Members say: Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Great acting, Must see

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.

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'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.


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

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

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

95
Great acting, Entertaining, 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

85
Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you love a good classic musical

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

95
Ambitious, Delightful, Riveting, Entertaining

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
Ambitious, Enchanting, Resonant, Entertaining, Fluffy

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 .

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

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, Must see, Great singing, Great staging

See it if if you are on town

Don't see it if it is a great show

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

See it if You love Great singing and acting!

Don't see it if Don’t miss it

81
Clever, Entertaining

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

Don't see it if You get bored easily

89
Riveting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You like good musicals.

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

92
Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if It was great

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

99
Ambitious, Enchanting, Exquisite, Riveting, Entertaining

See it if you love a good old classic musical

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

92
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You love classic broadway

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

93
Funny, Delightful, Enchanting, Exquisite, Entertaining

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.

100
Delightful, Must see, Riveting, Dated, 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.

80
Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if you enjoy a good show

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

94
Delightful, Must see, Entertaining

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.

59
Dizzying, Disappointing, Overrated, Slow, Entertaining

See it if You like tap dance

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

92
Absorbing, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy the classics

Don't see it if Dancings not your thing

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

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

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

90
Ambitious, Exquisite, Masterful, Entertaining

See it if If you love great dance numbers.

Don't see it if If you prefer a play with some singing.

100
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if YOU LOVE MUSICALS THAT ENTERTAIN YOU MAKES YOU SING AND WISH YOU WERE PART OF THE CAST

Don't see it if IF MUSIC IS NOT IN YOUR BLOOD

100
Absorbing

See it if Like music!

Don't see it if Hate music

92
Delightful, Must see, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if all musical theater fans must see this at least once. movie is great too. but you have to see it live

Don't see it if see it any way


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