Robert 18

Brooklyn | 50-64 | Male
About:  I just retired after almost 40 years in the Financial Services sector of Corporate America. Throughout my career I found time to work part time at The Barclays Center, Shakeoeare In The Park and The Tribeca Film Festival. Also did volunteer work at Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS events
Reviews (121)
79
During previews
Absorbing, Masterful, Profound, Great acting

See it if You like to be moved by beautiful writing and acting

Don't see it if You need more than two great actors delivering heartfelt monologues

100
During previews
Must see, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if Love BIG Broadway musicals

Don't see it if Honestly there is no reason not to see this

78
Quirky, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You like a non traditional musical

Don't see it if You prefer old fashioned musical

51
During previews
Disappointing, Ambitious, Great staging

See it if You Like big colorful musicals with forgettable songs like Spongebob

Don't see it if Prefer less spectacle and more substance

79
During previews
Burn This
Midtown W
Raunchy, Funny

See it if You like sad and funny storytelling - Adam Driver is hysterical despite his vulgar dialogue

Don't see it if Don’t like to laugh at tragic people

75
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You saw the earlier off Bway production to see the improvements made

Don't see it if You prefer traditional big Bway musicals

78
During previews
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great singing, Great staging

See it if A fan of Spring Awakening and Duncan Sheik music

Don't see it if Prefer more traditional Bway fare over off Bway musical

78
During previews
Entertaining, Delightful, Ambitious

See it if You are a Sondheim fan or familiar with the score

Don't see it if You might have issues with the reverse timeline of storytelling

79
Delightful, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if You are fan of the film or just enjoy an old fashioned musical

Don't see it if Don't like old fashioned romantic musicals

78
During previews
Absorbing, Masterful

See it if A fan of the book or film Like Jeff Daniels Enjoy 3 hours dramas

Don't see it if Your attention span is limited to 90 minutes with no intermission

100
Mother of the Maid
East Village
Absorbing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Want to see Glenn Close triumph Appreciate great theater Want to be moved

Don't see it if There is no reason to miss it

87
During previews
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You Want to be entertained and amazed

Don't see it if Prefer a traditional musical and not a spectacle

100
Delightful, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if You know and love Fiddler or never seen it before

Don't see it if can't handle the Yiddish and refuse to read the subtitles

77
Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You enjoyed the original and if you didn’t do go and enjoy

Don't see it if You don’t like jukebox musicals

75
Absorbing, Hilarious, Funny

See it if Are a Springsteen fan

Don't see it if You expect a concert There is more storytelling than singing

16
Disappointing, Slow, Excruciating

See it if You want to nap for 90 minutes - enjoy Israeli or Eqyptian music - loved the film

Don't see it if You Are easily bored by shows where not much is happening on stage

80
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Profound

See it if Want to spend two hours with our finest gay actors showing us what it was like being gay in the 60s

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy bitchy conversation between a roomful of gay men

100
During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Must see, Epic

See it if You are a Potter fan or not - it’s spectacular

Don't see it if Can’t sit for 6 hours for both parts

70
Good for Otto
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Slow

See it if Want to see great familiar actors up close

Don't see it if Can’t sit for almost 3 hours

81
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You never saw a production before and love ballet

Don't see it if Can’t sit for 2 hours 45 minutes watching a classic

79
During previews
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Relevant

See it if you like a funny topical conversation - some drama but more comedy

Don't see it if Want a very serious drama

79
During previews
Great acting, Masterful, Absorbing

See it if You want to see three great actresses doing what they do best

Don't see it if You Can't sit for 1 hour and 45 minutes without an Intermission

78
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You have the stamina to invest 8 hours in the theater; are a fan of Nathan Lane or Andrew Garfield; never saw a production before

Don't see it if Aren't up for lots of drama & laughs over many hours with several intermissions and many scenes

76
During previews
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Entertaining, Refreshing, Relevant, Funny

See it if You enjoy soap opera style plays

Don't see it if Are offended by Political jokes about the current administration

91
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You'd never seen Sweeney before and even if you have catch this emersive experience

Don't see it if You're not a fan of the show, Sondheim or emersive theater

85
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if like old fashioned silly musicals

Don't see it if You prefer serious edgy musicals

100
Working: A Musical
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing

See it if Enjoy great singing and simple storytelling

Don't see it if Don’t enjoy small productions

76
During previews
Great acting, Dated

See it if Enjoy two character plays

Don't see it if You are offended by nudity on stage

71
Sea Wall/A Life
East Village
Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Like great actors storytelling by way of monologues

Don't see it if You need more than a single actors delivering a monologue in two acts

100
During previews
Entertaining, Refreshing, Great singing

See it if Enjoy jukebox musicals, Motown history and music or great choreography

Don't see it if Don't like Jukebox musicals

78
Absorbing, Masterful, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a contemporary play with music

Don't see it if You are offended by nudity and gay subject matter

69
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Intense

See it if Enjoy long Irish storytelling

Don't see it if Can’t sit for 3+ hours Don’t enjoy thick Irish accents

80
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You Enjoy exciting storytelling by an extraordinary cast

Don't see it if Even a roller coaster of an evening in the theater

79
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing

See it if Like a jute box musicals or Cher's music

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Cher's music

77
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Relevant

See it if Like to just sit back and laugh You are a Beth Levell fan - she is a force Enjoy great Bway belters

Don't see it if You prefer more serious musical theater

78
Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if Like a play with music rather than a big Bway musical Liked Once Like Bob Dylan music

Don't see it if Are expecting a big Bway musical

49
Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if You enjoy bad High School musicals with awful songs and bad jokes - clearly not the next Dear Evan Hansen

Don't see it if You expect it to live up to the hype - why is it moving to Broadway?

67
During previews
Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if You Enjoy silly nonsense musicals - so bad it's almost fun - some very funny one liners

Don't see it if You can't get a cheap ticket or a comp

69
Disappointing, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy off broadway musicals where a talented cast try to make the best out of a hot mess

Don't see it if Don’t care about studio 54 or the 70s

77
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if You Enjoy a FUN evening of theater the likes of Mamma Mia and Something Rotten

Don't see it if You prefer a theater experience that is life altering

77
Entertaining, Great singing

See it if Like great singers singing disco classics

Don't see it if Don’t care for the music of Donna summer or her story

70
Ambitious, Delightful, Fluffy

See it if Enjoyed the film and musicals like legally Blonde

Don't see it if Dislike childish silly mistakes sicsls

52
King Lear (BAM)
Brooklyn
Ambitious, Excruciating, Slow

See it if You are familiar with the play

Don't see it if You Don’t like Shakespeare

78
During previews
Ambitious, Slow

See it if Enjoy sign language and quirky love stories

Don't see it if You can’t sit for 2 hour and 45 minutes expecting a whole lot to happen

100
Great staging, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You enjoyed the original Bway production or if you didn't do check in to Grand Hotel Encores

Don't see it if You like more contemporary musicals

79
During previews
Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Love the film and are interested in an extended version

Don't see it if don't need to see an extended version of the animated film with 8 new songs and creepy trolls

79
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if Enjoyed Mamma Mia and fluff

Don't see it if need theater to be a life changer

83
During previews
Entertaining, Ambitious, Great staging

See it if Enjoyed the original production. Very interesting use of Circle In The Square stage

Don't see it if Hate theater in the round and prefer traditional theater staging

77
During previews
Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Enjoyed musicals like Shreik, Suesical or are a Spongebob fan

Don't see it if you don't enjoy fluff, nonsense and ridiculous stuff on stage

75
During previews
Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting

See it if You enjoy Michael Urie and Mercedes Rule

Don't see it if Didn’t care for the original Bway production or the film