The Real Actors of NYC
The Real Actors of NYC
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The Real Actors of NYC NYC Reviews and Tickets

71%
(52 Ratings)
Positive
63%
Mixed
27%
Negative
10%
Members say
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Clever, Disappointing

About the Show

Musicals, Duh! presents a dark, satirical musical about ambition and desperation in the musical theater business. How far do actors have to go to get on Broadway?

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Show-Score Member Reviews (52)

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254 Reviews | 138 Followers
93
Absorbing, Delightful, Clever, Great acting, Great singing

See it if A group of gifted younger singers paired with a superb veteran with a great story appeal to you

Don't see it if You want to pay Broadway prices for Broadway musicals only

474 Reviews | 114 Followers
92
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great singing, Hilarious

See it if You love catchy pop tunes, and hilarious scenarios involving how far people will go to get on stage.

Don't see it if Make sure you stay for Act II, which is much shorter and involves revenge scenarios and a very funny chase during a live show. 1 hr 55 min.

61 Reviews | 53 Followers
83
Delightful, Entertaining, Quirky, Refreshing, Clever

See it if You accept that you can have a fun evening of theater with a handful of performers, one set, pretty much, a couple of musicians and

Don't see it if Going with the flow... is not your style. Funny how the Marge actress seemed to be channeling Anjelica Huston in the TV show "Smash." Read more

217 Reviews | 150 Followers
82
Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Hilarious

See it if You like hilarious lyrics, great acting, clever staging, sexy scene's. Interesting theme

Don't see it if You don't like vulgarity. You are prudish about sex

332 Reviews | 41 Followers
79
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if You want to laugh. You want to be entertained. You like a lot of singing. You are open minded and can sit back and enjoy the show.

Don't see it if You are looking for something deep and moving. You don't want to laugh. You don't like a lot of singing. You are too serious about life.

50 Reviews | 19 Followers
76
Clever, Funny, Relevant, Entertaining, Intelligent

See it if you're interested in actors, theater, and care about helping off- Bdwy develop and encourage new talent.

Don't see it if Show business doesn't interest you. A lot might be over your head if you're not aware of what it means to want to be a part of "theater". Read more

290 Reviews | 184 Followers
72
Entertaining, Funny, Raunchy, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if You don't mind watching a somewhat amateurish production that is uneven, but has talented and charming performers.

Don't see it if You expect high production values. Some people in the back of the theater couldn't hear at all, there is no sign in front of the theater.

134 Reviews | 18 Followers
70
Disappointing, Slow, Fluffy, Dated

See it if You like amateurish musicals

Don't see it if You insist on really new theater.

Critic Reviews (1)

Broadway Blog
October 19th, 2016

"'The Real Actors of NYC' is proof that lavish costumes, gigantic sets, lush orchestras, and full-scale dance numbers are not a prerequisite for a great musical. Quite the opposite rings true for Judd’s shrewd and observant show...What makes his piece so refreshing is that Judd’s humor is sharp and witty without being cynical...Judd’s score will likely not be preserved in the canon of musical theater, but it serves the show appropriately and, for the most part, the cast navigates it well."
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