This world premiere musical comedy about breaking into show business centers around a ragtag team as they attempt the biggest con Broadway has ever seen. More…
Can these four rogues infiltrate the cast of a classic Broadway revival? Not if the Stage Manager has anything to say about it. Plans go awry and alliances shift on opening night - will our team pull off the heist of the season? Or will someone else steal the spotlight?
"The basics are there: decent plot, some good songs, a strong sense of what is being spoofed...McBride keeps the piece moving along at a perfect clip and helps his performers find that silly-musical-comedy sweet spot of overacting just the right amount...The music is somewhat generic, which is fine for a spoof, but it would have been nice to have a little more individuality...The cast is also quite strong, with some excellent voices and dancing...A silly, entertaining, fun evening." Full Review
"What's missing from the nondescript music is originality, soul or spirit, and the same can be said about the book. Under the guidance of director James Will McBride, the cast, however, features some strong performances. In addition to Bober, Irion, and Sabulis, these include especially the red-haired Claire Leyden as Cynthia--with a strong, soprano, operatic voice-- and alto Blair Medina as Patricia, who plays the 'Femme Fatale' in 'Three Card Monte.'" Full Review
See it if Despite a young cast this is a well developed show exceeding my expectations in all respects. Very good voices with a funny script.
Don't see it if You want a well-polished show.
See it if You like the idea of Noises Off meets Oceans Eleven. You like meta musicals, or shows that reference the theatre. Want to see a light piece.
Don't see it if Dislike musicals that reference other musicals or things within the theatre world. Not sure how many non-theatre folks will get the jokes.
See it if you are interested in fun musical that is a combination of a comic crime caper and a show within a show.
Don't see it if you are more interested in darker more serious crime stories or you don't like shows within shows.
See it if A very entertaining show that had some good songs and good actors. Had some good humor and good camp between actors.
Don't see it if If you dont like campy musicals. The ending with yevgeny was stupid and not believable.
See it if You're looking for a clever, fun night off-Broadway. Great talent, funny show, lots of puns.
Don't see it if You're not interested in a work in progress. You are looking for something serious.
See it if you like insanely witty lyrics and hilarious backstabby plots. Great cast, great choreography. Hijinks ENSUE
Don't see it if You don't like puns, wordplay, etc. or you like racist golden age musicals. Lots of theater-y in-jokes.
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