Joseph A

Bay Ridge | 35-49 | Male
About:  Musically inclined, theathre nerd, fun loving, film buff. I love good company. Always looking for new shows to see and experience,
Reviews (49)
98
Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you love all things Harry Potter and a staging of a new story that is magical and wondrous, with outstanding cast.

Don't see it if you have a short attention span to sit through 5.5 hours, and have no interest in Harry Potter.

100
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if You love the underdogs, and pop culture with a crazy talented cast , fantastic music and high energy fun.

Don't see it if Teen angst isn't your thing, or you aren't fans of musicals with relevant topics.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if you like exceptional acting with a great cast delving into a millennial issue that occurs far to often. Absolutely great cast.

Don't see it if you are aren't a fan of plays that that are done with millennial issues at forefront.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You are socially aware of some of the horrors that happen to LGBT people in Russia. Riveting story by a fantastic cast.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with harsh brutal depictions of violence and language that show demeaning and humiliating situations to LGBT .

88
Great acting, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy shows that revolve around late 60's War, protest themes, with a superb cast.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy stage plays, or have no interest in a story that might offend you.

91
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Absorbing, Masterful

See it if If you want to see some stellar acting, Radcliff is amazing as is the entire cast. Also timely and relevant, not to be missed.

Don't see it if If timely relevant stories portrayed by great actors is fake news to you.

95
During previews
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful

See it if you want to see a knockout cast, delivering a passionate, funny and simply brilliant performances in a extraordinary play.

Don't see it if you are adverse to non musical show, or uncomfortable with plays that deal with tough subject matters with humor.

100
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Must see, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a truly masterful work of acting, and storytelling. A simply sublime work or art If you want to see acting at it's finest.

Don't see it if you don't like plays that are told with a single person, or historical theme of war.

95
Funny, Hilarious, Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if you like energetic, lively and original Broadway fare, and sharp hysterical lyrics, with great singing.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy seeing 40 somethings trying to relive their youth in a musical form, and if you are afraid of audience participation.

96
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Intelligent

See it if If you like immersive interacted theatre with tough themes,and a great story.

Don't see it if If you are uncomfortable with men kissing, and themes of sexual abuse.

62
Confusing, Disappointing, Great singing, Fluffy, Dated

See it if You love Donna Summers Music, but sometime you don't get full songs.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of disco or Donna Summers in general.

95
Entertaining, Great acting, Edgy, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if You love love rock music, and smart story telling with a great cast and music.

Don't see it if If you are offended by drag queens, and aren't a fan of heavy rock music.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting, Must see, Funny

See it if You are looking for some really powerhouse acting and wonderfully simplistic staging that works so perfectly.

Don't see it if Aren't a fan of plays. If you don't like sign language.

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful, Epic

See it if IF you love the concert type Broadway experience where everyone is engaged.

Don't see it if IF you don't like hearing your favorite rock songs given a Broadway treatment.

75
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if You want to see a quirky take on the mob,with a gay twist.

Don't see it if Don't enjoy plays or are immune to laughing.

85
During previews
Great acting, Hilarious, Entertaining, Clever, Funny

See it if If you are a fan of Michael Cera,Chris Evans and enjoy quirky dramadies.

Don't see it if Are not a fan of spoken plays. And have an aversion to laughter.

92
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Profound

See it if You want to see and remember what AIDS did to our community but know there are stories of love that can be drawn from it. This was one .

Don't see it if You have no interest in the gay community, AIDS, love or anything remotely heartfelt.

100
Entertaining, Must see, Delightful

See it if IF you love great scores, and wonderful acting and timeless story.

Don't see it if IF you aren't a fan of musicals, are adverse at having a good time.

80
Dated, Great acting, Great staging, Overrated, Slow

See it if Just for Glenn Close.

Don't see it if If traditional musicals aren't your thing, and you don't like Glenn Close

83
Entertaining, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Intense

See it if You like tragic love stories.

Don't see it if IF you don't like period pieces.

100
Must see, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you loved the Original , you will absolutely love this .

Don't see it if Not fond of Cats, animals in general.

92
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Refreshing, Must see

See it if I thoroughly enjoyed this production, great songs, great story, great cast.

Don't see it if IF you aren't a Carol King fan than no reason to go , but you don't have to be a fan to enjoy the story and songs and show.

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Riveting, Profound, Resonant

See it if The music is fantastic, the story is engrossing the show is beautiful.

Don't see it if Nothing bad about it.

93
Delightful, Great acting, Intelligent, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if A enthralling journey.

Don't see it if No reason not to see it.

83
Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Original, Delightful

See it if I enjoyed this shows originality, the music was engaging, and the story was fun.

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of gore.

95
During previews
Must see, Resonant, Relevant, Intense, Great acting

See it if Plays that deal with relevant and ofttimes controversial social issues that can be deeply felt are of interest, and seeing a wonderful cast.

Don't see it if plays dealing with social hot button topics dramatized aren't your thing.

90
Absorbing, Riveting, Raunchy, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if you want to see a mesmerizing and engrossing one man show that deals with the ramification of a series of events while hustling.

Don't see it if you are adverse to gay theme plays, and descriptions of sex and violence.

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Resonant, Must see

See it if You want to be taken by such a well written and beautifully touching play and how important gay marriage is when you really need that paper.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in gay lives, and what family can do when protections aren't taken for the ones we love.

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Refreshing, Resonant, Funny

See it if IF you want to see kids take on the social issue of bullying with charm, great focus and a fun insightful score.

Don't see it if IF you don't enjoy kids musicals.

90
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if you can relate to the uncermonious break up and then the friends and family who help you out with humor and funny antics.

Don't see it if You are homopobic or can't can't relate to campy jokes revolving around Dynasty. If you don't enjoy plays that deal with breakups wih humor.

90
During previews
Ambitious, Great staging, Epic, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a great and ambitious staging of one of the great beauty and the beast stories, with an amazing Kong!

Don't see it if If you are not into musical depictions of great stories.

80
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Fluffy, Disappointing

See it if you love a solid Broadway experience, with great singing and funny story. All the Hallmarks of a tourist love fest.

Don't see it if you want a bit more than just a story that is easy to anticipate each move before it is made in the story, and if you a bit adverse to sugar

60
Great acting, Overwrought, Funny, Banal, Dated

See it if You like 19 Century comedies, with actors doing the best they can with the material.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of period plays .

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great staging

See it if If you like great singing and a fabulous score.Along with a cast full of life and heart..

Don't see it if You are not interested in family oriented shows that kids and adults alike enjoy.

96
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if IF you love scorching and pointed comedies, great acting with a stellar cast.

Don't see it if IF you are offended by plays that are proudly accepting and gay.

97
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Resonant

See it if You want to see some of the finest acting in a play about what internalized homophobia looks like when all you have are your "sisters".

Don't see it if You are intolerant, you don't understand what gay history means, and the road we had to travel.

91
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see, Funny

See it if you want to be greatly entertained by a wonderful cast and great songs.

Don't see it if If you don't like sarcastic mean bitchy Girls, that sing great.

90
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Must see

See it if You love clever and witty writing, with great acting and a surprising premise.

Don't see it if If modern and unconventional views offend you,and you do not enjoy clever writing with great acting.

84
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Intelligent, Great staging

See it if IF you love great lyrics and music, one of my all time favorite musicals.

Don't see it if Not a fan of musicals, or period pieces that deal with pop culture and politics.

88
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting, Intelligent, Must see

See it if You enjoy great original storytelling with a superb cast.

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of original works and plays.

100
Intelligent, Masterful, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Delightful

See it if You love quality acting and great singing and lyrics that inspire and touch your heart.

Don't see it if Don't like musicals and stories that have something to say.

100
Must see, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Masterful, Resonant

See it if IF you want to see the dynamics of what an open relationship for gay men can do to relationships, even if you think it can't happen to you.

Don't see it if Homophobic, don't enjoy deep stories about gay lives

90
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You love intense themes, about war.

Don't see it if If you are disturbed by war and it's aftermath.

91
Clever, Great acting, Must see, Great staging, Edgy

See it if You love the 80's and quirky self deprecation.

Don't see it if IF you don't like plays.

100
Absorbing, Delightful, Must see, Entertaining, Relevant

See it if You want to be thoroughly entertained and want to hear fantastic music to a poignant and up lifting musical .

Don't see it if If you are homophobic and have really bad taste .

89
Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Original, Raunchy

See it if I love boys and I love Naked Boys Singing.

Don't see it if IF you are a prune, or if nudity upsets you.

85
Ambitious, Funny, Refreshing, Delightful, Thought-provoking

See it if As much as I enjoyed this show, I felt there could have been a bit more depth.

Don't see it if Its has a few drawbacks, stronger songs would have made it a better show.

87
Entertaining, Great staging, Indulgent, Fluffy, Delightful

See it if IT is a great show for families.

Don't see it if IT can be a bit over bloated, and feels a bit dated.

100
Delightful, Masterful, Must see, Intense, Absorbing

See it if This is by far my favorite stage production of this show.Absolutely gorgeous and so beautiful.

Don't see it if Must see!