Million Dollar Quartet

  • Our critic's rating:
    Date:
    April 1, 2010

    What the popular press said...

    "There’s a lot to like about this relatively scrappy variation on a familiar theme."
    Charles Isherwood for New York Times

    "Four guys alternating at a microphone isn't a Broadway musical."
    Joe Dziemianowicz for New York Daily News

    "The performances themselves are merely adequate."
    Elisabeth Vincentelli for New York Post

    "You're better off staying home and taking some old records off the shelf."
    Elysa Gardner for USA Today

    "A jam session periodically interrupted by desperate attempts to whip up some drama."
    John Simon for Bloomberg

    "When the curtain call is the most exciting part of a show, it’s definitely a problem."
    David Sheward for Back Stage

    "The music from the dawn of rock still packs a joyous wallop."
    Robert Feldberg for The Record

    "Several hunks of musical history are served hot and juicy."
    Michael Sommers for Newsroom Jersey

    "If the story, .., is elemental and often a bit awkward, the musical performances are not."
    Michael Kuchwara for Associated Press

    "Wildly entertaining show."
    Frank Scheck for The Hollywood Reporter

    "A crowdpleaser that mixes jukebox and story into a satisfying whole."
    Steven Suskin for Variety

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