Member cfe27049

New York City | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (55)
91
Intelligent, Resonant, Must see, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if excellent show. if you like great acting be sure to see this show

Don't see it if you prefer musicals.

78
Intense, Different, Relevant, Confusing, Entertaining

See it if Very different shows interest you. Not much dialogue so sometimes hard to follow the story.

Don't see it if The music is loud and chaotic but portrays the mind of alzheimer’s patient.. If you need dialogue to follow then this is not show for you.

88
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Hilarious, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Anyone who liked the movie would enjoy this musical. It is so very funny and had us laughing out loud many times. Great acting!

Don't see it if Dont know how you wouldn’t like it. The music is not memorable however the lyrics are clever and tell the story.

86
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if We know the story and Disney’s movie version. See it if you liked that.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Disney or any of their shows.

94
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if Loved the show. The music and envy about it was excellent!

Don't see it if You do not like musicals.

100
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Delightful, Must see

See it if If you loved the movie you will love this show. The critics got it all wrong! Samantha Barks will become a star with this role.

Don't see it if If you did not like the movie you won’t like the show.

70
Entertaining, Funny, Overrated, Great staging

See it if You follow the Tony Awards and want to see a winner. The staging was exceptional how the stage literally transformed to an island

Don't see it if You are expecting a great show. Many times it was hard to understand the lyrics. Disappointing ending.

74
The Pet Play
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if Great first time experience at show in workshop stage. If you enjoy learning steps from playwright to actors performing it before audience.

Don't see it if You’re expecting fully staged show.

85
In & Of Itself
Gramercy
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Must see, Quirky

See it if It's hard to explain this show. It's magic and illusion but way beyond that description. You have to see it.

Don't see it if If you are looking for a straightforward magic show.

90
During previews
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Must see, Relevant

See it if This show pulls you into the story very strongly. Can't help but feel empathy with the lead actress -

Don't see it if Are in the mood for a comedy.

84
During previews
Great singing, Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if The singing and the tempo is very upbeat especially if you are a Donna Summers fan.

Don't see it if You are looking for great acting and set design. There are basically no sets or scenery worthy of mentioning.

Also One aspect I definitely did not like was that the show takes great pai... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy classics, dancing, and great singing.

Don't see it if You need fast paced shows to keep your interest.

90
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great singing, Entertaining, Funny, Memorable

See it if One of my favorites. See it if you like tunes that will stay with you. Great music. Funny and baudy.

Don't see it if You want a serious, emotional, thought provoking show.

100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Must see, Great staging, Great writing

See it if This is a must see musical even for those who do not like musicals. The entire staging, story, music is exceptional. The story is amazing.

Don't see it if There is no reason not to see it.

90
Bandstand
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Relevant

See it if You enjoy shows with an emotional story line. The singing was wonderful, there was humor as well as fast paced fantastic dancing!

Don't see it if Your are not looking for a typical Broadway musical with singing and dancing and a happy ending.

95
Cagney
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if You love good old fashioned tap dancing musicals!

Don't see it if You are looking for a deep, emotional, serious show.

80
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if Great acting. Totally absorbing performance .

Don't see it if Want a fluffy topic.

88
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Clever

See it if you like Jake Gyllenhaal and never knew he had such a great voice. Love Annaleigh Ashford. They are both great!

Don't see it if You expect peppy music and dance numbers.

89
In Transit
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if You are open to acapella singing. Are looking for something different.

Don't see it if You need instruments to consider it music.

89
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You like Gloria Estefan and her music.

Don't see it if You don't like Gloria Estefan.

44
Confusing, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow, Excruciating

See it if you absolutely must.

Don't see it if All the hype had it built up so much that it was very disappointing. Also bad seats.

89
Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Clever, Refreshing

See it if you liked the movie, nostalgia of the 60's and the music. Enjoy seeing up and coming youngster acting & singing.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy music of 50's and 60's.

87
Shear Madness
Midtown W
Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Relevant, Delightful

See it if You enjoy mysteries & taking part in solving who done it. Enjoy silly fun.

Don't see it if Are looking for a serious theater experience.

90
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Hilarious, Quirky

See it if You liked the movie version. You want to laugh & you like Sara Bareilles music.

Don't see it if You don't like Sara Bareilles music or quirky shows

100
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if Love musical classics. Enjoy revivals. You want enjoyable evening out.

Don't see it if You don't like revivals . Want a surprise ending.

80
All My Sons
Midtown W
Riveting, Intense, Absorbing, Relevant, Great acting

See it if If you love dramas you will like this show. very intense. Tracey Letts is great.

Don't see it if Left the show shaken/knots in my stomach. If you enjoy the more happy feeling as you leave a musical this show is not for you.

92
Great dance moves, Clever, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if Love the music? You will love this show! Lots of energy!

Don't see it if You dont like the Temptations.

91
Must see, Great writing, Resonant, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if Loved the show. Music is great- very timely storyline. Current topic.

Don't see it if You like traditional musicals .

88
Great acting, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

See it if This is a very dramatic play- very sad. The acting is great - very relevant in today’s climate of racism on part of the police. It was

Don't see it if You like happy endings.

Also refreshing to see both sides of this situation being discussed and not... Read more Read less

77
During previews
Great singing, Entertaining, Confusing, Ambitious, Funny

See it if For Cher fans.Lots of Cher’s hits, and one of the stars does sound somewhat like Cher. The second half is better. Finale is the best.

Don't see it if The three actresses playing Cher at different stages in life all appear on stage together- talking to each other. Strange.

79
Entertaining, Overrated, Quirky, Slow, Funny

See it if Enjoyed the show but disappointed Tony Shaloub was not in it. Like that it’s based on real events.

Don't see it if Slow paced show. If you like shows with dance numbers this is not the show for you.

90
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You want to see superb acting. Very relevant regarding aging and issues of dementia.

Don't see it if You have a hard time following the same character in different stages of life interacting together.

78
Unexpected Joy
Midtown E
Relevant, Funny, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Timely

See it if As a Christian my initial reaction as the show progressed was uncomfortable as there is “Christian bashing” and generalities voiced as facts

Don't see it if You are conservative Christian and don’t want to see a show which bashes your beliefs.

Also However the ending was brought together honestly which is uncommon in ... Read more Read less

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Feel good, Risque

See it if This show is great for just having fun. The story is not deep, there are no political messages, or social justice themes. Just a fun show.

Don't see it if If you are looking for a deep, intellectual story line.

90
Absorbing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if Always interested in shows based on real life experiences.

Don't see it if If you are someone who is uncomfortable with special needs persons.

48
Confusing, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if You are a real John Lithgow fan.

Don't see it if You are looking for an enjoyable night of theater.

70
Sweat
Midtown W
Overrated, Good acting

See it if You can't see it now . It has closed

Don't see it if You are not fond of shows with political statements.

68
Disappointing, Overrated, Quirky

See it if Saw it because of Tony nomination for Best Musical. Didn't like the movie, & this wasn't better. Andy Karl was only bright spot.

Don't see it if You didn't like the movie you won't like the musical version. Repetitious.

99
Cats
Midtown W
Delightful, Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You enjoy shows in which the characters sing all the dialogue. Costumes are fabulous! One of my favorite all time shows! Great music!

Don't see it if You prefer spoken dialogue along with some musical numbers. This is all singing all the time.

88
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Delightful, Great acting

See it if You are a fan of Kevin Kline, enjoy laughing and comedic entrances and exits.

Don't see it if You want a deep, thought provoking show.

91
Absorbing, Great singing, Must see, Relevant, Great acting

See it if Must see if you didn't see it the last time on Broadway! The Engineer is superb as is Kim. Love the music.

Don't see it if You are looking for a light,funny musical.

90
During previews
War Paint
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if You enjoy hearing great singing, and interest in the story of two strong women ahead of their time,

Don't see it if You're looking for a plot to draw you in emotionally.

Also Only negative is it was sometimes difficult understanding Patti Lupone... Read more Read less

100
During previews
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Must see

See it if you like theatrical productions with great staging, costumes, great singing & an interesting story line

Don't see it if You don't like fairy tale type stories loosely based on historical events.

100
During previews
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see

See it if you love revivals of classic light-hearted musicals and especially if you are a Bette Midler fan.

Don't see it if You are looking for a deep emotional story line.

100
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you enjoy Disney movies, music and want to have a wonderful theater experience.

Don't see it if You are too "adult" for the show.

99
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Must see

See it if You love Carol King.

Don't see it if You don't like Carol King.

69
Matilda
Midtown W
Overrated, Disappointing, Quirky, Fluffy, Intense

See it if You like larger than life characters who are loud and crude.

Don't see it if I was really looking forward to seeing the show before it closes. I was very disappointed.

100
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see

See it if You don't want to miss a great show before it closes. You like Franki Valli & 4 Seasons music

Don't see it if You haven't heard of the Four Seasons or Franki Valli. Don't enjoy nostalgia.

100
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Must see

See it if You want to see something new with great musical numbers and storyline.

Don't see it if You don't like men in heels.

97
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if Enjoy modern ballet. Love classic musical stories. Appreciate scenery changes & love imaginative staging

Don't see it if You don't like long dance sequences or ballet.