susan 6042

Palm Beach Gardens
About:  Theatre is a special hobby. I see many shows per year.
Reviews (112)
88
Boogieban
West Village
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a well acted, well written show that is very honest about the experiences of people serving in the military

Don't see it if You want an evening of fluff

59
I Spy a Spy
Midtown W
Disappointing, Banal, Relevant, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if Like tired jokes

Don't see it if You want an intelligent show that makes you think.

78
During previews
Public Servant
Midtown W
Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in a well written play with some humor and complex characters living with difficult issues.

Don't see it if You want a light show where you are not challenged

63
During previews
Relevant, Dated, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if you want to see a very old show that has some relevance to today

Don't see it if you are used to the high quality of the Mint productions. This one was tedious in making its single point

75
Small Craft Warnings
West Village
Great staging, Ambitious, Edgy, Intense, Quirky

See it if you want to see a very good production of one of Tennessee Williams' lesser shows,.

Don't see it if You are expecting the quality of writing in Williams' better shows.

Also This ensemble put so much in to this production that I am looking forw... Read more Read less

64
During previews
Final Follies
West Village
Banal, Cliched, Fluffy, Slow, Dated

See it if You like everything A.R. Gurney writes

Don't see it if You have seen A.R. Gurney that you like. These are not up to his usual quality.

75
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You enjoy a clever musical based on Shakespeare. The lyrics are not as good as the story itself.

Don't see it if You want to see a show with depth and meaning.

78
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Great writing, Edgy, Intense

See it if You want to see characters developed very quickly and very well

Don't see it if You do not want to see a disabled character played by an able bodied actor

77
We Live by the Sea
Midtown E
Clever, Great acting, Riveting, Intense, Ambitious

See it if You want an interesting, touching story where you learn how an autistic teen experiences life.

Don't see it if You want a fluffy, light show

75
During previews
Travesties
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Disappointing, Fluffy, Overrated

See it if You appreciate Stoppard's wit, although he repeats his ideas much more than necessary

Don't see it if You want to derive deep meaning from the production

75
Enchanting, Entertaining, Relevant, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see excellent character development with passable lyrics.

Don't see it if You want to see a very well written musical

80
The Chekhov Dreams
Midtown W
Clever, Great writing, Great acting, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if You want to see a well written play that uses Chekhov and his lines very well

Don't see it if You are unfamiliar with Chekhov

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

See it if You want to see very well developed characters who portray many aspects of their personalities

Don't see it if You want a light play

51
20th Century Blues
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if you want to see many stereotypes of older women presented with no new insights

Don't see it if you would like to see a well-written, thoughtful play

74
Cross That River
Midtown E
Entertaining, Great singing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Disappointing

See it if You want to see a show with beautiful music and a good story. However, the ending ruins all that went before it.

Don't see it if You want to see a fluffy musical

76
Clever, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if You want to be reminded that we have made very little, if any, progress in the workplace.

Don't see it if You want to see a play with easy answers

78
During previews
Absorbing, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant

See it if You want to see a well written saga that is unfortunately relevant to today

Don't see it if You want to see fluff

72
The Last Match
Midtown W
Ambitious, Cliched, Slow, Great staging, Banal

See it if You want to be entertained by ideas, none of which is new.

Don't see it if You want to learn something from this show

75
A Deal
Chelsea
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a well written story that teaches a lot about immigrants

Don't see it if You want to see a deep play

78
During previews
Muswell Hill
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Relevant, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to listen closely to hear many divergent ideas

Don't see it if You are seeking light entertainment and find English accents difficult

78
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a well-written play providing much to think about

Don't see it if You want light entertainment

79
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Resonant, Intense

See it if You want to see excellent acting in a very touching, well written play

Don't see it if You want a light, fluffy show

76
In a Little Room
East Village
Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a clever, interesting process that really does not add up to any new insights.

Don't see it if You don't want to think about what you are seeing

75
During previews
Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Confusing, Absorbing

See it if You want to see complex characters who speak with many British idioms

Don't see it if You are looking for a relaxing evening of theatre

67
Katie (Dream Up 2017)
East Village
Relevant, Resonant, Disappointing, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to think about an important issue that needs to be presented much better

Don't see it if You are looking for light entertainment

Also The play needs much work, and it was disappointing that the villain wa... Read more Read less

57
Indulgent, Disappointing, Confusing, Relevant, Great acting

See it if You want to be reminded of the terrible, discriminatory prison system in this country

Don't see it if You want a clear picture of how bad prison life is. You have little tolerance for a man feeling sorry for himself because he feels entitled

75
Great writing, Great singing, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a well-sung show that tells us that problems of today have existed for many years.

Don't see it if You want a happy, sparkly musical

64
During previews
Slow, Disappointing, Confusing, Relevant, Great acting

See it if You want to see a show with excellent acting written by a classic writer.

Don't see it if You want a production that is easy to understand. The Irish accents were too thick.

75
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Ambitious, Entertaining, Great staging, Great writing

See it if well-written and acted. kept my attention. characters very well developed. many surprises

Don't see it if not knowing irish words is difficult. you go to theatre to be a part of the story, not necessarily to learn something.

80
The Naturalists
Soho/Tribeca
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a well-written, well-acted show that presents many dilemmas. and like life, not everything is resolved.

Don't see it if you have difficulty with heavy irish accents. i liked this play very much, but missed some statements.

45
Moving Bodies
East Village
Ambitious, Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow, Insipid

See it if you want to learn about a strong woman who did not receive the credit she was due.

Don't see it if You hope to learn about this woman's intelligence. It was filled with tedious, boring scenes about her personal life.

Also Unfortunately, there was too much boring repetition.

70
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see well-written characters performed by good actors

Don't see it if You want a satisfying conclusion to the production

77
Transfers
West Village
Absorbing, Great writing, Relevant, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to be left thinking about interesting characters living difficult lives.

Don't see it if You want a light, fluffy show

77
Dress of Fire
West Village
Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Intense

See it if You want to see a different take on the Trojan War

Don't see it if You want a light show

71
For a previous production
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Ambitious, Edgy

See it if You want to see Shakespeare perfomed in a very accessible production

Don't see it if You do not want your Shakespeare interpreted very differently from how it was written

75
Intelligent, Relevant, Ambitious, Confusing, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a reasonable depiction of a woman with a brain disorder

Don't see it if You want to see a fluffy play

79
Hindle Wakes
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a play written long ago that is still relevant today

Don't see it if You are looking for quick fluff

54
The Children
Midtown W
Great acting, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a play about a real ethical dilemma. However, the dialogue is so boring it almost defeats the purpose

Don't see it if You want to see a play with a thoughtful premise that is also well written

76
Until the Flood
West Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Resonant, Excruciating

See it if You want to be reminded that much in this country desperately needs to be addressed.

Don't see it if You want a light play

79
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Ambitious, Thought-provoking

See it if You would like a excellent depiction of academic feminism in the 70's.

Don't see it if You are not interested in a play presenting the viewpoints of different women

77
Actually
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant

See it if You want to see very good writing related to a very difficult topic

Don't see it if You want to see a play that could make conservatives very pleased

70
Illyria
East Village
Entertaining, Relevant, Ambitious, Disappointing, Quirky

See it if You are very interested in Joe Papp and the history of Shakespeare in the Park

Don't see it if You want light entertainment

67
Indians
East Village
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Disappointing, Slow

See it if You want to see the same points repeated too often. Michael Hardart is excellent, but the script is tedious.

Don't see it if You are looking for a meaningful, entertaining evening

37
Great acting, Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if You want to see good acting of a poorly written story about unidimensional characters

Don't see it if You want to see intelligent, complex, thinking characters

42
The Fight
Lower E Side
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid, Overrated

See it if You want to see a poorly written show that had so much potential

Don't see it if You are expecting to really learn something about the feminist movement

84
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Must see

See it if You want to see a superb adaptation of Shakespeare's Pericles

Don't see it if you don't like excellent theatre

72
The Climbers
East Village
Ambitious, Dated, Slow, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if You want to see a historical play presented very well

Don't see it if You are impatient with long, slow stories

57
During previews
The Treasurer
Midtown W
Cliched, Disappointing, Slow, Banal, Quirky

See it if You want to see a cliched story with great acting by Peter Friedman

Don't see it if You want to be enlightened regarding dementia and family relationships

75
During previews
Charm
West Village
Entertaining, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Disappointing

See it if You want to see a play offering a lot to think about, but with a cast that does not articulate well

Don't see it if You are not interested in people who live complicated lives

65
Entertaining, Disappointing, Quirky, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in poorly written, but interesting real-life stories of buskers

Don't see it if You are looking for a professionally written, professionally acted production