PLAYboy

New York City | Male
About:  love theater
Reviews (95)
69
During previews
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You want to see an average story about a dysfunctional family with medical problems

Don't see it if You expect to be drawn into an interesting engaging play.

Also There are millions of stories out there about family interactions and ... Read more Read less

68
During previews
Disappointing, Clever, Cliched, Overdone

See it if you want to see a new take on the Wild West

Don't see it if you are into a very good musical experience

Also the music just doesn't justify the time spent in the theater.

92
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Imaginative

See it if You want to see a beautiful, imaginative piece of theater celebrating the optimistic spirit

Don't see it if You have no imagination.

Also Everyone in the theater gave it a standing ovation. It's a must see. I... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Entertaining, Intelligent, Absorbing, Delightful

See it if you are interested in an important piece of history

Don't see it if you are not concerned about women's issues and why we did not sent a woman to the moon

Also you get a different impression of Jerrie Cobb's success when you read ... Read more Read less

60
Great acting, Disappointing, Overrated, Bad staging

See it if You like Shakespeare in any size, shape or form.

Don't see it if you want to see a professional production with good staging and excitement.

Also The play tries to make a ridiculous connection to Vegas. The slogan "W... Read more Read less

71
Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Cliched, Clever, Great acting, Dizzying

See it if you want to see a loud noisy farce about women who marry for money.

Don't see it if a long noisy show is not your cup of tea.

Also It is interesting to see what I am sure was the thinking during Victor... Read more Read less

97
The Hairy Ape
Upper E Side
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You want to see great theater. The set is amazing, the acting is amazing and the story is amazing.

Don't see it if If you are anti-union and against workers rights which the unions protect .

Also This is great must see theatre. It is a classic play that will endure ... Read more Read less

77
The View UpStairs
East Village
Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Edgy

See it if You want to see a play that celebrates the diversity of people that makes life so interesting

Don't see it if LGBT issues turn you off

Also Play could've been improved with some good New Orleans music of the ti... Read more Read less

81
Dolphins and Sharks
West Village
Clever, Entertaining, Relevant, Edgy

See it if You have an interest in seeing power struggles in the service industry. Racial stereotypes play a big role in this production.

Don't see it if You are not interested in the plight of the working man or woman

Also Interesting interactions between the characters in the play. You get a... Read more Read less

47
During previews
The Light Years
Midtown W
Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow, Insipid

See it if You are trying to find out why they named this play "The Light Years". Electricity, distance to stars-- really who cares.

Don't see it if Don't want to be bored for two hours without an intermission.

Also How can so much energy and time be put into this muddle of a play. "Th... Read more Read less

77
During previews
If I Forget
Midtown W
Great acting, Riveting, Confusing, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see an entertaining family drama with an interesting premise about the remembrance of the holocaust.

Don't see it if absurd, unrealistic subplots turn you off

Also Life drags down this family with too many absurd, unrealistic happenin... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Linda
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You want to see a fast moving play dealing with women's issues relating to the men in their lives.

Don't see it if a play which revolves around sexual misconduct turns you off

Also The quick change of revolving sets made the play even more interesting... Read more Read less

87
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Great acting

See it if You have a good sense of humor and enjoy watching power struggles play out

Don't see it if You don't enjoy some dark humor similar to Edward Albee's plays

Also The last act was worth the price of admission. It had a great storylin... Read more Read less

82
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you want to see Watergate's history unfold in a clever musical. Too bad it is ending so soon

Don't see it if you are just into big song and dance musicals with elaborate sets.

Also All the facts in this play about Mark Felt check out on Wikipedia. It ... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Disappointing, Great acting, Ambitious, Too long

See it if you want to take a chance on some great acting by Austin Pendleton

Don't see it if you tire easily from too many subplots in over a two hour play.

Also This play could really work with some good editing

60
During previews
Made in China
Midtown E
Confusing, Disappointing, Great puppets

See it if You are in love with interesting puppets

Don't see it if you expect a meaningful interesting story

Also This puppet show is not for children.

92
Absorbing, Great acting, Exquisite, Great character study

See it if you are a creative and curious person

Don't see it if you think Sylvester Stallone is the best choice for chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts

92
Absorbing, Delightful, Funny, Great acting

See it if You liked the play "Heisenberg"

Don't see it if If mysticism and uncertainty is not your thing

Also I was one of the few to give it a standing ovation at the end

65
Dated, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if you don't mind seeing female stereotypes

Don't see it if you want good music in a musical

77
During previews
Rancho Viejo
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see new and different theater with quite a number of good laughs.

Don't see it if you can't spare 3 plus hours of your life seeing a play with a few confusing elements.

Also OK! The play is too long at 3+ hours, but it is extremely interesting,... Read more Read less

81
Heisenberg
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You can connect the Heisenberg uncertainty principle with the randomness of events that shape the course of our lives

Don't see it if you have trouble connecting the dots in life situations

51
Dated, Slow

See it if you want to see another version of this famous classic play

Don't see it if if you tire easily of a lot of endless talk

80
During previews
Indian Summer
Midtown W
Delightful, Clever, Refreshing, Original, Great acting

See it if like the complexity of summer romance

Don't see it if if you can't relate to innocent love

81
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense

See it if you want to learn about an important piece of history

Don't see it if three hours of talking and consentration is too intense for you

98
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Intelligent, Must see, Relevant

See it if You want to see an important piece of history that will touch your heart.

Don't see it if You are only interested in traditional musicals

Also This play will make anyone more accepting of the diversity that makes ... Read more Read less

65
During previews
Great staging, Disappointing, Confusing, Overrated

See it if you want to indulge yourself in a meaningless story

Don't see it if you will tire of a continuous discussion about sex and money in a weird twisted plot

70
Church & State
Midtown W
Great acting, Entertaining, Confusing, Predictable

See it if you think mass shootings will bring about gun control and need an additional shove in that direction

Don't see it if you are a realist and need a more profound look at the gun issue and a belief in God.

Also The show moves well in terms of acting. It just really doesn't move yo... Read more Read less

87
During previews
The Lucky One
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a well told story about family interaction.

Don't see it if You just got out of a relationship and don't care why.

Also This play is similar to the storyline in the play "Vanity Fair" at the... Read more Read less

78
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Dated

See it if you want to see a well acted drama about a couple on the edge. It might seem over the top and dated. Still a classic and worth seeing

Don't see it if You just can't stand plays about an abusive and alcoholic husband

Also I liked "Picnic" better if you have to choose between the two plays. T... Read more Read less

87
Picnic
West Village
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Romantic

See it if Want to see a classic play with great writing. It will make you think about how you were attracted to your partner.

Don't see it if A row of chairs as a set will turn you off

Also How we adapt and fit into society are issues of not only of the past b... Read more Read less

87
Crackskull Row
Chelsea
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting, Engaging

See it if you are not afraid of a dark story in an intimate setting. It reminded me of some of Fellini's movies.

Don't see it if a horrific story is going to upset you too much.

Also This is a real treat for the serious theatergoer

93
During previews
Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You want to see a powerful psychological, surreal, thriller of a play with a great staging complete with puppets and great acting

Don't see it if If TV sitcoms are your main interest.

Also Eugene O'Neill wrote this play in 1920 and as all great plays are rele... Read more Read less

91
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you love or even just like Shakespeare

Don't see it if you think none of Shakespeare's works are relevant today

Also Terrific acting in a very intelligent play. The spoken words in this p... Read more Read less

81
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if You want to see cutting edge theater delving into the mind of a schizophrenic. You have to fit the pieces together.

Don't see it if You have no interest in psychology and expect some comic relief in a tense drama. Don't see it for the music.

Also The acting by Josh Bardier is worth the trip in itself. Don't expect t... Read more Read less

50
During previews
Banal, Confusing, Disappointing, Insipid

See it if you have nothing to do and think you can make some sense out of nonsense.

Don't see it if you are looking for at least one character that you can relate to in any way.

Also Insipid is the best way to describe this mess.

68
During previews
Yours Unfaithfully
Midtown W
Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if you really like dated plays that seem to go nowhere, The time period(1933) makes it a little more interesting.

Don't see it if a one-liner with two intermissions is a little too much for you

Also The characters are not very interesting and their problem is overdone

70
During previews
Love For Sale
Soho/Tribeca
Entertaining, Great acting, Needs better set

See it if You like the music of the time period from a very talented singer

Don't see it if you expect to feel like you will walk into and out of a 1934 Paris café

Also relevant photo slides projecting on the back wall would build a better... Read more Read less

83
In Transit
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Delightful, Cliched

See it if you want a to see a feel good musical

Don't see it if you want deep, profound character studies

Also it is rather superficial but enjoyable

94
Absorbing, Delightful, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if If you want to see a master in the art of seduction and the complexities of love and romance between the sexes.

Don't see it if You are thinking of entering a convent or monastery.

Also Cads somestimes show up on the political scene. I can think of one in ... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Confusing, Absorbing, Great acting, Clever

See it if you are interested in religious history

Don't see it if you are turned off to religion and people that try to interpret its direction and meaning

Also I found myself using "Wikipedia" for an hour after seeing this play. I... Read more Read less

93
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you are interested in taking a good hard look at apartheid in 1950 with lessons that can be applied today.

Don't see it if you think we are now living in a perfect world with no racial injustice

75
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if a study of family history interests you

Don't see it if you have no interest in your past and how families get from point A to point B,C and D.

Also The play has a feminist slant which makes it even more interesting.

86
The Encounter
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want to go on an exciting trip to a place you will never experience as a tourist

Don't see it if your senses get easily overstimulated and you are bothered by too much going on

86
Love, Love, Love
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if want to see a play better than the Humans.

Don't see it if you just don't like good theater

73
During previews
Poison
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Clever

See it if you want to see emotions play out in a good drama

Don't see it if a tragedy is not your cup of tea