Poet Bob 7279

New York City | Male

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Reviews (166)
79
During previews
Belfast Girls
Chelsea
Delightful, Clever, Intelligent, Entertaining, Absorbing
May 15th, 2022

See it if You enjoy historical plays with good acting. Good storyline and well told.

Don't see it if You do not have an ear for thick Irish accents abd the patience needed.

91
Andre and Dorine
Midtown W
Intelligent, Delightful, Must see, Masterful, Absorbing
May 13th, 2022

See it if You enjoy seeing moving excellent performances that capture what it is being human. Three professional actors create the beautiful story.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy puppet characters or if you cannot sit in a silent theater fir ninety minutes.

83
Resonant, Great singing, Relevant, Great staging, Entertaining
May 4th, 2022

See it if You enjoy excellence in dance and lighting. Good singing too.

Don't see it if You do not like a lot of dance in a musical.

79
During previews
Delightful, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining, Clever
May 1st, 2022

See it if You like plays that comment on the past while making it current. Good acting. Fun. Interesting that Hitler had tasters.

Don't see it if You expect set changes or if you do not like plays that deal with history. Don’t see it if you like Hitler.

87
Must see, Masterful, Great acting, Great singing, Absorbing
April 30th, 2022

See it if You appreciate great a capella singing., great acting, and a great storyline. Also, great technical skills shown.

Don't see it if You expect sets and costumes or cannot follow a plot line that shifts in characters.

78
During previews
Golden Shield
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant
April 27th, 2022

See it if You enjoy a play dealing with authoritarian behavior both in country and in family.

Don't see it if You cannot listen to quick dialogue or if you do not like dark serious matter on stage.

79
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Resonant, Relevant, Entertaining
April 24th, 2022

See it if You enjoy a poetic play about the plight of black women. Moving and poetic. Lots of dancing.

Don't see it if You do not like story telling by individual characters. Or if you do not have an ear for poetry.

Also Some characters spoke so fast and with accents as they gave the poetic... Read more Read less

82
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Great singing
April 23rd, 2022

See it if You enjoy original music and lyrics based on personal experiences. Sing by a very personable professional.

Don't see it if You like glitzy or big production numbers.

69
Satan and God
Midtown W
Fluffy, Quirky, Disappointing, Ambitious, Relevant
April 23rd, 2022

See it if You enjoy plays based on environmental issues.

Don't see it if You expect sharp and crisp dialogue.

Also There was a missing spark between the two actors.

86
Songs About Trains
West Village
Great staging, Absorbing, Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining
April 21st, 2022

See it if You enjoy excellent singing and staging. Great songs about the history of the workers. A very multi-talented cast.

Don't see it if You want glitter or big sets of a typical musical.

81
Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
April 17th, 2022

See it if You enjoy well done social issues by a great writer and a great actor. The play offers a clear look into the life of a black woman comng of

Don't see it if You do not like one woman shows or plays that deal with social issues.

79
To My Girls
Midtown W
Fluffy, Resonant, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining
April 17th, 2022

See it if You enjoy exaggerated gay humor. Mainly fir those in their 20’s or 30’s. References made are for that age group.

Don't see it if You are prudish and want to avoid Frank talk about gays.

95
Must see, Riveting, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
April 16th, 2022

See it if You enjoy excellence in acting and writing and can stomach a topic dealing with child abuse. But not graphic scenes. A must see.

Don't see it if You cannot deal with child abuse topics. Or if you expect light and fluff.

91
Must see, Delightful, Entertaining, Great writing, Great singing
April 9th, 2022

See it if Like a 5 star performance.Broadway quality shows. Excellent singing in clever songs.

Don't see it if You expect the script to follow Homer.

Also Very clever adaptation. Wonderful lyrics. Professional acting. Great a... Read more Read less

90
During previews
The Patsy
Lower E Side
Entertaining, Delightful, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
April 9th, 2022

See it if You appreciate a talented actor in a fun play. The actor is a seasoned professional. A must see performer.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy a one person show.

85
During previews
¡Americano!
Midtown W
Romantic, Delightful, Entertaining, Resonant, Relevant
April 7th, 2022

See it if You enjoy current political topics. The show was fun and worth seeing. The music was simple and predictable. The love songs were very good.

Don't see it if You expect sharp and witty dialogue. In many ways the show is predictable and simple.

78
Balkan Bordello
East Village
Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining, Relevant, Profound
April 2nd, 2022

See it if You enjoy updates of ancient classics. You must have read the original to understand fully the new version. Some good acting. Ambitious

Don't see it if You don’t like remakes. The ending scenes are difficult to understand.The original is better.

90
During previews
Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
April 1st, 2022

See it if You enjoy stories of life hopes and choices performed by excellent professional actors. Very moving and relevant to all lives. Bring tissue.

Don't see it if You expect an upbeat witty sarcastic play.

79
Resonant, Relevant, Entertaining, Clever, Intelligent
February 12th, 2022

See it if You don’t mind didactic dialogue where the playwright is trying to teach you a little math, history, philosophy, economics. Good acting.

Don't see it if You do not like being preached to or taught.

Also Good acting by a young cast. Interesting. Shows how selfish people rea... Read more Read less

81
Ambitious, Clever, Funny, Resonant, Relevant
January 30th, 2022

See it if You enjoy plays making equality issues — in religious and literary realms. Good sarcasm. Good acting by all four women cast.

Don't see it if You might get offended by valid sarcasm and criticism directed at church.

92
During previews
Profound, Relevant, Resonant, Great staging, Great acting
January 20th, 2022

See it if You enjoy excellence in playwriting, acting, and staging in a play that shows the value in family and history.

Don't see it if You like lightheaded or playful plays.

Also Truly worth watching. A very long play that goes by quickly. Shows the... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Tambo & Bones
Midtown W
Entertaining, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Clever
January 19th, 2022

See it if You like plays with rap that deal cleverly with crucial social issues. Well acted and fun and thought provoking.

Don't see it if You do not care for plays making social points and criticisms.

Also The play is well worth experiencing. It makes us see and feel the ways... Read more Read less

66
Ambitious, Confusing, Indulgent, Slow, Quirky
January 18th, 2022

See it if You like to be confused and lost.

Don't see it if You expect logic and excitement.

Also The “lead” has a noble concept. He give s various artists a chance to ... Read more Read less

66
Ectoplasm
Greenwich V
Slow, Confusing, Disappointing, Banal, Ambitious
January 16th, 2022

See it if You do not mind seeing a play in progress. It needs some work.

Don't see it if You expect a polished play.

Also The script is confusing and not compelling. A few actors are accomplis... Read more Read less

84
During previews
Absorbing, Resonant, Relevant, Great acting, Entertaining
January 15th, 2022

See it if You enjoy social statement plays with good acting.

Don't see it if You want light fluff.

80
Funny, Delightful, Relevant, Entertaining, Enchanting
January 15th, 2022

See it if You enjoy a heartwarming story with song. You know the outcome but you still wish to see it play out. A fun evening.

Don't see it if You expect drama and serious dialogue.

90
Clyde's (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Must see, Relevant, Funny, Great acting
January 12th, 2022

See it if You enjoy excellence in acting. You enjoy plays that make you laugh but also offer need-to-hear messages. Well worth seeing and listening to

Don't see it if You like serious esoteric plays that ponder life’s big questions. This play is relevant for day to day living.

95
During previews
WIT
East Village
Intelligent, Riveting, Must see, Great writing, Absorbing
December 30th, 2021

See it if 5 star!! See it if you enjoy excellence in acting and writing. Broadway quality. The show has a message.of needed human connection.

Don't see it if You do not like clever and intelligent writing that makes you listen and think.

Also A performance in excellence in acting directing, and of course in writ... Read more Read less

79
Absorbing, Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting
December 26th, 2021

See it if Enjoy good acting in a play that shows the way movies and theaters degraded blacks by stereotyping and belittling.

Don't see it if You do not like true to life social plays that point out injustice.

68
Preparedness
Soho/Tribeca
Overrated, Disappointing, Banal, Ambitious, Relevant
December 10th, 2021

See it if You don’t mind some over acting and so-so writing.

Don't see it if You expect sharp and clever dialogue.

68
Hear/Now: LIVE!
Midtown W
Disappointing, Confusing, Ambitious, Indulgent, Relevant
December 10th, 2021

See it if You like a play that tries to be cerebral. The language is not what or how regular people speak— too fast, too loud, too philosophical.

Don't see it if You don’t want to figure out the point of all this. Just not “real.”

Also The men in the play are embarrassing— they are loud, they over drink, ... Read more Read less

85
The Alchemist
Midtown W
Refreshing, Great staging, Funny, Delightful, Clever
November 23rd, 2021

See it if You enjoy farce silliness performed by very entertaining cast members. A fun evening. Very good acting and a clever script.

Don't see it if You expect a serious plot play or do not enjoy silliness.

73
Approval Junkie
West Village
Intelligent, Resonant, Disappointing, Indulgent, Relevant
November 16th, 2021

See it if Like one person shows that focus on supposedly true details of a woman’s life using one metaphor or simile after another.

Don't see it if You do not like an hour of personal stories told by a woman being cutesy and egotistical throughout.

Also The majority of the audience seemed to engage with the performer. To m... Read more Read less

77
Refreshing, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful
November 13th, 2021

See it if You know the old Television show “Golden Girls.” The actors are all funny guys and great at the impersonations. Many laughs.

Don't see it if You do not like four men impersonating four women. But the second time I saw it only two men played the parts.

90
During previews
A Sherlock Carol
Midtown W
Absorbing, Masterful, Great writing, Great acting, Clever
November 12th, 2021

See it if You like excellent entertaining Theatre. Especially if you like the writing of the Doyle and Dickens. Clever combination. Excellent acting.

Don't see it if You do not like “parodies” of famous authors’ works.

85
Intelligent, Refreshing, Relevant, Entertaining, Clever
November 12th, 2021

See it if You enjoy song-filled musicals with an important message performed by very talented actors.

Don't see it if You cannot sit for a two and a half hour show.

88
Autumn Royal
Chelsea
Masterful, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Delightful
November 10th, 2021

See it if You enjoy dark comedy on a topic that is relevant to all who have old parents. Excellent play and acting.

Don't see it if You do not have an ear for the Irish dialect.

92
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever
November 10th, 2021

See it if You like well done musicals that deal with important sensitive issues. Not a slow moment in the play. Great young lead. Talented cast. Great

Don't see it if You do not like plays with young casts or if you are not a sensitive person who understands the problems of growing up.

82
Intelligent, Relevant, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing
November 5th, 2021

See it if You enjoy intelligent theatre that makes you think. Strong messages by strong actors.

Don't see it if You want typical theater with set changes and costumes. Or if you want a light hearted show.

79
Tammany Hall
Soho/Tribeca
Slow, Cliched, Indulgent, Relevant, Clever
November 4th, 2021

See it if You enjoy the immersive show where you are among the cast. Fun to experience.

Don't see it if You expect to sit and watch a play. You move up and down the playhouse.

96
Relevant, Profound, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
November 4th, 2021

See it if You enjoy excellence in both acting and storyline. Heartfelt and fun. The play celebrates and pays tribute to a kind and loving mother.

Don't see it if You do not appreciate one-man shows. Or if you expect set changes and typical musicals.

Also The lead is captivating and fun. A true professional entertainer who m... Read more Read less

81
Chasing Jack
Midtown W
Relevant, Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Entertaining
November 4th, 2021

See it if You enjoy courtroom drama with many twists.

Don't see it if You expect great staging or if you do not like lots of dialogue.

80
Refreshing, Intelligent, Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining
March 8th, 2020

See it if You enjoy the story behind the song. See it if you like Sondheim music.

Don't see it if You do not like his style of music.

83
Dracula (CSC)
East Village
Intelligent, Relevant, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing
March 5th, 2020

See it if You enjoy theater with both fun and message. One theme is man’s desire for control over woman. But with a current response!

Don't see it if You expect the regular Dracula story.

87
Riveting, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing
March 2nd, 2020

See it if You enjoy intelligent writing that has you thinking. I loved it. Saw it with understudy— he was very good! Intelligent all around.

Don't see it if You do not like to think or if you do not like solo performances.

80
During previews
The Perplexed
Midtown W
Confusing, Riveting, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing
February 26th, 2020

See it if You enjoy a well acted well written show that deals with dysfunctional families in a comic way.

Don't see it if You cannot pay close attention to dialogue.

93
Resonant, Masterful, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing
February 22nd, 2020

See it if You enjoy excellent lyrics in songs about family. Lovingly perfect a master storyteller. 90 minutes of pure entertainment!

Don't see it if You do not like solo shows.

70
During previews
Rules of Desire
Midtown W
Resonant, Intense, Raunchy, Great acting, Absorbing
February 21st, 2020

See it if You do not mind raunchy language by a porn-addicted male aimed at women. Embarrassing to any self-respecting male. But the girl is kind.

Don't see it if You are offended by language that degraded women spoken by a mentally sick man.

90
Border People
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing
February 19th, 2020

See it if You enjoy an excellent performance with relevant themes in an excellently written play. Moving and riveting.

Don't see it if You do not like solo performances.

71
During previews
We're Gonna Die
Midtown W
Cliched, Banal, Ambitious, Relevant, Entertaining
February 19th, 2020

See it if You enjoy more narration than singing.

Don't see it if You expect more than six songs.

Also The musicians were very good- as was the singing. But too much talk (a... Read more Read less