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Philadelphia | 25-34 | Female
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Reviews (44)
61
Classic, Shakespearean, Funny, Indulgent, Quirky

See it if you love everything Shakespearean and couldn't near to miss one of his shows.

Don't see it if you find some of Shakespearean literature to be over the top. Also, don't see if you don't enjoy slapstick humor.

76
For a previous production
Ambitious, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Cliched

See it if you enjoy history and lives of saints.

Don't see it if you expect the most accurate retelling of Saint Joan's life.

88
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy Gabriel García Márquez and the intensity of his storytelling.

Don't see it if you are not into thought provoking plots and just want a "feel good"production.

84
Delightful, Enchanting, Resonant, Relevant, Refreshing

See it if you have kids who need to be introduced to great theater. Also, see it if you loved Eric Carl's books as a child.

Don't see it if you can't stand kids shows.

41
During previews
Slow, Excruciating, Insipid, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare remakes.

Don't see it if you are tired of seeing yet another remake of Shakespeare's works. It's edgy to be sure, but do we really need another remake?

78
For a previous production
Fluffy, Romantic, Great staging, Funny, Classic

See it if you enjoy classic Broadway.

Don't see it if you don't like fluff or somewhat cheesy plots. It's more of a feel-good plot than a profound show.

84
La Gringa
Gramercy
Funny, Hilarious, Masterful, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you are bilingual or just enjoy crossing cultures in theatre.

Don't see it if you do not have a taste for Puerto Rican humour or strong female leads.

57
During previews
Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Clever, Edgy, Overrated, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if you like modern adaptations of old shows.

Don't see it if you find the inevitable cultural clash of eras between old and new Broadway to be a bore or annoying.

74
For a previous production
¡Figaro! (90210)
Midtown W
Quirky, Relevant, Interesting, Modern opera, Classic twist

See it if you enjoy modern opera spinoffs.

Don't see it if you prefer traditional opera

78
Absorbing, Clever, Fluffy, Hilarious, For kids

See it if you enjoy puppets and fairy tales. Also, see it if you have young children.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of kids' shows and if you don't have a good sense of imagination.

57
During previews
Ambitious, Disappointing, Great staging, Cliched, Rock

See it if you enjoy a bit of history and rock combined.

Don't see it if you expect a 100% accurate tale or an epic show.

100
Candide
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you love opera. This one is a CLASSIC.

Don't see it if you don't like modern opera adaptations ,and are stuck in the 17th century.

92
During previews
The Liar
East Village
Clever, Absorbing, Funny, Great acting

See it if you enjoy a humorous, yet old-fashioned show. It's fantastic.

Don't see it if you are more serious in your taste.

67
For a previous production
Cliched, Dated, Disappointing, Excruciating, Intense

See it if you are a diehard fan of tragedy and don't mind a sappy plot.

Don't see it if you prefer more lighthearted works.

Also Music and staging are great.... but... the show is not stellar.

77
For a previous production
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Clever, Great writing, Great staging, Indulgent, Resonant

See it if you are enthralled with classic Broadway.

Don't see it if you don't do a bit of research on the plot.

75
Cats
Midtown W
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Fluffy, Gaudy

See it if you are a fan of glitz and glamour on Broadway, or if you are someone who loves cats.

Don't see it if you prefer more thought provoking shows.

Also It's a gaudy show. With that in mind, it's great as far as dancing, si... Read more Read less

100
Clever, Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you want to see an exquisite show.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy the Bard's plays.

47
Aladdin (Broadway)
Midtown W
Cliched, Great staging, Overrated, Annoying, Plot is lacking

See it if you have kids who need to see something with a lot of action.

Don't see it if you find the original plot lackluster.

86
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Kids, Classic

See it if you have kids or are an adult who enjoys fantasy with a profound message.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy fantasy or deep plots.

100
For a previous production
Thought-provoking, Riveting, Masterful, Intelligent, Hilarious

See it if you want to experience a wickedly good tale that has thought provoking ramifications. It is funny and worthwhile.

Don't see it if you don't want to think about deep things and laugh at the same time.

78
Coriolanus
West Village
Dated, Slow, Thought-provoking, Tragic, Classic

See it if you enjoy political intrigue and tragedy and can handle Shakespearean language.

Don't see it if you do not have a taste for Shakespeare.

100
Enchanting, Masterful, Must see, Romantic, Delightful

See it if If you want to see a great classic of musical theatre with traditional staging, It is well worth every penny.

Don't see it if If you are expecting a lot of the typical Broadway frills of modern staging and theatre, don't bother going.

73
A Kind Shot
Midtown W
Soorty, Firey, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if you enjoy autobiographical works and basketball.

Don't see it if basses ballers aren't your cup of tea.

90
La Fiaca
Gramercy
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Intense

See it if you speak Spanish and enjoy Argentine humour.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of international shows. There are a lot of cultural references that are only funny if you know the culture.

84
Entertaining, Must see, Refreshing, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you've never seen this delightful theatre classic for kids. It really does have a lot of messages that are relevant for today's society.

Don't see it if you can't stand musical theatre or shows that star kids.

78
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare and want an authentic , yet paired down experience. This show is one that gets the job done.

Don't see it if you can't stand Shakespeare.

70
For a previous production
Great acting, Resonant, Ambitious, Remake, Adaptable

See it if you like remakes of Jane Austen, and would like to see a staged version of her work that is more modern.

Don't see it if you are one of those die hard Jane Austen fans who can't stand to see anything that is non-canon.

96
El Quijote
Gramercy
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Must see

See it if you are a fan of the world of 'el Quixote' and enjoy adaptations of classic novels.

Don't see it if you can't understand Spanish and hate subtitles or if you just don't enjoy quirky lead characters.

64
Pool Play 2.0
Gramercy
Great writing, Cliched, Thoughtful, Innovative, Modern

See it if you enjoy creative, out of the box, and quirky theatre that delves into some deep themes.

Don't see it if you want to be able to hear the actors clearly. Also, building a modern show around a pool is no easy task...

100
During previews
Delightful, Great acting, Great staging, Great singing, Great writing

See it if you want to enjoy Broadway at its finest and a classic story.

Don't see it if you prefer more 'progressive' works.

91
Delightful, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if you enjoy an exceptional musical with a poignant storyline.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy musicals by Lin- Manuel Miranda.

70
Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Overrated, Cliched

See it if you have kids who need a remix on Alice& Wonderland to learn about this classic work.

Don't see it if you are not into Lewis Carroll's bizarre world.

75
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious

See it if you enjoy plays within plays. It's hillarious.

Don't see it if comedys aren't your thing.

35
For a previous production
Disappointing, Great staging, Overrated, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy unconventional Shakespeare and explorations of gender roles.

Don't see it if you are looking for a more conventional take on Shakespeare. Also, I don't recommend it for serious connoisseurs of theatre.

Also While the show really wrestles with the modern questions of identity t... Read more Read less

81
For a previous production
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Intense

See it if you want to dig deep into C.S. Lewis' interesting life journey.

Don't see it if you are not interested in anything related to religion or spirituality.

100
Delightful, Great acting, Enchanting, Refreshing, Must see

See it if you grew up loving the wonderful world of Madeline, or have young children.

Don't see it if you are not a big fan of children's theatre or do not have a sense of imagination.

51
For a previous production
Great staging, Excruciating, Edgy, Intense, Overrated

See it if you are a fan of intense theatre that is dark.

Don't see it if you have strong opinions about morality. Not for kids.

68
Great staging, Intelligent, Ambitious, Script is lacking, Overrated

See it if you want to see a classic play on stage. The staging is great.

Don't see it if you expect a flawless script or a lot of depth.

67
During previews
Cliched, Poor use of space and staging, Slapstick humour, Fluffy, Ambitious

See it if you are a fan of low brow humour and Shakespeare meeting popular culture, or if you are a fan of supporting small community theatres.

Don't see it if you want to see a Shakespeare show where all original dialogues is maintained, and extra fluff is not added.

Also The space could have been used a lot better, even without adding crew ... Read more Read less

50
Drunk Shakespeare
Midtown W
Ambitious, Plot is lacking, Cliched, Great staging, Overrated

See it if you have kids who need a distraction.

Don't see it if you find Disney to be rather cliché and gauche.

79
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Romantic, Intense

See it if you are interested in a hopeful and timeless story that brings to light the power of redemption and kindness.

Don't see it if you want to see the original version of Les Miserables. Go to London for that one.

80
Hansel & Gretel
Brooklyn
Delightful, Enchanting, Childen, Whimsical, Fairytale

See it if you enjoy fairy tales or have young children.

Don't see it if you expect a profound plot.

100
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Refreshing, Must see, Family friendly

See it if you are interested in a tale of true love juxtaposed with a riveting and thoughtful plot.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy traditional music or working through cultural issues that are presented by the musical. It's not a comedy.

100
Sense & Sensibility
West Village
Absorbing, Clever, Thought-provoking, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if You should totally see this show if you are someone who enjoys a good period piece that is also well staged. It is thoughtful and poignant.

Don't see it if Don't see this show if you are not into Jane Austen, history or simply have no taste for period literature.