Closed 2h 15m
Seesaw
Midtown W
77

Seesaw NYC Reviews and Tickets

77%
(6 Reviews)
Positive
67%
Mixed
33%
Negative
0%
Members say
Dated, Entertaining, Delightful, Flat, Great singing and dancing but too small a stage for this show

About the Show

From the composing team of "Sweet Charity," "Seesaw" tells the story of Jerry Ryan, a reserved lawyer from Omaha, who has fled to New York City looking for a change in his life. 

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87
Great choreography, Great ensemble cast, Entertaining, Delightful, Ambitious

See it if you want to see a revival of a lost musical from the 1970's. Great score by Cy Coleman and witty lyrics by Dorothy Fields.

Don't see it if you want to see a larger-than-life musical performed on a small stage. Read more

60
Flat, Dated, Cliched

See it if if you're interested in Broadway shows from that era, or just Cy Coleman in general. This is RARELY done--not great but worthy.

Don't see it if you're expecting a full production or if you have already seen a good version of this. It's done on a very small stage. Read more

Critic Reviews (3)

February 16th, 2020

"J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company Commences Premiere Season With 'SEESAW': The 1973 Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields and Michael Bennett musical is energetically done on a small scale."
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February 18th, 2020

"Although...Schneider who staged this show has given it a vigorous production and cast a delightful Gittel in Stephanie Israelson, he is unable to disguise the show's flaws. He is not helped by the trite, derivative choreography by Caitlin Belcik for a show that is mainly dance."
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February 18th, 2020

Score: 87%. "Written in 1973, the musical 'Seesaw' takes us back to a moment of great uncertainty in New York City's history. The musical tells a love story of contrasts - country boy and city girl, and, in retrospect, the dichotomy between a time of innocence and a city in dire need."
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