Part of the New York Musical Festival: In this wicked retelling of the classic novel by H.G. Wells, a troubled inventor discovers a modern dystopia where machines are nonexistent and love is forbidden. More…
Extraordinary events force him to venture underground where he must face the demons that control his future. An official selection of the 2017 New York Musical Festival.
See it if You like operatic voices and time travel stories.The costumes and choreography are better in Act 2.
Don't see it if You expect perfection and continuity.
See it if You enjoy the story and want to see a work that teenagers will enjoy. It deserves a production with more glitz, i.e., lighting and costumes
Don't see it if You're not satisfied with a simple telling of an old tale--it's made surprisingly relevant, however.
See it if you want to see an entertaining musical of a classic book and movie performed with great songs and dancing that is faithful to both.
Don't see it if you don't like musicals based on classic books and movies that seem impossible to make into a musical.
See it if You really love this material and you want to support any production of it; you are okay with a couple of good voices.
Don't see it if You expect a certain caliber of singing and dancing no matter what stage of development.
See it if You want to see a fun sci-fi musical with time travel. The music is really good, but gets a touch repetitive towards the end.
Don't see it if You haven't the patience for cliches, and want fully realized shows as opposed to NYMF productions.
See it if you're a fan of anyone of the very talented cast members, appreciate occasional clever effects, like period costumes, and have comp tickets
Don't see it if just don't. The music is slow, repetitive, and dark...the story is lame...and the talents involved are pretty much wasted.
See it if You liked the movie or the book, or if you like really good singing. Very enjoyable.
Don't see it if You only prefer polished Broadway plays rather than smaller off Broadway plays.
See it if You can't live without a literal stage version of the book. Some of the music showed promise but there is no character development or depth.
Don't see it if you want to be entertained.
See it if You are extremely into the Time Machine, you know someone in the cast/crew, you love sentimental numbers
Don't see it if You are looking for something fresh, you dislike cliche, you are looking for logically consistent book, you value character development
See it if You believe the quest for the individual is needed more now then ever before in America.
Don't see it if Believe that genius and individualism should be punished.
See it if -you want a well written script -strong harmony in vocals -solid lead/supporting roles -excellent use of stage. -a surprise ending.
Don't see it if You are looking for a traditional, predictable musical