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Jukebox Musical

The Reviews for SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL are In…

April 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

The critics have spoken and the team behind Summer: The Donna Summer Musical isn’t working hard enough for the money. Excepting LaChanze’s mostly compelling performance of Diva Donna, one of three characters that together depict the legendary Donna Summer, this new jukebox musical may start feeling more like a jokebox musical. With a sanitized ...

The Reviews for ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE are In…

March 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville is open on Broadway, and this new jukebox musical doesn’t sip champagne on opening night – it slugs frozen margaritas. With tiki hut lobby design (complete with frozen and on-the-rocks margaritas) and “colorful” and care-free music and characters, the production invites you to check ...

The Reviews for ON YOUR FEET are In…

November 7, 2015 // 1 Comment

The reviews for On Your Feet are in, and what the new musical about Gloria and Emilio Estefan lacks in refined storytelling, it makes up in infectious verve.  The jukebox musical features hits from the 1980s, energizing dance, and strong performances – especially from vibrant leading lady Ana Villafañe playing Gloria – all contributing to ...

The Reviews for A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN are In…

October 11, 2013 // 1 Comment

The reviews are in for the latest Jukebox musical to hit the Great White Way – A Night With Janis Joplin – and once again the critics are split. Those who loved the show found Mary Bridget Davies’ vocals and energetic performance spot-on and intoxicating, while others were left loving the singing, but wondering how the life of such an ...

The Reviews for Motown: The Musical are In…

April 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

Ouch!  To say the critics laid into Motown: The Musical, Broadway’s latest attempt to make another Jersey Boys-style jukebox  hit, is a huge understatement. Though the soundtrack of the show will have your toes tapping, you’ll leave the theatre still searching for a story. With book-writer Gordy telling his own tale, the musical’s plot ...

The Reviews for Baby It’s You are In…

April 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW: “Mama said there’ll be shows like this. But she didn’t tell me there would be quite so many, or that any one of them could be this dismal.” Click here to read the full “Baby It’s You” review. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY REVIEW: “It is almost eerily fitting that Baby It’s You should be playing at ...