Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation
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Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation
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Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation NYC Reviews and Tickets

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(27 Reviews)
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Mixed
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Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Funny, Great staging

Winnie the Pooh and friends embark on fun adventures, in this new musical with life-size puppets.

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Member Reviews (27)

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22 Reviews | 8 Followers
95
Great acting, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want to bring the kids to a delightful and engaging first theater experience or if nostalgia for Winnie the Pooh is up your alley.

Don't see it if charming puppetry and classic Pooh humor won’t be entertaining enough for you, or you can’t tolerate kids in the audience being kids.

9 Reviews | 2 Followers
50
Slow, Overrated, Insipid, Disappointing

See it if This show is for children under 5. Totally uninspiring. The story was empty. My 7 year old grandson is a big Winnie fan and hated it.

Don't see it if You are expecting something clever or engaging. The music was as bland as the script. Read more

866 Reviews | 898 Followers
82
Clever, Relevant, Great acting, High quality, Enchanting

See it if Really well done with high quality puppetry and acting. Great story good for kids and adults. Delightful. Just 1 hour.

Don't see it if You don't like heartwarming shows. Just 1 hour.

841 Reviews | 1006 Followers
82
Fun, Polished, Cute, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if Cute for the whole fam or adults who enjoy Disney/Winnie. Show is VERY polished, very Disney. Excellent Puppeteers/Actors.

Don't see it if You want more than a 60min theater experience. Have no interest in Winnie the Pooh or Disney-esque stories.

942 Reviews | 225 Followers
85
Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if If you like a family show with excellent puppetry. Good story and fun to be at.

Don't see it if If a one hour show is not long enough. If you don't like a family show.

399 Reviews | 45 Followers
75
Entertaining, Fluffy, Delightful

See it if love Pooh and his friends and want to see them in a show that it good for adults who love and remember them to kids to learn about them

Don't see it if expect a real musical. music is definite and afterthought.

271 Reviews | 58 Followers
86
Adorable, Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if you want a lovely 1 hour show using some lovely stagecraft with beloved characters and songs. It made this Eeyore smile ear to ear!

Don't see it if You're a grumpy Heffalump.

191 Reviews | 28 Followers
81
Entertaining, Charming, Delightful

See it if you want to embrace the quirky charm of a true children's show. The puppetry is delightful, the story is cute. Exactly what you'd expect.

Don't see it if you cannot handle being in a theatre with a bunch of small kids. While enjoyable for all ages, they are definitely the target audience.

Critic Reviews (7)

Time Out New York
November 4th, 2021
For a previous production

"4/5 stars! I was consistently enchanted by the show's low-tech magic...and by its gentle lessons about friendship, teamwork and the importance of fun. But what about 'Winnie the Pooh's' target demo? To judge from the rapt expressions of my three-year-old date and her slightly older peers, they were as delighted as little bears in honey pots."
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BroadwayWorld
November 15th, 2021
For a previous production

"It's a total sensory experience from the moment one enters the theatre. First, you're engulfed by the sounds of frogs and crickets. David Goldstein's set glows with Jamie Roderick's warm, inviting lighting and evokes the Disney animated films and Ashdown Forest in Sussex, England that served as author A.A. Milne's inspiration. It makes you feel like you've entered an enchanted woodland. And that's before the show begins."
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TheaterScene.net
November 5th, 2021
For a previous production

"The question arises who is the intended audience. The 60-minute show is too slow for young children and too repetitious for adults. Possibly this is meant for the nostalgia crowd of which there are apparently legions...Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation is a pleasant enough hour. However, if you are looking for a typical Disney experience like Mary Poppins or The Lion King, this isn’t it."
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Theater Pizzazz
November 3rd, 2021
For a previous production

"The puppeteering and stagecraft of Winnie the Pooh—The New Musical Stage Adaptation were all delightfully first-rate. Original music and orchestrations by Nate Edmondson brought life to the Hundred Acre Wood both in songs and underscoring of dialog. Costumes by Lindsay McWilliams carefully echoed puppet construction and characterization. Scenic designer David Goldstein has obviously spent time in The Hundred Acre Wood, capturing the nuance of flora and fauna and the wooden bridge upon which the characters play the game of Poohsticks. Jamie Roderick designed the lighting and Matthew Lish was puppet and scenic coordinator."
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DC Metro Theater Arts
November 4th, 2021
For a previous production

"Winnie the Pooh is a thoroughly charming show that will keep children and adults alike happily enthralled for every moment of the hour-long performance. It’s a perfect family-friendly event for the holidays, or anytime, with an uplifting moral that ‘bears’ repeating: be friendly and helpful, work together and get along."
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New York Theatre Guide
November 5th, 2021
For a previous production

"Elpenord and Palmieri also show the greatest level of detailed puppetry and physical theatre; they enter and exit each scene with the same commitment to character whether they are embodying butterflies, snowflakes, or a named character. Additionally, their foot and hand work are so precise that one starts to believe that Matthew Lish’s wonderfully crafted puppets have actually come to life...I am unashamed to admit that observing them revel in the beauty of this production, content in the knowledge that they were safe to do so, reduced me to tears."
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November 4th, 2021
For a previous production

"Access to great, kid-friendly theater is one of the perks of raising kids in NYC. And while the industry has been slow to come back from the pandemic, I recently brought my 8-year-old to see the new Winnie the Pooh adaptation playing at Theatre Row, and it turned out to be just the right outing for our return to live entertainment."
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