The Light Rail (NYMF)
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The Light Rail (NYMF)
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The Light Rail (NYMF) NYC Reviews and Tickets

79%
(14 Reviews)
Positive
79%
Mixed
14%
Negative
7%
Members say
Great singing, Relevant, Must see, Resonant, Absorbing

About the Show

Part of the New York Musical Festival: In this contemporary musical, movement and music combine to depict the realities of people living with mental illness, and the power we all have to live imperfectly and beautifully.

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Member Reviews (14)

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65
Disappointing, Great band, So-so love story

See it if you like therapeutic love stories. I wanted to root for a happy ending but having actors play the normal & neurotic sides of the 2 leads ...

Don't see it if you're expecting a polished show. It's a great idea but needs lots more development. Read more

75
Great singing, Confusing, Resonant, Refreshing

See it if interested in mental illnesses. Want to see them represented by separate actors. Want to see some new actors.

Don't see it if want a fully developed show. Want a complicated story.

90
Great singing, Great writing, Intelligent, Resonant, Beautiful score

See it if you love eating/drinking during the show, go with a group, and love pop-rock modern musical feels and deep stories.

Don't see it if you want a very staged production, long story, or feel-good musical.

55
Confusing, Contemporary, Uneven, Sentimental

See it if you like new musical theatre, you're interested in mental health, you're a straight Millennial.

Don't see it if you'd like to follow a narrative and learn more about the characters. Read more

45
Cliched, Ambitious, Sentimental, Predictable, Driven

See it if You have an interest in mental health, you know someone in the cast, you REALLY like sentimental ballads. Like a lot of sentimental ballads.

Don't see it if You are looking for character development, you prefer unpredictable lyrics, you tire of saccharine ballads, you are looking to be challenged Read more

100
Resonant, Relevant, Intelligent, Great singing

See it if you love hearing amazing singers sing from the heart, you love love, or if you have ever loved someone and not been loved back (hurts)

Don't see it if you are looking for perfection; this isn't perfect yet. But for the NYMF beta musicals/concerts, it is my only 100 score. I saw them all. Read more

95
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great singing, Relevant

See it if you like the feels of complicated relationships between friends; you enjoy "standing O" performances from the male and female leads

Don't see it if u are looking for a finished product; there is a reason why NYMF does beta musicals/concerts; with edits and work this could go all the way

100
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Relevant, Great writing

See it if You are excited for the future of musical theatre, you want to experience new work from amazing artists, you want to see a fantastic show

Don't see it if You want a show that is full produced and developed or an old-timey musical Read more

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