Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster stars in The New Group's revival of this classic musical about a sassy yet naive dance hall hostess whose overeager embrace of every man she meets lands her in hot water. More…
Fifty years after it debuted on Broadway, Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields' musical is revived in an intimate setting. The production features new choreography by Tony nominee Joshua Bergasse ('On the Town') and direction by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman ('Violet,' 'Well'), who brings a fresh, modern perspective to the age-old story of a woman who thinks she needs a man to save her.
See it if you want an earful of Cy Coleman songs, enough to propel you to the excellent film version. Also, Shuler Hensley is perfect in the role.
Don't see it if You're looking to relive this heart-breaking story.
See it if You love the music. It's a great score filled with gems. And there are some great performances, particularly from Shuler Hensley.
Don't see it if It's a disappointingly flat production. It's spare and small, attempting to focus on darker aspects but missing the mark.
See it if You want to see an ( barely ) updated version of an " old fashioned " musical.
Don't see it if You would rather experience new kind of musicals. This one is definitely a relic from the past.
See it if you're a fan of Sutton Foster. She sparkles in this production with her usual charm. Ensemble is also great.
Don't see it if you're expecting to be blown away. It's a small production so some of the numbers felt small and underdone.
See it if You want (and should) support the important Harlem Repertory Theater.
Don't see it if You you want the usual big production, big cast, flashy and showy Sweet Charity to which you are accustomed.
See it if You like very small shows with a dozen actors playing 3 roles each; if you enjoy Sutton Foster; you're a diehard fan of the the show.
Don't see it if if you love Fosse's choreography (it's been dropped & restaged); if you don't like paying Broadway prices for bare-stage productions.
See it if If you like unique love stories this is for you. There is some humor also. Good harmonies.
Don't see it if Don't see if sitting through a 3+ hour show is hard for you. Not recommended for those not interested in shaky relationships. Slow paced
See it if Stellar singing and acting by Sutton Foster and Shuler Hensley. Nice score. Entertaining.
Don't see it if Foster was miscast. This show sends a lousy and depressing message. A fairly thin book. It doesn't lend itself to a small production.
See it if you will love Sutton Foster no matter what. I love her but even she cannot salvage this boring and amateurish production
Don't see it if you need something that engages you and makes you feel you have spent two and one-half hours growing.
See it if don't mind an unimaginative production of a musical with a great score and a weak book. The choreography is particularly disappointing.
Don't see it if expect Sutton Foster to rescue the book. Her innocence and ditziness were great but she lacked bite when the book needed bite.
See it if you're a Sutton Foster fan or you like stripped-to-the-bones renditions of shows that were at one time given big productions
Don't see it if you like musicals with emotional depth