Peter I

Valley Cottage | 50-64 | Male
About:  I have been going steadily to the theater since I was 17 years old. I see every show and can always find something enjoyable and redeeming about each one I see- with few exceptions. I attend shows usually about three to four times a month and often see ones I like more than once . I also wrote a blo... Read more Read less
Reviews (61)
82
Entertaining, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if you like Donna Summer music. If you love the era. Performances are great.

Don't see it if you hate disco, donna summer or anything related to it. Disappointing story but entertaining.

89
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Funny

See it if you want a funny and entertaining show. Very slapstick and really well done.

Don't see it if If you hate slapstick comedy.

75
Entertaining, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if you like the music of the GoGos and you enjoy something simple....the plot is full of relevant topics but doesnt get there..

Don't see it if You want substance...there is very little here.

90
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You want a real political thrill..and something that is witty and clever. Uma THurman is great

Don't see it if if you are looking for a long day's journey into night...it is a short play with no intermission but well worth it

92
Clever, Funny, Hilarious

See it if you want a funny 90 minute comedy. lots of funny moments, and cast was great..a few improvised moments made it funnier.

Don't see it if if you are bringing kids..it was very light and fun

88
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if You have an affinity for spongebob

Don't see it if you are a real traditional broadway diehard!

95
During previews
Delightful, Must see, Refreshing

See it if You have to see this amazing retrospect on the career of the legendary and amazing Hal Prince. Great cast - great songs - just wonderful

Don't see it if See it - I don't have a negative thing to say

91
Clever, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if you love great dancing and songs with a nostalgic feel- -and a great new story!

Don't see it if It's really worth seeing- it's not your big flashy helicopter flying or chandelier dropping musical but it is wonderful in other ways

89
Riveting, Profound, Must see

See it if if you love history and want to see something that is still relevant today

Don't see it if if you do not like historical plays.

65
Clever, Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow, Overrated

See it if i do not know why anyone would want to see this..it is the most overrated show ever..i did not like it at all..

Don't see it if you are seeking a true musical..

76
Entertaining, Cliched, Disappointing

See it if you liked Matilda. It has the same feel of turning adults into exaggerated characters - act II better than act I - not for little kids.dark

Don't see it if you are expecting a big flashy musical. It is less than that, and that was disappointing.

Also The cast works hard and they do what they can with material that is li... Read more Read less

85
Clever, Entertaining, Masterful

See it if you love Josh Groban and are looking for a different theatrical experience. It is unique and the setting is beautiful.

Don't see it if you are expecting a typical broadway flashy musical.

85
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Masterful

See it if You want to see two power house performances on one stage. They are amazing and the real reason to see this show.

Don't see it if You are expecting a big fluffy musical.

90
Entertaining, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if You love Glenn Close and love Sunset Boulevard and love large orchestras.

Don't see it if You were in love with the previous productions scenery. The scenery is minimal but the orchestra on stage makes up for that.

96
Delightful, Funny, Refreshing

See it if you love Kristin Chenoweth..she is justfantastic..so genuine and purely honest..nothing phony about this delightful love letter...

Don't see it if You don't like Kristin Chenoweth..but you should see it..

87
Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You like cats and miss the show

Don't see it if If you want something more traditional

85
Clever, Funny, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy one act 80 minute plays..if you like a simple comedy..not much thinking on your part..just entertaining..funny in parts...

Don't see it if you cannot handle irreverence with regard to religion. While I was not offended, those who cannot handle a God joke should stay away.

92
Ambitious, Original, Masterful

See it if You want something original - the show is brilliant but not everyone's cup of tea

Don't see it if Not sure there is a reason not to see it

67
Slow, Dizzying

See it if you love the music of the 1960's. There are some wonderful performances and the song selection is a good one.

Don't see it if you like a musical with a plot. at times difficult to follow & while it presented well, it just did not flow well. Missed opportunity.

95
Clever, Enchanting, Original, Must see, Masterful

See it if SO entertaining and a great story. One of the best shows...if you love the Wizard of Oz - see this show...and even if you dont..see it

Don't see it if You are not a fan of fantasy...otherwise run to see it..

100
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Masterful

See it if you love traditional musicals - this is by far one of the best revivals I have seen. This is the best R and H musical...a must see...

Don't see it if this is for everyone..every age will enjoy this gorgeous production. Don't miss it. Go before it closes.

95
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Intelligent

See it if you want an absorbing night at the theater. It gives the audience a renewed and perhaps smarter view of autism. Brilliant and intelligent.

Don't see it if The show is riveting. Don't miss it. if you love the theater, this is what you have been waiting for.

70
Clever, Indulgent, Overrated, Original

See it if Your kids like Matilda and you need to take them to a show...it was ambitious but not for me..did not live up to the hype - for an adult..

Don't see it if YOu do not like musicals with a lot of kids....or with adults who are over the top ridiculous as opposed to believable.

95
Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny, Masterful, Intelligent

See it if It is a contemporary show with a story that teaches tolerance and acceptance. Fine entertainment and a really great score and book.

Don't see it if Kinky boots is a show for the ages...everyone should see it....I have seen it four times, with very diverse groups..and everyone loved it..

90
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Edgy

See it if A riveting piece of theater...brilliant and smart...with a new story that needs to be told...Fantastic performances..Judy Kuhn is amazing.

Don't see it if If you expect a big song and dance musical..this is not for you...but you should see the show..it has such a relevant message for today..

90
Delightful, Enchanting, Refreshing

See it if you want a nice clean family musical with some familiar songs. It is very nicely done.

Don't see it if if you do not want to see a Disney musical.

92
Delightful, Enchanting, Must see

See it if you want an old fashioned musical with a professional staff and a beautifully staged production.

Don't see it if There is no reason not to see this classic.

95
Absorbing, Riveting, Masterful

See it if A great piece of gay historical theater

Don't see it if You’re looking for an updated version of. 1970’s play

81
During previews
Fluffy, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if the show was fun...light and simple but entertaining, Lisa Howard is great as the best friend. ENjoyable and fun...& people sing along ugh

Don't see it if You are looking for something serious

85
Absorbing, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if you want a simple musical with a fine story...

Don't see it if if you are really into big splashy musicals.

81
Ambitious, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You like the movie and are a fan of the original story

Don't see it if If you have high musical adaptation expectations- first act is slow- second act much better

90
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if I did not expect this to be so well done- great story, acting,costumes and a good score. Thoroughly enjoyed it

Don't see it if If you can't handle a thousand 20 something year old girls in the audience - they loved it more !

90
Great acting, Riveting, Intense

See it if You want an evening of theater that is just superb in all ways. great cast, and show...amazing.

Don't see it if If you do not like period plays...otherwise rush

100
Delightful, Exquisite, Masterful

See it if If you want to see a true professional and old time production with a star who plays the role and plays the audience the way a classic can

Don't see it if THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO REASON WHY YOU SHOULD NOT SEE THIS UNLESS YOU ONLY LIKE PLAYS LIKE HAMILTON AND RENT

90
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Must see, Refreshing

See it if you are looking for an old fashioned story about a true icon. This was by far one of the most entertaining shows i have seen off broadway

Don't see it if I do not know why you would not want to see this!

Also Robert Creighton is amazingly talented as Cagney and is just charming ... Read more Read less

75
Dated, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if you love dated British comedies of the 1930's and 40's. Do you love Kevin Kline? he is wonderful as it the rest of the cast..show is dated.

Don't see it if you are looking for something short and sweet...it is a dated show

97
Great acting, Intense, Masterful

See it if you want to see a true piece of drama, great acting and amazing theater, one of the best things I have seen in a long time.

Don't see it if There is absolutely no reason not to see this. It is absolutely exquisite.

90
Absorbing, Masterful, Resonant

See it if YOu are a fan of musicals. This is really very well done and does not seem to have the grittiness of the original. It is lighter.

Don't see it if You are wedded to the original in London back in the early 1990's.

68
Entertaining, Masterful, Refreshing

See it if YOu like Cirque DeSoliel

Don't see it if If you do not like Cirque DSolieil. The plot is ok - the cast is wonderful..

89
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Masterful

See it if you like original different musicals. It is very creative and really has a pretty good story. Great cast - Siebert, Leung, Snyder -A1!

Don't see it if You are looking for a big splashy musical.

88
Delightful, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if You like Sara Barellis or you are looking for a fun feel good show or if you want to see a great cast do some amazing work

Don't see it if You're looking for a big splashy musical

77
Disappointing, Great staging, Must see

See it if you have never seen it before. it is certainly worth the experience of seeing this live on stage.

Don't see it if You are expecting a top notch A list production. The last two times I saw it I was disappointed. It just seemed to lack the passion

70
Clever, Indulgent, Quirky

See it if You like to see naked boys singing....and very good looking ones at that....the show is just ok after you get over the nudity...

Don't see it if you cannot handle naked boys singing...it is certainly a NY institution and it is fun..but not a great show.

87
Absorbing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Must see, Masterful

See it if This is a must see for everyone. It is a great story, beautiful score and a a Broadway tradition. Everyone should see this at least once.

Don't see it if You do not like operatic music...but that still should not be the reason not to see this staple of Broadway.

91
Ambitious, Delightful, Enchanting, Original, Must see

See it if It is a great piece of theater..creative and original and probably the best of the Disney musicals. Gorgeous staging and costumes..

Don't see it if You dont like Disney...but I warn you...dont miss it..it is truly a beautful production.

95
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if one of the best shows I have seen. Refreshing and intelligent and just so funny. The story is original and the cast is just great. A hit!

Don't see it if This is hilarious and for everyone...the performances are top notch and the show is just so well written. I have seen it three times..GO GO

95
Clever, Original, Ambitious, Funny

See it if brilliantly funny, original and clever. I have seen it six times and it just gets better. The story is great and the songs are perfection.

Don't see it if you cannot handle cursing or some irreverence to religion...it does have a few raunchy parts. get over yourself and see it..

88
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if It is a classic...it works..and it never loses its original luster...one of my favorite musicals of all time... great for everyone...

Don't see it if You do not like epic or historical musicals...it is a long story but a beautifully told one...

98
For a previous production
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if Start to finish entertainment with a great story and great for everyone. I have seen this show six times and it never disappoints.

Don't see it if ---No reason not to see it...it is an excellent show.

87
Clever, Delightful, Refreshing

See it if I was enamored by this production and I did not expect this. Great story and a great production ...Tony worthy....emotionally beautiful...

Don't see it if No reason not to see this....i recommended it to many and everyone loved it..a beautiful story...