The Josh

Boston | 18-24 | Male
About:  I am a nice boy
Reviews (45)
92
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Great writing, Great singing, Epic, Riveting, Great staging

See it if You want to see a new, exciting form of musical. It meets the hype!

Don't see it if You only like traditional musicals

90
During previews
Delightful, Clever, Hilarious, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like new takes on classic musicals

Don't see it if You like your musicals with more of a pop/rock sound

79
During previews
Slow, Resonant, Epic, Ambitious

See it if You love Shakespeare or Glenda Jackson

Don't see it if You don’t like long shows, it runs over 3:30

99
Great acting, Great singing, Great writing, Must see, Refreshing

See it if You want to finally see something NEW and FRESH!!!!

Don't see it if You don't like shows about high school

89
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Epic, Masterful

See it if You want to see one of the world's greatest living actors in his prime; you love O'Neill or other American classics

Don't see it if you don't like long plays- it's nearly 4 hours long, with 2 intermissions!

90
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing

See it if you like Mark Rylance or opera

Don't see it if you don't like the sound of a countertenor

92
During previews
Great acting, Funny, Intelligent, Riveting

See it if you want to see some of the best women performing today

Don't see it if you don't like abstract ideas

89
During previews
Enchanting, Romantic, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You love classic musicals, great actors, and ESPECIALLY great dancing!!!

Don't see it if You don't like Rodgers and Hammerstein

85
During previews
Great singing, Great writing, Hilarious, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you like the movie, or past shows directed by Casey Nicholaw

Don't see it if you want something more grounded

Also It's in great shape, but still needs a little work. Maybe wait until a... Read more Read less

99
Enchanting, Great acting, Funny, Romantic, Riveting

See it if You like a healthy balance of great jokes and heartbreaking drama

Don't see it if You don’t like gay people

88
During previews
Meteor Shower
Midtown W
Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if You want to see some of today’s funniest performers in top form, with a script by a true modern absurdist

Don't see it if You don’t like raunch or non-linear structure

93
During previews
Great staging, Great singing, Riveting, Intelligent, Ambitious

See it if You want to see a great piece of theatre history masterfully reinvented

Don't see it if You don’t like theatre in the round

91
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Must see, Hilarious

See it if You like classic musical theatre and feeling joy

Don't see it if You’re looking for a realist drama

Also I saw Donna Murphy in the title role and thought she was magnificent!!... Read more Read less

20
Disappointing, Overrated, Indulgent, Insensitive, Excruciating

See it if You like catchy, if forgettable, pop tunes

Don't see it if You or someone you love lives with anxiety, depression, autism, or any other neurodivergency

Also This show poses neurodivergent people as a menace to society. Reminded... Read more Read less

98
Refreshing, Funny, Exquisite, Ambitious, Must see

See it if you want a joyful, cathartic experience

Don't see it if you don't like Canadians

82
Oslo (Broadway)
Upper W Side
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Riveting, Thought-provoking

See it if you like political theatre, want to see a modern take on the classic history play

Don't see it if you don't like long plays (it's nearly 3 hours), don't like politics

90
Great writing, Great staging, Hilarious, Clever, Delightful

See it if you're a fan of the movie, if you like joyful musicals, if you like great inventive staging

Don't see it if you're bringing kids under 12

84
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Dated, Slow, Funny, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You like Noel Coward, or other plays of the 40s.

Don't see it if You're expecting a laugh-a-minute comedy, or you don't like shows with lots of exposition (the first act is entirely exposition)

Also The first act is very slow and is 100% exposition. Kevin Kline seems a... Read more Read less

90
For a previous production
Hilarious, Great writing, Great staging, Masterful, Exquisite

See it if You like comedy, high and low-brow alike. This show is all about constant laughs.

Don't see it if You don't like to laugh

100
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging, Must see

See it if You like new and inventive musicals, brilliant design, and creative music sung by incredible singers.

Don't see it if You don't like to be too close to the action- this show uses the entire theatre

90
Matilda
Midtown W
Delightful, Hilarious, Entertaining, Masterful, Original

See it if you like innovative theatre

Don't see it if you don't like kids

92
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Quirky, Profound, Great singing, Funny

See it if you're a fan of Sara Bareilles, or you like feminist theatre

Don't see it if you're looking for a traditional musical theatre experience

91
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Great writing

See it if You want to see some thoughtful, engaging, and riveting female-made theatre

Don't see it if You hate gay people

94
Great staging, Exquisite, Enchanting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You like imaginative and boundary-pushing story-telling

Don't see it if You prefer traditional flashy musical theatre

90
Network (NYC)
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Must see, Masterful, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You want to see bitingly relevant satire, ingenious staging (including live camerawork), and one of the world’s best actors in his prime

Don't see it if You’re prone to sensory overload

95
Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if You love the classics, and want to see new interpretations of old favorites

Don't see it if You only want to see the classics done the same way

82
During previews
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Slow

See it if You like great performances (Corey Stoll is a brilliant Iago) and fresh-feeling Shakespeare

Don't see it if You don't like long plays (it's nearly 3 hours with 1 intermission) or classics

76
Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You like the movie, or Disney products in general; great special effects too!

Don't see it if You don't like the movie, or want something more challenging

86
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Funny, Resonant

See it if you like great acting and writing, and want to see movie stars at their best

Don't see it if you don't like Kenneth Lonergan's talky style

92
During previews
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great staging, Great acting, Masterful

See it if You like classic musicals or previous productions by Bart Sher, big, beautiful sets, lavish costumes, and dedicated performances

Don't see it if you want something more modern or fast-paced

94
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Epic, Must see

See it if you love great actors doing some of the greatest drama ever written.

Don't see it if you don't like long plays- part one is approx 3:30, part two is approx 3:45

Also See both parts back to back if you can! I did a two-show day and would... Read more Read less

86
Great singing, Indulgent, Entertaining, Absorbing, Riveting

See it if You like the classic 80s big-budget mega-musical. The “indulgent” tag isn’t a bad thing; this show is huge.

Don't see it if You want something more down-to-earth

98
During previews
The Wolves
Upper W Side
Refreshing, Profound, Must see, Absorbing, Masterful

See it if You want to see a truly fresh new American play by a young female playwrighr

Don't see it if ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

99
During previews
Great staging, Quirky, Masterful, Hilarious, Clever

See it if You want to feel the joy and wonder of childhood again, you like inventive theatre and creative design

Don't see it if You want something tame

97
Enchanting, Great writing, Great staging, Refreshing, Slow

See it if You like thoughtful theatre with lots of heart. The “slow” tag is by no means a bad thing!!!

Don't see it if You’re looking for something more upbeat, or old-fashioned

82
War Paint
Midtown W
Great acting, Great singing, Intelligent, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if You like history, especially mostly obscure feminist history, or want to see two theatre legends at the top of their game

Don't see it if You want a hummable score, don't like history plays

99
Clever, Ambitious, Hilarious, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you like ambitious, thought-provoking new plays or new takes on classics, you want so see great performances

Don't see it if you're expecting A Doll's House Part 1

90
Anastasia (NYC)
Midtown W
Enchanting, Romantic, Epic, Exquisite, Lavish

See it if you love the movie, you love classic lavish Broadway musicals

Don't see it if you don't like the movie, you don't like romantic musicals

98
Indecent
Midtown W
Exquisite, Great acting, Great writing, Profound, Riveting

See it if you're a fan of Paula Vogel, you like historical stories, you like emotional, cathartic theatre

Don't see it if you don't like Jews or gay people

80
During previews
Great acting, Relevant, Edgy, Intense, Ambitious

See it if you like political theatre and/or hate Donald Trump

Don't see it if you don't like big Capital C Concepts

100
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great acting, Great singing, Profound

See it if You have ears and a heart

Don't see it if You hate Sondheim

81
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Riveting, Absorbing, Dated, Great acting

See it if You want to see one of the great stage performers of our time recreate one of her iconic roles. She makes an otherwise dry production great

Don't see it if You don't like Glenn Close

92
King Charles III
Midtown W
Ambitious, Epic, Great acting, Great writing, Original

See it if you're fascinated by the royal family

Don't see it if you don't like elevated language

62
Slow, Indulgent, Fluffy, Disappointing, Banal

See it if you like drag queens

Don't see it if you want to be challenged

74
Clever, Fluffy, Quirky, Indulgent, Funny

See it if you've seen and enjoyed other productions by Casey Nicholaw

Don't see it if you're not a fan of "look how clever I am"-style humor