‘Springsteen on Broadway’ gets rave reviews

After its official opening on October 12th, multiple reviews have appeared in the press, and most of them have been raving about “Springsteen on Broadway”.

Click on the images to read the original reviews:

Backstreets: They say there’s always magic in the air…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Songwriter: On Broadway, Bruce Springsteen Reboots The Narrative

 

 

 

 

Consequence of Sound: A triumphant night of songs and stories

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Inquirer (Philly.com): The Boss as You’ve Never See Him Before

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rolling Stone: Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway Show Is an Intimate Triumph

 

 

 

 

 

 


Variety
: An Intimate, Living Autobiography

 

 

 

 

 

The Hollywood Reporter: Contemplative, Moving and Joyous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L.A. Times: What ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ gets wrong about the Boss’ job

 

 

 

New York Post: Springsteen’s Broadway debut is bringing audiences to tears

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The New Yorker: Springsteen channels his inner Springsteen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pitchfork: Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway Show Is The Loneliest Thing He’s Ever Done

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vulture: Bruce Springsteen Comes to Broadway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


NY Daily News
: Soul-Stirring – but don’t dare sing along

 

 

 

Daily Beast: Bruce Springsteen is on Broadway, producing sheer musical magic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The New York Times: Springsteen on Broadway Reveals the Artist, Real and Intense

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre Mania: Bruce Springsteen Makes the Kerr His Hometown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA Today: A revelatory night with a rock’n’roll legend

 

 

 

 

 

Broadway News: Springsteen connects with his sensitive side in Broadway debut

 

 

 

 

 

People: The Boss is Unplugged and Unguarded in His Magnificent New Show

 

 

 

 

 

 

Uproxx: The Boss Tells Another Epic Story About Himself

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wall Street Journal: Family, country, faith and music’s magic are at the heart of Bruce Springsteen’s concert-meets-memoir.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Washington Post: No doubt about it. Bruce Springsteen belongs on Broadway.

 

 

 

 

 

Asbury Park Press: A masterstroke by an evolving artist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entertainment Weekly: Bruce Springsteen is hilarious, heartbreaking, and political in his Broadway debut

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NJ com: Sorry, Bruce fans, but Springsteen on Broadway is a dud

‘Springsteen on Broadway’ might extend until June

According to Broadway World, Springsteen might be considering extending the run until June 2018, though there’s no official confirmation yet.

“Bruce Springsteen is having the time of his life,” according to the report, which did not name a source.

Springsteen on Broadway is now a Broadway box oficce record, with grosses of $2,332,108 in its first week, with only 5 shows a week. Hamilton grossed more, because of their eight shows per week and a bigger theatre. 

See all the Springsteen on Broadway dates and setlists here: Tour.

 

 

Bruce joins Bryan Adams at the Invictus Games’ closing ceremony

Just a few days away from his Broadway debut, Bruce Springsteen flew to Toronto to participate in the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games. He delivered a solo acoustic performance that consisted of “Working on the Highway”, “The Promised Land” and “Dancing in the Dark”.

Bryan Adams was up next, and at the end of his show invited Bruce onstage to sing and play on two jubilant versions of “Cuts Like a Knife” and “Badlands”. Bruce has previously played the Bryan Adams song at a Rainforest Benefit in New York on May 13, 2010.

Earlier in the day they rehearsed the song acoustically and Bryan uploaded a video to his Instagram account.

Bruce Springsteen, surprise guest at the Laid Back Festival

Bruce Springsteen is back onstage. Last Tuesday he offered a rehearsal performance at Monmouth University’s Pollak Theatre, in front of 200 guests.  A second rehearsal for “Springsteen on Broadway” was held at the same venue on Friday Sept.22nd. Check the complete setlists for the Sept.19th and Sept.22nd rehearsals.

On Thursday, September 21st, Bruce was a guest at the Laid Back Festival, held at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. Bruce guested with Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul for “It’s Been a Long Time” and a great “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out”.

Later in the night he was back onstage when he joined Jackson Browne, to sing and play guitar on “Take it Easy” and “Our Lady of the Well”.