MuffnStuff

Brooklyn | 35-49 | Female

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Reviews (11)
83
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Resonant

See it if You like your golden-age throwback with a deep edge. It's a perfect blend of feel-good/old-school and a poetic take on PTSD.

Don't see it if You hate jazz or might be triggered by the war references.

Also Honestly, the one to watch is Beth Leavel; they should write a spin-of... Read more Read less

77
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Slow, Fluffy

See it if You want to relive some classic numbers or get a taste of shows you never got to see on B'way. You want to hear impeccable singers live.

Don't see it if You're looking for deep character choices or a cohesive narrative. It's a revue. The numbers are staged well but sometimes lack soul.

68
Enchanting, Confusing, Dizzying, Edgy, Intense

See it if you like avant-garde music, immersive cabaret, and opera-style musicals (no spoken dialogue)

Don't see it if you prefer a more traditional, proscenium-style format, you dislike flashing lights and chaos in general

Also It's gorgeous and unique, for sure. But it's presentational and lacks ... Read more Read less

100
Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious, Refreshing

See it if You loved the South Park movie and/or irreverent comedy in general.

Don't see it if You're offended by religious parody or South Park-esque humor.

69
Great staging, Indulgent, Slow, Cliched, Intense

See it if You want to see some amazing feats of stagecraft. The staging, set design, etc are brilliant.

Don't see it if You're averse to dialogue-heavy, pedantic drama.

Also Beats us over the head with the concept that 1984 is as real today as ... Read more Read less

92
Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Resonant, Edgy

See it if you want to see some great actors with nuance and range.

Don't see it if up-close violence freaks you out?

90
Clever, Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Refreshing

See it if You want to see an inventive interpretation of a classic.

Don't see it if You have back issues (the seating is extremely uncomfortable) or feel weird about immersive theater.

Also Carolee Carmello is brilliant as Mrs. Lovett, finding fresh nuances an... Read more Read less

77
Cliched, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant

See it if You want to hear fantastic B'way singing, or you have a misunderstood tween who could use a hero

Don't see it if You're bored with the standard musical format

Also Aside from the handful of well-known Elphie/Glinda songs, it's packed ... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Funny, Resonant, Profound, Riveting

See it if You want feel-good without sap.

Don't see it if You want to see a typical b'way musical with memorable, show-stopping songs.

100
Absorbing, Great staging, Great acting, Masterful, Resonant

See it if You want to see what great theater is. Awe-inspiring, grounded actors; breath-taking staging and effects; riveting and artfully told story.

Don't see it if There's a little bit of sexual stuff, so you might want to think twice before bringing really young kids.

100
Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Surprising

See it if You want to see moving, thoughtful song performances, or if you're a Sara Bareilles fan.

Don't see it if you're expecting a saccharin "family" show with a predictable ending.

Also If you missed Jessie Mueller's Tony performance, look it up on YouTube... Read more Read less