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New York City | 50-64 | Female
About:  NYer despite Midwestern roots. Public elementary school teacher. Theater addict.
Reviews (36)
95
Masterful, Intelligent, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You love great theater and sharp wit.

Don't see it if You can't endure a long play.

80
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Engaging

See it if You are a Lenny Bruce fan. Such a joy just to hear his words again.

Don't see it if You are easily offended.

86
Clever, Delightful, Funny

See it if You love comedy and have a sense of humor about parenthood.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy cynical humor.

76
Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a legend in action.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy thought provoking plays about difficult subjects.

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Masterful

See it if you love musical theater. This is a classic.

Don't see it if you don't have a pulse. Something here for any theater goer.

50
Disappointing, Quirky, Insipid

See it if You have no o5her options.

Don't see it if You can see something else.

69
Quirky, Great staging, Cliched

See it if You have been to medical school and enjoy a laugh.

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals.

100
For a previous production
Clever, Hilarious, Delightful

See it if You miss good physical comedy and want big laughs.

Don't see it if You are looking for something serious.

75
Delightful, Overrated, Entertaining

See it if You love the music of Carole King.

Don't see it if You don’t like her music.

80
Great singing, Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy

See it if You enjoy lightweight musical theater and love pie!

Don't see it if You are not a fan of musicals or pie.

80
During previews
Funny, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You are looking for hope beyond the Trump era.

Don't see it if You hate Michael Moore.

78
Entertaining, Disappointing, Cliched, Overrated, Delightful

See it if You want the kids to see live theater instead of cartoons

Don't see it if You don't have kids with you

100
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Must see, Clever

See it if You want a sensational musical for the whole family

Don't see it if You don't like the movie

86
Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Masterful, Riveting

See it if You enjoy percussion and rhythmic elements

Don't see it if You are looking for a good story

72
Delightful, Kid friendly, Wholesome, Entertaining, Cute

See it if My kids were enthralled and I enjoyed it

Don't see it if You don't have kids

79
Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Fluffy, Delightful

See it if You want to see family friendly standard musical fare

Don't see it if You want a mind blowing, intensely dramatic or thought provoking experience

100
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Must see, Resonant

See it if You want to feel hopeful about the ability of humans to band together in times of need and if you love musicals!

Don't see it if You don't like musicals

100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Must see

See it if You enjoy great acting and political subject matter.

Don't see it if You are more interested in a mindless musical romp.

95
Great writing, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You love classic theater masterfully done.

Don't see it if You don't like classic plays.

70
Great staging, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy spectacle. The effects in this show are some of the most amazing I've ever seen on a live stage. The ape is amazing!

Don't see it if You want great music and book. The musical itself is not as great as it's "star".

95
During previews
Absorbing, Must see, Masterful

See it if You love great theater that is brimming with fresh ideas and new angles.

Don't see it if You prefer straight ahead old school staging.

15
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid

See it if You know someone in the cast.

Don't see it if You can see pretty much anything else.

100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Resonant, Masterful

See it if you are a Bruce fan. Bucket list stuff here.

Don't see it if You don't like introspective, intimate music-oriented performances.

80
Great singing, Overrated, Entertaining

See it if If you are a teen, this show is for you through and through. If you are an adult, the music is wonderful.

Don't see it if As a parent, I didn’t care for the message that you can tell some pretty heinous lies and everything will be okay in the end.

95
Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you enjoy a beautifully written script.

Don't see it if you have difficulty with challenging topics and long plays.

94
Enchanting, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy a more off beat style of musical.

Don't see it if You want a pat ending.

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful

See it if You enjoy incredible acting and a great script.

Don't see it if You can’t sit for 90 minutes without a break.

90
Delightful, Family-friendly, Enchanting, Entertaining, Surprising

See it if You are a child or child at heart.

Don't see it if You are not interested in purely imaginative entertainment

100
Clever, Great writing, Edgy, Funny

See it if You can appreciate the adventure of middle age dating.

Don't see it if You are easily offended by women speaking frankly about sex and dating.

100
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see, Delightful

See it if You enjoy great musical theater. This is a classic.

Don't see it if Musicals are not your thing

100
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Raunchy

See it if You love to laugh and are not easily offended

Don't see it if Bawdy jokes offend you

69
Entertaining, Overrated, Fluffy, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if You loved the movie and enjoy live theater

Don't see it if You didn't like the movie

100
Clever, Great writing, Great singing, Intelligent, Must see

See it if You are a living, breathing, human being

Don't see it if You are willing to give your ticket to me

88
Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Resonant, Riveting

See it if You enjoy operatic drama in standard musical form.

Don't see it if You don't like dramatic musicals

53
Disappointing, Slow, Mediocre, Insipid, Overrated

See it if You like these actors.

Don't see it if You want a more entertaining experience

100
Intense, Masterful, Resonant, Intelligent, Must see

See it if You are Into heavy historical subject matter that is deftly and dramatically handled.

Don't see it if You want a light hearted comedic romp down musical lane.