See it if You want to see a true classic in a classic setting (its original stage). Great singing, even if you’re not a big gospel fan. Huge cast.
Don't see it if You can’t see it with a bit of a nostalgic eye. 40th anniversary and it shows but it’s well worth your time. Funny, clever great acting.
See it if Successful replication of authentic African-American gospel music on stage. Glorious voices packed with emotion & drive. Outstanding choir!
Don't see it if This musical has so much potential however the overall production was disappointing with a dated script & poor direction.
See it if Lively biopic for a fictional girl becoming a famous singer via a gospel musical.Feels special to be in its original theater from 40 yrs ago
Don't see it if Not quite a professional cast, some uneven acting, slow transitions, predictable plot. 2.5 hours; 1 intermission. Read more
See it if into a restaging of a seminal musical; great singing, enthusiastic cast.
Don't see it if well... parts are basic, tropes are overly familiar. The book could have used some punching after all those years. Read more
See it if to see a very talented cast & learn some Black history. Production was joyful and the joy was infectious. I saw Asa Sulton in the Doris role
Don't see it if you dislike VERY loud music.The sound was also distorted making it impossible to understand the lyrics, especially in group numbers. Read more
See it if You like gospel singing. You like to see young talent. You want to see a timeless piece about a young girls striving for her own identity.
Don't see it if You don’t like gospel singing. You don’t like long plays, or musicals.
See it if You like Gospel music. The story is sweet and the singing is great. It is LOUD.
Don't see it if You don’t like Gospel music or loud singing.
See it if You want to see an enjoyable show and/or support the Mama Foundation for the Arts.
Don't see it if You don’t want to see a musical.