Rose 6307

Pine Bush | 25-34 | Female
About:  Dogsitter, Graphic Designer, and Cosplayer who loves seeing shows. The Lion King and Groundhog Day changed my life
Reviews (41)
85
During previews
Quirky, Resonant, Great staging, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if you like great staging, great acting, great use of graphics, any of the actors in this show, wonderful music, or original productions

Don't see it if you're expecting a straight, fast-paced superhero story. This isn't Marvel/DC. Also if you don't like very heavy themes on death and trauma.

Also Saw this show Feb 3. It's 2 hours and 15 mins with one intermission... Read more Read less

95
Relevant, Profound, Great acting, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if you like Tarell Alvin McCraney's writings (Moonlight), great acting esp J. Quinton Johnson, Chuck Cooper, and Jeremy Pope and great music

Don't see it if don't like LGBT+ themes, don't like LGBT or racial slurs, or nudity

Also - Saw this Jan 12, 2019 and it's around 100 minutes with no intermissi... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Thought-provoking, Edgy, Great acting, Entertaining, Relevant

See it if you're a Raúl Esparza fan, you like any of the actors listed, or like minimal set, prop, and costume design (this is John Doyle after all)

Don't see it if you want a less complicated story, you don't like actors playing multiple characters, or don't like history, politics, or Nazi imagery

Also Saw this on Oct 30 and 31st. It is 2 hours with a 10 minute intermissi... Read more Read less

95
Thought-provoking, Profound, Great direction, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Paddy Considine alone, wonderful kid actors, strong and powerful stories, and Irish history

Don't see it if you don't like long plays, talks and acts of violence, children cursing or drinking, or if you have trouble understanding accents

Also Saw this on Oct 26, 2018. This is a 3 act play that is 3 hours 15 min ... Read more Read less

95
For a previous production
Hilarious, Great staging, Great acting, Masterful, Must see

See it if you like plays that don't take themselves seriously with silly plots and enjoy slapstick humour

Don't see it if don't like having fun, don't like British comedies, hate plays within a play, or want something more serious

Also Saw this on Oct 6. It is ~2 hrs and has one intermission... Read more Read less

85
Entertaining, Intense, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if you like fast paced shows (esp about sports), great acting, and dark comedies

Don't see it if you can't understand English accents that aren't RP or London, you want something more serious, or don't like British humour

Also Saw this in previews on October 5. It's 2 hours and 15 mins with one i... Read more Read less

85
Great acting, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you love comedies and actors who can do multiple voices

Don't see it if you don't like small casts (this literally has 2 people in it), silly comedies, or small stages

Also Saw this on Sep 29. It's 90 minutes with no intermission... Read more Read less

95
Refreshing, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if you like Shakespeare (or if you don't!), for Nikki M. James, you like diverse casting, and refreshing twists on Shakespeare plays

Don't see it if Don't like music in your Shakespearean plays, you don't want a fun time, are a Shakespeare purist, or non-traditional casting

Also Saw the Aug 8 performance. It's 90 mins with no intermission... Read more Read less

85
Entertaining, Edgy, Relevant, Quirky, Great staging

See it if you like sci-fi elements, neat sets, and great costumes. Go for Gerard Canonico and Stephanie Hsu alone.

Don't see it if you can't stand annoying teen audiences, talks of sex or suicide upset you, really loud audio or shows revolving around high schools

Also Saw the Aug 5th 730PM performance. It's 2 hrs and 30 min with a 15 min... Read more Read less

75
Great acting, Slow, Intense, Entertaining, Confusing

See it if you enjoy any of the actors, simple sets, like NYC/Coney Island history, and interwoven histories

Don't see it if you don't like timelines that jump back and forth without warning and non-traditional/non-linear storytelling

Also - I saw this on Aug 4. It was 100 minutes with no intermission... Read more Read less

90
Fun, Entertaining, Great costuming, Great dancing, Great singing

See it if for LeChanze, Ariana DeBose, and Storm Lever, great dancing, women playing male roles, Donna Summer and her music

Don't see it if you don't like jukebox musicals, don't like genderbent roles, dislike disco music, you want a linear plot or scenes containing abuse

Also Saw this on May 1st... Read more Read less

65
Dated, Great dancing, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you like great set and lighting design, great acting and singing, and beautiful dancing

Don't see it if you're expecting a happy musical, you don't like abusers getting second and third chances, or long dance numbers

Also - I feel bad for rating this one so low but the plot is extremely date... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great staging, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you love simple yet beautiful set designs, you like plays that are both serious and funny at the same time or you like historical dramas

Don't see it if you don't like long or wordy plays, you don't like plays about religion, like plays with a lot of action or expect highly accurate plays

Also Saw this on April 10th... Read more Read less

85
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You like plays about the deaf community (or a better understanding of it), have a connection w/ the deaf community, fan of any of the actors

Don't see it if You are offended over certain words, put off or distracted by closed captioning or want plays with a happy or a fluffy ending

Also - Saw this during previews (Apr 8)... Read more Read less

85
For a previous production
Entertaining, Delightful, Quirky, Great singing, Funny

See it if you like any of the actors in it, like light-hearted comedies or want to have a fun time

Don't see it if you don't like rhyming lyrics, predictable stories, or pokes fun at the current political climate

Also This production is very cornball BUT it owns it and has fun with it. I... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Ambitious, Intelligent, Slow, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you are a fan of any of the actors esp Tony Shalhoub, like Middle Eastern music, like humour in musicals, and slice of life shows

Don't see it if you are expecting an exciting musical, don't like slow musicals, or family drama

Also I honestly wish Ar'iel Stachel had more than one song. What a fantasti... Read more Read less

70
During previews
Intimate, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if you like any of the actors starring in it, the history of Public theatre, or insight on the people involved with the founding of it

Don't see it if you like fast-paced and dramatic historical plays

Also I got to sit in the very front row and when they brought out the food ... Read more Read less

80
Profound, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You're interested in seeing Muslim women portrayed in a positive light and hearing women's stories

Don't see it if You want a huge set

100
Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you love the actors/actresses in particular Andy Karl and Barrett Doss, time loop stories, fan of the film, and love dark humour

Don't see it if you don't like cursing, dark humour, or can handle stories containing suicide

Also Tim Minchin's repetitious score is AWESOME and fits well with the stor... Read more Read less

80
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Intelligent, Great acting, Funny

See it if You love Alison Janney, John Benjamin Hickey and/or Corey Hawkins and high brow/fast paced humour.

Don't see it if you can't handle full frontal male nudity

85
Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you love Gloria Estefan and her music!

Don't see it if you have sensitivities to flashing lights or loud booms/noises. There are a lot

95
Delightful, Hilarious, Refreshing, Quirky, Great singing

See it if you want to have a great time, love shows with a lot of heart, you like intimate settings, catchy songs and clever plots

Don't see it if you don't like shows that are campy, small theatres, simple sets, or actors playing multiple characters

Also Saw this show Feb 3. It's 90 min with no intermission... Read more Read less

90
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Masterful

See it if you like Jeff Daniels, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Gideon Glick, Aaron Sorkin, the book, the movie, and great staging

Don't see it if you don't like any of the aforementioned, changes made to the book, adults playing Scout, Jem, or Dill, or very heavy themes

Also - Saw this Dec 3rd, 2018... Read more Read less

95
Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if for Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl. Talk about a masterclass in acting. Also if you like anything involving Harvey Fierstein

Don't see it if simulated gay sex bothers you, you don't like LGBTQ+ themes (esp set in the 70s and 80s), or intense family dramas

Also Saw this in previews on Oct 27, 2018. This is 2 hrs and 40 mins w/ one... Read more Read less

75
During previews
Overrated, Quirky, Fluffy, Great singing, Cliched

See it if you like any of the actors listed, incredible sets, and great singing

Don't see it if LGBTQ+ themes, reference humour, predictable storylines, or high school musicals aren't your thing

Also Saw this on Oct 25, 2018. It is around 2hrs 20 min with one 15 minute ... Read more Read less

80
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if you like excellent staging, fantastic costuming, and want an interesting perspective about Sarah Bernhardt, or love Janet McTeer

Don't see it if want something more exciting or you don't like bio-plays with a message

Also Saw this Oct 6 (mat). This show is ~2 hours and 15 min with one interm... Read more Read less

75
Great staging, Cliched, Thought-provoking, Slow, Interesting

See it if you like any of the actors and great staging

Don't see it if you like action packed plays or don't like being told facts matter vs creative liberties over and over

Also Saw this in previews on October 1. It's roughly 90 minutes long with n... Read more Read less

90
Hilarious, Relevant, Campy, Great choreography, Clever

See it if you love 80s music or the Go-Go's , renaissance era works, great staging, lighting, and choreography, and if you want to have a good time

Don't see it if you don't like LGBT themes, mixing of genres/eras, or campy musicals

Also Saw this on Sep 16 and 29. It's 2.5 hours with one intermission... Read more Read less

85
During previews
Fluffy, Fun, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you are a fan of Andy Karl, Samantha Barks, Orfeh, and/or Eric Anderson, if you love the movie, love great outfits, or a Bryan Adams fan

Don't see it if don't like musicals based on movies, expecting this musical to be different from the film, or you like more serious musicals

Also Saw the Aug 7 8PM performance. It's a 2.5 hour show with a 15 min inte... Read more Read less

75
Quirky, Fluffy, Great singing, Cliched, Dated

See it if for Melissa Errico's phenomenal singing, fun songs, cool costume changes, and nice sets

Don't see it if you don't like predictable love stories (that somewhat come out of left field), stories dealing with esp and reincarnation

Also - Saw the matinee performance on Aug 5. It is 2 hours with a 15 minute... Read more Read less

95
Must see, Thought-provoking, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you like great entertainment, fantastic singing, interesting staging, and intriguing interpretation of classic fairy tales

Don't see it if you don't want a good time, don't like musicals about classism & racism, don't like bittersweet endings or you only like traditional sets

Also - Saw the Aug 4 matinee. It is 90 min with no intermission... Read more Read less

90
Intense, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if for Nathan Lane's and Andrew Garfield's performances alone, great set and lighting design, and great pacing

Don't see it if you don't like blood, full male nudity, discussions about the AIDs epidemic in the 1980s, surrealism, or long plays

Also Saw both parts 1 and 2 on May 12... Read more Read less

95
Hilarious, Fluffy, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like old-fashioned musicals, love any of the actors, fun tap dancing numbers, and catchy tunes

Don't see it if you don't like fluffy stories, you want serious story lines or those with drama, or want something more contemporary

Also - I wish this was open longer. I saw it on its last night. It was so m... Read more Read less

70
Cliched, Banal, Ambitious, Quirky

See it if You like experimental theatre, you like both classical and classic rock music, or you like any of the singers participating in this show

Don't see it if You are expecting a show with any sort of plot or a Broadway show in general or you cringe at bad theatre audience etiquette

Also Saw this show on Apr 8.... Read more Read less

80
During previews
Quirky, Funny, Cliched, Great singing

See it if you love 90s music, the film, or campy musicals

Don't see it if If you don't like small clubs, cover songs, or musicals with bare minimum/minimalist scene design

Also - SEE IT FOR PATRICIA RICHARDSON SINGING TLC'S "NO SCRUBS" and her int... Read more Read less

90
During previews
Refreshing, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You love SpongeBob, any of the actors in it, the songwriters, or want to have a night of fun

Don't see it if You don't like the show or kids in the audience

Also I have to say staging was PHENOMENAL.All the actors were great and mad... Read more Read less

95
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting, Ambitious

See it if you like any of the actors, want to see a refreshing revival and interesting plots, and tragic love stories

Don't see it if you are expecting an exact retelling of Madame Butterfly, you don't like male or female nudity, or don't like the fourth wall broken

Also Out of everyone in this play Jin Ha stole the entire show. Thoroughly ... Read more Read less

95
Must see, Entertaining, Absorbing, Ambitious, Quirky

See it if You love Dave Malloy (esp his storytelling and theatre works), Brent Arnold, Brittain Ashford, and Gelsey Bell and very intimate settings

Don't see it if you are afraid of the dark (entire act 3 is played in the dark), don't like non-linear storytelling or small scale productions

Also I think a lot of people come into Ghost Quartet thinking it will be li... Read more Read less

80
Quirky, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if you like Sara Bareilles' music, the movie, or any of the current cast

Don't see it if you don't like implied sex acts, predictable plots, or romantic comedies

Also I have to admit I kind of like the side characters more than Jenna. Og... Read more Read less

85
Great staging, Great singing, Dizzying, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you love different genres of music, creative sets/staging, period aesthetics, audience participation, and for the actors/actresses

Don't see it if you don't like confusing storylines or can't handle/sensitive to strobe lights

Also I saw the show with Dave Malloy as Pierre. He was fantastic. Has a ver... Read more Read less

100
Must see, Absorbing, Enchanting, Great writing, Great singing

See it if you love the film, elaborate costumes, and Disney films in general!

Don't see it if you don't like Disney music or want to be surrounded by kids