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Reviews (66)
75
Timon of Athens
Brooklyn
Pretentious, Slow, Great staging

See it if You like a Shakespeare play with a gender bending color blind cast

Don't see it if You prefer the more traditional version of the play

78
Absorbing, Delightful, Slow, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if You want to see this important abstract and feminist theatre piece being revived

Don't see it if You prefer plays with clear plots

55
During previews
Funny, Great acting, Slow, Dated

See it if You like old school horror shows which are mostly jump scares.

Don't see it if You prefer suspension and mysterious shows. You want to see a big production. Or you wish to be actually spooked.

Also This show is low-budget, very dated and not even very scary. Highly de... Read more Read less

68
Slow, Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing, Cliched

See it if you like a play consists of several short life stories that seem to be related but not really

Don't see it if you like big drama, a clear storyline, or something more absorbing

78
Funny, Romantic, Fluffy, Delightful

See it if You are a fan of the famous rom-com and don't mind a low-budget parody

Don't see it if You expect a lot of the music or plot exactly reproduced in the play

78
The Four Seasons
Midtown W
Refreshing, Confusing, Delightful

See it if You like modern ballet theatre

Don't see it if You prefer classic ballet or you don’t watch dance shows

80
Ambitious, Unsettling, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You would like to know what do the archetypal conservatives think of the world, America and the liberals. It’s very eye opening.

Don't see it if You don’t like heavy subject, abstract concept, or political content.

87
Hilarious, Great writing, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you have watched quite a few shows on Broadway this season and you enjoy a fun low-budget parody

Don't see it if You like big productions. You think mocking the Broadway shows is offensive.

65
During previews
Slow, Disappointing, Dated, Cliched

See it if You love Peter Dinklage and you absolutely have to see him on stage

Don't see it if Forgettable numbers, confusing direction, neither acting nor stage was great

70
During previews
Confusing, Banal, Disappointing

See it if You are a fan of David Byrne or New Wave Music

Don't see it if You are expecting a musical theater. It is just a concert. I was not even into this music genre.

84
Queen of Hearts
Brooklyn
Must see, Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You like burlesque shows with baroque aesthetics, ballet, acrobats, and want to have a fun night

Don't see it if You mind nudity in performance

95
During previews
Absorbing, Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Stellar cast! Great staging and props. Super fun story. Borle and Groff are absolutely brilliant. Best show I have been in a while.

Don't see it if It is expensive and very much sold out if you don't have the means to do in-person lottery at this point.

82
During previews
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Needs more work, Ambitious, Absorbing, Refreshing, Great singing

See it if You like an original musical with multi-genre music, amazing choreography, small but very talented cast

Don't see it if You want to see a big production, or you are looking for complicated stories

Also Music and choreography are definitely very strong. Story is simple. En... Read more Read less

95
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Great singing, Ambitious, Masterful, Must see

See it if This is a musical that is almost perfect in every aspect. Great music, book, staging, and choreography. The story is powerful and relevant.

Don't see it if You don't like rap? Honestly, can't think of another reason. It is simply a must-see.

80
During previews
Intense, Edgy, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if You like something edgy and unsettling, provokes your thoughts deeply

Don't see it if You are looking for a fluffy show or something upbeat

75
During previews
Edgy, Great staging, Confusing

See it if You like immersive theatre. The story is intriguing. Most actors are good. Low budget but very thoughtful set design.

Don't see it if You don’t like to walk around following the actors, or you expect something funny or exquisite.

86
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if You like great acting great storytelling, stories about deep subjects

Don't see it if You want a fluffy entertainment; you don’t like one man show with only monologues.

92
Yerma
Upper E Side
Resonant, Relevant, Electrifying, Great acting, Great writing

See it if Billie Piper is such a powerhouse. Terrific acting, clever set design, heart-pounding

Don't see it if You prefer a fluffy show

98
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Edgy, Intense, Masterful, Must see, Refreshing

See it if it is the best immersive theatre that NYC has to offer.

Don't see it if you mind graphic scenes, resist any interactivity with the actors, or prefer watching a show sitting down

78
Mojada
East Village
Depressing, Confusing, Great acting

See it if You’d like to know more about Mexican immigrants and what they went through, or you’d be interested in modern adoption of Greek mythologies.

Don't see it if You want something fluffy and funny, or you want to family show. Don’t bring your kids to the show!

78
Banal, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You want to have a fun time with a fluffy show not super deep. Kids will love this show.

Don't see it if You prefer a show with serious plot.

82
Toni Stone
Midtown W
Confusing, Hilarious, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You would like to see an all African American cast portraying the story of the first ever female to play in a professional baseball league

Don't see it if Thick Louisiana accent sometimes hard to understand

85
A Strange Loop
Midtown W
Great singing, Funny, Unconventional, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if you want to see an innovative work from a black queer writer, which discusses very relevant questions, yet still very entertaining

Don't see it if you mind the graphic language or LGBTQ related themes

85
Fairview
Brooklyn
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Clever

See it if A Pulitzer winning play. No spoilers but you will be surprised and inspired.

Don't see it if If you don't like racial topics, or you just want some fun entertainment.

75
During previews
Disappointing, Great singing, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if A modern twist on the Shakespearean classic, very entertaining, great vocal

Don't see it if You prefer a more classic production which is more true to Shakespeare's script

80
Resonant, Moving, Slow, Great acting

See it if You like a story of a father son relationship, about the struggles that seniors are facing, and what’s the impact to the family.

Don't see it if You want something fluffy and light

78
Great acting, Unsettling, Daring, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You like shows talking about racial issues in an innovative way

Don't see it if You mind graphic scenes

86
Nutcracker Rouge
Brooklyn
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You like a burlesque show with a loose theme, with baroque aesthetics. They are really good dancers, acrobats, and performers!

Don't see it if You expect something more truthful to the classic Nutcracker ballet

68
During previews
One in Two
Midtown W
Quirky, Profound, Great acting, Confusing, Banal

See it if you want to see a play talks about important issues about HIV in the black gay community

Don't see it if you expect a clear storyline, or you mind graphic scenes and language

83
During previews
Deep, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You like plays that is deep and talking about realistic issues with women who have dealing with hardship in their lives

Don't see it if You mind nudity, graphic language, triggering scenes; or you want a fluffy show

78
An Enchanted April
Midtown W
Dated, Romantic, Slow, Fluffy, Delightful

See it if You like classical musicals, old fashioned show tunes, and fluffy show

Don't see it if You don’t like old fashioned shows

86
The Enigmatist
Chelsea
Must see, Mind-blowing, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you like magic, illusionist, and puzzels. It was very well thought out, multiple layers of tricks. Will surprise you in a good way.

Don't see it if you want to see a play

65
During previews
Excruciating, Thought-provoking, Confusing, Banal, Ambitious

See it if Tony Kushner's writing is beautiful. The direction is interesting. The topic is relevant and message is strong.

Don't see it if First act was slow and confusing. The deconstruction was very heavy handed. Long monologues. Uneven cast.

88
During previews
The Inheritance
Midtown W
Intense, Thought-provoking, Must see, Masterful, Ambitious

See it if It’s the Angels in America of our generation. It’s a master piece. It’s deep and profound and also very funny. Heartbreaking too.

Don't see it if You mind nudity in the show, or graphic language, or you can’t take any show that’s longer than 2 hours.

88
Soft Power
East Village
Thought-provoking, Hilarious, Great singing, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if You want to see a show with all Asian cast about America and China, elections, gun violence, etc.. in a most ridiculously funny way.

Don't see it if You expect to see a serious political play; you are not interested in musicals; or you like simple storylines.

78
The Rose Tattoo
Midtown W
Slow, Dated, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You are a fan of Marissa Tomei or Tennessee Williams

Don't see it if You are looking for something exciting or fast-paced

52
Excruciating, Slow, Banal, Confusing

See it if You like a modern twist of Shakespeare classic

Don't see it if You are not familiar with Hamlet, or you are looking for something more entertaining

88
During previews
Intense, Resonant, Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if You want to be deeply touched by powerful performance of world class actors.

Don't see it if You prefer plot that is easy to understand, linear timeline, or you are looking for a fluffy show

86
Refreshing, Edgy, Great writing, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like to experience a different type of experience that borderlines interactive art and theater, and tells a fascinating story

Don't see it if You like big production shows with a big cast, or you find a lot of document and historical reference boring

70
Betrayal
Midtown W
Disappointing, Great acting, Slow, Overrated

See it if You are a fan of Tom Hiddleston and would love to see him live on stage regardless of what he is playing

Don't see it if The play is slow, the story is cliche. If you want something exciting, it’s not for you.

75
During previews
Banal, Ambitious, Great staging, Confusing

See it if You like site specific or immersive theatre, want to support small theatre companies, and checkout the very cool retro vibe space

Don't see it if You prefer to watch a show sitting down; mind a lot of screaming and shouting; don’t like a show without clear storylines.

92
The Hairy Ape
Upper E Side
Intense, Profound, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Great staging, great acting, the use of the space is genius.

Don't see it if You mind nudity or prefer a fluffy show

88
Midsummer: A Banquet
Greenwich V
Hilarious, Great acting, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if you like watching a Shakespeare comedy while having a light dinner; actors performing around you; multi-sensory experiences

Don't see it if you prefer Shakespeare plays performed in a more traditional setting, or you expect a very luxurious meal

68
Dated, Cliched, Banal, Great singing

See it if you are a fan of this album of Meatloaf, or you are a fan of 1970s rock &roll music and you want to sing along.

Don't see it if you expect there to be a storyline (there is basically not) or some serious acting (there is not either).

79
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great writing, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You would like to see a true story of a white man’s 6 months behind bars and how it changed his life forever; and a excellent acting.

Don't see it if You prefer a big production with big cast, fancy staging, etc..

82
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Hilarious, Confusing, Funny, Delightful

See it if you like a modern twist to a Russian classic, a family drama, funny, entertaining, great acting

Don't see it if you prefer to go to shows with fancy staging, or you don't like plays that have pessimistic subjects

90
Enchanting, Touching, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you like classic musical theatre with great performers and a touching story and the experience of Jewish culture

Don't see it if You mind the fact that the show is played in Yaddish with open captions

78
Weak lead, Weak story, Slow, Overrated

See it if The featured performers were knocking it out of the park. The score was different from most main-stream Broadway shows.

Don't see it if You prefer a well-told story with more catchy numbers

88
Octet
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Enchanting

See it if You like great harmonious vocals, stories relatable to technology depending life, and if you are a fan of Dave Molloy's work.

Don't see it if You prefer dazzling staging or a fluffy story

70
Confusing, Dated, Slow

See it if It’s a classic It’s an all Russians cast

Don't see it if Very old school theatrical way of acting. No chemistry between the actors. One actor was difficult to understand.