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. (Previous Reviews) 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 You want to see another show where being popular in high school is the key to a happy teenage life
Don't see it if You want to good acts. The first act is fun and entertaining but very similar to Dear Even Hansen. The 2nd act is too frantic
See it if Must see what the hype is about for yourself. Some good singing and interesting staging. First act drags a bit but the second act delivers.
Don't see it if Don't enjoy campiness and sci-fi in your shows and are bothered by teenage girls screaming and giggling throughout the show.
See it if you're young, maybe? The performers are all extraordinary. I can see why this was a hit off-Broadway.
Don't see it if Feels as if story and music have been done before and better. Would help to LOWER volume and cut 30 mins.
See it if you want to see a somewhat entertaining high school-set musical with decent acting and some good songs.
Don't see it if you are not interested in seeing a story about high school kids.
See it if you enjoy quirky stories about angsty teens, or you’re 12 years old.
Don't see it if you’re looking for sophisticated writing or stories that challenge you. This is created for a Gen Z audience and has eye-rolling moments
See it if you didn't see it off Broadway or in Jersey, I guess?
Don't see it if you saw an earlier version of the show. They RUINED it in the transfer up. It went from being earnest and lovely to a hollow caricature.
See it if you're a high school outcast who is looking for a new community and to feel seen and heard.
Don't see it if you're expecting to have an experience similar to Dear Evan Hansen.
See it if you are curious what the hype is about. if you are young and part of the Gen Z culture. if you don't mind a show with zero nuance
Don't see it if you expect good writing or music. both the book and score seem like they were written by teenagers. some lyrics are pretty cringe inducing
See it if you have someone 11-17 years-old in your life, who is likes musical theatre.
Don't see it if if you are looking for an original book or hummable score. I realize it's based on existing material, but it still feels very cliché.
See it if You’re curious about all new musicals. If you’re curious what “Little Shop of Horrors” would be like if the plant was a computer instead.
Don't see it if You’re looking for a serious musical.
See it if you already know and love the material. This thing has DEDICATED fans (mostly very young), so there's something there folks connect with.
Don't see it if you expect Broadway-caliber writing, design, or story-telling. You want a well-cast lead. You're over 25.
See it if You like a show with excellent music and story line. If you like a show with amazing acting, singing and dancing.
Don't see it if You don’t like shows about high school and teens.
See it if you want to watch something sci-fi with catchy music, hilarious dialogue, lgbt+ representation, and painfully relatable story line.
Don't see it if You're not good with flashy lights and constant high energy.
See it if ...you want to watch a fun, breathtaking show that tackles teen difficulties with drama, comedy, and science fiction elements.
Don't see it if ...you prefer traditional Broadway shows.
See it if Although the story has been staged before in many different forms. The staging, acting, and energy make this unique.
Don't see it if You want a serious or old fashioned musical.
See it if You like irreverent theater. It's hard not to smile at the loveable characters all of whom are portrayed delightfully. Fun, engaging music.
Don't see it if You don't like shows like "Little Shop of Horrors" or if you're looking for profound theater. It's goofy, quirky, and fun- but not "deep."
See it if You want a fresh show, like nothing on Broadway. Cast incl. the swings are crazy talented. Characters are more developed than past versions.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy science fiction or teens. This is a PG13+ show so know the content if you are bringing teens.
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