Ends Jan 17 | 1h 40m | Midtown W

David Byrne's American Utopia

From 206 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful, Absorbing

About the show

Following a sold-out world tour and a hit Broadway run, David Byrne's theatrical concert returns to the intimate Hudson Theatre for 17 weeks only. More…

In "American Utopia," innovative pop/rock icon David Byrne (Talking Heads, "Here Lies Love") shares the spotlight with a diverse ensemble of 11 musical artists from around the globe. The production also boasts Byrne's "Here Lies Love" collaborators: choreographer Annie-B Parson and production consultant Alex Timbers.

1h 40m | Ends Jan 17 | Hudson Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (206)


Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful, Absorbing

It's a concert, Indulgent, Disappointing, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if You are a HUGE David Byrne fan. It's a concert with the musicians on the stage - walking around.

Don't see it if You are NOT a huge David Byrne fan [I'm not]. You are expecting the 'something amazing' that people are talking/writing about [it's not]

Also It's just a concert - with the musicians on stage [interesting] and mo... Read more Read less

Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if you're a massive David Byrne fan.

Don't see it if you expect anything close to good singing.

Overrated, Excruciating, Dated, Confusing, Dizzying

See it if You’re a fan

Don't see it if You’re not

Also I’m not a fan. I actually thought it was going to be a musical and som... Read more Read less

October 20th, 2019
CRITIC’S PICK "‘American Utopia’ Is David Byrne’s Neighborhood: This jubilant production, choreographed by Annie-B Parson, transforms an icon of alienation into a cosmically cozy senior statesman."
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October 20th, 2019
"There Is a Party, Everyone Is There: David Byrne’s 'American Utopia' on Broadway"
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October 20th, 2019
"Byrne and a company of 11 musicians, singers and dancers are burning down the house in the Broadway residency of the former Talking Heads frontman's knockout theatrical concert."
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October 20th, 2019
"David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Is a Stunning – and Surprisingly Political – Tour de Force"
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