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Reviews (9)
88
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Great staging

See it if you enjoy lots of catchy tunes, accessible characters, stories about women discovering the capabilities and independence

Don't see it if Upbeat musicals are not your thing, you prefer highbrow entertainment

Also Saw Sara Bareilles on her final day in Waitress, exceptional!

60
M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Disappointing, Lifeless, Detached, Overrated

See it if you enjoy celebrity performances, or are interested in drama based on historical events. Western perception of east politically relevant.

Don't see it if you want an emotional connection to the performers and performance.

Also Performances oddly cold, little sense of passion among players. Mostly... Read more Read less

85
Clever, Absorbing, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like minimalist productions and are comfortable with explorations of impact of societal expectations on relationships over time.

Don't see it if you're a fan of extravagant B'way productions and like tidy resolutions.

Also Jayne Houdyshell is reason enough to see this production. She's even b... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if you're not afraid of powerful women portraying powerful characters thwarted by their circumstances.

Don't see it if you are afraid of powerful women portraying powerful characters thwarted by their circumstances.

90
Bandstand
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful, Oh, the dancing!

See it if Fans of fabulous dancing and music, seekers of a heartfelt, feel good evening of great entertainment. Big band/all music lovers. A delight!

Don't see it if Brooding, complex angst is your thing.

95
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Great writing, Resonant

See it if you enjoy joyful, uplifting, well-performed musicals with clever, efficient staging and an enthusiastic, energetic cast. A winner for all!

Don't see it if 9/11 is too painful to confront in any capacity, including accounts of the best of our humanity in the face of the worst of our humanity.

Also A deeply engaging story closely based on rarely told, actual events su... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Great singing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if you enjoy: a modern, relevant show about our need for acceptance, by others as well as ourselves; a fantastic cast & score; the music!

Don't see it if suicide as a central theme is too disturbing; you prefer not to get emotionally involved in performances. There's a lot of crying.

Also Ben Platt positively inhabits the role, his twitching and shaking and ... Read more Read less

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Epic, Masterful, Must see, Profound, Relevant

See it if You're alive.

Don't see it if you're Mike Pence.

Also It's not hype. Hamilton's intensity, complexity and humanity are in an... Read more Read less

75
Fabulous staging, atmospheric, thin story

See it if Innovative staging, energetic performances, immersive experiences.

Don't see it if low tolerance for weak, hackneyed stories; you've had quite enough of all things Russian.