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“The smooth direction, incredible sets, and fabulous four person cast bring the story of two warring brothers to life. However it still has an unshakeable sense of familiarity that leaves you wondering where you've seen it before...While not a bad play at its core, where ‘Long Lost’ falls short is that the stakes never seem high enough...You're never quite sure...why the audience should be sympathetic...It's crisp, and with some surprising wit, it makes for a fine afternoon of theater." Full Review
"A new precedent for jukebox musicals. It doesn't take itself too seriously...The leading ladies shine on stage, sometimes quite literally, thanks to the fabulous costumes...A standout element of the show is the script. When any of the three Chers are talking, it feels like it could be Cher herself...With stellar performances, dazzling design, and jaw-dropping vocals, there is only one thing to say about it and uniqueness that sets it apart from other shows. It is, simply, Cher." Full Review
"While movies don't often translate well into musicals, this one translates to the stage incredibly well partially because Fey herself wrote the book, which certainly keeps the original spirit of the movie alive. Every single song is a showstopper in its own way, and it helps that many of the classic lines from the movie are kept in the script...The dancing in the production is out of this world...'Mean Girls' has a bright future on Broadway, and I truly cannot say enough good things about it." Full Review
"While the characters Wohl has created may fall into Hollywood stereotypes at first glance, they are able to break out of these molds to become fully dimensional characters that captures the audience's attention, and their heart...The cast are able to seamlessly merge the collision of science and storytelling that are at the heart of 'Continuity' with both hilarious and heartbreaking results. Refreshing, engaging, thought-provoking, and more relevant than ever, 'Continuity' is not to be missed." Full Review
"A witty and quick moving show...The show cleverly addresses themes like justice and hypocrisy through its cast, all of whom have their time to shine. While the music is not the most memorable on the planet it's fun and fits with the attitude of the show. If you're looking for something to entertain you for 2 hours or so, you will certainly find what you're looking for in 'Desperate Measures.'" Full Review