See How the Critics Reviewed In Transit on Broadway

The Verdict   See How the Critics Reviewed In Transit on Broadway
 
The all a capella musical opened December 11 at the Circle in the Square Theatre.
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Margo Seibert and company Joan Marcus

In Transit, Broadway's first a cappella musical, officially opened December 11, following previews that began November 10 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th St.).

With a book, music, and lyrics by Academy Award winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Frozen), James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan, and Sara Wordsworth, In Transit is directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It).

Critics have begun filing their reviews. Playbill.com will post more as they become available:

amNewYork (Matt Windman)

The Daily Beast (Tim Teeman)

DC Metro Theatre Arts (Richard Seff)

DC Theatre Scene (Jonathan Mandell)

Entertainment Weekly (Breanne L. Heldman)

The Hollywood Reporter (Frank Scheck)

NBC New York (Robert Kahn)

Newsday (Linda Winer)

The New York Times (Ben Brantley)

NJ.com (Christopher Kelly)

Time Out New York (David Cote)

Variety (Frank Rizzo)

Vulture (Jesse Green)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)


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The new musical stars David Abeles (Once), 2016 America’s Got Talent contestant Moya Angela (Ghost The Musical), 2012 American Beatbox Vice Champion Steven “HeaveN Beatbox” Cantor (Broadway debut), Justin Guarini (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown; American Idol), Telly Leung (Allegiance), Erin Mackey (Amazing Grace), Gerianne Pérez (Broadway debut), Margo Seibert (Rocky), Chesney Snow (Broadway debut), James Snyder (If/Then), Mariand Torres (Broadway debut), Nicholas Ward (On the Town), Adam Bashian (Broadway debut), Laurel Harris (Beautiful), Arbender Robinson (Shuffle Along), and Aurelia Williams (Broadway debut).

In Transit, which played a successful Off-Broadway run, is described as a “new, modern musical, bringing to life a vivid tapestry of characters and music in the city that never sleeps…or stands still. Inspired by the vibrant rhythms of life on the subway, In Transit follows the intertwining lives of eleven New Yorkers, all hoping to catch the express train to success, love and happiness—and the stops they make along the way.”

Check out photos of the cast and creative team below:

The production also has scenic design by Tony Award winner Donyale Werle (Peter and the Starcatcher), costume design by Tony Award winner Clint Ramos (Eclipsed), lighting design by Tony Award winner Donald Holder (The King and I), sound design by Ken Travis (Aladdin), and casting by Binder Casting, Inc.

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