Tatyana V.

New York City | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (49)
64
During previews
Overrated, Disappointing, Dated, Cliched, Banal

See it if you are Ethan Hawke fan.

Don't see it if you'd rather see a modern relevant play, not this allegory on the modern family collapse that today looks irrelevant and forced.

82
Hilarious, Indulgent, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like interactive shows. If you don't mind grabbing a bite with your Shakespeare fix. If you're not offended by silly takes on classic

Don't see it if You expect an actual shakespeare play. If you are gourmand. If you don't like interacting with actors.

Also This intimate Meatpacking loft production combines an eight course mea... Read more Read less

50
Indulgent, Disappointing, Ambitious, Cliched, Banal

See it if You like pseudo-intellectual debate off New Yorker pages. If you are into lengthy dialogues.

Don't see it if You'd rather read a good article of the subject of human consciousness. If you prefer human emotions rather then some heavily diluted ideas

91
Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You are interested in revealing the absurdity of our current history revision, convoluted sensitivities of the left in the intimate setting

Don't see it if You are easily offended by satire. If you don't appreciate fun being poked at sensitive political issues.

70
Indulgent, Great acting, Entertaining, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy intimate off off broadway production, if you want to see great acting.

Don't see it if you are into big Broadway and musicals

Also Cute little play with some big awkward ideas on politics, business and... Read more Read less

30
Disappointing, Raunchy, Indulgent, Cliched, Banal

See it if you're into violence and low-class psychopaths shows

Don't see it if you have good taste and cringe at the vulgar and obscene for the sake of obscenities.

82
During previews
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you like Harvey Feinstein's work. If you love Michael Uri - it's his show. If you want to see Angels in America sans the drama.

Don't see it if you are not comfortable with gay theme.

Also Harvey Fierstein's play is essentially Angels in America but without p... Read more Read less

81
Great staging, Great acting, Cliched, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you are ok with female sexuality exploration. If you are looking for a fun rather than a deep and meaningful play.

Don't see it if you want a traditional staging.

Also A series of connecting riffs on lesbians, wanna-be lesbians and female... Read more Read less

78
Great writing, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like small productions

Don't see it if you are into musicals, big Broadway productions, etc.

Also This is a very intimate and quiet staging of a terrific Shaw work. The... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Great acting, Disappointing, Cliched, Delightful, Clever

See it if you are into #metoo movement and don't mind some blatant history rewriting

Don't see it if you're not into Agitprop theater which it is at times.

Also The actors are amazing, direction, while not too imaginative, is solid... Read more Read less

69
During previews
Slow, Disappointing, Cliched, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if love Shakespeare and don't mind a very straightforward and unimaginative staging of his work.

Don't see it if If you'd rather see an interesting director interpretation.

Also While the acting ensemble is strong, the director doesn't do much to h... Read more Read less

49
Slow, Great singing, Disappointing, Confusing, Banal

See it if you are into boring historical plays with some weird PC undertones (women rights in 17th C England, seriously?)

Don't see it if you don't have to.

79
Hilarious, Indulgent, Great writing, Great staging, Delightful

See it if you love a Moliere-worthy comedy with a modern twist

Don't see it if You'd rather see something modern or a musicale

Also I saw it with two 9-year kids and both kids enjoyed it even more than ... Read more Read less

50
Dated, Insipid, Indulgent, Fluffy, Disappointing

See it if if you love Stoppard no matter how dated his work became. If you're Patrick Marber's fan. If you're easily fooled by big names (my case)

Don't see it if You are suspicious (for good reason) of revivals, if a pseudo historical dramedy is your idea of a personal hell.

100
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if One of the best plays I’ve ever seen. It’s an absolute must-see for anyone interested what theater could/should be. Also it's a wild party!

Don't see it if you prefer dusty broadway revivals

15
Insipid, Indulgent, Confusing, Cliched, Banal

See it if you are into silly, vaudeville like shows.

Don't see it if you have taste

55
Uncomfortable, Insipid, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if you like outdated rom-coms: Golden Girls meet depressed Friends meet Stepford Wives. Yes, it's that awkward.

Don't see it if you are not into silly "girlie" plays.

Also An unnecessary attempt of rom-com about a prim alcoholically inclined ... Read more Read less

50
Indulgent, Disappointing, Dated, Cliched, Banal

See it if you like period pieces. If traditional opera stagings of, say, Handel, is your cup of tea. If you an incurable Rylance fan.

Don't see it if you want your play to make your think. If you like smart scripts. If you are not into the banality of period pieces.

Also I saw it last month and already forgot what it was about. I remember i... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Intelligent, Intense, Confusing, Great acting, Clever

See it if you like real drama that ponders big questions.

Don't see it if you'd rather see something entertaining and light.

Also You see a bleak, old, uninviting room with mismatched furniture. It's ... Read more Read less

90
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Cliched, Delightful

See it if you like comedies and want to see an immensely talented actor - Drew Droege is a pure delight.

Don't see it if you are not interested in the gay lingua franca - bitchy whining. If you don't like one man shows, this is also not for you.

Also Those of us who jump on every trend months later, don't need to bother... Read more Read less

82
During previews
Intelligent, Great acting, Delightful, Clever, Cliched

See it if you want to see Uma Thurman in all her glory - she carries the show.

Don't see it if you are annoyed by constant mentioning of Trump, latest elections, and House of Cards

Also It starts slow. You are treated to a large living room, decorated exac... Read more Read less

61
During previews
Annoying, Disappointing, Indulgent, Quirky, Great acting

See it if you'd like to see two great funny actors

Don't see it if you don't like stand-up comedies, it's all about gags.

Also The script is about two stand-up comedians in LA, and it's loaded with... Read more Read less

67
During previews
Great staging, Disappointing, Cliched, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if you'd like to see a strong staging with terrific action

Don't see it if you don't care about the finance, junk bonds scheme of the 80's in particular (quite covered by the movies like Moneyball)

Also It's a massive, quite masculine and brisk production with precise dire... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you appreciate great acting. Frank Langella is superb. Great staging too.

Don't see it if you're looking for light entertainment. The work is profound and sad, though peppered with a lot of funny moments.

70
During previews
Relevant, Quirky, Cliched, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if if you enjoy intimate theaters and great acting

Don't see it if you are not into banality of evil, i.e. women inequality and hardship of immigration

100
Epic, Exquisite, Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if If you know who William Kentridge is - run until there's still tickets. It's an electrifying collage of imagery and ideas.

Don't see it if you don't know who Kentridge is, you probably won't enjoy it much. It's a theater of absurd.

Also This is the theater of absurd so usual measures are hardly applicable ... Read more Read less

95
Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you can't get enough of magic in your life. If you have visitors you need to entertain. If you have kids 7+. If you want to have great fun!

Don't see it if You are easily offended with jokes (fun is poked at some viewers) and with your neighbors being loud and obnoxious (it's very umm democratic

70
Fluffy, Entertaining, Great acting, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if You like one story being told from different angles

Don't see it if You are tired of the mean when the same story is being told from different angels

60
Indulgent, Disappointing, Great acting, Confusing, Banal

See it if you like intimate period pieces on WWII, if you're interested in Ireland's history, if you are ok with minimalist setting

Don't see it if If you don't respond well to banalities. The show, while cleverly staged and beautifully played out, essentially is quite trite.

60
During previews
Indulgent, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if you're are open minded, interested in female sexuality, and appreciate great acting.

Don't see it if you are tired of #metoo agenda as the ending is very disappointing and doesn't hold.

Also The play has so much potential, and the beginning is absolutely brilli... Read more Read less

1
During previews
Indulgent, Horrible, insensitive, stupid, Cliched

See it if You are clinically insane

Don't see it if You have a heart and a brain

Also This is a terrible monetizarion on a real tragedy that happened in our... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in the past and current peaceful protest movements. If you enjoy work of Steven Levenson (Dear Evan Hansen, If I forget)

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with non-pc works, if you'd rather see a musical.

Also Great and timely play about futility of public protests, clasp of high... Read more Read less

50
Dated, Quirky, Fluffy, Disappointing, Banal

See it if you have a kid in tow. It's excruciatingly boring for the adults.

Don't see it if you actually want a coherent and meaningless play on inventions and/or history of inventions.

70
During previews
Quirky, Overrated, Entertaining, Cliched, Banal

See it if you are into British exports and farce in general

Don't see it if you don't like meaningless laughs and have contempt for bad plots. This one is not genius to say the least.

60
Hilarious, Insipid, Entertaining, Cliched, Banal

See it if you like interactive shows with lots of audience participation

Don't see it if you love musicals, traditional linear genres, etc.

Also Mecurio promises “no barriers” “revealing and fascinating” show but th... Read more Read less

90
Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you prefer brainy entertainment, if you enjoy science and love animals.

Don't see it if you are not into one-woman shows, and want a traditional play

Also Ms. Rossellini is the bravest woman I know. An actress turned farmer t... Read more Read less

81
Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like seeing great young actors with amazing synergy. If you prefer relevant themes of race and economics

Don't see it if you are not into intimate works and prefer more glitz. This one is quiet and a bit unsettling.

95
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like big but tasteful Broadway productions. If you like Bernard Shaw. If you like deep themes.

Don't see it if you are into musical and comedies, can't stand long thoughtful monologues

Also Broadway of the year, and possibly best Broadway I've ever seen.... Read more Read less

69
Great staging, Ambitious, Great acting, Disappointing, Banal

See it if you're into visually gorgeous staging and great acting.

Don't see it if you are looking for some substance, ideas and good script - none of those are there

93
Masterful, Intelligent, Epic, Excruciating, Absorbing

See it if you want your entertainment thoughtful, quiet and intelligent

Don't see it if you'd rather laugh through a musical

89
Quirky, Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you have a young adult to take it to. It explores the mysterious ways of creative process, basically a fun entertaining lecture about art.

Don't see it if you are not into perceptive talks, study of art, and would rather have a straightforward narrative.

Also Highly recommended to take older (9-18) kids to. It’s a fun conceptual... Read more Read less

66
Weird, Racially biased, Quirky, Insipid, Confusing

See it if you like young talent: the actors are pretty good, while the show is shallow and plain weird.

Don't see it if you are not into slow pieces that remind you of your school productions.

50
Epic, Dizzying, Confusing, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if you like cirque du soleil, colorful costumes, and busy stage.

Don't see it if you like to have a plot to follow. Also, if you are annoyed by cultural stereotypes this show has a plenty.

Also It's as grandiose as you'd expect from the Armory. It's colorful. It's... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Enchanting, Delightful, Resonant, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you like immersive theater, if you care about a good cause, if you don't mind political theater, if you love folk singing

Don't see it if you want a musical or a traditional sit down show

Also This is the most engaging theater I’ve ever seen: all those “eyes wide... Read more Read less

81
During previews
Relevant, Intelligent, Exquisite, Clever, Delightful

See it if you want to see a smart and funny play about real female struggles: age, career, kids, friendship, etc.

Don't see it if you prefer your entertainment loud and shiny.

Also Imagine that you watch Golden Girls. But they are actually smart for a... Read more Read less

63
Great staging, Great acting, Disappointing, Banal, Cliched

See it if you like the theater of ideas. If you want to see strong directing and acting.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of PC theater and agitprop.

Also I like Theresa Rebeck. Seminar, Mauritius, and Poor Behavior were tigh... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Masterful, Quirky, Cliched, Ambitious, Banal

See it if curious about a decade long drama of gender errors, social boundaries and political danger - the most fascinating love story of the 20th c.

Don't see it if you expect a love story - this is more of a political/cultural encounter exploration

Also This play was adapted which was greatly appreciated as most staging ma... Read more Read less

80
Delightful, Refreshing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in the most heroic theatrical endeavor ever. They stage all four 1599 WS plays in one sprawling production

Don't see it if you don't like immersive theater

50
Disappointing, Overrated, Cliched, Banal

See it if you're into hollywood actors vehicles

Don't see it if you don't appreciate banal writing