SamS

New York City | 50-64 | Male

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Reviews (53)
79
Dizzying, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You like thought provoking theater about difficult subjects like suicide

Don't see it if You prefer a linear upbeat story

91
During previews
Frankenstein (CSC)
East Village
Resonant, Relevant, Great acting, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy intelligent and creative interpretations of classics.

Don't see it if You prefer classics portrayed as is.

58
Edgy, Relevant, Indulgent, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You like alanis morissette songs and watching kids scream and perform to them.

Don't see it if Screaming, angry kids bother you

70
During previews
Dracula (CSC)
East Village
Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent, Overrated, Slow

See it if You like an intimate theater production of an updated story

Don't see it if You don’t like a heavy handed updated version of a classic

73
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Ambitious, Indulgent, Overrated, Quirky, Relevant

See it if You like a story about a man going through a mid life crises

Don't see it if You don’t like a mid life crisis story

70
Mayakovsky and Stalin
West Village
Great staging, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you enjoy plays rooted in some sort of history

Don't see it if you bore easily by historic plays

70
During previews
The Great Society
Upper W Side
Slow, Intense, Dizzying, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy historical plays

Don't see it if you bore easily while watching history performed relentless at the same tone

83
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You like thwarted about the African American experience

Don't see it if You don’t like challenging theater

67
Toni Stone
Midtown W
Overrated, Disappointing, Great acting, Slow

See it if you like to learn about strong women of history

Don't see it if you do not like to learn something in the theatre

91
Romantic, Resonant, Great writing, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy love stories. Great acting

Don't see it if you don't like love stories

78
Intelligent, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you are a fan of ancient stories and like an updated variation of them with great actors

Don't see it if Greek and Roman ancient stories bore you

90
Masterful, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You are a fan of the Harry Potter series and want to be submerged into his world while in a theater

Don't see it if You don't like Harry Potter stories, you don't like to be surrounded by children and HP fans

77
Happy Talk
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you like stories about families with manipulative mothers

Don't see it if Family stories bore you

90
All My Sons
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy theater that provokes you to think about personal issues.

Don't see it if You don’t like thought provoking plays

38
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Excruciating, Fluffy, Disappointing, Banal, Dated

See it if You like trite musicals based on vintage movies. If you want to see a man portraying a woman inspire women to stand up for themselves.

Don't see it if You seek clever, modern takes on movie classics. Its never the time to see that a man portraying a woman can inspire woman

87
During previews
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing, Clever

See it if you enjoy a play about the tensions between a powerful wife and husband

Don't see it if you cannot tolerate a story that references the Clintons

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if You enjoy coming of age stories

Don't see it if You don’t like love stories, a racist and homophobic

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Intelligent

See it if You want to learn a bit about US History while being entertained

Don't see it if US History bores you

80
Generation NYZ
East Village
Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Delightful

See it if You are interested in learning first hand about Gen Z young people's lives as immigrants growing up in NYC.

Don't see it if You don't like a performance about NYC immigrant lives.

86
Clever, Enchanting, Great singing

See it if You like musicals about campy underdogs

Don't see it if You’re uncomfortable seeing men in drag

93
Absorbing, Intense, Relevant

See it if You want to learn about a contemporary issue through a family

Don't see it if you do not want to deal with the emotions of a family in crisis

76
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Relevant

See it if You want to learn about how people overcome a Disability and those who help them. As well as a love story

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with people with disabilities and unusual love stories

71
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Quirky

See it if You love being told two stories by a great master storyteller, John Lithgow

Don't see it if You get bored while being told a story

100
Enchanting, Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Masterful

See it if You want to see a performed beautifully classic musical with an outstanding score and surprisingly good singers

Don't see it if You don’t like remakes of classic broadway musicals.

73
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Indulgent

See it if You like to be moved by an underdog story, good staging, kids overcome hate

Don't see it if You like stories about adult issues, not sugary sweet sentimental stories that are meant to manipulate your emotions

90
Masterful, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Riveting

See it if you like plays about racism and prejudice

Don't see it if you are not interested in plays presenting social issues.

84
Mac Beth
Upper E Side
Resonant, Intelligent, Great singing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy a classic

Don't see it if Shakespearean tales bore you

65
Overrated, Indulgent, Disappointing, Ambitious, Banal

See it if I’d like contemporary musical versions of a classic

Don't see it if Loud, screaming singing bothers you

75
The Inheritance
Midtown W
Disappointing, Indulgent, Intense, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy stories about contemporary homosexual life.

Don't see it if You can’t sit still for a play that runs over 3 hours

81
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Resonant, Great acting

See it if You enjoy stories about family issues.

Don't see it if You don’t like sit com like family issue stories

81
Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Enchanting, Clever

See it if You enjoy an intelligent discussion of gay issues

Don't see it if Sophisticated conversation bores you

69
Overrated, Edgy, Refreshing, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy someone obsessing and being overly critical and intellectualizing about her ability to perform fallacio.

Don't see it if you bore easily while someone is rambling on and on about fallacio

70
During previews
Betrayal
Midtown W
Overrated, Intelligent, Indulgent, Slow, Great acting

See it if You like Pimter

Don't see it if you fall asleep during slow plays

75
Aunt Jack
East Village
Indulgent, Quirky, Relevant, Refreshing, Funny

See it if you enjoy stories about complicated contemporary relationships.

Don't see it if you are homophobic - actually see it, you might learn something

74
Boesman and Lena
Midtown W
Resonant, Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Slow

See it if you like stories about hardship

Don't see it if You don't like theater about poverty and abuse

73
safeword.
Midtown W
Slow, Disappointing, Indulgent, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if you like to learn about all kinds of sex cultures

Don't see it if Sex scares you on stage

65
Relevant, Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent, Slow

See it if You enjoy a play based on an historic moment in Irish history

Don't see it if History bores you

91
Ink
Midtown W
Relevant, Riveting, Great acting, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You enjoy biographical plays especially about the beginning of the right wing media.

Don't see it if You prefer light hearted entertainment.

91
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Masterful, Absorbing

See it if You like being challenged in the theater while seeing great acting performances

Don't see it if You don't like serious dramas

70
During previews
Burn This
Midtown W
Banal, Dated, Slow, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if you want to see the towering Adam Driver on stage over power all others

Don't see it if you want something entertaining and thought provoking

81
Resonant, Relevant, Refreshing, Masterful, Enchanting

See it if You enjoy Jewish culture and an interesting quasi historical piece. I went to see it because it’s in an authentic language, Yiddish

Don't see it if You don’t like Jewish stories or any stories about persecution.

Also Very disappointed that Jackie Hoffman seems so bored and tired in her ... Read more Read less

88
Sea Wall/A Life
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Relevant

See it if You like moving story telling by two fine actors

Don't see it if You don’t want to hear stories About love and death

53
Relevant, Overrated, Fluffy, Great singing, Disappointing

See it if You are interested in learning about homophobia in a high school as a musical.

Don't see it if You don't like important issues sugar coated and trivialized.

80
Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a fun loving caterpillar to butterfly story

Don't see it if You hate transformations

85
During previews
Red State Blue State
West Village
Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like a unique comic perspective on the state of politics today in the USA

Don't see it if You don’t find political humor entertaining

98
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You enjoy an historical story about a strong talented women

Don't see it if You get bored with lots of monologues

100
Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You enjoy listening to a great, funny story teller about interesting aspects of his life. Also if you want to learn about another culture

Don't see it if You don’t like learning about other cultures in a play while being entertained

100
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if You want to be challenged and entertained by an unusual story about a family

Don't see it if You hate dramas and you just want an easy story to follow

100
The True
Midtown W
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You like history stories about political figures; marriage issues, powerful women in recent history

Don't see it if You get bored listening to a history piece about politics in a small city in upstate NY

52
Cats
Midtown W
Great singing, Great acting, Banal, Dated, Overrated

See it if You are longing for the 80’s and enjoy vintage shows

Don't see it if You hate vintage musicals