Young potatoe

New York City | 25-34 | Male
About:  I love seeing darker risky non musicals. ... Read more Read less
Reviews (505)
84
During previews
Wanted it to be better, Missing something, Absorbing
September 16th, 2022

See it if You are ready for a new drama to finally hit a Broadway stage.

Don't see it if You are looking for a big Broadway spectacular with lots of bells and whistles. This is a show that would play better on a smaller stage

Also If I told someone to give me every detail of this play and I didn’t ca... Read more Read less

87
Way better than expected, Must see, Masterful
September 15th, 2022

See it if You are interested in a play that shows how one instance can impact the lives of so many people

Don't see it if You are hoping for some thing light and quick. This plays two hours and 30 minutes but it’s definitely worth it

Also I can’t remember the last time I was this pleasantly surprised by a Br... Read more Read less

86
During previews
I’m Revolting
Chelsea
Must see, Masterful, Perfectly cast, Great acting, Delightful
September 14th, 2022

See it if You want to see an incredible drama with the perfect amount of comedy

Don't see it if You are not in the mood for a serious piece of theater that will definitely make you sad multiple times

Also I don’t understand how someone won’t like this masterpiece! It’s very ... Read more Read less

78
During previews
Jasper
Midtown W
Missed opportunities, Great sound
September 8th, 2022

See it if You are interested in a drama where a husband and wife must face critical decisions

Don't see it if You need your dramas to be polished. There are a lot of things in this that do not make sense

Also This should have been so much better but there were many missed opport... Read more Read less

61
Burbank
East Village
Some really nice scenes, Great acting
September 8th, 2022

See it if You are interested in seeing a side of Walt Disney that you have probably not seen before

Don't see it if You are expecting a fluffy and happy piece of theater about Disney

Also I found all of the acting to be very above average. This is one of tho... Read more Read less

55
Just average, Overrated
September 8th, 2022

See it if You like dramatic musicals that give you a little bit of comedy as well.

Don't see it if You are expecting a musical that will give you fun and happy type music.

Also I really liked a concept of this because it’s about something that we ... Read more Read less

59
Safe
August 17th, 2022

See it if You are looking for a Broadway musical that is very safe and doesn’t really take any chances.

Don't see it if You will be bothered by lots of different characters that we don’t really learn a lot about

Also I know nothing about musical theater. I love music and I love theater ... Read more Read less

67
Way better than i thought, Great staging
August 16th, 2022

See it if You want to see a creative and interesting way to tell a story about something that happened between two people on one particular day

Don't see it if You don’t like plays that are narrative. The good news is it’s not one person narrating the play

Also I hate to say this because I love Showscore but you can’t go by anyone... Read more Read less

36
During previews
Patience (2st)
Upper W Side
Hard to relate to
August 15th, 2022

See it if You want to support and all black cast

Don't see it if You find it hard to believe that there can be professional solitaire players

Also Overall this play was very consistent but unfortunately not in a good ... Read more Read less

64
POTUS
Midtown W
The most disgusting thing in theater is when an actor breaks character on purpose
August 14th, 2022

See it if Everything is above average or better with the exception of the four things I will tell you about below.The actors were cast perfect

Don't see it if You are expecting anything other than a silly political farce

Also On three different occasions in this play the actors pretended to brea... Read more Read less

44
That Physics Show
Midtown W
Easily could have been better
August 14th, 2022

See it if You are looking for a break from traditional theater

Don't see it if You are hoping for some big, powerful and fun physics experiments

Also The guy presenting the show did not have the best stage presence. This... Read more Read less

1
Disappointing, Sad, Disgusting
August 3rd, 2022

See it if You have seen every other show and want to add another one to your list.

Don't see it if You are not interested in a very preachy and whiny show.

81
You know what you’re getting, Great staging, Great singing
August 3rd, 2022

See it if You like musicals that revolve around the life of an iconic musician

Don't see it if You are looking for something more than just the life of Tina Turner

Also I’m not a musical person but there’s no shows left for me to see right... Read more Read less

83
Interesting choice to make it set in present day, Great acting
August 2nd, 2022

See it if You like Tennessee Williams or even more important if you have never seen this play before

Don't see it if You don’t like Tennessee Williams. I don’t think there’s any in between you either like him or you don’t

Also I don’t understand all the negative reviews on Showscore. It really is... Read more Read less

71
Disappointing second act, Cute
August 1st, 2022

See it if you want to see a really fun musical in an intimate space

Don't see it if You are looking for a big Broadway type spectacular. The theater and stage are both very small but they make good use of it

Also The first act was really cute but I was really disappointed by everyth... Read more Read less

48
The Panic of '29
Midtown E
Almost average
July 31st, 2022

See it if You like really silly and over the top farce

Don't see it if You are expecting a musical. Someone needs to change the description here on Showscore because they call it a musical comedy. It’s not

Also I love farce and I wish more people had the guts to write more of it. ... Read more Read less

5
Poor directing, Excruciating
July 31st, 2022

See it if You like shows with no set and very minimal props

Don't see it if You want characters that have substance and depth. The direction, writing and acting are all horrible

Also I couldn’t believe how much I disliked this play at intermission. I wa... Read more Read less

85
Epiphany
Upper W Side
Great staging, Relevant, Profound, Masterful, Intelligent
June 19th, 2022

See it if you want to see an honest and scary look at how human beings act and behave in this day and age

Don't see it if If you’re looking for a lot of fireworks and you are the type of person that enjoys mindless musicals, you are not going to like this.

Also I feel bad for all the people that reviewed this and gave it a low rat... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Corsicana
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful, Must see
June 17th, 2022

See it if You want to see another complete masterpiece by up and coming playwright Will Arbery

Don't see it if You are lazy and don’t want to put your mind to work. when you see this just trust that Arbery will lead you where you need to go.

Also You can start by reading the review on Showscore from LeslieAnne. I ag... Read more Read less

91
Masterful, Must see, Delightful, Great writing, Clever
June 16th, 2022

See it if You want to sit back, relax, let your mind rest and just smile for 80 perfect minutes

Don't see it if You are looking for a drama

Also If there was one thing I could change or fix about my favorite city in... Read more Read less

59
Belfast Girls
Chelsea
Way tooo long, Slow, Great staging
June 16th, 2022

See it if You are interested in what happened to some Irish girls in the early 1850s

Don't see it if You are bothered by scenes that all need to be shortened

Also Every single scene in this entire production was way too long and need... Read more Read less

69
Soft
Midtown W
Great until it turned into a soap opera, Great acting
June 15th, 2022

See it if you want to get a real inside look of what it’s like for young people in a correctional school.

Don't see it if You will be bothered by really bad writing for the last 20 minutes of the play.

Also I enjoyed every single thing about this for the first 70 minutes. I do... Read more Read less

68
Soap operaish, Over the top
May 26th, 2022

See it if you like over the top family dramas. And you like characters that are really bad and selfish people

Don't see it if You don’t like soap operas. I know that seems like a negative but I watched soap operas for a while and they serve their purpose

Also The reason I am comparing this to a soap opera is because a lot of thi... Read more Read less

89
Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Relevant, Must see
May 25th, 2022

See it if Want to see a realistic look into what it would be like to look inside an after school detention made up of all black students

Don't see it if You are looking for a politically correct, safe play

Also I was so worried when I opened my playbill to find out both of the und... Read more Read less

65
¡Americano!
Midtown W
Entertaining
May 25th, 2022

See it if You are into musicals you will most likely be pleasantly surprised.

Don't see it if You are an expert on musicals and are going to critique and compare it to Broadway classics.

Also I know I am saying more here but I really don’t have much to say becau... Read more Read less

72
Golden Shield
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Great staging, Great acting
May 23rd, 2022

See it if You want to see a Director that really knows how to use the stage and all the lighting to their advantage

Don't see it if You are looking to sit back and relax. I found this to be very confusing and it really didn’t have to be.

Also I was extremely frustrated at intermission because I didn’t understand... Read more Read less

37
Wish You Were Here
Midtown W
Slow, Fluffy, Great acting
May 23rd, 2022

See it if You enjoy shows about people who grow up together and then go their separate ways for various reasons

Don't see it if You are looking for something new and relevant. Most of this was very predictable

Also It always bothers me when there is a lot of talent on the stage and no... Read more Read less

82
The Lucky Star
Midtown E
Way better than i thought it would be
May 21st, 2022

See it if The 3 most Important things in theater are the writing, the acting and the direction. All three of these were great and very even

Don't see it if You are expecting an historical account of the holocaust. Yes this is about the holocaust but it’s much more about people

Also After seeing the play in theater C at the same theater written by the ... Read more Read less

88
During previews
Intense, Profound, Masterful
May 20th, 2022

See it if You like thought-provoking dramas that will really tug at your heart and make you wonder how you would handle a similar situation

Don't see it if You are looking for something light. There are some funny and tender moments but this is one that will get everyone

Also I will start with the two negative things. An actor called out for a l... Read more Read less

23
Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing
May 20th, 2022

See it if You are looking to see a play in a small intimate blackbox setting

Don't see it if You are expecting the professional shows that you typically get at 59e59

Also I have never been more confused. I read through every show score revie... Read more Read less

90
Samuel d hunter is god
April 25th, 2022

See it if Want to see one of the greatest living playwright’s latest masterpiece

Don't see it if Great writing and acting isn’t enough for you.

Also I saw just about every straight play on Broadway this week and this wa... Read more Read less

85
Safe, Adorable, Cute
April 24th, 2022

See it if you want to see a cute and adorable heartwarming show that you can simply sit back relax and enjoy

Don't see it if You are looking for something that is going to challenge you and make you think

Also I was not expecting to like this as much as I did. This is one of thes... Read more Read less

84
Thought-provoking, Profound, Great acting
April 24th, 2022

See it if You want to be blown away by incredible acting.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of memory plays. This does not go in chronological order

Also Even though I have never been abused this felt extremely realistic. Wh... Read more Read less

66
Slow, Disappointing
April 24th, 2022

See it if great acting and staging are enough for you

Don't see it if You are expecting a meaningful story. Unfortunately this is how David Mamet operates sometimes.

Also I don’t think I would have liked this play even if I got to see Fishbu... Read more Read less

82
CLASS
Shepherds Bush
Intelligent, Great acting, Delightful
April 24th, 2022

See it if You enjoy a subject that is serious but also like some comedy sprinkled in

Don't see it if You are looking for a big over the top production.

Also Overall I really enjoyed this. There were some really great moments an... Read more Read less

82
Scary
April 24th, 2022

See it if You enjoy seeing a horror on stage. This is a very hard genre to tackle.

Don't see it if You are expecting to be scared the entire time. It’s not like going to a haunted house but more like hearing a scary ghost story

Also Before I went to London I saw this play on three different occasions i... Read more Read less

84
Admissions
West End
Thought-provoking, Intelligent
April 24th, 2022

See it if you like plays that deal with issues that are currently going on in the world

Don't see it if Yes you’re not interested in a subject that deals with race.

Also Nowadays people are way too far to the left and way too far to the rig... Read more Read less

88
Hilarious, Great staging, Funny, Delightful, Clever
April 24th, 2022

See it if You love ridiculous over-the-top crazy comedy.

Don't see it if You are looking for a comedy with a story. This is definitely a straight up farce

Also If you are a fan of “the play that goes wrong” you are going to love t... Read more Read less

30
TUMULUS
Soho
Disappointing, Confusing
April 24th, 2022

See it if You like black box theater. There wasn’t much to the set.

Don't see it if You don’t feel like working extra hard as an audience member. I found this play to be extremely confusing and it didn’t make much sense

Also I’m not sure what happened but one of the main actors did not go on an... Read more Read less

70
Scary Bikers
West End
Safe, Cute
April 24th, 2022

See it if You like a cute and adorable story about two people and seeing them go on a roller coaster ride of ups and downs while on a bike ride

Don't see it if You are looking for a big flashy set. This is very much blackbox style and it they ask us to use our imagination a lot

Also This is one of those plays that I call “safe”. I don’t see how anyone ... Read more Read less

75
Great staging, Great acting
April 24th, 2022

See it if you like the TV show.

Don't see it if You are looking for one play. This is several little plays in one

Also I really enjoyed the staging of this. All of the actors were in each o... Read more Read less

84
To My Girls
Midtown W
Refreshing, Great staging, Great acting, Delightful
April 22nd, 2022

See it if Are you like something fresh, relevant and honest.

Don't see it if You are not interested in a play about old friends getting together for a weekend who all happened to be gay

Also There’s nothing more I love then going to a play and having it exceed ... Read more Read less

72
Fluffy, Funny, Disappointing
April 21st, 2022

See it if You like Letts writing. You will probably like this but won’t love it. Definitely not his best work.

Don't see it if You need a lot of action. The entire play takes place in a room where a city Council meeting is being held.

Also I did give this a pretty good score but overall I was disappointed bec... Read more Read less

74
Uneven acting, Disappointing, Dated
April 21st, 2022

See it if You have the ability to take yourself back to the early 2000s and can pretend it’s shocking when someone announces they are gay

Don't see it if You are looking for a big and lavish Broadway type set

Also It’s like they spent 99% of their budget on the “shower” scenes and 1%... Read more Read less

82
During previews
Hangmen (Broadway)
Midtown W
The accents really drag this down
April 20th, 2022

See it if You enjoy a dark comedy that is also very much a drama and mystery all in one

Don't see it if You are bothered by thick accents which are very hard to understand

Also I can’t remember the last time I was this frustrated seeing a play. I ... Read more Read less

36
Hard to understand, Dated
February 13th, 2022

See it if You like the typical work that the mint theater puts out there

Don't see it if You don’t like plays that take place along time ago in other countries with a really difficult dialect to understand

Also Plays like this just drive me crazy. There’s nothing more I enjoy then... Read more Read less

84
Director made it all about him, Confusing, Great acting
February 12th, 2022

See it if You want to see an updated take on an old classic. The acting was a home run!

Don't see it if you like your classics to stay untouched. Or if you will be bothered by casting decisions that made no sense

Also I loved this play so much! I would’ve scored at 10 points higher had t... Read more Read less

82
During previews
Made by God
Chelsea
Great staging, Great acting
February 12th, 2022

See it if You enjoy enjoy great acting in a very small but well used stage. With Some very difficult and hard to deal with subject matters.

Don't see it if You are looking for a “big” production or if you’re looking for a light subject

Also You won’t see a Director make better use of a small space like they di... Read more Read less

15
BLINDNESS
Gramercy
Slow, Disappointing
May 15th, 2021

See it if You are like me and will see anything right now

Don't see it if You are expecting a play with actors and actresses

Also After leaving the city for almost a year I came back this week and end... Read more Read less

62
During previews
Great subject but some fat needs to be trimmed
March 9th, 2020

See it if you like family dramas that show the effects a bitter divorce can have on children

Don't see it if You will be bothered by a play that needs to be edited by at least 20 minutes

Also I really love the subject matter of this play. It’s almost the same pl... Read more Read less