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 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 you’re such a fan of Bob Dylan that a play using his music would be enjoyable to you no matter how well-integrated or relevant the music is.
Don't see it if you want to be emotionally moved by the theater you see or if you’re expecting the music to give you insights into the characters.
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 a Bob Dylan fan and want to hear his wonderful songs beautifully sung.
Don't see it if You prefer plots that are fresh, moving, and satisfying. You want something upbeat.
See it if you enjoy Bob Dylan's music and like Wilder-esque storytelling - there's something slightly off, though still a great production
Don't see it if you want to see something uplifting, or that contains more clarity in its storytelling
See it if If you like Bob Dylan’s music you will like this. Well staged,terrific cast, I thought the show was to depressing but that’s the music
Don't see it if We left at intermission, it’s a depressing subject,and I don’t really like Dylan’s music.
See it if A haunting mix of beautiful voices singing dylan sounds that capture the sadness of the characters in a boarding house in minnesota
Don't see it if If you dont like dylan songs or a hybrid of sad characters singing and acting their lives in a boarding house during the depression
See it if you like Irish plays about Americana featuring gorgeous arrangements of familiar songs, sung by a fresh faced cast.
Don't see it if you prefer your jukebox musicals to be biographies featuring safe soundalike reproductions of classic songs w/ meaningless filler in between
See it if you love Bob Dylan's music, and are interested in seeing a new Depression-era Connor McPherson play infused with new Dylan arrangements.
Don't see it if you're not a Dylan fan, or are expecting a great plot-driven play where the songs advance the plot or have something to do with the story.
See it if The real hero here are the songs and singing. They are beautiful and well performed. However, the story is weak and the dialogue
Don't see it if uninteresting. Why isn't this presented in a concert form? Those talent could sing more songs.
See it if You love jazzy music, treat it as a concert rather than a play. BEAUTIFUL singing.
Don't see it if You want an interesting story= not much of one. The songs are all from Bob Dylan, but almost unrecognizable in their arrangement.
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 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 You like slow drama, coupled with folk music that has little to do with plot.
Don't see it if You don't like being mislead into musicals that are actually plays with music. Or if you want to hear your favorite bob dylan music.
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.