Miggie

New York City | 65+ | Female

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Reviews (15)
69
Great acting, Cliched

See it if You enjoy great acting, regardless of poor writing. Direction of female lead is poor at times; acting by entire cast is terrific.

Don't see it if You care that dialogue makes sense (especially near the end) and you want plot twists that can't be seen through well in advance of reveal.

Also This excellent cast deserves a MUCH better play. Calhoon's Bogart imit... Read more Read less

79
Absorbing, Edgy

See it if You enjoy exploring complicated problems of a multi-generation family.

Don't see it if You expect issues to be resolved in a satisfying manner, or even to be able to "catch" all the dialogue and action at a single viewing.

85
Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting

See it if You are a fan of James Joyce or of Irish culture in general.

Don't see it if You dislike James Joyce and/or his writings. You detest back stories which reveal the importance of the women in the lives of great men.

97
Great acting, Riveting, Relevant, Intelligent, Funny

See it if You enjoy great choreography and classic musical theatre.

Don't see it if You will be disturbed by the strange modern-dress-red-coat gimmick with which this production begins and ends.

79
Delightful, Entertaining, Clever

See it if enjoy fine renditions of Broadway standards and don't mind experiencing a variety of unrelated Shakespearean soliloquoies in a single show.

Don't see it if dislike cabaret-style presentations or shows without plots.

71
Epic, Intense

See it if Enjoy Gothic romance.

Don't see it if Don't enjoy Gothic romance.

97
Clever, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy history and even if you usually dislike rap music and hip-hop.

Don't see it if You hate words, as this show contains more of them than have ever before been crammed into a single Broadway show.

79
Resonant, Entertaining

See it if You are interested in dance, civil rights and/or cultural history.

Don't see it if You have an aversion to talent or you are looking for a show with a plot.

71
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Confusing, Disappointing, Quirky

See it if You like historical fiction and don't mind that a massive fire is depicted by a couple of neon squiggle lights and aluminum foil blobs.

Don't see it if You prefer narratives that proceed in chronological order, rather than jumping around in a random way.

Also I feel a strong connection to the history of the subject of this show,... Read more Read less

94
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant, Quirky

See it if You enjoy discovering complicated family relationships and psychological revelations.

Don't see it if You are disturbed by depictions of homosexuality or by juxtaposition of comedy and tragedy.

73
Clever, Funny, Edgy

See it if Share skepticism about traditional religions and are not offended by religious jokes.

Don't see it if You take the Bible literally and/or are easily offended by religious jokes or gay sensibility.

91
Delightful, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great staging, Romantic

See it if You enjoy fine, old fashioned musicals with a lovely lyrical quality and classic appeal.

Don't see it if You are overly concerned with diction, as the actor playing the King of Siam was often difficult to understand.

79
Clever, Funny

See it if You enjoy old fashioned mystery novels.

Don't see it if You enjoy only BIG shows with elaborate staging and loud music.

55
Disappointing, Overrated

See it if You enjoy the music of Cyndi Lauper and don't require a cohesive or compelling storyline to keep you interested.

Don't see it if You prefer musicals with songs that stay with you, at least for the time it takes you to get home from the theatre.

89
Clever, Original

See it if You love "The Wizard of Oz" and enjoy prequels.

Don't see it if You dislike either "The Wizard of Oz" or prequels.