Clare S

New York City | 35-49 | Female
About:  Lover of the arts!
Reviews (31)
53
Cliched, Great singing, Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if You’re for empowerment of who you are.

Don't see it if You’re looking for a big extravaganza broadway show.

90
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Romantic

See it if You like they movie and are ok with a little adaptation. You like cinderella stories.

Don't see it if You’re not a fan of gratuity on stage.

56
Slow, Thought-provoking, Disappointing

See it if You like star power and you have never seen True West. This is a decent production.

Don't see it if You’re a huge Shepard or True West fan. This show didn’t dig deep enough for me.

98
During previews
Torch Song (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great acting, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if you love amazing acting--Michael Urie is a gem; you are a fan of drag queens, or gay culture; if you want a deep show that makes you laugh

Don't see it if you're only looking for an upbeat comedy.

85
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Edgy, Great staging

See it if you like twists on classic, timeless musicals

Don't see it if You're afraid of a little skin, or you don't like murders.

91
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you love the movie, or love high school musicals that are upbeat and uplifting.

Don't see it if You're a SUPERFAN of the movie--its a little different. Or if you want something more meaningful and deep

95
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great staging, Intelligent, Hilarious

See it if You like British farce with a dark side and with a witty script.

Don't see it if You aren't into accents, don't like witty banter, or like dark dramas.

95
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Hilarious

See it if You’re a fan of interesting characters and different points of view.

Don't see it if You want a happy ending. Or don’t like shows that are realistic humanity.

97
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Enchanting, Must see

See it if You are a fan of great musicals and fairy tales.

Don't see it if You like new and edgy theater.

95
Ambitious, Intense, Refreshing, Thought-provoking, Must see

See it if If you like different theater that gives an alternate perspective of the world.

Don't see it if You're looking for a happy fairytale.

92
Daddy Long Legs
Midtown W
Clever, Refreshing, Slow

See it if You like shows and books like Little Women, Pride and Predjudice, Anne of Green Gables.

Don't see it if You like edgy rock operas.

40
American Psycho
Midtown W
Dated, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if You like the 80s. Also if you're curious about amazing lighting, costumes, and interesting choreo.

Don't see it if You liked the movie. If you expect an ending.

99
Clever, Great acting, Romantic

See it if You like classic musical theater or want a fun rom com.

Don't see it if You like edgy, new, short shows.

100
For a previous production
Sense & Sensibility
West Village
Absorbing, Hilarious, Must see, Masterful

See it if You're a Jane Austen Fan. You like inventive, clever, fast paced theater. You love good acting. Insider tip: sit on the ends!

Don't see it if You're a basketball fan--it's performed in a gym...so it might be deceiving to sports fans.

100
39 Steps
Gramercy
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Must see, Masterful

See it if You love entertaining shows that move quickly.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of Alfred Hitchcock.

85
During previews
Fool For Love
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You're a Sam Shepard fan. Or if you love great acting.

Don't see it if You don't like a slow burn of a show that is more about characters than a lot of plot twists.

77
During previews
Superhero
Midtown W
Clever, Great singing, Ambitious, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You like Tom Kitt musicals, great singing, superheroes.

Don't see it if You like a fully flushed out musical—it has potential but isn’t quite there.

92
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if You’re a Cher fan or even if you like a song or two. If you like bio-musicals or if you’re just looking for a fun outing!

Don't see it if You like deeper theater.

91
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite

See it if you like beautiful story telling and getting drawn into the life behind the music.

Don't see it if you're expecting a rock concert or you hate Bruce's lesser known ballads.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Must see

See it if you like feel-good shows that have a powerful female lead.

Don't see it if you mind if people sing along, you can't help but hum to well known tunes!

100
For a previous production
Absorbing, Clever, Dizzying, Great acting, Must see

See it if you love farce, love Noises Off, and love slapstick. Also see it if you need an ab workout.

Don't see it if You don't like comedy.

64
Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if you love great acting and like an "inside look" or a deeper look at what might have happened. Or you love theater that supports women.

Don't see it if You like plays with an ending, or don't like deviations from history.

68
During previews
Banal, Great staging, Indulgent, Funny

See it if You like small cast musicals that are in an experimental phase. Or you like Max Crumm.

Don't see it if You don't like tiny theater spaces, or theater that isn't really well thought out.

88
The Wholehearted
Lower E Side
Absorbing, Clever, Intense

See it if You like non-linear theater with an interesting point of view with music

Don't see it if You don’t like sports, singing, or one person shows.

81
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Enchanting, Funny, Slow, Relevant

See it if You like quirky musicals with good acting and great music.

Don't see it if You loved the movie--it's the same!

90
Exquisite, Must see, Riveting

See it if You enjoy a masterclass in acting--Frank Langella is amazing. You want have a sense of what Altzheimer's is like.

Don't see it if You're looking for light, fluffy, or comedy.

89
Clever, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if You want a fun, fluffy show with great acting.

Don't see it if You like a smooth plot or if you don't like fairy tales.

95
Absorbing, Original, Thought-provoking

See it if You like musicals that are different. You like theater with kids!

Don't see it if You like kids shows or mainstream theater.

89
Clever, Indulgent, Hilarious, Quirky

See it if You were a fan of the show. You Don't want to see a serious show--Arthur Miller fans: stay away! DEFINITELY have a drink at the bar first!

Don't see it if You didn't watch Full House--lots of references will be lost on you!

41
During previews
Washer/Dryer
Midtown W
Disappointing, Cliched, Great writing, Quirky

See it if You want a different version of Barefoot in the Park or you REALLY want to support Asian actors.

Don't see it if You're looking for something deep, or natural acting.

70
Ambitious, Disappointing, Confusing, Thought-provoking

See it if You're a fan of the show, you like Deaf West productions, or you want to see a revamp.

Don't see it if You like stories with a clear plot, or are a die hard fan of the original.