Randy 8268

New York City

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Reviews (31)
75
Entertaining, Funny

See it if You love musical comedy. You love shows about folks with show business aspirations.

Don't see it if you don't want old school musical comedy, you don't want a predictable storyline.

Also It's a sit back and relax musical comedy. nothing heavy, nothing taxin... Read more Read less

45
Disappointing, Confusing

See it if You like an absurdist play that blends together war and pop culture.

Don't see it if You want a straight forward narrative, and a script that full developed.

Also The cast is game, but I'm afraid the script is too choppy and the conf... Read more Read less

45
Indulgent, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy absurdity. You like Theatre to take a chance.

Don't see it if You want plot and character development. You want a story from A-Z.

Also The actors are clearly talented, I just don’t think this was my type o... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Beatuifully acted/sung

See it if You're open to a new brash and dark interpretation of a musical you think you know.

Don't see it if You want "Oklahoma" to have a huge chorus, and sets, and orchestrations.

Also I was so taken with the subtle and honest performances. Sometimes when... Read more Read less

53
During previews
Cliched

See it if You like "Jersey Boys" or "Beautiful". Or the music of Temptations.

Don't see it if You're looking for a rich book to go along with the songs you already love. The show doesn't go beyond the surface of their characters.

77
During previews
Great acting

See it if You are familiar with Sam Shepard plays. Like plays that take their time and are slow burns. You like the actors; all are great.

Don't see it if if you are unfamiliar with Sam Shepard plays, this might not be the best introduction.

48
Good acting, disappointing writing

See it if You are intrigued by a 3 personal play starring the Daly’s.

Don't see it if You want to leave feeling satisfied. The play doesn’t offer any insight or entertainment.

Also It’s another Rebeck playthat chases it’s own tail. Very repetitive wit... Read more Read less

98
Funny

See it if you want a comedy about people down on their luck and willing to go to extremes.

Don't see it if you want a drama, or something small.

Also The situation is big (I won't spoil), the characters are big. I laughe... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Clever, Entertaining

See it if you like plays that start out about one thing and become about something different halfway through.

Don't see it if you are looking for something lite and fluffy.

Also I found the play to be engaging from start to finish.

57
Disappointing

See it if you are looking for a new spin on the Dracula tale.

Don't see it if you are looking for a sharp and slick production.

Also Normally I feel Off-Off Broadway shows are underwritten, this felt ove... Read more Read less

94
Great writing

See it if Like a play that will challenge you. Like character driven plays.

Don't see it if Like happy plays. Like plays that are about plot.

Also Loved the writing! It’s a very honest and brutal, and at times brutall... Read more Read less

78
During previews
Entertaining

See it if you like a fluffy comedy about terrible people.

Don't see it if you want a lot of substance. this one is just fun.

60
Ok

See it if you like plays about relevant social moments.

Don't see it if you want a play that let's you escape.

Also some of the characters motivations seemed to come out of left field.

72
Funny

See it if a fan of the film. like biting comedy.

Don't see it if you go to musicals only for the score.

Also I enjoyed everything except the score. Book, performances, design, but... Read more Read less

14
Excruciating

See it if if you love to see everything

Don't see it if if you looking for anything new, original, or clever.

Also the music is not memorable. the jokes are lame.

90
Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you love classical musicals.

Don't see it if you want something edgier.

Also a fantastic production of a classic.

66
Slow, Intelligent

See it if you like plays that deal with real life issues in today's news

Don't see it if you want a big production, with a large cast.

Also It takes a bit for the play to get going, but finds it's groove at the... Read more Read less

83
During previews
Funny, Absorbing

See it if You like small plays that are character driven.

Don't see it if You like big shows that are plot driven.

Also Lovely performances by both Shannon and McDonald. A enjoyable night of... Read more Read less

88
During previews
Funny, Entertaining

See it if You're looking for a night of pure musical comedy

Don't see it if you want a more serious, sober evening.

Also So funny. Great book, Great cast. The score was hit or miss. But I was... Read more Read less

66
During previews
Ambitious, Disappointing

See it if You’re looking for something different. Or love the actors.

Don't see it if You like your comedies high brow throughout.

Also I really wanted to love this, but it’s more of a smile play than a lau... Read more Read less

95
So much fun!

See it if You like plays about Theatre people. Or you like ensemble plays.

Don't see it if You prefer dramas or plays not about show business.

Also So funny. A wonderful ensemble. A hilarious script. I had a blast!

77
During previews
Resonant

See it if You like small plays about people over coming their darkness and past.

Don't see it if You like be laugh a minute comedies.

Also I didn’t love the ending, it’s a bit of a let down. But I enjoyed the ... Read more Read less

55
Slow

See it if You're looking for a period piece about youth, politics, war, morals.

Don't see it if You're looking for a finished play. his felt like a second draft. Some characters are developed much more then others.

Also Even at 90 minutes this felt long. There wasn't a compelling story at ... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Enchanting, Funny

See it if you want to see a beautiful show with so much heart and laughs

Don't see it if you prefer a show that is only one thing

Also loved it from top to bottom

40
Ambitious, Cliched

See it if you know someone involved.

Don't see it if you want a well balanced script. The drama and comedy don't balance each other out.

Also The characters are archetypes, and don't feel fleshed out or real. Som... Read more Read less

83
For a previous production
Funny

See it if You like silly. You like physical humor.

Don't see it if You want plot and character development.

Also Sit back and enjoy. Very hard working cast.

56
Slow

See it if You like musicals about history or based on true events. A fan of the film.

Don't see it if Want something that will challenge and engage you.

Also This moved to slowly for me. None of the new songs were memorable.

90
Clever, Absorbing

See it if a small play about people dealing with their demons in unexpected ways.

Don't see it if you don't like small plays, or plotlines that take a bit of imagination.

Also strong ensemble of actors.

88
Funny

See it if you like dark humor and satire.

Don't see it if you like a very serious, PG rated comedy

Also I laughed a bunch.

68
Ambitious

See it if love Janet McTeer, or backstage comedies.

Don't see it if a fully developed play. The show can be a bit repetitious

Also could have used some trimming

58
Disappointing

See it if a very fluffy musical that winks at you the entire time.

Don't see it if you don't care for fluff or winking.

Also I appreciate them not just doing a jukebox musical, but the songs real... Read more Read less