Carrie

New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  I'm a former Broadway performer myself and love good theatre and musicals! I am out at a show at least 3 nights a week. Its my addiction!
Reviews (64)
100
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Because it’s the best production of a Fiddler ever produced! Simple, moving and thevyiddish mskes it such an authentic and moving experience

Don't see it if You aren’t a fan of the show or don’t want to hear it done in Yiddish but your loss!

85
Slow, Thought-provoking, Confusing

See it if I enjoyed the show altho it was a bit confusing. Fine acting from the entire company and Horton Foote plays always worth a look see.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Horton Foote.

100
Intense, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if Really excellent production of a very moving play. Tour de force performances. I highly recommend this and hope to see other shows there.

Don't see it if you have no interest in stories about racial injustice. Or want a fully fledged production with alot of scenery. This is simply done.

78
During previews
Games
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Intelligent

See it if You have an interest in fencing history and Nazi Germany. Interesting show about someone i knew nothing about. Simply told, good performance

Don't see it if You need a show with big flashy production values.

81
Clever, Entertaining, Enchanting, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You like good writing and interesting subjects and good acting.

Don't see it if You are sensitive about topics about the Holocaust.

55
During previews
Heartbreak House
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow

See it if It was only first performance so not fair to judge but I found it to be slow and uneven. The theatre was absolutely freezing ! Uncomfortable

Don't see it if You don’t like Shaw. Wordy and VERY long!!! Neededcutting in my opinion.Really did not enjoy this despite seasoned cast.

70
Ambitious, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if It’s a pretty bad show overall but somehow it works. You are moved by it at the end. Terrible writing and lyrics and very cliched.

Don't see it if You want to see a well written musical. This is rather tacky but some nice performances overall.

97
Delightful, Exquisite, Great staging, Must see

See it if It’s a classic and a beautifully staged and choreographed revival! Wonderful performances. Moving and really just exquisite. I was enchanted

Don't see it if You don’t like old classic shows. This is one of the most beautiful scores ever written. Give it s chance!!!!

98
A Brimful of Asha
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You have any interest in cultural clashes between mother and son. This delightful duo banters for the entire show and its really hilarious.

Don't see it if You have no heart or interest in Indian culture. Its a sweet discourse - not a play in the usual sense - and its very charming and funny. Go

92
Lucie Pohl: Hi, Hitler
West Village
Clever, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You like a great one woman show. She is really very talented and her story is wonderful. Really entertaining evening!

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of one person shows.

88
During previews
Sojourners
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You like riveting and relevant plays with really masterful acting. This is a very moving piece of theatre which left me wanting to see more!

Don't see it if You have no interest the immigrant experience in the US. Its a long show so don't see if if you can't sit still. But Its worth every second!

100
Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny

See it if OMG. OMG. OMG! Run do not walk to see this brilliant adaptation of Vanity Fair. Best thing I've seen all year! You will thank me!

Don't see it if You can't sit for 2 hrs and 45 min. Or if you have no sense of humor. This was a theatrical tour de force! WOW!!!!!!!!!!!

76
During previews
Pacific Overtures
East Village
Great staging, Entertaining, Sondheim!!!

See it if You want to see a rarely performed Sondheim show. Wonderful set and staging!

Don't see it if Expect a full scale lush production. This is pretty basic and a bit boring at times but some of the music is wonderful!

100
Picnic
West Village
Great acting, Must see, Delightful

See it if You like to see beautifully written plays performed by a very talented cast. Simple, intimate and so wonderful!!! Really mesmerized!!!

Don't see it if You require elaborate trappings. This is simplicity at its finest. Do yourself a favor and see it. Rarely done. Incredible opportunity!

100
In Transit
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You like great acapella! Such a fun, clever and entertaining show! Loved it! Particularly fun for a NY'er with lots of inside jokes!

Don't see it if You want a great story line or are not a fan of acapella. It's simply a very entertaining evening with a fabulously talented cast! GO!!!!

72
During previews
Entertaining, Disappointing, Delightful

See it if ..You are a Bette fan or if you have never seen it before. It's a cute show, cute to look at, pretty sets and costumes. fun performances.

Don't see it if You want something more exciting. This production lacked a spark in my opinion. It's fun to watch but the movie version is better!

Also Bette is charming in the role. Great overall cast but I left feeling d... Read more Read less

73
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if You are a fan of Sarah Barielles. If you like broad performances or are a fan of Jessie Meuller. Its fun and entertaining but not great.

Don't see it if You like a more serious type of broadway musical. This has a somewhat silly plot and very broad performances. Entertaining but so/so.

100
Spamilton
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if You want to have a great evening!! This hilarious show is really fun! A spectacular cast, clever lyrics and laugh out loud humor! LOVED IT!

Don't see it if You don't enjoy a great spoof or have no sense of humor. You don't have to have seen Hamilton to thoroughly enjoy this terrific show!

98
Great acting, Masterful, Must see, Relevant

See it if You like masterfully written dialogue and an important, absolutely relevant story for our times coupled with incredible performances!

Don't see it if not relevant. It's a show that must be seen. An important message in these troubled political times.

100
During previews
Ride the Cyclone
West Village
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Funny

See it if What a clever, absolutely wonderful show! Everything extremely well done from the phenomenal cast, to the great set and special effects.

Don't see it if Not for someone hooked on conventional shows. This is something completely different. I predict a cult following!

100
During previews
Small Mouth Sounds
Midtown W
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if Wow, Wow, Wow!!!! Inventive, thoroughly entertaining play with standout performances from the entire cast. Loved every second of this!

Don't see it if You MUST see this play. RUN! A unique theatrical experience. Side splitting and poignant at the same time. Incredible direction! WONDERFUL!

52
Disappointing, Banal

See it if You have nothing better to do or if u get comps!

Don't see it if You don't have time to waste on a strange, un-funny comedy. Bizarre show. Disappointing.

100
Enchanting, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if Wow! What a show! A folk opera with an incredible score, brilliantly talented performers and spectacularly staged ! Blew me away!!

Don't see it if can not think of any reason NOT to recommend this show. It's absolutely brilliant! Loved every second!!!!!

97
Absorbing, Exquisite, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy acting at its finest! Jessica Lange gives a riveting, nuanced and exquisite performance. Dont miss it!

Don't see it if You can not sit for 3 1/2 hours. It's long and depressing. Very heavy, relentless play. But definitely rewarding! Have coffee before!!!

67
The Dingdong
Midtown W
Entertaining, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You like slapstick and dirty innuendos.

Don't see it if You are offended by sex themes. They try very hard and because it's so mediocre, it is actually amusing. Feels like community theatre

65
Slow, Overrated, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if very odd show/plot which I found difficult to follow. However the acting is very well done and interesting set.

Don't see it if you like to understand what you are watching. This show totally confused me and let me a bit cold.

100
During previews
Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you love musical theatre and reviews. This show is wonderfully put together, masterful singing, wonderful staging. a total delight!

Don't see it if You don't like the music of Maury Yeston or if you are not a fan of musical reviews. But trust me, you will be missing out!

88
Great singing, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You are a Judy Garland fan and want to know more about her childhood. It’s entertaining with some solid performances.

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals or have no interest in Judy Garland.

100
Proof of Love
West Village
Intelligent, Great acting

See it if A tour de force one woman performance that should be seen. We enjoyed it very much!

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of one person shows or do not like the subject matter. Otherwise I say def go see this actresses work!

95
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if I thought I would hate it but WOW! Loved every minute. Great super talented cast and wonderful physical production! Don’t miss it!!!

Don't see it if No good reason to miss this wonderful entertaining evening!

77
Dance Nation
Midtown W
Clever, Ambitious, Edgy, Indulgent

See it if Coming of age of a group of 13 year old girls portrayed by grownups. Some funny and clever moments but a little too far out for my taste.you

Don't see it if You are offended by nudity, foul language and female body parts. This show is def not for everyone!

100
Harry Clarke
West Village
Ambitious, Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful

See it if Incredible incredible masterful performance! Great plot and it’s really a do not miss. Wow!

Don't see it if You don’t like one man shows. Otherwise do not miss the opportunity to see this incredible piece of theatre.

100
During previews
Unexpected Joy
Midtown E
Delightful, Great singing, Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if Wow wow wow! What a show! Tour-de-force performances by 4 very gifted singer/actresses, wonderful original score and moving story line.

Don't see it if No reason on the world not to see this great show. One of the most entertaining shows I have seen in a long time! Run!!!!

77
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You like Andy Karl, multi talented, funny and just adorable in the role. His performance is the only one worth watching.

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of the film, it's repetitive and not the greatest show but entertaining enough.

53
During previews
Disappointing, Indulgent, Quirky

See it if You want something light and fluffy... or if you don't care about a decent story line. Talented duo but kind of a dud of a show.

Don't see it if You don't care for shows with silly plot lines or distracting video projections. The female lead is a good musician but not an actress.

Also The male lead, although silly, is mega talented! Worth it just for his... Read more Read less

78
Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You go with kids. Or if you like silly plots and rock musicals. Talented cast, some good singing but otherwise....

Don't see it if You don't have kids who insist on seeing this.if not familiar with the books, hard to follow. If over 12, stay home.

74
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Overrated

See it if You have to. An overrated show with some great staging. It's a bit tired after all these years but going strong. Audiences just love it!

Don't see it if You have seen it before. Not worth a second viewing. Not my favorite musical but the audiences from out of town eat it up!

87
During previews
Bandstand
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You enjoy great 40's swing music with wonderful choreography! It's a nice story, predictable, but entertaining with a charming talented cast

Don't see it if Like contemporary musicals. This feels old school but in a good way. Certainly a nice evening in the theatre!

100
The Hairy Ape
Upper E Side
Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Relevant

See it if You are a fan of obscure O'Neill and if you like inventive amazing groundbreaking theatre. Bobby Cannavale is spectacular. What a show!

Don't see it if You like a basic show. This is avant garde theatre and not for everyone.

51
Wakey, Wakey
Midtown W
Edgy, Disappointing, Confusing, Indulgent, Intense

See it if You want a good snooze. It's very confusing and dark and I honestly didn't understand it or what it was trying to say.

Don't see it if You want a light entertaining evening of theatre. It's an odd theatre piece which was confusing, rather boring and pretentious.

82
During previews
War Paint
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if You are a fan of Lupone or Ebersole. They don't disappoint. The vocals are off the charts. Just incredible. Costumes gorgeous.

Don't see it if ...You need a strong book or great music. This has neither but the two of them make it worth every penny! Fun to watch two mega stars!!!!

Also It's a musical theatre master class watching the two women in action! ... Read more Read less

100
Abigail’s Party
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You love to laugh. Hilarious British comedy - incredible performances by this extremely talented cast! The audience was in stiches!!

Don't see it if You don't like British humor or have trouble with accents.

73
Cats
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Overrated

See it if incredible dancing but that's about it. It's a show with no plot, terrible music and no explanation for it's prior long run or following.

Don't see it if You like a show with a good story line or great music....Or if you don't like cats!

55
A Dog Story
Midtown W
Disappointing, Banal, Cliched

See it if You like fluffy, cutesy, and cliched musicals. Nothing new here. Best part of the show was (spoiler alert!)...the dog.

Don't see it if ... you have anything better to do. It's mildly entertaining, some earnest performances but overall disappointing.

100
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting

See it if An incredible theatre piece. The two actors on top of their game! Fascinating, intense and .compelling play. WOW,

Don't see it if You dont appreciate acting at its finest! These two deserve the highest kudos.

94
The Crucible
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Stark

See it if You like classic plays re-told in modern dress. If you can let your imagination go with the flow. If you like the story of the Sakem Witches

Don't see it if Dark gloomy sets and atmosphere put you to sleep. Or if you don't like "talky" plays.

71
Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if You are a fan of the show. If you like Jewish themes.

Don't see it if You at expecting an exciting production. Disappointing. Tevye was wonderful but the rest of the show was mediocre. Good choreography.

100
For a previous production
Indecent
Midtown W
Mesmerizing, powerful. thrilling!!!!

See it if You like cutting edge, brilliant, moving and thought provoking theatre. Just incredible. chilling, spectacular!!!! WOW!!!!! DO NOT MISS THIS

Don't see it if Don't even consider not seeing this play. You will be missing something extremely special. It left me in tears and speechless.

100
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You are a fan of Sesame Street- adult style! If you enjoy clever lyrics, and wonderful performances....and puppets!

Don't see it if You don't enjoy double entendre, goofy musicals, if you don't know who Gary Coleman is and if you don't have a sense of humor!

100
Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious

See it if You like shows with a message that are not just fluff. If you like inventive staging and exquisite performances.

Don't see it if Gay themes offend you.