Closed 2h 30m
The Wrong Box
East Village
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The Wrong Box NYC Reviews and Tickets

72%
(16 Reviews)
Positive
69%
Mixed
25%
Negative
6%
Members say
Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Ambitious, Great staging

About the Show

Set in Victorian England, this new musical dark comedy centers around a "tontine," an investment scheme wherein a group of young men invest in a fund, and the last man living takes all. Part of the 2018 Dream Up Festival.

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Member Reviews (16)

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Ambitious, Banal, Overrated

See it if If you want to see a British Farce. 2.5 hrs. long! It has some really funny parts. Theater in works-something different. If you have good

Don't see it if sense of humor. It's long, costumes are weak, can't hear some of the sung words over the music. Accents come and go.

78
Entertaining, Dizzying, Funny, Ambitious, Slow

See it if you enjoy an energetic cast giving it their best with good acting and singing while constantly changing the set. It also has good laughs.

Don't see it if you want perfection - good voices not heard over band, almost constant set changes in a long production, or you do not enjoy black comedy.

Critic Reviews (1)

September 14th, 2018

"An incredibly clever piece of theater...The nuances of this musical make it one of the most creative and unique works that needs to be seen...Among the debauchery and confusion, there is always a clear sense of purpose to Gosselin's direction. Every characteristic of every character is expressed fully and completely, and every musical number is significant, well done, and demands the utmost attention paid...Gosselin does a wonderful job executing this fun, farcical, and slightly crazy musical."
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