Curious George

New York City | 35-49 | Male
About:  Photographer and theater lover in NYC
Reviews (27)
60
So so, Not great music, Slow, Leslie kritzer is amazing, Disappointing

See it if you are a Leslie Kritzer fan (she is AMAZINGLY HILARIOUS), if you're OK with sitting through a so-so musical for a few great songs.

Don't see it if you want to see great theater, if you long for a great score or great storytelling.

81
Great singing, Slow, Great staging, Exquisite, Ambitious

See it if you love shows that fully create a world with beautiful storytelling, if you love shows that are a bit moody and whimsical.

Don't see it if you want something super commercial or upbeat, if you have a short attention span.

Also I really liked this show and wanted to love it. I think it's an amazin... Read more Read less

59
During previews
Disappointing, Great singing, Cliched, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if you love shows about teenagers and enjoy pop songs even if they don't really fit in the show.

Don't see it if you're obsessed with the movie and are hoping it will be as good; if you're looking for a well-constructed musical.

Also OK, so like, I'm totally obsessed with the movie Clueless. I've seen i... Read more Read less

69
Great singing, Ambitious, Resonant, Uneven

See it if you want some great performances in a show that's engaging and beautiful at times. If you can forgive some moments that don't quite work.

Don't see it if you're not forgiving of material that is uneven. If you're only interested in seeing something that's fully baked.

Also Nancy Anderson and Samia Mounts (two leads) were very strong in both s... Read more Read less

96
Indecent
Midtown W
Must see, Beautiful, Moving, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you want to be moved. If you love great acting and storytelling.

Don't see it if you don't want to see two women kissing or shows with Jewish themes. Don't see if you want something light and fluffy.

83
Innovative, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you want to see some innovative theater and innovative music-making. If you enjoy shows that are offbeat.

Don't see it if You want to be really moved, if you only enjoy conventional theater.

Also Wade McCollum's performance is outstanding!! The show has a very excit... Read more Read less

92
Great acting, Riveting, Masterful, Intelligent, Intense

See it if you want to see great acting across the board, if you're intrigued by family dramas and dynamics, if you want something exciting

Don't see it if you really don't like dramas, if you want something very splashy

Also I found Act One to be a bit slow and boring, however Act Two and Three... Read more Read less

65
War Paint
Midtown W
Great singing, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if you love Patti LuPone and/or Christine Ebersole. If you like stories where you'll learn something about history

Don't see it if you want to see a show with characters that are three-dimensional. If you're expecting Patti and Christine to have a lot of scenes together

79
For a previous production
Funny, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you think it's hilarious when shows go wrong! If you want a light evening at the theater with lots of laughs

Don't see it if you're looking for something deep or serious. if you don't like plays about plays

88
Shear Madness
Midtown W
Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Fluffy

See it if you enjoy comedy that can be a little silly but very masterfully performed, enjoy murder mysteries, like to laugh

Don't see it if you don't like interactive audience participation situations, you are looking for something that will deeply affect you

Also I didn't know what to expect and really enjoyed myself! Was fresh and ... Read more Read less

81
Falsettos
Midtown W
Great acting, Great singing, Resonant, Refreshing

See it if you love great acting & top notch musical theater performances. The cast was incredible, especially Stephanie J. Block and Brandon Uranowitz

Don't see it if you don't enjoy shows that are a little dated or shows about personal relationships and problems, you don't want to see same-sex kissing

Also I wasn't too familiar with this show, and while I absolutely loved the... Read more Read less

96
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Refreshing, Must see, Hilarious, Quirky, Funny

See it if you love to laugh, aren't easily offended, love musicals. It's super funny, clever, and still fresh.

Don't see it if you are easily offended or very conservative.

84
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you love musicals, you love to laugh.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals, don't enjoy jazz hands.

90
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Epic, Funny

See it if You like big Broadway musicals with wonderful singing, strong female characters. Funny and exciting.

Don't see it if You don't like splashy musicals or prefer more subtle story-telling.

78
Fun, Entertaining, Cliched, Great music, Great singing

See it if you love the music of The Temptations (and who doesn't?), if you don't mind storytelling that is a big cliched to get to all those numbers.

Don't see it if you want something truly profound or thought-provoking, if you don't like jukebox musicals.

98
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious

See it if you love musical comedy! The performances are hilarious, the songs are super fun, and if you're a softie like me, you'll also cry. So fun!!

Don't see it if you want something super moody or artsy that is going to change the state of theater. Don't see if you're homophobic.

30
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Cliched, Bad, Bad writing, Innovative, Subpar acting

See it if you want to see a really cool puppet.

Don't see it if you want to see an interesting story with three dimensional characters and/or great acting and writing.

Also Overall, I just thought the writing was so weak and kinda pointless. T... Read more Read less

98
Must see, Riveting, Great acting, Great staging, Thrilling

See it if you want to experience a very innovative, honest, thrilling theatrical experience that values honesty over spectacle.

Don't see it if you don't like getting spooked

78
Entertaining, Amazing kids, Fun

See it if You want to see some amazingly talented children light up the stage and steal the show! Super fun music at times, too.

Don't see it if you like theater that is thought-provoking or unexpected. (The show is a bit cliched and silly.) Don't see it if you want something deep.

90
Significant Other
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious, Resonant, Entertaining

See it if you want to see great acting of a contemporary play about young people

Don't see it if you're going to be annoyed by a single person whining about the fact that he can't find love

79
Amelie
Midtown W
Enchanting, Quirky, Refreshing, Clever

See it if you like whimsical musicals that are refreshing and light

Don't see it if you want to see vocal acrobatics or if you want something extremely moving

99
Moving, Romantic, Funny, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you like smart writing, are open to being touched, moved, and even changed by a show. If you like musicals and romantic comedies

Don't see it if you don't like musicals or are very jaded

74
Resonant, Great staging, Fine

See it if you like contemporary musicals that are very ensemble driven with actors playing multiple characters. If you appreciate interesting staging

Don't see it if you're looking to get absorbed into an individual person's story. Don't see it if you don't like Irish sounding music

Also The hype is very high for this show, and for me, it didn't live up to ... Read more Read less

99
Great acting, Great singing, Great writing, Must see, Emotional

See it if you want to see a fresh, engaging new musical with some of the best acting and singing possible.

Don't see it if you don't like contemporary/pop/rock music, don't like stories about young people and social media.

90
Riveting, Refreshing, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You like beautiful, honest, simple storytelling with incredible vocals! You like stories that will emotionally effect you.

Don't see it if You don't like stories that are sad at times. You don't like belting and riffing.

98
Sense & Sensibility
West Village
Refreshing, Riveting, Must see, Enchanting, Inventive

See it if you enjoy inventive theater that seems very collaborative by nature. True art, exciting, beautiful, (and I am generally bored by plays)

Don't see it if you hate theater or have no appreciation for imagination

99
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Masterful, Refreshing

See it if you love to laugh, don't mind off-color humor, love musicals. It's really a perfect musical, very original and hilarious with a message

Don't see it if you are easily offended