Meshack

London | 35-49 | Male
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Reviews (37)
57
Childish, Slow, Disappointing
August 13th, 2022

See it if You have nothing better to do

Don't see it if You care about the film and would hate to see it massacred by sub par performances and a DREADFUL script

Also Come on COME OOON!!!! We waited 20 years for this, and THIS is what we... Read more Read less

37
Confused, Slow, Disappointing
July 25th, 2022

See it if There are no reasons to see this

Don't see it if Just don’t

Also Like a piece of ill judged GCSE drama, here comes this strangely cheap... Read more Read less

58
Fluffy, Great singing, Cliched
July 16th, 2022

See it if You want to support new British musicals and young singers

Don't see it if You don’t like song cycles without narratives

Also It’s fine. It is a song cycle that the director seems to have shoved i... Read more Read less

40
For a previous production
Hex (London)
Waterloo
Slow, Disappointing, Confusing
June 27th, 2022

See it if You want to support new musicals

Don't see it if You listened to the cast recording and you didn’t get on with it.

Also Two main issues. Script and Music. The script is fluid and imprecise s... Read more Read less

30
Banal, Slow, Overrated
June 27th, 2022

See it if You fancy spaffing £80 on nothing much

Don't see it if you expect anything other than images

Also I have a real problem with this sort of immersive experience. I am pay... Read more Read less

10
Excruciating, Indulgent, Insipid, Overrated
June 19th, 2022

See it if You want Edinburgh fringe musicals for £60

Don't see it if If? IF? DO NOT SEE THIS

Also Utter mess. One of the ugliest set/costume designs i’ve ever seen. It ... Read more Read less

74
The 47th (London)
Southwark
Great writing, Great acting, Funny
May 17th, 2022

See it if You want to see Bertie Carvel’s Trump impression

Don't see it if You feel you’ve had enough of American politics for now.

11
Indulgent, Excruciating, Banal
May 17th, 2022

See it if you want to see how not to do it

Don't see it if You have any sense.

Also I still cannot fathom the raft of positive reviews and constant extens... Read more Read less

95
Oklahoma! (London)
Southwark
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Dizzying, Absorbing
May 17th, 2022

See it if You want to see the poisoned heart of the USA laid bare.

Don't see it if you’re REALLY excited about My Fair Lady at ENO.

Also Truly the best theatrical experience you can have at the moment. It re... Read more Read less

33
Anyone Can Whistle (London)
Elephant and Castle
Indulgent, Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing
April 5th, 2022

See it if you are interested in seeing a rarely performed Sondheim Musical

Don't see it if you want an entertaining evening and to discover what the show is actually about

Also I've always known this was a 'difficult' show, but the weird staging a... Read more Read less

75
Hilarious, Refreshing
April 4th, 2022

See it if You always wondered why it has been running for soooo looooong

Don't see it if You’d rather see something else

Also Genuinely surprised at how much i liked this! It’s fun and funny, whip... Read more Read less

42
Banal, Overrated
April 4th, 2022

See it if You are on a hen party, drunk and like ABBA

Don't see it if you are not on a hen party, sober but still like ABBA

76
Fluffy, Funny, Great staging, Clever
April 4th, 2022

See it if You like your comedy with some heavy clowning

Don't see it if Pies in your face gags are beneath you.

Also A masterclass in farce.... A farceterclass?

82
Visceral, Raw, Intelligent, Absorbing
April 4th, 2022

See it if You are looking for a raw and direct emotional experience

Don't see it if You aren’t a fan of stripped back physical style theatre.

Also This is by far and away Sally Cooksons greatest production. I’ve not a... Read more Read less

58
For a previous production
Slow, Fluffy, Dated
April 3rd, 2022

See it if You don’t want to be too challenged, and you like your dance slooooooow.

Don't see it if you want to see something that has carefully reassessed its place in history. Also don’t see it if you’re looking for edgy comedy.

Also I know this production is almost unanimously loved, but i found it dul... Read more Read less

100
Masterful, Must see, Great singing, Clever
April 3rd, 2022

See it if You love theatricality, invention and big bold statements

Don't see it if You expect the animation live on stage.

Also I still love this show! I LOVE IT.

76
Great staging, Masterful
April 3rd, 2022

See it if You fancy a really well constructed beautiful bit of entertainment

Don't see it if You’re not really into creepy romance

70
Indulgent, Fluffy, Funny
April 2nd, 2022

See it if You saw the movie and were quite ok with it... and know it has 3 of the people who did stuff

Don't see it if You like pasta

63
The Collaboration
Southwark
Fluffy, Disappointing, Banal
April 2nd, 2022

See it if You know nothing of art.

Don't see it if You know ANYTHING about 20th Century art, and you think that Warhol literally killed art..like totally... like.. he killed it.

54
Average, Fine
April 2nd, 2022

See it if You kinda like PG cock gags

Don't see it if You care about new musicals.

Also This show at LEAST has as new score.. so it does get points... it is a... Read more Read less

85
Great writing, Epic, Ambitious, Absorbing
April 2nd, 2022

See it if You love a massive long play, that is about the human condition

Don't see it if You hate long plays about racism and acceptance

60
Disappointing, Great writing
April 1st, 2022

See it if you are interested in new musicals and you love the soundtrack.

Don't see it if you are expecting anything to interesting.

Also The writing in act 1 is brilliant, but the songs get in the way (which... Read more Read less

73
Clever, Fluffy, Funny
April 1st, 2022

See it if you love Trey Parker/Matt Stone's critical social commentary

Don't see it if you want big production values and innovative staging.

72
Six (West End)
West End
Funny, Fun, Clever
April 1st, 2022

See it if you like something short and sweet!

Don't see it if you're expecting a musical. It's not a musical. It's good... but it's not a musical.

34
Overrated, Disappointing
April 1st, 2022

See it if you adore Bob Marley's music

Don't see it if you are expecting a set, directing, a script or anything resembling a story being told,

93
Must see, Riveting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing
April 1st, 2022

See it if you love a long story beautifully told in a unique, powerful way.

Don't see it if you don't like theatre.

53
Frozen (London)
West End
Slow, Overrated, Fluffy
April 1st, 2022

See it if you want to see the film recreated EXACTLY on stage, with a few minor embellishments.

Don't see it if you love the theatrical juiciness of the LION KING which revels in the metaphorical power of live stage work.

48
Banal, Dull
April 1st, 2022

See it if you like loud bangy crashy shows with slight plots and a heavy dollop of faux feminism.

Don't see it if you conception of feminism goes beyond that of the comprehension of a 10 year old.

Also to be fair to it, it is very well put together and the audiences ADORE... Read more Read less

64
Slow, Fluffy, Disappointing
April 1st, 2022

See it if you like slightly old fashioned shows with a LOT of set and you want value for money.

Don't see it if you have an ounce of cynicism in your body.

78
Great staging, Funny, Enchanting, Clever
April 1st, 2022

See it if you want a beautifully observed piece of theatre, with emphasis on theatricality.

Don't see it if You hated War Horse, puppets or projections.

Also Some of the acting is REALLY dodgy... See it from the balcony or dress... Read more Read less

75
Refreshing, Epic, Entertaining, Clever
April 1st, 2022

See it if you want a great night out with a LOT of words.

Don't see it if you are expecting anything groundbreaking in terms of staging. It's pretty traditional.

10
Dreadful, Slow, Indulgent, Banal
March 31st, 2022

See it if You enjoy watching a world class actor being betrayed by terrible creative choices from the team.

Don't see it if For any of the following reasons: You understand what an important play this is; You value your sanity; You want to bankrupt the producer

10
Excruciating, Banal
March 31st, 2022

See it if You like to keep brilliant actors in work despite the quality of the material

Don't see it if You have anything else to do. Ironing, staring into middle distance, taking the dog for a walk.

85
Epic, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing
March 31st, 2022

See it if You want some faith in humanity!

Don't see it if your heart was constructed by satan and you hate life.

80
Must see, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing
March 31st, 2022

See it if You love a beautiful show directed masterfully.

Don't see it if the Sam Mendes version from the Donmar or Broadway changed your life.... this is different, but still not as good as that.

71
Entertaining, Funny
March 31st, 2022

See it if You loved the film but were worried they’d mess with it too much! And also for the car!!!

Don't see it if You expect anything new, original or groundbreaking

50
Wicked (London)
Victoria
Fluffy, Slow, Cliched
March 31st, 2022

See it if You hated the book

Don't see it if You LOVED the book