Based on the classic novel, 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' and the sexy 90s teen drama, this jukebox musical features a selection of nostalgia-inducing ’90s hits including 'Lovefool' and 'Bittersweet Symphony.' More…
'Cruel Intentions: The Musical' pulls you into the manipulative world of Manhattan’s most dangerous liaisons: Sebastian Valmont and Kathryn Merteuil. Seduced by revenge and fueled by passion, the two diabolically charming step-siblings place a bet on whether or not Sebastian can deflower their incoming headmaster’s daughter. As the two set out to destroy the innocent girl –and anyone who gets in their way– they find themselves entangled in a web of secrets, temptation, and the cruelest game of all: love.
See it if based on, and loosely based on Les Dangerous, has some very good directing. It is well written and edgy.
Don't see it if If you do not like this type of Avant Garde type of show. It is more drawing toward the young crowd.
See it if you want a fun & faithful adaptation of the 90s film w/period pop music & the sexiest villain (Zakrin) since Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct.
Don't see it if you don't like the film or the original source (Les Liaisons Dangereuses); you're not a fan of 90s pop music; you hate jukebox musicals.
See it if you enjoy a wonderfully entertaining and modern version of Dangerous Liaisons. Music from nineties sung by talented young cast.
Don't see it if you don't like modern musical versions of Dangerous Liaisons or any production of it.
See it if you want an evening of light entertainment. Follows the same story as the movie with 90's pop songs cleverly interpolated into the scenes.
Don't see it if you're looking for something high-brow. This is lowest common denominator entertainment with a wider appeal than serious theatergoers.
See it if you have a friend or five excited to go w/ you. Not just for theatergoers but don’t bring ppl w/ antipathy toward 90s teen flicks/pop songs.
Don't see it if you’re hoping for cross-generational appeal. It’s just not there. Don’t even think about it if you don’t know the listed bands.
See it if You want a silly, predicable show (follows the movie of the same title w/90’s jukebox music added). With good talent on almost bare stage.
Don't see it if You are expecting the material to be elevated by the direction or the addition of music. The plot is strong enough to still make it fun.
See it if you enjoy excellent singing, energetic performers, good popular music, fine musicians and sexual content.
Don't see it if you dislike popular music, high amplification, sexual content and somewhat inane story lines.
See it if you are a fan of the movie & 90's music performed with a live band telling the story of teen love, revenge and cruelty with a talented cast.
Don't see it if you don't like musicals of teen movies that are performed in a nightclub environment.
See it if you want to see a unique theatrical experience that tells the story of a cult classic 90's movie. The cast is so talented and into it!
Don't see it if you do not like loud rock music or want a classic theatre experience.
See it if you love the movie or you are a major fan of its soundtrack or 90s music.
Don't see it if you are looking for a full-staged musical that has a deeper meaning or if you aren't up for a good time.
See it if you want to hear great voices, talented performers and an energetic production.
Don't see it if you don't like very loud singing. The amplification was extremely loud. My ears are still hurting.
See it if You are a fan of the movie and love 90's music. The music in the show is great with an incredible cast.
Don't see it if You are easily offended by sexual situations, or if you are hoping for a production. Keep in mind, 2 food/drink minimum for seating
See it if You love 90's music sung at top volume and you already know the plot of the movie
Don't see it if you don't like a rowdy crowd, you don't appreciate camp
See it if You liked the Cruel Intentions movie or if you like good acting and singing in a fun musical at a nice music venue .
Don't see it if You don’t like music from the 1990’s
See it if You really loved the movie and need to see it in another form.
Don't see it if You’re depending on previous reviews. There have been substantial cast changes and - let’s just say it makes a difference. A big difference.
See it if you're a fan of the film or 90s music. If you enjoy shows that kind of make fun of themselves/don't take themselves too seriously.
Don't see it if you want a serious night at the theater, you're uncomfortable with a lot of talk about sex and drugs, you hate the movie. Not for children.
See it if you want to relive the 90s with all the best songs of the era. Amazing powerhouse voices & sexy staging makes for a fun night in the lounge.
Don't see it if you don't like stories about sex and teens. If you like a traditional theatrical space, this is very different.
See it if You want a "concert-like" show - minimal sets, etc., but well-staged and the cast is super talented.
Don't see it if You need a typical proscenium production.