Meamers

London
About:  I love theatre. All of it. Former performer / vocalist turned edu-geek that goes to the theatre as often as I possibly can.
Reviews (25)
90
Great acting, Masterful, Resonant, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy comic and tragic reality portrayed on stage, simply, emotionally, and intensely.

Don't see it if you've ever loved someone so deeply that it hurts, and you don't want to understand what its like to lose them, or if you don't wanna cry.

81
Delightful, Funny, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if You're geeky and nerdy and quirky, like fun and to poke at teen High School stereotypes. Also if you like a theremim.

Don't see it if You want something deep and insightful, more blockbuster, or something with an incredible score. The music is good, but not life-changing.

83
Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Quirky, Relevant

See it if You support girl power, were lost in high school, or wanted revenge, want light fun entertainment. Even if you've never seen the movie.

Don't see it if You want a ton of depth, you don't want to see stereotypical high school drama, you don't like musicals.

78
Resonant, Absorbing, Indulgent

See it if you like immersive theatre and don't require a narrative, but more themed explorations.

Don't see it if you don't like to interact, you aren't open minded, you don't want to go with the flow or participate in constructing the experience

78
Delightful, Entertaining, Resonant

See it if you love Carole King music, you want to know her story, you want a nice solid and tame musical theatre experience

Don't see it if you want to be blown away

95
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Must see, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Entertaining

See it if you want a broadway blockbuster, love the Wizard of Oz, you are taking your boyfriend who is kinda meh about musical theatre

Don't see it if you want to see something different/dark/non-traditional

83
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Indulgent, Original

See it if you know a lot of traditional musicals and like being on the inside of inside jokes, you want something simply fun and entertaining

Don't see it if you want a super amount of depth / non-blockbuster-y

90
Absorbing, Exquisite, Edgy, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if you know ASL, you like new interpretations, you are ok with darkness for the purpose of social commentary, you like controversial topics

Don't see it if you have difficulty understanding plays without adding ASL interpretations to it, you want something fluffy or traditional

94
Matilda
Midtown W
Clever, Enchanting, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if you liked Wicked, excellent story telling, family theatre, beautiful music, blockbuster musicals, big numbers, funny songs, characters

Don't see it if you want controversial, deep, dark, non-family friendly shows

82
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great staging, Romantic

See it if you love beautiful dance/lighting design/set design, entertainment, traditional musical theatre feel

Don't see it if you want more story and less dance, you want to be blown away (as opposed to simply delighted)

80
Great acting, Great staging, Original, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you liked the movie Rain-man, you want to walk a mile in someone else's shoes, you like excellent story-telling.

Don't see it if you want a traditional theatre blockbuster, you don't like character studies, you want more music and less dialog.

99
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Must see, Profound, Resonant, Epic, Great writing

See it if you like excellent story telling, American history, hip-hop/rap, musical theatre, originality, intelligence, witty/clever interpretations

Don't see it if you're crazy. just go see it. It is literally the best musical I have ever seen. EPIC.

85
Then She Fell
Brooklyn
Intelligent, Edgy, Original, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like Alice in Wonderland, being immersed, having different experience every night, you like roll playing games, and/or want adventure!

Don't see it if you lack imagination/curiosity, you want a traditional theatre experience, you don't appreciate arts, you aren't open to something different

77
Fluffy, Indulgent, As expected, Entertaining, Overrated

See it if You love the movie, you are taking your kids to Broadway, you want simple entertainment, you DON'T want extraordinary.

Don't see it if You want anything new out of the Frozen film. There are some added musical numbers, but it is what you expect from Disney on stage.

86
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Resonant, Must see

See it if You like thinking about the impact of Multimedia, capitalism, politics, drama, sensationalism, and how humanity needs to refocus on humanity

Don't see it if You want something light and fluffy and funny. This is a deep, thought provoking show.

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83
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Quirky, Great singing

See it if You want a fun, happy, sweet story with many laughs & cute moments, beautiful music, a few tears of reality, & a majorly enjoyable time.

Don't see it if you're expecting the knock your socks off progressiveness of Hamilton, or you don't want a craving for pie.

77
Enchanting, Funny, Quirky, Disappointing

See it if you like the movies Peter Pan, Hook, Finding Neverland. You like fantasy, and formulaic musicals. You want to be entertained.

Don't see it if you're looking to be blown away, or need a quick exposition

69
Overrated, Relevant

See it if you like lgbt stories, you want to know what the hype is about

Don't see it if you want a big musical blockbuster or a thought provoking theatre experience

80
Funny, Entertaining, Indulgent, Raunchy, Original

See it if You liked South Park/Avenue Q, you think the LDS lifestyle is funny, you like controversial topics, you're athiest

Don't see it if you're easily offended.

80
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Great acting, Quirky

See it if you like farce and funny, you want entertainment and to be taken out of yourself, you like the movie Clue

Don't see it if you want big traditional numbers or you have difficulty following quick plots.

79
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Original, Raunchy

See it if you like South Park & raunchy humor, puppetry, and fun songs

Don't see it if you're easily offended

84
Absorbing, Enchanting, Fluffy, Great staging

See it if you loved the movie, you loved the music, you love Disney, you have family, you want a fun time, you want to see great costumes/puppets

Don't see it if you want something more edgy than family theatre

55
Hand to God
Midtown W
Edgy, Excruciating, Great acting, Intense, Original

See it if you like controversial topics, puppetry, dark humor / topics, schadenfreude.

Don't see it if you are empathetic, you don't like darkness, you're religious and don't like being open.

73
Disappointing, Great acting, Overrated, Original, Relevant

See it if you like controversial topics, tony awards, lgbt stories, originality, thoughtful character studies, great acting, social commentary...

Don't see it if you want a mainstream musical blockbuster, you want to go to the theatre to be taken out of yourself and into a happy escapist place.

92
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Absorbing, Must see, Intense, Riveting, Edgy

See it if you like build your own adventure (been 6 times!), shakespeare, great choreo, puzzles, film noir, speakeasies, exploring, new experiences

Don't see it if you don't like the dark, you're spooked easily, you aren't ok to be alone, you aren't open minded