The Boy From Oz
Opened: 16 Oct 2003
Written by: Martin Sherman, Music & Lyrics: Peter Allen & Others
Directed by: Philip Wm. McKinley
Synopsis The Boy from Oz tells the true story of Australian entertainer Peter Allen from his humble beginnings through meteoric rise to international fame and celebrity.
What the critics had to say.....
BEN BRANTLEY for THE NEW YORK TIMES says "Were it not for Mr. Jackman" we would be awaiting a broadway failure. ROMA TORRE for NY1 says, "A pleasant if uninspired musical." FRANK SCHECK for REUTERS/HOLLYWOOD REPORTER says, " It's hard to really dislike." LINDA WINER for NEWSDAY says, "Labored wax-museum mediocrity of a show." MICHAEL SOMMERS for THE STAR LEDGER says, "Anyone who loved Allen and his songs is likely to enjoy the lightweight new musical." NEW YORK DAILY NEWS says, "Great Broadway entertainment."
External links to full reviews from newspapers
New York Times
New York Daily News
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