Kelly R

Brooklyn | 35-49 | Female
About:  I am an avid theatre goer who enjoys shows that speak to me in some way. Whether they are witty and funny or serious and heartfelt, I appreciate a good story that makes me feel something. I think it is the one thing we can all appreciate from live theatre.
Reviews (19)
85
Bandstand
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great singing, Great staging, Funny, Charming

See it if you enjoy classic musicals with a bit of a modern flair. You enjoy great music, dancing and entertainment with a message

Don't see it if you are sensitive to topics like war, military and so forth.

60
During previews
Amelie
Midtown W
Fluffy, Great singing, Quirky, Okay, Mediocre

See it if you happen to get discounted tickets. Entertaining but nothing that will blow you away. you don't mind sweet shows that are a little quirky

Don't see it if you are expecting it to be this epic follow up for Phillipa Soo after her Hamilton run.

45
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Dated, Excruciating, Overrated, Cliched, Disappointing

See it if you are a die hard fan of the music no matter what the production entails

Don't see it if you are looking for a stellar production. This new production is way too scaled down and amateur in comparison to what it was in years past.

79
For a previous production
Delightful, Great singing, Charming, Funny, Romantic

See it if You enjoy good music and good humor

Don't see it if Overall, an enjoyable performance and night of theater so nothing really negative to say.

70
Intense, Indulgent, Great acting, Slow, Absorbing

See it if You like intense, live theater. Acting was great but just a little too intense at times and yet also slow to get to the core of the story.

Don't see it if If you don't like dark, troubled story lines. Definitely not a show for just anyone, even with the cast it had.

91
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if This is a show of equal opportunity offenders, in a hilarious sense. If you have an open sense of humor, you will enjoy this show.

Don't see it if You can't appreciate inappropriate humor or have a sensitive sense of humor.

85
Entertaining, Great staging, Quirky, Relevant, Riveting

See it if You enjoy great music and can appreciate a story with a message.

Don't see it if The content is not your cup of tea because you'll miss the whole point of the show.

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Riveting

See it if You appreciate hip hop and a cleverly told story. There is not enough that can be said about this show, it is all that and more!

Don't see it if Who am I kidding, everyone should see it.

79
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if You love Sara Bareilles' music. Fun and funny show with good music.

Don't see it if Corny humor is not your thing.

79
Entertaining, Great staging, Hilarious, Profound, Resonant

See it if You enjoy the story, are a fan of any members of the cast or like a heartfelt story told with some humor and some sadness.

Don't see it if you are looking for profound singing performances---some were a little weak.

88
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Funny, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You love the movie and love a little Disney magic.

Don't see it if You think one liners are silly or are not into fun, quirky productions.

Also A great family show but one that can be enjoyed by all. I will say I w... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Significant Other
Midtown W
Funny, Entertaining, Great staging, Relevant, Quirky

See it if You have a sense of humor and can relate to the relationship woes of today :-)

Don't see it if If relationship talk is not your thing or if you can't sympathize with dating struggles.

79
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great singing, Riveting

See it if you appreciate the music of Phantom and enjoy a good classic show.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy classic Broadway musicals

79
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Dizzying

See it if See it if you enjoy immersive experiences. One of the most incredible stagings I have ever seen.

Don't see it if raunchiness is not your thing as there is some of that and if you are sensitive to strobe lighting and bright lights.

70
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a good, classic Broadway musical

Don't see it if If you are not into operatic voices. If you are expecting great chemistry between the lead actors.

70
Entertaining, Funny, Heartfelt, Delightful, Fluffy

See it if You are fans of Gloria Estefan's music. It provides a great list of some of her biggest hits and they tell a fun and complete story.

Don't see it if I wish the band could have been stronger on certain songs & her Spanish song Tradicion should be in both languages, not just in English.

100
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting, Must see, Great staging

See it if want to experience a truly magical evening of theater.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy newer more modern productions and musical scores.

92
For a previous production
Funny, Intelligent, Intense, Profound, Resonant

See it if You enjoy shows about relevant topics told in a truthful and endearing way. If you enjoy a good, heartfelt story and can appreciate crying.

Don't see it if If you don't like to cry in public or are sensitive to the topic.

73
Delightful, Enchanting, Funny, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if Beautiful production, but a little longer than it should be.

Don't see it if You don't like long productions