The viral musical hit comes to Broadway. An edgy, comic look at coming of age in the digital age, through the lens of sci-fi films of the 50s, horror flicks of the 80s, and teen movies of the 90s. More…
Jeremy Heere is your average, nothing-special teenager at Middleborough High in nothing-special New Jersey...until the day he finds out about 'The Squip.' A tiny supercomputer inside a pill. Swallow one and a personalized voice will tell you how to dress, how to speak, how to…become cool. Thus begins a journey that pits Jeremy's desire to be popular against his struggle to remain true to his authentic self.
See it if Loved it off broadway thanks to a raucous crowd. The broadway audience was dead, which saw me really see how weak the show is.
Don't see it if You want a deep show with an important message,
See it if You really want to see a high school musical that made it to Broadway. A super interesting concept, great acting, staging, singing.
Don't see it if You aren't an angsty teenager. The story is insipid and silly, the songs are mostly forgettable. Some funny moments, but so over the top.
See it if you're an adolescent; find humor in a Hairspray/Grease wannabe with elaborate set design,fun costumes, some good songs, no real dancing
Don't see it if you're want a musical with an original message. This one brazenly borrows bits & pieces from other shows that have more social redemption
See it if You're a teenager that wants to see a show about how to become cool in high school.
Don't see it if You want a big production because this is an Off-Broadway show that was plopped onto a Broadway stage before it was ready.
See it if you're a teenager or young adult or share that age group's sense of humor. Also if you're into loud, throbbing, repetitive pop-rock music.
Don't see it if you have an 'older' ear or prefer more traditional musicals. There are other, better teen identity musicals like 'Dear Evan Hansen'.
See it if you love new musicals (this one penned by Joe Iconis) with a youthful energy, with several strong performances.
Don't see it if you need a show with more substance. Much of the show feels sketched in and not fully fleshed out.
See it if You like high school musicals with a curious twist. If you are under 30 years of age and can follow the strange dialogue and songs
Don't see it if You DON'T like high school musicals and you are over 30 years of age
See it if You are fifteen or younger, love video games, superheroes, trite moral lessons, jokes about texting.
Don't see it if You are a mature adult. You want a sensical story and good, melodic songs.
See it if you are in High School or love sci-fi. Great singing specifically from George Salazar.
Don't see it if you want to see anything profound or mature. It’s oddly similar to Little Shop..
See it if you're a young person obsessed with the cast album.
Don't see it if a story about a kid who wants really badly to be popular, but at the same time wants really badly to date an unpopular girl doesn't appeal.
See it if you want to be a part of the conversation and see the musical that has garnered a cult-following, despite only receiving 1 Tony nomination.
Don't see it if you're exasperated by bad lyrics.
See it if you like pizzazz with no real substance, was kinda painful to watch, adolescents would like it
Don't see it if you want a real Broadway show with substance
See it if if you're looking for something different. This show is definitely geared towards a younger audience. They seem to really enjoy it.
Don't see it if if you're looking for something more serious. There is a message in the show, but most of the rest of the show is pretty silly.
See it if You are into video games and sci-fi
Don't see it if If appreciate Dear Evan Hansen because it has a similar pilot of a serious statement and if you don't like flashing lights.
See it if You like “i’m a teenager and don’t fit in oh wow look here’s something that makes me popular do I keep my integrity or not” shows.
Don't see it if You’re tired of shows about teens who feel like they don’t fit in.
See it if You want to see a high school type production. Nothing new repetitive.
Don't see it if You are interested in something insightful and at the same time with original dancing and music