The ghost-with-the-most comes to life on stage in this new musical based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved film. Directed by Alex Timbers ("Moulin Rouge!"). More…
"Beetlejuice" tells the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange and unusual teenager whose whole life changes when she meets a recently deceased couple and a demon with a thing for stripes. Under its surface (six feet under, to be exact), it’s a touching show about family, love, and making the most of every Day-O!
See it if You liked the movie. You like great set design. You like a fun show with a great cast.
Don't see it if You lost a parent and that is going to be a hard theme for you to deal with.
See it if you want to have a fun time at the theater. I laughed hysterically throughout. Brightman/Caruso are spectacular and Kritzer steals the show.
Don't see it if you are looking for a straight adaptation of the film or if you are bringing young kids--some humor is for the adults
See it if You are in the mood for a design spectacle. Set and lights are the only redeeming features of this mess of a musical.
Don't see it if You want a cogent and well written musical. You are looking for a family friendly outing. This is raunchy.
See it if you want an irreverent take on a modern classic; you enjoy Alex Brightman; you don't mind style over substance; you enjoy inventive staging
Don't see it if you are an originalist for the movie; you don't like self-referential musicals; you like excellent songs; you expect kid-friendly language
See it if Much better than expected ... pure and unadulterated entertainment. Alex Brightman and Leslie Kritzer delight.
Don't see it if Lacking a funny bone, looking for more than entertainment, easily offended should look elsewhere...give a chance and be enchanted.
See it if You want an evening of fun and fantasy, if you loved the movie and are a fan of Alex Brightman. The large theater was packed!
Don't see it if You prefer drama to musicals.
See it if you love the movie. While it doesn't follow the exact plot, it is basically nostalgia on stage.
Don't see it if you are looking for great writing or staging. While I liked the cast, there is only so much to work with.
See it if You are a fan of the source material. Enjoy humor that break the fourth wall. Want to see a very solid adaptation.
Don't see it if You have little tolerance for pieces that have self-referential humor. Dislike macabre humor.
See it if you want a hilarious night of theatre. Alex Brightman and Sophie Anne Caruso are SUPERB. The sets and effects are out of this world.
Don't see it if you do not like raunchy humor. This show is pretty R rated. The music is nothing special but it works because of the energy on stage.
See it if You’re a big fan of Sophia Anne Caruso. She’s 17, was extraordinary in the Nether, Lazarus, Blackbird, and is the only worthwhile thing here
Don't see it if You liked the movie, are a fan of ALL the wasted talent here, or just want a fun night at the theater. It’s just not good.
See it if You like out of the norm stories that are pure fun. I never saw the movie but, somehow, I don't think I would like it as much.
Don't see it if You're not into strange, over the top Musical comedies.
See it if you love Burton-like aesthetics, a big spectacle, the movie, Leslie Kritzer or Alex Brightman.
Don't see it if you want particularly interesting songs or are turned off by humorous talk of death and foul language.
See it if Best lead and support cast and all are given numbers which highlight their strengths; often laugh out loud funny
Don't see it if Amount of plot needed to complete story leads to a relentless frenetic energy without an organic path; Arguably assumes you saw movie
See it if you want to see impressive crafts - costumes, set, hair/makeup, and lighting are all top-notch.
Don't see it if you want to see a good show. This is over-the-top and loud with characters you feel no connection to and a story that goes on too long.
See it if You like the actors involved and want to see them sell so-so materials and retreaded bits from the movie
Don't see it if You’re expecting the movie onstage - it’s pretty heavily rewritten - or anything truly original or memorable
See it if you are looking for a fun evening Great cast in a fine adaptation of the Tim Burton film. An old fashioned musical in the best sense of term
Don't see it if Broad comedy is not your thing
See it if you want to see a wonderful sets and costumes and magical effects in a show with great acting and singing. The younger people loved it.
Don't see it if you want to see an typical musical with Broadway type songs and not suitable to a younger audience. The basic plot is confusing.
See it if If you want to laugh. I liked the show even better than the movie.
Don't see it if If you dont want to laugh, prefer plays, or arent interested in seeing a show about life and death
See it if You enjoy being tortured by bad songs. The cast is just fine--too bad the material they were given is so bad. Just awful
Don't see it if you like shows with a good score; they manage to even mangle the Harry Belafonte classics here.
See it if You are a big fan of the movie and want to see how it transfers to the stage. Hilarious, clever, great performances by Alex Brightman.et al.
Don't see it if You don't know about the movie, don't have a sense of humor and don't want to see a show about death.
See it if you're a fan of the movie, or want to see a fun show with a nomination worthy set design.
Don't see it if you're not a fan of the movie, or if you don't like comical fluffy entertainment.
See it if an exciting, hilarious adventure to "the other side".A robust serving of dark humor,magic,& silliness.Alex Brightman rocks as Beetlejuice!
Don't see it if go see the fantastic scenic design and costumes. A deserved homage to Tim Burton.Escape reality ,and be delighted by this whimsical show.
See it if you like dark and off beat theater. Great patter dialogue. Cast excellent. Super funny. Wonderful tunes.
Don't see it if You prefer jukebox or old fashioned musicals.