Tony S 3

New York City | 65+ | Male

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Reviews (143)
84
Ink
Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to see how Murdock begins his quest to control politics on 3 continents.

Don't see it if you enjoy reading The NY Post. You probably already know about sleaze.

46
Slow, Excruciating, Dizzying, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if you want to take a nap while watching amateur theater. Lots of mumbling in a relationship that doesn't make sense. Confusing chorus, too.

Don't see it if I can't think of a reason to see it unless you want to support the cast.

88
Profound, Great writing, Funny, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to understand the what is hidden in the U.S. Constitution.

Don't see it if if you are a foreigner who has no intention of living in this country.

70
Clever, Confusing, Great staging, Great writing, Overrated

See it if you like Fitzgerald's novel.

Don't see it if you have a hard time sitting for a long time or don't like the story.

87
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy watching Stockard Channing's masterful performance in this exciting production. Family life will never be the same.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy a brilliant comedy with bite.

78
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Indulgent

See it if ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes when teaching your children about the history of this country.

Don't see it if you think you know everything because this play might just prove you wrong.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Intelligent

See it if you want to experience a serious play with some comedy that is relevant today. Excellent cast.

Don't see it if you have problems with same-sex relationships.

88
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if you are a Potter fan. This show picks up where the books leave off. Great theatrics!

Don't see it if you haven't read the books or have a knowledge of the characters. Two parts mean paying twice for the show.

72
Ambitious, Great acting, Great writing, Quirky, Resonant

See it if you want to understand the bonds that a family can hold. Interesting peek into the lives of American Sikhs.

Don't see it if you don't like plays about families that are different than yours.

73
Ambitious, Dated, Great staging, Great writing, Delightful

See it if you enjoy Tennessee William's and his southern woman, some strong, others in a pitiful state.

Don't see it if you have problems climbing stairs because this theater is all about stairs.

69
During previews
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Ambitious, Profound

See it if you want to see a dialog between a man and a woman about what each means to the other. Topics include race, gender and sexual preference.

Don't see it if you are easily offended by any of the above topics.

72
Ambitious, Confusing, Great acting, Excruciating, Intelligent

See it if you are a fan of Craig Lucas' writing. Great cast. Show is simultaneously signed by a "shadow" cast.

Don't see it if you can't get your characters straight, even the gay ones.

75
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious, Epic

See it if you want some excellent theater, although it is a bit long. Janet McTeer is wonderful as is her supporting cast. Interesting bits of history

Don't see it if you don't like strong woman because Sarah Bernhardt was her biggest fan. Unless they make some cuts, be prepared to sit for over 2 hours.

82
Clever, Ambitious, Great acting, Great writing, Overrated

See it if you want to understand how people come together from different cultures. Intelligent story and great acting with song. Multilingual.

Don't see it if you have problems with heavy accents. They use some Hebrew and Arabic and speak English with these accents.

89
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you enjoy a jolly romp through Shakespeare land. This comedy of mixed identities offers a fresh look, with music no less.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals with large casts performed under the summer sky.

29
Banal, Dated, Slow, Excruciating, Great staging

See it if you enjoy a show that appears dated and silly. The best line, Intermission. The actors, while doing their best, seem forced to act silly.

Don't see it if Unless you want to torture yourself with a silly play. The humor borders on slapstick.

69
Clever, Enchanting, Funny, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy an old fashioned musical with a quirky story. Excellent cast and wonderful staging.

Don't see it if you don't like a musical.

85
Absorbing, Entertaining, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Masterful

See it if you enjoy jazz and powerful woman.

Don't see it if you don't like violence.

87
During previews
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Profound

See it if you want to understand what a "cis" man is. This vibrant work discusses all the things you wanted to know but couldn't ask.

Don't see it if you are homophobic or don't want to know what babies are thinking about.

58
During previews
Banal, Funny, Indulgent, Overrated, Resonant

See it if you enjoy plays about strong women being manipulated. Unfortunately, the strong woman doesn't act very well in this production.

Don't see it if you don't like an absurdest plot and poor acting.

72
Ambitious, Clever, Funny, Indulgent, Slow

See it if you are a Tennessee Williams fan and want to know more about his life.

Don't see it if you couldn't give a damn about Tennessee and his early writing.

85
Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you are a Bernadette Peters fan or love Jerry Herman's wonderful hummable score. Dolly is a delight.

Don't see it if you don't like a great Broadway musical because this one is one of the best!

85
Clever, Exquisite, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound

See it if you ever wanted to understand what a deaf person experiences. Wonderfully acted by a superb cast.

Don't see it if you have a short attention span and don't want to understand how others cope with what you take for granted.

61
During previews
Ambitious, Entertaining, Confusing, Profound, Riveting

See it if you want a child's view of the world and what it means to not understand adult views. Good acting but strange story.

Don't see it if you can't comprehend a story that is confusing and often leads in opposite directions.

84
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you enjoy great writing interpreted by some excellent actors. Michael Cera is outstanding in his role as the lobby security guard.

Don't see it if you have long legs that don't fit into tight spaces. The newly renovated Hayes has some of the tightest spaces between rows. Crunch up!

69
Thought-provoking, Profound, Great staging, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if you want some understanding of what true love means under the most extraordinary circumstances.

Don't see it if If you have problems with strange relationships.

79
Hilarious, Quirky, Great staging, Delightful, Clever

See it if you enjoy a crazy, wild trip while at the theater. Pay attention because you don't want to miss anything.

Don't see it if you need everything spelled out for you.

72
During previews
Slow, Confusing, Ambitious, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you enjoy Elizabethan theater in a modern setting.

Don't see it if you get restless while people take forever to die. So many characters, some played by the same actors, get confusing.

86
During previews
Delightful, Enchanting, Great staging, Exquisite, Great singing

See it if you enjoy an old fashioned Cole Porter musical with a great cast.

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

79
Clever, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant

See it if You enjoy new, experimental theater. Cast of two reveal themselves in intimate ways.

Don't see it if Let’s face it, this is an experience about growing up gay.

72
Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny, Edgy

See it if you want to know more about a man's life in this 90-minute monolog.

Don't see it if you have problems understanding a heterosexual man's lifestyle.

76
Clever, Entertaining, Insipid, Delightful, Quirky

See it if you enjoy a rambling monolog that actually goes nowhere. Michael Hall is a masterful story teller.

Don't see it if you are looking for serious theater.

83
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great acting

See it if you want a delightful time at theater. Harvey Fierstein's writing is so relevant today. Michael Urie delivers the performance of his career.

Don't see it if you are a grouch who like to stay at home or refuse to believe that some people are different than you.

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

See it if You like great ensemble acting with a dialog that reflects on today's world although the play takes place 50 years ago.

Don't see it if you don't like good theater.

77
Clever, Ambitious, Cliched, Funny, Slow

See it if you enjoy a comedy about dating in today's gay culture. An ambitious work that needs further development. Good use made of a small space.

Don't see it if you are offended by gay men trying to find their place in today's world.

83
Absorbing, Clever, Great singing, Edgy, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy story telling with your music. Jomama is a wonderful raconteur as well as a mesmerizing chanteuse. And can quickly change outfits.

Don't see it if you don't like cabaret or story telling with your music.

65
During previews
Ambitious, Confusing, Funny, Great staging, Disappointing

See it if you enjoy a British farce with strong accents.

Don't see it if you don't like strange accents that distort the American version of English.

81
During previews
Clever, Delightful, Exquisite, Funny, Great writing

See it if you like a play with strong women. Fast moving with great acting.

Don't see it if you don't like women who speak their mind or object to lesbians.

88
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see

See it if you enjoy a happy musical jaunt through the second half of the twentieth century.

Don't see it if you don't like music.

63
Ambitious, Overrated, Slow, Profound, Riveting

See it if you want to learn something about the Japanese occupation of Korea and how they enslaved the people. Some good acting and singing.

Don't see it if you can't sit for 100 minutes in the uncomfortable seat of this theater. My butt started hurting halfway through. Slow moving story.

80
During previews
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Profound

See it if you want to understand how straight men act when they are around each other. Pay attention if you want to understand the purpose.

Don't see it if you don't like feeling uncomfortable.

91
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Profound, Must see

See it if you were there at Studio 54 or just want to know what life was like at that time. Great singing, toe tapping music and wonderful cast.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals that are about people and how they react to their environment.

72
During previews
Ambitious, Confusing, Great acting, Great staging, Overrated

See it if you enjoy deceit and violence. Wonderful costumes and staging.

Don't see it if you don't like violence or long winded speeches.

81
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Quirky, Funny

See it if you like a wise-cracking puppet who interacts with the audience and expounds on the virtues of a vegan diet.

Don't see it if you are offended by vulgar language or insist on suppressing the child in you.

80
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Thought-provoking, Must see

See it if you want to see great acting. One of Shaw's best, it is as viable today as when it was written.

Don't see it if You can't sit through an almost 3 hour play.

78
During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Dizzying, Intelligent, Profound

See it if you enjoy a rarely performed Tennessee Williams play. Great acting in a simple set with imaginary props and staging that can be confusing.

Don't see it if you don't have imagination...the props are non-existant. Also, watch out for that chart, it will block your vision if you are in a corner.

83
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if you enjoy a silly, wonderfully funny farce in the French manner. Don't worry, this updated version has been rewritten in English.

Don't see it if you don't like silly plays in which all the characters are turned topsy turvy.

80
Absorbing, Clever, Banal, Ambitious, Confusing

See it if you enjoy good ensemble acting and interesting writing. Complicated characters fill the lives of two therapists.

Don't see it if you are contemplating therapy. Then again it may just be what you need.

75
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if you love classic rock and enjoy a bit of 18th century classics thrown in. Enjoyable, hand-clapping, lets dance in the aisles show.

Don't see it if don't like rock 'n roll or expecting a book musical. This show is more of a concert.

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy an old-fashioned musical that leaves you feeling happy. Wonderful revival features Julie Styne's music with great songs.

Don't see it if you don't like musical comedy or wonderfully talented actors singing a great score.