PLAYboy

New York City | Male
About:  love theater
Reviews (95)
87
Beyond Babel
West Village
Absorbing, Delightful, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you want to see interesting modern hip-hop dancing by very talented dancers

Don't see it if you just don't like hip-hop music and break dancing

91
During previews
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Absorbing, Clever

See it if you want to see a good story played out well

Don't see it if you can't find humor in family situations that run amok

93
Great acting, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to see an interesting plot that represents today’s world.

Don't see it if You are very narrow minded and can’t see the beauty in our differences and the problems which can arise.

Also I greatly enjoyed the music. It was a treat to be there. If loud music... Read more Read less

86
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want to see great improvisation from a talented cast

Don't see it if you expect to see Lin-Manuel Miranda who they say might show up

Also Every show will be different so you can see it and enjoy it more than ... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You want to be captivated by great character development by a great writer

Don't see it if A story about life and death and in-between, by a great playwright, doesn’t interest you

Also This is a great play. Go see it

90
Clever, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if the question "TO BE or NOT TO BE?" always lingers in your mind.

Don't see it if You have no imagination

Also I don't understand why the New York Times critic was so hard on this p... Read more Read less

66
Ambitious, Clever, Dated, Disappointing

See it if you are a Star Wars fan. You will understand the references.

Don't see it if like me don't think much about Star Wars.

Also Interesting points about early "Star War" movies being sexist and mayb... Read more Read less

93
Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if something more authentic and better than the other productions of it. Of course the music is terrific.

Don't see it if you just are turned off reading subtitles.

82
The Way We Get By
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if you want to see an interesting story presented by a good playwright

Don't see it if you are adverse to an unusual relationship

92
Entertaining, Great acting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you like Shakespeare and want an absorbing and interesting theater experience.

Don't see it if you are guided by reviews only and can't think for yourself.

Also It helps to read the synopsis of the play before you go.

87
Pip's Island
Midtown W
Delightful, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you bring a kid and want a fun interactive experience for them

Don't see it if you don't bring a kid

61
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if You are interested in simplistic notions about the good and evil of Thanksgiving

Don't see it if You fill your time is valuable.

Also The school play should never have gotten out of the school system.

75
Sleepy Hollow
Greenwich V
Entertaining, Great acting, Dated, Disappointing

See it if you have some interest in the supernatural.

Don't see it if you are expecting a great musical. The music is there but it is not enough to carry the play.

Also It is a fun show for kids who don't get too scared when the lights go ... Read more Read less

88
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Clever

See it if enjoy magic and illusion

Don't see it if magic doesn't interest you

93
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you like historical drama

Don't see it if Great writing with a little fake news turns you off

Also The play is very interesting today because so many recent wars involve... Read more Read less

63
During previews
Travesties
Midtown W
Confusing, Great acting, Disappointing, Intellectual

See it if you are a very literate person that needs to be challenged by intellectual babble.

Don't see it if you think the relationship between Dada art and the "Importance of Being Earnest" might be confusing.

Also I love Shakespeare but this was too intellectual for me. It is simply ... Read more Read less

81
During previews
Rocktopia
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Indulgent

See it if you just like music and want to see some good visuals accompanying the music

Don't see it if loud music bothers you even with ear protection.

Also I had to use earplugs because rock music concerts pump up the volume t... Read more Read less

77
Entertaining, Funny, Intense, Overrated

See it if the Jerry Springer show is camp entertainment for you.

Don't see it if Jerry Springer simply insults your intelligence

Also Although it is entertaining, it did seem to drag after intermission.

81
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you are satisfied is seeing a musical that is silly and fun

Don't see it if you just like thought provoking theater and theater that is silly and shallow will upset you

Also This is a great show for kids or anyone else into "Sponge Bob". I hope... Read more Read less

78
Cardinal
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if you want to see an interesting idea and how it plays out

Don't see it if you rely on other reviews to guide you. I was surprised at all the negative reviews.

Also You have to think out of the box on this one. Held my attention from b... Read more Read less

91
During previews
Hindle Wakes
Midtown W
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you enjoy being transported into a life and culture of a distant time and place

Don't see it if you are just sick of women's issues past or present

76
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Quirky

See it if Robert Moses has some interest to you in the history of NYC

Don't see it if you expect a first rate musical. The music and story are both interesting but not exceptional.

Also The romantic part of the story is more fiction than fact. This casts a... Read more Read less

72
Entertaining, Great acting, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if You want to see a professional theatrical production about the life and times of Isaac Babel mixed in with Russian history.

Don't see it if you can't stand a confusing mix of fact and fiction

Also Danny Burstein who plays Isaac Babel is terrific. He actually looks li... Read more Read less

95
Junk
Upper W Side
Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if You have even the slightest interest in the stock market and love really great theater.

Don't see it if You think you will have trouble connecting the dots in a very intelligent play

Also The revelations come at you like cannon balls and have tremendous impa... Read more Read less

83
Pity in History
Chelsea
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound

See it if the wars we are getting into don't make sense

Don't see it if you think God and country are always on our side

Also John Lennon's song "Imagine" would be a good musical accompaniment

86
Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You want to see what young people face in this age of the internet

Don't see it if you have no interest in a look at the younger generation for better or worse.

70
Edgy, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if you are ok with a depressing play

Don't see it if you want a more uplifting play

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a interesting story that touches the heart

Don't see it if you have no imagination

91
The Giant Hoax
Midtown W
Profound, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if want to see a wonderful world of fantasy, charlatans, what is imagination, and what is real. Even a beautiful puppet Is thrown in.

Don't see it if You are not a curious person and can’t question the events in our own “Alice in Wonderland” political world.

Also The young actress who played Emily, the star of the show, was fantasti... Read more Read less

82
Edgy, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to see an interesting premise on how the history of slavery affects interracial relationships

Don't see it if you expect light entertainment.

92
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Entertaining, Edgy, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to be absorbed in an interesting story

Don't see it if very graphic sex turns you off

92
Must see, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like Arthur Miller and want to see a relatively unknown intelligent work of his that relates to the times we live in today.

Don't see it if you just want to concentrate on the lighter side of life.

Also Freedom of press, lies, truth, sex, power and control and spying are a... Read more Read less

92
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a very touching story about how cultures can interact in a beautiful way

Don't see it if you don't understand how we are all connected to each other

52
During previews
Edgy, Disappointing, Dated, Confusing

See it if you have some urge to know a little about Hans C. A.

Don't see it if you get board seeing letters flying through the air and small puppets doing things that don't make sense.

92
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
Upper W Side
Great acting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to go on a wild, fast-paced imaginative Nantucket Sleigh Ride. You will have to look up what a “Nantucket Sleigh Ride” is.

Don't see it if You have no interest in psychoanalysis or self analysis.

92
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You want to see an absorbing play that hits home

Don't see it if You have trouble reading between the lines

Also Really great acting. An important play in this divisive time

54
Pop Punk High
Greenwich V
Dizzying, Disappointing, Noisy, Tiring

See it if You want to hear some interesting noise and music.

Don't see it if You are over 50 and can’t stand standing through a whole play. If you want to keep your hearing intact don’t see it.

Also This is not a kids show. In the playbill it states that you must be 18... Read more Read less

88
Entertaining, Delightful, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you like great old popular songs

Don't see it if you don't enjoy this type of music.

82
The Metromaniacs
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Dizzying, Great acting

See it if you are up for a good farce

Don't see it if you can't concentrate well on quick talking

91
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound

See it if you want to see a show that still seems very relevant

Don't see it if you think there are easy answers to life's difficult problems

Also Many seem to nitpick this play as just an old remake. I completely dis... Read more Read less

86
Clever, Great acting, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if something historical and different interests you and you like opera.

Don't see it if you don't like opera

Also Anyone who appreciates Shakespeare will probably enjoy this production

87
Harry Clarke
West Village
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if You want to hear a great story by a great storyteller

Don't see it if you just don't like one-man shows

87
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Confusing

See it if you can handle a comic-tragic play about Down syndrome

Don't see it if the topic really turns you off.

Also This was to me an important play about Down syndrome with a look at th... Read more Read less

71
Confusing, Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting

See it if The topic interest you.

Don't see it if you expect a realistic plot.

Also The story is pretty "far-out" without me going into specifics. You can... Read more Read less

84
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Absorbing, Indulgent, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you like a play about sex, politics and power with a few jabs at our president.

Don't see it if you have an unshaken faith in our political system and an unusual story critiquing it will bother you

Also It is much more entertaining than educational and Uma Thurman is a joy... Read more Read less

92
For a previous production
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Delightful, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You want to see a good spirited musical that works

Don't see it if You dislike musicals which don’t sound as great as Oklahoma

Also It’s an off-beat story which actually touches the heart. Well done

81
The Last Match
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if like tennis and sports in general

Don't see it if you don't appreciate a good game in sports

Also The play held my interest all the way.... Read more Read less

81
Muswell Hill
Midtown W
Great acting, Entertaining, Superficial, Engaging

See it if you want to see 6 extremely narcissistic characters battle it out.

Don't see it if expect the character development that you see in an Arthur Miller play

Also The 6 characters in the play have no compassion, understanding or empa... Read more Read less

50
Slow, Indulgent, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if You want to see a play about a tough life

Don't see it if You have something else to do

83
During previews
Napoli, Brooklyn
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You want to see an interesting story about family dysfunction

Don't see it if you've had enough of abusive relationships in plays and movies

Also The first half is a little slow as it sets the scene. The second half ... Read more Read less