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 (20)
70
Great acting, Disappointing, Overrated, Intense, Excruciating

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
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Educational, Great acting

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
Educational, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Intense, Ambitious

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
Masterful, Great staging, Great acting, Educational, Absorbing

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
Profound, Challenging, Thought provoking, Intense, Great acting

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
Funny, Original, Educational, Clever, Absorbing

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
Absorbing, Ambitious, Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining

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
Clever, Edgy, Ambitious, Great acting, Absorbing

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
Entertaining, Great acting, Enchanting, Delightful

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
Entertaining, Edgy, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

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.

78
Relevant, Intelligent, Edgy, Ambitious, Clever

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
Relevant, Masterful, Intense, Intelligent, Great acting

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
Great singing, Resonant, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

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
Great staging, Phenomenol, Great acting, Enchanting, Absorbing

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
Compelling, Intelligent, Entertaining, Edgy, Great acting

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
Ambitious, Intense, Clever, Great acting, Absorbing

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
Clever, Entertaining, Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting

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
Absorbing, Ambitious, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

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
Entertaining, Clever, Great acting, Absorbing

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
Edgy, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever

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.