Karen K 6145

Jamaica | 65+ | Female

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Reviews (34)
79
Burn This
Midtown W
Interesting, Great writing, Intelligent, Quirky, Clever

See it if You like intelligent comedy, witty dialogue and very good character interaction.

Don't see it if If you can’t handle profanity or if you are expecting a typical love story

Also Adam Driver is excellent. My only complaint is some of his dialogue is... Read more Read less

90
Clever, Delightful, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if Love classic musicals with timeless songs and wonderful choreography.

Don't see it if You are looking for an over-the-top show.

Also First half of the show is faster moving and more absorbing than second... Read more Read less

85
Absorbing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if A play with relevance to today. Writing is clever and thought provoking. Great performances by all.

Don't see it if You have trouble with dialogue that is rapid fire and at times, hard to understand.

80
Delightful, Dated, Great singing, Funny, Great dancing

See it if You love Rogers & Hammerstein. Staging was lovely. Loved the choreography. For me, after seeing Hamilton, Wicked, etc., it felt a bit dated.

Don't see it if You are expecting a blockbuster musical.

85
Absorbing, Intelligent, Great writing, Clever, Great acting

See it if You want to see amazing performances by all 3 women. A very clever, wonderfully written show. Thought provoking about life.

Don't see it if You can't handle wondering how your life will turn out as you age.

Also Glenda Jackson is amazing as is Laurie Metcalf. The play makes your wo... Read more Read less

78
Entertaining, Dated, Fluffy

See it if Like revivals. I felt it was dated and slow at times. My dtr wanted to go and we got tix for Bway week. Would not pay full price for it.

Don't see it if You want something rousing and engrossing. Bernadette Peters was better in the second half of the show than the first.

90
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if You love actors who make their acting look so natural. Very clever dialogue. Acting is superb - no wonder they were all nominated for Tonys

Don't see it if You think that the language is similar to the original play. Vocabulary is updated to current jargon.

90
Absorbing, Great singing, Great staging, Enchanting, Must see

See it if Love a wonderful score and book, beautiful costumes, an outstanding leading man and woman and a great cast.

Don't see it if I can think of no reason why one wouldn't want to see it.

Also Jack Gyllenhall was was beyond my expectations - I knew he could act, ... Read more Read less

71
During previews
War Paint
Midtown W
Disappointing, Great staging, Overrated, Fluffy

See it if You like Lupone and Ebersole, great costumes and sets

Don't see it if You are expecting a great score. Songs were not memorable at all. No show stoppers.

50
Banal, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if You like long, drawn out plays.

Don't see it if Too late - run ended yesterday.

Also Liev Schreiber was wooden and had no charisma for the character. Janet... Read more Read less

85
Enchanting, Romantic, Great staging, Throwback, Great dancing

See it if Love movies from the 40's and 50's. I felt like I was transported back in time. Beautiful staging and dancing. Dreamy.

Don't see it if You don't care for love stories.

85
The Crucible
Midtown W
Absorbing, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if Very intense. Even tho is was written many years ago, the themes resonant with all that is going on in the world today.

Don't see it if You can't have your thought processes shook up.

80
Matilda
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Refreshing, Fun

See it if You enjoy Roald Dahl books, clever staging, fun songs and you have kids

Don't see it if Can't think of anything

100
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Original, Must see, Edgy

See it if So moving, emotional, heart breaking, beautiful story

Don't see it if you don't love your fellow man.

90
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great acting, Original, Great staging, Great singing

See it if Great performances by all. Brillant score. Amazing sets. Have seen it 3 times.

Don't see it if No comment on this!

95
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Riveting, Must see, Original, Great writing, Great singing

See it if All performers were amazing. Great music, lyrics. Outstanding production values. Thought provoking.

Don't see it if Don't think it is an all rap show - it's not. Give it a chance. You won't be disappointed.

87
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Refreshing, Quirky, Hilarious

See it if Very clever - all of the performers are very talented - they are adept at working with their puppets. The songs are witty.

Don't see it if I can't think of any reason not to see it unless you have absolutely no sense of humor.

50
During previews
Non-traditional, Disappointing, Quirky

See it if You like the songs, which were sung pretty well by the cast.

Don't see it if You expect a "Broadway" show. Minimal set and staging.

Also Almost felt like a HS production. It is definitely a non-traditional m... Read more Read less

85
Relevant, Great acting, Great writing, Clever, Thought-provoking

See it if You want a slightly different take on book. Thought provoking. Great acting. Intelligent use of comedic dialogue in the right spots.

Don't see it if Your are expecting a carbon copy of the book or movie. Be open!

Also Jeff Daniels was understated but completely effective as Atticus. Love... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Must see, Great staging, Clever, Great acting

See it if you are a Potterhead (for sure) or if you just loved the books and movies. Minimal sets kept you focused on the acting. The special effects

Don't see it if you aren't into Harry Potter. You won't get many of the references.

Also Special effects are stunning. Humor was in all the right places. The a... Read more Read less

85
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Clever, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy a different type of musical. Thought provoking, timely. Band was amazing. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Don't see it if You have a problem with accents. Some of the dialog was difficult to understand.

30
Disappointing, Excruciating, Boring

See it if You have a little girl - only reason to go.

Don't see it if You love Broadway musicals. Cast (IMO) was not true Bwy caliber. Songs were not memorable (except for Let It Go).

Also One character has about 5 minutes in the movie and gets his own song i... Read more Read less

75
1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Disturbing, Relevant, Dizzying

See it if You want to see the book come to life.

Don't see it if If violence, stobe lights and loud noises disturb you.

Also Acting was OK. Felt that some of the performances were not heartfelt. ... Read more Read less

89
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You like a cast of extraordinary actors, witty repartee, Lillian Hellman's writing, dysfunctional families at their worst

Don't see it if You don't like dysfunctional families at their worst, Southern sensibilities back in the day

Also The sound was a bit muddy and as a result missed some of the dialogue.

75
Cats
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Great staging, Fluffy

See it if You are a younger theater or never saw the original run.

Don't see it if If you saw the original run with Betty Buckley or Elaine Paige.

Also I enjoyed the staging and the dancers. Jellicle Cat is still a fun son... Read more Read less

90
Clever, Great singing, Great staging, Delightful

See it if You love something unique and different . Staging approach was spot on. The score was excellent. Josh Groban is very engaging.

Don't see it if I can't think who wouldn't like this show.

80
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Disney songfest, Entertaining, Just plain fun

See it if Enjoy you Disney movies and their songs. Just a fun, enjoyable, funny show. Great for kids of all age.

Don't see it if You are a Disney hater.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Rockin", Fun

See it if You loved the movie, you will love the play. The kids are amazing musicians. Alan Brightman, as Dewey, is fantastic. So fun.

Don't see it if If are expecting typical Broadway show tunes

50
Banal, Disappointing, Slow, Boring

See it if You want to be bored.

Don't see it if You are looking for theater entertainment. This is the only Bwy show that I have ever fallen asleep in.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Original, Hilarious

See it if You enjoy an irreverant, funny show with a great score

Don't see it if You get insulted easily

90
Masterful, Great staging, Riveting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if Amazing costumes & sets. Music/score is so well written. Songs stick in your head. Staging is brillant.

Don't see it if How can you not like a Disney show?

80
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful, Great dancing, Great singing

See it if Love the music and dancing. Just a fun show. Have seen it 3 times. Makes me happy.

Don't see it if Can't think of why you wouldn't want an evening of entertainment.

50
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Great singing

See it if Love 4 Seasons music. I was bored when they were not singing & dancing. I don't know how this won Tony for best musical.

Don't see it if Don't know what to say. I seem to be in the minority.

79
Blackbird
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intense, Clever, Quirky

See it if Jeff Daniels was excellent, Michele Williams not so much. He gave a strong performance. I felt she gave a much weaker performance.

Don't see it if Some of the content is pretty intense with respect to relationships between an older man and an underage female.