Caryn W

New York City | 35-49 | Female
About:  I am a big theatre fan and try and see as many shows as I can afford.
Reviews (121)
81
Darling Grenadine
Midtown W
Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if If you want to see new work with a sweet score

Don't see it if If don’t like intimate theatre experience

Also Great new show. The music was fun and sweet. Acting was all well done.... Read more Read less

87
Great dancing, Great staging, Great singing, Spectacle, Entertaining

See it if If you want to see an over the top spectacle that doesn’t disappoint

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of pop music

Also I was not a fan of the movie moulin rouge and mostly went to the show ... Read more Read less

82
Great singing, Entertaining, Funny

See it if If you are a fan of the movie and want to laugh

Don't see it if If you don’t like the movie or are looking for something more meaningful

Also I love the movie Love Actually so was excited to see the show. It was ... Read more Read less

70
Disappointing, Entertaining, Funny

See it if If you want a laugh

Don't see it if If you want it to live up to the forbidden broadway of the past

Also I have seen 2 other forbidden broadway shows and this one didn’t live ... Read more Read less

78
An Enchanted April
Midtown W
Sweet, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if If you want to see a sweet musical

Don't see it if If you want a big show with dancing

Also I went in not knowing anything. I hadn’t read the book or seen the mov... Read more Read less

73
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Fluffy, Funny, Great dancing

See it if If you want a fun show with good dancing. Nothing to heavy it is a lite musical and don’t have to think while watching it

Don't see it if If you want a more full story

Also I went in with lower expectations. I liked the dancing and it was just... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Scotland, PA
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Funny and entertaining. Fun retailing of Macbeth.

Don't see it if If you want to se regular Shakespeare

Also I had not seen the movie it was based on before going. I enjoyed it. I... Read more Read less

76
During previews
Resonant, Relevant, Great acting

See it if If you like serious shows about life and death

Don't see it if If you don’t like one man shows or are looking for a light show

Also Very well done. My score is a little lower because the second act was ... Read more Read less

74
Working: A Musical
Midtown W
Fun, Entertaining

See it if See if you like every day stories about all walks of life.

Don't see it if If you want a plot or full show. It is songs about every day people put together with monologues

Also Over all a fun night. There were high and low points for me. Felt a fe... Read more Read less

82
Burn This
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if If you want to see a well acted play(especially Adam Drive) about relationships and death

Don't see it if If you don’t like lots of swearing

Also Overall a great play. Adam and Brandon were amazing. The show was very... Read more Read less

79
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Silly, Fluffy, Great acting, Funny

See it if If you want a silly show that will make you laugh

Don't see it if If you are looking for a deeper or more dramatic show

Also Just a silly fun night of theatre. The cast is amazing and had me laug... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Visually beautiful, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if If you want to see original work and a new take on Greek mythology

Don't see it if If you want to see classic theatre

Also Overall I enjoyed it. Someone described it to me as great comet meets ... Read more Read less

87
Superhero
Midtown W
Sweet, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if If you want to see a great mother son relationship and doesn’t hurt if you are a comics fan

Don't see it if Don’t want to see new work

Also What a great new piece. The acting and singing was amazing. The story ... Read more Read less

90
Great dancing, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if If you want to have a fun night and enjoy classic theatre

Don't see it if If you are not in the mood to laugh

Also What a fun show. The cast is amazing. Great singing, amazing dancing o... Read more Read less

86
Great acting, Great staging, Entertaining, Must see

See it if If you are a fan of the book or the movie

Don't see it if If for some reason you don’t like the book.

Also If you are a fan of the book or movie you will not be disappointed. Th... Read more Read less

100
Entertaining, Interesting, Must see

See it if If you are a theatre fan and want to learn the history behind a theatre

Don't see it if If you don’t like history

Also What an amazing tour. I went in between shows, so seeing the theatre e... Read more Read less

79
Funny, Entertaining

See it if If you want to laugh and in enjoy comedians

Don't see it if If you don’t like one man shows

Also Didn’t know anything about the show or comedian when I went in. Overal... Read more Read less

79
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny

See it if If you want to see 3 great actors play off each other and see how facts play into storytelling

Don't see it if If you are looking for a big show or more action

Also The acting was great. Show was fun. I laughed. The actors played off e... Read more Read less

90
During previews
The Hello Girls
Midtown E
Great acting, Great singing, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if If you want to see an amazing historical musical. With a super talented cast who sings and plays instruments

Don't see it if If you only like plays

Also What an amazing show. It has a beautiful score. The cast are all amazi... Read more Read less

77
Ordinary Days
Midtown W
Great singing, Entertaining

See it if If you want to see a nice story about ordinary new yorkers

Don't see it if If you don’t want a show that is only sang through

Also Overall I enjoyed it. It had some great moments and songs, but at time... Read more Read less

80
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great dancing, Great singing, Fun

See it if If you are a fan of the movie

Don't see it if If you don’t like the movie

Also Show was great. The dancing was amazing with the huge cast. Myself and... Read more Read less

82
Funny, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if If you want to laugh and like the go gos

Don't see it if If you are looking for a serious show

Also I went in with no expectations and was pleasantly surprised. I laughed... Read more Read less

53
Blank! The Musical
Midtown W
Funny, Fluffy, Overrated

See it if Want to see ok improv, with singing

Don't see it if It was only ok and didn’t really stick to the theme we picked

68
Entertaining, Great story, Needs a bit more polish

See it if f you want to learn about historical events with Japanese treatment of the Koreans

Don't see it if If you want a fully polished show

Also I liked the story and concept a lot. Some actors were stronger than ot... Read more Read less

53
Mary Page Marlowe
Midtown W
Confusing, Disappointing, Great acting, No point, Slow

See it if If you are a fan of the cast or fans of August onstage county

Don't see it if If you want a show with a clear point and don’t mind it jumping all over the place

Also I didn’t get the point of the play. The acting was great but I didn’t ... Read more Read less

63
During previews
West Side Story
Midtown W
Distracting projections, Great dancing, Great singing

See it if She if you are a fan of the musical and want to see a talented young cast

Don't see it if If you want to see a well staged show. The projections they use are horrible and very distracting

Also I went in a little worried hearing that they had cut a lot. I’m happy ... Read more Read less

76
Too many stories, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if If you are a fan of Alanis Morissette and want to see her music present in a new way

Don't see it if If you want a happy story

Also Overall I enjoyed it but thought it could have been better. I felt lik... Read more Read less

90
Visually beautiful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if If you are a fan off the movie

Don't see it if If you hate the movie

Also It was so cool to see now they brought all the animals to life. It was... Read more Read less

81
Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if If you want to see a fun show

Don't see it if If you want something more serious

Also What a fun show. I laughed and smiled the whole time. Also great stagi... Read more Read less

85
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if If you are a fan of fiddler on the roof

Don't see it if If you have never heard of fiddler on the roof. They have subtitles but it helps to have at least a general knowledge of the show

Also I am a fan of fiddler and thought they did a beautiful job staging it.... Read more Read less

88
Rock of Ages
Midtown W
Great singing, Funny, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if If you like 80’s music and want to smile and laugh

Don't see it if If you don’t like 80’s music

Also What a fun show. I went after a bad day at work and it really made me ... Read more Read less

86
Great staging, Great singing, Funny, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if So much fun. The singing acting was great and smiled and laughed whole time

Don't see it if If can’t get tickets. I won standby lotto

Also So much fun. I thought they really used all 200 people very wisely. I ... Read more Read less

65
Slow, Great acting, Disappointing

See it if If you are a fan of the actors and want to see a dysfunctional couple

Don't see it if If you want a fast paced show that keeps you entertained the whole time

Also The show was just ok for me. It was slow and I couldn’t really connect... Read more Read less

87
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Riveting, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if If you want to see a well acted play with an amazing ending

Don't see it if If you don’t want to see a over 3 hour show(though doesn’t feel that way)

Also Wow what a great show. The acting was amazing. A great family drama. T... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Great acting, Fun, Entertaining

See it if If you love Shakespeare and much ado

Don't see it if If you don’t want the actors in modern clothing

Also Great acting and fun production of much ado about nothing.

87
During previews
All My Sons
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if If you are a fan of the play or want to see a well acted play

Don't see it if If not a fan of the play or are looking for a comedy or light show

Also Very well done staging of all my sons. All the actors did amazing jobs... Read more Read less

65
During previews
Sincerely, Oscar
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Great singing

See it if If you want to hear Oscar Hammerstein music

Don't see it if If you expect to learn more about Oscar Hammerstein

Also The singing was good. I do wish all the songs were song traditionally ... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if If you want to see an updated stripped down darker version of the Oklahoma you grew up with

Don't see it if You want to see a classic revival

Also Very intimate darker version of Oklahoma. Very creative staging, no ma... Read more Read less

83
Sweet, Great dancing, Great singing, Funny, Delightful

See it if If you want to see a fun show that will make you laugh and has a lot of heart too

Don't see it if If you don’t want to smile

Also What a fun show. I laughed a lot, but also the show has a great messag... Read more Read less

79
During previews
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Entertaining, Quirky, Great singing, Great acting

See it if If you are a fan of Alice and wonderland and want to see a new take on the story.

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of Alice and wonderland, especially the weirder parts of the book.

Also The show was entertaining. I thought at times it was a bit weird, but ... Read more Read less

89
Funny, Entertaining, Great singing, Hilarious

See it if If you want to smile and have a good time

Don't see it if If you want to see a drama

Also What a fun show. I had a smile the whole time. All actors sing and pla... Read more Read less

82
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing

See it if If you love Carol King and what to see how here career started

Don't see it if If you don’t like jukebox musicals

Also Acting and singing was great. It was fun seeing how Carol King started... Read more Read less

90
Relevant, Must see, Great acting, Intense

See it if If you want to see a relevant play and are interested in themes such as black lives matter

Don't see it if If you are looking for a light, happy show

Also Wow. This is a very powerful piece of theatre. It shows from different... Read more Read less

71
During previews
Days of Rage
Midtown W
Great acting, Interesting

See it if Want to see a show about protesting Vietnam war

Don't see it if If don’t want to see a show about youth protesting war

Also The show was interesting. Acting was good. At times it was a little sl... Read more Read less

78
Funny, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if If you like 50s and 60s music and want to laugh

Don't see it if If your not a fan of oldies and want more of a story

Also Overall a fun night of oldies songs. Singing was great and actress wer... Read more Read less

65
Funny, Fluffy

See it if If you want a laugh

Don't see it if If you are offended by nudity

Also Show was ok really just naked Boys Singing

90
During previews
Great acting, Great singing, Beautiful

See it if It you want to see a beautiful show, with amazing singing

Don't see it if If you are looking for a comedy

Also I saw this show on the West end and had to see it again. It is beautif... Read more Read less

81
Entertaining, Heartfelt, Great singing

See it if If you have been effect by cancer or know someone who has. Or want to see one persons heartfelt story about her cancer treatment

Don't see it if If you don’t want to cry

Also Went to see Jen, but really enjoyed the show. I laughed and cried. A h... Read more Read less

69
Entertaining, Good story, Needs bit more work

See it if Posted in wrong place. saw the new version ignore review

Don't see it if If you want a fully polished show

Also I liked the story and concept a lot. Some actors were stronger than ot... Read more Read less

84
Girls & Boys
West Village
Great acting, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if If you are a fan of Carrie and want to see her do an amazing job and poor her heart out in this role.

Don't see it if If you don’t like one person shows, but still go because I tend to feel that way and loved it

Also What an amazing job by Carrie Milligan. She puts her heart out on the ... Read more Read less