The Lucile Lortel Theatre presents an action-packed musical based on Rick Riordan best-selling young-adult fantasy novel of the same name. More…
Greek gods are real, and they’re ruining the life of modern-day teen Percy Jackson. In addition to his human woes, he recently found out he's a son of Poseidon. Now Percy has newly discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail, and is tasked with finding Zeus’s lightning bolt to prevent a war between the gods. Normal is a myth when you’re a demigod. Best for ages 7 and up.
See it if From the young adult Jackson franchise, musicalization is witty, fast paced and intelligent Well sung & acted intro into Greek mythology
Don't see it if Energy flags in 2nd act (a few songs are repetitious) & lack of production values may be bothersome Ending feels slack rather than earned
See it if you are a fan of the Percy Jackson books, you enjoy loud rock scores, you're willing to follow a jumpy plot with few physical sets,
Don't see it if don't like loud music, don't like songs aimed at a teenage or younger audience or watching attractive young people bounce around
See it if you'd like to see a well-written show intended for kids, or Chris McCarrell's performance which is at once both super honest and surprising.
Don't see it if you can't get behind a show that is ultimately meant for kids.
See it if You enjoy a fresh take on Greek Mythology; children/teens in your life who love the books; strong vocals
Don't see it if You want a super polished show with expensive sets or a large production
See it if you like a high energy show, with fun upbeat rock music. Great voices. Perfect for ages 8-14.
Don't see it if You are expecting an adult geared production. The props and costumes felt like an innovative college production. But talent was great.
See it if If you wanna sit back and have a fun, entertaining, evening. And go with kids who follow the books. They will have a blast.!!!!
Don't see it if If you want to see a Broadway type musical. That's not what it is.
See it if You're a fan of the books, or you just want to see an incredible show about a modern take on Greek mythology.
Don't see it if You can't take mythology or teenagers seriously.
See it if like kid lit and the Percy novels, have patience for high school musical quality work, have teenagers who are fans
Don't see it if you want musical sophistication and a "finished" product worthy of a potential move to Broadway.
See it if If you like a spoof but respectful one of mythology. The songs and story line are cute.
Don't see it if You like straight mythology stories. You prefer classics.
See it if You want to see a rock musical with a story from the Percy Jackson book. It is great for the 8-teen set, but not just for kids.
Don't see it if You want to see something thought-provoking or moving - this is just a great musical to a known 'coming of age' story.
See it if You love the books. It was a slam dunk for its target audience and left me wanting them to adapt the next four.
Don't see it if You've never read the books. Watching the movie doesn't count. This was aimed squarely at fans.
See it if you enjoy quality shows for young audiences, with some top notch performances, and clever direction.
Don't see it if you do not enjoy theatre for young audiences.
See it if you are a fan of the author...or even if you never heard of him, like me. This musical is wonderful with a great cast in multiple roles.
Don't see it if you don't like to see young people singing and dancing and working their behinds off to bring you a great show.
See it if you like clever adaptations of Greek mythology. Great performances, spot-on humor, solid rock music. Great for pre-teens and adults!
Don't see it if you are looking for a serious take on Greek myths, avoid bright lights and rock concerts, and forgot what it's like to be a teen.
See it if you're a fan of the book. Unlike the film, this does not disappoint! The creators have managed to produce a delightfully faithful adaptation
Don't see it if you're looking for something serious. This is a fun, family show. So, grouchy people (like the man who sat next to me last night), stay home
See it if you like shows based on popular material or are curious how an epic series can be scaled down into a musical that works!
Don't see it if you're not a fan of light, lean shows meant for younger audiences.
See it if You are a fan of the books and enjoy quirky shows. It was enjoyable and had great acting and staging.
Don't see it if You don't like very lighthearted shows, or shows for kids.
See it if You like bright lights and expose and fun and gods and mortals and young actors singing and stage combat. It was really enjoyable!!
Don't see it if You don't like fantastical musicals about gods and monsters. You want a serious drama. This is adventurous and a bit young actors
See it if ...you're a fan of the source material. You are a teen , new to theater. You like broad electric guitar based musicals.
Don't see it if ...you want more orchestra adult music. You want high production values in a musical. Another teen looking for parental love bores ya.
See it if you want a fun and imaginative staging of The Percy Jackson series as a musical.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of the Percy Jackson series or Greek mythology, or care about teenage stories.
See it if you love the book series, the movies, rock operas, Greek mythology, and/or quirky off-Broadway shows that are beyond clever.
Don't see it if you want something intense or serious, or if stories about teens/self-discovery aren't your cup of tea. But seriously, go see it!
See it if You loved the books and want to see a clever musical adaptation and if you enjoy piece-meal set designs that require creative stage magic
Don't see it if You want serious theater.