Friday, March 22, 2013

New York Times Gives Musical Based on Robb (S.R.) Bindler's Hands On A Hardbody A Great Review

Image Courtesy of Sara Krulwich/The New York Times

The New York Times has given the musical Hands On A Hardbody based on Chelsea Director Robb (S.R.) Bindler's cult-classic documentary of the same name a stellar review.
"You can hear the sound of America singing in “Hands on a Hardbody,” the daring new musical that opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theater on Thursday night. With a bravado to match the gumption of its characters, a hard-pressed bunch of Texans hoping to beat the odds and win a truck in a grueling contest, this new show drives onto the Broadway lot without the high-gloss blandishments that adorn most big musicals: glittering sets and costumes, high-kicking chorines, megawatt star turns. Instead it concentrates its energies on giving voice to a story of average people fighting to hold onto hope in the face of fierce economic headwinds and bad breaks, not to mention buckling knees."
For the full review, head on over to the New York Times here