Gettin’ The Band Back Together: Pics, Videos, Review

From its first moments, Gettin’ The Band Back Together feels like the tackiest show  on Broadway, an impression advanced by its lazy plot,  uninspired garage rock score, dopey jokes, and clichéd characters.  Yet, for all its obvious mediocrity, there is an odd and grudging realization by the show’s last moments: Gettin’ The Band Back Together is kind of fun.

What makes it so are the performers who portray the band members, each of whom gets at least one number that shows off a depth of talent that transcends the caricatures in which the show has trapped them.

Full review on DC Theatre Scene

Click on any photograph by Joan Marcus to see it enlarged.

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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