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Ordinary Days

From 149 member  reviews
Members say: Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Funny, Clever

About the show

Keen Company presents the first New York revival of this musical about four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect in unexpected ways as they search for success, happiness, love, and taxis. More…

"Ordinary Days" is a comic and inspiring musical about making simple connections in a chaotic city. It is a sweet, fleet, and tender story that follows its characters as they fight through the emotional noise and dramatic traffic to arrive at a clearer sense of who they are and what they want to be.


Member Reviews (149)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Funny, Clever

49
Banal, Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Fluffy

See it if You have zero expectations for an interesting plot, realistic dialogue, or a memorable score.

Don't see it if You want an enjoyable night at the theatre, which to me should provide an entertaining and unique perspective.

Also I had average hopes for this musical, and even those were not realized... Read more Read less

During previews
41
Banal, Cliched, Slow

See it if You like chamber musicals. Four New Yorkers sing of their loneliness and then meet cute. Piano sax flute clarinet good music.

Don't see it if You don’t like all singing no dialogue. Little action, no sets, most of the singing done individually. Music is good but too loud...

Also Music so loud one cannot hear the words of the singers. The story (of ... Read more Read less

During previews
48
Slow, Dated, Great acting, Cliched

See it if you enjoy the same ole thing, boy meets girl in New York, the acting is good though

Don't see it if you are looking for something unforgettable, not much happens in this show


October 26th, 2018
"A sweet escape back to 2007. It’s a relief to spend a little time in a moment when New Yorkers had the luxury of everyday angst...Claire and Jason never come fully to life. The other love story, though, is delightful to watch. It’s the romance of new friendship between Deb and Warren, which blos...
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October 22nd, 2018
"Silverstein's swift, light-handed revival of this beguilingly oddball chamber musical is, arguably, better than the original production; it's a potent reminder of his talent...Sometimes Gwon's music skips wittily, nervously over the surface of difficult situations; more often, it is shot through...
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October 17th, 2018
“’Ordinary Days’ remains something more than ordinary. Likable, brisk, and professionally mounted with a friendly and strong-singing cast, the Keen production of ‘Ordinary Days’ makes an enjoyably pleasant evening. But it remains not much more than one of those young-folk-trying-to-cope revues. G...
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October 26th, 2018
"Although 'Ordinary Days' wants us to believe that these are extraordinary people living through ordinary but memorable days, Jonathan Silverstein's production fails to deliver on that premise. His cast sings well but this sophisticated sung-through musical needs more than just good voices. Unfor...
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