Tom F 6126

Ridgewood | 65+ | Male
About:  Saw My Fair Lady in the late fifties -my premier show. Enjoying Broadway ever since.
Reviews (101)
Preview tcs2
79
Authentic costumes, Informative, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You are at the age when you want to turn back the hands of time or love Cher & her music. U enjoy girl taking on male dominated business.

Don't see it if Have no interest in Cher’s bio or if loud music, bright lights disturb you. GreatCostumes recall shock value of Cher at her time in history

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97
Riveting, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to attend the finest drama of the season. Tests family, political and religious beliefs. Superb acting,staging &writing. Must-see

Don't see it if You can’t sit through a 3 act, 3+ hour presentation with strong Irish accents.

Preview kong
79
One of a kind!, Must see, Amazing, Great staging, tech & puppetry, Riveting

See it if Fantastic puppetry, Kong’s display of emotion & human qualities will warm your heart. Kudos to the technology behind KK & to his handlers

Don't see it if You are expecting a strong story with powerful stars. Loud roars may set off your pacemaker (haha). Perhaps see the movie first.

Preview tno1
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Great writing, Tedious, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You are a parent or have ever lived with a pregnant woman. Relive life experiences.

Don't see it if If you can not relate to conceiving, having and raising a child. Presentation is humorous at first but will grow tedious.

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83
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if You enjoyed the movie and wish to see an expanded, live presentation. New songs added. Two female leads have strong, marmonic voices.

Don't see it if You dislike Disney or pre teens attempting to sing “Let it go”. Staging and lighting are super.

Preview thenap
75
During previews
Great acting, Clever, Entertaining, Whitty, Funny

See it if British comedy is your “cup of tea”. First act slow as it builds story line and characters.

Don't see it if Scottish/British accents difficult to understand. Repetitive jokes and “strong” language offend you.

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During previews
Refreshing, Hilarious, Clever, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a funny, in a sophomoric way, lighthearted musical. Plot is predictable, but flows well. Songs are well performed by all actors.

Don't see it if Loud rock music disturbs you. You want a story with deep meaning or thought provoking ideas.

Preview o2
80
Masterful, Riveting, Intense, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You are seeking traditional Shakespeare, well acted and well staged. Kudos to a cold, calculating, evil Iago and very believeble Desdemona.

Don't see it if A three hour drama (with potential drizzle) disturbs you.

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Disappointing, Superficial, Entertaining, Hot stuff, Great singing

See it if You are a Donna Summer fan, or you survived the disco era. You enjoy AME and popular music. You have deeply discounted tickets.

Don't see it if You want a well written book or abhor disco music.

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During previews
Educational, Great acting, Slow, Disappointing

See it if GBS is a favorite writer. Condola Rashād is strong lead but seems miscast in title role. Jokes seem forced and somewhat out of place.

Don't see it if Long, slow dramas are not your favorite way to pass a couple of hours.

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During previews
Creative, Ambitious, Great celtic violinist, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You believe classical, opera, rock & a Celtic violinist and perform in concert with a fantastic lighting display. Strong individual voices.

Don't see it if If you are expecting a musical story. As a Broadway show, Rocktopia is a 50 - as a creative concert , a 90. Also, it is LOUD! Inovative!

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80
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Great acting, Unique music

See it if You believe that the worlds problems can be solved by individual compassion and understanding. Enjoy Israeli/Arab music.

Don't see it if You are looking for a traditional big budget musical.

Preview spongebob
85
Clever, Great staging, Funny, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You are a kid and enjoy silliness and FUN. As an adult enjoy great choreography, costuming, lighting and scenic design.

Don't see it if You are looking for a thought provoking or a solid story with adult themes.

Preview thechildren
70
Entertaining, Intelligent, Thought provoking, Slow, Great acting

See it if British drama, well acted plays, with food for thought are your cup of tea.

Don't see it if You want an uplifting, happy theatrical experience.

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81
Riveting, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You enjoyed movies/plays of the Wall Street type. You believe “greed is good” to quote Michael Douglas.

Don't see it if Financial gains or creation of wealth are difficult concepts for you to understand.

Preview csr1
85
Enchanting, Must see, Great dancing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You are young at heart and your senses enjoy color, holiday songs and the Rockettes of Radio City. Make it a family event.

Don't see it if You are looking for a pure dramatic play.

Preview home
65
Relevant, Great singing, Entertaining, Cliched, Banal

See it if You enjoy a contemporary version of Christmas carols. The three lead singers, Peter & Evonne Holdens are all surperb.

Don't see it if All Christmas songs must be traditional in presentation. This show is more of a concert than a musical play.

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Memory provoking, Educating, Entertaining, Funny, Must see

See it if Memory lane is important in your life. Host, Johnny is informative, entertainIng and is a wealth of inside stories and happily shares them

Don't see it if Should see. Can not think of a reason not to join tour

Also With two hours till matinee curtain available to us, my wife and I sta... Read more Read less

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For a previous production
Cliched, Funny, Clever, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy repetitious slapstick. Good cast - zany play.

Don't see it if A farce is not what you were expecting.

Preview 1984
69
Great acting, Edgy, Intense, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want your mind stimulated.. Read the book first - though the well acted play is not a word for word presentation.

Don't see it if this is a first date. Or if physical and verbal abuse disturb your senses.

Preview charlie
68
Great acting, Delightful, Enchanting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Enjoy magical stories with happy endings. Bring along a child or grandchild and enjoy their laughter.

Don't see it if Without a child or you want sophisticated theater.

Preview anastasia1
83
Great costumes, Romantic, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if A cute love story with great singing (not songs) and great costumes are entertaing to you.

Don't see it if You are looking to learn a lot about czarist Russia

Preview war paint1
79
Delightful, Entertaining, Great costuming, Great acting, Great singing

See it if Two legends acting and singing delight your senses. Perfect period costuming.

Don't see it if You need a meaningful detailed story line.

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72
Slow, Entertaining, Informative, Educational

See it if You are new to NYC or want a refresher course - history of lower Manhattan. Somewhat Entertaining & amusing. TheRide-Downtown Experience.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy views of scaffolding and slow moving traffic.

Preview les miserables
81
Edgy, Great acting, Great singing, Intense, Confusing

See it if You like action

Don't see it if You don't know the story line.

Preview pw1
72
Great acting, Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You are a fan of the romantic comedy movie. Staging and acting are fantastic. Closely follows the Gere-Roberts classicf flick.

Don't see it if You want more than two and a half hours of simple entertainment. Also it is a delightful musical without memorable songs.

Preview ti3
93
Masterful, Magical, Family fun, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy magic, illusions and slight of hand. Light show is entertaining. Show is “G” rated

Don't see it if You believe magic shows do not belong on the great Bway. My numerical score is for the magicians, Do not compare to my other Bway scores.

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81
Funny, Great costumes, Sexy, Great choreography, Entertaining

See it if u want to see the best choreography on B’way. Full of energy. Delightfully contemporary in medieval setting. Great staging &period costumes

Don't see it if you do not enjoy the music of the Go-Gos, or light hearted musicals with sexual overtones.

Preview myfairlady
88
Must see, Great music, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if Fantastic revival of Lerner and Loewe’s masterpiece. Great staging and scenic design. Kudos to all involved in the presentation.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy revivals of American plays or classic stage songs.

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83
Great acting, Entertaining, Great singing, Clever, Funny

See it if You enjoy light hearted, humorous, musical shows with fun staging. Signs and costumes are worth a hearty chuckle.

Don't see it if You are not in the mood to laugh at old time westerns told through Shakespeare eyes.

Preview onaclearday
70
Entertaining, Romantic, Great singing, Dated, Delightful

See it if You enjoy classic musicals. Cudia, Davis and Errico all strong voices. Book is weak and rest of cast is adequate.

Don't see it if You are looking for a thought provoking production or do not like the title song. it is repeated throughout the musical.

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During previews
Original rock, Loud, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if The core music of the fifties and early sixties is of interest. 5male performers are talented & their voices/dancing carry this rock revue.

Don't see it if You are looking for a musical with a story/plot. Loud screeching female voices disturb you, however their dancing is fantastic.

Preview bronx tale1
81
Relevant, Romantic, Funny, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You were born after WWII & grew up in the Bronx, Bklyn or Little Italy. Accurate portrayal of those neighborhoods. Good cast & singing.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy old fashioned musicals, or never sang under a street lamp or on your stoop.

Preview rhc1
76
Entertaining, Lotsa choreography, Great singing, Dated

See it if You enjoy an old fashioned, upbeat musical. Are a Rodgers & Hammerstein fan.

Don't see it if Your play must have a moral lesson or thought provoking message.

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72
Slow, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Dated, Great acting

See it if You enjoy strong acting performances in a play facing a difficult topic. U R a Fan of revivals.

Don't see it if You looking for a light hearted stage presentation.

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Funny, Enchanting, Fluffy, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You were ever on a beach and had a drink with a little umbrella in it. Light hearted fun show.

Don't see it if You are looking for a story with strong revelations or deep thoughts.

Preview sob1
92
Indefatigable, Engrossing, Informative, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You want to learn what & how ones environment directly effects creativity/beliefs. This is basically a stage production of his autobiography

Don't see it if You are expecting a full blown concert. Springsteen does sing & plays instuments throughout the monologue. Should see show

Preview dear evan hansen1
95
Brilliant, Absorbing, Relevant, Great acting, Must see

See it if You have ever felt invisible or alone. Superb play and performance.

Don't see it if You are looking for a light hearted musical.

Preview parisian woman
74
Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy political intrigue stories and strong female performers. You’re an Uma fan.

Don't see it if You have little or no interest in the “Swamp” or current DC events.

Preview miss saigon1
78
Thought-provoking, Must see, Romantic, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if Revisiting a classic musical, or reliving a part of American history and theater history is relevant in your life.

Don't see it if You are expecting dialog. This is more like an American opera. Great singing by leads and chorus.

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69
Dated, Entertaining, Cliched, Slow, Great staging

See it if You enjoy English period plays and/or Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey fame)

Don't see it if English accents and slow moving dialog displease you.

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80
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You have ever completely devoted yourself in a competition or to a goal. Great acting by all four performers, particularly the males.

Don't see it if Talkie shows give you a headache. Or if you have never given your full effort to a project, belief , et al.

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Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Must see

See it if You enjoy a good old fashioned b'way show full of fun and for us older theatre devotees "memories".

Don't see it if Bad Yonker's accent (at times) is a turn off.

Also Have time? Go to Sardi's for lunch/dinner and more memories and fun.

Preview pob
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Riveting, Delightful, Fluffy, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You want a trip down memory lane. Thespians & Bway in general improve year over year. This tribute to Prince highlights 2-3 songs/show.

Don't see it if A traditional play or dramatic story is being sought. This is just lightweight and most of all - FUN!

Preview mm1
68
Too long, Relevant, Entertaining, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if You love Michael Moore. Interesting biography. Most of show is like watching reruns of Colber.

Don't see it if You can't sit through two and one half hours of liberal political speech. Moore too centered on self promotion.

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65
Depressing, Cliched, Slow, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if You are a fan of the actresses. They performed well. Although a serious topics, some comical moments occur.

Don't see it if Long tedious presentations put you to sleep.

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Relevant, Disappointing, Great folk songs, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You want to learn about the man and the music that reflected the life of many during the depression through WWII.

Don't see it if You are looking for powerful voices or masterful acting. You don't like folk music.

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Relevant, Intense, Absorbing, Educational, Thought-provoking

See it if You have an interest in the history of theater in America, particularly Yiddish theater. You are comfortable with gay relationships.

Don't see it if You only enjoy light hearted or happily ever after conclusions. You have to see "stars"

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Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting

See it if Classical presentations of plays appeal to you. DeVito is outstanding. The play is as topical and relevant as it was when I saw it in 1968

Don't see it if Family disputes and financial arguments offend you.

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Educational, Memory provoking

See it if You have any interest in Broadway and the London theatre. You want to see up close, the props, costumes, et al of Tony/ Olivier recipients.

Don't see it if You want a full accounting. Exhibit is short-about thirty minutes in length. Look up or you miss Mary Poppins and the Green Witch.