ANGELA P 7124

White Plains

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Reviews (88)
84
Kinetic, Entertaining, Energetic, Creative, Great singing

See it if you like the songs of Meat Loaf and want to hear them sung with the amazing voices of Lena Hall and cast. The singing makes the show.

Don't see it if you do not like the rock and Meat Loaf and are looking for a conventional musical. This is edgy, energetic, and pure rock and roll.

Also I listened to the soundtrack after the show, and the lyrics made me cl... Read more Read less

92
Riveting, Resonant, Must see, Masterful, Absorbing

See it if want want to be mesmerized by a stunning cast, score, and stories of love that intertwine, connect, and become one. You will be in awe.

Don't see it if are not interesting in love stories, myths, and do not want to become fully absorbed by outstanding performances.

Also You will leave feeling many emotions, thoughts, and hearing the songs ... Read more Read less

89
Octet
Midtown W
Intense, Masterful, Intelligent, Symbolic, Profound

See it if you want to experience the supreme creativity of Dave Malloy with a talented cast, deep message, and symbolism about internet addiction.

Don't see it if you are looking for a musical that stays inside the box. This is more than a musical: it is an experience and time of reflection.

Also The cast members sing their dark stories and seek meaningful connectio... Read more Read less

85
Happy Talk
Midtown W
Surprising, Great acting, Engaging, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if you to experience Susan Sarandon weave an intricate plot with turns and twists and laughter in between. The dialogue is crisp and sharp.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy plays that have a clever twist with sharp quick conversations filled with laughter yet deep meaning.

80
Thought-provoking, Serious, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like the dark themes of Sam Shepard plays and want to experience a talented cast portraying a dysfunctional family.

Don't see it if you are looking for a light uplifting play. This play is intense, dark, and deep.

91
Burn This
Midtown W
Masterful, Intelligent, Funny, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to experience the acting talents of Adam Driver, Keri Russell, and Brandon Uranowitz. The story is engaging and entertaining.

Don't see it if you are not interested in seeing an excellent rival with a cast that shines in every way.

Also Adam Driver's entrance is one for the records and the sharp quick dial... Read more Read less

92
Exhilarating, Energetic, Great dancing, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you like the music of the Temptations and want to hear their story. You will walk out of the theatre energized and nostalgic.

Don't see it if you do not like the Motown sound of the Temptations and are not interested in their impact and influence on music.

Also The song list is impressive and the voices of the actors are powerful,... Read more Read less

69
During previews
Too long, Slow, Great acting

See it if you want to witness the Glenda Jackson in action supported by a talented cast. The production was too long and slow moving.

Don't see it if you are not interested in Shakespeare and do not have the patience to sit for 3 1/2 hours.

90
Absorbing, Resonant, Masterful, Intelligent, Riveting

See it if you want to explore the topics of sexuality, bullying, acceptance, and identity. The cast is excellent singing and moving in sync.

Don't see it if you do not want to explore and experience the topics of sexuality, bullying, acceptance, and identity.

Also The a cappella performances with corresponding movements make the gosp... Read more Read less

82
During previews
Entertaining, Clever, Energetic, Edgy, Imaginative

See it if you want to stretch your imagination and enter a world where a "squib" can change you for the better or worse. It makes you think.

Don't see it if you do not like musicals that are different in their approach to getting a strong message to the audience.

Also It creates dialogue in your mind about how people view themselves. The... Read more Read less

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Refreshing, Enjoyable

See it if you enjoy Disney and want an entertaining, light, and enjoyable theatre experience. It's not just for children!

Don't see it if you do not like Disney and the story behind the princess sisters who are separated by circumstances beyond their control.

75
Clever, Intriguing, Puzzling, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you are open minded about no plot or story line and are a fan of Michael C. Hall. The play is all: humorous, serious, and entertaining.

Don't see it if you expect a linear plot, answers to questions, or more than nothing.

95
During previews
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you want to experience the amazing acting of Bryan Cranston and a supporting cast of excellence. The set design is absorbing and masterful.

Don't see it if you did not like the movie and are not interesting in seeing this unique stage interpretation with a superior cast.

Also The stage action and movement will captivate and engage you. The perfo... Read more Read less

90
Riveting, Intense, Emotional, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to experience an outstanding performance by Kerry Washington and the cast that leaves you breathless, stunned, and powerless.

Don't see it if you are not interested in seeing a play about race, relationships, perceptions, and problems that exist in society today.

Also The audience gasp at the ending is heard throughout the theatre and ma... Read more Read less

90
Emotional, Hilarious, Relevant, Engaging, Witty

See it if you want to experience a range of emotions watching Michael Urie's stand out performance. You will laugh, cry, and be on an emotional ride.

Don't see it if you are not open minded and accepting of the diversity of human nature. And if you do not enjoy plays with characters who struggle in life.

Also The supporting cast complements each other as the story is told with h... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Absorbing, Resonant, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you want to experience memory play with a talented cast led by Elaine May as they take you through the stages of alzheimer's disease.

Don't see it if you are sensitive or too close to this issue and feel it might upset you.

Also The audience can feel the intensity of the family as they helplessly o... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Thought-provoking, Edgy, Funny, Evocative, Bold

See it if you want to watch the lives of five characters come together using raw language as they explore female identity and life issues.

Don't see it if you are offended by language that is direct, sharp, and at times raw and you are not interested exploring femininity and stereotypes.

Also The play is thought provoking, funny, and bold gives looking in the mi... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Feel good, Energetic, Engaging

See it if you want to leave the show feeling positive, and uplifted. The cast's energy is contagious. You will laugh out loud and feel good.

Don't see it if you are not interested in original plays that are light and not intense or if you are looking for a serious message.

Also You will enjoy watching Marilu Henner and a talented cast singing orig... Read more Read less

90
Delightful, Great staging, Must see, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if you want to be absorbed by this timeless musical with exquisite set designs, beautiful singing, and a talented cast. You will be enchanted.

Don't see it if you are not interested in the story and hearing songs from this iconic musical.

Also Lauren Ambrose's voice and Harry Hadden-Patton's charm will let you ex... Read more Read less

50
Confusing, Disappointing, Quirky, Disjointed

See it if You are interested in this topic and story based on the true life events of the main character. The second act picks up but not enough.

Don't see it if You have high expectations for this story line. Although the ambitious actors give it their best, the play is disjointed.

83
During previews
Hilarious, Entertaining, Clever, Enjoyable, Engaging

See it if you want to laugh out loud as you watch the clever, talented cast sing your favorite songs of the Go-Go's. The story line is over the top.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy this music or want to see a play that can be silly but is pure delight at the same time. It has messages to be learned.

Also You will leave reflecting on the messages packed into the humor.

89
Edgy, Thought-provoking, Intense, Absorbing, Raunchy

See it if you like to see plays that explore the feelings of gay men and issues that occur in their relationships with themselves and others.

Don't see it if you if do not wan to see a revival of a play about gay issues. The humor is raw at times and the play goes from light to dark humor.

Also The play is edgy and although it does not take place in current time I... Read more Read less

60
Slow, Intense, Puzzling

See it if you are interested in seeing the work of Anton Chekhov and the acting of Diane Lane.

Don't see it if you are expecting excitement, fast pace, and engagement in a production.

80
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you enjoy sharp wit and humor with a twist and turn along the way.

Don't see it if you do not like comedies that go beneath the surface.

65
Trip of Love
Midtown W
Delightful, Nostalgic, Whimsical, Light-hearted

See it if you want to take a trip back in time to the 60's and the music and dance that made it.

Don't see it if you are expecting more than being entertained on the surface.

90
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Clever, Refreshing, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if you liked the movie and want to laugh out loud while listening to great music and lyrics. This is a crowd pleaser for sure.

Don't see it if you did not the concept of the movie or are not interested in seeing slight changes adapted for the stage.

90
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Masterful, Intelligent

See it if you want to analyze the constitution listening to quick, sharp, intelligent discourse. There is humor, sadness, and time for reflection.

Don't see it if you are not interested in history, politics, or current events.

Also The play is creative and you leave the theatre thinking about your rol... Read more Read less

85
Resonant, Insightful, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to be absorbed by the great acting of Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon as the tell the story of lonely lovers trying to survive.

Don't see it if you do not like plays that are about romance and relationships that struggle with past hurt and sorrow.

Also The dialogue is sharp, crisp, and natural and the emotions are raw, ri... Read more Read less

91
Delightful, Refreshing, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you want to experience a revival led by Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase along with a talented supporting cast. The dance numbers are riveting.

Don't see it if you are not interested in the musical of Cole Porter and enjoy classic play revivals.

Also The story is entertaining, enjoyable, and buoyant. You will smile from... Read more Read less

90
All My Sons
Midtown W
Intense, Intelligent, Riveting, Resonant, Great acting

See it if you are interested in plays by Arthur Miller with a talented cast led Annette Bening and Tracy Letts. It is intense and absorbing.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy deep stories about family relationships, conflicts, and secrets.

70
Different, Good music, Entertaining, Creative, Ambitious

See it if you are interested in seeing a different twist to Oklahoma in a creative setting and want to enjoy chili and cornbread at intermission.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy seeing tradition musical reinvented and presented differently. The

Also The production is ambitious and I was expecting more based on the posi... Read more Read less

63
During previews
Great acting, Edgy, Raunchy, Quirky, Banal

See it if you are a Nathan Lane fan and have an open mind to the display you will see on the stage. The script is raw, off color, and unique.

Don't see it if do not want to experience a dark comedy with a raw script which is unique to say the least.

Also There are moments of humor amidst the dark theme, banal jokes, and con... Read more Read less

91
Engaging, Resonant, Masterful, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if to want to see Fiddler on the Roof the way it was intended. The production is absorbing and engaging. It is a wonderful theatre experience

Don't see it if you do not want to read subtitles to understand script and songs.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Intelligent, Must see

See it if you want to see Jeff Daniels and a great supporting case bring this timeless classic to the stage. The acting is top notch.

Don't see it if there is no reason not to see this classic.

70
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Great staging, Great special effects, Impressive set design, Intense sounds, Captivating

See it if you liked the movie and want to experience the immense presence of King Kong on stage. Special effects, sets, and the King are captivating.

Don't see it if you are expecting a great score, script, singing, and dancing. It is enjoyable but not memorable.

Also The sound is quite loud at times during the performance. Be prepared f... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Great acting, Edgy, Absorbing, Intriguing, Interesting

See it if you are interested in sibling rivalry with a twist and want to experience the superior acting skills of Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano.

Don't see it if you do not like ambiguous endings and make you leave the theatre wondering what you just witnessed.

85
Mother of the Maid
East Village
Absorbing, Intelligent, Great acting, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see the talents of Glenn Close and are interested in the story of Joan of Arc's mother. The acting and story are powerful.

Don't see it if you are not interested in the mother of Joan of Arc and do not like historical drama.

91
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Nostalgic, Amazing costumes, Great staging

See it if you want see three talented actresses play Cher and turn back time to the depict the events that made Cher the superstar she is today.

Don't see it if are not a fan of Cher or you do not want to learn about her life through song and flashbacks.

Also The supporting cast also tells her story well. You feel as though you ... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Entertaining, Relevant, Funny, Great dancing, Engaging

See it if you want to relax and laugh watching characters who are accepting a challenge for the wrong reasons and have a change of heart.

Don't see it if you are expecting a life changing experience or are looking for more than this show has to offer. However, you will be entertained.

Also Beneath the layers of light-hearted humor are the themes of acceptance... Read more Read less

91
During previews
Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you want to see the talents of Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale as they dissect the combative essay of fact and fiction.

Don't see it if you are not interested in seeing a story that questions what is false and what is real in an essay that is dissected by a fact checker.

Also The story is engaging, entertaining, argumentative, and humorous. You ... Read more Read less

75
Entertaining, Delightful, Enjoyable, Interesting, Nostalgic

See it if you want to hear songs that shaped the roles of woman over the years. You experience history as you listen to these well loved pop songs.

Don't see it if you are not interested in how songs tell the story of women from the beginning of the century until the current time.

88
Absorbing, Resonant, Riveting, Epic, Classic

See it if you enjoy the music of Andrew LLoyd Webber and want to experience the longest running musical in the history of Broadway. A true classic.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy operatic music telling a romantic story filled with suspense and intrigue.

Also The music is operatic at times and the special effects especially the ... Read more Read less

70
Entertaining, Interesting, Edgy, Creative

See it if you are interested in re-living the disco club days where appearance was everything and nothing at the same time. It's a trip back in time.

Don't see it if you cannot relate to the disco days of Studio 54 and nightclubs in NYC during the disco era.

Also Although the story line is thin and not developed, the original songs ... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Entertaining, Romantic, Refreshing, Engaging, Delightful

See it if you enjoyed the movie and want to see it with enjoyable songs and lyrics to match the plot. Samantha Barks shines in her Broadway debut.

Don't see it if you did not like the movie and do not enjoy seeing movies made into musicals.

Also Andy Karl, Orfeh, Eric Anderson's ... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if you want to experience comfort, discomfort, and topics that make you think about them when the play is over.

Don't see it if you are not willing to face some difficult realities of life that Young Jean Lee shows the audience with sharp wit and intense conversation.

85
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Meaningful, Feel good

See it if you enjoyed the movie and want to see Tina Fey's humor and wit combined with compelling music, lyrics, and dancing.

Don't see it if you did not like the movie or want to see how "mean girls" learn to be kind, accepting, and tolerant.

Also There are meaningful messages beneath the humor of this feel good play... Read more Read less

95
Riveting, Resonant, Profound, Masterful, Great acting

See it if you want an amazing theatre experience. Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane will wow you with their acting talents. So will the entire cast.

Don't see it if you are not interested in seeing a Pulitzer Prize- winning masterpiece.

Also I saw parts 1 and 2 in one day with an engaged audience that gave the ... Read more Read less

85
Falsettos
Midtown W
Clever, Thought-provoking, Great singing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy fast moving musicals with a deep layer underneath the fun and laughter. The ending is moving.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy love triangles, stories with family dynamics, and issues that make you reflect on relationships.

82
Entertaining, Great staging, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if you want to experience a classic play rich in history, culture, and tradition. The songs are rich and meaningful.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy plays about families, cultural, and the traditions that define them.

90
Absorbing, Delightful, Great staging, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if you want to experience listening to the music of Stephen Sondheim, watching a talented cast, and seeing those the eyes of an artist.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy musicals that move at a slow pace and are filled with imagery and illusion.