Between The Lines at Tony Kiser Theater, NYC – 8/21/22

When I heard Between The Lines on off-Broadway was closing 3 weeks early on September 11 instead of their planned October 2nd, I knew I had to go see this show again ASAP! This show has my entire heart and I loved it just as much the second time around!

You can see my review from the first time I saw Between The Lines back in July here.

I’m going to try and be as honest and open in my reviews as I can. Please note these are my personal opinions and I’m always open to discussions!

Show Name: Between The Lines
Show Type: Musical
Location: Tony Kiser Theater at Second Stage Theater, NYC
Date Seen: Sunday, August 21, 2022

📖✨ This is a story about a girl who loses herself in a children’s fairytale and the prince in the story comes to live – and she eventually falls into the story herself! It’s a wonderfully wholesome story about being a teenager and growing up, and how the right book can find you at the right time when you need it most.

As a bookish person, I feel this story very strongly!!!

Arielle Jacobs is a wonderfully socially awkward Delilah, our main character. Her voice is so strong! Jake David Smith is a charming prince Oliver and I loved him just as much the second time around, he’s so funny!

The previous time I saw Between The Lines, we actually had an understudy for the “bully” Allie/Princess Seraphima, so this time I saw the regular actress, Hillary Fisher! She played the role differently than Aubrey Matalon did so that was interesting to see a the change between actresses.

Wren Rivera plays the non-binary character Jules and I love them! They also play the mermaid Ondine and I love both songs that Wren sings – they have such a powerful voice and really catchy songs. I also appreciate that this show has a non-binary character and Jules explains what that means to Delilah (in a fun way, of course – saying how some books are fiction, and some are non-fiction, but Jules is “the whole library”).

While this show is closing early, it’s still getting a cast recording and I can’t wait to be able to listen to this album! I love this show and it’s message.

Arielle and Jake both came out to sign at the stage door which was so nice! Haven’t done a proper stage door in ages, and I decided to get a photo with Jake/Prince Oliver too. We saw a few of the other actors come out only waved and didn’t have a sharpie ready, so they weren’t planning to sign.

I highly recommend getting over to the Tony Kiser Theatre at Second Stage Theatre to see this show before it closes on September 11th! Retail tickets are $100, but TodayTix has $49 tickets or $30 day of rush tickets, so it can be affordable!

I’m hoping to see this show at least once more, and maybe for the final performance on September 11th!

Are you familiar with the novel Between The Lines?
How do you feel about fairytale stories?

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2 thoughts on “Between The Lines at Tony Kiser Theater, NYC – 8/21/22

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