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Reviews (37)
During previews
Make Believe
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great writing, Clever

See it if Good writing. Profound meaning of how what happens in childhood affects your adult life.

Don't see it if If you don't like dark plays.

Midtown W
Ambitious, Edgy, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if you want an entertaining and enjoyable story about relationships and good singing by the three principle actors.

Don't see it if want an elaborate musical production.

During previews
Dizzying, Disappointing, Confusing, Slow

See it if If you are a fan of Armie Hammer.

Don't see it if Disjointed play without any real substance. Don't get the reason for Kate Bronstein and Ty Defoe in the play.

Also Trying very hard to be polically correct. Very slow moving.

Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intense, Must see

See it if Loved this rendition of the show. It shows how we communicate with each other although it is not always interpreted the way we want it to.

Don't see it if If you like musicals and don't want to think about different concepts that may make one think about their own relationships.

During previews
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Dizzying, Disappointing, Banal, Overrated

See it if It is supposed to be a play about morality, although I am not sure what the message on morality is.

Don't see it if If you enjoy a well written play that has a clear message. Although, I think a young audience enjoys the cursing lanuage.

Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing, Slow, Insipid

See it if You want to waste your time and have nothing better to do.

Don't see it if You enjoy acting and thoughtful plays.

The Last Match
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Banal

See it if Enjoy tennis and athletic abilities and concerns.

Don't see it if No interest in sports or how life situations affect athletes and their spouces.

Clever, Funny, Thought-provoking, Edgy, Relevant

See it if Taking risks and getting things done has been Michael Moore's modus operandi. This play is no exception.

Don't see it if you are a Trump fan.

1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Edgy

See it if If you can unfold some deep truths within a very abstract play.

Don't see it if Like linear plays. Want something uplifting.

Upper W Side
Great acting, Great writing, Cliched, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if If you relate to the inner school system of our cities. Interested in the conflict between divorced parents and their teenage son.

Don't see it if Teenagers and their emotional problems and race issues in our society.

Clever, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if enjoy uplifting musicals with a very talented Andy Karl. Better than the movie.

Don't see it if expect momorable sorngs or dances and don't like muscials.

During previews
Of Human Bondage
Midtown W
Clever, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you want to see Maugham's classic story come to life in a delightful musical.

Don't see it if you find you do not like "dated" material and don't enjoy musicals.

Delightful, Entertaining

See it if See it if you enjoy musicals.

Don't see it if Don't like Carole king's music.

If I Forget
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if Want to see an intelligent play about family conflict and issues that are not easily resolved.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy plays that have many layers and aspects to ponder.

Also Kate Walsh was excellent in acting and the stage lit up with the dynam... Read more Read less

Midtown W
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Delightful, Intelligent

See it if An enjoyable play about Cagney. Discover how he became a famous actor and the trials and tribulations he had to go through.

Don't see it if Not interested in Cagney. Don't like musicals.

Also Robert Ceeighton is totally convincing as James Cagney.

During previews
Midtown W
Dizzying, Disappointing, Confusing, Intense, Ambitious

See it if If you like plays about Jewish history and about a play within a play.

Don't see it if This one hour and forty-five minute play was too ambitious for what it was trying to tell. Characters were not developed enough and the

Also story line was too disjointed.

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

See it if People who like to contemplate what happens in life to families.

Don't see it if You like musicals and dislike heavy drama.

Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Great staging, Insipid, Entertaining, Romantic

See it if The fairy tale story of a princess who finally finds her prince is always delightful to see. Costumes were great.

Don't see it if At times the play seemed to lack excitement and although the scenery and costumes were great to watch the story seemed bland.

Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Must see, Profound

See it if Want an entertaining and thoughtful show. I saw it twice and was able to see different things and meanings. Just loved this show.

Don't see it if If you don't like musicals.

During previews
Dying City
Midtown W
Dated, Slow, Confusing, Dizzying

See it if The acting is rather good, but the writing is so disjointed that it is hard to follow. The play explores too many psychological scars.

Don't see it if The scenes jump around without any connections. The story is so confusing and slow moving.

Mary Page Marlowe
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great writing, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if If you enjoy exploring people's lives.

Don't see it if If you do not want to think too hard avout the different things that happen in life.

Midtown W
Great acting, Dizzying, Confusing, Intense, Intelligent

See it if appreciate discussions on art and historical events. Great set and good acting.

Don't see it if Like only linear plays and find it difficult to follow wordy plays. If your mind wanders it is difficult to get back into the play.

Absorbing, Ambitious, Epic, Great writing, Great staging

See it if This play is both funny and sad at the same time. Great acting and great sets.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable about gays and full nudity. If you are only interested in musicals and politics make you uncomfortable.

During previews
Bobbie Clearly
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Quirky, Intense

See it if Great acting and interesting concept about how some people just have a hard time in life.

Don't see it if If you like a well-written play that lets you follow each character and develop a idea what will follow.

Cross That River
Midtown E
Entertaining, Refreshing, Great singing

See it if If you enjoy music that tells a story.

Don't see it if If you want scenery with your story. A little slow the first act.

During previews
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if A play that is beautifully written and was ahead of it's time. The acting is superb.

Don't see it if You don't like plays that have a gay theme although it is really about who we love.

Enchanting, Masterful, Must see

See it if want to experience a great performance by Better Midler.

Don't see it if Loved the show and can't think of any reason not to see it.

Great singing, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if If you like Woody Guthrie's music and interested in his life.

Don't see it if If you do not like fold music or want to learn what inspired his music.

Entertaining, Great singing, Fluffy, Quirky, Funny

See it if You enjoy singers and actors that can change their parts "on a dime" even though the play is about a hundred dollar bill.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy a bit of history about Ben Franklin and want a play with a great story.

Also This was an entertaining and light story to enjoy on a pleasant summer... Read more Read less

During previews
A Parallelogram
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you like play of an existentialism nature. Great casting and interesting stage settings.

Don't see it if you do not like redundant and unclear points of focus.

War Paint
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if Enjoyed the story behind these two great women. Patti Lupone was superb.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy musicals or hearing history being made by two women.

Present Laughter
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if Enjoy clever plays that make you laugh. Kevin Kline was excellent in it.

Don't see it if Want something thought provoking.

West Village
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Quirky

See it if See if you like abstract ideas. It also is very prevelant for what is happening in todays world.

Don't see it if If you don't like surreal situations.

During previews
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Great acting, Ambitious, Intense, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if Interested in the behind the scenes negotiations of governments. Find the diplomacy involvement between the PLO and Israelis important.

Don't see it if Many different characters are involved in these negotiations and sometimes it is hard to follow.

Enchanting, Entertaining, Romantic, Intense, Must see

See it if Loved this musical. As a fan of opera, this one is a must to see.

Don't see it if Don't see if you do not like to feel the pulse of an opera on Broadway.

Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Resonant

See it if Very entertaining show. The concept of what success is and how it is relevant to one's world is a great theme for people to see.

Don't see it if Don't see the who if you are not open to new ideas of a changing world.

Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Refreshing, Masterful

See it if It is great to take a child to this play. The imagination that went into the costumes and music are delightful for everyone.

Don't see it if If you do not enjoy fantasy or musicals.