BroadwayJay

New York City | 35-49 | Male
About:  I am a huge fan of theatre, music and dance.
Reviews (98)
80
Prince of Broadway
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You love Hal Prince Musicals, then this an amazing musical review, it is a masterclass!

Don't see it if if you are not a fan of reviews. There is no real through story line, so be prepared.

69
STREEPSHOW!
East Village
Funny, Quirky, Fluffy

See it if If you love campy shows. You must love Meryl Steep and have seen many of her movies in order to appreciate this show. The writing is clever.

Don't see it if You are not into drag or spoofs of reality TV. Or, if you are not a Meryl Streep fan, this show is not for you.

60
Amelie
Midtown W
Disappointing, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if you love Philipa Soo. She is great, but can't quite make this show work.

Don't see it if you are hoping to see something like the movie. They tried, but just could not quite get there.

95
Entertaining, Refreshing, Must see, Great staging, Funny

See it if you love Bette Midler. She is OUTSTANDING. The costumes, dancing, set and other actors are wonderful. It is a classic!

Don't see it if you are not looking for a fun old school musical.

70
During previews
Clever, Disappointing, Quirky

See it if you are bringing kids to the theatre. It is a great show for families

Don't see it if if you are expecting an over the top theatrical experience.

85
Sweat
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you are looking for a thought provoking and excellent acted show.

Don't see it if you are not looking for a serious drama. It gets very heavy.

75
War Paint
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you are a big fan of Patti or Christine, they are divine in this show.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of musicals. It is an ambitious big fun show.

70
Entertaining, Great staging, Quirky

See it if you are a fan of the movie. The story is powerful and the acting is great

Don't see it if you are not looking for a serious musical. It does have fun moments, but it gets pretty serious.

75
During previews
Bandstand
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever, Funny, Great singing

See it if you love big band or swing music.

Don't see it if the show rides a fine line between drama, comedy and a big musical. So if that is what you are looking for, this is the show for you.

90
During previews
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if This is a wonderful show that reminds me of Cinderella. Great staging and singing. It is everything I want in a new musical.

Don't see it if if you are not looking for a big over the top production.

80
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you want to be entertained. The kids are amazing and there are some fun songs.

Don't see it if you are looking for a serious piece of theatre. It is a fun and silly story.

90
During previews
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great singing, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you want to see a wonderful new production of this classic. It is beautifully staged.

Don't see it if if are not in the mood for a serious musical.

81
Significant Other
Midtown W
Great acting, Intense, Funny, Thought-provoking, Quirky

See it if Like a mix of drama and comedy. There are some very striking moments of truth.

Don't see it if Want a strong protagonist. The lead character is expertly acted, but the role is a person going through a tough time.

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intense, Profound

See it if You like great acting and period pieces. A amzing exploration of the African American experience in the 70's.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of August Wilson or if you are not in the mood for a drama.

70
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Raunchy, Funny, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if you are looking for a fun late night show.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of Shakespeare.

85
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great staging, Intelligent, Intense

See it if if you like Shakespeare.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of interactive theatre.

70
Paramour
Midtown W
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great staging, Beautiful

See it if you love Cirque du Soleil. The staging is beautiful and interesting.

Don't see it if you are looking for something with substance. The story is not strong, but it is visually stunning.

95
During previews
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Masterful, Must see

See it if you love Sally Field. There is a big focus on the acting. Loved the non traditional casting. Very minimal set.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of Serious dramas or Tennessee Williams.

85
Absorbing, Ambitious, Epic, Intense, Entertaining

See it if like Josh Groban and are a fan of War and Peace. The music and staging are awesome.

Don't see it if you are not in to Russian literature. The story can be hard to follow.

80
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you have kids or love Disney

Don't see it if you are looking for something more serious. This is a fun live version of the movie with a few new songs.

80
Entertaining, Exquisite, Masterful, Must see, Romantic

See it if you have not ever seen it. It is a must see theatre experience

Don't see it if you are looking for something up beat and peppy.

95
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Edgy

See it if you love South Park and edgy humor.

Don't see it if you are easily offended.

90
Delightful, Must see, Masterful, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if you are a fan of Disney or have kids.

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of the movie.

90
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you love Stephen Schwartz and the Wizard of Oz.

Don't see it if if you are not into fantasy.

75
Cats
Midtown W
Enchanting, Indulgent, Great staging

See it if you have never seen Cats, put it on your list of shows to see. It is a great re-production of the original. The staging & costumes are great

Don't see it if you are looking for something with a through story line.

85
The View UpStairs
East Village
Absorbing, Funny, Intelligent, Profound, Resonant

See it if you are a fan of LGBT history. They weave a modern story with historical fiction. The songs are great.

Don't see it if you are not in the mood for something thought provoking or fun. Because this show combines drama and comedy.

85
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you want to see two of the best acting performances on Broadway in a play this season. Laura and Cynthia were excellent

Don't see it if you are looking for something a light. This is a pretty serious piece of theatre and it gets intense in the third act.

85
During previews
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you are curious about what happens if Nora were to ever return. This production is very clever, funny and well written.

Don't see it if If you have not seen or read A Doll's House, I think it would not be as interesting.

85
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Intelligent

See it if you want to see a thought provoking, very serious play. I thought about the play for several days after seeing it. It made an impact.

Don't see it if you are looking for something light and funny. This is a serious play that tackles tough issues in an amazing way.

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

See it if you are looking for a fun and thoughtful show. It really is a wonderful story and very funny

Don't see it if you are not in the mood for a modern play.

75
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Funny

See it if you like Kevin Kline, he is brilliant and very funny. The show is quirky and fun.

Don't see it if you don't like period pieces or farce.

75
During previews
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious

See it if you are a fan of the movie.

Don't see it if you are expecting big laughs, it is funny but darker than I expected. I will say this, the leads are fantastic.

88
During previews
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Masterful, Profound

See it if you are looking for a serious drama. The story and acting are incredible.

Don't see it if you are not looking for something serious. It can be a bit slow at times, but the story is still strong.

87
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you are a Sondheim fan. It is an excellent production of this show.

Don't see it if if you are looking for a big over the top show. The staging is simple and beautiful. A true Sondheim fan will appreciate this show.

90
For a previous production
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Hilarious

See it if you want two hours of non-stop laughter. It is so much fun and so funny

Don't see it if if you are looking for something with real substance. This is fun and slapstick.

80
Thought-provoking, Profound, Intelligent, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if like celebrities giving great performances.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of drama. It gets pretty serious in the second act but is thought provoking.

96
During previews
Profound, Must see, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You like big ensembles. The story is a unique telling of a story we all are a part of. It was a mix of emotions, between laughter & tears.

Don't see it if You are not into multi faceted musicals. It is fast paced and only one act.

95
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Great staging, Must see

See it if You ant to see Glenn Close give the performance of a life time. The onstage orchestra is amazing.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of the movie or Andrew Lloyd Webber.

90
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if Loved the staging and original story

Don't see it if you do not like interactive or unusual theatre.

95
Then She Fell
Brooklyn
Clever, Absorbing, Enchanting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if The staging of this show is amazing.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of interactive theatre or Alice in wonderland.

70
In Transit
Midtown W
Quirky, Fluffy, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if you like a cappella music.

Don't see it if you are looking for something that is two acts.

80
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy

See it if you are looking for fun and entertainment.

Don't see it if you don't like Kander and Ebb.

80
Romantic, Clever, Refreshing, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You love Gloria Estefan. You will be dancing in the aisles!

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Gloria and the Miami Sound Machine.

92
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You enjoy an odd ball love story and Sara Bareilles music

Don't see it if you are looking for a serious show, this one has some emotional moments but is a feel good show.

80
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if you love camp and drag!

Don't see it if you are looking for something more serious.

95
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if if you love Carole King, the music is fantastic.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of juke box musicals.

95
Absorbing, Resonant, Relevant, Profound, Intelligent

See it if you like emotional based musicals. This is a though and thought provoking show.

Don't see it if you are looking for a big over top happy show.

97
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Intelligent, Masterful, Must see, Riveting

See it if You love history and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of hip hop. But you should probably see it anyway.