Susan 1eb333d1

New York City | 65+ | Female

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Reviews (42)
75
During previews
Intense, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You like intense stories with long-buried surprises.

Don't see it if You don't have much patience, as the brother's story unfolds gradually. Also, the story was rather formulaic.

Also The (revolving) sets were *fantastic*! Also, the actor who played the ... Read more Read less

90
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You'd appreciate a really heartwarming performance.

Don't see it if You don't appreciate the wonderful mosaic that comprises NYC.

90
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You like slowly-developing intensity.

Don't see it if You can't handle a protracted scene whose intensity continually increases.

65
Great acting, Intelligent, Intense

See it if You appreciate good acting and good humor while the storyline itself isn't compelling.

Don't see it if You can't tolerate HORRIFICALLY-LOUD music with a migraine-inducing beat which transpired for 30 MINUTES before the play began.

Also Admittedly the acting was really good and there were many humorous mom... Read more Read less

60
Disappointing, Indulgent, Intense, Slow

See it if You have a lot of patience.

Don't see it if You're easily bored.

Also Certainly the topic was the draw for us, but the underlying storyline ... Read more Read less

90
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Funny

See it if You appreciate both comedy and an underlying seriousness in a single production.

Don't see it if I really can't think of anything in this regard, since the performance was quite good all-around and it was very well-written.

Also Although I chose "funny" as one of the descriptions, there were also s... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Absorbing, Intelligent, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You appreciate compelling issues portrayed in a quiet and slow manner.

Don't see it if You don't like slow-paced plays and with only two characters.

Also There's a huge amount of dialogue and both actors did a terrific job.

95
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if You like a solo performance in an intimate space and you enjoy a good laugh (actually, many laughs).

Don't see it if You don't have a good sense of humor.

Also We thoroughly enjoyed John McDonagh's performance! The show is entirel... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Intense, Absorbing, Intelligent, Riveting

See it if You like fast-paced, multi-character plays based on defining news events.

Don't see it if You disliked the movie "Wall Street".

60
Cliched, Disappointing, Intense, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You have an interest in the Holocaust.

Don't see it if You have a low tolerance for slowly-drawn-out storylines and sometimes-cliched performances.

Also I have a very strong interest in the Holocaust and I've seen some very... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if You're interested in other cultures and divergent viewpoints.

Don't see it if You're not interested in other cultures.

Also The stage sets were very appealing.

80
During previews
Humorous with a serious undertone

See it if You appreciate good humor and also the complexities lurking behind a facade.

Don't see it if You don't have a good sense of humor.

100
Funny, Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if You're gay-friendly, and you enjoy a combination of great humor plus a sense of nostalgic thoughtfulness.

Don't see it if You're not gay-friendly.

Also We saw the play today and we loved every minute of it; both the acting... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intense, Riveting, Intelligent

See it if You like plays with a powerful theme and intensity.

Don't see it if You don't have patience for a slowly-building intensity.

Also We saw the show last night and it was memorable.

60
During previews
Slow, Intense, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if You have a huge amount of patience, as it's *really* slow.

Don't see it if You don't have a lot of patience.

Also Despite my so-so sentiments, I thought the acting was good.

50
Slow, Overrated, Intense, Disappointing

See it if You have a lot of patience for tedious storylines.

Don't see it if You don't have a lot of patience for tedious storylines.

Also I'm a fan of Mary-Louise Parker, but her voice in this play was really... Read more Read less

50
During previews
Indulgent

See it if You love the late 60's music (which I do).

Don't see it if You have a low tolerance for the story of an infuriatingly-unaware woman.

100
Great acting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if You like powerful stories and acting.

Don't see it if You don't want a continually intensive performance.

70
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intense, Absorbing

See it if You like intense performances.

Don't see it if You're impatient.

80
Boy
Absorbing, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Riveting

See it if You're open-minded.

Don't see it if You're close-minded.

65
Cliched, Slow

See it if You like topical scenarios.

Don't see it if You're not gay-friendly.

90
During previews
Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Intense, Absorbing

See it if You can handle a continually-intense performance about a very serious topic.

Don't see it if You can't bear watching a continually-intense performance.

Also Very well-written, with really good acting.

80
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Hilarious

See it if You have a good sense of humor.

Don't see it if You don't have a good sense of humor.

85
Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if You can appreciate a detailed look at a very troubled person's life.

Don't see it if You don't have the patience to follow the portrayal of many points in a person's life which are shown in a non-linear manner.

Also The play was very well-written, it was very well-acted (and by a large... Read more Read less

50
Slow, Disappointing, Boring, tedious

See it if You have generous feelings about actors stuck in a tedious play.

Don't see it if You have a low boredom threshold, since it was most definitely boring.

Also The two main actors had a few amusing lines of dialogue and there was ... Read more Read less

40
During previews
Slow, Insipid, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if You have endless patience for a horribly-boring play.

Don't see it if You don't have a huge amount of patience.

Also Naturally we thought this would be a clever and amusing play, but it w... Read more Read less

85
Delightful, Great singing, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy musicals with a small cast, you have an appreciation for a touching storyline and you're gay-friendly.

Don't see it if You're not gay-friendly.

Also We saw the show in previews.

75
Slow, Funny, Delightful

See it if You like solo performances about an actor's childhood years.

Don't see it if You're easily bored with anecdotes about someone's family.

Also There were many amusing stories and the actor had a very friendly mann... Read more Read less

60
Intelligent, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You have a high boredom threshold, since the first half was excruciatingly slow and tedious.

Don't see it if You have a low boredom threshold, since the first half was excruciatingly slow and tedious.

Also In all fairness, the play became more compelling during the second hal... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Great acting, Absorbing, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You have an appreciation for serious subjects that are intensely portrayed.

Don't see it if You don't want to watch a play whose potent subject matter is dementia.

Also We'd previously seen Peter Friedman in a play (also at Playwrights Hor... Read more Read less

90
For a previous production
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You appreciate the complexities of romantic relationships and familial relationships.

Don't see it if You're not gay-friendly.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You appreciate complex and intense writing and performances.

Don't see it if You have a short attention span.

90
During previews
Intelligent, Great staging, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate the complexities of multi-age women and terrific stage sets.

Don't see it if You're an anti-feminist.

Also The stage sets were really fantastic!

75
Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You like slowly-building storylines with a small cast.

Don't see it if You don't have patience for a slowly-building storyline.

Also The acting was very good.

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You have an interest in the Holocaust.

Don't see it if You're not interested in strong dramatic stories.

80
Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Funny, Resonant

See it if You can appreciate the significance of Jonathan Larson's musical legacy.

Don't see it if You're easily bored, since it started out very slowly.

100
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if You're interested in a very thought-provoking solo performance.

Don't see it if You're not interested in a very intense solo performance.

55
During previews
Absorbing

See it if You wish Bush had been impeached.

Don't see it if You're a diehard Republican.

75
Clever, Entertaining, Dated, Funny, Raunchy

See it if You have a good sense of humor.

Don't see it if You don't have a good sense of humor.

100
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Intense, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You like very clever and fast-paced plays.

Don't see it if I can't think of any negatives....

80
Ambitious, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense

See it if You think about the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Don't see it if You have strongly negative feelings about Israelis or Palestinians.

70
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You enjoy upbeat songs and humor.

Don't see it if You're not gay-friendly.