Steve 7042

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Reviews (43)
65
During previews
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Midtown W
Slow, Edgy, Ambitious, Thought-provoking

See it if you like relationship based stories that explore themes of love, trust, betrayal and sex.

Don't see it if you like relationship based stories that go deeper than surface level.

75
White Noise
East Village
Ambitious, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting

See it if you are interested in solid performances from a talented cast or are interested in themes of race and racism.

Don't see it if you can't sit through a 3 hour play with an extremely unsatisfying ending.

90
During previews
The Cake
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy seeing two sides of an argument played out with empathy and humor by a talented cast of actors.

Don't see it if you have issues with same sex relationships or with strongly held Christian beliefs and won't watch with an open mind and heart.

85
Downstairs
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if you enjoy powerhouse performances by extraordinary actors.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of intimate small cast shows.

75
Wild Goose Dreams
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy theater that is relevant and inventive at the same time.

Don't see it if you prefer traditional storytelling or don't enjoy the use of a "Greek chorus" to move the story along.

20
Gemini
Midtown W
Bad acting, Cloying, Disappointing, Humorles, Insipid

See it if You don't mind uneven acting ranging from dull to caricature... actors who have no comedic timing or understanding of how to find the funny.

Don't see it if If you can get your hands on the brilliantly funny movie version starring Madeline Kahn, just skip this boring piece of theater all together

75
Dated, Disappointing, Great acting, Funny

See it if you are a fan of "talky" kitchen type plays. The acting is great, but the play is slow moving and unsatisfying in the end.

Don't see it if If you are bored by plays with lots of talk and little action.

70
During previews
Fusion
Chelsea
Great acting, Romantic, Cliched

See it if You enjoy intimate relationship based shows.

Don't see it if You want to see something thought provoking, edgy or with something new to say.

65
Cliched, Fluffy, Indulgent, Funny

See it if you don't mind seeing a musical with a simple plot that gets all wrapped up in a bow at the end... just like a sitcom from the 80's.

Don't see it if you are not interested in characters that clichés, sophomoric sex jokes and a bit a substance with your theater viewing.

70
Great staging, Great singing, Indulgent, Quirky

See it if You are a fan of reimagining Shakespeare's works. It is always a treat to be outside and the beautiful Delacorte Theater.

Don't see it if You like your Shakespeare to be traditional and true to the original text. This production has a lot of music to replace the original text.

88
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Hilarious, Raunchy

See it if You want sit back forget your troubles and laugh like a fool. Great music, fantastic voices, terrific choreography.

Don't see it if you require substance with your theatrical experience.

80
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if You just want to sit back enjoy a great show and have more than a few laughs.

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of Shakespeare's plots and rhyming couplets.

78
Entertaining, Great staging, Resonant, Ambitious, Great choreography

See it if You like absorbing theater with great music and incredible choreography.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in an entertaining evening at the theater at a great price.

50
Fluffy, Indulgent, Insipid, Banal, Overrated

See it if You often find yourself laughing at the bad sketches on SNL. This show is made up of the skits that SNL would have turned down.

Don't see it if You are looking for an entertaining evening at theater. There are far better comedic shows worth seeing.

90
Enchanting, Exquisite, Ambitious, Resonant, Dizzying

See it if You appreciate imaginative staging, costuming, puppetry and choreography.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of the film... It is the same story and same the music.

72
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a well acted show that tugs at your heartstrings or want to support queer focused theater.

Don't see it if You want to be swept away by the music. The book is well written but the songs are mostly forgettable.

93
Miss You Like Hell
East Village
Absorbing, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Great singing

See it if you enjoy and encourage strong and powerful stories about women and by women. A mother/daughter story sung and acted beautifully.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy non-traditional musicals. This one asks the audience to suspend disbelief and join the actors on a cross country journey.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Hilarious, Raunchy

See it if You are fan of raunchy comedy mixed with great storytelling and a lot of heart.

Don't see it if You are easily offended or are a fan of the old fashioned musicals your mom grew up seeing.

95
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You are a fan of the traditional musical. If so, it doesn't get any better than this stunning beauty of a show.

Don't see it if You want to see something edgy or deeply meaningful.

70
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great staging, Fluffy, Overrated, Romantic, Enchanting

See it if You are a fan of the Disney film and aren't looking for anything more than a live action cartoon.

Don't see it if Don't like big flashy shows with not a lot of substance.

75
The Low Road
East Village
Clever, Confusing, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if Daring and inventive shows with great characters and grand staging

Don't see it if You don't have an imagination and aren't willing to suspend your disbelief

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Enchanting, Exquisite

See it if You want to see an uplifting show full of heart that will have you leaving the theater with a newfound faith in humanity.

Don't see it if You hate watching a group of actors all play multiple characters.

50
Disappointing, Banal, Cliched, Insipid, Fluffy

See it if you like the book it's based on? I can't imagine any other reason to go to this overrated, poorly staged, poorly performed mess of a show.

Don't see it if You like clever lyrics, interesting staging, great choreography, or want something more than a predictable story that disappoints.

79
Funny, Fluffy, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you are a fan of Cher's music, interested in her story or are a fan of the amazing Stephanie J Block. Great fun!

Don't see it if you are looking for a deep story to sink your teeth into, are not a fan of Cher's music or don't want a fun evening at the theater.

65
Trick or Treat
Midtown E
Intense, Good acting, Uneven writing, Funny-ish, Flawed

See it if you enjoy family dramas revolving around an old family secret.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy lots of talking and verbal dancing around a secret that takes way too long to be revealed.

90
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Heartbreaking

See it if you enjoy great storytelling and strong performances. The cast is stellar!

Don't see it if you are not interested in gay themed stories or enjoy fluffy light-hearted theater.

90
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Great dancing

See it if you are a fan of the show and want to see it performed the way it was meant to be performed. Great dancing, acting and singing.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of the show or don't care about the life of performers attempting to get a job in the business.

78
Black Light
West Village
Entertaining, Funny, Indulgent, Quirky

See it if You enjoy a performance with a "performance art" feel. Great music with strong lyrics. Good storytelling.

Don't see it if You prefer a more traditional style.

80
During previews
The Book of Merman
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Hilarious, Fluffy

See it if You are a fan of Merman's and/or Book of Mormon. Fantastic performances from the 3 talented actors. Great singing. Laugh out loud funny.

Don't see it if You aren't in the mood to laugh through a ridiculously fun story with amazing singers singing hilarious lyrics.

85
Great staging, Entertaining, Raunchy, Impressive, Eye-popping

See it if you enjoy amazing and innovative choreography, incredible dancers and nearly naked eye candy.

Don't see it if you are offended by the human body, homoerotic images and suggestions and really talented dancers.

67
Alexandria
West Village
Entertaining, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if you are interested in theater centered around current events and our differing world views.

Don't see it if if you are frustrated by uneven performances and writing that involves too many ideas to bring the show to a satisfying conclusion.

75
My Life on a Diet
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Ambitious

See it if You are a Renee Taylor fan who is interested in her life in Hollywood.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of one-person shows or would get bored listening to a 90 minute monologue.

90
Teenage Dick
East Village
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Intense

See it if You love writing and performances that make you cry one moment and laugh out loud the next.

Don't see it if You hate theater that moves you and makes you think.

10
Perfect Crime
Midtown W
Confusing, Excruciating, Disappointing, Insipid, Boring

See it if you find yourself forced to take someone you don't like to the theater.

Don't see it if you know anything about good theater.

15
During previews
Excruciating, Disappointing, Amateurish, Slow, Banal

See it if You enjoy sitting in the dark waiting for endless scene changes, sloppy lighting and less than stellar acting.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy High School quality theater.

55
During previews
Marlowe's Fate
Midtown W
Indulgent, Disappointing, Funny, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy listening to characters yell at each other almost non-stop.

Don't see it if scenes of long drawn out puppet shows (with stuffed animals and Barbie used as puppets) staged as a boxing match are just not your thing.

65
During previews
Great acting, Slow, Thought-provoking, Disappointing, Great writing

See it if You have an appreciation for good actors who are masters of the English the language.

Don't see it if You don't have the patience for two and half hours of talking with very little actual action.

90
During previews
The Metromaniacs
Midtown W
Clever, Great writing, Hilarious, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy a fresh take on an old French farce. Playful writing. Actors adept at classical language, physical comedy & stage presence

Don't see it if you hate to laugh and prefer edgy dramatic pieces.

80
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if You want to leave the theater with sore cheeks from laughing/smiling so much.

Don't see it if You don't like puppets or a good time.

75
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great singing, Great staging, Indulgent

See it if You love epic stories filled with dramatic and absorbing music.

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of Andrew Lloyd Webber's work or aren't a romantic at heart.

95
Great singing, Absorbing, Entertaining, Ambitious, Resonant

See it if You are a fan of Carol King and her music or you love a good biographical story.

Don't see it if You aren't feeling nostalgic.

80
For a previous production
Funny, Entertaining, Great staging, Fluffy, Hilarious

See it if You just want to sit back and be entertained. You enjoy farce and physical comedy.

Don't see it if You want a deep meaningful evening at the theater.

90
Funny, Ambitious, Absorbing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You are a fan of Rachel Bay Jones. She is amazing as Evan's mother. The rest of the talented cast is superb as well. Great music!

Don't see it if Coming of age type stories