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Burn This Reviews#1
Posted: 4/15/19 at 9:47am

Post em here! So upset I couldn't see this over the weekend, but expecting great reviews!

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Burn This Reviews#2
Posted: 4/15/19 at 12:47pm

You're a day early -- it officially opens tomorrow night.

 

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Burn This Reviews#3
Posted: 4/15/19 at 1:03pm

oops, so is BWW then. I went off of their article. Well, post em here tomorrow folks! 

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Burn This Reviews#4
Posted: 4/15/19 at 1:38pm
TodayTix and Brandon Uranowitz seem to be a day off as well, as they’re having him do his “opening night takeover” on their Instagram today...
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Burn This Reviews#5
Posted: 4/15/19 at 10:28pm

we are missing something here. the Opening Night party was tonight, but opening night is tomorrow night? 

 

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-On-The-Red-Carpet-At-The-BURN-THIS-Opening-Night-Party-20190415

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Burn This Reviews#6
Posted: 4/15/19 at 10:39pm

Yes, the red carpet and the opening night party are tonight, but the official opening night is tomorrow, which is when the reviews will be published. So, technically, it's tomorrow, but, really, it's tonight. The Boys in the Band did the same thing last year.

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Burn This Reviews#7
Posted: 4/15/19 at 11:34pm

I was there tonight and it was definitely opening night. So is the only difference reviews come out tomorrow? This is very confusing and I'm not sure I understand the reasoning behind it.

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Burn This Reviews#8
Posted: 4/16/19 at 12:23am

The only reason I can think of for doing the red carpet tonight is that it's a typical dark night on Broadway so maybe more theatre folk can attend?



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Burn This Reviews#9
Posted: 4/16/19 at 9:45am

I can't imagine why any show expecting positive reviews would do this. Having seen the show, I can't disagree.

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Burn This Reviews#10
Posted: 4/16/19 at 9:52am

TFMH18 said: "I can't imagine why any show expecting positive reviews woulddo this. Having seen the show, I can't disagree."

I haven't seen the show so have no comment on its quality, but I know that The Boys in the Band did this at the beginning of the season. I would imagine the decision is made before they have any idea how the production will be received as they'd need to hold the tickets back accordingly. As a way to completely remove tension about reviews from the celebration of opening a show, it makes decent sense to me. Again, not a comment on this production or however it's received.

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Burn This Reviews#11
Posted: 4/16/19 at 10:13am

Also, this is purely speculation, but, because Hadestown and Hillary and Clinton had the Wednesday and Thursday openings this week, perhaps the Monday night cast party made it more practical for Burn This to keep its normal 2-show Wednesday schedule. If the opening night party had been tonight, having a Wednesday matinee would have been unlikely.

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Burn This Reviews#13
Posted: 4/16/19 at 8:43pm
Updated On: 4/16/19 at 08:43 PM
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Burn This Reviews#14
Posted: 4/16/19 at 9:09pm
Updated On: 4/16/19 at 09:09 PM
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Burn This Reviews#16
Posted: 4/16/19 at 9:42pm
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Burn This Reviews#17
Posted: 4/16/19 at 9:43pm

 

AM New York: “'Burn This' review: Solid cast doesn't quite ignite long-awaited revival”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.amny.com/amp/entertainment/burn-this-review-1.29881496

 

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Burn This Reviews#19
Posted: 4/16/19 at 9:50pm

Miles2Go2 said: "Deadline is not a fan although agrees Driver’s performance is powerful:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/deadline.com/2019/04/burn-this-review-adam-driver-keri-russell-broadway-lanford-wilson-1202595894/amp/
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"Getting to the unfortunate point: Russell, so good in The Americans, is just no match for either Driver or the stage. Her performance here is flat, her delivery single-note."

This, in a nutshell. sad

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Burn This Reviews#21
Posted: 4/16/19 at 9:55pm
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Burn This Reviews#22
Posted: 4/16/19 at 10:15pm

Wow, Brantley gave a love letter to Driver. I think his Leading Actor nomination is a guarantee now.

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Burn This Reviews#23
Posted: 4/16/19 at 10:19pm
^ Agreed
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Burn This Reviews#24
Posted: 4/16/19 at 10:31pm

Is it Cranston vs Driver for Best Actor now? That's a RAVE for Driver from Ben Brantley. (And Uranowitz could get into Featured Actor.)

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Burn This Reviews#25
Posted: 4/16/19 at 10:53pm
There’s also Jeff Daniels, giving a very praised performance in the hit play of the season.
"...everyone finally shut up, and the audience could enjoy the beginning of the Anatevka Pogram in peace."