Richard 8

Hudson | 50-64 | Male
About:  I have been going to the theatre since I was 15 and saw Company. Since then I have seen over 750 Broadway shows and hundreds more Off-Broadway and in Boston, and Washington DC>
Reviews (48)
15
Disappointing, Banal, Insipid

See it if One of the worst plays I have seen in my over 40 years of theatre going. And I saw Edward Albee's " A Man with Three Arms".

Don't see it if Just don't.

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Romantic

See it if you want to see a fun, fresh musical with a killer performance by Carmen Cusak

Don't see it if some clunky lyrics will bother you

65
Disappointing, Great acting

See it if boxing and ingenious staging

Don't see it if you have seen The Great White Hope. A much better play

75
Absorbing, Great acting

See it if If you like coming of age stories. Not sure how much I would have cared if I didn't know it was about the future John Patrick Shanley.

Don't see it if if you are tired of coming of age stories

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Epic

See it if A thrilling production of a play I have seen many times. I was hesitant about seeing it again. So glad I did. Superb acting all around.

Don't see it if Miss it at your own peril.

95
Exquisite, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if This is a brilliant revival. Not to be missed. Danny Burstein is a wonderful Tevye and the choreography is mesmerizingly beautiful. Bravo

Don't see it if Just go! Even if you feel like you don't need to see another Fiddler.

90
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Great acting

See it if Wonderful play about memory and aging. Lois Smith is incredible. What a treasure.

Don't see it if Just go!

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if What a wonderful, funny new play about being gay in the 21st century. Great inside theatre jokes.

Don't see it if You don't like inside jokes.

90
For a previous production
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if After Speech & Debate, Sons of the Prophet, and now The Humans Stephen Karam enters the real of the best playwrights currently around.

Don't see it if Can't think of a reason anyone wouldn't want to see this wonderful play.

90
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you love joyful theatre. it's magical!

Don't see it if just go!

75
Funny, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if Rollicking comedy.

Don't see it if if you don't like being disappointed by a weak second act.

80
During previews
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Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You enjoy wacky, kind of John Guare like plays.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy zany comedies.

75
Intelligent, Relevant

See it if If you are interested in a provocative religious discussion. But it is more of a debate than a play.

Don't see it if If static theatre bore you.

90
Absorbing

See it if I thought it was a little early for a revival but was proven wrong. This is a thrilling production.

Don't see it if Can't think of a reason not to see this.

85
Funny, Entertaining

See it if if you like musicals with a great first act

Don't see it if if you like musicals that have a great second act

80
Entertaining, Funny

See it if like fun fluffy musicals

Don't see it if don't like drag queens

75
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you like puppets

Don't see it if hate puppets

87
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great dancing

See it if you want to see a great Kander and Ebb musical

Don't see it if you don't like great songs and great dancers

84
Enchanting

See it if you have kids. I don't get why so many people hate this show.

Don't see it if you hate Peter Pan

90
Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great staging

See it if you love great music and dance

Don't see it if you aren't into ballet

75
Disappointing

See it if you have kids

Don't see it if you don't want to walk out disappoined

75
Great staging

See it if you like this Disney stuff. Great opening number then it falls of the cliff

Don't see it if you don't like this Disney stuff

85
Exquisite, Enchanting, Great staging

See it if you enjoy great musicals done well

Don't see it if you are tired of revivals

90
Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you want a great laugh

Don't see it if you don't like South Park type humor

95
For a previous production
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Must see, Resonant

See it if you enjoy thrilling original musicals with a great story, wonderful score, a star making performance by Ben Platt and seamless direction

Don't see it if Just Go! It is unmissable!

60
Banal, Disappointing, Great staging

See it if Since their is so little back story it's hard to understand the leads motivations. Did Prada make him do it? Walker is sexy as hell!

Don't see it if you have a problem with blood and violence

85
Clever, Delightful, Funny

See it if you enjoy a rollocking fun musical

Don't see it if don't care for a bluegrass tinged score

45
During previews
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Disappointing

See it if Just don't! It's a Disaster all right! Sophomoric schlock. Very papered house seemed to love it. Off-Bway show in a Bway house.

Don't see it if See above!

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging

See it if I was lukewarm about the original production. Over long and bloated. This production is a revelation. This is a really good musical.

Don't see it if if you can't handle witnessing someone being grossly mistreated.

95
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Ambitious, Intelligent

See it if A modern day Shakespearean tragedy. Brilliantly acted and staged.

Don't see it if If you don't like Shakespearean language.

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if Like Steve, another really good play about being gay in the 21st century.

Don't see it if Can't think of any reason not to see this play.

65
Disappointing

See it if Has it's moments but doesn't gel.

Don't see it if Bad English accents don't help.

0
Excruciating, Insipid

See it if Don't go. It's just horrible.

Don't see it if See above!

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you like provocative theatre, and incredible acting.

Don't see it if you are squeamish.

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you want to see a master class of great acting.

Don't see it if if you don't like sentimental plays

90
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if Exquisite revival of this wonderful mind, time, and gender bending masterwork.

Don't see it if No reason not to see it. It's brilliant!

45
Disappointing

See it if Just don't go. Bad community theatre of a musical that I loved in the 70's.

Don't see it if Just don't go!

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you love Matt McGrath...which you should

Don't see it if don't like drag

77
Entertaining, Cliched

See it if love Carole King

Don't see it if you want biographical depth. the book is just not that good

65
Entertaining

See it if like naked men

Don't see it if you don't like sophomoric humor

80
For a previous production
Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a great juke box musical

Don't see it if you don't like the Four Seasons! LOL

65
Disappointing, Great staging

See it if you have young girls

Don't see it if you want to hear a great score

75
Mediocre, Great staging, Disappointing

See it if you want to see the inside of the Majestic Theatre

Don't see it if you like great musicals

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you want to see solo theatre at its best

Don't see it if don't like one person shows

88
Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Edgy

See it if you want to laugh your ass

Don't see it if you are easily offended

95
Absorbing, Clever, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if you want to be mesmerized by great theatre

Don't see it if you have problems with flashing lights

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Edgy

See it if edgy material, done to perfection

Don't see it if you are homophobic!

100
Absorbing, Great staging, Epic

See it if You want to see the musical art form as it progesses

Don't see it if you're crazy