Kimberly Akimbo (Broadway)
Open run 2h 25m
Kimberly Akimbo (Broadway)

Kimberly Akimbo (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(3005 Ratings)
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Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing, Funny

About the Show

The five-time Tony Award-winning musical about growing up and growing old… in no particular order.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (2,219)

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50 Reviews | 21 Followers
Must see, Great singing, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you trust me when I tell you this is the best show currently on Broadway. Great plot, amazing music, and leaves you feeling hopeful.

Don't see it if you want an authentic portrayal of teenagers because I didn't really feel that in the show.

50 Reviews | 20 Followers
Absorbing, Clever

See it if You like profound subjects, in this case incurable disease, addressed sensitively but with humor and music

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals or plays that confront terminal illness

55 Reviews | 7 Followers
Relevant, Resonant, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You love shows like Evan Hansen. KA is a delightful, heart-warming hum-along show, with characters that feel real…all awards well-deserved.

Don't see it if You expect light-hearted..or don’t like shows with real pull at your heart themes about family and relationships.

86 Reviews | 9 Followers
Charming, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if Interesting premise and heartfelt story about a teenager who ages quickly. Bonnie Milligan’s fantastic comedy and belting.

Don't see it if You are looking for something less nuanced and can’t appreciate the subtlety of a seemingly lighthearted story like this.

54 Reviews | 22 Followers
Resonant, Must see, Masterful, Funny, Clever

See it if you love a terrific show with a unique story filled with laughter and touching moments. The cast is superb

Don't see it if you don't like musicals

58 Reviews | 8 Followers
Refreshing, Funny, Delightful

See it if you like small cast musicals with a lot of heart! And want to see an uplifting and unique story told beautifully

Don't see it if you want flashy dance numbers or larger than life production value

117 Reviews | 23 Followers
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You like a great Broadway show with a great story A extremely talented cast With great acting and singing Its also funny and sad

Don't see it if No reason not to see it A must to see Read more

57 Reviews | 8 Followers
Great singing, Must see, Resonant, Funny, Delightful

See it if You love new musicals with an touching story that goes places you don't expect.

Don't see it if You hate life

Critic Reviews (24)

The New York Times
November 10th, 2022

CRITIC'S PICK "I began to see the character and the show in anagrammatic terms...It’s not about a disease at all, unless it’s the one we all have: We grow up too slowly and then suddenly too fast. We are gone before we know it."
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Time Out New York
November 10th, 2022

"It still feels intimate, but the larger audience lets the show land big laughs as well as moments of stung collective sympathy, and the performances pop with fresh energy."
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New York Magazine / Vulture
November 10th, 2022

"The musical felt like a glimmer of sunlight breaking through the winter of Omicron. In the Broadway run, that sun shines brighter and clearer— the show-choir costumes are shinier."
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The Hollywood Reporter
November 10th, 2022

"The performances of the entire cast are in perfect harmony with the offbeat material."
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Entertainment Weekly
November 10th, 2022

" 'Kimberly Akimbo' leaves you floating high on good vibes and ready to make the most of life."
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November 10th, 2022

"In a field crowded with fan service - 'Kimberly Akimbo' is an exception — one that proves musicals can be deeply strange and spirited, and can challenge audiences to see things from another point of view."
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The Wall Street Journal
November 10th, 2022

" 'Kimberly Akimbo' leaps into enchanting life from its first scene...Its two and a half hours pass like a freshening breeze that is gone before you’ve had time to fully savor it."
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November 10th, 2022

" 'Kimberly Akimbo' remains a stunner, a sly, quirky, eccentric work of stage art transformed into a crowd its way into your heart with a jauntiness that both hides and ultimately amplifies its serious ambitions."
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