Sora

New York City | Female
About:  Hi, I'm a New Yorker who is passionate about the theatre and the written word. I love the theatre experience and as long as it's well done it can be a musical or a drama.
Reviews (33)
83
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to see a relevant show about relationships and what being human means especially to a 50 year old guy getting divorced.

Don't see it if you're not interested in relationships and the journey of a 50 years old guy in the process of getting divorced and what he experiences.

80
How We Love/F*ck
West Village
Refreshing, Intelligent, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you're interested in seeing 5 courageous women explore female sexuality and lovemaking and how it's really "personal for each of us."

Don't see it if Don't see if you're not interested in 5 courageous women explore female sexuality and lovemaking and how it's "personal for each of us."

85
Love, Noel
Chelsea
Enchanting, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you love the songs and music of Noel Coward and want to revisit his life though his letters and songs for a very, delightful 90 minutes.

Don't see it if you don't love the songs and music of Noel Coward and don't want to revisit his life for 90 minutes through his letters and songs.

71
Quirky, Intense, Indulgent, Dizzying, Confusing

See it if you're interested in meeting three very dysfunctional sisters in a very dysfunctional country village in Russia around 1900.

Don't see it if if you're not interested in meeting three very dysfunctional sisters in a very, very dysfunctional country village in Russia around 1900.

85
Great writing, Ambitious, Edgy, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if See it if you love Gloria Estevan's music and dancing. It's a great back end story and a great show.

Don't see it if Don't see it if you don't like Gloria Estevan's music and dancing. If you arent' interested in their back end story.

85
Actually, We're F**ked
West Village
Great staging, Entertaining, Absorbing, Great acting, Clever

See it if you want to see how millennial's deal with relationships, fertility, the possibility of having children and the state of the world.

Don't see it if if you don't want to see how millennial's deal with relationships, fertility, the possibility of having children and the state of the world.

80
Absorbing, Educational, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you want to see a slice of life in 1913 of a family all involved in a drapery shop where the father is riddled with religious prejudice.

Don't see it if if you don't want to see a slice of life in 1913 of a family whose deeply prejudiced, religious father upsets their future and their lives.

78
Clever, Ambitious, Edgy, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you're interested in the pros and cons of neuroscience and the way that it's used to affect love relationships and marketing in general.

Don't see it if if you're not interested in the pros and cons of neuroscience as it's used to affect love relationships and marketing in general.

85
God Said This
West Village
Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Masterful, Relevant

See it if you enjoy family relationships that are discussed and tested during the course of the mother's chemotherapy which bring the family together.

Don't see it if you're not interested in family drama and don't want to watch a mother's chemotherapy experiences on stage which serve as the catalyst.

85
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Resonant, Great singing

See it if you're interested in a musical that spans relationships, the American dream and romance over 2 decades in the world of writing and theater.

Don't see it if you're not interested in friendships being tested over the span of 20 years between a lyricist and a songwriter in the world of the theatre.

86
The Dead, 1904
Upper E Side
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great acting, Phenomenol, Great staging

See it if you want to attend a superb dinner party-fine dining and all in 1904 in Dublin and become part of Joyce's novella, The Dead in play format.

Don't see it if you don't want to immerse yourself in a dinner party as part of a play and aren't interested in a period piece written by James Joyce.

80
Torch Song (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Edgy, Entertaining, Intelligent, Compelling

See it if you're interested in family and other relational dynamics between a Drag Queen and his "world." See it if you want to see great acting!

Don't see it if you're not interested in some very, very raw emotional interludes between a Drag Queen, his mother and his other immediate relationships.

77
Absorbing, Great acting, Clever, Intense, Ambitious

See it if you're interested in the shared humanity and differences of an Irishman, an American and an Englishman kidnapped by Arabs in Lebanon.

Don't see it if you don't want to experience intense drama which can be very painful at times due to the circumstances that these 3 men are made to endure.

74
Great acting, Edgy, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to see great acting, a very divergent use of the theater's stage and props. See it you're interested in morally corrupt leadership.

Don't see it if you don't want to listen to gangster dialect throughout most of the play. Don't see if you're not interested in morally corrupt leadership.

84
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you believe in Magic and in the possibility of miracles. Great entertainment value and the Genie is an amazing performer.

Don't see it if you don't believe in Magic and don't believe in the possibilities of miracles. Also if you don't want a lot of kids in the audience.

84
On Beckett
Chelsea
Absorbing, Great acting, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you like Bill Irwin and want to witness great acting. See it if you know the works of Beckett and want to see them interpreted in a new way.

Don't see it if if you don't want to get "lost" in words and have to hang on tight to every last word spoken. Don't see it if you don't like Beckett's work.

77
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Ambitious, Edgy

See it if See the show if you want an interactive evening of theatrical entertainment. You become a citizen of Alexandria and so part of the play!

Don't see it if Don't see the show if you like detailed historical content experienced through the spoken word and not otherwise sung or rapped about.

75
Is This A Room
Gramercy
Thought provoking, Good acting, informative, resonant, interesting,

See it if you're interested in Reality Winner, a true story and shown through an actual transcript of when interviewed by The FBI in Duluth, Georgia.

Don't see it if Don't see if you're not interested in Reality Winner, a true story and shown through an actual transcript when interviewed by The FBI in GA.

85
Brilliant acting, brilliant script, absorbing, entertaining, educational

See it if you're interested in seeing one man's emotional exploratory journey as an actor between his past ancestral legacy and the script of Othello.

Don't see it if you're not interested in seeing an actor's emotional self- exploratory journey between his ancestral past and the character of Othello.

83
Little Gem
Chelsea
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you're interested in the lives of a mother, grandmother and daughter in Ireland coupled with their joys and grief as life presents itself.

Don't see it if you're not interested in the lives of a mother, grandmother and daughter in Ireland and how they deal with life's joys and grief.

85
During previews
Intelligent, Great writing, Entertaining, Clever, Great acting

See it if you're interested in a metaphoric and wildly intelligent look at men and women genitalia and their relationship to the various sexual acts.

Don't see it if if you're not interested in an intellectual and hysterically funny metaphoric discussion of men and women and their genitalia.

86
Little Women
West Village
Great writing, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you enjoy interesting family dramas with outstandingly portrayed and acted leads. See a dated piece of literature with an excellent rewrite.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy family dramas and literature that has been revised and refreshed to meet the needs of the 2019 theatre goer..

83
Thought-provoking, Great dancing, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you love music and lyrics by Cole Porter. If you want to see a divorced couple work it out in their performance of The Taming of the Shrew.

Don't see it if if you don't enjoy music and lyrics by Cole Porter and don't want to see a divorced couple work it out in a staging The Taming of the Shrew.

70
Excruciating, Intense, Overrated, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if you want to meet 2 polar opposite brothers who engage in an extremely excrutiatingly painful relationship which never really gets resolved.

Don't see it if you don't want to watch 2 hours of extreme emotional discord between two brothers with no real relief and no real kind of resolution.

78
During previews
Great acting, Educational, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to experience Ireland in 1920 in a tenement through the eyes of a poet, his roommate and the rest of the boarders.

Don't see it if you're not interested in Irish History and the trauma brought to the dwellers of a poor Dublin tenement.

70
During previews
Mies Julie
East Village
Ambitious, Intense, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Educational

See it if you are interested in the struggle for racial freedom in South Africa told through 3 characters from their particular socio-economic status.

Don't see it if you don't like navigating accents where you lose a lot of the context and if you don't like sexual or violent displays of behavior.

85
Gloria: A Life
Gramercy
Absorbing, Educational, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful

See it if you're interested in the Women's Movement, Feminism, Talking Circles and the life of Gloria Steinem and her contributions to all of it.

Don't see it if you're close-minded, not interested in the Women's Movement, Feminism or Talking Circles and Gloria Steinem's contributions to all of them.

81
Downstairs
West Village
Great acting, Intense, Thought provoking, Challenging, Profound

See it if you want to see flawless acting and very intense family drama being worked out out between a wife and her husband and a visiting brother.

Don't see it if you don't want to see an extremely abusive husband and wife relationship coupled with a visiting brother whose staying Downstairs.

75
Absorbing, Clever, Educational, Original, Funny

See it if you're interested in a neuroscientifically shown experience of the female mind while she ponders her life's path in different situations.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy interactive theater or aren't interested in the differences between how the female and the male. think or act.

87
Entertaining, Great acting, Delightful, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you loved Donna Summer's music and love great entertainment! See if you'd like to learn how Donna Summer became the #1 Disco Queen!

Don't see it if you're not a Donna Summer's fan and aren't interested in learning how she rose through the ranks or if you don't like extravagant musicals.

78
Apologia
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Edgy, Clever

See it if you like great acting and a family wrought with challenging issues. See it if you enjoyed Osage County. This is similar but British style.

Don't see it if you don't want to watch family members share their darkest miseries about their relationship with other family members. It's intense.

87
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you love the music from the show. I grew up with the soundtrack so was very excited to see it done in real time. I really enjoyed it!

Don't see it if you don't want to see a student-mentor relationship where the mentor, Professor Higgins lacks all empathy and is all about self-worship.

87
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Edgy, Entertaining

See it if See it if you want to see brilliant acting reflecting the #MeToo Movement during the 1920's with Sarah Bernhardt's struggle to play Hamlet.

Don't see it if Don't see if you're not comfortable with Shakespeare's use of language and aren't comfortable with intense types of talky, dramatic scenes.