Gob

New York City | 18-24 | Female
About:  My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinions. (Eartha Kitt) ... Read more Read less
Reviews (88)
80
During previews
Ambitious, Romantic, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You love the music of ALW, or basically want to see an extremely well-done musical theatre concert. Performers are unreal.

Don't see it if You want storyline.

85
Sing Street
East Village
Quirky, Great acting, Funny, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you love the movie, like the music, or are interested in seeing some fresh/new talent in the NY scene. Gus Halper is a star.

Don't see it if you are looking for a tightly polished perfect piece, or more traditional musical theatre formula.

90
The Crucible (Bedlam)
East Village
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you want to see a relevant and impactful drama with an excellent cast of actors.

Don't see it if you have issues with long run times (3 hours) or more experimental venues.

70
Disappointing, Fluffy, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you love Judy and the music of her early career. Ruby Rakos is a star in the making. Some of the best choreography I've seen in a long time.

Don't see it if you are looking for a profound or well-written take on her life.

82
Romantic, Intelligent, Hilarious, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you are a fan of Carole King, have interest in her story/that time period of songwriting, or want to see a super well-done jukebox musical.

Don't see it if you're not interested in it.

75
Make Believe
Midtown W
Quirky, Profound, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are a fan of short shows, talented kids in plays, or a generally pleasant time at the theatre.

Don't see it if you are looking to be super viscerally moved or compelled.

80
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Romantic, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if you love the movie or are looking for a bit of magic and warm-feelings. Carpet is amazing.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of the movie, Disney, or crowds of kids!

69
Great singing, Cliched, Dated, Entertaining

See it if you love Kelli O'Hara or this particular show.

Don't see it if you are looking for a modern take on a classic. Feels very dated and plot is even more cringey when revisiting it in modern day.

100
Romantic, Relevant, Must see, Great staging, Exquisite

See it if you are interested in a fresh take on a classic! Immense talents and a full-sensory experience. Beautiful orchestrations.

Don't see it if you are overwhelmed by extreme stimuli (blackouts, gun shots, graphic violence and sex) or are attached to a more classic interpretation.

70
Gloria: A Life
Gramercy
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Intense

See it if you are interested in Gloria's life, feminist history, or engaging with feminist open-dialogue.

Don't see it if you're looking for something classically theatrical. The format is similar to documentary theatre. More like a history special than play.

83
Fluffy, Great singing, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if you are looking for a feel-good musical, in a very traditional format with excellent performers and a lot of Broadway history.

Don't see it if you aren't interested in coming-out or coming of age stories.

68
Fluffy, Funny, Delightful

See it if you enjoy the movie or have kids who will be enchanted by the appearance of princesses.

Don't see it if you are looking for anything improving upon what's done in the movie, or you aren't a fan of huge crowds of kids.

70
Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if you love the music of Donna Summer.

Don't see it if you are not a fan.

90
Riveting, Refreshing, Must see, Masterful, Absorbing

See it if you are excited by this fresh and profound take on one of the greatest musicals of all time.

Don't see it if you're deterred by the long run-time or don't want to deal with captions to follow along (if you don't know the show well enough from memory

80
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if you want a chance to hear the score/see the show in person, and witness the talents of a stacked cast.

Don't see it if you are looking for a super fresh take on the material.

70
The Hello Girls
Midtown E
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Refreshing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are interested in history told from overlooked perspectives.

Don't see it if you are looking for something super astounding or flashy.

87
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in topical and difficult subjects of colorism/racism, with a youthful and fresh lens and an all-female cast.

Don't see it if the subject matter (racism, female empowerment, colorism, etc.) doesn't interest you.

80
Disappointing, Intelligent, Intense, Slow

See it if Katrina Lenk and Adam Kantor are still in it. They are the highlights. Katrina Lenk is visionary and endlessly compelling to watch.

Don't see it if you aren't interested in the slower, more artsy storylines that aren't very event/plot driven. Or if you don't have an interest in the music

85
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Hilarious, Refreshing

See it if you love new musicals and that infectious teenage spirit. Or you love the movie.

Don't see it if you are one to scoff at high school drama.

70
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Romantic

See it if you like the movie or the specific actors.

Don't see it if you want any kind of elaboration on plot. The new villain is a mess of a character/subplot.

80
Assassins
Midtown W
Funny, Great writing, Intelligent, Intense, Resonant

See it if you enjoy history and Sondheim. Great production of a great musical.

Don't see it if you prefer more spectacle-driven show, or are disinclined to politically relevant material.

85
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Hilarious, Quirky, Fluffy

See it if you are looking to just have a laugh and enjoy yourself. Absolutely hilarious and leaves you feeling pleasant.

Don't see it if you are looking for depth or drama.

93
Epic, Great staging, Intense, Romantic, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy grand, visually dynamic theatre. An intense show with spectacularly talented actors. Feels like a true night on Broadway.

Don't see it if you don't like mostly-sung musicals or dark subject matter. If you go into it looking for cheesy, that's what you'll get.

85
Falsettos
Midtown W
Entertaining, Profound, Resonant, Romantic

See it if you like a show that takes you through a range of crying and laughing, and want to see human emotion/unconventional family dynamic play out.

Don't see it if you want a flashy, song-and-dance show or are not wanting something very deeply emotional.

63
In Transit
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if you like a capella music and the concept interests you. Has some moments of good jokes about MTA.

Don't see it if you are looking for a storyline that is new or interesting, or not totally predictable.

75
Quirky, Fluffy, Funny, Clever

See it if You love the performers or want some lighthearted entertainment. Also if you’re willing to overlook some writing and tech flaws.

Don't see it if You want more moving or emotional subject matter.

80
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intense, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if you are interested in really challenging theatre, and art that will make you profoundly uncomfortable.

Don't see it if you're not looking to listen, or want a calm/relaxed/entertaining night at the theatre.

80
Relevant, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy the score/show and want to see a fresh take on the material.

Don't see it if you're not an ALW fan or find the material in the show weak.

87
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you are a fan of the books, of scrappy/youthful/new musicals, or love seeing the audiences full of kids engrossed in the story.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of YA literature or plots, or are looking for a polished musical.

83
Broadway Bounty Hunter
West Village
Quirky, Hilarious, Great singing, Clever

See it if you are a Broadway fan/insider who will appreciate the theatrical and meta-theatrical jokes in the piece, or are a fan of Joe Iconis and co.

Don't see it if you are looking for something deep or super flashy.

90
Resonant, Edgy, Great singing, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if you are looking to be viscerally moved by the music talents of the cast. Also a cool aesthetic in terms of design.

Don't see it if you are a more classic or traditional fan of musicals.

86
Romantic, Intelligent, Clever

See it if you love this show/Sondheim, and are excited to see it live.

Don't see it if you have strong opinions/attachments to previous revivals, or feelings about it being such a small cast.

80
Quirky, Epic, Funny, Clever

See it if you love the movie or are interested in big spectacle, and great talents. Set design is outstanding!

Don't see it if you are looking for a hugely deep plot or memorable songs.

69
Superhero
Midtown W
Intelligent, Refreshing, Romantic, Quirky, Funny

See it if you are interested in superheros, coming-of-age, or the immense talents in the cast.

Don't see it if you are looking for a well-written and constructed plot, or memorable songs.

67
Romantic, Quirky, Fluffy, Funny

See it if you are a fan of the movie and that era of 90s nostalgia.

Don't see it if you are looking for a super well-written show or anything that improves upon the movie.

65
Raunchy, Quirky, Overrated, Funny, Banal

See it if you are a Joe Iconis fan or have an attachment to the hype.

Don't see it if you are looking for anything new or cutting-edge, or anything other than a teenage white boy's angst.

100
Epic, Exquisite, Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you love Harry Potter, or want to see a show that is visually beautiful and so well crafted.

Don't see it if the two-part format doesn't appeal to you, or you aren't interested in the world of the books.

88
Great writing, Intense, Epic, Entertaining

See it if you love the musical and want to see it done very well, with an excellent cast of actors.

Don't see it if you are expecting a very fresh take.

75
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Raunchy, Quirky, Hilarious, Edgy, Clever

See it if you are looking for a good laugh and a fairly light musical. Or if you love Dana Steingold!

Don't see it if you are looking for something deep.

90
Epic, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you enjoy the cartoon, or just want to see a show full of people giving 100% with high-energy and positivity.

Don't see it if you are looking for something deep, or aren't a fan of extreme pop/rap/R&B stylings.

80
Dated, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you enjoy big classic musicals that have strong scores, and are visually super compelling!

Don't see it if you don't want to have to overlook some dated and antiquated subject matter, or sit through I Put a Penny in My Pocket.

85
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you love the movie and high belting.

Don't see it if You're looking for extreme depth or aren't a fan of high school plots.

100
Enchanting, Great staging, Great singing, Masterful, Must see

See it if you have a heart. This is the perfect staging of an incredible musical. A totally immersive and beautiful experience. Tears of sorrow/joy.

Don't see it if There is no reason not to see this show. It's perfect.

90
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Must see, Romantic, Riveting

See it if you are a sucker for pristine dance and nostalgic for that genre.

Don't see it if you don't like dance and beautiful people.

49
Confusing, Funny, Fluffy, Overrated

See it if you have kids.

Don't see it if you expect good bookwriting.

73
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if you like the movie, want to laugh, or want to see Andy Karl in a true tour de force.

Don't see it if you want to leave the theater humming the songs.

95
Edgy, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound

See it if you are looking for a fresh and folksy musical. Emotionally profound and very universal.

Don't see it if you are looking for spectacle or typical Broadway show pizzazz.

97
Delightful, Enchanting, Edgy, Dizzying, Exquisite

See it if you want an immersive, innovative musical. Full, extreme sensory experience. Beautiful and unconventional staging and music. Gorgeous design

Don't see it if you don't like hard to follow plots. May be overwhelming to those with sensory sensitivities (loud noise, lots of strobe, bright lights, etc

85
Sweet Charity
Midtown W
Delightful, Edgy, Funny, Romantic, Quirky

See it if you like a fresh and delightful take on a classic.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of 60s style, slightly fluffy romances.

75
Entertaining, Nostalgic, Cute

See it if you enjoy easy musicals that don't require a lot of thought, but are just plain entertaining. The musical equivalent of pasta with red sauce

Don't see it if you are looking for ground-breaking or edgy