Featured Member Reviews: 20at20 Edition

Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Sep 20, 2016

Every Tuesday we're turning the spotlight on some of our favorite member reviews. Here are our favorite reviews of shows that are part of Off-Broadway's 20at20 promotion, including reviews of "The Roads to Home", "Shear Madness", and "Missed Connections: A Craigslist Musical".

Do you not like to plan ahead? Are you a last minute kind of person? Well, the Off-Broadway Alliance has just the promotion for you!  20at20 allows you to purchase $20 tickets to a whole host of Off-Broadway shows twenty minutes before curtain. Check out our member reviews of the week for six shows that are featured in this promotion, and you can find more information and check out a complete list of shows in our guide to the promotion here, or on 20at20's website. But hurry, 20at20 only runs through next Sunday!


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Elizabeth 6254 gave Shear Madness a 80

80
Original, Ambitious, Funny, Delightful, Clever
September 18th, 2016

See it if you want some silly fun wrapped around a decent mystery that provides lots of clues and some relevant audience participation.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy giggling, you don't like mysteries that are littered with clues and you hate any audience participation


ReneGrayre gave Missed Connections: A Craigslist Musical a 91

91
Funny, Clever, Intelligent, Quirky, Terrific cast
September 16th, 2016

See it if In the mood for a tight, urbane witty & clever musical meditation on modern life wonderfully performed by a versatile & multitalented cast.

Don't see it if You need a plot; or big storied musicals with drama sentiment or schmaltz; or revivals.Or if you're ignorant of or simply dislike Craigslist


Beth S gave That Golden Girls Show! a 84

84
Original, Quirky, Hilarious, Great acting, Entertaining
September 19th, 2016

See it if You liked Avenue Q and you like the Golden Girls. It's like watching a new episode of the show but with brilliant puppeteering.

Don't see it if You don't like sitcoms or puppets. Or if you're looking for something profound or meaningful. This is a fluffy sitcom.


Laura G 6262 gave Avenue Q a 94

94
Quirky, Hilarious, Edgy
September 18th, 2016

See it if You like the idea of a grown-up Sesame Street, you had an existential crisis in college, and/or you like clever musical theater.

Don't see it if You don't like vulgar puppets!


Paul 605631 gave The Roads To Home a 90

90
Intelligent, Great staging, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting
September 15th, 2016

See it if you would enjoy 3 exquisite actresses mesmerize you with the most delicious Southern drawls and would enjoy scenes like vintage photos.

Don't see it if you need a neatly tied up ending or don't like sensitive period shows whose major asset are rich, sensitive characaters, or need action.


Chris aka Nini gave The Marvelous Wonderettes a 75

75
Quaint, Good singing, 1st act stronger than 2nd act, Original, Funny
September 16th, 2016

See it if You are a big fan of 50s and 60s popular tunes, and you enjoy shows with some audience participation, which added to the level of humor.

Don't see it if You prefer musicals with original scores, as opposed to shows with pop songs.


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