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The Cradle Will Rock (Theater2020)
Brooklyn
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The Cradle Will Rock (Theater2020) NYC Reviews and Tickets

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(12 Reviews)
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Great singing, Entertaining, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking

About the Show

Theater2020 presents Marc Blitzstein's musical, which was born in 1937 during the Great Depression. "Cradle" sings a tale of the downtrodden, the 99%, who ultimately rise together. 

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Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you like what I call an old-style musical - not melodic tunes that you'll be singing, but rather a play that is mostly sung by a good cast.

Don't see it if you want a big musical production - here you have to use your imagination for the set as it is benches and chairs with a costumed cast.

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Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Relevant, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You want a revival that's relevant to today. You enjoy intimately staged shows. You like the sung-through style of musicals.

Don't see it if You prefer contemporary musicals. You like more melodic musicals. You prefer traditional staging. You prefer light, musical comedy.

Critic Reviews (1)

P
June 17th, 2019

"It’s a pleasure to hear, particularly when its performed as well as it is in this production. Kudos Mr. Fitzsousa. You’ve created a first rate musical ensemble of which any musical director would be proud. Director David Fuller has put together a tight, exhilarating production of a great theater classic. The talented cast is exceptional."
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