Jesse M 7019

Chagrin Falls | 35-49 | Male

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Reviews (68)
98
Thought-provoking, Profound, Masterful, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You want to be absolutely absorbed into two monologues about love and loss. An absolute masterwork.

Don't see it if You want a big, loud show that leaves you as a passive viewer.

93
Refreshing, Profound, Masterful, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if You like outstanding music and choreography. Truly exceptional.

Don't see it if You want a straightforward plot. Word for word revelation is not that.

92
Octet
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Intelligent, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if You like thought provoking musicals. Octet forces us to confront our relationship with technology.

Don't see it if You are looking for a big musical with little thought required.

85
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to feel transported around the world, crossing borders for 90 minutes. The sensory experience is outstanding.

Don't see it if You are looking for a show that is a direct and angry protest of our immigration policy.

Also Thaddeus makes a powerful political statement without really speaking ... Read more Read less

95
Socrates
East Village
Thought-provoking, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like theater that challenges you to think about your role in society

Don't see it if you are certain about what you believe and feel it would be a waste of time to reflect on who you are.

Also Outstanding show in all aspects

82
Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want to see outstanding choreography or Kelly O’Hara owning the stage.

Don't see it if you find it hard to watch older shows.

85
Freestyle Love Supreme
West Village
Resonant, Masterful, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are looking for an entertaining freestyle show under 90 minutes in an intimate space

Don't see it if you don’t think you would enjoy time spent with no access to your phone.

100
During previews
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if you love a great musical score, particularly if you are a younger person who deals with modern day issues of anxiety.

Don't see it if You are older and can’t or don’t want to experience a musical that is speaking the language of a different generation.

Also What a thrill it was to be in the audience for this show! To have a sh... Read more Read less

79
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Cliched, Fluffy

See it if you want to see Kong. We sat in the front row, and it was pretty intense getting that close to the puppet!

Don't see it if you are looking for a memorable musical score.

90
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Riveting

See it if you have 3 hours to give yourself over to a play. You will quickly get pulled into this extraordinary performance.

Don't see it if You don’t like plays, or can’t sit for 3 hours (even with 2 intermissions)

90
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if You want to get pulled into a mystery and watch it unfold.

Don't see it if You are looking for theatre that doesn’t take any concentration.

Also Unlike anything else I’ve seen. Hard to explain, but a great, thought-... Read more Read less

86
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like a good story told by great actors.

Don't see it if no reason to not see this.

84
Absorbing, Intelligent, Exquisite

See it if you want a fun dinner theatre outing. The actors interact with the audience, and the food is great!

Don't see it if dinner / interactive theatre is not your thing.

98
During previews
Hilarious, Romantic, Refreshing, Must see, Entertaining

See it if Wonderful show all around. Great music and acting, and this was by far the funniest show I’ve seen in a while!

Don't see it if You don’t want a fun night of theatre.

Also What an outstanding production. So great to see this on broadway!!!

85
Enchanting, Funny, Great staging

See it if you are a fan of Harry Potter, or are ok spending a day watching a new book performed on stage.

Don't see it if You can’t handle a long day of Harry Potter.

98
Absorbing, Enchanting, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to spend an enchanting evening in a small bar listening to Bruce Springsteen reflect on his life.

Don't see it if you are looking fast paced entertainment. This is a thoughtful show that takes its time.

Also This show was astonishingly good. I enjoyed his music growing up, but ... Read more Read less

84
Teenage Dick
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want a modern take of Richard III set in high school. Excellent production with a thought-provoking message.

Don't see it if you are looking for light-hearted comedy. There are many funny moments, but it is a Shakespearean ending leaving you breathless...

85
Must see, Intelligent, Funny, Clever

See it if You want to spend an evening wondering what you just saw, and how Vitaly did it.

Don't see it if You don’t like magic / illusion. I don’t see how; he was really good!

95
Absorbing, Entertaining, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if you like intellectually stimulating shows and/or rap

Don't see it if You don’t want to be forced to think during a show.

78
Thought-provoking

See it if You want to get some additional background information on Wicked

Don't see it if you are hoping for a backstage tour. It was informative, but a good chunk of it was watching educational videos about the show.

92
During previews
Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful, Funny

See it if You love Jimmy Buffet, or just want to get away to a tropical island to the songs of Jimmy!

Don't see it if You aren’t in the mood for a fun show.

Also This show is exactly what you would expect from a musical set to Jimmy... Read more Read less

88
For a previous production
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Great singing, Great writing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you like a Shakespeare and/or westerns set to great music. This is a wonderful show!

Don't see it if you can’t make it by Dec 31- it’s closing really soon!

80
Enchanting, Resonant, Romantic

See it if you are looking for a thought-provoking musical set in a small town.

Don't see it if you are looking for a big, noisy production.

100
Rent
Midtown W
Edgy, Masterful, Profound, Thought-provoking, Great singing

See it if You love an original work created from personal experience. This show is all heart, and is one of the best of all time.

Don't see it if You don’t want to be confronted by the pain and injustice Jonathan Larson was experiencing/witnessing when he wrote this.

80
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Epic, Great staging, Romantic

See it if you like a show that gives you a good mystery set to great music.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of Aherns and Flaherty.

92
Betrayal
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Profound, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are ok seeing a dramatic play stripped of everything save the actors.

Don't see it if You are looking for an evening of mindless entertainment.

90
During previews
A Strange Loop
Midtown W
Refreshing, Resonant, Hilarious, Great writing, Great singing

See it if You like excellent music and want to spend time understanding what it feels like to be the author.

Don't see it if You are turned off by heavy sexual content.

72
Banal, Great singing, Slow, Great staging

See it if you want to relive a reasonable replica of the movie made into an average musical. Some fun parts and the leads put on great performances.

Don't see it if You are looking for something more. I wanted to like this show but by the second act I found it dragging on.

82
Romantic, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful

See it if you are looking for a well-done revival of a classic. The sets need to be seen.

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

86
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intelligent, Great acting, Funny

See it if you want to see a very intelligent show that says so much about society, group dynamics, culture, etc primarily with indirect communication

Don't see it if You don’t want to dig beneath the surface of messages to get at what is actually being said.

100
During previews
Great staging, Relevant, Must see, Masterful, Enchanting

See it if this is a must-see. Easily one of the most beautiful shows I’ve ever seen.

Don't see it if no reason to not see this.

83
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you want to see a well-done revival of this Sondheim classic.

Don't see it if You have trouble following a musical that moves backward in time.

82
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you are in the mood for a jukebox musical with great music.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of the jukebox musicals.

95
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a thought-provoking play, performed by an outstanding cast.

Don't see it if You are only looking for light and easy entertainment.

86
Enchanting, Funny, Romantic, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you are looking for a funny, relatable story that is heartwarming!

Don't see it if You aren’t interested in heartwarming stories.

88
Absorbing, Great singing, Epic, Great staging, Profound

See it if You like musicals that present big ideas in a small story.

Don't see it if You can’t stand musicals that take their time to resolve.

72
Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you are a hard-core Vonnegut fan.

Don't see it if you aren’t a hard-core Vonnegut fan. His work is often cynical, but this is one is unflinchingly angry.

86
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if you like shows that deal with social heirarchy issues.

Don't see it if you aren’t interested in a play about how cruel kids can be towards each other.

98
Funny, Great acting, Must see, Masterful

See it if you love a truly great new musical.

Don't see it if You only like serious, traditional musicals. Some older attendees don’t seem to connect with the plot.

Also Truly one of the best musicals I’ve seen. The show doesn’t take itself... Read more Read less

82
1969: The Second Man
East Village
Great singing, Intelligent, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy folk music (very well done) and want to spend a show thinking about how we judge success.

Don't see it if You are looking for a grand, traditional musical. This is a small show about a big idea.

90
Funny, Hilarious, Delightful

See it if You enjoy comedy about becoming a parent and/or are a MB fan.

Don't see it if You don’t want to laugh? I can’t imagine anyone going and not enjoying this show.

85
Funny, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if you are a HP fan. Very funny take from the viewpoint of the background characters.

Don't see it if you aren’t at least familiar with the stories.

95
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You want an entertaining evening hearing these wonderful songs performed exquisitely.

Don't see it if You are looking for a musical with a single storyline. This revue takes each song/performance and makes it its own short story.

78
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Slow

See it if you are a fan of the movie

Don't see it if you are hoping for a deep musical

75
Entertaining, Fluffy, Great singing

See it if you have kids that are in to Spongebob, or just want to see an entertaining show.

Don't see it if You don’t like colorful sets, and are not into silliness in musicals.

96
¡Figaro! (90210)
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Funny, Masterful, Must see

See it if you are a fan of Mozart’s masterpiece. This version is set in present day, but is absolutely faithful to the original. Amazing!

Don't see it if no reason not to see this.

Also I saw this when it played off Broadway and was blown away. As a fan of... Read more Read less

76
The Amazing Max
Upper W Side
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you have young children who enjoy magic. Funny show for all ages.

Don't see it if You are looking for a modern, high tech magic show. This is a low budget show, but Max makes it entertaining.

90
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great staging, Intelligent, Romantic

See it if you want to experience the most intimate and interactive show I’ve seen on Broadway.

Don't see it if you hate War and Peace.

96
Absorbing, Epic, Great singing, Masterful, Must see

See it if you are a fan of musical theater, or want to be someday!

Don't see it if you have no heart or soul.

87
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Funny, Edgy, Great writing, Hilarious, Raunchy

See it if you enjoy Amy Schumer’s type of humor (though toned down just a bit for broadway).

Don't see it if you don’t like it when people make you laugh.