Shari Robin

Brooklyn | 50-64 | Female
About:  I am a New York girl, living in Brooklyn, that loves seeing Broadway theater, shows of all kinds, and live music! I go as often as I can, and appreciate different theater clubs that help me afford some of the tickets to the shows that I have seen. There are so many great shows coming out this y... Read more Read less
Reviews (60)
78
Entertaining, Great singing, Quirky

See it if You are a Dan of Cher’s, and interested in her back story.

Don't see it if You are looking for something deeper.

73
During previews
Gemini
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if If you need to just laugh, and like wacky, quirky comedies.

Don't see it if You are not in to slapstick wacky out-there comedy.

87
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Delightful

See it if You are a fan of the music of Donna Summers, and want to know more about her life

Don't see it if If you are not in to disco, and especially not in to Donna Summer.

68
During previews
Great singing, Quirky, Disappointing, Funny

See it if You like music from the Go Gos

Don't see it if You’re not into cheeky, strange shows. It was toooff Best for me- I was enjoyed the music/dancing, but not so sure it’s going to make it.

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense

See it if You like dramas that deal with real life challenges- I liked the fact that they used the closed caption for anyone that is hearing impaired.

Don't see it if Are looking for a light play or musical

81
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You like good ol Neil Simon style shows

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy avlittle corny humor

97
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Must see

See it if You like good writing, singing and dancing, and are interested in true stories that were behind main situations, (9-11), but never told!

Don't see it if Don’t like watching events that occurred because of 9-11-although there is a lot of good that came out of this situation..(I think it was 👍

81
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You like love stories about people that fall in love from opposite cultures (or the wrong side of town), like dancing and carribean music.

Don't see it if Have a hard time with accents, as there are thick Caribbean/Haitian accents that I found at times a little difficult to make out.

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if There's not enough room to express my love of this show! The acting, singing, dancing, and the way the story was told &choreographed- A+++

Don't see it if You're truly not a fan or rap music-(I know elderly ppl that saw it, and still loved it even though they thought the music might deter them.

85
Funny, Absorbing, Mind boggling

See it if You’not a fan of Trump or our government. Its also entertaining, and you will see more of Moore’s political endevours from his early years.

Don't see it if You are a Trump Supporter.

76
The Hairy Ape
Upper E Side
Great acting, Resonant, Slow

See it if Like Bobby Canivale and David Costible and you like thought provoking dramas.

Don't see it if You are looking for funny Bobby Carnivale, and or looking for something light with music and/or dancing.

76
War Paint
Midtown W
Great singing, Entertaining, Overrated, Slow

See it if You love the fabulous voices and musicals.-I am in the beauty biz so I was curious to see the show because they were both big beauty icons.

Don't see it if You dont like musicals. Need a story that will hold your attention, as this does get a little draggy at times.

84
During previews
Linda
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if You are either a biz person 50+ Or a Millenium striving to move ahead in the business world.

Don't see it if You are a 50+ business woman who gets upset with the way businesses are constantlynot using your years of experience and shutting you out.

100
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if You have a heart and sole and enjoy a show that makes you gasp one minute, laugh the next, and then cry. It really grabs you in!

Don't see it if Are overly sensitive or opinionated with someone emulating someone with a disability....but if you are, you should still see it 👍

Also I just saw it for the 2nd tine with Taylor Trensch. I loved Ben Platt,... Read more Read less

75
The Encounter
Midtown W
Clever, Dizzying, Intense, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if you are artsy, in to great special effects, and cool high tech sounds, and enjoy your senses being played wtih. The technology and sounds a

Don't see it if Youre not in to bizarre andeclectic. It left me w/the same feeling that I had after seeing Sleep No More-but who am i to say as ppl <3 it.

92
Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful

See it if You are a fan of Gloria Estefan, and/or are a fan of the music from the 80s. Also if you are a fan of good musicals with dancing...

Don't see it if You dont like musicals.

78
Tuck Everlasting
Midtown W
Enchanting, Cliched, Overrated

See it if You like fairy tales. The singing and dancing were entertaining, and there were some cool moments in the transformations.

Don't see it if You don't like fairy tales, or cheeky humor. (Def. a bit corny).

83
During previews
Shuffle Along
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You like musicals with dancing- great tap dancing.

Don't see it if You don't like long, straight musicals- with intermission this is a 3 hr show, and first act seems to drag a little.

60
Dr. Zhivago
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Slow

See it if You have a lot of patience- I loved the movie, but found the show very drawn out and boring

Don't see it if You fall asleep at shows easily

90
For a previous production
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you like a good drama. I saw it the last time it came around...filled with lies, twists, etc. this dark play keeps you captivated

Don't see it if you don't know that this is where the famous line "Stella" came from ;-)

90
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Masterful

See it if you like strong, powerful singing and musicals.

Don't see it if no comment

100
Clever Little Lies
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, "that girl" is really something!

See it if you like Marlo Thomas and her funny quick wit! I smiled and laughed throughout the whole show. She was very entertaining and engaging!

Don't see it if You dont have a sense of humor!

75
Trip of Love
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Fluffy, Silly fun

See it if you want to see a big fun dance party of the 60s-70s....Fun music and dancing

Don't see it if You are expecting a major show with a plot...its just a big, fun dance party

94
Entertaining, Exquisite, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if you love musicals.. This is an intense show and story line, but so well done! I saw the show than the movie than the show-see both!

Don't see it if you dont like dark musicals

92
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you love engaging musicals. I have seen the show numerous times with great actors, as well as the movie...fun..high energy.

Don't see it if you dont like musicals

90
During previews
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if You like comedians with a lot of energy that can tell a good story, and are not against a little volgarity and explicitly.

Don't see it if You are easily offended with someone talking about having children in a negative tone, and/Zoe dont like a little volgarity (done in fun).

95
During previews
Torch Song (NYC)
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Must see

See it if I saw this show and movie back in the 80s....Very good remake. Michael Urie is fabulous. Mercedes Raul was cast perfectly as his mother!

Don't see it if You don’t like dramas, or dated stories, so you have to realize cceptance and people have evolved so much since then.

88
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if Youre a fan of the movie. Although there is dancing and singing, they stay pretty close to the script. Most had good voices except Edward.

Don't see it if You can’t view Pretty woman as a musical.

95
Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing

See it if You like Disney musicals, good dancing and singing. This is appealing to all audiences children as well as adults.

Don't see it if You are not in to musicals.

85
Rocktopia
Midtown W
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great singing

See it if You love music-esp. from the 80s-90s, and appreciate a collaboration of classical, or opera in to rock. Very cool the way they did that!

Don't see it if You are looking for a rock musical that has a story line as this is more of a concert on Broadway experience.

90
Entertaining, Great staging, Masterful, Absorbing

See it if You are a Bruuuuce fan! It is basically his autobiography told so well, with explicit detail, with about 10-12 songs throughout the show.

Don't see it if If you think you are going to see a shortened version of a Springsteen Concert with all of your favorite hits- he does some of the big hits.

86
Distorted Diznee
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if Like distorted, politically incorrect drag queen shows. They are so funny, and get all of the flaws about the Disney characters-It is fun!

Don't see it if Aren't in to drag shows, or don't have an open mind and enjoy things with a warped sense of humor!

88
Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You like Broadway musical that tell a story (esp. if you grew up in NY). the young boy when I saw it Hudson was fabulous-What talent!

Don't see it if A little rough-housing in a show isn't for you. (just kidding-had to put something here ;-)

75
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Entertaining, Overrated, Funny, Cheeky

See it if You like Amy S, and are not expecting too much...it is a bit cheeky and twisted.

Don't see it if You are looking for substance.

100
Great singing, Great acting, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You love Bette Miller, David Hyde Pierce, & musicals-Even if you don't like musicals you will love it- One of the best shows Ive seen in yrs

Don't see it if You do not have any appreciation for Broadway...

82
Great singing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You love big musicals. I saw it many yrs ago & although I think I liked the 1st one better, you should see it, esp. if you havent seen it.

Don't see it if You dont like musicals that are all in song, with no talking. You def. have to pay closer attn. when all of the dialog is in the songs.

77
In Transit
Midtown W
Cliched, Fluffy, Great singing

See it if You have a love for Accapella music, and if you are/were a New Yorker, and can relate to the subway experience.

Don't see it if You are looking for a classic musical with a big orchestra, or if you are not in to a bit cheesy.

89
During previews
Significant Other
Midtown W
Entertaining, Hilarious, Resonant, Relevant, Quirky

See it if You enjoy quirky humor and banter. You will definitely see and hear things that will remind you of you and your friends throughout the show

Don't see it if You are terminally single, and not in a good place about it ;-)

100
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You're a fan of Franki Valli and the Four seasons, Like singing along, and enjoy being entertained...Not to mention Mark Ballas was amazing!

Don't see it if I have nothing to say except dont see it if you're not in to musicals??

79
During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Cliched

See it if You were/are a fan of the Golden Girls. They capture all of the characters and their manor-isms very well.

Don't see it if You don't like hoaky, silly fun...or puppet shows.

92
During previews
Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You are a fan of Sean Hayes and his quick, witty sense of humor, and are cool and open about political, racial and bad celebrity digs ;-)

Don't see it if You are looking for a longer show (this is an hr. And 20 mins), and do not have a good sense of humor.

83
During previews
Paramour
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Enchanting

See it if This is def. a typical Broadway show theme of let's make a Movie/show production, but what makes it stand out is the addition of the Cirque

Don't see it if You like cirque but are not as in to Broadway shows. You will get your Cirque acrobatic show, but you will also be getting a Broadway show

84
During previews
American Psycho
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Confusing, Edgy

See it if You like thought provoking thrillers with twisted humor-Think 50 Shades meets Evil Dead. Also if you like 80s music and style. Cool sets too

Don't see it if Don't like goriness or cursing, or sexual exploitation...Not aporopriate for kids-

78
Clever, Confusing, Entertaining, Great staging, Original

See it if You like fast paced action, don't mind standing and moving around the theater.

Don't see it if You don't like standing or have a band neck, as you are watching a lot of activity above.

100
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Fun for all ages!

See it if You want to see something beautiful and different. The way they costume to make the animals is amazing! The music is great...A must see!

Don't see it if another show to be careful with small children...don't sit very close up with them, as thy can get a little scared.

91
Stomp
East Village
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Edgy

See it if you like abstract, interacting shows. This cast takes anything imaginable and creates music and life. Very engaging, and cool.

Don't see it if You were looking for a drama, and or don't like loud noises.

85
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You want to know how Peter became Peter Pan...great singing, dancing, staging, effects

Don't see it if you don't want to grow up...

100
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Wicked good!

See it if You like storylines revolving around the Wizard of Oz....The singing was very thrilling and powerful. Great show!

Don't see it if you're not in to good shows!

71
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Just be ready...they really are naked!

See it if you like funny, entertaining shows. I was in the 1st row, and didn't expect a naked kickline above me, but yes..that really happened :-)

Don't see it if you don't like seeing people naked on stage...its weird to some, but part of the show.

100
Blue Man Group
East Village
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Edgy, Hilarious

See it if I have seen this show a number of times and loved it each time! It is so clever, and well done! Great to take out-of towners visiting!

Don't see it if you are not open minding and don't like interactive fun shows.