Which of the 20 Broadway shows of the Spring 2020 season do you most want to see?

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My vote is for Flying Over Sunset, because at this point I just want to know what the hell it is! I have tickets for a late preview and can't wait.

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Company and Lucy Barton.
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Company and Flying Over Sunset!!!
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Birthday Candles and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
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Call_me_jorge said: "The Minutes!"

Happy to see this is being met with enthusiasm. I'm unlikely to see the Broadway run, but I saw the Steppenwolf premiere a couple of years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. The Broadway cast, I'm sure, will do a phenomenal job with the material.

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Company & Six
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Ironically, the one I want to see the most is WSS, due to the write ups on this board. Until then, I had no interest, since I am so sick of every version of WSS being virtually the same as the last one. Introducing some Spanish dialogue didn’t change that view for me, but what I have read has excited me. The only shows that I have tickets so far for my Spring trip are revivals: WSS, Company, Va Woolf, and some from earlier in the season (Tina and something I am forgetting right this minute).

I have to admit to not being excited about most of the new stuff. North Country sounds dreary, I have an issue with full-pricing for a 70 minute musical (yes, you, Six), need to read reviews of Sunset, because it sounds like a terrible idea. Tootsie, which I really disliked down to my bones, has me worried about Mrs. Doubtfite (the out-of-town reviews have been critical of the score...gives me deja by. I can’t believe we need another revival of Buffalo.

So the only things (besides the ones I have tickets for) that interest me are Hangman (McDonough, although Spokane was very mediocre); The Minutes; and Lucy Barton, which I will not get to see because it is a limited engagement.
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I was sorry to miss "Six" when it was at the ART in Cambridge so hope to see it on Broadway or on tour. I just saw "Caroline or Change" in Denver and don't especially like West Side Story or Company enough to see them yet again. Don't know much about the rest so I'll stay tuned to the boards...

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Flying Over Sunset! So curious.
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Lucy Barton and Flying Over Sunset.

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Caroline or Change. And I have my tickets. 

I hope Six and Company will be good but I'm trying to keep my expectations in check. Those are shows where I'll be keeping myself "pure" and not reading anything before I see them. I just want to have my own experience without being influenced by anyone else's opinion or any hype.

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Seeing Flying Over Sunset in May.  Not Broadway, but we're also seeing Assassins at CSC. Keeping fingers crossed that it's better than Pacific Overtures.

Got one more slot open for the short trip. Considering To Kill a Mockingbird, Caroline or Change, or Girl from the North Country. Not interested in Company or West Side Story, and I'm hoping to catch The Lehman Trilogy at a National Theater Live screening.

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VintageSnarker said: "Caroline or Change. And I have my tickets.

I hope Six and Company will be good but I'm trying to keep my expectations in check. Those are shows where I'll be keeping myself "pure" and not reading anything before I see them. I just want to have my own experience without being influenced by anyone else's opinion or any hype.
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Your expectations should be in check for Caroline or Change not the other 2...

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Take Me Out and Company

But we are seeing 14 shows on our May trip,so seeing a lot of these

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I keep thinking about Assassins and then talking myself out of it because the casting baffles me. I hope this isn't another CSC Passion where I deeply regret not buying a ticket. 

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Jarethan said:  I have an issue with full-pricing for a 70 minute musical (yes, you, Six). 

 

​​​​​​Same here. I have Six as maybe on my April trip mostly because it's one of few shows with Sunday evening show and I'm looking to maximize my long weekend trip.  Realistically I'll prob only consider it if they are offering rush tickets. I am intrigued by the spectacle and costumes. 

 

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Impossible2 said: "VintageSnarker said: "Caroline or Change. And I have my tickets.

I hope Six and Company will be good but I'm trying to keep my expectations in check. Those are shows where I'll be keeping myself "pure" and not reading anything before I see them. I just want to have my own experience without being influenced by anyone else's opinion or any hype.
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Your expectations should be in check for Caroline or Change not the other 2...
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Mind if I ask you to clarify this a bit? Did you see the London production and dislike it, or do you have a problem with the material itself? I'm only curious because I love the show very much, and am sad that I'll likely miss this revival.

 

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CoercedBull said: "Impossible2 said: "VintageSnarker said: "Caroline or Change. And I have my tickets.

I hope Six and Company will be good but I'm trying to keep my expectations in check. Those are shows where I'll be keeping myself "pure" and not reading anything before I see them. I just want to have my own experience without being influenced by anyone else's opinion or any hype.
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Your expectations should be in check for Caroline or Change not the other 2...
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Mind if I ask you to clarify this a bit? Did you see the London production and dislike it, or do you have a problem with the material itself? I'm only curious becauseI love the show very much, and am sad that I'll likely miss this revival.


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Yes I saw the London production.

I was on board for the first act, but it lost me totally by the end. I literally ended up hating everything about it. If you are a fan of the show, maybe it'll be ok for you. But the mix of not liking the show and thinking the production itself was awful, well I did not have a good night.

I thought Sharon was ok acting wise, but she was certainly not having a good night vocally the night I saw it,  none of the cast were. I think she is the only one going over though, so hopefully the rest of the cast will at least be better.

I just thought the production as a whole was total high school musical level amateur hour and they are gonna have to spend a hell of a lot of time and money on it before it is anywhere near Broadway ready.

I was shocked it was even on a West End stage.

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Impossible2 said: "CoercedBull said: "Impossible2 said: "VintageSnarker said: "Caroline or Change. And I have my tickets.

I hope Six and Company will be good but I'm trying to keep my expectations in check. Those are shows where I'll be keeping myself "pure" and not reading anything before I see them. I just want to have my own experience without being influenced by anyone else's opinion or any hype.
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Your expectations should be in check for Caroline or Change not the other 2...
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Mind if I ask you to clarify this a bit? Did you see the London production and dislike it, or do you have a problem with the material itself? I'm only curious becauseI love the show very much, and am sad that I'll likely miss this revival.


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Yes I saw the London production.

I was on board for the first act, but it lost me totally by the end.I literally ended up hating everything about it. If you are a fan of the show, maybe it'll be ok for you. But the mix of not liking the show and thinking the production itself was awful, well I did not have a good night.

I thought Sharon was ok acting wise, but she was certainly not having a good night vocally the night I saw it, none of the cast were. I think she is the only one going over though, so hopefully the rest of the castwill at least be better.

Ijust thought the production as a whole was total high school musical levelamateur hour and they are gonna have to spend a hell of a lot of time and money on it before it is anywhere near Broadway ready.

I was shocked it was even on aWest End stage.
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Thanks for sharing! I do happen to love the show, but as I highly doubt it'll stay on Broadway long enough for me to get to see it, I'll take these criticisms to mean I won't be missing much anyway. :) 

To bring this thread back to the topic at hand, though: I'm very glad to see so many others excited about Flying Over Sunset!

 

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I do two NY theater trips a year, jamming as much as possible into anywhere from 4-6 days, and have never had as tough a time choosing how to fill the limited slots as for the trip coming up in late March. Ended up settling on Company, Caroline, WSS (due largely to the comments on this board), Virginia Woolf, Flying Over Sunset, Inheritance (I and II), Girl From the North Country, and Jagged Little Pill. But I’m sure at least one of those will make me regret not choosing Lucy Barton (if it’s extended), The Minutes, Hangmen, Buffalo, or any of the many other close runner-ups. (Saw Lehman Trilogy in London and loved it.) What an abundance of riches this season!

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Flying Over Sunset!

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