Sharon NYNY

New York City | 25-34 | Female
About:  Lifetime avid theater geek and musical lover who grew up listening to the classics but who also fell in love with modern musicals. NYC born and raised. There is no where else I would rather be! ... Read more Read less
Reviews (49)
77
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if You want a feel good story full of comic relief, liberal jokes, excellent comedic timing and a fun but not memorable score.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with lesbianism, are very conservative, or do not like modern musicals.

79
During previews
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Hilarious

See it if You want to laugh. Lots of 1 liners, 90s references, jokes about New Jersey. Light, entertaining, fun.

Don't see it if You want to be blown away by a great Broadway score.

90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if You love Harry Potter, you love the 90's and lots of 90's references, you want a good laugh.

Don't see it if only take kids to weekend matinee performances. the other shows are more inappropriate and less family friendly.

72
Delightful, Disappointing

See it if You like the music of Carole King. You like jukebox musicals.

Don't see it if you like large company numbers and clever choreography. The first act drags and the groups that do her songs are very cliche.

85
Great staging, Delightful, Entertaining, Clever, Great singing

See it if You like musicals with a Caribbean/African jazz flair. Cleverly staged, fun, family friendly. Great singing performances.

Don't see it if You have a hard time with theater in the round. You are not in the mood to go to the beach (seriously, the stage is a beach).

50
Paramour
Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing, Indulgent, Great staging

See it if you like cirque. Has a great acts including trampoline and arial.

Don't see it if you want a well developed plot and memorable score.

50
War Paint
Midtown W
Disappointing, Overrated, Great singing

See it if you want the opportunity to see Patti. you don't care if the show drags or the songs are not well-written.

Don't see it if you dont want to be bored. you want a memorable score. Patti and Christine were great, but the material was not.

82
Funny, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you want a fun musical with an original score.

Don't see it if you want a family friendly show... has bad language and suicide attempts.

94
Bandstand
Midtown W
Entertaining, Clever, Great singing, Masterful, Relevant

See it if you want to see am amazing, thoughtful, emotional, original, unpredictable musical that deals with post WWII vets. Great score!

Don't see it if you do not want to see a show that addresses veterans issues and PTSD. you do not like shows where the cast plays instruments.

75
Bright Star
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if you like banjo/bluegrass music. amazing performances by the leads. entertaining.

Don't see it if story was predictable. too many songs sounded the same and not particularly memorable.

80
Great writing, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if you want a well done musical. great original songs and writing.

Don't see it if original cast must have been amazing, but I saw a relief cast and lots of understudies - not that great

50
Cliched, Delightful, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you love classical dance and an old-time feel. The dancing was great but the ballet in the show was too long and the vocals were not great.

Don't see it if you want a Muscial with complex characters, a well-developed plot, and appropriate pacing.

86
Matilda
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting, Great staging

See it if You loved the book and/or movie. You want a family friendly musical with a good message. you want a catchy and entertaining score.

Don't see it if you want something serious

93
Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You love the musical. You want to see an extremely well done revival. You love Danny Burstein.

Don't see it if You hated the original. You do not like shows with a Jewish theme.

92
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if you want a refreshing take on a Broadway classic with great performances. a wonderful revival.

Don't see it if you do not like older Broadway

89
Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you are a fan of the show, love classic musicals or want to introduce yourself to a great classic. Wonderful revival. Great show.

Don't see it if You can't get Yul Brynner out of your head as the only option for the King.

87
Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if You want a well acted,emotional show that immerses you in the world of an autistic child. Excellent staging and lighting.

Don't see it if you cant handle strobe lights

67
Entertaining, Quirky, Fluffy

See it if you are looking for an entertaining, over-the-top, fluorescent, family friendly show with a positive message.

Don't see it if you want a show with a consistent sound. first act is disjointed. show jumps around a lot.

70
Ambitious, Entertaining, Overrated

See it if You want classic Andrew Lloyd Webber. It is good, but not great. Plot drags a little. Music gets repetitive and a little to operatic.

Don't see it if You have seen Sunset Boulevard - they sounds the same.

75
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Disappointing, Entertaining, Overrated

See it if you are interested in a more historical version than the movie. score was underwhelming.

Don't see it if you expect it to live up to the movie... no rasputin, no bartok, puka.

90
Clever, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if you are in the mood for a family friendly musical starring kids who play their own instruments and that has plenty of rock music.

Don't see it if you do not like rock music.

92
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if You want to be entertained by a show that has both drama and humor.

Don't see it if You plan on bringing young children. It addresses topics of abuse, pregnancy, cheating, etc.

94
Entertaining, Edgy, Funny, Great writing, Raunchy

See it if You love some dirty humor and lots of broadway references. So Funny!

Don't see it if You are not in the mood to laugh or you do not like racial or religious comedy.

88
Ambitious, Entertaining, Exquisite

See it if You love puppets and costumes and Disney!

Don't see it if You are not a Disney fan

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Great staging, Must see, Riveting, Intense

See it if You love Broadway and want to see an amazing, original, creative show with amazing performances. Truly exceptional. Lives up to the hype.

Don't see it if You have a hard time hearing (lyrics are very fast) or don't like rap at all... actually, you should see if even then.

75
Enchanting, Delightful, Funny, Refreshing

See it if a modern musical take on the show set in New Orleans. Has great music and incorporates the original words and modernized dialogue/lyrics.

Don't see it if you want an authentic unchanged Shakespeare play - this is a modern and adapted take - or if you do not like sitting outside.

83
Enchanting, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you love the score/music. It has a classic Broadway feel without feeling too dated.

Don't see it if you do not like classic Broadway or can not accept any Eliza who is not Julie Andrews.

77
During previews
Great singing, Great dancing, Dated, Entertaining

See it if You love classic musicals, great classic Broadway/ballet dancing, excellent singing/performances. Mueller, Flemming and Henry are great!

Don't see it if You are bothered by domestic violence (its the main theme). Story is dated and a bit disturbing when viewed with today's eyes.

70
Disappointing, Clever, Slow

See it if you like klezmer, israeli or middle eastern music. some clever jokes with physical comedy. Great live music with actors as musicians.

Don't see it if you want a story with a plot. slow. has no plot and does not delve deep enough into the characters to make them interesting and engaging.

80
Spamilton
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if you loved Hamilton or any of the Forbidden Broadway shows. It is a hilarious satire chock full of Broadway references.

Don't see it if You like grand theaters - its a little dingy. You must buy at least one drink.

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

See it if You love Christian Boryle. You want a family friendly musical with a good score and clever staging. Fun.

Don't see it if You want to be blows away.

70
In Transit
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Clever

See it if you want to see some amazing vocal percussion or your are curious about a capella.

Don't see it if you were in a college a capella group... arrangements could have been better.

92
Sylvia
Midtown W
Funny, Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting

See it if you love pets. great acting. portrayal of the dog was excellent.

Don't see it if you don't want to laugh or hate animals.

45
Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if you want to watch paint dry.

Don't see it if you want to be entertained - it drags, plot is slow, tap numbers are repetitive and long.

55
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Dated, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if you like operatic musicals with drama. The acting performance was great (not the singing)

Don't see it if you want the musical performance to live up to the acting.

92
Falsettos
Midtown W
Entertaining, Masterful, Must see, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you want to see an amazing cast and some killer performances. full of emotion. the first act dragged a bit but the second was perfect.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a musical about AIDS, and homosexuality. you don't like musicals that tear at your heartstrings

65
Entertaining, Overrated, Ambitious

See it if you like upbeat musicals with fun numbers and dance breaks. you like perogies.

Don't see it if you want a well developed plot and story that moves. has a few good songs but plot drags. ending was confusing and anti-climactic.

94
Indecent
Midtown W
Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Intense, Riveting

See it if You want to see an amazingly well-acted, emotional play based on a true story. Has Jewish themes. One of the best plays I have seen.

Don't see it if you are looking for an upper.

92
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You like funny musicals. Has a great score, amazing comic relief. Very engaging. Lots of fun.

Don't see it if You do not like British humor or sight gags

81
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Overrated

See it if you want to see a well done and thought provoking musical drama.

Don't see it if you do not want to see a show that deals with tough issues (suicide, homosexuality etc)

69
Confusing, Ambitious, Disappointing, Thought-provoking

See it if you like the score or like edgy musicals

Don't see it if you saw the original (the original was much better). Staging of this production was confusing with multiple people playing one character.

97
Great singing, Intense, Masterful, Must see, Riveting

See it if you love amazing acting and singing performances, a great score, and a musical full of drama

Don't see it if you do not like musicals about serious topics

58
Cliched, Disappointing

See it if You are a senior citizen who grew up in the Bronx and want to identify with your past.

Don't see it if You have better options for broadway shows.

90
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if You like clever, somewhat inappropriate, somewhat dirty humor set to song. It is so fun!

Don't see it if You do not want to see a show that mentions porn, racism or homosexuality. Not for kids (despite the puppets).

82
For a previous production
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious

See it if you like slapstick/physical comedy... this is full of it.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of slapstick/physical comedy

87
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Funny, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if you want a feel good family musical with a first act number that will bring the house down.

Don't see it if you do not like disney

92
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You want a feel good musical with a positive message and an entertaining score.

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

80
Cliched, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You love classic Broadway and Bernadette. Has lots of visual comedy and an older feel.

Don't see it if You are looking to be over the top wowed.

96
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Epic, Exquisite, Masterful, Must see, Riveting

See it if You love modern musicals with powerful female leads. This one has it all.

Don't see it if You prefer the classic musical sound.