Debbie M 9261

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Reviews (36)
90
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Funny, Great writing, Great singing, Refreshing, Raunchy

See it if You like to laugh, have a good sense of humor, enjoy puppets, raunchy humor and great songs

Don't see it if You’re offended easily

Also An absolute delight!!

76
Slow, Intense

See it if You want to see what the hype is about. I feel I’m one of the rare few who didn’t like the show.

Don't see it if You like a happy musical

Also Felt a little raw, songs weren’t catchy, storyline was a bit disappoin... Read more Read less

86
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if You enjoy a story of perseverance, humor, with great dancing and singing. A story with heart and a message

Don't see it if Can’t think of a reason not to see it.

82
The Producers
Queens
Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Clever

See it if You enjoy comedy, great music and great acting

Don't see it if You enjoy stories that revolve around strong female leads

78
Great acting, Great singing, Funny, Slow, Delightful

See it if You enjoy stories centered around women, great singing, period costumes, happy stories

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy stories around the early 1900s, pioneers, first half is great, second half is a bit slow and too long

84
Beyond Babel
West Village
Refreshing, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy contemporary and hip hop dancing, inventive choreography, an intimate venue, and talented dancers.

Don't see it if you like a strong storyline, structure, and dialogue. The performance has very few words.

93
Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing, Delightful

See it if Want a funny musical with great staging, Acting and singing. Fan of Jonathan Groff, Christian , or puppetry.

Don't see it if You don’t like the musical. There’s nothing much not to like. It’s short (2 hours) with a good mix of singing and speaking.

Also Loved the ronettes! Christian Borle steals the show! Jonathan Groff an... Read more Read less

78
Cute, whimsical

See it if Enjoy adaptations of “Little Women”, family-friendly, interactive, sweet, interesting staging. Marmee and Meg were excellent. Jo was great!

Don't see it if Dislike small, independent productions. Like to be anonymous in the back (audience is small and the actors make eye contact).

Also Show felt a tad long (but was adapted well). Use the restroom beforeha... Read more Read less

65
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow

See it if You like stories set in Ireland, about the IRA. Good acting

Don't see it if You have trouble understanding Irish accents. Story was slow. The last 5 minutes really picked up.

85
Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if You love Carole King’s music and are interested in the story of her life. Like du-wop and 70s music.

Don't see it if You hate her music. You want a stronger plot.

95
Must see, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if Love a high energy musical with beautiful sets, designs, and performances. It is a feast for the eyes. Non-stop entertainment and fun.

Don't see it if expect serious plot, play with substance, dont like pop culture and mainstream music. It's quite campy and silly.

82
Slow, Entertaining, Delightful, Funny

See it if Love Golden Girls, slapstick, immersive/audience participation, guys in drag, light hearted comedy

Don't see it if Guys in drag bothers you, don’t like Golden Girls

75
Slow, Great staging, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You like opera or similar type of music, musicals with strong songs, a good story

Don't see it if Slow paced musicals, serious pieces

91
Riveting, Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy beautiful set design, great stage direction, catchy songs, a good story

Don't see it if No cons. A must-see show. Family friendly

91
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Must see, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like history, you like rap, fan of Lin Manuel Miranda, like non traditional musicals

Don't see it if You don’t like rap, you hate musicals where everything is sung (nothing is spoken), history bores you

48
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Insipid, Great staging, Disappointing

See it if You’re a fan of theater tech, puppetry

Don't see it if You require your musicals to have a great plot, great acting, and great music. This doesn’t deliver on any of those

88
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Delightful

See it if You like to laugh, you enjoyed the movie, want a great story

Don't see it if You’re expecting it to be close to the movie, expecting great music (1-2 great songs, rest are just ok)

98
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy female heroines, dancing, singing and great acting. The musical score is unforgettable, the story is sweet.

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals. There’s a lot of singing and some dancing.

83
Different, Romantic, Delightful

See it if You’re a fan of Lin Manuel, stories set in ethnic neighborhoods, good music, romance, and hip hop

Don't see it if Characters are a bit cliche and overacted.

85
Hairspray
Midtown W
Fluffy, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You enjoy catchy songs, great costumes, set and staging, color and vibrance

Don't see it if The story is good but a bit dated and can be a bit fluffy if you’re looking for a deeper plot or more substance

93
Refreshing, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if You enjoy a lighthearted laugh and a good time. The story is fun, cute, and delightful

Don't see it if Can’t think of a reason not to see it. If you enjoy heavy and serious stories, then this isn’t for you

69
Slow, Quirky, Overrated, Funny

See it if You enjoy a funny, non traditional and quirky show

Don't see it if You enjoy big musical productions that are conventional with a strong storyline

94
Rent
Midtown W
Profound, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy a good soundtrack, great acting and singing, a compelling story, life in New York.

Don't see it if homosexuality and the AIDS crisis bother you or are too heavy for you

100
Masterful, Exquisite, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy performance, music, storytelling, and dance. It's hypnotic, immersive, and beautiful.

Don't see it if Can't think of any reason. There's a bit of politicaI preaching in there but I loved it. May not be for conservatives.

Also Even if you're not a Talking Heads fan, you'll like it. I only knew 2 ... Read more Read less

80
Quirky, Entertaining

See it if Interested in non-traditional shows, Japanese language, culture, & storytelling, and the art of Rakugo.

Don't see it if Don’t enjoy slapstick, storytelling, one man shows, audience participation.

Also Show is family friendly. Pretty interesting concept.

91
Nutcracker Rouge
Brooklyn
Great singing, Great staging, Masterful, Raunchy, Intense

See it if Enjoy sexy, unorthodox, interesting, and thrilling performances! Cabaret, aerial, burlesque, and various acts. Funny, intense, provocative!

Don't see it if uncomfortable around nudity, sexiness, gay themes, dark mood lighting, non-traditional shows.

46
Banal, Disappointing, Slow, Excruciating

See it if you enjoyed the movie and tickets are cheap

Don't see it if value your time. slow-paced, boring dialogue & music, dislikable female Lead character.

85
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Funny

See it if You love magic. The first act is okay but the second act is unbelievable

Don't see it if You have problems with flashes (of light)

89
Stomp
East Village
Must see, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You like props, non conventional entertainment, ensemble pieces

Don't see it if Need a strong story, don’t like stomping

87
Queen of Hearts
Brooklyn
Edgy, Delightful, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy burlesque, singing, dancing, aerial/circus acts, sexy, provocative, fun, off the beaten path, LGBTQ friendly

Don't see it if You’re conservative, skin/half nudity makes you comfortable, religious, a prude

91
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Refreshing, Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Great acting

See it if enjoy music from the four seasons, doo woo, old school music, good story, great acting

Don't see it if Don’t like older music from the past, otherwise it’s really good

78
For a previous production
Great acting, Slow

See it if Fan of Harry Potter, enjoy magic, you have kids/family friendly, enjoy great acting

Don't see it if You don’t like long shows (2 nights of shows), aren’t familiar with Harry Potter (better to read the books or watch the movies)

85
Blue Man Group
East Village
Great staging, Funny, Clever

See it if You like off the beaten path shows, have a sense of humor, enjoy slapstick

Don't see it if You like serious shows

94
Great writing, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You enjoy provocative humor, not offended easily, love to laugh, enjoy good music, fan of Trey Parker and Matt Stone, enjoy great acting

Don't see it if You get offended easily, are Mormon, very religious, don’t like curse words or sexual remarks

72
Indulgent, Funny, Great staging

See it if You like Alex brightman

Don't see it if You don’t like comedies or expecting great music

95
Must see, Great singing, Funny, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if Really great show with heart, soul, and humor. The soundtrack/songs are catchy and moving. The acting is good. It’s not too campy or cheesy.

Don't see it if If you like musicals, not much to hate here. Great show for all ages, inspiring message