What Do Critics Think of Really Rosie at New York City Center?

The Verdict   What Do Critics Think of Really Rosie at New York City Center? The family-friendly musical by Maurice Sendak and Carole King wraps up the summer Encores! Off-Center season.
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The New York City Center production of Maurice Sendak and Carole King’s Really Rosie, directed by Leigh Silverman, officially opened August 2 as a part of the Encores! Off-Center season.

The musical follows a group of Brooklyn kids on a typical summer’s day. To pass the time, Rosie, the self-proclaimed sassiest kid on her block, decides to direct a movie based on the story of her life.

The production will run through August 5.

Read reviews for the family-friendly musical below.

amNY (Matt Windman)

The New York Times (Jesse Green)

Playbill will continue to update with reviews as they are published.

School of Rock star Taylor Caldwell plays Rosie and is joined onstage by Swayam Bhatia, Kenneth Cabral (Runaways), Ayodele Casel (Off-Center Jamboree, Fall for Dance), Jaiya Chetram, Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet!), Nanyellin Liriano, Chris Lopes, Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Charlie Pollock (The Wild Party), Ruth Righi (School of Rock), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), and Nicole Wildy.

Really Rosie features music direction by Carmel Dean and Mary-Mitchell Campbell and choreography by Ayodele Casel.

Flip through photos from the production below:

For more information or to purchase tickets to any of the shows, visit NYCityCenter.org or call (212) 581-1212.

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