SaraLynnIanni

New York City | 25-34 | Female

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Reviews (59)
45
During previews
West Side Story
Midtown W
Slow, Overrated, Indulgent, Edgy, Disappointing

See it if you like Ivan Van Hove's other work and are really wow'd by film.

Don't see it if you love West Side Story. Traditional numbers are cut and there is a lack of emotion.

68
During previews
(A)loft Modulation
Midtown W
Disappointing, Confusing, Long, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if you love Jazz music and enjoy philosophical thinking.

Don't see it if you need a linear timeline.

95
Delightful, Hilarious, Absorbing, Clever, Funny

See it if you enjoy laughing. See it also if you like stand up comedy in a storytelling format.

Don't see it if you are looking for a traditional play with multiple actors..

60
During previews
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if you like monologues, dated plots, or are really big fans of these actors from previous work they have done.

Don't see it if you want to see a relevant and modern play with an engaging plot line.

58
During previews
Cardinal
Midtown W
Cliched, Disappointing, Insipid, Banal, Objectionable

See it if you're willing to see a play that seems to still be in an early draft.

Don't see it if you're looking for powerful and thought provoking theater and good acting.

52
Peter Pan
Midtown W
Edgy, Indulgent, Quirky, Uncomfortable, Disappointing

See it if you like quirky interpretations of classics.

Don't see it if you get uncomfortable with unnecessary sexual innuendo.

78
During previews
The Last Match
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Fluffy, Slow

See it if you are interested in Tennis.

Don't see it if you don't like descriptive monologues.

85
Entertaining, Great acting, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Great staging

See it if you enjoy Suzan-Lori Parks' work and are looking for something different and a bit challenging.

Don't see it if you want a straightforward plot and theme production.

95
Absorbing, Delightful, Great singing, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy ensemble pieces; relate-able characters and want to see all-around solid performances in a new musical.

Don't see it if you are looking for a 'showy' traditional musical theater production.

94
During previews
Venus
Midtown W
Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Quirky

See it if like the playwrite Suzan-Lori Parks and want to see a unique ensemble driven staging

Don't see it if you like traditional linear plots.

89
Significant Other
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Relevant, Relateable

See it if you like modern stories, with young relate-able characters.

Don't see it if you have young children with you as much of the plot will go over their heads.

55
In Transit
Midtown W
Cliched, Great staging, Fluffy, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if you want to see something light and are very impressed by a capella music.

Don't see it if you don't have any exposure to New York City transit systems, you won't get the jokes.

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if you love Sondheim and appreciate the brilliance of his lyrics and the complexity he finds in simplicity. It's a spot on production.

Don't see it if you don't like quirky shows that are musically challenging to an untrained ear.

65
During previews
Bull in a China Shop
Upper W Side
Cliched, Disappointing, Overrated, Choppy, Slow

See it if you are interested in supporting new playwrights.

Don't see it if you are looking for something profound and engaging. The acting is mediocre and the staging is awkward with bizarre transitions.

59
The Babylon Line
Upper W Side
Dated, Overrated, Slow, Disappointing

See it if you are looking to get exposure to different playwrights.

Don't see it if you are looking for something engaging.

Also This show is slow moving and leaves the audience unfulfilled.

85
Great acting, Dated, Great writing, Relevant, Slow

See it if you appreciate strong acting and a well written play.

Don't see it if you are looking for something disruptive and innovative.

60
Heisenberg
Midtown W
Ambitious, Confusing, Disappointing, Great acting, Overrated

See it if you like Mary-Louise Parker as an actress or if you are ok with non-linear ideas. Also see it if you are engaged by non-traditional seating.

Don't see it if you're looking for a profound and life changing play.

60
The Encounter
Midtown W
Confusing, Overrated, Slow, Great sound design, Thought-provoking

See it if you love unique sound design and are ok with one-man shows.

Don't see it if you are looking for something visually stunning and very linear.

62
During previews
Engagements
Upper W Side
Cliched, Quirky, Cute

See it if You want a cute show that has comedic moments and good direction

Don't see it if you are looking for something profound and life changing.

85
War
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like abstract presentation of thought-provoking ideas.

Don't see it if you're looking for light subject matter.

90
During previews
Indian Summer
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Cliched, Enjoyable, Young

See it if you want a simple yet entertaining show with identifiable characters. It's a nice little nugget of a show.

Don't see it if you are looking for something incredibly profound and new.

95
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Edgy, Entertaining, Hilarious

See it if you want to laugh and are ok with slightly raunchy humor.

Don't see it if you have small children, there are some inappropriate themes, even though they are done with puppets!

55
Tuck Everlasting
Midtown W
Cliched, Disappointing, Fluffy, Overrated, Banal

See it if you have little kids that want something whimsical. See it if you don't mind cliched and boring lyrics. See it if you love Terrance Mann!

Don't see it if you are looking for a profound show or for something original.

95
Absorbing, Intelligent, Must see, Thought-provoking, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy good music and are ready to be immersed in storytelling with accessible characters.

Don't see it if you are looking for something very light or have young children who may struggle with higher level themes.

95
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Absorbing, Exquisite, Edgy, Epic, Riveting

See it if you are looking for a non-traditional theater experience, an immersive evening, and are ok being adventurous as you may be split from group

Don't see it if you can't stand or walk for long period of time or are looking for a traditional theater experience.

75
During previews
TERRA FIRMA
Gramercy
Needs to be tightened, Clever, Slow, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You want to support a new theater company doing important work. Also see it if you like impressive design and strong acting.

Don't see it if If you want traditional pieces and don’t like apocalyptic themes.

78
During previews
Awake
Midtown W
Intense, Relevant, Ambitious, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy short vignettes addressing relevant contemporary issues.

Don't see it if you're looking for a linear play.

65
Dated, Disappointing, Slow, Overrated, Cliched

See it if you love classical musical theater.

Don't see it if you are looking for a refreshing and new take on traditional musical theater.

90
During previews
Entertaining, Great writing, Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if You enjoy great acting and writing and are interested in stories about family dynamics.

Don't see it if You are not looking for a linear vignette of a story

87
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Resonant

See it if you enjoy modern plays with young characters; intense drama.

Don't see it if you want something comedic and light or don't have an interest in youth.

77
After the Blast
Upper W Side
Clever, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if you like post-apocalyptic worlds and are interested in shows that explore relationship dynamics.

Don't see it if fertility is a trigger for you or you are looking for something incredibly fast paced and tight.

95
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you appreciate great acting and appreciate witty banter with poignant dramatic moments.

Don't see it if you do not want to see something realistic and linear.

50
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Slow, Overrated, Cliched

See it if you appreciate strong female characters and like work of the lead actors. The acting was strong but other productions aspects were poor.

Don't see it if you're looking for something new; want something with a clear staging or unique set; it was amateurish.

80
Great acting, Boring, Overrated, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if are looking for a show that explores the idea of relationships vs. independence. You don't need to be familiar with the original Ibsen play.

Don't see it if you are looking for a thoroughly engrossing play. This is a nice vignette that explores some different ideas.

88
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if you are open to a refreshing take on a classic play.

Don't see it if you don't like minimalist sets and are not open to new interpretations of things supported by text.

70
The Light Years
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Great acting, Fluffy, Slow

See it if you appreciate history and want a newer story and are easily impressed by visual design.

Don't see it if you can't sit for long, as it's one act and almost 2 hours.

93
Cry Havoc!
West Village
Clever, Epic, Great acting, Intense, Profound

See it if if you are a veteran. Also see it if you want to better understand military service and the impact on the human condition.

Don't see it if if any of the trigger warnings concern you.

78
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Great staging, Overrated, Quirky, Cute

See it if you love Sara Bareilles' music and are not looking for something incredibly profound.

Don't see it if you have high expectations for Broadway singing as several of the performers were sub par vocalists.

45
During previews
The Object Lesson
East Village
Disappointing, Overrated, Quirky, Slow, Ambitious

See it if you like performance art and are not looking for a linear plot line.

Don't see it if you want to be able to see everything and aren't comfortable sitting on a stool for long periods of time as it uses 'alternative' seats

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88
Falsettos
Midtown W
Delightful, Great singing, Great acting, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy James Lapine and William Finn's music, cute vignettes songs and a meaningful ending.

Don't see it if you are bringing small children who might get bored easily or if you are looking for an incredibly absorbing show.

96
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if you like theater that is inspiring; have an interest in education and race issues in the U.S.

Don't see it if you are looking for a large cast and traditional story line.

87
During previews
The Harvest
Upper W Side
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Resonant, Intense

See it if you're interested in new works and are open to thinking about faith/religion.

Don't see it if you don't like straight linear dramas, dramatic relationships, and the use of pauses and silence to increase drama.

78
The Layover
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Funny, Romantic, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy good acting and engaging rapport between two main characters.

Don't see it if if you have young children or are not ok with pg-13 themes.

98
Incognito
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if you love incredible acting, thought-provoking theater that is accessible and engaging.

Don't see it if you are close minded to new ways of approaching stories, or are looking for a traditionally linear story line.

95
Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Original, Masterful

See it if you like dancing and puppetry work. See it if you have kids with you, there is a lot for them to look at.

Don't see it if if you are looking for an incredibly intense story line.

90
Blue Man Group
East Village
Absorbing, Edgy, Quirky, Great staging, Riveting

See it if you are looking for a unique and different theater experience that is not your traditional play/musical environment.

Don't see it if if you are close minded or do not appreciate percussion.

88
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Indulgent, Delightful

See it if you are looking for something kids and adults will both enjoy.

Don't see it if if you are sick of the music from it or are looking for something incredibly though provoking and unique.

96
During previews
Absorbing, Great staging, Refreshing, Must see, Entertaining

See it if you like folk music and good singing. Also see it if you are looking for something engaging and unique.

Don't see it if you don't like creativity and are looking for a bland "traditional" setting.

85
The Humans
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if you are looking for a show with strong acting, a show that explore family relationships and understanding of self.

Don't see it if you are looking for something light and happy.

88
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Quirky, Indulgent, Funny

See it if you are looking for something fun, are ok with a little cliche, and like solid performances

Don't see it if you are looking for a must-see, groundbreaking, and thought provoking work. Don't see it if you take yourself too seriously.