Linda C 7241

Brooklyn | 35-49 | Female
About:  Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy ride!
Reviews (28)
72
Overrated, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You like New Orleans jazz and want to see a real star/talent in Andre de Shields who outshined everyone on the stage and many stages beyond.

Don't see it if You dislike Greek tragedies. Don't see it if falsetto gets on your nerves or you don't like sappy utopian plots.

Also Theater is getting to be a real bore. I go to escape the atrocious pol... Read more Read less

80
Juvenile, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You are looking for a fun night out and enjoy a good belted song or twenty

Don't see it if you are looking for a deeply heartfelt struggle of coming out as a teenager

Also I imagine if I were a teenager, I'd love this show. It seems to pare d... Read more Read less

86
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You are living in the world today... Fake news and all!

Don't see it if You mind watching part of the play on TV screens. It's part of a very brilliant production where some scenes are actually out of view.

Also Bryan Cranston is magic! His acting is phenomenal. He completely outsh... Read more Read less

45
During previews
Without clear pupose, Over thought, Insipid, Excruciating, Great acting

See it if You want to be stymied and perplexed by the intent of the writer. This is definitely a political and social commentary.

Don't see it if You don't want to be bored by moralistic philosophy peppered with third grade humor.

Also When I was in grad school, I was forced to read and analyze Thus Spake... Read more Read less

74
Clever, Great staging, Disappointing, Refreshing, Great songs

See it if You love quintessential Sondheim. Want to be entertained. Are curious about why the original show flopped.

Don't see it if You are expecting to be thoroughly moved. Or if you thought the show would be successfully revised to surpass its original flopdom.

Also I was excitedly waiting to be moved by Not A Day Goes By, but in the w... Read more Read less

84
During previews
Clever, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You have ever tried to figure out when to stick to your guns or when to let go, you can appreciate a type A personality.

Don't see it if You don't like unresolved endings

90
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Engrossing, Smart, Modern, Operatic, Intense

See it if you have any knowledge of modern music. There are great references to the revolution of American music from British music.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy rap or modern music with ethnic roots, if you are overwhelmed by constant action, have trouble understanding fast language

85
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You need a good laugh, like physical humor and great music

Don't see it if You want a deeply meaningful, terribly moving show.

Also This show is great escapism from all your and the world's troubles. Yo... Read more Read less

69
Dull, Quirky, Slow, Musical, Thought-provoking

See it if Great musicians playing Egyptian music, interesting plot bringing Egyptian culture into Israel and their effect on each other.

Don't see it if You are expecting a show stopper musical number or story line that engages you

81
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Ambitious

See it if If you liked the movie version. The whole first act mimics many of the characters and gestures.

Don't see it if You don't like the movie.. though the show starts taking on its own character in the second act and becomes more vibrant

Also Norbert Leo Butz was great and recreated his character with his own tw... Read more Read less

84
During previews
Koalas are Dicks
East Village
Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious, Entertaining, Raunchy

See it if You need a good laugh, you like quick wit, you don't mind a talking koala played by a human

Don't see it if You are offended by sex, drugs or beastiality

72
Disappointing, Dated, Cliched, Great staging, Overrated

See it if You love the music

Don't see it if You are expecting to be moved emotionally

98
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You love the movie, if you love Bette Miller, if you love great choreography... this show is so well put together. It is a great production

Don't see it if You are looking for an updated version of the original.

91
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You love the original version of pride and prejudice. If you have a good sense of humor.

Don't see it if If you don't like when modern elements are mixed into traditional shows

78
During previews
Little Women
West Village
Unresolved, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Funny

See it if You ever wanted to be Jo when you were a kid reading this book.

Don't see it if You expect a true telling of the story or modern super political take on the novel.

Also The first act is an interpretive retelling of the tale. The second is ... Read more Read less

90
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if You need a good laugh, want to leave the theater smiling, are not looking to be moved to tears unless they are tears of laughter.

Don't see it if You want the script to be exactly as written for the movie, are hoping to hear a true countertenor, are expecting a more political agenda.

Also I have been dealing with some very sad situations lately. I walked int... Read more Read less

82
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You are looking to be entertained, moved and like great singing.... Shoshana Bean was wonderful.

Don't see it if You have a hard time with making light of pretty dark subject matter. Some of the scenes took it to a bawdy, low place that's unnecessary.

Also I wish the first act was more moving and less of a "show." This is a s... Read more Read less

83
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Great staging

See it if You love movie and Cole Porter. You like old timey shows. Are not looking for anything deep.

Don't see it if You don't like Shakespeare, old movies, old songs and jazz dance.

Also There were some real high points, like when Will Chase booms out his g... Read more Read less

50
Boring, Indulgent, Disappointing, Slow, Ok

See it if If you are a big Ethan Hawke fan.

Don't see it if You value your time, want to be entertained or immersed in a show

85
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Dizzying, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You like physical humor, enjoy Shakespearean actors with a Monty Python twist, need a good laugh.

Don't see it if You are looking to emotionally connect with poignant characters, or if you are a grumpy old curmudgeon- or maybe do! You might need it!

85
Absorbing, Funny, Great music, Profound, Relevant

See it if You love anyone with cancer, need a laugh, enjoy music in the traditional musical style

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals. This show really could resonate with anyone human

94
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You love being surprised, you want an experience, you want to be immersed in the action, you love dark humor, you don't mind eye contact

Don't see it if You don't like to be touched, don't like intimate theater settings, have trouble turning your neck (if you do, sit in the mezzanine)

70
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Unique, Unemotional, Unresolved

See it if You are interested in inclusion of deaf actors and sign language in live theater. That's done very well.

Don't see it if You expect to be moved. There is little emotion between the characters.

Also The male role is very difficult in that he speaks the lines of both th... Read more Read less

90
Delightful, Moving, Heartwarming, Entertaining, Quick

See it if You would like to feel good about humanity again, you like folk music that sounds almost Irish, you lived through 9/11

Don't see it if Can't hold it in for an hour and forty minutes. There's no intermission!

64
During previews
Imperfect Love
East Village
Great acting, Great staging, Slow, Disappointing, Wanting

See it if You like period plays and know that all comedies are not funny.

Don't see it if Want an engrossing story line or witty repartee

79
Out-of-date, Entertaining, Funny, Irreverent

See it if You have a good sense of humor, like catchy tunes, don’t take things too seriously

Don't see it if You firmly believe in being politically correct, you are very serious about religion, you are easily offended

Also I saw the original cast what was it... Nine years ago? I originally sc... Read more Read less

97
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you love a great modern musical with heart.

Don't see it if You dislike minimalist staging

76
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Delightful, Cliched

See it if Are looking for entertainment

Don't see it if You are looking for character depth