New York City Center's Encores! presents a new staging of the 1989 Broadway hit, a kind of fever dream of life at the end of the Weimer Era at Berlin’s most glamorous crossroads. More…
A faded ballerina, a cat burglar posing as a Count, a businessman facing certain ruin, and a young secretary all-too-eager to become a movie star are all trapped by history, as the world careens into a great depression, and the revolving door keeps turning. Book your reservation for the mysterious and luxurious 'Grand Hotel.'
See it if you are feeling nostalgic to see that 1989 tony award winning musical.
Don't see it if if you were expecting the same level of depth of performance of that 1989 Broadway production, as you will be disappointed.
See it if You want to be greatly entertained by a wonderful cast who performed "off book". It had great staging, costumes, and show stopping scenes.
Don't see it if There is no good reason not to experience this glorious revival.
See it if you want a truly modern classic of a musical - sumptuous score, rapturous singing, engaging inter-woven tales in 1928 Berlin's finest hotel.
Don't see it if you want something modern or severe. This is musical theater storytelling - with superb music & performances - in a classic, elegant style.
See it if You are musicals fan. Like high quality singing and dancing. Want to experience this show and hear its music.
Don't see it if Don't like musical theatre.
See it if All that glitters at the Grand Hotel,even in the dark. Fantastic production,City Center steps it up with fully realized, Broadway-ready gem.
Don't see it if No reason not to.
See it if to see an excellent production of a so-so show. Excellent performances all around, well staged, & the most polished Encores show I've seen.
Don't see it if you don't like dark musicals. I liked the production more than the story and songs.
See it if You’ve never seen an Encores! Production, or if you’ve seen them all. They take older shows, and update them and make them all events.
Don't see it if You want the “hot shows”. These actually are, as they’re almost always sold out, but they’re not as trendy or flashy. Or need full staging.
See it if You want to see a classic musical with fun characters, and see James Snyder give a performance for the ages.
Don't see it if You get antsy during boring bits, or aren't a fan of old musicals.
See it if You missed the original, love superb light comic performances, want to be surprised by some classic tango choreography danced perfectly.
Don't see it if No reason not to see this; pure entertainment
See it if For the great staging and singing. This is a so so musical made better by the talent poured into it.
Don't see it if You do not have a strong love for musicals
See it if An entertaining revival with first class talent, great tango dancing, good performances.
Don't see it if It's a revival Don't go if you don't want an old-fashioned melodrama and multiple story lines.
See it if you want to see one of Encores' best presentations - terrific choreography and dancing, ambitious and beautifully presented
Don't see it if you hate musicals
See it if you love the theater. This is about music,dance,drama, and spectacle all rolled into one experience. Great performers giving their all.
Don't see it if you are not wiling to throw yourself into the theatrical experience. This is drama and serious issues performed with old time Broadway style
See it if you love seeing old musicals brought t life again even if just for a short time, and you don't mind a show with a lot of main characters .
Don't see it if like simple shows with simple plots and not a lot of main characters or you don't like shows set in the past.
See it if You want to see a cynical jewel of a play that still has a heart of gold. And to catch a stellar ensemble doing tremendous work.
Don't see it if You want a straightforward singular plot. This is more a collection of short stories woven together.
See it if You love reprisals of musicals, and enjoy seeing great talent.
Don't see it if You want a fully staged production without the delightful limitations of a concert performance.
See it if You enjoy great dancing, great singing, great production values - all in all the best Encores revival I have every seen and I've seen dozens
Don't see it if Multiple story lines, lack of familiar songs to sing along with bother you, have antipathy to Weimar Germany, or if u are dance blind.A Must
See it if You want to hear an absolutely fabulous Broadway score. I’ll bet money this Encores production is better than the original! Glorious tango!
Don't see it if You don’t want to hear incredible music, see beautiful costumes & stunning choreography and hear top notch actors sing to the last row! :)
See it if you want to hear the Wright/Forrest score played by a full orchestra; are a Uranowitz or York fan; for Rhodes' resourceful staging & choreo
Don't see it if you have fond memories of the original: none of the performers here, save Uranowitz, make you forget the creators of these roles
See it if You want to hear wonderful vocals and see great dancing! The tango duo are outstanding! Loved the story, songs, overall ambiance.
Don't see it if Some of the plot was hard to follow and there wasn't much resolution. Don't sit in first row of balcony as pole is in the way.