Mario C 8051

Manhattan | 50-64 | Male

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Reviews (28)
70
During previews
The Minutes
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Slow, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You are a Tracy Letts fan, and are patient enough to wait for a plot to unravel.

Don't see it if You aren't open to a show that takes a bit of setup, and ultimately turns a bit intense.

70
During previews
The Perplexed
Midtown W
Confusing, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Slow, Great acting

See it if You really enjoy some good acting and can relate to old family feuds

Don't see it if You are impatient with a script. I had to keep a lot of things straight in my mind throughout. It did unravel at the end but I had to trust

69
During previews
Disappointing, Confusing, Great singing, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You really like Bob Dylan’s music and are ok with having it presented in story form

Don't see it if You want a show that’s clear, with a straightforward plot line. (There was also quite a bit of profanity.)

Also I’m not sure what I missed with this one. The vocals were quite good, ... Read more Read less

85
Slow, Great acting, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like fun twists on classic stories

Don't see it if You misread the title and think you are going to see the classic Shakespeare tale :-)

Also I laughed a lot. You must be able to appreciate caricatured ‘stereotyp... Read more Read less

88
Intense, Resonant, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You like the glitz of a Broadway production... BUT are willing to wait for it.

Don't see it if You are bothered by portrayals of abusive behavior... or do not like larger scale productions.

87
Orpheus & Eurydice
Soho/Tribeca
Enchanting, Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy creative, intimate shows, and/or you are a fan of Greek mythology.

Don't see it if You only enjoy large-scale Broadway shows.

Also This cast of four really had a tight show! They would regularly swap “... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Refreshing, Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You love Maury Yeston music, and like small ensemble ‘revues’.

Don't see it if You are looking for a big broadway-type production, with full sets and orchestras.

78
Fluffy, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You are looking for anything Star Wars related, and you enjoy parody.

Don't see it if You’re not a real Star Wars fan, or if you’re looking for a big budget show.

78
Confusing, Clever, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You like to see Shakespeare in a reimagined delivery.

Don't see it if You do not like Shakespeare, or be able to follow the dialogue.

78
Resonant, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy seeing small ensemble original entertainment.

Don't see it if You only like Broadway spectacles

88
Great dancing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You’d like to see a fresh take on a classic musical

Don't see it if You don’t like comedy musicals with lots of singing and dancing

Also I was very pleasantly surprised with the show. I generally tend toward... Read more Read less

94
During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Delightful

See it if You just want to see a show that will be entertaining, colorful, and high energy.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy a little ‘camp’ and charicatured roles.

96
Intelligent, Profound, Absorbing

See it if you are at all interested in theatre history and original show resources (posters, artwork, set designs, etc.)

Don't see it if you have no interest in facts and show history stories.

77
Dated, Entertaining

See it if You are interested in hearing some backstage/ behind the scenes stories

Don't see it if You prefer something more current.

75
During previews
Hangmen (Broadway)
Midtown W
Great writing, Thought-provoking, Slow, Great acting, Funny

See it if You enjoy dark comedies and are willing to work a bit to follow the thick English accents

Don't see it if You’re looking for a fast-based farce... This is pretty much the opposite (although there’s quite a bit of comedic dialogue throughout)

Also I honestly had a tough time scoring this one. I feel like I *should* h... Read more Read less

92
During previews
Relevant, Refreshing, Great writing, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You just want to enjoy a feel-good show with some great singing, and a fresh approach to an older classic musical

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy refreshed visions of classic musicals.

Also Beth Malone was absolutely delightful in this role!!!

91
During previews
Dracula (CSC)
East Village
Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You are open to a fresh new take on Bram Stoker’s classic

Don't see it if You are expecting a more “traditional “ telling of this classic

Also BRILLIANT interpretation of Bram Stoker’s DRACULA, by Kate Hamill! Who... Read more Read less

82
During previews
Great acting, Slow, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You are a fan of the original movie, or just love the 60s/70s ‘Free love” era

Don't see it if You are looking for a large scale musical, or can’t relate (or not interested) in that time period/culture.

Also It’s a small house but perfect for the “intimacy” of this show. Audien... Read more Read less

88
During previews
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Relevant, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy shows that cover wide ranges of emotion, and can be very funny.

Don't see it if You are looking for a large scale Broadway production.

Also Great cameo from Priscilla Lopez!!

85
Fluffy, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy parodies, and are willing to not expect a direct replica of the movie.

Don't see it if You don’t like smaller off-broadway shows, especially where actors play several roles.

Also This is one of the better parodies I’ve seen. But if you are a die-har... Read more Read less

95
Great acting, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You are a big Disney fan (and, of course, if you loved the movie, Frozen)

Don't see it if You aren’t a fan of Disney Broadway spectacles

Also Stays pretty close to the movie, but with expanded and added music.

92
Refreshing, Must see, Great staging, Great acting, Clever

See it if You like to see “classic “ shows, reimagined

Don't see it if You are expecting to see a traditional presentation of this show. Also, some scenes can be pretty intense.

Also It’s amazing how you can take the same script, and just by the directo... Read more Read less

79
Slow, Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing, Relevant

See it if You prefer more intimate shows and venues... and, of course, if you are interested in Marilyn Monroe.

Don't see it if You are looking for a large Broadway style production.

91
Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You like classic musicals and are OK with British/Cockney accents

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy classic Broadway scores with big production numbers

97
The Cradle Will Rock
East Village
Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in historical subjects. (This one; WPA, Unions)

Don't see it if You are looking for a large-scale musical

90
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You like a throwback evening of great rock/R&B music

Don't see it if You don’t like “oldies” from the Elvis era.

88
Entertaining

See it if you like aerobic dance (e.g., Zumba) with Broadway show tunes

Don't see it if you don’t like dancing ;-) Plus, although all levels are welcome, I did find there was a certain level of dance/move knowledge assumed.

100
Entertaining, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy a good re-mounting

Don't see it if You don’t like a sad ending