Already closed | 1h 20m | Gramercy

R.R.R.E.D.

From 76 member  reviews
Members say: Great singing, Funny, Quirky, Disappointing, Entertaining

About the show

In this new musical, a secret redheaded revolutionary organization is taking matters into their own hands, fighting back against their imminent extinction and standing up for the rights of redheads everywhere.

1h 20m | Already closed | DR2 Theatre (Gramercy)

Member Reviews (76)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great singing, Funny, Quirky, Disappointing, Entertaining

87
Hilarious, Entertaining, Great singing, Clever, Surprisingly thoughtful

See it if You want a light, fun clever, silly show that’s full of great talent and some songs that are surprisingly touching and sweet.

Don't see it if You want serious drama or anything resembling real life. This is pure escapism fun.

73
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if you want to escape to review the problems that redheads encounter as a minority with some good singing and hilarious moments by a good cast.

Don't see it if you want a musical with memorable songs, do not like skit comedy or want a completely seamless production. It tends to repeat itself a bit.

71
Great acting, Quirky

See it if Lead guy has lots of energy and sings quite well. If you enjoy silly nonsensical plots.

Don't see it if Dragged slightly and really wasn't much plot. Had a Fringe Festival vibe.

71
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if You enjoy a silly premise(albeit not to redheads!) enacted and well sung by an earnest and talented cast of actors with no deep thinking

Don't see it if You want thought provoking drama-this is silly and entertaining!

100
Absorbing, Clever, Great singing, Riveting, Must see

See it if You enjoy hilarious raunchy off Broadway musicals with some of the best vocals in the 2 main characters.

Don't see it if You are discomforted by homosexuality and or sex related songs

89
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Quirky

See it if You want to see a talented cast put on a fun, escapism show

Don't see it if You’re not willing to suspend belief and need all plot holes filled

During previews
70
Disappointing, Quirky, Humor for a specific audience

See it if Very good singing talent by the entire cast. It is more a musical concert than a "show'". A/C now working to perfection.

Don't see it if The humor was lost on me but the youngish audience did find some humor. Minimal sets.

During previews
84
Clever, Entertaining, Great writing, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if You want an original, high-concept musical with clever & fun lyrics performed by a talented cast. You enjoy satire.

Don't see it if You prefer musicals based on realistic topics. You prefer a more traditional musical theatre sound. You like shows w/ big production values.

During previews
88
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if you want to relax and see a show that will make you laugh. Cute premise, catchy songs. Fun.

Don't see it if your require a complex plot.

Also I have read some reviews that suggest there is no plot. Yes, there is ... Read more Read less

During previews
70
Mildly entertaining, poor book

See it if voice and acting of Matt Loehr and voice Marrissa Rosen , plus the acting and voice of the uncredited guest are enough.

Don't see it if you need a solid book that has direction, an exceptionally score, and leads where one doesn't need to hold back to cover the others weakness

Also The best joke, and the one the book should have been written around, w... Read more Read less

During previews
73
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Resonant, Quirky

See it if Good cast elevates this strange take on gingers.

Don't see it if Cold AC bothers you.

During previews
77
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining, Fluffy

See it if You want to see a show about redheads and their secret world. Many funny songs and scenes and a surprise ending!

Don't see it if You don’t like campy musicals. You’re looking for more dramatic content

During previews
86
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Quirky, Fluffy

See it if you want a campy musical. It was a fun show to kick back and watch. The singers are really good, the story not so much.

Don't see it if you are looking for a show with a strong plot.

Also The show can be a little slow at parts. The Singers are very good but ... Read more Read less

During previews
72
Funny, Great singing, Quirky

See it if You like small shows with talented singers. You like the absurd.

Don't see it if You need a plot grounded in reality. You want a big show with big numbers - this has 4 actors and minimal set.

Also I’ve read some harsh reviews here that i don’t understand. I thought t... Read more Read less

During previews
83
Melodic songs, Silly, Enjoyable, Engaging cast, Terrific voices

See it if in musicals I look for great voices, good songs and the cast who enjoy themselves and beleive in their show. Rrred has all these elements.

Don't see it if the plot is silly but at least unusual and different from typical old-school grimacing found in so many musicals.

Also it’s an original production with bluesy songs that allow the strong vo... Read more Read less

During previews
70
Funny, Disappointing, Indulgent, Relevant, Raunchy

See it if you like to laugh a bit but not too much.

Don't see it if you expect an intelligent experience. Some relevance but too indulgent.

During previews
85
Great singing, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if Big talent on a small stage Absurd in a good way-story line about the extinction of redheads and what to do about it. Kevin Zak gets an A+.

Don't see it if Plot is secondary to the clever songs and energetic performances. Some pop culture references went over my head.

Also There is a surprise ending and the special guest star (Christopher Sie... Read more Read less

During previews
75
Entertaining, Delightful, Funny, Campy, Pleasantly surprising

See it if you'd enjoy seeing a campy musical comedy with a small cast (and one surprise guest!) about an underground group of radicalized redheads.

Don't see it if you don't like campy musicals that are short on story but long on concept.

Also The singing was a pleasant surprise in this otherwise modest and unass... Read more Read less

During previews
70
Entertaining, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if You want a show that is light on story and staging but funny and campy with excellent singing

Don't see it if You want a story of any depth or breadth, campy singing won't charm you through the 90 minutes

During previews
75
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if You love Katie Thompson and her music, or small, concept Musicals with funny, clever lyrics and catchy tunes. Amazing voices!

Don't see it if You need a meatier plot. It’s pretty much a conceptual concert of Katie Thompson’s music. It’s really good! But the plot is not fleshed out.

During previews
70
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Silly

See it if You are into silly premises. You agree with Johnny Carson when he said "Buy the premise, buy the bit." You appreciate satire.

Don't see it if You're looking for a good story.

During previews
75
Clever, Entertaining, Dizzying, Quirky, Funny

See it if you like immersive, 4th wall breaking shows with a quirky edge

Don't see it if you don't like shows with raunchy humor or little background establishment

During previews
87
Funny, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like musical comedy, surprise guest stars, and really great singing across the board. You like one-act musicals.

Don't see it if You like fully PG jokes, large theatres, or full orchestration.

During previews
84
Funny, Great singing, Entertaining, Hilarious, Great music

See it if you love musical with witty lyrics. See it because it is sooo funny and entertaining.

Don't see it if you don’t like musicals, and if you don’t want to be entertained.

Also I love this show even if I will pay for the ticket it is worth it.

During previews
72
Entertaining, Funny

See it if You want and evening of light entertainment

Don't see it if You don't like musical


August 20th, 2018
"Aggressively mediocre new musical...Andy Sandberg’s directing doesn’t help clarify the incoherent storytelling. The most surprising aspect of the evening is its bilious undertone...At least the very funny Mr. Loehr makes the most of the situation as the overeager, tireless GJ, who has never met ...
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August 24th, 2018
“The musical-theater equivalent of those old Sarah McLachlan commercials...Vacillate between dead seriousness and unfunny camp...There isn't much plot, and what is there is hard to follow...Sullivan's dance steps are rudimentary; the cast members run amok and are in desperate need of pulling back...
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August 20th, 2018
“Spirited, tuneful and fabulously performed but lacking a strong plot...As a full-length musical, it’s a tiresome experience...The book is a meager framework that doesn’t go very far narratively, and strives for hilarity but doesn’t achieve it. Thompson’s songs are an accomplished amalgam of pop,...
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August 21st, 2018
"Broad, campy, musically patchy, and superficially funny...With its cheesy look and single, upstage keyboardist, the show…feels more Off-Off than Off Broadway. The over-sung songs, which run the gamut from pop to rock to gospel, are generic and forgettable. Andy Sandberg's excessively emphatic di...
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