suzyswit

New York City | Female
About:  My parents took me to my first play at The Schubert Theater when I was a young girl. My love for theatre was born and has continued to grow stronger through the decades of my life.
Reviews (71)
70
Edgy, Overrated, Raunchy, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if You always wanted to see Lenny Bruce in person and never did

Don't see it if If you are offended by all things Lenny Bruce. It’s quick dark

83
Ink
Midtown W
Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You love news media and want to experience how Rupert Murdoch began his empire

Don't see it if Are okay with Rupert Murdoch being portrayed more likable & “humane” than reality

71
Continuity
Midtown W
Indulgent, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You don’t mind a play that needed a little better editing of a character and a one storyline

Don't see it if You get annoyed at Plays that take a wrong turn in the storyline and have an unneeded character

67
Superhero
Midtown W
Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You are okay With a just okay play that is well acted and entertaining but no more.

Don't see it if You have high expectations of excellence in all aspects of the play. In this case, the only excellence came from the actors

68
Cliched, Relevant, Intelligent, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You want to hear young men with magnificent voices performing in a play that’s not as good as their singing

Don't see it if You are tired of performances out performing the play. The concept of the play is just a little tired in 2019.

68
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Fluffy, Hilarious, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You just want a light heated fun night at the theatre

Don't see it if You are looking for a play with deep inner meaning and intellectual text.

90
Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are a fan of the book, Aaron Sorkin & Jeff Daniels. You will not be disappointed.

Don't see it if You are easily upset with issues dealing with the racist south in very real emotional language & performances.

68
Nantucket Sleigh Ride
Upper W Side
Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You love John Laroquette. He was quite good, better than the material he was given.

Don't see it if You are tired of watching substandard plays featuring a “star” of some substance to lure you into seeing the play

59
Sea Wall/A Life
East Village
Overrated, Intense, Excruciating, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You love Jake Gillenhal

Don't see it if You don’t want to spend the rest of the day or evening depressed.

81
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in the government and the constitution in regards to our (women in particular) rights as written by men.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of The Equal Rights Amendment

90
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You want the best in a big stage revival of a classic done brilliantly and updated as necessary

Don't see it if You don’t love an old school big musical production

55
Dan Cody's Yacht
Midtown W
Entertaining, Disappointing, Cliched, Slow, Relevant

See it if You’re okay with an interesting topic, well done first act but not executed as well as it could have been

Don't see it if You expect as much from the second act which king of falls apart

68
queens
Upper W Side
Intelligent, Relevant, Slow, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if You want to see an all female cast with an immigration storyline.

Don't see it if You are looking for an action filled fast paced experience.

57
Good for Otto
Midtown W
Slow, Quirky, Disappointing, Banal, Overrated

See it if You want to see award winning actors on Broadway in a play by an important American playwright.

Don't see it if You expect brilliance with all this star power.

70
Junk
Upper W Side
Great staging, Intelligent, Relevant, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You’re interested in the Junk bond culture of the 80s.

Don't see it if You have no interest in Junk bonds and hostile takeovers.

64
Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Slow, Insipid

See it if You want to revisit the same old southern plantation society issues and its influence on family members

Don't see it if You don't want to see a show that doesn't get the job done on all levels

70
Fulfillment Center
Midtown W
Great writing, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Disappointing, Insipid

See it if You enjoy an offbeat small drama that is rather new in it's concept and execution

Don't see it if If you get disappointed after "best play" reviews

83
Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy Lillian Hellman, period piece with superb acting

Don't see it if If you don't like period pieces

73
During previews
Cost of Living
Midtown W
Absorbing, Profound, Intense, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if You are okay having your preconceived notions challenged relating to caretakers and those they care for

Don't see it if you are not comfortable with a play dealing with uncomfortable medical issues

93
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Great singing, Great writing, Great staging

See it if You want to see an intelligent compelling entertaining meaningful musical

Don't see it if You are looking for fluff

91
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great staging, Delightful

See it if You love old musicals at their best and you love BETTE MIDLER

Don't see it if You are not a fan of musicals and don't care for Bette Midler

72
Dated, Confusing, Great acting, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if You are in the mood for Irish theatre

Don't see it if You are not in the mood for Irish theatre

89
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if You enjoy puppets with controversial opinions and points of view

Don't see it if You are easily offended

97
Absorbing, Edgy, Great singing, Great staging, Relevant

See it if You want to see a brilliant original american musical dealing with issues of today & the reality of technology & social media in our lives

Don't see it if You are looking for musical fluff or if you are personally struggling with a recent loss

50
Plenty
East Village
Confusing, Disappointing, Overrated, Quirky, Slow

See it if You go to the theater to see movie stars

Don't see it if You want to see god theater

66
During previews
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You loved the book & the movie and the story moves you

Don't see it if I saw it in previews & it needs some work so don’t see it if You are looking for an experience as meaningful as the book or movie.

85
Long Lost
Midtown W
Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if You can take a play that portrays a family and rings true with every word...loving, painfully & realistically accurate

Don't see it if You are having family problems and don’t want to face what’s happening in your life.

70
India Pale Ale
Midtown W
Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to explore the experiences and prejudices of the immigrant experience and their american born children

Don't see it if You don’t want to have to think & feel during and after a play

74
The Mother
Chelsea
Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if Isabelle Huppert’s performance in this play is simply magnificent. Watching her is mesmerizing. There are only a few actors at her level.

Don't see it if Again and again, watching the actor outperform the play. She is a jewel in an underperforming play.

69
The Cake
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You are interested in the equal rights amendment presented by an amazing actress in a cake shop dealing with difficult issues

Don't see it if You’re uncomfortable watching friendships and family self destruct when sexuality & religion are at odds

79
Edgy, Intelligent, Great writing, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in the constitution in terms of woman’s rights.

Don't see it if You are not interested in women’s rights, The ERA, the Constitution, The 14th Amendment and or debating.

90
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You are in the mood for a beautifully written, well acted play including children, bunnies & a goose. As goof as it gets.

Don't see it if You don’t want to see a brilliantly written 2 1/2 hour play dealing with Irish issues based on true events.

82
Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You are Jewish or an immigrant or from immigrant parents or just want to see great theatre done creatively & pointiently

Don't see it if You don’t want to sit through a 3 hour performance in Yiddish with supertitles

53
Eddie and Dave
Chelsea
Overrated, Disappointing, Dated, Cliched, Banal

See it if You were a super fan of Van Halen

Don't see it if You don’t like to amateurish performances. Its only redeeming feature was the actor playing Valerie Bertinelli.

62
Slow, Overrated, Indulgent, Disappointing, Great writing

See it if you are totally into Hamlet & what goes during rehearsals & backstage at theatre

Don't see it if you are looking for an enjoyable drama that moves along quickly.

86
During previews
Mary Page Marlowe
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You want to experience great screenwriting from Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Tracy Lettes, performed beautifully by great actors

Don't see it if You are looking for fluff

99
Exquisite, Absorbing, Intelligent, Masterful, Profound

See it if You are lucky enough to get a ticket. It doesn’t get better than this.

Don't see it if The only reasons not to see this are prohibitive cost and hardly any ticket availability.

89
During previews
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You like well written well acted stands the test of time theater. See it if you get the chance.

Don't see it if you are looking for fluff

73
During previews
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Clever, Entertaining, Relevant, Quirky

See it if You want to hear a teenage girl soccer team preparing for games while they non stop teenage girl talk and then more talking and more

Don't see it if You don’t want to hear 9 teenage girls talking nonstop for 90 minutes

81
During previews
The Portuguese Kid
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Delightful

See it if You love comedy well written and performed brilliantly

Don't see it if You you're not in the mood to laugh out loud. .

70
Prince of Broadway
Midtown W
Banal, Dated, Disappointing, Slow, Overrated

See it if You like listening to random hits from Broadway musicals

Don't see it if If you are expecting to be entertained with music and stories about Hal Prince.

70
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Great acting, Epic, Absorbing, Riveting, Intense

See it if You want to see Glenn Close up close and personal and are okay with a new Norma Desmond

Don't see it if You loved the movie and that's that

75
Entertaining, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Great writing

See it if you did not see it the first time it was at Lincoln Center

Don't see it if you really loved loved Stockard Channing in the original

82
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Intelligent, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if you want to see an intelligently written and perfectly performed play

Don't see it if If 2:45 is too long for you to sit

65
For a previous production
Funny, Fluffy, Cliched, Dated, Disappointing

See it if You enjoy slapstick plays with little substance

Don't see it if You are looking for a meaningful, intelligent play

91
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Romantic

See it if One of the great theatre oldies

Don't see it if You don't want to be entertained

81
Spamilton
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if You loved Hamilton and love musicals

Don't see it if If don't enjoy spoofs

82
Entertaining, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy a musical about The Bronx, father son relationships and racial issues from the past.

Don't see it if If you don't want to watch singing dancing gangsters

71
Perfect Crime
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Overrated, Delightful

See it if You haven't seen this classic yet

Don't see it if You expect brilliance

86
During previews
The Babylon Line
Upper W Side
Great writing, Entertaining, Funny, Resonant, Cliched

See it if You are from or know people from or are familiar with and enjoy Long Island stereotypes from the 1960's

Don't see it if You don't find theculture of Long Island entertaining