Marcela

Albuquerque | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (69)
87
Must see, Refreshing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great writing

See it if You want a fresh take on impact of constitution on our lives

Don't see it if Trigger warning for some abuse suffered by Heidi's foremothers.

95
Great music, Slow, Great acting, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You like quiet humor and middle-eastern themed music

Don't see it if you want something more fast-paced with big production numbers

Also Pretty similar to the film in terms of plot and pacing so seeing that ... Read more Read less

40
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Overrated, Confusing, Great staging, Great acting, Violent

See it if you want to see what the hype is about

Don't see it if you don't like extreme violence on stage

Also I really hated this play. I almost fell asleep during the third act an... Read more Read less

84
Funny, Great singing, Fluffy, Great choreography, Delightful

See it if want light-hearted musical with some serious points

Don't see it if you are fundamentalist Christian or against homosexuality, maybe if you're from Indiana

68
Depressing, Overrated, Great staging

See it if You want to see Elaine May perform

Don't see it if you want to see something upbeat

Also For some reason the audience thought it was hysterical every time a ch... Read more Read less

88
Great singing, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound, Great staging

See it if Someone who is moved by good music and plight of teens

Don't see it if you don't understand social media or teens

Also Still not sure why he is waving through a window

92
Absorbing, Great singing, Must see, Resonant

See it if you lived through 9/11 and love great music and heartwarming stories

Don't see it if you find mention of 9/11 aftermath to be triggering

79
During previews
Great singing, Great choreography, Bizarre, Great sets, Dizzying

See it if You like visual eye candy from sets and lighting, amazing choreography by Sonya Tayeh and want to see some top performers come to Boston!

Don't see it if You only like original music--at times it bordered on jukebox musical with random hits ranging from Beyonce to Lady Gaga

Also I don't remember the movie that well but don't remember it being so co... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Great acting, Original, Great music, Confusing, Absorbing

See it if You like original musicals with great orchestration--a very earnest cast

Don't see it if you prefer linear storylines

Also Theatre is a bit of a hike but worth it--just leave yourself enough ti... Read more Read less

78
El Credito
Gramercy
Funny, Entertaining, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if Want to support Spanish theater and have some laughs

Don't see it if You want something profound or thought provoking

Also Has intermission so ended up being 1 hr 45 min

79
Uncommon Sense
East Village
Overwhelming, Great staging, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if Want to get several different examples of lives of people with autism that aren't sugar coated

Don't see it if You would get too overwhelmed with all the displays though there are more sensory friendly performances

75
Insipid, Hilarious, Dizzying, Over-the-top

See it if You like really silly version of Shakespeare, want a short, breezy production

Don't see it if You don't realize how ridiculous some of Shakespeare's plots really are and would get annoyed at humor

67
During previews
Disappointing, Thought-provoking, Long

See it if like a heavily political edge to your entertainment and are a huge Michael Moore fan

Don't see it if you don't want to listen to 2 hours + of talking with no intermission and want a more typical Broadway theatre experience

71
Great singing, Work-in-progress

See it if You don't mind works in progress where the actors are reading lines from a script, the singing was good

Don't see it if You are expecting a fully staged musical

69
Four Sisters
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intelligent

See it if You are interested in Russian history

Don't see it if You plan on getting there early--there is no lobby so have to stand in small hallway before doors open

80
Spamilton
Midtown W
Clever, Hilarious, Fluffy

See it if you can get a lottery ticket--not many people entered the night I went, if you're a big Hamilton fan

Don't see it if you are seeing theater on a budget--tickets plus the 2 drink minimum would make it too expensive to be worth it if you're paying full-price

77
In Transit
Midtown W
Cliched, Funny, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if you like a cappella singing

Don't see it if you want deep plot follow-through--there were multiple rather shallow strands

Also Probably missed some of the NYC insider jokes but still fun for the mo... Read more Read less

91
Great singing, Great acting, Must see, Masterful

See it if You want amazing performances, especially Cynthia Erivo's singing

Don't see it if you want something light-hearted with choreography

89
Delightful, Funny, Intelligent, Refreshing, Great storytelling

See it if You like storytelling style with mini vignettes

Don't see it if you want choreography or don't like one-person shows

89
Delightful, Great staging, Romantic, Funny, Great singing

See it if you like classic musicals and dancing, if you can't go to Broadway before July 10, you can find it streaming on BroadwayHD,

Don't see it if you are too bothered by old-fashioned and predictable plot.

80
Bright Star
Midtown W
Quirky, Great music, Predictable, Delightful

See it if you want to see amazing actress Carmen Cusack and occasional surprise pop-ins by Steve Martin, enjoy bluegrass music

Don't see it if you can't overlook occasionally lame lyrics and predictable plot

70
Burundanga
Gramercy
Entertaining, Dizzying, Funny, Over-the-top

See it if you are fluent in Spanish and have a basic understanding of Spanish history/politics, enjoy dark and sometimes improbable humor

Don't see it if you are easily offended, don't follow Spanish or subtitles well

97
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Absorbing, Great staging, Epic, Intelligent

See it if You love musicals with great lyrics and dancing, like history brought to life

Don't see it if you can't see paying a lot of money or waiting in lines to get ticket

79
During previews
I And You
Midtown E
Ambitious, Surprising

See it if Want to enjoy an up-and-coming playwright, enjoy teen stories, enjoy surprises and plot twists

Don't see it if You can't pay attention for 90 min with no intermission

90
Ambitious, Must see, Great staging, Original

See it if you like great music, dance are a Lin Manuel Miranda fan

Don't see it if you don't like contemporary music

76
I Am Latino
Gramercy
Quirky, Funny

See it if You are in the mood for a good laugh and understand Spanish though I think there are subtitles on a screen at your seat by request

Don't see it if you dislike Latino culture or one-man shows

Also This was basically a one-man show as a series of skits or monologues, ... Read more Read less

80
Great writing, Resonant, Intelligent

See it if You like quick plays which have something to say

Don't see it if You don't read your program notes--the play spanned 10 years across the various scenes which wouldn't have known otherwise

Also Only about 75 minutes and an easy walk from Penn Station so worth chec... Read more Read less

82
Relevant, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Intense, Provocative

See it if You are sensitive to racial issues and police brutality

Don't see it if you want something funny

71
Annoying, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if You are a fan of these actors

Don't see it if you are impatient

Also Got a little annoying after a while

90
Ambitious, Enchanting, Great staging, Masterful, Incredible special effects

See it if You're a Harry Potter fan and can stay in theater for 7 hours in one day

Don't see it if you are offended by magic themes

81
Funny, Great singing, Clever, Delightful

See it if You are open-minded to lbtq, you like big choreography numbers and Go-Go music though don't have to be a fan of that group to appreciate

Don't see it if you would get annoyed by cheesiness

68
Noura
Midtown W
Heavy, Ambitious, Thought-provoking

See it if you get comp tickets through Show-Score Member Nights, are in the mood for serious drama that isn't too long

Don't see it if you want something lighter or musical

72
Relevant, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if Interested in issues related to disabilities, some funny moments

Don't see it if flashbacks which seem confusing and not very relevant might annoy you

Also Some humor and historical background seemed more relevant to New Yorke... Read more Read less

81
During previews
Goldstein
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant

See it if Great cast of actors telling story of family

Don't see it if You expect choreography and full orchestration ( piano and clarinet/flute did great job of accompanying songs)

80
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You enjoy Sara Bareilles music, ok even if you disliked the movie

Don't see it if extramarital affairs are offensive plot to you

Also Actually managed to see one of Jessie Mueller's last performances

70
During previews
A Never-Ending Line
Greenwich V
Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You just like good singing on women's issues with a bit of humor

Don't see it if You want an actual plot--this is not a musical

Also Don't bother coming early since there is nowhere to sit--everyone was ... Read more Read less

82
Jessica
West Village
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You're interested in AI and sci-fi. Gripping story which moves pretty quickly.

Don't see it if it's already closed so it's too late anyway.

Also Agree that the ending was a little weird. Still glad I saw the show th... Read more Read less

80
Funny, Silly, Clever

See it if You are a Harry Potter fan and want a good laugh

Don't see it if You are rushed or can't sit through 1 hr 45 min show with no intermission

76
Confusing, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You are a fan of Vienna Teng music, like random plot twists

Don't see it if You don't mind plots not making sense

Also Would have benefited from talkback to ask questions. Didn't really fee... Read more Read less

78
Falsettos
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Great singing

See it if you like family situational topics

Don't see it if you can't relate to spread out plot

79
That Physics Show
Midtown W
Ambitious, Educational, Entertaining

See it if you have a sense of wonder around science

Don't see it if you don't like being around kids, expect drawn-out explanations since he glossed over some details at times.

82
During previews
Absorbing, Edgy, Funny

See it if You like small autobiographical musicals with good score

Don't see it if You want a bigger show with choreography

Also Have never seen Rent before but still enjoyed it

84
The Humans
Midtown W
Great acting, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you like shows about family dynamics

Don't see it if you like a straight forward ending

75
Excruciating, Funny, Disappointing

See it if You want to support repertorio español and its mission, especially since I think this is their first musical

Don't see it if You are expecting something the same level as "In the Heights"

Also The plot was a bit weak and seemed to be stretched too long but overal... Read more Read less

82
Eclipsed
Midtown W
Ambitious, Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you are interested in African recent history, like humor interspersed with intensity of heavy topics such as war

Don't see it if you don't care about Africa, have hard time with accents

69
I'll Say She Is
East Village
Fluffy

See it if you like Marx brothers, like wacky humor

Don't see it if you would get upset at seeing portrayal of mass nightclub shooting

81
Clever, Funny, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in immigrant and multicultural issues and want to laugh a lot

Don't see it if you are easily offended by racial issues

75
For a previous production
La Gringa
Gramercy
Relevant, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if You want to practice your Spanish, can relate to culture clashes

Don't see it if You hate using subtitle screens or do not understand Spanish

75
Allegiance
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Ok, Sad

See it if You are a fan of Lea Salonga and George Takei.

Don't see it if you don't like crying during sad parts

84
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Hilarious, Fluffy, Original, Funny

See it if you like fun musicals and off-beat humor

Don't see it if you hate puppets or are younger than 18 (not for kids!)