The Giant Hoax
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The Giant Hoax
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The Giant Hoax NYC Reviews and Tickets

81%
(55 Reviews)
Positive
84%
Mixed
16%
Negative
0%
Members say
Entertaining, Delightful, 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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Member Reviews (55)

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507 Reviews | 1868 Followers
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.

565 Reviews | 117 Followers
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

483 Reviews | 54 Followers
66
It’s a children's musical with a large puppet.

See it if You’re looking for kids musicals.

Don't see it if You want a real musical.

175 Reviews | 15 Followers
68
Great singing, Dated, Banal

See it if The young girl will have a career after this. Really talented kid. The show was best for kids.

Don't see it if This was not fast paced and I just could not get into this show.

122 Reviews | 13 Followers
80
Delightful, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever

See it if you enjoy great singing and clever lyrics

Don't see it if you would rather see more adult entertainment Read more

116 Reviews | 7 Followers
78
Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you like musical comedies

Don't see it if you were not entertained

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112 Reviews | 22 Followers
95
Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You like a new musical with heart and soul with a good old fashioned circus style story. Innovative and kind. Lovely songs big puppet.

Don't see it if You don’t like the above. Or circuses or wizard of Oz wonder.

96 Reviews | 27 Followers
91
Profound, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if want to see a wonderful world of fantasy, charlatans, what is imagination, and what is real. Even a beautiful puppet Is thrown in.

Don't see it if You are not a curious person and can’t question the events in our own “Alice in Wonderland” political world. Read more

Critic Reviews (4)

BroadwayWorld
November 30th, 2019

"True story of the Cardiff Giant in the family friendly musical 'THE GIANT HOAX' from Indieworks Theatre"
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TheaterScene.net
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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Front Row Center
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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Theatre's Leiter Side
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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