The Last Ship
Closed 2h 30m
The Last Ship
76

The Last Ship NYC Reviews and Tickets

76%
(109 Reviews)
Positive
77%
Mixed
13%
Negative
10%
Members say
Entertaining, Absorbing, Ambitious, Great staging, Great acting

About the Show

A new musical set in an English seafaring town, featuring songs by Sting and inspired by his own life as a boy.

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Member Reviews (109)

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546 Reviews | 1881 Followers
75
Resonant, Banal

See it if like Sting!

Don't see it if You aren't sentimental

629 Reviews | 232 Followers
80
Disappointing, Ambitious, Slow, Original, Cliched

See it if You love Sting's music, no matter how it's conveyed.

Don't see it if You are expecting a jukebox musical or a more straightforward, interesting story.

Nic
457 Reviews | 87 Followers
81
Ambitious, Cliched, Underrated, Great acting, Great direction

See it if a straightforward, prodigal-son-comes home story appeals to you.

Don't see it if you want your show to break new ground; this doesn't. But the music, direction, and performances were all standouts. Very worthwhile show.

333 Reviews | 158 Followers
85
Great singing, Absorbing, Underrated, Fred applegate was hilarious!, Story a bit contrived

See it if you want to see what life was like in the shipbuilding town where Sting grew up

Don't see it if you can't get over that some elements of the story were manipulated to fit Sting's existing songbook Read more

275 Reviews | 474 Followers
80
Great music, Slow, Indulgent, Refreshing, Ambitious

See it if you want to see something original with music by Sting (I also saw him in the show and it really added to the experience).

Don't see it if you're expecting a Sting jukebox musical.

216 Reviews | 910 Followers
72
Disappointing, Great singing, Epic, Overrated

See it if You want a slightly sad story about a community refusing to modernize, but great cast including Sting

Don't see it if You need to be invested in the story; I couldn't help getting frustrated that this town would spend so many resources on an unwanted ship

NS
257 Reviews | 197 Followers
81
Ambitious, Slow, Overrated, Some good music

See it if Show was a bit plodding. Story was familiar, did not bring out any particular characters. Story of the decline of another industry.

Don't see it if You want something bright and cheerful, you want to come out humming a happy tune

184 Reviews | 373 Followers
84
Original, Great staging, Ambitious, Entertaining, Underrated

See it if you enjoy shows with original music. Or if you are a fan of Sting and his music.

Don't see it if you are looking for an old school musical with lots of dance numbers.

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