LaraIanni

New York City

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Reviews (14)
25
Confusing, Disappointing, Slow, Ambitious

See it if you know a lot about Mary Shelly and want to see aspects of her life on stage.

Don't see it if you're looking for a either a cohesive biographical play or retelling of Frankenstein.

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81
Delightful, Enchanting, Great staging, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if You love creative visual storytelling and/or you're looking for a family friendly theatre experience with substance.

Don't see it if You're you can't get past singing jungle animals.

30
Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if You value high concept above all and/or Brechtian style disconnected acting.

Don't see it if You love this play; it is crushed beneath the weight of a director's ego and misguided concept.

95
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great writing, Riveting, Refreshing

See it if You want to be transported to another world, wrapped up in a story, and surrounded by music.

Don't see it if You dislike modern, folk inspired scores, or are looking for a traditional book musical.

52
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Insipid, Great singing

See it if You'll do anything to hear Whitney Bashor's beautiful voice.

Don't see it if You're sick of derivative scores and lack luster books.

85
Clever, Funny, Overrated, Original, Delightful

See it if You love Shakespeare, musicals, goofy comedy or any combination thereof.

Don't see it if You're a stickler for historical accuracy or hate "good ol' fashioned" musicals.

76
Cliched, Entertaining, Intense, Epic, Great singing

See it if You're looking for a well done production of the classic musical.

Don't see it if You're looking for something boundary pushing or edgy.

75
Entertaining, Absorbing, Ambitious, Confusing, Quirky

See it if You're looking for skilled circus performers, pleasing choreography with a raw edge

Don't see it if You're looking for something traditional, linear, or where the "plot" served as more than a framing device

79
Entertaining, Great staging, Delightful, Funny, Great singing

See it if You're looking for a big flashy Broadway musical with glitz and an enjoyable contemporary score.

Don't see it if You're looking for something fresh and edgy.

88
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound

See it if You're looking for a well-crafted night at the theatre that will leave you thinking for days.

Don't see it if You need a linear plot and/or detailed sets and costumes.

100
Ambitious, Absorbing, Masterful, Must see, Riveting

See it if You're a living breathing member of the human race. This show is everything live theatre should be, thrilling, entertaining, moving.

Don't see it if You like your theatre traditional and un-challenging.

91
Ambitious, Intense, Refreshing, Absorbing, Edgy

See it if You are looking for an experience that goes beyond traditional audience/show relationships and invites you actively explore another world.

Don't see it if You are looking for a passive theatre going experience.

96
Absorbing, Clever, Exquisite, Great acting, Profound

See it if You believe musical theatre can be a serious and moving art form.

Don't see it if You like your musicals fluffy.

91
Delightful, Enchanting, Clever, Quirky, Intelligent

See it if You're looking for a fresh take on a classic that manages to be both faithful to the source material and completely original.

Don't see it if You like your adaptations strictly realistic and literal.