Morgan F

Tampa | Female
About:  Longtime theatre dork & resident NYer
Reviews (104)
Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You love Tina, jukebox musicals, concerts, or just loved The movie...

Don't see it if You want some thought provoking musical or big broadway style numbers

Resonant, Intense, Edgy

See it if Alanis music changed your life as an angsty teen/tween, you liked next to normal/ American idiot - this is a great cross between

Don't see it if You are a right wing conservative made uncomfortable by the realness of this story

During previews
Linda Vista
Midtown W
Profound, Raunchy, Great writing, Great acting

See it if Ensemble performances with scripts written to convey real dialogue, you’re having a late life crisis or know someone who is

Don't see it if You are Under 18, you are not prepared to see very realistic sex scenes

Overrated, Slow, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You want to see a pretentious retelling that makes you feel like you’re in a low budget college black box.

Don't see it if just don’t. Don’t see it if you have anything better to spend your $ on.

Profound, Masterful, Great acting, Delightful

See it if You read the book as a child and want to see it in today’s climate, to see how we have not come so far.

Don't see it if Everyone could benefit from it.

Fluffy, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if You have free tix, girls night/ bachelorette

Don't see it if You’re hoping to hear songs from the actual chick flicks... not in this!

Fluffy, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You love the movie so you want to see how they pull off the musical, you’re making your significant other happy by indulging them

Don't see it if You’re looking for something to truly rock your night, you’re looking something in depth and thought provoking

Refreshing, Quirky, Clever, Delightful

See it if You loved Evan Hansen but could use a laugh

Don't see it if Pop teen angst musicals are not your thing

During previews
Entertaining, Great choreography

See it if You love a classic musical w happy endings, epic choreography danced to perfection, you’re fans of the stars

Don't see it if You’re looking for knee slap comedic takes on these iconic roles... they do a fine job, but don’t break the mould.

King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing

See it if You want to be astounded by puppetry. Only reason to go. Choreography and talent in the cast are great.... but....

Don't see it if You’re looking for great writing, music that is cohesive, a story that truly moves the characters forward... just go see the puppet.

Ambitious, Funny, Great acting

See it if You want to see a lighter hearted take on this text, true opposites taking the stage artfully and charismatically

Don't see it if “artsy” takes on quirky playwrighting aren’t your thing

Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Masterful

See it if You want to be stupefied from start to finish... not a harry person and I LOVED THIS

Don't see it if this has something for everyone... definitely just go fi you can get tix

Great singing, Fluffy, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if High belting, endearing stories of sisterhood, Disney are loves

Don't see it if Disney and sweet saccharine stories make you weary

Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a star making vehicle for Ariana DeBose. dance in your seats to the songs you love, but Ariana is the reason to be there

Don't see it if You’re looking for a well written, plot driven think piece

Entertaining, Great writing, Hilarious, Refreshing

See it if If you like the movie, you’ll love! A solid and witty take on the flick. Positive messages added throughout the One liners

Don't see it if You’re looking for explosions and pyro or classic fare

Dated, Entertaining

See it if you love the classics, legit or traditional theatre, you want to see how modern feminism can play an integral role in a show such as this

Don't see it if you are looking for hiphop and pop riffs

The Parisian Woman
Midtown W
Absorbing, Funny, Indulgent

See it if political commentary/ right wing politics are your jam, you enjoy 'colorful' language on stage

Don't see it if you are a Trump supporter

Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Sweet

See it if you have a 3rd - 7th grader, loved the movie, enjoy something innocent on stage, dig LED screen scenery

Don't see it if you are looking for something deeply profound

Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Must see, Refreshing

See it if you love LOVE, music you will feel in your heartbeat, love innovative sets/costumes, powerhouse vocals

Don't see it if island style music bothers you... I got nothing, you should really see this one!

Upper W Side
Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if Well written, well performed drama, like to compare insider trader issues of 80s to more recent times

Don't see it if You have no interest in money or wall street level problems

Loveless Texas
East Village
Entertaining, Great singing, Long

See it if you like Love's Labour storyline, country music, happy endings, star power vocals

Don't see it if your ears hurt from very HIGH songs, long musicals get to you (3 hours long!)

Curvy Widow
Midtown W
Cliched, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if Nancy Opel's earth shattering screlt makes your heart soar, you like "schmacty" performances

Don't see it if you are looking for deep, meaningful lyrics, a great book/dialogue (mostly songs), you want choreography

Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Romantic

See it if you like epic orchestrations, performer/musicians, circus style performances, vodka, classic love stories

Don't see it if you dislike shifting your attention from place to place, immersive theatre

During previews
Marvin's Room
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow

See it if dark comedies are intriguing,, you're a fan of the principal cast

Don't see it if you're experiencing loss/ grief, mourning

Great singing, Dated, Delightful

See it if astounding Eva's vocals dazzle you, you loved the original or the recording, tourist who knows the story

Don't see it if you are looking for the greatest love story of all time - the couple meets and five seconds later are obsessed, it just read WEIRD

The Inheritance
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to understand gay history in a thoughtful telling with mastery of acting

Don't see it if Gay themes and sexual situations are taboo for you

Midtown W
Must see, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You’re a fan of any of the actors film work, you want to see some of the best acting on stage this season, you love British work

Don't see it if you’ve cheated on your partner and they took you back and they are now sitting beside you - this will be triggering & May cause a breakup

Resonant, Absorbing, Delightful

See it if You have seen fiddler before but want a to see a fresh and heartwarming take. Yiddish is not distracting but adds a layer of depth.

Don't see it if You are not familiar enough w the show or dislike subtitles.

Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want to see a jukebox musical at its finest, insane vocals, tight synchronized dancing

Don't see it if You hated all the jukebox musicals or Motown style musicals before this— baby it’s you, Motown, dreamgirls, jersey boys, etc...

During previews
Refreshing, Hilarious, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You wanna laugh your a** off, love the movie or dark comedy

Don't see it if You are a kid under 13

During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Hilarious, Great acting, Delightful, Clever

See it if Sarah stiles scene stealing, great laughs all around, great staging and an all star leading cast

Don't see it if There’s actually a little something for everyone , if you want catchy tunes though you won’t leave singing these songs

Thought-provoking, Romantic, Intelligent, Enchanting

See it if A hybrid of New Orleans jazz meets contemporary MT, think a super dark and EMO frog princess

Don't see it if You are sensitive to pitch problems - falsetto/bass

Great writing, Great acting, Masterful, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if You’re looking for loved Moonlight, want to see a powerful ensemble who are triple threats, masterful storytelling, something truly fresh

Don't see it if You’re uncomfortable with homosexual storylines

Clever, Cliched

See it if You want dicks in your face, with a bachelorette who wants more than a stripper experience because she’s “classy”

Don't see it if You’re squeamish around nudity or childish

Delightful, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if You are a theatre fan and want to hear some great theatre jokes, want to relive your prom or at least experience a better one,

Don't see it if You have no heart for humanity. This piece truly speaks to someone everywhere - esp inolerant ppl needing to grow.

During previews
We Are The Tigers
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if Campy, musical comedies that don’t take themselves too seriously and understand their genre are your jam

Don't see it if You really wanted tons of cheer choreography... there’s some just not going to overpower you

The Nap (Broadway)
Midtown W
Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if You like whodunnit style writing, low cost tickets, new theatre

Don't see it if You are looking for a great ending, this one just misses the “mark” (pun intended)

Great singing, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if Insanely talented singers, sassy dancing and quick jukebox musicals entertain

Don't see it if You need dialogue and a plot... this is just good old fashioned sanging !

Entertaining, Great singing, Great choreography

See it if You love the classics, ballet and well trained dancers, josh Henry.... oooh josh henry !

Don't see it if Slow out dated storylines bore you

Dated, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you were Team Pacey, you want to see more inclusion on the stage

Don't see it if you need a big blockbuster style play to engage you

During previews
Cliched, Fluffy, Disappointing

See it if you just want a jukebox musical, dig Jimmy Buffet, wear hawaiian shirts...

Don't see it if you care about plots, small details, through lines, meaty character development

Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Masterful

See it if you love a Mark Rylance vehicle.

Don't see it if European history immediately tires you

Clever, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if you like creative sets, diverse music spanning multi genres, high energy, family friendly musicals

Don't see it if you are looking for major story lines, jokes that make sense for all age groups

Disappointing, Fluffy, Excruciating

See it if you love one of these 3 singers, adore holiday music, tix are free (but even then, they should pay you to be there)

Don't see it if you want something with substance

Enchanting, Refreshing, Romantic

See it if You dont need big budget flash to entertain you, like intimate storytelling

Don't see it if You need huge dance numbers to feel fulfilled

War Paint
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if tour de force performance by stars are worth price of admission, big budget musical without the flashy choreography but heartwrenching song

Don't see it if you want truly deep character development

1984 (Broadway)
Midtown W
Confusing, Disappointing, Indulgent, Intense

See it if you loved the book, dig conspiracies, hate the government

Don't see it if blood makes you queasy, you get bored easily, you dislike suspense

During previews
Napoli, Brooklyn
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great acting, Intense, Resonant

See it if you like phenomenal acting, intriguing storylines with twists, family dramas

Don't see it if you disliked August Osage style family dramas, grounded in reality, dislike major shocks/ unexpected turns

Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Absorbing, Epic, Masterful, Must see

See it if you are a living, breathing person... because lets face it - EVERYONE wants to see!

Don't see it if everyone wants to see this... maybe if you really really hate rap/ hip hop/ have hearing aides....

Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Entertaining, Dated, Great orchestra, Indulgent

See it if you LOVE lush orchestras and orchestrations, enjoy seeing their sexy Joe Gilles in a speedo

Don't see it if you saw Glenn do it originally - it seems like part of this is phoned in from the last time