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Hooked On Happiness: The Musical for a Cooler Planet

From 10 member  reviews
Members say: Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Quirky, Funny

About the show

This new musical offers a look at climate justice and what the generation that will have to endure its most dire effects is doing to ignite immediate action. More…

HOOKED ON HAPPINESS spotlights a high-school drama class that decides to create their own original musical about climate change, instead of selecting from the musical and play their drama teacher has suggested. Many of their parents are very conservative, and the often frank, passionate content of their lyrics outrages many members of the audience.

Member Reviews (10)


Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Quirky, Funny

Some good acting & singing, Disappointing

See it if a sweet, earnest but thin on content and easily forgettable show sounds like a good way to spend your time.

Don't see it if I would recommend passing on this one.

Also The (mostly young) actors/singers tried very hard and some were partic... Read more Read less

November 19th, 2019
"Although the show is 80 minutes without an intermission, it just breezes right by and one is never bored. … From ballads to disco tune, from rap to group numbers, the music is spot on. Sound designer Alex Santullo delivers a pitch-perfect musical."
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