Laura 8108

Garden City | 35-49 | Female
About:  Theater geek posing as a teacher...
Reviews (29)
Entertaining, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if You want to see Glenda Jackson give a powerful performance. You love Shakespeare

Don't see it if You can’t sit for the two hour first half. Want to see consistent acting and accents. You don’t get Shakespeare.

Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if You liked the movie. If you like a fun time that is not too deep.

Don't see it if You can't stand squealing audiences. You don't like loud musicals.

During previews
Days of Rage
Midtown W
Clever, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if You loke seeing things from other perspectives; you want to see an intriguing set; you like shows that are ninety minutes without and interv

Don't see it if You want even acting; you want something try thought provoking

Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Quirky

See it if Catchy tunes are your thing. You liked the movie, or didn’t! You don’t need prior knowledge to enjoy this show. You like Kat McPhee

Don't see it if You want a serious show. You have a hard heart. You don’t like a love story. You hate pie

Perfect Crime
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Disappointing

See it if you want to see a mystery that been around for longer than any other play (how is a mystery in and of itself)

Don't see it if you wan to be thrilled or have a thought-provoking time in the theater. I really wanted this to be better than it was.

Clever, Delightful, Fluffy

See it if you have a child who likes the book. Your child has a good imagination. you want to introduce your child to the theater.

Don't see it if Your child is over the age of 10 or so. Your child can not sit still for a little while. You haven't read the book

Absorbing, Entertaining, Intense, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you like Garcia Marquez. You want a good story and acting

Don't see it if you expect something light. You don't like the Spanish language.

Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Kid friendly

See it if you want a mindless time. You like bubbles. You have kids who want to be introduced to theatre

Don't see it if you have no imagination or wonder. If you want an actual play. You don't like bubbles

Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Dated, Exquisite

See it if you like thought-provoking theater.

Don't see it if you don't like a play in another language. You want flashy lights, sets, costumes

Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Dated, Disappointing, Intelligent, Delightful

See it if you like classic musicals. This has great dancing but I found some performances to be tired and phoned in

Don't see it if you want something new and innovative. This is a standard, strong musical whose time may have passed

Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Edgy

See it if you're curious where your buddies from Sesame Street ended up. The songs are catchy and the story is sweet.

Don't see it if you have problems with puppet sex. You are at all prude, or don't like to laugh

Absorbing, Great singing, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want thought-provoking theater with catchy songs and a hot-button topic. The show has not lost its mojo since original cast members left

Don't see it if you can't stand girls screaming. You don't like loud music.

Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Quirky

See it if you like good music, innovative staging, and catchy tunes. This is a great family show, but can get a little dark for little ones

Don't see it if you are a snob about musicals, you do not like the Wizard of Oz, you have no heart! (ha ha)

El Quijote
Ambitious, Dated, Funny, Quirky, Delightful

See it if you love the original work and have never seen it staged. Or if you want to have some fun in Spanish

Don't see it if you are a purist about the original piece. You don't want to listen to a simultaneous translation

Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Riveting

See it if you enjoy theatre that makes you think. You want a show that leaves you wanting more- even after 8 hours!

Don't see it if You can not sit for a long time. You are uncomfortable confronting hard topics.

Resonant, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if You want a new interpretation of an old tale. You want riveting music and innovative staging. You like top notch performances

Don't see it if Yet another revival of musicals done a billion time is your thing. You don't like Greek myths

Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Quirky

See it if You like anything Cher. You enjoy great singing. You are looking for a way to spend a few fun hours, and not the next profound musical.

Don't see it if You have a stick up your... You don't like Cher You like serious theater, or shows that can't see the humor within itself.

Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Delightful, Cliched, Great singing

See it if you like Disney musicals. You have a child you want to introduce to Broadway. You loved the movie. You want some spectacle.

Don't see it if you are a theatre snob. If you don't like Disney. You don't want to sit amongst lots of kids

Delightful, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if You must see the Toby winner. You like an easy to follow story. You want a decent night at the theater.

Don't see it if You thought Spongebob should’ve won. You like fully fleshed our stories. You want to hum songs an hour later

King Lear (BAM)
Cliched, Entertaining, Dizzying, Intelligent, Slow

See it if You want to see a true to form Shakespeare play. You like the Bards work. You like pompous actors

Don't see it if You want innovative theater. You don’t like Anthony sher and his self-indulgent style of acting

Ambitious, Delightful, Disappointing, Great acting, Indulgent

See it if you like Mark Rylance. If you like melodic tunes. You want to be transported to a Jacobean setting

Don't see it if you want a tight story. You don't like silences. You don't get strange humor

Banal, Cliched, Overrated, Romantic, Insipid

See it if you like overblown musicals. You like a tired show that lacks spark. You like repetitive music

Don't see it if you want quality theater

Blue Man Group
East Village
Absorbing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Quirky, Clever

See it if you like out of the ordinary shows. If you have kids to introduce to theater

Don't see it if you don't like fluids. You have no imagination. You must have a seat, script, props and costumes

East Village
Clever, Dated, Ambitious, Dizzying, Loud

See it if you like ingenuity in sound. It is incredible to see what they performers can do with simple props. It does drag a bit long, for me at least

Don't see it if you don't like loud noises, If you are looking for a plot or any sense, this isn't the show for you

During previews
Ambitious, Clever, Enchanting, Epic, Masterful

See it if you love the HP books, but there is so much theater magic in this show. even if you haven't read a page you will enjoy it. The cast is brill

Don't see it if You are a stickler for the HP books. You can not sit for 6 hours in total. You have no heart or soul

Delightful, Dated, Intelligent, Creative

See it if you liked the movie, have kids, or are really in to the story. The costumes are beautiful and the staging is interesting.

Don't see it if you can't stand kids. People pretending to be animals freaks you out. The show is a bit tired but would thrill a child to no end

For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Hilarious, Quirky

See it if you like to laugh and have a good time. You like theatre that doesn't make you have to think too much

Don't see it if You need serious shows or are at all snobbish about theater. You can't laugh at the expense of others.

Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny, Indulgent, Clever

See it if you like alcohol and the bard. This show takes a play and puts it on its head. It a fun time, with drinks!

Don't see it if You are pretentious about your Shakespeare plays. You need things to stick to the status-quo

Upper E Side
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if You want innovative theatre in an incredible setting, with clever direction and impeccable acting. If you like theatre that makes you think

Don't see it if You have issues with infertility. If you don't like loud music or seeing your own reflections