Broadway Bounty Hunter
Broadway Bounty Hunter
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Broadway Bounty Hunter NYC Reviews and Tickets

80%
(123 Reviews)
Positive
89%
Mixed
6%
Negative
5%
Members say
Great singing, Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Quirky

About the Show

This new comic musical from "Be More Chill" writer and Tony nominee Joe Iconis centers around a down-on-her-luck actress who becomes a real-life, Kung Fu-fighting bounty hunter. 

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Member Reviews (123)

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1117 Reviews | 292 Followers
76
Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Delightful, Ambitious

See it if If you like a spoof of a musical with a lot of camp. Great fun and good acting in a great theater space.

Don't see it if Of you like bigger production musical or do not like spoof.

992 Reviews | 347 Followers
75
Escapism, Well-staged, Strong voices, Campy, Fluffy

See it if you want to be entertained. Prodn works on sm stage (set projected). BBH grew on me, esply w its strg, energetic cast. Understudy at Sat mat

Don't see it if you dislike campy-ness/stories abt older women. Helps to know theater (in-jokes). Silly plot. Music is ok; good voices. Frothy fun, but long

913 Reviews | 265 Followers
89
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you'd like to see small stage delivery by a great cast in all ways: choreography, props, projections, lighting, sound, music, camp, costumes

Don't see it if you cannot enjoy a fun ride with a ridiculous plot that contains a great twist. Seating not the most comfortable; performers in the aisles. Read more

719 Reviews | 219 Followers
85
Silly, Great singing/dancing, Raunchy, Lively, Funny

See it if High octane song & dance with a silly story in a small theater. Hugely enthusiastic audience of NYU students. Cool plot twist.

Don't see it if You can’t bear Broadway in-jokes and caricatures. You want a more meaningful experience. You need more comfortable seating.

754 Reviews | 124 Followers
88
Ambitious, Resonant, Great staging, Great singing, Hilarious

See it if Fun is your thing! Totally unexpected, absurd and wild, a marvelous piece with great use of digital displays. Sound level is non-offensive.

Don't see it if you dislike musicals particularly rock based ones. The plot is ridiculous.

667 Reviews | 131 Followers
90
Clever, Silly, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if Fun with laughs and good singing, with a silly story line. Dancing and fast moving. Refreshing supporting cast.

Don't see it if It looks a lot like the 70's. If you want only serious shows.

MJK
677 Reviews | 191 Followers
45
Insipid, Good performances, Excruciating, Disappointing, Banal

See it if to witness the sublime Annie Golden kill it in a long-overdue leading role; u really enjoyed Be More Chill & basically seek more of the same

Don't see it if u wish to avoid unabashedly juvenile humor, amateur theatrics, sloppy choreography, sophomoric songs, and an utterly ridiculous book. Read more

567 Reviews | 147 Followers
82
Empowering, Fluffy, Great singing, Delightful

See it if Super fly original R&B empowerment musical celebrating wisdom only age can afford. Actor recruited to tap primal rage for cracks & smacks.

Don't see it if Fun, but flimsy book.Despite very talented cast, everybody was just Kung Fu fighting & that's frightening.She's picked only for her marriage Read more

Critic Reviews (16)

The New York Times
July 23rd, 2019

"She Belts. She Brawls. She’s a ‘Broadway Bounty Hunter.’ Annie Golden stars in a musical B-movie pastiche that lands in the gap between tribute and spoof."
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The Hollywood Reporter
July 23rd, 2019

"Theater veteran and 'Orange Is the New Black' regular Annie Golden plays a crime-fighting version of herself in the new musical from composer Joe Iconis ('Be More Chill')."
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Variety
July 23rd, 2019

"'Be More Chill' composer Joe Iconis custom-builds a daffy love letter to actress Annie Golden and to the business of Broadway."
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AM New York
July 23rd, 2019

"Annie Golden adorable in action-adventure musical"
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Theatermania
July 23rd, 2019

"'Broadway Bounty Hunter' Is the Nuttiest Musical of the Summer. The composer of 'Be More Chill' pens a show for musical-theater obsessives."
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BroadwayWorld
July 24th, 2019

"Joe Iconis Exploits Annie Golden's Sterling Vocals in Grindhouse Tribute 'BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER'"
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Lighting & Sound America
July 24th, 2019

"A combination of grindhouse-movie tropes, inside-Broadway gags, and a score that is pure hot buttered soul -- all in service of a female-empowerment theme -- 'Broadway Bounty Hunter' has a nutty originality even if it doesn't always know when to quit…everything [Golden] does is thoroughly delectable."
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New York Stage Review
July 23rd, 2019

★★★★ "'Exploiting a Darling Character in Pursuit of Laughs.' It may be a fairly frivolous affair, but it sure is fun to see and nice to hear."
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