sokie

New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  I Love Theatre... On, Off and Off-Off Broadway.
Reviews (41)
90
Great singing, Entertaining, Ambitious, Delightful

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

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

92
Great staging, Ambitious, Enchanting, Delightful

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

89
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Relevant, Resonant

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.

68
During previews
Ambitious, Entertaining, Indulgent, Great singing

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.

88
Delightful, Great staging, Intelligent, Quirky, Entertaining

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

83
Ambitious, Enchanting, Great staging, Quirky, Relevant

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!

23
Excruciating, Cliched, Fluffy

See it if love Christmas music

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

83
Ambitious, Delightful, Sweet, Romantic, Entertaining

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.

79
During previews
Absorbing, Great staging, Thought-provoking

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.

83
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant

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.

69
Confusing, Intriguing, Slow, Ambitious

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

82
During previews
Absorbing, Funny, Delightful, Great acting

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.

68
Ambitious, Slow, Relevant

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.

53
Disappointing, Ambitious, Slow

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.

82
Delightful, Relevant

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.

77
Clever, Thought-provoking

See it if want to see mind-twisting performance

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

89
Enchanting, Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Quirky

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.

85
Entertaining, Raunchy, Funny, Great staging, Quirky

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.

83
Delightful, Great singing, Romantic

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.

90
Absorbing, Enchanting, Delightful, Quirky, Riveting

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.

99
Entertaining, Must see, Great staging, Great writing, Clever

See it if you enjoy excellent theatre and writing

Don't see it if have issues with Asians or the Vietnam War

88
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

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
Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

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

82
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting

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

Don't see it if intense one-man performance

86
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Great singing

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
During previews
Absorbing, Enchanting, Masterful, Great staging, Quirky

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

97
Enchanting, Great staging, Great singing, Epic, Perfect

See it if are a fan of Carol 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 know like Carol King!

75
Ambitious, Relevant, Overrated, Thought-provoking, Good staging

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.

90
Intense, Intelligent, Great acting, Great staging, Absorbing

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.

89
Masterful, Great acting, Great staging, Great choreography, Riveting

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

50
Ambitious, Confusing, Quirky, Disorganized, Disappointing

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

91
Delightful, Masterful, Enchanting, Exquisite, Ambitious

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.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great staging

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.

73
During previews
Great acting, Relevant, Intense, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

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.

75
Masterful, Entertaining, Slow-paced

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.

95
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful

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
Entertaining, Ambitious

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.

92
Epic, Great staging, Ambitious, Entertaining, Energetic

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.

80
During previews
Intense, Relevant, Great acting

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.

80
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

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.

33
During previews
Banal, Fluffy, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if if you like 'pee' and 'poop'

Don't see it if if you want originality and don't want to see actors humiliated performing a bad script.