Hillary 6265

New York City

If you like this person's taste, follow him or her!

Reviews (38)
60
Beyond Babel
West Village
Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if You're really into this particular style of hip hop dancing and want to see impassioned performers

Don't see it if You prefer lyrical or graceful dance, a plot, or diverse choreography

60
Confusing, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You want to see a (mostly) entertaining show that seems almost stream of consciousness because it goes in so many different directions

Don't see it if You’re not a liberal and/or you want to see a show with narrative consistency (too many threads with unclear connections or unclosed loops)

75
The Enigmatist
Chelsea
Entertaining, Quirky, Clever

See it if You're really into puzzles and/or are open to feeding off of the enthusiasm of the performer (which is infectious!)

Don't see it if You want to see a more traditional show with a plot and multiple characters or have no interest in puzzles of any kind

65
Disappointing, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You would like to see a more psychological "how did he do that?" show

Don't see it if If you want to see traditional theater or something with a plot/costumes/staging, etc.

80
White Noise
East Village
Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You appreciate great writing and acting and (if you're a white person) are willing to lean into being uncomfortable

Don't see it if You don't care about racial inequality and/or don't like intense shows involving difficult subject matter

60
Black Light
West Village
Entertaining, Indulgent, Slow

See it if You want to see something a bit different with great backup singers/dancers that vacillates between light and dark

Don't see it if You don't like melodrama and/or seeing shows that take themselves too seriously

60
During previews
Hurricane Party
West Village
Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if You like racy, fast-paced, melodrama-laden plays with some laughs thrown in

Don't see it if You want to see something original or meaningful that you won't forget the minute you walk out of the theater

70
Intense, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You want to laugh and cry, listen to great writing and see some great acting

Don't see it if You like short plays and/or more traditional or straightforward plot lines

70
During previews
Thought-provoking, Intense, Entertaining

See it if You're interested in seeing a dynamic take on a major historical figure and event, both of which still resonate in today's climate

Don't see it if You're not interested in history and/or only like to see traditional or seamlessly crafted plays

70
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if You like thought-provoking plays involving philosophy and morality that (for the most part) don't take themselves too seriously

Don't see it if You're not interested in intellectual dialogue or thinking about heavier issues

80
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Clever

See it if You like creative, modern interpretations of Shakespeare and politically relevant, thought-provoking shows

Don't see it if You prefer uncomplicated shows and don't appreciate nuance or value art's ability to spark debate or expand consciousness

65
War Paint
Midtown W
Great singing, Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if You want to see great performances from two Broadway legends

Don't see it if You don't want to see a mediocre musical that would be nothing without the two stars

70
Great singing, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if You liked the original (tho I did but didn't love this revival) or prefer epic romantic musicals with grand staging

Don't see it if You don't like melodrama or frenetic staging or direction that values flash over substance

60
Relevant, Insipid, Entertaining

See it if You like unremarkable but ultimately uplifting shows that provide a nice counterpoint to current political climate

Don't see it if You prefer more sophisticated, edgy, or innovative musicals

65
Great staging, Quirky, Clever, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if You want to be dazzled by an immersive set and creative and original staging

Don't see it if Music is your top priority (that's the weakest part), or if you care about character development and/or emotional resonance

90
During previews
Great singing, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You like unique authentic cultural experiences and great music and want to feel uplifted

Don't see it if You prefer intricately designed and polished big productions

95
Disgraced
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You want to see a really intense, thought-provoking, masterfully written play that stays with you

Don't see it if You prefer one dimensional characters, clear cut takeaways, or lighthearted plays

90
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Hilarious, Great writing, Quirky

See it if You want to laugh and enjoy a silly musical experience

Don't see it if You're looking for serious or traditional theatre

80
Clever, Original, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if You want to see something different that makes you laugh and cry

Don't see it if You like elaborate staging, costumes, etc.

70
Entertaining, Clever, Great singing

See it if You want to see a youthful, vibrant show with a fantastic female lead, clever plot built around the album, and creative staging

Don't see it if You prefer traditional musicals and/or aren't politically progressive (they take on a lot of social justice issues!)

40
During previews
Indulgent, Excruciating, Banal

See it if I don't even know...you love everything Tony Kushner does and/or hyper-intellectual plays and don't care if it's all over the place

Don't see it if You want to be entertained or you want to see a show with a plot or well-developed characters

85
During previews
Resonant, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You appreciate a masterful/lyrical use of language and/or have a love of literature and appreciate shows that involve complex characters

Don't see it if You want to see an uplifting show with numerous characters and extravagant staging

60
Slow, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You like untraditional musicals, enthusiastic actors with nice voices, and creative staging

Don't see it if You like musicals with a clearcut and comprehensible (if you're not very familiar with the Book of Revelations) plot and/or songs

78
The Day I Became Black
Soho/Tribeca
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in a unique take on racial issues in America that's presented in an engaging way and leaves you reeling at the end

Don't see it if You're easily offended, not interested in hearing about the subject of race and racism in America, or prefer traditional shows

70
Pop Punk High
Greenwich V
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if You like angsty teenagers singing silly/run songs and silly/fun choreography, don't take yourself too seriously, and aren't easily offended

Don't see it if You want to see a high quality musical with stellar voices - this is more of a fun romp

70
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You like puppets, random existential musings, or would like to laugh

Don't see it if Prefer more standard or shallow comedy that's continuously funny

65
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Overrated

See it if You'd like to see a clever take on a well-known story and don't mind if it relies largely upon on the strength of one or two lead characters

Don't see it if You want to see a truly great or evenly crafted show (there are a few standout songs but many were disappointing and rather forgettable)

55
Slow, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if You really like Mark Rylance and/or countertenors performing Handel

Don't see it if You're looking for complex, rich, or emotionally resonant characters or plot lines

70
In & Of Itself
Gramercy
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Clever

See it if You like unconventional magic shows or just want to see something unique and original

Don't see it if You prefer linear plot structures or more standard magic shows

68
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Great staging, Fluffy, Great singing

See it if You like animated movies and/or fairy tales that have been turned into musicals or you're content with great visuals and nice voices

Don't see it if You like complex, inventive, or emotionally resonant music, characters, and plot lines

60
During previews
Baghdaddy
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if You like unconventional, silly fun shows that don't take themselves too seriously

Don't see it if You like good musical scores, great voices, or traditional musicals

95
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Epic, Masterful, Exquisite

See it if You want to see a near-perfect show with amazing music, lyrics, and performances that makes you want to see if again as soon as it's over

Don't see it if I can't even imagine but I guess maybe if you really hate hip-hop or only like very traditional musicals

55
The Present
Midtown W
Disappointing, Great acting, Excruciating

See it if You value witty banter over emotional resonance and like seeing great actors mired in meandering dialogue

Don't see it if You value character development and don't like overly talky, unnecessarily long plays

60
Tiny Beautiful Things
East Village
Great writing, Moving

See it if You like unconventional and emotional plays or Cheryl Strayed's writing (which is beautiful - though you could just read the book)

Don't see it if You like plays with traditional plot structures and/or story arcs

85
During previews
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Moving

See it if You like modern musicals with great harmonies that inspire laughter and tears

Don't see it if You like grand stagings with elaborate sets, costumes, or choreography

90
Intelligent, Original, Ambitious

See it if You want to see a really amazing adaptation of a really original book

Don't see it if You like more traditional theatre

45
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent, Fluffy

See it if You're really into the visual aspects of theatre

Don't see it if You like creative and original lyrics and music

90
Privacy
East Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Original, Clever, Intelligent

See it if Even if you're not usually into plays

Don't see it if Can't imagine who wouldn't find something to like in this