MAK136

Yonkers | 50-64 | Male
About:  Hi, just a friendly fun guy who likes to experience culture from theater to music...mostly just those two lol. And beach, traveling, outdoors, so to speak. ... Read more Read less
Reviews (82)
90
Entertaining, Edgy, Great writing, Great singing

See it if you like raw and edgy musicals featuring a rock score, featuring pretty much a solo performer

Don't see it if offended by sexuality, gay, trans stories, rock music

Also I've seen it many times in various forms from its off-broadway origins... Read more Read less

76
Stomp
East Village
Entertaining, Quirky

See it if if you want to take kids and teens to a "show", but don't think they'd be into a standard musical, or broadway show.

Don't see it if you don't like loud noises, banging, drums, etc. Expecting a story.

Also Haven't seen it in forever, I wonder if there's a way to update the sh... Read more Read less

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Must see

See it if you want a big bright production of a classic musical with strong performers and singers... what's not to love?

Don't see it if you hate musicals

100
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if to see the best mix of song and creativity and inventiveness! Timeless and classic forever! Still holds up!

Don't see it if you hate Disney, and musicals from animated movies. .

89
Hairspray
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you want to see an inventive musical, full of clever staging, catchy songs, and feel good about the world

Don't see it if hate musicals, a lead performer in drag

66
Stuffed
Midtown W
Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if you are a woman and want to hear a story of woman and food and dieting

Don't see it if you want a clever comedy, good acting

63
Indulgent, Overrated

See it if Always want to see a magician show.

Don't see it if if magic doesn't appeal to you, and are expecting David Copperfield staging (which i've never seen).

83
Absorbing, Great staging, Great singing, Masterful

See it if you want to see a timeless classic, with a slightly different take on staging. A bit sparse, but still engaging because of the classic

Don't see it if if you don't want to see another Fiddler.

79
Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if you like John Leguizamo, one-person shows, comic commentary on society and history.

Don't see it if don't like John Leguizamo, one-person shows.

81
The Portuguese Kid
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Cliched

See it if Fun, slapstick, carefree comedy appeals to you.

Don't see it if if you didn't like movies like Moonstruck

79
During previews
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant

See it if never got to see the original, like Harvey Fierstein's written work. A fan of Michael Urie. How gay life was perceived in the early 80's.

Don't see it if offended by gay lifestyle

79
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like Michael Moore, politics, activism, anti-Trump/republicans, want a smart night out, fan of the Daily Show or John Oliver.

Don't see it if you hate Michael Moore, or are sensitive about Trump.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if love Carole King, and Brill Bldg stories. Feelgood and well-producted night at the theater.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a jukebox musical, full of 60s.70s songs.

79
During previews
Delightful, Great staging, Funny

See it if Enjoyed the movie, like creative staging, and an Andy Karl fan. Charming production and cast.

Don't see it if didn't like the movie, don't want to feel good.

80
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Entertaining, Exquisite, Great staging, Cliched

See it if you want to see classic Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Glenn Close

Don't see it if If you didn't like Phantom, or Andrew Lloyd Webber

90
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Great staging, Hilarious

See it if you want a fun outing at the theater. Alot of fun, dancing, cleverness! Don't have to be a Shakespeare fan for this at all! I'm not.

Don't see it if you want a serious musical...this is all slapstick and well done fun!

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you like musicals, accept people for who they are stories, comedy, endearment, not offended by seeing a guy in drag.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals, and offended by sexuality.

82
Blue Man Group
East Village
Ambitious, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a fun, quirky, performance art type show. Take the kids, the teens who aren't into "theater".

Don't see it if You don't like loud noises, audience participation, "magic" type shows, although it's not mage.

Also Would really like to have them update the show with new "sketches". Wh... Read more Read less

85
Ambitious, Absorbing, Great singing, Great acting, Resonant

See it if you want a slick, well-done musical that resonates with today's youth and families. If you liked Next to Normal, you'll love this

Don't see it if you hate musicals, don't want an emotional, yet uplifting story

65
Matilda
Midtown W
Indulgent, Slow, Cliched

See it if take your kids to a broadway show

Don't see it if don't like a kid focused show.

85
Hair
Midtown W
Great singing, Refreshing

See it if want to see a classic musical of great songs that are classics, and have never seen Hair

Don't see it if don't like 60's politics, hippies, catchy songs, psychedelia

68
Entertaining, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if If you want to take kids to a broadway show or musical

Don't see it if if you don't like silliness, quirky, cute, and musicals.

69
Disappointing

See it if you want to see something different

Don't see it if don't care for originality, operatic score.

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Quirky, Great singing

See it if If you want a feel good musical, with great singing and exhuberance...akin to Mamma Mia fun.

Don't see it if if you don't like escape fare, rock type music, silliness.

82
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Romantic

See it if If you want a simple engaging, comedic musical.Keep in mind the music sometimes drowns out the vocals.

Don't see it if Don't like musicals, or are expecting dance numbers.

60
Curvy Widow
Midtown W
Fluffy, Refreshing

See it if you like simple fair for an autobiographical show. stay for the talk back...the writer if present was more interesting

Don't see it if you don't want to see age 50+ women singing about dating, vibrators, condoms, etc.

68
During previews
Red Roses, Green Gold
West Village
Entertaining, Great singing, Fluffy, Weak book, Quirky

See it if You like Grateful Dead music. Jukebox musicals. Excellent singing and musicianship. Cast sings and plays all instruments.

Don't see it if You really hate Grateful Dead music. Don't like weak dialogue.

79
Prince of Broadway
Midtown W
Entertaining

See it if like a "best of" collection of numbers from hit musicals, and just want an entertaining show and not have to think too hard

Don't see it if want a plot involvement, or don't like musicals.

77
For a previous production
Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like slapstick, monty python, benny hill, carol burnett comedy sketches

Don't see it if You don't like british accents, slapstick, fall down humor

89
Cagney
Midtown W
Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if Love good dancing, and tap dancing, and a strong working cast!

Don't see it if if you don't care for tap dancing, simple book, small shows

82
Funny, Hilarious, Must see, Quirky

See it if you're looking for politically incorrect humor in song and dance!

Don't see it if easily offended by language, topic, raunchiness.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if You want a thought-provoking show with great acting, writing and music.

Don't see it if you want to see a big splashy musical