One of the world’s most epic modern myths comes to Broadway in this new musical that employs an innovative mix of robotics, puppet, and stagecraft to bring the legendary ape to life. More…
Follow an ambitious young actress and a maverick filmmaker as they voyage from the bustling streets of 1930s New York to an uncharted island to capture the greatest wonder the world has ever seen. At the center of this 21st-century reimagining: a 2,000-pound gorilla brought roaring to life by a team of seamlessly integrated artists and technicians. A larger-than-life encounter with a legend that’s always been too big to contain. Written by Jack Thorne ('Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'), directed and choreographed by Olivier Award winner Drew McOnie, with a new score by Marius de Vries ('La La Land') and Eddie Perfect ('Strictly Ballroom').
See it if The gorilla steals the show. If you want to spend 2.5 hours watching him, be my guest. The gorilla could probably sing better than the leads
Don't see it if If you are looking for a musical, this is not the show for you. Stay home and watch Gorillas in the Mist instead.
See it if Amazing puppeteering, innovative set, very engaging, great music. The songs are reminiscent of classic Broadway with a modern touch.
Don't see it if you don't like puppets, you are looking to see a classic musical.
See it if You want to be surprised, have seen too many dismal shows and are open to being entertained on a fun level.Not Shakespeare,just amazement.
Don't see it if You only expect great singing, acting and writing. This is not for you.
See it if You like special effects. The puppetry (and much more) is visually astounding.
Don't see it if You like substance and music that makes sense. The plot is paper thin and the music doesn’t seem to know what kind of show it wants to be.
See it if You want a big theater spectacle, great technical elements, and think Kong belongs on Broadway.
Don't see it if You prefer deeper writing or a musical that relies more heavily on strong numbers.
See it if You love great scenic and design work. It is visually stunning! The choreography and puppetry are amazing. Fun and enchanting!
Don't see it if I've read that some people didn't like the cast's performances. But I thought they were great. I feel like the show may have been revised.
See it if You are a fan of live theater technology. The music, book and choreography all good but the true star is King Kong. Amazing effects.
Don't see it if You don't want to see a 20 foot, 2000 pound Kong moving around live theater accompanied by music and choreography.
See it if You like King Kong, special effects, stage crafting, technology, excellent set changes, excitement.
Don't see it if you are looking for memorable songs and music, great acting, lots of dancing, traditional broadway musicals.
See it if You're looking to be thrilled and want that never-before-seen experience on Broadway! The genius of the puppet and staging are mind-blowing!
Don't see it if You are not into spectacle. The puppet is the number one reason to see the show, followed by the staging, physical theatre, and effects!
See it if You are wanting to see amazing puppetry and a spectacle. Songs are also pretty impressively written. Dancing and choreography are amazing!
Don't see it if You are looking for great writing and a touching storyline. The lines were a tad cheesy. For what it is, it is better than I expected.
See it if See it if you are a theatre geek who enjoys amazing stagecraft - it is truly mind blowing, coupled with a familiar well-told story.
Don't see it if You expect to be humming the score when leaving the theatre -- the score serves the show and plot well (and is well-played by a great band).
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