The New Group presents the Off-Broadway premiere of this gleefully profane musical about the infamous talk show. An outrageous celebration of our national ritual of public humiliation and redemption. More…
Jerry! Jerry! Jerry! It’s 'The Jerry Springer Show' as you’ve never seen it before, with passionate arias, soaring ballads, and giant production numbers. While the studio audience cheers, a parade of bickering guests fight and curse, until violence breaks out and Jerry must face his trickiest guest ever, the devil himself. 'Jerry Springer – The Opera' premiered in London in 2003, where it won numerous awards including an Olivier Award for best new musical.
See it if Zany musical parody full of sexual oddities. Creative first act has many surprises. Outstanding vocals. Performers are having a good time.
Don't see it if Concept runs out of steam. Second act felt forced. Trying too hard to be funny. The great vocals then seemed a bit pointless.
See it if you enjoy edgy, large cast musicals mocking opera styles; extreme satire, don't mind strong language or sexual situations, clever approach
Don't see it if you mind dirty language and sex, loud noise, chaotic staging, bizarre situations, frantic plot, anything to do with Jerry Springer
See it if a profane pop/rock/operatta based on the titular show isn't too edgy for you.
Don't see it if you have high expectations that the second act can top the first. There's something to offend everyone and they check all the boxes.
See it if you enjoy a raunchy, rousing musical/opera about Jerry Springer with all the outrageousness you can expect. Funny and irreverent!
Don't see it if you do not like raunchy subject matter, foul language and irreverent view of God, Jesus or Mary. The Devil gets equal irreverence.
See it if Act I is highly entertaining, and actors will interact with you especially if you're in the side section. Feels like the crazy talk show.
Don't see it if After the intermission just doesn't have the "fun" aspect of Act I, and starts to drag. Would be a better show without it.
See it if you appreciate good vocal scoring and a large, energetic cast; you like edgy humor, being entertained and the Jerry Springer show.
Don't see it if you are easily offended and crude humor is not your thing. This didn’t make me want to see the TV show but I had a good time at the play.
See it if you're looking for an entertaining musical. First act is what you would expect—ridiculously funny, crude, raunchy. Second act more surreal.
Don't see it if you're looking for a family friendly show and don't want to hear beautiful operatic voices singing various expletives and obscenities.
See it if you want to have fun. I would have given this a Great rating because I enjoyed it so much, but the plot became murky at the end.
Don't see it if you don't like profanity and consider jokes about Jesus and God inappropriate.
See it if you like opera (with a difference).
Don't see it if you are easily offended. It's pretty much an equal opportunity offender ( cursing, fetishism, religion , you name it).
See it if satire of talk show where guests reveal their raunchy, outrageous behavior; wonderful music, including arias, but with crude lyrics
Don't see it if don't want vulgar, irreverent lyrics; profanity, Jerry Springer show; manic action; God v. Satan even though God had a great aria
See it if you want to laugh yourself silly The cast could not be better. If only it were put on in a larger venue, it would have gotten a 100.
Don't see it if you are offended by foul language and raunchiness or are religious.
See it if You like outrageous fun. Very well done. Beautiful operatic voices. Good costumes good choreography well directed. Small stage big show.
Don't see it if You do not like a lot of cursing. I don't but okay here Curse words mostly sung so lose their offensiveness.
See it if you enjoy an irreverent satire that has songs with lyrics that will bust your sides. Surprisingly talented singers for such a comedic show.
Don't see it if you are easily offended by anti-religious humor.
See it if you were a fan of the Springer show with opera singing contestants & experiencing Springer getting ready to be redeemed in hell.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of trashy talk shows and can't enjoy shows that really get weird and disappointing.
See it if You like a satire with great singing. Although the storyline wasn’t particularly profound, it was a fun and funny night.
Don't see it if You need a serious thought provoking play or you don’t like profanity.
See it if if you don't mind getting down and dirty to witness a funny, well-sung, exuberant spectacle.
Don't see it if need I say it? You dislike viewing nasty people singing about their sordid lives, with plenty of expletives -- not deleted.
See it if A typical JS episode goes to Hell, literally. Great parallels of mortal dilemmas with biblical issues. Dives into the morality of society
Don't see it if Jerry Springer show, profanity, trashy characters offend you. KKK white robes are triggering.
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See it if You like irreverent and edgy theatre. You like great singing and wild staging of eccentric characters.
Don't see it if You are easily offended by language or religious mockery.
See it if watching a mash-up a several different episodes of The Jerry Springer Show MUSICALIZED has always been a fantasy of yours.
Don't see it if the shenanigans of trash TV talk shows doesn’t ring your theatrical bell.
See it if Waited 15 yrs to arrive from London. Perfectly conceived and executed,go and have a great time.The cast,incl T Mann and W Swenson,nail it!
Don't see it if Don't believe that this musical soars .,, then again, a perfect reason to go.
See it if mash-up of voice styles—opera/musical)—appeals; vocals alone worth the ticket, ditto Will Swenson, who fiercely mesmerizes & seduces us all.
Don't see it if nonstop "foul" language or irreverence offends you; you need traditional plot/ dialogue/resolution vs. set pieces unabashedly over the top.
See it if You want to see terrific actors and snappy direction elevate a somewhat sophomoric musical.
Don't see it if You are easily offended by irreverant comedy concerning religious icons.