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Darling Grenadine

From 55 member  reviews
Members say: Great singing, Entertaining, Romantic, Great staging, Cliched

About the show

In this new musical, charismatic songwriter Harry falls for clever chorus girl Louise, and all of Manhattan glitters with the blush of new love. But what happens when the sparkling fantasy begins to dissolve? More…

From the show:

Bubbling over with charm, wit, and whimsy, Darling Grenadine navigates the tension between romance and reality, light and dark, bitter and sweet. Featuring a vibrantly eclectic score and stirring book and lyrics by Daniel Zaitchik.


Member Reviews (55)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great singing, Entertaining, Romantic, Great staging, Cliched
76
Avg Score

During previews
82
Satisfying, Refreshing, Romantic, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You enjoy a good cry from a musical, love romance and appreciate a new way of using song to tell a story.

Don't see it if You are looking for jazz hands and a traditional big Broadway musical - this musical is in development, is relevant and tugs at your heart.

During previews
85
Romantic, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if if the important points of a musical are great singing and an interesting delightful score

Don't see it if if you are looking for more than great singing from a musical. This is a black box production with limited staging

Also loved the score and the singers. Also thought costumes and projections... Read more Read less

During previews
49
Insipid, Disappointing, Dated, Cliched, Banal

See it if you really love Adam Kantor; you are interested in old-fashioned (in a bad way) storytelling; you like new musicals no matter what.

Don't see it if you don't have the patience for a super trite, badly-written book; you want to see complex, fleshed-out characters; alcoholism is a trigger.

During previews
95
Great staging, Refreshing, Romantic, Great singing, Delightful

See it if you liked/loved La La Land and Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Don't see it if If you're not into cheesy romantic shows.

During previews
85
Quirky, Fluffy, Great acting, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if You're interested in a romantic, high-spirited musical

Don't see it if You're interested in something political or that pushes boundaries formally


February 11th, 2020
"A Retro Cocktail With Little Kick: Roundabout Underground presents a flawed but tuneful musical about a young Manhattan couple challenged by addiction."
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February 15th, 2020
"Why We Gather: Three Shows As Three Meetings"
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February 10th, 2020
"A songwriter and a Broadway chorus performer struggle with relationship issues in Daniel Zaitchik's romantic musical receiving its New York premiere."
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February 10th, 2020
"'Darling Grenadine' Is Deadly Saccharine It's the cutest little musical about alcoholism you ever will see."
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Cast & Creatives (3)