DrPangloss

New York City | 25-34 | Male
About:  First Broadway show: The Goodbye Girl, 1994 ... Read more Read less
Reviews (13)
95
SCUM
Midtown W
Ambitious, Edgy, Intense, Thought-provoking, Riveting

See it if you want to be among the first to see a new play by an exciting playwright who challenges our expectations.

Don't see it if you have a weak stomach

Also If I could, I'd go back to have the shit scared out of me by Sarah She... Read more Read less

95
Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy complex explorations of race through history.

Don't see it if discussions of race make you uncomfortable.

91
Dark Vanilla Jungle
Lower E Side
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Great writing, Intense

See it if you love dark, intense stories that take you on a roller coaster of emotions with the character.

Don't see it if you are easily worked up or triggered by difficult subject matter. This one could bring up a lot of bad feelings.

90
During previews
Refreshing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if You like classic dramas that resonates with modern themes.

Don't see it if You prefer comedies or musicals with happy endings.

95
Matilda
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Dizzying

See it if You wish to feel like a child again. This show will leave you with a renewed sense of awe and wonder.

Don't see it if You don't like big, loud, fast-paced musicals. Or you don't like kids.

Also Matilda offers thrills, laughs, and great heart from beginning to end.... Read more Read less

77
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Dizzying, Romantic, Quirky

See it if You love great big Broadway musicals.

Don't see it if You prefer more intimate pieces.

Also Wicked is a long runner for a reason. It delivers a slam-bang product ... Read more Read less

90
Ambitious, Delightful, Intense

See it if You love classic musicals rich with warmth and humanity. This old favorite show feels new in this stunning production.

Don't see it if You prefer pop or rock scores with big special effects.

Also Bartlett Sher has a knack for finding the humanity that speaks to cont... Read more Read less

85
Clever, Ambitious, Great acting, Great singing, Riveting

See it if You love new and exciting interpretations of favorite classics and you like interacting with performers.

Don't see it if You prefer traditional staging or if you don't want performers interacting with you.

Also The staging and how the music was handled with just three instrumental... Read more Read less

95
For a previous production
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Dizzying, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You're a fan of Shakespeare, Westerns, or broad comedy.

Don't see it if You prefer very serious musicals

Also This was a smart, clever, and riotously funny show. It tugs at the hea... Read more Read less

85
Ambitious, Great acting, Great singing, Funny, Relevant

See it if you like pastiche of 50s and 60s music performed by an amazing cast.

Don't see it if you're looking for an analysis of feminism that digs too deep.

Also The cast and band are really what make this show. The story is fun, if... Read more Read less

100
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Funny, Resonant, Romantic

See it if you love simple, old-fashioned musicals that transport you and force you to use your imagination.

Don't see it if you prefer big production values or pop/rock scores.

Also There's a reason The Fantasticks is still the longest running musical ... Read more Read less

50
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent, Overrated, Quirky

See it if you like blatant jokes about musical theatre that don't require you to think very much.

Don't see it if you prefer comedy that makes you do a little of the work.

Also I like a good self-referential musical. Urinetown and Musical of Music... Read more Read less

85
Clever, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Hilarious

See it if You love in-your-face satire that makes you look at things in new ways.

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

Also I was worried that the show would just be loud and obnoxious and not a... Read more Read less