The Verdict: Critics Review First Date, Starring Zachary Levi and Krysta Rodriguez

First Date, the new Broadway musical comedy that has a book by Austin Winsberg ("Gossip Girl"), with music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (Secondhand Lions, Twice Charmed), officially opened Aug. 8 at the Longacre Theatre.

Krysta Rodriguez
Krysta Rodriguez (Photo by Joan Marcus)

In the intermissionless musical, "Smash" and The Addams Family actress Krysta Rodriguez is set up on a blind date with "Chuck" star Zachary Levi. Bill Berry directs.

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.

AM New York

Associated Press

Bloomberg News

Entertainment Weekly

The Huffington Post

The Hollywood Reporter

NBC New York


New York Daily News

New York Magazine

New York Post

The New York Times

Time Out New York

USA Today


The Wall Street Journal