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 love musicals, like Dylan, dislike Dylan, can accept ambiguity in relationships, can get tickets. Mine was a surprise at the last minute
Don't see it if you think it's about Dylan, don't like political or social problem plays, don't want to hear about poor people in the depression.
See it if You're a Bob Dylan fan but you're comfortable with his songs being adapted in different contexts.
Don't see it if You're a Bob Dylan purist or you don't like musicals.
See it if You love Bob Dylan music. The play and the music didn’t fit together that easily, but the music is good to listen to
Don't see it if You like your dialogue and lyrics closely aligned together.
See it if You enjoy an epic interestingly executed with Bob Dylan music performed in a new and different way.
Don't see it if You're easily confused, want Dylan's music played that way you remember and need total clarity in story-telling.
See it if you don’t mind getting thrown out of the time period by random Bob Dylan songs.
Don't see it if you care about plot, need songs to make sense in the plot, or aren’t bothered by pointless theater.
See it if You love Dylan, O'Neill, Faulkner, Steinbeck. For the brilliant voices and performances.
Don't see it if You're expecting a jukebox musical or a greatest hits show. These are deep cuts. Skip it if you don't like a tearjerker or high melodrama.
See it if You want to see something wonderful but not flashy- great voices, great music- story of life with all of the characters.
Don't see it if you don't like Bob Dylan music and words.
See it if You like Bob Dylan, and want to hear his lyrics sung by a full cast of gorgeous voices.
Don't see it if You're not into ensemble casts or period pieces. Or if you think this play has anything to do with Duluth aside from Dylan.
See it if Well done development of the story and characters. The songs and voices were great,
Don't see it if If you don’t like Bob Dylan music
See it if Beautifully preformed songs. Interesting blend of a strong play with Dylan music that enhances the emotional impact of the script.
Don't see it if You prefer classic musicals or if you find the challenges many Americans experienced during the depression depressing.
See it if you want a story to stay with you, you want a little more depth than many musicals, you're a Dylan fanatic, or you like realism
Don't see it if Want a story that is more uplifting or happily ever after.
See it if You want to see a show that looks back on a moment in American history that resounds today.
Don't see it if You are a Dylan purist and can't accept reinterpretations of his music.
See it if Dylan for Dummies! Never have Bob's songs been so debased. Except for Twyla Tharp. See it if you love to drink Heaven's Gate whiskey.
Don't see it if Dylan's songs ever meant something to you.
See it if Beautiful, poignant storytelling - a mosaic of interweaving stories that commune beautifully with the songs. Unusual but magical!
Don't see it if You want a traditional jukebox musical. It just isn't.
See it if You are a fan of Bob Dylan's music. Cast vocals are excellent and the story held my interest for the most part.
Don't see it if If you dislike slower paced shows. More like a play w/ music, Songs are beautifully sung but they don't further the plot.
See it if Good singing and staging. Thought it would be better. Music does not encourage or enhance the plot. If you like Bob Dylan's music.
Don't see it if If you want an upbeat fast show. Been better as a cabaret or concert mode.was awkward as a show.
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 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