Sharon 2

New York City | 65+ | Female
About:  I've loved the theater since I was a little girl. I see a few shows a week. My taste is eclectic. I prefer drama to musicals.
Reviews (148)
Preview titb1
73
During previews
Slow, Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if Adultery, honesty. Obsession. played out in short, scenes and monologues. Excellent acting. great writing. Some aspects not well integrated

Don't see it if If you see a lot of theater this is worth it despite its flaws of flow and lack of integrating some of the personal events.

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81
Mud
Great writing, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great acting

See it if A serious drama about poverty and trying to get out from under. Grim relationships. Insightful. Excellent staging for a very small stage

Don't see it if If, by the poster, you think you're going to see a comedy. This is dark.

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95
For a previous production
Great staging, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want to be throughly entertained. Excellent acting, singing, dancing, staging. Deserves a Broadway run

Don't see it if don't like musicals. However, this might change your mind. Humor, great acting, the full package.

Preview n1
90
Refreshing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Excellent writing and acting. Funny, entertaining plot of interplay of American and Mexican neighbors. Laugh out loud with a message

Don't see it if A fun way to explore differences

Preview pob
68
Nostalgic

See it if If you want to bring back memories of shows you've seen. Vignettes from various shows.

Don't see it if You want a theatrical piece that has a storyline

Preview ap3
85
During previews
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy a brain twister with great acting, writing and staging. Funny, entertaining and thought provoking

Don't see it if you like a linear plot

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95
Entertaining, Clever, Enchanting, Playful

See it if you want to feel like a kid again. Grown-ups that retain the playfulness of children in a funny and entertaining hour.

Don't see it if You don't like theater for children

Preview martindenton
58
Female lead was excellent, Clever staging, Disappointing

See it if you're all about NY stories and the theater. Or, to see the excellent actress who played many parts.

Don't see it if if you don't want self aggrandizement and preachy sermon about how to review a play

Also the actual theater entrance is a bar. The ac was at full blast with bl... Read more Read less

Preview bella showscore
88
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if A fun-filled evening with a superior cast of singers and dancers. See it before it closes

Don't see it if You don't like musicals

Preview snip
63
Indulgent, Great acting

See it if you relate to one-person shows about older women

Don't see it if you don't like solo performances

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

See it if Difficult subject manner handled exceeding well. Acting was superb as was the writing.

Don't see it if you don't like anything relating to gender and sexuality. Or if you don't like plays over 2 hours long

Preview a burial place white
91
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to go on a journey that takes a left turn half-way through but keeps you enthralled. Theater at its best. A small intimate venue.

Don't see it if you have no imagination, don't like magic realism or small venues

Preview aint never been easy white
50
Thought-provoking, Slow, Disappointing, Educational,, talented actors,

See it if you'd like to learn a little about communisms appeal to southern blacks.

Don't see it if an educational play is banal and doesn't live up to its references in its description. Also, very poorly staged

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Great dancing devdos, much to be desired in chokher

See it if you enjoy dance you'll like Devdas. Too bad they are paired - by itself it deserves a higher score

Don't see it if If you want to see the worst of Bollywood with such bad casting that two performers take down the whole experience.

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85
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you like an excellent portrayal of three generations of woman and their impact on each other. Well written and acted. Non-linear.

Don't see it if you don't like mother/daughter dynamics, non-linear plays in small theaters

Preview the collector 2
89
During previews
Intense, Riveting, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if like psychological thrillers, captivity and terror. Because it's such a small room you feel less like an observer-more like your part of it.

Don't see it if you don't like kidnapping and the terror it engenders, or if abuse and confinement are not tolerable.

Preview two class acts white
75
Quirky, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you like one-act plays and AR Gurney. Crossing borders in relationships. Set in the 60s-70s seems dated. Not his best work. Great acting.

Don't see it if you don't like one-act plays or Gurney.

Preview orwell in america white
80
Thought-provoking, Too long, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you are a fan of Orwell and want a very talky show about socialism. Two strong characters. Great acting.

Don't see it if Not a fan of Orwell. Want a show with more action.

Preview 2000 white
87
Masterful, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want a zany, inspired story with great staging, multimedia & live actors For kids and adults

Don't see it if you want a traditional experience. Language may be sophisticated for youngsters but they all seemed riveted

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90
During previews
Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if an excellent one-woman show about the sex industry, done with taste, pathos and solid information in an entertaining format.

Don't see it if you don't like solo shows even though this was not a monologue but a great variety of voices.

Preview inner voices 2016
70
During previews
Great singing

See it if you like 3 separate stories told thru music. Great voices and acting but content is un-engaging except for the last witch is worth the trip

Don't see it if you don't want to sit through the first two acts to get to the third with was funny and engaging.

Preview how to keep an alien
85
Relevant, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if an entertaining solo performance about bringing a new love interest into Ireland. Funny, well written, great performance

Don't see it if don't like solo peformances.

Preview undergroundrailroad
84
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great acting, Clever

See it if you like an "in-your-face" show about race and gender relations. Its edgy and quirky and has full frontal nudity and even humor.

Don't see it if You don't like unusual presentations, are offended by sexual enactments or are thinking of bringing kids.

Preview nat turner
70
During previews
Disappointing, Ambitious, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if you want some insight into the Nat Turner slave rebellion with two excellent actors.

Don't see it if a very talky show with lots of religion is not your thing. Also, seeing someone chained during almost the entire performance.

Preview that golden girl show
65
During previews
Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you loved the Golden Girls TV episodes since this is the same, with puppets (life-size) with actors visible with puppets

Don't see it if if you didn't like Golden Girls, are distracted by the actors who carry the puppets around, don't just want a retread of the the TV shows

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68
Ace
Disappointing

See it if The father-son relationship of this one-man show is engaging. The rest if NYC nostalgia in the 80s.

Don't see it if you want more nuance, more drama, more laughs. Its pleasant but it lacks punch.

Preview petie image
90
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Memory, mental illness, estranged relationships. Some comic relief. Difficult subjects excellently intertwined. great acting and writing

Don't see it if the subjects are too grim, especially the death of a child and guilt

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20
Excruciating, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if you want to see potential unrealized.

Don't see it if you can think of anything else to do

Preview show score
75
Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if A delightful interpretation of Shakespeare with music and dance. Some outstanding performances

Don't see it if if you expect more than 5 minutes of Ellen Burstyn

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80
Ambitious, Clever, Relevant, Multi-layered

See it if you like the interaction of characters in power plays, secrets, yearning, each living in their own reality

Don't see it if if uneven acting is a downer,

Preview arcadia
86
Absorbing, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Clever

See it if an exceptional production. Lots of science, the understanding of which isn't totally necessary to get the 2 interwoven story lines.

Don't see it if You don't want to think. It takes paying attention but its worth it. It's also long.

Also It might help to read about the plot and scientific principles before ... Read more Read less

Preview costofliving1
89
Great writing, Great staging, Funny, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like excellent writing, acting, staging and acting all in same performance. Difficult (disability) treated well - not a downer

Don't see it if If watching excellent acting by disabled actors is difficult do not go. But you will miss excellent production.'

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86
During previews
Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if Young black male + family conflict + racism. Excellent acting and writing. Intense and insightful

Don't see it if If you don't like serious themes.

Preview connorstephens
78
Slow, Absorbing, Relevant

See it if How hatred and prejudice can destroy families. Intense. Slow. Uneven acting but worth seeing

Don't see it if If you don't want to visit themes of homosexuality and violence

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Thought-provoking, Intense, Edgy, Great acting

See it if if you like shows about family "traditions" and voodoo.

Don't see it if Don't see it if you don't like anything about voodoo

Preview mnig1
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Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Delightful, Inventive

See it if the most unusual and entertaining 2 hours of songs, musical instruments, gags, tricks and chocolate chip cookies. Charming. Engaging. Funny.

Don't see it if you want a traditional stand-up story telling routine.

Preview in the room
90
Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if for its insightful writing, great acting and unusual staging. About relationships and how they evolve.

Don't see it if you want action, music and/or a more traditional experience.

Preview last black man white
50
During previews
Disappointing, Confusing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you like avant garde theater. Staging was interesting and actors are talented

Don't see it if you want to understand what they were trying to say in more than an overreaching global way. Confusing.

Preview notes from the field white
88
Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want an insight into the circumstances of many underprivileged and their "start" towards incarceration. Great acting-multiple characters

Don't see it if You don't care about this country;s systemic problems

Preview zora white
91
Educational, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you like biographies, this is a serious, entertaining overview of an African American writer during the Harlem Renaissance. Excellent acting

Don't see it if you don't like bios, or aren't interested in African American history.

Preview rsz harvest
84
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like intense theater, explores people who are attracted to becoming missionaries. Long without intermission but absorbing throughout

Don't see it if you don't like religious themes, can't sit for almost 2 hours without an intermission

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73
Thought-provoking, Dated, Great acting

See it if mother/daughter conflict, poverty and alcohol affect a young girl looking for independence and love

Don't see it if Don't like revivals of older plays about the 50s although it is thought provoking,. A little too long (as most plays of the time)

Preview rsz dust cant kill me
75
Great music, Intrusive dancing, Ambitious, Great singing

See it if exquisite folk singing, great musicians (unnecessarily) modern dancers. Special shout out to Garth Taylor (next stop broadway!)

Don't see it if if you don't like cabaret seating (long tables for 8) & 2-drink minimums

Preview rsz life masks
70
Entertaining

See it if short plays about acting and old age interest you. Good acting. Well written.

Don't see it if Short plays about acting and age don't interest you.

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During previews
Dated, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like British comedies about overcoming obstacles for love. A talented cast, easy to follow and entertaining

Don't see it if you don't like British comedies.

Preview falsettos1
70
During previews
Cliched, Dated, Great writing, Great singing

See it if you like Broadway musicals. The singing is great and the staging is innovative.

Don't see it if Although the story itself is relevant, the show seemed dated

Preview encounter1
78
Digital storytelling, Masterful, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like edgy shows. This is a digital (you wear special earphones) immersion of storytelling. Its entertaining and a new experience.

Don't see it if you have a hearing problems, want a traditional play and aren't open something totally new

Preview safe
77
Ambitious, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like dramas of teenage girls from upperclass troubled families. Realistic insights.The female leads are very talented.

Don't see it if if you want more nuanced writing, although I thought the experience was worth it despite some expected outcomes.

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Relevant, Original, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy a solo performance of a very empathetic apt cleaner's experiences in NYC. Well-written and entertaining.

Don't see it if you don't like solo productions with minimal staging and cabaret seating.

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91
Intelligent, Great singing, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want an entertaining evening with an extremely talented group of singers/muscians/actors. Great writing. Very clever

Don't see it if you linear narratives