Richard L 6069


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Reviews (35)
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intense, Absorbing

See it if You can deal with an extremely dysfunctional family that screams at each other - think about the plight of those living on the edge

Don't see it if looking for a lot of of laughs want a quiet evening have ill will towards lambs

During previews
Funny, Great singing, Delightful

See it if Enjoyable musical Great singing and dancing The costumes are beautiful

Don't see it if Looking for a deep plot

The Hello Girls
Midtown E
Delightful, Great singing, Great acting, Resonant

See it if Want a story with a message that you could follow clearly Enjoy a small scale musical with talented performers Want to appreciate the histo

Don't see it if Need a giant orchestra Looking for a standard musical love story

Absorbing, Great acting, Profound

See it if Interesting twist on a great actress in history.strong performance by Janet McTeer.Great reflection on the historic role of women in society

Don't see it if Don't like historical pieces.Looking for light entertainment

East Village
Entertaining, Repetitive

See it if want to see Gretchen from You're the Worst want to think about political lobbying

Don't see it if Looking for deep and realistic dialogue

Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if Can look at a family drama from multiple perspectives appreciate that wisdom can be simple sometimes Can enjoy yourself and be empathetic

Don't see it if Not engaged in the issues that a disbilityin the family can create

During previews
The Low Road
East Village
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Quirky

See it if enjoy a modern twist on colonial times are interested in the profound effects of uncontrolled capitalism

Don't see it if if you can't sit still for 2 1/2 hours can't take a joke

During previews
Koalas are Dicks
East Village
Funny, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if like tv sitcoms,can handle some good jokes,enjoy a bit of darkness

Don't see it if expect classic theater are offended by sex and drugs

During previews
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Clever, Relevant

See it if -enjoy a live version of House of Cards -like duplicitous people -are highly suspect of our current politicians

Don't see it if looking an emotionally intense play need a lot of surprises

Also The lead character need to be more coy rather than calculating

During previews
Clever, Enchanting, Slow

See it if well performed music in a middle eastern style a serious of vignettes rather than a flowing story fable-like quality

Don't see it if need a complex plot look for intensity of performance

Absorbing, Delightful, Clever

See it if like an uplifting story enjoy realistic characters believe in the positive aspects of human nature

Don't see it if looking for a tradtional musical plot don't like a show without intermission

Great acting, Intense, Great writing

See it if You can handle a wide range of emotions in one play You like intense characters Can take twists in the plot

Don't see it if You can't handle Irish accents Accept that sad things happen

Clever, Funny, Hilarious

See it if -you can suspend all your biases about ventriloquists -enjoy spontaneous action -you've seen her youtube and it looks like fun

Don't see it if - expect something normal or predictable

The Crucible
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Confusing, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if You take the time to read the summary in Wikipedia in advance Like complex stories for their themes Want to see very good performances

Don't see it if Looking for simple,light entertainment

Clever, Original, Absorbing

See it if If you can take the time to read the vocabulary list first Wait a few minutes for the the characters to begin to develop

Don't see it if Can't take regional accents

Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Cliched

See it if enjoy a well performed corny musical like bluegrass enjoy watching others have fun

Don't see it if don't like bluegrass looking for serious meaning

Nice Fish
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Confusing, Quirky

See it if Enjoy Mark Rylance acting a bit crazy like absurd and ironic humor

Don't see it if looking for a coherent plot

Clever, Entertaining

See it if -Enjoy funny behavior

Don't see it if -Worried about dementia

Resonant, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if Want to absorb a part of our society's history in an unusual manner Enjoy the music or blues and gospel Like seeinga show that doesn't follo

Don't see it if Looking for a traditional play Need a lot of visual stimulus

Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if Like engaging on dilemmas of science Interested in the challenges of women in the workplace Care about bees

Don't see it if Not interested in the challenges of academia

The Head and the Load
Upper E Side
Ambitious, Confusing, Epic

See it if Provides glimpses of an under reported history of WWI in Africa Great vocal performances and costume Clever visual effects

Don't see it if A bit disjointed and the seating staging relationship leaves you far from the action at times

The Metromaniacs
Midtown W
Entertaining, Dizzying, Funny

See it if You like to rhyme all the time When going fast will always last

Don't see it if Looking for a serious plot

Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if See how people with a cause come together want to see things from many points of view recognize the tensions for change

Don't see it if dont want to confront tough issues

During previews
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Over the top

See it if want to understand the conflicts between supporting diversity and dealing with it at home looking at the conflicts between parent and child

Don't see it if Do not like frank examination of tough issues

During previews
Ambitious, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if want to think about the issues of social class and the political process interested in the journey of an individual who defied expectations

Don't see it if Have trouble hearing the unamplified discussions from stage outside of the main narration not interested in the topic

Funny, Intelligent, Clever

See it if Enjoy good clean fun! Have any knowledge of Japanese culture Enjoy a high energy performer

Don't see it if Looking for serious stuff Don't want to be transported to a different place

Edgy, Intense, Funny

See it if you know the plot in advance-try sparknotes or wikipedia first can wait an hour for the the intense energy to develop looking for an unconve

Don't see it if impatient can't handle a bit of slapstick are bothered by video screen running

Great singing, Resonant, Entertaining

See it if enjoy good singing and dancing telling an ol story that is relevant today

Don't see it if don't like supertitles are not interested in history

For a previous production
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing

See it if enjoy pure slapstick don't mind repetition have a short attention span

Don't see it if looking for a plot

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During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if liked the movie Fences enjoy well developed characters want a lot going on at once

Don't see it if want a simple play and cast

Funny Face
Midtown W
Clever, Enchanting

See it if -Enjoy Gershwin -Like good singing and dancing

Don't see it if -Looking for a great plot -Looking for a stage spectacular

Bright Star
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if enjoy bluegrass music like the classical romantic musical form

Don't see it if don't like a simple plot

Dry Powder
East Village
Cliched, Great acting

See it if like the stars want to see Claire Danes channeling Carrie Matheson

Don't see it if looking for great insight from the play

Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Intense

See it if Great acting on a difficult topic Exciting flow of events

Don't see it if Difficult issues like war and rape are too much

During previews
Midtown E
Clever, Dizzying, Intelligent, Intense, Original

See it if enjoy rapid fire discussion have spent time withconsultants

Don't see it if you can't take a few lapses in pacing and plot