YikesCasey

Des Moines | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (35)
69
Falsettos
Midtown W
Entertaining, Dated, Great singing

See it if You like a well-performed revival of somewhat dated material.

Don't see it if You're in the mood for something new and inventive or you're offended by gay themes

76
Bright Star
Midtown W
Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if You enjoy bluegrass music, solid performance is material that's a little light.

Don't see it if If you're not into standard fare of musical theater, best to skip this perfectly fine show and try something meatier.

39
Disappointing, Great acting, Slow, Overrated

See it if If you're up for seeing an interesting attempt at an adaptation

Don't see it if You want a solid piece if theatre that is well paced as this is not. The actors are good, but the piece is a mess. The music hinders.

85
Rent
Midtown W
Entertaining, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Dated

See it if Theater from the youthful artist p point of view. Great score. Unique staging. Material/styles somewhat dated.

Don't see it if You're a republican lol

70
The Visit
Midtown W
Ambitious, Disappointing, Great staging

See it if You love Kander and Ebb and are willing to forgive them for not being at top form.

Don't see it if Don't see this unless it hadps a performer (like Chita Rivera) and it's probably your last opportunity to see that performer.

80
Cabaret (Broadway)
Midtown W
Clever, Intelligent, Resonant, Outstanding score

See it if You appreciate well acted and produced shows with great scores and dark themes.

Don't see it if You want lighthearted entertainment

85
Raunchy, Refreshing, Original, Hilarious

See it if You appreciate raunchy, raw and real material from a woman with great pipes.

Don't see it if You are easily offended - and think women should only be thin and polite

80
Clever, Funny, Raunchy

See it if You appreciate black comedy with a bit.

Don't see it if You are easily offended.

69
Cliched, Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if You enjoy really lite material with minimal depth in the story or the score.

Don't see it if You want your entertainment to be smart, clever and memorable.

80
Ambitious, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy epic musical theater.

Don't see it if You don't like opera-like productions or want something modern and gritty.

77
During previews
Ambitious, Intelligent, Resonant, Uneven

See it if You appreciate musicals tackling ambitious material. act 2 falls apart by becoming formulaic in trying to tie things up to neatly.

Don't see it if You don't like dealing with the harsh realities of salvery OR you expect to this to be at the level of Les Miz.

83
Therese Raquin
Midtown W
Great staging, Great acting, Intelligent, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You appreciate well-performed and produced emotional stories.

Don't see it if Deep, some times slowly paced material that challenges you to let the emotions simmer on stage rather than explode like a rap video.

87
Avenue Q (NYC)
Midtown W
Clever, Funny, Original

See it if Funny and clever musicals with adult twists.

Don't see it if You don't like puppets and comedic send-ups.

85
Delightful, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy magical story telling that's good for the entire family.

Don't see it if You want deep, provocative material in you theater experience.

80
During previews
Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if Clever send-ups of Shakespeare and pop culture – particularly the Beatles. This is a fun show that's a little rough around the edges.

Don't see it if Don't enjoy farces.

90
Hand to God
Midtown W
Hilarious, Relevant, Raunchy

See it if You appreciate edgy dark comedies.

Don't see it if You're easily offended by theatrical contact that pokes at religion

94
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful

See it if You appreciate a well written and performed scripts.

Don't see it if You only like light, mindless musicals like Mama Mia

90
Something Rotten!
Midtown W
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if If you love clever, light-hearted musicals- this is a great evening of musical theatre

Don't see it if You don't like musicals

66
Southern Comfort
East Village
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You're interested in stories about the human condition, civil liberties, gender politics. This show has a deep heart but a weak book & score

Don't see it if You don't like bluegrass or are more interested in touristy jukebox musicals.

73
Buried Child
Midtown W
Great acting, Intense, Overrated

See it if Deep, dark dramas with solid performances.

Don't see it if You're interested in actuality liking any of the characters on stage. Well acted but left me wanting a lot more from the script.

88
For a previous production
Skeleton Crew
Chelsea
Absorbing, Edgy, Great acting

See it if Solid acting, sharp dialogue, social issues.

Don't see it if All you enjoy is sanitized Disney shows

89
Entertaining, Intelligent, Outstanding choreography

See it if This is a must-see for musical theatre/dance lovers. The piece is an amazing record of the life of New York dancers in the 1970s

Don't see it if It's not produced by professionals. This material would not fair well I the hands of amateurs

51
Barbecue
East Village
Disappointing, Overrated, Uneven, Original

See it if You like reality tv and shows featuring stereotypes . Some good performances.

Don't see it if This piece is heavy on surprise (but uninteresting) gimmicks. Uneven pacing, story and performances. Not interesting or ready for audiences

70
Indulgent, Great writing, Disappointing

See it if You enjoy deep, well written plays. You are a Liev Shriver fan- outstanding petprformance.

Don't see it if You want fast-pace theatre. Charlotte' Johannson's performance as flat at best. She killed what could have been a great production.

98
War Horse
Upper W Side
Absorbing, Masterful, Must see

See it if You appreciate a Well-crafted show that transform simple story into an epic, emotional journey using minimal, yet amazing staging.

Don't see it if You don't like shows dealing with tragic subject matter

70
Stomp
East Village
Entertaining, Original

See it if You like street performances and other types of shows that are based on a music style but don't rely on a plot or story telling.

Don't see it if Your expecting any type of acting or story beyond finding interesting ways of creating rhythmic pieces.

77
Wicked (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Great staging, Fluffy

See it if You're interested in a well produced show that's entertaining and well performed.

Don't see it if You want substance or anything beyond a typical, family show.

74
Entertaining, Funny, Strong performances and production values, Light

See it if You enjoy silly, but well produced and performed musical-farces.

Don't see it if You want a deeper theatrical experience than a melodrama can provide

99
Resonant, Original, Must see, Hilarious, Outstanding book and score

See it if You enjoy funny, rocking, touching, transcending stories. Hedwig's edgy, glam/punk songs and punchy monologues underscore a universal tale.

Don't see it if You don't like untraditional musicals or are LGBT-phobic

78
Entertaining, Cliched, Great singing

See it if Your a Caro King fan or fan of music from the 60s and 70s.

Don't see it if You don't like formulaic jukebox musicals.

97
Masterful, Profound, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if You value great story telling that evokes numerous emotions while entertaining.

Don't see it if You like happy, lite shows.

88
Sylvia
Midtown W
Cliched, Hilarious, Great acting

See it if Laugh out loud comedy. Sylvia is a success because of Annaleigh Ashford's performance. I don't like Brodrick, but enjoyed the show.

Don't see it if You're looking for substance. This is a Light piece about relationships in Hanst by the performance of a wonderful actress playing a dog.

87
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Clever, Ambitious, Original

See it if You appreciate interactive works in which you're invited to interpret and explore

Don't see it if You want the storyline and characters Hanford to you in a traditional theatrical manner

68
Old Times
Midtown W
Great acting, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if Pinter plays

Don't see it if A show with a clearly defined message- this one will leave you with lots of questions

99
Refreshing, Must see, Resonant, Original, Great writing

See it if Touching and ground breaking story telling

Don't see it if Are offended by LGBT subject maytery