SamuelMustri

New York City | 35-49 | Male
About:  I lost my job as a stage designer. ... Read more Read less
Reviews (182)
79
During previews
Great acting, Great singing

See it if you want to live again Meat Loaf's best songs.

Don't see it if you don't like Meatloaf don't even think about it.

Also The best actors and singers were the mother, the father and the girl o... Read more Read less

82
Midsummer: A Banquet
Greenwich V
Romantic, Profound, Refreshing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to live a lovely Shakespeare version. If you want to experience the Third Rail Projects vibe.

Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare. If you are expecting an ultra immersive play.

Also We ate bites fo food, the food wasn't a disaster. It was entertaining,... Read more Read less

31
Disappointing, Insipid, Overrated

See it if You like juvenile musicals, and you like to adventure in plays than can be a disaster, like this one.

Don't see it if You want to see a good musical, this one is too risky to believe that you are going to hear good music.

Also Oscar at the Crown is like a high school play. The singing was bad. Th... Read more Read less

3
Disappointing, Dated, Banal, Cliched, Overrated

See it if you fall into the trap of advertising.

Don't see it if you don't like teenage high school musicals.

Also Now I understand why "Be More Chill" wasn't nominated for a Tony. It i... Read more Read less

100
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Refreshing, Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want real entertainment and want to have fun!

Don't see it if you don’t like the Tootsie story.

Also We enjoyed it a lot! It is contagious, the acting is good, the audienc... Read more Read less

41
The Ferryman (NYC)
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if you like long plays. Nothing happened. Long stories, eternal dialogues, bad acting. Dense. Boring.

Don't see it if you are into musicals.

Also Each of us has a taste in plays. My taste is not plays like The Ferrym... Read more Read less

91
Absorbing, Romantic, Great singing

See it if you like Kelly O'Hara. It is a fun play, the dancing was great. A classic come back. Kelly O'Hara is better than ever.

Don't see it if you don't like old school theater.

70
Disappointing, Confusing, Cliched, Overrated

See it if you like Cher.

Don't see it if you don't like Cher. It was a disappointment.

Also As we could see, Cher wanted to show her memoirs into a Broadway music... Read more Read less

82
The Mortality Machine
Lower E Side
Absorbing, Epic, Intelligent, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if you don't care about perfection in an immersive experience and want to live something different.

Don't see it if you are claustrophobic, the show is more psychological than visual.

Also "Sinking Sheep" is the best of 2018 and 2019 so far. Stars come and go... Read more Read less

83
Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if you want to have a good time in a very entertaining show.

Don't see it if you don't like high school stories, if you don't like musicals.

Also It is a funny story, the characters are cool, two or three classic son... Read more Read less

46
During previews
Disappointing, Insipid

See it if If you fall in everything that its advertised as immersive.

Don't see it if you don't want to listen to a generic electronic soundtrack

Also Too much singing, annoying. They think it is a Broadway show but its n... Read more Read less

90
Enchanting, Edgy, Great staging, Exquisite, Refreshing

See it if you want to see an original show, perfect for the times we are living. Erotic, fashion, great bodies, great faces.

Don't see it if you don't want to see almost naked men dancing.

Also Yummy, yummy, yummy, yummy, yummy, yummy, yummy, yummy, yummy, yummy, ... Read more Read less

82
During previews
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if you want to live a light immersive seance without going too deep.

Don't see it if you are afraid of spirits.

Also Cute immersive play, in a beautiful site specific street. The salon is... Read more Read less

60
Funny, Banal

See it if you like The Go Go's music.

Don't see it if you have better shows to see.

Also I don't want to be mean in this critique, but I don't think this show ... Read more Read less

86
Trainspotting Live
Midtown W
Edgy, Hilarious, Dizzying, Intense, Raunchy

See it if you loved the movie, the story, the soundtrack and you want to live it in an immersive way.

Don't see it if you are sensitive to strong topics like drug use, nudity or bodily fluids.

Also Great actors, the men acted better than the women. Trainspotting was v... Read more Read less

74
Great singing, Great acting, Slow, Romantic, Overrated

See it if you like old school revivals. If you never watched a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. If you are a die hard fan of The Sound of Music.

Don't see it if you like avant garde and experimental stuff. This is the oldest school play as it can get... in a good and in a bad way.

Also Carousel has a lot of layers. The first layer is boring. For real, it ... Read more Read less

74
Inferno A-Go-Go
Midtown W
Disappointing, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Epic

See it if you want to see an intelligent drag show. If you like satanic. If you are a a fan of Ru Paul's Drag Race.

Don't see it if if you are expecting a lip sync extravaganza.

Also The theater is cute. Ben de la Creme is cute as a man =, woman, drag, ... Read more Read less

97
During previews
Intense, Edgy, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Refreshing

See it if you want to see an important play

Don't see it if you don't like dramas.

Also This is a very important play. It shakes lots of thoughts.

90
Prurience
Upper E Side
Absorbing, Clever, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You want to see an immersive intelligent play.

Don't see it if You are expecting a normal play.

Also Excellent reflexion about pornography.

17
Conundrum Esoterica
East Village
Confusing, Insipid, Slow

See it if you want to see one of the worst plays of 2018. If you think you will see an immersive theatre proposal.

Don't see it if you have better things to do.

Also Sad play. Couldn't be more depressing. I knew it wasn't gonna be spect... Read more Read less

81
Golem
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Delightful, Profound, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a refreshing visual experience. If you like density on a story. If you want to hear an interesting music score.

Don't see it if you are not into avant garde animation. Lots of the show involved a big screen.

Also The story is interesting, the dark mood added a lot. It is alternative... Read more Read less

40
Stomp
East Village
Overrated, Slow, Fluffy, Insipid

See it if you want to take your grandchildren.

Don't see it if It is noisy. It didn't have any appeal to me.

Also Boy, this is a show divided in various musicians with drums on garbage... Read more Read less

100
Great acting, Great singing, Marvelous, Intense, Masterful

See it if you want to see one of Stephen Sondheim's best plays.

Don't see it if you don't like gore and blood.

Also Here she comes again, the great Patti Lupone singing and acting like n... Read more Read less

100
Mame
Brooklyn
Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Delightful

See it if you want to have fun and enjoy a delightful musical comedy. With unforgettable music and lots of the songs are classics. Great dancing.

Don't see it if you saw the film with Lucille Ball, because you already know the story

Also An old school Broadway classic. Lots of dancing, lots of songs. You la... Read more Read less

90
Gypsy
Staten Island
Great acting, Great singing, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you want to see great dancing. This play is about dancing.

Don't see it if I don't find many reasons to not go and see it.

Also An Old School Broadway play. It's been running for a long time. The co... Read more Read less

88
Walt Whitman BodyJolt
East Village
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Refreshing, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if you want to be part of the dancers of the show in a very original way.

Don't see it if you are not into experimental, immersive or different theatre proposals.

Also I just loved it. Audience participation is the future and this play ma... Read more Read less

80
Rock of Ages
Midtown W
Great singing, Enchanting

See it if you want to watch a classic. If you like 80's rock and roll.

Don't see it if you saw it ten years ago.

Also The play has lots of energy, I couldn't stop singing the rock anthems.... Read more Read less

52
Bar Dykes
Soho/Tribeca
Overrated, Insipid, Fluffy, Confusing

See it if You are interested in lesbian stories.

Don't see it if You want to live an immersive experience.. The immersive element stays in the surface.

Also I didn’t like the acting. With ten actors in the stage, it was a waste... Read more Read less

100
Intense, Intelligent, Masterful, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if You want ro see the best show of the year.

Don't see it if There is no excuse not to see Hadestown.

Also Hadestown is a masterpiece. A masterpiece in singing, acting, music. 1... Read more Read less

60
Dated, Cliched, Confusing

See it if You are around the area and are in the mood.

Don't see it if You have a better or another plan.

Also It is a great effort to see this immersive shows. The actors give all ... Read more Read less

81
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Edgy, Refreshing, Great staging

See it if you want to se an original play because the visual part of it is edgy.

Don't see it if you know the King Kong story and find it boring.

Also The main actress and singer is ok but she is not ready for this role. ... Read more Read less

100
Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you want to see a funny great musical.

Don't see it if you don't like Broadway musicals.

Also The Prom made me laugh since the beginning till the end. Great music, ... Read more Read less

69
Bleach
Brooklyn
Confusing, Cliched, Thought-provoking, Fluffy, Great staging

See it if you are interested in the male gay escort subject.

Don't see it if you want to live a more intimate and immersive experience.

Also The show is good, the location couldn't be better. It is immersive. It... Read more Read less

100
The Hidden Ones
Midtown W
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Must see, Profound

See it if you want to see one of the best immersive plays of the year.

Don't see it if you are very susceptible to Holocaust related topics.

Also There is life after Sleep No More! This can be one of the best plays I... Read more Read less

40
Black Light
West Village
Disappointing, Insipid, Overrated, Profound

See it if you are in the area and you want to see a show. If you want to see an amateur play.

Don't see it if It was boring, the problem is that is advertised as immersive. This is not immersive, just because she asks a few questions to the audience.

Also It is not entertaining, not charming. Jomama touched me and her hand w... Read more Read less

4
Confusing, Dated, Disappointing, Overrated, Insipid

See it if you want to see one of the worst immersive theater experiences of all time. You want to get bored.

Don't see it if you want to save your money. there are many better options for immersive theatre.

Also Everything in this play was a mistake. There wasn't a single enjoyable... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Relevant

See it if you want to live a real immersive theater experience. If you love poetry and literature. If you want to live Clarice´s work.

Don't see it if you have no idea how to enjoy or live an immersive theater experience.

Also This is one of the best immersive plays I´ve seen in my life. It was l... Read more Read less

72
Symphonie Fantastique
Soho/Tribeca
Profound, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Enchanting

See it if you are an artist and want see an interesting representation of what an artist thinks, feels and lives.

Don't see it if you don't appreciate interesting works of art.

Also It is a short play, it lasts one hour. The stage is a piano man and pu... Read more Read less

90
Ambitious, Great staging, Masterful, Relevant, Romantic

See it if you want to see a huge production like never seen before. You want to see the revival of the year.

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

Also A great musical classic, taken to the extreme of a grand production in... Read more Read less

50
Entertaining, Edgy, Great staging, Refreshing, Profound

See it if you want to live a David Lynchesque dinner, a surreal ball with immersive music, staging & an interesting shift to the dinner party concept.

Don't see it if you are expecting a nice dinner with good food.

Also It was a big disappointment because we read that the food in this dinn... Read more Read less

83
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Must see, Romantic

See it if you want to see one of the best stages ever. If you are into Disney and the music got stuck in your subconscious.

Don't see it if you don't have the patience to go again through all the mellow and childish story. If you don't like the soundtrack.

Also Is there anything better to do on a Friday Night in New York City than... Read more Read less

89
Delightful, Great singing, Refreshing, Must see

See it if you love Donna Summer. You want to hear great singing. Lots of dancing. It is good entertainment. Classic.

Don't see it if you don't like Donna Summer music, if you like dramas without music.

Also A crowd pleaser, in a good way. Summer says it: I want to be the sound... Read more Read less

70
Confusing, Dated, Slow

See it if you want to see good lighting.

Don't see it if you want to see a play that is publicized everywhere and you fall of the advertising, Tonys, etc.

Also It was never in my list but there aren't many cool musicals. I want mo... Read more Read less

71
The Signature Project
East Village
Ambitious, Insipid, Slow, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if If you want to learn about your signature. The only interactive moment is the signature. you think you will see an immersive show.

Don't see it if you rather spend that money in a dinner.

Also It is an original way of presenting a story. The story is around a pai... Read more Read less

94
Must see, Exquisite, Great singing, Classic, Hilarious

See it if you love Bernadette Peters.

Don't see it if you saw the movie and didn't like it.

Also After all the buzz with Bette Middler's Dolly I had to see this play. ... Read more Read less

2
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Insipid

See it if you like puppets.

Don't see it if you don't want to take your children.

Also The dialogues are about problems of life, and they sing them.... Read more Read less

90
Godspell
Brooklyn
Great singing, Relevant

See it if you like plays with social message.

Don't see it if you don't like hippie songs.

Also "Godspell" is the sister of "Hair" but in the 1970's , It is a play ab... Read more Read less

100
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if you want to see one the Broadway classics. It's been in many revivals in different decades. The music is institutional and recognized.

Don't see it if you don't like dancing plays.

Also It is part of the musical history of Broadway and the United States of... Read more Read less

100
Company (2006)
Midtown W
Great singing, Great writing, Original, Classic

See it if you want to see a new proposal.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of Stephen Sondheim.

Also This play set a style, after "Company" new shows followed it. One more... Read more Read less

80
Big River
Midtown W
Entertaining, Enchanting, Interesting, Great singing

See it if you love to read the classic Mark Twain.

Don't see it if you find Huckleberry Finn boring.

Also The voices are powerful. The history that we all know can be slow. It ... Read more Read less