Bryan 8108

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Reviews (27)
94
Great singing, Great dancing, Hilarious, Heartfelt, Must see

See it if you are in New York City. Everyone needs to see this show!

Don't see it if no...everyone should see this show.

Also Whether or not you like musicals, you need to see this show for the st... Read more Read less

50
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Cliched, Disappointing, Technologically impressive

See it if you are a fan of King Kong or enjoy theatre for the spectacle.

Don't see it if you want a musical with great songs and a decent book.

Also I applaud the show's efforts to give the story a strong female lead, b... Read more Read less

92
Beautiful sets and costumes, Great directing, Great acting, Relevant, Enchanting

See it if you want to see a fresh take on this classic musical or if you like Bartlett Sher's other revivals.

Don't see it if you are looking for a short, sweet musical comedy romance. No romance here.

Also Norbert Leo Butz stole the show in my opinion. I would have watched an... Read more Read less

85
Small Mouth Sounds
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Ambitious, Intelligent

See it if you don't mind theatre without much dialogue, don't mind a little nudity, and want to see a different, interesting play.

Don't see it if you like wordy plays and are bothered by nudity.

83
Ride the Cyclone
West Village
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Quirky

See it if if you want to see a fun, quirky musical with diverse music and a lot of heart.

Don't see it if don't like musicals or shows with young characters.

75
The Moors
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever, Funny, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you like Jen Silverman's other work, or you enjoy quirky plays with strong female characters.

Don't see it if you don't like quirky plays or are expecting something serious.

65
Paramour
Midtown W
Entertaining, Fun circus acts, Bad plot, Interesting concept, Slow

See it if you like Cirque and don't care that the plot and music are terrible.

Don't see it if you are expecting a great musical or a great circus show. It's just an ok musical and fine Cirque show.

85
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you like Shakespeare, great acting, and watching shows outside!

Don't see it if you don't like political theatre, Shakespeare, or modern adaptations of old works.

65
Ambitious, Great musicians, Interesting concept, Great dancing, Riveting

See it if you like Robbie Fairchild. The concept is great. The music, dancing, & projections were incredible. The acting, writing & direction were not

Don't see it if the incredible music and dancing aren't enough to outweigh bad acting, writing and direction for you.

77
Sojourners
East Village
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you like dramatic, yet uplifting and humorous stories about families and family dynamics.

Don't see it if You like big, Broadway productions and hate family dramas.

90
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Great acting, Great writing, Refreshing, Profound, Must see

See it if you like thought-provoking, natural writing, sports, or shows with strong, female leads.

Don't see it if you don't like teenagers and don't want to have feelings.

80
Visually stunning, Entertaining, Dated, Funny, Predictable

See it if you have always wanted to see it, loved the movie, or have kids.

Don't see it if You're looking for something new or fresh.

86
Entertaining, Hilarious, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you like big dance numbers, Tina Fey's comedy, or if you have teenagers.

Don't see it if you expect it to be the movie and if you don't like Casey Nicholaw's choreography.

96
Matilda
Midtown W
Entertaining, Quirky, Charming, Must see, Clever

See it if you are a human person who has ears. It is just a beautiful show.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals or British Humor.

94
Truly magical, Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Must see

See it if you like Harry Potter or just want to see a really excellent magic show.

Don't see it if you don't like Harry Potter and are not impressed by illusion.

Also This show was worth it for the illusions and magic tricks alone. It wa... Read more Read less

88
Clever, Absorbing, Great acting, Hilarious, Relevant

See it if you are a fan of Kurt Vonnegut, or like absurdist plays that hold a mirror up to society in a humorous way.

Don't see it if you don't find sarcasm funny or don't like Kurt Vonnegut.

Also This was a very good staging of "Happy Birthday, Wanda June." There we... Read more Read less

68
Great acting, Mixed feelings, Cliched, Disappointing, Great potential

See it if you want to support small theatre or love new, raw plays. Also, if you just like Antigone.

Don't see it if you want a polished play with excellent writing and direction.

Also It is a very intimate space which they used creatively. There were som... Read more Read less

85
Tuck Everlasting
Midtown W
Delightful, Great staging, Refreshing, Kid-friendly, Entertaining

See it if you like the book "Tuck Everlasting" or like Casey Nicholaw's Choreography. The dream ballet at the end was simply breathtaking!

Don't see it if you don't like musicals, Casey Nicholaw's choreography/direction, or shows that will make you feel something.

75
Beardo
Brooklyn
Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Quirky

See it if you like shows by Dave Malloy (Great Comet), want to laugh, and enjoy historical fictions.

Don't see it if you are looking for a serious show about history or don't like Dave Malloy's music.

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

See it if you like well-written, well-sung, well-directed, charming, dramatic, funny musicals.

Don't see it if you don't want to have a good time.

70
Desire
Midtown E
Ambitious, Great acting, Resonant, Slow, Clever

See it if you like Tennessee Williams and short play compositions.

Don't see it if you don't like Tennessee Williams.

70
Junk
Upper W Side
Clever, Slow, Relevant, Great use of projections, Ambitious

See it if are interested in finance, drama, and complex deals.

Don't see it if you want a fast-paced, engaging show.

70
Three Wise Guys
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if you like fun, complicated, and ridiculous scenarios with exquisite shadow-puppetry.

Don't see it if you are looking for deep, thought-provoking theater.

85
The Good Earth
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound

See it if you like shows with deep, 'real' characters, Wales, or great, moving stories.

Don't see it if you are bothered by suicide or don't like dramatic shows.

87
Exquisite, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Resonant

See it if you like Sondheim and are looking for a musical with substance.

Don't see it if you just want to be entertained or want big dance numbers. No Jazz Hands here.

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

See it if you like ground-breaking, fresh theatre.

Don't see it if you don't like audience interaction or loud, ruckus music.

80
Entertaining, Quirky, Charming, Great singing, Delightful

See it if you enjoy Drag Queens, catchy music, and a heart-warming story.

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