Cathy 6070

Massapequa | 35-49 | Female
About:  Love to see shows -- especially musicals. All-time favorites include Next to Normal, Rent, Hamilton, Ragtime, Les Miserables, Passing Strange (in that order!!)
Reviews (40)
67
During previews
Relevant, Slow, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You want to see how something written 75+ years ago is still relevant today

Don't see it if Accents are not your thing; sitting through 2 acts of a play is not your thing

51
During previews
Curvy Widow
Midtown W
Clever, Fluffy, Funny, Overrated

See it if You are 55 or over (they were howling throughout the show) and want to see a short musical (only 80 min)

Don't see it if Jokes about the older generation having sex are not your thing

100
Indecent
Midtown W
Must see, Great staging, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Riveting

See it if A night of theater you won't forget! The cast is terrific, writing and direction is amazing! The story-from 100 years ago -is as relevant

Don't see it if You like huge stage sets, don't like minimalist staging.

60
During previews
Disappointing, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You want to start a discussion on the subject of race-but you need to go much further than the show does. Good performance by Danielle Lenee

Don't see it if You are looking for some new insight into the subject of race.

Also This is a show that deals with important, relevant subject matter - an... Read more Read less

80
In Transit
Midtown W
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful, Talented cast

See it if You want a fun night out, great singing, and you forget there is no music!

Don't see it if Les Mis is the only kind of musical you enjoy. This is a simpler story, but worth seeing

85
Sweet Charity
Midtown W
Delightful, Quirky, Dancing, Great staging

See it if You love Sutton Foster- she doesn't disappoint in this either. Great theater, every seat is awesome

Don't see it if You don't like older musicals.

84
During previews
Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Great singing, Thought-provoking

See it if You are a fan of Jonathan Larson, you are ok with some songs sounding like Rent hits

Don't see it if Rent is sacred to you!

89
Heisenberg
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Intense, Quirky, Delightful

See it if You like character driven stories, the simplicity of 2 actors, few props, if you are a fan of MaryLouise Parker (you won't be disappointed!)

Don't see it if Lots of words bore you, you need multiple characters to keep you entertained.

52
Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like one-person shows, laugh easily, enjoy simplicity

Don't see it if Sitting in a bar area is not your idea of a theater night out

75
Caught
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Confusing

See it if You enjoy theater in a small setting, you are ok with being confused about the truth (it's the point of the show)

Don't see it if You need a straightforward plot, you don't like monologues

80
Stet
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant, Riveting

See it if You want to see a well-written play with good actors, are interested in current issues; are the parent of a child that will go to college

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with discussions of rape; moments of absolute silence in the theater bother you

75
One Funny Mother
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny

See it if You are planning a mom's night out, if you enjoy comedy shows (lots of 1-liners).

Don't see it if You think you are going to a show with a story or if you don't think mommy jokes are funny

66
Himself and Nora
West Village
Raunchy, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You enjoy great singing -- especially Whitney Bashor; want to see a talented cast, interested in learning more about James Joyce

Don't see it if You don't like musicals with sexual inuendo (there are LOTS of references -- too many), or if redundant references are annoying to you

79
Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You want an enjoyable night of fun, campy, musical theater; you want to see a lead actress that belongs on Broadway (Kim Maresca)

Don't see it if You only want to see mature, serious musicals

85
During previews
The Total Bent
East Village
Original, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You want to go to a show with amazing performance onstage and the band too! You love Stew and Heidi music, liked Passing Strange

Don't see it if You want a straightforward plot with a defined ending, don't like shows with foul language, you are uncomfortable with stories about race

72
Quirky, Ambitious, Confusing, Slow

See it if You enjoy seeing something new, using different storytelling methods

Don't see it if You like straightforward stories, you think you are going to learn much more about Gorey

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You want to experience material still relevant decades later. Great performances!!

Don't see it if You don't have 3 hours to sit back and enjoy live theater

79
Blackbird
Midtown W
Great acting, Original, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Edgy

See it if You want to see great acting, are prepared for a lot of dialogue, and are ready to pay attention for 90 minutes straight

Don't see it if You are looking for light, comedic fare, or if the subject matter of abuse is too much for you

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Intense

See it if See it if you enjoyed the book. See it if you are fascinated by minimalistic staging. See it if you have not seen a play in a while!

Don't see it if You need to leave early. The ending -- after bows -- is excellent!

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Must see, Original

See it if The writer of the show said it best -- see it if you are a mother or a father or a daughter or a son

Don't see it if If you don't fit into one of the categories above!

76
During previews
The Last Match
Midtown W
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Interesting, Intense

See it if You enjoy the psychological side of sports/athletes; tennis is your game

Don't see it if You don't like shows without sets, small cast, lots of dialogue

Also I think this show is worth seeing. Good performances by all

78
Great acting, Riveting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if Love the cast -- Great performances by all. I never saw this material in any version (stage, screen) - I enjoyed it here.

Don't see it if There are shocking parts of this show -- and if you are uncomfortable with that pass on this one

68
Interesting, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Relevant, Slow

See it if You enjoy plays that take some time for character development, you want to see a good performance by Amber Tamblyn

Don't see it if You are looking for a show with a major twist or some great revelation.

88
During previews
Significant Other
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intense, Relevant, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see some great performances. There are no slow parts in this show - a great ride throughout. I loved it!

Don't see it if You are single and not ok with it -- this show can be tough.

85
Tiny Beautiful Things
East Village
Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy storytelling, long monologues, up close theater

Don't see it if Stories about death, abuse, loss of a child are too much to handle

82
For a previous production
Sweat
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Intense, Resonant

See it if You like shows dealing with a range of issues including the economy,racism, politics, drug addiction, incarceration, unions,family & friends

Don't see it if You need to understand the story up front, this one makes sense as you go along. Well done!

65
During previews
Plenty
East Village
Great acting, Confusing, Disappointing, Slow, Great staging

See it if You know the story and background, you are a fan of Rachel Weisz -- she is fantastic in this

Don't see it if You don't know anything about the story (like me). I was confused the whole time

69
Safe
East Village
Slow, Thought-provoking, Interesting

See it if You like theatre in an intimate setting, you are ok with some gaps in the story/writing

Don't see it if You want a tight script, you want a more realistic ending

75
Entertaining, Funny, Fun night with friends, Good music

See it if You know you love the music!! You enjoy a simple plot, and to hear some good singers in an off-Broadway show. Good to go to with friends

Don't see it if You are looking for a story with twists, only like live orchestras, or don't like musical covers

95
Entertaining, Riveting, Original, Must see, Great singing

See it if You want to see some amazing performances!! And see it before it closes - do not miss it!!

Don't see it if You don't like an intimate theater seeing

95
Great writing, Great acting, Relevant, Must see, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in seeing an amazing performance, you enjoy powerful stories

Don't see it if You don't like one-man shows

70
Buyer & Cellar
West Village
Funny, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if You are a Barbra Streisand fan and can laugh about it

Don't see it if You enjoy seeing more serious material or think you are getting an inside, truthful view of the life of Babs

100
Masterful, Must see, Relevant, Exquisite, Great singing

See it if You want to see AMAZING performances, you like a show that makes you feel/laugh/cry. Do not miss the chance to see this greatness

Don't see it if I can't think of any reasons NOT to see it

42
Fool For Love
Midtown W
Slow, Overrated, Confusing

See it if You like theater that leaves you questioning what you just saw

Don't see it if you wanted to see another Nina Arianda performance like Venus in Fur!The story never gets going, the old man character is disturbing

21
Confusing, Disappointing, Slow, Overrated, Excruciating

See it if You know the cast and are there to support them

Don't see it if You want to see good acting, enjoy a well-written script or want to be entertained. I walked out at intermission -- and I NEVER do that!

75
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Cliched, Fluffy, Great writing

See it if You like Sara Bareilles music, you want to see another amazing performance by Jesse Mueller and you always wanted the movie to be funnier

Don't see it if If you loved the darkness of the movie (like me) and are expecting the musical to be that way too.

85
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Original

See it if You want a fun night out with friends

Don't see it if You don't have a sense of humor

95
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great music, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You love Carol King music (and of course anything written by Gerry Goffin, Cynthia Weil, or Barry Mann).

Don't see it if You think you already know everything about music from the 60's and 70's

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Original, Masterful, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if You are open to experiencing theater in a new way with music from different genres, and casting of the best actors to fill the roles

Don't see it if Still thinking of a reason not to see it....

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Must see, Relevant, Crowd-pleaser

See it if You love music, love Kelli O'Hara, want to get swept away in a classic romance

Don't see it if You can't miss an episode of the Bachelor or the Kardashians. Then this show -- and most of Broadway theater -- is not for you.