Rachel 6150

New York City | 25-34 | Female

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Reviews (37)
92
The Crucible (Bedlam)
East Village
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you're looking for a well-acted, gripping production of The Crucible. Bedlam's staging enhances the conflict and character relationships.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a 3 hour show (although I felt that the time flied!)

85
During previews
Clever, Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting

See it if You like Brecht and want to see a successful take on this relevant play.

Don't see it if You're looking for escapism.

86
Prince of Broadway
Midtown W
Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining, Enjoyable, Classic

See it if You're craving a sample platter of strong performances of musical theatre scenes/songs from the last 6-7 decades. Great tap number too!

Don't see it if You want to see plot - this is a collection of pieces from Hal Prince's productions.

79
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting, Slow, Disappointing

See it if You loved the 1997 film. You're interested in innovative stage design. Strong singing and both dramatic and comedic performances all around

Don't see it if You didn't like/watch the 1997 film. The new songs are much less enchanting, and the stakes are low - the villain doesn't feel threatening.

69
Disappointing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Slow, Indulgent

See it if you are already a fan of C.S. Lewis. This piece did not make him a compelling figure to someone who knew little about him going in.

Don't see it if you are hoping to leave the theatre with an understanding of rational reasons as to why someone might move from atheism to Christianity.

72
During previews
Bandstand
Midtown W
Great staging, Slow, Refreshing, Ambitious, Great singing

See it if you are up for seeing an imperfect but thematically interesting show with stunning choreography, design, and wonderful singing by Ms. Osnes.

Don't see it if you need your music catchy: while swingin', the music wasn't very memorable.

87
Significant Other
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great writing

See it if you're looking for a piece that is highly relevant to the millennial​ generation that is both witty, warm, and heartbreaking.

Don't see it if a play about loneliness that could hit close to home isn't your cup of tea.

79
Delightful, Great staging, Quirky, Cliched, Thought-provoking

See it if You're looking for a show that contains a balance of fluff, playfulness, great live music, and darkness. The themes are incredibly relevant.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a children's story adapted for a wide audience. There is a little juvenile/silly humor, which I didn't anticipate.

Also I sat on the side of the stage, and I wondered if I missed out on cert... Read more Read less

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Slow, Great singing

See it if you love Sondheim, beautiful harmonies and orchestral performances, and theatre that makes you think and meditate on a theme.

Don't see it if You need your musicals to have a lot of plot.

72
During previews
Beardo
Brooklyn
Ambitious, Raunchy, Entertaining, Slow, Great singing

See it if You're interested in the mythic reputation of Rasputin and the Romanovs; you're a fan of rock musicals. The music and singing are wonderful!

Don't see it if You need to sympathize with your characters; you don't like experimental staging.

Also I saw it in previews, but the first act really dragged. The second act... Read more Read less

87
Falsettos
Midtown W
Great singing, Great acting, Great staging, Hilarious, Masterful

See it if You want to see a masterful exploration of love and family. Unbelievably talented performances from the entire cast.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals that feel a little long. Honestly the production's only flaw!

77
Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Refreshing, Enchanting

See it if Soaring bluegrass harmonies make your heart melt, nd if you're a fan of shows such as Bright Star.

Don't see it if You're looking for a clear, easy to follow plot.

80
Enchanting, Funny, Great singing, Delightful, Refreshing

See it if You want to experience two immensely talented actresses and singers sing their hearts out.

Don't see it if You need a strong script supporting your music within a play.

89
Sense & Sensibility
West Village
Clever, Delightful, Great staging, Refreshing, Enchanting

See it if You want to see a refreshing take on an Austen classic

Don't see it if You're looking for a traditionally staged adaptation.

96
Delightful, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy touching and creative storytelling.

Don't see it if you'd prefer to see a spectacle/traditional broadway musical.

67
The Crucible
Midtown W
Confusing, Slow, Great acting, Original, Intense

See it if you want to see great performances by female actresses.

Don't see it if you don't like modern/minimalist takes on classics. The vision is a little unclear.

91
Eclipsed
Midtown W
Delightful, Great acting, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a small ensemble of women act like there's no tomorrow.

Don't see it if you don't want to see something intense (the show deals with difficult themes).

88
Masterful, Great staging, Exquisite, Riveting, Great singing

See it if you're seeking spectacle.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of Rogers and Hammerstein.

80
Delightful, Refreshing, Entertaining, Resonant, Great singing

See it if You love Carole King

Don't see it if You don't have an interest in pop music from the 1960s.

79
Playing Hot
Midtown W
Great staging, Refreshing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You love jazz music and are interested in seeing innovative, immersive storytelling.

Don't see it if You're uncomfortable with standing for a 90 minute show.

26
During previews
Peter Pan
Midtown W
Confusing, Slow, Disappointing, Unclear vision, Intriguing design

See it if You’re looking for an experimental theatre piece & comfortable seeing a deconstructed take that doesn’t fully follow the original narrative

Don't see it if You’re a fan of the original play. You’re looking for an easy to follow adaptation of Peter Pan. This is not a family experience.

Also The rules of engagement and the structure of the play are very confusi... Read more Read less

91
During previews
Mary Jane
East Village
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a new play that thoughtfully, humorously, & deeply investigates what it's like to care for a sick child. Coon is brilliant.

Don't see it if You don't want to be asked to consider sad themes.

85
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Dated, Enchanting

See it if You want to be entertained by a classic musical with stunning costumes and strong comedic turns.

Don't see it if You're looking for something new and refreshing.

81
Thought-provoking, Indulgent, Great acting, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if you're up for seeing an unevenly paced, entertaining, and thought-provoking meditation on race and class. Great acting by Janney & Hawkins.

Don't see it if you'll be bothered by a contrast of acting styles - This production oscillates between over-acting and captivating, believable performance.

97
During previews
Her Opponent
Midtown W
Must see, Thought-provoking, Clever, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you want to see masterfully executed verbatim theatre that will completely stun you, and make you look at the election in a new light

Don't see it if you don't want to think about -- or be made to rethink -- the 2016 election and our current​ political climate. Otherwise, go see this!

75
During previews
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Great acting, Slow, Raunchy, Dated, Funny

See it if You want to see a classic Noel Coward comedy with strong acting from most performers (some bad accents). The first act was slow, Great set!

Don't see it if You want to see a show that feels relevant today. This is purely escapism.

94
During previews
Absorbing, Great singing, Great staging, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to be utterly moved to tears and laughter by a piece of theatre with fantastic music, harmonies, and snappy storytelling.

Don't see it if you do not feel you can handle subject matter related to 9/11.

79
During previews
Clever, Thought-provoking, Indulgent, Enchanting, Disappointing

See it if You're looking for a (mostly effective) innovative take on a classic play. This interpretation truly explores the potential of a memory play

Don't see it if you like your Tennessee Williams plays to be traditional.​

71
Clever, Entertaining, Confusing, Enchanting, Quirky

See it if You're a fan of folk-inspired theatre, immersive theatre, or quirky, original storytelling.

Don't see it if You need more "showing" than "telling" in your storytelling. The reliance on the ballad as a narrative made the plot confusing at times.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Masterful, Intense

See it if you want to see an important piece of verbatim theatre that illuminates the link between the school-to-prison pipeline and the PIC

Don't see it if you might find stories about and footage of police brutality triggering.

91
Delightful, Great writing, Hilarious, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if You are up for an hour of captivating, humorous, and master storytelling.

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

90
The Humans
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You're a fan of dysfunctional family dramas - this one is going to be a classic for years to come.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a play that makes you reflect on your own family dynamics.

88
The Woodsman
Midtown W
Clever, Enchanting, Original, Quirky

See it if you enjoy puppetry, movement, and masterful sound and light design.

Don't see it if you want your actors to talk.

97
Clever, Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging, Delightful

See it if you like plays with movement and physical theatre. See it if you were a fan of the book.

Don't see it if you prefer more traditional staging/storytelling

95
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing, Great staging, Epic

See it if you like immersive theatre and are willing to walk/stand for 3 hours.

Don't see it if you cannot stand/walk for 3 hours.

95
Profound, Intense, Absorbing, Relevant, Great singing

See it if you're looking for a powerful tearjerker.

Don't see it if you don't want to see something intense.

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Masterful, Must see, Original, Profound, Great writing

See it if You want your mind blown.

Don't see it if Everyone should see this.