L BADER

Washington, D.C. | 25-34 | Female

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Reviews (26)
70
Great acting, Great dancing, Entertaining, Fluffy, Slow

See it if You’re a fan of ABT style ballet storytelling within a simple musical. Amazing dancing,singing and acting with minimal set and costumes.

Don't see it if You’re not into story involve infidelity. You only want musicals with a strong original score and lyrics. You don’t like minimum set changes

72
Quirky, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You like typical black box productions and a slightly comical rendition of the classic. Acting was amazing mixed with one or two misses.

Don't see it if You're expecting a strict classic or totally reinvention of Midsummer night's dream. This is neither.

75
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Intense, Raunchy

See it if You like well written original songs with strong voices and powerful dance numbers. The 1920s house party came alive in this immersive show.

Don't see it if This is a passionate show but not a perfect one. The volunm of the band overpowers the singing at times and the spotlights can be glaring.

70
During previews
Confusing, Slow, Great staging, Great acting, Intense

See it if You like rustic western background mixed with highbrow philosophical metaphors and great acting. Finding story behind confusing dialogues.

Don't see it if You're looking for a light, relaxing and entertaining show that doesn't need much thinking. This show is a lot of work to perform and follow

79
Intense, Edgy, Dizzying, Clever, Ambitious

See it if If you enjoy experimental theater. This show combines live music, live cam projection and puppetry in a setting that's great for Holloween.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy errie stories based on real events. You don't like shows with loud sound effects, dizzying image and gothic stage designs.

85
Entertaining, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like great dialogue in a fast paced play with great tension and chemistry between the two characters. I'm engaged for 75m with no break.

Don't see it if You're into complex stage and costume design with a parade of casts.The dual captured us with only their acting and no fancy distractions.

Also What a treat! This is a hardcore play with actual acting on the center... Read more Read less

88
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Quirky, Hilarious

See it if You like family friendly shows your kids can enjoy as well; old fashioned melodrama done very well with clean humor and a simple story line.

Don't see it if You're looking for character development, plot twist and layers of stories. This is a simple show filled with joy and won't disappoint. Go!

90
Entertaining, Clever, Great staging, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if You enjoy extremely well written story with exaggerated but hilariously on-point acting! Not a dull moment: amazing cast and classic comedy.

Don't see it if You'd don't like political satire that uses a fictional story happened in 19th century Russia to reflect the ridicules political reality now

Also This show is extremely WELL DONE. Great cast with solid Broadway credi... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Entertaining, Clever, Great singing, Funny, Quirky

See it if You want something different and watch a fun collection of characters with great voice and fantastic singing.Each story was unique and fun.

Don't see it if You're looking for a overarching storyline, plot twists and character development. This is a parade of live music played by the characters.

88
Delightful, Great writing, Great acting, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You're a fan of rivived shows done extremely well. Solid cast and acting. Witty conversations and complex main character development.

Don't see it if You're looking for a hilarious, dazzling or edgy show. This is classic play on a smartly setup stage, with moments of intensity and humor.

80
Relevant, Funny, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You're a fan of Estefans and want to see their struggles and their inspiring story. Great cast and singing, surprisingly funny and touching.

Don't see it if You're looking for a massive cast with huge stage transformations and fancy lighting. This is relatively small cast with smart stage design.

90
Masterful, Great singing, Great acting, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if You want to feast on top-notch singing and acting from two leading actresses both nominated for Tony! A for plot and character development!

Don't see it if You're looking for some smart theater tricks i.e. immersive /interactive /flashy strobe etc. This is a no BS classic done extremely well.

99
Enchanting, Intense, Great singing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You're a big fan of 1940s swing and the magic of music to cure and empower.The casts are extremely talented,sing, dance and play music live.

Don't see it if You're looking for flashy staging design and dazzling lighting. This show is not about playing tricks to get your attention.

Also This is an extremely powerful show. The acting are full of emotion tha... Read more Read less

85
Clever, Quirky, Funny, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if You like super fun and scientific show for both adults and kids. A traveling museum of old inventions you can touch and great narrations!

Don't see it if You're expecting a storyline and fictional characters. This is storytelling through the fascinating objects decades to hundreds years old.

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

See it if You enjoy movie parody that's quirky, ironic and filled with awkward humor. Fowlie's performance was intentionally bad and consistent.

Don't see it if You don't overacting the overacting kind of performance.

95
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to spend 100 minutes laughing uncontrollably while learning a great deal from the amazing storyline and personable, moving acting.

Don't see it if If you're not comfortable when white men are not the hero of the story or you have no interest in learning Latin history or contributions.

Also John Leguizamo only has himself, his writing, his acting and minimal s... Read more Read less

90
Expectation-subverting, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like adaption of classic stories. Appreciate black-box theater. Enjoy high quality stage design, acting, and writing. Worth the stairs

Don't see it if Have trouble with 4th floor walk-ups. Don't like having your expectations upset.

89
Entertaining, Enchanting, Quirky, Hilarious, Clever

See it if You love clever small productions and using your imaginations to fill in the blanks. Extremely talented cast made Macbeth funny effortlessly

Don't see it if You prefer a refined and elaborate spetacle. This is Macbeth in raw, super speed comedy form. No time wasted and extra hilarious. Go see it!

Also We literally just came back from the show and couldn't wait to put dow... Read more Read less

85
Refreshing, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You love musicals with southern flair. Catchy tones, great voices and strong characters. The live band was phenomenal, effortless and fun.

Don't see it if You're expecting something controversial or thought provoking. Or not a fan of simple but smart staging and intimate set design.

80
Relevant, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if You like classic story reincarnation in a minimalist dystopian. The acting was relatable with on-point monologue and annunciation. Solid.

Don't see it if You're into fancy scenery, costume and lighting. This is low-tech but intense. The power of acting and your imagination will transform you.

76
During previews
Relevant, Refreshing, Entertaining, Clever, Quirky

See it if You like a smart plot that links together stories that come full circle; fantastic talented small cast with good music, singing and acting.

Don't see it if You're expecting fancy set and costume or a big cast. This is a show that places substance above presentation and inspires without dazzling.

Also This show has so much potential but do need some work. The cast was gr... Read more Read less

76
Entertaining, Great writing, Hilarious, Great singing, Intense

See it if You want to laugh for 2.5 hours, be entertained and be moved by a girl full of dreams and fantasy. Top casts with strong voices and stories.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of strong female characters and stories that portray people underpreviledged, enslaved and the reality they lived in.

95
Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging, Masterful, Epic

See it if You're looking for a work of art.The staging, costumes, acting and puppetry are unparalleled. A masterpiece turned Broadway landmark.

Don't see it if You want to surprised by the plot - this is very much true to the story. Or you want to see new edgy elements like rapping, immersive etc..

85
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Hilarious, Absorbing

See it if You're a fan of the movie and want to experience the Broadway version. One of the funniest shows I saw with great cast, acting and singing.

Don't see it if You're looking for fancy sets, elaborate choreography or costume design. This is more of a down-to-earth show with great plot tempo.

70
Dated, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You're families with the songs but have never seen the show in action! Great classic songs with fantastic dancing and smart stage design.

Don't see it if You want a thought-provoking story with plot and character development cause it's not here. There's not much a story but more a 'showcase'.

15
Slow, Overrated, Excruciating, Dizzying, Disappointing

See it if You're a big fan of Josh Groban and would kill to hear him sing live. You want to experience a new and interesting stage setup.

Don't see it if You're looking for a solid plot with character development. This is an empty story filled with attention grabbing flashy immersive tricks.

Also I don't remember a single song 2 minutes after seeing the musical and ... Read more Read less