Emerald Isle

New York City | 50-64
About:  Teacher, artist, dancer, musician and lover off all the great white way has to offer.
Reviews (36)
86
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Masterful, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy masterful storytelling. Mike does a great job taking you on his journey of life.

Don't see it if You don’t like a show that is really a long comedic story.

81
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You want to bring your young kids to a fun, entertaining show. It will hold the little one’s attention. The bubble work is amazing.

Don't see it if You don’t like bubble art or don’t want to go to a show with kids in the audience.

85
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny

See it if You enjoy an absorbing drama infused with humor. The acting is incredible. The camera work is amazing.

Don't see it if You don’t like dramas or can’t handle a fast paced story.

81
Great singing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Quirky

See it if You want to have a fun night out-with a relevant topic.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy a silly production that discusses a serious topic

85
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great staging, Masterful

See it if You are looking for a traditional musical. The choreography was amazing and the stage sets were delightful. The performers were skilled.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy a more operatic vocal performance with ballet infused through most of the choreography.

80
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Funny

See it if You enjoy a silly fairytale type show set in the Elizabethan era. It’s a fun twist to a jukebox musical.

Don't see it if If you are looking for a profound storyline. Don’t see it if you don’t enjoy a silly story with 80’s music infused into it.

85
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You want to experience a touching story with beautiful music. This is a refreshing departure from your standard musical. Great acting.

Don't see it if You are expecting a traditional showy musical. Don’t see if you don’t enjoy music from the Middle East.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You want to see a truly masterful piece of theater. I enjoyed the juxtaposition of humor into this intense drama.

Don't see it if You don’t want to commit 7.5 hrs of viewing time or are looking for a lighthearted piece. This story has foul language and nudity.

86
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Great acting, Quirky

See it if You enjoy a silly production with great voices and on the mark cues. This was a fun night out that didn’t break the bank.

Don't see it if You are looking for a serious -big broadway type production.

90
Absorbing, Enchanting, Delightful, Great staging, Masterful

See it if You truly want to see a great, innovative piece of musical theatre. This show has an amazing score and is bigger than life-it will amaze you

Don't see it if You don’t want to deal with children. There will be a lot of children-all of whom seemingly started to cry during the opening scene.

85
Quirky, Intelligent, Clever, Absorbing, Fun

See it if you truly want to learn some interesting facts about alcohol while enjoying some spirits in an intimate, engaging atmosphere.

Don't see it if you don’t want to be schooled on alcohol facts. Don’t see it if you don’t enjoy some silly staging to make important points.

90
Clever, Great singing, Great acting, Profound, Relevant

See it if You want to hear great singing and see great acting on a relevant topic of today’s young adults.

Don't see it if You are looking for a lighthearted musical.

95
Absorbing, Great writing, Masterful, Must see, Profound

See it if You want to experience the most heart-warming story out of the most tragic event of our time.

Don't see it if You don’t want to be emotionally moved.

95
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Raunchy, Refreshing, Masterful, Intelligent, Hilarious

See it if You want to laugh all night and enjoy a cleverly done musical.

Don't see it if You can’t handle raunchy language and actions. Don’t see it with children-this is not a show for kids.

80
Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Great singing, Funny

See it if You like the craziness of Jerry Springer.

Don't see it if You can’t handle the macabre.

90
Hilarious, Must see, Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want to laugh all night and enjoy off-color humor.

Don't see it if If you are deeply religious and offend easily.

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Profound, Must see, Masterful, Intelligent, Epic

See it if You want to be completely entertained and captivated for the entire show. It is all that it is cracked up to be. This is a must see.

Don't see it if You are looking for mindless entertainment.

50
Cliched, Disappointing, Excruciating, Fluffy, Overrated

See it if You like Jimmy Buffet music and enjoy juke box musicals.

Don't see it if You aren’t into his music. Don’t see it if you get frustrated with a simple boy meets girl plot.

90
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You want to see a great, new musical that everyone can identify with that has a good message. I hope this moves on to broadway!

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

74
That Physics Show
Midtown W
Clever, Intelligent, Fun

See it if You enjoy physics. Great show for kids.

Don't see it if You don’t want to deal with kids in the audience and if you don’t enjoy science.

75
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great staging, Great writing, Indulgent

See it if You are intreguied by puppetry. The “monkey” is amazing. The singing and dancing was great, but didn’t match the period of the story.

Don't see it if If you can’t handle loud noises or can’t handle seeing the puppeteers manipulate the props.

82
Delightful, Edgy, Great writing, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy political satire.

Don't see it if If you are a trump supporter

81
During previews
Entertaining, Fluffy, Fun

See it if You want to see a fun musical. This is a silly show with some very funny songs. It had me smiling and laughing throughout the show.

Don't see it if If you are looking for a thought provoking story. I found the first half to be slow, but the second half was over the top engaging.

90
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great dancing

See it if You want to experience 90 minutes of great music. All the performers are top notch. The choreography was fun. Broadway caliber performance.

Don't see it if You are looking for a deep story line. Don’t see it if you don’t enjoy 90 minutes of songs without dialogue or an intermission.

84
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Enchanting

See it if You enjoy big, extravagant musicals. See it if you like the Aladdin story.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy musicals or the typical boy meets girl story.

80
During previews
MUMMENSCHANZ: you & me
Upper W Side
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Quirky, Fun

See it if you like an artful, unique production that uses objects in an unconventional way to tell a story with humor inserted.

Don't see it if you don’t like a production without words or music. Be prepared, as there are many children in the audience.

86
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You like a good biographical musical. Great music. Great story. Very engaging. Iconic composer.

Don't see it if You don’t like King’s music or if you don’t want to understand the struggles she went through to create.

82
Funny, Great writing, Quirky, Relevant, Fun

See it if You like relevant news subjects smartly presented in a musical styling. See it if you enjoy laughing at current events.

Don't see it if You don’t want to hear about current events. Don’t see it if you don’t enjoy puns or some cheesy jokes now and then.

100
Broadway Sip N' Paint
Upper W Side
Entertaining, Fun, Funny, Refreshing, Stress free

See it if You want to have a relaxing, fun night out to find your inner artist AND enjoy helpful instruction to create a great product.

Don't see it if There’s no reason to skip this fun event.

80
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy crime drama that infuses humor.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy crime drama. Don’t see it if you can’t handle tight seating.

90
Blank! The Musical
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Intelligent, Fun

See it if You want to be part of the creation of a musical. See it if you enjoy improv and want to have a fun night out.

Don't see it if You don’t like improv or small settings.

90
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Masterful, Great singing

See it if You enjoy a musical twist on classic Springsteen and want to understand the man behind the music.

Don't see it if You can’t handle hearing his classic songs reinvented and unplugged.

80
For a previous production
Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if You want to have a fun night out and enjoy slap-stick humor.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy slap-stick humor and don’t want to laugh all night.

85
Rocktopia
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Clever, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy classic rock mixed into classic music. The show is very smartly done.

Don't see it if You can’t handle a bit of opera or those cheesy slow walk offs after the performer finishes a song -much like a river dance dramatic exit.

80
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Quirky

See it if You have children with you. You’ll have a good time. No deep plot here, but a good couple hours of fun the kids will enjoy.

Don't see it if You don’t want to deal with droves of children and the problems that creates when parents allow their children to behave badly.

75
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Overrated, Relevant, Great dancing

See it if You love Donna Summer music

Don't see it if You’ve just seen Beautiful -same format/idea just about a different person and genre of music.