SheLikesTheatre

New York City | Female

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Reviews (28)
90
During previews
Clever, Edgy, Masterful, Entertaining

See it if you want risque, cabaret-style ballet burlesque; like extravagant (and naughty) performances

Don't see it if you want a traditional take on the holiday favorite, don't like highly sexualized performances

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

See it if you like strong ensembles with entertaining (yet not so memorable) songs; are fine with a basic set and plot

Don't see it if you want dialogue; a complex story

92
Great acting, Masterful, Hilarious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want some great physical comedy and miming; want something kinda weird, yet fun and entertaining

Don't see it if you want dialogue; a traditional straight play; not interested in a piece about society's obsession with technology

Also love the inclusion of the Wilhelm scream! Also, I'm not much of a "lau... Read more Read less

68
Quirky, Dizzying, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you're feeling adventurous for some quirky and unconventional theater (it just wasn't for me but you might like it)

Don't see it if you speak Russian and expect correct pronunciation

60
Funny, Confusing, Weird, Dizzying

See it if you like unconventional experiments in storytelling, and use of different media

Don't see it if you want continuous plot, something that makes sense

Also I know the show is over, but if you read most of those 100 scores, the... Read more Read less

73
Refreshing, Funny

See it if you want to see a light, fluffy play about mermaid girls working at an amusement park; you like supporting new work in a festival setting

Don't see it if you want high production value, or deeper story

50
Cliched, Slow, Disappointing, Banal

See it if you want to support the company or the actors; are willing to take a chance on a family drama that's not well-written (in my opinion)

Don't see it if you want to like the characters; want something somewhat realistic and believable; want something interesting and entertaining

78
Hilarious, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you like silly parodies of sci-fi flicks; want to be be entertained without having to think too hard

Don't see it if you wont get a lot of the sci-fi references; you want something more serious and high brow; want more than an hour of entertainment

Also Of the two, I preferred the original Police Cops (but you do not need ... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Quirky, Entertaining, Confusing, Dizzying

See it if you're familiar with Albee; like off-the-wall parodies and/or bizarre pieces; prefer a show on the shorter side (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Don't see it if you want a traditional comedy, and aren't familiar with the work of Albee, Tennessee Williams, or the Twilight series

Also It had its funny moments and was pretty much what you would expect fro... Read more Read less

68
Slow, Confusing, Edgy, Quirky

See it if you like multimedia and science fiction pieces, are interested in technology/cloning and thinking about the future

Don't see it if you want a straight-forward, easy to follow performance, you don't like a couple of actors playing a number of characters

68
Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you are OK with a script that is interesting and has bones, but needs some polishing; interested in the subject of immigration

Don't see it if you aren't interested in traveling to Washington Heights to see a performance in a church; prefer light-hearted theatre

85
Funny, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Clever

See it if you like the idea of a performance in the form of a therapy session, like figuring out actors vs overeager audience members

Don't see it if you don't like participatory theatre and actors talking to you, and/or the subject of pornography and addiction makes you uncomfortable

85
Relevant, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want an entertaining yet respectful musical about a sensitive subject; like heartwarming and sentimental musicals

Don't see it if you don't like folksy, simple music; don't care for actors playing multiple characters

Also I was pleasantly surprised overall, but there could be more character ... Read more Read less

80
Romantic, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if you want a familiar and predictable story with fine acting and singing, you like beautiful costumes, you're bringing children.

Don't see it if an over-produced, Broadway machine isn't your thing.

Also Like a modern pop song, it's likable, but has that manufactured and he... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Cliched, Overrated, Great singing

See it if you like a clubby, EDM vibe; want more of a concert rather than a theatrical performance

Don't see it if you like actual immersive theatre (the buzzword is applied to EVERYTHING); want a story and something substantive

Also I was pretty unimpressed, but I'll admit that it could just be me. It ... Read more Read less

85
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are interested in rap, neuroscience, and solo shows; you're curious to check out this rap guide series

Don't see it if you don't like those things above; want high production value

69
Confusing, Funny, Disappointing, Quirky

See it if you like improv and sketch comedy; want to see two women play multiple characters; are ok with an unpolished and amateur-feeling show

Don't see it if you want solid writing; you want more than a lacklaster show with occasional funny bits

78
Quirky, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you can be entertained without much substance; like the subject of sex and porn (funny, without being too heavy)

Don't see it if you want a more developed story

78
Entertaining, Quirky, Edgy

See it if You like dark takes on traditional stories; short vignettes; a stripped down festival feeling (with decent costuming!)

Don't see it if You want high production value; a more in-depth, detailed story

69
Confusing, Entertaining

See it if you like supporting new work in a festival setting & interesting takes on environmental issues (Arabella) and capitalism/politics (4 $tages)

Don't see it if you want high production value; want more than two one-acts

72
Thought-provoking, Slow, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you like an unusual setting and a small cast; interested in the topic of two men's experience in Rwanda

Don't see it if you have trouble sitting on a bench for a long period of time; your mind wanders during slow performances

85
Clever, Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like absurd parodies about 1970s cop shows; multiple characters played by a couple of actors; can appreciate unscripted improvising

Don't see it if you want a show longer than one hour; want something more serious or high brow

85
Fluffy, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if you like Scooby Doo and pop-culture references, you want an entertaining and funny (yet substance-free) show

Don't see it if you want an elaborate set, you don't like improv (while it's not improv, it does has that feel to it)

92
Hilarious, Great writing, Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like smart humor, 17th century French comedies, quirky shows

Don't see it if you'd prefer something more serious, don't want to see a "period piece"

Also It's one of those shows that is enjoyable even if you don't get all th... Read more Read less

78
Nonlinear, Clever, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you like interacting with actors and audience; want to see a dramatic piece about current events in an unconventional way

Don't see it if you don't like the above; like a straight-forward narrative that is easy to follow

Also some strong acting, some not so strong acting; this show can be a litt... Read more Read less

90
Quirky, Unexpected, Original, Thought-provoking

See it if you want something unexpected and completely different from traditional theatre, interested in family histories and storytelling

Don't see it if you like traditional theatre; are uncomfortable with group participation

Also Worth seeing solely for the originality of the concept. And the creato... Read more Read less

79
Quirky, Thought-provoking, Overrated

See it if you like Middle Eastern music, interesting staging, and non-traditional Broadway musicals

Don't see it if you want an action-packed Broadway spectacular, or are uninterested in the subject matter (Egyptian musicians traveling to Israel)

95
Masterful, Intense, Edgy

See it if you like unconventional immersive theatre, dance, and want control over your experience like a "choose your own adventure"

Don't see it if you don't want to be on your feet all night chasing the action, want a linear/easy to follow traditional theatre experience, you hate crowds

Also it's going to be confusing as hell - you either wont get it, or will w... Read more Read less