My review is up and, yes!, I pull out the ol' Four Stars for only the second time in my tenure at the Globe:
Well, I'm sold! Sure, I fancy myself a sophistimacated fella from the big city, immune to cotton-headed sentimental fluffery. But I gotta tell you folks that you'd be missing out big time if you didn't head on down to the Stratford Festival of Shakespearean Splendours and catch their light-as-a-feather, family-friendly revival of The Music Man.If you think I got a little bit carried away trying to emulate Harold Hill's patter there, you should have read it before the copy editors got their wise hands on it. Though I will forever mourn the loss of my reference to Samuel Tilden...
It's pure candy floss for the soul, I tell you, guaranteed to rotate any frown by 180 degrees and put more spring in your step than a Swiss watchsmith turned shoe maker. [Read on.]
On the other hand: The Star gives a full 4/4 as well, while The Sun goes for 4/5.