Holly13924

New York City | 25-34 | Female

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Reviews (49)
73
Banal, Cliched, Confusing, Disappointing, Great singing

See it if You want to hear some fresh interpretations of Dylan songs.

Don't see it if You're expecting a riveting piece of art. The plot was boring and though the songs were highlights, it wasn't enough to keep me entertained

66
Banal, Dated, Great acting, Slow

See it if You want a dialogue driven piece about a deaf woman's struggles in modern society. The acting and staging were very good.

Don't see it if You expect to be enthralled by the story line. I had minimal attachment to the characters and found it to be unbearably long.

73
Banal, Great acting, Disappointing, Dated

See it if You love John Lithgow and want to see his full acting abilities on display. He shines in this show.

Don't see it if You're looking for the stories to grab you. I found them very boring and hard to pay attention.

94
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Great acting, Hilarious, Masterful, Must see, Quirky

See it if You want an outrageous fantastical plot. You're a fan of any one of the talented cast. I have never laughed that hard on Broadway.

Don't see it if You don't like over the top absurdist humor. You have trouble keeping up with overlapping timelines/alternate scenarios.

81
Hangmen
Chelsea
Absorbing, Enchanting, Delightful, Great acting, Intense

See it if You want a class Martin McDonagh tale. It's a little grim, but also masterfully written and acted. Love the set and the unexpected ending.

Don't see it if You want a flashy, fast-moving piece. It does feel a bit slow at some points. It is heavily dialogue driven, but it's very clever.

80
Masterful, Intelligent, Entertaining, Funny, Impressive

See it if You're a fan of John Leguizamo, want to learn more about the latin culture, and enjoy stand up comedy.

Don't see it if You have trouble following train of thought dialogue or are offended by cursing.

95
Ghost Quartet
East Village
Enchanting, Great singing, Must see, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if You know/love any of the 4 incredibly talented cast members, want a transformative unique theatre experience, to listen to gorgeous voices

Don't see it if You want a clear, linear plot, are uncomfortable in darkness, or don't like interacting with actors in close proximity.

79
Ferguson
Chelsea
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Informative

See it if You want to know the facts surrounding this very publicized trial. You might be surprised by what you learn

Don't see it if You want an escape from today's political climate, or have a hard time watching court room procedures like Law and Order.

78
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Enchanting, Entertaining, Disappointing, Overrated, Clever

See it if You want a Eyes Wide Shut type experience, wandering through dark corridors and discovering lascivious acts. It is a thrill to discover

Don't see it if You wear only glasses (mask uncomfortable with them on). Get frightened when alone in the dark, need a clear plot and comprehensive story

Also Study the layout of the rooms before you go. I missed an entire floor ... Read more Read less

86
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if You want a thoughtful commentary on our current political climate and an inspiring account of how one person can make a difference.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of Michael Moore and don't want to be beaten over the head with a political message. Could be educational for a Republican

87
Tiny Beautiful Things
East Village
Clever, Enchanting, Great acting, Excruciating, Profound

See it if You want a thought provoking piece on mental health and the challenges that humans face while trying to survive. Nia was incredible

Don't see it if You have emotional triggers. Rape, miscarriage, and death are common topics. Could be difficult for someone who recently experienced trauma

81
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great acting, Masterful, Must see

See it if You want a true master class in acting. These are top notch performances being given, startling talent like I've never seen.

Don't see it if You get drowned in the verbiage and slow intricacies of a dialect driven show. Have a hard time hearing.The dialogue was bit mumbly at times

85
Delightful, Dizzying, Great staging, Quirky, Must see

See it if You want a refreshing take on a classic story. The writing is clever, the songs are just okay, but the performances are amazing.

Don't see it if You have difficulty tracking complex staging/story line, are bothered by a different type of immersive staging or are sensitive to strobes

60
During previews
Disappointing, Slow, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Cliched

See it if You're looking for a dialogue driven reflection on fleeting success. A glimpse into the life of theater employees past their prime.

Don't see it if You want a fascinating, original experience. The dialogue and setting have been done before and the A list cast didn't do much with the text

78
Disappointing, Great acting, Resonant, Overrated, Mundane

See it if You want to see: how the Gabriels story ends, a slice of life piece set in this political climate, a master class in nuanced acting

Don't see it if You are looking for something overly political. Politics are discussed on occasion, but are not the main focus of this story

86
Delightful, Enchanting, Magical, Masterful, Refreshing

See it if To see these classic tales retold and acted out with beautiful puppets and a very talented cast. Highly recommend, especially with kids

Don't see it if You are expecting a profound piece of theater. It's a kid's show, but one that doesn't lose its magic when seen thru adult eyes.

80
American Psycho
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Intense, Original

See it if You are a fan of kitschy satire, 80s music, Duncan Sheik, the movie, watching hot half-naked people dance around. The design was amazing!!!

Don't see it if You are grossed out or easily offended. This show walks the line between too much and just enough. It is rather long, 2 hr 45 min

72
Wolf in the River
Soho/Tribeca
Clever, Dizzying, Edgy, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy dark humor and a thoughtful musing about life and the future of our society. My friends and I talked about it for several days

Don't see it if You are claustrophobic or squeamish. The actors are in and around the audience, and the story has a good deal of gore and nudity

82
The Crucible
Midtown W
Absorbing, Refreshing, Masterful, Intense, Edgy

See it if You are interested in a refreshing take on a classic tale. Everything feels like a new discovery in this production. The tech is exquisite

Don't see it if You're not in it for the long haul. This show runs at almost 3 hours, so it's a doozy, but it all pays off in the stellar Act 2. Worth it

80
Blackbird
Midtown W
Excruciating, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking, Unique

See it if you want a thought-provoking look at the intricacies of a human relationship. Things unravel and rearrange constantly, making it riveting

Don't see it if you are sensitive to the idea of an adult having a relationship with a minor. This show challenges the moral compass in all of us

90
Absorbing, Enchanting, Dizzying, Great acting, Must see

See it if You are looking for a unique and absorbing theatrical experience. It is truly mesmerizing to watch the actions unfold.

Don't see it if You get overwhelmed by flashy visuals. But really, that's the only thing I can imagine someone not liking.

91
Refreshing, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful, Original

See it if You like a good jukebox musical, are a fan of Carole King, have parents in town

Don't see it if You don't like greatest hits from the '50s and '60s, are looking for something exciting and life-altering.

85
Sylvia
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Original, Funny

See it if You like dogs, and are interested in seeing something a bit different take place on stage

Don't see it if You don't like dogs, you don't like swearing (Sylvia is a bit of a potty mouth), are bothered by Matthew Broderick

93
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Epic, Refreshing, Must see

See it if You want to see the story of The Wizard of Oz told from a different perspective. You're a fan of flashy broadway productions

Don't see it if You prefer small, indie shows or hate musicals. But really, I think most people will enjoy this show

85
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Original, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if You like puppets like the muppets and have a slightly dirty sense of humor

Don't see it if You are easily offended and or would get distracted by seeing the puppeteers walking around

92
During previews
Quirky, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Masterful, Must see

See it if You're a fan of Sorkin's writing. Hes taken this familiar, classic tale and put his personal spin on it. The characters are developed well

Don't see it if You are overly familiar with the story and tied to its traditional interpretation. Some liberties are taken with the dialogue.

Also Sorkin did a really nice job highlighting the quirky complexity of the... Read more Read less

91
During previews
Magical, Enchanting, Great staging, Delightful, Clever

See it if You're a fan of Harry Potter and want to see a story play out in that universe. You want to be seriously impressed by magic tricks onstage

Don't see it if You want it to be like the movies. This story does not revolve around Harry, Ron, and Hermione, but their children instead.

Also The show is a bit long, in two parts. Recommend seeing them in consecu... Read more Read less

88
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Exquisite, Refreshing

See it if You want to feel like a kid again. The show is pure magic, especially the set and costumes. It's silly and fun.

Don't see it if You aren't willing to dive into their concept. It might be a miss if you aren't in the right mindset, but honestly this show is great

85
Cliched, Entertaining, Great singing, Overrated, Relevant

See it if You want a classic coming of age story about a kid who learns from his mistakes mixed in with some great music.

Don't see it if You want an original plot, you can see how it's going to end from the very beginning.

75
Good for Otto
Midtown W
Great acting, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You want a play with a unique ensemble of characters. You get glimpses into the lives of many struggling people. Love the dry humor also

Don't see it if You expect a clear cut and dry character arc. You're seeing moments, not a fluid story. You are triggered by mental health issues

Also I really enjoyed this play. It's a bit long, but I found the stories f... Read more Read less

76
Dizzying, Raunchy, Ambitious, Confusing, Aerobic

See it if You want a classic tale translated for the stage, a unique and highly conceptual production with top notch physicality from the cast

Don't see it if You want the movie acted out in front of you. There are changes, the play aligns more with the book. You can't understand heavy accents

Also The violence is more stylized in this production, which makes it feel ... Read more Read less

91
After the Blast
Upper W Side
Clever, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Quirky, Great acting

See it if You're interested in the author's interpretation of how our future could look. A fascinating character study, extraordinarily well-acted.

Don't see it if You want an action packed story line. It moves slowly and isn't short at 2.5 hours, but I really enjoyed a glimpse of their lives.

Also It should be said that Cristin Milioti is superb. She does many scenes... Read more Read less

98
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great staging, Great writing, Must see

See it if You can get tickets for a decent price. It's worth it, even for skeptics. You get a unique tale with some dynamite music

Don't see it if You are hoping for a replica of the soundtrack. This is a new cast, and they put their own unique spins on the roles. You hate hip hop

83
Delightful, Clever, Ambitious, Great acting, Cramped

See it if You want a scrappy, in your face Sweeney experience. There is dancing on the tables and some cast interaction. The performers were great

Don't see it if You prefer a more comfortable theater experience. The show utilizes all available space in the venue, and it definitely feels cramped.

Also It's worth it to sit downstairs. The balcony pews are really isolating... Read more Read less

72
1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Slow, Thought-provoking, Intense, Relevant, Disappointing

See it if You're already a fan of the story or the actors. You want a thought provoking political commentary that could be applied to today's society

Don't see it if You are particularly squeamish or irritated by strobe lights. You want a revolutionary theatre experience. There, it disappoints.

65
The Whirligig
Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing, Average, Insipid

See it if You are an extreme follower of any of these creative minds, and are interested in a character study of a troubled American family.

Don't see it if You want an original story line that showcases the extreme talent of this multi-faceted cast. Are sensitive to seeing drug addicts lives

86
During previews
Ambitious, Exquisite, Epic, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You are a political junkie, enjoy conceptualized Shakespeare, and are looking for a riveting theatrical experience under the stars.

Don't see it if You are a Shakespeare purist, voted for Trump (though perhaps this could provide food for thought), are annoyed by an extreme concept.

75
Clever, Thought-provoking, Enchanting, Original, Quirky

See it if You want a no frills experience. The two actors are masterful at telling this story, and the plot is very unique with a powerful punch.

Don't see it if You prefer distance from the action, comfy seats, and fully realized productions. This show is minimal but the story shines

Also The plot can be a bit circuitous, and it took me a little while to und... Read more Read less

73
Heisenberg
Midtown W
Banal, Great acting, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if You want a quirky piece about a unique relationship.It's an odd story, but interesting to watch as it unfolds.The space feels very intimate

Don't see it if You are bored easily. The 2 characters are both onstage most of the time. The overall timeline for the play is somewhat unclear.

75
Incognito
Midtown W
Confusing, Dizzying, Great acting, Excruciating, Profound

See it if You want a complex narrative with intertwining story arcs and actors playing multiple characters. A thoughtful piece on the human mind

Don't see it if Your mind has a tendency to wander, you struggle to follow abrupt changes in time and location, or memory loss and aging are tough to watch

73
Clever, Confusing, Great acting, Edgy, Slow

See it if You want a modern version of this classic play, you like ladies in drag, and an extra appreciation for the overall message

Don't see it if You need an intermission, this is 2 full hours; you don't like shakespeare conceptualized for a modern age

73
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Quirky, Cliched

See it if You want to see a show with a lot of sass and spunk. The plot is predictable, but it is executed with impressive skill. The cast is great

Don't see it if You won't be charmed by a Shakespearean-like plot line, are bored by cheesy jokes, and don't like folksy bluegrass music.

60
Tuck Everlasting
Midtown W
Cliched, Enchanting, Quirky, Slow

See it if You want to see some stunning visuals but don't care much about catchy songs and substance

Don't see it if You're expecting the next great musical. It's nice, but it's not particularly memorable

82
During previews
Dizzying, Intense, Slow, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You want to see Frank Langella in a stand-out role. This is his story, and he excels at bringing the audience along for the ride.

Don't see it if You are looking for a flashy theatrical production. This show is quiet and unassuming, which makes the actors shine that much more brightly

80
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Great staging, Excruciating

See it if You hope to have a profound and cerebral night at the theater. Makes you assess family values and morals in a completely different way

Don't see it if You are hoping for an uplifting night of musical theater. This show really takes you on an emotional journey. I was exhausted by the end

90
Bright Star
Midtown W
Absorbing, Delightful, Original

See it if You like bluegrass music, are interested in hearing a different style of vocals on Broadway, are a fan of Steve Martin

Don't see it if You're expecting a brilliant plot line, aren't a fan of bluegrass

87
Clever, Raunchy, Quirky, Relevant, Funny

See it if You are a fan of the works of Trey Parker and Matt Stone, think the idea of Mormon missionaries is laughable, have a dirty sense of humor

Don't see it if You are mormon, very religious, or easily offended. This show tip toes the line of offensive content, which some may really dislike

75
The Christians
Midtown W
Slow, Profound, Relevant, Great acting, Original

See it if You are interested in a thought-provoking piece that makes you reexamine the beliefs of Christianity and the mega churches

Don't see it if You are very sensitive about religious topics and/or come from a strict religious background.

90
Clever, Edgy, Great staging, Profound, Intense

See it if You are looking for a fresh take on the original production, or if you loved Rent. Also see it to appreciate the young talent in this cast

Don't see it if You are upset by depictions of sexuality and sexual discovery in youths, or if you don't like rock music or swearing