The Verdict: Critics Review Bacharach Reimagined, Co-Conceived by and Starring Kyle Riabko, Off-Broadway

The New York Theatre Workshop world premiere of What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined, helmed by Tony Award-nominated Once choreographer Steven Hoggett and co-conceived by actor-musician Kyle Riabko, officially opened Off-Broadway Dec. 5.

Kyle Riabko and Laura Dreyfuss
Kyle Riabko and Laura Dreyfuss (Photo by Eric Ray Davidson)

Conceived by Riabko and David Lane Seltzer, What's It All About? will run through Jan. 5, 2014. The production features music by Grammy and Academy Award winner Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David and others, and musical arrangements by Riabko.

The cast features actor/co-writer Riabko ( Spring Awakening) as well as Daniel Bailen, Laura Dreyfuss, James Nathan Hopkins, Nathaly Lopez, James Williams and Daniel Woods.

The critics have filed their reviews, and has collected them for our readers. will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.

AM New York

Assocoiated Press

Entertainment Weekly

The Huffington Post

NBC New York


New York Daily News

New York Magazine

New York Post

The New York Times