If you can make it there… a press roundup from New York

Here we are, a little past the halfway point of our 4-week NYC run.  If you haven’t seen the show yet, or are wondering what your opinion of the show should be, here’s a roundup of some of the things that have been written about Mission Drift so far in the New York City press:

Of all of the art inspired by the global economic crisis, perhaps none is as lusty and energetic as Mission Drift, the new musical by New York theater company the TEAM.

Drifting Into American Myth, The Wall Street Journal

Mission Drift…succeeds in staging a staggeringly ambitious saga.  The liveliest lesson on desire, destruction, and economics that you’ll see in many a year.

The Village Voice

There’s a lot about the company’s new project to take heedless, heady pleasure in… Pleasures aplenty.

The New York Times

Mission Drift examines heady concepts without ever losing its heart. Thanks to strong writing and powerful performances, the TEAM never forgets to have empathy for their subjects… Mission Drift captures the zeitgeist while daring to suggest hope for the future.

NYtheatre.com

An example of a theatre company at their most muscular, tackling what theatre should be tackling… to the hauntingly remarkable musical atmosphere of Heather Christian.

Exactly what I want the theatre to do to me: take me someplace I don’t know how to get to on my own.

New York Theatre Review

And a great little piece about the trials and tribulations during the genesis of Mission Drift in the New York Observer: After Three Years at Sea, the TEAM Drifts Home

 

 

 

 

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