Simon 7021

New York City | 50-64 | Male

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Reviews (78)
75
During previews
Rules of Desire
Midtown W
Intense, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if You want to see a unique play that is thought provoking.

Don't see it if You don't like sexually explicit language - there's rather a lot of it.

Also This certainly kept your interest. The synopsis didn't give too much a... Read more Read less

55
Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if You want to see a really slow, short musical.

Don't see it if You want a lively fast moving musical with lots of singing and dancing.

Also Unfortunately I was really disappointed by this show. I had high expec... Read more Read less

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You want to see a modern, fast paced, funny musical with great singing and dancing.

Don't see it if You don't like fast-paced musicals.

Also Really enjoyed this. The singing and dancing were great and although I... Read more Read less

87
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Intense, Clever

See it if You want to see a well acted play that's easy to understand but has a gripping and thought provoking plot.

Don't see it if You can't sit through 3 hours of play or want something uplifting.

Also Very well written and acted. Found I didn't get bored despite the play... Read more Read less

86
During previews
Entertaining, Hilarious, Relevant, Great acting, Clever

See it if You want to see a very funny Broadway musical comedy with some great dance scenes.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a musical comedy. If you come from Indiana then you might be offended.

Also A great new musical comedy that was very enjoyable. There may have bee... Read more Read less

75
Ordinary Days
Midtown W
Clever, Great singing, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a well performed simple but entertaining musical.

Don't see it if You want to see a big show.

Also Quite a simple musical - the set is very sparse and there are only 4 c... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Popcorn Falls
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if You want to see a funny, clever, fast-moving play.

Don't see it if You don't have a sense of humour.

Also The main thing about this play is that all the parts are played by two... Read more Read less

82
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Great acting

See it if You want to see a funny entertaining musical.

Don't see it if You want some memorable tunes.

Also More like School of Rock with adults than Hedwig and the Angry Inch. L... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Entertaining, Hilarious

See it if You enjoy energetic comedy musicals with some great dance scenes.

Don't see it if You want something serious.

Also I love these types of musicals. Some great comedy, lively songs, great... Read more Read less

72
Clever, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a slightly unusual plot that keeps you entertained.

Don't see it if You want an exciting plot or can't sit through 2 hours.

Also This was one of the better off-off Broadway plays I've seen recently. ... Read more Read less

83
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you want an entertaining musical with an interesting storyline.

Don't see it if You want memorable songs.

Also Was surprised it was on for such a short time and now closed. Found it... Read more Read less

85
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Romantic

See it if you want to see a solid Broadway show with great voices and an interesting story.

Don't see it if You don't like Carole King's music.

Also Better than I'd expected. Not a big Carole King fan but the show was w... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Entertaining, Great writing

See it if You want to see top actors perform a thought-provoking play.

Don't see it if You want to feel happy when you leave.

Also Glenda Jackson makes a particularly strong performance. Entertaining t... Read more Read less

89
Cruel Intentions
Greenwich V
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a funny musical with a good selection of tunes you're bound to recognise.

Don't see it if You're easily offended by sex and swearing.

Also I thought this was half-way between a musical and cabaret, due to the ... Read more Read less

73
A Kind Shot
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Clever, Funny, Resonant, Relevant

See it if You're interested in basketball, or want to be inspired.

Don't see it if You don't like one-person shows in a small intimate environment.

Also It was great how she interacted with the audience and was happy to tak... Read more Read less

86
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a thoroughly modern musical.

Don't see it if You're expecting another Hamilton.

Also Finally got to see this after a year of entering the ticket lottery so... Read more Read less

86
During previews
The Children
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Slow, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a modern well written play with some solid acting performances.

Don't see it if You want a fast moving play or can't last 110 minutes without the loo (no intermission!)

Also I rather enjoyed it. You were always wondering where the play was goin... Read more Read less

72
During previews
Junk
Upper W Side
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Relevant

See it if You want to see a finance oriented play with plenty of detail.

Don't see it if you get bored with finance.

Also The staging was very stylish and clever but almost clinical. Great per... Read more Read less

70
Clever, Confusing, Edgy, Intense

See it if You like semi-naked muscular men.

Don't see it if You don't like violence or want to follow the plot.

Also This was very stylish with some great fight/dance sequences set to mus... Read more Read less

52
Entertaining, Quirky

See it if You've time to pass and can get cheap tickets.

Don't see it if You expect Broadway standards.

Also Bearing in mind this is off-off Broadway it was a perfectly pleasant w... Read more Read less

74
Intelligent, Indulgent, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You want a lively evening highlighting the woes of the country.

Don't see it if You like Trump, even a tiny bit!

Also Michael Moore is obviously very passionate and he's built an entertain... Read more Read less

74
During previews
Prince of Broadway
Midtown W
Great singing, Thought-provoking, Slow, Delightful

See it if You like some of the older musicals.

Don't see it if You want a story or more modern songs.

Also There were some really great voices in the cast. The musicals were mai... Read more Read less

90
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Funny, Great acting

See it if You want to see a big Broadway show with great singing, staging and a simple but entertaining plot aimed at the younger audience.

Don't see it if You want something more adult.

Also Very entertaining and great voices. Simple storyline aimed at the youn... Read more Read less

70
During previews
1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Confusing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if you want to see a challenging play.

Don't see it if you just want some light entertainment.

Also I found this quite hard work. Although I've never read the book I thou... Read more Read less

86
Clever, Funny, Refreshing, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You want to see a really entertaining show with humour and great music.

Don't see it if You want something traditional.

Also Reading the story beforehand it seemed a bit wacky and music from an e... Read more Read less

90
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Clever, Must see, Great dancing, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy modern musicals with great singing and dancing.

Don't see it if You want a complex plot or don't like musicals with no spoken dialogue.

Also I really enjoyed this and it was far better than most off Broadway mus... Read more Read less

87
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Delightful, Great costumes

See it if You want to see a musical about Cher.

Don't see it if You don't like Cher's music.

Also I think most people like Cher's music so there's not much to dislike a... Read more Read less

80
Funny, Great singing, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a big Broadway musical with plenty of singing and dancing.

Don't see it if You don't want to know the plot in advance.

Also Entertaining with plenty of singing and dancing. It follows the film v... Read more Read less

73
Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a well written and acted play that deals with dementia with some humour.

Don't see it if You want to leave feeling happy.

Also The play was well written and well acted. But ultimately a play dealin... Read more Read less

72
During previews
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if You want to see a big Broadway show that is a real spectacle.

Don't see it if You want great songs or humour.

Also The King Kong puppet is definitely the highlight of the show and doesn... Read more Read less

62
During previews
The Book of Merman
Midtown W
Great singing, Funny, Cliched

See it if You're a big fan of Ethel Merman and have some time to pass.

Don't see it if You're expecting a hilarious show.

Also It was reasonably entertaining and the actress who played Ethel Merman... Read more Read less

74
During previews
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Slow

See it if You're a snooker fan or want to see a funny play with a twist.

Don't see it if You don't like swearing.

Also It was an interesting play, with a few problems. The first act was slo... Read more Read less

89
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You like light-hearted musicals with comedy and a unique storyline.

Don't see it if You prefer serious musicals.

Also Lots to like. Some good songs, plenty of comedy and an interesting but... Read more Read less

84
During previews
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a funny light-hearted musical with a simple plot.

Don't see it if You want a big production or a complex plot.

Also I found this highly enjoyable. A simple easy to follow plot with lots ... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Travesties
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Intense, Intelligent, Confusing

See it if You have a good background knowledge of James Joyce, Lenin and Dada and enjoy plays with a complex message.

Don't see it if You're expecting a simple comedy.

Also I found this hard work and difficult to follow. I had some knowledge o... Read more Read less

57
Rocktopia
Midtown W
Entertaining, Overrated, Loud, Disappointing

See it if you can get cheap tickets and have spare time.

Don't see it if you want a show with a story.

Also The concept was good but I was disappointed with the execution. Classi... Read more Read less

78
Party Face
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Predictable

See it if You want a glimpse of Irish middle class life.

Don't see it if You're expecting a clever plot.

Also Hayley Mills does a good job and it seems to be a fairly accurate insi... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Romantic, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if You want to see a simple musical with great singing and plenty of comedy

Don't see it if You want to see something deep and meaningful.

Also I didn't know who Jimmy Buffet was or had heard any of the songs but i... Read more Read less

86
Clever, Entertaining, Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if If you want a bit of escapism. Be transported to a tropical island in the middle of Manhattan!

Don't see it if You don't like Caribbean tunes.

Also The theatre was the perfect setting with seating in the round. An inte... Read more Read less

93
During previews
Jimmy Titanic
Chelsea
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious, Thought-provoking

See it if Want to see an extremely funny, well written play that never becomes boring.

Don't see it if You’re easily offended by religious humour.

Also One man shows don’t normally appeal. What if you don’t like the actor ... Read more Read less

70
Entertaining, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if You love Shakespeare.

Don't see it if You struggle with Shakespearean English.

Also Small intimate theatre - almost theatre in the round, with a very simp... Read more Read less

68
During previews
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Entertaining, Relevant, Slow, Disappointing

See it if You enjoy political plays or want to see Uma Thurman on stage.

Don't see it if You get bored easily.

Also Was hoping for "House of Cards plus" with snappy dialogue and a great ... Read more Read less

72
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny

See it if You have children and want some light entertainment.

Don't see it if You want something more adult.

Also Enjoyable, although the first half was fairly slow. Things got better ... Read more Read less

77
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Romantic, Disappointing

See it if You want to see a big Broadway musical.

Don't see it if You want good tunes.

Also I'd been wanting to see this for a while, so was slightly disappointed... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Clever, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Dated

See it if You like period plays with a top cast.

Don't see it if You want something with a fast pace or comedy.

Also An English period play set around war time. Quite slow but there was d... Read more Read less

69
Lovecourt
East Village
Intelligent, Slow, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You want to be pleasantly entertained for a few hours.

Don't see it if You don't have a few hours to spare.

Also Saw the final performance, so not sure how useful this review will be.... Read more Read less

90
Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want to see a great production of a Shakespeare play in the perfect setting of Central Park.

Don't see it if You don't want to queue for the tickets.

Also Annaleigh Ashford, perfectly cast as Helena, is probably the main attr... Read more Read less

75
During previews
A Parallelogram
Midtown W
Clever, Thought-provoking, Slow, Great acting

See it if You'd like to see a well acted play based on an interesting concept.

Don't see it if You don't like repetition or slow story lines.

Also Play based on an interesting idea, but think the writer could have mad... Read more Read less

80
Entertaining, Great singing, Thought-provoking, Dated, Great staging

See it if You want to see a classic musical performed at its best.

Don't see it if You don't like anything overtly sexual.

Also This was one of the mainstream musicals that I've never seen. It was v... Read more Read less

55
Church & State
Midtown W
Entertaining, Disappointing, Thought-provoking

See it if You can get cheap tickets.

Don't see it if You're wanting something very funny or thought provoking.

Also Thought this slightly missed the mark. As a comedy there were a few jo... Read more Read less