Bowery 5667

New York City | 50-64 | Male
About:  Modest theater goer with lots of theater friends
Reviews (34)
90
During previews
Funny, Great singing, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you've seen other productions and want to see another creative way to perform the show

Don't see it if you don't like long shows in cramped seating, I believed it lasted nearly three hours, but I loved the political satire

68
Relevant, Slow, Confusing

See it if you enjoy a stories of the South during the Civil War with lots of twists and turns on issues of race, privilege and slavery

Don't see it if you are a playwright that's not interested in seeing a script in development, there is potential here

84
Absorbing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if you like dramas that challenge you and create a reflection of society. This is an important, powerful play.

Don't see it if you are looking for a fun night out because this is pretty intense and you'll think about it for a while

80
Ambitious, Entertaining, Visual, Absorbing

See it if you love audio sweetening, visual effects and high tech animaltronic puppetry, it will not disappoint you

Don't see it if you expect depth in the music, for the show to move you or stay with you long after you leave the theater

78
Entertaining, Ambitious, Enchanting

See it if you are curious about burlesque or always wanted to see an old time circus show

Don't see it if you want to sit back, relax and enjoy some Nutcrackerish music

40
Banal, Insipid, Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if you want to see actors use their performance skills to overcome a silly and unfunny book

Don't see it if you enjoy good quality art.

88
Absorbing, Must see, Profound

See it if you want to see a original piece that has great music and is real excellently performed

Don't see it if you don’t want to remember 9/11

80
Absorbing, Dizzying, Intense, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy watching music and dance come to life with lots of imagination and normal every day objects

Don't see it if you can't stand loud noise or just don't care for modern dance

75
Quirky, Overrated, Clever

See it if you have kids and want to see interesting staging and Slater is good at everything

Don't see it if you want music that is continuous or a plot that is deeper and not just cute

96
Entertaining, Great acting, Edgy, Must see

See it if you love this work by Sondheim, this production is not to be missed.

Don't see it if you don't like acting (literally) right in your face

75
Thought-provoking, Surprising, Raunchy

See it if you want to see a well written, performed and staged theater production.

Don't see it if you don't like LGBT topics and you are uncomfortable with sarcasm and/or nudity.

85
Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful, Fluffy

See it if you like to be razzled an dazzled. There's a reason it's the longest running revival in Broadway history.

Don't see it if you're looking for something a bit deeper, substantive and complex. This is mainstream NY musical theater

84
Slow, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you are looking for a riveting show and want to be taken away, the show flows well.

Don't see it if you looking for a more complex story because this story is a bit shallow

72
Absorbing, Ambitious, Disappointing

See it if you like a show with potential and promise, a beautiful theater, beautiful stage and music

Don't see it if you don't have a lot of tolerance for melodrama. It had promise, but the staging was sub par.

77
Edgy, Confusing, Dizzying

See it if you enjoy immersive theater experiences and the explosive scenes from the movie.

Don't see it if you don't want someone cursing, spitting, things thrown at you as an audience member

95
Great singing, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you like shows that break the norm, the music is great and actually part of the story, the actors are believable and endearing.

Don't see it if don't like roller coaster rides. There are lots of ups and downs, it's one of those shows you think about for a while.

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80
Entertaining, Must see

See it if Great singing, dancing, energy and set; keep in mind it's a concert of songs with no story.

Don't see it if you are looking for a complex story line. it's just good fun music.

76
Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you're a fan of Cher and can accept all the cliches, the show can be a bit obvious, and the writing is a bit antiseptic.

Don't see it if you want an original take on Cher, the real back story and experience her life as a musical

75
Clever, Thought-provoking, Edgy

See it if you like two well-executed multi-media performances celebrating the work of experimental artists Pollack and Burden

Don't see it if you need elaborate staging, sets, a large cast and/or easy entertainment.

78
Enchanting, Great staging, Great acting, Slow

See it if you like an immersive theater experience and you want to be part of the show

Don't see it if you can't stand for long periods of time or are uncomfortable in a non-traditional theater setting

72
Absorbing, Cliched, Great acting, Overrated

See it if you don’t like excessive word plays with several narrators that nearly 3 hours long

Don't see it if You expect to see a recreation of the book or are going to compare it to the film.

80
Funny, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if if you enjoy a well-written script and good acting, you want to hope or need a show about family

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of long plays, it goes by quick though, or cursing, it seems like a bit of a crux

68
Confusing, Clever, Disappointing

See it if you are a Heidi Schreck fan and/or the constitution as it relates to women

Don't see it if you already know about the 14th amendment because the you might get bored

72
Entertaining, Great singing, Clever

See it if you enjoy 70's music and the Disco era

Don't see it if you don't like disco or glitzy, over-the-top performances

84
Funny, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if you like the Harry Potter series and want to show off your knowledge

Don't see it if you haven't seen the Harry Potter films since the references and jokes will be lost

80
Enchanting, Quirky, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy illusions and figuring things out, this show is both fun and entertaining

Don't see it if you looking for a serious comedy, drama, or something edgy

68
Funny, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if you enjoy original musicals with a lot of jokes that require very little thought to enjoy.

Don't see it if you are not interested in sex jokes and want a bit more substance with your theater experience

80
Clever, Hilarious, Delightful

See it if you like stories of Hollywood and light-hearted one woman shows

Don't see it if you aren't crazy about shows that are about old people looking back at their life

80
Overrated, Great singing, Great staging

See it if if you are a Disney fan and like the songs, but as a Broadway musical it's really just okay

Don't see it if you are a looking for something a little bit more complex and unpredictable

88
Delightful, Entertaining, Overrated

See it if if you are a Springsteen fan this is a must see, also it appeals to anyone who enjoys storytelling

Don't see it if if you don't like to be a little silly, contemporary music, stunts, and great sets

66
Slow, Relevant, Confusing

See it if you're a fan of Hove, The effects are both stunning to ridiculous

Don't see it if you're not a fan of Hove, The effects are both stunning to ridiculous

80
Funny, Clever, Thought-provoking

See it if you like writing and performances that make you cry then laugh

Don't see it if you are a Shakespeare purist or prefer to see classics in their original form.

60
Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you like to see movie and tv stars in live theater

Don't see it if you want something more modern

85
Clever, Funny, Refreshing

See it if you want a good time at the theater, with great acting, whimsical music and lots of laughs

Don't see it if you want something deep and heavy. It's sort of silly.