RickyD

New York City | 25-34 | Male

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Reviews (75)
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During previews
Indulgent, Fluffy, Dizzying, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if you like hip hop and R&B theatre set in a club setting.

Don't see it if you are looking for outstanding writing and acting.

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60
Dizzying, Entertaining, Funny, Dated, Cliched

See it if you like campy, sci-fi musicals.

Don't see it if you want to see a well-polished show.

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Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you'd like to see a solid show that combines Waiting for Godot with Topdog/Underdog.

Don't see it if you have a fragile white ego.

Preview afterglow
75
Resonant, Forced, Thought-provoking, Raunchy, Clever

See it if you want to see a legitimate story about open relationships and a lot of nudity.

Don't see it if you'd rather see a show that doesn't sacrifice storytelling by using sex to sell tickets.

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40
Intense, Indulgent, Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you love shows about gender equality or have an affinity for Billie Jean King or tennis.

Don't see it if you'd like to see a well-oiled show.

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60
For a previous production
Redundant, Dizzying, Entertaining, Ambitious, Funny

See it if you like ridiculous physical comedy.

Don't see it if you are expecting a plot with an actual arc. It's the same schtick for 2 hours straight.

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Offensive, Overrated, Excruciating, Dizzying, Disappointing

See it if you like elitist, racist, transphobic, homophobic, misogynistic minstrel shows.

Don't see it if you think exploring identity politics excuses unforgivable mistakes.

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80
Quirky, Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like cheesy comedies that explore a niche topic within American politics.

Don't see it if you are looking for something deep or would prefer original music.

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35
Slow, Delightful, Dated, Banal, Cliched

See it if you like old plays that take two hours to make one point.

Don't see it if you have better things to do.

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40
Messy, Unclear, Slow, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if you like plays about mental illness that provides opportunity for female actors.

Don't see it if you expect to see a well-developed play with three-dimensional characters and seamless transitions.

Preview theassignment
70
Funny, Relevant, Resonant, Great staging, Cliched

See it if you want to watch a decent drama that explores the intersection of two broken people.

Don't see it if the dramatic development not keeping up with the characters' relationship would bother you.

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60
Disjointed, Relevant, Indulgent, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you like to see plays that explore what romantic relationships and frienships can be.

Don't see it if it concerns you that the play moves from realism to a disjointed structure that doesn't seem to work well.

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87
For a previous production
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you like plays that explores modern romantic relationships with well-penned humor and drama.

Don't see it if you are homophobic or don't like straight plays.

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72
During previews
Clever, Disappointing, Slow, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you like formulaic contemporary plays about loneliness and fear of the future.

Don't see it if you are expecting action to take place on stage. Action is replaced with sometimes-relevant musical numbers.

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75
Great acting, Indulgent, Entertaining, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if you like busy meta theater that is fairly well executed.

Don't see it if you don't like being bombarded with lots of ideas at once without much subtlety.

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69
Funny, Ambitious, Indulgent, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if you like devised pieces experimenting with outside ideas and a non-linear structure.

Don't see it if it is painful for you to see a style of show that feels dated and periodic forced moments.

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30
Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing, Banal, Cliched

See it if you are a history buff or a Gorey fan.

Don't see it if you like good writing and performances.

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80
Dizzying, Fluffy, Funny, Cliched, Clever

See it if you like a solid, campy and fabulous parody.

Don't see it if if you are looking for high brow humor or high production value.

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50
Indulgent, Great acting, Slow, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if you like narratives in which there is little action or you like when writers write about writers.

Don't see it if you would prefer a well-defined plot that moves and believable romance.

Preview vietgone
85
Quirky, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if you like original, contemporary love stories set on a historical backdrop. The story is quite relevant with its inclusion of immigration.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy shows directed and designed like graphic novels or unnecessary rapping.

Preview slumber
79
Messy, Quirky, Bloody, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like campy, bloody fun with talented dancers with different specialties.

Don't see it if want to see a tight show with a strong storyline.

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85
Great singing, Resonant, Intelligent, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like to hear talented singer-songwriters play and discuss their work.

Don't see it if you are looking for a show with notable production value.

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89
Great singing, Entertaining, Clever, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if it reopens. These kids were great and Liz would have been SO PROUD of them and director Sam Pinkleton.

Don't see it if you want to watch a new, polished piece of theater.

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77
Original, Overrated, Confusing, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if you like to spend an entire performance trying to figure out the back stories of the characters you are watching.

Don't see it if you can't sit through a show that is mainly physical acting, gesture, and gibberish.

Preview half moon bay
90
Romantic, Quirky, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like a well executed version of a the very popular millennial romantic dramedy.

Don't see it if you can't commit to two hours with the same two characters.

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75
During previews
Cliched, Quirky, Great acting, Charming, Funny

See it if you want to see an above average romantic comedy.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show that really follows through on its title. It needs some work with character arcs.

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70
Disappointing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Disoriented

See it if you like above average, modern not-so-romantic comedies.

Don't see it if you're looking for the next bit hit.

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50
During previews
Excruciating, Great acting, Confusing, Disappointing, Disjointed

See it if want to see an ensemble consisting of women of color explore issues of said group.

Don't see it if you want to see a tight show with clearly defined characters/arcs.

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50
During previews
Quirky, Great singing, Dizzying, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if you like shows that experiment with form or that have LGBT themes.

Don't see it if you are looking for a tight, clear narrative.

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70
Relevant, Great acting, Disappointing, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you like shows that question the future of humanity and our planet.

Don't see it if you are expecting to fully connect emotionally. A robot literally gave me more feels than the humans.

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30
Chaotic, Excruciating, Dizzying, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you are obsessed with the film?

Don't see it if you don't already know the story going in.

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70
Long-winded, Tiring, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like well-directed comedies with an old school plot.

Don't see it if repetition and questionable writing structure drives you nuts.

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50
Tiring, Fluffy, Dizzying, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you love energetic, over-the-top, silly comedies with basic jokes.

Don't see it if you are expecting a clever script, consistent acting, sharp direction or a sensible set design.

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"extra", Grueling, Quirky, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you like shows that explore real-life injustices.

Don't see it if you're not into shows with odd structures and random characters.

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85
During previews
Resonant, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to watch a very clever examination of a specific type of American culture.

Don't see it if you get turned off by "loud" writing moments that deviate from the very strong realism.

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65
Circular, Slow, Entertaining, Fluffy, Relevant

See it if you are passionate about plays that explore politics, faith and gun control.

Don't see it if you expect there to be action or you'd like the ending to resonate.

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70
Resonant, Entertaining, Relevant, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if you want to see a relevant piece of theatre that captures the struggles of working class, small town America.

Don't see it if you are expecting a well-structured play with complete characters.

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75
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Indulgent, Excruciating, Ambitious

See it if you love long, wordy plays that create a great showcase for a huge cast of talented actors.

Don't see it if you get tired/bored watching wordy plays that could use some cutting or faster pacing.

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During previews
Disappointing, Edgy, Entertaining, Slow, Indulgent

See it if you are into contemporary plays about loneliness that experiment with setting.

Don't see it if overindulgent, wordy shows put you to sleep.

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65
During previews
Funny, Slow, Indulgent, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you like monologues/narration delivered from an odd world.

Don't see it if you like action and strong dialogue.

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75
Quirky, Good pacing, Funny, Entertaining, Dated

See it if you like old school hip hop theatre that doesn't take itself too seriously.

Don't see it if you would rather not watch a boys' club water down Shakespeare.

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For a previous production
Relevant, Refreshing, Intelligent, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if you like relevant pieces of theatre that captures the gay experience at 30ish.

Don't see it if you don't like stories revolving around growing up and moving on.

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85
For a previous production
Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Delightful

See it if you enjoy strong character one-man shows with some truly witty moments.

Don't see it if you can't stand when shows end with a pretty bow on top.

Preview paramour1
69
Great staging, Dated, Entertaining, Cliched, Banal

See it if you love stunts and cirque performances.

Don't see it if you want to see every musical theatre cliche ever on one stage.

Preview verso
90
Funny, Delightful, Masterful, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like a brilliant magic show that goes a bit further than sleight of hand.

Don't see it if you don't want to hear a magician recite a narrative around his tricks (albeit rather humorous) or if you don't like audience participation.

Preview encounter1
80
Entertaining, Absorbing, Clever, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if you like modern storytelling with technology taking on a major role in the show.

Don't see it if you want the themes of the show to come together clearly.

Preview shelovesme
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Great staging, Fluffy, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful

See it if you like fun, romantic revivals.

Don't see it if you are looking for something profound.

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For a previous production
Slow, Intelligent, Relevant, Great writing, Great staging

See it if you like well-directed historical dramas with great performances and a healthy balance of comedy mixed in.

Don't see it if you can't sit through a nearly three hour show that would benefit from a trimmed down script.

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Must see, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy strong socio-political commentary on war torn countries.

Don't see it if you don't like things foreign to your experience or heavy adult content.

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70
Great singing, Entertaining, Romantic, Slow, Disappointing

See it if you like reimagined old tales told through contemporary music.

Don't see it if you have a short attention span or if you want character development through dialogue (for which there was practically none).