Legendary Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen comes to Broadway in a new autobiographical solo show. More…
At 960 seats, the Walter Kerr Theatre is one of the smallest venues Springsteen has played in the last 40 years. Join the iconic musical storyteller in this intimate environment for his new piece, a part-spoken, part-sung performance that loosely follows the arc of his life and work.
See it if you are a Bruce fan; you'll be enchanted. He sings, plays (guitar, piano, harmonica), tells his story. His gravel-y voice will thrill you.
Don't see it if you aren't a fan. You won't enjoy off-key duets w Patty. At least he loves his mother. And urges resistance (altho via dancing?) Not for me.
See it if You’re a fan of The Boss or to experience an intimate soul touching night of storytelling that reminds us of how important our roots are.
Don't see it if I can’t imagine that anyone would not get something from this extraordinary show.
See it if If you like Bruce Springsteen and his music. If you like the story to be told, his life, music.
Don't see it if If you do not like rock or a story of one man's life. Tix very expensiv
See it if in 1st half Bruce, self-aware & wry, uses stripped down songs & poetic musings 2 movingly tell his origin story; a total knockout
Don't see it if in 2nd half show becomes mostly a concert, not my preference; still can appreciate S-steen's raw power and charisma
See it if I was surprised by how good it was. I actually hadn't expected it to be such an intense theatrical experience.
Don't see it if you don't like Bruce Springsteen or don't want to pay ridiculous prices for the tickets.
See it if Bruce opens a vein. The audience is lucky enough to peer behind the curtain at a rare moment of intimacy. True stage artistry.
Don't see it if Was this man born on the stage? His vulnerability might make you look away.
See it if you can get a ticket, & read his book first. Some sections of the show, including the opening, are direct quotes. The Boss still has it!
Don't see it if you're not a Springsteen fan and don't want to spend the $. It was an unforgettable evening.
See it if you are a fan of the Boss.His stories are fascinating.He is the consummate performer.2 1/2 hours without a break is hard on the audience.
Don't see it if you aren't into Bruce or can't sit still for that long.As much as I enjoyed it, I was squirming after 1 1/2 hours, as were my companions.
See it if Bruce remains an engaging performer. Loved the stories about his life, and the new interpretations of old favorites.
Don't see it if If you’re expecting to hear the hits performed the way You’re used to them, you’ll be very disappointed.
See it if you love Bruce and you love the simplicity of a piano, a mic and an amplified acoustic guitar. Bruce regales us with stories as he sings
Don't see it if you are not a Bruce fan
See it if intimate stories and music of Bruce; mostly soulful bluesy ballads in between monologues that are often humorous or touching
Don't see it if you want more of his rousing music and want to see him feverishly jumping around the stage; want a jukebox musical; can't sit for over 2 hrs
See it if seeking a different Broadway experience combining intelligent, earnest, and funny self-reflection with occasional songs to enhance emotion.
Don't see it if you won’t enjoy the premise of a one-man monologue-cum-acoustic concert; dislike Springsteen’s music immensely; expecting bells-&-whistles.
See it if You love Springsteen and want to know about his life though his songs.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of Springsteen because you will be bored
See it if Rapt captive audience is treated to a memoir retrospective of Bruce's earliest days along with acoustic versions of his greatest hits
Don't see it if 2.5 hours without intermission requires restroom strategy for many; TSA-like security necessitates arriving earlier than typical 30 min
See it if You like Springsteen. You won’t have an opportunity like this again. I hope this is the start of many talented artists coming to Broadway.
Don't see it if You don’t like him. Nothing is going to change the fact that his is him, intimate, with little musical accompaniment. It is what it is.
See it if You're a die-hard Springsteen fan. He serves up an array of his songs from across the decades in stripped down glory.
Don't see it if You're not a longtime fan. Not knowing his whole catalog, I found the nostalgic take on the material more interesting than exciting.
See it if it’s interesting and special to watch a rock star perform in such an intimate setting. Decent writing and powerful singing.
Don't see it if uneven narrative after an hour of childhood memories jumps between adulthood, marriage, political views... Didn’t like Patti’s performance.
See it if You want a phenomenal performance of a great musical. It'sa great concert, a great show, fascinating study of a brilliantly creative artist.
Don't see it if You only like old fashioned traditional musicals
See it if you're a devout Bruce fan & you can afford (or at least justify) the cost. It's a riveting & intimate autobiographical show. Deeply poetic.
Don't see it if you're expecting a 3.5 hour stadium show with the E Street Band. This is a stripped performance with as much monologue as there is music.
See it if You LOVE Bruce. I do (seen 30+ shows) and I am very glad I saw it. He's a master storyteller and his music speaks to my soul.
Don't see it if You have to spend an arm and a leg. This isn't an E Street show. It's a really solid one man show by a legend.
See it if If you are a Springsteen fan, you cannot miss this. He relates the story of his life and how it influenced his art/music.
Don't see it if You don't like Springsteen, never listened to his music, his music didn't influence any part of your life. This is NOT a rock concert.
See it if You're a Bruce fan. If you're predisposed to love him, the you'll be gaga over this intimate performance.
Don't see it if You don't already love Bruce. As a casual listener, I found his stories overly sentimental. Some songs suffered without full band backup.
See it if You love music, theatre, art, insight into the inner workings of an artist.
Don't see it if Um, you’re boring or dead.