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New York City | 18-24 | Female
About:  aussie in nyc
Reviews (48)
81
During previews
We Are The Tigers
East Village
Delightful, Entertaining, Fluffy, Great staging, Nostalgic

See it if You like classic teenage / cheerleader-related films of the late 90s and early 00s.

Don't see it if You don't like gore-y parody humor.

88
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy, Great singing

See it if You love everything about 90s pop culture! The show embodies the movie and the time period like a nostalgic flashback. A very fun time!

Don't see it if You're expecting original music.

100
Behind The City
Soho/Tribeca
Enchanting, Masterful, Romantic, Emotional

See it if You love a good Third Rail Project's production. It really touched upon some magical notes about New York serendipity. Absolutely enchanting

Don't see it if You do not enjoy immersive theatre or having to walk around the streets of NYC.

65
Great singing, Cliched, Fluffy

See it if You want to see a stage production of the animated film. Patti Murin is top!

Don't see it if You're expecting a stellar set or additional memorable songs.

70
During previews
Fluffy, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You want some of the iconic punch lines from the film played out on stage. Ashley Park is great!

Don't see it if You're expecting catchy and unforgettable tunes, or an exact adaptation of the film as there are many changes.

55
Ambitious, Disappointing, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Fluffy

See it if You want to see an okay show that's full of covers of iconic female songs.

Don't see it if You expect a cohesive storyline. It would work much better as a look back on female empowerment growing through music but lacks that kick.

92
KPOP
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Must see, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if You want to see how KPOP is assembled and have an open mind. Gives a good insight into another cultural world.

Don't see it if You enjoy traditional theatre, want one cohesive storyline with a happy ending, or don't like to be called upon.

92
Kim's Convenience
Midtown W
Funny, Relevant, Refreshing, Must see, Absorbing

See it if If you want to see a day in the life of an immigrant couple with their American-raised kids. Very relevant and true to the culture.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy a slice of life type of story or prefer a really exciting, action-apcked story.

90
Epic, Intense, Refreshing, Riveting, Crazy

See it if You want the ultimate immersive experience. You are thrown into the story and you ARE a character and part of the narrative.

Don't see it if You're expecting a "Sleep No More" immersive experience. This is more intense and complex than that. Although intimate, it can get chaotic.

85
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great singing, Great acting, Charming, Charismatic

See it if You want to see Glenn Close perform like a literal star. Great acting and singing. Iconic songs.

Don't see it if You want an elaborate set or don't enjoy slow songs or "old hollywood".

90
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Cute, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if You want to see watch classic and new songs bring the story to life again. Willy Wonka & the Oompa Loompas were fantastic.

Don't see it if You want to experience a truly unique and magical set, or want a direct adaptation of either the film or book.

75
During previews
Romantic, Intense, Great singing, Dramatic, Tragedy

See it if You love a classic musical and are interested in the brutal, sad stories from the Vietnam war. Amazing set and great cast.

Don't see it if You want to experience a happy story. Also, don't see if you want the story to go into a lot of depth. Things move incredibly quickly.

96
During previews
Significant Other
Midtown W
Great acting, Resonant, Relevant, Romantic, Clever

See it if You love "slice of life" stories that make you laugh and cry with extremely distinct and charming characters.

Don't see it if You prefer to see a story with a happy ending or a dramatic narrative.

72
Entertaining, Great singing, Raunchy, Thought-provoking, Delightful

See it if You love high-energy musicals with sparkly costumes and a great message behind the show.

Don't see it if You want to see an "ensemble" effort. Lola really carries the show. It also has some odd plot holes.

90
Absorbing, Enchanting, Artistic, Quirky, Intelligent

See it if You love bio shows of peculiar people, such as Gorey, portrayed by their younger and older selves with lots of time jumps.

Don't see it if You're not interested in art, illustration, writing or know absolutely nothing about Gorey.

65
Cliched, Cute, Fun, Fluffy, Ambitious

See it if You like to see Asian actors be the star of the show.

Don't see it if You're expecting a well-rounded show with great music and story.

85
During previews
In Transit
Midtown W
Clever, Great singing, Slice of life, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You like modern, slice of life, city stories about people's lives. Great singing with every sound coming from a voice.

Don't see it if You enjoy traditional musicals.

98
Cabaret (Broadway)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Edgy, Epic, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if You love to be in the thick of the performance and enjoy a dark storyline.

Don't see it if You have no interest in the time and context it takes place in.

100
Enchanting, Great singing, Great acting, Epic, Riveting

See it if You love a classic show with an epic storyline, excellent singing and amazing songs. Bring tissues.

Don't see it if You like fast-paced songs and a modern storyline.

70
Paramour
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great dancing, Romantic, Slow, Cliched

See it if You love the theatrics and performance of a Cirque du Soleil show.

Don't see it if You're looking for exceptional singing and a solid storyline.

62
Matilda
Midtown W
Entertaining, Overrated, Great acting, Cute, Dated

See it if You like to see great, young performers.

Don't see it if You love the film.

65
Dated, Overrated, Funny, Delightful, Ambitious

See it if you love humor from South Park or Family guy.

Don't see it if You prefer a serious, dramatic storyline.

92
Entertaining, Enchanting, Ambitious, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you love the film and want to see it brought to life. You love theatre costumes and the songs.

Don't see it if You're not big on theatre or looking for something edgy.

92
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing, Must see

See it if You love the classic Wizard of Oz film and enjoy a good fairytale twist. It has great singing with catchy songs.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy a "classic" musical or don't enjoy the wicked witch storyline.

70
Enchanting, Fun, Entertaining

See it if You love magic!

Don't see it if You prefer an intimate performance.

88
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great staging, Intense, Raunchy

See it if You want to get lost in a dazzling and fantastical interpretation of Macbeth.

Don't see it if You're expecting a traditional theatre performance. You really need to take the initiative to understand the story.

80
During previews
Trainspotting Live
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intense

See it if You love an immersive setting and you love the novel or film. A very entertaining take on the novel/film.

Don't see it if You're uncomfortable with in-your-face situations, nudity, swearing, etc.

90
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Quirky

See it if You want to see a great musical adaptation of the quirky animation series. Catchy musical, amazing set, solid cast!

Don't see it if You did not like the animated show.

85
During previews
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You love a solid cast with very distinct characters that grapple with their own identities and how they're making it through life.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy simple, a slice of life play, or you're not comfortable with the topics of race and feminism.

90
Great singing, Immersive, Intense, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if You love immersive theatre and love performers that get right up in your face.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy the music and story of Sweeney Todd and get frightened easily.

90
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great singing, Romantic, Nostalgic, Delightful

See it if You love Anastasia's story and know the iconic songs from the animated film. Christy is stellar. She IS Anastasia.

Don't see it if You expect a carbon copy of the animated film. There are some changes, but the musical is still magical.

70
J&K: 1965
Lower E Side
Great acting, Relevant, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if You really want to immerse yourself into the characters, stories and streets of the show.

Don't see it if You're not comfortable with improv or being called upon, direct interaction with characters or can't walk a lot.

90
Absorbing, Edgy, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You want to see an unexpected, high energy show with musical numbers transitioning from edgy to traditional in a second.

Don't see it if You want a "sing-a-long" and just want to watch, without interacting with the cast or stage. Don't go if you're sensitive to strobe lights.

88
Then She Fell
Brooklyn
Clever, Absorbing, Enchanting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You love immersive theatre, curious by nature and you're a big fan of the work of Lewis Carroll.

Don't see it if You like only watching a show in a chronological order, or have no understanding of Lewis Carroll / Alice in Wonderland.

85
Great acting, Great singing, Thought-provoking, Must see, Heart wrenching

See it if You love a unique musical narrative, with severe anxiety as the character backdrop, with songs that pull your heartstrings.

Don't see it if You like to hear a variety of genres in one show, like to see a diverse cast. The narrative belittles a character that deals with suicide.

80
During previews
Great singing, Delightful, Absorbing, Relevant, Emotional

See it if You want to hear several untold stories of 9/11 from various perspectives in a heart wrenching, but also heartwarming, manner.

Don't see it if You want to see a musical with catchy/memorable songs, stellar set or one strong narrative throughout.

68
Dizzying, Ambitious, Absorbing, Intense, Intimate

See it if You like small productions with a complex storyline featuring lots of thriller/intense twists and multiple personas.

Don't see it if You're looking for a light hearted story, happy ending or prefer a clear and linear narrative.

70
Joe's NYC Bar
Upper E Side
Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if You like a completely immersive experience and enjoy discussions about current events.

Don't see it if You want to know for sure actors from attendees or are expecting a "show".

70
Great dancing, Cute, Romantic, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if You love the original movie and enjoy great dancing.

Don't see it if If you're expecting an extravagant show with action.

65
Edgy, Intense, Disappointing, Ambitious, Great staging

See it if You love a 1930s settings, free drinks and immersive theatre.

Don't see it if You're looking for a strong plot line, a bit shy as you have to proactively talk to the characters or easily scared.

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67
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Dated, Funny, Lighthearted, Raunchy, Quirky

See it if You enjoy crude humor, similar to The Book of Mormon.

Don't see it if You want a family friendly show.

75
Delightful, Dated, Romantic, Thought-provoking, Great singing

See it if You like the film and enjoy the songs.

Don't see it if You want a refreshing or modern storyline.

95
Clever, Intelligent, Must see, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You loved the original book and want to see a creative interpretation of it. Prepare for tears.

Don't see it if You prefer a light-hearted, comedy show.

66
Cats
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Fluffy, Intense, Quirky

See it if you just want to see an old show.

Don't see it if you like a clear storyline in your musicals.

80
Classic, Great singing, Enchanting, Must see, Romantic

See it if You love a classic musical with great songs and great singing.

Don't see it if You hate slow moving musicals and songs.

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Edgy, Epic, Great writing, Masterful, Must see

See it if You love history retold in a new, fresh, innovative format with quality songs that will be on repeat for months.

Don't see it if You enjoy a classic, traditional musical and you don't like history.

83
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Overrated, Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if you or your kids love the classic Disney film and you want to see a classic Broadway show.

Don't see it if You want something a bit more exciting and fresh.

91
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Relevant, Romantic

See it if You enjoy the old classic Frankie Valli songs. It's a great story that you can sing-along to.

Don't see it if If you do not like the classic Frankie Valli songs or enjoy a faster-paced show.