Markie27

Borough of Queens

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Reviews (73)
85
Enchanting, Delightful, Great staging, Epic, Spectacular

See it if you love the magic of theatre. Breathtakingly beautiful. Stage craft was amazing. Some great acting.

Don't see it if you are not familiar with the HP canon as you may not be able to get invested in the characters as the story is too thin.

Also I cannot stress enough the importance of reading all Harry Potter book... Read more Read less

50
Skintight
Midtown W
Cliched, Disappointing, Raunchy, Great acting

See it if you love Idina. Don’t care much of the story. But it is well acted

Don't see it if you like to see a play where you can root for at least ONE character - geesh! all of them were insufferable.

95
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great singing, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you love the golden age of broadway, beautiful music, enchanting sets, great acting. Lauren Ambrose is a revelation, Harry Paton was amazing

Don't see it if you are not fond of the classic broadway musical. If you don’t like lengthy musicals with a lengthy book.

Also I myself am not fond of musicals from the golden age but the recent re... Read more Read less

85
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Riveting, Intense

See it if you want to see a brilliant performance from Ms. Rashad. She commands your attention from the start and steals your heart at the end.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy fictional historical plays. you will be missing a lot though.

95
Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining, Resonant, Profound

See it if you love everything Sondheim as this modest production brings so much emotion and entertainment. Cast is superb. Beautiful direction.

Don't see it if you’re a snotty theater goer who only appreciates grandiose musicals. but seriously there are hidden gems beyond broadway. this is a diamond

75
The Gentleman Caller
West Village
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Raunchy, Entertaining

See it if you are interested in fictional biographical works, it’s very entertaining and quite interesting... makes you wanna watch menagerie again

Don't see it if You don’t like gay related plays... but then again - what the hell are you doing here!?!?

85
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if You like a master class in acting given by the great Glenda Jackson. All actresses top notch. Direction exquisite. Set design ravishing.

Don't see it if You are easily offended. There are moments here that will either amuse you or offend you, but either way will make you think about your life

95
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Brilliant, Refreshing, Great writing, Masterful, Intense

See it if You love great contemporary music that is both absolutely brilliant and at the same time very entertaining. - what broadway should be.

Don't see it if You love the classic musical. As such contemporary music might be too modern for you. But honestly take a chance. The hype is real.

80
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Funny, Intense

See it if you like Chris Evans.... he’s gorgeous. ‘Nuff said.

Don't see it if You don’t like plays that makes you think and question your morality. And who in the world wouldn’t want to see Chris Evans!?!

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Quirky, Enchanting

See it if you like to have a good time in the theatre without any expectations. Just good ole plain fun.

Don't see it if You are expecting something profound and creative and memorable new songs.

Also While the show may have not delivered all the hype that it has unfortu... Read more Read less

95
Yerma
Upper E Side
Riveting, Must see, Great acting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to witness one of the greatest performance to ever grace the New York stage.

Don't see it if Have a faint of heart... cause it would be difficult for you to experience such a chilling, thought provoking performance by Billie Piper

100
Epic, Riveting, Relevant, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if You enjoy a great work of art. If you wish to be profoundly be moved by a masterpiece in storytelling performed by a wondrous cast.

Don't see it if You have a heart of stone.

75
Delightful, Funny, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you’re a fan of the movie. If you like the comedic genius of Tina Fey.

Don't see it if you believe that the music in any show should have substance and wit. The score here is not memorable at all. It has its moments though.

95
She Calls Me Firefly
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Great acting, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Romantic

See it if you love a good non linear memory play that is superbly acted, emotionally powerful, intimately performed, & beautifully written.

Don't see it if you don’t like cramped performance space, non linear storytelling, difficult subject matter, gay love story.

Also This is such a beautiful play. Please do come see it if you are intere... Read more Read less

90
Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing, Great acting, Romantic

See it if you love the broadway classics. magnificent acting, gorgeous singing and beautiful dancing.

Don't see it if you’re expecting an actual carousel on stage - sorry. there was 1 horse though. But seriously the opulent score should be enough to see it

Also This was a beautiful production even though the set was a little disap... Read more Read less

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Cliched

See it if you love Jimmy Buffet music. if you like to just have a fun night out on Broadway. leave all expectations at the door please.

Don't see it if you feel like a broadway show has to mean something to you. This show might be too irreverent for your taste.

Also Based on what I heard I was ready to hate this show... but I liked it.... Read more Read less

90
Great acting, Funny, Relevant, Resonant, Moving

See it if you want to be moved by a very modestly staged musical. The performances were magnificent. at times funny... music ok.

Don't see it if You are expecting something grandiose. a very small musical on a small off broadway venue. it has a big heart though. Give it a chance.

Also I would have given this a lower score but since it is an off Broadway ... Read more Read less

85
Travesties
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you like absurdist, funny, very well written memory plays; if you like top notch acting performances

Don't see it if You don’t like wordy plays as this is a test of mental calisthenics -you would really work your brain out. But the payoff is really good.

85
Great acting, Profound, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You love to be moved by the power of a great thought provoking play. If you are ready to question your moral compass.

Don't see it if You don’t want to question your own prejudices... to question your relationship... of what it truly means to really connect with someone.

95
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Resonant, Hilarious

See it if You like a to be moved by a very simple yet entertaining musical.

Don't see it if Like to overthink things. This ain't no Shakespeare. But unless you are an emotionally abused wife, this may not resonate with you.

Also "She Used To Be Mine" is one of the greatest showtunes I have ever had... Read more Read less

100
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You love great music, if you want to be uplifted by a showstopping finale that would leave you humming and singing as you exit the theatre!

Don't see it if You are not fabulous.

90
Absorbing, Exquisite, Profound, Resonant, Enchanting

See it if you love a deeply moving night out in the theatre. Such quiet elegance... you can hear the silence sing!

Don't see it if You are used to spectacle and expect an over the top but uninspired musical production.

100
Clever, Enchanting, Creative, Immersive, Refreshing

See it if You are ready to experience an exciting, immersive and emotional roller coaster ride.

Don't see it if You are not part of the Human Heart.