Musicman1
4.6 / 5 Rated by 207 members
Review from michael kaliner

Great show, lots of fun, very well done. The Post's review was totally misleading and inappropriate

reviewed Jul 06 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from DCWASH

I have seen this musical on many occasions....none any better than this one. The venue is great...not a bad seat in the house and the cast and staging were perfect! Seriously thinking about going again!!

reviewed Jun 02 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from KarenLL

I would give it four stars. The show was excellent; the lead singers were fabulous. All in all, very entertaining and worthwhile.

reviewed May 18 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Gary

Kate Baldwin was wonderful in this production. Her voice is terrific especially when she sing full (wish she would stay away from the "girly" sounds in the high) keeping the throat open and the quality large and round. Her musicianship was...continued

reviewed Jun 24 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from cheileman

Loved every minute of the Music Man. We thought it might not be up to par with an understudy in the lead role, but the entire cast was strong. Both great singing and great dancing. Arena uses its theater in the round so well. Costumes were as...continued

reviewed Jul 17 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Jean Bissey

Marvelous! The cast was great, the music was fabulous and we loved every minute. A must see before it leaves!

reviewed Jul 19 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from James Jarvis

Music Man is a "big show", felt small and cramped on a small stage despite despite heroic staging effort. Lead was terrific,

reviewed Jul 19 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from JB

No spark- competently performed but was glad when over

reviewed Jul 05 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from kpspivey

Spectacular! Actors conveyed characters' nuances without dragging the story down.

reviewed Jul 08 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Susan Mitchell

The Music Man was FABULOUS. The Fichandler Stage is marvelous as it is in a square (or round) so that ALL seats are great. I am so glad to have seen your notice about the event.

reviewed Jul 20 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Judith Anderson

The show was excellent. A very good time!

reviewed Jul 15 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Kris Carter

A truly amazing performance. In local musicals I usually expect good performances from most, with a few weak links across the cast. This performance has no weak links. Every character is played to the hilt by a stunning and extremely talented...continued

reviewed May 18 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Yoginiinva

Arena Stage always puts on a great show, and this was no exception. A fun time, well acted, well sung, and well danced. My only complaint was that we were in the front row, which was actually really FANTASTIC in some ways -- feeling like you were...continued

reviewed May 20 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Debra Kirsch

awesome! such fun! Infectious! I want to see it again. Sorry I waited till the last week, because I would! I wanted to leap up on stage and dance with the actors and actresses. LOVED IT.

reviewed Jul 22 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

Beautiful voices. Fantastic dancing and acting.

reviewed Jul 05 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

Cast did a great job with this classic musical. I was surprised how much I liked the fact that there were no sets, just a few props to add to the show.

reviewed Jul 15 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

Definitely worth seeing! Fun to see Christina Kidd in an Arena production as I remember her from her Theater Lab days...

reviewed Jun 24 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

Excellent production, terrific cast, creative choreography and staging. Extrememly entertaining and good value!

reviewed Jul 03 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

Great cast. Lot of energy. Voices and articulation wonderful. Engagement with audience good. Length of show ... acceptable.
Would go again and take other friends.

reviewed Jul 08 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Joe And Emilie

Great evening of song and dance with an old favorite.

reviewed Jun 20 2012 report as inappropriate