The Connector
Ends Mar 17 1h 45m
The Connector
84

The Connector NYC Reviews and Tickets

84%
(233 Ratings)
Positive
91%
Mixed
6%
Negative
3%
Members say
Great singing, Absorbing, Entertaining, Relevant, Ambitious

About the Show

Jason Robert Brown's musical explores the diverging paths of young journalists in the late 90s.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (166)

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93 Reviews | 14 Followers
100
Must see, Great singing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a new, outstanding musical!

Don't see it if N/A Read more

70 Reviews | 10 Followers
95
Refreshing, Intelligent, Great staging, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy unique, original new musicals - this is a fabulous cast performing exciting new material. Not to be missed!

Don't see it if You're not interested in a show about journalism, you hate the 90's, or you're looking for another jukebox musical

121 Reviews | 52 Followers
94
Intense, Great singing, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You love Jason Robert Brown's music and want to see a smart, fresh new musical with a brilliant cast & orchestra.

Don't see it if You want a traditional musical. This is edgy, and fun but also intense.

136 Reviews | 15 Followers
93
Must see, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you like inventive thought-provoking musicals with brilliant music, writing, acting, singing, choreography, direction, sets. It's a Must See

Don't see it if you're not in the mood for a new modern musical. This is fresh and absolutely brilliant on every level. I hope it transfers to Broadway!!!

270 Reviews | 37 Followers
92
Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if You want a totally original musical with a great cast and beautiful music.

Don't see it if Truth doesn't matter to you

66 Reviews | 47 Followers
92
Riveting, Great score, Must see, Intelligent, Ambitious

See it if everyone should see this. It's timely and thought-provoking. It also boasts some of the best music written for the theater in decades.

Don't see it if you prefer fluff musicals. But honestly, everyone would get something from seeing this.

419 Reviews | 52 Followers
90
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Relevant, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if Jason Robert Brown’s newest, conducted by JRB. Strong cast. A story set in the 90s, with 2020s’ relevance. Musically unique and fulfilling.

Don't see it if No reason not to.

159 Reviews | 33 Followers
89
Intense, Intelligent, Great singing, Great acting, Clever

See it if U like musicals that deal with serious subjects: slipshod journalism & magazines’ diminishing importance.

Don't see it if You don’t like serious-minded musicals about journalist ethics, modern scores and bare but stark scenery.

Critic Reviews (20)

The New York Times
February 6th, 2024

"The problem is its lack of perceptible human insight."
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Time Out New York
February 6th, 2024

"...this particular story might best be served by just-the-facts-ma’am brevity."
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New York Theatre Guide
February 6th, 2024

"Jason Robert Brown musicalizes fake news"
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New York Magazine / Vulture
February 6th, 2024

"...'The Connector,' as a whole, continually skimps on the nitty-gritty details."
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The Wall Street Journal
February 8th, 2024

"The show lacks a compelling emotional core"
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The Observer
February 6th, 2024

" 'The Connector' is a tedious shuffle to Ethan’s inevitable unmasking. With songs."
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AM New York
February 6th, 2024

"For the most part, I found “The Connector” to be engrossing and sharp."
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AM New York
February 6th, 2024

"...the ending is rushed and downbeat, and the storytelling often gets bogged down"
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