Alec Rigdon

New York City | 25-34 | Male
About:  Just a guy trying to see shows, travel the world, and eat pizza.
Reviews (42)
Preview np1
35
Banal, Confusing, Excruciating

See it if you enjoy aggressive performance art.

Don't see it if you seek clear narratives or comfortable seats/leg room (practically none exists).

Preview snb1
100
Intelligent, Must see, Refreshing, Hilarious, Clever

See it if you love good food, great theatre, and unique atmospheres.

Don't see it if you hate Shakespeare. But even then, it's a very refreshing adaptation of a rarely done classic.

Preview csr1
80
Must see, Fun, Great dancing, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy spectacles, great dancing, and family friendly performances with wonderful designs in a great NYC landmark.

Don't see it if you want a stress-free experience. The theater is HUGE and security lines are atrocious.

Preview sexobject
45
Funny at times, Some good acting, Indulgent, Slow

See it if you're okay with a somewhat slow, newish play.

Don't see it if you expect big production budgets or a super clear story.

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75
During previews
Great storytelling, Intimate, Funny

See it if you enjoy first-hand accounts of Broadway and Hollywood ages past as told with a heavy dose of brassy humor.

Don't see it if you need more to look at than a woman in a chair and a projection screen. Delivered as a memoir rather than a play.

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75
Great staging, Fun, Fluffy

See it if you love big mid-century musicals.

Don't see it if you want something with edge.

Preview songs
85
Quirky, Dated, Funny, Great singing

See it if you love the music of Jason Robert Brown or a semi-staged concert with great singers.

Don't see it if you prefer an overarching storyline.

Preview dtn showscore
88
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great staging

See it if you love beautiful, intimate scenes in a complex spider web of a story.

Don't see it if you require a straight-forward, easily digestible play.

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95
Refreshing, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Funny

See it if you always wondered what happened after the door slams shut.

Don't see it if need to keep the original story the same.

Preview great comet1
95
Resonant, Must see, Profound, Good adaptation, Enchanting

See it if you love new interpretations on old classics, great lighting designs, or break-neck shows with surprising amounts of intimacy.

Don't see it if you have a hard time following multi-character plots or hate audience participation.

Preview rsz ride the cyclone
100
Great singing, Great writing, Hilarious, Refreshing, Must see

See it if you enjoy dark, but humorous stories along with great dancing and singing.

Don't see it if you don't like stories revolving around young people/teenagers.

Also I was pleasantly surprised with everything in this show. The script an... Read more Read less

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70
Not-groundbreaking, Entertaining, Fluffy, Relevant, Cute

See it if you enjoy mid-century period pieces, strong female storylines, and kitschy fun song and dance.

Don't see it if you seek edgy, dark elements. While the girl-power message is ever relevant, it not groundbreaking by any means.

Also I saw the understudy for Ms. Dacal and while there were a couple minor... Read more Read less

Preview color purple
95
Relevant, Must see, Great acting, Great singing, Exquisite

See it if if you want to be ripped apart by some amazing voices. The story is forever poignant and full of humanity.

Don't see it if you don't have a heart.

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60
Uneven acting, Great dancing, Slow, Romantic

See it if you love classic movies and beautiful dancing. The projection design is also very well done.

Don't see it if you want a fast paced show with contemporary themes.

Preview brightstar1802  1
80
Great singing, Great staging, Refreshing, Original

See it if bluegrass music and great ensemble performances are your jam.

Don't see it if romantic storylines and some over-used tropes don't excite you.

Preview shelovesme
95
Romantic, Funny, Great staging, Charming

See it if you enjoy classic feeling stories through a modern filter.

Don't see it if you want memorable tunes.

Preview funhome1803
90
Resonant, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you love great humor with your drama or want to see where musical theater is heading.

Don't see it if you want a traditional book musical.

Preview redspeedo
55
During previews
Well acted, Insipid, Ill-paced writing

See it if you enjoy intimate character studies, you enjoy great scenic/lighting designs.

Don't see it if you are opposed to stage combat utilized to kill time, you don't like jarring air horns.

Preview guards1
99
Absorbing, Resonant, Masterful, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you love a perfectly woven story and great acting.

Don't see it if you dislike blood or thoughtful theatre.

Preview if then
90
Absorbing, Refreshing, Beautifully designed

See it if you enjoy a fresh sound and story on Broadway.

Don't see it if you expect to year "Let It Go."

Preview all
70
Fast-paced, Thought-provoking, Manipulative, Great acting, Relevant

See it if you are interested in this chapter of American history told onstage.

Don't see it if you are seeking a flawless book or score.

Preview tcs2
85
Great singing, Breakneck, Hilarious, Ambitious

See it if you love Cher (duh). I'm not even her #1 fan and I still enjoyed it greatly. Plenty of top hits with some unexpected tunes thrown in, too.

Don't see it if you are looking for a super deep theatrical experience. There are plenty of emotional moments, but it's still coated in glitter.

Preview ts9
90
Masterful, Funny, Great singing

See it if you enjoy a great comedic script performed expertly in a wonderful, new, intimate Broadway theatre.

Don't see it if you dislike LGBTQ+ storylines or shows over 2 hours.

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85
Relevant, Refreshing, Great acting

See it if you like historical fiction with a dose of comedy and feminism.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of period pieces, Shakespeare, or backstage drama.

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70
Cliched, Raunchy, Funny

See it if you enjoy legitimately good comedic moments and can keep up with a fairly fast-paced script.

Don't see it if you seek a deep message at the end of it all. While the characters flit around finding a relevant moral, the stakes never feel high.

Preview bandsvisit
85
Great acting, Enchanting, Thought-provoking, Refreshing

See it if you appreciate intimate scenes and unique storytelling, especially for a musical.

Don't see it if you expect big Broadway voices or dancing.

Preview mpm2
79
Great acting, Clever, Great staging

See it if you love a drama that explores the ups and downs of a woman's life.

Don't see it if you expect a groundbreaking script.

Preview gnb1
70
Intimate, Well designed, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy intimate storytelling by a very competent actress.

Don't see it if you don't care for one-woman shoews or can't handle graphic storytelling.

Preview indecent poster
85
Well acted, Thought-provoking, Powerful

See it if you enjoy seeing a true story regarding a powerful topic and inventive staging.

Don't see it if you avoid drama with political undertones.

Preview ringtwice
45
During previews
Adequate acting, Well designed, Poor writing, Slow, Confusing

See it if you are looking for a darker story and don't mind wading through insipid plot points and poor writing.

Don't see it if you are expecting a conventional, period comedy.

Preview terms of endearment white
55
Slow, Decent performances, Poor design, Poor directing

See it if you enjoy decent performances from competent actors in a predictable script.

Don't see it if you expect a good direction or design. Poor writing also plagues this production.

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45
Disappointing, Slow, Poorly written, Well designed, Confusing

See it if you enjoy petty, white-problem dramas.

Don't see it if you expect anything that feels fresh or relevant.

Also while the scenery, costumes, lighting, and sound were all thoughtfully... Read more Read less

Preview encounter1
85
During previews
Impeccably designed, Thought-provoking, Dizzying, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy cerebral stories and unique theatrical experiences.

Don't see it if you desire a simple storyline or are affected by loud/complicated sound effects.

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93
During previews
Funny, Great dancing, Refreshing, Must see, Enchanting

See it if you seek a fresh take on a classic story. This is a truly great package in all regards; witty and charming all around.

Don't see it if you seek something edgy and dark.

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85
Well directed, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if you love family dramas with a dash of humor or have lived in a New York apartment.

Don't see it if you expect gut-wrenching performances or thoughtless theatre.

Preview waitress
80
Over-produced, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if you enjoy the music of Sara Bareilles and strong ensemble pieces. It stays fairly true to the movie.

Don't see it if you dislike awkward on-the-nose contemporary choreography and uneven direction.

Preview women without men
75
Surprisingly timely, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy little known classic plays.

Don't see it if you can't stand Irish accents.

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80
Entertaining, Fluffy, Hilarious

See it if you love great improvisation, interactive whodunnits, or laugh-out-loud comedy.

Don't see it if you hate audience interaction, puns, or topical humor.

Preview rotten 2
85
Great writing, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if you love a tight, funny book.

Don't see it if you can't handle Shakespeare portrayed in a negative light.

Preview the visit
75
Slow, Quirky, Clever

See it if you are a fan of dark humor or Chita.

Don't see it if you expect a lot of action.

Preview gentlemans guide to love and murder
85
Ambitious, Funny, Clever

See it if you love fun onstage tricks and unique storytelling.

Don't see it if you want everyone in the story to live.

Preview curious
95
Great staging, Entertaining, Moving, Must see, Exquisite

See it if you enjoy a highly conceptualized and choreographed show.

Don't see it if you dislike serious plots and loud noises.