Leah Grace

New York City | 18-24 | Female
About:  college student trying to see as many broadway shows as possible for a college student. (all of the playbills in my profile photo are from my freshman year! I'm so happy! more to come!)
Reviews (53)
90
Great singing, Absorbing, Clever, Great staging

See it if you're looking for a cool new remix of a classic show.

Don't see it if you're an Oklahoma! purist or would be too freaked out by total blackouts or the lights on the audience being up for most of the show.

90
Masterful, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if you're a great comet fan or a fan of good theatre or just anyone who can get a good ticket price for this show.

Don't see it if you don't like Greek mythology? or sad endings a la once on this island.

50
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Puppets!

See it if look. it's not good. but The Puppet! the use of screens!!! incredible!! there's a reason they gave that puppet a special tony.

Don't see it if you don't have a good discount.

85
Entertaining, Romantic, Relevant, Funny

See it if you're looking for a fun, upbeat musical with a positive message.

Don't see it if you're looking for something more serious or dramatic.

85
During previews
Burn This
Midtown W
Great writing, Great acting, Funny

See it if you love Adam Driver and/or Keri Russell or are looking for an interesting, amusing play.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of 2.5 hour long plays.

80
Entertaining, Great staging, Funny

See it if you're looking for something fun and entertaining!

Don't see it if you don't particularly like Cher or have no opinions on her, you'll need to at least like her to enjoy this show.

90
During previews
Clever, Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you want to see a pretty damn good adaptation of an incredible novel.

Don't see it if the three hour run time and multiple warnings that if you leave during the show you won't be allowed back in scares you off.

80
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Funny, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if you're looking for something funny with entertaining twists and turns, a good break from reality.

Don't see it if you're looking for a comedy with more serious tropes or stakes, in that case look for Lifespan of a Fact.

85
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Great acting, Relevant

See it if you're looking for an entertaining and comedic play with three amazing actors.

Don't see it if you're easily bored by plays or roll your eyes at entertainment that reflects current events.

75
Enchanting, Great staging, The lighting, The choreography, Fluffy

See it if you're looking for a fun show that is just fluffy and staged brilliantly.

Don't see it if you're going to be upset about how socially progressive it is, or you think every piece of theatre has to be like Les Mis to enjoy it.

85
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if you still haven't! (like I hadn't!) it is a really great, funny show. try for the lotto in person or online for a great deal!

Don't see it if you're looking for a more family-friendly, traditional show and you don't like seeing shows that attract hordes of tourists.

65
Dated, Great singing, Great staging, Joshua. henry.

See it if you want to see Joshua Henry absolutely rule the stage.

Don't see it if you're looking for a more timely revival. Though the music & staging are beautiful, it's a strange time to revive this particular story.

75
Entertaining, Fluffy, Hokey, Fun

See it if you want to see Bernadette Peters and some other great actors in a rather corny show that is nothing if not a fun spectacle.

Don't see it if corny jokes and premises make you cringe or you don't like Bernadette Peters.

80
During previews
Enchanting, Great staging, Very disney

See it if you love the movie and the songs and everything frozen.

Don't see it if you can't enjoy a show meant for kids (especially the audience full of kids under 8.)

95
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Must see, Masterful

See it if you want to see an amazing play with some incredible actors and ridiculously cool staging.

Don't see it if you don't think you can handle the two part schedule or the nearly 8 hours worth of theatre.

90
Clever, Enchanting, Great staging, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you're looking for a different, unique production with amazing stage elements and wonderful performances.

Don't see it if you don't like semi-interactive theatre.

70
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Great staging, Not as funny as you think it'll be, The puppeteers are amazing

See it if you're looking for a semi-funny and crowd-pleasing show to bring friends to.

Don't see it if you're expecting gut-busting laughter or relevant jokes.

95
During previews
Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you are looking for an interesting, new, original play.

Don't see it if you can't handle an almost 3 hour long run time. (though it doesn't feel long at all.)

60
Clever, Dated, Great staging, Slow, Long

See it if you adore Elizabeth McGovern.

Don't see it if you are looking for a more absorbing show to see.

30
Confusing, Disappointing, Slow, Overrated

See it if you haven't heard of Hedda Gabler before.

Don't see it if you respect Hedda Gabler as a show and don't want to see it bastardized with a sloppy contemporary adaptation.

70
Funny, Enchanting, Dizzying, Quirky, Cliched

See it if you really love this story. (including all of its rather dark aspects.)

Don't see it if you would not enjoy a show meant for children.

80
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Quirky, Overrated, Entertaining, Funny, Cliched

See it if you like cute, positive musicals with simple messages and bright characters.

Don't see it if you can't forgive its sometimes obnoxious sweetness.

80
Clever, Funny, Romantic, Refreshing, Enchanting

See it if you're looking for something different and totally unique. (with an electric violin!!!)

Don't see it if you don't like shows with multi-media or historical aspects.

75
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Fluffy, Entertaining, Absorbing, Overrated

See it if you love Disney and the original film.

Don't see it if you do not like shows meant for kids.

88
Clever, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Resonant

See it if you can appreciate some clever and unique staging, as well as an incredible performance from Ben Platt.

Don't see it if the topic of suicide upsets you or you're embarrassed to cry in front of fellow theater-goers.

85
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Clever

See it if you're looking for a well-written drama with an incredible ensemble.

Don't see it if you can't understand Irish accents.

85
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Funny

See it if you're looking for a fun, inventive musical with a great leading actor and incredible sets and props.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of the movie or have an easily scared child like I would've been had I seen this before age 12.

85
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Funny

See it if santino. fontana.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of the movie or are looking for something more original/different.

70
Enchanting, Cliched, Confusing, Great staging

See it if you're looking for a truly ~*~magical~*~ experience and are preferably a casual Harry Potter fan.

Don't see it if you are a die-hard Harry Potter fan and mischaracterizations and plot holes will bother you to no end.

85
During previews
Sea Wall/A Life
East Village
Great acting, Depressing, Jake. gyllenhaal.

See it if you love Jake Gyllenhaal or plays where sad men frantically tell you about their sad lives.

Don't see it if you're looking for something less depressing or don't care for Jake Gyllenhaal.

65
Funny, Great acting, Dated, Cliched

See it if you're looking for something fun and fluffy and want to see Andy Karl and Samantha Barks be incredible.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show with more production value, better writing and a more serious subject and plot.

90
During previews
Clever, Funny, Great writing, Hilarious, Must see

See it if you're looking for an intelligent, incredibly funny but perceptive experience on Broadway.

Don't see it if you're looking for a traditional comedic play.

95
Funny, Must see, Profound

See it if you can.

Don't see it if your only options for tickets are $1,000+

70
Mary Page Marlowe
Midtown W
Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you want to see Tatiana Maslany and some other amazing actors.

Don't see it if you're looking for a more exciting or possibly more in depth, cohesive play.

80
During previews
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you're looking for a unique and different play that blends epic theatre with realism in an important work.

Don't see it if you're looking for a more traditional play or if you're gonna ask for ear plugs when you hear women rapping dirty words loudly @ pre-show.

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50
Romantic, Cliched, Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if you're looking for a fluffy show with no consequences and you've won the lottery or gotten a good discount.

Don't see it if you're looking for a better production, as far as jukebox musicals go it's not too bad but it's no Mamma Mia!

95
During previews
Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Must see, Relevant

See it if you are looking for a well-acted, hilariously brilliant revival of a timely show.

Don't see it if you're prepared to condescend anyone who says they are seeing it because of the actors, they are amazing and they'll be seeing a great show.

70
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Great staging, A lot of michael cera

See it if you're looking for a decent Broadway play with plenty of discounts and you want to see Chris Evans and Michael Cera.

Don't see it if you don't think you'll enjoy a 2.5 hour play that would've been much better if it was about half that run time.

70
Great staging, Great singing, Amazing music, Romantic

See it if you're looking for a quick (it's 90 minutes, no intermission) and generally nice show to see with great music.

Don't see it if you're looking for something more exciting or different.

90
In & Of Itself
Gramercy
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Must see

See it if you're looking for a unique, magical theatre experience.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of magic or are looking for a bigger, more conventional show.

55
Cardinal
Midtown W
Great acting, Disappointing, Cliched, Great staging, Romantic

See it if you want to see Anna Chlumsky and Adam Pally.

Don't see it if you want to see an engaging, interesting play.

88
Clever, Enchanting, Great staging, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you're looking for a fun musical experience!

Don't see it if you're expecting anything too deep or mature, this is first a foremost a fun time for kids (or nostalgic millennials.)

70
Entertaining, Disappointing, Cliched, Great singing, Banal

See it if you are looking for a light-hearted, low-stakes, fun show.

Don't see it if you are expecting too much. It's an ideal tourist show with very little subtlety.

75
The Treasurer
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Slow

See it if you want to see some masterful use of doubling and other creative theatrical elements.

Don't see it if you are expecting a less abstract play.

85
Romantic, Great staging, Relevant, Wtf ending, Depressing

See it if you like historical shows and want to see a grand spectacle.

Don't see it if you don't like crying in public or tragedies.

88
Charm
West Village
Clever, Resonant, Raunchy, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you like true stories and social justice plots.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of trippy transition or dream sequences.

85
War Paint
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you love Patti LuPone, historical shows, and traditional broadway.

Don't see it if you dislike traditional broadway shows.

60
Bandstand
Midtown W
Great singing, Slow, Disappointing, Cliched, Overrated

See it if you love traditional musicals and that post-WWII America vibe.

Don't see it if you are expecting anything different or exciting, or if you prefer shows with more thought-out tones and well-written stories.

90
Clever, Enchanting, Great staging, Refreshing, Great singing

See it if you are looking for a completely different and unique theater experience.

Don't see it if you don't like fourth-wall-breaks or audience participation.

80
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Overrated, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a fantasy and are as obsessed with "Defying Gravity" as I know you are.

Don't see it if you prefer a more mature or adult-oriented show.