Merrily We Roll Along (New York Theatre Workshop)
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Merrily We Roll Along (New York Theatre Workshop)

Merrily We Roll Along (New York Theatre Workshop) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(148 Reviews)
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Entertaining, Great singing, Absorbing, Delightful, Clever

A revival of Sondheim's beloved cult classic featuring a star-studded cast.

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Member Reviews (148)

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98 Reviews | 20 Followers
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if you are organized enough to buy Broadway tickets when they go on sale. this production must not be missed. not a misstep.

Don't see it if you don't like Sondheim.

88 Reviews | 30 Followers
Ambitious, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you love great acting and superb singing. The three leads are perfect and exceptional. Intelligently directed and costumed. Heart warming.

Don't see it if you like a linear story as some people might find it confusing if you don’t know the clever way it was written.

133 Reviews | 17 Followers
Great writing, Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if you love musical theater perfection! Everyone is perfectly cast and amazing on that stage!

Don't see it if there is no reason not to see it!

272 Reviews | 57 Followers
Innovative and inventive, Great singing, Great acting, Exquisite

See it if you want to see one of the best productions of this exceptional Sondheim work of theatre and music

Don't see it if no reason on earth not to see it Read more

67 Reviews | 7 Followers
Thrilling, Ambitious, Devastating, Absorbing, Brilliant

See it if …you want a fascinating, beautifully-sung production of a show that TRULY works on every level.

Don't see it if …you want empty spectacle or don’t want to think.

440 Reviews | 109 Followers
Musical theater bliss, Smart direction, Excellent leads

See it if you like masterful musicals, performed by a perfect cast under a thoughtful director who gets this material and sharpens details into focus.

Don't see it if Beg,borrow or steal for tickets, or wait for the Broadway transfer - the production could actually benefit from a larger theater & orchestra

241 Reviews | 52 Followers
Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if It has been a great year for Sondheim productions so who would expect that one of the best has opened recently at NYTW!

Don't see it if You aren’t interested in reimagining a work by Sondheim that clearly is a bit problematic. Read more

70 Reviews | 10 Followers
Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if you love a refreshed, hilarious and poignant Sondheim treasure

Don't see it if you want a linear story

Critic Reviews (21)

The New York Times
December 12th, 2022

"Maria Friedman’s staging brings the intelligence of the songs fully alive...It’s therefore no small thing to say that in her effort to drag a half-living thing like 'Merrily' to full life, Friedman is more than halfway there. Maybe, finally, it’s a hit."
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Time Out New York
December 12th, 2022

"Friedman’s production meets the audience halfway, and a Broadway audience today just might be able to make up the difference as it couldn’t in 1981. Cross your fingers: It might finally be 'Merrily’s' time."
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New York Magazine / Vulture
December 12th, 2022

"Among Sondheim musicals, 'Merrily' feels especially precious now because it invites the possibility of some personal glimpse at the songwriter himself."
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The Hollywood Reporter
December 12th, 2022

"There’s much to be grateful for here, not least a genuine feeling for the material that plumbs the emotional depths without wading into cheap’s good to have the show back in what appears to be viable form to rewrite its Broadway history."
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The Wall Street Journal
December 15th, 2022

"With a superlative cast in the three central roles - the show casts a quietly intoxicating spell, as we watch their lives reel backward, from middle age and its clouds of disillusion to the heedless hopefulness of young adulthood."
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The Observer
December 12th, 2022

"Thanks to superlative casting and canny direction, this elegant, emotionally searching production may be the finest 'Merrily' you’ll ever see."
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The Washington Post
December 12th, 2022

"With this production, the dream of a great 'Merrily' has been caught."
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New York Theatre Guide
December 12th, 2022

"This show’s cast has made the run at New York Theatre Workshop a sold-out event."
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