CRITICS LOVE
THE BARDY BUNCH!

“Stupidly clever... I think you'll love this goofy, gory parody of 70s sitcoms and Shakespeare.”  Time Out Chicago

“Fires on all cylinders.”  Broadway World

“Genuinely funny performances  The Chicago Tribune

“Beyond clever”  Chicagoland Theater Reviews

“What puts “The Bardy Bunch” over the top is a large cast...who display high energy, acting and dancing skills, and singing chops the like of which we rarely see in a local musical production.”  Chicagoland Theater Reviews

“When the audience's applause died down, the audience members looked around at everyone else as if to say, "Did you just see what I saw?" Yes, I did, and it was precisely what thrilling theater is about.”  Geeks OUT

“This may be the best escape in town.”  Around the Town Chicago

“...writer Stephen Garvey is a comedic genius who turns clichéd storylines into epics of murder, vengeance, lust and lunacy.”  Chicago Concert Review

"Logan Medland’s arrangements and musical direction with Lorna Ventura’s choreography created multiple show stopping numbers... this is an incredibly sung, well performed, rather hilarious production." Chicago Stage Standard

“The Bardy Bunch is highly entertaining, and, although you may need a score card to keep track of plot twists, you’ll delight in the doing. So to paraphrase the Bard himself, dispatch thee hence...” Northwest Herald

The body count is as large as the laughs in playwright Stephen Garvey's tale.”  Times Square Chronicles
“Crazy and fun”  219.NWI.COM
Irresistible...as much fun as a home visit from Davy Jones and a ride in a psychedelic bus combined.  The New York Times
...you'll get a kick out of the camp and over-the-top ridiculousness of this nutty, Bardy piece of work.  TheaterMania.com
...brilliant and hysterical... executed with tongue in cheek perfection from a fun and talented cast.  Manhattan Digest
The Bardy Bunch is musical comedy genius.  The Happiest Medium
...the travails of the star-crossed characters are both gruesomely comic, and, at times, oddly touching.  New York Theater Reviews
...full of melodies, murder, mayhem and merriment.  Theater Pizzaz

ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS

Partridge Family, Brady Bunch square off in Shakespeare parody  Chicago Sun Times

Forsooth, Marcia! The Bardy Bunch Shakespeare Spoof Comes to Chicago   The Chicago Tribune

The Bardy Bunch Coming to Mercury Theater  Time Out Chicago

Sitcom Rivals Brady vs. Partridge at 54 Below in Manhattan  Newsday

The Bardy Bunch Set for Off-Broadway Run  BroadwayWorld.com

The Bardy Bunch Prepares for its Off-Broadway Premiere  TheaterMania

How To Stage Your Own Musical  The Billfold

 

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