Kristen 8132

35-49 | Female
About:  A science geek who's also madly in love with Broadway musicals and sketch comedy.
Reviews (31)
70
Beloved
Midtown W
Cliched, Slow

See it if You enjoy intellectual awakenings and one woman shows

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy seeing mania romanticized in clichéd storylines

Also I find it really odd that so many described this show as provocative, ... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Scissoring
Midtown W
Enchanting, Refreshing, Relevant, Resonant, Great writing

See it if You want to see a beautiful show with a talented and diverse cast - so refreshing to see LGBTQ characters as main characters!

Don't see it if You don’t like love stories

90
Clever, Enchanting, Relevant, Great acting, Must see

See it if you love LGBTQ coming of age stories with fun musical numbers with heart

Don't see it if no reason - all should see this

100
Clever, Delightful, Hilarious, Must see, Funny

See it if you love Sean Hayes and want to laugh and cry about the state of the world

Don't see it if you don't like to laugh

90
It's Only a Play
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if you want to laugh with a phenomenal cast

Don't see it if you're expecting a musical

100
Absorbing, Great singing, Masterful, Must see, Riveting

See it if you want to see one of the most brilliant Broadway performances ever - Cynthia Erivo

Don't see it if you have no soul

95
Clever, Funny, Hilarious, Great writing, Quirky

See it if you want to laugh so hard you pee a little

Don't see it if you hate brilliant comedy writing and grow weary from hilarious character work

95
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Must see

See it if you want to see masterful acting and brilliant writing

Don't see it if there is no reason not to see this

95
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great singing, Profound, Riveting, Relevant

See it if you want to witness a gut-wrenching story that has more relevance today than ever

Don't see it if you can't handle devastating truth or if you're looking for a light musical

100
Uncommon Sense
East Village
Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious, Great staging, Profound

See it if you want to feel through story, sound and light, what being on the spectrum can feel like for some. This show meant so much to me!

Don't see it if ...there is no excuse not to see this! They also offer lower sensory performances for those sensitive to light and sound.

95
Party Face
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you want to bring awareness instead of stigma to mental health in a funny and relatable way and enjoy the dynamics between Irish women

Don't see it if you don't enjoy mother-daughter stories or thoughtful exploration of mental health

95
War Paint
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see, Masterful

See it if you want to see two LEGENDS perform a master class in musical theatre and love stories focusing on powerful women

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

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

See it if you love unique and participatory storytelling - this immersive experience will never be forgotten - what an incredible show!

Don't see it if you don't want to feel like you're part of the show - some seats were even on the main stage!

95
Absorbing, Masterful, Must see, Resonant, Intelligent

See it if you want to be blown away by visual and musical genius. This is my favorite show of all time and the revival did not disappoint!

Don't see it if if you don't like complex musicality or incredibly artistic design.

95
Clever, Delightful, Must see, Lgbtq, Heartwarming

See it if you love heartwarming stories with incredible music and sass that celebrates you for being you!

Don't see it if you don't appreciate everyone's special uniqueness or have no soul.

90
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if you liked the movie, especially if you loved the movie, and if you like to see strong, flawed teenage women coming into their own.

Don't see it if you hated the movie or if you don't like some heart in your funny.

80
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Romantic, Quirky

See it if You love romance, especially centered around LGBTQ characters. Seeing a woman sing a love song to another woman was so refreshing!

Don't see it if You are picky about plot or are uncomfortable with unapologetic, powerful, mesmerizing, female sexuality.

100
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing, Resonant

See it if you want to see a master class in acting by three extremely talented women. Poignant, dark and funny.

Don't see it if ...there is no "don't," only "must."

100
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting, Masterful

See it if you want to see a master class in musical theatre - even in the back row, you can see every arch of the brow - Glenn Close is stunning

Don't see it if you don't appreciate brilliance

90
The View UpStairs
East Village
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Profound, Relevant

See it if you want a refreshing take on LGBTQ history that keeps you dancing in your seat

Don't see it if you don't love fabulousness

95
MotherStruck
East Village
Absorbing, Funny, Profound, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if you love honest storytelling that will make you laugh and cry

Don't see it if you can't hear the sometimes brutal truths of a woman's journey to motherhood

90
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see

See it if you want to see a fun, entertaining show with the funniest nun you've ever seen

Don't see it if you hate music that makes you dance in your seat

100
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Great staging, Must see

See it if you want to see the most haunting and incredible staging ever seen - this is my favorite play & this was like nothing I've seen before

Don't see it if you don't have a pulse (I saw it 3 times and with the staging it felt like 3 different shows)

100
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Masterful, Riveting

See it if you want to see a master class in acting and superb writing

Don't see it if you don't appreciate exquisite acting

100
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Great writing, Great acting, Must see

See it if you want to laugh and cry through the funniest show on Broadway! This was the most fun I've had in so long!

Don't see it if you don't love hilarious musicals with quick wit and relatable stories.

90
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if you love quick-witted political dramas with a powerful female lead

Don't see it if you don't like to mix politics with entertainment

85
Cardinal
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you'd like to see a thoughtful new play with some great talent

Don't see it if you're expecting a comedy based on the actors - this is a drama with comedic elements

95
Fully Committed
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Masterful, Ambitious

See it if you want to see a master class in multiple character acting - JTF's performance is NOT TO BE MISSED!! Such an impressive show!

Don't see it if you don't like being blown away by a single person performing an entire play so well that you sometimes forget there's only one cast member!

90
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Intense, Resonant

See it if you want a master class in how to turn vulnerability and fear into art that can change the world

Don't see it if you are triggered by rape and cancer - though sometimes hearing others' stories can be healing.

95
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Masterful, Riveting

See it if you love to be blown away by incredible acting - you must see both versions as the two leads switch every other performance! Phenomenal!

Don't see it if you don't like exquisitely executed acting and deliciously devious characters.

100
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if if you love classic musicals with a clever, strong female lead, beautiful costumes, flashy dance numbers and presence that hits the back row

Don't see it if you aren't into classic Broadway musicals - this one checks all the boxes (though even skeptics tend to fall in love with Dolly Levi)!