Buskers the Musical (Dream Up 2017)
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Buskers the Musical (Dream Up 2017)
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Buskers the Musical (Dream Up 2017) NYC Reviews and Tickets

79%
(13 Reviews)
Positive
84%
Mixed
8%
Negative
8%
Members say
Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful, Funny, Refreshing

About the Show

Part of Theater for the New City's 2017 Dream Up Festival: Equal parts musical fantasy and documentary theater, this world premiere show explores the life of street musicians, and stars real-life buskers.

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Member Reviews (13)

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82
Great concept, talented musicians, intimate setting

See it if you've ever wondered about those talented underground musicians you pass every day

Don't see it if you need elaborate sets and major production value with your musicals

65
Entertaining, Disappointing, Quirky, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You are interested in poorly written, but interesting real-life stories of buskers

Don't see it if You are looking for a professionally written, professionally acted production

82
Entertaining, Refreshing, Great singing

See it if you like intimate performances or an inside look at a busker's life.

Don't see it if you like traditional musicals or need to have the actor's remember all their lines Read more

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if You are a busker fan, love good music. Are interested in their personal stories. Interested in Innovative music repertoire and instruments.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals. You like more structure in a show. not interested in the person behind the music or you want more drama in a show. Read more

49
Disappointing, Slow, Lighting issues, Microphone issues, Could have been better

See it if dont

Don't see it if see below Read more

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Masterful, Must see

See it if You love music and songs

Don't see it if You don't like music

100
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You love entrepreneurs, talented musicians, real life stories!

Don't see it if You like fiction

93
Resonant, Entertaining, Original

See it if You want to see a funny, heartfelt play with diverse musical performers who are dedicated and talented.

Don't see it if You want over the top fantasy.

Critic Reviews (1)

Theatre is Easy
September 7th, 2017

"Though 'Buskers' gives these real artists a platform to display their art, the documentary and musical genres don't marry well onstage. What the audience is left with is a talent show/bio show that doesn't quite come together as a theatrical piece. But even if 'Buskers' doesn't cohere so well, there are plenty of songsters and music to keep you glued to your seat...Despite these flaws, ‘Buskers’ unites voices that you wouldn't normally hear together."
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