Melissa Peckover

Brooklyn | 25-34 | Female
About:  I'm a huge fan of the theater, traveling, live music, dark bars, museums, trying new restaurants, reading and exploring New York City..
Reviews (22)
92
During previews
Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing, Hilarious

See it if You like light-hearted, modern musicals that play off of current events, or you're a New Yorker who commutes on the subway.

Don't see it if You don't like a capella music, or are looking for an over-the-top production.

85
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Masterful

See it if you're a fan of Cirque du Soleil, and giant musical numbers.

Don't see it if you don't like circus acts and death-defying stunts, or if you're looking for an insightful story. This is just pure fun!

75
Entertaining, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if you're a fan of 50s pop and doo-wop, you love lighthearted and nostalgic theater, and are looking for a fun night out.

Don't see it if you don't like pop music, or are looking for an intricate plot.

95
For a previous production
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Profound

See it if you're a Millennial, have ever felt left out, or are looking for a great date night. This show was incredible, and the acting was masterful.

Don't see it if you're bringing kids along, or can't relate to love and dating in the "Facebook generation."

90
Absorbing, Edgy, Great staging, Must see

See it if you want to see one of the greatest musicals of all time. It's dark, sexy and a ton of fun.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of jazz music or you're bringing young kids along.

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy

See it if you're a fan of the movie, like rock music, and want to see an incredibly talented group of kids.

Don't see it if you're looking for edgy theater, or aren't into family-friendly shows.

90
Ambitious, Masterful, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you are, or grew up around, the Jewish culture, like classic theater and timeless music.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of tradition.

70
For a previous production
Overrated, Entertaining, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if you're a fan of the Four Seasons, grew up in New Jersey, or like to see the big Broadway hits.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of the Four Seasons or are easily offended by language.

85
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Great staging

See it if you like glitzy, colorful, fun theater and drag culture.

Don't see it if you're not open-minded or are looking for a deep, thought-provoking show.

95
Clever, Funny, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if You like edgy, hilarious theater and have a good sense of humor. This is one of the greatest shows ever on Broadway!

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

80
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great singing, Quirky

See it if you're a fan of the Wizard of Oz, and you love glitzy, over-the-top performances.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show that is edgy or thought-provoking.

Also Wicked is one of Broadway's biggest all-time hits. It's an over-the-to... Read more Read less

90
Ambitious, Delightful, Enchanting, Must see

See it if You love Disney, a touching story, family-friendly theater and stunning creativity.

Don't see it if You don't like family-friendly theater or puppetry.

70
Cliched, Great acting

See it if you're a fan of Amy Ryan and Richard Armitage, grew up the the midst of Beatlemania, or don't understand Millennials.

Don't see it if you're looking for a refreshing plot. This is another rehashing of the fact that Baby Boomers and Millennials don't understand each other.

Also This show doesn't actually have anything to do with the Beatles (excep... Read more Read less

70
Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if you're bringing kids along, and like fun, silly humor with some cool effects. Also, if you're a fan of bubbles!

Don't see it if you're a group of adults, are looking for a story or are not into silly humor.

75
Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you're bringing kids along, like innovative and interactive theater, and aren't afraid to leave with a few specks of blue paint.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of rock music, are looking for thought-provoking theater or are uptight.

45
Banal, Disappointing, Overrated, Boring

See it if you're looking for a slow, dark show with a boring story and uninspired music.

Don't see it if you're looking for the colorful, magical world of Matilda that is expected from both the book and movie.

Also I love Matilda, both the book and movie, but was incredibly bored with... Read more Read less

90
Ambitious, Delightful, Enchanting, Masterful

See it if you're already an Aladdin/Disney fan, like giant, magical productions and catchy music, and are bringing children along.

Don't see it if you're not a Disney fan, or are looking for an edgy theater experience.

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Dizzying, Edgy

See it if you're looking for an immersive, edgy and thought-provoking experience. Also if you have no trouble running around the McKittrick Hotel.

Don't see it if you're easily offended, are with children, or have mobility issues.

Also Sleep No More was one of my favorite experiences ever! It was like bei... Read more Read less

80
Clever, Raunchy, Hilarious, Funny

See it if you want to laugh until you cry.

Don't see it if you're bringing kids or are easily offended.

85
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you like funny, energetic, "insider" theater. "It's a Musical" is a true showstopper!

Don't see it if you're not looking to have a good time.

95
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent

See it if you grew up in New York City, love modern musicals and are a fan of Lin Manuel Miranda.

Don't see it if You don't like rap or r&b music.

Also In the Heights is one of my favorite shows of all time! I saw it five ... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Riveting

See it if You love intense, riveting, magical theater. It was like a fast-paced, steampunk Night Circus that you'll be left thinking about for weeks!

Don't see it if You're not a fan of death-defying circus acts.

Also We're huge fans of Cirque du Soleil and have been lucky enough to see ... Read more Read less