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Pockets

From 17 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Clever, Great singing

About the show

A new British-ish musical about a young girl turned pickpocket who's swept up in an uprising against the Duchess, who happens to be her mother. More…

From the show:

In the olde British-ish kingdom of Crumpeton, a young pickpocket accidentally finds herself swept up in a criminal uprising against the Duchess, who happens to be her mother. Will she have the heart to sabotage Mum’s plans on the most important day of the year, Crumpet Day? #CheckYourPOCKETS for tickets to this festive, funny, and touching tale of crime and crumpets!


Member Reviews (17)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Clever, Great singing
73
Avg Score

69
Cute, Funny, Over long, Fluffy, Charming

See it if You enjoy light theater where you know everything is going to turnout well in the end. Feels like a children's show with some innuendos.

Don't see it if If you want really good theater that doesn't get a little stale and trite. All the actors give it their all. But I was done 40minutes in.

Also The songs were cute and fun. The singers were, for the most part, very... Read more Read less

69
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy a spoof on a semi-British musical, with sing-along songs & sophomoric humor then you will laugh & enjoy.

Don't see it if You want a robust Gilbert & Sullivan type musical, this is not that kind of show. Skip it!

Also This Los Angeles based company had a full house for opening night. ... Read more Read less

90
Great staging, Great singing, Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Clever concept, talented cast with good voices bringing zesty story to life with a lot of laughs along the way.

Don't see it if Crafty musicals bore you.

68
Loud, Ambitious, Quirky, Great writing, Clever

See it if you like original story lines, tuneful music, clever lyrics dedicated performers

Don't see it if you like to understand the lyrics, you prefer polished productions

Also This was a cute and original story and the lyrics we could hear were c... Read more Read less

68
Disappointing, Protagonist cannot sing, Uneven acting, Cheesy climax, Fluffy

See it if Community-theatre-level production, with 2 great supporting actors; most solo numbers fall flat, mainly due to weak voice projection;

Don't see it if If you wanna support downtown theatre fringe show despite the quality; if you know any actor in person;

Also The program doesn’t even list actors’ previous credits. I do wanna kno... Read more Read less

83
Delightful, Funny

See it if you like farcical deconstructionist takes on musicals delivered by a full, enthusiastic, young and talented cast.

Don't see it if you mind mediocre singing and ehh (though funny dancing) do not appreciate the clichés of the genre being explored directly.

Also This is a short but very entaining and hilarious play. The company giv... Read more Read less

73
Funny, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy fairy tales with a message and a feisty unorthodox princess.

Don't see it if if you dislike fanciful stories without basis on reality.

50
Charming, Indulgent, Weak, Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if you do not mind an unpolished heartfelt show with an enthusiastic cast.

Don't see it if you are interested in seeing with good production values or need a polished musical.

85
Charming, Refreshing, Delightful

See it if you could use a break from reality. This would be a delightful distraction.

Don't see it if You hate fun?

85
Hilarious, Delightful, Clever

See it if You have a good sense of humor and want to have some fun. If you like sketch comedy, this is the show for you.

Don't see it if If you’re looking for a classical musical, you don’t like sometimes raunchy humor

76
Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You want an upbeat musical that’s delightfully silly.

Don't see it if You want a slick meaningful musical.

75
Clever, Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if The show is fun and has great acting. The music is well done.

Don't see it if You want a high level Broadway musical production

33
Cliched, Banal, Ambitious

See it if you like boring

Don't see it if you like exciting

75
Indulgent, Refreshing, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like light, funny musicals

Don't see it if You prefer more serious storylines

79
Quirky, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You like light, fun, entertaining for an hour... some great actors stand out

Don't see it if You want something deep and profound ... but I was delighted

75
Refreshing, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You enjoy a large ensemble, silly, delightful musical

Don't see it if don't like musicals, or you want something super meaningful

Also still singing the songs in my head.

95
Great writing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you love original music, laughter, and feeling creatively inspired.

Don't see it if you hate musicals and funny things.

Also Pockets is a delightfully hilarious, deliciously well-written, heartwa... Read more Read less


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