PJ 6305

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Reviews (49)
87
Luzia
Queens
Well executed, Entertaining, Delightful, Exciting, Beautiful

See it if you love Cirque du Soleil or want to see some beautiful staged stunt acts. The set design is fantastic.

Don't see it if you're looking for a more traditional theater experience or if high-wire type acts might scare you.

55
Admissions
Upper W Side
Innocuous, Earnest, Misguided, Well staged, Great lead performance

See it if you are a fan of Jessica Hecht.

Don't see it if you're looking for something with a lot of action and high stakes.

95
During previews
Feeding the Dragon
West Village
Great acting, Absorbing, Funny, Resonant, Great storytelling

See it if you want to see a truly unique New York City story told by a first-rate actor/writer.

Don't see it if one-person shows are not your thing.

98
During previews
Masterful, Must see, Profound, Resonant, Great acting

See it if you want to see one of the best plays ever written staged to near perfection.

Don't see it if you're looking for a family show or can't sit through a longer piece.

81
Hangmen
Chelsea
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Quirky

See it if you like snappy dialogue and some riveting performances.

Don't see it if dark comedy isn't your thing.

90
Beautiful, Elegiac, Great staging, Resonant, Great acting

See it if you'd like an elevated take on an older play that would seem stuffy under the wrong hands.

Don't see it if too much talking without a lot of action might bother you.

90
Great acting, Great staging, Relevant, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a non-stop powerhouse performance from Denise Gough.

Don't see it if you're wary of addiction/recovery stories.

58
War Paint
Midtown W
Slow, Great singing, Great acting, Clever, Disappointing

See it if you love Patti LuPone or Christine Ebersole. The final 20 minutes are fantastic.

Don't see it if the actors or real-life characters mean nothing to you.

84
Ambitious, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Insightful, Great acting

See it if you'd like to learn more about three important historical figures and why their thoughts are still relevant today.

Don't see it if you can't handle some substance with your theater. It's not a fluffy evening.

15
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Slow, Dreary, Poor scenic design, Oddly paced direction, Some good performances

See it if you'd like to see Celia Weston do some excellent supporting work and don't mind suffering through the rest.

Don't see it if you're looking for something exciting or groundbreaking in any way.

12
Disappointing, Lifeless, Indulgent, Slow, Stale

See it if you don't mind a very small show without much going on.

Don't see it if you're a big Guthrie fan expecting to learn something new or to enjoy rousing versions of his tunes.

72
For a previous production
Funny, Light, Breezy, Forgettable, Entertaining

See it if you want to laugh for a couple of hours at some broad well-done physical comedy.

Don't see it if you're looking for a comedy with a deeper meaning or subtext.

83
Funny, Clever, Absorbing, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if you like Sarah Ruhl plays or want to see what might be perceived as an average "living room drama" turned on its head.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with talk of sexuality.

100
During previews
Masterful, Perfect, Delightful, Hilarious, Once-in-a-lifetime experience

See it if you love a great, classic Broadway musical and want to see a truly unforgettable performance by Bette Midler.

Don't see it if old-fashioned musicals bother you.

72
Absorbing, Entertaining, Bland staging, Slightly wooden performances, Beautiful

See it if you are a Sondheim fan or art lover.

Don't see it if you want a nuanced version of this classic show

Also Some of the performances are great but the production lacks inspiratio... Read more Read less

83
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Intense, Big, Ambitious, Great acting, Masterful

See it if you want to hear a live 40-piece orchestra play a great score and see a tremendous performance by Glenn Close

Don't see it if big Broadway musicals aren't your style

62
Confusing, Slow, Great singing, Great immersion, Cool set

See it if you want to experience something with a really cool design concept integrated into the show

Don't see it if you're looking for something easy to follow or with a big story

98
During previews
Sweat
Midtown W
Masterful, Must see, Relevant, Intense, Near perfect

See it if you're looking for the next great Broadway play.

Don't see it if you prefer your theater to be boring.

95
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Resonant, Profound, Must see, Masterful, Brilliant

See it if you can possibly get a ticket. It completely lives up to all of the hype.

Don't see it if originality scares you.

79
The Babylon Line
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Well written, Over complicated, A little too long

See it if you like well-drawn characters and good storytelling.

Don't see it if you need constant action to keep you engaged in a play.

20
Quirky, Indulgent, Long, Ambitious, Tired

See it if you are a fan of the Commedia dell'arte style and enjoy good clowning work

Don't see it if you need every joke in a comedy to land with a bang

99
Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite, Masterful, Must see

See it if you love a classic musical staged perfectly.

Don't see it if you want something contemporary.

89
The Roads To Home
West Village
Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Classic

See it if you love Horton Foote or want to see some wonderful performances.

Don't see it if you don't like shows set in the past.

25
Disappointing, Dated, Slow, Good dancing, Tired

See it if you want something mindless and very old-fashioned or if you want to see some good dancing.

Don't see it if you are looking for something modern, inventive, or exciting.

93
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Masterful, Quirky

See it if you would love to see a return to more classic Cirque du Soleil shows or just want a fun evening that will amaze you.

Don't see it if you don't like circuses or expect a story.

90
Harry Clarke
West Village
Great acting, Great storytelling, Absorbing, Captivating, Intense

See it if you enjoy one-person shows and thrillers along the lines of Patricia Highsmith novels.

Don't see it if you are easily shocked or prudish.

55
During previews
Beautiful dancing, Lush, Uneven, Dated, Cold

See it if you're willing to overlook the show's problems and current relevance for a beautiful score and great choreography expertly sung and danced.

Don't see it if you're expecting revisions to make the play more applicable today. It's done as-is, which makes it gorgeous but dry.

5
During previews
Disappointing, Excruciating, Unrealized, Boring staging, Inept

See it if you know someone in the cast.

Don't see it if you know this work and want to see it done well.

Also The actors mumble and are hard to understand. The direction misses the... Read more Read less

85
Enchanting, Beautiful, Clever, Witty, Wonderful music

See it if you'd like to hear some truly beautiful music performed by some great actors/singers and a terrific live band.

Don't see it if you're looking for a lot of action -- this is more slice-of-life.

79
queens
Upper W Side
Great writing, Great acting, Resonant, Uneven, Complex

See it if you're a fan of Majok's writing and/or performances by a stellar all-female cast.

Don't see it if untidy plays bother you. Nothing is wrapped in a bow here.

45
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Slow, Too long, Great costumes, Good singing, Tired

See it if you are a big fan of the animated film and don't expect an exact replica on stage.

Don't see it if you don't already have a strong desire to see it because of a love for the earlier films or the general story. It's nothing new.

95
Refreshing, Must see, Resonant, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you want to see a truly moving story that will affirm your faith in the goodness of humankind.

Don't see it if something ever-so-slightly bordering on sentimental isn't your thing.

95
Mary Jane
East Village
Masterful, Moving, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if you want to see some truly masterful performances and high-stakes contemporary drama.

Don't see it if you'd prefer not to see something on the heavy side.

25
KPOP
Midtown W
Excruciating, Refreshing, Slow, Pedantic, Misguided

See it if you don't mind sloppiness with your immersive theater.

Don't see it if you need to see things fleshed out or fine-tuned to enjoy an experience.

81
During previews
1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Stunning, Great staging, Great acting, Fresh

See it if you want to see something theatrically exciting in both terms of stagecraft and acting. The performances and imagery are well-crafted.

Don't see it if you are easily squeamish or would prefer a less modern adaptation of the novel.

90
Refreshing, Entertaining, Moving, Smart, Great music

See it if you'd like to see an honest, moving musical about the truths of family and growing up.

Don't see it if you don't like contemporary musicals or stories about teens.

95
Indecent
Midtown W
Beautiful, Timely, Thought-provoking, Urgent, Poetic

See it if you're interested in love stories, theatrical history, or the cost of artistic censorship.

Don't see it if you might not like seeing something with a slightly abstract and lyrical staging.

95
During previews
Great acting, Masterful, Must see, Riveting, Classic

See it if you want to see a classic drama done right. Brilliant performances by Cynthia Nixon, Laura Linney, and Richard Thomas.

Don't see it if you're put off by old-fashioned plays, even if they are done excellently.

15
During previews
Irritating, Not funny, Tries too hard, Exhausting, Some moments of inventive staging

See it if your idea of a good time is watching someone in a groundhog costume play the drums while people tap dance around him.

Don't see it if you want your memory of a very funny movie to live on untarnished.

87
Grand, Powerful, Great singing, Moving, What you'd expect

See it if you like the score or are a fan of big musicals like Les Miz, Phantom, etc.

Don't see it if the big over-the-top musicals of the 1980s and 90s are not your thing

60
Irrelevant, Slow, Entertaining, Classic, Dated

See it if you love Hollywood stars onstage or want to see a great performance by Jessica Hecht

Don't see it if you're looking for something contemporary

90
Bull in a China Shop
Upper W Side
Clever, Funny, Well-written, Great performances, Relevant

See it if you want to see a tremendously good female-fueled show

Don't see it if you prefer your history plays stuffy

25
The Penitent
Chelsea
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Good performances

See it if you are a fan of Chris Bauer or Rebecca Pidgeon

Don't see it if you're looking for Mamet's best

96
Near-perfect, Extraordinary storytelling, Well-developed characters, Must see, Great writing

See it if you love seeing a contemporary classic well-made play in top form.

Don't see it if a little bit of nastiness is a turnoff.

95
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Smart, Hilarious

See it if You like great storytelling and comedy

Don't see it if Laughing about something painful worries you

81
Clever, Great singing, Great staging, Romantic, Imperfect

See it if you'd like to see a new spin on an old myth and listen to some wonderful music.

Don't see it if you're looking for a big spectacle of a musical.

45
Fully Committed
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Great acting, Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if you're a big Jesse Tyler Ferguson fan.

Don't see it if you want something funny that's a little more current or topical.

84
Absorbing, Great singing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if you love listening to great voices and are interested in the history of rock-and-roll.

Don't see it if you are not a music lover or want a big show with a large cast and sets.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Intense

See it if you want to see a master performance (Cynthia Erivo)

Don't see it if you're afraid of getting a little sad.