Camicakes

Astoria | 18-24 | Female
About:  I am a Michigan college student who dreams of moving to New York City and working as a Broadway creative one day. But for now, I travel to NYC as much as I can to see Broadway shows. Like pretty much everyone else on this site, Broadway is my everything and I live for theatre. My favorite shows are... Read more Read less
Reviews (31)
90
Intelligent, Riveting, Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you are looking to see something refreshing and have a fun night on Broadway.

Don't see it if you want to see a traditional musical.

Also Freestyle Love Supreme was truly one of the most fun nights I've ever ... Read more Read less

95
Quirky, Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a fun show with phenomenal talent.

Don't see it if you can't appreciate campy shows.

Also Little Shop was pretty much a flawless production. Jonathan Groff made... Read more Read less

65
Cheesy, Over the top, Dizzying, Fluffy, Cliched

See it if you like jukebox musicals or if you enjoy over-the-top musicals, even if they have little story.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show with a compelling story and lovable characters.

Also Moulin Rouge was cheesy and was not original or compelling in any way.... Read more Read less

91
Complex, Intimate, Refreshing, Great staging, Exquisite

See it if you are looking to experience a new, refreshing, beautiful musical.

Don't see it if you only enjoy traditional, flashy musicals.

Also Hadestown was truly a living, breathing work of art. Rachel Chavkin an... Read more Read less

88
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Great writing, Hilarious, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if you are looking for a show that will make you laugh uncontrollably, or if you appreciate jokes that only actors would understand.

Don't see it if you are looking for a deep, emotional show.

Also I'm not usually a fan of musical comedies, as I tend to prefer deeper ... Read more Read less

87
Intelligent, Must see, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Ambitious

See it if you are a woman or believe that women deserve to have their rights protected.

Don't see it if you are looking for a show that is an escape from reality.

Also What the Constitution Means to Me was a call-to-action. It covered man... Read more Read less

88
Absorbing, Energetic, Riveting, Relevant, Funny

See it if you enjoy contemporary, new musicals.

Don't see it if you can't appreciate a show geared towards a younger generation.

Also I loved Be More Chill! I found myself fully absorbed by every second o... Read more Read less

75
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intense, Epic, Great acting, Confusing

See it if you're looking for an absorbing, mature piece of theatre.

Don't see it if you're looking for a fun or flashy night on Broadway.

Also The Ferryman had fantastic acting. The show's themes were very dark an... Read more Read less

98
Great staging, Great writing, Must see, Riveting, Profound

See it if you are a fan of the books or if you haven't read a single one! Everyone will enjoy this show.

Don't see it if you can't get a ticket? That's the ONLY justifiable reason not to see it.

Also Harry Potter and The Cursed Child was truly one of a kind. It had INCR... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Funny, Delightful, Great dancing, Energetic

See it if you love flashy Broadway musicals or appreciate LGBTQ themes.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show with a heavy, deep story.

Also The Prom was very fun. It had a lot of energy and huge dance numbers b... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Great writing, Intelligent, Refreshing, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you like the book or if you enjoy important, touching stories.

Don't see it if you can't sit through long plays-- it runs almost 3 hours (but it's amazing!)

Also This show turned a timeless story into a fresh, exciting, (surprisingl... Read more Read less

89
Enchanting, Great acting, Must see, Delightful, Sweet

See it if you are looking to see a sweet, heartwarming show about kindness.

Don't see it if you only enjoy huge musicals with extravagant costumes, flashy dance numbers, etc.

Also I thought Come From Away was truly a delight. It is not a huge, flashy... Read more Read less

85
Delightful, Intelligent, Resonant, Heartwarming, Relevant

See it if you are interested in seeing new, original musicals.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy smaller-scale musicals.

Also A Letter to Harvey Milk was a wonderful, heartwarming show. It had a s... Read more Read less

85
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Delightful, Great dancing

See it if you are a girl. Or if you enjoy contemporary musicals. Or if you're a fan of the movie.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy high school stories or contemporary musicals.

Also Mean Girls was fantastic! The company was perfectly cast. I thought ea... Read more Read less

100
Exquisite, Must see, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you have ever felt alone, which everyone has, so everyone should see it. Dear Evan Hansen was one of my greatest theatre experiences ever.

Don't see it if you don't like contemporary theatre? But still, I think every person should see this show.

Also I love Dear Evan Hansen because it was the first time I felt like I fu... Read more Read less

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Profound, Must see, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Ambitious

See it if you are a human. Seriously, everybody should see this show. It is genius and funny, but it also has heart. It exceeds its hype.

Don't see it if There is no reason it should not be seen. It will change the way you look at life itself.

Also I get that it's difficult to get tickets to, but be patient because se... Read more Read less

80
Soft Power
East Village
Quirky, Confusing, Refreshing, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if you want to see an innovative new musical or if you would like to see Asian-American representation on a stage.

Don't see it if you want to be able to escape from reality or if you don't want to potentially be confused.

Also Soft Power was unlike any show I've seen before. I thought the story a... Read more Read less

85
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Predictable, Great staging, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you're a fan of Joshua Henry or you want to see a show with great original music.

Don't see it if you don't like basic stories or the use of character tropes.

Also I saw this show was described as "The Joshua Henry Show," and I would ... Read more Read less

89
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Dark, Experimental, Intense

See it if you get excited by experimental theatre and are open to seeing a classic show performed in a radical way.

Don't see it if you are looking to see the bright and cheery Oklahoma! that you have grown accustomed to listening to.

Also Oklahoma! was one of the most thought-provoking, mind boggling shows I... Read more Read less

78
Fluffy, Depthless, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you are a fan of the Temptations and want to be immersed in their music for a night.

Don't see it if you are looking for a show that dives deep into the storylines.

Also Ain't Too Proud didn't quite live up to the hype I had been hearing ab... Read more Read less

89
Uplifting, Refreshing, Great singing, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you are a fan of the movie, or if you are looking to experience a new, beautiful musical.

Don't see it if you only enjoy large-scale musicals.

Also I've been a fan of the book for years, but this musical still blew awa... Read more Read less

80
During previews
White Noise
East Village
Intense, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you are looking for an insightful, thought-provoking show about modern-day racism.

Don't see it if you mind feeling uncomfortable by heavy themes.

Also White Noise left me feeling shocked and unsure how to feel about it. I... Read more Read less

80
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Dizzying, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if you're a fan of Alice in Wonderland or you want to see a new, enchanting musical.

Don't see it if you want to see a show with a clear plot.

Also Alice By Heart was very enjoyable. The cast was extremely talented. My... Read more Read less

83
During previews
Funny, Enchanting, Great dancing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You are a fan of (queen) Kelli O'Hara, or just want to see Corbin Bleu tap dancing on the ceiling of the set.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of older shows or are looking for a deep story.

Also I thought this production of Kiss Me, Kate was extremely enjoyable. Ke... Read more Read less

85
Refreshing, Must see, Enchanting

See it if you want to be moved by a musical.

Don't see it if you can't appreciate Alex Newell's insane belt.

Also Once On This Island was fantastic! I was blown away by Alex Newell, Ha... Read more Read less

73
Cute, Enchanting, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you're a fan of the movie or if you have kids.

Don't see it if you prefer deeper, more cutting-edge theatre.

Also Frozen was a cute show with great singers. It was definitely geared to... Read more Read less

85
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Romantic, Entertaining, Absorbing, Delightful

See it if you're a fan of the movie or if you're just looking to see a fun, enchanting Broadway musical.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy Disney-esque musicals.

Also To be honest, I wasn't super excited to see Anastasia, as I thought it... Read more Read less

50
Slow, Disappointing, Confusing, Overrated, Plotless

See it if you don't mind musicals without a lot of plot, or if you're looking to hear pretty music.

Don't see it if you want to see musicals with a compelling plot or if you are bothered by slow-moving shows.

Also I had high expectations for The Band's Visit, as I had heard lots of g... Read more Read less

85
Delightful, Dated, Enchanting, Great singing, Romantic

See it if you are a fan of classic musicals or Rodgers and Hammerstein. Or if you want to see Joshua Henry sing his heart out, because who doesn't?

Don't see it if you cannot appreciate old-fashioned musicals.

Also Two words: Joshua. Henry. He absolutely SLAYS this show, and he is PER... Read more Read less

87
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you are a member of the LGBTQ community, or an ally.

Don't see it if you don't like plays or don't care to see a show about the LGBTQ experience (If that's the case, then bye).

Also I had no idea what to expect when I saw the show, but I thoroughly enj... Read more Read less

90
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Resonant, Delightful, Great singing

See it if you are a woman. Or if you're not, still see it. Waitress was wonderful. It made for an extremely enjoyable evening of theatre.

Don't see it if you don't care to see incredible acting roles written for women.

Also Waitress is a story full of heart and laughter, and its scores is one ... Read more Read less