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 Very good classic show as are all of Encores productions
Don't see it if If You can’t enjoy a simple well staged musicical
See it if This is a sensational production of a musical with a rather a weak book. The direction and staging are simply outstanding for Encores!
Don't see it if For 5 nights at the City Center, this Grand Hotel has the Broadway polish. The cast makes the intimate moments work while the band plays on.
See it if Another Encores delight..as this series can do w/talented cast of singers, dancers and musicians.
Don't see it if If you're not interested in broadway musical revivals. You can't plan in advance-Encores series only has 5 performance days.
See it if you want to see a show with a fabulous orchestra, some of the best dancing on Bway, a gorgeous set, and several wondrous moments.
Don't see it if you do not like the above! Brandon Uranowitz is so talented. His body seems to be made of rubber. James Snyder's voice was commanding.
See it if you want a grand play done with zest/ excitement.Enjoyed revisiting this forgotten show after seeing the original on Broadway.Delight-full.
Don't see it if you don't mind missing a revival of a Broadway classic not often performed with such wit and style. Loved the costumes and the simple set.
See it if you want to see some incredible tango dancing and some knock-it-out-of-the-park vocal performances.
Don't see it if you expect to see something in line with today's values.
See it if You never had a chance to see the original and you want to add to your theater education.
Don't see it if You're expecting a satisfying plot. This is a bunch of vaguely connected story lines. Even for a semi-staged production the staging was off.
See it if you love the Grand Hotel score or if you've never seen it. ..you want to see a hell of an impressive staging with limited rehearsal!
Don't see it if can't think of a reason not to
See it if You like musicals. This was exponentially better than I ever thought it could be from growing up with the album.
Don't see it if You don’t like musicals. The thing is perfect.
See it if It starts off slow (much exposition) but musical numbers soar midway thru to the end. Choreography helps keep it bouyant. No intermission.
Don't see it if you need a show to grip you from the first moment; this won't.
See it if want to see a show directed & choreographed by a great young director who's making a name for himself. Times Brantley didn't get it.
Don't see it if You want a lighthearted laugh riot.
See it if you like forgotten musicals, you like Encores productions, you want to see this great musical again
Don't see it if you like contemporary musical themes, you want to see big stars
See it if impressed overall; one of the most polished encores i've seen at city center. impressive singing and dancing
Don't see it if for fans of this show, i can imagine this was a godsend. for newbies to the show like me, it was bit dull.
See it if you love good stories woven together with wonderful music and great tango dancing.
Don't see it if you like more elaborate staging and set design.
See it if You want to see a gorgeous, glamorous, nearly perfect musical. The music, singing and dancing were superb. The orchestra was wonderful.
Don't see it if You don’t like musicals
See it if you love this gem of a musical and want to hear that fantastic score and orchestrations live!
Don't see it if Don’t worry about it. It was “Encores” and had a limited run.
See it if You enjoy Encores! shows. This is one of their best. Beautiful dancing, singing. Fully staged/costumed. Very moving.
Don't see it if You don’t like older, darker shows, you want epic production or lighthearted fare. Not many memorable songs.
See it if You are interested in a show where the chorus is more consistently appealing than most of the leads.
Don't see it if You have recently seen Carousel or Hello Dolly. You are looking for memorable songs or likeable leads.
See it if you want to see what Encores does best - a phenomenal cast in an excellent production of a show that deserves a second look.
Don't see it if you want a lighthearted show, you do not like intersecting story lines, you do not enjoy concert shows even if they are fully realized.
See it if You are a fan of the move. You want to see a fun yet powerful examination of money and power complete with great singing. acting, dancing.
Don't see it if You do not like musicals. You are expecting fluffy show.