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Piscataway | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (21)
79
Midwives
New Brunswick
Wanted more, Relevant, Predictable, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You like small, dramatic shows with elements of controversy and ambiguity. You don't mind a somewhat predictable ending.

Don't see it if You're looking for a big show, a musical, you're uncomfortable with ethical dilemmas or depictions of birth.

90
Relevant, Intelligent, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if you're interested in the time period (1930s Europe), philosophy, or questions of what happens when law and ethics collide, how humans react

Don't see it if you dislike serious material, small settings, shows without intermissions, or if you prefer to be entertained without thinking

61
Disappointing, Superficial, Had potential, Enthusiastic

See it if you have little or no background in history of theater or art history but enjoy both; you enjoy anecdotal stories

Don't see it if you are looking for a serious look at theater in art that goes beyond a surface scratching or a look beyond the obvious in the Met collect.

Also Appreciate the enthusiasm of the guide but wish the tour had gone deep... Read more Read less

90
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if like drama with historical background. Want to be challenged to think and look at a global conflict in a new way. Are a Jefferson Mays fan.

Don't see it if Dislike minimal staging. You don't want to have to completely engage with the show (don't want to pay close attention). Bored by history/pol

71
Ambitious, Funny, Disappointing, Quirky

See it if You adore Christian Borle or are a huge Dahl fan or of the story. You enjoy fun bit part characters. You also don't mind a bit of fluff.

Don't see it if You're expecting to be as dazzled by amazing effects or over the top scenery. You liked the Johnny Depp movie. Can't take kid audiences.

Also I wanted to love this show, I really did. Christian Borle is one of my... Read more Read less

98
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing, Riveting

See it if Grand musicals with interesting, unexpected staging. Love orchestras, full one on stage! The rapturous Glenn Close is her iconic stage role

Don't see it if dislike AL Webber or shows with a "tragic" storyline. Think the musicians should fit in the pit. Want full traditional sets.

Also Glenn, Glenn, Glenn gives an amazing, 100%-on performance in the role ... Read more Read less

71
Inferno A-Go-Go
Midtown W
Quirky, Hilarious, Campy, Sparkly

See it if Enjoy drag queens or Dela herself and/or are a literature lover and like parody. You like high-level puns along with goofy humor.

Don't see it if Are frightened of drag queens or shiny things. Hold classic literature inviolate. You're looking for a typical lipsync queen show.

90
Clever, Edgy, Hilarious, Must see, Quirky

See it if Love satire and spoofs; like big production numbers. Like to laugh. want to see a show with a songs you can't get out of your head

Don't see it if Are easily offended or believe religion shouldn't be made fun of. Can't take "strong" language.

88
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Funny, Great staging, Dizzying, Entertaining

See it if Loved the movie; enjoy huge song and dance numbers and elaborate costumes. Haven't seen the amazing James Monroe Igleheart. For all ages

Don't see it if Hate Disney. Dislike "loud" shows; can't take exuberant audience behavior.

79
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if Love Shakespeare or enjoy shows like Forbidden Broadway, with insider jokes. Enjoy large production numbers.

Don't see it if Haven't seen many Broadway musicals---many insider references. Don't have a sense of humor.

93
Shuffle Along
Midtown W
Must see, Ambitious, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You're interested in the history of Broadway and African Americans on Broadway. Also if you love amazing choreography, great performers

Don't see it if Are racist. Hate tap dancing.

72
Somehow lacking, Interesting staging, Romantic, Unexpected, Quirky

See it if you are interested in unusual takes on traditional plays; you enjoy small, intimate shows

Don't see it if you're expecting a literal production; you expect perfect singing; you're a Game of Thrones groupie (Dinklage is good, but it isn't Tyrion)

77
Get the Boat
Soho/Tribeca
Thought-provoking, Contemporary, Brief, Intimate

See it if you like shows on current/controversial issues; are interested in human rights in other countries; enjoy Irish playwrights

Don't see it if you don't have an open mind; dislike small shows; can't overlook some predictability;

76
Distorted Diznee
Midtown W
Raunchy, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You're a fan of drag and/or you love Disney but don't take it as the gospel. You enjoy creative parody.

Don't see it if Can't take loud and rowdy or "blue" language. You're squeamish about sex or have put Disney on a pedestal.

98
Riveting, Must see, Great singing, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if You are a Sondheim or Sweeney fan. You enjoy intimate, unique settings. You enjoy a mix of comedy and drama. Like seeing Broadway stalwarts

Don't see it if Prefer huge staging, traditional seating. Are adverse to dark humor or violence.

Also Run, don't walk, to this amazing production at the Barrow House Theate... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Baghdaddy
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if enjoy intellectual material presented in a fun satirical manner. Like shows about politics/current events. Like small intimate shows

Don't see it if you dislike satire. If you're a diehard teabagger (well, maybe you should see it). Dislike a blend of musical genres. Dislike untraditional

89
During previews
Great acting, Great writing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Classic

See it if you enjoy classic plays by iconic playwrights. You like intricately "small" subjects that have greater resonance. The fabulous Laura Linney

Don't see it if Hate period dramas (can't see beyond the date to the relevance for current times). Dislike family dramas or Southern accents

Also Try to see Laura Linney as Regina, not Birdie; she alternates the role... Read more Read less

87
Bright Star
Midtown W
Unique music, Heart-warming, Romantic, Great singing

See it if Enjoy seeing musicians on stage; like bluegrass music, like to see a happy ending. Have some interest in literature/literary history.

Don't see it if You hate bluegrass or country music. You can't take any amount of predictability.

78
Matilda
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Fluffy, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if Roald Dahl fan; fan of the underdog; like big production numbers

Don't see it if you don't like "loud" shows. Can't suspend your disbelief (adults playing children).

80
Absorbing, Disappointing, Great writing, Great acting, Intense

See it if You're a Les Mis fan or have never seen Les Mis. Want to see an example of a sung through musical.

Don't see it if Hated the movie version---it is somewhat derivative of the movie's choices. Looking for a large scale production.

85
Delightful, Great staging, Resonant, Entertaining, Dated

See it if Like classic shows in the tradition of "old" Broadway. Enjoy lavish sets and costuming.

Don't see it if You're looking for edgy and utterly new. Only want to see Kelli O'Hara.