‘Golden Boy’ Broadway Reviews

GOLDEN BOY

Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, Awake and Sing!) returns to Lincoln Center to helm yet another Clifford Odets masterpiece in a 75th anniversary production of Odets' rarely produced play, starring Tony Shalhoub ("Monk") and Danny Burstein (The Drowsy Chaperone).

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NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW

“The blows that truly stun are the ones we cannot literally see, the jabs to the soul that Joe inflicts on himself, torn as he is between the urge to make it big as a boxer and the desire to be the artist he feels he was meant to be. ”

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NEWSDAY REVIEW

“Subtlety is beside the point at the enormously satisfying anniversary revival at the Belasco Theatre where, 75 years ago, the work’s hard-boiled style brought Odets his own uneasy fame and fortune. The point of this Lincoln Center Theater production is the rare opportunity to see a pivotal American period piece staged deeply into the period by Bartlett Sher (“South Pacific”) with a huge, expert cast that only a nonprofit can afford to showcase with such luxurious dedication today on Broadway.”

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ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY REVIEW

“We should all be so lucky to end up as spry and sharp at 75 as Clifford Odets’ Golden Boy, which debuted on Broadway in 1937 and has been given a handsome revival by Lincoln Center Theater at Broadway’s Belasco Theatre. The show’s old-country characters and cobblestone street slang may have aged into artifacts of Old New York, but the story still has plenty of energy and surefooted emotion even if it doesn’t quite pack a knockout punch.”

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HOLLYWOOD REPORTER REVIEW

” A superb ensemble cast and inspired design team elevate Bartlett Sher’s 75th anniversary Broadway revival of this Clifford Odets play to ravishing heights.”

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GOLDEN BOY

Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, Awake and Sing!) returns to Lincoln Center to helm yet another Clifford Odets masterpiece in a 75th anniversary production of Odets' rarely produced play, starring Tony Shalhoub ("Monk") and Danny Burstein (The Drowsy Chaperone).

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PHOTOS

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