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Should have won the Tony!

This production is unique because the actors not only dance, sing, and act but they also play the... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Oceanside, California
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Amazing best musical i have seen

Outstanding musical, heart wrenching and intense. Sad to hear this is closing, go before it does... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Chris H
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242 W 45th St, Jacob's Theatre, New York City, NY 10036-3901
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Set after the second world war, the musical follows the formation of a swing band of veterans trying to win a competition in New York for fame and glory. Its focused on trying to earn success while trying to escape the ghosts of their pasts....More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This production is unique because the actors not only dance, sing, and act but they also play the music. The story has a lot of depth. Set just after WW11 it's about dealing with the aftermath of war, the unseen scars, yet it manages to...More

1  Thank Siroli_b
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Outstanding musical, heart wrenching and intense. Sad to hear this is closing, go before it does. Jazz quartet style music with a deep war time story.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Great show. Good music; exceptional dancing; heartwarming storyline. Sad at times due to military realities, but very nice to see support for armed services!

Thank Janis W
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome production with phenomenal acting and beautiful voices. We've been looking forward to seeing this show since it was announced and it did not disappoint.

Thank BuBmv1
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Not the least of what I expected, which was 40's swing music. Not much of that happened. Very disjointed story line. Enthusiastic, but definitely "B" level cast

Thank frankn211
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The show was iinvolving and the performers gave it all they had. However, the songs just weren't memorable. This isn't a musical with staying power, and in fact, it will soon close. I don't see multiple revivals happening!

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The show does a great job of dealing with some of the issues vets deal with coming home without making the whole show depressing. A great mixture of funny, fun, and just a little heart-wrenching. Plus the onstage musicians are great; I kept having to...More

Thank Musicallyminded24
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Nice swing musical - very good Choreografie - music a little bit annoying - always the same - story ok but to long

Thank dennys34
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is a very good show; not one of the very best, but certainly worth taking in. Nice story line and excellent singing and acting. I don't think anyone will be disappointed seeing this show. The actors who all happen to be incredible musicians, particularly...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I was surprised how much I enjoyed this show. I'm not a big fan of "war stories" but this is so much more. It was a great plot, great music and awesome dancing/choreography.. The performances by Corey Cott and Laura Osnes were award-worthy. So talented!...More

1  Thank laurentvg
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Response from Siroli_b | Reviewed this property |
Make sure your child is mature enough to handle the content. This is a story about PTSD, in a time we did not know about the condition. Be prepared to discuss the play afterwards. Older teens yes, 13 and under no.