Mikey the Man

Ridge | 50-64 | Male
About:  I love the theater!! More into a great play vs a grandiose musical, but I like both. I'm a single dad of 2 teenagers, they are awesome. I'm a registered nurse and love pediatrics. I live in Suffolk County Long Island, city is an hour and a half drive. I try to make it in at least twice a month.... Read more Read less
Reviews (51)
72
Great singing, Entertaining
October 9th, 2022

See it if you like Stranger Things and show tunes

Don't see it if you are expecting a true comedic take on Stranger Things

94
Entertaining, Must see, Intense, Great singing, Absorbing
January 25th, 2020

See it if you love Tina Turner

Don't see it if you don't know Tina Turner

89
Refreshing, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing
December 27th, 2019

See it if want to be inspired by the kindness of people. A great story!!!

Don't see it if you don't like musicals

67
Slow, Overrated, Confusing, Banal
November 22nd, 2019

See it if don't mind a confusing, hard to follow plot. The operetic voices were nice, but hard to follow the dialogue at times,

Don't see it if just take a pass-so confusing how something like this could endure for so long.

67
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Overrated, Disappointing, Cliched, Dated
April 11th, 2019

See it if you are tolerant of mediocraty. This musical fell short in many ways.

Don't see it if you are looking for a reality based drama

Also A true disappointment. Many empty seats after the intermission. While ... Read more Read less

96
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing
April 7th, 2019

See it if enjoy an entertaining story with amazing talent. Sophia Caruso dominated the stage with powerful vocals. Staging was fabulous, great set.

Don't see it if you are looking for a drama-but go and see it, it was great!!!!

94
During previews
Burn This
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing
April 7th, 2019

See it if enjoy a drama with many funny scenes. Great acting and an interesting story

Don't see it if you are looking for musical fluff

79
Relevant, Great acting, Entertaining
March 13th, 2019

See it if you like musicals. Decent show.

Don't see it if you are looking for a serious drama

93
Great singing, Must see, Funny, Delightful, Absorbing
March 13th, 2019

See it if enjoy musicals. A really good time, great staging, fabulous singing and good story.

Don't see it if you take issue with LBGT or are looking for a drama.

66
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Poorly staged, Poor actor choice
February 10th, 2019

See it if you want to be bored or are accepting of mediocre

Don't see it if you are expecting a well produced production

Also There were way too many dancers on the stage. The story was poorly dev... Read more Read less

96
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Great staging
January 21st, 2019

See it if you even remotely like Cher. This is an amazing production with great acting, staging and talent.

Don't see it if you don't like Cher

63
Empath
Midtown W
Entertaining, Indulgent, Disappointing
December 3rd, 2018

See it if you are overly interested in hearing about someone's experience in psychic development. The readings he did were very general and ambiguous

Don't see it if If you are looking for a traditional show

Also I have been to psychics and mediums-this is not that. While the guy te... Read more Read less

15
Fort Dicks
Midtown W
Disappointing, Banal, Excruciating, Terrible
November 17th, 2018

See it if you are homeless and need to get out of the weather for a couple of hours

Don't see it if have any appreciation for good theater. This was one of the worst!! Missed lines, tone deaf singing and just a mess.

Also I honestly think there should be better screening for a play to be par... Read more Read less

91
During previews
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Must see, Thought-provoking
November 12th, 2018

See it if you want to see a masterful actor explore every range a character can have and come out on top. This was a great show!!

Don't see it if you are looking for fluff

92
The Day I Became Black
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Profound, Intelligent
November 12th, 2018

See it if you want to see a great, entertaining and very intelligent depiction of someone living in both worlds of the racial divide.

Don't see it if you are prejudice

Also This actor is going places.

96
For a previous production
Absorbing, Delightful, Clever, Great acting, Great staging
October 25th, 2018

See it if you want to see the continuation of the Harry Potter story

Don't see it if you have never read the books or seen the movies

80
Ambitious, Funny, Great staging, Great singing
October 25th, 2018

See it if you have young children that love the movie or just love musicals-great vocals and nice special effects.

Don't see it if you are looking for a drama

82
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging
October 22nd, 2018

See it if you want to have a few genuine laughs. Great acting and amazing set.

Don't see it if you are looking musical fluff

62
Adam Minus Josh
Midtown W
Banal, Overrated, Slow
October 22nd, 2018

See it if want to see the gay breakup scene minus the dramatics. Decent acting but a slow, drawn out script that doesn't lead anywhere.

Don't see it if you are expecting a wow factor-it is just not there.

38
Banal, Fluffy, Overrated, Boring
October 15th, 2018

See it if you want to see a poorly done version of the beloved show. Not good. Bizarre casting choices-Michael is female. Some funny moments.

Don't see it if you expecting a parody on par with Game of Thrones, Friends or Sex in the City. This fell short on every level.

Also I was so disappointed by this production. There were some well acted m... Read more Read less

89
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting
October 8th, 2018

See it if you have ever seen Sex in the City and like to laugh. Masterful impersonations of the many characters. Very funny!!!

Don't see it if you have never seen SATC

24
During previews
Rat Pack Undead
Midtown E
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated
October 1st, 2018

See it if want to be bored out of your mind. Decent voices, but zero acting like their perspective characters. The lyrics are simply painful.

Don't see it if you are looking for quality entertainment.

Also I am a big fan of the the Rat Pack, this was something not even close.... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Unraveled
Midtown W
Ambitious, Delightful, Clever, Entertaining, Intense
September 5th, 2018

See it if want to see a very accurate and detailed depiction of dementia and the effect on family. I laughed and cried. A powerful cohesive play.

Don't see it if you are looking for a musical

95
During previews
Private Peaceful
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Intense, Riveting
September 5th, 2018

See it if you enjoy amazing acting from a truly gifted talent. Intensely gripping emotional journey of an innocent boy's life. Powerful performance.

Don't see it if you are looking for musical fluff.

67
Absorbing, Entertaining, Confusing
July 24th, 2018

See it if you want to leave the theater unsure of what you just saw

Don't see it if you are looking for a cohesive drama with a proper ending

74
Clever, Indulgent, Thought-provoking
July 23rd, 2018

See it if you are easily entertained and enjoy rap

Don't see it if you don't like one man shows

46
During previews
MUMMENSCHANZ: you & me
Upper W Side
Banal, Excruciating, Slow
July 8th, 2018

See it if you are amused watching paint dry

Don't see it if you value your time or are looking for a slightly cohesive experience.

Also Even the kids were bored and wanted to leave.

88
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining
July 6th, 2018

See it if you are looking for an entertaining, fun evening.

Don't see it if you are looking for a traditional play or musical.

Also Really fun night. The only thing missing was a "big" finale.

86
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking
April 23rd, 2018

See it if you enjoy a good play with great acting dealing with the deaf community.

Don't see it if you are looking for a musical.

85
During previews
Moolah
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Absorbing
April 9th, 2018

See it if you want to see a modern spin on Italian mafia

Don't see it if you take issue with LBGT community

49
Rocktopia
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Overrated
April 5th, 2018

See it if you want to hear so-so covers of classic rock songs and a hyperactive violinist. There were 4 songs done well and an underutilized choir.

Don't see it if you want quality entertainment

75
My Brilliant Divorce
West Village
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking
April 1st, 2018

See it if you can relate to the ups and downs of the grieving process of divorce.

Don't see it if you don't like one woman shows

80
Distorted Diznee
Midtown W
Funny, Dizzying, Raunchy
April 1st, 2018

See it if you like to laugh.

Don't see it if take issue with LBGT community.

72
During previews
The Stone Witch
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Slow
March 19th, 2018

See it if you have enough patience to get through the slow spots to the mildly entertaining ones.

Don't see it if you are looking for musical fluff.

77
During previews
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Ambitious, Intelligent, Relevant, Great acting
March 11th, 2018

See it if you like soap opera played out drama with good comedic timing.

Don't see it if your looking for a musical.

10
Or Current Resident
East Village
Confusing, Banal, Excruciating
February 5th, 2018

See it if you want to leave with a confused crowd that is wondering what they just saw. A terrible play that had no apparent plot or reason.

Don't see it if that's it, just take a pass.

90
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Hilarious
December 11th, 2017

See it if want to see some amazingly talented actors perform hilarious skits and songs.

Don't see it if you have issues with the LBGT community.

95
Absorbing, Clever, Banal, Great staging, Great writing
December 11th, 2017

See it if want to be totally entertained. There was no shame in being gay here!

Don't see it if you have issues with the LBGT community.

87
Really Really
East Village
Great acting, Edgy, Relevant, Thought-provoking
December 5th, 2017

See it if want to see a relevant thought provoking discussion starter. Dramatic he said she said with great character development.

Don't see it if you are looking for a fluffy musical.

50
Banal, Disappointing, Indulgent, Slow
December 4th, 2017

See it if you want to see a poorly casted, poorly edited drawn out drama that does eventually speak to your emotional side.

Don't see it if You are expecting fast and upbeat

95
Hot Mess
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Great writing, Relevant
November 20th, 2017

See it if you are in the dating world in 2017. If you like light comedy and great acting. Truly funny show.

Don't see it if you take issue with LBGT community.

94
Absorbing, Delightful, Great singing, Refreshing, Entertaining
November 12th, 2017

See it if Love Carol King and great music

Don't see it if only know music from the 90's to today

20
The Tooth-Puller
Gramercy
Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid, Just awful!!!
November 6th, 2017

See it if love mindless weird hackneyed performances of drivel.

Don't see it if Just don't see it!! I could not even sit through it!!!

90
Clever, Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant
November 6th, 2017

See it if You enjoy great acting within a captivating drama.

Don't see it if you are looking for musical fluff.

Also The acting was on point with heart wrenching performances.

86
During previews
Stuffed
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny
October 10th, 2017

See it if Enjoy funny smart comedy

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

93
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Refreshing, Slow
July 21st, 2017

See it if you like an original smart play.

Don't see it if you are looking for the wow factor.

88
Ambitious, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting
July 21st, 2017

See it if you want to be entertained the entire time

Don't see it if you don't like musicals

96
Wicked (Broadway)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Enchanting, Intelligent, Must see, Clever
July 21st, 2017

See it if like quality entertainment.

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

93
Clever, Ambitious, Funny, Entertaining, Great writing
July 21st, 2017

See it if you like smart comedy and you you like to laugh a lot.

Don't see it if you are a morman

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Must see, Riveting
July 21st, 2017

See it if you are able to. It was amazing with a stellar cast and riveting story.

Don't see it if you are a racist