1312ADWAY

New York City | Male
About:  I see almost every musical on Broadway and many off. My five top favorite performers are Lea Salonga, Laura Osnes. Norm Lewis, Jason Gotay, and Santino Fontana.
Reviews (55)
89
Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Quirky

See it if you enjoy hit songs from past decades. Want to hear good to great singers and want to see a mostly upbeat show without having to think.

Don't see it if you want a show with a strong plot or one that has a large cast and sets. You do not enjoy jukebox musicals.

Also I was pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoyed the show. The cast ... Read more Read less

78
During previews
Great singing, Great acting, Confusing, Great music, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a show with strong actors who sing well. Enjoy fairy tales and stories and slight humor that will give you a chuckle.

Don't see it if you expect to see a fully developed show. You want a flashy musical. Get frustrated with shows that do not have a clear message or ending.

Also Overall I enjoyed the show quite a bit. The performers all had wonderf... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Electric, Contemporary, Loud

See it if you are a classic and modern rock fan. Are able to appreciate different types of music in general.

Don't see it if you are expecting any plot or want to see a musical. It is 100% a concert.

Also The concert itself was enjoyable, but towards the end, it felt long. A... Read more Read less

100
During previews
Great singing, Great staging, Must see, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if you enjoy Once on this Island and want to see it expertly executed. Want to see an extremely talented cast bring a fairy tale to life.

Don't see it if you expect to see spectacle, want to see a big cast with large ensemble numbers, don't want to see a show that's mostly sung through

Also Once on this Island is one of my most favorite shows and I was hoping ... Read more Read less

69
Disappointing, Great singing, Great for children and families!

See it if you have children who'd enjoy a musical. You enjoy children's theater. Want to see a lighthearted show with a positive message.

Don't see it if you are expecting a hilarious show, want to see a musical with various plot lines, want to see a musical aimed towards a more adult audience

Also The Turbulence cast seemed like very nice people and I really wanted t... Read more Read less

75
Great singing, Disappointing, Great acting, Entertaining, Dated

See it if you want to hear some superb singers. Want to see a very strong cast. Are a fan of Nikki M. James.

Don't see it if you want to see a show with a lot of choreography, Expect to see a show with even pacing that'll keep you invested. Want memorable music.

Also I saw the show on opening night and I'm not sure if it was because of ... Read more Read less

90
Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Quirky

See it if you're looking to see a fun show that can laugh at itself and isn't too deep. If you want to see a talented cast who can sing very well!!!!

Don't see it if you want to see a serious show, can't suspend disbelief, expect to see a perfectly developed show. You get frustrated with silly shows.

Also I really enjoyed Bella! The lead actress is superb and the rest of the... Read more Read less

78
Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you enjoy darker musicals, want to see some strong performances from a solid cast.

Don't see it if you want to see a show with a well developed plot. Get frustrated with plot holes or scenarios that may be highly unlikely.

Also I actually liked the show more than a lot of the people I know and/or ... Read more Read less

69
Funny, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy shows that are based on an actual event, want to learn a bit of gay history, see actors who perform their hearts out.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with seeing gay characters lead their lives, want to see lots of dancing, need a lot of character and plot development

Also Overall I thought the show was enjoyable but it was a little uneven. I... Read more Read less

87
Great acting, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you enjoy Andrew Lloyd Webber music, are a fan of Glenn Close. Can appreciate how scaled down productions can be interesting.

Don't see it if you want to see a lot of dancing, want to see a show with a strong book, expect to see lavish sets.

Also Overall I really enjoyed the show. I wish I had seen the original set ... Read more Read less

88
Delightful, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if you want to hear tuneful melodies, can enjoy scaled down productions, want to see a show in an intimate setting, are a fan of Melissa Errico

Don't see it if you expect a large production, breath taking sets, production numbers, or an intricately staged show.

Also Before I talk about the show, I just want to say that this was the fir... Read more Read less

90
Clever, Delightful, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy clever staging, enjoy shows where each character's personality is highlighted, can appreciate varied types of music and subjects.

Don't see it if you want to see a traditional musical, expect a lot of belly laughs, want to see a show where there is a lot of change within each character

Also I really enjoyed the staging of the show! It was very well done and th... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you want to see exciting staging, hear great music, and be entertained.

Don't see it if you are expecting a straight forward period piece. Are looking for a deeply moving serious show.

Also I saw this show before it came to Broadway, and now on Broadway. and I... Read more Read less

60
Dated, Entertaining, Quirky, Great acting, Slow

See it if you enjoy political comedy, like camp, want to chuckle.

Don't see it if you want to have a lot of belly laughs, don't enjoy camp, want to see a big flashy musical, or want a plot.

Also The performers were quite talented and committed to the performance. T... Read more Read less

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Excellent dancing!, Great staging, Fluffy

See it if you enjoy traditional type musicals. Enjoy wonderful choreography and sets. Love Irving Berlin.

Don't see it if you are looking for a deep story. Expect the movie. Want something with twists and turns.

Also I heard mediocre reviews about the show so I wasn't expecting much, bu... Read more Read less

65
Great acting, Disappointing, Slow, Funny

See it if you enjoy the Golden Girls and puppetry. If you're a fan of the t.v. show the play is like two or three episodes strung together.

Don't see it if you dislike the Golden Girls. You want to see something fast paced. Dislike sitcoms. You expect to be laughing constantly.

Also I'm not a huge fan of the Golden Girls but I did enjoy the t.v. show a... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Funny, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a play about everyday life and enjoy laughing out loud.

Don't see it if you want a concrete explanation of the plot and/or are against possible spiritual/religious undertones.

Also I usually see only one play a year and a lot of my friends told me tha... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Ambitious, Great staging

See it if you want to be moved by a great book! Understand or want to know more about Autism.

Don't see it if you want to see a musical.

Also I rarely see plays but I heard this show was AMAZING! All of my friend... Read more Read less

90
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if you want to see a feel good musical

Don't see it if guys in drag make you uncomfortable.

Also I loved the show a lot! You definitely walk away feeling happy!

100
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Wonderful production numbers!, Great staging

See it if you love the movie, want to see big production numbers, want to be entertained.

Don't see it if you don't like big flashy musicals, expect the exact same music from the movie.

Also It's everything that I wanted it to be.

100
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare, are a fan of musicals, love humor.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy musicals, expect high level humor or a serious show.

Also I've seen the show twice and loved it twice. You really should see it ... Read more Read less

90
Entertaining, Delightful, Great choreography!

See it if you enjoy Gloria Estefan music, like watching big dance numbers.

Don't see it if you do not like juke box musicals/Gloria Estefan.

Also The choreography was superb! And kudos to the lead, she works her butt... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy Carole King music and a well crafted show!

Don't see it if you don't enjoy Carole King music

Also This is one of the best shows on Broadway at the moment! I've seen it ... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great staging, Masterful, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy beautiful staging, captivating performers, and an exquisite set.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy old school musicals, get antsy quickly.

Also Beautifully done show! The actors, dancers, and set meld together to t... Read more Read less

88
Entertaining, Funny

See it if You want to see talented children rocking out and you enjoyed the movie.

Don't see it if you don't like loud music and slight humor.

Also The children were beyond talented! Lots of energy radiating from the s... Read more Read less

87
During previews
Great acting, Great singing, Slow

See it if you want to see a show with very talented leads and an equally strong ensemble. Enjoy operettas and/or seeing shows in an intimate setting.

Don't see it if you want to see a fast paced show. Want to hear dialogue as opposed to singing. Are in the mood to see a flashy musical.

Also I enjoyed this musical quite a bit. The book definitely dragged at tim... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Great singing, Great staging, Great writing, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy a solid musical with a cohesive book.. Want to see a show with wonderful singers and overall strong actors and staging.

Don't see it if you want to see a big splashy musical or one that moves quickly. You want to hear singers belt out their notes or expect some big twist.

Also I really enjoyed the musical. I didn't know what to expect from the sh... Read more Read less

79
Entertaining, Great acting, Slow

See it if you want to see a show about a connection between two human beings. Want to see a solid production with good acting and songs that fit.

Don't see it if you want to see a splashy musical with memorable songs or choreography You expect to learn or hear a lot about Harvey Milk and his life.

Also Overall I liked the show quite a bit. I enjoyed the two lead actors a ... Read more Read less

60
Great singing, Slow, Disappointing

See it if you like loud rock music and want to see a mostly strong and talented cast. You prefer to hear rock songs over seeing a well developed plot.

Don't see it if you can't handle adult subject matter, want to see a traditional musical. Want to see a polished musical with songs that further the plot.

Also I really wanted to like this show but it needs a lot of work. It could... Read more Read less

79
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Quirky

See it if you enjoy intimate bare bones theater, want to see actors who are well focused and talented and believe in their work.

Don't see it if you expect a traditional Broadway musical with a large cast, want an in depth bio of Poe's life or expect a lot of reference to his work

Also I got tickets for my friend who loves E.A.Poe,. We didn't know what to... Read more Read less

60
During previews
Dated, Great acting, Slow, Funny, Good set design

See it if you want to see a lite musical with jokes that may make you chuckle. Want to see a talented cast who works well with what they are given.

Don't see it if you are looking to see an intricate plot and lots of choreography. You get bored easily if there isn't a lot of conflict.

Also My friend and I went to see Curvy Widow this past weekend. As we waite... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you want to see a feel good musical that's well written, directed, and performed.

Don't see it if you are extremely sensitive to even the mention of 9/11. Can't sit through a show with no intermission.

Also I thoroughly enjoyed the show! I can be overly sensitive about things ... Read more Read less

98
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Must see, Absorbing

See it if you want to hear amazing melodious music, see great performers, and enjoy big musicals that take you on an emotional roller coaster ride.

Don't see it if you may get offended with the way Asians are portrayed, are a super fan of the original and are turned off by lyric changes and song cuts.

Also Miss Saigon is my favorite musical of all time and this current produc... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you enjoy Sondheim's music. Want to see some of Bway's best performers and an updated/forward show that uses color blind casting. Woot!

Don't see it if you want a fast paced show, want to see big dance numbers. Get upset when classics are updated. Cannot appreciate color blind casting.

Also I knew almost nothing of Sunday in the Park before I went to see it. A... Read more Read less

75
Great singing, Dated, Slow

See it if you want to hear some superb singers. It also has a few tuneful songs.

Don't see it if you want to see a strong and entertaining book. Want to see a modern and/or organically moving story.

Also This was my first time ever seeing Big River and I left the theater ve... Read more Read less

97
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you want to see a well staged, well written musical. Are a fan of S.Foster or any of the cast. Each performer was perfect in their role!

Don't see it if you do not enjoy older musicals, are not a fan of Sutton Foster. You do not enjoy quirky humor that may be a little over the top.

Also I LOVED this production. It's in an intimate theater so you can see th... Read more Read less

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you enjoy acapella music. Are looking for a fun show where you don't have to think. Are a fan of any of the cast members.

Don't see it if you expect a show with a captivating plot. Don't know a lot about public transportation in NYC. Get frustrated with too convenient endings

Also I really enjoyed the singing, music, and staging of the show. There we... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Great dancing, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you like Alan Menken music, want to see an entertaining show that doesn't really dig too deep or have major twists and turns.

Don't see it if you want to see a show that brings something new to musical theater, you expect a deep/emotional story, or want to see a big flashy musical.

Also I saw this at Papermill and it is pretty much the same show. It doesn'... Read more Read less

79
Dated, Great acting, Great singing, Slow

See it if you like any of the performers. They all do an exceptional job! Want to see a simple musical with a small (but very talented) cast.

Don't see it if you want to see a fast paced show with exciting dance numbers. Or if you want to see a show that will lift your spirits.

Also I didn't know a lot about the show so I went in with an open mind. The... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Solid

See it if you're a fan of Jonathan Larson and/or RENT. Want to hear great singing and see effective staging with minimal props.

Don't see it if you're expecting a big flashy musical. Want a deep story or well developed plot. You dislike RENT.

Also This was a very solid production. I enjoyed the performers and their c... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Riveting, Resonant, Original

See it if You're a fan of sound design and an interesting use of technology. Also if you're interested in sociology and anthropology.

Don't see it if You expect to see a lot visually, get bored by monologues, can't sit still very long or have a small bladder. 2 hours with no intermission.

Also I really enjoyed the show but it may be too long for American audience... Read more Read less

88
Hilarious, Quirky

See it if you love campy musicals.

Don't see it if you hate campy musicals.

Also A fun night of mindless entertainment. :)

89
Resonant, Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you want to see a moving show.

Don't see it if you want to see a fun splashy musical.

Also Unfortunately I went in expecting a "Fun!," fast paced, and humorous m... Read more Read less

50
Wonderful dancing, Disappointing

See it if you want to see superb dancing. Or enjoy dance concerts.

Don't see it if you want to see a musical with a well developed book.

Also The performers were very talented but it was more of a dance concert w... Read more Read less

100
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you want to see an all around good musical or are a Jessie Mueller fan.

Don't see it if you want to see a serious play or are expecting a show that deals with serious issues in a serious way.

Also Jessie Mueller steals the show and I am obsessed with the music!!!

48
Confusing

See it if you want to see some cool tricks done and some great dance numbers.

Don't see it if you expect a book that makes sense.

Also I thoroughly enjoyed the first act (production numbers, songs, acrobat... Read more Read less

100
Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you love the Wizard of Oz, read Wicked, love Stephen Schwartz.

Don't see it if You expect the musical to be exactly like the book "Wicked."

Also I've seen this show 5 times and I've enjoyed it every time!

69
Disappointing, Great acting

See it if you are a fan of the movie, would like to see a show with big production numbers.

Don't see it if you are looking for captivating music, or to be carried away by a show.

Also Some people might enjoy the show a lot but it left me disappointed. Th... Read more Read less

90
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you enjoy old school musicals.

Don't see it if you expect to see an uplifting musical that will leave you in a giddy mood.

Also This was the first time that I’ve seen any production/movie of Fiddler... Read more Read less

90
Entertaining, Hilarious, Delightful

See it if You enjoy disco music and you enjoy campy laughs!

Don't see it if You want to see a serious show that will move you emotionally.

Also If you’re looking for a fun time and/or love hearing Broadway stars be... Read more Read less