Donnamarie M 6315

Langhorne | 50-64 | Female
About:  Broadway fan. Sings show tunes in my sleep. Hamilton obsessed.
Reviews (15)
88
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Cliched, Enchanting, Funny

See it if You love a big, colorful, larger than life production - fabulous costumes, music, choreography, staging, singing.

Don't see it if You find the Disney formula cliche and desire a deeper story and more nuanced characters and acting.

75
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Fluffy, Great staging, Delightful, Indulgent

See it if you love a good fairy tale, fluffy and glittery, beautiful costumes and staging, and a sweet story

Don't see it if you're hoping for something more relevant or substantive, great acting or a haunting score

100
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing, Relevant

See it if You're longing for something that restores your faith in human goodness, that's both uproariously funny, poignant and joyfully inspiring.

Don't see it if you prefer fantasy stories, big names and Broadway spectacles over a real life story, an amazing ensemble cast and a masterfully staged show

83
War Paint
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You want to see 2 great Broadway Divas shine in interesting roles as powerful women of their time

Don't see it if It can be hard to discern all the lyrics in the songs which are belted - buy the cd ahead so you can simply enjoy the show

97
Epic, Entertaining, Masterful, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if You love Disney spectacle musicals - epic and enchanting, with a simple plot line that lets music, costumes and and staging be the star.

Don't see it if You prefer shows with greater depth, clever humor or great acting. This one is pure entertainment for all ages, on a grand scale.

80
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Slow, Resonant

See it if You like backstories to bands and the Four Seasons sound

Don't see it if You're looking for a more traditional musical and original score

88
Clever, Entertaining, Great writing, Resonant, Funny

See it if You're up for fun, with a message of tolerance and some catchy tunes.

Don't see it if Drag queens and a rock-inspired score are not your thing

100
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Must see, Great writing

See it if You love theater, because it brilliantly plays on shows from Shakespeare to Broadway. Plus, it's hilarious and pure entertainment.

Don't see it if You want something deep or edgy.

100
Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Must see, Relevant

See it if You want a relevant, moving story that also has all the wonderful aspects of a great musical - well acted, great music and staging, etc

Don't see it if You prefer something more fanciful and Disney-esque, or can't relate to a story so grounded in modern living.

100
For a previous production
Great writing, Great staging, Relevant, Must see, Refreshing

See it if You need an antidote to politics and the news, and want to laugh and be uplifted by goodness, community and humanity

Don't see it if You're looking for marquis stars, Broadway spectacle and over the top costumes, orchestration and belting

100
Absorbing, Clever, Great staging, Edgy, Great singing

See it if You love epic shows that are also edgy and fresh. The staging alone was worth the price of admission; pure entertainment

Don't see it if You're offended by raunchy characters and costumes who engage with the audience

78
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Quirky, Fluffy, Refreshing

See it if You love Sara Barreilles and enjoy a heartwarming story with a touch of pathos, a generous sprinkle of humor and a cup of sugar.

Don't see it if If your tastes run towards deeper emotions, epic musicals, a savvier book or classic Broadway.

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Must see, Epic

See it if You're a fan of epic musicals - great writing, acting, singing, dancing, staging, score - and love a riveting and relevant story line.

Don't see it if Other than the high cost for tickets, there is absolutely no reason to not see the musical that has reinvented musicals

85
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Masterful, Slow, Entertaining

See it if You want an original take on a backstory to the Wizard of Oz, a fabulously staged show and a great score

Don't see it if You dislike stories whose plots are somewhat hard to follow, or dislike female characters that are all fluff, like Glinda.

85
Enchanting, Exquisite, Delightful, Dated, Great staging

See it if Your in a nostalgic mood, and want to see beautiful, dreamy staging and dancing

Don't see it if You want something more modern and relevant