Asbury Park | 50-64 | Female
About:  I love the theater and go to see as many shows as possible. In the last few years, I have lost some enthusiasm for the new big formulaic musicals.
Reviews (15)
Delightful, Funny, Great singing

See it if you would enjoy a fast-moving, silly romp with a great cast. The production is lively and diverting and a lot of fun.

Don't see it if you don't like the music of the GoGos and are looking for something deep.

Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Funny, Enchanting

See it if you want to witness an incredible stage event. Breathtaking.

Don't see it if you only want to see happy people singing and dancing.

Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you plan to skip it because you have seen it before. Oddly it is more compelling and absorbing now and the new cast is sensational

Don't see it if you don't like big Broadway extravaganzas and prefer intimate, simple shows.

For a previous production
Enchanting, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if you want an unconventional story with a big heart, truly memorable music and ingenious staging.

Don't see it if you only like big revivals.

During previews
The Encounter
Midtown W
Ambitious, Enchanting, Great acting, Masterful, Thought-provoking

See it if one unbelievably talented actor can hold your attention with spellbinding and ground breaking audio tools and gripping story telling.

Don't see it if you prefer traditional productions.

The Judas Kiss
Great acting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if you like witty dialogue and stellar acting.

Don't see it if you know the story and not interested in a nuanced shading.

Absorbing, Great acting, Must see

See it if you want to see a bona fide star turn by Cynthia Erivo with a fine supporting cast in a simple but evocative staging.

Don't see it if you want a giant production with elaborate sets and effects.

Delightful, Great staging, Masterful

See it if Not just a remake of a classic movie...a stunning production with great performances.

Don't see it if You don't like Gershwin-era music and big productions.

Delightful, Great acting, Clever, Great writing, Masterful

See it if you want to see some of great Broadway actors in cameos doing what they do best. Denzel Washington brings just the right touch to the role.

Don't see it if you dislike older plays and can't deal with a 4 hour run focusing primarily on down and out characters.

Disco Pigs
Absorbing, Edgy, Ambitious, Great acting, Dizzying

See it if you like wildly imaginative fare and enjoy great performers with intense energy.

Don't see it if you want traditional language and structure with easy to follow storytelling. There is violence.

Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if you like seasoned veteran actors who are at the peak of their form in a laugh-out-loud series of surprising confrontations.

Don't see it if you expect an exact representation of what would have 20 years later, in language and tone.

During previews
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if you want to see something very different. You never know where it is heading and it stays strange all along without a clear resolution.

Don't see it if you want something fast-paced and easily fathomable.

Sense & Sensibility
West Village
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you want to have great fun. The show is very clever and the cast is splendid.

Don't see it if you are in a bad mood or want something ponderous.

Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you want everything a new show should be: interesting, unusual subject; remarkable writing, smart direction and outstanding performances

Don't see it if gay subject matter and themes of loss and repression disturb you

Bright Star
Midtown W
Entertaining, Original, Romantic

See it if you like a romantic tale with simple blue grass tunes and lyrics performed with great gusto by a terrific cast.

Don't see it if you want to see something edgy or Sondheim dark.