Featured Member Reviews: Budget Edition

Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Nov 1, 2016

Every Tuesday we're turning the spotlight on some of our favorite member reviews. Today we're looking at shows with tickets for $25 or less, such as "Career Suicide", "Finian's Rainbow", and "Paris"!

Theater may provide nourishment for the soul, but one thing it distinctly does not provide nourishment for is the pocketbook! Today we're looking at member reviews for shows that you can see without breaking the bank.

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Eleanore 2 gave Finian's Rainbow a 85

Entertaining, Delightful, Funny
October 31st, 2016

See it if If you like classic musicals that have been lovingly well done as a chamber piece. Fantastic singing with a radiant Melissa Errico.

Don't see it if If you don't like classic musicals and musicals that satirize race relations.

Bruce HM gave Paris! a 90

Entertaining, Edgy, Raunchy, Quirky
October 27th, 2016

See it if you enjoy elaborately staged raunchy eye candy and performers with unusual multi-faceted musical, dance and ecdysiast talent.

Don't see it if offended by exhibitionist displays of male and female nudity.

Andrew 4 gave Chris Gethard: Career Suicide a 82

Absorbing, Ambitious, Funny, Relevant, Intense
October 25th, 2016

See it if you enjoy stand-up with a plot, have interest in issues of depression, anxiety and suicide presented with self-deprecating humor

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with public discussions of suicide & depression, don't like one person shows or hearing a comedian recount their life

AliceG gave Othello (Match: Lit) a 86

Great acting, Riveting
October 30th, 2016

See it if You like no-frills Shakespeare in a small setting. One row of seats in a square, under netting. Intense, serious production. Great acting.

Don't see it if You dislike Shakespeare, small theater, no set, no frills. Lots of steps to come up, but can call & take elevator. PS death, lies, bodices

PATRICIA 3 gave Kingdom Come a 85

Clever, Entertaining, Relevant, Resonant, Good acting
October 29th, 2016

See it if you find online dating humorous and strange; you are interested in how lonely people solve their issues; you enjoy male eye candy.

Don't see it if you have no interest in the trials & tribulations of online dating; you don't enjoy intimate theater spaces & prefer showy big productions.

Mary M 2 gave Arthur and Esther a 88

Great writing, Profound, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Exquisite
October 28th, 2016

See it if You want to see a beautifully written, life-affirming, meditation on life & love. You want a concise, perfectly edited play.

Don't see it if You're uncomfortable with talk about suicide. You don't like monologue format. You want characters to talk to each other.