New York Magazine

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Home > Fashion > Beauty > Dramatics NYC

All Reader Reviews of...

Avg. Rating

Atmosphere: 6
Service: 1
"Not Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

0% would go back.

Write your own review

Terrible Experience

By jmmc25 on 11/5/2010

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Atmosphere: 6
  • Service: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

I brought my 2-yr old daughter to the Dramatics on Broadway @ 92nd today b/c we are trying to save money and they advertise $19.95 in the window. The stylist butchered her hair; the bangs are uneven and way too short; the rest of the hair is choppy and it's just a crappy cut that took a ridiculously long time because the stylist was not very skilled and was also obviously very uncomfortable cutting a child's hair (so why did the front desk send us to her??). It was not because my child was super fidgety; she is actually pretty good at sitting still and has had her hair cut at an 'adult' salon before (at a Pro Cuts in Massachusetts, for much less money, in much less time, and with much better results). I seriously felt like grabbing my kid away a few different times to try to curtail the damage. I didn't want to make a scene. To add insult to injury, the cashier charged me $36, claiming that it was a child's hair cut and had taken a really long time. (Aaah! this was because she lacked skill and/or experience and just kept cutting and cutting to try to cover up her mistakes!!) It's one of those classic NYC experiences where you get so ripped off you feel violated. Luckily my little sweetie is oblivious, it will grow out, and we'll go to a better stylist and salon next time.

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
87 out of 173 people found this review helpful.

BAD EXPERIENCE @ 158 23rd st & 77 5th ave

By beautifulgirl30 on 9/27/2007

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

At 23rd street my experience was awful but not as bad as 5th Ave. my hair is uneven and does not look like my photo. the manager Flex gave me excellent customer satisfaction and he accepted my dissatisfaction by refunding my money. his new receptionist (not dior) is another "Drama"tics bad story. she did not process the return properly since she is not familiar with the credit card machine? she charged me twice instead of refunding me. now my bank account is overdrawn, banks charge $35 in overdraft fees. i need a double refund. stressful. she did not recgonized her mistake and does not possess customer service skills. instead of making calls herself to their accounting department i had to use my own cell phone to do so, INCOMPETENT! its a shame the receptionist had to spoil a situation that was working itself out for the better. i genuinely liked my stylist (will not mention name) and flex the manager. the chain just lost a customer that bought their hair care products as well, enough is enough. ALL DRAMATICS ARE CUTTING CORNERS ON YOUR BEAUTIFUL HEAD OF HAIR!!

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
140 out of 308 people found this review helpful.

Add Comment

You will be prompted to sign in with your NYMag or
Facebook account.

  awful average excellent
In determining overall rating, service is given more weight.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Would you go back?

Some Hints:

  • The best reviews give a clear sense of why you liked or disliked a restaurant, bar, or store. And that means details. Mention specifics dishes, type of crowd, pros and cons...
  • If it's helpful to compare one place to another, go for it.
  • Come up with clever, funny, pithy subject lines, and write in the first person.
  • Don't forget to read the user rating guidelines and rules.
CloseUpdating your review
| Not you?
    [Could not open include /publish/nymag//daily/]
The Cut Newsletter