Rusty 7071

New York City

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Reviews (34)
0
Charm
West Village
Excruciating

See it if do not ever, ever see this or anything/anyone associated with it.

Don't see it if This was an outrageously offensive transphobic, racist, homophobic, misogynistic minstrel show of conservative, banal ethos.

69
During previews
Banal, Dated, Disappointing, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a lesser-known suzan-lori parks work or just like seeing affordable plays.

Don't see it if you're looking for something engaging, dynamic, or new.

63
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Great staging

See it if you liked the movie.

Don't see it if you want something more than a PG/Disney-fied plot.

29
During previews
The Traveling Lady
West Village
Banal, Dated, Confusing, Slow, Cliched

See it if don't see it.

Don't see it if this is a truly embarrassing production--a waste of time for sure.

30
How To Be Safe
East Village
Disappointing, Fluffy, Banal, Dated

See it if you want to support a play by and about women.

Don't see it if you go to shows to see thoughtful or engaging writing.

65
Venus
Midtown W
Ambitious, Confusing, Great acting, Banal, Thought-provoking

See it if you like historical pieces, academic theater, or Brechtian methods.

Don't see it if you're looking for a traditional drama in which actors 'embody' their characters, or if you're easily bored.

40
The Assignment
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Slow, Banal, Insipid

See it if you like supporting young theater companies.

Don't see it if you're looking for strong writing, nuanced acting, or new/though-provoking content (you'll find none of that in this show).

69
Sweat
Midtown W
Relevant, Overrated, Disappointing, Slow, Banal

See it if you'd like to see a new work by talented playwright Lynn Nottage.

Don't see it if you require more than curiosity about/interest in a playwright to enjoy a play (it is far and away her worst work).

87
For a previous production
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Intense, Intelligent

See it if you're in the mood for a balanced, simply-put drama.

Don't see it if you're homophobic/don't like dramas.

100
Ambitious, Absorbing, Exquisite, Great writing, Must see

See it if you want to see a contemporary classic.

Don't see it if i literally can't think of a reason someone wouldn't like it.

70
Funny, Great acting, Delightful, Insipid, Fluffy

See it if you like good feeling, cabaret-style drag or if you just like The Golden Girls a whole lot.

Don't see it if you want to see traditional theater or if you hate gay people.

54
Banal, Cliched, Great staging, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you like choreography and easy jokes.

Don't see it if you think theater needs to do more than mass-produce simple-minded musicals.

90
Verso
Midtown W
Clever, Ambitious, Enchanting, Masterful, Refreshing

See it if you like really impressive magic/"how did he do that?" moments.

Don't see it if you don't like magic...

85
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Funny, Quirky

See it if you like watching a talented actor play a rounded, interesting, and funnyyyy character.

Don't see it if you're uptight and boring.

60
Othello: The Remix
Midtown W
Clever, Great singing, Great acting, Great staging, Dated

See it if you prioritize fun, high energy performances by actors with charisma.

Don't see it if you like to be stimulated or challenged by theater.

30
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Insipid

See it if ...

Don't see it if you have literally ANYTHING else to do.

50
During previews
The Moors
Midtown W
Banal, Confusing, Dated, Indulgent, Great acting

See it if you're bored/you "see things to see things."

Don't see it if you dislike indulgent writing that thinks it's abstract/poetic/profound. also the light design sucked.

42
During previews
Mary Jane
East Village
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Dated, Excruciating

See it if you like to keep up with "good" writers (Amy Herzog)/you just like seeing lots of things.

Don't see it if you're expecting anything interesting, absorbing, engaging, or fresh in theater.

69
During previews
Ambitious, Disappointing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Indulgent

See it if you are curious about Suzan-Lori Parks' lesser-known works or are drawn to women-led productions (and women-centered plots/issues).

Don't see it if you aren't into academic plays that care more about concept that audience engagement/realism.

50
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Quirky

See it if you like anything "funny."

Don't see it if you have other options.

88
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Great acting, Must see, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a great performance by an amazing actress.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals or if you desire a more conceptual/intellectual/academic experience.

70
During previews
Entertaining, Great staging, Insipid, Relevant

See it if you like shakespeare in the park, or want to give it a try.

Don't see it if you don't like shakespeare.

79
The Antipodes
Midtown W
Ambitious, Banal, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy concept-base dramedies that focus on dialogue and subtlety.

Don't see it if you're into action, boldness, or plots with finality.

85
Significant Other
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Must see, Relevant

See it if you like a solid dramedy about millennials.

Don't see it if you're homophobic? Idk it's pretty great..

53
Sub-Basement
West Village
Cliched, Confusing, Disappointing, Indulgent, Dated

See it if you're still under the impression that absurdism is/can be contemporary.

Don't see it if you're frustrated by contemporary adaptations of outdated forms (absurdism) that add nothing new to the conversation.

55
For a previous production
Cliched, Dated, Dizzying, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if you enjoy farce enough to not mind one that adds nothing new to the genre.

Don't see it if you think farces are trite.

70
Everybody
Midtown W
Ambitious, Cliched, Disappointing, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if you like contemporary plays that adapt the big themes of older works/if you know how amazing Marylouise Burke is and want to see her.

Don't see it if you hate gimmicks, cliches, or darkness (there's a series of bits that, for no reason whatsoever, take place in pitch black with audio.

62
Ambitious, Dated, Disappointing, Confusing, Great acting

See it if you like Frank Langella.

Don't see it if you think French meta plays with "intense" moments are lame.

1
Vincent
Midtown W
Confusing, Disappointing, Banal, Excruciating, Insipid

See it if i wish I could list "EXCRUCIATING" five times.

Don't see it if ...

30
Paramour
Midtown W
Cliched, Confusing, Great staging, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if ...

Don't see it if ...

27
Banal, Dated, Disappointing, Insipid, Excruciating

See it if ...

Don't see it if ...

50
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy watching actors "stumble" (the stakes aren't all that high but you're supposed to see them as such) through "interactive" bits.

Don't see it if you think hipsters and "experimental" theater suck.

77
Ambitious, Entertaining, Confusing, Great acting, Relevant

See it if you enjoy over the top, loud performances with heavy-handed (although still relevant/interesting) messages.

Don't see it if you enjoy: simple, understated, minimal, intimate

60
During previews
Sundown, Yellow Moon
Upper W Side
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Slow, Relevant

See it if you enjoy slow-moving, dialogue-based, family-oriented plays with "metaphors."

Don't see it if you enjoy action, character development, or a play with a strong sense of intention.