JennLeonard1

Union City | 50-64 | Female
About:  I've lived in the NYC area all my life and love a great night of theater.
Reviews (43)
85
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you like coming of age dramas in which the characters address honor, race, masculinity and bigotry.

Don't see it if you are looking for a play for the whole family. This play features mature subject matter and partial male nudity.

70
During previews
Great acting, Great staging, Slow, Repetitive, Intelligent

See it if You want to see great performances.

Don't see it if You don't want a long night at the theater..

80
Intelligent, Refreshing, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like to see plays featuring strong female characters.

Don't see it if If you're looking for something fluffy.

95
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Great writing, Profound

See it if You like great staging of a Harvey Fierstein classic.

Don't see it if You are looking for something fluffy.

77
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense

See it if You like well acted monologueso about dark subject matter.

Don't see it if If you are looking for an evening of light, comedic theater.

90
During previews
Entertaining, Delightful, Great acting, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if you like creative staging of a classic.

Don't see it if if you don't like Shakespeare.

90
Absorbing, Great staging, Great acting, Intense, Profound

See it if you like important, relevant theater

Don't see it if you squeamish about implied violence/torture. This is not a family show.

65
Disappointing, Great staging, Banal, Ambitious, Fluffy

See it if If you like dazzling staging and Andy Karl. Karl is great. I hope at some point bway offer's him a lead role deserving of him.

Don't see it if if you like a musical with songs you remember.

52
During previews
Cliched, Fluffy, Quirky, Disappointing, Dated

See it if you like Michael Urie and Mary Testa. Both were great.

Don't see it if If you don't like over acting, predictable, goofy theater.

70
Slow, Dated, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if ...you like great musical performances. If you are very interested in seeing representation of gay characters on stage in the 80s.

Don't see it if This is a great production of a dated play.

75
During previews
Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Clever, Intelligent

See it if if you like innovative theater. You want to hear spectacular sound design.

Don't see it if You can't stand the thought of wearing an uncomfortable headset for two hours. Was hoping the visuals would match the impressive audio.

83
Clever, Funny, Quirky, Intelligent, Great singing

See it if You want to hear a great pop score song by a cast of colorful characters.

Don't see it if You love the movie and expect a carbon copy of the movie on stage. This production takes liberties and raises stakes.

75
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Clever, Fun

See it if you're looking for a one woman show from a modern day, potty-mouthed Erma Bombeck and a raffle with prizes.

Don't see it if If you don't like suburban chick/mom humor.

70
Interesting characters, Good acting, Good conflict, Absorbing, Relevant

See it if like family drama.

Don't see it if you're looking for something light.

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging, Funny, Must see

See it if you like uplifting musicals with great songs. Wayne Brady made a great Lola and Andy Kelso a great Charile. Pretty faithful to the movie.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals.

80
Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Original

See it if Bold and creative staging.

Don't see it if You don't like longer shows. The show could use some editing.

78
Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if If you want to see something fun, lively and colorful. The cast looked like they were having a great time. Very well staged.

Don't see it if You are expecting the punky music that normally comes from BJ Armstrong. This ain't Green Day. The songs are very Beatle-esque.

85
During previews
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Refreshing

See it if you like great singing. All actors were fantastic.

Don't see it if You don't want to hear a lot of songs. Some slowed down the show and could have been cut.

85
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Edgy

See it if you like fictional royal mudslinging.

Don't see it if you sensitive to Royal ripping.

75
Great acting, Delightful, Dated, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see two living legends doing what they do best. Great chemistry.

Don't see it if you're looking for thrills and chills. Despite some temper tantrums from Mr. Jones, this is a pretty quiet night at the theater.

84
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you like poking fun at musicals and Shakespeare.

Don't see it if you can't handle raunchy language.

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if You want to see a musical that is as groundbreaking and game-changing as Oklahoma, Showboat and A Chorus Line. It will stay with you.

Don't see it if Due to language and mature situations, it's probably best to leave the kids under 10 at home.

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great staging, Intense, Masterful

See it if you want to see a bold and brilliant new staging of an American classic.

Don't see it if You want to see something light and fluffy. While there is a lot of humor in this play, it tackles tough subject matter.

83
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like thoughtful scripts dealing with tough subject matter, despite plenty of laughs!

Don't see it if You're looking for something fluffy.

85
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if You like well performed one man shows.

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

80
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Resonant, Profound

See it if You're looking for methods to fix the country while enjoying plenty of laughs.

Don't see it if you're a Trump supporter

80
During previews
Dated, Great acting, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You are into historical pieces about the AIDS plague.

Don't see it if You don't like modern Day period pieces.

90
Ambitious, Delightful, Great acting, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if You like a new spin on a great classic.

Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare.

75
Entertaining, Fluffy, Funny, Great singing, Romantic

See it if If you want to see some really talented child performers and hear a fun, though repetitive, score.

Don't see it if you can't tolerate a really screechy & hammy performance. by E Peterson in the J Black character...though I also find JB screechy and hammy.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if In a year chockful of A-list casts and critically acclaimed productions, this great little play is getting lost in the shuffle. Fantastic.

Don't see it if If you're looking for something light and fluffy.

95
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you want to see an interesting and intimate take on a classic.

Don't see it if you don't like tragedy and suggested gore.

74
Ambitious, Great staging, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You like a great spectacle. The children are great.

Don't see it if If hearing lyrics are important. They were very hard to understand.

85
Delightful, Great staging, Absorbing, Great choreography, Masterful

See it if If you want to see a gorgeous production with great numbers of classic songs.

Don't see it if If you're looking for a pop-rock score.

70
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Relevant, Cliched, Good acting

See it if You are nostalgic for young women's take on 80s England.

Don't see it if you can't stomach watching talk of sexual assault onstage.

78
Great acting, Entertaining, Quirky, Funny, Cliched

See it if you love Jesse Tyler Ferguson and/or a very energetic and entertaining performance.

Don't see it if you're looking for something very deep or thought provoking.

85
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Relevant, Great writing

See it if you like great ensemble acting with Ciaran Hinds as a standout. Saoirse Ronan proves that she can hold her own on stage.

Don't see it if you're looking for laughs. Heavy stuff.

80
During previews
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Relevant, Clever

See it if you're interested in a millenial take on relationship and boundaries.

Don't see it if you can't handle mature themes.

90
Great staging, Must see, Epic, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a great revival of a true classic.

Don't see it if you are looking for something light. Contains heavy subject matter.

75
Great acting, Clever, Funny, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if You want to see great acting. Annaleigh Ashford is a standout in a stellar cast.

Don't see it if you are prudish about foul language.

78
Cliched, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You like great acting. I like all of these actors. Tammy Blanchard was fabulous but underused.

Don't see it if You want something completely original. As a friend of a friend pointed out, we've heard at least a few of these lines before.

80
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great staging, Great writing, Original

See it if You're looking for a big, extravagant musical.

Don't see it if If you're looking for Steven Schwartz' best work. I'd steer you to Pippin or Godspell for that.

100
For a previous production
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Profound

See it if you like absorbing, well acted theater.

Don't see it if If you're looking for fluffy escape.

85
Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if You like great songs, a fun story and great dancing.

Don't see it if you're not into dark humor.