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Reviews (8)
88
The Hope Hypothesis
East Village
Smart, funny,, Absorbing

See it if You like well-structured, well-acted, funny but tense top-notch plays with inexpensive tickets. (Full review at showshowdown.blogspot.com)

Don't see it if You want a totally light evening.

80
Panama Hattie
Midtown E
Well-sung, Silly, Funny

See it if You're a Cole Porter fan; you like old musicals; you like unmiked voices; you're a Klea Blackhurst fan; you're a completist.

Don't see it if If you don't like silly musicals, staged readings, or small bands. (For full review, go to showshowdown.blogspot.com)

90
Really, really funny, Hysterical, Hilarious

See it if You like musicals, you like humor, you want to laugh for 80 minutes or so. (See full review at showshowdown.blogspot.com)

Don't see it if You don't like musicals, you don't like silliness.

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85
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like Cole Porter, beautiful unmiked voices, top-notch inexpensive theatre, Lauren Molina, Danny Gardner, the York's Mufti Series.

Don't see it if You don't like staged musicals with performers on book. (Review at showshowdown.blogspot.com)

60
Molly Sweeney
Midtown W
Disappointing

See it if You like alternating monologues or want to see everything Brian Friel ever wrote. (Full review at showshowdown.blogspot.com)

Don't see it if You like dialogue, interactions, suspense, character development, etc.

75
Not a must-see, Disappointing

See it if You're a big fan of Corey Stoll. You know Macbeth pretty well and are in the mood to see an okay production of the show.

Don't see it if You don't like Shakespeare; you don't already know Macbeth. (For a full review: showshowdown.blogspot.com)

85
All Hallows Eve
East Village
Great puppets!, Magical, Enthralling

See it if You like amazing puppetry. (For a full review, go to showshowdown.blogspot.com)

Don't see it if Puppets aren't your thing. (BTW, there are seats, just not for everyone. I have leg issues but was able to be comfortable throughout.)

Also The show is okay. The puppets are brilliant.

80
Slow, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if You like one-man shows, are interested in how people of color are treated in theatre, and enjoy Shakespeare.

Don't see it if You want a plot, more people, or a comedy. (Review at showshowdown.blogspot.com)