slow, Boring

See it if You like new musicals, like stories about people that are "invisible", stories that are a bit off, like quirkiness

Don't see it if Hate musicals, slow stories, have no patience, because this story drags

80
Peer Gynt
East Village
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound

See it if You enjoy great acting, life analysis, self criticism, plays about life decisions, mistakes & answers (hint: there are none), It's engaging.

Don't see it if If you like light subjects, complex staging, don't want to listen or think, don't like wordy plays with monologues.

50
During previews
Shining City
Chelsea
Disappointing, Slow, Drags, Wordy, Long winded

See it if You love Mathew Broderick (I do), patient, stories that are unresolved, random plot twist, people with marital issues, long monologues

Don't see it if You don't like wordy dialogues, non stop talking, uncomfortable with marital conflict, can't sit still and need a fast paced story.

50
Ambitious, Disappointing, Great staging, Original, Slow

See it if Asian culture, historic settings, different types of plays, open minded, slow plot line, typical boy meets girl story

Don't see it if You like action, fast paced story line, get bored easy

80
39 Steps
Gramercy
Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Fun

See it if You like silliness, lighthearted fun, a bit of mystery, enjoy laughing

Don't see it if You're the serious type, don't like to laugh,

80
Dry Powder
East Village
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You like political topics, jokes about the 1%, tidbits about the finance industry and plays with lots of fast paced dialogue.

Don't see it if you love musicals, light topics and not in the mood to focus and listen. You will lose interest and faze out.

70
Disappointing, Not my cup of tea, Great staging

See it if You like big productions, dim lit settings, history type plays. I know I should like this play, but I didn't. However, the set was masterful

Don't see it if Drawn out story lines and slow moving stories or musicals.

42
The Way West
West Village
Slow, Quirky, Overrated, Boring, Strange

See it if You like strange scenarios and are open minded to whatever may be. Very slow moving subject and story.

Don't see it if You like simple story lines

100
Enchanting, Exquisite, Epic, Great staging, Masterful

See it if You love great sets and big shows. Imagery and costumes were amazing.

Don't see it if If you don't like child like themes or Disney characters. I'm not big on those either, but just the set and costumes alone were worth it!

50
Weird, Quirky

See it if You have time to kill. It was bizarre. Be open minded.

Don't see it if You have better things to do. Hate audience interactions.

90
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Entertaining, Exquisite, Great acting, Great staging, Must see

See it if You enjoy new experiences. Delight in engaging platforms. Partake in free form entertainment. No one experience is the same.

Don't see it if You don't like unpredictability or you like a set outcome.

51
Slow, Overrated

See it if You like biopic type shows, latin , and pop music. Music was decent. "Gloria" was great!

Don't see it if Have no patience. It moved very slow.

88
Clever, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Original, Edgy

See it if You enjoy interesting &not obvious topics. See it if you like stories about families and how we live with each other regardless of ourselves

Don't see it if Topics on sexually orientation bothers you.

52
Dated, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if You like musical, whether good or bad

Don't see it if You expect it to be as good as the original. Nowhere close to Yul Brynner.

82
During previews
Nathan the Wise
East Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Current

See it if You like something to think about after.

Don't see it if You don't like deep subjects with a religious taste.

73
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Edgy, Risqué

See it if You like a bit of raw humor.

Don't see it if You get offended easily.