The Verdict: Critics Review Violet on Broadway Starring Sutton Foster

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21 Apr 2014

Sutton Foster
Sutton Foster
Joan Marcus

The Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway production of Violet, starring two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster, officially opened at the American Airlines Theatre April 20.

Directed by Leigh Silverman and featuring music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, Violet is based on Doris Betts' short story "The Ugliest Pilgrim."

The production stars two-time Tony winner Foster, who has starred on Broadway in Anything Goes, Shrek the Musical, Young Frankenstein, Little Women, The Drowsy Chaperone and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Her TV work has included "Bunheads," "Psych" and "Flight of the Conchords."

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

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Tickets and more information are available by calling (212) 719-1300 or visiting roundabouttheatre.org

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