Open run | 2h 5m | Midtown W

Frozen the Musical (Broadway)

From 1,381 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Great singing, Enchanting, Delightful, Great staging

About the show

Disney brings its blockbuster animated movie musical to Broadway. This is the timeless tale of two sisters, pulled apart by a mysterious secret. Both are searching for love. They just don’t know where to find it. More…

'Frozen' features music and lyrics by the creators of the film score Kristen Anderson-Lopez and EGOT winner Robert Lopez, and a book by Jennifer Lee ('Zootopia,' 'Wreck-It Ralph'). 'Frozen' won 2014 Oscars for Best Song ("Let It Go") and Best Animated Feature.


Member Reviews (1381)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Great singing, Enchanting, Delightful, Great staging
80
Avg Score

85
Enchanting, Entertaining, Great staging, Fun, Solid

See it if You don’t like a well staged and entertains show. Liking the movie will help but not necessary. Well exceeded my low expectations.

Don't see it if You don’t like Disney or Frozen. Some of the newer songs were unmemorable.

83
Entertaining, Great staging, Refreshing, Overrated

See it if see more

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Also I should mention that I have not seen the film. I should also note the... Read more Read less

79
Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if you're a fan of the film, you've heard music from the show & liked it, you're curious about how the show would be staged. like Disney shows

Don't see it if you're not a fan of Disney shows, don't like shows that are too sleek & mechanical, didn't like the film, all this sappiness is too much

Also There are, however, some isolated moments of ingenuity in the show, su... Read more Read less

80
Sweet, Funny, Great writing, Charming, Fluffy

See it if you want to see a show for children but that is also charming and fun and refreshing for adults as well.

Don't see it if you're looking for something a little more meaty that leaves you thinking.

90
Enchanting, Great singing, Clever, Great staging, Masterful

See it if Successful herculean task of transfer of film to stage.Female-empowerment-driven Disney triumph w/ bombast.Reindeer a scene-stealer.Chilling

Don't see it if A Disney blockbuster doesn't make it bad. Let it go.

72
Entertaining, Great singing, Banal, Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if You want to check another Disney musical off your list, even if this is their weakest yet (by far).

Don't see it if You’ll be bothered by children chatting away and kicking your seat throughout the show. Just stay away if you can’t handle that.

100
Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Fun

See it if Great effects. Nice story between about two sisters. Show is great that adults could enjoy it as much as kids can.

Don't see it if You have to like musicals. And you know there's going to be some kids in the audience

Also One thing I have to say I thought I would have alot of kids near me. B... Read more Read less

89
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Funny, Enchanting

See it if you liked the movie and enjoy beautiful and exciting staging .Lovely story and good singing. Be sure to bring the kids!

Don't see it if you didn't like the movie, don't like Disney shows or you prefer sophisticated musicals.

Also Better to sit upstairs to get full effect of the staging and lighting ... Read more Read less

99
Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You love great songs, beautiful sets (where the "ice" comes all over the stage) and an easy-to-follow story-line.

Don't see it if You hate the song "Let it Go"; you're not interested in a woman who turns everything to ice (if she gets mad) due to her magical powers..

67
Confusing, Entertaining, Great singing, Overrated, Indulgent

See it if A musical for loyal Disney fans. You love twisted fairytale style shows. You saw the movie and want to compare.

Don't see it if You are looking for a story that follows a traditional style. This seems to be a show somewhere between one that appeals to kids and adults.

77
Slow, Fluffy, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You like Disney shows and thinking like a child. Princess Anna makes it fun as do the reindeer and the snowman. I did not see the movie.

Don't see it if You dislike Disney shows with stuffed animated characters. You do not like sitting around many children crunching on candy.

Also Aladdin and Lion King are much more polished and entertaining.

59
Not up to disney's standards. bland.

See it if You have a little kid wh is not discerning and loved the movie.

Don't see it if You don't have a little kid that you have to take.

86
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you are looking for something light and fun. It's about what you expect, but it is very well done. Loads of talent on display.

Don't see it if you don't like lightweight musicals. Fun for families or teens. I'm an old lady, and I liked it. Worth seeing.

78
Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You are a fan of the movie and/or the music and enjoy lightharted touching musicals.

Don't see it if You expect the play to be just like the movie, are not a fan of Frozen or if you prefer more substantial material.

70
No ambition, Fluffy, Enchanting, Overrated

See it if Perfect for families and fans of the movie but don't go in expecting Disney magic on the level of The Lion King or Aladdin.

Don't see it if you're looking for something less commercial or Disney-fied.

91
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Successfully ambitious

See it if you loved the movie. Caissie Levy's voice is phenomenal! Patty Murren's cute. Lots of Disney magic & fun. Young princesses are standouts.

Don't see it if you don't like Disney. This is the epitome of a Disney musical

Also I think this is one of Disney's best shows. Great positive story. Grea... Read more Read less

80
Entertaining, Fluffy, Perfect for children

See it if If you have a child in tow, it will enhance the experience. The effects are Disney at his best, and everyone is giving it their all.

Don't see it if This is a piece for children, and there is little for an adult here, unlike Anastasia, which can be appreciated on several levels.

80
Enchanting

See it if Delivers the Frozen key moments. Part 2's a few shades darker for Elsa than the movie, like Jean Grey torn and holding in her Phoenix powers

Don't see it if You're immune to Disney / Frozen magic. ~80% of the movie makes it. Can't stand hearing kids in the audience screaming in excitement.

Also Ticket from an online lottery for $30 after 3 months of trying.

79
Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing

See it if Love big splashy musicals with lots of silliness yet a message

Don't see it if Skip this if you don't want to be bombarded with lots of kids and people who've never been to Broadway before.

77
Great staging, Great scenery, entertaining, enjoyable

See it if you are a fan of the movie done faithfully with that Disney magic and trademark of a less than exciting movie animated feature.

Don't see it if you're tired of Disney movie to stage productions of a show that doesn't work as well on stage as other Disney productions with 1 great song

75
Enchanting, Great staging, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You love the movie Frozen or you have a kid who does.

Don't see it if You're looking for an amazing Broadway show.

Also I haven't actually seen the movie, but I could still tell that it was ... Read more Read less

75
Enchanting, Cliched, Overrated, Fluffy, Disappointing

See it if You are taking a child who loves Frozen.

Don't see it if you want to see a better musical.

68
Slow, Indulgent, Fluffy

See it if You win the ticket lottery or are a huge fan of the movie

Don't see it if You resent the Disneyfication of Broadway or are looking for truly visionary stagecraft

Also It was fine. The first act was ok, and Anna (young and old) was deligh... Read more Read less

80
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Ambitious, Great staging

See it if You enjoy the magic of Disney and it’s fun staging. This was done well but does not have quite the extravagance of The Lion King.

Don't see it if Are not a Disney fan, did not enjoy the movie, or expect the artistry of Lion King or Aladdin.

45
Banal, Cliched, Entertaining, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you're really into the source material (or have compatriots who are) and have a high threshold for bad audiences. You love light design.

Don't see it if Well, the film isn't very good, so it's no surprise the musical isn't either. The songs are ok to good, but the motivations are a mess.

Also Full disclosure, I was never enamoured with the film, but I did think ... Read more Read less


March 22nd, 2018
"Sometimes rousing, often dull, alternately dopey...In ways that are both successful and not, you can feel the director straining to make something artistically worthy of the property’s commercial promise...The opening suggests that 'Frozen' might prove to be unusually coherent...Once the castle ...
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March 22nd, 2018
"There is altogether too little magic in the kingdom of Arendelle...Director Grandage’s reach is less ambitious. In lieu of the great outdoors, he moves much of the show to lofty and stuffy interiors, jettisoning a lot of the action and yielding a show whose energy feels substantially less animat...
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March 22nd, 2018
"The ensemble is bright and buoyant, with the regal Caissie Levy belting her heart out as Elsa and the adorable Patti Murin charming the lederhosen off everyone as Anna...There are real thrills and chills in many of the musical’s magical moments...There’s also a general feeling of padding to the ...
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March 22nd, 2018
"For anyone expecting more than a straight-up rehash of the movie on stage, however, this pricey production will seem low on inspiration...'Frozen' doesn't entirely go wrong, but it does evince signs of the struggle to establish a consistent, unifying tone and to settle on a center in a story inh...
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