Mike Hopkins

New York City | 25-34 | Male
About:  A newcomer to theater who's jumped in with both feet!
Reviews (35)
85
The Front Page
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Hilarious, Masterful

See it if you love brilliant actors doing a brilliant job

Don't see it if you can't handle lots of dialogue

85
Ambitious, Great singing, Refreshing, Modern

See it if you want a new take on music and staging

Don't see it if you don't like Russian literature

75
The Encounter
Midtown W
Ambitious, Riveting, Unique

See it if You want a wholly unique sonic theater experience

Don't see it if You need a visually heavy show

85
Refreshing, Intense

See it if You enjoy Shakespeare's work

Don't see it if You're not a fan of historic plays

80
Masterful, Great choreography, Epic, Enchanting, Exquisite

See it if You love ornate dance numbers and exquisite sets and costumes.

Don't see it if You can't get over some slightly racist overtones from an old play.

80
Ambitious, Dated, Great acting, Riveting, Great singing

See it if You've never seen a live staging of the show

Don't see it if You have to pay more than about $50

70
The Tempest (Public)
Upper W Side
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You've never seen the Tempest

Don't see it if You need revenge

60
Sylvia
Midtown W
Clever, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if You want to see a great human representation of a dog

Don't see it if You feel uncomfortable questioning if a man is in romantic love with his dog

100
King Charles III
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great writing, Great acting, Masterful, Relevant

See it if You enjoy Shakespearean tragedies, but with a modern voice

Don't see it if You don't enjoy prose

70
Grounded
East Village
Ambitious, Great acting, Intense, Slow

See it if You've never seen a one-man show

Don't see it if You're looking for a little more stage action

80
Cymbeline
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You've never heard of the play - like me!

Don't see it if You don't enjoy free Shakespeare in the park?

85
Funny, Hilarious, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if You like musical comedies with great music and an actor portraying multiple roles

Don't see it if You don't like to laugh

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Original, Masterful, Must see, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You have air in your lungs

Don't see it if You are no longer a living human

95
Romantic, Exquisite, Must see, Beautiful, Enchanting

See it if You love the music of Gershwin, romance and dancing

Don't see it if You don't like extended dance numbers

90
Matilda
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great staging, Quirky, Original, Must see

See it if You want an original outlook on the "one person can make a difference" narrative. The set and lighting design is outstanding.

Don't see it if You have beef with child actors - though these are PHENOMENAL.

90
Delightful, Funny, Romantic

See it if You love romantic comedies with a knockout cast and phenomenal set and costume design.

Don't see it if You're not into rom coms.

90
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Hilarious, Original, Refreshing

See it if You love Broadway or Shakespeare...or both! Or even if you don't, you'll still laugh.

Don't see it if You have absolutely no clue about the theater scene or and Shakespeare.

80
Funny, Indulgent, Quirky

See it if You are familiar with 70s music and disaster movies, love self-aware comedy or need a good laugh

Don't see it if You don't like physical comedy or the 70s

65
Falsettos
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if you want to see a operetta that was bold for it's time

Don't see it if you want something very relevant for today

75
Great dancing, Romantic, Fluffy, Delightful

See it if You enjoy classic music, great dancing and romance

Don't see it if You want something edgy, profound or new

85
Ambitious, Relevant, Refreshing, Hilarious

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare and all-women casts

Don't see it if You are easily offended by misogyny, even when it's being lampooned

85
Bright Star
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Quirky, Great singing

See it if You want a fresh take on the typical lost-and-found story

Don't see it if You don't like bluegrass

85
The Crucible
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You enjoy Arthur Miller and suspenseful thrillers

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of plays

25
ToasT (Public Theater)
East Village
Boring, Confusing, Slow

See it if You have a good understanding of black prison culture

Don't see it if You have to pay

100
The Lion
East Village
Absorbing, Exquisite, Must see, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if Just see it. You won't regret it.

Don't see it if You don't like one-man shows

75
On The Town
Midtown W
Classic, Great staging, Dated

See it if You love classic shows and New York City

Don't see it if You need more substance to your story

65
It's Only a Play
Midtown W
Great writing, Disappointing, Funny, Indulgent, Star studded

See it if You want to see Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick together

Don't see it if You don't care about theater writers

70
Delightful, Dated, Romantic

See it if You have never seen GiGi before

Don't see it if Big age gaps in romances make you uncomfortable

70
Great acting, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if You want to see an ambitious, single set piece play with on-stage seating.

Don't see it if You aren't familiar with the work.

85
39 Steps
Gramercy
Clever, Funny, Refreshing, Dizzying, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy subtle humor and only a handful of actors playing multiple characters.

Don't see it if You don't like self-aware physical comedy or Hitchcock.

75
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Classic, Raunchy, Original

See it if You have yet to see the show

Don't see it if Subtle dance isn't your thing

75
Entertaining, Energetic, Fun

See it if You like rock music and performances with child actors.

Don't see it if You want a perfect movie adaptation.

80
Original, Funny, Fluffy, Quirky, Relevant

See it if You want to challenge your notion of what is normal and how people should view other people...while laughing and dancing.

Don't see it if You get too squeamish seeing men in drag.

60
Overrated, Epic, Indulgent, Slow, Tired

See it if You have never seen a staging of Les Miz

Don't see it if You want to understand any of the lyrics.

30
Indulgent, Overrated, Slow

See it if You have never known someone on the Autism spectrum

Don't see it if You don't want a contrived experience about Autism