Eileen OB

New York City | Female
About:  I am fortunate to live in Manhattan and to get to see 20+ shows a year (even if I forget to Show-Score them all!)
Reviews (46)
80
During previews
West Side Story
Midtown W
Great dancing, Great staging, Relevant

See it if You love beautiful music and amazing choreography and dancing.

Don't see it if The constant use of simultaneous video would distract or annoy you.

75
Betrayal
Midtown W
Intense, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like smart writing, staging and acting

Don't see it if You are in the midst of an affair

55
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Overrated, Banal, Disappointing

See it if You want to see Santino’s Tony winning performance and you want a light, funny show

Don't see it if You want something original! Was very disappointed in the music

90
Relevant, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You want to see show stealing numbers from the amazing Amber Grey and Andre De Shields and another creative production from Rachel Chavkin.

Don't see it if If you want chemistry from the romantic leads or traditional musical.

80
All My Sons
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if If you love Arthur Miller’s messy, tragic and always thought provoking plays along with powerful performances by the three leads.

Don't see it if Someone you love has died recently

86
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want to a clever enjoyable musical

Don't see it if Don’t remember The Wizard of Oz

80
Entertaining, Great singing

See it if Classic show beautifully sung and danced!

Don't see it if You don’t like a little Shakespeare mixed with your singing and dancing

76
Entertaining, Relevant, Delightful

See it if you support equality for all and want to be entertained. Cast is excellent.

Don't see it if You are homophobic

67
Entertaining, Relevant, Funny

See it if You couldn't get a ticket to the superior Dear Evan Hansen

Don't see it if You don't remember adolescence.

71
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Great singing, Entertaining

See it if Enjoyable musical with wonderful costumes and great singing by the lead actress.

Don't see it if If you want your history accurate.

65
Disappointing

See it if You LOVE Sondheim.

Don't see it if You aren't a Sondheim fan

90
During previews
Absorbing, Funny, Intelligent

See it if Takes a tough subject and makes it entertaining yet powerful.

Don't see it if If you are a racist.

90
Ambitious, Hilarious, Intelligent, Must see, Profound

See it if You want to laugh as well as think about religions conviction

Don't see it if Are offended by sex or people making fun of religion

88
Absorbing, Clever, Intense, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if You appreciate amazing performance

Don't see it if Aren’t interested in a story about gay men

69
Clever, Quirky, Overrated, Entertaining

See it if If you have kids or live the tv show

Don't see it if You don’t like kids or cute

77
Clever, Entertaining, Relevant

See it if You love the movie and want fetch to happen

Don't see it if You were never a teenage girl

97
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Must see, Profound

See it if You have the soundtrack memorized

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals

83
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if You want to see brilliant choreography

Don't see it if If you didn’t love the movie

72
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if You want a fun evening

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with puppet sex

91
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if You enjoy old school musicals and to see BETTE!

Don't see it if If you are looking for something modern

92
Delightful, Great acting, Relevant, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You like classic Broadway with amazing songs. They skillfully ensure the storyline is relevant to today

Don't see it if You aren’t a fan of old-school musicals

77
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if If you liked Mamma Mia you will enjoy this charming, fun show with a message of inclusiveness featuring a transgender actress, Peppermint.

Don't see it if You are looking for serious drama

78
Falsettos
Midtown W
Entertaining, Dated, Great acting

See it if you like Christian Borle or Andrew Rannells

Don't see it if AIDS story line would be too intense

73
Amazing dancing, Great music, Entertaining

See it if The music and dancing carry this jukebox musical. Fun and entertaining.

Don't see it if You want something edgy or original

70
Scotland, PA
Midtown W
Great singing, Slow, Clever

See it if You are interested in a fun musical (!) retelling of the iconic play.

Don't see it if You want something compelling or riveting

92
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if For a frenzy of fabulous dancing, singing, and sighing over love!! Plus confetti...

Don't see it if You are looking for something subtle or with original music (it’s a unique take on a juke box musical)

90
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Funny, Original

See it if You want to spend 100 minutes laughing, crying, being surprised and infuriated

Don't see it if You would be triggered by descriptions of domestic violence. Or are Republican.

69
Ambitious, Great acting, Quirky

See it if You are a fan of Taylor Mac's unique perspective.

Don't see it if You would be offended by toilet humor and/or a chorus line of (prosthetic) penises

82
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Unique

See it if Want a different and immerse experience

Don't see it if Would be bothered by wearing a mask

78
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Great staging, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if If you are a fan of great acting & interesting staging

Don't see it if If you are looking for a traditional production

91
Unique, Great staging, Must see

See it if you enjoy seeing unique experiences - the costumes are amazing

Don't see it if If you don't like the music

77
Entertaining, Funny

See it if You love Cher and Bob Mackie's amazing costumes. Stephanie J. Block truly inhabited Cher!

Don't see it if you don't enjoy fun jukebox musicals.

77
Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are a fan of Sam Shepard and great acting. Ethan Hawke is excellent.

Don't see it if You want a play with lots of action.

80
Absorbing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if Extremely relevant yet entertaining.

Don't see it if If you aren't into current affairs.

75
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining

See it if You want an interesting well done show

Don't see it if Are offended by adultry

75
Skintight
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You like to think and are open to men in leather

Don't see it if You are homophobic

82
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Great singing, Relevant

See it if Like interesting music and thought provoking shows

Don't see it if Want a classic musical

73
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You enjoyed the movie and want to be amazed by talented kids

Don't see it if Don’t like kids

78
Delightful, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if Are open minded and want a great fun show

Don't see it if You are homophobic

89
Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You love GREASE and want a fun evening of singing your heart out!

Don't see it if You aren’t willing to sing in front of others

77
Absorbing, Entertaining, Resonant

See it if You like well done jukebox musicals

Don't see it if You want something unique or modern

69
Great singing, Disappointing

See it if You want to see an excellently staged and sung production of a mediocre show and you’ve seen all of the great musicals currently on Broadway

Don't see it if You like happy endings

97
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if Beautifully handles the tough theme of 9/11

Don't see it if You are looking for light entertainment

79
Great singing, Great acting, Great staging, Dated

See it if You want to see a classic show with beautiful dancing and timeless music

Don't see it if You expect them to have updated the horrible domestic abuse storyline

90
Great singing, Riveting

See it if You want to be moved and inspired

Don't see it if You don't like musicals

94
Great acting, Must see, Relevant, Great singing

See it if To catch Ben Platt's performance - my Tony pick this year

Don't see it if If teen suicide would upset you