SkyJ

New York City | 25-34 | Male

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Reviews (24)
65
Great staging, Great singing, Cliched

See it if you are a fan of Tina Turner, want to see Adrienne Warren absolutely kill it.

Don't see it if you want something unique or new.

Also The staging, costume and sets are beautiful -- the production values a... Read more Read less

55
Banal, Funny, Quirky, Great singing

See it if You want to watch the talented cast embarrassingly perform this all-over-the-place show. Lesli M is a highlight.

Don't see it if The word 'emoji' already makes you cringe. If you take yourself too seriously. This is exactly what you think it'll be.

Also Also It's fine if you go into it knowing that it's 70% cringe, 15% bor... Read more Read less

17
Slow, Disappointing, Confusing, Funny, Banal

See it if you want to see Nathan Lane on a Broadway Stage

Don't see it if skip it. it's just fart jokes and dick jokes and absurdist ramblings. there is little to takeaway here.

88
Great writing, Enchanting, Confusing, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you love either of the actors, you like experimental theater of poetry

Don't see it if you want a linear plot or story. there is no story here really, it's just a poem adapted to the stage

Also Ben Whishaw and Renee Fleming do an incredible job with what they are ... Read more Read less

83
During previews
Tootsie (NYC)
Midtown W
Hilarious, Delightful

See it if you like musical comedies, you love the movie

Don't see it if you cannot suspend belief -- this story is not at all plausible, but just have fun

Also tbh this show is pretty problematic. it did put a lot of time into the... Read more Read less

97
Refreshing, Masterful, Exquisite, Enchanting, Clever

See it if you like musicals, greek mythology, new takes on old stories

Don't see it if no reason not to see this.

54
King Kong (NYC)
Midtown W
Ambitious, Great staging, Entertaining, Epic

See it if you want to see the big puppet, that's really all there is here. it really is amazing

Don't see it if there are other shows you'd rather see.... The songs are not memorable, the cast is fine.

Also Why was this made? Answer: the puppet.

72
Cliched, Dated, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you like the actors, you are a fan of the movie,

Don't see it if you are sick of movie adaptation musicals, you are seeking memorable songs

Also it is certainly fine but i don't see why it needs to exist

80
For a previous production
The Jungle
Brooklyn
Absorbing, Confusing, Great staging, Intense, Intelligent

See it if you want to expand your world view, you want to see something actually interesting and new

Don't see it if you prefer happy stories, musicals, spectacles, traditionally staged theater, you are hard of hearing

Also i had a really hard time hearing the actors due to the staging (actors... Read more Read less

77
Funny, Great writing, Resonant

See it if you like Icona Pop, cupcakke or azealia banks, domestic comedies, sitcom-style humor, quick-paced dialog

Don't see it if you would scoff at the term 'non-binary'

Also There is something interesting about the first Broadway play written b... Read more Read less

76
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Simple, Touristy

See it if you are a tourist with kids or you REALLY like Aladdin

Don't see it if you want something deeper or more meaningful

Also It is fine and enjoyable, but nothing particularly special is going on... Read more Read less

55
Afterglow
Midtown W
Relevant, Raunchy, Entertaining, Queer

See it if you are gay and want to see some dudes naked, you want to see a gay romance

Don't see it if you are homophobic, a prude, squeamish of naked bodies, or judgemental of open relationships

Also i think the only thing keeping this show running is the nudity. The st... Read more Read less

78
During previews
Dracula (CSC)
East Village
Riveting, Great acting, Clever, Enchanting

See it if you''d like to see the Dracula story put through a feminist lens. You like well-staged and well-produced theater and action/horror stories.

Don't see it if you'd dislike a gender-swapped story, or modern-minded adaptations of classic tales.

Also for the most part it is well acted - Mina & Dracula being standouts to... Read more Read less

46
During previews
Great acting, Unfocused, Slow

See it if you want to see Laura Linney in one-woman show

Don't see it if you like any amount of action, plot, or well-crafted storytelling. this script is incredibly unfocused

Also this was a very very long 90 minutes! The "plot" ... halfway through I... Read more Read less

82
During previews
All My Sons
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you are a fan of Arthur Miller, you want to see a well-acted, well-produced drama

Don't see it if you're looking for something new

78
During previews
Funny, Raunchy, Quirky, Great staging, Edgy

See it if you like the source material, love huge sets and production numbers, there to have fun

Don't see it if you're easily offended, want something more serious or inspiring

Also this was shockingly funny, there are lots of very adult jokes that gen... Read more Read less

88
Funny, Great writing, Masterful, Resonant

See it if you like memoirs, great storytelling and enjoy thinking critically

Don't see it if you want fiction or spectacle, hate politics

71
Confusing, Great acting, Great writing, Indulgent

See it if you like theatre with a capital T, you like stories based on true events

Don't see it if you get bored easily, if you easily eyeroll when people act intelligent

Also This show was pretty cringe and the writing was smart but ultimately c... Read more Read less

94
Funny, Great acting, Hilarious, Great writing, Quirky

See it if you like to laugh, you like dark/gallows humor, you're a fan of Vonnegut, you want to see amazing performances by the actors

Don't see it if you are offended easily, if jokes about death and killing aren't your thing

Also i was FLOORED by how funny and great this was. have been a big fan of ... Read more Read less

90
Enchanting, Funny, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if you like fun shows, big dance numbers, hilarious banter, positive messages, broadway inside jokes

Don't see it if you don't like LGBTQ stories, you prefer more serious or gripping subjects

Also this is the first show in a while (since Book of Mormon) that kept me ... Read more Read less

68
Cliched, Slow, Boring

See it if you like these actors, a (small) all-white cast doesn't bother you

Don't see it if you are looking for a spectacle or a story that is believable or has a lot of action

Also Paul Dano was .... bad?

93
Clever, Funny, Epic, Great staging, Must see

See it if you like high school comedies, catchy songs with clever staging

Don't see it if you are looking for something serious. this show is fun, silly, and irrelevant

Also This really lived up to the hype for me. It feels very 'off-broadway' ... Read more Read less

83
Skintight
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if you like smart adult family dramas (think Jonathan Franzen moreso than Arrested Development)

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with homosexuality

1
Cyprus Avenue
East Village
Cliched, Disappointing, Ambitious, Edgy, Excruciating

See it if you are white, older, enjoy laughing at an unhinged madman spout derogatory remarks to no purpose

Don't see it if you have a hard time understanding accents, you don't like hearing gunshots, you don't like seeing a perfectly white carpet get stained

Also This was viscerally bad. The writing is offensive for the pure purpose... Read more Read less