Melissa Ford

Manhattan | 18-24 | Female
About:  Voice Teacher / Actress / Singer
Reviews (42)
80
Riveting, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if You want to see a Tony award winning actress perform an intimate monologue

Don't see it if You want to see a spectacle of a show.

80
Great staging, Great singing, Romantic

See it if You’re a fan of Shakespeare.

Don't see it if You don’t like traditional musical theatre singing.

60
Raunchy, Indulgent, Funny

See it if You enjoy a rowdy time.

Don't see it if You were hoping for traditional Shakespeare.

85
Great acting, Great writing, Dated

See it if You’re a fan of Bradley Cooper’s acting.

Don't see it if You’re not interested the portrayal of a classic story.

80
Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You want to see big name actors.

Don't see it if You were hoping for an edgy contemporary story.

75
Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy masterfully-written dramatic plays.

Don't see it if You want a light, upbeat show that the whole family can enjoy.

80
Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You enjoy jukebox musicals.

Don't see it if You want to see a story with substance.

90
Great singing, Great acting, Masterful

See it if You enjoy contemporary musicals.

Don't see it if You want big showy musical numbers.

75
Funny, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if You enjoy vaudeville material.

Don't see it if You want a show with a lot of substance.

60
Banal, Romantic, Indulgent

See it if You go in expecting a cheesy romantic comedy.

Don't see it if The quality of writing bothers you.

69
Delightful, Fluffy

See it if You're a huge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory fan and don't mind changes to the story.

Don't see it if You're expecting an extravagant magical world.

95
Enchanting, Riveting, Great singing

See it if You prefer shorter musicals and enchanting fables.

Don't see it if You like conventional plots.

98
Great acting, Absorbing, Must see, Masterful, Riveting

See it if You appreciate top-notch acting of a classic play.

Don't see it if You want to see something light and hilarious.

60
Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if You enjoy simple one-man show theatre.

Don't see it if You expect to see high-quality theatre.

85
Romantic, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing, Must see

See it if You enjoy traditional musical theatre and charming storylines.

Don't see it if You prefer more "showy" musical theatre.

80
Enchanting, Absorbing, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You like Carole King songs.

Don't see it if You want to see show-stopping musical numbers.

95
Enchanting, Great singing, Epic, Masterful, Must see

See it if You love the story of the Wizard of Oz.

Don't see it if You'd rather see a dance-heavy show.

72
Entertaining, Funny, Dizzying, Overrated, Clever

See it if You like the classic story of Matilda.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals center around children.

73
For a previous production
Entertaining, Cliched, Great singing, Overrated, Indulgent

See it if You're a fan of jukebox musicals.

Don't see it if You don't like Frankie Valli songs.

79
Great singing, Great acting, Indulgent, Resonant, Quirky

See it if You like you prefer acting-driven musicals, with not many "stand-out" songs.

Don't see it if You want to hear catchy showtunes.

75
Funny, Great acting, Fluffy, Raunchy, Quirky

See it if You like raunchy puppet humor.

Don't see it if You get easily offended or want to see a dramatic show.

95
Raunchy, Great singing, Great acting, Funny

See it if You’re a fan of South Park.

Don't see it if You get offended easily.

62
Entertaining, Fluffy, Clever

See it if You want family-friendly fun!

Don't see it if You don’t want audience participation.

70
During previews
Great acting, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You want to experience different perspectives relevant to today’s political climate.

Don't see it if You don’t like long monologues.

79
Great staging, Dated, Funny, Great acting

See it if You enjoy cheesy musicals with a dance ensemble.

Don't see it if You don’t want to see a classic but dated musical.

95
Great acting, Great singing, Must see

See it if You’re a fan of Alan Cumming and want to see a true seasoned Broadway veteran in an iconic role that he’s played before.

Don't see it if You want to see an upbeat musical.

90
Great singing, Great acting, Edgy

See it if You appreciate contemporary high belting!

Don't see it if You want to see a dance show spectacle.

65
Entertaining, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if You were in high school in 2003.

Don't see it if You won’t get the pop punk references of the early 2000s.

85
Great singing, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if You're a fan of Sondheim.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a musical set in the 1800s.

80
During previews
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if You're a fan of the Go-Go's.

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

85
Absorbing, Refreshing, Great acting

See it if You like shows that tackle serious topics but keep the mood uplifting overall.

Don't see it if You like a more showy plot.

79
Fluffy, Quirky, Delightful

See it if You're looking for a family-friendly musical.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a show that's basically an episode of the Spongebob TV show.

80
Intelligent, Profound, Masterful, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You are an Ibsen academic and are familiar with his plays.

Don't see it if You wish to fully understand the piece without having to further research Ibsen.

80
Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Riveting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy the story of Antigone.

Don't see it if You don't like Greek tragedies.

90
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant, Refreshing, Romantic

See it if You want to see a relatable musical that has a clever twist.

Don't see it if You want a show with dancing and show-stopping numbers.

90
Enchanting, Great singing, Riveting, Must see, Masterful

See it if You enjoy classical singing.

Don't see it if You want contemporary singing and dancing.

70
Clever, Enchanting, Riveting, Refreshing, Intelligent

See it if You want to be fully immersed in the story and enjoy cool special effects.

Don't see it if You would not like wearing headphones for an entire performance.

85
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Funny

See it if You are a theater buff and would understand the Shakespeare references.

Don't see it if You don't know anything about Shakespeare and Broadway and wouldn't get the references.

80
Enchanting, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like pop-based, contemporary music.

Don't see it if You don't like quirky, playful humor.

83
Dated, Enchanting, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You enjoy classic musicals.

Don't see it if You want to see a contemporary, edgy musical.

80
Dated, Entertaining, Great staging, Epic, Great acting

See it if You enjoy shows with a lot of dancing.

Don't see it if You don't like Bob Fosse choreography.

80
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Original

See it if You appreciate clever staging and an innovative set.

Don't see it if You're looking for a cutsy show.