TheaterGal

New York City | Male
About:  A theater artist who loves to see what her fellow show people are creating.
Reviews (17)
Preview s5
69
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Slow, Edgy, Confusing

See it if you like psychological dramas, you like unconventional storytelling

Don't see it if you like straightforward narratives, you like quickly paced shows, you like comedies

Preview adeal1
76
Great staging, Entertaining, Quirky, Resonant, Funny

See it if you like timely comedies about Asian people in America, you enjoy shows about the theater, you're interested in representation

Don't see it if you like period pieces, you think under-representation is either a myth or not a big deal

Preview encounter1
70
Unusual, Thought-provoking, Edgy, Clever

See it if You like different ways of telling a story, you enjoy one-person shows, you are interested in technology and storytelling

Don't see it if You like traditional narrative structure, you want to see an ensemble, you like old-fashioned theater magic rather than technology

Preview ideation
78
Intelligent, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if you like topical plays that address moral questions, you like language-driven fast-paced one acts, you like to be left thinking

Don't see it if you like complete closure in plays, you don't like workplace dramas, you want light fare

Preview changeling
70
Period piece, Intense, Great acting

See it if you like traditional takes on classical texts, you enjoy actors with facility for language, you enjoy the classics beyond Shakespeare

Don't see it if you like modern stories, you like to see new twists on classic works, you don't like heightened language.

Preview chan postcard front
87
Intelligent, Intense, Great acting, Clever, Ambitious

See it if if you are interested in issues of representation, you want to see more Asian American stories, you want to be challenged intellectually

Don't see it if you don't like a blending of styles, you are looking for realism

Preview barbecue public
85
Great set, Surprising, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Funny

See it if you like to be kept guessing

Don't see it if you don't like profanity

Preview 10 12showpage
83
Original, Inside joke, Funny, Clever

See it if You are a theater person, you always wondered how shows are created, you love backstage antics

Don't see it if You like traditional narrative structure, you hate inside jokes, you didn't like when the Man Behind the Curtain was revealed

Preview hand to god
95
Great writing, Great acting, Must see, Profound, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a virtuoso performance that will blow your mind. This dark and brilliantly acted play makes you think about the evil inside

Don't see it if You don't like profanity because it is a raunchy show.

Preview htt2
91
Timely, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Thought-provoking

See it if you are interested in American history, the constitution, or one-person shows.

Don't see it if you don't like one-person shows or history.

Preview vietgone
90
Romantic, Quirky, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if you want to see a different take on refugees, you like irreverent stories, you appreciate strong female characters, you like comics

Don't see it if you only enjoy seeing plays about white people on the Upper West Side, you don't like rap, you prefer linear narrative

Preview eclipsed180
90
Thought-provoking, Intense, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you like intense dramas, you can handle being uncomfortable, you want to see Lupita Nyong'o shine on stage, you support women

Don't see it if you have no interest in women's stories, you want something upbeat

Preview springawakeningnew180
94
Moving, Profound, Great staging, Exquisite

See it if You want to be deeply moved, you like inventive use of language, you enjoy inclusive theatrical experiences, you like coming-of-age stories

Don't see it if You don't like rock scores, you don't enjoy shows about teenagers, you have no heart

Preview kc3180
89
Great writing, Great acting, Clever

See it if You love the Royals, you enjoy historical dramas, you are British, you appreciate modern verse

Don't see it if you hate the Royals, you don't like soliloquies, predicting the future makes you uncomfortable

Preview all
79
During previews
Historical, Relevant, Intelligent, Ambitious

See it if you are interested in untold parts of American history, you support the Asian American community, you are a George Takei or Lea Salonga fan

Don't see it if you want to remember songs after you leave, you are looking for a dance show

Preview on the town
60
Overrated, Mediocre, Cliched

See it if You are a fan of the original show since very little has changed in this production or you like very straightforward revivals of classics

Don't see it if You are looking for a new twist on an old show, you think musicals in 2015 set in New York should have diverse casts

Preview awake and sing resized
90
Original, Thought provoking, Masterful, Great acting, Resonant

See it if you like to see new takes on classic works. This period drama finds new resonance with an all-Asian cast.

Don't see it if you don't like to see classics of the American theater.