adith1801

Brooklyn | 25-34 | Male
About:  Don't study it unless you're ready to be skeptical, mumbling to yourself in the darkness when something wasn't right, and only gently nodding if you see something mildly exciting that the audience next to you felt that it was exhilarating. ... Read more Read less
Reviews (182)
59
During previews
Banal, Repetitive -duh, Funny, Entertaining, Overrated

See it if you like a mediocrity in musical theater with forgettable score. Tim Minchin failed to relive his Mathilda success here

Don't see it if you are expecting a hilarious musical and admirable stagecraft and great singing.

Also show's WAAAYYYY too long for its own good..... Read more Read less

90
Clever, Elegant, Thought-provoking, Feminist

See it if Sarah Ruhl's writing resonates to you and you enjoy listening to a smart feminist art

Don't see it if you're easily offended by an intelligent feminist piece and a discussion of sex on stage.

85
During previews
Great staging, Great singing, Majestic, Refreshing

See it if a truthful and courageous revival of a beloved classic interests you

Don't see it if orientalist fetishism disgust you

84
The View UpStairs
East Village
Immersive, Great staging, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if a campy, gay, and fun musical with a mildly preachy book. Also, if you like to be "transported"

Don't see it if you need the fourth wall separation to enjoy theater

92
Everybody
Midtown W
Immersive, Edgy, Entertaining, Didactic, Thought-provoking

See it if you'd like to see a successful attempt of an experimental theater concept.

Don't see it if you wouldnt enjoy twisting your upper body from your seat to keep up with the action.

75
Interesting

See it if you love to see the pieces from theater industry.

Don't see it if you despise theater as a form of historical arts

Also Saw the exhibition when it was in London last summer, they definitely ... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Masterful, Great singing, Great staging, Must see, Refreshing

See it if you love sondheim you love great singing you love great staging you love a very well written show

Don't see it if you're not a fan of a stripped down staging with a bare stage

65
During previews
Kid Victory
Gramercy
Disturbing, Great set, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy the ironic representation and (very) dark comedy and tap number that Kander did in Scottsboro Boys

Don't see it if a display of disturbing acts of un-consented/consented intergenerational homosexuality are not for you

75
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Great acting, Dated, Entertaining, Great orchestration

See it if the presence of Glenn Close haunts you everytime you listen to the score of this musical, & you dont mind the applause on her every entrance

Don't see it if You want a stellar singing and a complex score without repeating the same 3/4 harmonies over and over again.

80
The Present
Midtown W
Great writing, Refreshing, Clever, Ambitious

See it if you hated the dumb down version of Karam's Cherry Orchard and would like to see a contemporary Chekhov in his signature style.

Don't see it if the Australian accent in Russian setting bother you.

78
Blueprint Specials
Midtown W
Entertaining, Dated, Interesting staging, Funny

See it if seeing a lost musical revue that has never been staged for the public interest you

Don't see it if sexist, misogynistic military jokes and references annoy you

36
Disappointing, Horrible, Nothing special, Non-theatrical

See it if you have too much money and love bro-y jokes

Don't see it if you appreciate the artistry of theater

90
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious

See it if you love Cheno and you love everything quirky and funny about her

Don't see it if you don't

70
Ambitious, Clever, Edgy, Great staging, Quirky

See it if you love experimental staging with a quirky book and amazing contemporary ensemble

Don't see it if you feel strongly for Josh Groban's ability to do the role and you hate Russian literature.

95
Falsettos
Midtown W
Relevant, Romantic, Great staging, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy the sing-through style of William Finn's musical and a stellar company with great chemistry

Don't see it if -dont see any reason not to see this production.

75
Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you're okay with an uncomfortable subject of student-teacher affair and enjoy Judith Light's subtlety on stage

Don't see it if you're expecting a powerful plot and seamless problems addressing throughout the monologue

82
During previews
The Front Page
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Dated

See it if a press room comedy and old time jokes get you

Don't see it if you hate misogynistic jokes and dated 20s term

56
Cliched, Slow, Meh, Overrated

See it if you like to be surrounded by midwestern moms and middle aged white women trying to "Conga", also if you like Mamma Mia!

Don't see it if you're looking for a good plot and a production who makes a full use of its casts' talent.

70
During previews
Bears in Space
Midtown E
Entertaining, Ambitious, Edgy, Funny

See it if You wanted to see Jack Gleeson typecasted into his spoiled royalty.

Don't see it if You despise puppetry and fiasco-esque conventions

70
Inferno A-Go-Go
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if You like drag queen cabaret show

Don't see it if You're expecting a theatrical extravaganza

85
Clever, Enchanting, Edgy, Great singing

See it if you like non-conventional musical theater songs and Greek staging conventions

Don't see it if you like tap dancing.

90
Clever, Hilarious, Great writing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you wanna see someone better than Jim Parson as God, also the new book is great!

Don't see it if you don't like one man show

85
Lone Star Spirits
East Village
Clever, Funny, Great writing, Original

See it if you enjoy smart comedy writing with simple plot.

Don't see it if you're disappointed with lack of special "ghostly" effect.

80
Bright Star
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you would like to hear something different on Broadway but also see a contemporary musical conventions at the same time.

Don't see it if you hate fizzy-haired Taylor Swift's music and cliched female soprano story

75
Funny, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if you'd like to see Charlie Brown's philosophical thought spoken by a true child instead of an adult.

Don't see it if you expect a magnificent singing and outstanding acting.

50
During previews
Amateur, Ambitious, High school-y, Meh

See it if you, maybe, wanna see Chris McCarrell perform on stage.. but don't expect the same power he had during his Les Miz run

Don't see it if you hate kids in the audience, cheap spectacles, and high-school production of a musical

Also Theaterworks provides younger audience with accessible tickets to the ... Read more Read less

75
Clever, Great staging, Smart, Refreshing

See it if a clever interpretation of Williams' opening monologue of Menagerie intrigues you.

Don't see it if you expect the realist approach of all the previous Menagerie stagings.

Also Sam Gold is a national treasure!

60
Overrated, Ambitious, Recycled materials, Interesting set

See it if you enjoy an overly political musical that tries hard to be "relevant" with recycled material from the writer's previous work

Don't see it if you're looking for a fancy nice out in a theater.

77
During previews
Cry Havoc!
West Village
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Edgy, Intense

See it if the masterful storytelling of a personal narrative interests you, also Shakespeare references.

Don't see it if you would like to be entertained and not have your thought provoked or discuss a new concept or idea in theater.

80
During previews
Significant Other
Midtown W
Painfully relatable, Funny, Great writing, Clever

See it if you wouldn't mind a reality check of the contemporary life as a late 20s person who is trying to find love, living in NYC

Don't see it if you're uncomfortable about relatable issues on stage

83
During previews
Entertaining, Relevant, Delightful, Great ensemble

See it if you enjoy a musical that rely its wholeness in the ensemble and not its lead star

Don't see it if you delight yourself in a powerful eleven o'clock ala Idina Menzel and doubling role confuses you

Also definitely the underdog this season, worth every penny spent but will ... Read more Read less

70
Beardo
Brooklyn
Entertaining, Absurd, Clever

See it if you enjoy the site-specific staging and an absurd yet enjoyable show

Don't see it if you prefer a more logical show with more talents in it.

75
Entertaining, Dated, Fun

See it if You like a smart community theater who appreciate a good libretto

Don't see it if You wished for anthony rapp or Chenoweth

50
During previews
Great staging, Slow, Poor acting, Confusing

See it if you like a cocktail conversation among old white people

Don't see it if you appreciate a more plot-centric, non-absurdist approach of a linear play.. this is a failed Beckett to say the least

90
Clever, Great writing, Relevant, Masterful

See it if you enjoy the subtle reference towards civil rights movement in Wilson's brilliant writing and the wonderful way it was translated here.

Don't see it if you're not for providing voices for the African American voice and representation on Broadway.

75
For a previous production
Great writing, Funny, Clever, Cliche

See it if you can stand a loud-mouthed gay persona on stage with 90s gay jokes and references

Don't see it if you like a more dynamic theatrical conventions.

55
The Babylon Line
Upper W Side
Banal, Confusing, Disappointing, Slow

See it if you have few dollar to spare to see Josh Radnor

Don't see it if you'd like to be entertained and intrigued. Cause I wasn't

75
During previews
Ride the Cyclone
West Village
Funny, Great staging, Refreshing

See it if you love seeing new faces on NY scene and various styles of singing in one show that still works as a whole

Don't see it if you're against the experimental contemporary musicals

60
Confusing, Dated, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if you dont mind wasting an evening and some money. Also if you want a dumbed down Chekhov

Don't see it if you enjoy the artistry of Chekhov's writing and was expecting this production to have that.

75
During previews
Dead Poets Society
East Village
Clever, Great staging, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if you'd like to see a new interpretation of Professor Keating with a John Doyle stripped staging style

Don't see it if you're expecting an improved staging of the movie

85
During previews
Sell/Buy/Date
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy one woman show about feminism and sex workers.

Don't see it if taboo topics in theater get you uncomfortable.

77
The Encounter
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever, Slow, Intelligent

See it if You like something new on Broadway

Don't see it if one-man show appalls you and the thought of plot-less show disappoints you

83
During previews
Clever, Slow, Masterful

See it if a semi-biographical show about POC and gospel music interest you

Don't see it if you're expecting a flawless plot flow and concrete continuity within a show

86
During previews
Aubergine
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you'd like to see a beautiful portrayal of Korean American on theater and smart projectile of food on stage.

Don't see it if you have not eaten anything. Cho's writing is so insightful that it makes you salivate!

72
Privacy
East Village
Ambitious, Entertaining, Intelligent, Original

See it if you enjoy watching Ellen or Oprah, and always wanted to be in as the live audience.

Don't see it if you're looking for a good plot and something that is actually theatrical.

68
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Cliched, Ambitious, Entertaining, Overrated

See it if you like a flashy show with mind-blowing spectacles and ushers walking around with flashlights for cellphones during a scene.

Don't see it if you appreciate the artistry of true theater

90
Cabaret (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Absorbing, Great staging, Great writing, Profound

See it if you are fine with all the Holocaust reference with the fine writing and music

Don't see it if you're not comfortable with it

78
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Raunchy, Great staging, Great dancing

See it if you like to see the birth of bare-staging and a wonderful choreography that changed Broadway

Don't see it if you're not sensually open-minded

66
Funny, Cliched, Raunchy, Disappointing

See it if you are not expecting a wildly amusing play and a pretty-okay acting.

Don't see it if foul-mouthed book offends you

73
Blackbird
Midtown W
Intense, Great acting, Raunchy

See it if recollection of sexual relationship with a minor doesn't disturb you and you want to see a great leading male role.

Don't see it if you expect Michelle Williams to wow you