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're rightfully awed by Sutton Foster, who is oh-so terrific on all fronts, and enjoy a surprisingly intimate staging and glorious tunes
Don't see it if you're expecting nonstop glee, as there are many poignant moments, or if you demand elaborate staging or bristle at actors in multiple roles
See it if You savor the chance to see great talent in a tiny space, like older shows dusted off and reimagined, or like Surton foster in anything.
Don't see it if You're humming the old score, like big feel-good musicals, or don't like tinkering with your old favorites.
See it if you want to watch a downtrodden (but quirkily endearing) woman try to pull herself up by her bootstraps. Or if you just love Sutton Foster.
Don't see it if you have no interest in the downtrodden, in the quirkily endearing, or in Sutton Foster.
See it if you want to be entertained/wowed by a wonderfully talented cast lead by Sutton Foster. Unique, intimate setting makes it even more unique.
Don't see it if are looking for a large scale production, even so Sutton Foster gives a powerhouse performance & that alone makes this a must see.
See it if You love Sutton Foster. You enjoy pared-down musicals that keep the essence of the original. You love great song and dance numbers.
Don't see it if You saw the original with Gwen Verdon years ago and will miss her! You're not a Sutton Foster fan - she's the foundation of the show.
See it if Sut Foster is superb navigating the funny, touching, sad and triumphant journey of CHARITY; talented support doubling/tripling roles
Don't see it if No negatives other than the limited run and possibility it may not transfer or see another life
See it if You've ever thought of yourself as a Sutton Foster fan because she's epic here. The intimate staging is also something to experience.
Don't see it if You're expecting the original production with brass and a massive cast because this isn't that.
See it if you want to see how dated musicals should be approached.
Don't see it if you don't want to be exposed to creaky writing of the past, however rehabilitated by a production.
See it if you like a light hearted romp, some very catchy tunes, an adorable leading lady (Sutton Foster) and a good time.
Don't see it if you're a stick in the mud who steals candy from babies & murders puppies. You won't have a good time here in this sexy & charming musical
See it if you are fan of Sutton Foster. She doesn't disappoint. I never knew how funny she was until this show.
Don't see it if you are looking for a coherent and modern story. It's a dated show, but this cast and staging makes the most of it.
See it if Face it.. it's all about seeing Sutton Foster, up close and she is AMAZING!
Don't see it if If you want a big, splashy Broadway version of this classic musical. It's in a tiny theater with minimal sets & costumes--the cast makes it
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 love Sutton Foster, or if you don't know her but want to see a great performer lead a show.
Don't see it if You don't like musicals adapted for a smaller stage.
See it if You adore Sutton Foster (I do) but she is terribly miscast here, you don't remember the Fosse choreography (I do), unfortunately.
Don't see it if You don't want to be dispirited by a skeletal revival that fails to deliver the necessary grit to make SC a truly compelling character.
See it if you know the soundtrack and you love it. The story is based on the film played by Shirley McClaine with one of the best actress right now.
Don't see it if you don't like Bob Fose choreography
See it if Six or seven strong production numbers, heartwarming love story of Charity and Oscar played superbly by Sutton Foster & Shuler Hensley.
Don't see it if u don't love musicals. It's emblematic of run-of-the-mill sixties shows w/ a great lead part for a star performer and a likable male lead.
See it if You love Sutton Foster. The cast is very versatile - most play multiple roles. The score is fantastic. Just a delightful night.
Don't see it if You dislike musicals, dislike Sutton Foster, want a modern plot.
See it if you want to catch some major A-list Bway talent on a small Off-Bway stage. Sutton Foster & Shuler Hensley are perfection as Charity & Oscar.
Don't see it if you prefer your musicals big & splashy. This is very stripped. There aren't even sets. Also, the new choreography makes you miss Fosse.
See it if You want to see Sutton Foster in a smaller venue. Absolutely worth it. She brings a layered charm to Charity, beyond most performers.
Don't see it if You just aren't that interested in the show, regardless of Sutton. A lot feels dated and her man-crazed behavior can be nauseating at times.
See it if you are a Sutton Foster fan - her performance is fantastic and you'll likely never get another chance to see her in such an intimate setting
Don't see it if you are expecting big Fosse dance numbers -- the choreography and staging was disappointing.
See it if want to see Sutton Foster (& a talented cast) in an intimate setting. It's a classic and reflects the 60s.
Don't see it if you are looking for a quick, large revival.