Dani Ellie

Huntington | 25-34 | Female
About:  She can't act, she can't sing, she can't dance. A triple threat.
Reviews (26)
90
During previews
Great dancing, Dizzying, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you're a fan of the original film, you enjoy dazzling scenery and costumes, you want to see Danny Burstein in a spectacular performance

Don't see it if you hate pop music, you're unfamiliar with the original property

Also Trying to be spoiler free, but be aware.......... One character briefl... Read more Read less

87
Burn This
Midtown W
Great acting, Intense, Romantic

See it if You're a fan of Adam Driver and Brandon Uranowitz - they are truly putting out great performances! Overall, the show leans in to the humor.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of straight plays, you don't enjoy period pieces (80s)

98
During previews
Must see, Dizzying, Intense, Refreshing, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy folk music with New Orleans vibes, gorgeous performances, jaw-dropping design, and a story that draws you completely in.

Don't see it if You’re looking for a traditional musical comedy.

Also I went in with high expectations and somehow they were still surpassed... Read more Read less

87
Riveting, Hilarious, Absorbing

See it if You’re a fan of Ethan Hawke. He shines! If you like Sam Shepard plays about family dynamics.

Don't see it if Loud noises bother you. There’s some great effects that swell during scene transitions, but it could bother some people.

84
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious

See it if You're a fan of the movie, but you're okay with a few changes. The book is hilarious! The score is fine, but not amazing. Dancing is great!

Don't see it if If you don't like poppy scores, if you want an exact carbon-copy of the movie.

70
Little Rock
East Village
Ambitious

See it if You have an interest in history, you can look past a weak script and appreciate the actors giving it their all.

Don't see it if You want creative staging or an engaging script, or if stark depictions of racism are difficult for you to watch.

Also The poor man playing Dr. King had his moustache nearly fall off. As it... Read more Read less

87
During previews
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Hilarious

See it if You're looking for a fun night out, a lot of laughs, and a cute little story! Everyone onstage is giving 100% to make you smile!

Don't see it if You have no sense of humor, you're extremely tied to pure Shakespeare, rhyming annoys you.

Also I was pleasantly surprised at how enjoyable an evening this was! The s... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Masterful

See it if you grew up with the books, you love theatrical magic and staging, you are ready to get lost in a new world!

Don't see it if you are unfamiliar with the basics of the original series. Might be a little dark and scary for small children.

55
Rocktopia
Midtown W
Cliched, Slow

See it if You are a fan of classic rock and have watched The Voice. If you're young and just discovering some of these songs for the first time.

Don't see it if You're a purist when it comes to your rock, or you're expecting a "Broadway Play"- this is a concert. Also, if you're distracted by visuals.

Also The performances and music was fine, but fairly as expected. Yes, they... Read more Read less

86
Absorbing, Funny, Dizzying, Clever, Hilarious

See it if You are interested in Shakespeare. Even if you're no scholar, there's plenty to laugh at here! The kids in the audience had a lot of fun!

Don't see it if You hate goofs, puns, and parody, you're a purist, or you expected something serious.

65
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow

See it if you want to see some famous people, you hate musicals, you like House of Cards

Don't see it if you want a break from the news cycle, you don't like politics

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if You're familiar with sponegbob, you love set and costume design, you are ready to laugh

Don't see it if you are unfamiliar with the source material, you don't like kids

86
Dated, Great staging, Must see

See it if You can only see one Broadway show ever.

Don't see it if You've already seen it.

96
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Riveting, Absorbing

See it if You’re interested in history, you love a great absorbing story with fascinating characters

Don't see it if You’re looking for a simple story. There’s many intersecting plots here, that are all brought together in the end masterfully.

86
During previews
Entertaining, Quirky, Funny

See it if You're already a fan of the original film, you want to see some gorgeous puppetry, projections, and scene design, + you're looking to laugh!

Don't see it if If you're sensitive to bright lights, if you're looking for catchy songs, if you don't like low-brow humor.

92
During previews
Dizzying, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if You’re not precious about your old school musicals, like new experiences, and want to hear great singing and INCREDIBLE orchestrations!

Don't see it if You don’t like changes to old classics, you don’t like country music, you want a dark theater, you hate chili and cornbread.

Also SPLASH ZONE: we sat in the first row behind the picnic tables. During ... Read more Read less

92
Absorbing, Intelligent, Resonant, Riveting

See it if You read the book in high school, but aren’t particularly tied to the text. You’re interested in how we work through our memories.

Don't see it if You can’t get over adults playing children. You want a word for word copy of the book.

75
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Entertaining, Raunchy, Quirky

See it if you're familiar with Macbeth, you like to drink, you're looking for something different to do with friends.

Don't see it if If you're a Shakespeare purist, if you don't like jokes about drinking, if you're looking to bring children.

Also I saw this with my friends as part of a birthday celebration, and it's... Read more Read less

83
Confusing, Great singing, Romantic, Great dancing

See it if You're a fan of Renee Fleming and the other amazing singers in the cast, if you haven't seen Carousel before, if you love impressive dancing

Don't see it if You're a Carousel lover, or you aren't a fan of very, very grey characters.

Also As a huge fan of Carousel, I was very excited to see this! I saw it wi... Read more Read less

96
Absorbing, Ambitious, Riveting, Refreshing, Must see

See it if You enjoy catchy music, beautiful scenic and lighting design, and some truly incredible performances. You want to be immersed in the show.

Don't see it if You hate musicals without an intermission.

87
During previews
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Romantic, Profound

See it if You're interested in how others experience the world, and questions of identity. You're a fan of Lauren Ridloff and Joshua Jackson.

Don't see it if Supertitles distract you from the action, you're annoyed by one character doing most of the talking, you don't like plays.

96
During previews
Absorbing, Delightful, Resonant, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if you want lovingly crafted and impressive set pieces, moving and emotional performances, witty dialogue, and are a fan of classic musicals!

Don't see it if you don't like Shaw or golden age musicals.

77
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Romantic, Delightful

See it if You loved the movie, you enjoy large production numbers, you have children, and you like a bit of theatrical magic!

Don't see it if You are tied to the animal characters - Iago is human, the monkey Abu is replaced by Aladdin's 3 friends.

82
Stomp
East Village
Absorbing, Riveting, Masterful

See it if You appreciate musicians, you want to see regular objects in a different light, you need something family-friendly

Don't see it if you're looking for a story

95
Ambitious, Clever, Great staging

See it if you're okay with audience interaction, you're okay with characters narrating their own actions, you like fun

Don't see it if you were hoping for a traditional Broadway musical, you're sensitive to strobe lights

80
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Exquisite, Romantic

See it if You like beautiful dancing

Don't see it if You like the personalities of Anya and Dimitri from the cartoon - they've lost something in translation