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 want to see Chita still somehow killing it in a jazzy and eerie musical. This was very thought-provoking.
Don't see it if You don't like Kander and Ebb scores or if you want to have a light night at the theatre.
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're excited by Kander and Ebb and Chita Rivera, you like John Doyle's stripped-down style you like bitingly satiric comedy
Don't see it if Joyous sadism will bother you
See it if CHITA! Also, if you love Kander & Ebb. It has its flaws, but so worthwhile to see their last collaboration. Beautiful dance number w/Chita
Don't see it if you expect a fun, fluffy evening of musical theatre.
See it if If you're looking for a unique, dark musical where the mostly-string score is haunting along with the tale and its well-toned characters;
Don't see it if If you don't like dark musicals with a great amount of music; May be inappropriate if under 12;
See it if If you want to see a very well thought out show by a great writing team and starring a true legend.
Don't see it if If you don't like really deep shows that can be confusing to follow.
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 like Kander and Ebb musicals. They like dark themes. This is no exception. Uneven but story and performances were strong. Chita!
Don't see it if you like light, syrupy musicals or happy endings.
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 Chita Rivera. "You, You, You." "The Only One." Beautiful set. Chita Rivera.
Don't see it if One of the weaker Kander & Ebb scores. Weak book. Bad staging. Underdeveloped and lacking in ambition. Weirdly sexual.
See it if you want to see Chita Rivera; there's a reason it took 20 years to get to Bway - it's terrible; I laughed out loud the last 20 minutes
Don't see it if you like musical theater; it's a shame Kander allowed this to be produced; sadly, this show is burned into my memory and not in a good way
See it if The theme here is strange and morbid. The staging was not captivating.
Don't see it if Your looking for a feel good play. Dark and depressing theme.
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 like revenge stories about powerful women. You love the richness of Kander and Ebb. Men in falsetto get you going. You love Chita.
Don't see it if You want dynamic sets or a perfect, flawless story. There are issues, but it's brilliant.
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
See it if you want to see the legendary Chita in a fantastic performance, and an ambitious if imperfect new musical.
Don't see it if you want a perfectly crafted musical - this one is ambitious but sometimes misses the mark.
See it if You like something that's a little different.... Odd but still a great story done well.
Don't see it if You don't like things that are a little weird and out of the box
See it if you are life long fan of Chita Rivera.
Don't see it if you don't like poorly staged musicals with a terrible score. The direction in this was atrocious and obvious. One of the worst musicals.
See it if you enjoy Kander & Ebb but are ready for something more morally complex than Chicago.
Don't see it if you like to be told how to feel, want to leave humming the hit title number, or want to see a happy little fluffy show.