Jackson A

San Francisco | 35-49 | Male

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Reviews (22)
80
Dizzying, Enchanting, Delightful, Ambitious, Great singing

See it if You are a fan of the original movie and wish to see an updated version with fresh music, gorgeous set design, and fantastical dancing.

Don't see it if You didn't like the 2001 film, don't appreciate pop culture references, and have little patience for song mashups.

85
Aunt Jack
East Village
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Delightful, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy campy references, good acting, and though-provoking theater that challenges long-held stereotypes about what it means to be gay

Don't see it if You are not comfortable with explorations of alternative lifestyles within the gay community

75
During previews
Clever, Great staging, Ambitious, Funny

See it if You enjoy dark humor and have a nostalgia for the original Tim Burton classic

Don't see it if You don’t appreciate loose adaptations or don’t enjoy theater that frequently breaks the fourth wall

91
Dizzying, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Must see, Masterful

See it if You loved the original Harry Potter series and are interested in seeing the evolution of these characters on stage

Don't see it if You just aren't interested in Harry Potter, magic, or dramas exploring the relationship between fathers and sons.

95
Ambitious, Great singing, Great songbook, Quirky, Delightful

See it if Love quirky coming-of-age stories that are a heady combination of Mean Girls, Ready Player One, and Faust.

Don't see it if You didn't like Dear Evan Hanson, Mean Girls, or any other coming-of-age musical in the past 10 years

65
Quirky, Funny, Innovative

See it if You live Shakespeare and want to see a creative interpretation.

Don't see it if You are easily bored, don’t like food fights, or are a traditionalist.

90
Hilarious, Entertaining, Quirky, Delightful, Relevant

See it if You enjoyed the original movie and want to see the story updated for 2018 with singing and dancing

Don't see it if You need heavy substance with your musical theater

85
Clever, Hilarious, Entertaining, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if You like catty gay humor, quips, and bon mots

Don't see it if You have a low tolerance for one-man shows, high drama, and self-obsessed characters.

85
Uncommon Sense
East Village
Ambitious, Great staging, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to understand better some of the challenges faced by non-neuro-typical people and their families

Don't see it if You are closed-minded or don’t care about people who are not neuro-typical

75
During previews
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great writing, Hilarious, Quirky

See it if you like Amy Schumer, enjoyed Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf, like witty banter, and don't mind quirky theater conventions.

Don't see it if you need a linear plotline, don't enjoy comedy, and don't appreciate Key & Peele's "Anger Translator" routine.

98
Must see, Funny, Delightful, Enchanting, Hilarious

See it if You are a fan of the theater or Bette Midler and you like big, fanciful, iconic musical numbers

Don't see it if you are expecting perfection by Ms. Midler

100
Entertaining, Epic, Riveting, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if You like innovative musical theater, blues-y music, and original treatment of classical subject matter.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of musical theater.

70
Caroline's Kitchen
Midtown E
Banal, Clever, Cliched, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if You like English cooking shows and/or shows about coming out, marital issues, and social themes

Don't see it if You expect tight dialogue or novel themes

80
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Modern, Quirky, Relevant, Clever, Funny

See it if You enjoyed the original and are curious to see how it can be made relevant for today after more than 30 years, or if you enjoy quirky humor

Don't see it if You didn’t appreciate the original or are easily offended by topics that are less than 100% politically correct

66
During previews
The Conduct of Life
East Village
Intense, Banal, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if You like independent theater, don't mind off-Broadway production values, and are interested in questions of power and corruption

Don't see it if You need a linear plot with lots of exposition, or if you are a snob about acting and dialogue

100
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Hilarious, Raunchy, Fluffy, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like humorous, very tounge-in-cheek interpretations of classics, with a healthy dose of current political and pop culture references.

Don't see it if You are easily offended, rigid, or lacking a healthy sense of humor.

75
Faithful to the original, Cliched, Good music, Unoriginal

See it if You loved the animated movie version and are curious to see how it is translated to Broadway

Don't see it if You expect anything original or an unusual take on the movies.

76
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in Shakespeare, conspiracies, famous figures who may have been gay, English history or handsome men in tights

Don't see it if You are a Shakespeare purist or fussy about staging

60
Quirky, Romantic, Cliched, Indulgent, Fluffy

See it if you love the holidays and any stories that have the holidays as a central theme.

Don't see it if you have a low tolerance for maudlin, tear-jerking shows.

75
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Funny, Clever, Raunchy, Romantic, Disappointing

See it if You like fluffy rom-coms with nice eye candy and a few decent song and dance numbers

Don't see it if You expect riveting or edgy theater, or if you hope to be challenged in any way

90
Clever, Dizzying, Hilarious, Quirky, Funny

See it if you love big musical numbers, drag queens, Cindy Lauper, or adaptations from film.

Don't see it if you are closed minded

95
Ambitious, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You like folksy music and great technical direction.

Don't see it if You don't like people