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Mr. Saturday Night Reviews

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Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (2.8 Stars)

Number of reviews: 14

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5.0 star rating Pandora MacLean-Hoover from New York, New York

MOTHER AND DAUGHTER NIGHT

4/16/2022 We LOVED this show! The iconic Billy Crystal truly delivered, as did the entire cast! Crystal’s comedic timing was flawless. The musical numbers were incredibly entertaining! Add singing to Crystal’s list of talents. What a night! We were treated to show biz greatness! Didn’t want it to end! Orchestra seats, fantastic theater, very well organized and great service! Glendon’s Tavern, a terrific restaurant next door, only opened two weeks ago. Great food, drinks and service before and after the show! Try the shrimp dumpling appetizer! The bartender made a perfect Old Fashioned!

5.0 star rating Samantha from Long Island, NY

WE LOVED IT!!!

My husband and I both loved the show. Loved!! Billy was wonderful as was the entire cast. Very funny ! I laughed and I cried. So worth it! I didn’t want it to end!!

5.0 star rating Dan from New Jersey

CRISP, FUNNY, HUMAN AND POIGNANT

I saw the show just before it opened. It's been trimmed and is now crisp with rapid-fire punch lines and zippy tunes with real meaning. It's not the Great American Musical and it's not Shakespeare either, nor does it pretend to be. It's simply great fun but it's wonderfully human and poignant as well. There's a message here for everybody -- a message about family, hard work, endurance, struggle and facing life honestly and with a laugh. Sadly, some of this may be lost on those with a social media attention span. But that's their loss and an unfortunate reflection on our current state of the affairs. Simply put, no one on a Broadway stage right now is working harder or giving more of himself than Billy Crystal. And in this show he's at the top of his game in the grand tradition of so many show business troupers who came before him. And he pays homage to them. What's more, this is an ensemble effort. The entire cast is superb. THIS is entertainment. THIS is why Broadway was born!

4.0 star rating Zelda from New York, New York

GO, LAUGH

We went to see Billy Crystal’s new musical, Mr. Saturday Night, the day after it opened, still in previews. While much of it was wildly, roll in the aisles funny, it was also wildly uneven. I enjoyed it so much that I wish it had been better. It’s the tale of an old, washed up comedian trying for a comeback. As such, some of the scenes are standup performances and some are backstory. Balancing the dynamic between the two threads creates most of the problems. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel has some similar balance issues but gets around them by being generally funny in both threads. Not always true here as the comic is sometimes misanthropic and narcissistic. That said, Billy Crystal is a comic genius. When this show is funny, as it often is, it soars on laughter. And when it is serious, Crystal demonstrates that he can also be a very fine actor. If you get a chance to see this, go. The good bits are worth it. Heck, just his riff on a Depends commercial is worth it.

4.0 star rating Dona from New York, New York

MR SATURDAY NIGHT

Thoroughly enjoyed it. The dialogue is hilarious. The funniest part and most original was the Yiddish scatzing with audience participation. The second act had more musical numbers and it was already over 2 hours and I was fighting my eyes to stay open. I would def recommend. This world needs more comedy at this time

4.0 star rating P Gallaghwitz from New York, New York

CRYSTAL SPARKLES

Billy is fantastic! He can sing and move well. His comedy is spot on! (At times a bit nasty but goes with the character) The music is mostly meant but serves the story pretty well. We had a great time and really enjoyed. Billy Crystal is a NY treasure!

3.0 star rating A kid from The Bronx from New York, New York

THE NUNS JOKE IS IN VERY POOR TASTE

The overall show was good. The depiction of dysfunctional family dynamics is what the show is really about. The jokes were for the most part Borscht Belt. if you didn't grow up in this era or are not Jewish, or from New York City, there are many you won't get. This show is decidedly New York. It won't go over well in Des Moines. It probably isn't meant to. The nuns joke is especially loathsome, unfunny, offensive and in bad taste. It should be removed from the show.. No loss.

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