Pearly

Ellington | 50-64 | Female
About:  I love theater and try to see as much as I can. I also love opera. I have been seeing many off broadway shows as well.
Reviews (54)
74
Ambitious, Slow, Disappointing

See it if Jute box musical, story interesting, sporadically entertaining, varied energy, good singing, good songs

Don't see it if Didn’t love it, energy not right or considtent

91
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Masterful, Resonant

See it if Absolutely worth seeing

Don't see it if you dont like subtitles

87
Delightful, Entertaining, Clever, Refreshing

See it if Fun, fast paced, clever, good acting, singing and interesting story.

Don't see it if if you dont like musicals in a smaller setting

96
Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Resonant, Riveting

See it if You enjoy a serious drama with humor, great acting, important story full of emotion and thought provoking. Long but worth it will see Part 2

Don't see it if If you dont enjoy serious dramas, long plays 3 and half hours with a sequel. Great acting, thought provoking,

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant, Relevant

See it if Thought provoking, really makes you think about the world of the deaf and the world of the hearing.

Don't see it if Small cast, sign language and closed captioning supplement, but worth seeing

97
Refreshing, Fun, different, delightful, unique

See it if A delightful night out, wine, painting, singing, theater trivia, a great night with the girls and family. we laughed and great conversation

Don't see it if You don't enjoy painting, learning more about theater, possible singing along.

79
Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Great acting

See it if Acting good, story good, Haley Mills a joy to see, other actors fun and interesting. Story line good. Fun girls night out. Funny

Don't see it if There are many good things about this play the problem is many times the delivery doesn't work, timing? delivery? better writing? audience?

Also This show is fun and funny but at times it is slow and the timing feel... Read more Read less

89
During previews
Intelligent, Profound, Great acting, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see something different, with great acting and important history. It is thought provoking and well done in an intimate theater

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy plays in an intimate setting (a nice modern theater)

90
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You love Bette, you love big stage revivals. Entertaining but Bette had a hoarse voice that nice and seemed to push herself.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy big musical revivals, expect Bette to sing like she did 20 years ago.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if You love big musicals, beautiful scenery and costumes, great singing, romance, great music and singing.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy imaginative shows.

80
Ambitious, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if If you enjoy psychiatric drama, intense and thought provoking, you enjoy off Broadway small theater,

Don't see it if You don't enjoy less professional theater, actors ranged in talent, but overall enjoyable

85
Great singing, Profound, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if You enjoy beautiful music, great singing, an important and memorable story. A true musical theater experience.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy plays that the lyrics are sung to tell the story. I found this a great play but parts felt slow and long, but worthseeing.

90
Clever, Great acting, Funny, Intelligent, Profound

See it if You enjoy funny intelligent, thought provoking, well done theater. It may have been better in an off broadway theater,you need good seats.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy serious topics, including gay relations, and struggles.

78
Absorbing, Intelligent, Great acting, Slow

See it if You are interested in C S Lewis, interested in what led to his conversion to christianity. you like intellectual shows.

Don't see it if You don't like one man shows, are not interested in this subject. interesting and acting good but show lacked emotional connection

79
Entertaining, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if If you enjoy Sally Field and want to see a classic play which still have relevance, and remains thought provoking

Don't see it if was disappointed in the minimal/bare staging it felt too bare and actually I felt it too away rather than added to the play

80
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Quirky

See it if You enjoy small setting, out of the ordinary, great acting, really interesting but not always consistent, end stories were the best

Don't see it if You don't enjoy unusual or unpredictable

95
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Clever, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy a really good comedy with great acting, historical 17th century background with contemporary flair, something really different

Don't see it if You don't like rhyming verses, and don't enjoy funny plays, don't like anything Shakespearean-like

95
Clever, Must see, Delightful, Intelligent

See it if You love a talented cast, you want to see something different, with wonderful songs. talented children and feel good fun!

Don't see it if You dont like big musicals, or you are not into musicals.

93
During previews
Delightful, Refreshing, Great singing, Enchanting, Clever

See it if You appreciate classic musical theater, with beautiful singing, enchanting story, lovely dancing, and a feel good story.

Don't see it if You dont enjoy the classics, or dont enjoy a small theater, however, this show is broadway quality in this lovely redone theater

24
Disappointing, Banal, Indulgent, Ambitious

See it if You like over the top HIgh School type musicals with some catchy lyrics, some good acting, and some good singing, Jen great show was poor.

Don't see it if If you want to see a show that ifeels professional and consistent. This show felt like a very inconsistent High School production.

79
Intelligent, Resonant, Refreshing

See it if A classic, enjoyed seeing it again all these years later, historical, some wonderful singing and memorial songs, infomative. Leave humming.

Don't see it if You dont like small theater productions, summer stock feeling, but still a memorable enjoyable play.

85
Original, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if Love Rock music, want unique entertainment, extremely talented children who are awesome musicians, singers and dancers. Something unique.

Don't see it if I found the first act inconsistent but the second act was awesome. Dont see if you are not a fan of Rock. Its an enjoyable show.

96
Clever, Original, Intelligent

See it if Riveting and original, truly what you expect great theater to be. It leave you thinking and feeling.

Don't see it if If you are expecting to see a typical play with dialog. But this is wonderful theater and art.

89
Original, Intelligent, Delightful

See it if Throughly enjoyable, what you hope a good musical will be. Excellent score, really good singing and acting, terrific story.

Don't see it if You dont like a musical where most of the dialog is singing but it was riviting and easy to understand the words.

100
Absorbing, Exquisite, Masterful, Must see

See it if I see a great deal of theater, and I also love musical theater. This is one of the best musicals I've seen!

Don't see it if You don't like musical theater.

100
During previews
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great singing, Masterful, Must see

See it if You enjoyed Spring Awakening, you appreciate intelligent thought provoking fantasy logic. great singing, choreography, staging, everything!

Don't see it if no reason not to see it, can't remember when I enjoyed a play this much, see it while its still in a small beautiful off broadway theater

86
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if fun show, different, entertaining, well acted, good songs, feel good show

Don't see it if If you dont like a small theater. see it, its fun.

79
Clever, Great acting, Indulgent, Slow

See it if Excellent acting especially Condola Rashad, it is thought provoking but play feels inconsistent and at times slow and out of synch

Don't see it if If you dont like dramas with a historical nature, inconsistencies

100
Exquisite, Intelligent, Masterful, Refreshing, Profound

See it if you enjoy something different, wonderful unique singing, a different kind of play with passion and emotion exquisite music unique story.

Don't see it if you are expecting a big musical

81
Great acting, Refreshing, Intelligent

See it if Melissa Gilbert is a fasinating actesd and portrays many emotions beautifully

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy a one woman show in an intimate atmosphere

99
Exquisite, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You enjoy incredible acting, something different, historical, classical, opera, great story, funny brilliantly done

Don't see it if You don't enjoy classical, opera, historical.

98
During previews
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great singing, Masterful, Must see

See it if If you love Rogers and Hammerstein, love classic/classical, great dancing/ballet, wonderful revival, great singing and acting. Beautiful.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy classic and classical ballet, operetta style. If you dont enjoy or appreciate Rogers & Hammerstein.

96
Delightful, Great staging, Great singing, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy face paced, unique, creative, staging is part of the show with sand water, in the round. Musical theater at its best. go see it.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy unique fairtale like, carribean singing and staging. Go see it.

78
Interesting, great singing, ambitious, slow, thought provoking

See it if It was a fun show to see with the girls with an interesting story and some great acting with 2 stars,with some memorable moments.

Don't see it if if you want to see a fast paced and consistent show with great songs and writing

92
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Refreshing, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy story telling, fairy tales, great acting, interesting story, thought provoking unique theater

Don't see it if you don't believe in what you can not see

95
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Quirky

See it if It started off a bit dizzying but then it all came together to be delightful, funny, great singing and acting Andy Karl great, true broadway

Don't see it if If you don't like fast paced whimsical stories, go see it very entertaining

90
Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if Good music, true musical theater, great acting, a truly entertaining night out.

Don't see it if you dont enjoy big musicals.

90
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if you appreciate intellegent, informative, great acting, thought provoking, theater. It is memorable.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy intense, drama

97
Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if Excellent! I was thinking this was going to be another jute box musical but it was terrific, well done, takes you back in time with insight

Don't see it if see it

79
Clever, Intelligent

See it if you want an interesting night out

Don't see it if if you want to feel a strong connection to the show

89
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if excellent acting, fasinating story, history about theater, something unique with quality

Don't see it if you like big shows or dont like one man shows but this is worth it

88
Absorbing, Great acting, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy meaningful plays that capture the time and the culture with good acting and a fasinating set.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy serious plays that depict the 70's and some of the culture Get better seats it loses something if you are too far up

89
During previews
Delightful, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Funny

See it if You love Molly Ringwald, she was consistent, fantastic, as amazing as she ever was. Story is beautifully retold, theater small, modern.

Don't see it if You want a big broadway show. You dont like an intimate, show experience. It was a wonderful night out

Also Jeb Brown is reminisent of Jack Nicholson. Molly Ringwald herself is w... Read more Read less

85
Delightful, Refreshing, Great singing, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if You like great singing which gives you a real taste of the Puerto Rican barrio of the 70's. The singing and dancing were excellent.

Don't see it if You don't like a show which is bilingual Spanish with subtitles, although the subtitles at times are very clever. Small seats quaint theater

80
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Fluffy, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if You love stand up comedy, appreciate quirky funny humor, want to see something different, enjoy these comedians, want to have a good laugh

Don't see it if If you are expecting a Broadway Play experience, dont want to see a 2 person stand up comedy for 90 minutes, really funny but at times slow

80
Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You like fantasy that comes to life. Has some nice elements, entertaining.

Don't see it if Its very good but not amazing. Inconsistent has some very good parts and at times it drags.

84
Great acting, Profound, Intelligent

See it if You like an intense drama with some amazing acting. Jessica Lange was incredible, a once in a life time. It was wonderful Gabriel Byrne.

Don't see it if Very long show, 3 hours 40 minutes. Seats in the theater were small as it was a wonderful old theater. At times the show felt long inconsist

75
Entertaining, Banal, Fluffy

See it if Great dancing, music, entertaining, concert-like, a nice night out.

Don't see it if You truly want to see good Musical theater, this is another jute box musical, predictable and fun, but not good theater, more of a concert.

100
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if Loved it, I see a great deal of theater and this show is excellent. It is beautifully done, great acting and passionate. Guys like it too.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy a really good drama.

87
During previews
Entertaining, Refreshing, Clever, Original

See it if You want to see something entertaining, you love Jesse Mueller, you want to see something fun.

Don't see it if You are in the mood for something more versatile, and thought provoking