Hannah W

New York City | 25-34 | Female
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Reviews (277)
92
Oresteia
Upper E Side
Thought-provoking, Intense, Masterful, Great staging, Absorbing
August 4th, 2022

See it if you have four hours. It's sounds long, but it holds your attention and is really worth it.

Don't see it if you hate women.

73
Predictable, Indulgent, Entertaining
June 15th, 2022

See it if you want to see a non-political political show.

Don't see it if you don't like being able to tell what's going to happen next.

84
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great writing, Absorbing, Ambitious
June 15th, 2022

See it if you want to see a show about a complicated subject and complicated people. Every single character has flaws and it makes them real.

Don't see it if you want a show that doesn't require thought.

71
Thought-provoking, Indulgent, Confusing, Ambitious
June 10th, 2022

See it if you're into a relatively straight-forward historical musical.

Don't see it if you want to see something truly polished. This show needs some cuts.

60
Macbeth (Broadway)
Midtown W
Self-involved, Indulgent, Disappointing
June 10th, 2022

See it if you want to see the Scottish Play but haven't before.

Don't see it if you have a love for this play.

Also If you told me this was a high school production, I'd believe you. The... Read more Read less

79
POTUS
Midtown W
Great acting, Joyful, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful
April 28th, 2022

See it if you like somewhat uncomfortable comedy with some great performances that can make you laugh.

Don't see it if you're sexist.

84
During previews
Relevant, Great writing, Great singing, Clever, Absorbing
April 21st, 2022

See it if you want to see a show/story about a type of person who doesn't get stories told about them enough.

Don't see it if you are looking to see a traditional Broadway Musical.

83
Suffs
East Village
Intelligent, Relevant, Ambitious, Absorbing
April 21st, 2022

See it if you're looking for the next history show to replace Hamilton.

Don't see it if you want something short.

79
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Ambitious
April 21st, 2022

See it if you are down to see a performance art piece that tackles some hard issue.

Don't see it if you want a straightforward show.

84
Great acting, Funny, Absorbing
April 7th, 2022

See it if you're interested in the actors or subject matter.

Don't see it if you have a problem with male full-frontal nudity.

76
During previews
Raunchy, Disappointing, Delightful, Clever
April 1st, 2022

See it if you want to see Billy Crystal or have a Jewish family.

Don't see it if you won't get Jewish humor, you want really great singing, you want something that feels new.

78
Uncomfortable, Exciting, Entertaining, Ambitious
April 1st, 2022

See it if you want to see a dance show. The lead is phenomenal and gets Michael Jackson's voice and body to a T.

Don't see it if you want to have any info/conversation about the problematic aspects of Michael Jackson. That is not this show.

93
Company (Broadway)
Midtown W
Masterful, Great staging, Clever, Ambitious
January 14th, 2022

See it if you want to see a masterfully done Company.

Don't see it if you have an issue with non-linear stories or unreliable narrators.

88
Relevant, Great staging, Intense, Ambitious
January 13th, 2022

See it if you want to see a good production of Assassins. Is it perfect? No. But it feels incredibly important to understand history right now.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of non-linear storytelling.

Also The performance I saw had multiple ensemble members out because they w... Read more Read less

77
Entertaining, Ambitious
December 31st, 2021

See it if you want a different kind of show.

Don't see it if you want all the characters to be human.

84
Delightful, Clever, Ambitious
December 31st, 2021

See it if you like comedy.

Don't see it if you can't understand fast talk.

85
Clever, Absorbing
December 31st, 2021

See it if you liked Enron.

Don't see it if you are not going to sit through it.

89
SIX (Broadway)
Midtown W
Fun!, Great dancing, Great singing, Delightful, Clever
March 7th, 2020

See it if You're a pop music fan, feminist, history buff, or in your 30s.

Don't see it if You can't appreciate pop.

64
During previews
Disjointed, Confusing, Disappointing, Great singing
March 3rd, 2020

See it if you want to see a Bob Dylan concert thing and don't care about the "story."

Don't see it if you are looking for something well thought out or easily understandable.

Also There are about 7 too many characters in this show, so no one gets the... Read more Read less

70
Unoriginal, Great singing, Cliched
February 27th, 2020

See it if you absolutely love Tina Turner.

Don't see it if you have no need to see yet another musical about an artist's life using their work.

80
Hilarious, Funny, Delightful, Absorbing
February 18th, 2020

See it if you know the movie well and are ok with it being picked apart.

Don't see it if if you either don't know the movie at all or love it too much to hear any criticism.

73
Thought-provoking, Raunchy, Indulgent, Absorbing
February 18th, 2020

See it if you like musical versions of movies you may have seen before.

Don't see it if depictions and conversations about sex are not your thing.

78
Great staging, Absorbing
February 18th, 2020

See it if you like to see staged Shakespeare. It's well done, though not particularly outside the box.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of standard Shakespeare plays.

76
Silly, Intelligent, Clever
January 25th, 2020

See it if you love Broadway and have seen a lot in the past two to three years and want to see it satirized.

Don't see it if you know nothing about recent Broadway.

77
Sing Street
East Village
Delightful, Absorbing
January 2nd, 2020

See it if you are a fan of the film and like the music.

Don't see it if you either didn't like the film or want there to be more than the film.

94
Profound, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing
January 2nd, 2020

See it if you like the music or you want to see a musical that is completely relevant to our times.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals. I can't think of another reason not to see it.

92
Different, Riveting, Absorbing
January 2nd, 2020

See it if you're a David Byrne/Talking Heads fan.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of shows where at least part of the audience will be dancing along.

74
During previews
Edgy, Great acting, Great staging
January 2nd, 2020

See it if you want to see high quality acting.

Don't see it if you're not looking for heavy material.

77
Relevant, Intelligent, Great singing, Great staging
November 19th, 2019

See it if you want to see a very female centered Evita.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of ALW or Evita as a show.

66
Scotland, PA
Midtown W
Insipid, Fluffy, Banal
November 19th, 2019

See it if you liked the movie.

Don't see it if you don't like things that think they're funnier than they are.

77
Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing
October 2nd, 2019

See it if you want to see a well done production of Betrayal.

Don't see it if you want a good audience, since the actors are so famous, there are a lot of people there only for that.

89
During previews
Thought-provoking, Edgy, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing
October 2nd, 2019

See it if you are interested in race and relationships and the issues between mixed-race couples.

Don't see it if the subject of sex is too much.

71
During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Raunchy, Intense, Disappointing, Absorbing
October 2nd, 2019

See it if you want to see a midlife crisis on stage.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with nudity.

83
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing
October 2nd, 2019

See it if you want to see an intense play with dark themes.

Don't see it if death, cancer, etc. is a problem for you.

71
Thought-provoking, Intense, Confusing, Ambitious
October 2nd, 2019

See it if you want to see a non-linear, confusing (on purpose) show about dementia.

Don't see it if Aging or memory loss is a trigger for you.

88
During previews
Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing
September 18th, 2019

See it if you are a fan of improv, comedy, and can handle audience participation.

Don't see it if you are only interested in seeing Lin-Manuel Miranda. He is not there.

73
Fun, Overrated, Delightful
September 18th, 2019

See it if you want to see a staged version of the Disney movie (for the most part). It is a staged "Disney on Ice" essentially.

Don't see it if you are looking for more than an extravaganza.

61
In the Green
Upper W Side
Intense, Thought-provoking, Confusing, Ambitious
July 25th, 2019

See it if you are really into Catholicism either as a religion or a scholar.

Don't see it if you don't have background knowledge of Hildegard or want something cohesive.

Also For an 80 minute show, I feel like I saw 2 distinct pieces. I was pers... Read more Read less

70
Beautiful sets, Great costumes, Indulgent, Overrated, Great staging
July 25th, 2019

See it if you saw the movie in theaters and have listened to top 40 songs over the years.

Don't see it if you are not up on pop music of the last decade.

Also The song choices were bananas. I knew every one, so I had a great time... Read more Read less

68
Confusing, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Ambitious
June 27th, 2019

See it if you want to see something new and different.

Don't see it if you must know about the world the play takes place in or you don't like story-within-story shows.

Also If you do attend, I recommend getting there early and using the intera... Read more Read less

72
Family friendly, Cute, Great staging
June 14th, 2019

See it if you have a kid, but also don't want to have to gouge your eyes out.

Don't see it if you don't like the movie.

Also I was pleasantly surprised by this show, as it was better than I antic... Read more Read less

67
Overrated, Dated, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing
June 12th, 2019

See it if you love the movie. While it doesn't follow the exact plot, it is basically nostalgia on stage.

Don't see it if you are looking for great writing or staging. While I liked the cast, there is only so much to work with.

58
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Strange, Excruciating, Indulgent, Disappointing, Funny
June 12th, 2019

See it if you must. I mean, I love Santino, but he didn't make this a good show.

Don't see it if you live in the world in 2019. Whoever thought a story about how hard it is to be a straight, white man is needs to check themselves.

Also Over and over, I was told that they address the issues from the movie.... Read more Read less

78
During previews
Quirky, Enchanting, Absorbing
June 12th, 2019

See it if So I love the book. And it sticks to the basics well. I didn't feel like they cheated me out of the story.

Don't see it if I think some of the songs need some work. Also, while this was not my personal issue, apparently lots of dripping honey can trigger a gag.

77
During previews
Dated, Great acting
May 10th, 2019

See it if you want to see two actors at the top of their game doing their thing really well.

Don't see it if plays that in 2019 haven't aged as well as we might hope is not your thing.

92
Great writing, Great singing, Romantic, Exquisite, Ambitious
May 10th, 2019

See it if you want to see the show that is absolutely going to win best musical at this year's Tony Awards.

Don't see it if you want to see a traditional Broadway Musical.

80
Ink
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great sets, Great staging, Clever
May 3rd, 2019

See it if you want to see one of the coolest sets this season used in the best way to tell a story about horrible people.

Don't see it if you don't like long shows where everyone has an accent.

63
White Noise
East Village
Intense, Disappointing, Great acting
May 3rd, 2019

See it if you want to see some great performances.

Don't see it if you do not want to see another white-savior-is-actually-bad show.

79
Fluffy, Great dancing
April 25th, 2019

See it if you enjoy a lot of dance. The dancing is quite good.

Don't see it if you have a problem with Taming of the Shrew.