Encores! Off-Center presents this bittersweet family musical featuring a book and lyrics by kid-lit icon Maurice Sendak, and music by 10-time Grammy winner Carole King. More…
'Really Rosie' centers around a little Brooklyn girl with a big imagination. Can her dreams come true, or does growing up mean letting go? Inspired in part by the tales in Sendak’s 'Nutshell Library,' 'Really Rosie’s' songs include “Pierre,” “Alligators All Around,” and "Chicken Soup with Rice.” Read our interview with the director of the production, Tony nominee Leigh Silverman.
See it if you like cute kid shows. Music is fun. Staging was very good. Not my cup of tea, but well done.
Don't see it if you want something weightier and don't enjoy seeing shows surrounded by small human beings!
See it if You want to enjoy an entertaining musical created by Maurice Sendak and Carole King. The show is more for children above age 10. Great cast!
Don't see it if You prefer more adult oriented fare.However, it is very enjoyable for adults. The lead performers,with School of Rock experience, are great
See it if Maurice Sendak and Carole King are a tantalizing combo; you appreciate incredibly talented youngsters; kid lit appeals; you want to smile
Don't see it if you are too jaded to accept the premise of the stories and anything with kids annoys you
See it if you love Maurice Sendak and/or Carole King and you like to see talented kids on stage.
Don't see it if you don't like Maurice Sendak or Carole King and/or you don't like shows with a cast made up of mostly all kids.
See it if You enjoy the works of Maurice Sendak, talented children actors, and enjoyable dance numbers. Kathy and Chicken Soup especially talented.
Don't see it if You want to see a consistent, timely show, with a deeper plot, or only like amazing scores. You don't like a diverse child only cast.
See it if You want to see really talented kids; band is terrific; dancing is awesome.
Don't see it if You do not like family entertainmnet or are not a fan of Carole King.
Also The world needs more pink boas.
See it if even though it closed - it was a lovely 70 minute romp of youthful jubilation. Fantastic acting and singing by a young group!
Don't see it if You missed your chance. I can't think of a reason not to see this show. Unless you don't have a heart. And hate kids.
See it if You want to experience a blast from the past with a few cute Carol King songs and an adorable story. Great for families.
Don't see it if You are expecting a full on Broadway type show with an amazing story. Don't go if you're expecting a mature, or serious show.
See it if You want to see a show written on 2 levels - one for adults, one for kids. It's especially fun if you know Brooklyn. The kids have talent.
Don't see it if You don't like Maurice Sendak or Carol King, ans no longer have the soul of a child.
See it if You enjoy a child cast. Cute little story about a girl and her friends imagination. Really enjoyed it.
Don't see it if Don't like children in the cast. They did an amazing job.Brought back childhood memories
See it if You have young kids and/or are already a fan of the musical. Good acting & singing from everyone, and really enjoyed some of the songs.
Don't see it if This is a show meant specifically for kids, and was a little too silly for me. I wanted to see more of the darkness that was hinted at.
See it if you enjoy watching talented kids and seeing them shine while using their imaginations and dealing with real life situations
Don't see it if you don't like child actors or are looking for some strong intellectual engagement