Shari H 6213

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Reviews (34)
71
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Confusing, Clever

See it if You like marionettes and stories based in history that are made relevant for today's politics.

Don't see it if You have trouble hearing dialogue in venues that have less than optimal acoustics or don't like marionettes.

81
Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever

See it if You enjoy non traditional theater. You are open minded. You enjoy Mummenschanz.

Don't see it if You only like musicals. You don't like interactions between the performers and the audience.

90
Refreshing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy fresh, creative stagings of Shakespeare. The play is a comedy and this version is performed with an understanding of that.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in seeing an all-female cast or want Shakespeare performed in a more traditional way.

Also Hamlet Isn't Dead continues to delight in their stagings of Shakespear... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Refreshing, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy innovative art and are open to creative non verbal theater.

Don't see it if You can't sit for 80 minutes with no intermission and expect to see a story with dialogue.

95
Refreshing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You want to be delighted at one of Shakespeare's comedies. This is a very well conceived performance.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy fresh interpretations of Shakespeare's work.

75
Overrated, Great staging, Entertaining, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You love all things Disney. You have an open mind to changes made from the Disney movie version.

Don't see it if You expect the singing and acting to equal that of Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell.

Also It was enjoyable, but neither the acting nor the singing were not up t... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Great acting, Delightful

See it if You enjoy fast paced, well acted Shakespeare. The costumes are great. This is a thoroughly enjoyable production

Don't see it if You don't like to see any lines cut from Shakespeare's plays.

Also The Frog and Peach is a wonderful theater company that performs Shakes... Read more Read less

90
Refreshing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You love seeing Shakespeare performed by a creative company that brings wonderful acting and an enjoyable spin on a traditional performance.

Don't see it if You only want to see Shakespeare performed in a strictly traditional setting.

85
Great staging, Funny, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if You want an evening of pure enjoyment and want to feel like a kid again

Don't see it if You want to see a musical or a play with political implications

90
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy a fresh, modern approach to Shakespeare's work.

Don't see it if You only want to see traditional, serious productions of Shakespeare's plays.

85
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Edgy, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy being intellectually challenged

Don't see it if you want to be dazzled with sets, costumes and only like light theater

95
For a previous production
Great acting, Hilarious, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want an evening of pure fun and enjoy laughing. You love Monty Python and the Marx Brothers rolled into one.

Don't see it if You don't like physical humor or want a philosophical play.

Also Make sure to get there early, the action begins before curtain up. Thi... Read more Read less

85
Riveting, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever

See it if You enjoy being challenged and are willing to let the plot unfold. What seems mysterious at first becomes clear in the second act.

Don't see it if You only want to see light hearted plays or musical theater.

100
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy Shakespeare; don't need to see fancy costumes or sets and are interested in supporting small theater companies.

Don't see it if You need to see theater in a traditional setting

100
Masterful, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you have fond memories of stories you heard about the old country

Don't see it if you aren't interested in pogroms, or a look at a lost way of life

100
Riveting, Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you love everything Disney or even if you don't

Don't see it if you shouldn't miss this brilliant staging of this story

100
Original, Great staging, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if you like Shakespeare, musicals and have a good sense of humor

Don't see it if you take Shakespeare very seriously

75
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Slow, Clever, Great acting

See it if You want to see great acting and are interested in uncovering underlying themes in a play.

Don't see it if You want light hearted theater or only enjoy musicals.

100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Riveting, Masterful, Great staging

See it if you are a Harry Potter fan and you enjoy being wowed by special effects. The story is absorbing and the characters true to the books.

Don't see it if You are not at all interested in the world of Harry Potter. You want to see a musical or can't sit through 5 hours of theater.

Also The special effects are movie magic brought to the stage in a way that... Read more Read less

78
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You are interested in shows with some parallels to today's political climate and are also interested in the middle ages.

Don't see it if You only like musicals or are interested in pure entertainment and don't want to be challenged.

89
Slow, Great acting, Intelligent, Edgy

See it if You like classic plays and are a fan of Jeremy Irons.

Don't see it if You can't sit through 3 1/2 hours of a slow moving play that is predominantly a character study.

99
Epic, Riveting, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You like traditional productions of Shakespeare's plays. The acting is superb. Possibly the best production of Lear I've ever seen.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in seeing a straightforward perfectly acted but uncut King Lear that is almost 3 1/2 hours long.

80
Intense, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Confusing, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in plays depicting race issues, characters who are trying to discover themselves and families hiding their dirty laundry.

Don't see it if You only like plays that are linear and can be taken at face value. You want to be entertained by music, dancing and laughter.

85
Funny, Great staging, Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You love Mark Rylance. He proves once again what a masterful actor he is.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in historical plays or want to see lively musicals.

80
Intelligent, Quirky, Edgy, Dizzying, Clever

See it if You are open minded about new interpretations of Shakespeare. You can see the humor in many situations that can be viewed as dark.

Don't see it if You want to see a traditional Shakespearean play where the language is an essential part of your enjoyment.

88
Funny, Absorbing, Masterful, Great acting, Clever

See it if you are open to enjoying Henry V instead of finding it plodding and boring

Don't see it if you aren't ready to see an all-female cast (who do a marvelous job) perform a Shakespearean play.

Also This small theater group continues to put on high quality productions ... Read more Read less

90
Intelligent, Entertaining, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy being challenged by innovative interpretations of Shakespeare's plays

Don't see it if you only want to see traditional stagings of Shakespeare's plays

65
Intense, Indulgent, Edgy, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if you love everything Shakespeare and can approach productions with an open mind

Don't see it if you don't like condensing plays or gender changes in the plays

Also I didn't have a problem with Prince Hal being played by a woman, howev... Read more Read less

80
Great staging, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You love Shakespeare, want to see Hamlet performed in its entirety and are tired of the play being hacked to pieces.

Don't see it if You have only a passing interest in Shakespeare or don't think you can sit for 4 hours.

65
Intense, Slow, Indulgent, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You love Shakespeare and want to see each performance of all of his plays

Don't see it if You want consistent acting. Some of the actors seemed very nervous or manic. Some of them seemed to be playing to a larger venue.

85
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You are interested in Shakespeare, love Hamlet and are open minded and willing to think about new interpretations of the themes.

Don't see it if You can't accept Hamlet infused with modern culture and are not open to any changes in or paring down of the text

100
Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You love Disney and the movie Aladdin

Don't see it if you need the show to exactly mimic the movie

100
Profound, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you are interested in children on the autism spectrum

Don't see it if you don't like realistic human drama

100
Must see, Intelligent, Great singing

See it if you love the Wizard of Oz

Don't see it if you hate musicals