Susan 6100

Ridgewood | 50-64 | Female
About:  I am a mother of three grown children with a B.A. in Theater. I attend live performances several times per week and am a volunteer at Bethel Woods Center for the arts on the site of Woodstock, as well. In addition I enjoy tennis, outdoor Summer concerts, and am also an accomplished bridge player/... Read more Read less
Reviews (125)
79
Church & State
Midtown W
Absorbing, Resonant, Profound, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if no matter what your party, u will find the result of a politician's change of heart, after a shooting of innocent children, a worthy story

Don't see it if you're narrow minded, & out for typical Broadway fare. If you aren't drawn to any of the political dramas on television, I'd skip this one!

83
Significant Other
Midtown W
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Resonant, Funny

See it if You are looking for laughs in a touching story that explores friendships with respect to life changing decisions that will make you reflect!

Don't see it if You haven't any sensitivity for alternate lifestyles, as well as people facing ever changing friendships while searching for lifelong love.

79
For a previous production
Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Hilarious, Silly

See it if you are a fan of non-stop physical comedy, causing constant laughter from silly antics. You'll leave smiling like most of the pleased crowd.

Don't see it if British humor isn't appealing. While much better than "Noises Off", neither's thought provoking. Looking for resonant? See another show!

69
During previews
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Intelligent, Unfinished

See it if you don't mind leaving the theater still "Waiting for Godot" & if a trip to the theater is a regular past time and not a special event.

Don't see it if you are critical of lots of shows. This one, although timely, could use some work and won't please. If you rarely go, see something popular.

80
The Babylon Line
Upper W Side
Quirky, Entertaining, Funny, Absorbing, Intelligent

See it if You can relate to people who use creative writing as a mirror to their souls, in a well done show about their interactions with each other.

Don't see it if You are looking for a musical and the premise doesn't spark an interest.

88
Not That Jewish
Midtown W
Life story, Relatable, Heartwarming, Humorous, Absorbing

See it if You are or aren't Jewish and think that you will appreciate a passionate, one woman, funny, biographical show with a lot of heart.

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of 1 person shows & think that you won't find one woman's account of her humorous journey through life at all interesting.

83
Funny, Great staging, Quirky, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if You are in the mood for something light & unusual that will make you laugh.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of one person shows and don't think that you'll appreciate silly life songs/stories from a uniquely talented individual.

82
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Resonant, Enjoyable

See it if You liked the movie and enjoy musicals that have a message.

Don't see it if You didn't care for the movie, prefer splashy musicals with elaborate sets/ costumes and are very selective in the shows that you choose

67
Ambitious, Disappointing, Absorbing, Indulgent, Thought-provoking

See it if You like the lead and prefer dramas to musicals.

Don't see it if The subject matter is unappealing and you are looking to leave the theater with a big smile across your face.

78
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Fluffy, Overrated

See it if You like comedies with good casts.

Don't see it if you are more of a musical or intense drama person.

79
Pippin
Midtown W
Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Thrilling

See it if you think that you will enjoy a circus themed musical.

Don't see it if if award winning musicals aren't your thing.

84
Mamma Mia!
Midtown W
Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining, Funny, Absorbing

See it if you love the music of Abba and enjoy stories with heart.

Don't see it if You don't care for pop musicals and are looking for a serious drama

78
Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Raunchy, Quirky

See it if You like country music with a story.

Don't see it if you're too stuffy to appreciate something, with heart, that's playfully raunchy at times.

71
39 Steps
Gramercy
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, Overrated

See it if you are a fan of the classic 1935 film.

Don't see it if you don't think that you will appreciate seeing more than 150 characters in 100 minutes.

75
Entertaining, Funny, Absorbing, Interesting, Great writing

See it if you are a woman and like comedies that you can relate to.

Don't see it if musical theater is your passion and a clever comedy about a feminist's life goals isn't of any real interest to you.

76
It's Only a Play
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Disappointing, Overrated, Fluffy

See it if you like the cast and do not have high expectations.

Don't see it if you are looking for a show with real substance, one that is capable of surviving without the help of well known actors and actresses.

68
Living on Love
Midtown W
Entertaining, Dated, Fluffy, Disappointing, Funny

See it if you like the cast don't have high expectations.

Don't see it if you are looking for something that will stand out as fabulous among others that you've seen.

79
Anything Goes
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Dated, Funny

See it if You like the typical Broadway musical fare.

Don't see it if You are looking for a show that will resonate with you long after the curtain closes.

69
Stomp
East Village
Ambitious, Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated, Quirky

See it if You are compelled to see for yourselfwhat the fuss is all about.

Don't see it if Banging isn't your thing and you are able to see almost anything else.

79
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Hilarious, Goofy

See it if You think that you will enjoy a spoof of the disaster movies of the 70's.

Don't see it if You are looking for a serious show that you will think about afterwards.

89
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You want to laugh seeing talented actors perform difficult scenes with remarkable ease.

Don't see it if Don't see it if you are looking for a serious piece.

85
Memphis
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You can find a revival of it. It's such a good show that you are bound to leave the theater pleased.

Don't see it if You despise Rock n' Roll.

83
For a previous production
Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You are a city kid at heart and are hoping to see a musical with a good story.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals and are looking for a drama that will leave you thinking about it afterwards.

71
Blue Man Group
East Village
Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Quirky, Overrated

See it if You want to be the hip mom or dad because your teenagers will find it very cool.

Don't see it if You like to hear dialog when you go to the theater and be moved by the story line.

83
Paramour
Midtown W
Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing, Fun, Unique

See it if You will appreciate acrobats and talented performers telling a story in addition to the usual circus venue.

Don't see it if You are looking for a show that will leave you thinking about it and pondering questions.

75
Amelie
Midtown W
Cute,, Quirky, Great staging, Watchable, Whimsical

See it if You adore Phillipa Soo, rarely miss a musical, don't need to be thrilled by all of them, and often like one that hasn't had the best reviews

Don't see it if You find fault easily, & will be comparing this to hits you've seen. If this is a rare treat, for a special occasion, see a popular musical.

80
During previews
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Dated, Enjoyable, Fluffy

See it if You adore Kevin Kline &/or Kate Burton & seeing a dated show meticulously revived with laughs throughout, will leave you feeling satisfied.

Don't see it if a Noel Coward revival doesn't interest you nor does seeing Kline/Burton. Set on seeing something thought provoking? This funny show isn't it

80
During previews
Sweat
Midtown W
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Resonant, Timely

See it if You like lengthy dramas with good character development and excessive dialogue that lead up to predictable conclusions that aren't uplifting

Don't see it if if you aren't up for a serious drama with political undertones. This isn't for the theatergoer that wants be entertained and leave smiling!

81
Entertaining, Great staging, Masterful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like Josh Groban and fun musicals with unique sets that aren't typical fare. See his first role on Broadway! You won't be disappointed!

Don't see it if You prefer to listen to dialog without it being 100% song. If there's a show that sparks more interest go the seemingly more reliable route.

80
Entertaining, Funny, Magical, Masterful, Mystical

See it if You think Illusions and magic with a humorous touch are right up your alley, and you don't mind an evening of theater without story lines.

Don't see it if You have come to Broadway for a musical or drama, and need to see a story portrayed in order to to fully enjoy a theatrical experience.

87
A Burial Place
Midtown W
Intelligent, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Great acting

See it if You don't mind seeing small, interesting productions with great acting, and plots that draw you in to them.

Don't see it if You are looking for a bigger scale production with elaborate sets, and don't like small intimate theaters.

90
During previews
In Transit
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great writing, Delightful, Great singing, Must see

See it if You are a NY city dweller or out of towner that will enjoy listening to well written songs, performed to perfection, about everyday life.

Don't see it if someone offers you "Hamilton" tickets that evening, or you're not a fan of the singing style.

84
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Hilarious

See it if You want to laugh all through the show.

Don't see it if You don't find religion something to joke about .

73
Misery
Midtown W
Great acting, Riveting, Absorbing, Overrated, Edgy

See it if you are a fan of the actors and don't think that you have a better option for the time slot.

Don't see it if the somewhat sadistic pleasure of this short play will not surpass that which you would derive from other more typical shows.

86
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great singing, Wonderful, Biographical

See it if you are a Motown fan and interested in the stories behind the music.

Don't see it if you won't appreciate the songs of the era and couldn't care less about the stories behind them.

89
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great staging, Masterful, Must see

See it if You have never seen this classic and want to be assured of a worthwhile trip to the theater.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals in general.

89
If/Then
Midtown W
Absorbing, Clever, Great singing, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You are up for a musical that most people can certainly relate to, one that you 'll surely think about after you leave the theater.

Don't see it if You find switching back and forth in time confusing and prefer typical, simple, musicals without much depth.

89
The Normal Heart
Midtown W
Absorbing, Intense, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in serious plays that are genuine and meaningful.

Don't see it if you are interested in something light, amusing, or fluffy.

76
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Epic, Masterful

See it if you are familiar with Wolf Hall from television and desire to see the saga live.

Don't see it if you like shows that take place in modern day and aren't up for both parts.

71
Clever, Absorbing, Enchanting, Overrated, Intelligent

See it if you always liked Peter Pan.

Don't see it if You didn't like Peter Pan growing up and aren't interested in a musical about the inspiration for it.

86
Honeymoon in Vegas
Midtown W
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Hilarious, Romantic

See it if you are willing to give a fun show a chance.

Don't see it if you want something more than just a cute show .

85
For a previous production
Rock of Ages
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Romantic

See it if you are up for a rockin' good time.

Don't see it if you don't care for rock and roll or if you are looking for something thought provoking.

59
Hughie
Midtown W
Disappointing, Ambitious, Indulgent, Dated, Overrated

See it if Someone gives you the tickets.

Don't see it if You have already seen everything else on your list and spending a cozy night at home seems to be a better choice.

70
The Woodsman
Midtown W
Masterful, Overrated, Edgy, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if You are a Wizard of Oz fan.

Don't see it if You like to see productions with speaking parts that leave you wanting more.

60
The Visit
Midtown W
Ambitious, Indulgent, Disappointing, Edgy, Insipid

See it if There isn't a better choice.

Don't see it if There is another option that you are considering.

81
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Hilarious, Romantic

See it if You can find it anywhere for a fun couple of hours.

Don't see it if You aren't looking for a silly diversion.

72
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if You need a good laugh.

Don't see it if You don't think that the mafia is a worthy source of laughter

72
Entertaining, Funny, Edgy, Not for everyone, Cute

See it if You are looking for an amusing evening filled with song, and the fact that the actors are all in the buff won't upset anyone in your party.

Don't see it if Nudity offends you and you are looking for something with substance.

80
During previews
Entertaining, Unique, Hilarious, Fast-paced, Crudely sophisticated

See it if Two talented comedians doing a creative, sometimes crude show, causing belly laughs, is just what you need to leave the theater smiling.

Don't see it if You are easily offended by off beat humor and looking for typical Broadway fare.

88
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Clever, Original, Must see

See it if you don't mind laughing at life, and are looking for a unique theatrical experience that you will make you smile when you recall it

Don't see it if you are looking for puppetry for children.