Mollipop215

Huntington Station | 18-24 | Female
About:  Broadway-addict, photographer, writer, painter, runner, survivor, life enthusiast. Co-founder of the YouTube interview channel "The Broadway Vlogs"
Reviews (71)
30
Disappointing, Overwhelming, Cliched

See it if you want to see an adaptation on Studio 54's history.

Don't see it if you're looking for original/memorable music, or a musical that's remotely put together.

Also Despite such a strong creative team, this musical fell very, very, ver... Read more Read less

68
Skintight
Midtown W
Great acting, Relevant, Indulgent

See it if You're interested in a take on the roles of youth and beauty in relationships.

Don't see it if you're looking for characters that deviate significantly from Harmon's other plays (while some are new, others are similar to plays past)

80
Hangmen
Chelsea
Entertaining, Great writing

See it if you're a fan of dark comedy/Martin McDonagh.

Don't see it if you have difficulty keeping up with British accents, don't like dark humor.

Also I saw this production in London and felt that it had an extra spark th... Read more Read less

65
The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Entertaining, Relevant, Indulgent

See it if you're interested in the mechanisms of political corruption.

Don't see it if you're looking for a play that goes beyond something two dimensional.

58
Red Roses, Green Gold
West Village
Great singing, Indulgent, Poor writing

See it if you love the Grateful Dead.

Don't see it if you're looking for anything beyond a Grateful Dead concert. The storyline was faulted, though the singing was impressive.

71
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you're looking for a show that's entertaining and ambitious.

Don't see it if you're looking for historical accuracy. The show didn't live up to the hype for me (songs felt derivative, story fell flat), but it was fun

68
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Strange, Edgy

See it if you're interested in explorations of sexuality, monogamy/polygamy, or relationships.

Don't see it if you're looking for something more linear.

68
¡Figaro! (90210)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you want a night of comedy/if you like opera.

Don't see it if you're looking for depth/if you don't like opera.

90
Bandstand
Midtown W
Great singing, Great staging, Resonant

See it if you're looking for an engaging post-war perspective with amazing music and choreography.

Don't see it if you're expecting it to only be a lighthearted show with swing music, or if you find PTSD are upsetting. This show has depth.

65
During previews
Amelie
Midtown W
Over-ambitious, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you're curious about adaptations (from film to stage), or if you're looking for a simple and fun musical

Don't see it if you've seen the movie and want a show that is on the same level as that

65
Chroma Key
Brooklyn
Entertaining, Indulgent, Quirky

See it if you're interested in fringe-theatre or like seeing shows that are strange and outside the norm.

Don't see it if you prefer more traditional shows or are grossed out by gore (used in a comedic capacity).

75
Entertaining, Great dancing, Fluffy, Feel-good

See it if you're looking for a fun night out. It's a wonderful, feel-good show.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show with more depth.

80
Ride the Cyclone
West Village
Great singing, Quirky, Innovative

See it if you're looking for a quirky, quality show. The music was fun and the actors were talented. The use of projections was fresh and fantastic.

Don't see it if you're looking for a more serious or classic show.

96
For a previous production
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Resonant, Riveting

See it if you like compelling stories and realistic portrayals of the situations people/teenage girls face.

Don't see it if you're deterred by fast-paced dialogue or don't take the complicated lives of teenage girls seriously.

90
For a previous production
Great singing, Great staging, Great score

See it if you're looking for a show with fantastic music and staging. The set is amazing, as are the songs.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show that is fast-paced. There are still things the show needs to work on, but it's in previews so that might change.

70
The Crucible
Midtown W
Great writing, Ambitious, Indulgent

See it if you would like to see a slightly new spin on Arthur Miller's classic story. The women in this production are superb.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show that flows. The plot drags whenever the women are offstage. There are also some confusing choices (e.g. a wolf??)

68
Fluffy, Great singing, Romantic

See it if you enjoy romantic musicals that err on the side of fluff.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show with more depth.

72
Entertaining, Great writing, Quirky, Relevant

See it if you're a fan of Alan Menken and want to see his early work, or if you're curious how Vonnegut's work might be represented on stage.

Don't see it if you're looking to see a fully-fleshed out musical, it feels as through it still needs quite a bit of work.

65
Great writing, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you're interested in plays about memory, Alzheimers, and the perception of time/reality.

Don't see it if issues surrounding memory/Alzheimer's are upsetting to you.

Also I saw a version of this in London as well, and liked the directorial c... Read more Read less

70
The Humans
Midtown W
Great writing, Resonant, Indulgent

See it if you like plays based in reality, are interested in the ways in which family tensions manifest, or are interested in the influence of trauma.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show that moves very quickly, if you prefer something more consistently upbeat, or if you're upset by mentions of 9/11.

88
Love, Love, Love
Midtown W
Clever, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you're interested in topics around wealth, baby boomers/millennials, and young people making change. The characters and story are compelling

Don't see it if you have difficulty understanding British accents or if you're looking to see something that's more based in spectacle.

68
For a previous production
Stuffed
Midtown W
Relevant, Simple

See it if you're interested in the complicated relationships women can have with food and their body

Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with topics relating to food/body-image, or if you're looking to see a finished piece [it needs developing]

68
Great singing, Fluffy, Cliched, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy fun, light-hearted shows featuring strong voices and music from the 50s.

Don't see it if you don't like fluffy musicals, you're looking for a more plot-driven show or if you like greater depth to characters/stories.

90
For a previous production
We Live by the Sea
Midtown E
Enchanting, Great acting, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if you enjoy beautiful storytelling, plays that feature innovative set design, and quality acting.

Don't see it if you prefer large-scale productions, or if you get overwhelmed by occasional flashing lights/loud noises.

65
Incognito
Midtown W
Ambitious, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like to be engaged with what you're watching, and if you like stories with rich and multiple storylines.

Don't see it if you prefer plays that are straightforward or mindless.

80
Mary Page Marlowe
Midtown W
Great acting, Resonant, Relevant, Indulgent

See it if you enjoy plays about complicated women, or if you're interested in innovative character representations (one character, many actresses).

Don't see it if you prefer musicals or if you're looking for something light and simple.

82
During previews
Entertaining, Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging, Epic

See it if you're looking for an extension of the Frozen movie (more songs/3-D characters), if you like epic stage effects.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show that sticks strictly to the movie, or if you don't like tech-heavy shows.

Also I really enjoyed the songs that were added to the show, and how variou... Read more Read less

80
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you're a fan of Fiasco Theater's innovative and fun adaptations.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of Shakespeare.

70
Great acting, Resonant, Quirky, Dated

See it if you want to see a revival of a groundbreaking show.

Don't see it if you're looking for something fresh or new. It feels dated at times.

68
Junk
Upper W Side
Intelligent, Intense, Relevant

See it if you're interested in the pitfalls of a capitalist economy.

Don't see it if you're looking for something that doesn't require a significant amount of thought or focus and rather just be entertained.

80
Great staging, Classic, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you'd like to see a fantastic revival of a classic show.

Don't see it if you're looking for something new, or don't like the classics.

70
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you enjoy innovative and imaginative staging, if you're looking for a fun night out.

Don't see it if you're looking for something groundbreaking. I went in with high expectations that weren't met.

67
Her Opponent
Midtown W
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if you're interested in looking at the 2016 election from a different perspective.

Don't see it if you need a break from politics.

64
Dizzying, Great singing, Classic

See it if you want to see a classic Broadway musical. Kim and the Engineer are amazing.

Don't see it if You find violent and/or sexual themes upsetting.

Also I went in with high expectations and didn't feel they were met.

90
Escaped Alone
Brooklyn
Great acting, Intense, Intelligent, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy dark humor and excellent writing.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show with a large cast, get lost in overlapping dialogue, or prefer feel-good shows.

70
The Babylon Line
Upper W Side
Relevant, Indulgent, Cliched

See it if you're interested in the ideas of stories and how they're told, and/or if you're from Long Island (there are lots of fun references).

Don't see it if you prefer musicals, or are looking for a more innovative/fringe play.

78
In Transit
Midtown W
Great singing, Refreshing, Fun

See it if you like a cappella or are curious to see/hear how a show can use just voices for all of its sound, or if you connect to MTA struggles.

Don't see it if you're looking for a story without cliches.

Also Though the show is NYC-centered (especially with its MTA/rat/pizza ref... Read more Read less

75
Great singing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you're interested in seeing topics to do with mental health and communication on stage.

Don't see it if you're looking for a show that's solely 'feel-good', this show has complex themes.

Also The act one finale is one of the most powerful moments of theatre I've... Read more Read less

90
Great music, Dizzying, Intense, Epic, Ambitious

See it if you want to have a unique Broadway experience, want to see an incredibly innovative set, or if you like hybrids of different time periods.

Don't see it if you get overwhelmed by action occurring in many places, if you are sensitive to strobe lighting/loud noises, or like simple plots.

Also The entire cast is extremely talented (many of the ensemble sing, danc... Read more Read less

85
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Great singing, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you want a show that balances humor with seriousness, and has amazing music.

Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with issues surrounding domestic abuse.

75
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you want to see a show that addresses the love and hate of a community in the context of a teen's sexuality.

Don't see it if you prefer shows with larger casts.

80
Shuffle Along
Midtown W
Great singing, Great dancing, Resonant

See it if you're interested in the history of the American musical, especially in the context of opportunity and race, also the dancing is incredible.

Don't see it if you're looking for a perfect storyline; though the show tells the story well, it feels as though it's missing something.

65
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Quirky, Cliched, Dated, Classic

See it if you're looking for a simple/classic theatre experience.

Don't see it if you're looking for something new or refreshing.

80
Great singing, Ambitious, Enchanting

See it if you like stories of women making it in the world, or if you have an interest in the life of Carole King.

Don't see it if you're looking for a musical that's more flashy.

95
Sense & Sensibility
West Village
Great staging, Must see, Exquisite, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy intimate theatre spaces where innovative, quality, works are preformed. I truly loved this show.

Don't see it if you can't get tickets (it seems as though the rest of its run is sold out).

82
During previews
Absorbing, Great singing, Resonant

See it if you're a fan of the life and music of Jonathan Larson or if you're an artist in NYC

Don't see it if you're looking for a show with a large cast, or something that's more spectacle-based

75
The Encounter
Midtown W
Ambitious, Intense, Innovative

See it if you're interested in innovative theatre, you like discussions of/on storytelling, or if you're looking for a unique experience.

Don't see it if you can't sit through plays without intermissions, you are sensitive to sound/light, or if you're looking for something more traditional.

68
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Funny, Intense, Entertaining

See it if you're a fan of audience-participation, you like Shakespeare, and you like improv comedy

Don't see it if you're looking for traditional Shakespeare, you're are looking for a night to sit back and relax, or if you're under 21 [it's 21+ only]

85
American Psycho
Midtown W
Edgy, Epic, Great staging, Intense, Ambitious

See it if you like music from the 80s/90s, impressive set/light integration, and special effects.

Don't see it if you don't like violent themes or flashing lights.

88
The Changeling
West Village
Great writing, Epic

See it if you're a fan of Jacobean plays. Despite how long ago it was written, the language and plot are still very accessible.

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