Featured Member Reviews: Holiday Edition

Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Dec 6, 2016

Every Tuesday we're turning the spotlight on some of our favorite member reviews. This week's favorites are for holiday themed shows, including "Holiday Inn," "Christmas Spectacular" and "Sing!"

The holiday season is a time for family, but when the kids start bickering, and your crazy Uncle George starts arguing politics, it might be time to take your family to a show! This week's selections are culled from our Holiday Show Guide, which offers options for all ages and persuasions. From the kid-friendly "Christmas Spectacular" to the boozy "Imbible: Christmas Carol Cocktails," there's something for everyone to enjoy (even Crazy Uncle George!).

Stephanie 94 gave Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical a 89

Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Enchanting
November 29th, 2016

See it if You want a feel good musical during the holiday season. To watch White Christmas being sung during the holiday season doesn't get any better

Don't see it if You don't like an old fashioned musical. There are moments where it can feel a little dated-

Vinylzilla gave Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes a 70

Enchanting, Fluffy, Cute
November 29th, 2016

See it if You want to see a show that has been around for decades! I mean it is THE Rockettes! You want to Make some memories with your children.

Don't see it if You don't like cute stories or hate seeing amazingly talented ladies kicking!

Suzanne Zee gave Sing! A South African and American Musical Holiday Celebration a 83

Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Clever, Intelligent
November 30th, 2016

See it if you enjoy high energy musical performances. The show combines South African traditional songs and instruments with Christmas carols.

Don't see it if you expect a plot or characters. This is a variety show with storytelling, singing and dancing as well as audience participation.

Emily S 6339 gave A Christmas Carol the Musical 2022 a 88

Enchanting, Funny, Great singing, Quirky, Riveting
December 4th, 2016

See it if You love the classics, but enjoy new twists. The music adds a new layer to the story

Don't see it if You are a purist. Things aren't exactly the same as your favorite Christmas story.

Jon 6230 gave The Imbible: Christmas Carol Cocktails a 95

Entertaining, Educational, Intoxicating
December 4th, 2016

See it if you like a Christmas Carol, and caroling, and want to learn something about the history of cocktails and enjoy a few along the way.

Don't see it if you want a traditional rendition of the Dicken's classic, and don't enjoy holiday cocktails.

Xodi gave The Dead, 1904 a 95

Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Ambitious
December 5th, 2016

See it if you want James Joyce Dinner Theatre in a sumptuous east side mansion and can afford the ticket price.

Don't see it if you hate immersive theatre, love only literal James Joyce and are bored by Irish politics