Allyson S

Teaneck | 25-34 | Female

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Reviews (35)
Quirky, Magical, Fluffy, Delightful, Clever

See it if you love Harry Potter, especially if you identify as Hufflepuff. You're self-aware and love a pun or two

Don't see it if You're not fully through the books yet

Entertaining, Refreshing, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you're a fan of her music. Be aware- she had her hands in a LOT of music, so if you like those classic songs, you'll love the show

Don't see it if You don't like pianos, the 60s early 60s music or her classic album Tapestry.

Entertaining, Riveting, Must see, Intense, Ambitious

See it if you love Harry Potter, believe in Magic, and are willing to sit for a long time. Don't worry though- it's worth it

Don't see it if The plot is weak. The characters kinda suck, but the effects alone are worth your money.

During previews
Great staging, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you like men in short shorts, great dancing, man belting or women with amazing vocal range

Don't see it if you need a strong book with your musicals. The book for this show is weak but it's a spectacular.

Intelligent, Intense, Relevant, Great acting

See it if Audra and Michael are amazing actors and they really suck you in to the words.

Don't see it if you have problems with nudity. You see a lot. I also don't know why but was left wondering if he was supposed to be autistic?

Great acting, Great singing, Masterful

See it if You like amazing nuanced acting, musical numbers that make you feel things, dark musicals, musicals with a lesson.

Don't see it if You're a heartless asshole with no feelings, you prefer happy classic broadway

Ambitious, Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if You have kids. Keep em entertained.

Don't see it if Don't see it. It's god awful. They removed everything British (and good) from the story leaving a 2 hour suckfest.

Exquisite, Great staging, Epic, Must see, Ambitious

See it if It's an absolute classic must-see with amazing singing, costumes, and sets.

Don't see it if If you can't stand opera style singing, are looking for spoken dialogue, or you can't suspend your imagination.

During previews
Clever, Great staging, Hilarious, Slow, Dizzying

See it if You liked the movie, men with great butts, comedies

Don't see it if Repetition drives you crazy

Entertaining, Dizzying, Indulgent, Romantic

See it if You like music you can dance to. Short shorts on men. Inspiring stories

Don't see it if You don't like Gloria Estefan's music or are particularly Republican.

Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Overrated, Enchanting

See it if I saw it with the original cast. The Genie was amazing and Adam was an actual Disney prince with that smile and charm.

Don't see it if Jasmine was not great. Her singing was weak and she definitely didn't deserve the part.

Delightful, Funny, Fluffy, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if you like seventies disco music, and Adam Pascal belting. (If you don't I don't want to be friends), and cheesy jokes.

Don't see it if you don't like disco, cheesy disasters, or feeling happy.

Entertaining, Disappointing, Great staging, Fluffy, Romantic

See it if You like great dancing and Gershwin songs

Don't see it if You've seen Crazy for You. Same songs.

The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Dated, Enchanting, Funny, Original, Quirky

See it if you love memorable songs and classic love stories

Don't see it if you're a heartless monster who can't appreciate classics.

Noises Off
Midtown W
Fluffy, Hilarious, Great acting, Funny, Delightful

See it if you love anchovies and laughing so hard you have snot pouring down your face and you can't see straight

Don't see it if you have no sense of humor

Absorbing, Entertaining, Exquisite, Romantic, Riveting

See it if you have a solid respect for history and gangs of friends who have each other's backs or an epic tale of romance and redemption.

Don't see it if You're not a big fan of constant singing. There is no spoken dialogue. It's all singing.

Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Original, Quirky

See it if you've got an open mind for original material and creative staging. It honestly just wasn't my cup of tea though.

Don't see it if you absolutely hate gay people. Or if you don't like being really close to the stage, or can't stand it if an actor has their back to you.

Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Delightful, Clever, Funny, Hilarious, Original

See it if You love a musical. Or a comedy. Or a musical comedy! Especially if you hate Shakespeare!

Don't see it if You don't have a sense of humor and like to live under a rock.

Romantic, Relevant, Resonant, Hilarious, Delightful

See it if You've got PRIDE or you're an ally. If you like great dancing and current story line musicals with a heart of gold

Don't see it if you're a republican who doesn't believe gay people deserve rights. You're a close-minded person.

Intelligent, Epic, Great staging, Great singing, Great writing

See it if YOU CAN, JUST SEE IT. Wait For Me, ALL VERSIONS makes you feel. The ensemble is fantastic. Eva is phenomenal. Loved everything but Reeve.

Don't see it if You're not into myths or hell

Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Relevant, Exquisite, Great singing, Dizzying, Ambitious

See it if you're a fan of history, engaging modern musicals, lin-manuel miranda, nyc JUST SEE IT IF YOU CAN

Don't see it if you don't like rapping or are really too racist to imagine a Hispanic founding father

Quirky, Intense, Edgy, Dizzying, Ambitious

See it if You're a fan of the actors (like myself), you're not super creeped out by death or dolls and like modern plays

Don't see it if Dolls creep you out. If you're looking for a more polished production. This one felt gritty. A little dirty, like the characters.

Ambitious, Enchanting, Great staging

See it if You like flashy Disney musicals

Don't see it if You're not open to the new songs. You can't stand kids at the theater. You're an ice-hearted monster

Relevant, Resonant, Quirky

See it if You like quirky characters, good music, and an absorbing modern day plot.

Don't see it if 9/11 is still a major trigger for you, or you have a tiny bladder or can't sit ling. There's no intermission.

1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Confusing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You like classic literature, dystopian futures, and a good torture sceen. Must be able to sit straight through.

Don't see it if You have a tiny bladder, seizure disorder, fear of the dark, can't stand blood, or have problems with strobe lights.

During previews
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Exquisite, Delightful, Romantic

See it if You liked the movie, beautiful costumes and strong jawlines

Don't see it if Rasputin was your favorite part of the movie, if you have no imagination or are huge fans of communism

Absorbing, Ambitious, Exquisite, Epic, Great singing

See it if See it. Just see it. Eva is AMAZING.

Don't see it if You get triggered by the Vietnam war or have any strong hatred for Asians or prostitution

Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Delightful, Great staging, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if You like Sara Bareilles songs or pie. Omg. The smells. The names. Everything about this show made me hungry.

Don't see it if You are triggered by abuse or cheating or hate baked goods.

Absorbing, Ambitious, Confusing, Entertaining, Dizzying

See it if You like Russian literature, dizzying musicals and shows with audience interaction

Don't see it if You NEED to know where the stage is. It's everywhere

The Woodsman
Midtown W
Confusing, Ambitious, Edgy, Intense, Profound

See it if you like Japanese-style theater, and exquisite puppetry and a new view of the wizard of oz.

Don't see it if you want a musical, or a lot of dialogue

During previews
American Psycho
Midtown W
Edgy, Great acting, Original

See it if You like Duncan Sheik's style, hot shirtless men, 80s songs and great acting

Don't see it if You can't sit still, it's a long show

Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Dated, Dizzying, Excruciating, Overrated, Raunchy

See it if You want a nice classic Broadway musical with hummable numbers and great dancing.

Don't see it if You have your heart seeing someone who earned the role instead of name casting.

Disappointing, Funny, Fluffy, Original, Resonant

See it if you like sparkles and sequins and flashy shiny numbers. If you like boys in high heels and traditional conflicts.

Don't see it if wasn't my cup of tea, mostly because I had a really hard time understanding ANYTHING being said.

Clever, Delightful, Ambitious, Epic, Great writing

See it if love a good laugh. I laughed so hard I had tears pouring off my face.

Don't see it if you have no sense of humor and are easily offended.

Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Dizzying, Great staging, Entertaining, Riveting

See it if You're a huge fan of the Wizard of Oz, inside jokes, magical costuming, and show tunes that you can belt.

Don't see it if You're not a detail oriented person who likes to find little Easter eggs and inside jokes. You need to see it at least twice!