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From 14 critic and 79 member reviews
Members say: Great singing, Entertaining, Ambitious, Disappointing, Slow

About the show

Dream Big Theatrical presents this '30s-set musical about an integrated group of musicians touring the Jim Crow South. More…

Based on real events, 'Sweetee' tells the story of an outcast minister, a young street singer, and a band of orphans in the Depression-era South. As they struggle to make music and find their place in a world amid bigotry and poverty, a tale of spiritual triumph in the face of adversity and racism emerges. Directed by two-time Emmy winner and five-time Tony-nominee Patricia Birch.

It needs work !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

See it if you enjoy eating cake batter before it gets the chance to become, with all the all the magical ingredients, it's intended purpose.

Don't see it if you prefer to eat a fully baked cake, icing and all.

Also Like the song from the 1989 Broadway musical City of Angels states, “I... Read more Read less

Banal, Cliched, Confusing, Dated, Disappointing

See it if you like work in-progress and mediocre stuff.

Don't see it if like quality material and quality songs. I just don't get this one. I understand the story, but the overall quality is seriously lacking.

Cliched, Excruciating, Slow, Poorly staged, Poorly acted

See it if You like small original musicals that try their hardest.

Don't see it if You prefer musicals about "good singers" to actually include good singers. You want something original or entertaining or thought-provoking.

Also This is truly a clunker of a musical if I've ever seen one. The songs ... Read more Read less

Delightful, Entertaining, Intense, Relevant, Riveting

See it if You like new musicals and want to see a show before it goes on to have a long, successful life ahead of it.

Don't see it if You don't appreciate shows with heavy racial and sexual themes.

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