Mickie 1471

Jersey City | 35-49 | Female
About:  Avid musical and immersive theatre fan and sometime investor/producer. I try to see as much as I can and love what is happening with original, modern musical theatre, immersive theatre, and non-traditional staging right now!
Reviews (57)
89
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You’d like to see a terrific musical in a whole new way. Performing the show in Yiddish deepens and strengthens this already excellent musi

Don't see it if Subtitles make you crazy (and you don’t speak Yiddish).

72
Burn This
Midtown W
Intense, Edgy, Ambitious, Great acting

See it if Well acted drama and intense emotions.

Don't see it if You don’t want to see an intense relationship drama.

70
Masterful, Great acting

See it if You would like to see one of the greatest actresses in the world in a thrilling role. Glenda Jackson is truly extraordinary.

Don't see it if You are looking for a wonderful Version of Lear. Glenda Jackson is amazing to watch in an otherwise fine but not stand-out production.

77
Ambitious, Intelligent, Clever

See it if This show is a fascinating examination of interpersonal dynamics and psychology evidenced as strangers interact.

Don't see it if You want to see action instead of becoming aware of abstract ideas over the course of a single scene.

83
Edgy, Great singing, Great acting, Ambitious, Clever

See it if This is an amazing take on Oklahoma! It’s an edgy show that makes you think - all without many changes to the original book.

Don't see it if You are looking for light entertainment. This is not your grandma’s Oklahoma. It’s dark and disturbing and will make you think.

94
Great singing, Must see, Epic, Great staging, Exquisite

See it if You’d enjoy a visually-stunning epic love story with a gorgeous score.

Don't see it if You like only very literal shows.

69
Alice By Heart
Midtown W
Great singing, Confusing, Great acting, Great staging, Disappointing

See it if This show is gorgeous, the cast is incredibly talented, the music is wonderful, the book...doesn’t really work. It’s a joy to behold though

Don't see it if You want a plot that makes sense or has any narrative arc. If only they could take the music, cast and staging and just start over

88
Refreshing, Great writing, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You’ve ever felt like you don’t fit in, or ever went to (or plan to go to) high school. It’s a high-energy romp of a show.

Don't see it if You don’t want to see a rock score, aren’t up for something new and hip or if you hate sci-fi or musicals set in high school

85
Refreshing, Great writing, Dizzying, Ambitious

See it if High energy, wonderfully written show that will leave you wanting more.

Don't see it if If you only like “traditional” music theatre.

82
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Exquisite, Great staging, Must see

See it if It’s a classic and it’s gorgeous. If you like musicals with great dancing and great staging it’s a must-see.

Don't see it if You don’t like Fosse, shows set during Prohibition, sexual themes or “All That Jazz.”

75
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Dizzying, Absorbing, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You are taking kids to a show and they have seen The Lion King. It will blow them away and you’ll have fun too.

Don't see it if You are not with kids (or in the mood to feel like a kid).

84
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Epic, Enchanting

See it if You love BIG Broadway numbers and well-staged, well-paced Broadway shows with fabulous music. Flying monkeys!!!

Don't see it if You don’t like powerful female characters.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Must see

See it if You love the book, the movie or the ideas of TKAM. Masterful staging of the classic American novel.

Don't see it if Just see it.

84
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful

See it if You love innovative staging and use of technology and truly masterful acting ny Bryan Cranston.

Don't see it if You don’t like the original movie. You don’t like use of technology on stage.

80
During previews
Great acting, Great singing, Intelligent, Resonant, Ambitious

See it if You love great gospel music, are comfortable with gay-themed shows and are prepared to cry.

Don't see it if You are homophobic or looking for a light-hearted show

81
Slave Play
East Village
Great writing, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Edgy

See it if You like thought-proving, intelligent drama and are okay with uncomfortable situations. This is a very well-written edgy show.

Don't see it if You won’t be okay with a thought-prolong discussion of racial issues or you are not okay with sexual situations and power dynamics.

90
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Riveting

See it if Beautifully written and acted taut drama.

Don't see it if Disturbing depictions is violence.

82
During previews
Torch Song (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You want to see an important, seminal play which remains relevant and powerful.

Don't see it if You don’t like family dramas, you don’t like LGBT content.

88
Funny, Enchanting, Dizzying, Clever, Quirky

See it if You want to see the next big thing.terrific cast, music and experience!

Don't see it if You can’t remeber high school at all.

81
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You will enjoy a nostalgic, uplifting review with a terrific cast.

Don't see it if You are looking for a show with a book and not a review. You don’t enjoy he music of the 50s and 60s.

85
Great singing, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if Gorgeous, lush staging. Classic staging with an interesting interpretation.

Don't see it if You prefer non-classic, modern musicals. You won't enjoy a classic musical reimagined.

91
Great acting, Ambitious, Intelligent, Masterful, Profound

See it if You want to see a historically important play, masterfully performed.

Don't see it if You don’t have some free time. Seriously, though, that’s no excuse - just see it.

88
Ambitious, Enchanting, Entertaining, Riveting, Quirky

See it if Love phenomenal staging, enjoyed War &a Peace, enjoy modern musicals and modern up-temp music

Don't see it if You only like traditional musicals

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94
Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing

See it if You love Sweeney Todd, you love Sondheim, you've wondered what those pies taste like.

Don't see it if You don't like being in an intimate theatrical environment. You don't like (slightly) immersive shows.

90
Funny, Entertaining, Great staging, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if You like fun, entertaining shows.

Don't see it if You strongly dislike drag queens or are extraordinarily easily offended.

91
During previews
Broadway Bounty Hunter
West Village
Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if This is incredibly fun!! Fabulous cast, terrific music and a fun uplifting plot.

Don't see it if You don’t have a good sense of humor.

81
Great writing, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You’d enjoy a charming, heartwarming musicals that makes you love Canadians even more. Very touching show.

Don't see it if You are jaded or cynical and would like to remain that way.

82
Octet
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Intelligent, Great singing

See it if This is a gorgeously written and sung meditation on the modern world. See if you enjoy Choral music, stunning harmonies, and want to think.

Don't see it if you Don’t enjoy meditative, though provoking theatre pieces or would like a traditional story arc.

74
White Noise
East Village
Relevant, Intelligent, Edgy, Great acting

See it if Interesting and thought-provoking show with great acting.

Don't see it if You are not interested in a play about race

75
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if This is a fun, funny show that makes for a great night out.

Don't see it if You’re looking for anything particularly deep.

80
Hurricane Diane
East Village
Ambitious, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy an issue-driven play that delves into magical realism. Great acting from an excellent cast and book from a terrific playwright.

Don't see it if You aren’t okay with a fantastical premise or don’t want to think too much or be challenged with big issues.

75
Daddy
Midtown W
Great writing, Thought-provoking, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if You want to think deeply about race and sex and power, or you want to see an early work by a wildly promising young playwright.

Don't see it if You are not okay with (lots of) nudity, you are not comfortable with frank sexual scenes, you want to see a play with more action than ideas

80
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Sweet, Great singing

See it if You’d enjoy a sweet, musical take on a chick-flick with a strong heroine, her great friends, and a bad guy in the mix.

Don't see it if You are not in the mood for a chick flick, but even then, maybe come for the lovely music.

78
Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Great singing, Dizzying

See it if You love “Let It Go”, you are with kids, you love gorgeous Disney spectacle

Don't see it if You hate “Let It Go”. You can’t channel a sense of wonder. You are looking for a really adult show

79
Clever, Great singing, Refreshing, Indulgent, Slow

See it if You have seen a lot of musicals and like the idea of a sweet, intimate, quiet musical without much spectacle and where not much happens.

Don't see it if If you are looking for a big, bold Broadway show.

87
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Must see, Dizzying

See it if You haven’t yet seen it (or you have not seen it for a while). It’s a classic and really is fantastic and had glorious music.

Don't see it if You don’t like big, romantic musicals.

89
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Must see, Riveting

See it if You have read the Harry Potter books or seen the movies, if you enjoy being mersmerized and amazed. You enjoy spectacle.

Don't see it if You can’t conjure up a sense of wonder. You are terrified of dementors. It will drive you crazy that you can’t figure out how they did that

92
For a previous production
The Jungle
Brooklyn
Ambitious, Absorbing, Great staging, Intense, Must see

See it if You like immersive staging and are prepared for radical empathy.

Don't see it if You don’t support multiculturalism, you are uncomfortable with being confronted with your privilege. Otherwise, just see it - it’s fantastic

74
Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy, Romantic, Quirky

See it if You are looking for a fun evening out and enjoy shoes about teenagers and 90s music.

Don't see it if You are looking for deep commentary. This is light-hearted entertainment. Or if rewritten lyrics to classic 90s songs will make you crazy.

80
Absorbing, Clever, Intelligent, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if You like discussions of class and race in a very wel-written package.

Don't see it if You’re not willing to think about how you became “you” and the issues that class and race play in your life.

79
During previews
Delightful, Funny, Quirky

See it if This is an extremely charming show with a very talented cast.

Don't see it if If you don’t want to see a show with lgbt themes, don’t enjoy classic musical comedy or don’t have much of a sense of humor.

79
Mother of the Maid
East Village
Great acting, Intense, Masterful

See it if This is a Glenn Close tour de force. It is fantastic to see this showcase of her superb acting skills so close up.

Don't see it if You won't enjoy a modernized historical take on Joan of Arc's family.

72
Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a very interesting a thought-provoking piece of theatre about gender, society and expectations.

Don't see it if You are looking for light entertainment.

80
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if You are looking for a fun night out. It will make you smile and you'll be humming the tunes for days. Rocket science, it is not, though.

Don't see it if You aren't looking for a fun, lighthearted evening out.

75
Entertaining, Confusing, Quirky

See it if Little kids will like this show, though they won’t know what is going on. There are loads of shiny objects to watch. Also, pirates.

Don't see it if You are not in the mood to see a shiny show that little kids would love. If you are looking for plot, narrative structure, etc.

Also Maybe have a drink or two first.

87
Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interest in a funny, biting and ultimately upsetting portrayal of gay life pre-Stonewall.

Don't see it if You are looking for a true comedy or an unchallenging night out.

85
Great acting, Great staging, Clever

See it if You love great acting and the great Mark Rylance.

Don't see it if You don’t like historical period plays.

83
Clever, Delightful, Edgy, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You like immersive theatre, Scottish accents and modern day (dark) fairy-tales

Don't see it if You don't like immersive theatre.

92
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Edgy, Great staging

See it if You love immersive theatre, are not easily frightened, don't mind being pleasantly lost and confused, enjoy exciting experiences.

Don't see it if See above. It's incredibly fun, but you need to be a bit intrepid.

95
Hilarious, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Clever, Great writing

See it if You love South Park, you love edgy comedy.

Don't see it if You are easily offended.