Closed 1h 25m
The Giant Hoax
Midtown W
81

The Giant Hoax NYC Reviews and Tickets

81%
(55 Reviews)
Positive
84%
Mixed
16%
Negative
0%
Members say
Delightful, Entertaining, Clever, Great singing, Funny

About the Show

This new, family-friendly musical, based on the true story of New York's famed Cardiff Giant, offers a whimsical  journey to the past by way of a young girl’s imagination.

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76
Charming, Entertaining, Clever

See it if A cute and charming little production. Catchy songs and an interesting story make a nice time at the theater.

Don't see it if You want perfectly polished productions. Can’t see good bones in a show.

80
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Show the whole family can go see that is not just for kids.

Don't see it if looking for adult theme show. This is not for little kids. Read more

Critic Reviews (4)

November 30th, 2019

"True story of the Cardiff Giant in the family friendly musical 'THE GIANT HOAX' from Indieworks Theatre"
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November 30th, 2019

"'The Giant Hoax' is a charming morality tale about telling the truth and growing up. The expert hands of director Christopher Michaels and choreographer Molly Model are clearly at work in all aspects of this production, bringing a touching story with affable songs and clever lyrics to life with a cast of first rate actors."
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December 6th, 2019

Score: 88% "Kit Goldstein Grant's new musical represents the first main state production for IndieWorks Theatre Company. Tap your foot to her catchy score of wonderfully whimsical music and clever lyrics set in a child's magical imaginative 1869 world of P. T. Barnum and a strange petrified giant."
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November 27th, 2019

"Step right up and learn about a fun piece of New York history…marking the 150th anniversary of 'the biggest hoax in history'…the business of catering to gullible chumps is alive and thriving."
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