Presidente

Manhattan | 25-34 | Male
About:  Theater producer and composer and avid theater junkie
Reviews (37)
31
Disappointing, Dizzying, Great staging, Indulgent, Insipid

See it if The direction is brilliant and the design is magnificent. Effective set, spot on lighting and sound, male performers are charming.

Don't see it if "Music" is incomprehensible/inaccessible. Lead just read her lines at us the whole show as she glared with no acting. Rant sans plot.

96
Absorbing, Great singing, Great writing, Epic, Thought-provoking

See it if For the music!!! A truly original sound backed by a very skilled design and great actors.

Don't see it if You want to see a play. This is a really good opera.

80
During previews
Sojourners
East Village
Clever, Intelligent, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

See it if A very smart script anchored by solid performances and intelligent design.

Don't see it if You dislike race dramas.

96
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Dizzying

See it if You love a solid revamp of a hilarious show. Accesible, idyllic and entertaining.

Don't see it if Shakespeare, even greatly reimagined for a contemporary audience is not your thing.

96
Sweat
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Profound, Intelligent, Intense

See it if You are interested in socially engaging strong theater with a purpose and edge.

Don't see it if You cant stand hard subject matter.

95
During previews
Clever, Absorbing, Delightful, Funny, Great writing

See it if You want to see a clever show with tremendous heart and bold comedy.

Don't see it if You are going to spend every moment comparing it to the movie. This is its own beast

82
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You like engaging, entertaining theater with good music and great voices.

Don't see it if You have high narrative expectations, there are some moments that dont quite land.

85
For a previous production
Funny, Entertaining, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if You love a good farce.

Don't see it if You want serious drama.

93
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if You want to laugh while seeing the final remmants of puppet theater. Its brilliant.

Don't see it if You are easily offended.

9
Confusing, Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if I walked out.... Only show Ive ever walked out of.

Don't see it if You want a plot or good music or a musical or anything to root for

96
Absorbing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Exquisite

See it if You want to see why theater can be mindbending.

Don't see it if You have no heart.

92
Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a well made show that pushes boundries.

Don't see it if You expect a catch accesible score. This is an art house intimate production.

98
Absorbing, Delightful, Clever, Entertaining, Exquisite

See it if You want to be amazed by what theater can do.

Don't see it if ...

93
Beardo
Brooklyn
Clever, Entertaining, Raunchy, Resonant, Riveting

See it if You honestly wanna have a blast in an amazing down to earth venue full of crafty artists.

Don't see it if You are a snob who dislikes grungy theater.

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97
Hand to God
Midtown W
Ambitious, Enchanting, Clever, Exquisite

See it if You want to see the darkest hilarious meanigful satire in Bway.

Don't see it if You dislike crude humor or surrealism.

68
The Humans
Midtown W
Great acting, Disappointing, Banal

See it if You want to see a minimalist play on a large stage buyoed by strong performances.

Don't see it if You expect a plot you havent seen a thousand times.

86
During previews
War Paint
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if You want to see gorgeous design anchored by tour de force performances

Don't see it if You want a short night at the theater or expect well rounded secondary characters.

77
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Dated, Entertaining, Great writing, Masterful, Overrated

See it if You love Glen Close and want to see a show with an epic score.

Don't see it if You expect a makeover to a piece that feels dated.

45
During previews
Amelie
Midtown W
Cliched, Disappointing, Slow, Romantic

See it if You like quirky sets

Don't see it if You expect a cohesive and interesting plot. I spent most of the night watching the trombone player texting or napping in the balcony pit.

80
Ghost Quartet
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Great writing, Great singing

See it if You love Malloys music and are feeling Comet nostalgia.

Don't see it if This is a concert of a song cycle. There is no connecting plot and no story to follow.

91
Absorbing, Great singing, Profound, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if You want to see stellar performances in an ambitious reinterpretation of a classic.

Don't see it if You expect scale and granduer.

49
Cliched, Fluffy, Overrated, Entertaining

See it if You love her music and are looking for a no substance, surface level, biopic. It very much feels like a Cruise Ship or Theme Park show.

Don't see it if You're looking for anything more than popcorn feel good entertainment.

89
The Box Show
Gramercy
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You lile smart sketch comedy

Don't see it if You dislike silly in a box

50
CasablancaBox
Soho/Tribeca
Banal, Great staging, Indulgent, Insipid

See it if You are intrigued by contemporary scenic projection design.

Don't see it if You are seeking an original, engaging plot.

70
Great acting, Profound, Great writing, Thought-provoking

See it if You like historical dramas with a heart.

Don't see it if You are expecting a visceral war drama.

96
During previews
Absorbing, Epic, Masterful, Profound, Must see

See it if You want to hark back to the golden age of musical theater while seeing a show that feels even more relevant today.

Don't see it if You hate epic musicals.

91
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Clever, Dizzying, Edgy, Epic

See it if You want to see the future of theater.

Don't see it if You want a plot. This is beyond simple narrative.

70
Epic, Great singing, Great writing

See it if You have never seen it. One cannot compare theater until they have seen phantom.

Don't see it if You expect it to live up to the hype :-)

95
Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny, Epic

See it if You want to laugh till you vomit.

Don't see it if You hate crude.

93
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Enchanting, Epic

See it if You love fantasy and a well made musical.

Don't see it if You expect serious substance.

10
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent

See it if All the other theaters in the world are closed and you have small children who demand a bway show.

Don't see it if You have any expectations.

94
Thought-provoking, Profound, Must see, Dated

See it if You the love the show. More resonant than ever.

Don't see it if You expect to walk out smiling from a fluffy musical.

97
Fatty Fatty No Friends
Lower E Side
Ambitious, Absorbing, Exquisite, Resonant, Relevant

See it if You love dark fables and stilt walking operatic monsters.

Don't see it if You expect light and fluffy, this is a dark show about school shootings.

93
Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Raunchy

See it if You wanna have a fun night.

Don't see it if You expect anything of substance.

98
Ambitious, Clever, Intense, Resonant, Riveting

See it if You want to see a two person musical/operetta that is honest, insightful, engaging and packs a punch. Singers are incredibly gifted.

Don't see it if You dislike operettas or are expecting a big dance musical. Exceptional music though male lead reads restrained or seems reluctant.

97
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great singing, Masterful, Refreshing

See it if You wanna hear the best score on Broadway.

Don't see it if You hate theater that challenges convention in form or if you want to see an original plot.

30
Tuck Everlasting
Midtown W
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing

See it if You are a fan of good sets and lighting and some clever orchestration.

Don't see it if You expect a well constructed musical with catchy music and a cohesive book.