Alayna

Newark | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (30)
87
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if You love The Go-Go's, great dancing and diversity in theater.

Don't see it if You are very closeminded or prefer traditional musicals.

66
Slow, Quirky, Cliched, Dated

See it if You want to see one of Williams' lesser produced works.

Don't see it if You get bored very easily.

Also Despite having a great seat, I dozed off more than a few times during ... Read more Read less

79
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Raunchy, Quirky

See it if You want to see a cast of amazing actresses play strong female characters.

Don't see it if You are easily offended by vulgarity and want to watch a completely sensical easy to follow play.

Also The show has less "Collective Rage" than it would seem by the title wh... Read more Read less

78
Entertaining, Funny, Indulgent, Raunchy, Great dancing

See it if You like raunchy shows with dance, operatic vocals, gymnastic type feats of strength and aren't afraid of seeing a lot of skin.

Don't see it if You have problems with nudity, smoke machines, or have seen several of the last Company XIV productions.

Also This show was entertaining but pales in comparison to their annual Nut... Read more Read less

92
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if You are a total Harry Potter geek. Most fans will be absolutely amazed by the visual spectacle that is Cursed Child.

Don't see it if You're not familiar with the basic events of the original Harry Potter books, don't like magic, or can't sit for long periods of time.

Also Visually this is a great show with quite a few tricks up its sleeve as... Read more Read less

62
Disappointing, Funny, Quirky

See it if You feel like getting a bit of culture but don't want to pay much (or anything) for it.

Don't see it if You like a fluid tale that resonates with the audience, hate actors playing multiple roles, don't like small productions.

Also From the start the show sets up the main character as someone who is j... Read more Read less

92
Delightful, Enchanting, Funny, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You love classic big production musicals.

Don't see it if You don't like silly shows or plots focused solely on love/romance.

75
Entertaining, Funny, Dated, Great acting, Long

See it if You want to see a great cast assembled in one place.

Don't see it if You hate long shows with really slow beginnings.

77
Clever, Funny, Great staging, Slow, Great acting

See it if You liked the movie and are curious how a musical version would work.

Don't see it if You don't like shows that have somewhat slow starts.

88
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Thought-provoking, Great staging

See it if You are open minded and like musicals with comedy, lots of stage action, as well as quieter parts.

Don't see it if You cringe at the thought of men wearing apparel originally designed for women.

95
Enchanting, Great acting, Must see, Profound, Great writing

See it if You are a fan of history, and like historical based shows. You like emotional pieces.

Don't see it if You don't like mentions of the holocaust, homosexuality, or Judaism or you don't like (non-musical) plays with music.

88
During previews
Funny, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if You've ever had a relationship that didn't work or lost friends when they hooked up.

Don't see it if You don't like shows about relationships or depressing subjects.

58
Confusing, Ambitious, Quirky, Slow

See it if You like immersion theater, live action mixed with video media, or are curious about how "The Idiot" can be adapted for a 75 minute play.

Don't see it if You don't like interactive theater or electronic music/video usage. You're a staunch fan of traditional theater. You don't know the story.

75
Great staging, Relevant, Slow

See it if You like to watch clever staging at its best.

Don't see it if You get bored easily by relationship talk.

82
Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Must see, Riveting

See it if You're a fan of the original production. You're curious about how a mix of deaf and hearing actors work together in a live performance.

Don't see it if Everyone should see it.

88
Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if You like goofy, eclectic shows that toss in a bit of physical comedy to go with the written bits.

Don't see it if You don't like over the top stage shenanigans or a show in which just about everything is rhymed.

Also This was a delightful show that kept the comedy rolling throughout...e... Read more Read less

72
Delightful, Funny, Quirky, Ambitious, Cute

See it if You like lighthearted theater that is a bit silly despite a slightly serious theme.

Don't see it if You don't like haphazard scores and slightly confusing characterizations of Neurosis.

Also The actor who played the father was an absolute joy to watch boogieing... Read more Read less

86
Clever, Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You like creative shows and great choreography/staging.

Don't see it if You don't like diverse musicals.

Also This show was quite amazing. The creators took a hodgepodge of famous ... Read more Read less

78
Confusing, Ambitious, Great acting, Slow, Great dancing

See it if You like classic old school musicals.

Don't see it if You don't like a show with a lot of dancing taking the place of vocals or you don't like unresolved action.

80
Great acting, Great staging, Intense, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if You like relevant plays about racial issues.

Don't see it if You dislike immigrants, mysticism, somewhat non-linear timelines and simulated violence.

Also The actors do a masterful job of making the audience care about the ma... Read more Read less

77
Clever, Ambitious, Quirky, Relevant

See it if You like short plays. This piece is actually six smaller, mostly non-connected, works performed one after the other.

Don't see it if You don't like shorter plays, violence or works that are not all interconnected, and lack resolution.

Also This piece is much like the title, six vignettes centering on differen... Read more Read less

88
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Quirky, Hilarious

See it if You're a Hufflepuff, fan of the Harry Potter series, always rooting for the last guy picked, or just like quirky low-budget shows.

Don't see it if You want a big expensive looking production or don't know anything about what happens in the Harry Potter series. You'll be completely lost.

70
Clever, Confusing, Ambitious, Great acting, Intense

See it if You want to see a show that's outside the box.

Don't see it if You have a hard time following fast dialogue.

85
Enchanting, Great acting, Quirky, Slow, Great music/musicianship

See it if You like a slow, quiet show that's more "play with music" than energetic song and dance style show/you like seeing actors play live music.

Don't see it if You get bored easily, don't like plays or like exciting energy filled song and dance numbers in your musical shows.

88
For a previous production
Clever, Funny, Hilarious, Must see, Absorbing

See it if You love physical comedy/slapstick comedy.

Don't see it if You don't like comedies or when actors break the fourth wall.

Also You will literally gasp for air with the amount of laughing this show ... Read more Read less

83
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Quirky, Hilarious

See it if You like immersive theater and drinking.

Don't see it if You don't like to be in the middle of the action during a show or can't/don't drink alcohol.

79
Ambitious, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You like long monolgues, minimalist staging, personal accounts of immigrants.

Don't see it if You dislike intense moments, long monologues and seeing simulated physical torture.

86
Absorbing, Great acting, Epic, Intense, Disappointing

See it if You like the music and the classic story as well as great production and wonderful performers.

Don't see it if You're too stuck on the original production. Some iconic staging has changed completely or been updated and the pacing has been sped up.

87
Enchanting, Funny, Great staging, Profound, Quirky

See it if You know what it's like to have to choose your own family

Don't see it if You're homophobic or transphobic.

95
Raunchy, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if You like bawdy puppets singing catchy tunes.

Don't see it if You're prudish and/or can't take jokes about racism, homosexuality, and other important social topics.