New York | 2h 20m | Already closed

Brooklynite

From 9 member reviews
Members say: Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Fluffy

About the show

Vineyard Theatre presents this new musical inspired by the real Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company starring characters created by author Michael Chabon. More…

Trey Swieskowski is an idealistic hardware store clerk who dreams of becoming a superhero. Astrolass, Brooklyn’s most celebrated superhero, is determined to throw in the cape and live like a normal Brooklynite. When they meet they hatch a plan that will change their lives forever. But can they save Brooklyn when it suddenly teeters on the brink of disaster? 'Brooklynite' is inspired by the real Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company located in Park Slope.

2h 20m | Already closed | Vineyard Theatre (Gramercy)


90
Must see, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy a fun hilarious show with good acting and fun scores.

Don't see it if You don't like a laugh

83
Light, Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you are looking for a fun show with a talented cast. Great Broadway talent in this little show. Overall delightful.

Don't see it if you aren't interested in light-hearted, somewhat cliche theatre.

81
Funny, Delightful, Quirky, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if You are looking for a light fun show. It really delivers with some stand out songs and moments. Excellent cast!

Don't see it if You are looking for a deep piece of theater.

80
Original, Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like comics and superhero

Don't see it if you don't like comic books or super heros

79
Clever, Original, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want a light, cute story with fun pop music

Don't see it if you need something a little weightier and serious or music that really stays with you

77
Fluffy, Insipid, Quirky, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if You love anything about superheroes.

Don't see it if You dislike quirky musical comedies.

75
Quirky, Ambitious, Great singing, Clever, Fluffy

See it if you like cartoon-y musicals (Little Shop). BR's frothy fun, but tried too hard. Sometimes felt like kiddie theater. Robinson was great.

Don't see it if you need a meaty musical (BR was developed alongside Hamilton!) Entertaining, but it needed work (trimming, shaping). A bit cloying.

Also I'm catching up on old reviews. Brooklynite was clever and well-intent... Read more Read less

68
Original, Fluffy, Clever

See it if You enjoy superheroes, artisanal jokes about Brooklyn, or Michael Chabon.

Don't see it if You're looking for much substance - fun but ultimately rather silly.

92
Intelligent, Funny, Great writing, Refreshing, Clever

See it if You like original stories that are relevant to every demographic.

Don't see it if You're a boring person.


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