Randolf61

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Reviews (55)
50
Six
Midtown W
Ambitious, Overrated, Indulgent, Disappointing, Clever

See it if you want to see a Las Vegas show a la Spice Girls. For very young adults and children. An attempt at girl empowerment.

Don't see it if you actually want a Broadway musical with a book and a story. All posing, no theatre.

75
During previews
Great ensemble, good singing,, Entertaining

See it if you want to experience a new refreshed version of an old chestnut. A wonderfully talented cast with a terrific ensemble.

Don't see it if you loved the original musical.

100
Riveting, Masterful, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy: wonderful entertainment, excellent stagecraft and a terrific evening in the theatre. You don't have to know anything about HP.

Don't see it if you want to sleep through the performance!

100
During previews
The Inheritance
Midtown W
Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if If you love theatre, language, imagination and relevant, contemporary playwriting.

Don't see it if want to experience silly, empty, brainless entertainment.

30
Loud,stupid, Cliched, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if you're ten and under. If you like loud, redundant music, if it can be called that(???) and uninspired direction.

Don't see it if you really want a theatre experience that entertains or enlightens or is worth your time and money.

90
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like funny, funny and the traditional musical format with excellently comedic book. It is what it bills itself as "a comedy musical"!

Don't see it if you don't want to laugh.

Also It should win the Tony for lead actor and best book.

90
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Riveting, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if are patient, enjoy intelligent well crafted theatre and are fascinated by suburb acting. Get a hearing devise, it helps with the dialect.

Don't see it if you are looking for light hearted entertainment. This play requires careful listening.

90
During previews
Relevant, Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like a very creative and thought provoking script. Good acting. An original idea expanded to 90 minutes of entertaining theatre.

Don't see it if if you didn't like DOLL'S HOUSE 2.

97
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you like theatre at it's best. Masterful writing, vivid characters and wonderful performances. A real achievement.

Don't see it if you want don't want to be challenged to think and engage.

60
Red State Blue State
West Village
Disappointing, Unfocused, choppy, tryout, workshop

See it if if your a fan of Colin's and want his take on our current politics.

Don't see it if you're looking for sharp and provocative stand-up that makes one think while they're laughing.

30
Cliched, Flat, sad, tacky, poorly written

See it if you get a free ticket and have time to waste.

Don't see it if you get the chance to help a friend move.

95
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you like emotional, , thought provoking, relevant story telling. Homosexual theme.

Don't see it if your not interested in gay issues.

55
Ordinary Days
Midtown W
Confusing, Disappointing, Slow

See it if You like sung-through musicals about living in New York City.

Don't see it if Want to care about the characters and the show. Doesn’t have a strong payoff.

49
The Winning Side
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Cliched, Boring,

See it if Don't see it.

Don't see it if Just don't. Read the book.

60
Quirky, Interesting, odd, old fashioned

See it if you like Tennessee Williams.

Don't see it if don't like Tennessee Williams.

75
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny

See it if you like 60s pop music and lively singing and dancing.

Don't see it if you want more then reviving 50s-60s music.

85
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you want to be entertained. Fun, silly with a bit of charm. Think Married with Children meets Rock of Ages.

Don't see it if want something profound, inspiring and/or absorbing.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Resonant

See it if you want to experience one of the masterworks of the 20th century. Brilliant, moving and stunningly staged.

Don't see it if 8 plus hours of good theatre is too much for you.

85
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Relevant

See it if interested in gay life in the 60's and today.

Don't see it if not interested in gay issues.

70
Entertaining, Funny

See it if Jimmy Buffett and you want to escape to the beach and have a pleasant diversion for a little while.

Don't see it if you want something challenging and substantial.

90
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Exquisite, Fosse

See it if you love great musical theatre and spectacular dancing!

Don't see it if don't like dance.

65
Disappointing, Cliched

See it if you like over the top gay humor.

Don't see it if you like good writing or want to be inspired.

60
For a previous production
Cliched, Disappointing

See it if you like Benny Hill.

Don't see it if If you don'y care for British music hall comedy.

95
Clever, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want to witness inspired direction, wonderful design and magic. Lovely.

Don't see it if ..I can't come up with a reason not to see it.

90
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Great staging, Great writing, Profound, Relevant

See it if you want to experience a ground breaking creation.

Don't see it if if you don't like Hip-Hop.

60
Weak book, bad direction, good set, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if like Len Cariou and want to see him act. Also, if you're interested in the challenges we all face when it comes to family and aging.

Don't see it if you're looking for something inspiring and original.

95
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Great score, Resonant, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to be entertained and thrilled by a big, luscious Broadway musical.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals.

90
Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you love the holidays and delight in the charm, joy and splendor of the lights and magic of Christmas.

Don't see it if if Scrooge is your champion.

90
Refreshing, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You want to laugh and enjoy Mr. Alessandrini's amazing talent. Fabulous cast.

Don't see it if if you don't want to spend money on the 2 drink charge on top of your ticket price.

66
Slow, Quirky, Overrated, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if you liked the movie and want to see the creativity of putting the film on stage.

Don't see it if you want something that's more than clever over the top production numbers.

49
The Bigot
Midtown W
Annoying, Slow, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if you're interested in a boring version of ALL IN THE FAMILY.

Don't see it if want something that inspires, educates and engages.

85
Fabulous costumes, glitzy, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like Stephanie J Block, she's amazing! If you care about learning Cher's story. Terrific choreography!

Don't see it if You don't give a hoot about Cher.

85
Quirky, Relevant, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like fun and hammy musicals. Very relevant ideas.

Don't see it if you like musicals with a great score. Unfortunately, the music was the weakest part of the show for me.

95
Delightful, Exquisite, Masterful, Entertaining, Must see

See it if You love traditional musical theatre done right. Gorgeous production on every level. A perfectly wonderful revival. As good as new!

Don't see it if .........No see it.

75
Great acting, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if you want to experience a master comedian at the top of her craft. The cast is wonderful.

Don't see it if you're looking for silly hilarity and don't want to think.

50
Popcorn Falls
Midtown W
Fluffy, Silly, wanting

See it if you want to see two wonderful actors enjoying each other and working hard to make this silly piece something.

Don't see it if you're looking for funny theatre that has some real weight to it.

85
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if you like hip, clever, passionate views on life, love and laughter.

Don't see it if you are sour and don't like to laugh.

80
Great staging, Clever, Thought-provoking

See it if you like stories with a homosexual theme. Good theatre music.

Don't see it if don't like stories about gay love and fantasy.

95
During previews
Torch Song (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you want to be engaged, challenged and entertained. Thought provoking and delicious writing. The you Harvey.

Don't see it if gay themed plays are not of your interest.

90
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if Clever, entertaining and delightfully enjoyable production values i.e. script, casting, staging, etc.

Don't see it if you are looking for an evening of Shaw or Chekhov.

87
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if like to be entertained with clever, funny dialogue and joyous performances.

Don't see it if want seriously provocative theatre.

80
Great singing, Gorgeous classical dance

See it if love classical dance in a Broadway musical. And that amazing score, sung beautifully.

Don't see it if want to be swept away. The chemistry just isn't there.

90
Paradise Blue
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Resonant

See it if you like excellent theatre. Ms. Morisseau's script ripples with insight, humanity and desire. Acting top notch. And all that jazz!

Don't see it if you're looking for a children's show.

76
Great acting, Ambitious, Shaw rich

See it if you like Shaw and terrific male acting.

Don't see it if you think Ms. Rashad is too old for the role, which she is.

75
The Gentleman Caller
West Village
Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if like very clever word play, excellent dialogue and a interesting premise and execution.

Don't see it if men kissing bothers you.

90
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful

See it if you like entertaining musical theatre in the style of A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to The Forum. Wonderful choreography.

Don't see it if if you don't like Disney musicals.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you liked the movie and you enjoy experiencing amazingly talented children. Delightful.

Don't see it if you don't want to see children on stage.

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if because it's terrific! The music will send you out humming.

Don't see it if you don't like 60's rock and roll.

95
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if you like musicals and want to be moved.

Don't see it if you want to see something else.

75
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing

See it if YOU LIKE GREAT WRITING

Don't see it if you're looking to be uplifted.