Susan 90

Saddle River

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Reviews (67)
46
During previews
Cliched, Slow, Great acting, Overrated, Indulgent

See it if You love Mary Louise Parker and don’t mind writing rhat’s nearly all narration.

Don't see it if You want real interaction through dialogue

Also This was a real disappointment. I had high hopes for this production c... Read more Read less

96
During previews
Another brilliant play from will arbery, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Arbery presents point of view he does not necessarily agree with, and with eloquence and empathy. The characters are beautifully drawn.

Don't see it if You only want to see shows whose characters espouse your personal beliefs, and you don't appreciate great writing.

Also Arbery is a brilliant young playwright. After seeing Plano last year, ... Read more Read less

90
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
An exhilarating nught at the theater, Funny, Great acting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy originality, clever dialogue ang wonderful performances (yes, it’s loosely based on Uncle Vanya, but still highly original).

Don't see it if You have no sense of humor

Also It’s hilarious at times, and quite moving at others. I left the theate... Read more Read less

100
Plano
East Village
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate highly original plays which are expertly acted and directed

Don't see it if You only like traditional plots, and don’t appreciate absurdity an surrealism

Also This play blew me away. It was hysterically funny at times, but so muc... Read more Read less

75
Nassim
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy nontraditional theater and moving personal stories

Don't see it if you need to see shows with traditional plot lines

81
After
Midtown E
Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You like to see social issues handled with intelligence, and excellent acting.

Don't see it if You need to see a comedy

87
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy excellent writind and acting

Don't see it if You’re homophobic

71
Clever, Banal, Funny, If you miss the show....

See it if You were a fan of Sex and the City

Don't see it if You didn’t like (or aren’t familiar with) the show

Also This show is a lot of fun if you’re a S&TC fan.

92
Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You like great singing, dancing and a wonderful collection of songs

Don't see it if you don’t like music

Also This show was exhilirating. The whole audience was cheering, and didn’... Read more Read less

56
A great disappointment, Cliched, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if You only care about plays being signed as well as spoken

Don't see it if You expect it to have the charm of other plays by Craig Lucas

Also I hate to leave a negative review of a play by someone I admire, but t... Read more Read less

50
Disappointing, Great acting

See it if A few very good performances and one excellent performance are enough for you .

Don't see it if You need to be engaged throughout the play

87
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You appreciate an inventive approach to classic material with excellent performances.

Don't see it if You only like traditional theater

Also This company is excellent. sorry to say tonight was the last performan... Read more Read less

75
Skintight
Midtown W
Clever, Absorbing, Great acting, Another winner from joshua harmon

See it if You like wit and excellent acting

Don't see it if You’re homophobic

80
Paradise Blue
Midtown W
Entertaining, Confusing, Great acting, Funny, Definitely worth seeing

See it if You enjoy plays which focus on music and recent American history, and feature excellent actors.

Don't see it if You need total originality.

Also I enjoyed the play very much, even though it's not on the level of Ske... Read more Read less

88
The Metromaniacs
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny

See it if You like to laugh! Everyone in the theater was smiling.

Don't see it if If you were expecting an original David Ives play. This is an adaptation

96
Absorbing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if You like great acting

Don't see it if you need big prodution numbers

Also Mark Rylance ! Need I say more?

86
If I Forget
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Funny

See it if You like great acting, and a bit of ambiguity in the message

Don't see it if you need a lot of action

85
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Funny, Nora's back!

See it if You like imaginative works with great acting!

Don't see it if You only like traditional theater and have no imagination

70
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Funny

See it if You want to see three good performances

Don't see it if You need a fast paced show

Also This show would benefit greatly from a more intimate space. The first ... Read more Read less

79
The Light Years
Midtown W
Absorbing, Delightful, Ambitious, Great acting, Funny

See it if You enjoy unusual conceptual shows

Don't see it if You need a large cast and a standard storyline

78
Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You sppreciate excellent revivals

Don't see it if You need a lot of action.

40
Public Enemy
Midtown W
Cliched, Banal, Dated, Disappointing, What a disappointment!

See it if You like dated, didactic plays, with some good performances

Don't see it if It really wasn't worth it. I expected more from a company that usually does excellent work.

88
Vietgone
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Delightful, Ambitious

See it if If you enjoy a fresh approach to theater, with just the right mix of comedic and serious moments.

Don't see it if you only like traditional plays

90
For a previous production
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if You like highly original shows, music which is well integrated into the story, and excellent performances

Don't see it if you have no sense of humor or heart

66
Entertaining, Cliched, Funny, Funny but uneven

See it if You're willing to give unknowns a try, if you can enjoy humor in an uneven production

Don't see it if you need high production values and star power

Also I enjoyed the show even though it was a bit amateur. Some of the actor... Read more Read less

92
Riveting, Profound, Great acting, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate great acting and writing with a touch of the surreal

Don't see it if You are literal minded

91
During previews
Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like intelligent, well acted plays with a touch of absurdity

Don't see it if you need to see extravagant productions, or only like musicals

Also This was my introduction to Havel’s plays, and I was bowled over. Poto... Read more Read less

86
Molly Bloom
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you can enjoy an edgy, well-acted one woman show with a literary provenance.

Don't see it if You need a large cast.

65
During previews
Great acting

See it if You enjoy futuristic stories and good acting

Don't see it if You need character development

86
Benny & Joon
Millburn
Great acting, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if This is a delightful production, cleverly staged and well acted.

Don't see it if you don’t have a heart

92
During previews
Hilarious, Great writing, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate great absurdist writing and wonderful performances

Don't see it if You need everything to be literal and conventional

100
During previews
Absorbing, Delightful, Clever, Funny, Intelligent

See it if You would enjoy a thoroughly delightful self study by on of today’s finest humorists, turned into a remarkable theater piece

Don't see it if You need big production numbers and a big cast.

Also I’ve rarely had such a good time at the theater! Mike is a master!

84
A stellar performance, Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Great acting

See it if You want to see a bravura performance

Don't see it if you need a show set in modern times

Also Janet McTeer is fabulous!

86
Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing, Chekhov mad accessible to the modern audience

See it if you appreciate great acting, and you don’t mind alterstions of classic plays

Don't see it if you hate Chekhov or need a lot of action,

Also I thoroughly enjoyed this production, and thought the acting was excel... Read more Read less

69
Ambitious, Confusing, Great acting, Worth seeing despite....

See it if You appreciate great acting and experimentation

Don't see it if you don't like alteration in classics

Also Despite the confusion caused by the mashup of the two plays, it was de... Read more Read less

75
Mary Page Marlowe
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting

See it if You appreciate good acting and writing

Don't see it if You need emotional engagement

75
Ambitious, Disappointing, Exquisite, Funny, Great acting

See it if You can sit through a somewhat dull first play to see the wonderful, charming, captivating second play.

Don't see it if You need every minute to be first rate.

Also If the Caryl Churchill play had been done by itself, I would have rate... Read more Read less

92
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Intense, Quirky

See it if You like excellent acting and well integrated music

Don't see it if you need big production numbers

66
Great acting, Disappointing, For fans of lois smith

See it if You'll see anything with Lois Smith

Don't see it if You need a tight, fast moving script

Also The play, which features excellent acting, really drags in the first a... Read more Read less

87
Absorbing, Great acting

See it if If you like great acting and plays about issues

Don't see it if you need action

82
During previews
This Flat Earth
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Absorbing, Timely drama

See it if You like timely drama ( with more than a touch of humor) and excellent performances.

Don't see it if You are extremely literal minded, or if you only like big productyu ions

77
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, A charming musical

See it if You like terrific comic performances and excellent singing.

Don't see it if You're a prude.

97
Falsettos
Midtown W
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great writing

See it if You enjoy fgreat writing, acting and singing.

Don't see it if You're a prude or homophobe

78
During previews
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy original imaginative work, and some great singing!

Don't see it if You need traditional plot lines or shows that are under two hours

81
Absorbing, Great acting, A hidden gem

See it if This play, shown at a small off-Broadway theater, deserves a production in a larger venue. Austin Pendleton delivers a masterly performance

Don't see it if You need action, or if you don't appreciate great acting

99
The Encounter
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Exquisite

See it if You like to be intellectually engaged and appreciate brilliance.

Don't see it if You only like traditional plays.

Also This show it literally stunning! Simon McBurney has created a magnific... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Rancho Viejo
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Absorbing, An absolutely delightful show!

See it if you appreciate great writing and acting

Don't see it if You only like musicals

90
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Gorgeous!

See it if you want to hear exquisite vocals

Don't see it if you need something new

98
For a previous production
Significant Other
Midtown W
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You want to see a show with the perfect balance of humor and pathos

Don't see it if you're a square!

Also This is one of the best shows I've seen (twice!) in the last few years... Read more Read less

82
A Taste of Honey
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You like excellent acting, interesting integration of music, touching but not overly sentimental drama

Don't see it if you need to see only current plays