Randy 8268

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Reviews (135)
35
KPOP (Broadway)
Midtown W
Disappointing, Banal
November 27th, 2022

See it if You like seeing concerts and are a fan of this genre of music.

Don't see it if You are looking for substance beyond song performances.

70
During previews
Entertaining
November 23rd, 2022

See it if You like musical comedy. You like films turned into musicals. You like tap dancing.

Don't see it if You want something edgy, dark, or pushing the musical in forward direction.

84
This is Mark/c
Midtown W
Funny
November 21st, 2022

See it if You like seeing smaller new plays with ensemble casts. You like comedies about relationships with co-workers.

Don't see it if after a long day of work you want to see a play about an office.

Also Nice cast.

85
Absorbing
November 17th, 2022

See it if You are someone who really goes to the theatre to see great acting.

Don't see it if You are someone who doesn't care for older plays being directed in a modern light.

Also I thought the performances were great. I didn't love some of the direc... Read more Read less

64
During previews
Slow, Clever, Ambitious
November 6th, 2022

See it if Great singing is your main reason you attend a musical.

Don't see it if A choppy book/story will keep you from enjoying a musical.

Also All the musical numbers are solid, but the story is really very trite.... Read more Read less

60
MONSTRESS
West Village
Ambitious, Confusing
October 28th, 2022

See it if You like plays with a lot of music, yet not fully a musical. You like retell Greek myths.

Don't see it if Plays with a lot of music are a turn off.

Also The Greek myths being told get muddled and confusing. Talented cast of... Read more Read less

79
Absorbing
October 23rd, 2022

See it if You like Wilson's plays. You like the cast.

Don't see it if You want a show that is directed well.

Also The cast and the writing rise above the direction. Staging is static a... Read more Read less

72
During previews
Great acting
October 19th, 2022

See it if You like plays about sibling conflict. You like small scale productions that focus on character.

Don't see it if You don't like small scale shows, and prefer shows that are plot driven.

Also The play gets a bit repetitive, and you can see the ending coming. But... Read more Read less

70
1776 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Indulgent, Ambitious
October 12th, 2022

See it if You are open to new interpretations of existing material.

Don't see it if You are hoping the new interpretations lead to something new being unlocked in the material.

78
I’m Revolting
Chelsea
Absorbing
October 6th, 2022

See it if You like character studies. You like dramas that feel "slice of life".

Don't see it if You don't like waiting rooms. You don't like dramas that deal with medical issues.

80
During previews
Profound, Ambitious
September 29th, 2022

See it if You already love the play. You like it when classic's are looked at in a new way.

Don't see it if You don't want a classic looked at in a new way.

Also The play still works, but it's over directed. Most of the chances take... Read more Read less

80
Absorbing
September 11th, 2022

See it if You know and love this musical. You like the cast.

Don't see it if You want a flashy production.

43
Disappointing
September 5th, 2022

See it if You like the book and want to see it adapted for the stage.

Don't see it if You don't want a show that's heavy in subject matter.

Also The translation didn't work for me as a stage show. It still feels ver... Read more Read less

79
Entertaining
August 29th, 2022

See it if You love older musical comedy. You love Jackman.

Don't see it if You're looking for the material to be rediscovered. This is a very "by the books" revival.

73
Delightful
July 7th, 2022

See it if You want an old school comedy, with one-liners and heightened situations.

Don't see it if You want a deep and dark, moody comedy.

Also Found the Third Act to be the most enjoyable.

73
Entertaining
July 3rd, 2022

See it if You are interested in see Rockwell and Fishburne.

Don't see it if You want a play with a loaded plot. Much more of a character study than a story.

Also Enjoyed both Rockwell and Fishburne.

62
Titanique
Gramercy
Quirky, Fluffy
June 27th, 2022

See it if You love pop culture refrences, you love the Titanic film, you love Celine Dion.

Don't see it if You want to see a musical that more then a fun evening.

Also I enjoyed it, but it does get repetitive. It's not advertised as anyth... Read more Read less

70
POTUS
Midtown W
Performers save the play
June 23rd, 2022

See it if You like fast paced, almost farce like comedy. You like these actors.

Don't see it if You want to see a well structured show. the 1st Act is superior to the 2nd.

93
Quirky, Great acting, Funny
June 21st, 2022

See it if You want laughs. You want to see gay characters. You want a sweet, fluffy story.

Don't see it if You want something to think about for days afterwards. This is just laughs.

74
Fat Ham
East Village
Entertaining
June 15th, 2022

See it if You like new/modern takes on older themes and plot devises.

Don't see it if You want a more traditional satire of "Hamlet."

Also I was bit disappointed, perhaps I I let teh hype get my expectations u... Read more Read less

72
Mr. Parker
Midtown W
Touching
June 9th, 2022

See it if You are looking for a play that deals with themes of love, loss, mis-life crisis.

Don't see it if You are looking for a pay that will rattle you, or be more then sentimental.

86
Resonant, Intelligent
June 5th, 2022

See it if You want a play that will challenge you on an emtional level.

Don't see it if You want pure entertainment.

Also Such a unique way of approaching this difficult subject matter. Able t... Read more Read less

40
Confusing, Disappointing
May 25th, 2022

See it if You like your theatre to challenge you. you like to have to contextualizing the entire time.

Don't see it if You want something basic, just entertainment.

Also Not quite a satire, not quite a farce, not quite social commentary.

62
Quirky
May 23rd, 2022

See it if You love Messing. You love sentimental drama-edies.

Don't see it if You want a play that cause you to think or be invested in plot. this is mostly sentimental snapshots.

81
Absorbing
May 12th, 2022

See it if You like naturalistic theatre. You like stories about characters getting to know one another.

Don't see it if You want flash and glitz. You don't want a narrative that slowly unravels.

60
Dated
May 5th, 2022

See it if You are looking for something that isn't a typical straight play. You want something that deals with women's stories.

Don't see it if You prefer plays that don't mix styles. You want something that is only entertainment.

80
During previews
A show for theatre lovers
April 28th, 2022

See it if You like comedies about the theatrical world and those who participate in it.

Don't see it if You don't like shows that reference pop culture or shows about show business

Also Fun, nicely acted. Staging is a bit awkward.

80
During previews
Entertaining, Funny
April 17th, 2022

See it if You are looking for lite entertainment. You lover Mr. Crystal.

Don't see it if You want something that feels of the time, this is a throwback to older musicals.

83
Entertaining, Absorbing
April 13th, 2022

See it if You like plays that mix comedy and drama. You like plays social issues.

Don't see it if You loved the original. this is good, but a step behind the original production.

63
During previews
To My Girls
Midtown W
Disappointing
April 2nd, 2022

See it if You like plays "of the moment". Plays that discuss where we are as a society right now.

Don't see it if You want a play that's feels finished.

Also It feels like a 2nd draft. Some funny jokes, but only 2 of the charact... Read more Read less

64
At The Wedding
Upper W Side
Cliched, Entertaining
March 31st, 2022

See it if You like new comedies. You like stories about characters undergoing self reflection.

Don't see it if You something a little less cliche.

Also We don't get much more than a sketch of who this main character really... Read more Read less

85
SIX (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Clever
March 27th, 2022

See it if You like the music you can hear on the radio (spotify) today. Minor history buff.

Don't see it if You prefer your showtunes to be less modern. Need a strong book

Also Fun, entertaining, lite.

28
During previews
Slow, Disappointing
February 27th, 2022

See it if You like to support smaller theater companies. You like stories about families.

Don't see it if You like strongly written characters.

Also The play tries to cover a lot, and ends up covering nothing. We have n... Read more Read less

72
During previews
Black No More
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Slow, Ambitious
February 13th, 2022

See it if You like new musicals. You like shows with a bit of a science/fantasy bend to them. You like shows about human rights.

Don't see it if You want a Jew musical that done exploring what it wants to be.

Also Plenty to like; good score and performances. But it gets a bit bogged ... Read more Read less

75
Relevant, Resonant
February 10th, 2022

See it if You like plays that deal with working class American's. You like plays that are heavier on character than plot.

Don't see it if You want a plot driven play.

Also The plot here is thin. You know within 15 minutes about the future of ... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Space Dogs
Midtown W
Cute, creative
February 7th, 2022

See it if You like offbeat musicals. You like satires.

Don't see it if You want a full book musical. Don't like 2 actors play multiple roles.

Also A cute, fun, off the beaten track musical. inventive staging. Music is... Read more Read less

40
During previews
Disappointing
January 28th, 2022

See it if You are truly a Jackson Super Fan. You like bio-musicals.

Don't see it if You want something that dives deeper then bullet points of Jackson's career.

Also I had high expectations when I saw that they were choosing to focus in... Read more Read less

50
Disappointing, Clever
January 14th, 2022

See it if You like shows that think outside the box. Or are quirky in subject matter.

Don't see it if You want a traditional narrative.

Also There are things to like; title song, the tap number, the lighting. Bu... Read more Read less

40
Disappointing, Dated
January 7th, 2022

See it if You love the movie. You love movies being turned into musicals.

Don't see it if You want a musical with a rememberable score that deepens the movie you already know.

Also This is really just doing the "greatest hits" from the movie on stage.... Read more Read less

67
Entertaining, Cliched
December 31st, 2021

See it if You love the music of Tina Turner. You like shows that feel like concerts.

Don't see it if You want a strong narrative. Each scene is a glimpse into her life. Much more focus on the music than her story.

66
Great acting
December 17th, 2021

See it if You like revisiting older plays, especially one's that are rarely produced.

Don't see it if You want something that feels less dated

Also Enjoyed the performances.

81
Quirky, Funny
December 11th, 2021

See it if You want a see a comedian address bigotry and anti semitism.

Don't see it if You prefer to see something that doesn’t reflect the worst in people.

Also Funny and engaging.

77
Kimberly Akimbo
Chelsea
Clever, Ambitious
December 9th, 2021

See it if You like small musicals. You like quirky stories.

Don't see it if You want a big flashy musical. You want to see a show that knows exactly what it is (comedy or drama).

Also The mix of comedy and drama isn’t always successful. Some nice songs a... Read more Read less

40
Disappointing, Cliched
December 5th, 2021

See it if You really enjoy a campy show.

Don't see it if You want a serious depiction of the Princess.

Also Honestly, if they had really leaned into the campy, I may have enjoyed... Read more Read less

70
Indulgent, Edgy, Ambitious
December 1st, 2021

See it if You’re looking for something you’ve never seen before. You like mixing pain, comedy, and absurdity.

Don't see it if You want a play. This is more performance art.

Also I liked parts of this and definitely was impressed with the performanc... Read more Read less

60
Clyde's (Broadway)
Midtown W
Quirky
November 25th, 2021

See it if You like plays that deal heavy in metaphor and symbolism. Fan of a comedy/drama mix.

Don't see it if You want a strong plot. You looking for an all out comedy

Also I found the acting to be over the top by the younger cast members.

88
Great acting, Funny
November 14th, 2021

See it if You like satires about Hollywood. You like small ensembles.

Don't see it if You want a drama. You don't like plays about the entertainment industry.

Also Fun, smart, and well acted. Nice set too.

65
During previews
Entertaining
November 7th, 2021

See it if You want to see a brand new comedy. You like satires about the entertainment biz.

Don't see it if You want something with more than just some laughs.

Also This was enjoyable, but felt very predictable and slight. I enjoyed my... Read more Read less

71
Relevant, Ambitious
October 31st, 2021

See it if You like relevant subject matters. You like many art forms combining to create a piece.

Don't see it if You want a continuing tone and linear plot.

Also Mostly enjoyed it. Some vignettes are stronger than others, which make... Read more Read less

84
Dana H. (Broadway)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Absorbing
October 29th, 2021

See it if You like things that are "outside the box". You want to see something that will challenge you.

Don't see it if You prefer a play with a traditional set up of plot and characters.

Also O’Connell is truly something to watch. Not a "fun" night in the theatr... Read more Read less