Blank! The Musical
Blank! The Musical
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Blank! The Musical NYC Reviews and Tickets

75%
(20 Reviews)
Positive
75%
Mixed
25%
Negative
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Members say
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Great singing

About the Show

In this fully-improvised musical experience, the ensemble takes to the stage each night—with no script, no rehearsal, and no idea what will happen—to perform a brand-new smash hit musical…that you help to create!

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Member Reviews (20)

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435 Reviews | 61 Followers
80
Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Talented cast creates a musical from whacky audience suggestions. A fun evening.

Don't see it if If you looking for something serious.

381 Reviews | 201 Followers
77
Great singing, Delightful, Refreshing, Clever

See it if Creative and enjoyable evening.

Don't see it if If you want a traditional planned evening

353 Reviews | 87 Followers
77
Entertaining, Delightful, Funny, Quirky, Ambitious

See it if You want to glimpse into the creative minds of some great musical improv artists. You enjoy long form improv and musical theatre.

Don't see it if You dislike audience participation. You dislike long-form improv. You dislike improv that is front-loaded with audience input at the top. Read more

260 Reviews | 597 Followers
78
Funny, Great singing, Fluffy, Ambitious

See it if You are a fan of improv. The cast was 4 women, 1 man. The surprise was the Great voices! Weak plot, but pretty much as expected for improv.

Don't see it if You are looking for a polished piece. This is improv where the audience creates the framework, by calling out things. Rough around the edges

283 Reviews | 45 Followers
70
Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you like audience participation, impromptu fare. Fun evening with friends

Don't see it if you like staged musicals

245 Reviews | 37 Followers
81
Funny, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if You want to see improv and a musical made on the day of. Our subject was “I shouldn’t have pressed send!”. Great job by the cast.

Don't see it if You do not like unscripted stuff. You prefer traditional fare

193 Reviews | 28 Followers
80
Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy improv and appreciate the skill set involved with creating a full story on the fly set to music. Audience suggestions hit or miss.

Don't see it if you can't handle the unrehearsed, inconsistent aspects of an improvised musical. Some moments don't land, some pacing is off. That's improv.

176 Reviews | 30 Followers
74
Clever, Great singing, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if You enjoy musicals that are silly. Or improv - this is improv at a pretty high level.

Don't see it if You need a standard structure; it's perforce going to be weird since it's invented on the spot.

Critic Reviews (7)

The New York Times
November 21st, 2014

"My initial hopes were not high...Yet distinctive characters and story reversals emerged more quickly than we had any right to expect...Duets, quartets, and even sextets sprang into credible, ludicrous and utterly familiar existence...Witty and likable in refreshingly unaggressive ways, the performers of 'Blank!' seem to have genetically coded knowledge of the forms, formulas, and clichés that make up the bulk of contemporary musicals."
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BroadwayWorld
November 18th, 2014

"The dexterous and energetic cast of six, the skilled musicians in the pit, and the versatile crew all work together to create an original and rib-tickling musical on the spot...The end result is a splashy new musical that works both technically and artistically...The cast is made up of seasoned improv pros, and each one makes the audience laugh with ease...They all make it look effortless...They do more than simply hold a tune, and the dancing showcases training and skill."
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Stage Buddy
November 18th, 2014

"A very clever interactive experience...A unique theater going experience to be sure...Young, vibrant, hilarious and insanely talented performers. Each is capable of taking the leading role or supporting the ensemble because they are, in fact, a very tight ensemble...It’s a theater full of artists at the top of their game and on the razor's edge of performance art...A one of a kind theatrical sculpture as ephemeral as it is dynamic and great silly fun."
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Theater In The Now
November 18th, 2014

"Hip and never-the-same...Audience participation is the backbone to the start of a night of hilarity...Allows everyone to feel they’re a part of something unique...With six incredible talents on stage, they took these radical suggestions and created one of the most entertaining nights on stage in New York...With chips falling where they may, each night you’ll get something extraordinarily different allowing for certain improvisers to shine...Nothing short of entertaining."
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November 22nd, 2014

"It has all the earmarks of improvisatory theatre...A tireless group of performers who all prove to be deft in the art of improvisation. It’s not surprising, though, that their inspiration occasionally flags...Moderately amusing...As you might expect, the humour sometimes became a bit infantile. Impressive, though, was the way the company pulled together to create production numbers...Most importantly, the six actors seem to enjoy working together, and their bonhomie proves infectious."
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The Source
November 18th, 2014

"The cast and crew of 'Blank' triumphantly proves that even when the painstakingly long and complicated process of making a musical is reduced to a mere ten minutes, and that when extensive rehearsal and preview periods are replaced instead by a generous dose of human ingenuity and wit, not only can it be done, but in fact, the results can be quite spectacular...They take improvisational comedy to a whole new level...Absolutely ridiculous but enticing."
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The Stage Review
November 18th, 2014

"New York City’s astonishing and hysterical next-generation theatrical sensation. Each night, a talented ensemble takes to the stage...Watch in awe as the stars bring your musical to life on the spot, right before your eyes, complete with show-stopping singing, dazzling dancing, and a little help from a Tony Award-winning design team...The results are always hilarious. A night at the theater has never been so much fun!"
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