Based on the 1993 film starring Johnny Depp, this new musical is offers a comic and tender-hearted celebration of love: between children and parents; romantic partners; friends; and most of all, siblings. More…
The pair at the heart of the show are Joon, a young woman dealing with mental illness, and Benny, the big brother who’s determined to take care of her. When a charmingly eccentric stranger comes into their lives, he throws their carefully calibrated world off-kilter—maybe for the better.
See it if If you like a nice brother and sister relationship show that is entertaining and warm.
Don't see it if If your not into serious musicals with a serious subject matter.
See it if you want 2 c a very sweet, moving musical about a brother/sister relationship & the importance of family in caring & protecting each other.
Don't see it if you don't like serious musicals that touch on mental illness told through the eyes of the brother/sister relationship & the sacrifices made.
See it if like small musicals with focusing on characters that are quirky. a small show that would do well in an off-Broadway space
Don't see it if need big production numbers then this is not for you. music is nice but not memorable
See it if Ok, I was prepare to be disappointed. But this show won me over completely. The music and lyrics are uneven and mostly forgettable. But this
Don't see it if cast was spectacular. Bryce Pinkham and Hannah Elless both shine. Bryce in particular gives one of my favorite performances in a while.
Also It's definitely worth the trip.
See it if you would like to see this film turned into a musical, or you would like to see a star turn from Bryce Pinkham.
Don't see it if you need a stronger book, score and direction from this show that can't help wandering off. The show's strongest moments involved Pinkham.
See it if You can find a production! If you like musicals with heart, this is one that shouldn't be missed. Hope the cast is as fine as this one was!
Don't see it if You are turned off by characters with disabilities & don't think that you'll enjoy the subject matter in a musical, however wrong it may be
See it if You like Bryce Pinkham - great actor. You've never been to Papermill Playhouse - SO cute and easy to get to from NYC. You liked the movie.
Don't see it if You did not like the movie and you do not like quirky shows. It is definitely different, not a standard musical.
See it if you've never seen the movie so don't know what the production is missing; willing to sit through many phoned-in songs for a few good ones
Don't see it if you love the movie, expect great music throughout, want a nuanced Sam. Pinkham's choice of deadpan except for impressions didn't work for me
See it if You loved the movie and are looking to see it come alive on stage.
Don't see it if You’re looking for something that’s fluffy and doesn’t challenge your intellect.
See it if You enjoyed the film and enjoy theater with a deeper message, even hidden behind fun songs.
Don't see it if You are looking for a super happy musical. There is a lot of sadness in the show.
See it if you enjoyed the movie, you should enjoy the musical. The songs were OK, but the performances are strong. Act 2 was much better than Act 1.
Don't see it if you're expecting great theater. Musical from popular movies rarely work. In this instance, this worked better than Pretty Woman.
See it if You know and love the movie, like stories that deal in a lighthearted but truthful way about mental illness.
Don't see it if You want a high-energy musical with big production numbers. This is more like a play with music. It's more play than musical.
See it if You want something original portrayed with clever staging, outrageous acting, and great singing.
Don't see it if If you need production numbers with dancing, and splashing sets.
See it if you like the film or any of the actors in it. See it for Bryce Pinkham alone
Don't see it if talks or scenes of mental illness makes you uncomfortable, want memorable music, or are not a fan of the movie to musical trend
See it if interested in a cleverly told and sweet story that tackles topics of mental illness and co-dependent sibling dynamics
Don't see it if you desire a memorable score, big production numbers, high belting, or fancy sets
See it if Enjoy the movie and would like to see if translated into a musical. Great singing by some and quirky comedy.
Don't see it if You don't like the movie and don't like movie-translated musicals #PrettyWoman.
See it if You liked the Aidan Quinn, Mary Stuart Masterson, Johnny Depp film - this is a pleasant and enjoyable surprise!
Don't see it if You expect it to be the movie and you don’t like forays into musicals
See it if You like romantic funny musicals or are a fan of the film. A great take on mental health issues. Also get to visit Milburn and the Papermill
Don't see it if You don't have a romantic heart, or want a huge production.