Robert F

Staten Island | 18-24 | Male
About:  I am a Theatre Performance Major at Wagner College, and a graduate of the Theatre Arts program at Suffolk County Community College. ... Read more Read less
Reviews (27)
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Great music, Cliched, Fluffy, Great singing

See it if You enjoy light comedy, actors in drag, and phenomenal music. Or if you're an actor who will get all the side-eye remarks on the industry.

Don't see it if You expect a well-said and modern viewpoint of feminism, or want a well thought-out rewrite of the film

Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy history, comedy, behind-the-scenes drama, Shakespeare, romance, love triangles, feminism, or just the theatre in general.

Don't see it if You must laugh for hours on end in order to enjoy a play. If it must be a musical.

Also Janet McTeer is riveting with every line she has, and really utterly b... Read more Read less

Funny, Great singing, Great staging, Epic, Quirky

See it if You like cult musicals, love internet and geek culture, have an ear for phenomenal vocals, or enjoy Dear Evan Hansen or Heathers.

Don't see it if You hate internet/millennial/Gen Z culture, don’t like pop/rock musicals, or have sensitivity to strobe lights.

Also This show has come so far from its original run at Two River Theatre, ... Read more Read less

Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if You love big band music, gorgeous dancing, or want to see the best portrayal of PTSD in a musical on Broadway.

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

Also This show pays respect to veterans of all generations by showing them ... Read more Read less

During previews
Midtown W
Delightful, Great staging, Fluffy, Romantic

See it if You want a magical show with tons of funny moments, romantic encounters, and great singers and staging. Also Phillipa Soo.

Don't see it if You want a show with great music. Only one or two songs are good enough to remember, and the quirky humor might offput people.

Also Adam Chandler-Beret is great, and the ensemble members are no slouches... Read more Read less

Great singing, Great dancing, Entertaining, Intelligent, Funny

See it if You enjoy classic Broadway music, romantic comedies, love triangles, and phenomenal tap dances.

Don't see it if You want a musical that will change how you see the world...unless you're an actor or city boy.

Absorbing, Hilarious, Great writing, Great acting, Profound

See it if you want a musical that broke the tradition of musicals being fluffy, or a show with wonderful music and script.

Don't see it if You want a show with a stereotypical happy ending, or a show with a diverse cast.

Great writing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You want a big musical with quasi-opera music, quasi-rock music, beautiful costumes, or an epic romance.

Don't see it if You have seen it already.

Clever, Great staging, Refreshing, Entertaining, Hilarious

See it if You want a classic-style musical, with wit and great staging, costumes, and music. A tale similar to A Threepenny Opera,

Don't see it if The thought of death makes you queasy, or you don't like romanticizing the Victorian era.

Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful, Raunchy, Romantic, Indulgent

See it if You love the smell of baked goods, delicious double entendres, sweet romance, and wonderful music.

Don't see it if You like darker shows, hate country-esque music, or have food allergies.

Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Enchanting, Original

See it if You want a fun, toe-tapping, modern retelling of a classic story, with biting wit and abrasive charm. And child friendly!

Don't see it if You want a serious, downplayed, performance, or a close adaptation of the book or movie.

Old Hats
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Hilarious, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if You like the works of classic comedians, like Chaplin and Buster Keaton, and can appreciate playful jabs at modern society. Relieves stress.

Don't see it if You want a dramatic evening, fear being called onstage, or can't stand fluff.

Entertaining, Fluffy, Confusing

See it if You want a show that sings and dances fantastically, and is a lot of fun.

Don't see it if You have trouble deciphering accents, want a deep and gripping performance, or have epilepsy or asthma.

During previews
Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You've seen "You've Got Mail," or just enjoy romantic comedies, like witty lyrics and varied music, or want to see a star-studded cast.

Don't see it if You like fast paced action, or are prone to leave at intermission for whatever reason.

During previews
Masterful, Epic, Great acting, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate Shakespeare, have an eye for glorious direction and acting, or a heart for intentional, justified, and honest diversity.

Don't see it if You can’t sit still for 2.5 hours straight, you can’t stomach blood, or can’t decipher Elizabethan text.

Also The star of this show is Sam Gold’s direction. Every character is inti... Read more Read less

For a previous production
Fluffy, Disappointing, Clever, Great writing

See it if You like comedy.

Don't see it if You like murder mystery, are an actor, or have too much empathy.

Also I wanted to love this show. I really did. But it painted with such bro... Read more Read less

Hilarious, Must see, Fluffy, Great staging

See it if You want a show with a female protagonist, great dancing, and hilarious writing.

Don't see it if You want a show that means something beyond romance and comedy.

Great singing, Poorly paced, Delightful, Intense

See it if You like the classic tale in all of its forms, and have an open mind.

Don't see it if You expect it to be exactly as you envisioned it. If you don't like shocking humor.

Also Pacing, pacing, pacing! The book is good, the music is great, but the ... Read more Read less

During previews
Great singing, Great writing, Epic, Must see, Riveting

See it if You want a show that has gorgeous music with an atmosphere that surpasses Les Mis in scale, or a gorgeous adaptation of Madam Butterfly.

Don't see it if You are disgusted by prostitution, violence, or stereotypes. Don't see it if you like shows with happy endings.

Also Jon Jon Briones kills it as the Engineer, and Eva Noblezada is a beaut... Read more Read less

For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Great singing, Entertaining, Surprisingly good dancing

See it if You're interested in the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, or like their music.

Don't see it if You are expecting a life-changing performance or show.

Absorbing, Enchanting, Great writing, Great singing

See it if You want a spectacular musical with many funny and some profound moments, as well as marvelous music, dance numbers and costumes.

Don't see it if You want something serious, dark, and down to earth. This is for people with big imaginations.

Absorbing, Epic, Profound, Great singing

See it if You want to have an absorbing story, amazing music, and relatable characters.

Don't see it if You want an intimate, small production, or do not like older shows.

Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Dizzying, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if You love Stephen Shwartz's music and the world of Oz.

Don't see it if You want a show with great writing and a deep message.

American Psycho
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Riveting, Ambitious, Excruciating

See it if You want electrifying lyrics, terrifying situations, and rigid black humor.

Don't see it if You have epilepsy, asthma, or hemophobia.

Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Entertaining, Original, Raunchy

See it if You want a formula musical comedy, with lots of humorous jabs at Broadway through the ages.

Don't see it if You need a gripping story to appreciate a show.

The Woodsman
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Great acting, Resonant

See it if You want a gripping story with beautiful puppetry, and a refreshing take on the world of Oz, humble, free, and full of heart.

Don't see it if You need a show with dialogue, or flashy costumes and sets. Really though, it's amazing.

Midtown W
Absorbing, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Original

See it if You are willing to see a show that makes you uncomfortable, or want see a splendidly written and gripping performance.

Don't see it if You are sensitive to sexual abuse commentary, or want to see a feel good show.