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New York City | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (84)
94
Resonant, Refreshing, Ambitious, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you like theater that unpacks a historical period and digs into how the characters react to it.

Don't see it if you need something that's relevant to modern times.

82
Thought-provoking, Funny, Confusing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you love the novel, you like good performances.

Don't see it if you don't remember the novel or are easily confused - it jumped around in time and had limited

83
Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like seeing well-developed characters thrown together and watching them react to each other.

Don't see it if you want a riveting plot with a strong story arc

36
Boring, Slow, Great singing, Excruciating, Confusing

See it if you need a nap.

Don't see it if you care about plot, structure, etc. The play is someone dictating a play to a secretary. Punctuation and all. Sooo slow.

90
During previews
Masterful, Intense, Dizzying, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you like great direction, philosophical productions, long monologues.

Don't see it if you need a linear plot.

50
Slow, Overrated, Indulgent, Disappointing, Banal

See it if you want to hear someone do karaoke and show you pictures of his apartment.

Don't see it if you were expecting to hear any stories of the actual prisoners or their lives. These are really just songs with only minor explanation.

75
Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if you have kids. Had some good values. Did a great job converting the book into a musical - loved the songs.

Don't see it if you need adult themes, can't appreciate a kid's story.

24
The Light
Midtown W
Cliched, Excruciating, Obvious

See it if you don’t care that you know the whole plot in the first fifteen min

Don't see it if You like seeing interesting character dynamics and characters who evolve and get deeper over the course of the play

83
Dated, Great writing, Intense, Epic, Slow

See it if you like stories about multiple characters with multiple storylines thrown into the same circumstance; if you like bob dylan

Don't see it if you're easily confused, you hate period pieces

92
Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Great staging, Resonant

See it if you’re not afraid of truth, you don’t know how to process recent events/climate

Don't see it if you’re easily made uncomfortable either physically or emotionally.

75
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Epic, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if You like characters dramas

Don't see it if You need a solid ending - felt this one came out of nowhere after a very slowly developing rest of the show

96
Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you like happy, you like sad, you like Fairytales, you like amazing choreography and costumes and direction and performances. Itis beautiful

Don't see it if you are lame. No, seriously there is no reason not to see this show

78
Great acting, Confusing, Relevant, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy well-acted period pieces based on true events.

Don't see it if you get confused by true stories without context

92
Delightful, Epic, Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you like seeing new perspectives on old favorites.

Don't see it if You hate messing with a classic. Also don’t count on the chili for dinner super small portions!

67
Dated, Great acting, Great singing, Intense, Dark

See it if you like old musicals and "big" broadway shows.

Don't see it if you want your theatre to be happy - this is very dark, and the second act is troubling.

77
Clever, Funny, Quirky, Unfocused, Average production

See it if you like comedies about people who grew up in the same neighborhood

Don't see it if you’re looking for intense character journeys

95
Travesties
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Masterful

See it if you like Stoppard, you like absurdism and playing with the form. Amazing revival of a play that I thought would read better than performed

Don't see it if you need a linear plot

84
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant

See it if you love classic musicals, big productions

Don't see it if you get upset easily at reimaginings

58
Confusing, Quirky, Slow, Dizzying, Fluffy

See it if you have young kids. Lots of cool explosions. Etc.

Don't see it if you are hoping your kids will learn soemthing. Found explanations more descriptive (assigning terminology) than actually explanatory

94
Ambitious, Enchanting, Great staging, Riveting, Delightful

See it if you hated the movie - I thought the character interpretations were different enough you might like this one. If you are wowed by effects.

Don't see it if you hate big broadway musicals. This is BIG.

58
Ambitious, Confusing, Disappointing, Great staging, Slow

See it if you are in love with Arabian nights and already know some of the tales.

Don't see it if you like linear plots.

91
The Mad Ones
Midtown E
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting, Resonant

See it if you like coming of age stories

Don't see it if you don't like new musicals

84
Disco Pigs
Chelsea
Riveting, Masterful, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like Enda Walsh, high energy shows

Don't see it if you need sympathetic leads

95
[PORTO]
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Clever, Edgy, Great writing, Resonant

See it if you are a single millennial woman

Don't see it if you are confused easily

46
Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if you really really really like breakup dramas

Don't see it if you like a plot

68
Fairview
Brooklyn
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great writing, Edgy, Clever

See it if you like in-depth explorations of modern social issues.

Don't see it if you like linear theatre. I liked the first two acts and then the monologue at the end, but the third act was just too weird.

94
Quirky, Raunchy, Intelligent, Great acting, Edgy

See it if you are familiar with the original, you enjoy metafiction, you enjoy camp.

Don't see it if you have a weak stomach.

92
Emotional, Resonant, Intense, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you like well-told stories about well-developed characters.

Don't see it if your heroes need to be ingenues

82
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Slow, Quirky, Great staging, Dated, Delightful

See it if you don't mind a show that starts slow and grows on you.

Don't see it if you're expecting literal translation of the original work.

95
Funny, Quirky, Great acting, Delightful, Clever

See it if you love Wilde, like seeing old shows through a new lens, like good acting.

Don't see it if you hate the original.

85
Southern Promises
Soho/Tribeca
Thought-provoking, Intense, Edgy, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if you like theatre that makes you think, upsets your view of the world.

Don't see it if you're easily made uncomfortable.

83
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Slow

See it if you like light fun musicals

Don't see it if you’re committed to the original movie - there were a lot of changes not for the better - no Rasputin!

52
Two By Friel
Chelsea
Disappointing, Excruciating, Intelligent, Slow, Exquisite

See it if you don't mind leaving after the first act. Lovers/Winners was good, I thought the Yalta game went on for way too long and was boring

Don't see it if you're looking for something uplifting

76
Entertaining, Hilarious, Resonant, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if you like seeing things set in other cultures.

Don't see it if you like light comedies wrapped in neat bows

74
Cliched, Dated, Resonant, Raunchy, Ambitious

See it if you love the nostalgia of a chorus line, you love dancing.

Don't see it if You need a solid plot, this is more a collection of monoguss

84
Ambitious, Great staging, Profound, Entertaining, Epic

See it if you love this musical, you have Eastern European heritage. You appreciate artistic direction and period pieces

Don't see it if you really really can’t stand subtitles (it was amazing to see in Yiddish though!)

84
Ambitious, Confusing, Clever, Thought-provoking, Masterful

See it if you are a theater nerd. You love anything meta. You love old text in new contexts.

Don't see it if You are easily confused. You hated either Romeo and Juliet or uncle Vanya.

95
During previews
The Hard Problem
Upper W Side
Clever, Great writing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like Stoppard (this is sooo Stoppard), you like seeing intellectual debates in shows, you’re interested in cognitive psychology.

Don't see it if You need something plot-based.

75
Great singing, Fluffy, Romantic, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you like light fluffy theatre, great singing.

Don't see it if you need a linear storyline, profound insights.

85
Delightful, Enchanting, Great staging, Fluffy, Overrated

See it if you loved the movies/books. Definitely beneficial to have seen them first.

Don't see it if you hated the movies. Basically just a longer movie. Also if you’re not dazzled by special effects

64
Disappointing, Slow, Great writing, Dated, Bad acting

See it if you have to see every Eugene O’Neill play

Don't see it if you need a standout production, you’re expecting an amazing Mary

75
During previews
Clever, Great writing, Great staging, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like family dramas with several characters' lives intertwining

Don't see it if you get fidgety if a show is too long (could definitely have cut it)

61
Cliched, Confusing, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if you are easily impressed with pretentiousness

Don't see it if you like the show's elements to come together in a coherent way

93
Admissions
Upper W Side
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if you like plays that explore current social issues and challenge popular reactions to them.

Don't see it if you aren’t comfortable being uncomfortable.

86
Later Life
Midtown W
Clever, Dated, Funny, Great writing, Romantic

See it if you like social comedies. You like unexpected little moments.

Don't see it if you go mostly for good performances.

65
Confusing, Clever, Dizzying, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you like when threads come together at the end

Don't see it if you hate weaving in and out of times periods and storylines

67
The Children
Midtown W
Dated, Intense, Thought-provoking, Slow, Great acting

See it if you like post-apocalyptic dramas

Don't see it if you need action

89
Ballyturk
Brooklyn
Absorbing, Edgy, Great acting, Exquisite, Thought-provoking

See it if you like Enda Walsh

Don't see it if you need to understand what was going on the whole time

72
Miles for Mary
Midtown W
Clever, Dated, Funny

See it if you like peeks into small-town life

Don't see it if you need an absorbing plot

88
Absorbing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Dizzying, Edgy

See it if you like high-energy shows

Don't see it if you are easily offended