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Birthday Boy
East Village
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Birthday Boy NYC Reviews and Tickets

72%
(25 Reviews)
Positive
84%
Mixed
4%
Negative
12%
Members say
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Entertaining

About the Show

This new musical tells the story a young man who was abandoned as a child, placed in an orphanage, and abused. What can a boy say when all he knows is taken away? Part of the 2018 Planet Connections Festivity.

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74
Touching, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Uneven

See it if you are interested in how childhood trauma can play out in early adulthood.

Don't see it if you require fully polished productions, or only like musicals with fully literate books & lyrics. Read more

45
Slow, Indulgent, Dated, Cliched, Banal

See it if You like shows that are a bit of a throwback. You like melodrama, and lots of it.

Don't see it if You are looking for a show that handles serious subject matter with the focus it deserves. Read more

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