I saw 9 shows in 7 days including Book of Mormon, Once, and Newsies... and Chaplin was my favorite! Rob McClure is BRILLIANT! Must see before it closes in January 2013.
I wanted to love Chaplin, but if fell flat for me. The lead is amazing in channeling Chaplin, but that does not a show make. The songs are not memorable. There are too many flashbacks in the firat act and the whole show could stand to lose about 20 minutes to make it tighter. over all a nice effort but lacking heart.
Chaplin The Musical sets the bar high for Broadway's 2012-2013 season. Tony Awards worthy Rob McClure is charismatically magnetic as Charlie Chaplin.