Director Stephen Brackett ("A Strange Loop") and book writer Joe Tracz bring Rick Riordan's bestselling young-adult fantasy novel to Broadway in this action-packed musical adaptation. More…
From the show:
As a son of Poseidon, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail, and is on a quest to find Zeus’ lightning bolt to prevent a war between the Greek gods. Based on the best-selling novel by Rick Riordan and featuring a thrilling original rock score, with an onstage company of seven playing more than 47 characters, "The Lightning Thief" is an action-packed theatrical adventure about accepting that normal is a myth and embracing the superpowers inside all of us.
See it if You have kids who like this series, know all the stories about Greek gods, appreciate somewhat cheesy props and visual effects
Don't see it if You are looking for something thought provoking, don’t know much about Greek gods or this series
See it if You like Greek Mythology. A musical with a bit of humor.
Don't see it if You want to see more special effects or stage magic. The staging is very simple. We
See it if you enjoyed the original series written by Rick Riordan and want to see it come to life on stage.
Don't see it if you prefer more polished shows without kid-friendly humor.
See it if You really really loved the book, you're under the age 13 and you don't want to see a traditional musical
Don't see it if You want to hear good songs, don't want to watch 30 year olds act like 13 year olds or have any sort of expectations what so ever
See it if You loved the books but hated the movie. You love creative staging and prop use. You want an uplifting, joyful story.
Don't see it if You don't like fun. Or you don't like a summer camp play feel to the stage.
See it if You are accompanied by a child or grandchild who has read and loves the Percy Jackson books. The audience will be full of screaming children
Don't see it if Show is a (bad)school production. Scenery is cardboard,toilet paper,etc. Assumes that children are unsophisticated theatergoers.
See it if You like shows like “Dear Evan Hansen” and “Harry Potter” and enjoy an adventurous trip into the lives of three outerwordly young friends.
Don't see it if You lack a sense of humor, a sense of wonder—or both.
See it if You love the book and want a true to the story version of Percy Jackson! Chris McCarrell! It's so weird at times, it's great.
Don't see it if You don't the book or laughing or if you're an old white man who can't see how Broadway is evolving
See it if You are a true fan of the Percy Jackson books, you love great singing
Don't see it if You’re not familiar with the Percy Jackson books. You don’t like very loud singing that drowns out the lyrics. You don’t like just one set.
See it if You enjoy the Rick Riordan books, or love youthful energy, mythology.
Don't see it if Teenagers annoy you. Or if you dislike Rock Musicals.
See it if You love the Greek gods, love fun dancing and singing, enjoy teenage drama
Don't see it if If you want an exact match to the book or have a problem with teenage drama issues
See it if you love the book and have been dying for a faithful adaptation. This is the Percy Jackson we know and love brought to life, half-bloods!
Don't see it if you aren't willing to suspend your disbelief a bit and just have fun. This isn't exactly "serious theatre."
See it if You read the books and like them or have kids who did, if you like greek mythology, or if you like pop rock music. Sober staging, minimalist
Don't see it if You like great and impressive staging, don’t like fantasy stories or prefer musical with a deeper, more profound topic.
See it if The cast is very small and looks like they had a low budget but they made a great show out of what they had. It was very funny
Don't see it if Don't see if you don’t wanna watch a low budget show.
See it if they might b familar with the book and movieandwant to see another adaptation
Don't see it if if your looking for elaborate sets u would b diapppointed