Melanie G 7140

New York City | 25-34 | Female

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Reviews (79)
The Wrong Man
Midtown W
Simply amazing! holy cow, Must see, Resonant, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if Fantastic performances. Joshua Henry's voice brings so much beauty and pain to Ross Golan's songs. Highly reccomend it.

Don't see it if You're an easy crier. This will definitely tug at heartstrings. (If you don't have good theater phone etiquette. You might lose your phone.)

During previews
Interesting, Entertaining, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if you like small casts in intimate theaters. Enjoyed the progression of the story and I liked the performances.

Don't see it if Sensitive to issues regarding infanticide, mental illness, past trauma and drug abuse. If you find dolls creepy.

Also Story had a good setup but the ending isn't quite satisfactory. I enjo... Read more Read less

During previews
Wish it was better for the performer's sake, Banal, Slow, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if you like to see developing works. Good use of light and the space. Decent choreography and fighting sequences.

Don't see it if Underdeveloped book and singing needed more time to be worked on.

During previews
Intelligent, Raunchy, Intense, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if want to see some fantastic performances. Want an honest and humanistic portrayal of human interaction. Realistic story.

Don't see it if Want an elaborate set. Dislike sexual situations and profanity. Some scenes are discomforting, you can tell they were written by a male mind

Relevant, Great staging, Great writing, Clever, Enchanting

See it if A sign of hope for the future of theater. Large talented cast of young people. Fantastic choreography and book. Lots of theatre references.

Don't see it if you can't accept people for who they love regardless of gender. Your heart has shriveled up.

Indulgent, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if Want to see some relatable characters and some great performances namely Salazar, Hsu and Tam. Enjoy sci-fi storylines.

Don't see it if you dislike teen angst related shows. Dislike the sillier spectrum of the 80s like Christine (83), Krull (83) and Weird Science (85)

Also Can't remember all the changes made since the off-broadway but the cha... Read more Read less

Heartfelt, Delightful, Refreshing, Profound, Resonant

See it if Want a show that makes you feel genuinely hopeful about the world. Fantastic ensemble working to bring peoples stories to the stage.

Don't see it if Unless you think this show will trigger you I cant say theres any reason to not see it.

Funny, Fluffy, Great singing, Raunchy, Cliched

See it if Want to see strong performances from our leads (Orfeh, Barks, Karl and Anderson). Are a fan of the movie or a member of the cast.

Don't see it if Want memorable songs. You dont want to see a story you already know quite well. Don't want to see a fun show.

During previews
Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if Want a more intimate look into what the Clintons life may have been under the stress of politics. Conflict between power and relationships.

Don't see it if Dislike straight plays. Want a large production. Dislike talk of politics.

During previews
We Are The Tigers
East Village
Entertaining, Hilarious, Great singing, Clever, Female led

See it if Enjoy murder mysteries. Want to see a show with a mostly female cast. Want to see a pretty funny well put together show.

Don't see it if You dislike topics of murder, substance abuse and mental illness. Dislike high school musicals and teen angst situations.

King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Great staging, Must see, Fascinatingly thrilling

See it if Want to experience amazing puppetry and technology bring this character to life. Want to support such a hardworking cast. Are a fan of cast.

Don't see it if Are faint of heart. Want a very solid story. Have a fear of gorillas.

Also The book may need some work but the rest of the show is pretty good. T... Read more Read less

Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Great singing, Raunchy, Must see

See it if Fantastic cast playing hilarious characters. Strong songs and performances. Fantastic and I highly recommend it to anyone wanting a blast.

Don't see it if Cant handle sexual or anti-religious humor. You want to be a grump. Dislike westerns.

During previews
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Quirky, Hilarious, Great staging

See it if Want a fun good time with a wonderful cast. The characters are hilarious and the writing clever and lovely sets. Honestly loved it.

Don't see it if Have trouble understanding accents. Want a serious play for the evening.

Also Would happily go see it again. It was very interesting to learn about ... Read more Read less

Entertaining, Hilarious, Relevant, Indulgent, Clever

See it if Truly a result of our zeitgeist. Themes of acceptance, gender identity, sexual identity and the breaking down of gender norms in a fun way.

Don't see it if Dislike LBGT themes. Don't care for a bit of cheesiness and silliness with your shows.

Midtown W
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Raunchy

See it if Want to see unconventional relationships. Would like to see Idina Menzel in a non musical role. Enjoy sharp humor and some inner reflection.

Don't see it if Dislike the idea of an older man with a much younger guy. Hate family drama.

During previews
Delightful, Great singing, Hilarious, Must see, Enchanting

See it if 90 minutes of great performance after great performance. Amazing cast giving their all. Songs of a great era. So much personality on stage.

Don't see it if Can't handle watching 9 people work their asses off practically non stop for an hr and a half. Or just dislike revues i guess.

During previews
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Thought-provoking

See it if Like variations on tales of old or enjoy the original 1001 Nights. Want to see great performances by a small cast.

Don't see it if You have trouble following non linear shows. Dislike the source material.

Also As we're told in the beginning if the show everything makes sense in t... Read more Read less

Really Really
East Village
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Ambitious

See it if Interested in an understanding of the newest adult generation. Want to see how a variety of personalities react to a complex situation.

Don't see it if Sensitive to violent or sexual situations. Abhor morally ambiguous young people. Want a definitive answer to things.

Also I really liked how the set was designed and how it could be used for b... Read more Read less

During previews
Cruel Intentions
Greenwich V
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Raunchy, Indulgent

See it if you want to have an fun evening watching a great cast of actors belt out 90s songs. Enjoy the movie. Are a fan of any of the cast.

Don't see it if Want a fully developed production. Know nothing of the movie (itll make it hard to follow through some of the parts)

Also Wasn't sure how to feel about another jukebox musical but the cast had... Read more Read less

Quirky, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if Enjoy darker twists on disney stories. Want to see some good acting and interesting set choices that help fill the space.

Don't see it if Dislike minimalistic sets and small casts. Want a strong plot to follow.

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

See it if Still relatable years later. Want a fun night out. All of the satire.

Don't see it if You lack Imaginaaaation. Easily offended by topic of race or sex. Decided to take a break after seeing it many times before.

Delightful, Funny, Cliched, Slow

See it if Enjoy english versions of chinese folk tales. Enjoy over the top acting.

Don't see it if Want a polished show and top shelf singing.

Also A few of the ensemble cast was quite funny and made the show enjoyable... Read more Read less

Clever, Confusing, Raunchy, Thought-provoking

See it if Like very personal stories. Want to hear the experiences of a gay man.

Don't see it if Are uncomfortable with in depth information on someones sex life. Need more than a single person to hold your interest.

Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if like new versions of your beloved classics. Took my friend to see it as his first Broadway show and his excitement made it more enjoyable.

Don't see it if you are very particular about disney. It doesnt have the same amount of spark as the original movie but its still quite good.

Ex Habitus
East Village
Confusing, Insipid, Banal, Ambitious

See it if you like to see productions in development. Like rivalry in your stories?

Don't see it if want a fully wrapped up story. Need well developed characters.

Intelligent, Hilarious, Delightful, Clever

See it if you are a fan of the group members. Want to have an evening full of laughs and joys.

Don't see it if you want a predetermined show. Want more classic theater. Are a grouchy grumpster.

The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Must see, Riveting, Intense, Great acting, Great staging

See it if enjoy really great storytelling. Want to see a great cast of a variety of ages (and species!) bring this experience to us.

Don't see it if don't want to see a long show. It has a longer running time than most musicals and plays.

During previews
Rock of Ages
Midtown W
Indulgent, Nostalgic, Hilarious, Great singing, Delightful

See it if Want to have a bitchin' time. Love the music and style of the 80s. To (un)harden your heart with an extremely funny show that brings joy.

Don't see it if Dislike the age of classic rock and all that comes with it. Don't be a Hertz Klineman! Go see the show.

During previews
Hilarious, Great staging, Great singing, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if Want a similar style to the movie but with a new story. Very talented cast and just enough references to movie without being overbearing.

Don't see it if Are particularly sensitive to crude humour. Can't handle what were like 2 political jokes. Dislike campy and raunchy theater.

Refreshing, Clever, Hilarious, Great singing, Delightful

See it if Want to see a fun and magical show. Fantastic cast giving these well known characters new life.

Don't see it if Don't be a Squidward. If the opportunity arises go see the show.

Wonderful continuation of the book series, Delightful, Quirky, Riveting, Great staging

See it if Wonderful staging and costume design work to provide a magical experience. New and old characters though will win your heart.

Don't see it if You can't focus for hours at a time. Actively dislike the HP series (being new to the series though is no reason not to see this).

Also Go see it even if you didnt enjoy reading the released Cursed Child sc... Read more Read less

Great writing, Great singing, Refreshing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if Want to see an authentic experience of life for young gay black men. A magnificent cast weaving such a heartbreaking/hopeful story for us.

Don't see it if Want to miss a great experience. Choral sequences alone are fantastic and the feeling they invoke can't be found from just reading the play

Clever, Great singing, Hilarious, Refreshing, Raunchy

See it if Want to see a variety of women explore their voice and sexuality. Will take you on a rollercoaster of different emotions. Female power.

Don't see it if Would be offended by the liberal use of the word pussy. Are homophobic or strict about gender roles.

During previews
Magnificent staging, singing, writing, etc, Must see, Masterful, Resonant, Enchanting

See it if You want to experience some spectacular theater. Regardless of whether you know the story of Orpheus/Eurydice. Want a breath of fresh air.

Don't see it if You have a rock in the place of your heart. Hate shows based on stories you may have heard before. If you don't want your life changed.

During previews
Midtown W
Clever, Intense, Great staging, Enchanting, Heartfelt

See it if you like superheroes or even if you dont. If you like family drama or geeky humor or just want to see some amazing performances. Go see it!

Don't see it if Dislike teen angst and want to avoid having those oh so dreadful things called feelings. If you need a happily ever after kind of ending.

Also The three main leads were all fantastic in their roles. They really ga... Read more Read less

During previews
Delightful, Great staging, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if Love the 90s and Clueless. Want to have fun watching a talented cast perform revamped lyrics to popular 90s songs in a beautiful set.

Don't see it if Would be offended to hear your 90 songs altered. Want a really deep serious musical. The 90s give you hives.

Also The show still needs some tweaks but it really is very enjoyable. The ... Read more Read less

Pop Punk High
Greenwich V
Entertaining, Hilarious, Indulgent, Raunchy, Quirky

See it if Want some good old nostalgia. Want a funny show in a concert like atmosphere. Crazy funny characters even the minor ones (ie mom and dad).

Don't see it if Dislike standing for long periods of time. Not fond of profanity and crudeness. Don't want Avril Lavinge's soul to rest in peace.

Delightful, Great staging, Hilarious, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if Enjoy dark humor. Want an semi-interactive experience in an intimate space. Watching a fantastic cast of 8 bring their characters to life.

Don't see it if Dislike the idea of having actors right in your face. Are squeamish about blood, gore and everyday cannibalism.

Delightful, Clever, Great singing, Hilarious, Resonant

See it if Ever felt like an outcast. Fan of any of the actors; they all shine here. Implanted the cast recording to your brain and it tells you to.

Don't see it if You didn't manage to get a ticket before they sold out. Really no other reason not to. :D

Also Super fun show! Thats not to say it isnt without its flaws but most of... Read more Read less

Mary Page Marlowe
Midtown W
Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see how the small and big moments in ones life can impact it. Want to see some very good performances.

Don't see it if Dislike nonlinear shows. Want an explained narrative. Want action, adventure or lighthearted comedy.

Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if Want to see a fun showing of Shakespeare. You support community theatre. The leads were particularly enjoyable.

Don't see it if Want a full Shakespeare experience (the script is cut down to fit in 90 minutes). Need full sets and props to understand/ enjoy performances

Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if Fan of the movie (duh). Female majority cast. Barrett Weed and Grey Henson will give you life. Hard not to love rest of cast and ensemble.

Don't see it if Triggered by bullying. Dislike high school based shows. You are one of the Reginas of the world. Want a consistent score. Some songs better.

The Portuguese Kid
Midtown W
Cliched, Entertaining, Great staging, Disappointing

See it if are a fan of the actors. Want a silly story to follow along with. The 3 older actors are quite hilarious.

Don't see it if Want a story with a stronger plot and solid ending. Want meaningful connections with the characters.

During previews
Billy and the Killers
Entertaining, Edgy, Intense, Great singing

See it if You like romantic tragedies and rock/alternative music. Enjoy non linear storytelling with a mystery component.

Don't see it if you are sensitive to themes if suicide, murder, teen angst and violence. Want something cheery. Dont bring children.

The Mecca Tales
East Village
Absorbing, Great acting, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Delightful

See it if you want to see women of different backgrounds come together. See problems of varying severity be addressed as they try to find themselves

Don't see it if you hate seeing women centered stories. Want an in depth analysis of Islam itself. Need a big production to enjoy yourself.

Also Went to see it with my best friend whose father went on the Hajj this ... Read more Read less

1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Intense, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if enjoy social/political commentary. Like the subtlety necessary to show the brainwashing of the characters. Intense staging and direction.

Don't see it if really loved the book and think nothing will compare. Abhor violence and loud noises.

Loveless Texas
East Village
Cliched, Entertaining, Fluffy, Great singing

See it if like light and fluffy shows. Enjoy adaptations of known stories.

Don't see it if don't like long shows with many songs. Dislike amateurish acting.

Cradle Two Grave
East Village
Clever, Great acting, Intense

See it if Like personal pieces. Enjoy the topics of mental illnesses and sibling bonds. See the development of a show with good potential.

Don't see it if Are triggered by mental illnesses.

Present Laughter
Midtown W
Refreshing, Slow, Hilarious, Great acting

See it if like classic comedy and odd characters. The assistant was super hilarious.

Don't see it if you lack patience. The first act sets up for most of the comedy later on but it can be slow going.

All of My Blood
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if Fan of sarcasm. Realistic and funny conversation between characters. Interesting character dynamics.

Don't see it if Don't like the supernatural. Want a big set and flashy production. Lack imagination.