Roc

New York City | 25-34 | Female
About:  Love the theater. Interested in a variety of different shows from Broadway hits to smaller stranger unique shows
Reviews (43)
80
Delightful, Hilarious, Great writing, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You're a fan of the movie

Don't see it if You're not a fan of the movie

85
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you're looking to see Cranston be awesome with some creative staging

Don't see it if looking for a traditional theatrical experience

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Ambitious, Great staging

See it if I'm not sure I need to explain why at this stage but... If you love Hip Hop and love musical theater this is pretty much perfect

Don't see it if You reject pieces of art on the basis of them being extremely popular

90
During previews
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Clever, Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You like meaty political dramas and you're willing to put a bit of effort in to get the most out of it.

Don't see it if You're not in the mood for depth that moves fast. This is a really dense play with a large cast of characters

80
In Transit
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Unique

See it if You're ok with a less than unique story delivered in a unique way

Don't see it if A capella isn't for you

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You like shows that use people's daily interactions to tell a story focusing on race and class issues. A truly great production.

Don't see it if possibly if you've seen it before. It's still pretty brilliant though.

80
Rancho Viejo
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Indulgent

See it if You like witty dialogue simply about life.

Don't see it if You're looking for a gripping plot to keep you moving along.

Also It's a bit too long. I thought the first half was great, but it really... Read more Read less

65
Heisenberg
Midtown W
Great acting, Overrated, Thought-provoking, Disappointing

See it if You want a simple if unusual story simply about people - and you've gotten a deal on tickets. It's short

Don't see it if You're be disappointed paying Broadway prices for a minimalist show that simply can't justify it.

80
During previews
Orwell In America
Midtown E
Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You like fiction that uses history to explore current society

Don't see it if You're not interested in hearing pretty up front political messages in performances

75
Cliched, Funny

See it if you've seen book of mormon and you're hungry for a show attempting something similar.

Don't see it if You need a show to really come together to enjoy it. Act 2 kind of splutters out

80
Clever, Ambitious, Great acting, Funny

See it if You want a way to see this play that tackles its inherent sexism head on

Don't see it if you don't really understand irony. Someone heckled when I went for the extreme misogyny. Either they are brilliantly meta or missed the poin

95
Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious, Intelligent, Profound

See it if Looking for a complex, emotional story that isn't your usual Broadway musical

Don't see it if you want something fluffy and full of the usual Broadway jazz

90
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you like good acting and a well written (unfortunately) topical story that may make you feel uncomfortable

Don't see it if you're not able to deal with such a topical and uncomfortable topic in relatively close quarters

35
Exile Is My Home
East Village
Disappointing, Cliched, Indulgent

See it if You really like odd experimental theater. It's a bit like a Jerry Cornelius novel except without the same skill provided by Moorcoock

Don't see it if You want any kind of a conventional experience.

90
Thank God For Jokes
East Village
Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Birbiglia at his best. Funny throughout and the whole still manages to be better than the sum of its parts

Don't see it if You don't like or get jokes

80
The Crucible
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you like great acting and the unique staging provided by Mr. Van Hove. Philip Glass's score also adds some nice ambiance

Don't see it if You're intimately familiar with the work and just couldn't be bothered.

90
The Effect
West Village
Clever, Absorbing, Intelligent

See it if You like a show with layers. Various interesting themes surrounding romantic attraction are explored within a compelling narrative.

Don't see it if Nudity offends

65
Fool For Love
Midtown W
Cliched, Great acting

See it if You like a slow burning drama

Don't see it if You need a fast pace

55
Fish in the Dark
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Funny

See it if You like Larry David

Don't see it if You're looking anything near the quality of curb or Seinfeld

80
During previews
Straight
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if You want a modern take on struggles with identity. General theme has been done before but some nice additions relevant to millenials

Don't see it if You have think this type of narrative has been done to death

80
Hand to God
Midtown W
Funny, Clever, Great writing, Raunchy, Original

See it if Like a dark comedy

Don't see it if easily offended

90
Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You like great theater. Acting was superb. Especially Mark Strong

Don't see it if For some reason you don't like great stories excellently acted

80
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if Looking to see a great story presented with serious quality

Don't see it if Looking for something unique and groundbreaking

85
During previews
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great writing, Great staging

See it if You want to see something with sharp dialogue and you like short stories

Don't see it if You want one long play instead of short simple ones.

85
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You want a solid play with great acting and no frills (apart from the Hollywood stars on stage)

Don't see it if You want something more avant garde like van Hove's recent treatments on Arthur Miller

70
During previews
The Profane
Midtown W
Clever, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if Like family stories with a little twist on the usual structure

Don't see it if You need great acting from all performers involved

80
The Humans
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you want to see show simply focusing on life and family and the interactions within. A great example of theater illustrating modern life

Don't see it if you're looking for single plot/mystery to carry you through.

85
Coriolanus
West Village
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if Looking for a contemporary Shakespeare production with solid acting. It's a great political thriller

Don't see it if You're feeling a bit bruised after recent real political events and you don't want to see something reflective on stage.

55
Raunchy, Quirky, Disappointing

See it if Looking for something that's a bit of fun and you don't need it to be the highest quality

Don't see it if You're for something slick. It's a bit throw together

Also I think some reviewers were very hard on this. $40 is a bit expensive ... Read more Read less

75
The Encounter
Midtown W
Clever, Great staging

See it if Need an original theater experience and want to experience a story in a new way

Don't see it if You can't forgive a story that slightly loses its way

70
Aubergine
Midtown W
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Indulgent

See it if Like shows dealing with familial relationships

Don't see it if Not comfortable with death being a predominant theme

85
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Raunchy, Great singing

See it if you like a solid Broadway hit with all the bells and whistles (and jazz)

Don't see it if Broadway show tunes ain't your thing

75
Crude
Midtown W
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You like a dark comedy well written and well acted.

Don't see it if You're looking for something completely original

80
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Absorbing, Funny, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you're a fan of the Broadway musical. In my opinion it is the most typical musical going - and I mean that positively.

Don't see it if exactly what you expect from a musical with all the bells and whistles isn't your idea of a good time

78
American Psycho
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Raunchy

See it if You're looking for something a bit different from a Broadway musical. And if you like staccato 80s style electronic music

Don't see it if You're a bit prudish and/or need a big finisher to fully enjoy a musical

70
3 Mics
East Village
Clever, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if You like a mix of comedy, especially dark

Don't see it if you're easily offended or uncomfortable with discussions of mental health

85
Richard II (BAM)
Brooklyn
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting

See it if you like political drama. Lot's of elements you'll like if you're a fan of Game of Thrones.

Don't see it if Iambic pentameter is not your thing

90
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You like clever directing and staging. Langella is brilliant.

Don't see it if You don't like a slightly non-linear story. Or can't handle bright shining lights

60
Buried Child
Midtown W
Disappointing, Great acting

See it if you think great acting can overcome a story that really doesn't fit

Don't see it if you can't get past a story that doesn't really click

70
Mercury Fur
Midtown W
Clever, Edgy, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if you like thought provoking science fiction

Don't see it if you're not a fan of post-apocalyptic dramas

80
During previews
Ideation
Midtown E
Clever, Original, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a thriller with some clever staging

Don't see it if You need concrete resolutions

90
The Flick
West Village
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if Interested in dramas that are simply about people and their interactions with others

Don't see it if You need continuous action to keep hold your interest

80
King Charles III
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great staging, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if Have an interest in political dramas.

Don't see it if you're looking for a musical