Was there tonight as well. Agreed with most things stated so far. He's charming and clearly loves what he's doing but it is indeed a bore. I left at intermission.
Didn't have an issue not being able to see the book spine from the back of the mezz as the story was more important than the visual. I wish it was a reflection on his life and career or more of his growing up as the first 15 minutes were lovely.
Just found out I'll be back in New York right when this starts previews and wanted to grab a good seat. I guess they haven't been put on sale yet other than MTC members. Did some digging and can't find when they will be available to the general public. Anyone know?
Ugliest broadway posters Jan 4
2015, 03:23:00 PM
The original poster for Jane Eyre was hideous. If I recall correctly, it was a terrible drawing of her reading under a tree. I saw it once in the times before it opened and never again.
The final poster art was much better.
I recall the curtain changed as well in previews.
Will Dec 3
2014, 12:59:09 AM
They tried several times and failed.
I not only disliked, but hated the production at New World Stages. I'm sick of people trying to make this show work. Even if it improves after another 20 rewrites, there is no audience outside of small limited-run productions.
Adam Lambert in Wicked Dec 1
2014, 01:49:12 AM
I'm sorry. I was under the impression from the OP that he was currently doing a stint on Broadway.
I understand now. My mistake.
Still can't stand him.
Adam Lambert in Wicked Dec 1
2014, 01:40:55 AM
He's been in a few productions now. He has a nice range, but I find his personality to be obnoxious.
I hate saying this when "celebrities" do theater, but I think his is an example of being desperate for work.
river rush Dec 1
2014, 01:18:29 AM
Another FYI I bought standing room for Saturday night for $30 with no issue around 1pm.
All of us were moved to seats. Because no latecomers are admitted, there were quite a few seats empty. I noticed a bunch on StubHub too, very reduced in price as well.
I was by myself and moved to third row while the rest were scattered throughout the theater.
I say: if you see a great many tickets on Stubhub, buy standing room and it's a good chance you will get a seat.
The Last Ship (SPOILER request) Nov 30
2014, 04:53:07 PM
Well, i got the usual snark without any details but someone JUST answered at the bottom of the thread so I'm fulfilled.
Very positive about the second act. A few plot issues, but music is beautiful.
Had to leave at intermission for a family emergency and was sad to do so.
Can someone tell me how the second act goes? I leave Monday and won't have time to go back.
Feel free to email me or post here.
Liza and Larry King: SAVE THE CAFE EDISON! Nov 28
2014, 06:15:41 PM
We do see things quite differently. I only "discovered" Cafe Edison a few years ago and am a fan. I recommend to visitors and the NYC Diner is a dying breed, so i don't understand most of what you just said. There isn't a small group of people that frequent this place. It's always packed when I go and mediocre food is an opinion. I live between Kansas City and NYC and am at the Cafe often.
I don't "do" generalizations. "Business has not been good" also applies to the less-touri