Christa S

Woodside | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (39)
91
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if You like stopped set outside of the USA, enjoy human interest stories, want to feel good

Don't see it if You want big prediction numbers and flashy costumes, dislike musicals,

90
Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You love a high energy show that focuses on the story and music. Low emphasis on bells and whistles all about the acting and the show!

Don't see it if If your cannot have an open mind and sensitivity to accepting others for who they are. You don't like musicals

79
During previews
The Naturalists
Soho/Tribeca
Great writing, Intelligent, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You like relationship stories Enjoy long conversations between characters Want understated action

Don't see it if You want a fast-paced show Like lots of flashy set changes Dislike characters with accents

90
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Fluffy, Romantic

See it if Enjoy musicals, want a fun night out, like Sara Bareilles music

Don't see it if you have issues with implied sexual acts and innuendo. you like old school musicals.

87
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Hilarious

See it if Like musicals, want to laugh out loud, enjoy small theater experiences

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with adult themes, want to see something serious

Also The below 90 rating is because the balance between instrumentals and v... Read more Read less

92
Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You love classic Broadway and / or want to see a legend. Want a clean fun show

Don't see it if You want flash and originality

91
Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Fluffy, Great writing

See it if You enjoy goofiness, B movies, and puns. Also great for people who love pop culture references

Don't see it if you want anything close to a realistic plot, you don't like silliness, you enjoy large casts

89
Absorbing, Great singing, Profound, Thought-provoking, Romantic

See it if you enjoy revival shows, like musicals with historical basis, like Les Mis (same composer)

Don't see it if you want a comedy, like flashy costume changes, don't enjoy musicals

Also The special effects and staging were great. I found the ensemble numbe... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Baghdaddy
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Edgy, Great writing, Great staging

See it if Enjoy political satires and musicals. Like a different kind of staging and theater experience.

Don't see it if You aren't comfortable looking at the humorous side of serious issues. Dislike profanity. Don't like small theater productions

Also I would have scored this higher if the balance between the soundtrack ... Read more Read less

83
¡Figaro! (90210)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great writing, Quirky

See it if you like opera, enjoy new twists on old music, are frustrated with the current political climate.

Don't see it if you aren't familiar with the story of Figaro (Mozart opera), are anti-immigrant

92
Cry Havoc!
West Village
Absorbing, Edgy, Great acting, Masterful, Thought-provoking

See it if you want a theater experience that does more than entertain. This one will move you and make you think.

Don't see it if You are looking for a lighthearted, comedic romp.

Also Stephan's story, interwoven with history and Shakespeare was intensely... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Kyle
East Village
Edgy, Hilarious, Great writing, Great acting, Slow

See it if You like dark comedy. You enjoy small casts. Like plots involving the human experience - both good and bad.

Don't see it if You are offended by drug and alcohol references or profanity. You want a quick paced one act play

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Funny

See it if You want a feel good happy show. Family entertainment. Want to escape the world for a little while.

Don't see it if You are looking for a deep plot. Dislike musicals. Are looking for something edgy

Also This was so much fun! The actress that plays Sally and actor who portr... Read more Read less

95
Clever, Edgy, Funny, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You enjoy then a less than perfect look at the holidays, enjoy edgy comedy, want to see great acting up close.

Don't see it if If you are offended by coarse language, drugs, alcohol and sex. Want a "It's a Wonderful Life" type experience. Don't enjoy small theaters.

84
Entertaining, Clever, Edgy, Relevant, Quirky

See it if You enjoy old works presented in new ways, like to be surprised, enjoy Shakespeare delivered in original language

Don't see it if If you are expecting a classic staging of this work, are squeamish or prudish, so not enjoy plays that take risk with the material

100
During previews
Orwell In America
Midtown E
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Great writing, Great staging

See it if You are interested in history, politics and /or literature. Love an intimate theater experience. Want to think

Don't see it if You want banal entertainment. Don't like to be challenged.want a big flashy production

57
Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You like new material with potential, enjoy murder mysteries, like history

Don't see it if You want great acting, deep character development, are hard of hearing

84
Perfect Crime
Midtown W
Great acting, Quirky, Absorbing

See it if You like mysteries or psycho drama. Do not want to see a musical. Like small theater experiences

Don't see it if You only like mindless entertainment. You have trouble hearing

96
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious

See it if You love musicals, puns, Shakespeare. You think every musical should include tap dancing

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with sexual reference or profanity

100
Allegiance
Midtown W
Riveting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Must see, Absorbing

See it if You love history, are interest in civil liberties, enjoy musicals with interesting scores

Don't see it if You are bringing young children, want a comedy

94
Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Masterful, Thought-provoking

See it if If you enjoy small theater experiences, love great acting, enjoy classic plays

Don't see it if You want a belly busting comedy, are looking for a musical, want to see a flashy production

86
Great acting, Edgy, Profound, Resonant

See it if you are like Kurt Vonnegut stories, enjoy plays that make you think

Don't see it if If you are opposed to violence, foul language, or are looking for an unedgy comedy.

85
During previews
Private Peaceful
Midtown W
Entertaining, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Intense

See it if You like one man shows enjoy great storytelling are interested in history

Don't see it if You are easily bored by one man shows expect flashy staging are looking for comedy

75
The Whore From Ohio
West Village
Great acting, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Confusing

See it if You enjoy plays that aren't obvious. You enjoy presentations that are not mainstream. You are open to new experiences

Don't see it if If you get annoyed by having to read supertitles. You are uncomfortable with blatant discussion of sex. you really want a comedy.

97
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great staging, Epic, Must see, Relevant

See it if You love history, want to see excellent staging, are a Miranda fan.

Don't see it if Why wouldn't you see this?

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You love the music of the Miami Sound Machine, enjoy love stories, rock out to latin music

Don't see it if you don't like musicals, aren't interested in biographies, are a fuddy-duddy.

82
Great acting, Edgy, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant

See it if You want something thought provoking, enjoy clever user of small space, don't want to see a comedy or a musical

Don't see it if You want mindless entertainment, expect huge productions and staging, if you don't like serious content

90
Clever, Great staging, Hilarious, Quirky, Enchanting

See it if you love traditional musicals, enjoy great staging, liked the movie

Don't see it if you aren't interested in musicals, want to see something more cutting edge, don't like to laugh.

51
Ambitious, Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow

See it if you like very short plays that require you to dig deep to figure out what is going on.

Don't see it if you want a story that is developed thoroughly and can be easily interpreted.

100
Great acting, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Great writing

See it if Love musicals, like innovative staging. Enjoy an impeccable theater experience. Everything was top notch.Denee Benton must be heard.

Don't see it if Have reactions to strobe lights. Aren't interested in an out of the box musical.

85
During previews
Chess Match No. 5
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy random weirdness. You don't require a direct story line, want to view common things in new ways.

Don't see it if You just want to be entertained without thinking. You don't like random streams of conversation. Want to just see a story.

Also I had a hard time scoring this one. I would have given it at 95 for my... Read more Read less

87
In Transit
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Great singing

See it if you are a native NYCer that commutes, enjoy a cappella music, like a small theater experience with great seating, like contemporary stories

Don't see it if you want flashy costumes and set design, don't enjoy musicals, are annoyed by contemporary story lines

87
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing

See it if Rock musicals, enjoy somewhat philosophical plots, new ideas based on old stories

Don't see it if Profanity bothers you, you don't like loud live music, you don't have a sense of humor

Also We had a great time at this show! All cast members were strong and ent... Read more Read less

95
Vietgone
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Edgy, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in a different perspective of history, enjoy the Hamilton soundtrack, love great staging, want to see fantastic acting.

Don't see it if You dislike stories that jump time period and place, are uncomfortable with cursing and sex.

75
Absorbing, Edgy, Intense, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You like the book. Like intimate performances spaces. Enjoy drama.

Don't see it if Want a fancy theater experience. Want to see a comedy.

78
Bliss
Soho/Tribeca
Intelligent, Profound, Original

See it if Enjoy art, appreciate human body and experience, like to be challenged

Don't see it if Offended by nudity, expect big climax, want comedy

100
New Songs Now
West Village
Entertaining, Intelligent, Masterful, Original, Refreshing

See it if You are open to new ideas and love music. Acoustic performances the night I went were great. Q&A afterwards was fantastic

Don't see it if You want a play or a story. This is a music performance

92
Masterful, Thought-provoking, Great singing

See it if Opera, history, more music and less dancing,

Don't see it if Want a comedy, don't enjoy a show where you have to think

100
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Exquisite, Epic, Must see

See it if Are a human, love being completely entertained for two hours, appreciate amazing voices and costumes

Don't see it if You hate everything about musicals