Following a run at London’s Old Vic and a West End transfer, the new show from Olivier winner and Tony Award nominee Conor McPherson and music icon Bob Dylan makes its American premiere. More…
Dylan’s inimitable songbook is transformed into the story of a down-on-its-luck community on the brink of change in Duluth, Minnesota in 1934.
See it if You like a brilliant ensemble with flawless choreography, staging and a great book. Oh, and DYLAN songs with new arrangements.
Don't see it if You expect this to be just another "jukebox musical".
Also This show is Broadway ready. See it as this will sell out quickly.
See it if The poetry of Bob Dylan's music is appealing to you: How his work is brought to life through this story is once-in-a-lifetime.
Don't see it if you're put off by "play with music"-type shows that weigh story and song in equal measure. But, in all honesty, go see this.
See it if You want to see what jukebox musicals are capable of and can dare to be. Great ones, like this show, can make you re-think well-known songs.
Don't see it if Your definition of a musical includes chorus kick lines, hilarious hijinks and lots of playing out front. This show is subtle and spare.
See it if Dylan’s poetry sung beautifully by engaging characters trapped in difficult time of depression era rural America. Story illuminated by music
Don't see it if Different than a typical jukebox musical, it isn’t song after song, and doesn’t focus on Dylan’s life or songwriting.
See it if you love more intimate musicals a la Band's Visit. It helps to like Bob Dylan's music–with this show you'll hear it done in a whole new way.
Don't see it if you're expecting a traditional jukebox or bio-musical. This is more a play with music but it wows.
See it if You like Bob Dylan's songs in different settings surrounding a strong story-line. Not a juke box musical but meaningful.
Don't see it if You like tinsel musicals with simple songs and dance routines and banal stories. This is not for you.
See it if A beautifully conceived and performed theater piece, moving, poetic, feels classic yet original. Gorgeous arrangements of Dylan's music
Don't see it if You are put off by plays that are set in 1930s Mid-America, are not strictly realistic drama or musical theater,or that echo Wilder, Saroyan
See it if you appreciate Dylan's music and you're okay with non-traditional storytelling and like beautiful singing.
Don't see it if you're looking for a "musical." This is a play with music, the music sets a tone, intention, and emotion, but does not further the plot.
See it if You want to see a Depression era tale overlayed with bluesy versions of Dylan songs done by a large, excellent troupe
Don't see it if You want musical comedy, this is a drama with music
See it if you can allow story-telling to be cliche and scattered if the music, lyrics, and singing are mesmerizing; a fan of Bob Dylan's poetic work.
Don't see it if you aren't invested in Dylan's music, small-town American life post-Great Depression, or lackluster plot points that you've seen before.
See it if You want to see Bob Dylan songs beautifully sung while enhancing the characters in a Depression era play.
Don't see it if You want a tighter book. The arrangements of the song and the talented actors more than made up for some weakness in the script.
Also Mare Winnigham and Sydney James Harcourt were outstanding!
See it if You love Dylan's songs, and his logic and narrative sense. An intimate, poetic musical, it is strange and wonder-ful, with creative staging.
Don't see it if You are expecting Rodgers and Hammerstein. This is as inexplicable as a Dylan song, with elements as compelling as his best lyrics.
See it if 20 Dylan songs, many not well known, w razor-sharp lyrics, sung by strong actor-singers, esp. Harcourt & Winningham
Don't see it if more concert than play; tales of yearning/desperation of boarding house occupants during Depression contrived but songs bring them alive
See it if you're a fan of McPherson or Dylan, like dark plays, great atmospherics, beautiful singing, seeing Dylan's work reflect on situations
Don't see it if Dark, gloomy plots are not your thing, don't need reminders of the Depression or many characters to follow, don't appreciate Dylan's music
See it if I am a fan of Conor McPherson and he didn't disappoint. Incorporated Bob Dylan songs in a meaningful way without it becoming a jukebox show
Don't see it if You don't like Eugene O'Neill because it was that kind of dark subject matter but not as long as his plays.
See it if Discover the magic of Dylan's lyrics in beautiful arrangements sung by an extremely talented cast. And Mare Winningham can sing!.
Don't see it if If looking for a light upbeat musical but you will be missing out on some gorgeous arrangments and singing of Bob Dylan's lesser known songs
See it if You are a fan of Bob Dylan’s poetry/music, Set in a boarding house in the American Depression Era. Amazing cast of singer actor musicians.
Don't see it if You expect an elaborate musical production, and happy ending. Dislike profanity and sexual references. Are easily depressed.
See it if You like the music of Bob Dylan and the serio-comic writing (more serio) of Conor McPherson.
Don't see it if You like your musicals or more so, plays with music light and fluffy.
See it if you likes themes of Americana evoked by Bob Dylan music.
Don't see it if you are not open to a show that can neither be defined as a jukebox musical or a play with music.
See it if Lovely renditions of Bob Dylan Songs. Good portrayals of melodramatic plot. Successfully moody. Memorable staging.
Don't see it if You like your musicals straightforward and upbeat. You don't like a rooming house approach to drama.And it's a downer.
See it if excellent adaptation of Bob Dylan music, with an excellent ensemble cast, making Dylan's poetry more accessible & a compelling story
Don't see it if Dylan's music is not your thing, if the 50's in too dated as a context, or you expect a more fulsome plot about race/Klan activities in OK.
See it if you're interested in a very well-acted and very well-observed slice of life of a community of down-on-their-luck people.
Don't see it if you're looking for something upbeat and flashy. This is not that kind of musical.
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