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)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful, Absorbing
90
Avg Score

During previews
100
Great staging, Refreshing, Resonant, Masterful, Must see

See it if You want to see an intelligent theatrical concert by a genius artist with perhaps the best musicians you will ever see on a stage.

Don't see it if You’re looking for something traditional and boring.

During previews
100
Profound, Refreshing, Intelligent, Epic, Entertaining

See it if You want a completely unique experience unlike anything else you have ever seen or will see on Broadway right now. Fresh and exciting!

Don't see it if It is a must see for all!

During previews
100
Masterful, Thought-provoking, Epic

See it if You want to see One the most inspirational pieces of art you will ever witness!

Don't see it if Your lame

During previews
100
Riveting, Resonant, Intelligent, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You want to have an entertaining and meaningful evening! Truly a work of art.

Don't see it if You are more in the mood for a play

During previews
100
Refreshing, Epic, Great singing, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if The music is spectacular. This show is unique and the most entertaining experience. Don’t miss it!!

Don't see it if You don’t like rock music.

During previews
93
Must see, Great staging, Dizzying, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You are looking for something far beyond the Broadway standard fare. Had no idea what I was getting into and had a fantastic time.

Don't see it if You’re looking for a traditional book musical.


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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