Arlene

New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  Broadway Lover!!! ♥ Never can get enough of it!
Reviews (41)
85
Delightful, Great singing, Romantic, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if you want a good rendition of the movie including replicating scenes and using dialog directly from the movie; strong singing by leads.

Don't see it if you prefer a more traditional Broadway experience

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see, Great music

See it if you are a Donna Summers fan, her music and life story. This show is entertaining, the music is fantastic & the story line is touching.

Don't see it if you do not like 70s style disco music.

95
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Clever, Great singing, Must see

See it if you enjoy spectacle theater and want to see amazing puppetry and animatronics like you have never seen before. Simply astonishing!!!!

Don't see it if ... No reason not to see it. Worth seeing for the staging and puppetry alone.

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see, Great dancing

See it if You love the music of the 50's and 60's. Enjoy seeing extremely talented vocalists; fantastic musicians and dynamic dancers.

Don't see it if You prefer musicals with a storyline. This is an all singing and dancing revue. Don't enjoy the golden oldies.

Also Well choreographed musicals of old time favorites.

100
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Whimsical

See it if you enjoy a delightful whimsical fairy tale filled with outstanding musical scores, dance numbers with an old-fashioned romantic love story.

Don't see it if no reason not to see it. Unless you do not prefer musicals.

Also The entire cast is incredible; each person holding their own and toget... Read more Read less

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you love SpongeBob; creative sets, diverse music spanning multi genres, high energy, family friendly musicals

Don't see it if you prefer a more traditional Broadway experience.

Also Needless to say, was not expecting to enjoy the show as much as I did.... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Raunchy, Thought-provoking

See it if you are a John Leguizamo fan! Best history lesson ever! He was true to what he knows best!

Don't see it if you are not into a one-man shows or do not want to be challenged politically. Prefer musicals.

95
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You love Disney, special effects Broadway shows, great stories that leave you feeling as if you took this magical journey with them.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Disney musicals. Otherwise, this is a great show!

80
War Paint
Midtown W
Great singing, Great costumes, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You want to see two Broadway Divas & legends; Patti Lupone & Christine Ebersole are fantastic! Ensemble was entertaining as well

Don't see it if You are not a fan of the biographic Broadway musicals geared towards women or a more traditional Broadway experience.

Also Regardless, just seeing these two powerhouses is worth seeing the show... Read more Read less

85
Cats
Midtown W
Original, Fluffy, Great staging, Great costumes, Great scenery

See it if you enjoy Andrew Lloyd Webber music and a Leona Lewis fan.

Don't see it if you prefer a more traditional Broadway experience with a story line plot with actual dialog. Imagination needed.

96
Cagney
Midtown W
Entertaining, Must see, Great dancing, Delightful, Funny

See it if you enjoy a traditional vaudeville performance with spectacular toe taping dancing with enough comedy to have you laughing all the way thru.

Don't see it if just see it.

100
Noises Off
Midtown W
Hilarious, Entertaining, Great staging, Fluffy, Great acting

See it if You enjoy a night of laughter and masterful physical and comedic timing, cast was wonderfully talented.

Don't see it if You prefer a more traditional Broadway experience.

95
Entertaining, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Original, Delightful

See it if You like musicals with good choreography, entertaining songs, great acting, thought-provoking content with historical value.

Don't see it if You prefer more whimsical productions with fluffy content.

100
Rent
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Entertaining, Original, Riveting

See it if You enjoy well-composed musical scores & dynamic vocal arrangements. Enjoy story lines that are relevant today as ever before. A must see!!

Don't see it if You prefer lighter story content; if strong language offends you; don't like rock music or intense, serious shows

100
Enchanting, Delightful, Exquisite, Romantic

See it if You are a Disney lover! This whimsical production will have your heart floating as you watch your favorite characters find each other.

Don't see it if You're looking for a more serious traditional show, or you want a show with an edgier production story line.

95
Delightful, Original, Entertaining, Fun, Great staging

See it if You are a Cyndi Lauper or Wayne Brady fan & desire a fun light-hearted evening of musical entertainment.

Don't see it if You prefer a more intense traditional Broadway musical & do not enjoy a cross-dressing cabaret performance.

100
Entertaining, Delightful, Original, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy a night full of entertainment and wonderful musical. Simply a joy to watch.

Don't see it if you don't like Broadway.

100
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Original, Toe-tapping

See it if You enjoy from the first beat to the last beat having you dancing, singing, crying, laughing & shouting! A must see!

Don't see it if There is no reason not to see it. Great show!!!

100
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Exquisite, Must see, Entertaining

See it if You are an oldies lover. Come and singing along. Takes you back to sweeter days.

Don't see it if You do not appreciate the origin of great music history.

100
Epic, Exquisite, Masterful

See it if You enjoy an outstanding traditional Broadway type show. Simply amazing.

Don't see it if You prefer more whimsical, light hearthed productions.

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if It was a delightful show; had us laughing.

Don't see it if You do not have a sense of humor.

100
Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if you are a Disney fan. This musical is magical; taking you into a whimsical story of love triumphs over all. Sweet adventure! A must see!!!

Don't see it if you are not a Disney fan. But how can you not be. Disney is life!!!!

95
Entertaining, Must see, Delightful, Great costumes, Great singing

See it if You are a fan of Cher. This show is incredible entertaining with huge musical numbers and, of course, having Cher's music is fantastic!

Don't see it if you do not like Cher, her music or her life story.

100
Great acting, Great singing, Must see, Entertaining, Great music

See it if you are a Carole King fan & love her music. Even if not a fan, its a fabulous musical with wonderful songs, singing and acting. A must see!!

Don't see it if you are not a Carol King fan or prefer more traditional dramatic musicals or plays. Regardless, you'll love it.

100
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Hilarious, Refreshing, Entertaining, Must see

See it if You enjoy musicals that have it all — Great singing, music, acting, funny, sad, a bit raunchy but filled with delightful characters.

Don't see it if You do not like contemporary musicals.

Also The show is definitely a must see. Regardless who you see in the role ... Read more Read less

85
Delightful, Funny, Fluffy, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy some fluffy fun mixed with good humor; Jimmy Buffett music fan; if you want to escape & pretend to be at a tropical island resort.

Don't see it if you do not like lighthearted tropical themes or Jimmy Buffett’s music. You prefer a more traditional Broadway style experience.

80
Entertaining, Great singing, Festive, Charming

See it if you want a charming Christmas concert filled with old/new favs featuring talented assemble & Danny Aiello, who is always a hit!

Don't see it if you do not prefer Christmas festivities filled with story telling and songs.

Also Overall it was a good concert; there were moments of working out the k... Read more Read less

95
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if You are a fan of the movie, this show does not disappoint. Gives you all the drama, beautiful scores & staging a Broadway show brings.

Don't see it if You prefer more of a whimsical production.

85
Fluffy, Youthful, Entertaining, Sweet

See it if You want an youthful night of entertainment. Christian Borle shines in any show. Staging was lacking at times but overall a good show.

Don't see it if You desire a more traditional night on Broadway.

95
Clever, Delightful, Hilarious, Entertaining, Fun

See it if you enjoy high-energy musicals with Broadway show references; legitimately very funny; great singing, acting, dancing; a breath of fresh air

Don't see it if you prefer something dark, more serious content or of the classic golden age musical variety.

75
Quirky, Relevant, Raunchy, Funny, Fluffy

See it if you enjoy SNL/comedy like parodies with political humor and sitting through some hit or miss sketches along with some good entertaining ones

Don't see it if you are not up to date on current / political events, looking for a traditional Broadway musical or do not appreciate political humor

90
Tuck Everlasting
Midtown W
Enchanting, Delightful, Fluffy, Whimsical, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy seeing sweet whimsical musical production about the importance of living life; magical dance routines and story!

Don't see it if you prefer a more traditional Broadway musical production.

95
Entertaining, Original, Thought-provoking, Great score, Classic

See it if You enjoy a classic Broadway production filled with strong family ethics and culture with historical content; Great score, staging, singing.

Don't see it if You prefer a more fluffy evening at the theater.

100
For a previous production
Rock of Ages
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Edgy, Great music, Raunchy

See it if You love 80's Rock Music and all the fanfare that comes along with it. Sex, Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll is the order for the evening.

Don't see it if You are looking for a more tradional broadway experience; strong language content; are bothered by ushers delivering shots mid show.

100
Evita
Brooklyn
Intense, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Original, Epic

See it if You enjoy a dramatic show stopping performance with traditional musical scores & wonderful singing. Will not disappoint.

Don't see it if You have a hard time following all-sung musicals, little dialogue or don't enjoy dramatic musicals.

95
If/Then
Midtown W
Delightful, Original, Romantic, Great singing

See it if You enjoy a sweet lovers story line with great singing. If only in life we can see both sides of the story. Good Broadway evening.

Don't see it if You enjoy a more traditional Broadway musical.

100
During previews
Entertaining, Hilarious, Must see, Delightful

See it if You want to laugh from the beginning to the end. Such a clever story line & song collaborations. Does not disappoint! A must see!

Don't see it if You don't have a sense of humor!!!

100
Allegiance
Midtown W
Delightful, Original, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You enjoy a great night of entertainment. Emotional content but so though-provoking. Wonderful night!

Don't see it if You prefer more whimsical pieces.

100
For a previous production
Annie
Brooklyn
Entertaining, Fluffy, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy a sweet story line production.

Don't see it if You prefer more mature story lines.

100
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Exquisite, Epic, Outstanding score

See it if You enjoy an outstanding musical score with accomplish singing and stage production.

Don't see it if There is no reason not to want to see this show.

100
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great dancing, Delightful

See it if You enjoy great dancing and choreography. Good story. Simply entertaining.

Don't see it if If you prefer more whimsical entertainment.