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42nd Street (The Heights Players)

From 61 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Great acting, Enchanting

About the show

The Heights Players present a revival of this quintessential backstage musical, featuring iconic songs such as "Shuffle Off to Buffalo," "Lullaby of Broadway," and the title tune. More…

'42nd Street' is the story of Peggy Sawyer, who comes to NYC from Allentown, Pennsylvania and soon lands her first job in the ensemble of a glitzy new Broadway production–a show in a constant state of panic, lurching from one crisis to another. Just before opening night, the leading lady breaks her ankle. Will Peggy's performing dreams come true? A celebration of Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theater.


Member Reviews (61)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Great acting, Enchanting
89
Avg Score

87
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Romantic

See it if a classic, this is one that always goes down in the annals of great musicals. the sets, the music and the acting was super. Its pure NYC!

Don't see it if If you don't like a classic musical, you will not like this show. It is timeless a truly great evening of performance with all the hupla of

100
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if you want to see one the Broadway classics. It's been in many revivals in different decades. The music is institutional and recognized.

Don't see it if you don't like dancing plays.

Also It is part of the musical history of Broadway and the United States of... Read more Read less

95
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You love musicals and tap dancing; want to support a wonderful community theater in Brooklyn Heights

Don't see it if I can't think of any reason not to see this great show

73
Slow

See it if classic musical

Don't see it if classic musical

83
Great singing, Great staging, Hilarious, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if if you love the traditional, old style musical with lots of great dancing and terrific music

Don't see it if I can't think of why someone wouldn't want to see this show

81
Enchanting, Great singing, Refreshing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to see a classic revival.

Don't see it if you're not into "older" shows.

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you love a good classic musical

Don't see it if you do not like a musical

95
Delightful, Entertaining, Ambitious, Riveting

See it if you LOVE tap dancing (so much good tap dancing!), you enjoy 1930's era musicals, you want an enjoyable, lighthearted show.

Don't see it if you are not interested in a dancing (ALL tap!) heavy show.

80
Enchanting, Entertaining, Ambitious, Fluffy, Resonant

See it if You love wonderful old - fashioned tap dancing, and " The Great American Songbook ."

Don't see it if You are disinterested in the incredible music of " The Great American Songbook ." And do not enjoy spectacular tap dancing .

82
Absorbing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Ambitious

See it if You really like a great tap show.

Don't see it if You expect a big show.

100
Great staging, Great acting, Must see, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You want to see how MUTANT a talented tap dancers can be. They're unbelievably talented AND they sing, too! Incredible show all around!

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of tap, as I know there are some. However, the story and characters will keep you intrigued.

78
Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Must see

See it if if you are on town

Don't see it if it is a great show

92
Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You love classic broadway

Don't see it if You want something new or quirky

92
Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy the classics

Don't see it if Dancings not your thing

80
Relevant, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if you enjoy a good show

Don't see it if you don't like musicals

94
Delightful, Entertaining, Must see

See it if You understand that they didn't use cliches; cliches came from here.

Don't see it if You think that rather like Shakespeare, "there's a bunch of quotations in it." No, hun, the quotations come from this.

100
Delightful, Dated, Must see, Riveting, Great staging

See it if Loved this one. The dancing alone gave me chills!

Don't see it if You don't like tap dancing.

89
Entertaining, Riveting, Great singing

See it if You like good musicals.

Don't see it if You want something more modern.

99
Ambitious, Entertaining, Enchanting, Exquisite, Riveting

See it if you love a good old classic musical

Don't see it if you don't like musicals

84
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you like music and dancing and the 20's

Don't see it if you don't like the 20's

59
Overrated, Slow, Dizzying, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if You like tap dance

Don't see it if You don't like tap

92
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing

See it if It was great

Don't see it if U don't like NYC history

96
Must see, Hilarious, Great singing, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You love Great singing and acting!

Don't see it if Don’t miss it

93
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite, Funny

See it if You love dancing! Love old school broadway.

Don't see it if Want to see a show that is more up to date.

81
Clever, Entertaining

See it if You just want to go out to the theater

Don't see it if You get bored easily


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