Shery

New York City | Female

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Reviews (52)
80
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Thought-provoking, Disturbing, Relevant, Intense, Ambitious

See it if You like to learn from timely dramas exposing difficult topics like prejudice. It was excruciating to listen to the intolerant monologues.

Don't see it if You avoid compelling, jarring dramas that are uncomfortable to watch.

89
Clever, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great writing, Edgy

See it if You enjoy plays with intriguing insights. It brings disturbing thoughts to the forefront and gives voice to people's internal struggles.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of small theatres, taboo topics or one-act plays.

92
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Funny, Edgy

See it if You enjoy smart, hilarious plays exploring social issues with piercing insights into the Black experience in New York City.

Don't see it if You avoid satirical plays that examine the absurdities of social issues and laugh all the way.

99
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Profound, Intense

See it if You like masterful, absorbing dramas that explore racism, incest and the culture of intolerance. A timeless play with brilliant insights.

Don't see it if You avoid provocative plays that examine disturbing topics and showcase questionable characters.

51
During previews
Disappointing, Quirky, Confusing, Convoluted, Long

See it if You enjoy experimental dramas. The play's premise is very intriguing but the execution fell very short.

Don't see it if You avoid complicated, hard to follow, long dramas.

90
Must see, Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You love old-fashioned musicals with an enchanting cast and would like to escape the mundane for 3 hours.

Don't see it if If you avoid 3-hour musicals and all remakes.

87
Exquisite, Great singing, Must see, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy riveting musicals with a beautiful story, an impressive cast, and a meaningful message (kindness rules.)

Don't see it if You avoid musicals based in foreign lands or people with unusual accents.

70
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Entertaining, Relevant, Quirky, Fluffy, Cliched

See it if You enjoy satirical plays mixing dark humor, current affairs, and major biases.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Uma Thurman and you try to avoid political plays with skewed views.

81
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Unusual, Creative, Farcical

See it if You enjoy funny, farcical plays with creative, unusual productions. It is a comic relief.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of atypical interpretations of old standards and usually avoid slapstick comedy.

72
For a previous production
Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Slow at times

See it if You are a fan of one man shows with a Latin twist and a message to educate, provoke and entertain.

Don't see it if You are not looking to learn about South American history and struggles.

67
During previews
Party People
East Village
Disappointing, Confusing, Edgy, Resonant, Intense

See it if You like to follow musicals with a behind the scene depiction of radicals and revolutionaries.

Don't see it if You avoid long, angry, hard to follow musicals with minimalistic staging.

80
During previews
Two Class Acts
Soho/Tribeca
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Great writing, Quirky

See it if You enjoy smart plays in an intimate setting with lots of amusing double entendres.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of modern interpretations of ancient Greek plays.

59
During previews
Disappointing, Slow, Confusing, Overacted

See it if You are a major Diane Lane fan. There are moments with Joel Grey and others that were memorable but the overall experience was lacking.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Russian plays with convoluted plots, bleak topics and perplexing interpretation.

52
Intense, Poignant, Excruciating, Slow, Dated

See it if You like intense, disturbing, true stories about the holocaust. An emotional rollercoaster ride in a community theatre setting.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of difficult topics, bare setting and depressing endings.

67
During previews
Cliched, Fluffy, Slow, Quirky

See it if You enjoy light comedies about dysfunctional Latino families with double standards, banal traits and questionable morals.

Don't see it if You avoid amateur productions by new theatre companies.

81
Sense & Sensibility
West Village
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Fluffy

See it if You enjoy a creative interpretation and outlandish staging of an old classic. The high-octane energy of the production is infectious.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of loud, fast paced and chaotic performances.

58
Slow, Too long, Inconsistent, Banal, Intriguing topic

See it if You like to support novice efforts based on provocative topics.

Don't see it if You enjoy professionally executed productions.

52
During previews
Disappointing, Quirky, Slow, Insipid, Overrated

See it if You enjoy real time slow British plays set in a bread factory with over worked, under paid, uneducated workers.

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of slow plays, mundane settings and simple characters.

35
Votes
Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing, Slow, Insipid, Overrated

See it if You are looking for yet another theory of the Clintons and their enigmatic partnership.

Don't see it if If you try to avoid dull political satires and you value your time.

87
During previews
Dry Powder
East Village
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You like a shrewd play with funny undertones that provides a candid insight into the world of private equity investment practices.

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of clever plays with minimalist staging, astute writing and current topics.

77
During previews
Southern Comfort
East Village
Original, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Entertaining, Edgy

See it if If you like a touching musical that provides a curious access to the complex lives of 6 transgender friends in rural Georgia.

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of musicals, blue grass music or transgenders as a topic.

65
During previews
Hughie
Midtown W
Cliched, Insipid, Slow, Dated, Overrated

See it if You are a major Forest Whitaker fan. He is an amazing actor but he could not save the show.

Don't see it if You like engaging, relevant plays - an excellent playwright, a talented actor but the result is disappointing.

79
Sylvia
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Fluffy, Funny, Clever

See it if You enjoy clever comedies. Annaleigh Ashford as Sylvia, the dog is outstanding . She carries the show.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of light comedy with subtle, engaging messages.

26
First Daughter Suite
East Village
Disappointing, Overrated, Insipid

See it if If you like useless information about the country's first daughters.

Don't see it if If you try to avoid bad musicals. It was a waste of 2+ hours.

93
Barbecue
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Masterful, Great writing, Funny

See it if An intriguing play with unexpected subplots, hilarious characters and enlightening insights. A must see for all theatre lovers.

Don't see it if If you do not like social satire.

82
Ink
Midtown W
Intense, Relevant, Great writing, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You enjoy intense dramas based on real-life figures - an opportunity to see the unusual rise of Rupert Murdoch.

Don't see it if You avoid loud, intense plays with disturbing characters and convoluted plots.

69
Noura
Midtown W
Ambitious, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You like plays that explore the plight of immigrants in the US. The struggle between being American and keeping the traditions.

Don't see it if You avoid plays that examine the lives of new US citizens that include many double standards and contradictions.

70
During previews
Great music, Quirky, Slow

See it if You enjoy excellent classical music. The play has potential. The idea is great the execution is lacking - it is too long and too slow

Don't see it if You are not a fan of live classical music, World War II or monologues.

89
During previews
Intelligent, Great writing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You enjoy judicious dramas that tackle nuances buried in race, racism, and white privilege. It is very depressing and very credible.

Don't see it if If you generally avoid disturbing, controversial, and dark plays.

89
Skintight
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You enjoy a candid play that explores relationships, beauty, and self-worth with an underlying assumption - love is a transaction.

Don't see it if You tend to avoid provocative dramas with insightful writing, intriguing plots, and complicated characters.

95
During previews
Pygmalion
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Great staging

See it if You enjoy favorite classics recreated in an intimate setting with clever staging and a boisterous cast.

Don't see it if You avoid off-broadway plays, old masters, and British accents.

81
During previews
An Ordinary Muslim
East Village
Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You like plays that explore the struggles of first-generation people navigating their lives as they negotiate contradictory cultures.

Don't see it if You avoid dramas that analyze controversial topics like religion, prejudice, and immigrants.

82
Junk
Upper W Side
Clever, Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You are interested in passed versions of greed in financial markets that rings true today. A crash course in the 1980s junk bond fiasco.

Don't see it if You avoid long plays mulling topics like corporate take-overs, capital markets and masters of the universe.

95
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great writing, Masterful, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy an engrossing drama with thoughtful insights to both sides of an on-going complex problem.

Don't see it if You avoid political plays or you have taken side in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and are not open to the opposing views.

79
For a previous production
Sweat
Midtown W
Edgy, Relevant, Slow, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy timely, poignant, bitter dramas that showcase contradicting point of views and consequences.

Don't see it if You avoid difficult plays with in your face story lines and disturbing perspectives.

79
Coriolanus
West Village
Intense, Quirky, Relevant, Resonant, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy Shakespeare plays and would cherish this rarely staged, very timely political play.

Don't see it if You try to avoid long, loud, historical plays with minimalistic staging.

71
During previews
Chokehold
East Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense, Edgy

See it if You like delving into current issues and exploring root causes. A passionate plea to explain some of the reactions to police brutality.

Don't see it if You avoid avant-garde plays with distressing themes and difficult dialogues.

45
Cliched, Disappointing, Slow, Banal

See it if You are interested in politics and missed all the coverage to date.

Don't see it if You are looking for new point of views or fresh perspectives in politics. There is little to learn.

87
During previews
TOUCH
Midtown E
Absorbing, Edgy, Poignant, Great writing

See it if You enjoy dramas with intimate sets and likable characters. A beautiful love and loss story with surprising perspectives on human behavior.

Don't see it if You try to avoid off broadway plays that are performed in very small theaters and cover agonizing topics.

85
During previews
Privacy
East Village
Clever, Absorbing, Quirky, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You would enjoy an amusing, avant-garde play examining the overwhelming presence of social surveillance in today's society.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of high tech plays with audience participation that follow disturbing current trends.

81
During previews
The Total Bent
East Village
Entertaining, Original, Confusing, Edgy, Great singing

See it if You enjoy enthralling voices, gospel music mixed with rock. It is at times hard to follow but the overall experience is spectacular.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of high octane, fast moving musicals based in the south.

61
During previews
Evening - 1910
West Village
Beautiful music, Hard to follow, Great singing

See it if You enjoy an old fashioned musical in a modern setting with beautiful music and enchanting voices.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of basic musicals, obscure plots or bare staging.

87
The School for Scandal
West Village
Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if You enjoy a witty old school play with huge wigs, exaggerated characters and amusing one-liners.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of British comedies with a focus on manners and gossip.

85
During previews
Exit Strategy
West Village
Absorbing, Funny, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Edgy

See it if You like a behind the scene access to struggles of teachers and students in a bad neighborhood. The realistic depiction is poignant.

Don't see it if You are not of a fan of serious plays. And you try to avoid difficult, disturbing and in your face topics.

85
Daddy Long Legs
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Romantic, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You love old fashioned, heartwarming musicals with beautiful lyrics and enthralling music. A two-hour antidote to crazy, busy lives.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of charming, innocent musicals with happy endings.

95
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing, Original

See it if You like thought-provoking, fascinating and edgy plays. The writing, acting and staging is brilliant.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of serious, gritty plays.

90
Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Original, Must see

See it if You want a memorable evening on Broadway. It is an outstanding production with a touching story, great music and beautiful voices.

Don't see it if You dislike musicals.

79
Clever, Original, Great staging

See it if If you like edgy stories, creative staging and an excellent cast.

Don't see it if If you like old fashioned musicals.

85
Clever Little Lies
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Great writing

See it if An enchanting play with engaging flawed characters, timeless topic and enlightening insights. A fun off-Broadway getaway.

Don't see it if If you do not like intellectually funny plays.

91
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great writing, Must see

See it if A hilarious musical with amusing songs, thought provoking insights and camouflaged insults. A exceptional night on Broadway.

Don't see it if If religious satire upsets you.