emilyannemcg

New York City | 25-34 | Female
About:  entertainment publicist and lover of theatre. i rep broadway shows and broader entertainment clients. living the dream
Reviews (63)
60
The Children
Midtown W
Banal, Confusing, Intelligent, Quirky, Slow

See it if You like straight plays with moral questions

Don't see it if You enjoy a fast paced evening at the theatre and/or musicals.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Must see, Perfectly preserved, Enchanting

See it if you love big, spalshy musicals, and/or Bette Midler

Don't see it if you prefer plays, contemporary musicals, or you have no heart.

75
The Humans
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like contemporary plays that make you feel a bit uncomfortable

Don't see it if you prefer happy go lucky plays or musicals

85
The Crucible
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Masterful

See it if you love classic plays with a fresh perspective and seeing something new in something old

Don't see it if you prefer new plays or musicals

40
The Effect
West Village
Banal, Confusing, Excruciating, Indulgent, Slow

See it if you like plays that are confusing and self-important

Don't see it if you want to see something that affects you

85
Eclipsed
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Intense, Riveting

See it if you love intense stories and incredible acting

Don't see it if you prefer lighter fare

25
Smokefall
West Village
Banal, Confusing, Indulgent, Excruciating, Slow

See it if you like absurd plays with disjointed scenes

Don't see it if you prefer your absurdism to include songs and dancing like i do...

95
Entertaining, Dizzying, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful

See it if you love out of the box theatre, rock music, and talented people.

Don't see it if your preferences are plays or classic musicals

85
Hairspray
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Fluffy, Relevant, Quirky

See it if you enjoy peppy musicals that include a message

Don't see it if you prefer epic musicals or plays

85
Follies
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful, Resonant

See it if you're a fan of sondheim and thoughtful theatre

Don't see it if you prefer comedies or plays

50
If/Then
Midtown W
Ambitious, Confusing, Excruciating, Indulgent, Slow

See it if you love idina menzel and story doesn't matter to you

Don't see it if you care about plot and clarity in a show's book

50
During previews
I And You
Midtown E
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent, Slow

See it if You like two person plays that feel like college productions

Don't see it if You prefer musicals or plays with driving actions

75
A Delicate Balance
Midtown W
Dated, Great acting, Dizzying, Intense, Indulgent

See it if you're a fan of albee, drama, and great actors

Don't see it if you prefer light, fluffy entertainment or to leave the theatre on a high

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Dizzying, Intense, Riveting

See it if you love dramatic, high stakes plays

Don't see it if musical's are your thing

100
Exquisite, Great acting, Masterful, Must see, Profound

See it if you want a moving evening at the theatre with genius acting from cynthia erivo and daniele brooks, or are a fan of jennifer hudson's voice

Don't see it if you have no heart. seriously, i cannot tell you the last time that i have been moved at the theatre in such a profound way. GO SEE IT!

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Masterful, Refreshing, Fun!

See it if you love seeing children (and man-children) play some killer music and grow in the process.

Don't see it if you prefer tsraight plays or are not impressed by virtuoso children playing music incredibly.

70
Steve
Midtown W
Cliched, Funny, Great acting, Indulgent, Relevant

See it if you love theatre in-jokes and great acting (courtesey matt mcgrath who recently gave a genius performance in 'the legend of georgia mcbride)

Don't see it if you like your plays dramatic and deep

50
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Epic, Indulgent

See it if you like 80s british import musicals (les mis, cats)

Don't see it if you want something new and exciting

80
Blue Man Group
East Village
Clever, Enchanting, Dated, Indulgent, Quirky

See it if you like out of the box entertainment

Don't see it if you like dialogue

75
Delightful, Entertaining, Ambitious, Cliched, Fluffy

See it if you're a fan of biomusicals (beautiful, jersey boys) and you love gloria estefan and dancers who you could have a heart attack watching.

Don't see it if you're a fan of drama and plays.

68
Allegiance
Midtown W
Ambitious, Original, Resonant, Relevant

See it if you like historical fiction (les mis, miss siagon) and george takei and lea salonga

Don't see it if you want a fast-paced show with lots of gliz and glamour

90
Enchanting, Great acting, Intelligent, Original, Resonant

See it if you or someone you love has struggled with their sexuality

Don't see it if you don't like theatre in the round

75
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Fluffy, Dated

See it if you love the music of frankie valli and the four seasons

Don't see it if you prefer plays and don't care for the music of the era

55
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Epic

See it if you're a fan of les mis and classic, epic musicals

Don't see it if you're into contemporary shows and want something new

95
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Absorbing, Clever, Intelligent, Masterful, Must see

See it if immersive theatre interests you, you love dance and are ok with little to no dialogue, you have a senes of adventure, you're able bodied

Don't see it if you prefer theatre that you sit and watch, if you have difficulty getting around

90
Kafka And Son
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Intense

See it if you enjoy solo shows and pieces that make you think

Don't see it if you prefer musicals, or light and fluffy fare

95
During previews
Significant Other
Midtown W
Exquisite, Intelligent, Must see, Resonant, Relevant

See it if You are single and want a cathartic experience, or you want to understand what it is like to be single in New York. This play gets it right

Don't see it if You prefer a big splashy musical

90
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Must see, Fluffy

See it if you love a jewel box of a show! the production is so well done and really lovely. performances are great, the set is exquisite. such fun

Don't see it if you want newer musicals, edgy fare, or don't care for the work that came from the golden age of broadway

50
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Indulgent, Slow

See it if you like parodies of disaster films and 70s tunes. oh, and faith prince tap dancing.

Don't see it if you prefer thoughtful entertainment that captures your attention.

85
Bright Star
Midtown W
Enchanting, Original, Organic, Authentic, Lovely

See it if you like sweet, lovely and beautiful. also really organic and authentic. usually bad words for a broadway musical but not in this case.

Don't see it if you want tap dancing or straight drama. this lovely little jewel of a show is for a very specific audience that i hope it finds!

85
Blackbird
Midtown W
Absorbing, Masterful, Riveting, Intense, Great acting

See it if you love intense plays that hit you hard when you don't expect it

Don't see it if you prefer light fare

95
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Resonant, Relevant

See it if you like theatre that takes difficult contemporary issues and presents them to audiences in a relatable and entertaining manner

Don't see it if you prefer fluffy, non-issue related theatre

75
Pippin
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Dizzying, Great staging, Fluffy

See it if musicals and circus make you happy and you like to see people doing death-defying acts up close!

Don't see it if circus gives you anxiety.

90
During previews
Smart People
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you like thought-provoking plays that cause you to reexamine your perspectives and have difficult conversations

Don't see it if you prefer musicals, or plays that don't ask difficult questions or provoke self-examination.

90
Entertaining, Dated, Masterful, Great writing

See it if you love classic musicals that helped change the course of theatre history

Don't see it if you prefer traditional book musicals or plays

85
War Horse
Upper W Side
Clever, Great staging, Epic, Masterful, Original

See it if you love epic plays and ingenious creativity

Don't see it if you prefer comedies or musicals

95
Delightful, Masterful, Must see, Profound, Ambitious

See it if you love a musical with a great story, heart, wonderful dancing, and are willing to work a little to understand the dialect

Don't see it if you prefer a straight play, musicals that are light and fluffy, or you don't like watching children on stage

60
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if you like kaufman and hart shows, vintage plays, and james earl jones

Don't see it if you want something fresh

95
Memphis
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Original, Relevant

See it if you love high energy, entertaining musicals with a message of open-mindedness

Don't see it if you prefer a straight play or experimental theatre.

80
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Ambitious, Intelligent, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if you like new and exciting theatre and are interested in creatively revisiting our nation's history.

Don't see it if you don't like or cannot follow hip-hop, or you prefer straight plays.

49
Ambitious, Cliched, Dated, Excruciating, Slow

See it if you like farce and seeing two men play a variety of characters in one play

Don't see it if your time is valuable

40
Misery
Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing, Insipid, Slow

See it if you want to see bruce willis on stage and are a fan of steven king

Don't see it if you're really looking for something thrilling and chilling.

95
Absorbing, Clever, Quirky, Riveting, Great staging

See it if you like immersive theatrical experiences and cirque du soleil-type shows.

Don't see it if you want a clear story line and dialogue

90
Songbird
Midtown E
Clever, Enchanting, Edgy, Must see, Refreshing

See it if you like classic theatre (the seagull) turned on its side and infused with new life.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of small, intimate musicals.

70
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Dizzying, Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if you are a disney fan and enjoy their brand

Don't see it if you want a serious storyline with drama

60
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Quirky, Fluffy, Dated

See it if you love the wizard of oz and want to see a possible back story

Don't see it if you are looking for something new

50
Hand to God
Midtown W
Confusing, Edgy, Excruciating, Indulgent, Raunchy

See it if you like crass humor that is very, very dark

Don't see it if you prefer to laugh at lighter comedy

75
Entertaining, Dated, Cliched, Overrated

See it if you love uplifting theatre with a message of acceptance that has you dancing up the aisles at the end of the show

Don't see it if you're not as accepting of drag queens and don't love musicals

50
Matilda
Midtown W
Ambitious, Banal, Disappointing, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if you love british theatre and their sensibility

Don't see it if british theatre is not for you

85
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Original

See it if you are a fan of musical theatre. the "musical" number is reason enough to see this show!

Don't see it if you prefer plays or thought-provoking theatre