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"Many of the most interesting challenges the group faced feel glossed over in the context of the musical...Jukebox musicals are about the music first and foremost, and this music is extraordinary...What the show lacks in terms of a compelling book it attempts to make up for in sheer energy and enthusiasm...There is certainly an audience for this musical, and big fans of the group’s music will find plenty to enjoy, but in terms of jukebox bio-musicals, it does not exactly break the mold." Full Review
for a previous production "’Amelie’ is a feast for the senses, with a bold, whimsical color scheme, innovative sets, and a fantastical feel…The music is pleasant and airy…The songs, while enjoyable, are ultimately unmemorable…The production is perfectly cast…While it is ultimately very pleasing, there are some structural elements that could still be ironed out…Minor issues aside, this musical seems well on its way to success…It is hard to imagine not being charmed by the atmosphere the show creates." Full Review
for a previous production "The dynamic between the characters is complex and well-drawn, even in an absurd situation, and the way they all turned out as adults is both believable and delightfully dark. It is all perfectly played by the talented and funny cast, and, impressively, all four of them have satisfying arcs despite the brief running time...An impressively hilarious show that manages to evoke nostalgia while still feeling very fresh and exciting." Full Review
for a previous production "However brilliantly conceived, this production would be nothing in the hands of a lesser ensemble of actors. One thing that struck me was just how young they all seemed...This production took one of my favorite shows and re-imagined it in a way that only brought out more layers of beauty and significance. I was moved, inspired, and truly blown away." Full Review