Broadway legend Chita Rivera stars in the historical final collaboration between Kander and Ebb and book writer Terrence McNally in this musical adaptation about greed and revenge. More…
Claire Zachanassian, the world's richest woman, returns to her financially depressed hometown to find the man who captured her heart, cast her aside and shattered her dreams. What Claire does next shocks the town to its core: offering them a new leave on life and a return to their prosperity of old, if they kill the man who abandoned her years ago. This is the tale of the lengths one woman goes to win back lost love, proving that revenge is truly the best revenge.
See it if you worship @ the Our Lady of Diva Chita Rivera altar. Nothing else to see here. Music's forgettable, choreography's weird, theme's morbid.
Don't see it if you can't handle old bitter vengeful "love". This show is not about love or romance or generosity, & should have never revisited Broadway.
See it if you love Chita Rivera / you are into super quirky plots and musical stylings
Don't see it if you are looking for anything straightforward or easily digestible
See it if you want to catch a theatre legend, Chita Rivera, in a tour de force turn performing Kander and Ebb material. Beautiful set and songs.
Don't see it if you aren't prepared to be bored and confused for 90 minutes. It hurts to say, but I had a tough time staying awake.
See it if you prefer darker more expressionistic and often-non linear productions.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy sung-through musicals, enjoy lighthearted subject matters, or don't enjoy expressionistic productions.
See it if You feel like you have to see every Kander and Ebb piece.
Don't see it if You want to see a show with depth and a clear direction and tone. You want memorable or powerful songs that are not short and full of fluff
See it if you love Kander and Ebb. If you love theater that is a bit macabre.
Don't see it if you don't like themes of revenge and death, eunuchs, and spinning coffins.
See it if you want to see a strange story with unlikable characters making awful choices. The set and costumes were great. The staging was good
Don't see it if you expect great music, dancing, and an overall appealing or well constructed plot