Venue Details

Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Between Trinity Pl and Stuart St 140 Clarendon Street Boston, MA 02116
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3.9 / 5 Rated by 38 members
Review from Yev
Red Velvet 82 events 23 reviews

Horrible songs, horrible writing, attractions choreography, barely passable acting. The worst Lyric stage show I've ever seen. Stay away!

reviewed Jan 10 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Divo770
49 events 36 reviews

the seats were great. The singers were not very powerful and should have been on mics. At times the live band was overpowering them.

The actors were very good but needed much stronger singers for a production like this. This is a musical not a...continued

reviewed Jan 10 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Veronica Brown
75 events 33 reviews

I enjoyed the show. It dragged a little in parts but the actors keep you evolved. There were some very moving poignant songs that resonated with me long after the show ended. As always, a very good usage of the available space.

reviewed Jan 09 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Susan Scannell
35 events 12 reviews

I love this show! VERY VERY well directed and cast. It's not an easy show to do and they did a GREAT job! Kudos!

reviewed Jan 08 2014 report as inappropriate
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More Information


Running time is approximately one hour and 45 minutes with no intermission.

The show contains adult language and some descriptions of adult situations. It’s recommended for high school age and older.

From the everyday lives of “ordinary” working people comes a musical that’s anything but ordinary. Adapted by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Godspell, Wicked_) from Studs Terkel’s magnificent oral history, Working_ reveals the hopes, dreams, joys, and concerns of the average working American by following them through one 24-hour workday. Schwartz wrote the songs along with James Taylor, Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights) and others, creating an inspired eclectic, tuneful, moving and uplifting score.

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