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Springsteen on Broadway (NYC)

From 200 member  reviews
Members say: Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Masterful, Must see

About the show

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.

2h 0m | Already closed | Walter Kerr Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (200)

MEMBERS SAY:

Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Masterful, Must see
92
Avg Score

95
Funny, Must see, Profound

See it if you can.

Don't see it if your only options for tickets are $1,000+

88
Great singing, Epic, Profound

See it if you're a huge Bruce Springsteen fan. This is a truly special experience.

Don't see it if you don't like Bruce Springsteen's music or storytelling

95
Delightful, Clever, Ambitious, Great singing, Masterful

See it if You can! A sentimental journey guided by a master through his life and songs. Wit, grit, humor shine in tales of adventure, home & friends.

Don't see it if You dislike singing with harmonica, guitar and piano. You loathe American rock and roll. “Because the night” will not be a joy for you...

100
Must see, Great writing, Great singing, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you love the boss and want to hear his own unvarnished story from his own mouth.

Don't see it if you have no interest in Springsteen and his life.

100
Masterful, Moving, Honest

See it if A must see for anybody who even "likes" Bruce Springsteen. His story telling is honest and entertaining and endearing!

Don't see it if You want a big production number type show

100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Epic, Must see, Masterful

See it if you love the Boss

Don't see it if you can wait until Netflix

90
Entertaining, Epic, Masterful, Intense, Must see

See it if You like Bruce in an acoustic caberet

Don't see it if You are looking for rock band playing greatest hits

84
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Must see, Slow

See it if You are a Springsteen fan. He reveals a lot about himself, rather than the facades he puts on at concerts and interviews.

Don't see it if You are looking for a traditionaal, story-driven musical.

92
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Absorbing, Resonant

See it if you like acoustic Bruce -- it's like his 2005 or 1996 shows with a bit more talking and a bit less singing. Especially liked Thunder Road.

Don't see it if you don't like Bruce. I doubt that this will change many people's minds. And it's probably not worth the high price if you're on the fence.

95
Absorbing, Entertaining, Masterful, Intense, Must see

See it if you like Bruce Springsteen and/or want a thought provoking meaningful night in an intimate setting on Broadway. Totally worth the money!!!

Don't see it if you hate Bruce Springsteen.

90
Great singing, Epic, Entertaining

See it if You are a big Springsteen fan and u never get tired of his story telling.

Don't see it if You don't like his music and won't get bored with a one man show without any scenary changes in a Broadway theatre.

90
Riveting, Entertaining, Unique

See it if you want to know more about Springsteen's life and inspiration for his music. This was an intimate, absorbing show - more talking than song

Don't see it if you are expecting a 3 hour mega concert

100
Absorbing, Intelligent, Profound, Intense, Great singing

See it if You want to see an American poet in an intimate setting. The show is a powerful, emotional combination of words and music.

Don't see it if You are not interested in the life and career of an American rock legend

100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Masterful, Must see

See it if You love Springsteen, then you cannot miss it. If you like Springsteen, you will walk out loving him.

Don't see it if You hate his music.

Also I love him and have attended many of his concerts. This is a totally d... Read more Read less

80
Entertaining, Cliched, Overrated

See it if you love love the Boss and his music and don't mind him talking a lot

Don't see it if you are trained opera singer, the harmonies seemed off when he sang to his woman

94
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great writing

See it if you love Bruce and are looking for an atypical concert experience

Don't see it if you are not a Bruce fan

78
Entertaining, Great singing, Intelligent, Relevant, Slow

See it if You love bruce springsteen. If you love his music and don't mind him talking a lot.

Don't see it if You hate bruce springsteen. If you are looking for a real broadway show with more than two people.

100
Absorbing, Exquisite, Funny, Great singing, Must see

See it if Springsteen is your idol. You want to see one of the best performers of this generation. A legend on stage.

Don't see it if You don’t care about Springsteen because your seat deserves to go to someone who will appreciate it.

90
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great writing, Masterful, Resonant

See it if to see a stadium rock star in this intimate setting is a unique once in a lifetime experience

Don't see it if you were born recently or not a fan of the boss

100
Must see, Entertaining, Absorbing, Great singing, Refreshing

See it if If you are a Bruce Springsteen fan, it's a pilgrimage to Mecca. 15 songs with story telling of his life.Simply Amazing.

Don't see it if If you aren't a Bruce SPringsteen fan, expecting a concert or a broadway play.

100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Resonant, Masterful

See it if you are a Bruce fan. Bucket list stuff here.

Don't see it if You don't like introspective, intimate music-oriented performances.

85
Entertaining, Great singing, Must see

See it if you are a Springsteen fan. Especially if you win the Springsteen lottery (which is how I got to see it).

Don't see it if you expect a Springsteen concert. It's not. It's Bruce telling his story with songs interspersed.

88
Delightful, Entertaining, Overrated

See it if if you are a Springsteen fan this is a must see, also it appeals to anyone who enjoys storytelling

Don't see it if if you don't like to be a little silly, contemporary music, stunts, and great sets

95
Wow! do not miss this opportunity to see a masterful musician and storyteller!

See it if Like Bruce Springsteen's music but even more his writing and hearing his story delivered poetically and very introspectively.

Don't see it if Thinking it is a Bruce concert or some jukebox musical.

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100
Great singing, Thought-provoking, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if See this if you love BRUCE, his music, his humor and his little black t-shirt!

Don't see it if I can't think of any reason not to see this show!!!! It is storytelling, music and connection at its very best!!!!


October 12th, 2017
“There came a moment near the end of Springsteen’s overwhelming and uncategorizable Broadway show, when it seemed possible to see straight through his many masks to some core truth of his being….‘Springsteen on Broadway’ is a solo act by a solo artist with an artist’s steel…A painful if thrilling...
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October 12th, 2017
"The hits are here, including ‘Born to Run’ and ‘Dancing in the Dark,’ but stripped down and edged with wistfulness; ‘Born in the U.S.A.’ is pared into a skeletal, nearly acapella blues. It’s an intimate show and a generous one, not just to past friends and collaborators but also to the audience,...
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October 12th, 2017
"'On Broadway' weaves personal anecdotes and performances of poignant songs into a seamless, theatrical presentation...As with any Springsteen stage performance, you learn that his voice and personality are much bigger than the body housing them. But ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ is a poignant remind...
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October 12th, 2017
"Unlike the other solo and acoustic tours that he has undertaken, the show is scripted and largely unchanging...The result is an earnest meditation on his life and work, a 'long and noisy prayer' delivered by a diligent and practiced showman...A show in the old-fashioned sense...His voice is so s...
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