Laura C 6150

New York City | 25-34 | Female

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Reviews (32)
96
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great writing, Must see, Refreshing

See it if You are looking for something other than the standard big number, huge Broadway musical. To see a touching slice of life show.

Don't see it if You only like the standard go-to "safe" bet shows.

Also This show was so refreshing. I'd heard it was good, but was genuinely ... Read more Read less

57
Cliched, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if You enjoy Jimmy Buffet music or theater that is fluffy, fun and cheesy.

Don't see it if You don't like the music. If overtly cheesy set-up story lines annoy you. If the only audience interaction you like is applause or cheers.

97
Absorbing, Exquisite, Must see, Profound, Refreshing

See it if You remember what it's like to be a teen struggling to fit in. If you are looking for a show that's easily relatable emotionally.

Don't see it if You don't like sad plotlines with a point. If the subject matter of suicide and depression is triggering for you.

Also I haven't cried that hard in a show in a long time. We've all been the... Read more Read less

93
Fun, Enlightening

See it if You'd like to learn about stage combat techniques in a fun environment and how to "fight" in theater without hurting someone.

Don't see it if Stage combat doesn't interest you

Also Joe made sure everyone was involved and kept a good place through the ... Read more Read less

70
Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You grew up with the movie and/or the music. If you want to see some light fun at the theater.

Don't see it if You want a riveting story with a well-fleshed-out resolution.

Also After growing up with the movie and it's soundtrack, I did enjoy the s... Read more Read less

53
Great singing, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy shows that portray postwar military in an accurate manner. If you enjoy shows that broach hard topics. If you enjoy swing music.

Don't see it if You want to see something new and edgy. If you don't like classic musical clichéd styles.

Also I saw this show in it's Papermill run and was able to see the changes ... Read more Read less

84
Polished, Entertaining, Indulgent

See it if You like stories with plot lines around old NY. You like the movie and Robert De Niro. You want to see a well-done show with no loose-ends.

Don't see it if You want to see something new and edgy. If the run of the mill musical is not your thing.

Also I was impressed at how well done the show is. Very well put together w... Read more Read less

69
During previews
Funny, Quirky, Dizzying

See it if You enjoyed the movie. If you enjoy stories of personal redemption. You enjoy quirky gaffs.

Don't see it if You don't like the repeating storyline of being stuck in a time loop. You have young children with you. If you don't like clichéd comedy.

Also There are some interesting staging moments and effects in this show. S... Read more Read less

70
Clever, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if 90s nostalgia is your thing. If you enjoy shows with deep hidden life questions. You enjoy plays with a message.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy thought provoking works that may have meaning's that don't immediately display themselves. You want something super light.

Also The show was quirky and relatable, with punches in the gut of moments ... Read more Read less

66
Funny, Cliched, Entertaining

See it if The Golden Girls is a staple watch for you or you enjoy watching occasionally.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy a cheesy parody with lots of one-liners.

Also For fans of the TV show, this is a light-hearted nostalgic look at the... Read more Read less

55
Dated, Overrated

See it if You really just want to see the show. If you like the music.

Don't see it if You are expecting the same sexyness of the film. If you have really high expectations for the show.

70
Clever, Funny, Hilarious, Thought-provoking

See it if You like satire. If you are not easily offended. If you like shows like South Park. If you want to see a catchy, witty, feel-good show.

Don't see it if You want to see a family show. If crude humor offends you.

71
Great staging, Fluffy, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if You like spectacle. If you enjoy acrobatics. If you like the occasional fluffy/corny show. If you love Old Hollywood. Good for families.

Don't see it if You like serious works. If you don't like the occasional off-the-wall story tangent.

80
Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if You like feel-good shows. If you like jukebox musicals. If you love Gloria Estefan. If you want to be assured a fun night at the theater.

Don't see it if You don't like Latin music. If you don't like Gloria Estefan. If you don't like lighter shows.

70
Indulgent, Clever, Thought-provoking, Intense, Raunchy

See it if You liked the movie/book, if you want to see something other than the norm, if you enjoyed Sweeney Todd, if you have a dry sense of humor.

Don't see it if You are squeamish about the subject matter, if you have small children, if fluffy shows are more your thing.

73
Entertaining, Great staging, Ambitious, Absorbing, Edgy

See it if You are looking for something fun to see that will put you in a good mood. If you love the 60s. If you like to dance.

Don't see it if You don't like revues. With small children.

74
Ambitious, Entertaining, Quirky, Great singing

See it if You love the movie or have kids that do. If you love a good Disney musical.

Don't see it if Clichéd changes of storylines annoy you. Or if you expect it to be exactly like the movie.

Also The first act moves pretty fast. Note that the timeline is somewhat di... Read more Read less

87
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Hilarious

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71
Cliched, Great singing, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a fun and family friendly show with extremely talented kids who play there own instruments and sing.

Don't see it if You don't like the standard happy-go-lucky ending

80
Delightful, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if You want a good family Christmas show outside of Radio City or Lincoln Center. If you enjoy a good concert.

Don't see it if You hate holiday shows.

Also I was a little shocked that this show hasn't gotten more buzz. Because... Read more Read less

59
Great staging, Intelligent, Slow

See it if You like thought-provoking plays with a lesson. If you like pretty costumes and set pieces. If classic plays are your thing.

Don't see it if You have a hard time following shrill-toned British accents spoken at a fast pace. You need lively theater to hold your attention.

69
Absorbing, Great acting, Indulgent, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoyed the movie. If you like film noir. You enjoy dark, riveting stories that can make you feel uncomfortable as part of the conflict.

Don't see it if You don't like classic Hollywood pieces. If you are taking small children. If high drama and dark stories make you seriously uncomfortable.

Also Glenn Close's performance as Norma Desmond is one for the history book... Read more Read less

84
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Must see, Indulgent

See it if You love shows with strongly written female characters. If you like biopic with a twist. If you love Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole.

Don't see it if If you don't like biopic tales. If you're looking for something edgy.

Also I would like to commend the writers here for writing female characters... Read more Read less

70
Quirky, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You understand the frustration and beauty that is the subway system. You enjoy a capella. You want something warm-hearted to see.

Don't see it if You want to see an edgy piece of theater & a capella doesn't meet that qualification for you. You don't enjoy many stories intertwining.

Also Witnessing the beat boxer Chesney Snow's talent in this show is itself... Read more Read less

88
Absorbing, Ambitious, Exquisite, Intelligent, Intense

See it if You enjoy opera-style shows. If you like classic literature and symbolism. If you appreciate audience immersion onto the show.

Don't see it if You don't like edgy pieces. If you don't like word-full musical numbers with lots of details.

Also This show is a breath of fresh air in staging and direction for the Br... Read more Read less

70
Great acting, Great singing, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You like thought-provoking, hard to swallow material & to be challenged by art. If you like to see some strong acting.

Don't see it if If you don't like existential art. If you want something light and fluffy. If you don't like opera.

Also Note there is a long operatic intro not translated that introduces cha... Read more Read less

77
During previews
Delightful, Fluffy, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You enjoy classic movie musicals. If you like big dance numbers. If you enjoy light/feel-good shows. You enjoy great costumes and sets.

Don't see it if You want to see something edgy. If you don't like classic Broadway. If you don't enjoy a good fluffy show.

51
Overrated, Romantic, Slow

See it if You liked the movie. If you really really enjoy ballet. If you are OK with seeing a ballet with music instead of a musical with ballet.

Don't see it if Slow shows or classical ballet doesn't interestake you. If you are looking for lots of depth

94
Great acting, Epic, Intense, Resonant, Great singing

See it if You love a good story of overcoming obstacles. If you are interested in seeing Cynthia Erivo, as she is a breath of fresh air.

Don't see it if You don't like minimal sets. If you get easily upset from stories of hardship.

91
Clever, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful, Relevant

See it if Matilda the book is a fave. If you enjoy a great story/script. If you have children preteens & are looking for a good pick. If you are witty

Don't see it if You have young children who might be scared of the show's villian, if children's stories aren't of interest, if you like shorter shows.

89
Delightful, Clever, Funny, Hilarious, Romantic

See it if You enjoyed the movies written around the same source material. If the TV Channel TCM is a fave. If you love romcoms.

Don't see it if You don't like retro themes, or if you don't like romcoms.

81
Refreshing, Resonant, Enchanting, Delightful, Great singing

See it if You enjoy heart-warming ideas, bluegrass music, or just love a good story

Don't see it if You don't like bluegrass music.