M Jane

Manhattan | 25-34 | Female
About:  Recently had to change my age range to 25-34. Makes me wonder if my taste in musicals will change as well.
Reviews (56)
80
Entertaining

See it if you want to see a "Broadway show" - great dancing, "belting" numbers, and references to other musicals

Don't see it if you don't want a light-hearted show that glosses over character development.

83
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Ambitious, Confusing, Enchanting

See it if you are interested in immersive theater.

Don't see it if you want to clearly understand all aspects of a show; do not like crowds; do not like rushing or running.

57
Indulgent

See it if you enjoy 90s music, love the movie, or want to see a fun musical

Don't see it if you want an interesting adaption of a movie

85
Entertaining

See it if you want to see great choreography and beautiful scenic design.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy time-period pieces; the plot is outdated

90
Great acting, Funny, Masterful

See it if you enjoy high stakes drama; every scene feels relevant; surprisingly funny (dark comedy; queen jokes)

Don't see it if you do not feel you can stay engaged in a long show.

87
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you enjoyed the movie; like seeing ensemble songs; you think it's funny.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy contemporary musicals that focus on "high school issues"

90
Absorbing, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy or have interest in Middle Eastern music. You are interested in a show that highlights beautiful and small moments in life.

Don't see it if you want an eventful show or dancing numbers.

Also Although, there are no show-stopping songs, all of the songs are whims... Read more Read less

82
Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you are or aren't a Carole King fan. The music is catchy! The "behind the scenes of music production" is interesting and different.

Don't see it if you want a very happy and easy story, or you don't enjoy biography pieces.

78
Indecent
Midtown W
Exquisite

See it if expert usage of music in the show to create a whimsical and beautiful theater setting.

Don't see it if you are not interested in the history of a controversial play. I expected the plot to focus more on the jailing but it was very brief.

80
Assassins
Midtown W
Edgy

See it if you enjoy Sondheim shows. Clever rhymes and interesting story plot.

Don't see it if you want an elaborate show. it is a bare bones adaption, or if you want a linear plot.

70
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining

See it if you want to see fantastic dancing - these performers can kick!

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with explicitly sexual content.

Also A rare occurrence that I enjoyed the movie adaption more than the broa... Read more Read less

80
Enchanting, Profound

See it if you want to see a classic broadway show. The dances are enjoyable and the songs are catchy.

Don't see it if you are not interested in diving into another culture or historical period.

70
Prince of Broadway
Midtown W
Entertaining

See it if you want a show with all the show-stopping numbers. Talented cast who are very versatile.

Don't see it if You don't know most of his shows. If you want insight into Harold Prince's career or thought process.

85
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if you enjoy funny shows with wild plot lines.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy raunchy shows. Older show so some jokes are outdated now.

80
Entertaining, Hilarious

See it if a funny musical that has a lot of heart. Fun choreography and costumes.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals that simplify hardships and issues. A few great songs, but others fall flat.

70
The Mad Ones
Midtown E
Ambitious

See it if you enjoy listening to show-stopping numbers - many songs have great harmonies and belting moments.

Don't see it if want a fluid storyline that has a cohesive feel to it. They try to create a fragmented feel but it doesn't feel artistics; it feels sloppy

94
For a previous production
Enchanting, Entertaining, Epic

See it if you are interested in Harry Potter.

Don't see it if you don't like "fan-servicing" productions and "filler scenes"

Also From the London production, it was a great day-long experience. The mu... Read more Read less

90
If I Forget
Midtown W
Intelligent, Profound

See it if you are interested in family dynamics and considers difficult questions while bringing heartfelt and quality support from both sides.

Don't see it if you want a show with clear ending and "gives you the answers"

70
Pacific Overtures
East Village
Intelligent

See it if you enjoy Sondheim's work. He addresses an interesting and sensitive topic in a thoughtful manner.

Don't see it if you want to see a production true to the original show. Minimalistic stage, costumes were bland. Important songs were cut.

88
Delightful

See it if you haven't seen this classic show. The costumes are beautiful. The ensemble has amazing dancers. The songs are catchy and enjoyable.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy older "wise-cracking" jokes. The humor depends on appreciation for silly/outrageous scenarios and timing.

55
Cats
Midtown W
Dated

See it if you enjoy dancing scenes. The cast does a great job imitating the mannerisms of cats.

Don't see it if you enjoy shows with plot lines - character portrayal but you do not become invested in the characters.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you enjoy shows that introduce you to a group of compelling characters that you grow to care about.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy shows with high tension and focuses on characters rather than events - not a lot happens on stage (more discussed).

81
Amelie
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great singing

See it if you want to see Philippa Soo. Humorous and light-hearted.

Don't see it if you love the movie- beautiful but more of a melancholy tone. The feel of the show is more quirky and silly.

70
If/Then
Midtown W
Entertaining, Dizzying

See it if you enjoy seeing Idina Menzel. The show was made for her vocals and really highlight its range.

Don't see it if you want a smooth plot line. There are parallel stories happening and it isn't always obvious where the story is.

85
Hilarious

See it if you enjoy zippy plot line with a humor element.

Don't see it if you want a serious show.

74
Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy teen / high school focused story lines

Don't see it if you want a grounded show that are realistic

60
Dizzying, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy the Go Gos song, want to see a show that doesn't take itself seriously, you enjoy tongue and cheek humor

Don't see it if you don't enjoy jukebox musicals - the scenes are forced to fit the songs

75
Entertaining

See it if you enjoy great dancing; you want greater appreciation for the cast in a show

Don't see it if you are looking for a plot line - the show is individual character focused and does not show character progression

63
During previews
Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if you enjoy the film and want to see singing and dancing acted to key scenes; the "Big mistake. Big. Huge!" reenacted.

Don't see it if you want the show to be dynamic and add a layer of complexity from the film; you want show-stopping number

Also The show was a direct plot rip from the movie. Sadly, they did not add... Read more Read less

79
Great singing, Enchanting

See it if you enjoy dancing numbers and ensemble songs; the big names in the show do not disappoint.

Don't see it if you don't feel comfortable with domestic abuse; you don't like older shows; you don't enjoy listening to accents.

85
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Great singing

See it if you enjoy pop songs and want a musical in modern day. Also, if you want a performance on strong female characters. Catchy songs.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with certain topics such as affairs and domestic abuse. Don't see it if you want a ensemble number - most are solos.

66
M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Ambitious

See it if you want to see an incredible performances from the lead actors.

Don't see it if you want an easy-to-follow plot. The deception involved in the show can be confusing for viewers. The staging is clunky.

77
War Paint
Midtown W
Ambitious

See it if you are interested in seeing two Broadway legends perform. They were fantastic and strong leading ladies. Beautiful costumes.

Don't see it if you want a surprising show - many of the events are expected.

74
Funny

See it if you enjoy Harry Potter and can take a bit of tongue-in-cheek humor.

Don't see it if you want a high-production show. it's in a small theater with a small cast that plays multiple parts.

77
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Absorbing

See it if you want amazing performers. well-paced show that explains but doesn't over-explain the history and events.

Don't see it if you do not have interest in the political conflict. If you have difficulty understanding accents.

65
Entertaining

See it if You are a fan of Christian Borle. You want a variety of styles in music.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy trivial and non-sensical show. You want memorable songs.

93
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Romantic

See it if you enjoy an energetic show - the cast, singing, and dancing is so absorbing and enjoyable.

Don't see it if you want to be surprised by a plot element - the London cast recording is on spotify and tells the whole story. Experience is so much more

89
Funny

See it if you enjoy funny shows. You enjoy shows like SNL as the comedians will start to laugh at certain parts. Watch on Netflix!

Don't see it if you don't enjoy raunchy humor that is at times nonsensical. You don't like the comedian's style.

67
Dated, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy fun dancing numbers and post-War storylines.

Don't see it if you do not like outdated stories - certain scenes that were "romantic" are slightly creepy in today's lense.

65
Entertaining

See it if you want a fun, happy musical. The cast is having a good time. There are some great numbers - solos, ensembles, and dancing scenes.

Don't see it if you want to be surprised. You don't like "kiddy voices and jokes". There are many children in the audience - expect noises and kicking

75
Napoli, Brooklyn
Midtown W
Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy seeing women challenge the social norms and expectations from their families and society.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy family conflict; have trouble understanding accents; don't enjoy violent scenes.

90
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Must see

See it if you are interested in a show discussing a tough event, but balance the sadness with fun and light-hearted songs and scenes.

Don't see it if you want a storyline focused on one individuals and diving further into their story.

75
Entertaining

See it if you are interested in seeing a zippy show. Great music - the two actors are amazing with playing instruments.

Don't see it if you can't get around the premise of them meeting through time and space.

95
Absorbing, Dated

See it if you are interested in seeing a cast who is phenomenal at their roles-each person owns the role. The costumes are beautiful.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy seeing a show with misogyny and racism, or if you don't enjoy slower-paced plays.

85
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful

See it if you are enjoy interesting storylines - great storytelling from multiple perspectives.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy "underdog" / "rags to riches" storylines.

88
Entertaining

See it if you are interested for amazing solo and cast songs and are interested in a show with a deep message.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy shows that is completely sung through.

70
In Transit
Midtown W
Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if you enjoy a cappella, have a love/hate relationship with MTA/NYC, enjoy a light-hearted show

Don't see it if you like a show with a punch. Most of the songs felt like a concert rather than a show with songs relating and progressing the story

78
Ambitious, Dizzying, Great singing

See it if you are looking for a fun and tongue-in-cheek show. The cast is having a lot of fun. It had a completely immersive experience.

Don't see it if you are looking for a traditional show with plot and actions - thin plot as not much happens in the show.

90
Absorbing, Great singing, Masterful

See it if you enjoy a complex and thoughtful show. The message is layered and masterfully presented.

Don't see it if you want a straight-forward show. You want a show with a lot of events occurring.

70
Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you are an Arthur Miller's fan and enjoy his style of plays. You enjoy watching "star studded" shows.

Don't see it if yo don't enjoy a slower first act with a dynamic second act.