Ellen 7014

Borough of Queens | 50-64 | Female
About:  My first show was 1776, as a child with my parents. My most memorable Broadway moment was when I sat in the first row at Torch Song Trilogy, and Harvey Fierstein signed I Love You to me.. I have been a member of TDF, Audience Extras, Theatermania Gold, and Club Free Time. My favorite show is Les M... Read more Read less
Reviews (29)
90
During previews
Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like Meatloaf songs and other songs written by Jim Steinhem, like "Making Love (out of nothing at all). You like energy.

Don't see it if You don't like soft rock music and want something slow moving.

80
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Refreshing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You like cutesy shows that make you laugh and feel good.

Don't see it if You want something deep.

90
During previews
Vilna
Midtown W
Resonant, Masterful, Absorbing, Profound, Great acting

See it if You are interested in stories about heros, or the Holocaust and good writing.

Don't see it if You aren't into shows about the Holocaust.

91
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if The costumes were really colorful, and the choreography was entertaining. The music was enjoyable and the lyrics were clever.

Don't see it if You don't like light and entertaining.

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Must see

See it if You love or even like Carole King's music, or just a good biography.

Don't see it if You're not a musical kind of person.

94
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You like Neil Simon, you like to laugh, you're a Walter Matthau fan.

Don't see it if You don't like Neil Simon.

90
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You like Disney, beautiful costumes, beautiful sets

Don't see it if You're not a Disney show type of person

89
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if You like something deep, and can wait for a build up.

Don't see it if You like something that has a lot of quick action.

80
During previews
Stuffed
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if Have ever been on a diet, you like Lisa Lampanelli, and you like silly humor.

Don't see it if You have never been on a diet, you like something deep, you don't like silliness.

65
Entertaining, Disappointing, Quirky, Strange, Ambitious

See it if You like good acting, singing, and choreography.

Don't see it if You mind seeing a totally kooky far out story that is totally out there, and you ask yourself "Was the writer high when he wrote this?"

80
In Transit
Midtown W
Clever, Great singing, Refreshing, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if The a capella singing was well done. There were several different stories going on that were interesting.

Don't see it if You don't like a capella singing, and you don't like several stories going on at once.

100
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if You like edgy shows that are a little risqué and make fun of regular people for whom they really are. No holds barred.

Don't see it if If you don't want to acknowledge that people are racist, but able to make fun of it, but at the same time accepting all different people.

50
Matilda
Midtown W
Confusing, Excruciating, Entertaining, Disappointing, Insipid

See it if You love the movie, you love Roald Dahl, you can understand phony English accents.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals with children, you have a hearing problem ( because it's almost impossible to understand the fake English accents).

100
Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great staging

See it if You like a story that warms your heart, has operatic style Broadway music, excellent singing, historical fiction, great acting, timeless.

Don't see it if If you don't like a show that is almost all music, or if you like light entertainment. It makes you think, and has life lessons.

81
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You love animals, singing, romance. I saw it twice. I definitely liked it much better from the front of the orchestra than in the mezzanin

Don't see it if You don't like ethnic shows, and silly comedy. If you like shows that have a deeper meaning, it's not for you.

70
Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if If you like stories about historical characters, and about how poorly African Americans were treated in the past.

Don't see it if You want to see professional actors.

30
During previews
Overrated, Dizzying, Disappointing, Quirky, Confusing

See it if If you like anything that Nathan Lane does, even if it's bad, and if you know the original story.

Don't see it if You get confused easily by Shakespearean language.

78
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You like Agatha Christie stories.

Don't see it if You don't like Agatha Christie.

58
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Ambitious, Confusing, Disappointing, Funny, Intelligent

See it if You like Shakespeare.

Don't see it if You're not that good at figuring out confusing plots.

62
Trainspotting Live
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Edgy, Intense

See it if You liked the movie, story about heroine addicts and don't mind the possibility of getting fake feces colored water splashed on you.

Don't see it if You like light fluff. Very intense.

70
For a previous production
Clever, Confusing, Dizzying

See it if You like slapstick, you are good at following things that happen quickly, and you like something light.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of silliness

79
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You like to hear entertainig stories about immigrants, and like one man shows.

Don't see it if You like a lot of action, and will be bored by seeing only 1 actor.

85
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if The actor who played the lead drag queen was excellent. Funny, good acting, great singer. The costumes were beautiful.

Don't see it if You don't like shows with drag queens and you like something deeper.

80
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if You like Jeanine Garofalo and Lili Taylor. The other actress was funny. You like a story about dysfunctional families. Who doesn't?

Don't see it if You need something fast paced and not too deep.

85
Entertaining

See it if I loved hearing the Yiddish songs and the old time songs.

Don't see it if You don't like stories about immigrants.

87
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if I loved the scenery, music, and the acting. The chemistry between the main stars was very nice.

Don't see it if You didn't like the movie. You are short on patience. You don't like musicals.

100
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Masterful

See it if You love jazz style music, Bob Fosse, the movie, the story, great choreography.

Don't see it if You don't like jazz style music, not interested in dancing, and musicals, didn't like the movie, don't like the current cast.

84
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if The child actors were great. They sang wonderfully, and had great acting skills. The lead actor really got you to like him. A feel good show

Don't see it if You don't like silliness, and child actors, you don't like rock music. You like something more mature.

94
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see, Relevant

See it if If you like Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine, great choreography, and an inspirational story, Spanish style dancing.

Don't see it if You're not into the music of Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine, you don't like musicals, light comedy.