Roundabout Theatre Company presents a revival of the Tony Award-winning musical about two clerks who argue endlessly, while unknowingly writing loving letters to each other as anonymous pen pals. More…
Amalia (Tony winner Laura Benanti) and Georg (Zachary Levi) work together at a modest parfumerie, and have disliked each other from the start. He thinks she’s stuck up, and she thinks he’s arrogant and mean. Yet each writes rapturously to a lonely hearts pen pal when the work day is done, and it doesn’t take long for the audience to see that they’re in love without realizing it. Little do they know the anonymous pen pals they have both been falling for happen to be each other! Will love continue to blossom once their identities are finally revealed?
See it if A real "old fashioned musical. Bright story. Was bored in the first act, but second act was wonderful. Left humming the music.
Don't see it if you do not like sweet, gentle stories. There are no hi-tech effects. Just beautiful scenery, streets and shop.
See it if Liked it way more than I was expecting. A great night of theater.
Don't see it if You don't like revivals or didn't like the movie Shop Around the Corner.
See it if enjoy old fashioned romantic musicals. Laura Benanti is a perfect leading lady with a gorgeous voice and impeccable comic timing.
Don't see it if you don't like musicals or want something more edgy or cutting edge.
See it if you enjoy a wonderfully staged and well acted romantic classic that will keep you smiling and humming as you leave the theater.
Don't see it if you expect something original and deep. This has been done 3 times on the screen and at least 3 times for the stage.
See it if You don't care if things don't make sense, or feel like they're happening for no reason. The singing and acting are great.
Don't see it if You want continuity. It just ends. There is a scene in the second act that just happens for no reason, and is distracting.
See it if You want to see a near perfect (if not perfect) revival of an old fashioned classic musical rendered freshly.
Don't see it if Old fashioned classic musical are not your thing, even if expertly performed.
See it if you like old-fashioned romantic musicals, you like Jane Krakowski or Laura Benanti, or you like the movie "You've Got Mail".
Don't see it if you prefer edgy material.
See it if You like rom-coms, and want to see a fantastic ensemble at the top of their comedic game.
Don't see it if You've no patience for rom-coms, or can't stand music that is shrill and superfluous.
See it if You love a period musical beautifully performed with wonderful performers, costumes and a great set. Surprised I loved this one so much.
Don't see it if You aren't a fan of being thoroughly entertained.
See it if Laura Benanti (should and might win for Best Leading Actress in a Musical); wonderful cast; SET DESIGN, great chemistry, Carlyle choreo
Don't see it if You find throwback musicals a bore
See it if you want a fun, light romantic comedy with great performances and several laughs.
Don't see it if you want a deeper, more thought-provoking show.
See it if the music of Sheldon Harnick, Jane Krakowski, or Laura Benanti, although there will never be another Barbara Cook
Don't see it if don't like sweet, old fashioned romantic comedy.
See it if great songs - the score perfectly blends into the story, terrific acting, outstanding cast, an amazing set that deserves to win an award
Don't see it if you don't want to see an old-fashioned musical love story no matter how well its presented or performed
See it if You enjoy an old fashioned musical about characters over huge production numbers. The beautiful set & well choreographed scenes were joyful.
Don't see it if You're bothered by tidy endings not so organic or soprano ballads feeling a bit operatic. The very talented actors were great though.
See it if you love romantic musical theater. The set is absolutely beautiful and cleverly designed. Laura Benanti is simply perfect
Don't see it if you don't like musicial comedies.