MitchReviews

New York City | 18-24 | Male
About:  The highest form of love for something is the ability to be critical of it and still love it just the same.
Reviews (13)
89
If I Forget
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Profound

See it if you are interested in how the personal intersects with the political or are Jewish

Don't see it if you are looking for something light-hearted

Also This is an incredibly thoughtful, provocative and touching piece that ... Read more Read less

79
The Hairy Ape
Upper E Side
Ambitious, Intense, Resonant, Great staging, Repetitive

See it if You are interested in inventive staging, extended metaphors, and politically relevant theater

Don't see it if Long drawn out metaphors feel like overkill, you have trouble understanding thick accents

Also This production is impressively staged effectively filling a massive s... Read more Read less

86
Absorbing, Ambitious, Epic, Enchanting, Immersive

See it if you are interested in new and innovative methods of theater making or are looking for an exciting and lively experience

Don't see it if You are hoping for just a typical theater-going experience, get annoyed when characters narrate their own actions in song or dislike Tolstoy

Also You've never seen an opera like this before & neither has broadway. Th... Read more Read less

82
Clever, Masterful, Epic, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if clever staging, inventive costume design, and classic Disney stories are of interest to you

Don't see it if you didn't like the movie or are hoping for something thought provoking

Also After nearly 20 years on Broadway Lion King's incredible ability to br... Read more Read less

5
In Transit
Midtown W
Cliched, Banal, Excruciating, Indulgent, Bad

See it if you like acapella music and don't really care much about the story being told.

Don't see it if you get frustrated by cliched plotlines, stereotypical characters, bad story structure

Also In Transit is Love Actually meets acapella meets New York City, except... Read more Read less

76
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Epic, Enchanting, Classic, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You loved the Wizard of Oz, fictional world expanding, strong female characters and twists on classic narratives.

Don't see it if You read the novel & are interested in seeing how the Animals storyline will be played out on stage or want an intellectual experience.

Also Wicked is a super fun twist on the Wizard of Oz that has now become so... Read more Read less

80
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Hilarious, Delightful, Millennial, Raunchy, Funny

See it if you are a millennial (or anyone) who is trying to navigate adulthood, find your purpose in life, like raunchy humor and enjoy sesame street.

Don't see it if You get too offended by raunchy and not politically correct humor.

Also Avenue Q is a hilarious and raunchy romp about Millenial life through ... Read more Read less

91
Significant Other
Midtown W
Delightful, Hilarious, Intelligent, Refreshing, Resonant

See it if you want to understand the millennial experience, want to laugh and cry simultaneously, have a hard time dating or are a jewish gay man

Don't see it if you find millennials to be annoying, miss most pop culture references, or

Also This show takes a critical lens to marriage and dating all while makin... Read more Read less

69
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Quirky, Insipid, Great singing, Entertaining, Basic

See it if you are looking for a fun night a the theater, like Sara Bareilles and serious romcoms

Don't see it if You are looking for a show with more depth

Also Waitress is a fun night at the theater, with good music and a killer p... Read more Read less

45
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Ambitious, Indulgent, Banal, Masterful, Concert

See it if You love divas, 40-piece orchestras, Glenn Close, and NY City Center Encores Concerts (it’s not their production but sure felt like one)

Don't see it if You are hoping for a fully staged musical, find repetitive music annoying, or are hoping to a new take on a classic show

Also Sunset Boulevard is a classic and Glenn Close gives a powerhouse perfo... Read more Read less

74
Clever, Funny, Quirky, Delightful, Lovable

See it if You like Harry Potter, enjoy underdog stories and are looking to have a good laugh.

Don't see it if you don't like Harry Potter or have never read the books or seen the movies. I'm not sure you would understand the show.

Also Puffs asks us to consider that sometimes being the hero isn't all that... Read more Read less

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Refreshing, Resonant, Great staging, Epic, Must see

See it if You like history or hate history, if you like musicals or hate musicals, if you like hiphop or hate it...just see it. Everyone should see it

Don't see it if you generally hate things that are critically acclaimed and literally everyone else loves.

Also Hamilton is a phenomenon for a reason: it will blow you away. The comp... Read more Read less

52
Cliched, Great singing, Quirky, Banal, Insipid

See it if You like polished drag performances, insanely fabulous costumes, Cyndi Lauper and some powerhouse singing.

Don't see it if You get bored by cliched plots and themes or are looking for something more intellectual.

Also While Kinky Boots is a fun night a the theater, with powerful singing,... Read more Read less