TigerandTurkey

Brooklyn

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Reviews (38)
70
During previews
Clever, Overrated, Intense, Indulgent, Ambitious

See it if you wanna see what the fuzz is about; in an interracial relationship with a white partner or as the white partner; just wanna stage nudity

Don't see it if you don't like story with intense racial tension; or that's too long etc.

Also second act is too long and can use some tightening-up; the play is sma... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Profound, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to get into the mind of conservatives and witness a conversation that's crudely honest

Don't see it if you don't like talky theatre that wants to tackle bigger and deeper themes; or you don't like 2 hour shows without an intermission

Also great stage metahpors. you want to shoot the evil but you kill the inn... Read more Read less

51
During previews
Long Lost
Midtown W
Indulgent, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if you want a predictable story while being washed over by the unbearable whiteness of being

Don't see it if you want stories that reflect here and now

Also When cliches and stereotypical characters/plots were being thrown at m... Read more Read less

78
Fruiting Bodies
Midtown W
Resonant, Great acting, Slow, Clever

See it if you like family drama blends with magic realism, haunting past meets present, and mushroom hunting...

Don't see it if non-linear plots tend to confuse you.

72
During previews
BLKS
Midtown W
Intense, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy a contemporary play about three black girls living the black American life and the hilarity and insanity that come with it

Don't see it if you don't like explicit sexual content or want a play with a solid structure

Also This play is very cinematic. I kept thinking about why I am watching t... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like a contemporary version of the story with many great one-liners

Don't see it if don't like to sit in a theatre with tiny seats for 2 h 30 mins

75
Daddy
Midtown W
Great acting, Refreshing, Slow, Clever

See it if messy but different shows excite you; you wanna see alan cummings naked;

Don't see it if can't stand three-act shows

80
Gloria: A Life
Gramercy
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Slow, Great acting

See it if you like well-executed docudramas; ensemble pieces; political theatre

Don't see it if you need concrete conflicts

78
Real
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you like non-traditional storytelling​

Don't see it if you prefer a linear story

Also the writing, the directing, and the set could be messier, which might ... Read more Read less

60
During previews
Blue Ridge
Chelsea
Confusing, Great acting, Excruciating, Slow

See it if enjoy stories about rage, trauma, and damaged people trying to heal themselves

Don't see it if don't like the Appalachian accents,

Also I find it a little hard to understand the characters in their journey ... Read more Read less

72
Selkie
East Village
Delightful, Great staging, Quirky

See it if you like something different and want to be challenged and surprised​

Don't see it if you like a cohesive story with real life characters

80
Travisville
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if if you like good dialogues and strong characters

Don't see it if you don't like dialogue heavy shows

Also the plays feels sincere

56
During previews
Slow, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if you enjoy plays about white gay folks talking about themselves in an ultra articulating way

Don't see it if you want an honest story with plot and characters

Also This could be a blog article or radio piece and I wouldn't have missed... Read more Read less

66
Scraps
Soho/Tribeca
Cliched, Great acting, Edgy, Confusing

See it if you like a relevant story told in a different but somewhat confusing way

Don't see it if you like a polished story

72
Beep Boop
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious

See it if you like digital clowning

Don't see it if you need a concrete story

72
Transfers
West Village
Absorbing, Intelligent, Indulgent

See it if you like a ​well-written story/realism

Don't see it if you don't like moments when it may get a little too indulgent

74
Miss You Like Hell
East Village
Ambitious

See it if you like a relevant story told in a well-performed musical form

Don't see it if don't like road trip style stories

30
Illyria
East Village
Slow

See it if you just have to see all the Public shows

Don't see it if you like engaging shows

50
Office Hour
East Village
Ambitious, Cliched, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if you like Julia Cho's other work, this is just like one of them.

Don't see it if don't like indulgent acting and melodramatic moments

82
During previews
Delightful, Edgy, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like story centered on teenage girls and their relationships; spirituality etc.

Don't see it if depiction of violence on stage turns you off

Also gorgeous set; play falls apart towards the end but overall very enjoya... Read more Read less

85
Original Sound
West Village
Great writing, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever, Refreshing

See it if you like multi-layered stories about toxic family members, dream, and friendship

Don't see it if you don't like music related topics

90
During previews
A Strange Loop
Midtown W
Great staging, Must see, Profound, Refreshing, Resonant

See it if you want a refreshing take on many of the LGBTQ issues facing queer POCs, from an unapologetically black fem queer point of view.

Don't see it if you don't want stories that challenge you, or think that black writers should only write about slavery and police brutality.

84
Hilarious, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like light-hearted fun and catchy songs

Don't see it if you are offended by jokes made out of stereotypes for parody's purposes

85
Resonant, Relevant, Profound, Great writing

See it if you like a layered story that explores spiritual memory, loss, and displacement

Don't see it if you don't like "ghost" or immigration stories

Also A clever story about immigration and displacement under the disguise o... Read more Read less

85
Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you like an energetic show, great singing and acting

Don't see it if you don't like linear shows

87
Behind the Sheet
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Resonant

See it if you like drama that feels lived and powerful​

Don't see it if you don't like watching physical suffering and medical surgery depiction on stage

76
Bleach
Brooklyn
Absorbing, Cliched, Entertaining

See it if you want an intimate space to experience a one-man show in an innovative way

Don't see it if gay people living their gay life or gay cliches annoy you

78
Nassim
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever, Resonant

See it if a tender and clever story about displacement, loneliness, and language and what's lost in translation. Nassim plays with form and structure.

Don't see it if don't like audience engagement or want a cohesive "plot" to follow

75
Noura
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if relevant theatre about immigration/refugee and the past we can't just simply put behind us or escape

Don't see it if family drama, immigration-related​ issues aren't your thing

Also the story seems a little bit unfocused towards the end as it tries to ... Read more Read less

72
Catch As Catch Can
West Village
Ambitious, Confusing, Great acting, Slow

See it if you want to see three amazing actors trying to portray six roles.

Don't see it if you don't like white family dramas with an excruciating amount of small talks and unimportant details.

75
Fireflies
Chelsea
Poetic, Slow, Intense, Profound

See it if you enjoy poetic dialogues

Don't see it if you don't like 2 character plays

78
During previews
Black Light
West Village
Delightful, Entertaining, Relevant

See it if you like talented performers mixing songs with good storytelling

Don't see it if don't like cabaret​ style shows

76
Soundstage
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Slow, Great staging, Edgy, Confusing

See it if you like multi-media stage poetry

Don't see it if you don't like experimental stuff

80
The Gentleman Caller
West Village
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you like seeing great and electrifying actors at work

Don't see it if you don't like a two-hander

65
Babette’s Feast
Midtown W
Ambitious, Overrated, Slow, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you like a ​well-staged and well-designed ensemble piece

Don't see it if you want well-developed characters​ to follow

78
An Ordinary Muslim
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Intelligent, Well-directed

See it if you like a combination of Kushner and Akhtar Style.

Don't see it if don't like a 2.5 hrs show

50
Overrated, Slow, Great acting

See it if you like one-man shows filled with jokes

Don't see it if want a thought-provoking, engaging story

Also end of play is nice, just takes way too long to get there

50
Small Mouth Sounds
Midtown W
Great acting, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if Like on stage male nudity.

Don't see it if well-written dialogues intrigue you, as there are none.