Colin Casey

Astoria | 18-24 | Other

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Reviews (25)
Great staging, Quirky, Entertaining, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if you like to support one-acts, love seeing interesting technical effects onstage, or are looking for a low-stakes night of spooky stories.

Don't see it if you're looking for a fully developed work that will blow your mind or give you an entirely different perspective on theatre or horror.

Delightful, Entertaining, Fluffy, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if you love having a good time at the theatre, enjoy the pop-punk fury of the Go-Gos, and care deeply about LGBTQ+ representation

Don't see it if you don't care about any of the things mentioned above or think that shows have to be sad to be good.

Also As a non-cis, non-straight actor and theatre-goer, I can't even tell y... Read more Read less

During previews
Absorbing, Enchanting, Dizzying, Intense, Raunchy

See it if you have a love for drag culture, ancient Egypt, or fast-paced modern immersive musicals.

Don't see it if you aren't comfortable with more erotic dancing and costumes, or prefer to watch your shows instead of be in them.

Also First thing's first, the set and staging itself was fantastic. The pal... Read more Read less

Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Edgy, Quirky

See it if you hate whaling, love free beer, and don't mind getting in on the fun.

Don't see it if you need shows to have an actual plot rather than a message, or if you prefer a barrier between you and the performers.

Also Whales is a show that is pretty much impossible to describe, but I'm g... Read more Read less

Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Hilarious, Relevant

See it if you understand the humor of Jerry Springer and know what kind of language is used on shows like that, or if you love funny, raunchy operas.

Don't see it if you prefer more traditional staging, don't want actors to sing everything, and aren't a fan of offensive language/humor.

Absorbing, Enchanting, Great staging, Great singing, Must see

See it if you love immersive theatre, different cultures, and innovative storytelling.

Don't see it if you can't follow stories about different cultures or don't like plays that have music and singing.

Also The Homecoming Queen was simply beautiful. The journey of a young woma... Read more Read less

During previews
Who's Holiday!
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Edgy, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you love raunchy, unapologetic comedies with a serious side, or just love Lesli Margherita.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy crude/sexual language, one-woman shows, or don't respect theatre royalty.

Also Wow. Just... wow. I very rarely give shows a perfect score, but there ... Read more Read less

Intelligent, Refreshing, Profound, Relevant, Must see

See it if You're a fan of the emerging fad that is three-dimensional theatre, and you don't mind a non-existent 4th wall.

Don't see it if If political plays, color/genderblind casting, or incredibly immersive theatre isn't your thing

Also I was extremely surprised at how much I enjoyed The Untold Yippie Proj... Read more Read less

¡Figaro! (90210)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Hilarious, Romantic

See it if you are already an avid fan of Mozart and his works, and love seeing classics being adapted to tell more modern stories.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of opera, don't speak Spanish (or dislike hearing it), or if you don't like modernizing classic works.

Also I did not expect to enjoy this so much! The music and story still keep... Read more Read less

SUPER! (FringeNYC)
Ambitious, Cliched, Entertaining, Unoriginal, Decent

See it if you're looking for something safe and don't mind a little repetition.

Don't see it if you want something edgy and new

Absorbing, Enchanting, Intense, Must see, Great singing

See it if you want to see a charming romance story, along with political uprisings and war, or if you just saw the Les Mis movie and need a refresher.

Don't see it if you can't stand shows where they only sing, or want something more challenging and edgy.

Clever, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Hilarious

See it if you're a die-hard South Park fan, and love satirical comedies that'll make you ask why we make fun of Mormons while we make fun of Mormons!

Don't see it if You don't find raunchy humor entertaining, or you're looking for a classic Broadway fairy-tale.

Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Edgy, Hilarious, Intelligent, Relevant, Raunchy

See it if you enjoy laugh-out-loud shows about the struggles of life after college and aren't afraid of a little challenge.

Don't see it if you have a problem with strong language or prefer happy fairy-tale musicals.

Enchanting, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging, Resonant

See it if you enjoy seeing disabled actors onstage or enjoy stories about family, disability, and addiction.

Don't see it if you have absolutely no knowledge of ASL or Deaf culture, or are triggered by graphic depictions of attempted suicide.

Ambitious, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want a real, accurate look of the lives that the Union overlooked, black Union soldiers and women.

Don't see it if harsh language and realistic stage choreography make you uncomfortable.

Also Just a note, I'm talking about the production from the 2018 Fringe Fes... Read more Read less

West Village
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Must see

See it if you are a scholarship kid, or know what it's like to feel as though nobody can ever understand you.

Don't see it if you don't like intense emotional scenes, or well-meaning characters saying less than progressive things.

Also I adore this show. Every single actor is splendid and plays their resp... Read more Read less

Great acting, Intelligent, Must see, Profound, Romantic

See it if you love stories with a realistic romance, warts and all, and are Deaf, or have a Deaf friend or relative, or are interested in Deaf issues.

Don't see it if you don't like not understanding when certain characters speak, or are not interested in the relationships between Deaf and Hearing persons.

Delightful, Great staging, Must see, Riveting, Thrilling

See it if you have a love for Sondheim, excellent and innovative staging, and don't mind being in close proximity to the actors.

Don't see it if if you are faint of heart, don't like thrilling/shocking content, or need a comfortable distance between yourself and the performers.

Draw the Circle
West Village
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you enjoy hearing personal stories performed on stage, and love plays about love, family, and identity.

Don't see it if one-man shows bore you, or you don't like hearing about LGBTQIA+ issues.

Absorbing, Enchanting, Great singing, Intense, Refreshing

See it if you are interested in the ever-growing fad of immersive/360 degree theatre, and like free alcohol with your show!

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of operas, or have difficulty following a plot that isn't explicitly spelled out.

Also Wow! I had a feeling that I would enjoy Whiskey Pants, but it has exce... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Delightful, Great staging, Must see, Great singing

See it if you're ready to experience theatre in a whole new way, want to be feel like a part of the show, or just wanna see Josh Groban.

Don't see it if you're looking for a more traditional, quiet night at the theatre, or are bothered by spontaneous lighting.

Also I can't remember having so much fun at a show! The music was amazing a... Read more Read less

Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Edgy

See it if You're looking for an off the wall story, and don't mind a slow start.

Don't see it if You're impatient or don't think satanism/curse words are funny.

Also I had so much fun at this show. The beginning was a little slow, and M... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Great acting, Epic, Great writing, Masterful

See it if you can handle somewhat slow pacing and hard-hitting plot, characters, and conflicts.

Don't see it if you want to see something light or have no knowledge of Russian history.

Also Svetlyachki was easily one of my favorite shows at NYC Fringe. I left ... Read more Read less

Shear Madness
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Funny, Refreshing

See it if you want to be involved in the play, and love fourth-wall breaks.

Don't see it if you want to have a nice, calm time at the theater.

Great acting, Hilarious, Intense, Epic, Entertaining

See it if You're a fan of off the wall acting by the incredible Alex Brightman, love seeing talented child actors, and have rock and roll in your soul

Don't see it if You're more of a classic Broadway viewer, and want a much slower paced journey and subtle acting.