Theatah Barra

New York City

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Reviews (9)
92
Great acting, Refreshing, Relevant, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if the exploration of family dynamics and secrets, offered with humor and some challenging revelations, appeals to and resonates with you.

Don't see it if a very well-executed, intimate exploration of family dynamics and histories—offered with a mix of humor and drama—is not your thing.

92
Exquisite, Refreshing, Resonant, Delightful, Romantic

See it if you are moved by an organic story of humble human interactions with songs and music intertwined throughout

Don't see it if you prefer something splashy

93
Funny, Edgy, Hilarious, Intelligent, Profound

See it if you are philosophically open minded, have a sense of humor and appreciate the emotional power of musicals

Don't see it if you feel that satirization of religion is offensive and blasphemous

88
Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting, Cliched, Romantic

See it if you are a longtime fan of this piece of musical theater, or if you want to be introduced to a classic

Don't see it if you can’t transcend the corniness even when there is tremendous heart and craft involved

95
Ambitious, Delightful, Great singing, Relevant, Refreshing

See it if You value innovative musical/choral composition and top-notch performances of same.

Don't see it if Profanity and raunch offend you.

94
Delightful, Dizzying, Great staging, Relevant, Great singing

See it if even if you don’t care about the cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants, though basic awareness ay add to the fun. Story stands on its own, though.

Don't see it if a pop score/sensibility does not appeal to you.

79
Ambitious, Enchanting, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you value a story addressing depression/mental illness and the healing and transcendental power of music

Don't see it if you prefer broad comedies and pop/jukebox musicals

95
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Great writing, Dizzying, Resonant

See it if you appreciate innovation and musicality in all forms

Don't see it if Dense lyrics are too difficult to absorb

77
The Children
Midtown W
Resonant, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if the intersection of the personal and the political resonate with you

Don't see it if you prefer a fast pace and bells and whistles in your theater-going experience