Evan W 2

Brooklyn | 25-34 | Male

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Reviews (42)
40
During previews
Low budget, Bad music, Cliched, Banal, Excruciating

See it if You love the book series and liked Be More Chill

Don't see it if You're over the age of 16.

90
During previews
Quirky, Funny, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You love traditional musical comedies with great legitimately funny books and scores

Don't see it if You don't like funny shows with great performances or if you hated the original movie

92
Resonant, Relevant, Refreshing, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You're a fan of reinterpreted classics or if you're a huge fan of Fiddler on the Roof

Don't see it if You're not into reading supertitles for over 2 hours.

54
Relevant, Indulgent, Quirky, Banal, Disappointing

See it if You're a teen who loves new musical theater or if you love the NJ cast recording.

Don't see it if You're over 24 years old, or if your theater tastes have changed since you first discovered musical theater

95
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Funny, Relevant

See it if You love an original musical with a great cast and great singing from everyone. Also if you love original musicals with a deeper message

Don't see it if You're not into quirky shows, or if you're looking for a show with a hollywood celebrity.

85
During previews
Quirky, Relevant, Hilarious, Great staging, Funny

See it if you love inventive shows that are pure fun.

Don't see it if you hate classical theater with a modern flair or if you hate The Go-Go's

70
Slow, Dated, Clever, Great acting, Resonant

See it if You're a fan of seeing diversity on stage. Great performances by both Lauren Ridloff and Joshua Jackson.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy dated material. A wonderful part of a revival is sometimes contextualizing it for a modern audience, this show didn't

75
Ambitious, Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You're a fan of the movie and want to experience a bit more about the world and some additional backstory on the characters.

Don't see it if You hate Disney or if you hate projections, this show uses a lot of them.

80
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Magical, Silly

See it if You loved the book, or love absurd, silly, and fun family shows that work on more than one level.

Don't see it if You are expecting to see the movie (Original Version) plopped on the stage.

80
During previews
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Quirky, Disappointing, Confusing, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You want to see two of the greatest stage actors (Laura Benanti and Jeremy Shamos) deliver amazing performances.

Don't see it if You're not into non-linear storylines with slightly confusing plots.

45
During previews
Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if You have an undying love for Spongebob and/or have small children who also love Spongebob.

Don't see it if You get distracted easily, are looking for something easy to follow along. You have only seen a handful of Spongebob episodes, and hate him.

Also Overall the show seemed very much like a first draft. While the concep... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Clever, Delightful, Funny

See it if You love Groovelily shows like Striking 12 or if you love small shows with great music

Don't see it if You don't like experimental music or small quirky shows

85
During previews
Ride the Cyclone
West Village
Clever, Quirky, Refreshing, Intelligent, Funny

See it if You like experimental musicals that draw on multiple styles of musical theater and pop music.

Don't see it if You're more of a fan of traditional musical theater structure and musical theater songs.

91
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if You are looking for a fun musical that is filled with pure joy, great writing, and great performances.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of loud shows or if you hated the movie.

70
During previews
The Encounter
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intense, Original, Indulgent, Masterful

See it if You want to try something new. The sound design and use of audio recordings was an ingenious way to tell a complex story.

Don't see it if You're not okay with sitting for long periods of time. Two hours without an intermission is too long.

23
Banal, Disappointing, Insipid, Slow, Raunchy

See it if you're into lazy storytelling and terrible songs.

Don't see it if you care to not have hours of your life wasted.

100
The Woodsman
Midtown W
Enchanting, Clever, Masterful, Must see, Original

See it if you're looking for something out of the ordinary, and if you're a lover of the Oz mythology.

Don't see it if you're not okay with minimal dialogue

85
Absorbing, Exquisite, Masterful, Intense, Relevant

See it if you're a fan of innovative musicals that are small in scale and large in message.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of small intimate musicals presented in the round

80
Clever, Delightful, Hilarious, Original, Quirky

See it if you're a fan of quirky small musicals and old Hollywood stories ala All About Eve and The Bad Seed.

Don't see it if you're into bigger musicals or prefer more robust scores.

90
Funny, Quirky, Original, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you're a fan of 70's music and great Broadway stars.

Don't see it if you hate disaster movies ala The Towering Inferno and The Poseidon Adventure.

95
During previews
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You love the story of The Color Purple and you're into minimalism directing and set design

Don't see it if You're looking for a bombastic spectacular

86
Clever, Great staging, Relevant, Must see, Absorbing

See it if You're looking to dig into how messed up Oklahoma! actually is, or if you're love reinventions of classic musicals

Don't see it if You're expecting to see a light and fluffy production of Oklahoma! while the music and book are the same, it's not frivolous

63
Quirky, Raunchy, Overrated, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if You love comedies masquerading as experimental theater or if you're a fan of Taylor Mac

Don't see it if You like theater that makes sense or if you like shows that are fast paced.

91
Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You're a fan of bio-musicals done right and are into the history of modern pop music.

Don't see it if You hate the songs of Carole King

50
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Disappointing, Enchanting, Banal, Fluffy, Eh

See it if You grew up loving the movie and wanted to see the universe expanded. Also see if you love beautiful costumes as the costuming was exquisite

Don't see it if You don't like the animated movie. Also don't see if you're looking for a show with actual conflict and an actual villain.

70
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Fluffy, Great singing, Quirky

See it if You love Cher

Don't see it if You're not a fan of jukebox musicals or a fan of audiences singing along in the theater.

70
Entertaining, Fluffy, Quirky, Refreshing, Clever

See it if You love Jimmy Buffett and traditional musical theater storylines. You can go in with an open mind

Don't see it if You're too into serious theater, this show is not serious. It's campy and ridiculous. Also if you hate Jimmy Buffett, steer clear

95
Absorbing, Ambitious, Dizzying, Epic, Great staging

See it if You've seen all the Harry Potter movies and want to see a continuation of the lives of your favorite characters.

Don't see it if You're precious about Harry Potter and don't want to see the universe expanded.

90
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if You loved the movie and love seeing fresh takes on movies. Also see if you loved Legally Blonde.

Don't see it if You hated the movie and don't like stories about students going to high school. Also don't see it if you hate Tina Fey

90
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You love amazing writing full of lots of heart supported by amazing performances by a tight ensemble

Don't see it if You're not into religious themes and stories of redemption.

97
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You love classic musicals with small and large moments that showcase a great cast.

Don't see it if You can't get tickets.

51
Great acting, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if You're a fan of new musicals and star making turns. Also see if you love Andy Karl

Don't see it if You're looking for memorable music or show stopping numbers.

90
Sweet Charity
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if You love Sutton Foster, she manages to breathe new life into a show that at sometimes can seem creaky and tired.

Don't see it if You're into more contemporary musical theater, the show, while staged modern, can at times seem like a relic of its time.

95
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if you love emerging musical theater writers who know how to craft original stories for musical theater.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of emotional musicals with pop scores, or if you hate musicals about high school

70
Cats
Midtown W
Entertaining, Dated, Ambitious, Great staging, Great dancing

See it if You just want a silly escape or if you love amazing dancers. Also see if you want to sit back and just enjoy the experience of theater.

Don't see it if You want your show to have a distinct beginning, middle, and end. There really was no storyline, just a bunch of fun songs and loose plot.

Also Having never experienced CATS before, this show is something you every... Read more Read less

90
Matilda
Midtown W
Clever, Quirky, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You have children you would like to expose to musical theater, note that some parts of the show were slighty scary for kids under 10

Don't see it if You want to understand every word of a song that is being sung and you hate whimsey

32
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if everything else is sold out.

Don't see it if don't see it.

66
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Fluffy, Overrated, Romantic, Cliched, Entertaining

See it if you're a fan of the music from the movie.

Don't see it if you're looking for innovative theater, or anything groundbreaking.

95
Absorbing, Clever, Epic, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if you're a fan of South Park or similar bawdy musical.

Don't see it if You're easily offended

94
Absorbing, Intelligent, Hilarious, Must see, Refreshing

See it if you're a fan of traditional musicals and a classic Bock and Harnick score.

Don't see it if you're a fan of newer more contemporary musicals.

85
Bright Star
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if you're a fan of bluegrass and love a old fashioned musical.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of slower more traditional musicals

90
Edgy, Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if You love when directors push the boundaries of what you think theater is capable of

Don't see it if You are disturbed by lighting effects