Nuclear Follies
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Nuclear Follies
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Nuclear Follies NYC Reviews and Tickets

78%
(21 Reviews)
Positive
95%
Mixed
0%
Negative
5%
Members say
Funny, Entertaining, Dated, Great acting, Clever

About the Show

Set in 1984, this musical comedy revue sees an inept President taking refuge at a Shelter Cabaret with the best remaining entertainers around, as WWIII begins.

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Member Reviews (21)

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878 Reviews | 218 Followers
70
Ambitious, Dated, Disappointing, Funny

See it if a show that has comedy. A skit type of show.Some funny skits.

Don't see it if If your not into dated shows that past there prime.

470 Reviews | 112 Followers
75
Entertaining

See it if Fun songs by Broadway cast and pre-show by comedian. Some fun skits in between songs.

Don't see it if Ran way longer than scheduled 90 minutes (my performance was 2 hours 10 min)- need to cut the intermission & some skits. Dragged in spots.

289 Reviews | 91 Followers
95
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You like politically based humor presented by an awesome multi talented cast with creative direction.

Don't see it if You prefer shows with a more of a story line. This is more like SNL sketch comedy.

297 Reviews | 78 Followers
80
Resonant / relevant / very entertaining, Excellent piano-accompanist / intimate cabaret-bar seating, Clever humorous witty book & lyrics / great music (varied genres), Fearless committed cast / silly 'ography clicked, Strong acting & singing / high-energy performances

See it if you're looking for the perfect satirical musical for election-nite/week. A revival from the 80s, this small (very SNL) revue is a HOT mess.

Don't see it if you wouldn't enjoy a comedic musical in a church featuring political humor (real or satirical), & don't want to revisit the Reagan-era. Read more

292 Reviews | 62 Followers
85
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Fluffy, Delightful

See it if You want to see a surprisingly well-conducted revue that all seems new again, in spite of having been written in 1984.

Don't see it if You don't have a sense of humor. Read more

278 Reviews | 44 Followers
45
Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated

See it if I dislike writing bad reviews but this really was one of the worst shows I have seen in a long time.

Don't see it if Fortunately it's already closed

254 Reviews | 137 Followers
82
Absorbing, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious, Resonant

See it if Broadway performers perform throwback songs to a simpler time when "only" problems were nuclear war and Russians.

Don't see it if You're looking for deep meaning.

244 Reviews | 75 Followers
76
Dated, Cliched, Ambitious, Great acting, Quirky

See it if you want to see a revival. This show is too dated for me. The actors were good & some of the singers were also good, but nothing stood out.

Don't see it if looking for something to wow you. The actors were talented, but the story is too dated. Read more

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