THEY SAID 'DIS!'

RAVE REVIEWS

"FUNNY, IRREVERENT!  Audiences are falling for 'Disenchanted!'"

NBC TELEVISION, NYC (Off-Broadway)

"A new spin on Disney classics, leaving audiences DOUBLED OVER IN LAUGHTER!"

CBS TELEVISION, NYC (Off-Broadway)

"RIOTOUS, HILARIOUS, SIDE-SPLITTING!  Should have poor Walt spinning in his grave!"

NEW YORK POST (Off-Broadway)

"Funny and A TOUCH WICKED!  The show's pop score delivers!  CLEVER production!"

HUFFINGTON POST (Off-Broadway)

"One of the cleverest new musicals to arrive Off-Broadway!  Non-stop laughter!  A WHOLLY IRREVERENT STANDING OVATION WINNER!"

LONG ISLAND HERALD (Off-Broadway)

"A MUSICAL THEATRE KNOCKOUT!  One can't help be reminded of the glorious female comediennes like Joan Rivers and Carol Burnett!  Terrific songs!"

BROADWAY BLOG, NYC (Off-Broadway)

"A GIRLS'-NIGHT-OUT RETRO REBELLION!  Utterly human and surprisingly moving!  Beneath the tiara, a lot of attitude ... fine comic presence!"

NEW YORK TIMES, NYC (Off-Broadway)

"Laugh out loud!  It is the songs that make this show!  I WANT A CAST ALBUM OF THIS SHOW NOW!  I was completely blown away!  GO SEE THIS SHOW!"

ADVERSITY & DIVERSITY, NYC (Off-Broadway)

"Hugely SUCCESSFUL and ENTERTAINING!  Hard to imagine anyone not leaving with a huge smile on their face!"

THEATRE BATH, ENGLAND

(Licensed - Exit Stage Left: 2 sold out runs)

"SMART, SASSY . . . a score filled with delights!  A TREAT OF A SHOW!"

TALKIN' BROADWAY, SEATTLE

(Licensed - Mamches Prod., Seattle)

"A wonderful musical!  A BARREL FULL OF LAUGHS!  Thoroughly recommend!"

NELSON WEEKLY, NEW ZEALAND

(Licensed - Nelson Theatrix NZ: Sold out run, Extended)

"INGENIOUS!  BRILLIANT and well done!  Catchy songs ... very rich!"

MUSICAL MAGAZINE, MILAN, ITALY

(Licensed - i Performers: Sold out run, 3 tours)

"WITTY!  Smart!  Fast and furious lyrics ... Giacino is a true lyricist!"

NEW YORK OBSERVER (Off-Broadway)

"Wild and witty!  CROWD-PLEASING!  One of 5 Off-Broadway musicals you MUST SEE!"

THE ADVOCATE (Off-Broadway)

"Great music, story, and costumes!  A refined production!  HAD THE AUDIENCE ROLLING IN THEIR SEATS!"

BROADWAY WORLD, Orlando (pre-Off-Broadway, SRO)

"Delightfully crazy!  Scandalous, UPROARIOUS AND MARVELOUS!  Outrageous wit (and) CHEEKY lyrics!  I defy anyone to leave the show with a smile of wicked delight!"

YORK MIX - ENGLAND

(Licensed - Pick Me Up Theatre: Sold out houses)

"SENSATIONAL!  Jam-packed with theatre-goers who laughed themselves hoarse!"

STAR-LEDGER - NEW JERSEY

(Licensed - William Paterson University: Sold out run)

"Very funny!  ORIGINAL and witty!  THEATRIC GOLD!"

MOVE MAGAZINE - COLUMBIA, MO

(Licensed - Stephens College: Sold out run)

"WONDERFUL AND FUNNY!  Very clever!  Not only leaves your laughing but  PACKS A WALLOP OF A MESSAGE!"

MERCURY NEWS - SAN JOSE, CA

(Licensed - OMG!, I Love That Show Prod.: Sold out run)

"The songs are so much fun!  'DISENCHANTED! has a clever book and lyrics ... A STRONG MESSAGE at a very important time in our society!  The musical handles it perfectly through HUMOR AND CATCHY SONGS!  It's simply EMPOWERING!"

REVIEWS STL - ST. LOUIS, MO

(Licensed - North American Tour)

"Smart!  A flair for  BITINGLY FUNNY SATIRE!"

DAILY PLANET - MINNEAPOLIS, MN

(Licensed - Casting Spells Prod.: 3 runs)

"Unique, FRESH, funny, and HILARIOUS!"

EL NACIONAL - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

(Licensed - THEAMUS Musical Theatre: Sold out run)

"A FUN ROLLERCOASTER OF A RIDE! A sassy, brassy, irreverent musical!  An UPROARIOUS EVENING OF CAN'T-MISS FUN!"

STAGE MAGAZINE - PHILADELPHIA, PA

(Licensed - H.O.P.E. Players: Sold out run; Extended)

"WITTY and smart! ABSOLUTELY CHARMING!"

ON MILWAUKEE - WISCONSIN

(Licensed - North American Tour)

"The music is fun!  The lyrics are clever, INTELLIGENT, INSIGHTFUL, HILARIOUS, a bit naughty, and delightfully convey the message!"

SOUTHINGTON OBSERVER - CONNECTICUT

(Licensed - North American Tour)

"Pure entertainment from start to finish!  Belly-laughs throughout!  Recommend highly! TO MISS THIS SHOW WOULD BE A CRIME!"

WEEKEND NOTES - MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

(Licensed - Mad About Theatre)

"SHARP-WITTED, WACKY!  A fast-moving, very entertaining little show!"

SYRACUSE.COM - NEW YORK

(Licensed - Rarely Done Productions: Sold out run)

"Side-splitting!  Absurd, hilarious and FULL OF FEMINIST FOOT-FORWARD SHOWSTOPPERS!  A comedy with substance!"

NEXT MAGAZINE (Off-Broadway)

"WONDERFULLY CLEVER AND WITTY!  Highly enjoyable!  Slays the audience!"

YOUR OBSERVER - FLORIDA

(Licensed - The Golden Apple Dinner Theatre: Extended)

"KEEPS THE AUDIENCE LAUGHING THE WHOLE WAY THROUGH!  It's REFRESHING to see a live show with multiple powerful female characters who each get to show off their strengths!"

ARTS REVIEW - AUSTRALIA

(Licensed - Mad About Theatre: 5 Rave Reviews in Melbourne; Sold out run in Noosaville, Queensland)

"A REVELATION!  This musical revue dares to take on culture-shapers like Disney - the show makes some good points ... gut-busting!"

THEATERMANIA - (Off-Broadway)

"A musical-comedy satire that turns fairytales upside down ... with BITE AND HILARITY! And it is FUNNYA RIBALD, RAUCUS RIDE ... YOU REALLY MUST SEE!"

CBS DENVER - COLORADO

(Licensed - BDT Stage Dinner Theatre: Sold out run)

"WACKY PRINCESSES ... MARVELOUS MUSICAL! Features some of the funniest women in town! MAGICAL MUSICAL COMEDY!"

FRANK FRAVER, FRAVER BY DESIGN - (Off-Broadway)

(Best-selling book 'Fraver by Design - 5 Decades of Theatre Poster Art From Broadway, Off-Broadway and Beyond)

"Dennis T. Giacino was definitely on his A-GAME when he created the book, music, and lyrics for ('DISENCHANTED!)!  You should definitely plan to SEE THIS SHOW TWICE so that you can catch every bit of Giacino's BRILLIANCE!"

PLAYBACK - ST. LOUIS, MO

(Licensed - North American Tour)

"A HIGH-ENERGY LAUGH MACHINE!  If wishes really do come true, this sharply-executed show will run happily ever after!"

ORLANDO SENTINEL (pre-Off-Broadway, Sold out run)

"DEVILISHLY FUNNY! A rambunctious and progressive take on the classic (fairytales)! Left the audience in stitches! UPROARIOUSLY FUNNY!"

TOWN SQUARE - DELAWARE

(Licensed - Bootless Stageworks: Sold out houses)

"Back in the 1980s, playwright and composer Dan Goggin launched The Little Sisters of Hoboken into theatre orbit with the mega-hit spoof, "Nunsense."  Now, DENNIS T. GIACINO SEEMS POISED TO DO THE SAME WITH HIS MUSICAL SEND-UP OF THE GIRLS OF GRIMM - very funny!"

SCHENECTADY DAILY GAZETTE - NEW YORK

(Licensed - North American Tour)

FEATURED REVIEW

"Hugely entertaining!  Had me laughing loud and long!  A MASTERSTROKE OF WRITING, direction, performance!  The very model of musical comedy artistry!  EXPERTLY CRAFTED ... clever, INVENTIVE!"

BISTRO AWARDS, NYC (Off-Broadway)

FEATURED REVIEW

FEATURED REVIEW

"Dennis Giacino's book and lyrics are full of sharp observations and funny gags!  A lot of SMART, COMEDIC SONGWRITING!  All this cleverness serves to critique the dated representation of gender and ethnicity ... POLITICAL PROGRESSIVENESS THAT DELIVER LAUGHS!"

TORONTO STAR - CANADA

(Licensed - North American Tour)

"The show's a HOOT! It's not the fairytale we know, but it's very much the modern take on these fairytale classics that we need to hear! 'Disenchanted!' was AN OFF-BROADWAY HIT and it's not hard to see why!"

THEATRE PRESS - MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

(Licensed - Mad About Theatre: 5 Rave Reviews in Melbourne; Sold out run in Nooseville, Queensland)

FEATURED REVIEW

"'DISENCHANTED!' IS A BLOCKBUSTER!  Loaded with creative comedy, outrageous hilarity!  Wonderful, unsuspecting, out-of-the-box, over-the-top entertainment with just the right touch of elegant naughty to keep the kiddos away from 100 UNINTERRUPTED MINUTES OF ROLLICKING FUN AND OM#G GUFFAWS!"

RPR PRESS - BIDDEFORD, ME

(Licensed - City Theatre Biddeford: Sold out run)

FEATURED REVIEW

"Best Musical - Buenos Aires, Argentina"

'Disenchanted!' ('Desencantadas!' - SLDC Productions)

PREMIOS ACE AWARDS - 2019 (nomination)

"Best Production - B. Aires, Argentina"

'Disenchanted!' ('Desencantadas!' - SLDC Productions)

PREMIOS ACE AWARDS - 2019 (nomination)

"Best Actress in a Musical - Argentina"

'Disenchanted!' ('Desencantadas!' - SLDC Productions)

PREMIOS HUGO AWARDS - 2019 (nomination)

"Best Musical - Dominican Republic"

'Disenchanted!' ('Desencantada!' - Theamus, DR)

PREMIOS SOBERANO AWARDS - 2015 (nomination)

"Best Musical"

'Disenchanted!' (Mamches Productions)

BROADWAYWORLD.COM Seattle 2018 (nomination)

"Best Ensemble"

'Disenchanted!' (Mamches Productions)

BROADWAYWORLD.COM Seattle 2018 (nomination)

"Best Supporting Actress in a Musical"

Jessie Selleck (Cinderella - Mamches Productions)

BROADWAYWORLD.COM Seattle 2018 (nomination)

"Best Direction - Musical"

Dennis T. Giacino - 'Disenchanted!' (Mamches Prods)

BROADWAYWORLD.COM Seattle 2018 (nomination)

"Best Musical Direction"

Paul Linnes - 'Disenchanted!' (Mamches Prods)

BROADWAYWORLD.COM Seattle 2018 (nomination)

"Musical of the Year"

'Disenchanted!' (Rarely Done Productions)

SYRACUSE LIVE THEATRE AWARDS 2018 (nomination)

"Best Ensemble of a Musical"

'Disenchanted!' (Rarely Done Productions)

SYRACUSE LIVE THEATRE AWARDS 2018 (nomination)

"Best Lead Actress in a Musical"

Mary Musial (Snow White - Rarely Done Productions)

SYRACUSE LIVE THEATRE AWARDS 2018 (nomination)

"Best Supporting Actress in a Musical"

Carmen Crafts (Belle - Rarely Done Productions)

SYRACUSE LIVE THEATRE AWARDS 2018 (nomination)

"Best Costume Design"

CNY Costumes/Vanessa Leuck (Rarely Done Prods)

SYRACUSE LIVE THEATRE AWARDS 2018 (nomination)

"Best Musical"

'Disenchanted!' (Biddeford City Theatre)

BROADWAYWORLD.COM Maine 2018 (nomination)

"Best Actress in a Musical"

Kelly Caufield (Snow White - Biddeford City Theatre)
Joanne Clarke (Cinderella - Biddeford City Theatre)

Sarah Thurston (Sleeping Beauty - Biddeford City Thea.)

BROADWAYWORLD.COM Maine 2018 (nomination)

"WINNER! - Best Musical"

'Disenchanted!' (Cyrano's Theatre)

BROADWAYWORLD.COM Anchorage AK 2018

"Best Actress in a Musical"

Emma Wasko (Sleeping Beauty - Cyrano's Theatre)
Catie Bartlett (Belle, Little Mermaid - Cyrano's Theatre)

Shaelisa Anderson (Princess/Frog - Cyrano's Theatre)

BROADWAYWORLD.COM Anchorage AK 2018 (nom)

"Best Musical"

'Disenchanted!' (Art Factory Theatre)

BROADWAYWORLD.COM Houston TX 2018 (nom)

"Best Supporting Actress in a Musical"

Heather Hall (The Little Mermaid - Art Factory)
Anna Drake (Cinderella - Art Factory)

BROADWAYWORLD.COM Houston TX 2018 (nom)

"Winner - Critic's Choice - FSTs"

'Disenchanted!' (Oveido Thespians, Oveido FL)

'All I Wanna Do Is Eat' from 'Disenchanted!'
FLORIDA STATE THESPIAN FESTIVAL 2012

"Winner - Districts One-Act Competition"

'Disenchanted!' (Alonso High School, Tampa FL)

FLORIDA STATE THESPIAN FESTIVAL 2016

"Winner - Critic's Choice - District 10"

'Disenchanted!' (West Boca High School, Boca Raton FL)

FLORIDA STATE THESPIAN FESTIVAL 2018

"Best Musical"

'Disenchanted!' (Outskirts Theatre Co.)

FOOTLIGHTS AWARDS Waukesha, WI 2019 (nom)

AWARDS

"Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical"

OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE, NYC - 2015 (nomination)

"Best New Musical"

OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE, NYC - 2015 (nomination)

"Outstanding Lead Actress / Musical"

Michelle Knight (Snow White)

LUCILLE LORTEL AWARDS, NYC - 2015 (nomination)

"Outstanding Featured Actress / Musical"

Lulu Picart (Hua Mulan, Pocahontas, Badroulbadour)

LUCILLE LORTEL AWARDS, NYC - 2015 (nomination)

"Costume Design Excellence"

Vanessa Leuck (Costume Design)

HEWES DESIGN AWARDS/AMERICAN THEATRE WING 2015 (nomination)

"The Year's Best - 2014"

PLAYBILL - 2014's Unforgettable Theater Experiences

"10 Amazing Shows - 2014"

CREATIVE LOAFING, TAMPA - Best of 2014

"Winner - Producer's Award"

ORLANDO FRINGE FEST - Best Production of 2011

"Winner - Best Production"

ORLANDO FRINGE - Best Production/Orange Venue

"Winner - Best Play"

'Disenchanted!' (Dennis T. Giacino)

NEW JERSEY PLAYWRIGHTS CONTEST - 2011

"Winner - Best Musical"

'Disenchanted!' ('Disincantate!' - i Performers, Italy)

MINDIE MUSICAL DAY, ITALY - 2016-17

"Winner - Best Show"

'Disenchanted!' ('Disincantate!' - i Performers, Italy)

BROADWAY WORLD AWARDS, ITALY - 2017

"Winner - Best Choreography"

Luca Peluso ('Disincantate!' - i Performers, Italy)

BROADWAY WORLD AWARDS, ITALY - 2017

"Winner - Best Director"

Matteo Borghi ('Disincantate!' - i Performers, Italy)

BROADWAY WORLD AWARDS, ITALY - 2017

"Winner - Outstanding Musical"

'Disenchanted!' (Midland Center / Performing Arts)

MCFTA AWARDS - 2018

"Winner - Outstanding Ensemble"

'Disenchanted!' (Midland Center / Performing Arts)

MCFTA AWARDS - 2018

"Winner - Favorite Studio Production"

'Disenchanted!' (Topeka Civic Theatre)

RENNA HUNTER AWARDS - Topeka, KS - 2018

"Winner - Outstanding

Performance / Female"

Kristin Ross (Cinderella)
Jessica Crowder (Rapunzel) - nomination

Lauren Lewis (Sleeping Beauty) - nomination

RENNA HUNTER AWARDS, Topeka, KS - 2018

"Brilliant, BRAZENLY BAWDY, DEVILISHLY DAFFY, and OUTRAGEOUSLY ENTERTAINING!  A unique, truly empowering musical - has terrific, timely comedic material!  A don't-you-dare-miss show!"

TIMES-STANDARD - EUREKA, CA

(Licensed - Redwood Curtain Theatre: Sold out run; Highest-Selling Show in theatre's history)

FEATURED REVIEW

"FAIRYTALES GET FUNNY AND FEMINIST!  Wonderfully fun!  Extending an indignant middle finger to The Princess Complex ... big laughs!"

THE FISHBOWL - MICHIGAN

(Licensed - Muskegon Civic Theatre)

"SPICY, SPIRITED, HILARIOUS! It's subversive, sassy and saavy viewpoint is worth sharing!"

OMAHA.COM - NEBRASKA

(Licensed - The Candy Project: Sold out run)

"Very amusing!  HILARIOUS - THIS ONE IS VERY FUNNY!  The tunes are peppy and the lyrics are EXCEPTIONALLY WITTY - comparable really to the best of Forbidden Broadway!"

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - ILLINOIS

(Licensed - North American Tour)

"TERRIFIC SONGS!  Brittle wit and savvy wisdom!   Smart!"

CURTAIN UP, NYC (Off-Broadway)

"Wit, cleverness, and fast-paced humor in every song!  CATCHY AND CONTAGIOUS SONGS!"

BROADWAYWORLD - NEW JERSEY

(Licensed - Chester Theatre Group: Sold out run)

"A much-needed account of the not-so-enchanting, near toxic aftermath of The Princess ComplexBRUTALLY FUNNY!"

OTTAWA CITIZEN - CANADA

(Licensed - Merivale High School: Awards)

"ABSOLUTELY HILARIOUS!  The show is fun, entertaining, and I highly recommend checking it out!"

LILITHIA REVIEWS - MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

(Licensed - Mad About Theatre: 5 Rave Reviews in Melbourne; Sold out run in Nooseville, Queensland)

"A SATIRICAL, SIDE-SPLITTING SPIN on the stereotypical sing-song Disney musical!"  Has the "irreverence of Spamalot and Shrek!"  A TRUE DELIGHT!"

CHICAGOLAND MUSICAL THEATRE - ILLINOIS

(Licensed - North American Tour)

"A FANTASTIC musical that is SURE TO BE THE NEXT BIG THING!"

DISNEY DISPATCH - NATIONAL

(Licensed - William Paterson University: Sold out run)

"DELIGHTFUL MUSIC ... catchy ... INTELLIGENT LYRICS!  Bold feminist theatre!"

CREATIVE LOAFING - TAMPA, FL

(pre-Off-Broadway, Sold out run for 11 weeks)

"I loved the concept!  HILARIOUS ... every song was funnier than the last!  PHENOMENAL!  FANTASTIC production!  I would absolutely go and see this show 1001 more times!"

ONSTAGE - CALGARY, CANADA

(Licensed - Cappuccino Musical Theatre: 2 sold out runs)

"Sometimes bawdy and HILARIOUSLY FUNNY MUSICAL!  A rapid-fire, no-holds-barred look at fairy tale princesses as real, modern women!"

USA TODAY/JOURNAL SENTINEL - WISCONSIN

(Licensed - North American Tour)

"Clever, innovative - reducing the audience into fits of UNCONTROLLABLE LAUGHTER!"

THEATRETASTIC - UNITED KINGDOM

(Licensed - Third From The Right Prod.: 3 sold out runs)

"PROFOUND social commentary not to mention some BIG LAUGHS!  Enchanting!"

HARTFORD COURANT - CONNECTICUT

(Licensed - North American Tour)

"MARVELOUS mayhem! Simply ENCHANTING!  For anyone who enjoys a bit of IRREVERENT FUN, this IS the show!"

VENICE GONDOLIER SUN - FLORIDA

(Licensed - North American Tour)

"HILARIOUS! A musical as FUNNY as it is ENTERTAINING!  A playful score ... LAUGHTER and strong messages!"

MUSICAL AVENUE - PARIS, FRANCE

(Licensed - Something Musical: Sold out houses)

"HILARIOUS! IRREVERENT! SHARP HUMOR!  Very upbeat songs! IRRESISTABLE! BRILLIANT! GREAT HUMOR! Entertaining, ironic ... one also realizes that the facts and the problems faced with apparent lightness are then in the end those of many ordinary women, far from the glossy world of fairy tales. Each of them is ready to fight for their dignity, to assert their rights against a society that still considers them as decorative and non-thinking objects. COURAGEOUS, DARING, EXTRAORDINARY!"

BROADWAY WORLD - ROME, ITALY

(Licensed - i perFORMErs Produzioni Artistiche: Sold out houses, Awards, 4 National Tours)

FEATURED REVIEW

"Snappy dialogue, catchy tunes!  A FAST AND FUNNY RIDE!  Razor-sharp wit that will have you laughing out loud!"

TAMPA TRIBUNE - FLORIDA

(pre-Off-Broadway, Sold out run for 11 weeks)

"A LAUGH OUT LOUD JOYRIDE of bouncy melodies, goosed with plenty of snark, wit, and a cleverly delivered message of female empowerment!  THE HIPPEST, HOTTEST NEW MUSICAL IN THE COUNTRY!"

BRADENTON HERALD - TAMPA, FL

(Licensed - Golden Apple Dinner Theatre: Sold out run)

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