RONH

Denver | 65+ | Male
About:  Theater goer from Denver CO. Make it to Broadway every two or three months.
Reviews (60)
88
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You enjoy a fresh play set in Ghana with a great cast.

Don't see it if High school pettiness is not your favorite theme.

Also Would have rated higher, but the lines were delivered so rapidly that ... Read more Read less

91
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You want to see an exceptional, but all too frequent story, told convincingly and with superb force.

Don't see it if You don't care about our racist society.

Also This play will put your stomach in a not and it will stay there. Audib... Read more Read less

98
Great staging, Great acting, Great singing, Epic, Must see

See it if you want to see one of the best recent revivals on Broadway

Don't see it if You don't like this classic.

Also What a show. Henry and Eliza are just outstanding!!! Loved the rotatin... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Edgy, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You want to see an all-star cast do a great job with a fast-paced and complex show.

Don't see it if Gay themes are not for you.

Also Great show with a great cast. Some remarkable performances by this cas... Read more Read less

94
During previews
Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Great staging, Hilarious

See it if you want to see a fun, fun, fun show. No need to have seen the movie. Show stands alone.

Don't see it if high school intrigue is not your thing.

Also Loved this cast. Had not seen the cult film on which this show is base... Read more Read less

91
Clever, Enchanting, Great singing, Refreshing, Great staging

See it if You want to see a masterful remake.

Don't see it if you want to miss a great show.

95
For a previous production
Clever, Funny, Hilarious, Masterful, Must see

See it if You are ready to laugh for two hours at a wild and wacky show.

Don't see it if British humor and slapstick are not your favorite.

Also Have not laughed this hard since "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" with Nat... Read more Read less

100
During previews
Absorbing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Masterful

See it if You want to see an outstanding revival of a classic show done to perfection.

Don't see it if Have to say here that you really should see it.

Also Always wonder if a revival will live up to earlier versions. This one ... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Great singing, Entertaining, Great orchestra, Great acting

See it if You want to see a great revival with Glenn Close

Don't see it if you want to miss a good show.

Also Glen Close is great in this show. The orchestra must be forty pieces a... Read more Read less

89
Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if you want to see the entire theater as the performance space and love an energetic massive production.

Don't see it if you haven't studied the plot and learned all the characters as you will be lost during the first act.

Also Quite a production. The all-theater staging is masterful. I sat behind... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Great staging, Must see, Masterful, Riveting

See it if you don't think Sweeney Todd can be done any better than the ones you have seen. You are wrong. This production is incredible.

Don't see it if You want to miss one of the best Sweeney Todd's you will ever see.

Also Just a remarkable production with the audience sitting in the middle o... Read more Read less

92
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Masterful, Must see

See it if You want to see one of the most creative shows out there.

Don't see it if Puppets are not your thing (there are people under the puppets)

Also Remember folks, this show won best new Musical against Wicked. How abo... Read more Read less

91
During previews
Delightful, Great singing, Great acting, Great dancing, Cliched

See it if you like a fun feel good Broadway show

Don't see it if the classic good versus evil theme is passé.

Also Loved the cast. Somehow thought this would not be a great show. I was ... Read more Read less

100
For a previous production
Touching, Great music, Great acting, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You want to see a unique story written into a clever musical with great music.

Don't see it if you are looking for a massive Broadway show.

Also This is an exceptionally well done show. The music fits the mood of th... Read more Read less

77
Tedious, Busy, Funny, Clever, Ambitious

See it if a star-studded cast in a tedious vehicle works for you.

Don't see it if You are expecting an absorbing show.

Also Star-studded and fun. As always Nathan Lane brings his immaculate come... Read more Read less

65
During previews
Great singing, Slow, Quirky, Great acting, Edgy

See it if you think a story like this would work.

Don't see it if the idea of six dead kids on a roller coaster does not sound great.

Also Great attempt, but I could not get into the show. You may enjoy it as ... Read more Read less

92
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Romantic, Intelligent

See it if you like great acting.

Don't see it if A small show is not your thing.

Also Just enjoyable.

86
Entertaining, Great singing, Relevant, Indulgent, Slow

See it if you are a fan.

Don't see it if juke-box musicals are not your thing.

94
Enchanting, Entertaining, Masterful, Must see, Resonant

See it if you want to see the master work of Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Don't see it if you have already seen it 12 times.

93
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You loved the movie and also even if you didn't.

Don't see it if Hated the movie. (How could you?)

95
For a previous production
Absorbing, Great writing, Intense, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a fast paced well developed story unfold in front of you in a small and unusual space.

Don't see it if bad language is a problem even though it is essential to the show.

94
For a previous production
Absorbing, Great writing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You want to experience the brilliant work of Pacek and Paul

Don't see it if You are looking for a fun filled show. This is intense and moving.

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if Great revival.

Don't see it if You live on the moon

78
Clever, Great staging, Cliched, Slow, Funny

See it if you are a Disney freak.

Don't see it if you have other things to see. Not one of Disney's best.

96
Ambitious, Enchanting, Entertaining, Masterful, Must see

See it if you loved the Wizard of Oz as a kid. This will explain what you missed.

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

77
Great singing, Cliched, Confusing

See it if You like GO GO's music and some pretty good choreography.

Don't see it if You don't like to be confused.

Also The pieces of this show are great. Good singers, great choreography, g... Read more Read less

92
Great singing, Great acting, Ambitious, Must see, Refreshing

See it if You loved the movie.

Don't see it if You hated the movie.

Also It has to be difficult to make a musical of a classic motion picture w... Read more Read less

88
Great staging, Great writing, Must see, Epic, Entertaining

See it if You are a Harry Potter fan

Don't see it if You have not at least watched the first four movies.

Also Delightful show. British accents and rapid dialogue were difficult on ... Read more Read less

84
Absorbing, Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if Great acting and a great reflection on fathers and sons and siblings.

Don't see it if You expect a gay theme

Also Enjoyed this show. Actors are really good and the story line is engagi... Read more Read less

100
Delightful, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you have ever hummed "pour me something tall and strong," You will love this show.

Don't see it if you don't like Jimmy Buffet.

Also Hey. Reviewing this show as a Buffet lover. This is a clever story wea... Read more Read less

97
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Profound

See it if you want to see a moving and masterful presentation of a troubling period of U.S. history - the AIDS crisis.

Don't see it if you don't care.

Also Remarkable that a 7 hour plus show could move along so well. The actin... Read more Read less

96
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Must see, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a classic show with a great Broadway Diva in the lead (have seen both Bette and Bernadette)

Don't see it if You don't like musicals.

Also Have now seen both Divas. Won't tell you my favorite, but see this sho... Read more Read less

95
Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing

See it if You loved the movie and want to see how it is even possible to put the show on the stage.

Don't see it if You want to miss a great transition of a movie to the stage.

Also How do you recreate the magic of Disney's most successful movie? Tough... Read more Read less

65
Great acting, Riveting, Disappointing, Slow

See it if You are a Sally Field fan.

Don't see it if You have seen other productions. They are likely to have been better.

Also Stark production. Great acting, but this was not a favorite version of... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if you are a fan of the movie. This show follows the original movie, but has additional dialog that is clever and funny.

Don't see it if you didn't like the movie. How can that be?

Also I was skeptical that a musical could capture the humor and poignancy o... Read more Read less

81
During previews
Entertaining, Slow, Great singing, Dated, Fluffy

See it if You want to see two of the quintessential leading ladies perform exquisitely. Still cranking out the sounds.

Don't see it if you are not quite a cosmetics fan. Just kidding - but this show maybe works better if you are a cosmetics fan.

Also Slow first act as I may have not been attuned to the cosmetics world. ... Read more Read less

100
For a previous production
Delightful, Funny, Great writing, Masterful, Must see

See it if You believe in the goodness of human nature.

Don't see it if you want to miss one of the best shows to come to Broadway this year.

Also Saw the show twice in Seattle and will see it on Broadway this Spring.... Read more Read less

90
Entertaining, Great acting, Refreshing, Fun, Great dancing

See it if you have not seen a production of Sweet Charity. The Fosse versions are a tough comparison.

Don't see it if you expect Fosse directing and choreography.

Also I was fortunate in that I had not seen earlier productions or the movi... Read more Read less

100
Great singing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Absorbing, Masterful

See it if You want to see an incredible cast perform a moving rendition of this classic.

Don't see it if you are looking for a massive Broadway production.

Also This show was exceptionally well done. This is a remarkable cast and t... Read more Read less

84
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Intelligent, Cliched

See it if Small theater - small ensemble shows are enjoyable to you

Don't see it if Internet dating turns you off totally.

Also Cast does a great job with this show. Great emotions. Great acting.

92
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if You loved the movie and want to see some excellent staging.

Don't see it if You think the movie can't be improved upon/

Also Surprisingly well done.

74
Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent, Disappointing, Slow

See it if you want another look at this great play.

Don't see it if you expect a great new interpretation.

84
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Great singing

See it if you liked the movie.

Don't see it if cheating on your wife is bad.

75
Charming, Great singing, Dated, Fun, Great dancing

See it if love Irving Berlin songs.

Don't see it if you dislike old dated musical theater

89
Absorbing, Original, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You want to see a creatively staged show based on a silent retreat.

Don't see it if Nudity bothers you (one scene)

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Moving, Intense, Original

See it if you want to see an incredible female lead

Don't see it if no reason not to

95
During previews
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You love great old musicals with great music and a great story

Don't see it if No reason not to see this one.

90
For a previous production
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Must see, Nostalgic

See it if you like Juke-box musicals. This is the best one. Great story and great tunes.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of Frankie Vallie.

88
Entertaining, Great acting, Original, Great music, Nostalgic

See it if you were a Carole King fan and grew up in the 60's.

Don't see it if you don't want another juke box musical.

93
Classic, Entertaining, Must see, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you love classic musical theater at its finest.

Don't see it if this is a must see classic.