Toyaa

New York City | Female

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Reviews (54)
80
Profound, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy Oscar Wilde's classic. You appreciate a classic production. You have patience to sit on rather uncomfortable chairs for 2.5 hours

Don't see it if you don't have much patience for a long play. You have difficulty hearing (one of the actors spoke so softly that it was hard to understand)

77
Relevant, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in other cultures and girls / women's rights and issues

Don't see it if you are sensitive to an orientalist view. you expect consistent great acting from all actors in the play.

91
During previews
Profound, Refreshing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you like plays that touch your heart. This is about the human spirit overcoming adversity, the positive power of religion and human connecti

Don't see it if you only like plays that are cynical about human nature or comical. You need a big production with special effects

Also I was very touched by this play. A wonderful, clever story. Great acti... Read more Read less

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great dancing

See it if you like a hilarious show that makes fun of religion but is not condescending or totally ridiculing it. You want superb singing & dancing

Don't see it if you take offense with taking religion lightheartedly (Jesus makes appearances) or by a cliched portrayal of Africa. you need a serious play

90
Great singing, Profound, Absorbing

See it if you care about feminism and identity questions. You enjoy a refreshing take on the plurality of Judaism

Don't see it if you need elaborate stating and production. You have no tolerance for any form of identity politics

91
Entertaining, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant, Moving

See it if you want to see a different, innovative type of theater. You enjoy elements of improv and audience interaction. You are open to being moved

Don't see it if you need a play with an intricate plot. you don't care about intercultural understanding and the issue of borders

85
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant

See it if you enjoy comedy that is not vulgar but clever. You enjoy critical analysis and commentary on current affairs, politics, society...

Don't see it if you don't have the attention span to listen to a one-man monologue.

80
Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if you want to be entertained and laugh. you work in the mental health sector or have some connection to therapy.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy humor that plays on serious topics. You expect a very profound and thought provoking show

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you enjoy clever plays and sweet stories, enjoy a hybrid of musical and play, you enjoy simple yet powerful productions with great acting

Don't see it if you need elaborate staging and big productions. you need a lot of action

50
During previews
Fluffy, Disappointing, Banal

See it if you like VERY light entertainment, cheesy and raunchy plays, dance, music. R&B, Hiphop, fluffy pop music and a choreography from the 90s

Don't see it if you expect some depth in the plot, good acting, true entertainment. If you are over 25 (audience was super young)

95
Relevant, Intelligent, Must see, Absorbing

See it if you like politics and social analysis. you want to experience Michael Moore live. Want to be fed something political but also entertained

Don't see it if you can't stand Michael Moore. He actually come across as much more likable, charismatic than I imagined. Not arrogant but 100 % authentic

Also this was fantastic - not simply a Trump etc. bashing play but highly m... Read more Read less

82
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you are a fan of T. Williams plays. you like psychological character studies. Note: The characters are sad and lost with no redemption

Don't see it if you need to see something upbeat. Williams view of people is quite cynical / misanthropist. you need action happening

100
Great acting, Great singing, Great writing, Profound, Relevant

See it if you want to see a fantastic musical - profound and well written story, great acting, great staging, great singing. Entertainment at its best

Don't see it if you need something light hearted and don't want to get sad by this tragic story

71
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you like to be entertained. you like to be surprised. you enjoy period pieces

Don't see it if vindicatio of an ethically questionable character bothers you. You need something profound and thought provoking

79
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you are looking for light hearted yet clever entertainment with period charm

Don't see it if need a contemporary play - both in terms of the plot and it's realization. You are looking for something thought provoking

100
Resonant, Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you are interested in topics of morality / ethics. you are interested in history. You appreciate complex character depictions

Don't see it if moral messages annoy you. You see the world in black and white and don't want to be challenged on that

100
Profound, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if you care about gender topics, violence, exploitation... You like Eva Enslers work

Don't see it if you don't like to be provoked or are overly sensitive - there is a lot of pain to digest here

75
Great acting, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if you like immersive theater that speaks to all senses

Don't see it if you prefer quiet and profound shows. you need a plot

91
Delightful, Entertaining, Romantic

See it if you enjoy musicals and romantic period pieces

Don't see it if you need a lot of drama

95
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you like psychological dramas and are interested in the intersection of psychology and spirituality

Don't see it if you have short attention span and need a short play with lots of visual effects

Also Great screenplay and great acting. Even though it's set in the 1960s o... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if you like clever, ironic plays that are critical of society and also very entertaining

Don't see it if you need a lot of action or have no sense of humor

79
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you like plays that mix psychological drama, comedy and social milieu

Don't see it if you can't deal with a heavy British accent

68
Dated, Cliched, Great writing

See it if you like period pieces, Shakespeare, old Spanish, predictable stories

Don't see it if you want an exciting and intriguing play with relevance for today

49
Disappointing, Banal

See it if you like satire that is not that funny

Don't see it if you want to see an engaging play that is well written and thought provoking

Also the acting was very good but the play was underwhelming. It wasn't cle... Read more Read less

88
During previews
Clever, Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if you are interested in topics like sociology, politics, critical analysis of society.

Don't see it if you don't like autobiographies (it feels like one!) or if you don't like one-man plays.

85
Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Exquisite

See it if you enjoy smart, thought-provoking story telling and theater. You like Spanish literature. Theater at its purest

Don't see it if you don't speak Spanish and don't enjoy theater that is subtitled. You need elaborate staging, special effects, a lot of action

70
Great acting, Relevant, Great writing

See it if you are interested in therapy. You are open to be touched. You want to empathize with the psychological struggles so many young women face

Don't see it if you are hoping for deep insights. You want a play that is entertaining and riveting

76
Great acting, Relevant, Intense

See it if you are interested in Irish plays and Irish history. You like classics. You enjoy great acting that oscillates between comedy and tragedy

Don't see it if you get overwhelmed with screaming, violence. You need a play that is either comical OR dramatic. you can't deal with Irish accents

100
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if you want to be charmed by great acting, singing, staging, by delightful costumes and a compelling and touching story

Don't see it if you don't like musicals and classical pieces

70
Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you like plays about people with psychological issues and a lot of baggage and who are trying to find themselves

Don't see it if you get easily disturbed by plays with painful interpersonal dynamics. If you need a convincing ending. If you need convincing characters

85
Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you enjoy satire. you enjoy dark humor. you appreciate thought provoking plays on ethics and moral. If you want to see great acting.

Don't see it if you are afraid of hot topics such as racism and get easily offended by satire

82
Great acting, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in art, avant-garde, wonder what art is and what purpose it should have. You like smart and thought provoking productions

Don't see it if you need elaborate staging, big cast, easy entertainment.

Also Even for skeptics of more provocative forms of art this play would be ... Read more Read less

80
Clever, Entertaining, Resonant

See it if you like a show that is different. You enjoy personal story telling. You are curious about psychics.

Don't see it if You don't care about the topics of intuition / empaths / psychics. You need a lot of action

95
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if you like great writing, great acting, great staging. Everything was superb. Relevant, thought provoking.

Don't see it if you don't plays that are critical of our culture, especially toxic "masculinity" and misogyny, violence.. You need light entertainment

Also amazing that this play is as relevant today as it was in the 70ies giv... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Great acting, Great singing, Absorbing, Great music

See it if you like clever stories about love and family. you like musical / theater hybrid pieces. you enjoy great talent

Don't see it if you have little patience to sit and be engaged for 2 hours 45 minutes. You are bored with one actor pieces

62
Great acting, Absorbing, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if you are into traditional theater and don't mind 2 actors plays. if you like to have messages spoon fed. if you care about social issues

Don't see it if you want something very original, modern and though provoking. The play is stuffed with way too many topics - if not cliches

Also race, gender, sex, violence, abortion, rape, terrorism, addiction........ Read more Read less

66
Disappointing, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you like big broadway shows and typical musical music

Don't see it if you don't want to spend a lot of money on a rather mediocre play. You prefer classical music

71
Confusing, Ambitious, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you like confusing yet clever , suspenseful stories

Don't see it if you need a play with a message and meaning

76
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you like shows that blur the lines between reality, art, and magic. You like to be entertained in an interactive show.

Don't see it if you need a serious drama. you need a profound message and take away

90
Great acting, Clever, Resonant

See it if you are interested in the interplay of clashes between personality and socio-economic backgrounds and culture

Don't see it if you get bored easily and need a plot with a lot of action

80
Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if you are interested in C.S. Lewis. You like biographies. You care about religious awakenings. you are interested in the Christian faith

Don't see it if you need lighthearted entertainment. you are not into religious topics and biographies

100
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great singing, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you want to see the best musical ever, a true classic. you like the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, great singing, acting, staging.great story

Don't see it if you don't like the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. You don't like classical musicals but need something very modern

80
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you are a fan of Andrew Lloyd Webbers music, big casts and creative costumes

Don't see it if you need an arresting plot or a profound story

90
Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy funny, upbeat, clever entertainment

Don't see it if you don't like the Muppets / puppet theater

80
Ambitious, Great acting, Intense, Clever

See it if you like experimental theater and enjoy psychological dramas exposed in a non-linear plot. References to Bunuel speak to you

Don't see it if you want to see a traditional play with a linear plot and straightforward story and character portrait. You have short attention span

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Hilarious, Riveting

See it if you like musicals with great music, acting, singing - and a very intelligent and entertaining story!

Don't see it if you are sensitive to R rated content

Also I found it very meaningful that the play is based on real events in Ch... Read more Read less

78
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you are interested in period pieces and women's issues

Don't see it if you need a contemporary plot and a lot of action

100
Great acting, Great singing, Great writing, Relevant, Profound

See it if you like political plays, psychological plays, are interested in history

Don't see it if you need an elaborate stage setting or a lot of action

72
Great acting, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if ...you want to reflect on the the topic of differently able people ....you are into social activism dramas

Don't see it if you don't like slow plays. you need happy and light stories

Also Lauren Ridloff's acting was great. The attraction between the couple w... Read more Read less

91
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite

See it if you like psychological character depictions

Don't see it if you need a lot of action