Rachel 6071

Westwood | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (67)
92
During previews
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense
October 30th, 2022

See it if Great acting! Portrays the way confused and downtrodden people can be swayed. Relevant to today's social and political situation. Powerful

Don't see it if You want lighter fare.

100
Intelligent, Masterful, Exquisite
May 4th, 2022

See it if You love ethereal beautiful music. Much of it is in Latin. it's very intense and moving, not an experience you find often.

Don't see it if You only want plot-driven shows. You need to understand everything to enjoy it.

86
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great staging, Absorbing
November 21st, 2021

See it if This play about race and gentrification, set in the past, could easily be set right now. How much should you sacrifice to do what is right?

Don't see it if You don't wish to wrestle with tough questions.

85
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Absorbing
October 18th, 2021

See it if You want to think and feel deeply. You are willing to confront privilege. You enjoy amazing acting and fantastic writing.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy serious theater. You don’t have the patience or focus for a one person play. Stories (not depictions) of violence disturb y.

82
During previews
Absorbing, Great staging, Great singing
March 3rd, 2020

See it if The music, choreography and staging were fantastic! The story was touching. The characters were believable and surreal at the same time.

Don't see it if You prefer light hearted entertainment. You like plays to have a happy ending.

85
Relevant, Intelligent, Great singing, Delightful
January 20th, 2020

See it if You enjoy a trip through time. Don’t be put off by it being a one man show— it’s very well done and feels well rounded. worth seeing.

Don't see it if You are not interested in recent history and boomer culture.

90
Where Are We Now
East Village
Masterful, Funny, Great singing
December 14th, 2019

See it if You love the music of David Bowie. You enjoy great storytelling and singing.

Don't see it if You don’t like one-person performances. You don’t enjoy the music of David Bowie.

90
The Crucible (Bedlam)
East Village
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Great acting
November 30th, 2019

See it if This play about the Salem Witch trials is very timely. It deals with issues of power, religion, mob-mentality, corruption, and betrayal.

Don't see it if You are looking for light entertainment

90
Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing
November 19th, 2019

See it if Cory Stoll's interpretation of the "Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow" soliloquy is the best I have seen. Brilliant acting and staging.

Don't see it if You can't sit for 90 minutes of intense theater with no intermission.

100
Masterful, Riveting, Great singing
November 1st, 2019

See it if It lives up to the hype! I was breathless. Hamilton really takes early US history and makes it engaging, exciting, relevant.

Don't see it if You can't get tickets. That's the only reason.

100
During previews
Riveting, Great singing, Delightful
October 10th, 2019

See it if You like incredible music, wonderful dancing, and great staging. You are a fan of David Byrne and/or Talking Heads. It is amazing, just see

Don't see it if You only like “standard” broadway theater.

71
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Great acting
October 10th, 2019

See it if You are interested in 70s culture. The acting is passionate. The set is perfect for the time period.

Don't see it if The story is a bit dated. The sexual violence is not explicit, but may be disturbing to some.

80
To Life
East Village
Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing
September 30th, 2019

See it if You like family drama. The acting is fantastic! Very strong writing.

Don't see it if You are in the mood for a comedy. This play is not for the faint of heart!

81
PLAY!
Midtown W
Quirky, Thought-provoking, Entertaining
September 17th, 2019

See it if You enjoy interacting with theatre.

Don't see it if You are very shy. You prefer linear stories

87
Cyrano
Upstate New York
Intelligent, Hilarious, Delightful
August 20th, 2019

See it if You like intelligent comedy. The writing and acting are spectacular! So much fun!

Don't see it if I can’t think of a good reason not to.

100
Broadway Bounty Hunter
West Village
Masterful, Great singing, Great acting
August 14th, 2019

See it if You enjoy intelligent humor. You like great dancing, singing and acting with very creative staging.

Don't see it if You are bothered by very stylized depictions of sex and violence

83
Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing
July 17th, 2019

See it if You like to see a new take on a classic. You are willing to see a familiar play in a different way. The acting and singing are delightful.

Don't see it if You expect Shakespeare plays to be done in a set way. You don't like Shakespearean language.

99
Socrates
East Village
Relevant, Great writing, Absorbing
May 27th, 2019

See it if You like a play to make you think. You are interested in philosophy. One of the most well written plays I have seen!

Don't see it if You want action.

99
Queen of Hearts
Brooklyn
Edgy, Masterful, Riveting
May 19th, 2019

See it if Incredible dancing and singing. Acrobatics to rival Cirque du Soleil. Playful naughtiness. Stunning costumes. Next-level spectacle!

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with playful sexuality (not pornographic). You only want to see plot driven theater. Smoke effects may bother asthma

81
Playing Hot
Midtown W
Resonant, Great staging, Absorbing
May 6th, 2019

See it if You love jazz. You are interested in the history of the New Orleans music scene. You enjoy being surrounded by the action.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy New Orleans Jazz. You have difficult standing throughout a show.

92
Edgy, Great writing, Clever
April 9th, 2019

See it if You like funny, intelligent theater. It is subtle and very thought provoking. The characters are realistic, the themes timely.

Don't see it if You are bored if there is not a lot of action

100
For a previous production
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Exquisite, Delightful
March 11th, 2019

See it if You are interested in seeing fiddler on the roof in a new way. The acting, dancing, and music were brilliant.

Don't see it if You don’t have the ability to read subtitles while enjoying the spectacular performances.

87
Absorbing, Intelligent, Masterful
February 25th, 2019

See it if You enjoy fantastic acting. The spare setting and costumes were perfect to showcase Shakespeare's language and the brilliant cast.

Don't see it if You prefer light entertainment.

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent
December 11th, 2018

See it if You are a fan of Shakespeare's Scottish play. The acting was powerful. The staging was interesting--reminiscent of a horror film.

Don't see it if You don't have the patience to watch Macbeth in it's entirety.

78
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense
November 28th, 2018

See it if Beautifully written and acted. Somewhat disturbing. Definitely depressing. A play about obsessive love and family disfunction.

Don't see it if You don't like depressing love stories. You are squeamish about (mild) domestic violence. You always need to understand what is happening.

97
Absorbing, Clever, Hilarious
November 25th, 2018

See it if You enjoy a really well acted Shakespeare comedy. It was funny and charming. The food was also very good. We really enjoyed this all around

Don't see it if You don’t like Shakespeare’s comedies. If you only like Shakespeare done in an historically correct way.

77
Hamlet: An Experience
Soho/Tribeca
Intense, Thought-provoking, Great acting
November 20th, 2018

See it if You love Hamlet and are not a purist. This was kind of a “ Hamlet’s greatest hits” with some audience participation. Fun and well done.

Don't see it if You are offended by abridged Shakespeare. You don’t like Hamlet.

96
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great singing, Intelligent
October 30th, 2018

See it if A great time bending musical. Emotionally resonant. Very well acted, sung, played. Perfect in our current political climate.

Don't see it if You don’t like intimate theater with depth.

73
During previews
Entertaining, Edgy, Great singing, Raunchy, Quirky
October 30th, 2018

See it if You want to see a fun, sexy version of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony’s romance. Great dancing and music.

Don't see it if You don’t like loud music or you are easily offended by sexuality. The show can be terrific if they slow down the pace enough for emotion

90
During previews
Black Light
West Village
Enchanting, Entertaining, Intelligent, Great writing
October 9th, 2018

See it if Jomama Jones was incandescent. The show was funny, moving and entertaining. The music was wonderful, the staging was delightful.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of a show that is mostly story telling through songs and the patter between them.

76
Pop Punk High
Greenwich V
Edgy, Dizzying, Entertaining, Quirky
September 30th, 2018

See it if You like a fun, high energy, youthful musical. It was very well sung and danced. The characters were very funny if somewhat stereotyped.

Don't see it if It was very loud! If you have sensitive ears this is not for you. Also they play fast and loose with “obscene” language.

74
Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking
September 30th, 2018

See it if A funny, fast moving mash up of two classsics. Somewhat confusing but never boring. The acting was fantastic!

Don't see it if If you don’t already know both plays fairly well it might be hard to follow.

97
During previews
Enchanting, Clever, Great writing
September 20th, 2018

See it if This play was Incandescent! It was funny, charming, moving. And watching an actor wrestle with Hamlet, an actors Everest, was fascinating.

Don't see it if You don’t like plays that stray from exact history while portraying historical figures.

83
Dizzying, Great acting, Quirky
August 14th, 2018

See it if The acting was very good. Interesting staging choices.

Don't see it if The use of food was quirky and felt somewhat forced.

100
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great singing
August 8th, 2018

See it if You love inclusive, diverse casts and excellent acting. The music was wonderful! It was an all around fun evening!

Don't see it if You are a Shakespeare purist. If you don't enjoy a fun, lively performance.

96
For a previous production
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting
July 19th, 2018

See it if You love Harry Potter. The special effects were amazing in a live theater experience! The story was wonderful and the night flew by!

Don't see it if I can’t think of any reason really.

96
Teenage Dick
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Refreshing
July 19th, 2018

See it if You enjoy seeing a Shakespeare play adapted to current times. You like sharp humor and really good acting.

Don't see it if You are a Shakespeare purist.

82
Clever, Ambitious, Great acting
July 19th, 2018

See it if You enjoy Shakespeare and don’t mind moving around. I found the many location changes distracting but the acting was superb!

Don't see it if You have trouble walking. You are averse to sitting on the ground.

85
Ambitious, Great staging, Thought-provoking
May 13th, 2018

See it if You enjoy beautifully staged, well acted drama. You like linear, character centered plays.

Don't see it if You want action and suspense.

79
During previews
Clever, Quirky, Thought-provoking
April 24th, 2018

See it if You enjoy being in the middle of the show. You are comfortable interacting with strangers. You like thoughtful, philosophical work.

Don't see it if You want to be passively entertained.

100
During previews
The Lucky Ones
East Village
Epic, Masterful, Riveting
March 29th, 2018

See it if This show is extremely well acted. The dancing and music are so good they would stand alone. The story is riveting and deeply moving.

Don't see it if This is a very heavy subject. Not for children or those who wanted to simply be entertained.

93
Great singing, Intelligent, Relevant
March 19th, 2018

See it if You like good theater that makes you think. You enjoy klezmer music. You like theater that is moving and funny, historical yet current.

Don't see it if You are sensitive to strong language. You want light hearted entertainment.

94
Broad Comedy
Soho/Tribeca
Delightful, Great singing, Hilarious
March 15th, 2018

See it if You like barbed political wit. You are a feminist. You are a woman.

Don't see it if You are right wing. You are uncomfortable with straightforward language about body parts. You lack a sense of humor.

73
The Signature Project
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent, Thought-provoking
March 12th, 2018

See it if You are interested in a show that is spiritual in nature. More of a performance art piece than a play.

Don't see it if You like linear theater with a clear story line.

82
One Drop
East Village
Delightful, Thought-provoking, Great singing
February 12th, 2018

See it if You like good music. You enjoy historical drama. You like family drama. It was immersive.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy period pieces. You don't like a diverse cast

96
During previews
Counting Sheep
Financial
Absorbing, Edgy, Riveting
November 29th, 2017

See it if You like fresh, thought provoking theater. The music was fantastic. The staging was original. It was over too soon!

Don't see it if You want to passively sit and be entertained.You are uncomfortable with participatory theater.

90
Peter Pan
Midtown W
Clever, Dizzying, Edgy, Great acting, Intelligent
November 26th, 2017

See it if You enjoy a completely new take on a classic. You are open to raucous humor.

Don't see it if You like linear story lines and straightforward meanings.

54
Ambitious, Confusing, Great acting
August 14th, 2017

See it if You are a Shakespeare scholar interested in Shakespeare's women.

Don't see it if You like action.

80
Clever, Ambitious, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking
May 1st, 2017

See it if You like seeing well conceived, well acted contemporary interpretations of Shakespeare.

Don't see it if You want easy entertainment. You are a purist about Shakespeare.

100
Cry Havoc!
West Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great writing, Profound, Riveting
April 9th, 2017

See it if You want to be moves and challenged. Th play was an amazing combination of the surhors life experiences and speeches from Shakespeare plays

Don't see it if You prefer lighthearted fare.