Curtis

San Diego | 35-49 | Male
About:  I am a huge fan of theatre. It doesn't matter if it's a musical or a play, I love it. A former stage actor, back in the day through High School and summer stock. I've never lost the thrill of the theater. We are lucky out here in San Diego. We have the Old Globe Theater and the La Jolla Playhouse, w... Read more Read less
Reviews (23)
64
American Psycho
Midtown W
Edgy, Great singing, Intense

See it if You love the 80's. The fashions, the music.

Don't see it if You like shows that are as disjointed as Bateman's victims. "Oh, Sri Lanka"? Really? Songs don't fit cohesively in this show.

Also It's an embarrassment as a show. Almost as bad as the original and rev... Read more Read less

67
Into The Woods
Midtown W
Dated, Overrated, Quirky

See it if You like stripped down versions of classic musicals.

Don't see it if You saw the original production. I saw it with Bernadette Peters as the Witch. The original production was EVERYTHING!

94
Romantic, Must see, Intelligent, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You love theater darling Kelli O'Hara. I don't care for her normally, but she was very good in this production.

Don't see it if You are intolerant of inter-racial relationships. You don't like Rodgers or Hammerstein.

91
Fences (Broadway)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Riveting, Must see, Intense

See it if You love Viola Davis and Denzel Washington as much as I do. They are fantastic in their roles.

Don't see it if You don't like shows that deal with infidelity, race-relations and yelling.

92
Absorbing, Profound, Resonant

See it if You want a unique musical theater experience. A musical about the struggle with bi-polar disorder. Alice Ripley was incredible in the role.

Don't see it if You can't handle mental illness.

89
Clever, Edgy, Intense, Must see

See it if You want a unique Sweeney Todd experience. Meat pies and mash before the show, and a unique version of the iconic show.

Don't see it if You don't like the actual theater experience. You sit on benches to watch the production. No bells and whistles here.

92
During previews
Must see, Profound, Resonant

See it if You're into a gay-themed coming of age story. Mercedes Reuhl is AMAZING in the role of Ma Beckhoff.

Don't see it if You're homophobic.

32
Disappointing, Banal, Excruciating

See it if There's nothing I enjoyed about this show.

Don't see it if You're expecting it to be good. Lloyd Weber has lost his magical touch. It's trite and a boring show.

Also I left a quarter of the way through Act 2. I couldnt take it anymore.

34
Cats
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing

See it if You're a die-hard Lloyd Webber fan and loved the original turn on Broadway.

Don't see it if It's still SO INCREDIBLY boring. It's a shame you have to sit through the entire musical to hear Leona Lewis sing "Memory."

55
War Paint
Midtown W
Banal, Slow, Disappointing

See it if You absolutely LOVE Patti LuPone, which I do not.

Don't see it if You're expecting fun and exciting theater.

81
Charm
West Village
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Confusing, Clever

See it if You are into gender-equality and support transgender rights, arts and theatre.

Don't see it if You are expecting Tony Award winning performances.

Also The ending of the play was disappointing. It builds you up to a climax... Read more Read less

96
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Epic, Profound

See it if You enjoyed 1776, and other historical musicals.

Don't see it if You are expecting a light hearted show. Kids may find it tedious

94
The Elephant Man
Midtown W
Great acting, Must see, Profound

See it if You like Bradley Cooper, making his Broadway debut and a real star turn!

Don't see it if You don't like or know the story.

69
Cabaret (Broadway)
Midtown W
Dated, Entertaining, Overrated

See it if You like Kander and Ebb, or celebrities on stage. It had a good run. I don't need to see another incarnation.

Don't see it if You don't understand German.

92
Absorbing, Resonant, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if Helen Bechdel was my High School English teacher. We heard the stories about Bruce and Allison. It was surreal seeing their lives play on st

Don't see it if You don't like heavy adult themes that make you think.

6
Rent
Midtown W
Banal, Confusing, Disappointing, Insipid, Slow

See it if You like stories of struggles and repetitive themes.

Don't see it if The first ever musical I walked out of. I gave it to Intermission and I just couldn't watch anymore. It is the worst show I ever saw.

28
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Banal, Overrated

See it if You like shows who move from Broadway to Off-Broadway

Don't see it if Puppets? Raunchy puppets? It'sa dumb premise and I hated this show!

92
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Intelligent, Intense

See it if You want a truly wonderful evening of theatre. This revival is just as wonderful as the original production.

Don't see it if You are not into musicals that deal with love, loss and war.

100
Resonant, Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You want a musical about a real-life experience. I absolutely LOVED it!

Don't see it if You are offended by foul language.

54
Intense, Disappointing, Resonant

See it if You loved the book, and the Gene Wilder film.

Don't see it if You want to be disappointed. Ripping Veruca apart on stage? Really? The sets are corny. The acting is subpar. Surprised it isn't closing.

Also I REALLY wanted to LOVE it. It's my favorite children's book, and alwa... Read more Read less

98
Epic, Funny, Must see

See it if you love Bette Midler and David Hyde-Pierce. Both are fantastic in their iconic roles. Is she great in it? You Bette she is!

Don't see it if Go see it. You'll love it!

86
Relevant, Resonant, Funny

See it if You are a fan of Michael Moore and his documentary films.

Don't see it if You're a rootin' tootin' Trump lovin' Republican!

100
Intelligent, Absorbing, Great acting, Intense

See it if you are in the mood to revisit this classic, wonderful musical one more time.

Don't see it if you are expecting a light-hearted, whimsical musical.