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Giant, Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater, NYC Show Poster
Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater

425 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10003

3hrs. 15min
1 Intermission
Important Dates
Oct 26, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 16, 2012
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Critics’ Reviews

Director Michael Greif stages the show seamlessly on Allen Moyer’s spare set, which combines with lighting designer Kenneth Posner’s washes of color on a cloud-strewn scrim to effectively suggest the tale’s vast open spaces.

Review by Erik Haagensen from Backstage

'Giant' is the most important new musical to come along since 'The Light in the Piazza.' It's a show of immense and fully realized promise—and it deserves to move uptown.

Review by Terry Teachout from The Wall Street Journal

Mr. LaChiusa has a wide musical vocabulary, and he deploys it deftly in numbers that subtly incorporate the styles of different eras and cultures, from the 1920s to the 1950s.

Review by Ben Brantley from The New York Times

Michael John LaChiusa's ambition is as big as Texas, which seems appropriate for his sprawling and terrific new musical...the composer has crafted one of the finest new American musicals in recent memory.

Review by Thom Geier from Entertainment Weekly