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 you want a different theater experience, you like King Kong, and/or you want to see amazing staging and a fantastic set.
Don't see it if you scare easily, you don't like King Kong, you don't like loud noises or flashing lights, and/or you expect a deep, profound storyline.
See it if Want to be amazed at the spectacular king king. The staging was magnificent. He ran, roared, climbed and took a bow
Don't see it if You don’t want to go back to your childhood and experience the wonderment if King King
See it if you enjoy amazing staging, phenominal sets/effects, and the traditional story of King Kong.
Don't see it if you don't like the story of King Kong or you're looking for something more traditional.
See it if you are fan of any version of King Kong, especially the original; and you want to see amazing technical feats on stage
Don't see it if you are not moved by the story of King Kong story, and not impressed by special effects on stage
See it if you REALLY want to see something like no other on broadway. The graphics used in this show are pretty cool however.
Don't see it if you’ve got young children and or not a fan of loud growls. The singing & dancing aren’t totally bad but the main draw is King Kong himself
See it if Great special effects. The ape is fantastic.
Don't see it if It's not a show. It's a one puppet act. spectacular puppet. But a little pricey. Too loud, even the singing is loud. And bring earplugs
See it if you’re looking for brilliant puppetry, staggering scope, inventive choreography, thrilling theatrical moments, sights to behold!
Don't see it if you want a traditional musical. It’s not. There aren’t a whole lot of songs. It’s very “now,” even though it’s set in the 30s.
See it if You enjoy high tech puppetry and scenery
Don't see it if You’re afraid of gorilllas; expecting a top notch broadway musical; are an animal rights activist
Also I didn’t really feel the bond between kong and the girl
See it if you want to see King Kong run through the jungle with girl in hand and climb the Empire State Building. Very clever and impressive.
Don't see it if you want to see a show with a great script and memorable songs.
See it if you have nothing else to do and want to check out some great puppetry and special effects. The choreography is also quite good.
Don't see it if You like a good story with a connection between characters. The lead has no connection to Kong. It is poorly written and directed.
See it if you want to see something different and inventive for the theater. The staging is fantastic and really hard to explain. You must see it!
Don't see it if you don't like being surprised at the theater and you think it might be for children...it is not!
See it if You liked the movie(s) or appreciate incredible staging, kong comes to life on stage, it’s unbelievable
Don't see it if You didn’t like the movie(s) or would take issue seeing people make him move, while unbelievable, you can see how he is “brought to life”
See it if You want to see a 50 ft Kong come to life before your eyes. The puppeteering is amazing! Truly an awe-dropping show
Don't see it if You don’t like puppetry or being amazed by a 50 ft gorilla . Great for most ages. Young children might get scared. Gorilla roars loudly
See it if If you like great special effects and some great dance .numbers like living in the 20s. Scenery attractive to the eye
Don't see it if if you expect to see real theater. Acting needs to be more energetic. Need to hide the puppeteers better. Remember Beauty killed the beast.
See it if You love the story. The sets were AMAZING, totally stole the show. It was so immersive: lighting, background arts & music blends perfectly.
Don't see it if You dislike loud roar & gun shots.
See it if The best stagecraft you will ever ever see. The set design and puppetry will blow you away.
Don't see it if Clichéd lyrics, mediocre acting, no heart. You really don't care what happens, but it is a feast for the eyes and ears.