The Verdict: Critics Review Far From Heaven, Starring Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale and Isaiah Johnson

The new musical Far From Heaven, based on the 2002 Todd Haynes film about a 1950s Connecticut housewife whose world is turned upside down, opened Off-Broadway June 2 at Playwrights Horizons.

Kelli O'Hara
Kelli O'Hara (Photo by Joan Marcus)

Far From Heaven has a score by Tony Award-nominated Grey Gardens and Finding Neverland songwriters Scott Frankel (music) and Michael Korie (lyrics) and a book by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg ( Take Me Out). 

Four-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale star in the intimate, shadow-filled musical that is playing an extended run through July 7.

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


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