‘Big Fish’ Broadway Reviews

BIG FISH

A musical version of Tim Burton's sensational film, Big Fish will feature direction and choreography by Tony winner Susan Stroman (Contact, The Producers) and music and lyrics by Tony nominee Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family).

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NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW

“For a show that celebrates tall tales, “Big Fish” feels curiously stunted. Granted, this movie-inspired musical about a whopper-spinning traveling salesman, which opened on Sunday night at the Neil Simon Theater, is certainly big by most conventional measurements.”

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USA TODAY REVIEW

“Butz, Baldwin and Bobby Steggert, as the grownup Will, all bring a sense of genuine humanity to their roles. In the end, though, this Big Fish lacks the imagination or cohesion to reel you in like one of its hero’s yarns.”

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ASSOCIATED PRESS REVIEW

“Directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, “Big Fish” is a hyperkinetic, messy spectacle that really only finds its footing in a cleaner second act, finally emerging with real heart and style.”

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VARIETY REVIEW

“Norbert Leo Butz is cutting loose in another one of his don’t-dare-miss-this perfs in “Big Fish,” a show that speaks to anyone pining for a studiously heart-warming musical about the efforts of a dying man to justify a lifetime of lousy parenting to his alienated son.”

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BIG FISH

A musical version of Tim Burton's sensational film, Big Fish will feature direction and choreography by Tony winner Susan Stroman (Contact, The Producers) and music and lyrics by Tony nominee Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family).

OVERVIEW

PHOTOS

VIDEOS