Mary 8279

Oceanside

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Reviews (23)
77
During previews
Great singing, Cliched

See it if Like anything “ royal” Live great singing making the most of mediocre material. There are some high points, some humor also.

Don't see it if Are expecting an in depth Diana story. It’s ok but doesn’t seem Broadway worthy.

95
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Appreciate well written, thought provoking drama that will stay with you long after you leave the theater.

Don't see it if Want a flashy show. There’s some big names in this production but don’t think they are just headliners with no substance. They are fantastic

92
Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if Love Disney, Elton John or both. Appreciate incredible staging.

Don't see it if You dislike Disney or expect a replica of the movie ( it’s not)

67
Overrated, Slow, Disappointing

See it if Enjoy three good free drinks with the show. Like small theater vibe.

Don't see it if You expect good production but “ no production “. I was rooting for it to be better-to pick up pace- catchier tunes. None of above happened

92
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate beautiful score and well written story

Don't see it if You are overly sensitive to a sensitive topic. Not your run of the mill feel good musical.

79
Lengthy, Indulgent, Great staging

See it if Like musicals.

Don't see it if You can’t sit thru musicals that just on too long.

89
Smart, Intelligent, Funny, Clever, Entertaining

See it if Like political comedy & appreciate clever observational humor.

Don't see it if You are overly sensitive. If you can’t sit thru an 80 minutes one man show in a rather uncomfortable theater.

78
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Weak dialogue, Good puppetry, Ambitious, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if You are a die hard King Kong fan & want to see a mammoth puppet with acrobatic handlers. Appreciate good special effects.

Don't see it if You are expecting a great musical or Broadway dramatic performances.

90
Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Upbeat, fun and predictable talented cast.

Don't see it if Light & fluffy but I was fine with that as I wasn’t expecting anything else Don’t see this if you are looking for great dramatic acting.

87
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Hilarious, Raunchy, Delightful, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if You are looking for a unique play, can enjoy a good, often politically incorrect laugh. Guaranteed to be memorable!

Don't see it if Your tastes are more conservative or you are looking for a typical Broadway musical. This is anything but typical.

94
Absorbing, Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Must see

See it if Appreciate beautiful score & the most talented acting and singing that Broadway offers.

Don't see it if You are looking for a light toe tapping musical.

90
During previews
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Thought provoking, Masterful, Great writing, Unique

See it if Appreciate history, great dialogue & can sit through some minutia until you get to the full storyline.

Don't see it if You cannot sit through long shows or do not want to strain to understand some accents.

91
Great singing, Relevant, Intelligent, Edgy, Clever

See it if appreciate great acting & singing albeit around dark themes. If your not an Alanis Morissette fan, no worries. You will be.

Don't see it if Can’t follow multiple story lines. No other reason to not see it. Go!

95
Show Up, Kids!
East Village
High energy, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if You want to introduce your children to the world of theater in a fun, creative setting. Show length is perfect for 3-10 y/o attention span.

Don't see it if You are expecting some overworked, overwritten piece. This is all about creative, impromptu 1 man performance and Pete Marino is great at it

75
Great staging, Overrated, Just ok

See it if Enjoy musicals, even ones with questionable lengthy dialogue.

Don't see it if Are expecting the same entertainment level of the Disney movie. Note: Some scenes are “ dark” for a young audience.

79
Clever, Relevant, Overrated

See it if Like serious story line mixed with simple storytelling

Don't see it if You are expecting big musical numbers, eloquent speeches or any big surprises

78
Relevant, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if Cher fan, musical fan, appreciate costuming at its best.

Don't see it if You are expected a traditional show

90
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Surprisingly refreshing!!, Entertaining, Great staging, Funny, Clever

See it if You appreciate clever humor, delivered perfectly with quick moving set changes Surprisingly clever twist on the movie version. Well done!

Don't see it if You are expecting a movie red-do. This is a fresh modern take on the film version.

91
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Great singing, Very impressive staging, Gorgeous costumes, Sweet, Enchanting

See it if Looking for a sweet love story with historical references. Like good singing, enchanted scenery & masterful costumes.

Don't see it if You are looking for an edgy, provocative or dramatic breakthrough type show.

95
High energy, Hilarious, Must see, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if Appreciate high energy shows, applaud the underdog & want a light hearted comedic musical. Like glitz & some ridiculousness.

Don't see it if Expect an old fashioned Broadway musical & showtunes.

82
Great staging, Great singing, Slow start, Clever, Riveting

See it if Appreciate the best voices on Broadway and want to see most interesting set choice.

Don't see it if Can’t get past a slow start or if you are looking for catchy show tunes.

96
Hilarious, Absorbing, Great acting, Must see, Delightful

See it if You want to be fully engrossed in a great storyline told thru ten +characters through one amazing actor

Don't see it if You think you don’t like one man shows and can’t get over it. If you can - try this one and it will change your mind.

88
During previews
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Fluffy, Great writing

See it if You are addicted to The Office & can’t get enough of those characters.

Don't see it if You love the original series so much that you cannot accept some of the liberties that the directors have taken with this PARODY!