Melissa Ford

Manhattan | 25-34 | Female
About:  Voice Teacher / Actress / Singer
Reviews (59)
88
Great acting, Quirky, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy quirky and larger-than-life humor.

Don't see it if You don’t like ridiculous events happening within a show.

86
Grand Horizons
Midtown W
Resonant, Great acting, Funny

See it if You’re a fan of any of the actors, as they all give great performances.

Don't see it if Unresolved endings bother you.

55
Confusing, Fluffy, Slow, Disappointing, Dated

See it if You like old-fashioned comedy.

Don't see it if You get bored easily by a slow-moving plot.

82
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Funny, Resonant, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You enjoy shows with emotional depth as well as humorous moments.

Don't see it if You’re looking for an appropriate show to bring a kid to.

77
Enchanting, Absorbing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy mentalism.

Don't see it if You’re overly skeptical of magic.

76
Delightful, Clever, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like history lessons.

Don't see it if You don’t care about history and how drinks are made.

80
Refreshing, Profound, Clever, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if You like immersive theatre.

Don't see it if You want to see a scripted play.

85
Epic, Great acting, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You enjoy Broadway arrangements of pop songs and solid acting from veteran performers.

Don't see it if You dislike medleys of pop songs.

85
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great acting, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You want to have a good laugh and watch entertaining ensemble dancing.

Don't see it if You want to hear songs that are memorable.

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
Blue Man Group
East Village
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
On The Town
Midtown W
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
Cabaret (Broadway)
Midtown W
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
Pop Punk High
Greenwich V
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
Pacific Overtures
East Village
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
The Last Match
Midtown W
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
Peer Gynt
East Village
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
If/Then
Midtown W
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
The Encounter
Midtown W
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.

89
Enchanting, Resonant, Edgy, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You enjoy contemporary musical theatre belting and jukebox musicals.

Don't see it if A well-developed plot is important to you. A few plot lines seemed to fizzle out.

53
During previews
Disappointing, Dated, Slow

See it if You’re a fan of Jonathan Marc Sherman’s plays.

Don't see it if You are going just because you’re a fan of Duncan Sheik’s music.

90
Masterful, Riveting, Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate excellent acting and masterful writing that absorbs you into the story. You like trying to figure out what’s coming next.

Don't see it if You don’t want to see a show with dark topics and only two actors.

79
Rap Guide to Religion
Soho/Tribeca
Refreshing, Clever, Funny, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy learning about different theories and ideas.

Don't see it if You don’t want think about how religion has evolved.

80
Hilarious, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Funny

See it if You like Tina Fey’s humor.

Don't see it if A teen comedy doesn’t sound appealing to you.

90
Quirky, Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want to have a good laugh.

Don't see it if You want a deep, meaningful plot.

74
Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Profound, Indulgent, Funny, Great writing

See it if You enjoys Chekhov.

Don't see it if You don’t like cliched endings.

75
Great singing, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Educational, Funny

See it if You enjoy history and science.

Don't see it if You don’t want to feel like you’re attending a college lecture with songs thrown in-between.

80
For a previous production
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
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Raunchy, Indulgent, Funny

See it if You enjoy a rowdy time.

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

85
The Elephant Man
Midtown W
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
It's Only a Play
Midtown W
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
Disgraced
Midtown W
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
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
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
Romantic Trapezoid
Midtown W
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
Anna Christie
East Village
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
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
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
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
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.