What Is the Story of Jekyll & Hyde?
Based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel of similar name, Jekyll & Hyde tells the story of a London scientist named Dr. Henry Jekyll who creates a potion that turns him into a murderous alter ego dubbed Edward Hyde. As Hyde’s violent rampage continues throughout London, Jekyll must figure out a way to stop the transformations before it results in deadly consequences for his fiancée Emma and a prostitute named Lucy, who has fallen for the doctor.
...a stunningly beautiful steampunk vision with great costumes, projections and sets.Review by Mark Kennedy from Associated Press
Technically impressive and well sung by its two leads...Review by Frank Scheck from The Hollywood Reporter
What Is Jekyll & Hyde Like?
Jekyll & Hyde is a thrilling musical retelling of the The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Frank Wildhorn’s pop-rock score features soaring vocals from stars Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox and sweeping power ballads like the breakout songs “This Is the Moment” and "Someone Like You." As directed by Jeff Calhoun featuring projections and plenty of smoky effects, this revival is a dark, sexy, gothic production that lives up to its inherently scary source material.
Is Jekyll & Hyde Good for Kids?
Jekyll & Hyde features multiple scenes of murder, sex and plenty of scary moments in between. It may be too frightening for children, so proceed with caution based on your child’s proclivity for horror movies.