Susan 608920

Brooklyn | Female
About:  Like serious drama. Prefer off broadway to broadway and dont like most musicals.
Reviews (100)
61
An Ordinary Muslim
East Village
Slow, Disappointing, Cliched, Confusing

See it if You want to see something about the topic of being muslim in england.

Don't see it if Youre looking for good acting writing and a new idea about being muslim

70
During previews
Disappointing, Cliched, Insipid

See it if You want to hear beautiful violin playing and are interested in heifitz and history of israel

Don't see it if You do not like violin playing on stage and youre looking for a play with an interesting plot.

75
The Children
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Thought-provoking

See it if Youre interested in a timely subject-environmental disaster-and good acting-and dont mind lack of action

Don't see it if Youre looking for a dynamic production , excellent acting and staging.

86
Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Riveting

See it if You are drawn to darker more serious subjects and great acting and staging

Don't see it if You avoid darker subjects, like light amusing theatre.

80
Junk
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if Really good writing staging and acting expalining the junk bond phenomenon and greed.

Don't see it if You're looking for light song and dance or usual broadway fluff

51
A Parallelogram
Midtown W
Disappointing, Confusing, Cliched

See it if you like plays focusing on a single idea about living parallel lives

Don't see it if You're looking for great acting, complex original ideas and a very static play

82
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Exquisite

See it if See it if you like an original fantasy with delightful setting acting and music

Don't see it if Youre looking for conventional realistic theatre

Also A relief to get away from the crowds tourists and rip off prices of br... Read more Read less

71
Indecent
Midtown W
Great staging, Refreshing, Intelligent

See it if You like creative staging, klesmer music, and a recreation of the god of vengence by sholom ash, a yiddish play banned in ny when it opened

Don't see it if Not interested in originally yiddish play that was banned ny for topic of lesbianism and brothels

82
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Great writing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if Youre looking for an intelligent and thought provoking behind the scene story of the oslo accord

Don't see it if No interest in the topic and not looking for historical plays

75
The Hairy Ape
Upper E Side
Great staging, Masterful, Intense, Ambitious, Thought-provoking

See it if Original and creative use of an enormous space. However, the dialect was so strong it was very hard to understand

Don't see it if Looking for light convetional drama

86
Man From Nebraska
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if If you like serious drama that looks at loss of faith and the impact on a family

Don't see it if Looking for light entertainment

76
Clever, Disappointing

See it if You want to see creative staging and like musicals

Don't see it if You don't like overly busy action, were expecting to capture the time and feel of war and peace

100
Falsettos
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You enjoy original staging singing funny poignant and always relevant theatre

Don't see it if You're homophobic, don't like a play that is all sung and minimally staged

90
Maestro
Midtown E
Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if You're a Leonard Bernstein fan and want to see a masterful recreation of his life

Don't see it if You don't like one-actor shows and like light blockbuster theatre

25
Battlefield
Brooklyn
Disappointing, Confusing, Static

See it if You will see anything by Peter brook, as I will, but won't be as disappointed as I was.

Don't see it if You are looking for a static, undramatic, play that takes Peter brooks 9 hour Mahabharata and unsucessfully tries to reduce it to one hour

98
The Crucible
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent, Original

See it if You enjoy seeing new and original twists on an old Arthur miller classic

Don't see it if You're not up to anything serious or thought provoking

100
Sense & Sensibility
West Village
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy a creative intelligent fabulously staged rendition of jane Austen's novel

Don't see it if Only like blockbuster Broadway musicals

72
The Judas Kiss
Brooklyn
Disappointing, Great acting, Great writing, Overrated, Slow

See it if Rupert Everett is a great actor and david hare is a great writer. If those two things are enough for you go see it

Don't see it if Don't mind slow and static and are looking for a more complex and moving view of wilde

100
Exquisite, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Riveting

See it if You've never seen streetcar or only know the Marlin Brando version. Incredible and original staging in the new st Anne's warehouse.

Don't see it if If you don't like intense drama, dislike Tennessee Williams or are looking for the screen version with brando

71
Great acting, Great staging, Excruciating, Intense, Masterful

See it if You want to see a tour de force of acting by frank langella and are ready to see a painful and depressing subject

Don't see it if You don't want to see a painful play about Alzheimer's

73
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Refreshing, Fluffy

See it if You haven't seen the movie(which is better). Big showy colorful musical with clever idea of how to save a shoe business

Don't see it if You're looking for memorable music you saw the movie

86
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Ambitious

See it if You're looking for an original and creative view of a young man with extreme asperbergers. Moving, engaging acting and staging

Don't see it if The subject turns you off or the you're not into unusual staging

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Masterful, Must see

See it if You're looking for a play that has everything-originality,brilliant writing, acting, staging, intensity, is riveting and electric.

Don't see it if I can't think of one reason not to see it!

55
Eclipsed
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Quirky, Slow, Indulgent

See it if You're not looking for anything you don't already know. You're interested in the culture and politics that debases women.

Don't see it if You're not expecting high quality acting and a more complex exploration of the subject

100
Pericles
Brooklyn
Delightful, Enchanting, Great staging, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy an enchanting story of love loss and redemption all played out on the high seas, shipwrecked islands, a brothel , and Diana's tem

Don't see it if You don't like Shakespearean language or only like contemporary realism.

80
During previews
The Low Road
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Delightful

See it if You enjoy a play about capitalism and economy in a picaresque style reminiscent of candide. Creative, clever and great 2nd act

Don't see it if Not interested in topic and that it caters to political relevance.

92
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Enchanting, Refreshing

See it if You like great acting, setting and creative telling of story about a castrato and a king-and handel music sung by a contralto

Don't see it if You dont like the contralto voice, quirky or non traditional broadway play.

52
Overrated, Quirky, Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if You like quirky silly attempts at humor, slapstick, pratfalls

Don't see it if You think youre going to see anything like the book or like sense and sensibility.

Also I saw this at hudson valley shakespeare and unless the play coming to ... Read more Read less

67
Tiny Beautiful Things
East Village
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent, Insipid

See it if You like self help kind of topics. Lacking any dramatic qualities,static, mediocre acting that becomes redundant. If you like dear abby, see

Don't see it if Youre looking for drama, great acting and insightful theatre.

45
For a previous production
Confusing, Excruciating, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if You know nothing about the book and like over the top silliness and a great cast misusing its talent

Don't see it if You are expecting it to be like sense and sensibility which this company performed. Loud, screaming performances, no subtlety and certainly

Also Not the book. I saw this at the hudson valley theatre and left after t... Read more Read less

71
1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great staging, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if You like really innovative staging and timely but rather terrifying theatre.

Don't see it if You like straightforward convetional theatre

84
Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Relevant

See it if Youre a Beckett fan, like diane weist and enjoy a 2hour monologue about love death and the absurdity of life.filled with pathos,dark humor

Don't see it if You dont like beckett, are looking for plot driven, action play.

80
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if Youre interested in really good acting and thoughtful and engaging dialogue. Should be somewhat familar with dolls house by ibsen.

Don't see it if You like light, entertaining plays that are musicals

100
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing, Masterful

See it if You want to see a just about perfect play-moving,heart felt story, great acting, music and staging

Don't see it if You are looking for light forgettable fluff

78
Cry Havoc!
West Village
Ambitious, Intense, Thought-provoking, Masterful

See it if You want to see an excellent one man performance about the actor's experience as a veteran. Intense and visceral followed by discussion

Don't see it if Looking for light subject matter and full staged production

43
Significant Other
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Excruciating, Indulgent, Insipid

See it if You want to see something better suited to a tv soap, like fluff

Don't see it if You are looking for intelligent, well acted theatre

90
If I Forget
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You're interested in a family drama looking at what it means to be Jewish in the 21st century

Don't see it if Youre looking for light escapist theatre and not interested in questions about Judaism.

89
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You're not looking for action or "something to happen" intelligent understated look at a family and a country living in uncertain times.

Don't see it if You're looking for action, edge of your seat drama.

76
Absorbing, Great acting, Delightful, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You liked the first of the Gabriel plays-hunger. Same excellent acting, relevant politically and socially. You feel like you know the people

Don't see it if Looking for flashy fast paced theatrics with cliff hanging story.

100
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Riveting

See it if You like riveting and intense drama with great writin, acting and original staging

Don't see it if Don't like heavy drama

50
Small Mouth Sounds
Midtown W
Banal, Confusing, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if you think you're really hip and are a Twitter fan

Don't see it if You're bright and looking for substance

56
During previews
A Doll's House
Brooklyn
Dated, Disappointing, Great writing, Insipid, Slow

See it if You've never seen the play and are looking for a very conventional production.

Don't see it if Looking for a refreshing original view of a play that may be already dated

82
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Masterful, Original

See it if You like dance-both Classic and popular. Beautiful sets and of course beautiful music by Gershwin

Don't see it if You don't like dance and are expecting to see the gene jelly movie version.

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if Original creative and contemporary play with humor pathos and well developed characters

Don't see it if You're looking for a light fluffy musical.

73
The Humans
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Clever, Great staging, Relevant

See it if You like family drama. Good acting and staging. Humorous and relevant

Don't see it if You're not a fan of drama and are looking for action

87
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Romantic

See it if You miss the old musicals-great music you never forget, lavish costumes and sets, great acting and production

Don't see it if You don't go to musicals- especially old revivals

70
Women Without Men
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You're looking for good ensemble acting and a look at a period of history of spinster school marms who vent their frustrations on each other

Don't see it if Looking for light and upbeat. A bit dated and a grim look at women who don't have men

83
Old Hats
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You're looking for a night of pure delight and masters of mime along with a great singer. Showmanship at its best

Don't see it if You're a Scrooge! If you only like tragedy or classical drama.

74
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You're not looking for plot. . This is a well acted ensemble piece about relationships, changing times and political views of the present

Don't see it if You're looking for action and high intensity.

79
Southern Comfort
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You want to be engaged with the idea of gender identity and are willing to explore your own attitudes and feelings

Don't see it if You're looking for fluff or the "typical" musical