AmandaL

Brooklyn | 35-49 | Female
About:  I love theatre, travel, dance performances and music. Also seeing theatre when I'm traveling in other cities. Musicals, plays, unique experiences - all of it!
Reviews (17)
82
Mamma Mia!
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Dated, Romantic, Enchanting

See it if You want to see something fun and light-hearted that you can sing along to.

Don't see it if You don't like ABBA music.

83
Cymbeline
Upper W Side
Great acting, Offbeat, Romantic, Pretentious, Clever

See it if You love Raul Esparza and Lily Rabe, and if you want to see a fun Shakespeare show.

Don't see it if You would rather be inside with air conditioning and prefer shows that are fast-paced and less than 3 hours long.

63
Matilda
Midtown W
Disappointing, Family-friendly, Mediocre, Underwhelming

See it if You've already seen The Lion King, Aladdin, Wicked, Jersey Boys - or anything else that's family friendly - and you need a show for kids.

Don't see it if You think it will be truly magical and/or you find it annoying to hear screaming kids whine and complain and sing.

94
Ambitious, Inventive, Romantic, Indulgent, Delightful

See it if You love ballet and would be interested in seeing a Broadway musical with a ballet focus. Also if you want an intimate love story.

Don't see it if You want something with big musical theatre song and dance numbers.

81
Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense

See it if You like thought-provoking plays and are a fan of text/language rather than looking for fancy sets, costumes, and lights.

Don't see it if You're looking for light, mindless entertainment.

80
Preludes
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Clever, Edgy, Great writing, Original

See it if You enjoy unique theatre and loved Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812.

Don't see it if You're easily confused.

70
Hand to God
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever, Edgy, Disappointing, Mediocre

See it if You like to laugh.

Don't see it if You think you're going to see the next Avenue Q - because you'll be disappointed.

58
Odd Birdz
Greenwich V
Cliched, Edgy, Predictable, Offbeat, Indulgent

See it if You like improv/sketch comedy.

Don't see it if You like more professional theatrical experiences.

98
Amazing Grace
Midtown W
Epic, Invigorating, Must see, Relevant, Refreshing

See it if You care about humanity and enjoy incredible and powerful music, and high quality performances and production value.

Don't see it if You're a racist. Or if you only enjoy comedies.

76
Stomp
East Village
Entertaining, Dated, Original, Indulgent, Great staging

See it if You're looking for something movement/music based and enjoy the vibe of downtown Manhattan.

Don't see it if You'd rather see something acted with text, or you don't enjoy loud banging noise.

97
Delightful, Family-friendly, Intelligent, Masterful, Stunning

See it if You want to see a truly beautiful family-friendly show and want to be entertained. This show is timeless!

Don't see it if You want something with tap dancing and hats and canes.

96
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Edgy, Raunchy

See it if You love South Park type humor, you want a good laugh, and are not easily offended.

Don't see it if You're going with anyone who is a Mormon or very religious in general.

88
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Dizzying, Edgy, Clever, Inconsistent, Interactive

See it if You're going with a group of friends and want to have a totally unique experience - you will probably be split up and see different things.

Don't see it if You like to follow a clear storyline, and you have a fear of the dark, masks, and walking through a space on your own.

80
Edgy, Intelligent, Offbeat, Quirky, Original

See it if You like unique types of shows and have an unbiased sense of humor, and like quirky rock music.

Don't see it if Homosexuality offends you.

48
Bad pacing, Disappointing, Cliched, Juvenile, Mediocre

See it if You haven't seen much theatre in your life.

Don't see it if You see a lot and want to be impressed.

75
Shows For Days
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Clever, Confusing, Great acting, Overrated

See it if You are fans of Patti Lupone and like Douglas Carter Beane's writing.

Don't see it if You don't like long-winded speeches and acting.

93
Delightful, Enchanting, Family-friendly, Masterful, Stunning

See it if You love Kelli O'Hara and enjoy classic musicals.

Don't see it if Can't sit through a long show and don't enjoy opera-sounding singing.