Steven 5

New York City | 65+ | Male
About:  I am an immigration lawyer practicing in New York City, I like going to plays, playing tennis, photography and going to museums and galleries.
Reviews (34)
85
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Quirky, Edgy, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy great ensemble acting and a comedy with good acting.

Don't see it if You are offended by women talking about sex and have no sense of humor.

95
Six
Midtown W
Dizzying, Great singing, Great staging, Must see, Clever

See it if Someone who likes great singing, dancing and costumes. I have the soundtrack and have played it about 100 times. The show is never slow

Don't see it if You do not like singing and dancing and an entertaining show.

91
Hilarious, Entertaining, Delightful, Romantic, Great singing

See it if You enjoy a musical comedy with a cast who really work well together. You enjoy Brooklyn mob comedy.

Don't see it if You need strict adherence to Shakespeare. If you have no sense of humor.

85
During previews
Riveting, Intelligent, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You like an absorbing story with great acting. Mar-Louise Parker and Will Hochman were both spectacular.

Don't see it if If you want a fun time in the theater. This is definitely not a comedy.

95
During previews
The Rolling Stone
Upper W Side
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Profound, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like great acting about gay themes.

Don't see it if If gay themes upset you.

95
During previews
Entertaining, Must see, Dizzying, Edgy, Great staging

See it if You like big theatrical numbers and great sets. I was a big fan of the movie and this did a good job of being faithful to the movie.

Don't see it if You do not like musicals.

87
Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny

See it if You like to laugh a lot. Many of the scenes had me hysterical. The songs were great.

Don't see it if You like a heavy logical plot based story.

70
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
Upper W Side
Strange, Entertaining, Great acting, Confusing, Clever

See it if You like good acting, amusing scenes and don't care if it all makes sense.

Don't see it if If you want logic and a play that makes sense.

95
During previews
Clever, Exquisite, Great singing, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if Love musical comedy. The acting, singing and dancing are incredible. There is new choreography that is really good.

Don't see it if You hate musicals.

60
The Hard Problem
Upper W Side
Confusing, Slow, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You like good acting and academic types.

Don't see it if You want a play with a plot that fascinates you.

80
Great staging, Riveting, Epic, Dizzying, Entertaining

See it if like musicals with Incredible sets and staging. The acting is also very good.

Don't see it if if you want a serious plot and do not like members of the audience (adults) who scream in the middle of scenes.

75
The Gentleman Caller
West Village
Absorbing, Edgy, Quirky, Raunchy, Romantic

See it if If you want to see a guy removing the belt of another guy with his feet. The play gets slow in parts.

Don't see it if If gay plays turn you off and you would be offended by a guy removing the belt from another guy with his feet.

90
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Epic

See it if You like great singing, costumes, dance, music and lyrics. The staging was excellent.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy musicals.

82
An Ordinary Muslim
East Village
Absorbing, Edgy, Intense, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you would like an insight into assimilation, spousal abuse and religion

Don't see it if you are not interested in learning about other cultures.

92
Ambitious, Entertaining, Must see, Great staging, Epic

See it if I saw this many years ago and still remember how I really loved all aspects of this musical.

Don't see it if you are not into animals talking and singing.

92
Transfers
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you like good acting with an absorbing story.

Don't see it if You are a homophobe.

95
Dizzying, Entertaining, Great singing, Epic, Must see

See it if You love beautifully staged musicals.

Don't see it if You are scrooge. I honestly cannot think of anyone not enjoying this great revival.

85
West Side Story
Midtown W
Refreshing, Great acting, Epic, Great staging, Great singing

See it if Someone who loves the music from West Side Story and likes interesting staging of a play.

Don't see it if You do not like to see an original version tinkered with.

92
During previews
Dana H.
Gramercy
Masterful, Riveting, Must see, Intense, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy a very well portrayed victim of a kidnapping who is telling her story directly to you.

Don't see it if If you want to see something light and fun.

77
During previews
Greater Clements
Upper W Side
Edgy, Intense, Quirky, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like great acting, interesting characters and exploring mental illness.

Don't see it if You want a fun play, you do not like a play that is close to 3 hours, and you do not like any exploration of mental illness.

91
Make Believe
Midtown W
Edgy, Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy great acting and an interesting plot.

Don't see it if gay themes upset you.

95
Great acting, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if You enjoy musicals and interesting staging.

Don't see it if You do not like musicals.

92
During previews
A Strange Loop
Midtown W
Great acting, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like fantastic gay black musicals with great acting and great singing.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with homosexuality.

60
During previews
Slow, Confusing, Edgy, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if You like good acting and do not mind disliking all the characters.

Don't see it if You want a play with sympathetic characters.

70
During previews
Daddy
Midtown W
Absorbing, Edgy, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy gay plots in a play. The acting was better than the plot. There is a lot of nudity.

Don't see it if If you do not like gay plays and do not like to see naked male bodies.

90
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You like a good plot with fantastic acting and very clever staging

Don't see it if You do not like a play over two hours.

65
During previews
Good Grief
Gramercy
Great acting, Slow, Intense, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if Good acting dwelling on loss.

Don't see it if You want to see a fast moving play. I kept looking at my watch.

75
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Quirky, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if You like great dancing, great staging and nice lighting.

Don't see it if You do not like a plot that borders on the ridiculous.

91
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if You like fun musicals with great lyrics.

Don't see it if puppets turn you off.

90
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Riveting, Edgy

See it if You like a musical with great acting and with great music and lyrics.

Don't see it if you do not like musicals.

80
Admissions
Upper W Side
Clever, Great acting, Edgy, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if Would like a well acted play about how race factors in education.

Don't see it if you will be offended by a play about race and minorities which does not have anyone in the cast from a minority.

95
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if you like great acting and performing by young children. The plot is also fun.

Don't see it if you do not like music or children.

96
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you llke funny musicals that have great songs.

Don't see it if parodies of religions offend you.

96
During previews
Absorbing, Riveting, Must see, Intelligent, Great staging

See it if You like great acting and a play with a gay theme.

Don't see it if If you do not like gay people.