Falsettos


by William Finn & James Lapine
Directed by Daniel Goldstein

5/20/2005 – 6/26/2005
BU Theatre - Mainstage

Critics are raving about Falsettos!



Ed Siegel, The Boston Globe
· “Joyous! A sprightly revival [that] moves elegantly.”
· “Charming…[with] a sense of style and purpose.”
· “Madcap humor!”
· “The action moves elegantly.”

Nick Dussault Boston Metro
· “[A] slick, attractive production.”
· “Stunning and spot-on!”
· “Falsettos’ sings!”

Terry Byrne, The Boston Herald
· “Charming…funny and poignant!”
· “Packs [an] emotional punch.”

Carolyn Clay, Boston Phoenix
· “A mix of the goofy and the heartfelt, an embrace that reaches from Borscht Belt to Stonewall.”
· “Quirky and engaging.”
· “Bright and full of heart!”
· “Finn’s [is an] original, idiosyncratic voice.”
· “A burst of the madcap!”

Iris Fanger, The Patriot Ledger
· “[A] strong, stirring production of Falsettos.''
· “A small-scale miracle!”
· “[Falsettos has] one of the finest scores of the late 20th century.”
· “[A] first-rate cast of actors.”
· “Entertains [and] enlightens!”

Alexander Stevens, TAB Community Newspapers
· “A remarkably talented ensemble of actors.”
· “Dynamite cast…someone give this show an ensemble acting award, stat!”
· “Nuanced…mature…touching.”
· “A haunting, beautiful family portrait.”
· “Powerful…[it] reminds us why musicals can still be relevant.”
· “Great heart and great humor.”
· "Falsettos is a beguiling creation.”
· “Profound and exquisite!”

Bill Marx, WBUR
· "An old-fashioned salute to family values"
· "Humor and pathos"
· "The Huntington production is fresh...filled with plenty of vim and vigor"
· "A talented cast of singer/dancers."

Suzanne Bixby, Talkinbroadway.com
· “First-rate!”
· “Visually stunning…kinetic!”

Robert Nesti, EDGE Boston
· “A spiffy revival…[with] a style all its own.”
· ”This Falsettos is exemplary.”

Michael Portantiere, Theatremania.com
· “Full of heart...a first-rate production!”
· “The company is aces.”
· “Funny and poignant!”
· “A tour de force!”
· “The show is better directed, choreographed, and designed than the fine 1992 Broadway production!”
· “Priceless…marvelous…imaginative!”


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