Critical Reaction

Critical Reaction

"The Best New Musical of the Year – A Cause for Rejoicing!"
– Entertainment Weekly

"A Masterwork! A Triumph! Four Stars!"
– New York Post

"Powerful and Provocative. An Absolute Marvel!"
– Associated Press

– New York Magazine

– New York Times

– Newsday

"Kander's melodies are effortless, pouring out in a variety of styles from cakewalk to folk ballad to comic ditty."
– Associated Press

"A Winner! Bold, provocative and exhilaratingly thoughtful entertainment! One of the most satisfyingly original shows to open in a very long time!"
– Roma Torre, NY1

"We're in the hands of superior musical theater craftsmen."
– David Rooney, Variety