Tricia

Female
About:  Really enjoy going to Broadway shows- and there's so many out there to see...great things are happening in Manhattan! (Also Hamilton obsessed! #yayhamlet)
Reviews (42)
90
Indulgent, Great singing, Great staging, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a show that is an over the top visual extravaganza with catchy tunes and a dazzling cast!

Don't see it if You prefer a play and don’t like anything too exciting.

85
Desperate Measures
Midtown W
Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if you like clever dialogue, cute songs, and a funny story with a lot of mishaps along with great comedic timing.

Don't see it if are looking for a basic serious drama and don’t like to laugh or smile.

95
During previews
Entertaining, Great singing, Masterful, Absorbing, Exquisite

See it if love the lavish score of Rogers and Hammerstein, beautiful signing, and incredible choreography.

Don't see it if you don’t like musical revivals or ballet sequences or songs about clams!

59
Cliched, Disappointing, Quirky, Excruciating, Dizzying

See it if If you like corny shows with slapstick and lots of silly puns.

Don't see it if Are a fan of very clever parodies. It’s geared for kids but many of the references will go over their heads. It also seemed too long.

84
Dated, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Epic

See it if you enjoy a tragic romantic musical which is rather dated but has great singing and staging- very powerful- esp. with that famous helicopter

Don't see it if you aren't so over the Vietnam war or aren't into a bawdy and lewd pimp showcasing plenty of trashy looking women who are cruelly treated.

77
Great staging, Indulgent, Great singing, Slow, Overrated

See it if you want to see some interesting staging and visuals representing the paintings of Seurat and are a fan of Sondheim

Don't see it if you don't care for slowly moving plays that are like waiting for paint to dry or if you don't care about hats and like dissonant melodies.

85
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Great dancing, Refreshing

See it if you like a fun and lively biographical musical- a basic feel good show that literally gets the audience on their feet!

Don't see it if you don't care for salsa music, singing and dancing and want a dead serious drama.

79
Ambitious, Intense, Overrated, Great singing, Relevant

See it if you want to hear some beautiful singing and some interesting staging related to social media and a play dealing with some serious issues.

Don't see it if you want a light story or are bothered by issues of bullying, social anxiety, suicide, or if you aren't into overhype of one character.

88
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if you like a light comedy based on the movie with some clever staging and a fairly realistic groundhog in cage. Last number pulled it together

Don't see it if you want a memorable score, are bothered by a suicide montage, or are waiting for an early spring.

77
Amelie
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if you are looking for a lighthearted musical with some cute moments and sweet singing of Phillipa Soo

Don't see it if you are looking for memorable songs, want a cohesive story, or aren't info gnomes

80
Absorbing, Great singing, Profound, Edgy, Intense

See it if you like a religious themed rock musical with great singing, high energy, and creative staging.

Don't see it if you are into fluffy musicals with happy endings or if you don't care for religious themes or want a lot of spoken dialogue.

85
Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Delightful

See it if You enjoy an innovative production with unique staging, lots of active dancing and singing and basically a whole lot going on!

Don't see it if You don't care for an entire score sung throughout, loud dissonant singing in parts, bright flashing lights or an ending that makes sense!

87
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You like a show with classic beautiful Berlin tunes, lively dancing, and a sweet story

Don't see it if You don't care for somewhat predictable musicals or enjoy an old style score and a quick and tidy wrap up ending

49
Himself and Nora
West Village
Confusing, Raunchy, Indulgent, Excruciating

See it if Enjoy so-so acting and singing and minimal staging and don't mind the overindulgent and selfish nature of the main characters

Don't see it if You want an uplifting and interesting story of something that is billed as a "Romantic musical" with similar ties to "Once"

82
Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Dated

See it if You like a fun story with clever use of (minimal) props and the fabulous voice of Steven Pasquale! Yum! Enjoyable fiddle music, too.

Don't see it if Are looking for a serious or thought provoking show or want over the top staging and set design.

95
During previews
Bright Star
Midtown W
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Original, Refreshing

See it if An original story that pulls at the heartstrings along with creative staging and a wonderful orchestra featuring fiddle music

Don't see it if Looking for a light and fluffy revival show

51
For a previous production
Jersey Boys (NYC)
Midtown W
Banal, Disappointing, Fluffy, Overrated, Dated

See it if You like that style of doo-wop music without much of a story, bland acting, and trashy costumes

Don't see it if Looking for an interesting story that isn't over acted and corny or like guys singing in high pitched voices

93
Entertaining, Delightful, Great staging, Masterful, Enchanting

See it if Enjoy a show with a beautiful and classic Gershwin score and wonderful choreography

Don't see it if looking for a contemporary story and aren't crazy about cliche's

95
Noises Off
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Intelligent, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if Enjoy at fast paced show with witty dialog and staging that's fun to watch and keeps you on your toes!

Don't see it if Looking for a snoozy drama

97
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if You like a fun fast paced show that has delightful and clever songs with many Broadway references.

Don't see it if You want a serious drama- or are into boredom

52
Disappointing, Entertaining, Somewhat depressing, Ambitious, Dreary

See it if Like catchy tunes and some cute moments with kids

Don't see it if Want to see something entirely uplifting

75
Resonant, Entertaining, Confusing, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you like a one man thought provoking show that showcases the amazing talent of Javier Munoz. His facial expressions are everything!

Don't see it if If you don’t like black box theatre that is somewhat talky and a bit confusing at times.

78
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Delightful, Great staging

See it if You enjoy Buffett’s music with songs nicely woven into the story. Has some cute and colorful tropical staging. Spongebob for adults!

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of jukebox musicals and want a deeper meaty story or don’t like bright colors.

65
Lobby Hero
Midtown W
Disappointing, Slow, Funny, Overrated, Indulgent

See it if You are a fan of the playwright or the actors and if you like a lot of talk with some clever lines/jokes thrown in.

Don't see it if you are looking for some memorable characters, interesting set changes, and an absorbing show that holds your interest until the end.

79
Entertaining, Cliched, Overrated, Fluffy, Great staging

See it if You are into dated frilly revivals...and if you can't see it with Bette- give Donna a try- she's more of a Dolly -less of a diva!

Don't see it if You want a thought provoking show...and don't want to clap every few minutes because Bette moved or breathed.

65
The Humans
Midtown W
Disappointing, Excruciating, Intense, Overrated, Relevant

See it if you want a drama that is basically about a dysfunctional family who somewhat predictable and painful to watch

Don't see it if you get bummed out by seeing annoying people or aren't a fan of train wrecks.

88
Absorbing, Entertaining, Ambitious, Great singing, Resonant

See it if you like a musical with an interesting and incredible true life story with some tender moments and good use of humor

Don't see it if you don't care for minimal staging, large ensembles, or a story that hits home and has a heart.

83
Waitress (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Romantic, Clever

See it if you like a story with beautiful music and clever staging and just the idea of PIE appeals to you!

Don't see it if like a happy musical that ties things up and leaves you feeling satisfied. There were some unlikeable moments and it seemed overrated to me.

90
Cagney
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Refreshing, Grat dancing

See it if you want to see an outstanding actor who has a passion to embody the essence of Cagney with fantastic dancing to boot!

Don't see it if you don't like singing, dancing, or biographical musicals or think that James Cagney always said, "You dirty rat"!

70
Funny, Ambitious, Quirky, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if you like a bit of a dark quirky comedy with some great oompa loompa singing and dancing- the best part!

Don't see it if you are looking for clever dimensional staging- was flat and lacked interest or don't care for the Roald Dahl story-with a snarky Wonka.

72
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Entertaining, Funny, Dated, Cliched, Overrated

See it if you enjoy old school British humour with an overly long first act.It came together, finally, later and Kevin Kline made it worthwhile seeing

Don't see it if you are already feeling sleepy- the play really takes a while to get going or if you are into serious drama or realistic plots.

90
During previews
Marry Harry
Midtown E
Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Refreshing, Enchanting

See it if You like an original show with great singing, a talented cast, and many lively and humorous moments -a really enjoyable romantic musical!

Don't see it if You prefer a stuffy drama or a remake of your typical musical that's been remade over and over and over...

85
Entertaining, Dizzying, Funny, Delightful

See it if You enjoy clever and creative acts with extremely skilled and athletic performers and unique costumes ...and some nice vocals to go

Don't see it if You don't care for acrobatic shows with multiple things going on at the same time or like a steampunk theme-or don't have a way to get to RI

54
The Good Earth
Soho/Tribeca
Confusing, Disappointing, Dated, Great singing

See it if you like nice acapella singing, Welsh accents, and don't mind a drawn out story without much character development

Don't see it if you don't like loud sudden noises and lots of pounding and abstract ideas for staging along with a confusing story

50
Dated, Excruciating, Indulgent, Overrated, Great staging

See it if Love over the top dramatic staging- including some surprise effects and nice use of dry ice. Also, if you are a fan of A.L.Weber's music

Don't see it if Aren't big on overly long fake opera style music (edit the score, pleeeeese) with a predicable story and so-so acting

85
Tuck Everlasting
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if Enjoy beautiful staging with lush colors and a sweet story with a good message and lovely singing. Good for adults as well as children.

Don't see it if Looking for a show on the super serious side and if you don't like trees or the color green!

55
King Charles III
Midtown W
Cliched, Ambitious, Overrated, Slow, Great acting

See it if Love anything about the Royal family and don't mind taking a nap during the performance

Don't see it if Want something peppy, engaging, and entertaining

92
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Romantic, Enchanting

See it if You love a grand and glorious looking production with a beautiful score! Especially enjoyed the staging and costumes.

Don't see it if Want a small quiet play. Never cared for the ending though.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Profound

See it if You are looking for a dynamic and timeless show with a great score and wonderful staging

Don't see it if looking for a fluffy musical

94
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Quirky, Hilarious

See it if You like a show with a talented cast of kids that really rock! Great music- including songs from the movie and new ones, as well.

Don't see it if Looking for a totally serious show.

96
During previews
Allegiance
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Intense, Must see, Intelligent, Profound

See it if Looking for an original show and score...creative and dramatic staging...and wonderful acting. An important and bittersweet story.

Don't see it if Looking for a show that's light and fluffy

100
Hamilton (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious

See it if Like lyrics and addictive beats mixed with history sung & acted by an incredibly talented cast! Also has wonderful staging and choreography.

Don't see it if you don't care for hip hop style since it requires active listening or if you don't like showtunes, pop, or ballads.