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Camp Rolling Hills (NYMF)

From 16 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Delightful, Great singing

About the show

Part of the New York Musical Festival: Relive the days of lanyards, bunk beds, and bug juice in this new tuner about summer camp. Based on Stacy Davidowitz's YA book series. More…

Pack up your duffle bags and head to Camp Rolling Hills for another wild summer of tune-filled campfires, bunks, and treasure hunts (for missing underwear, that is!). From learning a new sport, to discovering a new talent, to finding their first love, these 12 tweens are off on an eight-week adventure that will forever change their lives. It doesn’t matter if you are a nerd, a jock, a tomboy, or a girly-girl because true friendships are made when all the rules are broken. After all, there is a different definition of cool at Camp!


Member Reviews (16)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Delightful, Great singing
85
Avg Score

75
Fluffy, Cliched, Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant

See it if You have fond memories of summer camp; you want to see a fluffy musical that's by-the-numbers "find friendship/love at camp" but still fun.

Don't see it if You don't like child actors (even really talented ones), or want to see something that hasn't been done before.

87
Clever, Ambitious, Funny, Fluffy, Refreshing

See it if You like kids, camping, family-friendly shows, slight adult humor, okay singing, and campiness...

Don't see it if You hate all of the above and non-massive production and staging...

70
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you have fond memories of summer camp or you like shows based on kids book or with a lot of kids in them.

Don't see it if you don't like shows based on kids book or with so many characters that it is hard to keep track of them all.

83
Funny, Cute, Nostalgic

See it if you love camp and want to relive the memories. The cast is adorable and the songs are hilarious. A really fun show.

Don't see it if you only like big budget productions with big sets and lots of costume changes.

88
Clever, Cute, Broadway kids at their best, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you want a show for kids and families- great performances by children. Upbeat score, light, and funny.

Don't see it if you can't handle children's pieces.

88
Funny, Cute, Refreshing, Clever

See it if you like kids who can really act, you want to feel nostalgic about camp, you like cute numbers and humor

Don't see it if kids onstage annoy you

96
Delightful, Funny, Hilarious, Original, Great singing

See it if you love sleep away camp, it will bring back lots of great memories. the kids in the show are super talented and adorable.

Don't see it if you dislike his

100
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if You love camp, you were a tween, everyone.

Don't see it if You are a cranky pants

100
Entertaining, Refreshing, Funny, Quirky, Great singing

See it if You enjoy a fresh, sweet visit to a tween summer camp -- refreshingly innocent and honest.

Don't see it if You like loud, flashy musicals with wise-cracking children pretending to act like mini-adults.

100
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if Young at heart, teenager, grandma, love kids movies & tv shows. Follow Disney Channel or read young adult books. Boy or girl, like to sing

Don't see it if you hate kids, you hate camp, you hate laughs, you hate musicals

100
Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if You're a kid at heart. You ever went to summer camp or know someone who did.

Don't see it if Why wouldn't you see it??

89
Delightful, Entertaining

See it if If you want to go back to good summer memories from your childhood... unless you spent your childhood in prison.

Don't see it if You you have summer camp PTSD.

0
Ambitious, Slow, Overrated, Disappointing, Boring

See it if You like fun shows with not much meaning

Don't see it if You don't want to waste you time

100
Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if You want to reminisce about your camp days

Don't see it if You don't like to smile

100
Clever, Original, Great writing

See it if Meatballs meets 13! ThIs high-energy show will get you into a fun summer groove and leave you craving a cabin raid and puppy love.

Don't see it if There's no good reason not to see it!

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You love watching great storylines and acting. Also if you love camp

Don't see it if You don't like big musicals with kids making jokes and acting with ambition, and bring the average teen


August 8th, 2016
“A summer camp musical that means to be more likable than it is. With music by Adam Spiegel; book by his brother David Spiegel and Stacy Davidowitz; and lyrics by all three, it doesn’t aim high enough. The rare surprises were in the performances, including those of Sophia Gennusa and Maizy Boosin...
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August 5th, 2016
"A truly delightful new musical about pre-teens navigating the choppy waters of romance at sleepaway camp. While the book and score could use some tightening, this piece of work shows a great deal of promise, with a sensibility that appeals to adults just as much as youngsters...Director Jill Jay...
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August 6th, 2016
"It's simplistic but cute: not really saying anything, but at least always having a smile on its face…The production matches the writers' breezy material...Then something remarkable happened in Act II: 'All the Songs on My iPod'…Combined with its cheesy but self-aware easy-listening melody, when ...
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August 5th, 2016
"A musical about retro-camping could be fun if the book, music and lyrics were sophisticated and interesting. Unfortunately, that is not the case...The members of the cast work their best to enliven their characters. They often seem to be unsure of who they are supposed to be or what their 'probl...
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