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Reviews (83)
82
During previews
Company (Broadway)
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great staging, Funny, Awesome cast, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a great cast at the top of their game in a revised revival of a super fun show.

Don't see it if you are not a Sondheim fan, don't like musical comedy, don't like different interpretations of old shows.

60
Dracula (CSC)
East Village
Great acting, Indulgent, Great staging, Disappointing

See it if You are a KH diehard fan: want to see a feminist take on Dracula.

Don't see it if You want to see a well written adaptation of Dracula.

Also I am a fan of KH and was looking forward to her Dracula and especially... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Great staging, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if you like a well told ghost story by talented actors.

Don't see it if don't care for well crafted plays in rooms full of atmosphere and uncomfortable chairs.

70
Fun, talented cast, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if The talented cast made it fun. Not as funny as I thought it would be. An entertaining evening.

Don't see it if you do not care for an homage to 1930 movie melodramas.

75
Scotland, PA
Midtown W
Great staging, Great singing, Funny, Clever

See it if You like contemporary interpretations of classic works. A new fun spin on Macbeth with a talented cast in need of a few more good songs.

Don't see it if You do not care for new musical interpretations of classics.

70
Alice in Wonderland
Greenwich V
Fun, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if You enjoy Alice and the wonderment of childhood. Nice singing, fun staging, pretty music, talented cast.

Don't see it if You care for more adult fare.

82
Intelligent, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You want to see/hear an incredible cast perform an intelligent interpretation of Evita.

Don't see it if You do not want to see Evita done right.

70
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy pop music with incredible sets, dancing and singing. A spectacle.

Don't see it if You do not care for pop music interpretations molded into a musical.

77
Octet
Midtown W
Ambitious, Quirky, Great singing, Clever

See it if You like great vocals , harmonies, a cappella, and, ambitious new musicals.

Don't see it if Not care for songs about tech addictions, and/or you like more conventional musicals.

65
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Cliched, Funny

See it if you want to see a funny comedy. If you think a man pretending to be a woman is funny.

Don't see it if you want to hear memorable music. Should just be a comedy as the songs did not add much to the show.

Also I have never thought a man pretending to be a woman in and of itself a... Read more Read less

75
Funny, Great staging, Great acting, Clever

See it if you want to see a poignant odd ball comedy performed by 3 great actors. You don't have to know Titus, but I think it helps in the tragedy.

Don't see it if there is some juvenile humor involving bodily functions that I could do without, and may put some off.

81
All My Sons
Midtown W
Classic, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a classic American play by a great playwright. A heart wrenching tale with a fantastic cast. Tracy Letts is incredible.

Don't see it if The only negative for me was Annette Bening's performance which was very monotone, and she seemed to be yelling as a way of projecting.

60
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Great ape puppet

See it if you want to see a great ape puppet and some cool special affects. Singing was fine, songs were forgetful.

Don't see it if you want a good King Kong story with good songs. Lead actress miscast and overacts but sings well.

72
During previews
The Dead, 1904
Upper E Side
Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You would like to go to a dinner party in a mansion with an Irish family in 1904. Immersive theatre. Play is subtle. Could be stronger.

Don't see it if You don’t like immersive theatre, family dramas, turkey and briquette.

82
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy a bit of mad-cap fun with Shakespeare, and some light fair thrown in. The play is the thing, and the actors were up to it.

Don't see it if You don’t care for Shakespeare, or contemporary takes on Shakespeare, or both. But you would be missing out on a great show and a fun time.

90
Great singing, Great staging, Classic, Enchanting, Great acting

See it if A classic comes to life as Lauren embodies the character of Eliza with great heart and beautiful voice. Cast, orchestra, staging, all class

Don't see it if you don't like: musicals, awesome scores by a fantastic orchestra, gorgeous sets and costumes, beautiful voices, a fun night of theatre.

55
Peter Pan
Midtown W
Disappointing, Quirky

See it if you are a super fan of Bedlam productions.

Don't see it if you don't care for irreverent takes on classic tales.

Also A missed opportunity here. Good actors. Some funny moments. Too immatu... Read more Read less

72
During previews
Cruel Intentions
Greenwich V
Funny, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you like a fun, campy (should be more campy), take on a classic tale with strong singing.

Don't see it if if you don't like 90's music and sensibilities in the retelling of Dangerous Liaisons.

92
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you want to experience a new classic musical.

Don't see it if don't care for musicals with heart.

85
Enchanting, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you enjoy classic musicals done right.

Don't see it if don't care for musicals.

72
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing, Family friendly

See it if you like fairytale musicals with pretty costumes and music, good performances by a talented cast. A fun night out at the theatre.

Don't see it if you want deeper, thought provoking, challenging fare.

82
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious, Intelligent, Must see

See it if you like well written, wonderfully acted, beautifully staged, plays. An English comedy with a stellar cast led by the fantastic Kevin Kline

Don't see it if you do not care for English comedies, period pieces, plays.

82
For a previous production
Clever, Great acting, Hilarious, Masterful, Must see

See it if you like to laugh, want to witness an incredibly talented cast bring the house down.

Don't see it if you don't care for English, slap-stick, smart, silly, physical comedy.

72
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Fun

See it if you want a fun family night out. Christian is a whimsical Wonka (made me forget dreadful-Depp) with a wonderful cast.

Don't see it if you want something heavy, don't care to for an audience of children & families, or enjoyed the Burton blunder.

Also Could have used a better closing number, and the sets could have been ... Read more Read less

55
The Present
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Needs editing, Great acting, Indulgent

See it if you: are a die-hard Cate fan; like watching good acting in overwrought plays; like gun shots & loud music between acts to wake up to.

Don't see it if you don't like long/endless/repetitive drunken dinner party plays with bored pretentious characters.

74
Great staging, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want a fun night at the theater with a hilarious cast, impressive vocals (Lucas Steele), creative costumes and staging.

Don't see it if lighthearted fun is not your idea of fun.

66
During previews
Overrated, Disappointing, Beautiful music, Great singing, Should just be a concert

See it if You want to hear beautifully song music interrupted by a weak book.

Don't see it if You like musicals where the music is integrated with a good book, and don’t care for Bob Dylan.

72
Good use of alanis' songs, Cliched, Entertaining

See it if you like Alanis' music and want to see it turned into a contemporary family drama.

Don't see it if if you do not like Alanis' music, or like her music but not song by a cast trying to imitate her singing style.

Also Needs editing. First act is too long. A few songs unnecessary.

78
Seared
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Clever

See it if You like watching the captivating Krysta Rodriguez, and a talented cast in funny, well written play.

Don't see it if Plays about commerce and art bore you.

84
Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Funny

See it if You love musical theatre. Top talent performing excellent musical comedy.

Don't see it if You prefer plays, edgy, serious material.

70
Einstein's Dreams
Midtown E
Great staging, Great singing, Clever, Ambitious

See it if You are interested in Einstein and are open to an artistic interpretation of his life. The set and the company are excellent.

Don't see it if You do not care for new musicals that need fine tuning and better songs.

95
Hilarious, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You want to see musical theatre at it’s finest. The cast is incredibly talented and the show so fun. Great to see in the small venue.

Don't see it if You do not care for fun, fantasy, theatre.

80
Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if You like David Byrne, and want to see a concert come to life.

Don't see it if You do not like David Byrne, or are looking for traditional theatre. This is a concert.

80
Great singing, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if you love a classic musical with great singing, dancing, staging.

Don't see it if you don't want to experience a great show in Yiddish with subtitles.

Also The only negative I felt was the portrayal of Tevye lacked the humor u... Read more Read less

80
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Creative, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if you want to see a imaginative take on the Alice story with creative choreography, inspired music, and a talented cast.

Don't see it if you don't care for the story of Alice in Wonderland, contemporary music in period pieces.

80
Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Clever

See it if you want a fun night at the theatre. A great interpretation of the movie with a hilarious and talented cast. Awesome evolving set.

Don't see it if don't like dark comedy-musicals, or want it to be exactly like the movie . The songs could be a little stronger, but most enjoyable overall

79
Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if you want to see a cool adaptation of a Greek myth with a great trombone player, band, dancing, staging, and cast. Eva is outstanding.

Don't see it if Only weakness for me was Reeve Carney's singing. Did not care for his voice most of the time = a big damper on the show for me.

80
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Ambitious, Intense

See it if you enjoy family drama mixed with Greek tragedy, great acting and storytelling.

Don't see it if don't like long, slow, intense, dramas.

100
Great singing, Resonant, Great writing, Great staging, Must see

See it if Exceptional singing, amazingly crafted, personal stories from WW1 beautifully told. Overwhelming emotion. Perfect for the holidays.

Don't see it if You want a WW1 story told through today’s music and filters. Others could learn from the honesty of the actual voices from the past.

87
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Funny, Great staging

See it if Janet and cast are magnificent. A great actress playing a great actress taking on the greatest role.

Don't see it if You don't like: plays, plays about plays, plays about theatre life/actors, plays about women.

67
Entertaining, Cliched, Nice music

See it if you enjoy Romeo & Juliet and Goodfellas.

Don't see it if you want something new and innovative.

Also It's well done.

90
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Hilarious, Masterful

See it if you want to see a fun, imaginative, well written and acted interpretation of a classic.

Don't see it if you don't like; plays, interpretations of classics, a fun night out at the theatre.

70
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Quirky

See it if you want a light, fun afternoon. Laura Benanti is stunning and funny especially after just having a baby.

Don't see it if don't care for Amy Schumer, even if she is good in this production.

89
Ambitious, Absorbing, Clever, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you enjoy imaginative contemporary musicals of classic tales with great actors/singers, innovative story telling.

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

76
Bandstand
Midtown W
Great choreography, Great singing

See it if you like swing music, strong dancing and singing, a familiar story told in a fresh way.

Don't see it if don't care for swing music, stories about veterans returning from war.

80
Delightful, Great staging, Great writing, Must see, Immersive

See it if enchanting evening in a recreated pie shop with Sweeney in your midst and pies on your lips. Talented cast brings Sondheim's best to life.

Don't see it if you don't care for immersive theatre, and tales of horror and vengeance.

56
Disappointing, Overrated, Cliched, Great set

See it if you are a fan of the show/like over-blown melodramas with mediocre music, and writing.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of singing dialogue and like musicals that have more than one decent song.

85
During previews
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Enchanting, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you love theatre, lyric storytelling with dance and song, historical fiction, heavy-funny-beautiful-well acted and staged plays.

Don't see it if you want a light night out.

Also The only thing I might change is the number of times the rain scene is... Read more Read less

79
Cagney
Midtown W
Great acting, Refreshing, Delightful, Great dancing, Tcm comes to life

See it if you like: classic Hollywood with it's great song & dance acts, & it's legends; a well crafted TCM style Doc. brought creatively to life.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a heartfelt tribute to one of America's treasures by a terrifically talented cast.

92
Clever, Enchanting, Must see, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you like intelligent, fun, immersive theatre, a modern take on Scottish folktales. An Awesome show. You should go!

Don't see it if you don't care for tales in: rhyming verse, Scottish accents, immersive theatre set in a bar/restaurant.