Yumi M

Manhattan | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (95)
100
Must-see, Energetic, Great singing

See it if You want to hear one of the best vocals in theater today and like Tina Turner.

Don't see it if See it!

Also Adrienne Warren gives it all. She talks, moves, and sings just like Ti... Read more Read less

90
During previews
The Rose Tattoo
Midtown W
Masterful, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You like Tennessee Williams’ works and see how it is brought back to life by great acting. Marisa Tomei is masterful in this.

Don't see it if You don’t like Tennessee Williams.

Also Marisa Tomei absolutely brings the humor, darkness, and intensity that... Read more Read less

50
During previews
Reborning
Soho/Tribeca
Slow, Confusing

See it if You are interested in something different

Don't see it if You prefer topics that are less confusing

Also Couldn’t quite follow the intention of this play: the topic jumped fro... Read more Read less

79
White Noise
East Village
Intense, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you want to see a contemporary play that challenges your views.

Don't see it if you don't like to see racially provocative plays

Also Great writing, great acting. Some scenes were a bit too intense, thoug... Read more Read less

70
Burn This
Midtown W
Flat, Slow

See it if you like a play with dated love story.

Don't see it if you like something with more depth.

Also Acting felt one dimensional and flat.

65
During previews
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Confusing, Messy

See it if You love Alice in wonderland (the book) and/or love Spring Awakening, and want to see the mash-up of the two with innovative choreography.

Don't see it if If you expect to see a musical with coherent storyline.

Also It’s confusing and messy, even if you’ve read the book. Molly Gordon c... Read more Read less

95
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Edgy, Great staging

See it if You appreciate a story that doesn’t have happy ending, you appreciate great acting.

Don't see it if Don’t like Bryan Cranston (but who doesn’t?)

Also Amazing acting by Bryan Cranston, his vulnerability and craft in playi... Read more Read less

87
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You like Sam Shepard’s work, or dark humor in general, and you won’t be haunted by open ending (lol)

Don't see it if You like straight-forward play with clear plot.

Also Great acting by the cast. Ethan Hawk puts in a lot of physical work (t... Read more Read less

85
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Timely

See it if Want to see a thought-provoking play with timely theme and intensity.

Don't see it if Don’t like plays about racial diversity in America.

60
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Entertaining

See it if Want to see an actor get drunk and others try to keep the storyline, and enjoy Some moments of good soliloquies, or see a long sketch.

Don't see it if If you like seeing shows by yourself (like I do). If you want to see a hilarious show, not a long comedy hour.

Also I went by myself and the main actor seemed determined to ignore me at ... Read more Read less

67
Yerma
Upper E Side
Intense, Dizzying

See it if You like a very dark, experimental show where there isn’t a happy ending.

Don't see it if You have a limit in how dark you want to see in a show.

90
The Head and the Load
Upper E Side
Great staging, Masterful, Profound

See it if You like experimental theater and story telling in non chronological order.

Don't see it if If you enjoy more conventional format.

Also Amazing staging and acting. Left me speechless.

88
During previews
Entertaining, Hilarious, Delightful

See it if You want to see a funny and heart-warming story without boundaries with great music of the Go Go’s

Don't see it if You aren’t supportive of the LGBTQ community or the music of the Go Go’s

Also They execute the formula of feel good musical with a touch of sass (th... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Carmen Jones
East Village
Great singing, Masterful, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy the music of Carmen and want to see great performance, if you like John Doyle’s style

Don't see it if You don’t like Carmen.

65
Dated, Disappointing

See it if If you like John Lithgow

Don't see it if If you expect comedy.

88
During previews
Great writing, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a small company of great actors in a well-written play about modern day social issues.

Don't see it if You don’t like small productions or the subject matter.

Also Small theater done right. Twists and turns of the plot will keep you i... Read more Read less

96
During previews
Funny, Clever, Great writing

See it if You want to be entertained and educated at the same time, you want to see how a talented actor can carry the stage alone for 2 hours.

Don't see it if You aren’t interested in learning history of Hispanic custure and contribution to this country.

Also Great performance, John leguisamo has the perfect mixture of funny and... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You like Shakespeare and want to see the modern interpretation of his work.

Don't see it if You don't like Shakespeare or want to see it in its original format.

75
Entertaining, Cute

See it if You want to take your children to theater.

Don't see it if You are an enthusiastic theater nerd.

Also Some scenes are but too violent for small children (be warned), but ov... Read more Read less

91
During previews
Afterglow
Midtown W
Great acting, Relevant, Resonant, Great writing

See it if You want to see a great, intimate play anoint relationships and all the emotions that comes with it.

Don't see it if Don't want to see sex or nudity on stage.

Also It is really well done, having gay characters becomes irrelevant becau... Read more Read less

47
During previews
Reprise
East Village
Confusing, Strange, Overrated

See it if You want to see acting by numbers, negatively stereotypical characters without in-depth exploration, and rushed plot.

Don't see it if If you want to see a high quality off off bway production.

Also Not sure why this has average score of 87. I did not see any connectiv... Read more Read less

80
Original, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You want to take a look at the history's untold story with great acting.

Don't see it if You done like history piece

76
The Outer Space
East Village
Funny, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if You want to hear a funny satiacal story about human relationships while enjoying good music.

Don't see it if You don't appreciate subtle humor.

87
During previews
The View UpStairs
East Village
Profound, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You want to learn about history struggles that LGBT community suffered while trying to make the best of it.

Don't see it if If you don't agree LGBT rights are human rights.

87
Creative, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if If you want to see Shakespeare with modern twist done right.

Don't see it if Don't like Shakespeare

98
Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if If you like improv comedy at its best!

Don't see it if You don’t want to laugh.

90
Romantic, Masterful, Great writing

See it if You want to see classic tale with a twist without losing its Romanticism, want to see great performance by theater veterans

Don't see it if Don’t like Greek mythology

Also Great storytelling and staging. Everyone is great but it’s the theater... Read more Read less

76
Intelligent, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you like Sam Shepard's work and want to see great acting that brings the classic to life.

Don't see it if don't like dark splays.

Also Great acting, particularly Lizzy DeClement was amazing. Very impressed... Read more Read less

88
Masterful, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you want to see great writing and great acting.

Don't see it if you don't like classic plays

90
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a musical that is funny, empowering, and sends great message.

Don't see it if don't like the theme of lbgtq

100
Freestyle Love Supreme
West Village
Funny, Amazing, Great rapping

See it if You like hip hop (freestyle in particular), you want shows that are interactive.

Don't see it if If you don’t like hip hop

Also I didn’t think Lin would be there but he showed up and brought down th... Read more Read less

70
Interesting, Unique

See it if You like to see something different.

Don't see it if You expect a conventional entertainment of musical theater

90
Great writing, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if You want to see great performance by young talents, you want to see a show that addresses issues that needs to be addressed.

Don't see it if You don’t like LGBTQ or race- themed shows

Also Great writing, great performance by those young actors. Race and LBGTQ... Read more Read less

90
Nassim
Midtown W
Clever, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if You like experimental theater with smart plot/idea and very profound exploration of humanity. If you want to be moved.

Don't see it if If you like a traditional play.

Also Very clever, funny, and deeply heartwarming. It speaks to your heart.

91
Great staging, Great acting, Intense

See it if You like the material and creative setting at Barrow Street theater.

Don't see it if You don’t like a small, unconventional setting

93
Torch Song (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Profound

See it if You appreciate great writing and acting.

Don't see it if You don’t like shows with LGBTQ theme.

Also Chemistry between actors were magical.

80
Enchanting, Beautiful, Great staging

See it if You want to your kids to their first broadway show. Staging will make them forget time.

Don't see it if If you don’t like Disney-themed shows.

100
Ambitious, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You want to see great story, great acting, amazing stage set and learn about the HIV epidemic that was never told in media.

Don't see it if You aren’t interested in the subject of this play.

Also This is a phenomenal production. Idk how the cast pulled it off. Amazi... Read more Read less

89
During previews
A Brooklyn Boy
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Inspiring

See it if You enjoy one-man shows, you want to hear a personal account of challenging yet inspiring life story.

Don't see it if You aren’t interested in intimate one person shows.

Also Here is this brave young man and his mentor who helped him tell his st... Read more Read less

85
Memorare
Greenwich V
Great acting, Absorbing, Profound

See it if You want to see a show about forgiveness and acceptance (or lack thereof) cleverly incorporated into historical events.

Don't see it if You don’t feel comfortable seeing shows that address racism.

Also Felt a bit rushed in some scenes and too explanatory in others but ove... Read more Read less

95
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing

See it if If you like Mark Rylance, period piece, and want to see great acting.

Don't see it if If you don’t like opera, Shakespearean style, or period piece.

Also Mark Rylance has done it again. His acting is superb, his wife’s writi... Read more Read less

95
During previews
M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Masterful

See it if You want to see innovative staging/directing to showcase a great story and acting.

Don't see it if Don't like to see nudity in stage

Also Great acting by all actors. It is a long play and does feel slow at so... Read more Read less

100
Great writing, Masterful, Profound

See it if You want to see the profound moments in history with great performance.

Don't see it if See it.

Also Amazing show with a lot of emotions. It is a profound experience to se... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Clever, Interactive, Entertaining

See it if You want to take a time trip andget lost in the mysterious world of theater that you don't usually get to see.

Don't see it if You like a traditional play or don't want to walk around the theater.

Also It has that old circus feel from a Stephen King novel; a bit strange (... Read more Read less

92
Thought-provoking, Original, Great writing, Great acting, Witty

See it if You want to see a show with great writing about marriage, women's rights, family matters, expressed by great acting.

Don't see it if If you don't like the subject matter.

95
Great singing, Exquisite, Romantic

See it if You want to see the classics with modernized directing and staging, and want to immerse yourself in history.

Don't see it if You don't like history work.

94
Gently Down the Stream
East Village
Great acting, Absorbing, Profound

See it if You are interested in the history of LGBT rights and how it progresses while enjoying great acting and on-stage chemistry.

Don't see it if You aren't progressive or open to LGBT rights.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You want to see an intense human drama with cultural/historical reference to social issues.

Don't see it if You don't like drama

100
Great acting, Relevant, Masterful

See it if You want to be entertained and moved to tears by characters we can all relate to!

Don't see it if See it.

88
During previews
Everybody
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Unique, Profound

See it if You want to explore what happens at death while enjoying funny aspects of life and appreciate what we have in life.

Don't see it if Don't like the topic of death or philosophical exploration of it.