Monday, October 2, 2017

The Abominables - TCTB Review Roundup

The Abominables at Children's Theatre Company, the "Minnesota hockey musical," was a production that sparked a LOT of discussion among our bloggers.
"A super fun and entertaining new original musical"
Cherry and Spoon
"A Minnesota Hockey Musical, a very appropriate subject for Minnesota families"
Play off the Page
"The Abominables is an extremely fun musical for audiences of all ages and interests."
Coffee Talk with Brett
"I wish I could give this show some love, but I found it really problematic."
Minnesota Theater Love
"The Abominables made an audience convert out of me. Sometimes it can be really nice when theater surprises you."
Single White Fringe Geek
"The Abominables really loses its way when coming to the third theme, that of the "other" or outsider."
Compendium - Minneapolis
Read more about the adoption theme controversy and the changes that CTC made to the show here at the Pioneer Press: