sokie

New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  I Love Theatre... On, Off and Off-Off Broadway.
Reviews (52)
89
Enchanting, Entertaining, Clever
May 8th, 2022

See it if want a relatively short play without intermission with a great set. engaging story of one woman's life history, all played out in 90 minutes

Don't see it if you don't like Debra Messing

83
During previews
Golden Shield
Midtown W
Great acting, Ambitious, Clever
May 8th, 2022

See it if you appreciate absorbing storytelling with clever writing and effective staging

Don't see it if you don't care for China-themed play that is a lot of dialogue, and a bit lengthy

90
¡Americano!
Midtown W
Energetic, Enchanting, Entertaining, Ambitious
May 8th, 2022

See it if you like a fast-paced musical, with great dancing, singing and acting, and a lively band with great sets.

Don't see it if you can't stay longer than 2 hours

90
Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting
April 18th, 2022

See it if you like magical and fantasy

Don't see it if cannot sit or stay for a long performance

80
When It Happens to You
East Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Ambitious
October 14th, 2019

See it if a meaning journey of repercussions of rape of a relationship between the young women and her mom and brother

Don't see it if not into subject of that can be uncomfortable.

83
Two's a Crowd
Midtown E
Romantic, Funny, Fluffy, Quirky, Entertaining
July 23rd, 2019

See it if you are fan of Rita Rudner and enjoy ROM-COM, with live music and a wandering singer

Don't see it if you don't care for Las Vegas type skit

93
I Spy a Spy
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Ambitious, Delightful
July 18th, 2019

See it if Great staging and a cast of characters that gives 100% energy performance. Packed a lot of action and strong singing in an intimate venue.

Don't see it if you like more serious, and quieter theatre experience,

Also Great entertainment... it can be shorter in length.

90
During previews
Masterful, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing
June 12th, 2019

See it if are interested and familiar with modern Chinese history, with its politics. Well done one with great staging and acting.

Don't see it if not interested in exploring modern Chinese history

93
Original Sound
West Village
Great staging, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing
May 30th, 2019

See it if want intimate theatre setting.

Don't see it if if you don't like music

79
Proof of Love
West Village
Great acting, Enchanting, Ambitious
May 18th, 2019

See it if enjoy a well done one-person performance in a more intimate setting, drama with clever and humorous moments.

Don't see it if don't like one person performance

75
Slow, Great staging
April 29th, 2019

See it if know spanish and familiar with the story and the historical period.

Don't see it if you cannot sit through a lot o f talk without much action

90
Wicked (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great singing, Entertaining, Ambitious, Delightful
April 2nd, 2019

See it if enjoy great singing, staging and a Broadway experience

Don't see it if you have enough of Broadway musicals.

88
For a previous production
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful
April 2nd, 2019

See it if you can understand some yiddish for full value.

Don't see it if if you have problem reading the smallish english subtitles and you don't like Fiddler on the Roof.

92
Great staging, Ambitious, Enchanting, Delightful
March 22nd, 2019

See it if enjoy great staging and for a couple hours, be a child again.

Don't see it if if you don't like Disney type of entertainment

92
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting
September 25th, 2018

See it if you enjoy a evening of laughter, fun and a very loose adaption of Shakepeare's Measure for Measure.

Don't see it if are not in the mood for silly laughter

89
During previews
Daybreak
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Relevant, Resonant
April 25th, 2018

See it if want to learn more about obscure history of the armenian genocide told in an imaginative setting

Don't see it if deny the Armenian Genocide existed.

82
Harry Clarke
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting
April 5th, 2018

See it if you want to see a masterful one-man performance by Billy Crudup

Don't see it if intense one-man performance

68
During previews
Rocktopia
Midtown W
Ambitious, Entertaining, Indulgent, Great singing
March 26th, 2018

See it if cannot get enough covers of popular rock music on big Broadway stage

Don't see it if are tried of cover of a mash rock songs performed on Broadway with dramatic lighting and random images.

86
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Great singing
March 23rd, 2018

See it if you like a high-energy show that is funny, clever take on classic tunes and woman power.

Don't see it if want to stay at home and watch TV

88
The Signature Project
East Village
Delightful, Great staging, Intelligent, Quirky, Entertaining
March 23rd, 2018

See it if want a different theatre experience and open to expanding your horizons

Don't see it if you want to see traditional theatre

88
During previews
Absorbing, Enchanting, Masterful, Great staging, Quirky
February 2nd, 2018

See it if want to see Eve Ensler tell her story her way with great staging

Don't see it if are not a fan of Eve nor comfortable with the subject of cancer and its whole package

83
A Deal
Chelsea
Ambitious, Enchanting, Great staging, Quirky, Relevant
November 27th, 2017

See it if enjoy great staging, exploration of duo culture written by by a young ambitions chinese playwright.

Don't see it if cannot follow somewhat disjointed scenes and are upset about foreigners buying real estate in New York City!

97
Enchanting, Great staging, Great singing, Epic, Perfect
November 27th, 2017

See it if are a fan of Carole King, and see part of her amazing life recreated with great staging and performance.

Don't see it if DON'T want to be entertained and for some reason you don't like Carole King!

23
Excruciating, Cliched, Fluffy
November 27th, 2017

See it if love Christmas music

Don't see it if don't like Christmas music

75
Ambitious, Relevant, Overrated, Thought-provoking, Good staging
October 2nd, 2017

See it if you are a fan of Michael Moore and still need to vent over Trump. His personal stories were more interesting.

Don't see it if don't like Michael Moore and tired of ranting over Trump.

83
Ambitious, Delightful, Sweet, Romantic, Entertaining
September 26th, 2017

See it if appreciate chinese style of storytelling and music, not the most polished production, but entertaining. Nice set and musical accompaniment.

Don't see it if prefer big stage extravaganza perfectly performed and have hard time hearing low volume.

90
Sweat
Midtown W
Intense, Intelligent, Great acting, Great staging, Absorbing
June 19th, 2017

See it if want to see a Pulitzer winning drama. Great acting, staging and dynamic exchanges of dialogues.

Don't see it if intense, dialogue and toughness of life is hard for you. Profanity and violence does not sit well with you.

79
During previews
Cost of Living
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Thought-provoking
May 24th, 2017

See it if you like great staging and challenges of the disabled.

Don't see it if don't want to see disabled performers on stage.

89
Masterful, Great acting, Great staging, Great choreography, Riveting
March 27th, 2017

See it if enjoy masterful performance of powerful acting, creative staging and choregraphy of a classic.

Don't see it if want something light and fluffy

Also the staging, choreography, and acting overrides the somewhat hard-to-u... Read more Read less

83
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant
March 22nd, 2017

See it if solid acting and examination of racism which slowly unfolds into unexpected ending.

Don't see it if don't want to sit for nearly two hours of mostly conversations.

50
Performeteria
Gramercy
Ambitious, Confusing, Quirky, Disorganized, Disappointing
March 22nd, 2017

See it if are open to sampling new and experimental performances

Don't see it if you want classical or polished performances, or if you have bad knees.

Also too disorganized, too loosey goosey, amateurish...score of 50 for the ... Read more Read less

69
Confusing, Intriguing, Slow, Ambitious
March 21st, 2017

See it if like intimate setting and you want to support a small theatre venue

Don't see it if are looking for lively and uplifting performance

Also the acting and staging were decent

91
The Ephemera Trilogy
East Village
Delightful, Masterful, Enchanting, Exquisite, Ambitious
March 9th, 2017

See it if enjoy one-person story telling, done with light, puppets, and sand. Artistically and skillfully performed.

Don't see it if you have to sit in an intimate theatre and you dont' like Japanese sensibility.

82
During previews
When It's You
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Delightful, Great acting
March 9th, 2017

See it if can pay full attention to a well-performed, one- person performance in a simple setting.

Don't see it if cannot pay full attention to one-person performance in a simple setting.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great staging
November 28th, 2016

See it if enjoy light hearted, lively spoofs of the 50s and 60s, with a cast of 4 animated, talented actors. Great sets and costumes.

Don't see it if prefer serious and intellectual theatre.

68
Poison
Midtown W
Ambitious, Slow, Relevant
November 18th, 2016

See it if can sit through slow, anguished dialogues with hint of European origin.

Don't see it if cannot sit through slow, anguished dialogues with minimal setting.

73
During previews
Shades
West Village
Great acting, Relevant, Intense, Absorbing, Thought-provoking
November 14th, 2016

See it if want to see good acting about the devastating effect of wars on veterans and their families, and you want to shed some tears.

Don't see it if you are looking for something light and you are already feeling down.

53
Disappointing, Ambitious, Slow
November 7th, 2016

See it if if you don't mind long, uninspiring dialogues, where the occasional highlight is when the character, Lightning Bolt's raps.

Don't see it if if you are looking for engaging dialogues and compelling stories.

75
Verso
Midtown W
Masterful, Entertaining, Slow-paced
November 1st, 2016

See it if want a chance to participate in the show and be amazed by a skillful magician.

Don't see it if are jaded from watching too many magic acts and not into a one person, slow-paced 2 hour show with occasional gratuitous *f* words.

82
Sweet
Harlem
Delightful, Relevant
October 31st, 2016

See it if like universal message of love, obligation, sibling conflicts, with a comfortable conclusion in a community based theatre setting.

Don't see it if are not patient with a leisurely paced performance.

95
Sell/Buy/Date
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful
October 30th, 2016

See it if want to see a masterful performance by Sarah Jones with simple elegant staging.

Don't see it if you are very sick with a bad flu. just go see it.

77
Caught
East Village
Clever, Thought-provoking
October 29th, 2016

See it if want to see mind-twisting performance

Don't see it if don't want your mind messed up

77
Stomp
East Village
Entertaining, Ambitious
October 28th, 2016

See it if you like energetic dancing and music.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a bigger version of street entertainment and loudness.

89
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Quirky
October 28th, 2016

See it if love puppetry and want to be a child who enjoys adult humor.

Don't see it if are not into puppets and a wee bit conservative.

92
Epic, Great staging, Ambitious, Entertaining, Energetic
October 28th, 2016

See it if you are into elaborate production...puppetry, costumes, animated entertainment.

Don't see it if are not into big productions, loud music and young kids.

85
Entertaining, Raunchy, Funny, Great staging, Quirky
October 28th, 2016

See it if want to laugh at the absurdity of religion.

Don't see it if you are a deeply religious person and are easily offended.

80
During previews
Intense, Relevant, Great acting
October 28th, 2016

See it if you are a fan of Anna Deavere Smith in action. You like serious theatre, and intense storytelling.

Don't see it if have a hard time with dense monologues and you don't care about injustice, racial, and education topics.

83
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Delightful, Great singing, Romantic
October 27th, 2016

See it if wondered why this show endured such a long time. it is a classic and good old fashioned entertainment.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals, romance or anything before 1961.

80
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining
October 27th, 2016

See it if are hanging out with kids or you want to regress to an earlier time when life was simple and you were captivated by the magic of bubble

Don't see it if don't like soap bubbles or kids having fun around you.

90
Then She Fell
Brooklyn
Absorbing, Enchanting, Delightful, Quirky, Riveting
October 27th, 2016

See it if are adventurous and like to explore. You love Alice in Wonderland and Lewis Carroll. Curious and willing to actively participate.

Don't see it if you don't like to be thrown into different spaces and situations and spaces. Claustrophobic, Getting disoriented, and climbing stairs.