Tatyana G

Brooklyn

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Reviews (168)
88
During previews
The Minutes
Midtown W
Intense, Great acting, Exquisite, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if Smart,funny show that getting less and less funny toward the end and you getting chilly looking and understanding the phantasmagoric ending

Don't see it if Dislikee the satire, especially on people with the "power." Think that legislation is always right and mayor can't be criticized

Also Interesting way of showing what people capable to do to keep and to pr... Read more Read less

81
Slow in the beginning, Masterful, Banal, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if Play about love, devotion, desire, desperation and hope in the end of tunnel. Perfect cast. Funny and sad situations help relatives to start

Don't see it if appreciate each other more. Lovely Spike full of energy, little narcissistic but still lovable. Play needs a little cut.

Also It's not a Checkov's play, just several mentioning about him -siblings... Read more Read less

53
During previews
The Perplexed
Midtown W
Some good acting, some unrealistic attempts to act, Boring, Great staging, Dizzying, Disappointing

See it if Nice costumes, good looking furniture

Don't see it if 2 hours 30 minutes of boring talk. Looks like both families didn't see each other for years and finally have an opportunity to communicate

Also Trying to find something good, nothing except costumes and staging. Do... Read more Read less

86
Six
Midtown W
Great music, Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if Pleasure for eyes and ears,good costumes,quality music which is not covering vocal,funny conversations between songs,cheerleading energy

Don't see it if It's a concert style show, not too much stuff on stage. A little too often"Hey, NY" from singers. History purist without sense of humor.

Also Professional band on stage.... Read more Read less

86
During previews
Refreshing, Great writing, Great acting, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if First time in NY(play is 25 years old).Little gem with 5 actors who represent Harlem Renaissance so well. Feminism,gay,religion without

Don't see it if going overboard. Act I can be trimmed a bit.

Also This play definitely deserves your attention!!

82
The Shadow Box
East Village
Heartbreaking and heartwarming, Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Magnificent work of the whole cast, especially Nicole Marone, Nicole Greevy. Play about health, hope and desperate will to live and to love

Don't see it if Terminally ill relatives and loved one; prefer sick people not to be funny

Also Hot theatre, need AC on sometimes

70
Soul Survivor
Greenwich V
Fluffy, Edgy, Great acting, Confusing

See it if Another story about selling souls, carrying about the substance abuser;what person will do for a close family, and...very talented demons

Don't see it if Your religious beliefs can be insulted; male nudity for some time;alcohol and drugs as solution to calm;murder and betrayal

Also Call me stupid, but I did not understand the main idea of a play.Looks... Read more Read less

73
During previews
West Side Story
Midtown W
Good dancing, Thought-provoking, Disappointing

See it if Interesting in famous movie director creation and his point of view on famous story. Good ensemble looks like real gang members not actors

Don't see it if Prefer classic version;105 min no intermission.Overboard with the modern day problems,exaggerated political message.

75
Great costumes, Overrated, Great staging, Funny, Delightful

See it if Like silent movies and the good parody on it. Talented ensemble that looks as good as a top star. Respectful to the past show with soul

Don't see it if Too cool for the old movies,dislike man in dress and heels,prefer real vocal, think such shows are outdated,need younger actor to play Lily

Also Nice costumes,thank to the creators. "Lily" moves perfectly on heels.

82
During previews
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Banal, Edgy, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Like family dramedy with a little of everything:fun,sadness,irony,dirty jokes; agree that people after 60 deserve their chance for happiness

Don't see it if Some long dialogs can be trimmed,mother telling her son about getting "head" when her sons were left alone might be considered dirty by some

Also Nice evening, people were laughing a lot without thinking too much. So... Read more Read less

75
Orpheus & Eurydice
Soho/Tribeca
Funny, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if Good performance by young and talented. Music and different approach to the ancient story

Don't see it if Prefer traditional legend.

90
Anna Karenina: a riff
Soho/Tribeca
Delightful, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Tolstoy's novel presented as extravaganza of talents, music, jokes, and moral.Even tragedy gives you not a desperation but just sadness.

Don't see it if You are a bookworm who dosn't accept even slightly different interpretation of classical book. Dislike shows "on budget"

Also Very worth to be seen. Smart usage of all available doors and space. D... Read more Read less

74
During previews
The Santa Closet
East Village
Some funny moments and smart phrases, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if Want to see different approach to Christmas, Santa's choice of partner.The story begins when a young boy asked to get a doll for Christmas..

Don't see it if Homophobic, no sense of humor. 80 minuts, no intermission.Do not approve on parents who support their kid's decision to be non binary

Also Good work of lighting, video, sound design. Show giving us ideas how t... Read more Read less

68
During previews
Banal, Slow, Great staging, Disappointing

See it if Like both stars, want to pay respect to Len Cariou; understand that people of certain age can't memorize their lines and need a prompter

Don't see it if Situation on stage is too paintfull as you have a family member with dementia. Feel sorry for actors who are in need of more rehearsal time

Also We all can be in such situation, lonely, partialy depending on kids, l... Read more Read less

79
The Crucible (Bedlam)
East Village
Too long, Dizzying, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Want to see a new version of an old play.Have enough strength for uncomfortable chairs (I asked for another seat and my wish was granted)

Don't see it if Dislike tension and uneven acting skills, want some color on stage,not just grey and black,tired of another play hinting on modern politics

71
Great writing, Good acting by all but larry, Fluffy

See it if Like Mr.Phillips's creation

Don't see it if Feel sorry for the good actors, who were supposed to fake emotions when participating in mediocre play

Also Absolutely dislike Larry's acting skills. Overacting, scary mimicking ... Read more Read less

77
During previews
Thought-provoking, Slow, Great acting, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if Interesting in Mr.Carter's presidency, worry about global warming, female involvement in politics and good acting of Ross Alden and cast

Don't see it if No intermission, 100 min, tired of the attempts to squeeze feminism in every play; not sure why female should play Carter and male plays her

Also "Trend of the season"- another show about several days in life of the ... Read more Read less

83
Monsoon Season
West Village
Dark reality with humorous aftertaste, Sad and funny, Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful

See it if Want to see talented work of all, from show creator,actors to lighting designer.Show about mental loneliness in marriage and after it's over

Don't see it if Popping pills, alcohol, crazy tantrums ,potential threat with scissors and killing(maybe for real, maybe in the sick mind)

Also Exaggerated life of "rednecks " with sympathy and some humor.2 people ... Read more Read less

79
An Enchanted April
Midtown W
Slow, Romantic, Great singing, Banal

See it if Still romantic in your heart,believe in happy ending, like good voices and can think positively after somehow boring musical

Don't see it if Want action, fights, curses, naked bodies, suicide attempts or anything from the modern life shows

Also 2,5 hours instead of announced 2 hours. ... Read more Read less

77
Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if family,religion are not just an empty sound for you. If you were/are in a similar situation and want to be devoted to your relatives

Don't see it if Dislike music, prison talks, all Muslim whatsoever, black box theatre,small lobby, etc,etc

53
During previews
Mayakovsky and Stalin
West Village
Boooooring, Dizzying, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if Only if you must to support someone from the cast and she/he will not forgive you if you skip

Don't see it if Just love yourself and save 2 hours of your life by simply not going. You will not learn anything or see something worth seen

Also First preview and...tradition, tradition: 20 minutes delay because of ... Read more Read less

77
During previews
TERRA FIRMA
Gramercy
Slow, Great staging, Great acting, Dizzying

See it if Support to the new theatre, like the plot, can recognize hints toward current politica situation; expect a comedy

Don't see it if Do not like to see and to feel despair on stage and repetative dialogs. Sounds are realistic but too loud - not for the nervous people

Also Too long ( time that ushers tell you is incorrect, even when they insi... Read more Read less

79
Made for professional psychologists, not for ordinary people, Disappointing, Great acting, Exquisite, Confusing

See it if Pryce and Atkins - high level "old school" actors

Don't see it if do not want to see staged anamnesis of the patient with early stage of Alzheimer disease.

Also Very attention required show, you need really to be into it to underst... Read more Read less

69
During previews
Round Table
Midtown E
Disappointing, Slow, Confusing

See it if want to show support to actors,expected comedy ( it is not, even when advertising say so), like everything that 59E59 theater does

Don't see it if Mix but no match: King Arthur, modern day writer and medieval time consultant, glioblastoma and magic sword, too long and strange ending

Also Zach's brother is very good, funny and caring, only one normal charact... Read more Read less

93
Only Yesterday
Midtown E
Refreshing, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if Just see it. Mostly everything is good about the show, 4 actors, set, music, accents,shoes and hair

Don't see it if Dislike word of fiction.Need a seal of official approval on every page of the script and think that actors should be more look alike Beatles

Also Once again, the theater is going the great job bringing nice shows to ... Read more Read less

78
Intense, Absorbing, Great acting, Exquisite

See it if How family deals with the problems and young girl is looking for inner peace with the help of imaginary friend-Nataly Portman

Don't see it if Disfunctional family is too much for you.

77
Two Can Play
Midtown W
Cliched, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Two talented performers playing a Jamaican couple willing to do whatever it takes to get to the USA.

Don't see it if Jamaican accent of Mr.Rogers not always let you understand the conversation. Play itself need a little trim.

Also Deserves more viewers!... Read more Read less

57
Look Back In Anger
East Village
Show about anxiety, egoism and bullying, Why to revive?, Disappointing, Confusing, Great acting

See it if Like the J.Osborn and want to see revival of his novel from 1950. Support cast or live nearby.

Don't see it if You do not need all that drama! Good people who have to deal with one person's anxiety, selfishness and hate are too scary to stop him

Also Find something better to do, honestly. Actors are good but play is not

83
During previews
The Sabbath Girl
Midtown E
Romantic, Great acting, Funny, Delightful, Cliched

See it if Perfect show about love to see on Valentine Day.Funny, light and naive.Italian girl and Jewish boy need to overcome problems to be together

Don't see it if Very ultra-orthodox. Do not believe in love

Also Lauren Singerman is a blast as an orthodox sister

74
Cheap fun, Fluffy, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if Want something funny in the beginning of the week.

Don't see it if Some jokes are risky and may upset orthodox, some are very "British." Several banalities.

Also The real Playbill was given as a ticket-do not recall seen it before a... Read more Read less

84
Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Want 90 minutes of fun without politics or criminal news.Minimalistic staging, piano and 5 actors with good and very good voices

Don't see it if Can't imagine to go that "low" and to see something good not on Broadway. Harry Potter spoof is a little boring.

84
During previews
Definitely not boring, Predictable but interesting, Great acting, Entertaining, Banal

See it if Little masterpiece performed for 90 minutes by 3 actresses with a big future. The ending is very predictable but show is still delightful

Don't see it if Building the wall to protect the capital from intruders;good people are not that good,person with no knowledge elected President of the US..

93
During previews
Refreshing, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if funny show where every cast member is a star. Fluffy, but so positive. Mafia looking good, songs are beautiful, show improves your mood

Don't see it if Traditionalist who wants one and only classical version of famous play. Grumpy person who can't stand 2 hours on regular soft chairs

Also Go, go, see it and enjoy. Veterans and newcomers are so good, wonderfu... Read more Read less

68
During previews
Great acting, Talented performer who was trying to mix together too much info, Confusing

See it if Received low grades for your historical project(even many years ago)and still want to fix it;can follow family line mixed with famous events

Don't see it if Want something that looks like a show,prefer more music and do not care about author's relatives(their stories were interesting)

69
Great staging for the low budget play, Slow, Great acting

See it if Think that you can fully understand the British humor from 70th.Good, but very grotesque and clownish acting.

Don't see it if Too long. Prefer light comedy.

69
Talented people making fools of themselvs, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if Support cast, have some very limited fun, unable to use Google and to read about Christmas traditions in different countries

Don't see it if Do not want show with the audience participation; some jokes are not for the kids, some are too childish. Dislike classical storie's spoof

Also Room for 99 people, only 10 were present.... Read more Read less

83
During previews
Romantic, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Like old style operetta with the naive libretto and very happy ending, where lovers united under the huppah and bad people are punished

Don't see it if Prefer more sepious plot, dislike Jews, their culture, and subtitles; feel that no need to revive old shows or almost forgotten Yuddish

Also Lovely performance with beautiful voices and costumes, all actors are ... Read more Read less

79
Fluffy, Great singing, Funny

See it if Nice entertainment,good voices

Don't see it if Want something serious and full of drama

75
During previews
MsTRIAL
Midtown W
Realistic reflection of modern life, Fluffy, Great acting, Cliched

See it if Think that by watching the show you can understand all the secrets of US judicial system; good interpretation of boss-emloyee "relationship"

Don't see it if tired of ## me too movement, and agree that in certain situations hard to blame only one person. "A dog doesn't worry an unwilling bitch."

81
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting

See it if Nice show, no spoilers here. You might have different reasons to see it, but you will not regret (I think).It's funny and sad,but gives hope

Don't see it if Have family member dissapeared, you or someone dear are struggling with anxiety, panic attacks or just terribly missing the loved one

Also 95 min, no intermission, good acting, real tears, you might see such p... Read more Read less

86
Has its own individuality, Great dancing, Great acting, Great singing

See it if Want to see another interpretation of a famous rock opera and can appreciate what you see. Voices were good as well as dances and orchestra

Don't see it if Think that stage full of furniture can contribute to show's success;superfan of Patty or Madonna and can't accept someone else playing Evita

Also Bare stage, two Evitas, one of them wonders around as a ghost during s... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Thought-provoking, Slow, Great acting

See it if 2 masters on stage . Interesting events that I never heard of .

Don't see it if Do not like small production Think that you know everything and do not need an extra information or sceptical that such events ever happened

73
During previews
Einstein's Dreams
Midtown E
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great singing, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if Lovely performance, all actors are good (and their voices), quick costumes change and perfect work of orchestra and lighting designers

Don't see it if 95 minutes,no intermission.Think that life of Albert Einstein and creation of Theory of Relativity must be told only by boring scientists

Also First preview..and the show started on time!! No "technical difficulti... Read more Read less

75
Only Human
Midtown W
Slow, Fluffy, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Looking for light comedy and do not have too high expectations about Harry Busey. He was on stage and this is only what's really matter

Don't see it if Like monumental staging, dislike musical, and never giving a chance to the young actors with beautiful voices and not so good acting skills

Also It is a comedy, so look at it without been too critical; do not expect... Read more Read less

87
During previews
Games
Soho/Tribeca
Must see, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if 2 talanted actors with 3 boxes and 3 screens are able to tell the story about up's and downs of famous and not so famous Jewish sportsmens

Don't see it if denying Holocaust, approve Hitler;like more people on stage and prefer musicals.

Also Show that makes you think; give you some info about people from the pa... Read more Read less

91
During previews
The Rose Tattoo
Midtown W
Romantic, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if Want a really good entertaining and heartwarming play, perfect actors work where they know their parts and not pretend but live onstage.

Don't see it if Not a lot of reasons not to see; think "boring"if show recreats the autmosphere of a tiny village with its lifestyle. Dislike sicilians.

62
Stupid F**king Bird
West Village
Slow, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if want to see new play by Aaron Posner

Don't see it if too long, too much talking, using unnatural voices. Expect to look a little like Chechov's play "The Seagull", not as tasteless variation.

76
During previews
The New Englanders
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Intense, Disappointing, Edgy, Great acting

See it if Family drama,connection between 2 gay men and their daughter; former lover came to town;problem at school and a smart pot dealer. The end.

Don't see it if Multiracial gay couple;fling with the former boyfriend, too smart girl sacrificing her future fighting teacher; and no time off for dads

Also All actors are good, every one оn its own unique way.Kara Young is so ... Read more Read less

68
Edgy, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if Expect to find something new about blow job that will make you to regret ever doing it after listening to Ms Novak

Don't see it if Performer walking back and forth carrying long cord microphone and sometimes placing fingers in her mouth imitating ...

Also Talks too fast, jumps from one subject to another, feels like she alre... Read more Read less

79
Rap Guide to Culture
Soho/Tribeca
Masterful, Exquisite, Clever

See it if want to extend knowledge about rap or get some basic ideas about rap. The show is good for people who knows and who never listen to rap

Don't see it if expecting to get rap guide to culture-you will not get it. Will be improvisations, little from science, sociology, biology, study of sexes

Also very talented performer and show creator, who is acting not as stereot... Read more Read less