pleasedomylaundry

New York City | 35-49 | Female
About:  Opera singing lady, likes sleeping and weather under 70 degrees.
Reviews (78)
50
During previews
Indulgent, Great acting, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if there is a possibility that you'll like this experience, or at least appreciate the efforts, if you really want to see Javier Munoz.

Don't see it if you are easily irritated by vague, fleeting references to time, literature, physics.

Also Even a brilliant - and charming - actor like Javier Munoz cannot save ... Read more Read less

90
Happy Birthday Doug
Soho/Tribeca
Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You would enjoy a creative, fast-paced show with one man playing multiple characters.

Don't see it if You wouldn’t find what I said in my description above entertaining.

Also This was clever and a lot of fun, and only an hour. Drew Droege was en... Read more Read less

75
Absorbing, Indulgent, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You love the album and would enjoy seeing the songs be part of telling an interesting story (or 6).

Don't see it if You really don’t like the style of music, or if you’re not in the mood for “relevant” and “topical.”

Also I thought the singing was really good, and the majority of the songs a... Read more Read less

75
Entertaining, Refreshing, Intelligent, Great staging, Delightful

See it if You like Maury Yeston musicals or if you’re just curious to hear more of his work. This is a light, fun evening and the cast is great.

Don't see it if You don’t like revues, or if you’re in the mood for a big-budget broadway show.

Also I had never heard the majority of these songs and enjoyed hearing them... Read more Read less

90
Quirky, Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You are a Kids in the Hall fan!

Don't see it if You don’t like Kids in the Hall.

Also This guy was a hilarious, erratic, ball of energy. I had so much fun. ... Read more Read less

80
Working: A Musical
Midtown W
Refreshing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want to see a show using actual words from actual working people in various jobs. Also it’s short and there is no intermission.

Don't see it if You want to go to a big musical with lots of dancing and an impressive set.

Also I’m really glad I got to see this because there were some great perfor... Read more Read less

55
Made in America
East Village
Quirky, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if You are forgiving and would just enjoy a nice night out at this venue. If you would like some humor and to see some fun performances.

Don't see it if You are expecting something insightful about race, Americans, Hollywood, and everything else they make it out to be in the advertising.

Also I was really disappointed. The worst thing about it was that you never... Read more Read less

85
Great acting, Funny, Confusing, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You’re a Sondheim fan

Don't see it if You don’t want a show that makes you think about art vs commerce

62
Insipid, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if You like “i’m a teenager and don’t fit in oh wow look here’s something that makes me popular do I keep my integrity or not” shows.

Don't see it if You’re tired of shows about teens who feel like they don’t fit in.

Also I was expecting something more truthful, with much better music. This ... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great singing, Must see, Profound

See it if You love great singing, or if you are interested in some history.

Don't see it if You have kiddos that might get squirrely.

Also This was really moving without being preachy at all. They used texts t... Read more Read less

95
Butt Kapinski
Soho/Tribeca
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if You appreciate immersive theatre without getting heckled in any way. See someone really hilarious and clever put on a twisted show!

Don't see it if Your sense of humor doesn’t let you laugh at stuff that’s a bit ridiculous and disgusting at times.

Also This was such a great night! I felt really inspired seeing such a twis... Read more Read less

100
Daniel's Husband
Midtown W
Absorbing, Dizzying, Great acting, Masterful, Intense

See it if You want to see a cast that really seems to be connected.

Don't see it if You can’t handle having your heart broken - this one was really beautiful but also incredibly sad.

Also Also, it’s short and there’s no intermission, so it isn’t a huge time ... Read more Read less

85
Pop Punk High
Greenwich V
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if You remember getting a kick out of all those bands that came after Green Day in the early 2000s.

Don't see it if You don’t like loud shows where you have to stand most of the time.

Also This was a truly enjoyable evening! It was a well put together show an... Read more Read less

65
During previews
My Parsifal Conductor
Upper W Side
Great acting, Intelligent, Ambitious, Disappointing, Slow

See it if You want a masterclass in acting: this cast is really good and make this a stimulating evening.

Don't see it if You get too frustrated by plays that are uneven, because you have to focus so much through the meaningful and the meaningless.

Also It just wasn’t a great play...it reminded me of Saint Joan, which has ... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Black Light
West Village
Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Profound, Refreshing

See it if You like cabaret and a kick ass band.

Don't see it if You feel like seeing a big broadway-style show.

Also This really made my week, it was fantastic and I loved it. The questio... Read more Read less

70
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You’d like to see a neat work about Joan of Arc.

Don't see it if You need something action-driven.

Also I was surprised that a play about Joan of Arc could be so funny! There... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious, Enchanting, Great staging

See it if You loved the Harry Potter books and movies.

Don't see it if You don’t have the money or the time to spend, or if you read/watched Harry Potter and just didn’t like it.

Also These plays were pretty amazing. I can’t believe what they were able t... Read more Read less

70
Enchanting, Confusing, Entertaining, Dated, Indulgent

See it if You like the music from the show, or want to see a great piece from musical theatre history. You enjoy great choreography.

Don't see it if You aren’t in the mood to be distracted by all of the parts that make a show. To me, this was not a cohesive show.

Also I loved Joshua Henry’s singing. I love Jessie Mueller’s awkward Julie.... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great staging

See it if You enjoyed the Harry Potter books and movies.

Don't see it if You aren’t a Potter person or if you think it wouldn’t be funny to see what life might have been like in the Hufflepuff’s house.

80
During previews
Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if You like Bart Sher, you want to be impressed by a cohesive and thoughtful show.

Don't see it if You would get annoyed by an Eliza who can act but really disappoints as a singer.

Also The best things about the production that make it worth seeing: the en... Read more Read less

90
Squeamish
Midtown W
Absorbing, Dizzying, Great acting, Edgy, Excruciating

See it if You aren’t squeamish!

Don't see it if You are squeamish about blood.

Also I had to leave about an hour into it because I started getting jittery... Read more Read less

100
Indecent
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Profound

See it if You love theatre. This show really hit home that art we believe in can help us pinpoint who we are and direct the courses of our lives.

Don't see it if I can't really think of a reason.

Also Beautifully told! And a true story. The transitions between the scenes... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Confusing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You enjoy innovative set design, immersive theatre, being carried away. If you like War and Peace. If you like a show with eclectic music!

Don't see it if You can't do lots of noise and get confused easily.

70
During previews
Great acting, Refreshing, Ambitious, Quirky

See it if You would like to know a little about this explorer, and if you would enjoy seeing a story told an interesting and fun way.

Don't see it if You want to see a show that has interesting music. If you know of Shackleton and don't like seeing him portrayed like he's a silly cartoon.

Also I enjoyed the format of the show and the acting of the male character.... Read more Read less

95
¡Figaro! (90210)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing

See it if You want to see a hilarious and insightful take on The Marriage of Figaro, or if you'd like to have a wonderful night out.

Don't see it if You don't like classical singing, don't like to laugh, don't like fast-paced entertainment.

Also This show is great. I was so impressed with the writing and how it sta... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you would like to see something else Meredith Wilson wrote besides "The Music Man." An upbeat musical about an extraordinary woman!

Don't see it if I can't really think of a reason not to see it.

Also There was some great acting in this show, all around! I will say that ... Read more Read less

85
Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy old Hollywood movies and an earnest yet campy portrayal of the mannerisms of the characters in those types of movies.

Don't see it if You don’t want to see anything campy, don’t want to see anything lovingly stylized.

Also I really loved this play. Even though it was really funny and campy, h... Read more Read less

100
Great writing, Epic, Great acting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if You want to see it or have the slightest bit of curiosity about the play.

Don't see it if I can’t think of any reasons not to, unless you’re taking a really sensitive child under the age of 10 to the theatre.

Also I checked out the book from the library and am only halfway through it... Read more Read less

65
Insipid, Indulgent, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if see it for Solea Pfeiffer alone. Her singing is extraordinary and her acting is great.

Don't see it if Don’t see it if you just don’t like Andrew Lloyd Webber. (Or if you feel like only Patti and Mandy should be singing these roles.)

Also I thought the director hit us over the head with some obnoxious concei... Read more Read less

70
Great singing, Entertaining, Disappointing, Dated, Cliched

See it if You are curious and would like to hear some great singing and see some wonderful dancing and costumes.

Don't see it if You just can’t accept that Kelli O’Hara is playing the role that she is...she can’t pull off the character and neither can Will Chase.

Also Too Darn Hot and hearing Kelli O’Hara’s singing made it worth coming o... Read more Read less

85
Queen of Hearts
Brooklyn
Quirky, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy burlesque shows, great dancing, and a total environment created for you.

Don't see it if You’re with family members or if you don’t like smoky incense.

Also This is the third show I’ve seen of Company XIV. I have to say that wh... Read more Read less

85
Great staging, Funny, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to LAUGH!

Don't see it if You’re in the mood for something serious.

Also I absolutely loved this. I don’t see how anyone couldn’t have fun at t... Read more Read less

50
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Fluffy, Dizzying, Disappointing, Delightful

See it if You would like to see an amazing puppet! The puppetry and logistics of this show are amazing. That was the most fun for me and I smiled lots

Don't see it if You want good music and/or a good book. You will find neither. Not sure how they got that part so wrong...

93
During previews
Refreshing, Profound, Great staging, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You are longing for more interesting and just better music than is in most Broadway shows. You will feel refreshed!

Don't see it if You don’t want to think about the whole “love/art vs security/commerce” thing. I certainly didn’t, however I really, really loved the show.

Also There are so many great performances here. This show is going to be th... Read more Read less

90
Nutcracker Rouge
Brooklyn
Delightful, Entertaining, Raunchy, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy burlesque, variety shows, beautiful, athletic dancers.

Don't see it if You’re uncomfortable with nudity or sexual stuff onstage.

Also It’s really an enjoyable night, I would recommend this to almost every... Read more Read less

50
Roller Dynasty
Midtown W
Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid, Slow

See it if You know any of the actors or the team and they’d like you to see it.

Don't see it if You have no connection to the show. I was just so happy when it was over.

65
During previews
Confusing, Disappointing, Slow

See it if You love immersive theatre and really loud club music.

Don't see it if You can’t be forgiving or have a good time at a show that just isn’t quite there yet.

Also The best part of this show, by far, was the ensemble. They were fantas... Read more Read less

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Masterful, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if You enjoy burlesque, great dancing, and love being in red, foggy atmosphere where hot men and women serve you drinks in costume.

Don't see it if You’re uncomfortable with burlesque.

Also I really loved the show, but I really really loved the experience that... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Ordinary Days
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound

See it if You live in NYC, probably you will relate to at least one of the characters in this.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with feeling sad and confused and can’t laugh about feeling that way.

Also This was really well done. It is a tightly written show and moves quic... Read more Read less

70
During previews
The Winning Side
Midtown W
Intelligent, Slow, Indulgent, Ambitious, Profound

See it if You are curious about von Braun, or have thoughts about ethics in science, or, the responsibility of the scientist to consider ethics.

Don't see it if You can’t sit through a longish evening. The woman next to me chewed bubblegum really loudly and left after the first half.

Also This inspired me to get the book that the playwright recommended in th... Read more Read less

50
King Lear (BAM)
Brooklyn
Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent, Overrated, Slow

See it if You’re really into Shakespeare and want to see whatever you can.

Don't see it if You’re really into Shakespeare and want to see a great King Lear. If this is your intro to Shakespeare, DON’T GO

Also Wow, what a disappointment. I can’t believe the missed opportunity of ... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting, Great writing

See it if Just see it.

Don't see it if You have squirrely children with you.

Also This is one of the few shows that made me weep with joy. It is an exqu... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You like the music from the clips online, if you want to see inventive and exciting staging.

Don't see it if I can’t think of a reason...it’s a bit over-amplified but I think that can be forgiven.

Also I didn’t expect to be so moved. I had tears rolling down my cheeks eve... Read more Read less

50
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent, Fluffy

See it if You want to see what all the hubbub is about.

Don't see it if You can’t go for cheap.

Also I was shocked by the below mediocrity of this show. The music all soun... Read more Read less

50
Rocktopia
Midtown W
Cliched, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if You would like to hear classic rock songs without going to an actual concert.

Don't see it if You’re a fan of classical music.

Also This was schmultzy and terrible. There were some great performances by... Read more Read less

95
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You like to interact with actors and have them mess with you, you enjoy watching the affects of alcohol.

Don't see it if You can't loosen up and just have fun.

Also This is a tight show. Even with alcohol, they know exactly what they'r... Read more Read less

90
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging, Must see

See it if You love Bette Midler, you love the classic musicals. You are moved by widows getting their groove back.

Don't see it if You hate Bette Midler.

Also The costumes and choreography were outstanding! The dancing waiters we... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Absorbing, Refreshing, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if You enjoy immersive theatre and have an appreciation for theatre in general. It's sort of a meditative homage to life in a theater.

Don't see it if You have a hard time walking around, you'll be on your feet most of the time, sometimes walking up stairs.

Also I really enjoyed it and will follow Third Rail Projects and catch what... Read more Read less

65
During previews
That True Phoenix
Soho/Tribeca
Clever, Great acting, Refreshing, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if You would like to know more about the man we mostly know as Mozart's librettist. The show conveys to you what an interesting life he had.

Don't see it if You get irritated by too many moments played for laughs, especially long pauses made for you to start laughing even if not funny.

Also I was impressed by the project and by actually a lot of the writing. I... Read more Read less

70
Entertaining, Great staging, Refreshing

See it if You love Gloria Estefan and want to see the story of her career on stage. Or if you want to feel like dancing.

Don't see it if You want to sit and be dreary, or you're a snob. Snobs won't like this.

Also The dancing is great, and high energy! The first half is a real gem. T... Read more Read less