AshleyAisle

New York City | 35-49 | Female
About:  I love an Aisle seat ! I see 3-6 shows a month.
Reviews (80)
90
Unique, campy, wonderfully entertaining

See it if you want to see a very unique, modern take on a classic complete with music from GaGa etc. I loved it

Don't see it if if you're expecting classic theater

69
During previews
Difficult, Depressing, Sad, Relevant

See it if you want to see Elaine May deliver a raw performance about a very difficult subject matter - Alzheimer's.

Don't see it if it was very much like witnessing someone with Alzheimers on stage which I didn't enjoy.

94
During previews
Rivetling, Absorbing, Great acting, Exquisite, Masterful

See it if you enjoy powerhouse performances ! Serious theater with great acting. Jessica will Michelle's only competition for the TONY

Don't see it if if you can't handle 4 hour shows. Very long with just one 15 minute intermission but, worth sitting thru

65
During previews
Tuck Everlasting
Midtown W
Tiresome, Ambitious, Boring, Great staging, Lackluster

See it if you get a really inexpensive ticket and you don't have high expectations. although there were a moments I enjoyed (Thomos' solo) mostly medi

Don't see it if you enjoy better than regional theater

80
Sweet, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Lovable

See it if you like old fashioned, upbeat romantic comedies. Great staging, singing and costumes

Don't see it if you like deeper, more serious productions

100
Blackbird
Midtown W
Disturbing, Magnificent, Difficult, Frightening

See it if you want to see an emotional tour de force! I rated this 100 but it made uncomfortable, anxious and glad I saw two remarkable performances

Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with extremely strong language, violent sexual situations or if you're more of "Disney" show person.

68
During previews
Straight
Midtown W
Cliched, Ok, Average, Mediocre

See it if if you want to see an "ok" play. A few moments here and there with great acting but mostly mediocre. Might be better suited to a younger

Don't see it if you have high expectations,

70
Allegiance
Midtown W
Romantic, Watchable, Great singing, Bland

See it if you love Lea Salonga's beautiful voice, are a fa fan of George Takei

Don't see it if you want to see something lighter, more uplifting. somewhat sad although based on truth

100
Key Change
East Village
Stunning, Arresting, Deep, Thoughtful, Must see

See it if you want to see magnificent acting. Unexpected loads talent in a simple yet, deeply thoughtful play. One the best I've seen in a while

Don't see it if you don't like original, unique works in black box settings

76
On The Town
Midtown W
Old broadway, American, Mature

See it if you have a patriotic streak. you want to see a big broadway production. Fun, sweet and a solid show to see

Don't see it if you want to see modern show. this is an old school show but enjoyable

76
The Spoils
Midtown W
Extreme, Banal, Edgy, Excruciating, Indulgent

See it if a very edgy, intense, somewhat raunchy off off Broadway show

Don't see it if you are offened by the "c" word (its used alot), you like happy upbeat shows

65
Hair
Midtown W
Cliched, Ambitious, Resonant, Overrated, Lacking

See it if you enjoy the story and music

Don't see it if want to see a great production of this dated, so so show

94
Cabaret (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Absorbing, Delishous, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Alan Cumming and company do yet another great staging of this epic, timeless show

Don't see it if you don't quirky, funky, sexy shows

74
For a previous production
Ambitious, Entertaining, Overrated

See it if you're fan of the Motown music, with some great dancing

Don't see it if you don't want see a Vegasesque celebrity look-a-like show

73
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Good bet, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you have friends from out of town who don't see alot of Broadway. It's show sure to please on some level

Don't see it if you don't like schmaltzy, dated shows

49
During previews
I And You
Midtown E
Confusing, Disappointing, Edgy, Excruciating, Quirky

See it if you want to see some very clever staging. an attempt at teen angnst

Don't see it if you're expecting a fluid performance

83
Rent
Midtown W
Ambitious, Cliched, Enchanting, Thought-provoking, Overrated

See it if you're a fan of rock operas, edgy, gritty, shows.

Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with AIDS themes, ambitious, big

93
Ambitious, Clever, Rocknroll, Genderbending, Exquisite

See it if you like Rock operas, edgy, high energy shows. Brilliant writing. Fun, moving

Don't see it if you're uptight around gender play. Don't like loud, rock-n-roll

95
Noises Off
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Adorable, Hysterical

See it if you love funny, charming comedies ! Andrea Martin is fantastic as is Megan Hilty and the rest of the cast

Don't see it if you're not a fan of goofball shenanigans

70
Lazarus
East Village
Banal, Confusing, Overrated, Quirky, Slow

See it if obviously if you're a Bowie fan, you like very cerebral, pretentious work

Don't see it if you're not a fan of the Emperor's new clothes

65
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Funny, Overrated, Original

See it if you like Disney productions

Don't see it if unless you think it makes sense for Disney to do Broadway

73
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Dated, Entertaining, Great staging, Original

See it if want to take people from out of town of a certain age who love the music of Frankie Valli and the 4 Seasons. I enjoyed it

Don't see it if you're not a fan of the music of the 60's

90
Exquisite, Excellent, Entertaining, Classic

See it if you enjoy the classics especially they are wonderfully staged. Powerhouse performances

Don't see it if you like upbeat, happy, fun shows

40
Excruciating, Torturous, Disappointing

See it if ...... um .... don't see it

Don't see it if you're expecting something special

91
Classic, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great acting, Spectacular

See it if you want to see a really big production ! Many extremely dancers and singers make this a wonderful that will appeal to all theatergoers

Don't see it if if you prefer smaller, more intense productions

85
During previews
Bella Bella
Midtown W
Hilarious, current, entertaining

See it if See it if you are politically aware, lived in NYC in the 70's, like bawdy strong women

Don't see it if at least somewhat aware of who Bella Abzug was .. at least google huh before you go.

92
During previews
Mother of the Maid
East Village
Relevant, Vibrant, Engrossing

See it if See it if you enjoy masterful performances delivered by a talented cast. Each actor delivers big time in this production Set direction++

Don't see it if Don't see it if you like light, fluffy productions. Or, if you're not a fan of dark, thoughtful performances.

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85
Over the top, Lavish, Enchanting, Romantic, Relevant

See it if you like big productions with lots of talent and great scenery

Don't see it if you like more authentic "theater"

80
Overrated, Great tap dancing, Epic, Romantic, Fun

See it if great big tap numbers, great staging and hear a great book

Don't see it if you don't like schmaltzy

77
During previews
Heartbreaking, Honest, Intense, Funny, Great acting

See it if you appreciate true acting talent as you will witness with Mr. Langella's superb performance. The entire cast was excellent.

Don't see it if you're expecting splashy or lighthearted if you don't want to look at the issue of dementia in the elderly in a very honest, accuarte portra

85
During previews
Bright Star
Midtown W
Romantic, Country, Clever, Lovable, Heart wrenching

See it if You like original bluegrass music, sweet, heartwarming romantic shows

Don't see it if you can't appreciate Bluegrass (I'm not a huge fan of the music but, loved this show)

15
During previews
Hughie
Midtown W
Dull, Flat, Boring, Confusing, Tiring

See it if I can't think of a reason to see this. It was horrible. The script was boring, Forest was not into it at all (not that he had much to work

Don't see it if you like to be entertained or want to see something engrossing and stimulating. I had high expectations and left disappointed

84
Sommerfugl
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you want to see a very talented cast. The writing is apparently taken directly from Lili's diaries it wasn't great but the acting superb

Don't see it if you have a hard time following many different characters played by only a few cast members

87
Anything Goes
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if you love Sutton Foster as much as I do, you wan to hear some great singing and well choreographed numbers

Don't see it if DO see it

72
Sweet, Precious, Enchanting, Indulgent

See it if you want to a fluffy, girly show. Great for younger girls . a slightly updated version of the original

Don't see it if you expecting something top notch

87
Delightful, Funny, Edgy, Hilarious, Fluffy

See it if you want to see a funny, very good off off broadway show. great show for a group of people

Don't see it if you're not into drag queens and very funny show

100
Ugly Lies The Bone
Midtown W
Absorbing, Superb, Brilliant, Captivating, Emotional

See it if you like intense, brilliant shows with a great twist on modern technology and modern issues

Don't see it if you want to see classic theatre

79
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Ambitious, Great staging, Masterful

See it if a wonderful theatre company, with great adaptations of classics. we see them all. A great show to see with a group of people

Don't see it if you don't like to see a twist on classics, uncomfortable with near nudity

84
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Precious, Enchanting, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you love theatre and want to see a show that ran forever for a good reason. It's a sweet little show

Don't see it if you don't a chance to see alot of shows. I wouldn't put this on the must see list

80
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Edgy, Great staging, Quirky, Overrated, Clever

See it if you want to see a very clever, charming, quirky, lovable show all wonderfully acted by puppets

Don't see it if you're not a little open minded, don't like poking fun at hypocrisy and stereotypes

73
Dames at Sea
Midtown W
Disappointing, Fluffy, Slow, Blah

See it if you want to see a very basic show. If you don't high expectations.

Don't see it if It was missing a little pizzazz

93
For a previous production
Heisenberg
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intense, Quirky, Romantic, Refreshing

See it if really interesting, unique, intense shows. Very intense 70 minute show about an odd couple cleverly written and simple staging that works

Don't see it if you not a fan of intensity packed, fast moving quirky shows

32
Disappointing, Fluffy, Insipid

See it if you want to see a sad attempt at comedy

Don't see it if you want to laugh

74
China Doll
Midtown W
Clever, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if you want to see an incredible one man performance !

Don't see it if not open minded to a cleverly stage play

89
Unique, Fun, Delightful

See it if you like whimsical, fun stories that will appeal to all

Don't see it if you don't charming, childrens stories

68
Slow, Relevant, Quirky

See it if you want to see a decently done off off Broadway production of this beautiful story

Don't see it if you're expecting fantastic performances

60
Overrated, Romantic, Overdone

See it if you're not expecting too much but, love the story. I love JHud but she did not deliver in the way I expected.

Don't see it if you're' expecting over the top performances

51
Blah, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if you're a huge fan of Elizabeth Moss and just want to see her on stage ? you like slow moving, kooky amateurish shows

Don't see it if if you're expecting great acting

66
For a previous production
The Humans
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if you like dysfunctional family drama, slow, tiresome plays

Don't see it if you like face paced, glitzy shows.

93
Quickwitted, Campy, Enchanting, Delightful, Hilarious

See it if you like Monty Python'esque comedy, fantastic choreography

Don't see it if you're not into comedies