TeenReviews

New York City | 13-17 | Female
About:  I'm a high schooler who goes to the theater often. I usually like dark themes and I give my honest opinion on plays and performances that moved me or didn't. If you're looking for recommendations from a teenager, follow me.
Reviews (22)
90
Girls & Boys
West Village
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Dizzying, Moving

See it if You want to watch a masterful actor hold the stage and tell a shocking story. It feels like there are dozens of people on stage.

Don't see it if You can't handle brutal surprises.

20
Perversion
West Village
Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if you want to see a stereotype of a terrible show to criticize the staging and acting throughout. The venue didn't even have water.

Don't see it if you like going to the theater because it will change your mind.

90
Love, Love, Love
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Riveting, Great writing, Masterful

See it if watching the development of 2 characters over their lives and through time interests you. Also it's very funny.

Don't see it if you're conservative and you're not willing to move past discomfort.

70
Blueprint Specials
Midtown W
Shallow, Bubbly, Light

See it if You want to watch a musical about the army and aren't looking for anything challenging.

Don't see it if You don't want cliches.

75
Entertaining, Great writing, Relevant

See it if if you like a mystery and a well told story with impersonations of hilarious characters that is also tragic and meaningful.

Don't see it if You like a lot of actors on stage. It's a one man show. And a good one.

80
Wilderness
Lower E Side
Absorbing, Refreshing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You are interested in exploring coming of age themes and occasionally retching family dynamics.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in teen/parent dynamics.

50
Plenty
East Village
Ambitious, Pretentious

See it if You want to see a mixed up timeline and be confused. There's some good acting, but it's definitely for someone interested in experiments.

Don't see it if You are new to theater. It will be confusing and not executed that well.

80
For a previous production
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you want to watch a sweet and charming musical with the enormously talented Tony Shaloub!

Don't see it if You're looking for a musical with high production value.

80
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You like to see short works by masterful playwrights explore a similar theme from different perspectives

Don't see it if You prefer a full length play.

70
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Must see, Classic

See it if you want to see the longest running show in NY. It's a classic because it satisfies. See it before you won't get a chance to.

Don't see it if you already have.

95
Sweat
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You want to understand the impact of NAFTA on the nation in an entertaining and heartbreaking play.

Don't see it if There's no reason not to see it.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Ambitious, Moving, Exquisite

See it if You want to really emotionally connect with the painful realities that families have to bear under a racist police state.

Don't see it if You like theater light and easy.

87
Delightful, Weird, Refreshing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you're interested in something new and strange. It's a great use of music and props. Much different than your average musical.

Don't see it if you're looking for outstanding production value. You have to give them your focus and attention, but it's worth it.

80
Babel
East Village
Entertaining, Clever, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in theater without language. It's captivating.

Don't see it if You're going to laugh the entire time. It's strange worth letting go.

75
The Humans
Midtown W
Clever, Intelligent

See it if you're interested in family dynamics and secrets slowly revealed leading to deeper understanding

Don't see it if If you're not willing to give it your full attention because set is distracting. The show needs to be unpacked more than watched.

90
Yen
West Village
Great acting, Great writing, Must see, Riveting

See it if for the courageous acting of this ensemble. There are some truly dark moments and the actors threw themselves into it.

Don't see it if You are easily disturbed.

90
Heisenberg
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You want to watch two actors really show their mettle. A phenomenal and electric performance by both.

Don't see it if you aren't interested in getting in deep with only two characters. But see it anyway.

58
Enchanting, Disappointing, Dated

See it if You haven't seen the Rockettes yet. It's a classic with some WOW moments.

Don't see it if You've seen it once before. There's a lot of repeats and it seems worse for the wear.

90
For a previous production
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Must see, Refreshing

See it if You want to watch incredible ensemble acting. A realistic portrait of the ways that groups of girls interact.

Don't see it if You prefer more in depth character studies.

70
All The Fine Boys
Midtown W
Intelligent, Riveting

See it if You like coming of age dramas with a biting edge.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in teenagers.

85
Entertaining, Great acting, Refreshing, Riveting, Must see

See it if You love the idea of a fresh take on The Tempest. The all women cast set in prison worked marvelously. The ensemble was outstanding.

Don't see it if You don't like your Shakespeare fresh.

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Relevant

See it if You are interested in the ways we can talk about the insidiousness of racism in a very watchable play. It's uncomfortable and good.

Don't see it if You like your theater safe.