See What the Critics Said About Oh, Hello on Broadway

News   See What the Critics Said About Oh, Hello on Broadway The comedy duo has brought their act to the Lyceum.
John Mulaney and Nick Kroll
John Mulaney and Nick Kroll Joan Marcus

The limited engagement of Oh, Hello on Broadway, featuring comedians Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, opened officially on Broadway October 10 following previews that began September 23 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W. 45th St.).

Kroll (Comedy Central's Kroll Show) and Mulaney (Netflix's The Comeback Kid) brought their alter egos, Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland, to The Great White Way for a stay through January 8, 2017. Alex Timbers (Here Lies Love, Rocky, Peter and the Starcatcher, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) directed.

Critics have begun filing their reviews. Playbill.com will update this list as more are posted.

AM New York (Matt Windman)

DC Theatre Scene (Jonathan Mandell)

Entertainment Weekly (Jesse Oxfeld)

The Guardian (Alexis Soloski)

Newsday (Linda Winer)

New York Daily News (Joe Dziemianowicz)

New York Times (Ben Brantley)

NorthJersey.com (Robert Feldberg)

Time Out New York (Adam Feldman)

Variety (Marilyn Stasio)

The Vulture (Jesse Green)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)


Kroll and Mulaney, according to press notes, “star as Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland - outrageously opinionated, 70-something, native New Yorkers that [the duo] first began performing on the alternative comedy stages in NYC. Honed for over a decade, the fictional duo garnered a cult following and found their way onto a Comedy Central special, viral videos and late night couches everywhere. Oh, Hello on Broadway is Gil and George’s ’memoir for the stage’—a laugh-a-minute two-man tour-de-force that’s part scripted, part spontaneous comedy, and totally unprecedented.”


The Broadway creative team includes Scott Pask (set), Jake DeGroot (lighting), M.L. Dogg (sound) and Emily Rebholz (costume consultant).

Oh, Hello quickly sold out an Off-Broadway run last fall. The duo played other sold-out engagements in San Diego, Boston, Washington DC, San Francisco, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Oh, Hello on Broadway is produced on Broadway by Patrick Catullo and Marcia Goldberg with Barbara Whitman, Marc Platt, Pierce Cravens, James G. Kernochan, Jeff Romley, Triptyk Studios, Benjamin Simpson and Joseph Longthorne/Shira Friedman; the general manager is 321 Management.

Tickets are on sale through Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.

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