Already closed | 1h 15m | West Village

Missed Connections: A Craigslist Musical

From 69 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful

About the show

BeeBar LLC presents a devised musical based on actual Craigslist ads. More…

The hit Canadian tuner makes its U.S. debut with a cast of six actor-musicians, who explore the universal desire for human connection from the perspective of people who post on Craigslist. 

1h 15m | Already closed | New Ohio Theatre (West Village)

Member Reviews (69)

MEMBERS SAY:

Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful
84
Avg Score

92
Clever, Quirky, Original, Funny, Great singing

See it if You want to see a clever but sweet show that achieves that seldom reached goal of laughter thru tears. Great singing and very funny.

Don't see it if You need a linear story. This is choppy...headlines and snippets. Short songs and funny quick acts.

72
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Missed opportunities

See it if you want a pleasant evening of sometimes poignant but mostly trifling Craigslist posts set to music & performed by a charming, talented cast

Don't see it if you expect a sidesplitting night of comedy. Mining the vast output of odd Craigslist posts, they overlooked a lot better potential material.

87
Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever, Hilarious

See it if You want to watch muti-talented actors, who are gifted musicians and singers, deliver everyday want ads as unique melodies. Great movement

Don't see it if You hated Once and expect a traditional musical. Cannot appreciate the hard work put into an off-off Broadway production.

Also Wonderful choreography and cohesive cast. Actors portray different cha... Read more Read less

78
Clever, Delightful, Great singing, Intelligent, Original

See it if You enjoy great actors, great singers, and great live music! Hilarious and super smart, go see this.

Don't see it if You need a linear story line, this has none. Not all the songs are spot on or funny, but the hit rate is about 85% which is pretty good!

93
Clever, Relevant, Original, Funny

See it if You care about people and their quirky needs for relationships with other people or their possessions. You enjoy original clever theater.

Don't see it if You do not like musicals and prefer linear story lines.

83
Clever, Great acting, Great singing, Original, Refreshing

See it if You want to see a multitalented cast performing often (but not always) clever, original material with great verve.

Don't see it if You want a traditional musical, but you'll miss out on seeing some terrific young performers who all play multiple instruments and sing well

95
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Refreshing, Original

See it if you want a evening of songs, some absolutely hysterical, delivered by a very talented and engaging cast.

Don't see it if you are looking for a straight forward book musical or dislike the song cycle format.

87
Clever, Sweet, Delightful

See it if You enjoy fun shows that highlight the quirkiness of human nature.

Don't see it if You don't like shows with music or are looking for something serious.

91
Terrific cast, Quirky, Intelligent, Clever, Funny

See it if In the mood for a tight, urbane witty & clever musical meditation on modern life wonderfully performed by a versatile & multitalented cast.

Don't see it if You need a plot; or big storied musicals with drama sentiment or schmaltz; or revivals.Or if you're ignorant of or simply dislike Craigslist

80
Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Funny

See it if You want to see a great cast, a quirky production, good music and you can think outside of the box. If you've ever checked Craig's list.

Don't see it if You can't think outside of the box, or don't know what Craiglist's missed connection is. (come on, you know you have.)

78
Clever, Great singing, Entertaining, Original

See it if you want to see a young, talented cast perform musical skits based on Craigslist ads. See it if you enjoy quirky and nontraditional theater.

Don't see it if you prefer a more plot driven show.Some numbers are funnier than others and some is repetitious.

96
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Great writing

See it if You're aware of "Craigslist"! Like musicals. Like small theatre/ Rock singing. If you liked/loved "Rent", you can definitely get into this.

Don't see it if Hate great TALENT, sexual innuendos, cats, penguins, roommates, dolls, "Rent", "Chicago"; musicals, period & are a prude. I ENJOYED myself.

82
Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You like lively music with good singers.

Don't see it if You are bothered by loud, lively music

85
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if you are familiar with Craig's List, specifically Missed Connections, enjoy musicals, like zany, edgy humor

Don't see it if you don't like loud music, have trouble hearing rapid dialogue, are offended by comedic sexual innuendos

Also This was a very clever comedy using Craig's List put to music

81
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing

See it if You want too see a talented group of actors and singers perform. You will have fun and laugh.

Don't see it if If you are looking for a drama or a musical with a story line

90
Clever, Entertaining, Quirky, Smart entertaining romp thru a world of delightful eccentricity....all done in song!

See it if You can be charmed and delighted by a song-filled look at what delightful fools these mortals be.

Don't see it if Clever lyrics and oddball characters leave you cold.

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Quirky

See it if you enjoy charming musicals, the Missed Connections section of Craiglist, verbatim theatre, live music.

Don't see it if you want a single, strongly connected plot, you want a more serious play.

85
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You want to see a very talented ensemble of young performers, love musicals, want to laugh, enjoy quirky, cute numbers.

Don't see it if You want a super deep, intense experience.

77
Funny, Great staging, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if you want a funny show about craigslist reality. Nice staging, intimate setting, instrument playing actors, funny songs.

Don't see it if you want a show with a consistant plot.

80
Funny, High energy, Original, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if Quirky high energy show. Some acts hilarious. A fun evening

Don't see it if Want serious drama.

75
Clever, Strong cast, Original, Quirky, Simple

See it if you enjoy seeing chemistry among the cast on stage. This is a small production featuring vignettes with great music & a talented cast.

Don't see it if you want strong lyrics or a plot. This isn't a challenging show & doesn't leave much need for a post-show discussion.

71
Clever, Funny, Quirky

See it if You like make musical sketch comedies like Newsical. Not much of a story line, but very clever writing and songs based off Craigslist adds.

Don't see it if You're for a classic type musical with songs interwoven into a story.

Also Great actors and set design!

85
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Great acting

See it if you want to be thoroughly entertained with the weirdness of humanity revealed by Craigslist artfully told in song.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with the unusual or are looking for a show with a story arc.

91
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if you want an entertaining evening with an extremely talented group of singers/muscians/actors. Great writing. Very clever

Don't see it if you linear narratives

83
Entertaining, Great singing, Funny, Original, Repetitive

See it if You're looking for light entertainment. Some great tunes from a team of like to hear more from. Both relatable and hilariously unrelatable

Don't see it if You need some direction to a piece. It definitely felt like an extended one trick pony at times, but still a good time.


September 15th, 2016
"The musical offers a lot of funny moments...However, those moments don’t always translate into a coherent story line. As the vignettes continue largely without relation to each other, the show becomes something of a missed connection in itself...Despite the disconnect, each vignette was an indiv...
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September 16th, 2016
"The show begins with great promise…It begins to falter when all the ads assume a similar tone with little or no surprise or substance…There are too many missed opportunities to deliver a poignant statement and add depth…The entire cast was a joy to hear and watch, keeping the action moving and i...
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September 15th, 2016
"The half dozen performers are talented; the songs are tuneful. There are many songs that theatergoers in the right frame of mind will surely find amusing. And yes, there are some poignant moments too…But Weird Al Yankovich wrote about all this (much more briefly) in his song ‘Craigslist’…’Missed...
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September 20th, 2016
"One of the most talented ensembles I’ve seen in a while. Their energy is infectious, their love for the subject is apparent, and their abilities are constantly reminding us we are watching a special cast…The production has some misses in its repertoire, but not enough to take anything away from ...
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