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 (47)
67
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Overrated, Disappointing, Cliched, Dated

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

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

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

93
Great singing, Must see, Funny, Delightful, Absorbing

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.

96
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Great staging

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

15
Fort Dicks
Midtown W
Disappointing, Banal, Excruciating, Terrible

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

92
The Day I Became Black
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Profound, Intelligent

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.

80
Ambitious, Funny, Great staging, Great singing

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

62
Adam Minus Josh
Midtown W
Banal, Overrated, Slow

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.

89
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

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

95
During previews
Unraveled
Midtown W
Ambitious, Delightful, Clever, Entertaining, Intense

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

67
Absorbing, Entertaining, Confusing

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

46
During previews
MUMMENSCHANZ: you & me
Upper W Side
Banal, Excruciating, Slow

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.

86
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

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.

49
Rocktopia
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Overrated

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

80
Distorted Diznee
Midtown W
Funny, Dizzying, Raunchy

See it if you like to laugh.

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

77
During previews
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Ambitious, Intelligent, Relevant, Great acting

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

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

90
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Hilarious

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.

87
Really Really
East Village
Great acting, Edgy, Relevant, Thought-provoking

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.

95
Hot Mess
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Great writing, Relevant

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.

20
The Tooth-Puller
Gramercy
Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid, Just awful!!!

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!!!

86
During previews
Stuffed
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if Enjoy funny smart comedy

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

88
Ambitious, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if you want to be entertained the entire time

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

93
Clever, Ambitious, Funny, Entertaining, Great writing

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

Don't see it if you are a morman

70
Clever, Cliched, Entertaining

See it if you are just looking for mindless entertainment

Don't see it if you are looking for some sort of plot or storyline

96
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

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!!!!

79
Relevant, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you like musicals. Decent show.

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

66
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Poorly staged, Poor actor choice

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

63
Empath
Midtown W
Entertaining, Indulgent, Disappointing

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

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

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

96
Absorbing, Delightful, Clever, Great acting, Great staging

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

82
The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

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

38
Banal, Fluffy, Overrated, Boring

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

24
During previews
Rat Pack Undead
Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated

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
Private Peaceful
Midtown W
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Intense, Riveting

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.

74
Clever, Indulgent, Thought-provoking

See it if you are easily entertained and enjoy rap

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

88
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining

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.

85
During previews
Moolah
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Absorbing

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

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

75
My Brilliant Divorce
West Village
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

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

72
During previews
The Stone Witch
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Slow

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.

10
Or Current Resident
East Village
Confusing, Banal, Excruciating

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.

95
Absorbing, Clever, Banal, Great staging, Great writing

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.

50
Banal, Disappointing, Indulgent, Slow

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

94
Absorbing, Delightful, Great singing, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if Love Carol King and great music

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

90
Clever, Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant

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.

93
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Refreshing, Slow

See it if you like an original smart play.

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

96
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Enchanting, Intelligent, Must see, Clever

See it if like quality entertainment.

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

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Must see, Riveting

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