Lane G

Seattle | 50-64 | Male
About:  I grew up in New York and saw my first Broadway show when I was 13 years old. I try to catch most of the National Tours that come through town, and I get back to New York usually once a year to see some theatre.
Reviews (18)
90
Entertaining, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to enjoy an uplifting story with great songs

Don't see it if you don't have a good sense of humor

90
During previews
In Transit
Midtown W
Entertaining, Relevant, Refreshing

See it if You want to be entertained and enjoy really good singing and a mish-mash of loosely connected stories

Don't see it if You can't appreciate a musical that doesn't have spectacular song-and-dance numbers.

70
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Banal

See it if you want some good laughs and fun entertainment, and you don't mind if it becomes the butt of its own joke long before the end.

Don't see it if one great musical number and two or three other good ones are not enough to sustain you through a lot of silliness.

85
Dames at Sea
Midtown W
Delightful, Fluffy, Fun

See it if you enjoy smiling, because you'll have a happy smile on your face the entire time.

Don't see it if you prefer something edgy to something fluffy.

76
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you want a bit of amusing entertainment.

Don't see it if you want to see something more cutting edge and adult puppets in adult situations won't quite do it for you.

92
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Intelligent, Moving

See it if you want a very special experience in the theatre.

Don't see it if you are closed-minded or only like fluffy song-and-dance shows.

65
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if You find these kinds of jukebox musicals satisfying and like the music of the Four Seasons.

Don't see it if You would be happier at home listening to this music from your record collection, done by the actual Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

40
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Overrated, Dated

See it if You are a teenage girl who can relate to these characters and to the show's message.

Don't see it if You want to spend your theatre dollars seeing something with memorable music and dance.

80
Clever, Quirky

See it if You enjoy a good murder mystery told with good songs and smart lyrics.

Don't see it if You require your Broadway musicals to have elaborate, spectacular production numbers.

100
Enchanting, Resonant, Moving

See it if you want to be moved to tears and roused to cheers

Don't see it if you lack heart and empathy

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Exquisite, Profound, Riveting

See it if you want a mind-blowing theater experience.

Don't see it if you want something staid and traditional and simple.

76
Hand to God
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Original

See it if you aren't easily offended by crass behavior and off-color humor.

Don't see it if you want a light comedy.

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Brilliant, Exuberant, Masterful, Must see

See it if you can get tickets.

Don't see it if you're dead.

99
Then She Fell
Brooklyn
Absorbing, Ambitious, Confusing, Edgy, Original

See it if you're willing to reconsider everything you thought you knew about what theater is.

Don't see it if you're a cynic who can't tolerate a unique and original performance experience.

89
Exquisite, Romantic, Beautiful

See it if you love to watch theatre with lots of beautiful dancing and a compelling story set to great music.

Don't see it if ballet isn't your thing, or if you don't like Gershwin.

25
Cliched, Overrated, Ambitious, Indulgent

See it if You don't mind hearing boring, cliched music to accompany a classic but second-rate story, or if you worship Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Don't see it if You can't stand being hit over the head with the same musical idea for two-and-a-half hours.

90
Matilda
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy theatre that can have appeal for all ages and all sensibilities.

Don't see it if You only like edgy, provocative theatre.

95
Edgy, Hilarious, Must see

See it if You enjoy irreverent humor and want a great night of theatre.

Don't see it if You are easily offended by cutting-edge humor at the expense of the Mormon church.