Emelia Ippolito

Staten Island | 65+ | Female
About:  Retired and has a great love of theater since childhood.
Reviews (113)
87
Great staging, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing
May 16th, 2022

See it if You enjoyed the music and you like the settings and you can handle the profanity.

Don't see it if You can’t handle profanity

Also I was surprised with the amount of profanity

83
The Funny Girls
Wimbledon
Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful
May 4th, 2022

See it if You love musicals and the story was just enchanting

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy musicals and a long musical.

86
Company (Broadway)
Midtown W
Edgy, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining
March 29th, 2022

See it if You love musicals and Patti La Pone

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals and relationship type plays

81
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Ambitious, Clever
March 13th, 2022

See it if You are comfortable with real people and gay life.

Don't see it if You like musicals and don’t like stories on gay life.

82
Entertaining, Great writing, Must see, Hilarious, Edgy
September 29th, 2019

See it if You like edgy monologues with adult themes

Don't see it if You don’t like graphic sexual language.

83
Clever, Great singing, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining
July 31st, 2019

See it if You have experience with internet dating. It’s light hearted and a fun night out.

Don't see it if The dating scene is not interesting for you and you prefer serious or musical shows.

Also I am 69 and had different life experiences so I definitely believe you... Read more Read less

93
Luzia
Queens
Great singing, Great staging, Masterful, Must see, Riveting
May 22nd, 2019

See it if You enjoy gymnastics and new kinds of feats. The digital water show is phonemonal.

Don't see it if You want a speaking show with a story. There are not very much singing in English.

81
Clever, Quirky, Funny, Refreshing, Great staging
May 5th, 2019

See it if You want a fun night out. It’s not like the movie.

Don't see it if You have children with you and do not like big productions

87
All My Sons
Midtown W
Masterful, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Exquisite
May 5th, 2019

See it if You like a good drama with great actors and staging

Don't see it if You don’t like dramas

87
Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Clever, Absorbing
May 5th, 2019

See it if You like mythical plays that deal with Orpheus andEurydice reimagined in an original way.

Don't see it if You prefer lite context

90
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Funny, Delightful, Clever, Entertaining
April 18th, 2019

See it if You like Bryan Cranston’s work and you like to see a play that is about current social times.

Don't see it if You want to see a play with more depth.

69
During previews
Ink
Midtown W
Great acting, Slow, Disappointing, Confusing
April 18th, 2019

See it if You like English plays their accents and humor.

Don't see it if You have a problem understanding British accents. I found it hard to understand and boring inplaces.

90
Great writing, Great singing, Hilarious, Masterful, Refreshing
March 27th, 2019

See it if You like progressive new plays with a great cast. Excellent singing and dancing. It’s a great family musical.

Don't see it if You want more serious material. This lends itself to the junior high school through college audience.

Also The seats were very small and the theater was very hot.

79
Enchanting, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see
March 26th, 2019

See it if You enjoyed Motown music and the dancing. It starts out a little slow and then it shifts into high gear.

Don't see it if If you don’t enjoy Motown and you would rather see a play with more depth.

81
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing
March 14th, 2019

See it if You enjoy Carrols work and you want to see some good actors who can sing. This is very much like Spring Awakening.

Don't see it if If you don’t like adaptations of Alice in Wonderland.

90
During previews
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Funny, Ambitious
March 10th, 2019

See it if You like musicals with an old flashioned flare that has been brought up to current day morals. Great singing and dancing with a great cast.

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

85
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Enchanting, Absorbing
March 8th, 2019

See it if You enjoy great acting, great theater and complicated families.

Don't see it if If you don’t enjoy plays with accents and the politics of Nothern Ireland.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great staging
July 24th, 2018

See it if You like good singing and dancing. It is a lot of funny and it tells a story.

Don't see it if If you don’t like musicals.

Also Every actor contributed their talents equally it was really excellent.

79
During previews
Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Overrated
July 22nd, 2018

See it if You like light fluffy plays

Don't see it if You want a play with substance

83
Before We're Gone
West Village
Great writing, Relevant, Delightful, Clever, Entertaining
July 22nd, 2018

See it if You like romantic modern plays

Don't see it if You like deep plays

85
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant
July 17th, 2018

See it if You enjoy see a modern play with modern issues that are facing families.

Don't see it if You want to see a drama that is fluffy.

90
Must see, Absorbing, Delightful, Exquisite
July 16th, 2018

See it if You were curious about the connection of the painting masters in the theater.

Don't see it if You have no interest in the understanding of the painting masters.

78
Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Entertaining, Funny
July 3rd, 2018

See it if You enjoy light dramas

Don't see it if You prefer musicals

79
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Entertaining, Refreshing, Hilarious, Funny, Delightful
July 3rd, 2018

See it if You like light comedy that’s fluffy in the old west

Don't see it if You want a deep drama with meaning.

90
Delightful, Enchanting, Masterful, Must see, Entertaining
June 25th, 2018

See it if You are interested in how any musical operates.

Don't see it if If you are not interested in the cost for costumes and the operations of a musical.

83
Intelligent, Relevant, Must see, Absorbing, Thought-provoking
June 25th, 2018

See it if You enjoy the history of the Theater industry including actors, producers and the Jewish community that supports the industry.

Don't see it if If you don’t want to follow the history of the Theater industry.

Also It was wonderful and enlightening.

87
Absorbing, Clever, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting
May 23rd, 2018

See it if You like Laurie Metcalf she is just terrific

Don't see it if You don’t want to deal with Alzheimer’s issues and you don’t like graphic sexual talk.

88
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging
May 17th, 2018

See it if You enjoy Spongebob or you don’t know if you do. You will love it either way when you leave.

Don't see it if If children’s comedies are not for you and you don’t like musicals.

77
Me and My Girl
Midtown W
Overrated, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Ambitious
May 13th, 2018

See it if You want a light musical comedy.

Don't see it if You don’t like musical comedies

89
During previews
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant
May 6th, 2018

See it if You want to understand the challenges of gay life with great actors and great writing.

Don't see it if You don’t like plays that are emotionally moving and homosexual.

Also It was much better than my expectations.

69
Disappointing, Dizzying, Overrated, Great singing, Entertaining
May 2nd, 2018

See it if You like Disney on Ice

Don't see it if You expect something different

Also The beginning was very slow moving and the second half picked up but n... Read more Read less

75
Great singing, Great staging, Disappointing, Slow, Cliched
April 30th, 2018

See it if You like Donna Summers music and The disco era.

Don't see it if You want a fast paced play with substance

Also The beginning was very slow and disappointing.

85
Absorbing, Must see, Entertaining, Masterful
April 28th, 2018

See it if you enjoy the historical beginnings of the theater and the meaning behind plays.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy when and how things began in the theater.

74
Absorbing, Entertaining, Profound, Clever, Great staging
April 28th, 2018

See it if You enjoy plays about family conflict.

Don't see it if If you don’t want to see depressing themes such as Willowbrook and adult group homes dealing with Down syndrome.

68
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Disappointing, Funny, Overrated, Great acting, Relevant
April 22nd, 2018

See it if You like dramatic comedies

Don't see it if You are tired of seeing shows about sexual harassment, racial prejudice and bad cops. This is what we see everyday on the news.

Also I want to be entertained and left feeling uplifted when I leave the th... Read more Read less

89
Broadway Sip N' Paint
Upper W Side
Entertaining, Funny, Must see, Hilarious, Delightful
April 20th, 2018

See it if You want a fun evening with old friends or new friends who love the theater like you.

Don't see it if You don’t like to try new fun things

83
Good for Otto
Midtown W
Absorbing, Masterful, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting
April 11th, 2018

See it if You like good drama with a modern subject and seasoned veterans.

Don't see it if If you don’t like plays about mental illness.

87
Absorbing, Clever, Intelligent, Masterful, Relevant
April 11th, 2018

See it if You have an interest in the theater with all its twists and turns and multi and bolts.

Don't see it if You don’t like the business side of show business.

75
My Brilliant Divorce
West Village
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant
April 3rd, 2018

See it if You like Melissa Gilbert and you have fond memories of House on the Prairie. She has great energy.

Don't see it if You don’t like one woman shows.

87
Hilarious, Great singing, Great acting, Great staging, Refreshing
March 31st, 2018

See it if You want to have fun and feel like you are at a party. A really good night especially if you enjoy Jimmy Buffet music.

Don't see it if You are looking for heavy drama or something very cerebral.

85
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Funny, Great writing, Intelligent
March 28th, 2018

See it if You love a good drama with strong characters who are emotionally charged.

Don't see it if You want something fluffy or musical.

49
During previews
Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing
March 26th, 2018

See it if If you like Lerner and Lowe’s score you will enjoy this play.

Don't see it if You like revivals you will be greatly disappointed, especially if you saw the original. Laureen Ambrose couldn’t sing.

91
During previews
Great singing, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Enchanting
March 26th, 2018

See it if If you want to see a great revival and enjoy Rodgers and Hammerstein.

Don't see it if You don’t like musical revivals

85
Enchanting, Funny, Great singing, Great acting, Great staging
March 25th, 2018

See it if You like a fine musical that has all the components you expect.

Don't see it if If you don’t like musicals and are looking for a serious play.

77
Party Face
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Great writing, Relevant
March 19th, 2018

See it if You like Haley Mills and enjoy female banter

Don't see it if If you don’t like dealing with mental illness

79
Delightful, Clever, Fluffy, Hilarious, Intelligent
March 12th, 2018

See it if You enjoy a comedic plays that is very light.

Don't see it if You are looking for a drama that is deep.

86
Entertaining, Enchanting, Funny, Great singing, Great acting
March 11th, 2018

See it if You enjoy great musicals with two fine actors and a wonderful evening on Broadway.

Don't see it if If you don’t like musicals because it might be too cutesy.

Also This is my third time seeing Hello Dolly, Bette Midler was my favorite... Read more Read less

71
The Loneliest Number
Lower E Side
Entertaining, Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing
March 8th, 2018

See it if You can deal with complex relationships and serious subjects.

Don't see it if You want a fun evening that is very upbeat.

80
Jericho
East Village
Great singing, Great acting, Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining
January 30th, 2018

See it if You enjoy plays that are entertaining and transport you to plays like Carousel and places like Coney Island.

Don't see it if You don’t want to see old revivals and musicals.

75
Clever, Great singing, Great staging, Refreshing, Romantic
January 16th, 2018

See it if You enjoy romantic plays with great singing and staging.

Don't see it if You don’t like plays that are original and off the mainstream.