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Marry Harry

From 114 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Delightful, Fluffy, Great singing, Funny

About the show

The York Theatre Company presents the New York premiere of this musical rom-com about two adults on the verge of 30 who need help loosening their parental ties. More…

Harry is an aspiring Italian chef trapped working for his dad at their failing NYC restaurant. Sherri works for her controlling mother’s real estate office but longs for something more. When their whirlwind romance sets their parents on edge, Harry and Sherri must attempt to find their own ways in life. 'Marry Harry' cooks up ideas of family loyalty, marriage, love, and food with a side of humor, heart, and just the right amount of spice.

Member Reviews (114)


Entertaining, Delightful, Fluffy, Great singing, Funny
Avg Score

Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy a witty funny musical with good singers. Very well staged. Realistic story with excellent character portrayal.

Don't see it if you like serious shows.

Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if Fun romantic comedy/musical about love troubles, following your dreams, growing up. Great acting, fun songs.

Don't see it if You don't like romantic comedies.

Delightful, Entertaining, Cute

See it if You like simple but cute and fun musicals. Good staging and good singing. Romantic and funny. Lenny Wolpe terrific.

Don't see it if You want real believable situations. Story is silly contrived not realistic. You need to go with the flow.

Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Refreshing

See it if You want to see a great performance with great singing, staging and costumes. You want to laugh and smile.You want to have a good time

Don't see it if You do not want to hear some great singing. You do not want to see a great play. You don't want to see a feel good play with great staging

Great staging, Fluffy, Great set design, 1950's-esque

See it if you enjoy the zany musicals of Comden and Green, or others from the 1950s. The set design is evocative of that time, and direction is great

Don't see it if You cannot suspend your disbelief for the sake of an entertaining evening.

Also This piece seems to try to combine the charm of romantic comedies from... Read more Read less

Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if you're in the mood for a fun show, great staging and a sweet story. I was surprisingly touched by the love story.

Don't see it if you're looking for something really profound and extravagant.

Quirky, Refreshing, Funny, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you are up for a fun romantic comedy musical.

Don't see it if you are are not a romantic at heart.

Also Marry Harry is charming, romantic, and is hands down the best 80 minut... Read more Read less

Clever, Funny, Enjoyable,, Refreshing

See it if you enjoy well performed little musicals cleverly done about relationships and overbearing parents that leaves you feeling up.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy musicals about singles in NYC and the difficulties of finding the perfect partner w/o pressure from your overbearing parents

Sweet, Entertaining, Cliched, Fluffy, Romantic

See it if you like sweet - albeit sometimes predicable - musical comedy.

Don't see it if you want something edgy or innovative. This has a cute story line and conventional music, but some real charm.

Cliched, Fluffy, Cute

See it if you want an inoffensive, short little musical about nothing of substance.

Don't see it if you want either substance or thought.

Entertaining, Great acting, Masterful, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if you want to see great acting and an interesting story,

Don't see it if .you don't like one man shows and only want new themes.

Also The theme has been done before, but the acting is so engrossing that y... Read more Read less

Don't tarry. cast can parry!

See it if Lovely leading lady. Cowling is darling. Four leads quite charming. Dance number would have been nice.

Don't see it if Village Voices chorus too intrusive. Horrible costumes to boot. Very injudiciously used throughout.

Also Highly underrated show. Not memorable, but a fun night out.

Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if Light musical entertainment on a warm evening out before or after dinner will make for a pleasant evening.

Don't see it if Your not in the mood for a sweet musical sitcom that will not change your mood.

Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Delightful

See it if you like cute romantic comedies with nice songs.

Don't see it if you don't like romantic shows or shows with a lot of humor.

Quirky, Fluffy, Funny, Cliched, Entertaining

See it if you're up for a light show with a predictable plot that doesn't take itself too seriously; it's fun

Don't see it if you are expecting deep, serious theater that will lead to a meaningful discussion; the score sometimes fails to blend with the vocals

Delightful, Great singing, Funny, Witty

See it if warm and funny , that doesn't get sappy or corny, witty and great singing

Don't see it if light and fluffy shows

Great staging, Mildly amusing, Good acting, Nice music & lyrics, Witless book

See it if You like cute little musicals well staged and performed. Don't mind a terrible cliched book.. Appreciate a charming set.

Don't see it if Want more than 80 minutes of fluff.

Also Enjoyed the music and lyrics but this team needs a new book writer equ... Read more Read less

Clever, Delightful, Funny, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy a lighthearted romp about young love in the East Village as imagined by a true romantic. The cast is charming.

Don't see it if you're looking or a big Broadway type of musical. At 80 minutes is just long enough.

Dated, Cute, sweet

See it if you like your entertainment light. A cute Rom-Com, there's nothing new here, but it's a pleasant way to pass the time.

Don't see it if you want something more than a pleasant one act musical. It's as light as a feather; nothing memorable but a nice time while you're there.

Banal, Cliched, Dated, Insipid

See it if Decent performances and borderline-catchy tunes aren't enough to bolster a cringeworthy, derivative book which lacks an iota of originality.

Don't see it if A hackneyed romantic comedy structure and lack of character development renders the main relationship implausible, if not laughable.

Also This show might've played well at Kutsher's in 1962, or at Del Boca Vi... Read more Read less

Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if love a romantic story. Funny and entertaining.

Don't see it if you hate musicals.

Clever, Dated, Great acting, Great singing, Funny

See it if You love new Off Broadway shows with terrific talent, you like romantic comedy . . .

Don't see it if You take life too seriously.

Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Romantic, Fluffy

See it if You like a talented cast performing a very light diverting cliche old fashioned romance.

Don't see it if You get frustrated by an Greek chorus that becomes very tedious.

Delightful, Refreshing

See it if You like musicals with some really good singing and some funny lines. Cute show

Don't see it if You're looking for a tight-professional musical. This is the beginning of something that can have potential

Entertaining, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if you want a light hearted romantic show

Don't see it if you want to see something more substantial or serious

May 8th, 2017
"The plot is one-note...Still, this production is fairly family-friendly...The show has welcome touches of whimsy...Jennifer Robbins’s book, Michael Biello’s lyrics and Dan Martin’s music have moments of wit, but mostly each song has one simplistic statement to make...In 'Newly Wed,' Francine is ...
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May 4th, 2017
"Old-fashioned is too fresh an adjective for the musty musical rom-com...Sparks, complications and hoary humor fly, but it’s all de trop—or, more precisely, tropes...Dan Martin and Michael Biello’s songs are pleasant but unmemorable...Jennifer Robbins’s tepid, low-stakes book causes indigestion.....
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May 4th, 2017
"Everything about it looks great: the outfits, the decor, the lighting—but there's no avoiding the fact that Jennifer Robbins' book and Michael Biello's lyrics aren't worth the effort...The joy of this production is the way it embraces its ludicrousness...As a director, Castellino combines these ...
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May 8th, 2017
"The idea of a romance between two young people who are overly tied to their single parents is a decent jumping-off point, but Robbins' book is so slapdash that one quickly grows tired of these people and their contrived problems. That 'Marry Harry' is meant to be a light entertainment is no excu...
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