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Average customer review: 2.0 star rating (2.1 Stars)

Number of reviews: 84



2.0 star rating JM from Vancouver, British Columbia


I've seen this show in the past and loved it and know the music well. But the sound at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre was so bad that I could barely make out the words. I had great seats and was very disappointed. Not sure if it was just this particular show, or if it's the theatre in general. I want to go back but I'm nervous to spend the money again if it's always going to sound like that :(

2.0 star rating Jack Robinson Sr. from Fort Myers, Florida


Did not like the show, singing was not that good. Story and music was so-so. Save your money go see a movie instead.

2.0 star rating Dawn McCarthy from Syracuse, New York


As far as the production, Angel and Tom Collins stole the show. Roger was off key most of the time but overall it would have been enjoyable if the Landmark seating wasn't so horrible. We were on the orchestra floor , spent good money and I was miserable. Could not see the performance because of crowded front view and I'm a small woman and felt cramped with no leg room. We almost left at intermission but touched it out. Will probably never go again to the Landmark. Very unfortunate

2.0 star rating Deborah Storer from Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Entering the building was difficult. The construction is not finished. Building lacks proper signage. The play started....No Programs? The sound system is terrible. We could not understand the words. And then the feedback in the middle of the show.... We actually stayed through the second half when most were leaving. We were able to hear a little better as the second half songs are louder. I really wished we could have heard more. The actors seemed to be doing a great job. I will sum it up by saying I was very disappointed.

2.0 star rating Tracy Elchyshyn from Los Angeles, California


Someone, somewhere, somehow please pull Rodger aside and help him with his acting. It was PAINFUL! Honestly, video him and then let him watch it back and he will understand. His facial expressions are over the top. His character is supposed to be cool. Mimi has the chops to sing but needs to slow her dancing and kicking down so she can focus more on her singing. There was a young Asian gentleman in the background who honestly kept stealing focus because he was so damn good. The director needs to give him a chance at playing Rodger! Also the staging is often just awkward. Don’t have your actors move, just to move. There needs to be purpose. The movements between mom and Rodger were often so awkward, it just felt uncomfortable. Maureen was great in the over the moon scene but her singing struggled at other parts. Mark, Angel and Collin were good but Angel needed pipes above the table to drum on. I hated the staging of all the people up top and one down below during the support group.

2.0 star rating Penny Pan from Houston, Texas


Too long and dragged on; couldn’t keep my attention. Talented crew but storyline was weak. Some scenes seemed repetitive.

2.0 star rating Jamie Ryan from New York, New York


Skip this one!

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