Samantha Stevens

Manhattan | 25-34 | Female
About:  Originally from London, now living in Manhattan and studying Musical Theater at AMDA (The American Musical Dramatic Academy.) ... Read more Read less
Reviews (31)
55
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Cliched, Great acting, Slow

See it if You like the film and Sara Bareilles.

Don't see it if are used to hearing and understanding 90% of the lyrics. Musically this style is very self indulgent.

100
Must see, Masterful, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You want to be moved and enjoy a flawless piece of theater. Eva deserves all the awards possible; her performance trumps Lea's by a mile!

Don't see it if YOU MUST SEE THIS PRODUCTION

100
Exquisite, Great acting, Great singing, Must see

See it if You love Sondheim, or any member of this wonderful cast. The orchestra are flawless, along with everything in this beautiful production!

Don't see it if You don't like the show.

50
During previews
Great acting, Preachy, Ambitious

See it if You are big into feminism. It felt a bit too preachy at times, and the script was questionably written.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy 'A Doll's House.' Or if you prefer musicals. DON'T see it if you don't like long plays with no interval

65
For a previous production
Delightful, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if You love Cole Porter, Anything Goes or Tap dancing. The choreography was fantastic and they made excellent use of the small space.

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of 'older musicals'

100
During previews
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Exquisite, Funny, Great acting

See it if You enjoy Noel Coward You want to laugh a lot! You want to see Fantastic set design and costumes You enjoy the 1930's

Don't see it if You don't enjoy straight plays

90
Romantic, Resonant, Masterful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You want to see some incredible performers Want to see a classic Want to hear an incredible orchestra Love the film

Don't see it if You prefer contemporary musicals

100
Shuffle Along
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You love tap dancing Want to learn about history Like true stories

Don't see it if Tap isn't you thing

90
American Psycho
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Intense

See it if Enjoy the film Like spring awakening Like pop/rock music Enjoy thriller/horror

Don't see it if You jump easily If you don't like the film If you aren't a fan of Duncan Sheik's music

100
Bright Star
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Romantic, Resonant, Masterful, Great staging

See it if Want to see the most original piece of Musical Theater You enjoy a surprise Enjoy Bluegrass Want to see some superb acting

Don't see it if You don't like the banjo

80
Stomp
East Village
Ambitious, Clever, Great staging, Masterful, Entertaining

See it if You like Tap dance Want something different

Don't see it if You are expecting a musical

80
Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Must see, Delightful

See it if You are taking the family to the theater. Love Disney Want to leave with a big smile on your face Want a spectacle New to theater

Don't see it if You don't like The Lion King

100
Matilda
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Must see

See it if Have children or are going for a family show Enjoy Tim Minchin If you like the book or film

Don't see it if You are expecting the film version

100
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Masterful, Resonant

See it if You want to come out of the theater feeling happy You enjoy Cydi Lauper You enjoyed the movie

Don't see it if Are offended by Drag

100
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Delightful

See it if You like South Park You enjoy having a laugh

Don't see it if You are easily offended

100
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Must see, Great singing, Absorbing, Exquisite

See it if You are new to Broadway, or haven't seen many Musicals before.

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of magic, or The Wizard of Oz

55
In Transit
Midtown W
Ambitious, Cliched

See it if You like a-capella singing. I was impressed with the talent on stage but I didn't care too much for the 2D and cliche characters.

Don't see it if You love an orchestra

85
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Intense, Masterful, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You love to be moved. Glenn Close is a force to be reckoned with, as is Brit Michael Xavier. It's ALW's best show, and the orchestra are FAB

Don't see it if There isn't really any reason to not see it, unless you really hate the music within the show

53
The Present
Midtown W
Confusing, Great acting, Intense, Slow

See it if You love Cate Blanchett. She is the only saving grace of this show.

Don't see it if You struggle to follow complex plot lines.

100
The New Yorkers
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Great staging, Relevant

See it if You want to see another revival of a show that hasn't been seen for years. The cast were flawless, and the story's theme is still relevant

Don't see it if You are expecting a contemporary musical like Hamilton!

60
During previews
Ambitious, Clever, Quirky, Slow

See it if You enjoy the movie You like Minchin's music You like clever effects

Don't see it if You enjoy watching everything and everything You want your mind to be challenged

70
Entertaining, Ambitious, Romantic, Easy to watch, People who are new to theater

See it if You're family is in town If you like Alan Menken If you like the film If you like Jersey Boys and West Side Story

Don't see it if You like EPIC or spectacle musicals You want something dramatic and really mind changing

95
Delightful, Enchanting, Dated, Entertaining, Romantic

See it if Enjoy classics Like a good romantic twist

Don't see it if You prefer pop/rock shows

100
Exquisite, Great staging, Romantic, Must see, Masterful

See it if Enjoy Gershwin Like Ballet Enjoy the classics

Don't see it if Prefer contemporary shows You get bored of lots of dancing

89
Entertaining, Cliched, Hilarious, Funny, Ambitious

See it if You want to laugh If you want to see some legendary performers Enjoy 70's music

Don't see it if you want to be emotionally moved If you want something serious

70
The Fantasticks
Midtown W
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Intelligent, Romantic

See it if Want to see a classic piece of Musical Theater Enjoy a romantic story

Don't see it if Want something light hearted and fun

100
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if Like The Muppets Enjoy Comedy Shows

Don't see it if Easily Offended

66
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Must see, Masterful, Great staging, Dated, Entertaining

See it if You want a classic You enjoyed the film You like fosse You like the 1920s

Don't see it if You want a spectacle If you have younger children

72
Absorbing, Exquisite, Fluffy, Romantic, Must see

See it if You are new to theater or musicals You enjoy a beautiful romantic story

Don't see it if Don't enjoy lovey dovey stories

100
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Great writing

See it if You have seen lots of Musicals. There are references galore If you want to laugh and have a good night

Don't see it if There is something in this show for EVERYONE

100
Enchanting, Epic, Great singing, Must see, Masterful

See it if You want to be moved by powerful performers. You love the film You love musicals

Don't see it if You want something Silly and light.